Tamworth Family Support Service Family Concert
Toyota Park | Saturday, 21 January - 6.00pm
Tamworth Family Support Services (TFSS) present a FREE evening of family entertainment featuring the musical talents of the very versatile Amber Lawrence with her ‘Kids Gone Country’, Aleyce Simmonds, Tori Forsyth, Jeanie, Brendon Nawrocki and Scotty Thallon.
Colin's Christian Kids Concert
Carinya Christian School | Thursday, 26 January - 10:00am
Did you know that the 9 times Golden Guitar winner is Australia's #1 kids Christian artist? Bring the family and singalong to 'Remember The Lord'. 10,9,8..God Is Great' and 'God Rock'. Colin's last concert was packed to the rafters - it's first in to be part of the mayhem, music and madness!!. Tickets only $5 each and can be purchased here.
Amber Lawrence - The Big 'Happy Ever After' Family Show
West Tamworth League Club | Friday, 27 January - 1:30pm
Amber's one and only festival show is not to be missed! Her 'Big Happy Ever After Family Show' is one for all ages and a lot of fun for everyone. With guest opening act Homegrown.
Other FREE shows in Toyota Park
FRIDAY JANUARY 20 - 7.00pm – TOYOTA OPENING CONCERT
Featuring the CMAA Academy of Country Music, Golden Guitar winners Pete Denahy, Catherine Britt, Amber Lawrence, The Bushwackers, Bennett, Bowtell and Urquhart (BBU), Mitch King, 2016 Toyota Star Maker Karin Page, Ben Ransom Band and Hurricane Fall. Plus spectacular fireworks at 9.00pm.
SUNDAY JANUARY 22 – 7.00PM – TOYOTA STAR MAKER GRAND FINAL
For the first time in star maker history the event is absolutely free.
Witness the announcement of the 38th Toyota Star Maker winner from the top 10 Grand Finalists for the year. Compered by 1996 Star Maker winner Darren Coggan with performances by the Top 10 Grand Finalists, the 2016 Toyota Star Maker winner Karin Page and 2014 Toyota Star Maker winner Jared Porter.
MONDAY JANUARY 23 – 7.00PM – AMERICANA IN THE PARK
Americana In The Park showcases Australia’s best including Tim Wheatley, Peasant Moon, Small Town Romance, Andrew Swift, Tori Forsyth, Jason Walker, Katie Brianna and Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes.
TUESDAY JANUARY 24 – 7.00PM – TELSTRA #LIVEANDLOUD
Featuring Caitlyn Shadbolt, Kaylens Rain, Chelsea Basham, Kaylee Bell, Melanie Dyer, Route 33 as well as some very special guests. If you like your music live, loud and free – be there!
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25 – 7.00PM – BACK TO THE BUSH – SUPER BUSH BALLAD SHOW
Hosts Dianne Lindsay and Peter Simpson present the Super Bush Ballad Show with over thirty of our best-known Australian Bush Balladeer Artists and Special Guests. The biggest concert of the Festival.
THURSDAY JANUARY 26 – 7.00PM – TAMWORTH PROUD AUSTRALIA DAY
Aleyce Simmonds, Ashleigh Dallas, The Crosby Sisters, Ryan Sampson and Pixie, Alison Forbes. Marie Hodson, Dale Duncan, Jared Scott, Ryan Morris, Kyle Cartner and a special performance after the fireworks at 9.00pm by Tamworth’s own party band, ‘Splashpool’.
FRIDAY JANUARY 27 – 7.00PM – TOYOTA STARS UNDER THE STARS
SATURDAY JANUARY 28 – 7.00PM – TOYOTA BUSKING CHAMPIONSHIPS
One of the most anticipated concerts of the festival where judges select ten of the best buskers performing through the week to battle it out on the big stage for cash prizes and the prestige of the title of 2017 Toyota Best of the Buskers.
SUNDAY JANUARY 29 – 7.00PM – TOYOTA LAST ROUNDUP
The Official Closing Concert for the 2017 Toyota Country Music Festival and will feature a selection of the winners and the grinners who performed during the ten days. Line up will include winners from Toyota Star Maker, Toyota Busking Championships, Aristocrat Talent Search, Coca Cola Battle of the Bands, Battle of the Youngstars, Toyota Golden Guitars, People’s Choice and many more.
Fireworks display at 9.00pm.