Festivals/Events 2021/2022





 

Whilst every effort is made to have the correct information re events/award dates on this page within the current year and also forthcoming year, changes can occur and events/awards cancelled without notice so please contact event organiser, if you are travelling to an event or submitting material for awards etc.


If you are an *Event Organiser who wishes to add your Bush Ballad event to this page please email brief details via info@bushballadeers.com.au

* If supplying a poster/brochure for the website please send a jpeg version.

Event organiser must to be an ABBA Member to submit event to be published on this page.


*Event Organiser/s: - Please email
new year dates after each current listed event takes place (when new dates/info available) so your new year event listing contains the latest information.
* If supplying a poster/brochure for the website please send a jpeg version.


(ABBA Artist Members with general shows for >> Artist Tourdates please email via info@bushballadeers.com.au )



COVID - 19
Due to COVID-19 many tours and festivals have been cancelled or are a waiting on further government advice as to whether they can still proceed/take Covid-19 safe measures etc.
To avoid disappointment it is suggested you check with either artists/or event organisers re shows/tour/festival/event changes before travelling to functions, as this page is not always notified by *artists and *organisers of updates.
Thank you :)


*Artists/Organisers: If your tour/event is not going ahead due to COVID-19 please let us know via info@bushballadeers.com.au so we can update your event info on the Events & Tourdates Pages.



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JANUARY 2021

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ABBA BALLADEERS HOMESTEAD 2021 INFO

2021 Balladeers Homestead.
(Tamworth Country Music Festival)




FEBRUARY 2021

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Bungendore Country Muster & Awards
Bungendore, NSW
Stan Coster Memorial Awards Entry Closes 1st of October each year.
See more details on the
http://bungendorecountrymusicmuster.com.au/

 

 

 

 

LOCKYER VALLEY COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK
Multi artist.
Contact: 07 54651284 Mobile: 0435 929 383



MARCH 2021

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LOCKYER VALLEY COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK
Multi artist.
Contact: 07 54651284 Mobile: 0435 929 383





APRIL 2021

 

 

 

TERARA COUNTRY MUSIC 2021

146 Millbank Rd Terara (Nowra) NSW
Terara Country Music

Contact Tracey : 041 998 5799 Owen: 040 2475 987 Thelma: 02 44210 240.
Tracey: 041 9985 799
Email: traceycotterill76@gmail.com Or find us on Facebook
teraracountrymusic@gmail.com

 

 

 

HARTWOOD 2021
Campfires and Country Music
Multi artist.
www.hartwoodfestival.com.au

 

 



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ROMA'S EASTER IN THE COUNTRY
1800 222 399 1800 222 399 OR 07 4622 7505 07 4622 7505
Email easterinthecountry@yahoo.com.au

Contact Merv (07) 41591868
Email: thegrey@tpg.com.au
Website: http://users.tpg.com.au/thegrey/Festival.htm

 


Historic Boondooma Homestead
The Original ‘Spirit of the Bush’
Traditional Balladeers & Heritage Muster
Featuring some of Australia’s top Balladeers & Poets
Plus Walkup Artists Plus Homestead Balladeers & Poetry Competition
www.boondoomahomestead.org.au
Camp Oven Meals by The Boondooma Camp Oven Cooking Team
Lic Bar - BBQ - Stalls - Chips/Drinks etc
Stalls Welcome With Own Insurance
Vintage Cars & Engines, Broad Axe, Adze, Photographic & Historic
displays.
Bush Camping available - General inquiries & Bookings: Ph 07 4168 0159



Oracles Of the Bush
Tenterfield NSW. More Details/Tickets via (02) 6736 2900

 

Weethalle Country Music Muster 2021

 

Weethalle Country Music Muster are from Wednesday 28th April 2021 to Sunday 2nd May at the Weethalle Showground NSW 2669. Contact Gayle Clark for bookings on 0428757337 or e-mail: allangayleclark@bigpond.com or find us on Facebook : fb.me/weethallecmmuster

 

 

 


 

MAY 2021

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Weethalle Country Music Muster 2021

 

Weethalle Country Music Muster are from Wednesday 28th April 2021 to Sunday 2nd May at the Weethalle Showground NSW 2669. Contact Gayle Clark for bookings on 0428757337 or e-mail: allangayleclark@bigpond.com or find us on Facebook : fb.me/weethallecmmuster

 

 


THE BOULDY BUSH BALLAD BASH 2021
Bouldercombe QLD. Info: 0427 731 088




WAGGA WAGGA COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
Bookings: Don Tuckwell 02 6921 4862


PHIL & CHRIS COAD'S COUNTRY MUSTER 2021
Bundaberg. Held at Wyper Park.
Multi artist event.
For Info Bookings contact: Phil or Chris Coad: 0458 728 464 or 0419 603 371
Website for more info.



