Troy Cassar-Daley is regarded as one of Australian country music’s finest singer/songwriters. His career has spanned 10 studio albums over 30 years.
Throughout this time he has been awarded numerous accolades including 4 ARIAs, 36 Golden Guitars, 2 APRA Country Song of the year awards, 9 Deadlys (Australian Indigenous Artist Awards), 4 CMAA Entertainer of the Year awards plus 2 NIMAs.
In 2017 Troy was the 50th inductee into the prestigious Australasian Roll Of Renown, such an incredible honour for Troy. He has sold in excess of 500,000 albums and received gold and platinum records. He has achieved a staggering 31 number 1 chart singles.
Troy will release a “My Greatest Hits” album which will be released October 19 - 42 tracks on 2 CDs.
After a year off from touring, The McClymonts are ready to kick it up in style! Despite the break, Brooke, Sam & Mollie have been anything but quiet with their best-selling latest album ‘Endless’ debuting #1 ARIA Country Album chart & #3 ARIA Album chart upon release and generating three smash hit singles – “House”, “Don’t Wish It All Away” and “Like We Used To”. On top of that, the girls took home three awards at the 2018 Golden Guitar Awards including the coveted Album of the Year and also won Group of the Year at the CMC Awards.
Most importantly there have been major personal milestones including the birth of Sam’s first baby, Wilder, the birth of Mollie’s second child, Elky and Brooke released a duo album with her husband, Adam Eckersley which also topped the ARIA Country Album chart.
“We’re so excited to head off around Australia to play the ‘Like We Used To’ tour together!” Mollie said. “It will be a high energy show packed with all of the favourites. It has been a while since we hit the road and can’t wait to see you all soon!”
Judah Kelly was born in Townsville, He has been performing since the age of 3, the first time being in front of a church in Waitara, New Zealand, while visiting family his Nana got him up to sing for the congregation.
His love for country music started and eventually he met his mentor, Levena Stewart. He has always had a driving passion to sing and to be a multi-talented musician.
Judah travelled down to Sydney to record his first EP With the title track ‘I Don’t Wanna Wonder’ which he started selling at the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
“For me, the main attraction of country music is its authenticity. It’s important to me that everything we recorded was played by a human being.”
Katelyn, Liam and Kasey O’Donoghue – 20, 18 and 15 are brother and sisters raised together on properties in Far North Queensland and have sung together all their lives.
From an early age they travelled to festivals and talent quests all over Queensland and beyond, performing wherever there was an audience, from 10,000 people at the Gympie Muster, to busking or sold-out ticketed shows at Tamworth.
They just released their second EP titled “Wildflower Bruises”.
Tony Cook, is a country music artist with a passion for the outback, good people & great music. Tony’s music reflects his passions & background and he has been quietly building a collection of original material over the last few years while making a name for himself along the way.
Having released three singles off the forthcoming debut album Laidback Country, Tony’s music has done remarkably well, considering all three have charted around the country, two of which hitting the #1 spot on various national and state airplay charts. He then backed up this success with a host of major event appearances.
Tony cook has just released a new single “Life Lessons” produced by 3 time golden guitar winner Matt Fell FM Love Hz Studios.
BROOKE “JOSIE” ROBERTS
Josie is a 16 year old singer/ songwriter who has a passion for Country Music. She has been singing for as long as she can remember, and playing guitar for 6 years. Bright and bubbly, with a slightly wicked sense of humour just about sums her up, as she always aims to engage the audience and have a little fun.
The Dixie Chicks have been a major influence on her style and performance, along with Sara Storer, Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson. She recently graduated the CMAA Junior Academy of Country Music in Tamworth, which she believed greatly improved her stage presence/ song writing skills. She co-wrote a song with Travis Collins, and was mentored by Jayne Denham throughout the Academy.
She has performed at a charity event for Ronald McDonald House, and at many local festivals/ venues, pretty much anywhere she has the chance! She wishes to kick start her career now that she is back from Tamworth, and gain a larger local/ social following to support her through her many endeavours
Made up of exceptional musicians coming from a variety of different backgrounds, the members of Bad Influence share a mutual passion and love for the creation of classic rock and roll music.
Brody has been with Bad Influence from the very beginning. A very sort after drummer, having been approached by other well-known artists, Brody is the foundation of the band and remains loyal to Bad Influence and their fans.
Tyson Wagner is a born entertainer. Crowds always love seeing him in full performance mode. Having been labelled a bad influence, does anybody really know him?
Russ undoubtedly has the most impressive C.V. of the band. Having performed as a session guitarist for various artists and with a long history of live performing, he is the centre piece for music direction and an inspiration to many.
Rod has a smiley face tattooed on each knee. He also has a permanent smile on his face. An incredibly talented musician with top end equipment and the ability to match.