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Celebrating Emerging Talent at the Country on Keppel Festival

Celebrating Emerging Talent at the Country on Keppel Festival

The anticipation is building for the Country on Keppel Festival, set to take place from July 12–14 on the picturesque Great Keppel Island. The event promises a celebration of the rich and diverse sounds of country music.

This year’s festival is set to be even more exciting with the announcement of the finalists for the Green Brothers Country on Keppel Peter Blundell Memorial Talent Search.

Meet the Finalists

Selected from across Victoria, NSW, and Queensland, the five talented musicians gearing up to perform on July 12 are:

  • Kane Vincent from Echuca, VIC
  • Felicity Dowd from Bega, NSW
  • Cody Walker from Tamworth, NSW
  • Mackenzie May from Tannum Sands, QLD
  • Tane-Rua from Muttaburra, QLD

These finalists will showcase their unique sounds and compete for various prizes, including a coveted Takamine acoustic guitar provided by Green Brothers and Pro Music Australia, complete with a hard case. Additionally, the winner will have the honour of opening the festival on July 13 and securing a spot in the 2025 festival lineup.

A Festival with a View

Great Keppel Island provides an idyllic setting for this celebration of country music. The festival not only offers a platform for emerging artists but also a chance for audiences to enjoy performances in breathtaking locations.

The island’s scenic vistas and relaxed atmosphere create the perfect backdrop for both seasoned performers and rising stars.

Mentoring and Opportunities

In addition to performing, the finalists will have the invaluable opportunity to participate in mentoring sessions with acclaimed singer-songwriters Lyn Bowtell, Ashleigh Dallas, and James Blundell.

These sessions provide guidance, inspiration, and camaraderie, enhancing the overall experience for emerging artists.

Join the Celebration

Don’t miss the chance to witness the magic of the Country on Keppel Festival. Experience the blend of beautiful scenery and outstanding music by securing your tickets now through OzTix.

This festival is not just a celebration of country music but also a nurturing ground for the next generation of Australian talent.

The Country on Keppel Festival is set to be an unforgettable event, highlighting the best of what Australia’s country music scene has to offer. Be part of this incredible journey and support emerging artists as they take the stage in one of the most stunning settings imaginable.