Festivals/Events 2020/2019





 

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

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.



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


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JANUARY 2020

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ABBA BALLADEERS HOMESTEAD 2020 INFO

2020 Balladeers Homestead.
(Tamworth Country Music Festival)




FEBRUARY 2020

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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 2020

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





APRIL 2020

 

 

 

TERARA COUNTRY MUSIC 2020

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 2020
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 2020

Weethalle Country Music Muster are from Wednesday 29th April to Sunday 3rd May 2020 at the Weethalle Showground NSW 2669. Contact Gayle Clark for bookings on 0428 757 337 or e-mail: allangayleclark@bigpond.com or find us on Facebook : fb.me/weethallecmmuster


 

MAY 2020

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Weethalle Country Music Muster 2020

Weethalle Country Music Muster are from Wednesday 29th April to Sunday 3rd May 2020 at the Weethalle Showground NSW 2669. Contact Gayle Clark for bookings on 0428 757 337 or e-mail: allangayleclark@bigpond.com or find us on Facebook : fb.me/weethallecmmuster

 

 


THE BOULDY BUSH BALLAD BASH 2020
Bouldercombe QLD. Info: 0427 731 088




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


PHIL & CHRIS COAD'S COUNTRY MUSTER
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 2020

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


 

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JUNE 2019

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RENDALSHAM TOWN HALL SHOWS IN 2019
Contact Lyn Brooks Organiser on 0427354240 if anyone would like to contact me about having a show here in Rendelsham.




JULY 2019

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BRONZE BUST FUNDRAISER IN JULY 2019
Tamworth Hat's Off To Country Festival.
Enquiries: Lorraine Pfitzner
lorraine@bushballadeers.com.au

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YELLOWBELLY COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019
1-7th, 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 2019
9th-14th Showgrounds, Cunnamulla. Info: 0427 731 088
held at the Cunnamulla Showgrounds
Contact Keith Jamieson: 0427 731 088




AUGUST 2019


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Historic Boondooma Homestead
presents “SCOTS IN BUSH” 2019

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



CAMOOWEAL – Camooweal Drovers' Camp Festival 2019.

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



THE GIDGEE COAL BUSH BALLAD AWARDS - Town Hall QLD 2018
Pittsworth Town Hall.
Closing date 31st August 2019.

Awards forms Download (Rules & Entry Form 2019 PDF) or 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

 

 

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 2019
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.
Tuesday 27th August - Sunday 1st September 2019.
Wyper Park, Bundaberg Qld.
Booking/enqiries: 0458 728 464 0419 603 371
Website for more info.




SEPTEMBER 2019

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PHIL & CHRIS COAD'S TRADITIONAL MUSTER
Tuesday 27th August - Sunday 1st September 2019.

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

 

 


DUSTY DOO SEPT 2019

Our Dusty Doo Sept 13-14 2019 is again being held at Atherton International Club Kennedy Highway -Friday evening Sept 13th, Old Time Country Concert from 5 pm. Your chance to meet and greet, hang out & hear our guest artists. Enter by donation
Sat Morning 8-11 Sept 14th,- Bush poets breakfast followed by a bit of Old Time Country. Cracking of the whips, Then at 12 midday we Proudly Present
Our Dusty Doo with Slims songs by Me & You.
It will be great to have us all together again and meeting new friends into the bargain. Around 100 of Slims songs will be sung before we are done.
Please nominate your songs so that we will have a variety of Slim Dusty's songs.
Enter by Donation. For more info Please contact Marie on 0438177711, or send me a text message via mobile.. or email.. mariekirk957@gmail.com
Grab your hat, boots, and mates too & go back down old memory lane with around 100 songs Slim Dusty used to Doo.--

 

 


NANANGO COUNTRY MUSIC MUSTER

12-15 September 2019

Nanango Showgrounds

Contact Show Society: nanangoshowsociety@bigpond.com.au




MALENY MUSIC MUSTER
Presented by the Maleny Historical Society Inc
2019
Held at the Maleny Pioneer Village, 3 Bryce Lane, Maleny
Monday to Thursday - walk ups and bash
Wednesday evening - Old Time Dance $5.00
Friday - invited guest entertainers, walk ups, ukulele workshop
Saturday - Family Concert with invited guest performers $25.00
Sunday - Poets Breakfast $12 (breakfast included)
Bush camping available from Sunday 16th at the Pioneer Village
$5 per day per person, showers and toilets available
(Non-powered sites)
Powered sites are available at the Maleny Showgrounds (bookings essential)
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
16TH SEPT- until 22nd September 2019
HERITAGE DISPLAYS
“OUR LITTLE FESTIVAL IN THE BUSH”
Email- noharamurphy@optusnet.com.au
Phone - 07 466 74 604
Web site - http://www.bonymountainmusicfestival.com



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLIFTON COUNTRY MUSIC STAMPEDE 2019
16th-22nd - Clifton Showground.
Please contact Maggie Stokes : maggiestokes@gmail.com

 

 

 


TEXAS COUNTRY ROUNDUP Texas Country Music Roundup 2019
September.
For further details contact: 07 46531499, 07 46531106, or 0448 762016
Website: www.texasqld4385.com.au

 

 

MILDURA COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019
For more details and online program go to
www.milduracountrymusic.com.au



Country Music Heritage Association

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

 

 




OCTOBER 2019

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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
Tuesday 8th - Monday 14th October 2019
Contact Charmaine Pout: 0419 414 623
Steven Dixon: 0427 456 146

 

 


PORT PIRIE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019
10th-13th October 2019
Contact Secretary: 0408 334 086
For more details contact
http://ncma.org.au




ARIAH PARK “MARY GILMORE” CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2019

16th-20 October
0410 478 999 or 0429 741 020
Updates on website: www.ariahpark.com.au

 

 

 

 

WIDGEE BUSH BALLADEERS MUSTER
10,11,12,13 OCTOBER 2019
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
17,18, 20 OCTOBER 2019

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 2019
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or further details contact Ailsa: 07 49277282

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NAMBUNG COUNTRY MUSIC MUSTER 2019




 

 


LEETON COUNTRY ROUNDUP 2019

For more info. Mark Hillier 0409 005 166



CLARENCE VALLEY COUNTRY MUSTER 2019
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 2019
Contact Lyn Brooks Organiser on 0427354240 if anyone would like to contact me about having a show here in Rendelsham.

 

 


NOVEMBER 2019



THE GIDGEE COAL BUSH BALLAD AWARDS - Town Hall QLD NOVEMBER 2019
Pittsworth Town Hall

Closing date 31st August 2019 for 2020 awards.
Awards forms Download (Rules & Entry Form 2019 PDF) or 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 2019
Contact Dalray in office 54651284 / 0435929383

 

 

Tooleybuc Sporting Club Murray Muster 2019
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 2019

 


 

Other events/awards.....


THE BRUMBY AWARDS
Entries are now open for nominations for the 2020 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 2019
Pittsworth Town Hall

Closing date awards 31st August 2019
Awards forms Download (Rules & Entry Form 2019 PDF) or 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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