Mick Pacholli
18th May 2013, 10:27 AM
http://www.tooraktimes.com.au/images/imported/2013/05/335.jpgARTIST LINE-UP
http://www.tooraktimes.com.au/images/imported/2013/05/336.jpg Alan Jackson (USA) is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He’s in the elite company of Lennon and McCartney among artists who’ve written and recorded more than 20 US #1 hits. Jackson has sold nearly 60 million albums worldwide, and has scored nearly 40 Top 10 hits in Australia, with 15 #1s including “Good Time,” “It’s Five O’clock Somewhere,” “Little Bitty” and “I’ll Go On Loving You” - each spent a month at the top of the Australian music charts.
http://www.tooraktimes.com.au/images/imported/2013/05/337.jpg Sara Evans (USA) has come a long way from singing with her family’s band as a child in Missouri. The ACM Top Female Vocalist and platinum-selling singer-songwriter has built a stellar career in the sixteen years since the release of her debut album. Number #1 hits, including Born to Fly and last year’s smash, A Little Bit Stronger, have made Sara a firm fan favourite. This will be her long-awaited first visit to Australia.
http://www.tooraktimes.com.au/images/imported/2013/05/338.jpg Australia is a second home for Corb Lund (CAN). One of Canada’s coolest, most-respected and awarded country and roots artists, Corb is well-known as a whiskey-and-hockey-loving singer-songwriter. His often quirky, laconic lyrics belie the*electricity of his on-stage performance and chemistry with long-time band, the Hurtin’ Albertans. Corb’s new Canadian #1 album, Cabin Fever, is a ‘must-have’ CD, helping to consolidate his ever-growing Australian fanbase, since his first trip here ten years ago.
http://www.tooraktimes.com.au/images/imported/2013/05/339.jpg In the five years since the release of her debut self-penned single, Jasmine Rae has become one of the most acclaimed artists in Australian country music.Both her debut album, Look It Up , and second album, Listen Here, received ARIA nominations for Best Country Album; yielding three #1 singles and videos each, includingher #1 duet, I’ll Try Anything,*with US music star, Joe Nichols.* This unique and compelling singer-songwriter, with the soulful, powerful, bluesy voice, won the fan-voted CMC Oz Artist Award 2012, as well as the prestigious, peer-voted CMA Global Artist Award 2013, for her success both here and Internationally. Jasmine is now ready to release her long-awaited, third album in August.*
http://www.tooraktimes.com.au/images/imported/2013/05/340.jpg Newcastle singer-songwriter and reigning CMC New Oz Artist of the Year, Morgan Evans, has racked up more career milestones than most - three hit EPs, four #1 videos, CMAA nominations, National Tours with Taylor Swift, Brooks & Dunnand Gary Allan - and now, his Nashville-recorded debut album is set for release in the lead-up to this festival. As a newly-recruited CMC Rocks television presenter and live-performance favourite, Morgan has become synonymous with his love and passion for the music, feel-good songs and high-octane, roof-raising concerts.

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