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Country music artists Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole will be bringing their Great Country Songbook Volume III Tour to Broken Hill on Sunday, May 7 at the Broken Hill Civic Centre from 7pm.
One half of American country duo Whitetop Mountains, Martha Spence, and Victorian-based country artist Archer, will be performing at Theatre 44 this Friday from 7pm in a continuation of a small regional tour across Australia.
Local singer-songwriter Charlotte Le Lievre’s debut album, Songs From The Barrier Line, has enjoyed success on the charts in the two weeks since it was released, currently sitting at number four on the ARIA Australian Country Albums chart and number three on the Australian Independent Record Labels Association 100% Independent Albums chart.
Local songwriter Charlotte Le Lievre’s personal and deeply moving debut album, Songs From The Barrier Line, was released last Friday – a record that was eight years in the making – with Broken Hill featuring heavily in the making of, and inspiration for the record.
It can seem like a revolving door in the bush of droughts, bushfires, floods, mouse plagues and COVID but acclaimed country music singer, Sara Storer, will be raising spirits and setting toes tapping in bush towns on the Recovery Outback Tour, presented by the National Recovery and Resilience Agency. Sara will be bringing her brother, Greg, and the famous siblings know first-hand just how challenging life in rural Australia can be, at times. They were born in Wemen in Victoria, where their parents farmed wheat and cattle.
Country music star Raechel Whitchurch says her time in Broken Hill has played an instrumental part in her career that has now led to prestigious award nominations. After her debut album Finally Clear went number one on the ARIA Australian Country Album charts, the Broken Hill-born singer/songwriter is now in contention to win two Golden Guitars.