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FESTIVALS & EVENTS

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FEBRUARY 2016  
Bungendore, NSW

including the Stan Coster Memorial Bush Ballad Awards

Feb 6 & 7
Whittlesea, Vic

Whittlesea Country Music Festival

Feb 13
Booroowa, NSW

Cherry Capital Valentine's Day Muster

Feb 14
Boyup Brook, WA Boyup Brook Country Music Festival & Western Australia Country Music Awards Feb 18 to 21
Smithton, Tas

Devil Country Muster

Feb 19 & 20
Bonnie Doon, Vic Bonnie Doon Music & Busker Festival Feb 19 to 21
Lake Charlegrark, SA Lake Charlegrark Country Music Marathon Feb 19 to 22
Latrobe, Tas Latrobe Country Music Day Feb 21
Cobargo, NSW 17th Cobargo Folk Festival Feb 26 to 28
Frances, SA 14th Frances Folk Gathering Feb 26 to 28
MARCH 2016  
Laidley, Qld Laidley Country Music Festival Mar 1
Terara, NSW Terara Country Music Campout Mar 4 to 6
Kilmore, Vic Kilmore Country Music Festival (formerly Wandong CM Festival) Mar 5
Goulburn, NSW Southern Tablelands Country Music Talent Quest and Campout Mar 11 to 13
Cowell, SA

