A.B.B.A. & Independent Bush Ballad Shows Tamworth 2015 Festival Info.

 


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Venue: Balladeers Homestead
(Salvation Army Complex - 328 Goonoo Goonoo Road Tamworth.)


 
In January 2015 the A.B.B.A. continues to bring the members and supporters excellent bush ballad and variety traditional style shows at the “Balladeers Homestead”.

The "Balladeers Homestead" will operate from Friday 16th - Friday 23rd January 2015.
Once again the Salvos will operate their canteen from Monday 18th– Friday 23rd with quality hot and cold food, snacks and drinks at a very reasonable price.
Please support them if you can.


Thankyou for your support of Australian Bush Ballad Music and the Artists.
THE A.B.B.A. TAMWORTH FESTIVAL OFFICE


Membership Inquiries/Product/Tickets etc
Contact us re any queries.... info@bushballadeers.com.au


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 All artists appearing on the ABBA Concerts,
Independant Artists Concerts
& ABBA Member Showcases

will be listed here from November 2014.



Independent Concert Shows listed below
CONFIRMED FOR 2015


  FRIDAY 16th JANUARY 2015
 


9am—THE ‘HOMESTEAD MUSTER'

(ABBA Members Walkup) Members may place their name on the list from 8am.
Artists DO NOT have to submit an application to appear on this event.
Door entry $2 donation.


1pm — ABBA BALLADEER ROUNDUP
Artists:
Graeme Johnson (The Rhmer From Ryde), John Battle, Michael Clare, Graeme Hugo, Allan Lavender, Greg Bain, Tootie Hiles, Lorraine Pfitzner, Rodney Walker, Angus Gill & Gus Helm.
Band:
Homestead Band
Tickets at the door $15 ($12 ABBA Members)


5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE

Hosted by Graham Butterworth. The Homestead Band.
Keith Broad, Margaret Broad, Graham Butterworth, Kaye Butterworth and others TBC
Admission $2 donation Tea/Coffee & Bikkies available.


  SATURDAY 17th
           
 


9.30am – NORMA OHARA MURPHY CONCERT

New album launch.
SOLID GOLD
See you in Tamworth at -The Homestead- January 17th - Saturday 9.30am-
launching my brand new Country album -(Solid Gold) with Redland Bay
Bluegrass Boyz-(ONE SHOW ONLY) don't miss this!
>>>> More information

 





1pm — KEITH JAMIESON, ALISHA SMITH & FRIENDS

This will be a top show of ’Fair Dinkum’ Aussie Ballads and songs.
Artists: Alan Luscombe, Reg Poole, John Smith, Nathan Charlton
Admission $15










  7.00pm DIANNE LINDSAY — MEMORIES TRAIL SHOW.

Hosted by Dianne Lindsay and supported by a full band & guests.
Admission $15














 

Sunday 18th

 

1pm —RUNAWAY DIXIE (Gospel, Bluegrass & Ballads) CONCERT

Runaway Dixie are Jim Hermel, Virginia & Lynette Coad.
ARTISTS: RUNAWAY DIXIE, DEAN PERRETT, TAYLOR PFEIFFER & BRIAN LETTON.



Admission $15

www.runawaydixie.com



 

7pm – A.B.B.A. BRONZE BUST FUNDRAISER
Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. Artists: Johnny Greenwood, Venessa Waara, Kate Hindle, Jeff Brown, The Coad Sisters. Chad Morgan, Lorraine Pfitzner, Terry Bennetts & Ginger Cox, Tom Maxwell & John O'Dea.
Admission $15 donation



MONDAY 19th
         

8am – THE BARD & THE BALLADEER (Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)
Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with award winning poet ‘The Rymer From Ryde’ Graeme Johnson with guest balladeer legendary Johnny Greenwood.
Free admission


