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  • Kenny Rogers graces Tamworth once again!
    Sunday, January 25th, 2015

     

    The legendary country superstar and musical icon Kenny Rogers returned to The Tamworth Regional Conference Centre in 2015 for the second time, rocking Tamworth at the tail end of the annual Tamworth Music Festival. The Golden Guitar Female Artist of the Year Amber Lawrence was a fitting opening act for the international great displaying her extensive talent showcasing just why she was the Female Artist of the Year recipient. 84 years of age but still in full swing, Kenny Rogers showed no signs of slowing, performing Lucile, The Gambler, Islands in the Stream and many more. The American Country great gave audiences a memorable end to their 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival, all the CAAMA crew in attendance were excited to see the international country great in person for perhaps his last performance down under.

  • Country Music stars hit the red carpet in style!
    Sunday, January 25th, 2015

    The Golden Guitars, an event which recognises the hard work and dedication the artists commit to the art of country music. The Tamworth Regional Conference Centre played host to the prestigious award ceremony, as the artists arrive for the 43rd Golden Guitars night they were greeted by a large crowd as they strutted their stuff on the red carpet. The artists arrival has always drawn a large interest with all arrived artists being judged head to toe. The red carpet of the Golden Guitars often sees interesting attire usually with a degree of country flair thrown and 2015 did not disappoint with the ladies fashion maintaining their elegance and diversity with many stunning dresses gracing the event. The men were also stylish with some country flair thrown in. All the artists in attendance looked great, CAAMA is always excited to be apart of this event.

  • Backstage @ Golden Guitars – All Smiles
    Sunday, January 25th, 2015


    Singer-songwriter Luke O’Shea was the big winner at the 43rd Country Music Awards, picking up three gongs including Male Artist of the Year for his album Sing You Up. Back stage the Winners where emotional, ecstatic and just plan overwhelmed with emotion at claiming one or more of these prestige’s awards.
    CAAMA Radio broadcast this event live to air around Australia.

  • Luke O’Shea Takes 3 Golden Guitars
    Saturday, January 24th, 2015

    Luke O’Shea has taken out three Golden Guitars in Tamworth, one of them his third consecutive gong for Heritage Song of the Year.

    He also won Male Artist of the Year and APRA Song of the Year for Three Brothers (The Great War), which O’Shea said he wrote to remind people of the young men who lost their lives 100 years ago in WWI. “With the hindsight that we have now, so many young men’s lives were wasted,” he said while accepting his award.DSC00375 (Medium)

    “I wanted to punch listeners in the nose with all of the flag waving that going to go on this year. It was a tragedy.” The wins doubled his total haul of Golden Guitars, after winning Heritage Song of the Year the past two years and APRA Song of the Year last year. Continue reading

  • Toyota Country Music Cavalcade 2015.
    Saturday, January 24th, 2015

    Peel street was packed full of people from far and wide to see their favourite country singers at the Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth 2015. People were lining up taking photo’s along the street there were many smiling faces as the festival draws to a close.

  • CAAMA Wraps Up Another Tamworth!
    Friday, January 23rd, 2015

    The last day of CAAMA’s live Tamworth broadcast, began with flair as the humorous and talented duo Pixie Jenkins and Ryan Sampson performed two tracks, Jenny Queen, The McClymonts, Mustered Courage, Jay Seeney were among the stars headlining CAAMA’s live broadcast. Morgan Evans rocked listeners around the country, the 2008 Golden Guitar recipient for best new talent, Kirsty Lee Akers joined the Gman as well. CAAMA ended the week long live broadcasts with Ray Sorenson who displayed his versatility performing two tracks which had him standing out among the long list of stars throughout the entire week. It was a great way to end a weeklong of stars for the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival.

     

  • Blast From The Past: Shelley Morris Talks Music on Women’s Business
    Friday, January 23rd, 2015

    Celestine Rowe interviews Shelley Morris back in 2010 about all things music.

  • Jimmy Little Tribute Concert Screening…
    Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

    Shortly after, a star studded cast gathered at the Sydney Opera House to pay a musical tribute to a remarkable Australian. The concert featured artists like Col Joye, Judy Stone and Col Hardy who had worked with Jimmy in the ‘good old days’, contemporary hit makers including Paul Kelly and Don Walker from Cold Chisel, Archie Roach, Warren H Williams, Neil Murray and Christine Anu and young emerging Indigenous performers Dan Sultan, Adam James and Shellie Morris who are following in Jimmy’s trail blazing footsteps. The love in the room for Uncle Jimmy is very evident from the inspired performances in this film and the sound is truly exquisite.

    Fans at the Tamworth Country Music Festival were treated to an exclusive screening of the concert.

     

     

  • Roxley Foley….Momentum Grows for Canberra.
    Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

     

    Second Generation Aboriginal Rights Campaigner Roxley Foley has urged Sovereignty Leaders to stand up and find ways to protect their Communities and their Rights.

    With less than a week to go it remains evident the Sovereignty movement is showing no signs of slowing down. Numerous meetings have been held across the country to gather Grass Roots concerns, which will then be delivered to Government on National Sorry Day.

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  • ……….. Pixie Jenkins stands tall and proud…………
    Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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    Pixie Jenkins journey