A.B.B.A. & Independent Bush Ballad Shows
Tamworth 2017 Festival Info.



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


 
In January 2017 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 20th - Friday 27th January 2017.

Once again the Salvos will operate their canteen from Monday 23rd– Friday 27th 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
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ABBA MEMBERS SHOWCASES : )


The first Friday arvo 2pm - 6pm is a 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.

Monday - Thursday from 5pm - ABBA Member showcases.

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

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All Artists/Shows/ABBA Member Showcases
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2017


FRIDAY 20th JANUARY 2017


9am — BANJO & HENRY SHOW

Songs and poems of Banjo Patterson & Henry Lawson performed by Peter Coad & The Coad Sisters. Many of the songs and poems will be from their new album 'Banjo & Henry'.

Guest: Tom Maxwell. (Tom Maxwell will be performing his own material from his albums)
Tix at the door $15 or you may purchase tickets via http://petercoadandthecoadsisters.com/gigs.htm

 


2pm—6pm
BALLADEERS ROUNDUP

Hosted by Cheryl Lethlean. The Homestead Band.
Artist members do not have to apply to appear,
but may contact 0428 480 545 to lock in a spot or just turn up prior and place name of the list.

Admission $2 donation


SATURDAY 21st

9.30am - DALE DUNCAN in CONCERT
Award winning artist Dale Duncan will be featuring some excellent songs from his new album release along with many favourites from earlier releases along with special guests
Tix $15 at the door.

 

 

 


1pm — KEITH JAMIESON - FAMILY & FRIENDS

Keith Jamieson, Alisha Smith, Caitlyn Jane Jamieson, Jeff Brown, Reg Poole O.A.M. Michael Clare, Ray Essery, John & Christine Smith. Admission $15







7.00pm DIANNE LINDSAY — MEMORIES TRAIL SHOW.


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










Sunday 22nd

1.30pm — 4.30pm RUNAWAY DIXIE (Gospel, Bluegrass & Ballads) CONCERT

Featuring 2016 Golden Guitar Finalists, Runaway Dixie (Jim Hermel, Virginia and Lynette Coad), plus Trevor Tolton and the multi award winning Brian Letton.


Admission $15
www.runawaydixie.com



 

7pm – A.B.B.A. CHAD MORGAN BRONZE BUST FUNDRAISER
Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. Artists: Chad Morgan, Jeff Brown, Kate Hindle, Tommy Kennedy, Johnny Greenwood, Ged & Trudy Hintz, Emma Jene, Patti Morgan, Anita Ree, Lyn Manning, Dale Duncan, Pete Smith, Lorraine Pfitzner, Tom Manning, Anthony Baxter, and Ashley Cook. All proceeds towards a Chad Morgan bust in the Bi-centennial Park, Tamworth.

Admission $15 donation


MONDAY 23rd

8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST
(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)

Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with the award winning Greg Bain. Free admission



9am - KEITH JAMIESON - LIVING LEGENDS SHOW

Presented by Keith Jamieson, this special concert features the living legends of Australian country music, Slim Newton, Chad Morgan, Rex Dallas, Evelyn Bury, Johnny Greenwood, Reg Poole O.A.M. Ernie Constance, Lynette Guest, Terry Gordon.
Tix $20 at the door.


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. Admission $2 donation.

Artists Times:
5pm Patricia Cruzado & Paul Bonner Jones
5.10 Patricia Cruzado & Paul Bonner Jones
5.20 Shirrelle Jackman
5.30 Patti Morgan
5.40 Rodney Walker
6pm Terry Hilton
6.10 Kylie Adams Collier
6.20 Jim O'Neill
6.30 Graeme Doubleday & Big Al
6.40 Graeme Doubleday & Big Al
7pm Marcus Green
7.10 Wayne Dockerty
7.20 John Brand
7.30 Rebel
7.40 Karla Clancy
8pm Lorraine Pfitzner
8.10 Michael Clare
8.20 Sam Lovell
8.30 Rodney Rivers
8.40 Laurel Calvert
8.50 Maurie Marion
9pm Chris Strofield


TUESDAY 24th 

8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST
(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)

Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with bush balladeers Tommy Kennedy and Tahlia Rose. 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
Homestead Band:
Ballads Of Australia will feature Trevor Tolton, Tom Manning, Taylor Pfeiffer, Tommy Kennedy, Anthony Baxter, Angus Gill, Matt Manning, Pat Brown, Kate Hindle, and Emma Jene.
Admission $15

 

5pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Ron Sadler. The Homestead Band.
Admission $2 donation.
5pm Samantha Bellamy and Ray Pratley
5.10 Samantha Bellamy and Ray Pratley
5.20 Graeme Johnson - “The Rhymer from Ryde”
5.30 Jeanette Parsons (Cains)
5.40 Greg Dillon
6pm Alita Faye
6.10 Bev Branson
6.20 Alan Neal
6.30 Karla Clancy
6.40 Kylie Adams Collier
7pm Marcus Green
7.10 Cheryl Lethlean
7.20 Ken & Annie Davey
7.30 Ken & Annie Davey
7.40 Henry Hollis
8pm Graeme Doubleday & Big Al
8.10 Graeme Doubleday & Big Al
8.20 Kevin Harris.
8.30 Ken Chainsaw Lindsay
8.40 Wally Sanderson
8.50 Bill Puls
9pm Ron Sadler


WEDNESDAY 25th


8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST

(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast) Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with popular recording artist Cheryl Lethlean. 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 2017 show includes the legendary Jim Hermel live on stage.
Artists: Peter Coad, Lynette Coad & Virginia Coad. Guest: Jim Hermel.
Admission $15 or you may purchase tickets via http://petercoadandthecoadsisters.com/gigs.htm


 

 



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 Cheryl Lethlean. The Homestead Band.