9am — PETER COAD & THE COAD SISTERS SHOW


With a swag of original and old favourite songs, lots of musical variety and a good dash of humour up their sleeve, the Peter Coad & The Coad Sisters Show has something for everyone. Constantly touring, the Tamworth 2015 show includes the legendary Jim Hermel live on stage.
Artists: Peter Coad, Lynette Coad & Virginia Coad. Guest: Jim Hermel.
Admission $15
www.petercoadandthecoadsisters.com









1pm – GUNBARREL HIGHWAYMEN
This popular touring act will be presenting their not to be missed show at The Balladeers Homestead for the first time.
Artists: Terry Gordon, Owen Blundell and Reg Poole.
Admission $20
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5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. The Homestead Band.
Kate Hindle, Garth Brand, Lorraine Pfitzner, John Brand, Rodney Walker, Col Taylor, Bryce Walley, Henry Hollis, Gregory M. (Greg) Dillon, Jeanette Parsons, Cheryl Lethlean, Angus Gill, Marcus Greene, Chainsaw Lindsay, John Battle, Mary Dryden, Trent Holder and more tbc
Admission $2 donation.




TUESDAY 20th 

8am – THE BARD & THE BALLADEER (Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)

Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with award winning poet ‘The Rhymer From Ryde’ Graeme Johnson and guest balladeer Venessa Waara. Free admission


9am to 12pm
DEAN PERRETT & JEFF BROWN – TWO OLD MATES SHOW

Great mates, Golden Guitar Winners, Australia’s leading Bush Balladeers, fellow Queenslanders and very proud Australians, DEAN PERRETT and JEFF BROWN once again get together for their annual old mates show at the Tamworth Festival.
Admission $15. Tickets at the door. Enquiries: Dean Perrett Enterprises








1pm – BALLADS OF AUSTRALIA

Featuring balladeer acts: John & Christine Smith, Ged & Trudy Hintz, Brothers3 and trio Kate Hindle, Bryce Walley and Trevor Tolton. Admission $15


5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Ron Sadler. The Homestead Band. Graeme Hugo, Garth Brand, Graeme Johnson - “The Rhymer from Ryde”, Alan Neal, Kasey Kilsby, Malcolm & Janet Gallagher, Jim O’Neill, Mary Dryden, Ben Holder, Roger Cordukes (Country Drover), Paul Seils, Angus Gill, Merrilyn  "Rebel"  Rossington, Marcus Greene, Malcolm Doyle, Rodney Walker, Ron Sadler and more tbc
Admission $2 donation.




WEDNESDAY 21st 

8am – THE BARD & THE BALLADEER (Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)

Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with award winning poet ‘The Rhymer From Ryde’ Graeme Johnson with guest balladeer Kylie Castle. Free admission.




9am – A.B.B.A. PICKIN ON BALLADS (Instrumentals & Ballads)


Hosted by Lyn Manning. Artists: Terry Bennetts, Ginger Cox, Keith Jamieson, Trent Holder, Taylor Pfeiffer, Tom Maxwell, Virginia Coad, Paul Seils, Phil, Tom and Matt Manning. Homestead band:
Admission $15
($12 ABBA Members)



1pm ERNIE COSTANCE & JEFF BROWN CONCERT


Featuring Golden Guitar song writer Ernie Constance, 2005 and 2014 CMAA Bush Ballad Of The Year Golden Guitar winner Jeff Brown..
Admission $15







5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Graham Butterworth. The Homestead Band.
Gus Helm, Wally Sanderson, Graeme Coates, Keith & Margaret Broad, Malcolm & Janet Gallagher, Jim O’Neill, Henry Hollis, Geoff Williams, Terry Simpson, Roger Cordukes (Country Drover), Cheryl Lethlean, Merrilyn  "Rebel"  Rossington, Chainsaw Lindsay, Bruce Bell, Joan Christensen, Kaye Butterworth, Graham Butterworth and more tbc

Admission $2 donation. 



