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Every dollar raised will go towards farming charity Rural Aid to spend on drought relief, including the proceeds of a Qantas charity charter from Sydney to Tamworth.
Major parts of the 10 hour concert event, which started mid afternoon and concluded just before 11pm with a rousing performance by John Farnham, was featured in a television event on the Nine Network hosted by David Campbell, Sonia Kruger and Richard Wilkins.
Organised by agent and promoter Glenn Wheatley, the event was supported by numerous corporate entities including Toyota and West Tamworth League Club; the concert was staged at Wests Scully Park ground. Aleyce Simmonds performs; right: Andrew Farriss left rehearses with Lawrie Minson second from right and The Davidson Brothers for his performance on the concert.
The line-up is "joyful, exciting, fresh, stellar, diverse, local, national and international, daring and brave yet comfortable and homely, beyond our imaginations; it is everything we could have hoped for and more," according to a festival spokesman. A full listing of artists, workshop detail and other festival information can be found on the website dorrigofolkbluegrass.
The "channel" is a web portal featuring fortnightly videos of Australian country music artists, hosted on Council's behalf by Country Music Capital's own Aleyce Simmonds.
Tamworth Country Music Festival Manager Barry Harley, who came up with the idea, said he was ecstatic the community had come together to give this platform to emerging talent.A very young Jordie Lane came through Kool Skools in in a band called InTouch with Simon Bruce, both from Thornbury Darebin HS.
They performed a song called Gossip Queen at the Awards Night held at Festival Hall. The ASA's Australian Songwriting Contest is the country’s largest and longest running competition MusicNSW, Mackin Websites, Video Recordings Australia, Aerios Productions, Project TV and BDO.
1st place-getters are invited to perform at the ASA's gala National Songwriting Awards, which is an important fixture on the Music Industry. Visit timberdesignmag.com for all that is Country Music; Artists, Photos, Videos, Shows, Online Radio and More.
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, Keith wins second US Entertainer of the Year award. Australia's Keith Urban has won his second CMA (Country Music Association America) Entertainer of the Year award.
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