A.B.B.A. & Independent Bush Ballad Shows
Tamworth 2016 Festival Info.



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


 
In January 2016 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 15th - Friday 22nd January 2016.

Once again the Salvos will operate their canteen from Monday 18th– Friday 22nd with quality hot and cold food, snacks and drinks at a very reasonable price.
Please support them if you can.

Show intervals prior to the 18th will be supplied by tea, coffee and bickies.

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....



5pm - 9pm ABBA MEMBERS SHOWCASE NOTICE !! : )


The first Friday evening is an ABBA Members Muster (walkup), so members may apply on the day or contact us via info@bushballadeers.com.au and we will add you on the list below.

RE GENERAL MONDAY - THURSDAY SHOWCASES
A few artists who applied for the showcases earlier in the year, have advised they will not be able to use some spots (through the Tuesday - Thursday part of the festival week, so those spots are now available again.

Members reading this who wish to be added to spots which have now become available please let us know so you may be added into our Tamworth advertising in the Official Gig Guide and Balladeers Bulleti
n.

There are only a limited number of spots left, so any extra artist Members who apply, will be kept on file, and any others (confirmed) who drop out will be replaced with the extras who applied.

ABBA MEMBERS. Spots are 2 songs each. 2 spots. Australian material only. Backing band available. No backing tracks allowed.

We like to see our members get every opportunity to perform, so if you wish to join us at the 2016 Showcases, CHECK SPOTS AVAILABLE IN SHOWCASES LISTED BELOW and please let us know if you are interested ASAP :) info@bushballadeers.com.au



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

FOR 2016



FRIDAY 15th JANUARY 2016


9am —
BANJO AND HENRY SHOW
Featuring in song and verse, the stories and verse of Australia’s iconic Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson.
Presented by Peter Coad, The Coad Sisters, with special guest The Rhymer From Ryde' Graeme Johnson. Admission $15


1pm — A.B.B.A. BALLADEER ROUNDUP.
Artists: Kylie Castle, Ashley Cook, Malcolm Doyle, Lorraine Pfitzner, Len Teelow, Garth Brand, Gus Helm, Shelly Jones Band, Dave Kirk, & Paul Seils. Admission $15 ($12 ABBA Members).


5pm – ABBA MEMBERS MUSTER.
Hosted by Graham Butterworth. The Homestead Band. ABBA Member Artists don't need to apply, just turn up on the day or email info@bushballadeers.com.au for secure a spot..

5pm Ken Smith

5.10

5.20

5.30 Ken Davie

5.40 Ann Davie

6pm Rob Hopkins

6.10 Greg Dillon

6.20 Keith Broad

6.30 Margaret Broad

6.40 Kaye Butterworth

7pm Graham Butterworth

7.10

7.20

7.30

7.40

8pm

8.10

8.20

8.30

8.40

8.50

Gold coin entry.


SATURDAY 16th


9am - DALE DUNCAN & PETER SMITH SHOW plus special guest.
Tickets at the door.

1pm — WHERE COUNTRY IS

This will be a top show of ’Fair Dinkum’ Aussie Ballads and songs.
Featuring, Keith Jamieson, Alisha Smith, Caitlyn Jane Jamieson, Reg Poole, Ray Essary, Jeff Brown, Alan Luscombe. Admission $15







7.00pm DIANNE LINDSAY — MEMORIES TRAIL SHOW.

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










Sunday 17th

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

Runaway Dixie are Jim Hermel, Virginia & Lynette Coad.
Featuring Runaway Dixie, Brian Letton, Taylor Pfeiffer, & Trevor Tolton. Admission $15



Admission $15
www.runawaydixie.com



 

7pm – A.B.B.A. CHAD MORGAN STATUE FUNDRAISER
Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. Artists: Chad Morgan, Jeff Brown, Lorraine Pfitzner, Tom Maxwell, Lyn Manning, Kate Hindle, Tommy Kennedy, Johnny Greenwood, Ged & Trudy Hintz, and Rex Baldwin.
Admission $15 donation


MONDAY 18th

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 Venessa Waara. 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 2016 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.
Artists: Terry Gordon, Owen Blundell and Reg Poole.
Admission $20.









5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. The Homestead Band. Artists confirmed.

5pm Ted Thompson

5.10 Col Taylor

5.20 Jeanne Connor

5.30 Len Connor

5.40 Ken Davey

6pm Ann Davey

6.10 Gus Helm

6.20 Angus Gill

6.30 Bev Branson

6.40 Rod Walker

7pm Kevin Hams

7.10 Doug McIntyre

7.20 Marcus Green

7.30 Michael Clare

7.40 Cheryl Lethlean

8pm Graeme Coates

8.10 Rex Baldwin

8.20 Graham Doubleday

8.30 Big Al

8.40 Clyde Cameron

8.50 Lorraine Pfitzner

Admission $2 donation.