THURSDAY 22nd 

8am – THE BARD & THE BALLADEER (Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)
Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with award winning poet ‘The Rhymer From Ryde’ Graeme Johnson with guest balladeer Pat Brown. Free admission


9am — 'DAUGHTERS OF COUNTRY’ SHOW

ANNE KIRKPATRICK and DIANNE LINDSAY will be presenting their very special show.
This show will feature the legendary music and the family memories from two of Australia’s best-known country music families and will be a real country music treat as both Anne and Dianne hail from what can only be called Australian country music royalty. Anne is the daughter of Slim Dusty and Joy McKean and Dianne is the daughter of Reg Lindsay and Heather McKean. Both are established multi-award winning artists in their own right.
They will perform a number of their respective father’s songs and also present songs of their mothers (The McKean Sisters) as well as their own music. Peter Simpson will showcase his unique bush ballad style of guitar playing and some members of the family may be there.
The setting for this show is intimate and acoustic and anyone who enjoys true, traditional country music and is interested in our Australian country music history will find this show a must-see.
Tickets $20.00 Enqs 0401095306

 

 
1pm – A.B.B.A. SLIM, BAZZA & STAN TRIBUTE SHOW
Featuring the songs of the legendary Slim Dusty, Barry Thornton and Stan Coster.
Homestead band: Hosted by Lyn Manning. Artists: Dean Perrett, Ernie Constance, Trevor Tolton, Johnny Greenwood, Alisha Smith, Anita Ree, Kylie Castle, Kalesti Butler & Bryce Walley.
Admission $15
($12 ABBA Members)



 

5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Ron Sadler. The Homestead Band. Graeme Hugo, Wally Sanderson, Graeme Johnson - “The Rhymer from Ryde”, Graeme Coates, Col Taylor, Alan Neal, Kasey Kilsby, Jeanette Parsons, Bryce Walley, Gregory M. (Greg) Dillon, Geoff Williams, Terry Simpson, Ben Holder, Paul Seils, Malcolm Doyle, John Battle, Bruce Bell, Joan Christensen, Trent Holder and more tbc

Admission $2 donation.


 
FRIDAY 23rd
 

8am – THE BARD & THE BALLADEER (Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)
Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with award winning poet ‘The Rhymer From Ryde' Graeme Johnson with guest balladeer John & Christine Smith.
Free admission.



   
9am – YODELLING SPECTACULAR
Homestead band: Hosted by Peter Coad. Artists: Alice Benfer, Taylor Pfeiffer, Lynette Guest, Virginia Coad, Justin Standley, Owen Blundell & Wayne Horsburgh.
Admission $15


   

1pm – A.B.B.A. C.M.H.F. SALUTES COUNTRY MUSIC PIONEERS CONCERT
(Fundraiser concert for the Tamworth Country Music Hall Of Fame)
Band Virginia Coad, Jim Hermel and Lynette Coad. Hosted By Lorraine Pfitzner. Artists: John Smith (Stan Coster), Venessa Waara (Slim Dusty), Ged & Trudy Hintz (Smokey Dawson), Dianne Lindsay (Reg Lindsay), Ginger Cox (Barry Thornton), Slim Newton (Slim Newton), Lynette Guest (Joy McKean), Tom, Phil and Lyn Manning (Slim Dusty & Barry Thornton), Lorraine Pfitzner, Allan Lavender (Buddy Williams). Admission $15 donation.


   

7pm - The Showmen - PETER COAD & TOM MAXWELL
Backing band - The Coad Sisters
Admission $15






 






Saturday 24th

A.B.B.A. AGM 2pm. In hall next to auditorium area at the Balladeers Homestead. All welcome.


We thank the Salvation Army Hall committee for the use of their facilities.
We look forward to seeing you again at the venue in 2015!

AIR— CONDITIONED VENUE.
Salvation Army Canteen caters with hot and cold drinks and food from Monday 19th to Friday 3rd of January.
Tea/Coffee and Bickies available at all shows prior the 20th.
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ANY A.B.B.A Members with Tamworth 2015 listings EMAIL ME.

Thankyou -Virginia
 


Alphabetical order.

