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FESTIVALS & EVENTS

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SEPTEMBER 2017
Maleny, Qld Maleny Music Festival
Sep 1 to 3
Charters Towers, Qld Dalrymple Country Music Festival
Sep 1 to 3
Trundle, NSW Trundle Bush Tucker Day
Sep 2
Nanango, Qld Nanango Country Muster
Sep 7 to 10
Malanda, Qld Our Dusty Doo
Sep 8 & 9
Moree, NSW Magic On The Mehi
Sep 8 to 10
Neurem, Qld Neurem Creek Festival
Sep 8 to 10
Tooleybuc, NSW River Roundup of Country Music Sep 14 to 17
Clifton, Qld Clifton Stampede Sep 15 to 17
Bony Mountain, Qld Bony Mountain Music Festival Sep 15 to 17
Guildford, Vic Guildford Banjo Jamboree
Sep 15 to 17
Howard, Qld Howard Music Festival
Sep 15 to 17
Nimbin, NSW Nimbin Roots Festival
Sep 15 to 17
Mackay, Qld Pioneer Valley Country Music Festival Sep 16 & 17
Texas, Qld Texas Country Music Roundup Sep 18 to 24
Manjimup, WA Manjimup Bluegrass JamCamp Weekend Sep 22 to 25
Coffs Harbour, NSW Coffs Harbour Buskers & Comedy Festival Sep 23 to Oct 1
Hokianga, NZ Hokianga Country Music Festival Sep 29 to Oct 1
Mildura, Vic

including the Southern Stars
Australian Independent Country Music Awards

Sep 29 to Oct 8
Deniliquin, NSW Deniliquin Ute Muster
Sep 29 & 30
Parkes, NSW Parkes Country Music Spectacular
Sep 30 & Oct 1
Semaphore, SA Semaphore Music Festival Sep 29 to Oct 2
OCTOBER 2017
Millmerran, Qld Australian Camp Oven Festival – next festival Oct 2018
 
Bedgerabong, NSW Bedgerabong Country Music Campout Oct 3 to 10
Widgee, Qld Widgee Bush Balladeers Muster Oct 5 to 8
Port Pirie, SA Port Pirie Country Music Festival Oct 13 to 16
Rotarua, NZ New Zealand Entertainer of the Year Oct 14
Wee Waa, NSW Cotton Capital Country Muster Oct 14
Eumundi, Qld Eumundi Country Music Festival – next festival Oct 2018
 
Kempsey, NSW 14th annual Slim Dusty Country Music Memories Week Oct 16 to 22
Rosewood, NSW (near Tumbarumba) Rosewood Country Roundup Oct 17 to 22
Munna Creek, Qld (near Gympie) Munna Creek Country Music Festival Oct 19 to 22
Kangaroo Valley, NSW Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival Oct 20 to 22
Grafton, NSW Clarence Valley Country Muster Oct 23 to 29
Toogoolawah, Qld Ken & Annie's Music Campout Oct 24 to 29
Dorrigo, NSW Oct 25 to 27
Nambung, WA Nambung Country Music Muster Oct 26 to 29
Yungaburra, Qld Tablelands Folk Festival Oct 27 to 29
Willunga, SA Fleurieu Folk Festival
Oct 27 to 29
Boyup Brook, WA Harvey Dickson's Rodeo Oct 27 to 29
Yarrabah, Qld Yarrabah Band Festival Oct 28
NOVEMBER 2017    
Leeton, NSW Leeton Country Music Roundup Nov 1 to 5
Murgon, Qld Murgon Music Muster Nov 2 to 5
Ballina, NSW
Ballina Country Music Festival
Nov 3 to 5
Maldon, Vic Maldon Folk Festival Nov 3 to 6
Yarrabah, Qld Yarrabah Band Festival Nov 5
Laidley, Qld Lockyer Valley Country Music Festival Nov 6 to 12
Kyabram, Vic Kyabram RV & Country Music Corral Nov 9 to 12
Airlie Beach, Qld Airlie Beach Festival of Music Nov 10 to 12
Burra, SA Burra AGL Country Music Festival & Yacht Race Nov 10 to 12
Pittsworth, Qld Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad Awards Nov 13 to 19
Tooleybuc, NSW Murray Muster Nov 16 to 19
Temora, NSW Temora Country Music Weekend Nov 23 to 26
Branxton, NSW Country At The Camp Nov 25
DECEMBER 2017    
   
