Another Great Gwandalan Country Music Festival

This year’s Gwandalan Country Music Festival was once again a great success. Hosted by the station’s Dianne Lindsay and Peter Simpson, the festival also featured music from Chad Morgan, Gina Jeffreys, Rod McCormack, Steve Passfield, as well as the station’s 2016 Brand New Star, Toby Wells. Dave “Prousty” Proust provided the comic relief at the Poet’s Breakfast.

Here’s a few photos from the day:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2017 Tamworth Country Music Festival

Australia’s largest music festival, The Tamworth Country Music Festival, will be held in Tamworth NSW from 20-29 January 2017.

The festival is Australia’s premier country music festival and will feature performances by the best of Australia’s country music stars.

A major highlight will be the 2017 Golden Guitar Awards.

For more information, go to the website, www.tcmf.com.au.

See you there!

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TodaysCountry94one Receives Nomination in 2017 Peoples Choice Awards

Your favourite radio station,TodaysCountry94one, has been nominated for the Most Popular Radio Station in the 2017 Australian Country Music Peoples Choice Awards. Thank you to all of the listeners who have voted.

Station presenters, The Outlaw, and Alan Gilmour, have also received nominations in the Most Popular Presenter category, and the station’s show, The Australian Country Songwriters Show, has also received a nomination for Most Popular Program.

The Peoples Choice Awards will be presented in Tamworth on 26 January 2017, as part of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

 

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Gwandalan Country Music Festival 14 January 2017

 

The Gwandalan Country Music Festival will be held on Saturday 14 January 2017.

The festival will be hosted by Dianne Lindsay and Peter Simpson and will feature Gina Jeffries, Chad Morgan, Peter Coad & The Coad Sisters, Jim Hermel & Runaway Dixie, Steve Passfield, Dale Duncan, Charley Boyter, Roo Arcus, Slim Newton and more.

Venue: Gwandalan Bowling Club. (out back of near lake)

Contact: 0401 095 306

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Air Waves Newsletter December 2016

 

The TodaysCountry94one “Air Waves” Newsletter is now on the website.

Simply click on the Newsletter tab at the top of the page to keep up with all things TodaysCountry94one!

Many thanks to the new Newsletter team of Denise Walters and Greg Hooper for this, their first edition.

Many thanks also to our outgoing editor, Wendy McCormack, for her outstanding work on the Newsletter over many years, since its inception.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Central Coast Country Music Festival A Great Success

 

The Central Coast Country Music Festival, held over the weekend of 13 and 14 August 2016, was once again a great success.

The festival included many top Australian country artists, including Beccy Cole, Adam Eckersley Band, Travis Collins, Chelsea Basham, Paul Costa, Christie Lamb and Brothers 3.  Large crowds were in attendance on both days to enjoy the performances.

Once again, TodaysCountry94one was represented at the festival, with a booth adjacent to the main stage, and a contingent of eager volunteers in attendance.

Here are a few photos from the festival:

 

 

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And The Winner Is…. Toby Wells

The 2016 TodaysCountry94one Brand New Star Competition Grand Final was held on 29 July 2016 at the Central Coast Leagues Club. The 2016 winner was Toby Wells. Congratulations, Toby, on your win.

All of the performances on the night were first rate and the judges had a very difficult time in separating the entrants. However, there can only be one winner, and that was Toby.

Toby won the first prize of $3,000 in cash from sponsor, Central Coast Leagues Club.

Jesse McGrath and Sophie Youman were each awarded a one-on-one mentoring session with country music star, Gina Jeffreys.

Many thanks to the other sponsors: The Imperial Centre, Ferry’s Law Firm, Everglades Country Club, Club Wyong, CRS Publicity and Simon Johnson (Hillbilly Hut Studios).

And many thanks to all of the other very talented finalists: Sarah Lanser, Bob Arthur, Emma Jene, Joseph Arrua, Alicia Brock, Paul Crowder, Lexie Ross and Hayley Langley.

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Congratulations to Di and Pete on 200 Australian Bush Ballad Shows

TodaysCountry94one presenters, Dianne Lindsay and Peter Simpson, have reached a milestone of 200 episodes of their Australian Bush Ballad Show.

The show is produced by TodaysCountry94one, and is heard on Tuesday evenings from 9.00 pm and on Sundays from 11.00 am.  The show is also syndicated to radio stations around Australia and has been presented in the UK.

Station Chairman, David Bacon, presented Di and Pete with a certificate in recognition of their achievement, at the 2016 Brand New Star Grand Final, held on Friday 29 July 2016 at Central Coast Leagues Club.

We’ll be posting some photos of Di and Pete’s presentation on the website shortly, together with photos from the 2016 Brand New Star Grand Final.

 

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Don’t Miss the Grand Final of the 2016 Brand New Star Contest, Friday 29 July!

Heat 2 of todayscountry94one’s 2016 Brand New Star competition didn’t disappoint, with some amazing talent competing for a spot in this Friday night’s Grand Final, setting a difficult task for the judging panel.

The Grand Final, to be held at Central Coast Leagues Club, promises to be a great evening’s entertainment and will set the 2016 winner on track for a career in the music industry.

The talented Grand Finalists are Toby Wells, Sarah Lanser, Bob Arthur, Emma Jene Boxsell, Joseph Arrua, Alicia Brock, Paul Crowder, Sophie Youman, Lexie Ross, Jesse McGrath and Hayley Langley.

They will be vying for the title of Brand New Star 2016 and those fantastic prizes, including $3000 courtesy of Central Coast Leagues Club, a recording opportunity with Hillbilly Hut Studio, with distribution to the media by CRS, plus mentoring by one of country music’s biggest stars, Gina Jeffreys.

Make sure you’re in the audience this Friday night, July 29, from 7.30 at Central Coast Leagues Club. Admission is just $5 for todayscountry94one members, $10 for non-members and, if you wish, you can join up or renew your membership on the night.

Photos (below L-R): Sarah Lanser (Heat 1) and Jesse McGrath with Pedro (Heat 1).

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2016 Brand New Star Contest News!

The first heat of todayscountry94one’s Brand New Star 2016 set the bar high, with some outstanding performers winning a place in the Grand Final.

So you won’t want to miss Heat 2, to be held this Friday, July 22, from 7.30pm at Club Wyong.

Be in the audience to see talented country music performers  vie for a Grand Final spot and the chance to win fantastic prizes, including $3000 courtesy of Central Coast Leagues Club, a recording opportunity with Hillbilly Hut Studio, with distribution to the media by CRS, plus mentoring by one of country music’s biggest stars, Gina Jeffreys.

Heat 2, at Club Wyong, promises to be a top night and admission is free.

And of course, don’t forget to make a date for the Grand Final, to be held at Central Coast Leagues Club on Friday, July 29.

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