JEFF BROWN
January 2015

17 – 25th Tamworth Country Music Festival
Saturday 17th – 5pm Oasis Hotel Motel
Sunday 18th – - 7pm Jimmy Little Fundraiser, ABBA Homestead
Monday 19th – 10.30 am WJO Showcase , Big Golden Guitar Stage
5pm – Oasis Hotel Motel
Tuesday 20th 7.45am Sam Smyth’s Bush Poets and Ballads
10am – 3hr show with Dean Perrett, ABBA Homestead
Wednesday 21st 10am - Keith Jamieson and Co., Uniting Church South Toowoomba
1pm - 3hr Show with Ernie Constance, ABBA Homestead
5pm – Oasis Hotel Motel
7pm – Bush Ballad Showcase, Bicentennial Park
Thursday 22nd – 10am - 3hr show with Dean Perrett at Community Centre,
Homestead Room
Friday 23rd – 7.45am – Sam Smyth’s Bush Poets and Ballads
5pm – Oasis Hotel Motel
February 2015
Saturday 28th – Lights on The Hill Convoy Gatton


PETER COAD & THE COAD SISTERS
* Guest Jim Herme
l
NOVEMBER
14th, 15th, 16th- Tooleybuc Country Music Festival.
21st & 22nd - Dubbo RSL (Lounge)

FESTIVALS confirmed for 2015. Shows/Tours TBA 2015
JANUARY

11th - January - 11am - 4pm - Gwandalan Country Music Festival *
16th - 24th - Tamworth Country Music Festival *
Sunday 20th -1pm - RUNAWAY DIXIE - Gospel, Bluegrass & Ballads Concert - featuring guest artists DEAN PERRETT, BRIAN LETTON & TAYLOR PFEIFFER. The Balladeers Homestead, (Salvation Army Complex), 328 Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth. $15 at the door.
Monday 19th- 9am - PETER COAD & THE COAD SISTERS SHOW with Guest JIM HERMELl) The Balladeers Homestead, (Salvation Army Complex), 328 Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth. $15 at the door.
Friday 23rd - 7.30pm - TWO SHOWMEN - PETER COAD & TOM MAXWELL. The Balladeers Homestead, (Salvation Army Complex), 328 Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth. $15 at the door

FEBRUARY
26th Jan- 1st of February - Bungendore Country Music Muster
Lake Charlegrark Festival (near Edenhope) - Western Victoria
MARCH
13th -14th of March - Terara Country Music Campout (near Nowra) Email teraracountrymusic@gmail.com *
MAY
29- 31st - Barham Country Music Festival.
SEPTEMBER
18th-20th - Bony Mountain Festival. (near Warwick) *
Friday 25th - Texas Country Music Festival * one show only.
OCTOBER
30 Oct -1st of Nov - Ulmarra Country Music festival *


ERNIE CONSTANCE (The Currawong) burrunga@activ8.net.
TAMWORTH 2015
JANUARY

Tuesday 20/01/15 Oasis Hotel, Tamworth, 5.00pm
Wednesday 21/01/15 Ernie Constance & Jeff Brown Show - ABBA Homestead, 1.00pm
Bush Ballad Showcase, Bicentennial Park, Tamworth, 7.00pm
Thursday 22/01/15Slim, Stan, Bazza Tribute Show, ABBA Homestead, 1.00pm
Oasis Hotel, Tamworth, 4.00pm
Marge Graham Show, Farrer College, Tamworth, 7.00pm
FEBRUARY
12 – 24/02/15 Tasmanian Tour with Dianne Lindsay & Peter Simpson & “mystery roadie”
Dates and Venues to be confirmed
MARCH
Saturday 14/03/15 Terara Country Music Campout, Nowra, NSW
Sunday 15/03/15 Terara Country Music Campout, Nowra, NSW
Saturday 21/03/15 One Tree Festival, Hay, NSW
Sunday 22/03/15 One Tree Festival, Hay, NSW


BARRY K. & LIN CHANDLER
TAMWORTH JAN 2015

Friday 16th - 11am - Oasis Hotel And
Monday 19th - 12noon - At The Oasis Hotel
Thursday 22nd - 10am. - South Tamworth Bowling Club - COUNTRY MUSIC SPECTACULAR & TRIBUTE TO 'JOHNNY CASH' Show, Guest Artist 'JOHNNY GREENWOOD'.