JANUARY 2018  
Tamworth, NSW Countdown to the 46th Tamworth Country Music Festival Jan 12 to 18
Gwandalan, NSW Gwandalan Country Music Festival Jan 13
Tamworth, NSW

Jan 19 to 28
FEBRUARY 2018  
Bungendore, NSW

including the Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards

Feb 2 to 4
Whittlesea, Vic

Whittlesea Country Music Festival

Feb 10
Boyup Brook, WA Boyup Brook Country Music Festival & Western Australia Country Music Awards Feb 15 to 18
Smithton, Tas

Devil Country Muster

Feb 16 to 18
Lake Charlegrark, SA Lake Charlegrark Country Music Marathon Feb 16 to 18
Caves Beach, NSW Country At Caves Feb 18 (tbc)
Frances, SA Frances Folk Gathering Feb 23 to 25
Laidley, Qld Laidley Country Music Festival Feb 25 to Mar 3 (tbc)
MARCH 2018  

Note: some of the following events may alter timing-wise as they are sometimes based around Easter which was in March in 2016 but will be April 14 to 17 in 2017. Visitors are always advised to check with individual event organisers...

Cobargo, NSW Cobargo Folk Festival Mar 2 to 4
Kilmore, Vic Kilmore Country Music Festival (formerly Wandong CM Festival) Mar 3 & 4 (tbc)
Port Fairy, Vic Port Fairy Folk Festival Mar 9 to 12 (tbc)
Mt Gambier, SA SECMA Country Music Festival Mar 10 & 11 (tbc)
Willowbank, Qld CMC Rocks Qld Mar 15 to 18
Bridgetown, WA Country Music Downunder Weekend Mar 16 to 18 (tbc)
Terang, Vic Terang Country Music Festival Mar 16 to 18 (tbc)
Blue Mountains, NSW Blue Mountains Music Festival Mar 16 to 18 (tbc)
Hay, NSW One Tree Festival Mar 17 & 18 (tbc)
Penrith, NSW 30th Annual Penrith Working Truck Show & Family Fun Day Mar 18 (tbc)
Harden, NSW Cherry Capital Country Music Association Muster Mar 18 (tbc)
Terang, Vic Terang Country Music Festival Mar 18 (tbc)
Horsham, Vic 7th annual Horsham Country Music Festival Mar 22 to 25 (tbc)
Yackandandah, Vic 20th Yackandandah Folk Festival Mar 23 to 25 (tbc)
Polkolbin, NSW Crossroads Country In The Vines Mar 24
Oakey, Qld Country Music Rush Mar 24 & 25 (tbc)
Bundaberg, Qld Bundaberg Country Music Festival (Bundy Easter Roundup) Mar 24 to 26 (tbc)
Tenterfield, NSW Oracles Of The Bush Mar 29 to Apr 1 (tbc)
Corryong, Vic The Man From Snowy River Bush Festival, including the Australian National Bush Poetry Championships Mar 29 to Apr 1 (tbc)
Terara, NSW Terara Country Music Campout Mar 30 to Apr 1 (tbc)
Cowell, SA

Cowell Ute Muster

Sun Mar 10
APRIL 2018  

Easter in 2018 is Friday March 30 to Monday April 2 so many of the dates listed here may change dramatically. Keep an eye on this page for updates. Festival/event organisers, please let us know your confirmed dates ASAP to help potential visitors with their planning

Kennilworth, Qld Ken & Annie's Kenilworth Music Campout Apr 2 to 7 (tbc)
Julia Creek, Qld Julia Creek Dirt N Dust Festival Apr 5 to 7 (tbc)
Toowoomba, Qld Country Music Muster & Family Fun Day Apr 6 (tbc)
Nabiac, NSW Dianne Lindsay's Family Heritage Show Apr 6 & 7 (tbc)
Wagga Wagga, NSW Stone The Crows Festival Apr 9 to 15 (tbc)
Byron Bay, NSW 28th annual Byron Bay Blues Festival Apr 11 to 15 (tbc)
Canberra, ACT National Folk Festival Apr 11 to 15 (tbc)
Roma, Qld 40th Roma Easter In The Country Apr 11 to 15 (tbc)
Coolah, NSW Hartwood Campfires & Country Music Apr 12 to 14 (tbc)
Lucindale, SA Yakka Park Music Festival Apr 13 to 15
Noble Park, Vic Cyclone Debbie NSW & Qld Fundraiser Apr 14 (tbc)
Boondooma, Qld Boondooma Heritage Weekend & Balladeers Muster Apr 17 to 23 (tbc)
Swan Reach, SA Swan Reach Country Music Festival
Apr 19 to 21 (tbc)
Illabo, NSW Illabo Country Music Stampede Apr 19 to 22
Lameroo, SA Lameroo Country Music Festival
Apr 26 to 28 (tbc)
Charters Towers, Qld 39th Charters Towers Country Music Festival Apr 26 to 28 (tbc)
Ubobo, Qld Elders Country Music Camp Out Apr 26 to 28 (tbc)
Ardlethan, NSW Ardlethan Country Music Festival Apr 27 to 29
   
