Voice of Urban Country Talent Search


The search for the 2013 Voice of Urban Country has begun.

If you believe you have what it takes to be the next big thing in folk, blues, roots or country music then it is time to enter.

Held during the Urban Country Music Festival, the Voice of Urban Country is an esteemed award for …rising country music talent with previous winners including: Katrina Burley, Claye Middleton, BRADE, Amanda Halloran and Jessica Holland.

The winner of the competition will enjoy the amazing opportunity of recording their own music, $2,500 cash, performances at the 2014 festival and their own promotional and advertising packages.

Entries close mid-April. But hurry! Only the first 20 entrants per category will be accepted.

For more information or to enter visit http://www.urbancountry.com.au/general.aspx?id=617

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Aug
27
Thu
10:00 am Gympie Muster @ Amamoor Creek State Forest Park
Gympie Muster @ Amamoor Creek State Forest Park
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm
Gympie Muster @ Amamoor Creek State Forest Park | Amamoor | Queensland | Australia
The countdown is on for Australia’s favorite family-friendly camping and music festival, the Gympie Music Muster! The 2015 festival will be held over four massive days from Thursday 27 – Sunday 30 August, with organisers today providing the first glimpse
Aug
30
Sun
2:00 pm CANCELLED !!!!! John Lawrence Band @ Spurs Saloon Bar and Grill
CANCELLED !!!!! John Lawrence Band @ Spurs Saloon Bar and Grill
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ALL FUTURE EVENTS AT THE KOO WEE RUP HOTEL HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. INCLUDING THIS SUNDAY 30TH AUGUST.
2:00 pm Countryoke Prostate Cancer Fundr... @ Fawkner Bowling Club
Countryoke Prostate Cancer Fundr... @ Fawkner Bowling Club
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Countryoke Prostate Cancer Fundraiser @ Fawkner Bowling Club | Fawkner | Victoria | Australia
Come along and sing or Line-dance to your favourite Country song. All proceeds will be donated to Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Help SAM (Save a Mate)
2:00 pm The Blackhill Ramblers @ Garfiel... @ Garfield Hotel
The Blackhill Ramblers @ Garfiel... @ Garfield Hotel
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Blackhill Ramblers @ Garfield Hotel @ Garfield Hotel
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4:00 pm Pheasant Pluckers @ The Yarra Hotel
Pheasant Pluckers @ The Yarra Hotel
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pheasant Pluckers @ The Yarra Hotel | Abbotsford | Victoria | Australia
Sep
1
Tue
7:30 pm Mountain Pickers Association @ Burrinja Cafe
Mountain Pickers Association @ Burrinja Cafe
Sep 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Mountain Pickers Association @ Burrinja Cafe | Upwey | Victoria | Australia
Victorian audiences and pickers have an opportunity to partake in a regular musical event at Burrinja. The structure of the evening is a blackboard concert with a paid feature band on the night. Email sugarplumber@yahoo.com.au or call Jim on 97047573
Sep
4
Fri
all-day Mary Chapin Carpenter @ Palais Theatre
Mary Chapin Carpenter @ Palais Theatre
Sep 4 all-day
Mary Chapin Carpenter @ Palais Theatre | Saint Kilda | Victoria | Australia
Australian Acoustic tour 2015 Call Palais Theatre for further info
7:30 pm Rene Diaz @ Murwillumbah Services Club
Rene Diaz @ Murwillumbah Services Club
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm
Rene Diaz @ Murwillumbah Services Club | Murwillumbah | New South Wales | Australia
                    Country Comes to Town. A Country Music Show featuring the best classic country songs from Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers, Slim Dusty to current hits from Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, Keith
8:00 pm The Rip Rawers @ Pascoe Vale RSL
The Rip Rawers @ Pascoe Vale RSL
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Rip Rawers @ Pascoe Vale RSL | Pascoe Vale | Victoria | Australia
Country Music Guild of Australasia: 8.00 pm – 11.30 pm. Meals from 6 pm. Visitors $8 and Members $5.  Free tea and coffee, plus raffles and a door prize of a $25 RSL meal voucher. Read more on our website:
Sep
5
Sat
7:00 pm Willie & Mac (Bruce McCumstie) @ Koorawatha Hotel
