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Tonk Girl's Gig Guide - updated 17 September 2018

If you have info that you think should be in the Gig Guide,to send an email to Tonkgirl, Nu Country's top gigger.

Please note that the information on this page comes from different sources and we take no responsibility for its accuracy or otherwise.

You are advised to contact the venues to confirm whether the advertised gig is still scheduled to take place at the specified location.

International Artists
Music Festivals
Local Artists

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International Artists

KEITH URBAN

“Graffiti U World Tour Australia ”

Set For January / February 2019

To Feature Special Guest Julia Michaels

Wednesday 23 January, 2019 - Newcastle , Newcastle Entertainment Centre

Friday 25 January, 2019 - Sydney, Qudos Bank Arena

Saturday 26 January, 2019 - Sydney, Qudos Bank Arena

Sunday 27 January, 2019 - Canberra , Gio Stadium

Thursday 31 January, 2019 - Brisbane , Entertainment Centre

Friday February 1, 2018 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Saturday 2 February, 2019 - Brisbane , Entertainment Centre

Tuesday 5 February, 2019 - Melbourne , Rod Laver Arena

Wednesday February 6, 2019 - Rod Laver Arena–

General Public Tickets Go On Sale At 11am On Monday 6 August Via
www.ticketek.com.au

With The Telstra Thanks Pre-Sale Beginning At 10am On Wednesday
1 August.

CLARE BOWEN

Special Guests: Imogen Clark & Timothy James Bowen

Australian Tour 2018

Perth - Thursday 27th September - Astor Theatre (All Ages)

Wollongong - Saturday 29th September - Wollongong Town Hall  (All Ages)

Sydney - Tuesday 2nd October - Enmore Theatre (All Ages)

Brisbane - Wednesday 3rd October - The Tivoli (18+)

Melbourne - Friday 5th October - Athenaeum Theatre (All Ages)

More info at:
https://www.chuggentertainment.com/tours/clare-bowen-2018

RANDY HOUSER - 2018 Australian Tour Dates

BRISBANE

Tuesday December 11 – The Tivoli (18+) - ticketmaster.com.au

SYDNEY

Thursday December 13 – Enmore Theatre (All Ages) - VENUE UPGRADE - ticketek.com.au

MELBOURNE

Friday December 14 – Corner Hotel (18+) - cornerhotel.com
Sunday December 16 – Forum Theatre (18+) - NEW SHOW - ticketmaster.com.au

NEW TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6 – 10 AM

Presented by Rob Potts Entertainment Edge and Chugg Entertainment

For more information go to:

RandyHouser.com

EntertainmentEdge.com.au

ChuggEntertainment.com

NASHVILLE LIVE AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019

For the very first time in Australia, and direct from Music City, U.S.A,
the hit musical production NASHVILLE LIVE delivers the energy, glamour
and magic of a night out in the home of country music directly to you
and totally live!

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2018

FOR FULL TOUR INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT: www.mellenevents.com

MONDAY 18 FEBRUARY
Home of the Arts (HOTA), Gold Coast QLD
Tickets available at:
www.hota.com.au

TUESDAY 19 FEBRUARY
Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Brisbane QLD
Tickets available at:
www.qpac.com.au

SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY
Townsville Civic Theatre, Townsville QLD
Tickets available at:
www.ticketshop.com.au

SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY
Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre, Mackay QLD
Tickets available at:
www.themecc.com.au

WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY
Pilbeam Theatre, Rockhampton QLD
Tickets available at:
www.seeitlive.com.au

FRIDAY 1 MARCH
Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, Hobart TAS
Tickets available at:
www.ticketmaster.com.au

SATURDAY 2 MARCH
Theatre North at the Princess, Launceston TAS
Tickets available at:
www.theatrenorth.com.au

SUNDAY 3 MARCH
Town Hall Theatre, Paranaple Arts Centre, Devonport TAS
Tickets available at:
www.decc.net.au

TUESDAY 5 MARCH
Lismore City Hall, Lismore NSW
Tickets available at:
www.lismorecityhall.com.au

THURSDAY 7 MARCH
Glasshouse, Port Macquarie NSW
Tickets available at:
www.glasshouse.org.au

