Ziggy Alberts is an Australian singer-songwriter and author who has established himself as one of Australia's leading independent artists. His genuine grassroots story has lifted his artistry into universal acclaim, captivating audiences across the globe - a testament to his song writing ability and powerful live performance.
Founder of his own independent label, Commonfolk Records, and book publishing house, Commonfolk Publishing, Ziggy Alberts has managed to craft what many musicians and authors dream of - the ability to tell a story on their own terms. His forthcoming sixth-studio album, DANCING IN THE DARK, due November 2022, will be yet another example of how he showcases his artistic growth and shares his ever-evolving story with the world.
With over 1.6 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone, show sizes on the continuous rise and praise from the likes of Billboard Magazine, American Songwriter, Ear Milk and Clash UK, there is no doubt this will be Ziggy Alberts’ year. In 2022, Ziggy was awarded with an APRA for his track letting go. He has also earned ARIA Platinum certifications for Laps Around The Sun (Double Platinum), Gone, Runaway, Heaven, Love Me Now, Stronger and Four Feet in the Forest (EP) plus, Gold certifications for his Laps Around The Sun album and six tracks in his catalogue.
We talk about Ziggy's music career, touring, caring for flood impacted communities, surfing, his family, the last few years, growing communities and decentralising our food to care for the environment, our health and each other.