Jocelyn says around 450 people attended on the Saturday night when Laura performed. The hall was just packed." More than 50 motorhomes and caravans parked up for the weekend and many singers were first time visitors to Taranaki.
Jocelyn says the festival goers were mostly from Taranaki and across the North Island.
Bill Rowland took out the Comedy section with the Chad Morgan hit .
Camping will be available both at the Muster site and at the Maleny Showgrounds.More information can be obtained from WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018 Taranaki Festival success New Zealand's Taranaki Country Music Festival last month was deemed so successful, it will be held again next year, according to organisers."Foxtel and CMC recognises the contribution Rob Potts made to the country music industry and is proud to rename the CMC New Artist Award in his honour.“ Lee Kernaghan will present the category which has as finalists Imogen Clark, Rachael Fahim, Hayley Jensen, Missy Lancaster and Tailgate Drive. Travis Collins & Amber Lawrence, The Mc Clymonts, O’Shea, The Sunny Cowgirls and The Wolfe Brothers. Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Keith Urban. Performers on the night will include Kelsea Ballerini, Travis Collins, Amber Lawrence (who will join Travis on stage to perform a duet from their award winning WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018 WA Award winners Julie Kember and Karin Page are the big winners from this year's West Australian Country Music Awards.Finalists for Australian Artist of the Year are Adam Brand, Travis Collins, Morgan Evans, The Mc Clymonts and The Wolfe Brothers. Award winners (pictured) were announced earlier this month during the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival."All you have to do is join Every One Band and you'll receive an email with a link to backing tracks, sheet music and chord charts; simply record yourself singing or playing along and send the file back," project organisers say.
"Your contribution will be added to the final mix then Every One Band will produce the song and make it available for download and streaming on Friday, May 18." The organisers are going for a Gold single and a number one chart position with proceeds going to Support Act.
"Judges were equally impressed giving Louis the big prize...
a two track recording fully produced by Roy Cooper from Sound Lab Studio on the Central Coast plus 500 CDs for him to use for promotions.
RETURN TO TOP Reg Lindsay quest success The Reg Lindsay Memorial Talent Quest held at Cessnock on Saturday had been deemed another success.
Held at the East Cessnock Bowling Club, the day started with the 10 years and under section with Sam Thompson who took out the honours.
In country music and related categories, the following writers are listed among the finalists... Casey Barnes, Michael Paynter & Michael Delorenzis, finalists in the Country category with MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018 Join Every One Band Australian artists are being invited by the music industry benevolent fund Support Act to join Every One Band: "the biggest band in the world that you’ve never heard of.