FRIDAY 8 MARCH
Manning Entertainment Centre, Taree NSW
Tickets available at:
www.theMEC.com.au

SATURDAY 9 MARCH
Civic Theatre, Newcastle NSW
Tickets available at:
www.ticketek.com.au

SUNDAY 10 MARCH
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC), Wollongong NSW
Tickets available at:
www.ipac.org.au

TUESDAY 12 MARCH
Dubbo Regional Theatre & Convention Centre, Dubbo NSW
Tickets available at:
www.drtcc.com.au

WEDNESDAY 13
Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, Bathurst NSW
Tickets available at:
www.bmec.com.au

THURSDAY 14 MARCH
The Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra ACT
Tickets available at:
www.canberratheatrecentre.com.au

FRIDAY 15 MARCH
The Joan, Penrith NSW
Tickets available at:
www.thejoan.com.au

SATURDAY 16 MARCH
State Theatre, Sydney NSW
Tickets available at:
www.ticketmaster.com.au

TUESDAY 19 MARCH
West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul VIC
Tickets available at:
www.wgac.com.au

WEDNESDAY 20 MARCH
Bunjil Place, Melbourne VIC
Tickets available at:
www.bunjilplace.com.au

THURSDAY 21 MARCH
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo VIC
Tickets available at:
www.gotix.com.au

FRIDAY 22 MARCH
Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne VIC
Tickets available at:
www.ticketek.com.au

SUNDAY 24 MARCH
Costa Hall, Deakin University, Geelong VIC
Tickets available at:
www.gpac.org.au

TUESDAY 26 MARCH
Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston VIC
Tickets available at:
www.thefac.com.au

THURSDAY 28 MARCH
Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, Bunbury WA
Tickets available at:
www.bunburyentertainment.com

FRIDAY 29 & 30 MARCH
His Majesty's Theatre, Perth WA
Tickets available at:
www.ticketek.com.au

SUNDAY 31 MARCH
Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany WA
Tickets available at:
www.ticketek.com.au

MONDAY 1 APRIL
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Mandurah WA
Tickets available at:
www.manpac.com.au

RAY LAMONTAGNE

Sydney - Wed 24 April - State Theatre

Melbourne - Sat 27 April- Palais Theatre

Tickets on sale to the general public SEP 17 10:00AM AEST

More info & tickets at https://www.bluesfesttouring.com.au

ARLO GUTHRIE

Sydney
Wed 17 April - City Recital Hall Canberra
Mon 22 Apr - Canberra Theatre Centre

Melbourne - Tue 23 April Melbourne Recital Centre

Adelaide - Wed 24 April The Gov

Tickets on sale to the general public SEP 17 10:00AM AEST

More info & tickets at https://www.bluesfesttouring.com.au

CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS

Melbourne - Wed 24 April - The Corner

Sydney - Thu 25 April - Oxford Art Factory

Tickets on sale to the general public SEP 17 10:00AM AEST

More info & tickets at https://www.bluesfesttouring.com.au

BUTCH WALKER

JAN 25 FRI - Northcote Social Club Melbourne, Australia

JAN 26 SAT - Woolly Mammoth , Fortitude Valley, Australia

JAN 27   SUN - Oxford Art Factory Sydney, Australia

More info at http://www.butchwalker.com

MARGO PRICE

AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2018

Melbourne - Wednesday October 10 – Caravan Music Club – East Bentleigh.

Melbourne – Friday October 12 – Thornbury Theatre - Oztix

Sydney – Tuesday October 16 – Factory Theatre

Out On The Weekend – Saturday October 13 – Seaworks, Williamstown

More info at Love Police

WILLIE WATSON

10/10/18 -Brisbane, QLD-The Junk Bar
Tickets via The Junk Bar

12/10/18 -Mullumbimby, NSW-Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club - With guests
Tickets via Red Square Music

