Former detective chief inspector and forensic analyst Kevin Sullivan headlines Nu Country TV on Saturday April 6 at 6.30 pm on Channel 31/ Digital 44.

Tasmanian Claire Anne Taylor and former Nu Country guest host Cameron Cusack boomerang to the show filmed and produced by Laith Graham and repeated Saturday at 2.30 am.

Expat Sydney duo For King & Country also return with South Carolina star Lee Brice.

Waylon Jennings grandson Whey Jennings and fellow Texan Creed Fisher perform a Waylon song in Behind Bars that also features West Virginian bluegrass singer Sierra Ferrell.

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

This series is dedicated to the late Nu Country TV host and treasurer Mid-Pacific Bob Olson and Vice President Rod Browne.

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


Kevin Sullivan takes viewers on his road trip to the outback in his headlining return to our show.

Kev and his band create a storm at the historic Threeways roadhouse near Tennant Creek.

He describes Threeways as a song “that evokes the driving heartbeat of the Australian Outback, the arid landscape, the culture and the overall welcoming nature of its people. The general feel of the song Threeways calls the traveller to stop and visit an iconic roadhouse in a remote part of the world, staffed by backpackers and used as an oasis on the journey of those traversing the red centre of Australia.

“We were nearly broke, busted and there was nothing for miles. We were feeling a little desperate. We stopped to perform a show at the Threeways Roadhouse fifteen miles out of Tenant Creek - a place I had visited many times over the years whilst on tour with bands.

“The hospitality shown to the SulliVans by the owners of Threeways and the staff, many of whom were backpackers from around the world, really touched us and this experience was the motivation for this song.”

The song has tongue-in-cheek messages for tourists coming to Australia as Kevin sings,” If you're coming to Australia and you've only got one week, call in to the Threeways Roadhouse , fifteen miles out of Tenant Creek”.

Threeways starts with that driving, energised rhythm guitar sound, setting the tone for a song you'll have on repeat as you cover the distances of life's journey.

“I wanted to create a sound like the good old days of traditional country music, thinking Johnny Cash, Slim Dusty, Merle Haggard and Charley Pride, with the guitars creating that driving beat, like travelling the highway.”

Kev previously appeared on our show with The Stroll, Spend The Kids Inheritance and High Country Snows.

Further info - https://kevinsullivanmusic.com/


Tasmanian singer-songwriter Claire Anne Taylor follows Kev as she is on the road again on the mainland.

She picked up a passenger on the lost highway near Bendigo and headed to a bar.

Claire mounted the stage and sang to her passenger and other patrons.

Keep On Trucking is on her third album Giving It Away on Cheating Heart Records.

Further info - https://claireannetaylor.com/home


West Virginian bluegrass belle and frequent Australian tourist returns to Behind Bars this week.

She is live in the Dollar Bill Bar with a message to men who take her for granted.

Sierra proved a dab hand at pool with her cue and guitar.

Sierra, now 35, played two Out On The Weekend festivals at Williamstown on her tours here.

Dollar Bill Bar is on her third album Trail Of Flowers.

Sierra previously fronted our show with videos for Bells Of Every Chapel and In Dreams .

Ferrell performed in a local bar aged seven and chance encounters with nomadic musicians inspired her to leave home in her early twenties and join them in their cross country journey playing everywhere from freight train boxcars to truck stops.

After busking on Seattle and New Orleans streets she moved to Nashville and signed to Rounder in 2019.

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


Waylon Jennings' grandson Whey, now 42, and fellow Texan outlaw Creed Fisher, 50, revive a famous Waylon hit on their return to Behind Bars.

Don't You Think This Outlaw Things Done Got Out Of Hand was cut by Waylon as the second single on his 1978 album I've Always Been Crazy.

Whey dug deep into his family tradition dating back to his grandfather Waylon and his grandmother Jessi Colter with previous Nu Country video Just Before The Dawn - title track of his third EP released on September 22, 2023.

His previous EPS were Gypsy Soul in 2020 and If It Wasn't for The Sinning in 2022.

Whey writes and sings about his personal struggles with addiction, finding sobriety and redemption through faith, family and friends.

“Out of 42 years on this earth I lived 38 of them in the darkness,” Whey revealed.

“I was pretty well a functioning drug addict and an alcoholic. I found the light three years ago by the grace of God and my Momager, Tammy. I have a beautiful wife who has also stood by my side, and six beautiful children who continue to love me. I've decided to dedicate this EP and my life to them.

“My story is a little different than most. Even though my grandfather was Waylon and my uncle is Shooter, I didn't initially chart a life course at being a full time musician or recording artist, even though I was on the road with my family as a young child.”

Fisher previously fronted our show with Daughter Of An Outlaw, Hank Williams homage Hank, Nashville, High On The Bottle, People Like Me, This Town, Life Of A Working Man, Life Of A Working Man, Hankles and Jesus and Haggard & Jones.

Further info - https://creedfisher.net/

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


Expat four time Grammy winning Sydney duo For King And Country join South Carolina star Lee Brice on their Nu Country return.

Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone formed their band after moving to Nashville and released country and Christian discs.

They team with Brice on their Checking In video.

It's on For King & Country's fifth album What Are We Waiting For.

Brice, 44 and father of three, fronted our show with Kentuckian chanteuse Carly Pearce who appeared with Lee on I Hope You Are Happy Now on her second album released on Valentines' Day, 2020.

He also fronted our show with Save The Roses, Hey World, More Beer and Soul.

Brice and Georgian Kip Moore toured Australia together in 2018 before Moore returned with Mississippi minstrel Randy Houser in March last year.

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

CLICK HERE for a Lee Brice interview in The Diary on May 30, 2010


Former Nu Country TV guest host Cameron Cusack returns to our show live with his band in the bush.

Cameron, aged 33, lives at Palm Beach north of Cairns.

He took viewers in his pick-up truck to showcase pals on motor bikes.

Who We Are is title track of his new documentary and follows two albums for the dual Starmaker finalist.

Cameron previously fronted our show with his Endless Summer video.

CLICK HERE for an exclusive Cameron interview in The Diary on January 11, 2011.


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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