A.B.B.A. & Independent Bush Ballad Shows
Tamworth 2018 Festival Info.



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Venue: Balladeers Homestead
(Salvation Army Complex - 328 Goonoo Goonoo Road Tamworth.)


 
In January 2018 the A.B.B.A. continues to bring the members and supporters excellent bush ballad and variety traditional style shows at the “Balladeers Homestead”.

The "Balladeers Homestead" will operate from Friday 19th - Friday 26th January 2018.

Once again the Salvos will operate their canteen from Monday 22nd– Friday 26th with quality hot and cold food, snacks and drinks at a very reasonable price.
Please support them if you can.

Show intervals prior to the 18th will be supplied by tea, coffee and bickies.

Thankyou for your support of Australian Bush Ballad Music and the Artists.


THE A.B.B.A. TAMWORTH FESTIVAL OFFICE


Membership Inquiries/Product/Tickets etc
Contact us re any queries....



ABBA MEMBERS SHOWCASES : )


The first Friday arvo 2pm - 6pm is a ABBA Members Muster (walkup), so members may apply on the day or contact us via info@bushballadeers.com.au and we will add you on the list.

Monday - Thursday
8am - 8.50am and from 5.30pm - 9pm ABBA Member showcases.

ABBA MEMBERS SHOWCASES. Spots are 2 songs each. 2 spots. Australian material only. Backing band available. No backing tracks allowed.

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All Artists/Shows/ABBA Member Showcases
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A FULL LINEUP OF ARTISTS appearing on all shows/showcases will be listed in early NOVEMBER 2017.


FRIDAY 19th JANUARY 2018


9am — BANJO & HENRY SHOW

Songs and poems of Banjo Patterson & Henry Lawson performed by Peter Coad & The Coad Sisters. Many of the songs and poems will be from their album 'Banjo & Henry'. Guest: To be advised
Tix at the door $15

 


2pm—6pm
BALLADEERS ROUNDUP

Hosted by Cheryl Lethlean. The Homestead Band.
Artist members do not have to apply to appear,
but may contact 0428 480 545 to lock in a spot or just turn up prior and place name of the list.

Admission $2 donation


SATURDAY 20th

9am - YODEL & A SONG
Artists: Pete Smith, Dale Duncan, The Coad Sisters, etc.
Admission $15 at the door.

 

1.30pm — KEITH JAMIESON - FAMILY & FRIENDS

Keith Jamieson, Alisha Smith, Caitlyn Jane Jamieson, and friends. Admission $15







7.00pm DIANNE LINDSAY — MEMORIES TRAIL SHOW.



Hosted by Dianne Lindsay and supported by a full band & guests. Rick and Thel tribute as part of the show. Admission $15










Sunday 21st

1.30pm — 4.30pm RUNAWAY DIXIE (Gospel, Bluegrass & Ballads) CONCERT

Featuring 2016 & 2017 Golden Guitar Finalists, Runaway Dixie (Jim Hermel, Virginia and Lynette Coad), plus guest artists to be announced.
Admission $15
www.runawaydixie.com






6pm – A.B.B.A. FRANK IFIELD BRONZE BUST FUNDRAISER

Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. Artists to be confirmed. All proceeds towards a bronze bust. Admission $15 donation



MONDAY 22nd

8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST
(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)

Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead. ABBA Member Showcase. Free admission



9am -
THE BAND OF MATES
ONE TAMWORTH SHOW ONLY!

This popular awarding winning touring trio features Terry Bennetts, Evan Platschinda & Ginger Cox. Tix $15 at door.



1.30pm – GUNBARREL HIGHWAYMEN

This popular touring act will be presenting their not to be missed show at The Balladeers Homestead.
Artists: Terry Gordon, Owen Blundell and Reg Poole.
Admission $20.









5.30pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. The Homestead Band. Admission $2 donation.


TUESDAY 23rd

8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST
(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)

Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead. ABBA Member Showcase. Free admission

9am to 12pm
DEAN PERRETT & JEFF BROWN – TWO OLD MATES SHOW


Featuring Golden Guitar winners Dean Perrett and Jeff
Brown in concert.
Tickets at the door.
Admission $15


 

 

 

 

1.30pm – BALLADS OF AUSTRALIA
Homestead Band: Artists to be confirmed.
Admission $15

 

5.30pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Ron Sadler. The Homestead Band.
Admission $2 donation.


WEDNESDAY 24th


8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST

(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast) Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead. ABBA Member Showcase. Free admission


9am
— PETER COAD & THE COAD SISTERS SHOW


With a swag of original and old favourite songs, lots of musical variety and a good dash of humour up their sleeve, the Peter Coad & The Coad Sisters Show has something for everyone.
Artists: Peter Coad, Lynette Coad & Virginia Coad. Guest: Jim Hermel.
Admission $15 at the door.


 

 



1.30pm ERNIE CONSTANCE & JEFF BROWN CONCERT


Featuring Golden Guitar song writer Ernie Constance, 2005 and 2014 CMAA Bush Ballad Of The Year Golden Guitar winner Jeff Brown..
Admission $15







5.30pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Cheryl Lethlean. The Homestead Band.
Artists to be announced.
Admission $2 donation. 

BALLADEERS IN THE PARK From 7pm
THE HOMESTEAD WILL CLOSE at 7pm



THURSDAY 25th


8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST
(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast) Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead. ABBA Member Showcase. Free admission


9am — ANNE KIRKPATRICK Family & Friends.Show
Featuring, Anne Kirkpatrick & guests. Admission $20 Bookings 0267675300.


1.30pm – A.B.B.A. SLIM, BAZZA & STAN TRIBUTE SHOW
Featuring the songs of Slim Dusty, Barry Thornton, and Stan Coster.
Host Lyn Manning. Artists to be announced. Admission $15 ($12 A.B.B.A members)



5.30pm – A.B.B.A. MEMBERS SHOWCASE
Hosted by Ron Sadler. The Homestead Band.
Admission $2 donation.



FRIDAY 26th


8am 8.50am – HOMESTEAD BREAKFAST
(Salvo Canteen open for breakfast)

Enjoy breakfast at the Balladeers Homestead. ABBA Member Showcase. Free admission


9am – YODELLING SPECTACULAR
Homestead band: Hosted by Peter Coad. Multi artist. Admission $15 at the door



1.30pm – A.B.B.A. C.M.H.F. SALUTES COUNTRY MUSIC PIONEERS CONCERT
(Fundraiser concert for the Tamworth Country Music Hall Of Fame) All proceeds to the Tamworth Country Music Hall Of Fame). Band - Virginia Coad, Lynette Coad, and Jim Hermel. Hosted by Lorraine Pfitzner. Artists to be advised. Admission $15 donation.

6pm - KEITH JAMIESON SHOW (TITLE TBA)
Artists TBA. Admission TBA.

 



Saturday 27th

A.B.B.A. AGM 2pm.
In hall next to auditorium area at the Balladeers Homestead. All welcome.


We thank the Salvation Army Hall committee for the use of their facilities.


AIR— CONDITIONED VENUE.
Salvation Army Canteen caters with hot and cold drinks and food from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th of January.
Tea/Coffee and Bickies available at all shows prior the 23rd.(there may be hot food available during the first weekend but this is still being negotiated at this time)


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ANY A.B.B.A Members with Tamworth 2017 listings EMAIL ME.


Thankyou -Virginia 



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