13/10/18 -VIC-Out on the Weekend, Seaworks
Tickets via Out On The Weekend

More info at Love Police

LUCERO

31/01/19 - Sydney , NSW-Factory Theatre
Tickets via Factory Theatre

01/02/19 -Brisbane, QLD-The Triffid
Tickets via The Triffid

02/02/19 -Melbourne, VIC-The Corner Hotel
Tickets via The Corner Hotel

More info at Love Police

SHANIA TWAIN

Now Tour 2018

Friday November 30 - Perth Arena
Sunday December 2 - Botanic Park, Adelaide
Wednesday December 5 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Saturday December 8 - Hope Estate Winery, Hunter Valley
Tuesday December 11 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
Friday December 14 - Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney

Tickets On Sale 10am Friday February 9

Telstra Thanks Pre-Sale: 10am February 5 Until 10am February 7

Further info at https://www.livenation.com.au/artists/shania-twain

Music Festivals

20th DENI UTE MUSTER  

Saturday September 28 and Sunday September 29.

Carrie Underwood

Kasey Chambers & Fireside Disciples

Troy Cassar-Daley

Kirsty Lee Akers

Gord Bamford

Busby Marou

Travis Collins

Fanny Lumsden

The Pigs

Doug Bruce & The Tailgaters

Amber Lawrence

Thirsty Merc  

Further info and bookings - https://www.deniutemuster.com.au

 

SILVERTON SUNSETS MUSIC FESTIVAL

Silverton Hotel, NSW - March 1-3, 2019

Artist line up:

Troy Cassar-Daley

Sara Storer

Catherine Britt

Tania Kernaghan

Greg Storer

Amber Lawrence

Fanny Lumsden

The Bushwackers

Melody Moko

Rob Imeson & The Family Tree

Tickets on sale now:  https://silvertonsunsetsmusicfestival.com/tickets  

MOUNT HUNTER COUNTRY MUSIC STAMPEDE

Friday October 12-Sunday October 14

K RANCH Arena – Mount Hunter south of Camden.

Christie Lamb

Jasmine Rae

Drew McAlister

Adam Harvey

Adam Brand.

The Maton Rising Star competition.

Tickets on sale from www.countrymusicstampede.com 

A TASTE OF AMERICANA FESTIVAL

SUNDAY OCTOBER 14 – ENMORE THEATRE, SYDNEY.

MARGO PRICE (USA)

KEVIN WELCH (USA)

WILLIE WATSON (USA)

JOSHUA HEDLEY (USA)

KASEY CHAMBERS

WILLIAM CRIGHTON

LITTLE GEORGIA

In association with the US Americana Music Association, Chugg Entertainment, Essence Group, Virgin, Nashville Music City, TN Tourism, Show Group, Sounds of the City, Rhythms Magazine.

Bookings - TICKETEK.COM.AU

For more information go to:

www.chuggentertainment.com

www.americanamusic.org

THE SECOND ANNUAL AUSTRALIAN AMERICANA MUSIC HONOURS

THURSDAY OCTOBER 11 - THE THORNBURY THEATRE, MELBOURNE.

MARGO PRICE

JOSHUA HEDLEY

KEVIN WELCH

KASEY CHAMBERS

SHANE HOWARD

LITTLE GEORGIA

ALAN PIGRAM

DIESEL

WEEPING WILLOWS

Plus More to be announced

VANGUARD AWARDS – Shane Howard and Brian Wise.

MC Hosts   

Denise Hylands – TWANG host – 3 RRR-FM

Americana Music Association - Jed Hilly

TICKETS FROM OZTIX.COM.AU OR 1300 762 545

In association with the US Americana Music Association, Chugg Entertainment, Essence Group, Virgin, Nashville Music City, TN Tourism, Triple R, Show Group, Sounds of the City, Rhythms Magazine

For more information go to:

www.chuggentertainment.com

www.americanamusic.org

OUT ON THE WEEKEND 2018

SATURDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2018

SEAWORKS, WILLIAMSTOWN

ARTISTS:

Wagons

Margo Price

Willy Watson

Courtney Marie Andrews

CW Stoneking

Joshua Hedley

Sierra Ferrell

Birdcloud

The Rechords

Emilee South

Dan Parsons

The Cartridge Family

Georgia State Line

Davy Craddock

The Weeping Willows

& more TBA

Tickets https://www.outontheweekend.com.au/tickets

More info at https://www.outontheweekend.com.au/

QUEENSCLIFF MUSIC FESTIVAL

FRIDAY 23 - SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2018

THE FIRST LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT:

