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On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco | Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord

Friday, 23 January 2015

Combining Chekov’s wonderful, comic monologue On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco with music from Bach, Berio and Tchaikovsky makes for a short and charming salon piece from the Théâtre des Bouffes du No...

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Falling Through Clouds | The Last Great Hunt

Friday, 16 January 2015

Theatre makers have much in common with children at play. Both delight in using minimal props in a small contained space to transport themselves into a completely different scenario that is often another world aw...

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Have I No Mouth | Brokentalkers

Friday, 16 January 2015

Have I No Mouth will divide audiences. This is an excellent idea for a play, especially for those with an interest of psychotherapy or the use of drama in ps...

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The Experiment

Friday, 16 January 2015

The Experiment is a rich immersive sensory experience if you can accept the fact that this show is more about technology in the form of striking video projections, and coldly mechanical synth driven soundscapes than it is about the man on st...

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Wot? No Fish!! | bread&circuses

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Braverman is a charming and unassuming story teller and he imbues it all with such humour and such genuine love that his performance is ca...

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Ross McHenry Future Ensemble

Saturday, 10 January 2015

An hour with The Ross McHenry Future Ensemble was a chilled and laid back way to spend the early part of a Friday evening, even if the improvised elements of the performance didn’t quite mesh with the more groove orientated pa...

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Changeling | Camille O’Sullivan

Friday, 9 January 2015

Camille O’Sullivan enters The Famous Spiegeltent resting her hand on the heads and shoulders of the audience as she passes, embracing them into her fold right from the be...

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Tabac Rouge | Compagnie du Hanneton

Friday, 9 January 2015

Fear not. Sit back, free your mind of the desire for story and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds before you. It’s going to be quite a ri...

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La Bohème | Opera Australia

Sunday, 4 January 2015

Opera Australia has continued its tradition of welcoming the New Year with Gale Edwards’ exuberant production of La Boheme. And what an excellent ch...

Latest News - Sydney

Sydney to host the Australian Premiere of Matilda The Musical

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell announced today that the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda The Musical will make its Australian Premiere at Sydney Lyric Theatre in August ...

Thursday, 27 February 2014

36th Country Music Award Winners Announced
Sunday, 27 January 2008 20:26
Winners of the 36th CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia, hosted by Logie Award winner Georgie Parker, were announced in front of a packed Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Convention Centre (TRECC) last night.

This year’s biggest winners were the powerhouse trio of Lee Kernaghan, Adam Brand and Steve Forde for their hit single, Spirit of the Bush. The charitable collaboration of these three country superstars saw them share three of tonight’s Golden Guitar trophies, including the prizes for Single of the Year and Vocal Collaboration of the Year, as well as Video Clip of the Year. All profits from the single’s release continue to go to the drought relief organisation, Aussie Helpers.

The trio’s trio of wins brings Lee Kernaghan’s personal career tally of Golden Guitars to an extraordinary 27! Meanwhile, Adam Brand was named CMC Oz Artist of the Year for a second year running.

But the superstar trio weren’t the only multi-award winners. Sara Storer, who came into this year’s ceremony with a collection of 9 Country Music Awards already to her credit, added another two trophies to her mantle. Her song Land Cries Out was named both Heritage Song of the Year, as well as APRA Song of the Year.

This year’s prestigious Album of the Year Award went to Australian country’s favourite baritone, Adam Harvey for latest CD, I’m Doin’ Alright, which was produced by tonight’s musical director, Rod McCormack.

Also adding another Award to his already heavy mantle was Troy Cassar-Daley who was crowned Male Artist of the Year for Everything’s Going To Be Alright, which Cassar-Daley co-wrote with the legendary Don Walker

2004 New Talent Golden Guitar winner, Dianna Corcoran, was tonight crowned Australia’s new queen of country when she accepted the Female Artist of the Year Award for her sophomore album, Then There’s Me.

Other big winners tonight included The McClymonts, who took out the Group or Duo of the Year Award for the second year in a row, Newcastle’s 19-year-old Kirsty Lee Akers, who was named Maton New Talent of the Year, Kempsey’s own Steve Passfield who took out this year’s Instrumental of the Year Award and Amos Morris took home the Award for Bush Ballad of the Year.

This wonderful night of music and celebration included a show-stopping duet performance between Gina Jeffreys and Guy Sebastian, Troy Cassar-Daley’s spine tingling performance with the Capital Country Music Association Choir and the all star Spirit of the Bush closing number.

www.country.com.au


36th CMAA COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS OF AUSTRALIA - FULL LIST OF WINNERS

Album of the Year
Adam Harvey - I’m Doin’ Alright
Produced by Rod McCormack
SonyBMG

Male Artist of the Year
Troy Cassar-Daley - Everything’s Going To Be Alright
EMI Music Australia

Female Artist of the Year
Dianna Corcoran - Then There’s Me
Compass Bros Records

Group or Duo of the Year
The McClymonts - Save Yourself
Universal Music Australia

Vocal Collaboration of the Year
Lee Kernaghan, Adam Brand & Steve Forde - Spirit Of the Bush
ABC Music

Bush Ballad of the Year
Amos Morris - Sign Of The Times
Written by Ian Quinn
Nulla Records

Heritage Song of the Year
Sara Storer - Land Cries Out
Written by Sara Storer
EMI Music Australia

Instrumental of the Year
Steve Passfield - Stump Jumpin’
Independent

Maton New Talent of the Year
Kirsty Lee Akers - Little Things
Compass Bros Records

Video Clip of the Year
Lee Kernaghan, Adam Brand & Steve Forde - Spirit Of The Bush
Directed by Ross Wood
ABC Music

Single of the Year
Lee Kernaghan, Adam Brand & Steve Forde - Spirit Of The Bush
ABC Music

APRA Song of the Year
Land Cries Out - Written by Sara Storer
ABC Music Publishing

CMC Oz Artist of the Year
Adam Brand
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