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 Western Australian Country Music Awards 2020

Do you know of a country music artist deserving of recognition? If so, it’s time to put their name forward for the 2020 West Australian Country Music Awards.

For the first time organisers are asking the general public to nominate who they think should be considered for an award.

The change in format gives the fans the chance to play a role in who takes home the states biggest country music accolades.

Nominations in a variety of awards categories are encouraged, including for group, male artist, female artist, songwriter, emerging artist and junior vocalist of the year.

There are also awards to be won for the best independent single, EP and album as well as the best video clip.

Nominations close Friday 16th August 2019, allowing time for a judging process to take place that will see three finalists in each category announced in the lead-up to the awards presentation next year.

Award winners will receive prizes and a chance to perform at the 35th annual Boyup Brook Country Music Festival Click Here to Download Form

Wayne Pride Gigs June -July











July 9th — Wayne with  with Ray Van Ross at The Crown Casino


July 20th at The ABBEY 


    Dinner Tribute show. Saturday 20/7/19    Doors open 6pm  for 3 course Meal and Show at 8:30PM 

Reserve your table now  on  92963444

 The Abbey

8691 West Swan Road, Henley Brook, Western Australia 6055

We invite you to come along and have an excellent meal, great entertainment, superb wines along with a large selection of Belgium beers, where you will enjoy our fantastic service in a warm and comfortable family friendly environment


29th June Rural Aid’s  Black Tie & Boots Ball

An elegant evening of fundraising and to increase the awareness of Rural Aid’s programs and initiatives – a charity dedicated to improving the living standards of communities in rural Australia. The evening will include canapes, dinner, live entertainment, dancing, competition and games, and a whole host of fantastic prizes with auction and raffles throughout the evening. All proceeds of the evening will go towards Rural Aid’s programs

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Groundwater Country Music Festival
Gold Coast Queensland July 26-28TH 

A FREE Event

If you are heading over East in July Check out the fabulous Queensland Country Music Festival –A Great line up of the Who’s Who in Australian Country

The Groundwater Country Music Festival is free to attend, so trade your swag for swagger, grab your Stetson and sun cream and mark this premier event in your calendar, book your accommodation now.

The Groundwater Country Music Festival celebrated its inaugural year in June 2013 with 20,000 attending over the three days. In June 2014, the second annual Festival was held and in excess of 35,000 people boot scooted into Broadbeach for the event.

What remains the genius of the Groundwater Country Music Festival, and what sets it apart from a great range of other festivals is that the entire event is free. There are no charges, no booking fees and no tickets and the festival streets are “no drinking zones”


Check Details Here


AUGUST 15th-16-17th
Lee Kernaghan Backroad Tour WA 


THURSDAY 15th August Mandurah Performing Arts Centre Info & Tickets  Click Here 

FRIDAY 16th August Crown Theatre Perth Info & Tickets Click Here

SATURDAY 17th August Bunbury Regional Centre Info & Tickets Click Here



October 5th-6th
Kasey Chambers  “The Captain” 20th Anniversary  Shows in WA 


Twenty years ago Kasey Chambers released her groundbreaking debut album The Captain. It was a pivotal record that remains the cornerstone of her outstanding career. In celebration of The Captain’s 20th Anniversary, Kasey will be performing some very special shows – sentimentally reforming her original band and playing songs from The Captain album, alongside a “best of her career” set.




For full ticket details head to


Nambung Country Music Muster 2019

  • Justin Standley
  • Sandie Dodd
  • Marie Hodson
  • Ian Simpson
  • Lucky Oceans
  • We also welcome back some your old favourites including Band of Mates (Terry Bennetts, Evan Platschinda and Ginger Cox), Connie Kis Andersen and others.
  • 4 days of quality entertainment whilst camped at Nambung Station
  • Multi Award Winning Local and Interstate Artists
  • Traditional Australian ballads, original songs, all your country favourites, bush poetry and dancing
  • Award winning Walkups
  • More money for local charities ($17,000 raised last year)

2 hours north of Perth and only 22kms west from the Brand Highway on the Wongonderrah Rd.

Spacious camp sites with on-site ablution. Now boasting 10 new powered sites.

Details & Tickets Click on web site below



Fremantle Workers Club

Canning Districts Social Club including The Elvis George Country Jam Session

Bellevue RSL Country Nights

Albany Country Music Club

Austria Club Of WA

All Now Under Gig Guide Click Here



Bootscooting & Line Dancing Venues in Perth

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For information on Clubs situated NORTH of the RIVER

Bootscooting North

For information on Clubs situated SOUTH of the RIVER

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Bootscooting South

For  Perth Band Gigs for all styles of music check out Support Local Perth  Bands on Facebook

Also check the Gig Guide and Country Music Clubs links on this web site.