19-Twenty
Carla Geneve
Courtney Barnett
DONAVON FRANKENREITER (USA)
Fraser A Gorman
Gurrumul's Djarimirri Live
The Herd
Kasey Chambers
The Little Stevies
Oh Pep!
OSAKA MONAURAIL (JPN)
Sarah Blasko
Teeny Tiny Stevies
TRIPOD
THE TURNER BROWN BAND (USA)
THE WHITLAMS

THE SECOND LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT IS:

ALANA WILKINSON
ALI BARTER
ALICE SKYE
AMISTAT
BEN OTTEWELL (UK)
BOMBINO (NER)
CHARM OF FINCHES
CHINA BOWLS (UK)
DAN SULTAN
ELLA TRINIDAD
GRIZZLEE TRAIN
HORNS OF LEROY
JEN CLOHER
MADDY JANE
MIKE LOVE (USA)
THE SENEGAMBIAN JAZZ BAND
SKINNYFISH SOUND SYSTEM
STU LARSEN & NATSUKI KURAI
THANDO
WANDERERS

THE THIRD LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT IS:

Al Parkinson
The Black Sorrows with Vika & Linda Bull
The Collingwood Casanovas
The Cool Calm
Harry Jakamarra
Jesse Redwing
Madison Violet (CAN)
Montgomery Church
Tim Snider (USA)
This Way North
THE TWOKS
VINCE PEACH

TICKETS: 2 Day tickets sold out! Everything else selling fast - prices
increase 1st Sept
INFO: www.qmf.net.au

Local Artists

CATHERINE BRITT & THE COLD COLD HEARTS

TOUR DATES

Fri Nov 2nd- Ettalong Diggers – Ettalong Beach NSW
www.ettalongdiggers.com / 02 4343 0111

Sat Nov 3rd - Harmonie-German Club – Canberra ACT
www.harmonieclub.com.au / 02 6295 9853

Fri Nov 16th- Commercial Club - Albury NSW
https://www.commercialclubalbury.com.au / 02 6057 2000

Sat Nov 17th- Club Mulwala – Mulwala NSW
www.clubmulwala.com.au / 03 5744 2331

Thu Nov 22nd- Coomealla Club - Dareton VIC
https://www.coomeallaclub.com.au /03 5027 4505

Fri Nov 23rd- Pretoria Hotel - Mannum SA
www.pretoriahotel.com.au / 08 8569 1109

Sat Nov 24th- Trinity Sessions - Adelaide SA
https://www.trinitysessions.org /0401 122 256

Fri Nov 30th- Noojee Pub – Noojee VIC
www.noojeehotel.com.au / 03 5628 9514

Sat Dec 1st - Live at Bundy Hall - Bundalaguah VIC
http://bundyhall.org.au / 0429 352 373

Wed Jan 23rd– The Longyard Hotel – Tamworth NSW
www.oztix.com.au

CATHERINE BRITT'S FORTHCOMING ALBUM ‘CATHERINE BRITT & THE COLD COLD HEARTS' OUT JULY 20TH through Lost Highway Australia/Universal Music Australia

PRE-ORDER FROM HERE: https://CatherineBritt.lnk.to/CBTCCH

www.catherinebritt.com

JUDAH KELLY

NATIONAL TOUR DATES

OCTOBER

Friday 5th - Lefty's Old Time Music Hall Brisbane
Saturday 6th - Racehorse Hotel Ipswich
Friday 12th - Rooty Hill *
Saturday 13th - Mount Hunter Stampede Mount Hunter *
Thursday 18th - The Brass Monkey Cronulla
Friday 19th - The Bridge Hotel Rozelle
Saturday 20th - The Boom Room at Rooty Hill RSL
Thursday 25th - Memo Music Hall St Kilda
Friday 26th - Workers Club Geelong
Saturday 27th - Townsville Rock Fest Gone Country Townsville

