Sydney singer-songwriter actor Andy Golledge and Victorian band The Mason Boys headline Nu Country TV on Saturday March 23 at 6.30 pm on Channel 31/ Digital 44.

Tamworth Starmaker winner Loren Ryan and Nathan Lamont debut on the show filmed and produced by Laith Graham and repeated Saturday at 2.30 am.

Expat Kiwi Matt Joe also returns this week on the program featuring Texans Joey Green and Flatland Cavalry .

Nu Country TV is a highlight of C 31 streaming list on Digital 44.

Further info - https://www.c31.org.au/


Sydney actor Andy Golledge is joined by his hot country group on his Nu Country debut.

Andy filmed Country Band for his second album Young, Dumb And Wild.

“The rollicking road trip tune declares that love exists in its many wondrous forms in all your relationships, friends, family, and of course, your band,” Andy revealed of the song.

Equally vivid is the album title track.

“It's anything but a song about being young, dumb and wild,” Andy explained. “It's more about holding onto that inner child that helps you create more freely. It reflects my efforts to come to terms with performance anxiety and setting myself free on stage.”

Golledge appeared in 2019 SBS series Robbie Hood and returns in new TV series Thou Shalt Not Steal.

Andy released his debut album Strength Of A Queen in March 2022 and won Best Independent Country Album/EP AIR Awards 2023.

His band features Leroy Lee (guitar/vocals) Caitlin Harnett (banjo/vocals), bassist Nick Ryan and drummer Josh Piltz and played Tamworth Country Music Festival in January.

“Returning to Tamworth this year for TCMF24 was a special one for me and the band”, Andy said. “It was our first ticketed show in all the years playing the festival and to sell it out felt amazing. Having forged my music career in Sydney , it was so surreal to sell more tickets in my hometown than any other show I've played. To see so many old friends and new friends, old fans and new fans in the crowd – it's a show I won't forget for some time.”

Young, Dumb & Wild was recorded, mixed and mastered by Ryan Miller at Hercules Street Studios in Sydney .

Further info - https://www.andygolledge.com.au/


Victorian country band The Mason Boys are alive and kicking in their return.

They welcomed us to their country with wheelbarrow races, tug of war and hot live music.

The quintet performed at the Mountain Cattleman's Association of Victorian Annual Get Together at Licola in September 2023.

Wade Blundell from Blacklist Productions filmed their video when he stayed with the band at a school camp with bunk beds for the three-day event.

Welcome To The Country follows their 2018 debut album Feels Like Home.

The Mason Boys filmed a previous video for nostalgia fuelled album title track Feels Like Home at historic rural retreat - Uncle Nev's Trail Rides north of Melbourne at Upper Plenty.

The popular equestrian ranch - replete with post rail gate way, milk cans and long line of cypress trees entrance - has been in lead singer Clint Stubbs family for three generations.

The quintet hangs their hats in Gisborne, Seymour, King Lake, Upper Plenty and Erica when not on the road.

CLICK HERE for our Mason Boys CD feature in The Diary on September 3, 2018.


Tamworth Starmaker winner Loren Ryan and finalist Nathan Lamont hit the road and river in their Nu Country debut.

Loren won Starmaker before being nominated for her first Golden Guitar this year.

My Favorite Summer is on Loren's 5 track EP Homecoming released on January 19.

It was also her 29th birthday.

“I love this song so much, it could be one of the best songs I've written,” Loren revealed.

“I'm proud to have Nathan Lamont featuring on this song with me. Nathan is a childhood friend of mine and its deadly to collaborate on a song after all these years.”

Equally enthused was Lamont.

“Loren and I have been friends for many years, but we've had very few opportunities to see one another in that time,” Lamont revealed.

“When I first heard the lyrics for My Favourite Summer I had an immediate connection. Every word that I sing genuinely represents the feelings and experiences I have had with my wife, which made my performance in the video effortless.

This was my first ever music video so I felt a high level of responsibility in accurately representing the message and visuals of the song. My good friend Luke Chisholm filmed my part of the music video in my hometown of Wagga.

It was truly a special experience to film parts of the video on the Murrumbidya ( Murrumbidgee River ) the place where I would cool off on hot summers as a child.