JOHNNY GREENWOOD -
TAMWORTH SHOWS AT THE 2015 FESTIVAL

Sat 17 Jan - 7pm- Balladeers Homestead - Memories Trail Show - with Dianne Lindsay and Peter Simpson.
Sun 18 Jan. - 7pm - Balladeers Homestead - ABBA Bronze Bust Fundraiser -hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner.
Mon 19 Jan - Sam - Balladeers Homestead - The Bard and the Balladeer - with poet Graeme Johnston.
Tue 20 Jan - 3pm - Southside Uniting Church - Aussie Country Music Legends in concert - with Keith Jamieson and other prominent Australian artists.
Wed 21 Jan - 7pm - Tamworth Bicentennial Toyota Park - "Back To The Bush" Ballad Show - with Dianne Lindsay and Peter Simpson and a host of Australian balladeers.
Thurs 22 Jan - 10am - South Tamworth Bowling Club - with Barry K and Lin Chandler etc (Includes Johnny Cash Tribute)
Thurs 22 Jan -1pm - Balladeers Homestead - ABBA Slim, Bazza and Stan Tribute Show - hosted by Lyn Manning


TERRY GORDON
2015 TAMWORTH COUNTRY FESTIVAL
WEST TAMWORTH SPORTS AND BOWLING CLUB

Thursday 15 January 3pm GUN BARREL HIGHWAYMEN
Reg Poole-Owen Blundell -Terry Gordon
Friday 16 January 3pm
GUN BARREL HIGHWAYMEN
Reg Poole-Owen Blundell -Terry Gordon
Saturday 17 January 3pm TRIBUTE SHOW
starring Rodney Vincent (Gene Pitney), Dave Prior (Merle Haggard), Terry Gordon (Johnny Cash), Neil Payne (Slim Dusty) and Reg Poole (Burl Ives)
Sunday 18 January 3pm VARIETY DAY
featuring Rodney Vincent, John O'Dea, Owen Blundell (Frank Spencer), Terry Gordon and Dave Prior
Monday 19 January 3pm - GOOD TIMES AND ROCK 'N1 ROLL
with Justin Standley and Rodney Vincent
Tuesday 20 January 8pm KROSS KUT RECORDS SHOW
Featuring all Kross Kut recording artists
Wednesday 21 January 3pm COL HARDY SHOW
With Suburban Country and Terry Gordon
Thursday 22 January 3pm
Featuring Ted Egan and Glenn Jones
Friday 23 January 3pm COL HARDY SHOW
With Suburban Country and Terry Gordon
Saturday 24 January 3pm GUN BARREL HIGHWAYMEN
Reg Poole-Owen Blundell-Terry Gordon
Sunday 25 January 3pm
GUN BARREL HIGHWAYMEN
Reg Poole-Owen Blundell -Terry Gordon
BALLADEERS HOMESTEAD
Monday 19th - 1pm - GUN BARREL HIGHWAYMEN
Reg Poole-Owen Blundell -Terry Gordon


GED & TRUDY HINTZ
November 2014

Clarence Valley Country Music Fri 31st, Sat Nov 1st, Sun Nov 2nd
Near Grafton
TAMWORTH FESTIVAL JANUARY 2015
Saturday 17th
Sam Smyth Bush Poets & Balladeers- West Tamworth Sports & Bowling Club .@ 10.45am
Oasis Hotel Motel, @ 4pm
Monday 19th
Sam Smyth Bush Poets & Balladeers- West Tamworth Sports & Bowling Club @ 8.30am
Oasis Hotel Motel: @ 3pm
Tuesday 20th: @1pm – Ballads Of Australia -
Bush Balladeers Homestead, Goongoonoo Road,
Ged & Trudy, Trevor Tolten, Brothers 3, John Smith
Wednesday 21st:
Oasis Hotel Motel: @ 3pm
Friday 23rd:
Balladeers Homestead: ACMF, Tribute to Smoky Dawson @ 1pm
Oasis Hotel Motel: @ 6pm
Saturday 24th
Sam Smyth Bush Poets & Balladeers- West Tamworth Sports & Bowling Club @ 7.55am
Sunday 25th:
Sam Smyth Bush Poets & Balladeers- West Tamworth Sports & Bowling Club 8.35am
Oasis Hotel Motel @ 12pm


