Mildura Country Music Fest.

The Annual Mildura Country Music Festival will run from September 30 to October 9.

The Event is Australia’s largest independent country music event and will feature over 100 artists performing at 28 separate venues.

The highlight of the event is the Australian Independent Country Music Awards (or Southern Stars) present at

ion where artists will compete in eight different States.

Finalists will be announced in August.

New Album for Lee

Lee Kernaghan OAM, and 2008 Australian of the Year, is set to release a new double album featuring 42 of his top hits.

The Ultimate Hits collection will be available through ABC Music on September 30.

Shania in Record Books

Country Music superstar Shania Twain has become the top selling female artist in the history of country music with sales of more than 75 million.

June has been a hectic month for Shania with several significant milestones including a best-selling book, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and news of a headline residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Shania’s first new CD in six years, Today is Your Day is out shortly.

Live Country Music

The Pascoe Vale RSL is one of only a few venues that present live country music every week in Melbourne.

The club is host to the Country Music Guild of Australasia. The featured bands for July are: July 1: Rough Cut, July 8: The Dalton Gang, July 15: Sandra Humphries, July 22: Phoenix, July 29: The Speedsters.

Glen Campbell Diagnosed

Legendary entertainer Glen Campbell, 75, has revealed he is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s.

Glen has gone public with the news because he wanted his fans to know about his condition.

The Grammy-winning Rhinestone Cowboy singer is planning a farewell tour and album for later in the year.

The diagnosis came only six months ago according to a recent interview he gave.

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