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NEWLY RELEASED ALBUMS 2021

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BRAND NEW ALBUM - `TRAILBLAZER`  AVAILABLE NOW! 

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Lance Birrell is a Multi Award winning musician!

A capable solo artist who has entertained in many areas throughout Australia.

Born and raised in Port Pirie South Australia, where his talent, personality and guitar picking skills were recognised at an early age.

He is now residing in Dubbo New South Wales.

With a friendly and enthusiastic approach, Lance plays and sings an extensive variety of music and songs to audiences of all ages.

He is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and a much sought after session musician. Many recordings feature his guitar and pedal steel expertise.

Whether it is a private function or a public performance Lance excels!

Lance plays a Tomkins Guitar, custom designed and handcrafted in Sydney Australia by guitar manufacturer Allan Tomkins.








JUSTIN  LANDERS - FREE TIME & MONEY 

RELEASED 19TH  JUNE 2021

Hailing from Orange in the Central West of New South Wales, Traditional Country Singer Songwriter Justin Landers brings rich vocal tones and heartfelt stories that express a true authentic country flavour. Much of his songwriting themes emanate from his childhood upbringing, and real life experience, growing up in the township of Cobar and spending much of his teenage years in the Coonabarabran area.

Justin’s influences roll out like a red carpeted list of country greats …..Alan Jackson, George Strait, Glen Campbell, John Denver, Kenny Rogers, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, and local legends Slim Dusty and Ray & Lee Kernaghan.

Justin began performing as a professional soloist in late 2013. Prior to this, Justin has 20 years’ experience as a performer & musician with the majority of this time spent in the popular Orange based duos ‘Warp II’ & ‘Guess What’.

Justin is a much sought after performer in the Central West, and his new album `FREE TIME & MONEY is a DEFINITE MUST for your Country music collection.


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JASON  McDANIEL - HONKY TONK LIFE 

Released in February 2021

His musical style is often considered ‘rowdy’ – a blend of country, rock and blues that keeps the crowd entertained and on their feet for the entire show.
 
In 1995, Jason released his debut album Man in the Black Hat including 13 songs 
 
2021 is a new beginning for all and has Jason releasing his new solo album Honky Tonk Life. 13 rowdy songs – all songs written by Jason about living life and having a good time. 


NEW MUSIC - from that Country Rockin Dude 

JASE LANSKY 

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JASE LANSKY

PRE ORDER BEN RANSOMs` - 

NEW ALBUM 

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 EXPECTED RELEASE DATE 29th JANUARY 2021



NEW SINGLE 

 RAISE SOME HELL

AVAILABLE ON iTUNES NOW 

CHECKOUT BENS LATEST  #1 SINGLE  FROM HIS NEW ALBUM 

BRAVE NEW WORLD






CHRIS STAFF IS BACK!! 

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BRIANA DINSDALE 


LAUNCHED HER BRAND NEW 

DEBUT ALBUM 

`beginnings`

at Kimberly Park Centre - Daisy Hill Qld 

JANUARY 6th 2021


 




CHECK OUT BRIANA DINSDALES NEWLY RELEASED VIDEO 

BALL AND CHAIN

PREVIOUSLY RELEASED ALBUMS 2020  

“The Ray Jones Experience is like no other.. an Intimate Soul Baring Journey”

An established singer songwriter, Ray will bring you along on a soul fuelled journey through sharing his original music and the stories behind them.


Working alongside some of Australia’s great country artists, Ray holds his own as a natural storyteller, and will deliver a mesmerising performance.




INTRODUCING NEWEST ICMA MEMBER - ANDY PENKOW

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Andy Penkow is an award winning Country Americana Rock and Blues Singer-Songwriter with a unique sound, chocolate smooth but powerful voice, steeped in honesty. Born in Sydney Australia and grew up on the South Coast of NSW.

Studying music at JMC Academy in Sydney, Andy completed an advanced diploma in popular music and performance. 

 

He was a member of the SBS Choir and a regular member of the southern school's regional performing ensemble.

In 2001 he appeared on the Australian Television show Pop Stars making it to the top 20. 

 

Andy’s debut album Sad Love Songs was recorded & mixed by Rod Motbey at Tracking Dog Studios

Shellharbour, Australia, mastered by Steve Corrao at 'Sage Audio Nashville, TN and was released in December 2018. 