TUESDAY 19th 

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 Kylie Castle. Free admission


9am to 12pm
DEAN PERRETT & JEFF BROWN – TWO OLD MATES SHOW
Featuring Golden Guitar winners Dean Perrett and Jeff Brown in concert. Tickets at the door.
Admission $15


 



1pm – BALLADS OF AUSTRALIA
Featuring balladeer acts: Featuring balladeer acts Anita Ree, Ged & Trudy Hintz, John Smith, Trevor Tolton, Kate Hindle, Pat Brown, Tom Manning & Brothers3. Admission $15

5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Ron Sadler. The Homestead Band.

5pm Laurie Coleman

5.10 Graeme Johnson

5.20 Shirrelle Jackman

5.30 Ken Davey

5.40 Ann Davey

6pm Malcolm Doyle

6.10 Henry Hollis

6.20 Rob Hopkins

6.30 Mary Dryden

6.40 Ray Dryden

7pm Geoff Williams

7.10 Garth Brand

7.20 Marcus Green

7.30 Bev Branson

7. 40 Rex Baldwin

8pm Ken Lindsay

8.10 Peter Eliot

8.20 Rod Walker

8.30 Clyde Coleman

8.40 Mark Scofield

8.50 Ron Sadler


Admission $2 donation.


WEDNESDAY 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 with guest balladeer Ashley Cook. Free admission..



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

Band: Pat Brown, Matt Manning and Trevor Letton.
Hosted by Lyn Manning. Artists: Terry Bennetts, Ginger Cox, Rodney Rivers, Sam Lovell, Alisha Smith, Phil & Tom Manning, Taylor Pfeiffer, Matt Manning, Dave Kirk, and Trevor Adamson. Admission $15 ($12 ABBA Members)



1pm ERNIE CONSTANCE & 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.

5pm Shirrelle Jackman

5.10 Col Taylor

5.20 Jeanne Connor

5.30 Len Connor

5.40 Bessie Peters

6pm Gus Helm

6.10 Bev Branson

6.20 Laurie Coleman

6.30 Jim O'Neill

6.40 Greg Dillon

7pm Mary Dryden

7.10 Ray Dryden

7.20 Wally Sanderson

7.30 Michael Clare

7. 40 Keith Broad

8pm Margaret Broad

8.10 Maurie Marion

8.20 Wayne Docherty

8.30 Mark Scofield

8.40 Kaye Butterworth

8.50 Graham Butterworth

Admission $2 donation. 


THURSDAY 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 Kate Hindle. Free admission


9am — ANNE KIRKPATRICK Family & Friends.Show
Featuring, Anne Kirkpatrick, Jim Arneman, Rod Coe and suprise guests. Admission $20 Bookings 0267675300 or book www.tcmf.com.au


1pm – A.B.B.A. SLIM, BAZZA & STAN TRIBUTE SHOW
Featuring the songs of the legendary Slim Dusty, Barry Thornton and Stan Coster.
Host Lyn Manning. Band: Pat Brown, Matt Manning & Trevor Letton. Artists: Rodney Rivers, Ashley Cook, Venessa Waara, Slim Newton, Ernie Constance, Matt Manning, Tommy Kennedy, Dean Perrett, Johnny Greenwood, & Peter Smith. Admission $15 (12 A.B.B.A members)


5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Ron Sadler. The Homestead Band.

5pm Ted Thompson

5.10 Graeme Johnson

5.20 Bev Branson

5.30 Bessie Peters

5.40 Wally Sanderson

6pm Malcolm Doyle

6.10 Wayne Docherty

6.20 Henry Hollis

6.30 Peter Eliot

6.40 Ken Lindsay

7.00 Geoff Williams

7.10 Garth Brand

7.20 Jim O'Neill

7.30 Cheryl Lethlean

7.40 Angus Gill

8pm Graeme Coates

8.10 John Brand

8.20 Big Al

8.30 Graham Doubleday

8.40 Maurie Marion

8.50 Ron Sadler


Admission $2 donation.


FRIDAY 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' with guest balladeer John & Christine Smith. Free admission.


9am – YODELLING SPECTACULAR
Homestead band: Hosted by Peter Coad. Artists Wayne Horsburgh, Virginia Coad, Dorrie Muller, Justin Standley, Peter Smith, Taylor Pfeiffer, Lynette Guest, & Owen Blundell.
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), Ged & Trudy Hintz (Smokey Dawson), Anita Ree (Joy McKean), Pete Smith (Ron Peters) Ginger Cox (Barry Thornton) Sam Lovell (Buddy Williams) Lorraine Pfitzner (Buddy Williams) Bob Easter (Slim Dusty) Rodney Walker (Chad Morgan) Doug McIntyre (Slim Dusty) . Admission $15 donation.

7pm - TOM MAXWELL & PETER COAD - The Travelling Showmen
Guests Coad Sisters & Jim Hermel.
Admission $15


Saturday 23rd

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.


AIR— CONDITIONED VENUE.
Salvation Army Canteen caters with hot and cold drinks and food from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd of January.
Tea/Coffee and Bickies available at all shows prior the 18th.
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ANY A.B.B.A Members with Tamworth 2016 listings EMAIL ME.


For all artist FESTIVAL & GENERAL
listings go to TOUR DATES


Thankyou -Virginia 



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