More than 16,000 entries were received for the current Awards from 130 countries.
In country music and related categories, the following writers are listed among the finalists... Casey Barnes, Michael Paynter & Michael Delorenzis, finalists in the Country category with MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018 Join Every One Band Australian artists are being invited by the music industry benevolent fund Support Act to join Every One Band: "the biggest band in the world that you’ve never heard of.
Country music enthusiasts and performers Jocelyn and George Tuahine – who run the Riverside Country Music Group – organised the festival which featured a line up including world champion yodeller Laura Downing from Australia.
Festival supporter and country music fan George Worsley says the weekend was a great success and the music was of a high quality.y'know the super limited edition model most Hollywood celebs can't get. RETURN TO TOP Reg Lindsay quest success The Reg Lindsay Memorial Talent Quest held at Cessnock on Saturday had been deemed another success.a two track recording fully produced by Roy Cooper from Sound Lab Studio on the Central Coast plus 500 CDs for him to use for promotions."I am sure we will see and hear plenty from this young future star." Louis is already confirmed for a spot on the 2019 Remembering Reg Lindsay Tribute show in Tamworth during Festival time at the Family Hotel on Monday afternoon January 21.In the Grand Final Showdown, all section winners sang another song – different to what they performed during the day. "The 24 year old was extremely well presented and was a big favourite with the crowd," the spokesman said."Judges were equally impressed giving Louis the big prize..."Many singers were first time visitors to Taranaki and were very enjoyable to listen to.Line dancers from Hawke's Bay attended and gave a display with Taranaki line dancers which was great to watch." Weblink – Held at the East Cessnock Bowling Club, the day started with the 10 years and under section with Sam Thompson who took out the honours."Sam is eight years old and did a great job," according to a spokesman for thr organisers.