His debut single Drowning in the Whiskey released early 2019 and was embraced by the Australian country music scene peaking at #10 on the Country Songs Top 40 Australian Airplay Chart and reaching a respectable #20 in Tasmania. 

Drowning in the Whiskey also debuted at number 2 on the Oz Country Down-under charts and spent 7 weeks in the charts.

Andy released a second single Sad Love Songs to coincide with the 2019 Tamworth Country Music Festival Sad Love Songs debuted at #6 on the Oz Country Down-under charts.

The third single Keep us Apart Entered the Tasmanian charts at #28


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Rod McCormack

is an Australian record producer, musician and songwriter. McCormack is responsible for many high selling and award-winning albums and was named Country Music Awards of Australia Producer of the year in 2004, 2008 and again in 2010


Long recognised as one of Australia’s leading musicians and songwriters, Rod McCormack is also one of the most in-demand record producers, having produced many award winning acts. He has been responsible for many high selling and award winning albums and was named CMAA Producer of the year in 2004, 2008 and again in 2010. Rod has his own recording studio “The Music Cellar” on the NSW Central Coast, which has hosted the cream of Australia’s musical talent, bringing to life numerous Gold and Platinum albums. As a songwriter, Rod has written over 30 number one country hits, along with theme songs and background music for a number of successful TV shows and documentary series, and has won numerous awards. He has over 400 titles currently recorded and released by artists here and overseas, including Wendy Matthews, The McClymonts, Lee Kernaghan, Gina Jeffreys, Adam Harvey, Beccy Cole, Paul Kelly and many others. As a musician Rod gained the reputation of one of Australia’s finest, and is one of our most recorded artists, appearing on thousands of albums and soundtracks ranging from KD Lang to Jimmy Barnes, Guy Sebastian to Kasey Chambers, Shannon Noll to symphony orchestras etc. He has played and toured with many leading international artists such as Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Sherrie Austin, Jamie O’neal and was musical director for Trisha Yearwood, LeAnne Rimes, Pam Tillis, Jo Dee Messina and Tracey Lawrence on their Australian tours. In 2006 the CMAA awarded Rod their inaugural Musician Of The Year. Rod plays many instruments – guitar, banjo, mandolin, lap steel, piano, Hammond and lots more and in 1985 toured the American bluegrass circuit, winning the Colorado guitar and banjo championship, the Tennessee guitar and banjo championship and the West Virginia banjo championship. He has been both the Australian Guitar and Banjo champion 3 times each, before becoming a judge of the event. In recent years Rod has toured the US and Europe with Grammy nominated US based The Greencards.




BRAND NEW SINGLE FOR JUSTIN LANDERS OUT NOW 

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ALBUM SHOWCASE 1 - Featuring  

Shanley Del and James Gillard EP, Kerry Kennedy, Michael Wilks,Adam Toms,
Sally-Anne Whitten, Ingrid Mae, Kora Naughton, Jase Lansky, Georgie taylor, Chalkie White, Will Day, Brook Chivell, Ben Ransom, The Mason Boys

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 SHOWCASE NUMBER 2 - Featuring

Cheryls Anderson (Andersonlane) - Col Finley - The April Family - Alan Caswell/Michael Carpenter - Michelle Russell - Vanessa Delaine - Casey Barnes - Connie Kis Andersen - Sandra Humphries - Kalesti Butler - Simply Bushed - Destiny Band Oz - Wendy Wood


 















SHOWCASE WEEK NUMBER 3 - Featuring

Bec Lavelle, Benn Gunn, Watling & Bates,  Brendan Smoother, Rachel Jillett, Benny Allen, Keely Johnson, Trinity Woodhouse












SHOWCASE WEEK NUMBER 4 - Featuring

Amber Joy Poulton, Doug Bruce, Alice Benfer, Richo Richardson, Becci Nethery, Lyn Bowtell, Felicity Kircher, Marie Hodson



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SHOWCASE WEEK NUMBER 5 - Featuring

Ray Burton, Kristy James, The Dukes, Scott Douglas, Rory Ellis, Graeme Hugo

 





SHOWCASE NUMBER 6 - Featuring

Lance Birrell, Phil Doublet, Tanya Self, Pete O`Brien, Kirsten Minnick, Bill Kosseris, Yobbo Dubbo










SHOWCASE NUMBER 7 - Featuring

Peter Smokie Dawson, Matt Scullion, Justin Landers, Shelly Jones Band and Lance Birrell










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