Tamworth’s Hats Off To Country Music Festival 2017

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Tamworth’s Mid Year Country Music Festival


If you LOVE the Tamworth Country Music Festival in January, then this is a must see festival! Featuring more than 100 individual country starts and a whole heap of events all over 4 big days (and nights).

Thursday 6th – Sunday 9th of July, 2017

Join in:

  • Cowboy Crawl: Inaugural Cowboy Crawl encourages participants to wear their best cowboy/cowgirl gear and have a wild fun night out, travelling by bus to check out the best country music destinations in town!

Did I mention the music?

Cowboy crawlers can expect to see some of Australian country music’s greatest acts with Anthony Taylor & Jared Scott, Beau Hatch & Band, Brothers3, Simply Bushed, and The Viper Creek Band, all set to perform.

  • 2017 Singer/Songwriters Retreat: The DAG Seep Station will be hosting its fifth Winter Songwriters retreat during the festival. Participants will get the chance to learn from some of Australian Country Music’s finest and successful Award Winning, Singer Songwriters including; Luke O’Shea, Felicity Urquhart, Kevin Bennett, Aleyce Simmonds, Jeremy Edwards and Shane Nicholson.


  • Tamworth Shopping World
  • South Tamworth Bowlo
  • West Tamworth Leagues Club
  • The Longyard Hotel
  • Cattlemans Steakhouse
  • The Albert Hotel
  • Moonshiners Honky Tonk Bar
  • Oasis Hotel
  • The Longyard Hotel
  • Southgate Inn
  • North Tamworth Bowlo
  • Post Office Hotel
  • The Pub
  • Tamworth Services Club
  • The Family Hotel
  • Manilla RSL
  • West Diggers


Luke O’Shea, Amber Lawrence & Catherine Britt

Shannon Noll, Viper Creek Band, Ashleigh Dallas,

Simply Bushed, Innocent Eve, Jen Mize, Brothers 3

Brad Butcher, Emma Beau, The Weeping Willows

Melinda Schneider, Rachael Fahim, The Hill Billy Goats,

Arley Black Duo, Michael Bryers, Beau Hatch Band

Don Costa, Marie Hodson & The Cartwheels, Laurie and Shelley Minson & Oasis Band, Anthony Taylor & Jared Scott, Christina George, Greg Bain, Lyn and Phill Manning

and a heap more …

While majority of the shows are Free, there are a few paid shows such as songwriters sessions, showcases, Amber Lawrence and Catherine Britt’s show, Luke O’Shea’s Dinner Show bigger events like that!

More information on the festival check out the Destination Tamworth website here

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