MAY 2018  
Caboolture, Qld Caboolture River Country Music Festival May 4 to 6
Quorn, SA Quorn Country Music Festival May 10 to 13
Yarra Park, Vic Powercor Country Music Festival May 12 (tbc)
Bouldercombe, Qld Bouldy Bush Ballad Bash May 14 to 20 (tbc)
Norfolk Island Norfolk Island Country Music Festival & Trans Tasman Entertainer of the Year Quest May 14 to 18 (tbc)
Eulo, Qld Music In The Mulga May 17 to 20 (tbc)
Redlands Bay, Qld 35th annual Redlands CM Festival May 18 to 20 (tbc)
Kununurra, WA Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster May 18 to 27 (tbc)
Bundaberg, Qld Phil & Chris Coad's Country Muster May 21 to 27 (tbc)
Barham, Vic

May 24 to 27 (tbc)
Narooma, NSW Australian National Busking Championship May 26 (tbc)
JUNE 2018    
Gore, New Zealand New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards June 1 to 3 (tbc)
Barmera, SA 38th South Australian CM Festival & Awards Jun 1 to 11 (tbc)
Nashville, USA CMA Music Festival Jun 7 to 10 (tbc)
Grenfell, NSW Henry Lawson Festival Jun 7 to 11 (tbc)
Nelson Bay, NSW
Blue Water Country & Blues Festival
Jun 7 to 11
Maryborough, Qld Sunshine State Classic Country Music Stampede Jun 8 to 10 (tbc)
Dubbo, NSW Macquarie Inn Dubbo Country Music Spectacular Jun 8 to 10 (tbc)
Kiama, NSW
Kiama Leagues Club Country Music Festival Jun 8 to 10 (tbc)
Corowa, NSW Country Music Roundup Corowa Jun 9 to 12 (tbc)
Australia! SLIM DUSTY DAY Jun 13
Booroowa, NSW Cherry Capital Country Music Association Muster Jun 17 (tbc)
St George, Qld Yellowbelly Country
Jun 25 to Jul 1 (tbc)
Sarina, Qld Sarina Country Music Festival Jun 29 to Jul 1 (tbc)
JULY 2018
Birdsville, Qld Big Red Bash Jul 3 to 5 (tbc)
Tamworth, NSW Hats Off To Country Jul 4 to 7 (tbc)
Moggill, Qld Pullen Vale Folk Festival Jul 7 (tbc)
Dapto, NSW 19th Annual SCCMA CM Festival & Awards
Jul 13 & 14 (tbc)
Swan Hill, Vic A Taste of Tamworth Jul 20 (tbc)
Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Qld Broadbeach Country Music Festival JuL 27 to 29 (tbc)
Hughenden, Qld 24th Hughenden Country Music Festival JuL 27 to 29 (tbc)
Laura, SA 6th Laura Country Music Festival JuL 27 to 29 (tbc)
Richmond Vale, NSW Richmond Vale Railway Museum Country Music Muster Jul 28 (tbc)
Lake Mary (Yeppoon), Qld Country Music Campout Jul 28 & 29 (tbc)
AUGUST 2018
Lockington, Vic Lockington Country Music Festival Aug 4 & 5 (tbc)
The Entrance, NSW Aug 11 & 12 (tbc)
Gympie, Qld Aug 23 to 26
Nymboida, NSW Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival Aug 17 to 19 (tbc)
Bundaberg, Qld

Phil & Chris Coad's Traditional Aussie Muster

Aug 28 to Sep 2 (tbc)
     

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