BARHAM BALLADEERS FESTIVAL 2021

Event held at Club Barham, Barham NSW.
www.clubarham.com.au

 

 


4 DAYS OF GREAT ENTERTAINMENT BY WALK UP ARTISTS
Crystal Park Country Music Walk Up Festival 2021
Bruce & Joan Bell are hosting a country music walk up festival on their property “Crystal Park” 187 Crystal Creek Road, Kogan, Qld. (Near Dalby) All walk ups welcome – but it must be country. Backing available Poets breakfasts Sat & Sun. No alcohol on sale. No campfires allowed. Dogs on leash at all times. NO POWERED sites. Potable water available. BYO chairs.
Gates open Wed 27th May. $50-00 per site includes 4 days entertainment, Day Tickets $10p/p Info/Bookings: Joan on 0431 379 253

 



JUNE 2021

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CROWS NEST COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
JUNE 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RENDALSHAM TOWN HALL SHOWS IN 2021
Contact Lyn Brooks Organiser on 0427354240 if anyone would like to contact me about having a show here in Rendelsham.




JULY 2021

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BRONZE BUST FUNDRAISER IN JULY 2021
Tamworth Hat's Off To Country Festival.

(26/3/2021 update).
PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE CHANGE !
Due to the late change by the TAMWORTH HAT' S OFF organisers changing the weekend from the usual weekend to an earlier one to co inside with School Holidays the Tamworth
Hat's Off to Country weekend will now run from Thursday 1st to Sunday the 4th of July 2021.


Enquiries: Lorraine Pfitzner lorraine@bushballadeers.com.au

The Australian Bush Balladeers Association
Presents
The Brian Young Bronze Bust Concert
 
Southgate Inn, Tamworth.
Saturday July 3rd 2021. 1pm

Featuring
Lynette Guest
Graeme Doubleday
Lyn & Phil Manning
Greg Bain
Rodney Walker
Rob Breese
Patti Morgan
Lorraine Pfitzner
Tom Manning
Henry Hollis

Hosted by Graeme Doubleday
$10 donation at the door
All the money raised is going to the
Brian Young Bronze bust fund


 

 

 

YELLOWBELLY COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2021
St George Showground, St George, QLD. Info: 07 4620 8877
St. George Showgrounds, St. George, Queensland.
More info on 0427 731 088 or 0439 130 617



THE CUNNAMULLA POETS AND COUNTRY MUSIC MUSTER 2021
Showgrounds, Cunnamulla. Info: 0427 731 088
held at the Cunnamulla Showgrounds
Contact Keith Jamieson: 0427 731 088




AUGUST 2021


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Historic Boondooma Homestead
presents “SCOTS IN BUSH” 2021

Phone: 07 4168 0159. www.boondoomahomestead.org.au or mobile: 0427 364 026. Email: info@boondoomahomestead.org.au



CAMOOWEAL – Camooweal Drovers' Camp Festival 2021

The Drovers' Camp Talent Award (DCTA) for Singers, Yarn-spinners and Poets is on again this year.
For details and entry form contact Brenda Joy, email halenda@live.com.au or go to the Australian Bush Poets Association website www.abpa.org.au and click on to Events.
All information re the festival is on the Drover's Camp Assn Inc website www.droverscamp.com.au or can be obtained via info@droverscamp.com.au

 

 

Country Music Heritage Association
August 28 Lindsay Waddington
Community Hall
32 School Road
Grandchester
Info at http://countrymusicheritage.org/
or 07-3282 9785....0439-788-778




RENDALSHAM TOWN HALL SHOWS IN 2021
Contact Lyn Brooks Organiser on 0427354240 if anyone would like to contact me about having a show here in Rendelsham.

