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If it’s Country, and it’s on in WA, we’ll let you know about it.

West Australian Bands & Artists 

Would you like to perform at WA’s biggest Country Music Festival in 2018?  Expressions of interest are OPEN NOW for the The Boyup Brook Country Music Festival in February 2018 —– Dont wait until it is too late APPLY NOW Click here for application forms 

 

WA COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS 2018 

Entries are now open for the 33rd annual Western Australian Country Music Awards so start planning your entry now.

With over $10,000 in cash and prizes, and the possibility of stage time in front of a huge audience, this is a brilliant opportunity to increase your exposure and boost your music career.

Applications close 5pm on 30th September 2017.

Each category has different requirements and will celebrate and honour accomplishments achieved during the previous year.

 

Categories for the awards are:

  • West Australian Country Music Group of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music Male Artist of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music Female Artist of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music Independent Single of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music Independent EP of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music Independent Album of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music Video Clip of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music OPEN Songwriter of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music Emerging Artist of the Year 
  • West Australian Country Music Junior Vocalist of the Year 

 

Application forms are available on the Boyup Brook Country Music Club website www.countrymusicwa.com.au or by phoning 9765 1657 

countrymusicwa@westnet.com.au 

Phone :– (08) 9765 1657

 

 
 The Suntones Gigs

Perth Folk n Roots 24 Sept  7pm at Mt Lawley Bowling Club

6th Oct Crossroads Country Music Club at Thornlie Bowling club show starts at 7:30 tickets $5 at the door

7th Oct 7:30pm  Rocky country music Club in the Safety bay Bowling club tickets at the door

Sat 4th Nov Boddington Rodeo  tickets $30 entry and for accom phone :  0898838018

 

 

Manjimup, Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend

Bluegrass Jam Camp 

Presented by the Warren Arts Council, Manjimup.

Friday Sept. 22nd to Monday Sept. 25th 2017. 

Manjimup Bluegrass JamCamp is a three day long weekend filled with workshops, instrument tuition and jam sessions, catering for “3 chord” players through to those who like to give the fingerboard a good workout.
 
Sign up for fiddle, banjo, flat pick guitar or mandolin and come along for some great music and expert teaching. Sunday night gives you the chance to perform at blackboard concert, and Monday offers the opportunity for a Band Master Class. 

Top tutors, plenty of playing opportunities, a chance to meet other people who love bluegrass music – we will send you home inspired, excited and exhausted!​

                   Ian Simpson on Banjo        Donal Baylor on Fiddle       
                   Tony O’Rouke on Guitar     Adam Gare on Mandolin

Friday night kicks off with a concert from our four guest tutors, hold on to your hats, as this promises to be a great night. There will be a bush Dance on the Saturday night featuring locals Shortgrass Bluegrass Band. The concert and dance are open to everyone, so bring the family for the weekend.
We have endeavoured to keep registration costs to a minimum to make it affordable to all.  Please encourage your friends and students to support this Bluegrass JamCamp so we can continue to run future JamCamps with top musos in Manjimup. ​See website for information on these top bluegrass musicians. www.manjimupbluegrass.com

Early Bird tickets available online now.

Book your own accommodation, stay at home, stay with friends or if you’re quick there is still some accommodation available through the Warren Arts Council, particularly good option if you are coming by yourself – see website.

Early Bird Registrations Close July 31st!


ASTOR Theatre September 23rd
 
The GREAT COUNTRY SONGBOOK  Tour Vol 2 
 

 Adam  and Beccy have finally taken their favourite list of country duets to the studio and fans across the country are set to benefit when they hit the road in 2017 with ‘The Great Country Song Book Volume II Tour.’   Together they have brought back some of the most famous country combinations of all time; classic duets recorded by Johnny Cash and June Carter, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lyn and Kenny Rogers and his many duet partners…including Dolly Parton of course!  Australia’s most entertaining duo will be onstage for two unforgettable hours as they bring you their versions of the greats, delivered with high energy and a few laughs in true Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole style…You won’t want to miss this, tickets are on sale now.  Tickets & Full Details Click Here

 
October 24-26th Don’t Judge Country (cause it starts with…)

Downstairs at The Maj 

The show is called Don’t Judge Country (cause it starts with…), stars Perth cabaret and country alumni Cinzie Lee. It celebrates the 2 sides of Country & Western Music. The serious, moving, story telling side and…… of course, the ridiculous side. Cinzia tugs on heart strings as she explores hot C&W has influence our lives today. From Dolly to Dusty, It’s perfect for Lovers of Country & Western and is also bound to have even the Non-Lovers toe tapping, singing along and laughing out loud

 Tickets to Downstairs at The Maj are on sale through Ticketek or phone 1300 795 012

 

October 27th–29th Nambung Country Music Muster

 

Its on again this year in October the Nambung Country Music Muster just over 200 klms from Perth with new talent this year Tom Maxwell – Sarah Broome – Laura Downing & local artist – Warwick Trant 

Camp at Nambung Station and enjoy some good old Australia bush ballads and country music

Ph: 089652 4048

Laura Downing in our Final In-House Concert for 2017

Jan & Peter Pacey’s property at 62 Rowe Road Serpentine featuring the one of a kind amazing entertainer Laura Downing with special guests Athol Wightman and talented young  Perth artist Sally Jane–You can’t miss this one but seats will sell fast so ring Jan on 95252355 or Janiece on 94841927 (but ONLY during Born in Boots on Saturdays) or book through Adrian at Abbotts Music Centre 93905552

