Join us for the exciting launch of the 2019 Port Stephens Toyota Bluewater Country Music Festival!
Hosted by local radio identity Reg Dowton, the launch event is a showcase of talent right across the spectrum of festival events and the OFFICIAL OPENING of the festival. $20 Ticket includes canapes and welcome beverage on arrival.
Linedancing demonstration by Bay Bootscooters
Bush poetry by "The Rhymer from Ryde"
Young country music stars, Brooke and Sam Thompson
Award winning country singer/songwriters Lee J Collier and Wendy Wood
Multi-award winning husband and wife duo, Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont will make their first ever appearance at our festival when they bring their acclaimed “Highway Sky Tour” to the Nelson Bay Golf Club.
Since releasing their debut duo album, ‘Adam & Brooke’ in February 2018, the Central Coast based pair have scored a #1 ARIA Country chart debut, released two #1 singles and been nominated for an ARIA Award and four Golden Guitar Awards. To close out what has been a highly successful project, Adam & Brooke are adding a handful more dates to their tour schedule.
‘Adam & Brooke’ is a body of work in a class all of its own and may well be the best Australian country duets album ever” (Denise Torenbeek, Country Update Magazine).
Presented by Sandy Louise of the Australian Songwriters Association, members of the Australian Songwriters Association, and invited guests, come together in a supportive environment to grow and develop their skills alongside fellow musicians.
It is an “Open Mic” format for Members and non–members to share their Music together.
They are encouraged to share comments and feedback upon each other’s music.
The Country Superstars Tribute Show is a salute to the most talented artists to ever grace the Country stage – including Alan Jackson, Johnny Cash, Shania Twain, Dolly Parton and Glenn Campbell.
If you’re a big fan of country music then this a must-see show, but the best thing about The Country Superstars Tribute Show is that it will resonate with anyone who enjoys terrific music, top-notch production values, engaging performers and plenty of upbeat, chart-topping songs. It’s a five-star concert experience!
Adam Harvey has long been one of Australian country music’s premier artists. With eight Golden Guitars on the mantelpiece. Add to that more than half a million album sales, back-to-back No.1 albums on the ARIA Country Albums Chart, three ARIA nominations, and a succession of Gold- and- Platinum-certified albums, and it’s easy to see that Adam’s trophy room sparkles from every angle.
The Nashville Tapes is yet another a career-best album for Adam Harvey. A deeply personal, powerfully reverent release not years but decades in the making, The Nashville Tapes is the masterwork of an all-time Australian country music legend.
A twilight dinner cruise with a hint of country. In conjunction with the Port Stephens Toyota Blue Water Country Music Festival, Moonshadow-TQC Cruises have decided to get in on the ho- down and have some fun on the water.
Join us on our renowned Twilight Dinner Cruise, aboard our Supercat, Mooshadow V where a delicious 3 course buffet awaits. A fully licenced bar available with a selection of Hunter Valley Wines, Locally brewed beers and a variety of delicious cocktails. Max Jackson will be our live entertainment with some country classics in amongst some old favourites and modern repertoire.
Adam Brand is one of Australia’s most popular and successful recording artists. In a career spanning twenty years he has sold more than 600,000 albums, won innumerable awards and built a large and loyal following that any recording artist would envy.
Don't miss Adam at Soldiers Point Bowling Club. Tickets available by calling the club