I had so much fun filming around Wagga, using other locations such as the Birdy Bar to portray as the diner, the bridge across the Wollundry Lagoon, which is another important Aboriginal site for community where corroborees were traditionally held.”

Further info - https://www.facebook.com/LorenRyanMusic/


Expat Kiwi singer-songwriter Matt Joe Gow boomerangs to our show this week.

Matt Joe, now 44, performed historic tune Grand Ambition live at his Woodshed Sessions in Eltham.

Grand Ambition was originally on his 2016 album Seven Years but he reprised it for his fifth album The Woodshed Sessions.

Gow and his band are on a national tour to promote his extensive music catalogue.

Matt Joe and Kerryn Fields previously fronted our show with Love You Like I Can performed live at Art Rugs at inner Melbourne suburb Fairfield.

Love You Like I Can follows Your Heart Of Gold on their duo album that follows four albums by Matt Joe, voted 2023 Music Victoria country act of the year for his fourth album Between Tonight & Tomorrow.

Gow released Between Tonight And Tomorrow in 2023 during his tour of New Zealand and Australia.

“My band was riding high having won the Music Victoria Award for best Country Album,” Gow revealed of the album written in 2019 but delayed for release because of the pandemic.

“We were being invited to play some amazing festivals and shows and were preparing to record the new album. We were feeling good, and after the highs and lows of the previous three albums.”

Matt Joe and his Dead Leaves band also fronted our show with Sweet Collapse - second single on Between Tonight & Tomorrow - and Till My Whole Heart Bursts.

CLICK HERE for a Matt Joe interview in The Diary on September 26, 2018.


Texan singer-songwriter Joey Green shows why his heart broke on his Behind Bars video debut.

Joey had a yard sale to cushion splitting with his bucolic belle who even tossed a drink on him as she gave him the boot.

Green released eight albums after being on The Voice.

Joey toured Australia last year with concerts at Luna Park in Sydney and plans to return in September.

He appeared on international stages with major artists Lainey Wilson, Parker McCollum, Ely Young Band, Randy Rogers, Pat Green, Koe Wetzel, Casey Donahew, Cody Canada and Wade Bowen.

Heartbroke is on his latest EP Heart Lessons.

Further info - https://www.listentojoeygreen.com/


Texan band Flatland Cavalry fired up the BBQ on their Behind Bars debut.

The sextet played on the back of their pick-up truck and home studio in A Thousand Miles An Hour.

They landed previous song Wool on The Hunger Games album and toured with Luke Combs.

Flatland Cavalry features Cleto Cordero (vocals, acoustic guitar), Jason Albers (drums, percussion), Jonathan Saenz (bass, background vocals), Reid Dillon (electric guitar), Wesley Hall (fiddle) and Adam Gallegos (piano, organ, keys, mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar, Wurlitzer, Mellotron).

A Thousand Miles An Hour is on their fourth album Wandering Star.

Further info - https://www.flatlandcavalry.com/#/


Help us celebrate being Nu Country TV members and win albums by late Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, George Jones and Highwaymen by becoming a Nu Country member or renewing your membership.

George, Waylon, Merle and Willie Nelson were among country historian Barbara Dowling's favourite Texans.

The Waylon, Highwaymen , Merle and George discs were donated by Barbara who died at 77 in December, 2020.

She co-hosted Long In The Saddle in our Nu Country FM era and was pioneer Australian and Victorian country music awards judge.

Barbara was admired for rising above losing her sight as a young woman and her country passion with annual trips to Waylon's birthplace in Littlefield, West Texas.

Waylon died at 64 on February 13, 2002, and is survived by singing spouse Jessi, now 80, and son Shooter, 44.


We have expatriate Australasian superstar Keith Urban's chart topping 12th album The Speed Of Now - Part 1.

Also BR5-49 CD Big Backyard Beat Show and Billy Ray Cyrus's historic 1992 album Some Gave All featuring Achy Breaky Heart.

We have other CDS by major artists you can win by becoming a Nu Country TV member or renewing memberships.

They include Brad Paisley, Eric Church, Kip Moore, Carrie Underwood and late larrikin legend A.P. Johnson.

CLICK HERE for our Membership Page for details.

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