 

PHIL & CHRIS COAD'S TRADITIONAL MUSTER.
Aug/September 2021
Wyper Park, Bundaberg Qld.
Booking/enqiries: 0458 728 464 0419 603 371
Website for more info.




SEPTEMBER 2021

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PHIL & CHRIS COAD'S TRADITIONAL MUSTER
September 2021

Wyper Park, Bundaberg Qld.
Booking/enqiries: 0458 728 464 0419 603 371
Website for more info.

 

 


NANANGO COUNTRY MUSIC MUSTER

2021

Nanango Showgrounds

Contact Show Society: nanangoshowsociety@bigpond.com.au




MALENY MUSIC MUSTER
Presented by the Maleny Historical Society Inc
2021
Held at the Maleny Pioneer Village, 3 Bryce Lane, Maleny
For all information, phone Harvey Bryce: 07-54944220
Mobile: 0417-944220 Email harvey.bryce@bigpond.com
Or visit our Facebook Page: Ukulele Pioneers

 

 

 


BONY MOUNTAIN FOLK FESTIVAL 2021


BONY MOUNTAIN FOLK FESTIVAL- SEPTEMBER 17-18-19 - 2021 www.bonymountainfolkfestival.com

Bony Mountain Folk Festival- September 17-18-19 -2021- Gates open Monday 13th.


OUR LITTLE FESTIVAL IN THE BUSH- COME & JOIN US FOR A FABULOUS WEEK! CAMPFIRES-GOOD COUNTRY TUCKER- GOOD MATES & GREAT MUSIC .

www.bonymountainfolkfestival.com 07-46674 604

BIO - update - Bush Camping-we have fifty acres- big rigs welcome & tour buses - please book for large groups we can arrange luncheon and seating. Our artists- Mick Angeles- Free Ukulele School- all week-Walk Ups from Tuesday AM- Tribute to Slim - details on web site- Bush Balladeers-Jeff Brown- Peter Smokie Dawson- Songwriters-Brian Stitt- Norma O'Hara Murphy- Poets Breaky-Gary Fogarty-Errol Gray -Country Comedy-Top Bands-Open Season- Rockabilly/Bluegrass -Celtic Band- Limerick- Moreton Fiddle Club-featuring dancers-fiddlers-performers- Daryl Craft-New faces- - Lilley Grace- and much more! Vintage Cars and Markets on our super Sunday- Doggie Parade- our Legend Awards- Warwick Pipe Thistle Band- a crowd favourite.

 

 

 

 


TEXAS COUNTRY ROUNDUP Texas Country Music Roundup 2021
September.
For further details contact: 07 46531499, 07 46531106, or 0448 762016
Website: www.texasqld4385.com.au

 



Country Music Heritage Association

Community Hall
32 School Road
Grandchester
Info at http://countrymusicheritage.org/
or 07-3282 9785....0439-788-778

 

 

THE GIDGEE COAL BUSH BALLAD AWARDS - Town Hall QLD NOVEMBER 2021
Pittsworth Town Hall

Closing date 30th SEPTEMBER 2021 for 2022 awards.
Awards forms
email bl27406@bigpond.net.au
Camping contact: JOHN AND MARGARET STAUNTON 0427 091 644 SHOW INFO: 0427 731 088 - WALKUP INFO: 0429 130 613 ROS SCOTNEY: 0427 578 264
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OCTOBER 2021

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AUSTRALIAN CAMP OVEN FESTIVAL (only runs every second year)
WHERE: Millmerran Showgrounds, Millmerran QLD
CONTACT US: www.acof.com.au
E: info@acof.com.au
P: 0429 727 503
For camping enquiries and to book festival tickets please contact -
Millmerran Show Society: 07 4695 1419 Mon – Fri 10am to 2pm or book online at www.acof.com.au

 

 

 


BEGERABONG COUNTRY MUSIC CAMPOUT WEEK
October 2021
Contact Charmaine Pout: 0419 414 623
Steven Dixon: 0427 456 146

 

 


PORT PIRIE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2021
October 2021
Contact Secretary: 0408 334 086
For more details contact
http://ncma.org.au




ARIAH PARK “MARY GILMORE” CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2021

October
0410 478 999 or 0429 741 020
Updates on website: www.ariahpark.com.au

 

 

 

 

WIDGEE BUSH BALLADEERS MUSTER
OCTOBER 2021
Widgee Bushmans' Bar and Sportsgrounds.