Willie & Mac (Bruce McCumstie) @ Koorawatha Hotel
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm
Willie & Mac (Bruce McCumstie) @ Koorawatha Hotel | Koorawatha | New South Wales | Australia
Australia’s own “Willie” is coming to Koorawatha with his mxture of music “Nelson and Mac Back to Back” – a bit of Bruce’s own style of country and sharing some Willie Nelson favourites with you – acclaimed as “the man
Sep
6
Sun
4:00 pm Dukes of Haggard @ Spotted Mallard
Dukes of Haggard @ Spotted Mallard
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dukes of Haggard @ Spotted Mallard | Brunswick | Victoria | Australia
Jacob McGuffie’s Dukes of Haggard play two sets of Twangin’, Honky-Tonkin’, Western-Swingin’-Singin’ Country live at the Spotted Mallard on Father’s Day, Sunday September 6th from 4 – 6 pm. FREE ENTRY. The Dukes of Haggard pay tribute to a golden
Sep
11
Fri
5:00 pm Scott Douglas @ Twin Town Services Club
Scott Douglas @ Twin Town Services Club
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Scott Douglas @ Twin Town Services Club | Tweed Heads | New South Wales | Australia
7:30 pm Beccy Cole with Libby O’Donovan @ Empire Theatre
Beccy Cole with Libby O’Donovan @ Empire Theatre
Sep 11 @ 7:30 pm
Beccy Cole with Libby O'Donovan @ Empire Theatre | Toowoomba | Queensland | Australia
The Cowgirl and The Showgirl with Libby O’Donovan
Sep
12
Sat
7:30 pm Beccy Cole with Libby O’Donovan @ QUT Gardens Theatre
Beccy Cole with Libby O’Donovan @ QUT Gardens Theatre
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm
Beccy Cole with Libby O'Donovan @ QUT Gardens Theatre | Brisbane | Queensland | Australia
The Cowgirl and The Showgirl with Libby O’Donovan
Sep
13
Sun
5:00 pm COLD HEART playin’ Grand Ol Opry... @ Oak Tree Tavern
COLD HEART playin’ Grand Ol Opry... @ Oak Tree Tavern
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
COLD HEART playin' Grand Ol Opry style of Honky Tonk @ Oak Tree Tavern
Hey there Country music lovers, Come along and see Cold Heart playin’ them good old honky tonkin’ songs from the B&W TV days.Covering artists such as Hank Williams, Faron Young,Ray Price, Buck Owens, Johnny Horton,Moon Mullican, Jerry Reed, Johnny Cash
5:30 pm Pheasant Pluckers @ Lomond Hotel
Pheasant Pluckers @ Lomond Hotel
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pheasant Pluckers @ Lomond Hotel | Brunswick East | Victoria | Australia
Matt Campbell Lead vocals & rhythm acoustic guitar Keith Ludekens Backing vocals, harmonica & percussion Rod Boothroyd Double bass & backing vocals Dan Kerr Lead acoustic guitar & backing vocals Peter Somerville Banjo, dobro & backing vocals
Sep
25
Fri
6:30 pm Midura Country Music Festival @ Mildura
Midura Country Music Festival @ Mildura
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm
Midura Country Music Festival @ Mildura | Mildura | Victoria | Australia
When Australian country music fans talk of the festival “biggies”, the Mildura Country Music Festival rates a mention alongside the Tamworth Country Music Festival and the Gympie Muster as one of the big three. The major difference between the other
Sep
27
Sun
1:00 pm City Cowboys @ Kilburn R.S.L.
City Cowboys @ Kilburn R.S.L.
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm
City Cowboys @ Kilburn R.S.L.
The amazing City Cowboys is a good time 4 piece country band. The band is made up of drums, guitar, bass, piano & harmonica. They focus on getting and keeping people on the dance floor having a good fun time.
Oct
3
Sat
all-day North West Music Muster @ Wyoming Lavendar Estate
North West Music Muster @ Wyoming Lavendar Estate
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day
North West Music Muster @ Wyoming Lavendar Estate | Mount Russell | New South Wales | Australia
NORTH WEST MUSIC MUSTER OCTOBER LONG WEEKEND October 3rd and 4th 2015- Delungra NSW Wyoming Lavender Estate is hosting a music festival. There will be market stalls, kids activities, food vans, bush camping, TV lounge for the footy grand final.
Oct
4
Sun
2:00 pm Jemma and the Clifton Hillbillies @ Northcote Social Club
Jemma and the Clifton Hillbillies @ Northcote Social Club
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm
Jemma and the Clifton Hillbillies @ Northcote Social Club | Northcote | Victoria | Australia
JEMMA AND THE CLIFTON HILLBILLIES (album launch – matinee show)