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Boyup Brook Country Music Fest & Awards entries open

6 Jun

BOYUP BROOK COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL’S OPENED ITS DOORS FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

The Boyup Brook Country Music Festival is a Festival steeped in the local community. Presented by LiveLighter, this festival is one of Western Australia’s most popular music and camping festivals, held annually in February. It is a friendly celebration of all country music in a relaxed and natural bushland setting. Our Music Park is a charming family festival venue, with mature river gums over grassy knolls on the banks of the beautiful Blackwood River. During Festival days this picturesque venue, and the sleepy town, comes alive with delightful music on the main stage and throughout the streets.

Boyup Brook holds a large-scale country music event which has acknowledgement for year two of a three year successful funding application through Tourism’ WA’s Regional Events Scheme (RES), which is jointly funded by the Department of Regional Development through it’s Royalties for Regions program. It is intended the funding will help to attract hundreds of people to the rural region, helping to grow this local economy.

The Country Music Capital of WA, Boyup Brook, is based in the southwest, some 270 kilometres from Perth. Country Music fans from around the state and further afield make the trek to Boyup Brook for fun filled days and star filled nights. Boyup Brook’s normal population swells dramatically with thousands of caravanner’s and campers, utes and trucks utilising the variety of community run camping grounds. All vying for the best spot to settle for a few days of clean country fun.

Fill out your expression of interest here!

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ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR WA COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

Showcase your talent at the 2018 West Australian Country Music Awards – the premier event on the WA Country Music Calendar. The Awards finalists and winners are announced at the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival.

Now in its 33rd year the annual Awards have attracted Country Music talent from all over Western Australia. The aim of the Awards is to recognise and support WA artists who are serious about pursuing a career in Country Music.

There are 10 categories to nominate for -

  • West Australian Country Music Group of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Male Artist of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Female Artist of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Independent Single of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Independent

  •  West Australian Country Music EP of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Independent Album of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Video Clip of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Songwriter of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Emerging Artist of the Year

  • West Australian Country Music Junior Vocalist of the Year

The West Australian Country Music Awards is a fantastic opportunity to promote your talent to an outstanding judging panel. The judges are experienced country music industry professionals from all over Australia and overseas and the caliber of the amazing talent that nominate for the Awards attests to the success of this awesome event.  Past Award winners have gone on to be a part of the CMAA Academy of Country Music, Star Maker, Australian Idol, and Australia’s Got Talent, as well as excelling in the Country Music scene in America.

Download your entry from here. Entries close at 5pm on 30 September 2017 so start preparing your material now!

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