22 Upper Widgee Road, Widgee QLD.
ENTRY TO GROUNDS FROM MONDAY 3rd OCTOBER.
ENQUIRIES: Ron Follett—Phone 07 54840285 (Evening Only)
Sue Lohse (07) 5484 0166
Email : whr@spiderweb.com.au or suelohse@bigpond.com
http://www.widgee.info/balladeers/index.htm

 

 

 

 

THE MUNNA CREEK COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 2021

For further information contact: Lex K, 583 Blowers Road, Munna Creek Qld. 4570 Ph: 07 4129 3145 Mob: 0428 293 145


 

 

ROSEWOOD COUNTRY ROUNDUP (Near Tumbarumba N.S.W.) OCTOBER 2021
F
or further details contact Ailsa: 07 49277282

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NAMBUNG COUNTRY MUSIC MUSTER 2021

 

 


LEETON COUNTRY ROUNDUP 2021

For more info. Mark Hillier 0409 005 166



CLARENCE VALLEY COUNTRY MUSTER 2021
Contact: Wendy Gordon 0432741947

 

 

Country Music Heritage Association

Community Hall
32 School Road
Grandchester
Info at http://countrymusicheritage.org/
or 07-3282 9785....0439-788-778

 

 

 

RENDALSHAM TOWN HALL SHOWS IN 2021
Contact Lyn Brooks Organiser on 0427354240 if anyone would like to contact me about having a show here in Rendelsham.

 

 


NOVEMBER 2021



THE GIDGEE COAL BUSH BALLAD AWARDS - Town Hall QLD NOVEMBER 2021
Pittsworth Town Hall

Closing date 30th SEPTEMBER 2021 for 2022 awards.
Awards forms
email bl27406@bigpond.net.au
Camping contact: JOHN AND MARGARET STAUNTON 0427 091 644 SHOW INFO: 0427 731 088 - WALKUP INFO: 0429 130 613 ROS SCOTNEY: 0427 578 264
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LAIDLEY COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2021
Contact Dalray in office 54651284 / 0435929383

 

 

Tooleybuc Sporting Club Murray Muster 2021
For more information contact the Tooleybuc Sporting Club Phone 03 50305476

 

Country Music Heritage Associatio

Community Hall
32 School Road
Grandchester
Info at http://countrymusicheritage.org/
or 07-3282 9785....0439-788-778



DECEMBER 2021

 


 

Other events/awards.....


THE BRUMBY AWARDS
Entries are now open for nominations for the 2021 Brumby Awards, independent artists who perform Traditional style Country music, Bush Ballads and Classic Country music. Information, Registration and Nomination can be found at
http://www.icgrn.com/AICMA_Brumby_Awards.html



THE GIDGEE COAL BUSH BALLAD AWARDS - Town Hall QLD
NOVEMBER 2021
Pittsworth Town Hall

Closing date awards 31st August 2021
Awards forms email bl27406@bigpond.net.au
Camping contact: JOHN AND MARGARET STAUNTON 0427 091 644 SHOW INFO: 0427 731 088 - WALKUP INFO: 0429 130 613 ROS SCOTNEY: 0427 578 264



* T.S.A awards - P.O. Box 618, Tamworth 2340
http://www.tsaonline.com.au/


* Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards (Closes 1st October)
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See more details on the www.bungendorecountrymuster.com.au


* Mildura Country Music Festival (Awards close 30 June)
http://www.milduracountrymusic.com.au/


* NZ Gold Guitar Awards - P.O. Box 382, Gore New Zealand CO11 6432058845


* Boyup Brook Country Music Awards - P.O. Box 103, Boyup Brook WA 6244 ph 0897 651657


*CMAA Gold Guitar Awards- P.O. Box 298, Tamworth 2340 Ph 0267 661577 Awards close end of September)
http://country.com.au/



* THE GIDGEE COAL BUSH BALLAD AWARDS - PITTSWORTH TOWN HALL (closing date 31st August)
For Information on Awards Ph 0427731088 or 0749340950.   bl27406@bigpond.net.au


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