Coal Miner’s Daughter Show  November 22nd—25th

 ### NOW A 3pm MATINEE at The Regal Sat 25th ### 

 

A Musical Journey through the life & times of  Loretta Lynn & her friends  Patsy Cline & Conway Twitty

Multi awarded, look alike songstress, Amber Joy Poulton, brings Coal Miner’s Daughter featuring the mega-hits and stories of inspirational pioneer and superstar Loretta Lynn to the stage

Don’t miss the sensational Coal Miner’s Daughter at Bunbury Regional  Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 22 November, then Mandurah Performing Arts Centre on Thursday 23 November and

Regal Theatre Perth on Saturday 25 November.

BUNBURY Regional Entertainment Centre on 1300 661 272 & www.bunburyentertainment.co

MANDURAH Performing Arts Centre on 9550 3900 & www.manpac.com.au

PERTH Regal Theatre on 132 849 www.Ticketek.com.au & Theatre & Arts Hotline 1300 795 012

Tickets for Bunbury, Mandurah and Perth concerts  are on sale NOW

 

1st December  Australian Rockabilly Queen Shelly Minson

What an amazing night this will be we saw Shelly perform in Tamworth and believe me you don’t want to miss this show at Belmont Sport and Recreation centre, Belmont Tickets available now at Abbotts Music Store 93905552

Fremantle Workers Club

 The Fremantle Workers Club Shows are now held at The South Fremantle Football Club where they have a great dance floor and plenty of natural light.  The terraces are licensed so you can enjoy a drink in the open air—-click on Gig Guide for Bands playing each Sunday afternoon — Further Information Click on www.freoworkers.net

First Sunday Every Month – RSL in Wharf Street Cannington – Country Music Jam Session

1PM–6PM No Entry Fee–All Welcome

  These sessions are designed to be fun for all, and organisers would love to see all lovers of country music coming along.                                 ‘Walk-ups’ are invited and always welcomed

 

Canning Districts Social Club

39 Morgan Street Cannington

 Check Web site:   www.canningdistrictssocialclub.webs.com   and  Facebook Page  for up to date club information or Phone:-  Joe on 0406 791071   September Events Calender  Click web site link here  For September Bands check  CDSC September Band List

 

$5.00 members and $7.00 non-members

Kitchen open for hot food, door prize, raffles, spin the wheel.

 ** Don’t Forget ** The Elvis George Country Jam Session at the Canning Districts Social Club  39 Morgan St Cannington  on second Sunday every month gold coin donation  hot snacks available Check Out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/Elvisgeorgejamsession/ 

 

Bellevue RSL Country Nights      Purton Place, Bellevue 8 till 11pm

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Country Bands every second Friday night

 

Albany Country Music Club

The Albany Country Music Club

The Albany Country Music Club

 Doors open 7.30 –  Music from  8pm – 11.30pm At Riverview Country Club on South Coast Highway.
Turn right at Bakers Junction Road House, Chester Pass Rd.
Music: Country & Country Rock.
Separate dance floors for line dancing &  partner dancing
You are invited to come along for a great night of entertainment with cabaret style seating.
Money wheel and raffles drawn during the evening
 

 At Riverview Country Club on South Coast Highway.

Turn right at Baker’s Junction road house, Chester Pass Rd.

Music: Is, Country / Rock & Roll & Country Rock.

Come along for a great night of cabaret style entertainment.

Separate dance floors for Boot Scooting & Partner dancing.

Bring your own drinks & nibbles

 

$10 for members & $12 for non members. Free, for children under 16.

 

Door prizes and raffles.

 

For further information please phone Leonie 9842 9874

                         

To help with seating arrangements, bookings are appreciated

 

$10 for members & $12 for non members, Free entry for children under 16.

Door prizes and raffles. For further information please phone Leonie 9842 9874 A/H                         

To help with seating arrangements, bookings are appreciated

The Albany Country Music Club  At Riverview Country Club on South Coast Highway.

Turn right at Baker’s Junction road house, Chester Pass Rd.

Music: Country, Country Rock & Rock & Roll

Come along for a great night of cabaret style entertainment.

Separate dance floors for Bootscooting  & Partner dancing.

Bring your own drinks & nibbles

 

The Albany Country Music Club meet  meet at The Riverview Country Club, South Coast Highway, KingRiver.  

 

 
 Austria Club Of WA

46  Staniland Road Wattle Grove

Check Gig Guide & Listen to Born in Boots for further up-dates

BOOKINGS Ring BETTY — 94951753 

 

 

  Jett Williams Australian Tour Venues

For Dares & Venues Click on  Jett_Williams_2017_Tour_

 

Up coming 2018  Country Events

February 15th to 18th

WA’s premier Country Music Festival incorporating The WA Country Music Awards

 

March 2nd–4th The Outback Country Music Show
 

What a weekend of Country Music this will be Don’t miss it book now on 9525 2355 or through Abbotts Music Store at Kelmscott on 9390 5552 or ring Janiece during Born in Boots on Saturday afternoon from midday until 6PM only for more information

 

 

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.