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The Alan Luscombe Memorial
2019 Finalists

Ashley Cook – “The Five Stars”
Jeff Brown – “More Times than I Remember”
Bruce Lavender – “Riding Out the Storm”

Anita Ree – “Sweet Sugar Cane”
Laura Downing – “Home is Waiting Here”
Dianne Lindsay – “The Bridge”

Gary Ellis & Tessa Libreri – “I’ll Be Home Soon”
Dianne Lindsay & Peter Simpson – “Out There”
Laura Downing & Glenn Jones – “Rolling Wagons”

Lindsay Hammond – “Big Gulf Rivers”
Peter Simpson – “When the Currawongs Come Down”
Terry Bennetts & Ginger Cox – “Slim Dusty Medley”

Peter Simpson – “Bush Picker Collection”
Jeff Brown – “More Times than I Remember”
Laura Downing – “The Guardian”

John O’Dea – “Back in Birdsville”
Jeff Brown & Kelly Dixon – “After January Rains”
Dianne Lindsay & Peter Simpson – “Out There”

Ashley Cook – “Two Day Course”
Bruce Lavender – “Wild Ride”
Jeff Brown – “Tomorrow”


Thanks to all of the artists who nominated for 2019.
Thankyou to the judges.
Congratulations to all of the finalists and good luck in the awards which will be held at the Pittsworth Town Hall on Sunday 17th November at midday.
With the finalists concert being held on Saturday 16th November from 2pm at Pittsworth Town Hall.
Hope to see you all there!
For further information re concerts please phone 0427 731 088.





The Salvation Army Complex Hall (328 Goonoo Road, Tamworth) becomes the 'Balladeers Homestead' during the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

The entertainment venue at the Salvation Army Complex Hall is presented every year by The Australian Bush Balladeers Association, and features a wide array of traditional country music concerts and showcases in the Complex Hall.

The Salvation Army Canteen provides food and hot and cold drinks at the venue and there is plenty of parking for patrons at the back of the hall area.

For more info re the venue, please check


>>>> 'The Balladeers Homestead'

The Association thanks everyone for their valued support of Traditional and Bush Ballad Music, and welcome you all to join us at 'The Balladeers Homestead'.













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