Cowell Ute Muster

Mar 11 & 12
Geelong, Vic Motor City Music Festival Mar 11 to 13
Willowbank, Qld CMC Rocks Qld Mar 11 to 13
Port Fairy, Vic Port Fairy Folk Festival Mar 11 to 14
Mt Gambier, SA SECMA Country Music Festival Mar 12 & 13
Penrith, NSW 29th annual Penrith Working Truckshow Mar 20
Bridgetown, WA Country Music Downunder Weekend Mar 18 to 20
Yackandandah, Vic 15th Yackandandah Folk Festival Mar 18 to 20
Blue Mountains, NSW Blue Mountains Music Festival Mar 18 to 20
Terang, Vic Terang Country Music Festival Mar 18 to 20
Oakey, Qld Country Music Rush Mar 19 & 20
Penrith, NSW 29th Annual Penrith Working Truck Show & Family Fun Day Mar 20
Wagga Wagga, NSW Stone The Crows Festival Mar 22 to 28
Byron Bay, NSW 25th annual Byron Bay Blues Festival Mar 24 to 28
Canberra, ACT National Folk Festival Mar 24 to 28
Bundaberg, Qld Bundaberg Country Music Festival (Bundy Easter Roundup) Mar 25 to 27
Tenterfield, NSW Oracles Of The Bush Mar 31 to Apr 3
Horsham, Vic 6th annual Horsham Country Music Festival Mar 31 to Apr 3
Roma, Qld 35th Roma Easter In The Country Mar 24 to 28
Corryong, Vic The Man From Snowy River Bush Festival, including the Australian National Bush Poetry Championships Mar 31 to Apr 3
APRIL 2016  
Illabo, NSW Illabo Country Music Stampede Apr 14 to 17
Julia Creek, Qld Julia Creek Dirt N Dust Festival Apr 15 to 17
Lucindale, SA Yakka Park Music Festival Apr 15 to 17
Boondooma, Qld Boondooma Heritage Weekend & Balladeers Muster Apr 20 to 25
Swan Reach, SA Swan Reach Country Music Festival
Apr 22 to 24
Lameroo, SA Lameroo Country Music Festival
Apr 29 to May 1
Charters Towers, Qld Charters Towers Country Music Festival – Ten Days In The Towers Apr 29 to May 1
Caboolture, Qld Urban Country Music Festival Apr 29 to May 2
MAY 2016  
Cunnamulla, Qld Music In The Mulga May 12
Quorn, SA Quorn Country Music Festival May 13 & 14
Redlands Bay, Qld 35th annual Redlands CM Festival May 13 to 15
Bouldercombe, Qld Bouldy Bush Ballad Bash May 16 to 22
Norfolk Island Norfolk Island Country Music Festival & Trans Tasman Entertainer of the Year Quest May 16 to 23
Bundaberg, Qld Phil & Chris Coad's Country Muster May 23 to 29
JUNE 2016    
Gore, New Zealand New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards June 3 to 5
Barmera, SA 38th South Australian CM Festival & Awards Jun 3 to 13
Nashville, USA CMA Music Festival Jun 9 to 12
Grenfell, NSW Henry Lawson Festival Jun 9 to 13
Ballina, NSW
Ballina Coastal Country Music Festival
Jun 10 to 12
Maryborough, Qld
5th annual Classic Country Music Stampede
Jun 10 to 12
Nelson Bay, NSW
Blue Water Country & Blues Festival
Jun 11 to 13
Corowa, NSW Country Music Roundup Corowa Jun 11 to 14
Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Qld Broadbeach Country Music Festival Jun 17 to 19
JULY 2016
Sarina, Qld Sarina Country Music Festival Jul 1 to 3 (tbc)
Bundaberg, Qld Bundy Bush Poetry Muster Weekend (Bush Lantern Award)
Jul 1 to 3 (tbc)
Dapto, NSW 18th Annual SCCMA CM Festival & Awards
Jul 1 to 3 (tbc)
Birdsville, Qld Big Red Bash Jul 5 & 6
Tamworth, NSW Hats Off To Country Jul 7 to 10
St George, Qld Yellowbelly Country
Jul 11 to 17
Adelaide River, NT Adelaide River Music Muster July 17 (tbc)
Laura, SA Laura CM Festival Jul 22 to 24 (tbc)
Grafton, NSW Grafton Fair Dinkum Country Music Roundup Jul 26 to 31
Hughenden, Qld 23rd Hughenden Country Music Festival Jul 29 to 31 (tbc)
AUGUST 2016
Echuca, NSW Echuca Moama Country Music Festival Aug 5 to 7
The Entrance, NSW Aug 13 & 14
Gympie, Qld Gympie Music Muster Aug 25 to 28
Nymboida, NSW Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival Aug 19 to 21
Wingfield, SA SA Champion of Champions Aug 27 (tbc)
SEPTEMBER 2016
Wirrina Cove, SA Wirrina Bluegrass Festival Sep 2 to 4 (tbc)
Rockhampton, Qld Capricorn Country Music Festival & Talent Quest Sep 3 & 4 (tbc)
Walkamin, Qld Our Dusty Doo
Sep 7 to 9 (tbc)
Nanango, Qld 12th Nanango Country Muster
Sep 10 & 11 (tbc)
Neurem, Qld 9th Neurem Creek Festival
Sep 9 to 11 (tbc)
Pittsworth, Qld Broxburn Music Festival
Sep 10 & 11 (tbc)
Tooleybuc, NSW Festival of Country Music Sep 15 to 18 (tbc)
Goomburra, Qld Allora/Goomburra Valley Country Music Stampede Sep 16 to 18 (tbc)
Bony Mountain, Qld Bony Mountain Music Festival Sep 16 to 18 (tbc)
Guildford, Vic 11th Guildford Banjo Jamboree
Sep 16 to 18 (tbc)
Texas, Qld Texas Country Music Roundup Sep 19 to 25 (tbc)
Coffs Harbour, NSW