NOVEMBER

Friday 2nd - Alexandra Hills Hotel #
Saturday 3rd - The Shed Sunshine Coast #
Friday 9th - City Golf Club Toowoomba *
Saturday 10th - Kedron Wavell Chermside *
Sunday 11th - Dag Pub Hotel D'aguilar *
Friday 16th - Halekulani Bowls Club Budgewoi *
Saturday 17th - Lizottes Newcastle *

* WITH ADAM HARVEY
# WITH MCCLYMONTS

More info at https://www.judahkellymusic.com/shows

TANIA KERNAGHAN

9 to 16 Oct - Cruisin' Country No.8, South Pacific_

BLAKE O'CONNOR

TOUR DATES

October 20 Wingham Acoustic Festival
October 27 River Country Howdown Clarence Town
September 14 Gaol Break Old Dubbo Gaol
September 22 Panthers Tap Bar Port Macquarie
September 29 Bago Tavern Port Macquarie
Saturday November 3 Ballina CMF *Guest of Adam Brand
November 10 Tunes on the Turf Dunedoo

More info at https://www.blakeoconnormusic.com

TRAVIS COLLINS

TOUR DATES:

September 29: Deni Ute Muster – Deniliquin, NSW

October 27: VDL Festival – Biloela, QLD

November 3: Melton Mowbray Rodeo – Melton, TAS

More info https://www.traviscollins.com.au/

ADAM BRAND

'MILESTONES… 20 YEARS' TOUR DATES:

October 5: Falcon Hotel – Kanyapella, VIC (SOLD OUT)

October 6: 5 Rivers Outback Festival – Balranald, NSW

October 7: Creekside Hotel – Warracknabeal, NSW

October 12: Raymond Terrace Bowling Club – Raymond Terrace, NSW

October 13: Mt. Hunter Stampede – Mt. Hunter, NSW

October 14: Royal Hotel – Bungendore, NSW

November 16: Churchill Hotel – Churchill, VIC

November 17: Mac's Hotel – Melton, VIC

November 18: Railway Hotel – Murchison, VIC

More info and tickets: http://www.adambrandmusic.com/tour-dates

GRAEME CONNORS

‘FROM THE BACKCOUNTRY' TOUR DATES

TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY 11TH MAY (EXCEPT * ON-SALE NOW) FROM
WWW.GRAEMECONNORS.COM

TOUR DATES:

SEPTEMBER

SAT 22ND: Riverway Arts Centre - Thuringowa, Qld
TIX: www.whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au / ph. 07 47738889

OCTOBER

FRI 5TH: Lismore Workers Club - Lismore, NSW
Tix: www.lismoreworkers.com.au / ph.  02 6621 7401

SAT 6TH: C.ex - Woolgoolga, NSW
Tix: www.cex.com.au/see/buy-tickets/ / ph. 02 6652 3888

SUN 7TH: Lizottes - Newcastle, NSW
Tix: www.lizottes.com.au / ph. 02 49562066

MON 8TH: Wed 17th Cruisin' Country No. 8* - Departs Sydney, NSW
Tix: www.cruisincountry.com.au

THU 18TH: Dubbo RSL Club - Dubbo, NSW
Tix: www.dubborsl.com.au / ph. 02 6882 4411

SAT 20TH: White Cliffs Community Hall - White Cliffs, NSW
Tix: http://www.centraldarling.nsw.gov.au

SUN 21ST: Coomealla Memorial Sporting Club - Dareton, NSW
Tix: www.coomeallaclub.com.au / ph. 03 5027 4505

BRAD COX

Highway Sky Tour

Presented by CMC & KIX Country Network
New shows on-Sale Friday 2nd March
from www.adamandbrookemusic.com and the venues

September 2018

Friday September 21 Outback Experience, Katherine NT
Saturday September 22 Noonmah Rodeo Final, Noonmah NT
Friday September 28 Deniliquin Ute Muster, Deniliquin NSW
Saturday November 10 Tunes On The Turf, Dunedoo NSW

Tickets available at www.BradCoxOfficial.com

PRINCE OF WALES public bar – Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

Other Tuesday nights – former Nu Country FM DJ Bayside Bob Crain and special singer-songwriter guests – all free shows.

Further info - The Taste of Indie Collective https://www.facebook.com/TheTasteOfIndieCollective

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