Tag: country music

Back To Tamworth

For a brief moment today I was transported back to Tamworth (NSW), and in particular the Country Music Festival. The launch of the Golden Guitars for 2019 was held today at my workplace in Sydney. Attending, I was reminded of being one of the judges, and making my way through a crate-load of compact discs. ...

Shane Nicholson album launch

I first heard of Australian singer-songwriter, Shane Nicholson about a decade ago (maybe longer) when he recorded a terrific version of the song "Still In Love With You" by legendary Australian band, Dragon. And so, it put a smile on my face, when going to the toilet last night at the Camelot Lounge for the ...

Morgan Evans plays Erskineville as part of Sydney Fringe

Country Music in 2015

2015 was the year in which I've begun to reacquaint myself with my love of country music. As I wrote a few months ago: Despite my inner-city reputation, I actually know a fair bit about country music, and I have lots of great "special experts" to draw upon to supplement the areas in which my ...

Morgan Evans plays Erskineville as part of Sydney Fringe

Morgan Evans at Sydney Fringe

Even though I only discovered him about six months ago, I've become a bit of a fan of Morgan Evans, a country singer from Newcastle. And when I say country, I really mean contemporary country/rock. I'd doubt there's any redbacks on the toilet seat in his repertoire. "I'm going back to Nashville with literally just ...

John Williamson, Pixie Jenkins, Warren H Williams

Country Music

In the last couple of months I've begun to reacquaint myself with my love of country music. It's taken me back to the days of regular visits to the Tamworth Country Music Festival, which are now more than a decade ago, as my radio career has taken me in a different, more city-based direction. Despite ...