Admission $2 donation. 

Artist times:
5pm
Lloyd Back
5.10 Karen Wyllie
5.20 Samantha Bellamy and Ray Pratley
5.30 Samantha Bellamy and Ray Pratley
5.40 Geoff Williams
6pm Terry Hilton
6.10 Ken & Annie Davey
6.20 Ken & Annie Davey
6.30 Christine Teddy
6.40 Maurie Marion

BALLADEERS IN THE PARK From 7pm
THE HOMESTEAD WILL CLOSE at 7pm



THURSDAY 26th


8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST
(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast) Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with award winning balladeer Anita Ree. Free admission.


9am — ANNE KIRKPATRICK Family & Friends.Show
Featuring, Anne Kirkpatrick, Jim Arneman, Rod Coe and surprise guests. Admission $20 Bookings 0267675300.


1pm – A.B.B.A. SLIM, BAZZA & STAN TRIBUTE SHOW
Featuring the songs of Slim Dusty, Barry Thornton, and Stan Coster. Band: Pat Brown, Terry Bennetts & Trevor Letton.
Host Lyn Manning. Artists: Norma O’Hara Murphy, Len and Jeane Connor, John O’Dea, Ginger Cox, Ernie Constance, Dean Perrett, Kylie Castle, Terry Bennetts, Johnny Greenwood, Lorraine Pfitzner, John Smith, Ged and Trudy Hintz, Ashley Cook, Graham Hugo, Dianne Lindsay, Marcus Greene, and Anthony Baxter.
Admission $15 ($12 A.B.B.A members)


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

Admission $2 donation.

Artist times:
5pm Lloyd Back
5.10 Geoff Williams
5.20 Graeme Johnson - “The Rhymer from Ryde”
5.30 Jeanette Parsons (Cains)
5.40 Alan Neal
6pm Alita Faye
6.10 Jim O'Neill
6.20 Bev Branson
6.30 Rodney Walker
6.40 Greg Dillon
7.00 Kylie Adams Collier
7.10 Michael Clare
7.20 Cheryl Lethlean
7.30 Henry Hollis
7.40 Wayne Dockerty
8pm John Brand
8.10 Kevin Harris.
8.20 Ken Chainsaw Lindsay
8.30 Rebel
8.40 Wally Sanderson
8.50 Bill Puls
9pm Ron Sadler


FRIDAY 27th


8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST
(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)

Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead with ABBA Members Showcase hosted by Greg Bain.
Artist members confirmed..

Shirrelle Jackman
Laurel Calvert
Rodney Rivers
Sam Lovell
Rocket & Ally
Greg Bain

Free admission.


9am – YODELLING SPECTACULAR
Homestead band: Hosted by Peter Coad.
Hosted by Peter Coad.

Artists appearing: Wayne Horsburgh, Virginia Coad, Justin Standley, Pete Smith, Taylor Pfeiffer, &Lynette Guest.

 

 

Admission $15 at the door, or you may purchase tickets via http://petercoadandthecoadsisters.com/gigs.htm



1pm – A.B.B.A. C.M.H.F. SALUTES COUNTRY MUSIC PIONEERS CONCERT
(Fundraiser concert for the Tamworth Country Music Hall Of Fame) All proceeds to the Tamworth Country Music Hall Of Fame). Band - Virginia Coad, Lynette Coad, and Jim Hermel. Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. Artists: John Smith (Stan Coster), Ged & Trudy Hintz (Smokey Dawson), Len & Jean Connor (Rick & Thel), Anita Ree (Joy McKean), Pete Smith (Ron Peters), Ginger Cox (Barry Thornton), Lorraine Pfitzner (Buddy Williams), Tom & Phil Manning (Stan Coster & Barry Thornton), Marcus Greene (Buddy Williams), Greg Bain (John Williamson), Bob Easter (Slim Dusty), Rodney Walker (Chad Morgan), John O’Dea (Slim Dusty), Doug McIntyre (Slim Dusty). Admission $15 donation.

7pm - KEITH JAMIESON - COUNTRY / GOSPEL CONCERT
Presented by Keith Jamieson this concert will be a wonderful evening of Country/Gospel. Artists Anne Kirkpatrick, Jeff Brown, Anita Ree, Keith Jamieson, Dianne Lindsay & Peter Simpson, Alisha Smith, Caitlyn Jamieson, and Sharon Heaslip. Tix at the door $20.

 

 

 



Saturday 28th

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 23rd to Friday 27th of January.
Tea/Coffee and Bickies available at all shows prior the 23rd.(there may be hot food available during the first weekend but this is still being negotiated at this time)


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ANY A.B.B.A Members with Tamworth 2017 listings EMAIL ME.


Thankyou -Virginia 



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