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Eighth Blackbird

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Eighth Blackbird send you to musical seventh heaven with their Musica Viva set which includes the world premiere performance of home grown composer Holly Ha...

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Away | Sydney Theatre Company

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Michael Gow’s modern Australian classic Away is a play in which the deeply funny and the unsettlingly tragic go hand in hand.

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Rumour Has It | Naomi Price

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Naomi Price takes on the extraordinary challenge of not only reproducing the powerful and dynamic voice of Adele, but also of replicating her personality and physical ma...

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The Judas Kiss | Red Line Productions

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Hare vividly imagines the interior emotional lives of these historic figures and the infamous public airing of their scandal, choosing to focus on two key moments of “downfall” in Oscar Wilde’s life which took place outside of the public sp...

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Tosca | Opera Australia

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Opera Australia’s current production of Tosca under the direction of John Bell is sheer brilliance.

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The Trouble With Harry | Siren Theatre Co

Sunday, 19 February 2017

With The Trouble With Harry, Philpott has created a theatrical palimpsest, applying an inquisitive imagination to fragmentary facts, firing up discussion on gender, sex and ethnic pr...

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Tapestry: The Songs of Carole King

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Don't let anybody tell you that nostalgia ain’t what it used to be. An ecstatic audience cheered, clapped, whistled, hollered and got to their feet on numerous occasions during Tapestry at the Enmore Theatre last Friday ni...

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The Little Dog Laughed | New Theatre

Saturday, 11 February 2017

There's plenty of bark and lots of bite in New Theatre's production of The Little Dog Laughed by Douglas Carter Beane.

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BU21 | Outhouse Theatre Co

Friday, 10 February 2017

When you’re stuck in an oppressively hot theatre with one fan struggling to make an impact during a Sydney heatwave, you’d better hope that the show you are about to see is go...

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STC announces new Artistic Director

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Sydney Theatre Company today announced that it has appointed Kip Williams as Artistic Director commencing 3 November 20...

Thursday, 3 November 2016

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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