Coffs Harbour International Buskers & Comedy Festival

Sep 20 to 27
Mildura, Vic

including the Southern Stars
Australian Independent Country Music Awards

Sep 26 to Oct 3 (tbc)
Maleny, Qld Inaugural Maleny Country Music Talent Quest
Sep 24 (tbc)
Hokianga, NZ Hokianga Country Music Festival Sep 23 to 25 (tbc)
Deniliquin, NSW Deniliquin Ute Muster & Deni Play on the Plains Festival
Sep 30 & Oct 2
Parkes, NSW 2PK Parkes Country Music Spectacular
Sep 30 to Oct 2
Mackay, Qld Pioneer Valley Country Music Festival Sep 30 to Oct 2 (tbc)
OCTOBER 2016
Rotarua, NZ New Zealand Entertainer of the Year Oct 1 (tbc)
Murwillumbah, NSW Tweed Valley Country Roots Festival Oct 1 & 2
Millmerran, Qld Australian Camp Oven Festival
Oct 1 & 2
Muwillumbah, NSW Murwillumbah Country Roots Festival Oct 2 to 5
Semaphore, SA Semaphore Music Festival Dates tbc
Bedgerabong, NSW Bedgerabong Country Music Campout Oct 4 to 11
Port Pirie, SA Port Pirie Country Music Festival Oct 6 to 9
Widgee, Qld Widgee Bush Balladeers Muster Oct 6 to 9 (tbc)
Willowbank, Qld CMC Rocks Qld Oct 11 to 13
Ariah Park, NSW Ariah Park Music Festival Oct 12 to 16 (tbc)
Munna Creek, Qld (near Gympie) Munna Creek Country Music Festival Oct 13 to 16 (tbc)
Kangaroo Valley, NSW Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival Oct 14 to 16 (tbc)
Ipswich, Qld Ipswich Country Music Festival Oct 15 (tbc)
Townsville, Qld Townsville CM Festival Talent Search
Oct 15 & 16 (tbc)
Kempsey, NSW Slim Dusty Country Music Memories Week Oct 17 to 23
Rosewood, NSW (near Tumbarumba) Rosewood Country Roundup Oct 21 to 25
Yungaburra, Qld Tablelands Folk Festival Oct 20 to 23 (tbc)
Dorrigo, NSW Oct 21 to 23
Willunga, SA Fleurieu Folk Festival
Oct 21 to 23
Grafton, NSW Clarence Valley Country Muster Oct 24 to 30
Leeton, NSW Leeton Country Music Roundup Oct 26 to 30 (tbc)
Murgon, Qld Murgon Music Muster Oct 28 to 30 (tbc)
Maldon, Vic Maldon Folk Festival Oct 28 to 31
Boyup Brook, WA Harvey Dickson's Rodeo Oct 29 (tbc)
Bella Vista, NSW Sydney Country Music Festival Oct 29
NOVEMBER 2016    
Kennilworth, Qld Ken & Annie's Music Show Nov 2 to 6 (tbc)
Kyabram, Vic Kyabram RV & Country Music Corral Nov 3 to 6
Burra, SA Burra AGL Country Music Festival & Yacht Race Nov 4 to 6 (tbc)
Glen Innes, NSW Mountain of Music Nov 5 & 6 (tbc)
Brisbane, Qld Queensland Champion of Champions - Kedron Wavell Services Club Nov 5 & 6 (tbc)
Speers Point, NSW Steel City Country Music Club Festival & Talent Quest Nov 5 & 6 (tbc)
Clare Valley, SA Clare Valley Carnival of Music Nov 6 & 7 (tbc)
Tooleybuc, NSW Murray Muster Nov 10 to 12 (tbc)
Pittsworth, Qld Gidgee Coal Bush Ballad Awards Nov 14 & 15 (tbc)
Temora, NSW Temora Country Music Weekend Nov 24 to 27
New Norfolk, Tas Derwent Valley CM Festival Nov 26 (tbc)
DECEMBER 2016    
     
JANUARY 2017  
Licola, Vic Mountain Cattlemen's Annual Festival Jan 6 to 8 (tbc)
Tamworth, NSW Countdown to the 45nd Tamworth Country Music Festival Jan 13 to 19
Tamworth, NSW

Toyota 45th Country Music Festival Tamworth 2017

Jan 20 to 29
     

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