GRAEME HUGO
TAMWORTH 2015

Thursday 15th Jan - 9.00pm till 10.00pm - Oasis
Friday 16th - 1pm - Balladeer Roundup - Balladeers Homestead
Monday 19th Jan - 1pm RFDS fundraiser - Belmore Park Function Centre, Gipps Street
7.00pm till 8.30pm - Oasis
Tuesday 20th Jan - ABBA Members Showcase -Balladeers Homestead (spot 5pm)
- 7.00pm Kross Kut Records Showcase, West Tamworth ASports & Bowling Club, Belmore Street
Wed 21st Jan - 1pm Kross Kut Records "Meet & Greet", Blemore Park Function Centre, Gipps Street
- 6.00pm till 7.30pm - Oasis
Thursday 22nd - ABBA Members Showcase - Balladeers Homestead (Spot 5pm)
Friday 23rd Jan - 8pm Kross Kut Records Showcase, Oasis
Saturday 24th Jan - 8.30am Cavelcade
7.00pm - 8pm - Oasis

LEX K
TAMWORTH 2015 FESTIVAL

Monday 1pm Belmore Park Hall Gipps Street
Tuesday 8pm Kross Kut Show West Bowls Club
Thursday 1pm Belmore Park Hall Gipps Street
Friday 8pm Kross Kut Show Oasis Hotel Armidale Rd


DIANNE LINDSAY www.diannelindsay.com
See website further dates
www.diannelindsay.com
November

13 Gatton RSL Club
14/15 Pittsworth
22 Strathmerton Hall
29 Wauchope RSL with Anne Kirkpatrick
30 Belrose Bowling Club
January
Tamworth C M Festival
17 Memories Trail Show
21 Toyota Park
22 Daughters Of Country
23 Southside Church
February
1 Bungendore Muster
Tasmania 'Good Morning Country' Tour with Ernie Constance
13 Devonport Tbc
14 Longford
15 Burnie
16 Queenstown
18 Oakland
Check Website Further Dates
22 Kempton
March
28/29 Nabiac Showground Hall


DEAN PERRETT
www.deanperrett.com
JANUARY 2015

Sunday 4 January - Springwood Bowling Club – 1pm
Tamworth Country Music Festival 2015
Saturday 17 January – ACMF Roll of Renown Concert @ Tamworth Town Hall – 7pm
Sunday 18 January – Gospel, Bluegrass & Ballads Concert @ Balladeers Homestead, Tamworth - 1pm
Tuesday 20 January - “Two Old Mates Show” – Dean & Jeff Brown @ Balladeers Homestead, Tamworth – 9am
Wednesday 21 January – Country for Life Line Fundraiser Concert @ Tamworth Town Hall – 7.30pm
Wednesday 21 January – Back to the Bush Concert @ Toyota Park – 7pm (Free Admission)
Thursday 22 January - “Two Old Mates Show” – Dean & Jeff Brown @ Tamworth Community Centre – 10am
Thursday 22 January – Slim, Bazza and Stan Concert @ Balladeers Homestead, Tamworth - 1pm
Thursday 22 January – Ted Egan and Friends @ Frog & Toad, Tamworth – 7.30pm
Friday 23 January – Bluegrass Comes to Tamworth @ Capital Theatre, Tamworth– 10am
MARCH
Friday 13 March to Saturday 14 March – Terang Country Music Festival, VIC


ANY A.B.B.A Members with Tamworth 2015 listings EMAIL ME.



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