Saddle Up For Sale Country Music Fest

Jayne Denham is one of many performers to appear at the upcoming Sale Country Music Festival. Picture: Contributed

TICKETS are still available for the first Sale Country Music Festival, scheduled for November 18 and 19.

Taking place at the Sale Turf Club, the two-day concert will feature some of Australia’s finest up-and-coming country-style musicians.

This family-friendly event features a lineup that would rival even the most renowned country music festivals, featuring some of the most famous names in the Australian music scene.

The main act is none other than the legendary Adam Brand.

Since bursting onto the scene with his acclaimed self-titled debut album in 1998, Brand has garnered 12 Golden Guitar Awards, six ARIA Award nominations and seven CMC Oz Artist of the Year Awards – more than any other short-lived artist. . the story.

Across 15 studio albums, Brand has celebrated three Platinum and five Gold Album certifications, and is considered a fan-favorite artist across Australia.

Start with high octane Built for speed in 2002, Brand enjoyed an unbroken string of top ARIA Country albums.

speed of life in 2020, it took No. 6 on the overall ARIA Albums Chart, marking Brand’s sixth studio album to chart in the Top 10.

As confirmed by dozens of No. 1 hit singles, Brand ranks among the most successful Australian artists of all time.

Brand’s popularity is perhaps eclipsed only by another: Shannon Noll, who will also perform at the festival.

His story is one of Australian folklore – a farm laborer from Condabolin who was catapulted to stardom after becoming a finalist on australian idol and the release of his cover of the classic Moving Pictures song “What About Me”.

Since then, “Nollsy” has achieved consistent commercial success with seven Top 10 albums, including two ARIA multi-Platinum No. 1 albums, as well as 17 Platinum and three Gold accreditations.

Additionally, he is the only Australian male artist in history to achieve ten consecutive Top Ten singles.

In 2020, Noll scored his first number 1 on the Australian charts as a featured artist on Southbound’s single “Find Our Way”.

His last album, BELIEVED was released in May 2021, reaching #3 on the ARIA Album charts.

“Nollsy” will be the last performer on Friday night. Preceding him will be Gareth Leach, who will kick off his set at 5:15 p.m., followed by Michael Harrington and Jayne Denham.

Saturday’s lineup will start playing at 12.15pm and will include Ella & Sienna, Gretta Ziller, Amber Lawrence, Casey Barnes and Travis Collins, before Adam Brand takes the stage to cap off the event.

Along with the quality tunes, the event will also feature an abundance of delicious bites from some of Victoria’s best food trucks, as well as a host of beers, wines, spirits and ciders from award-winning local breweries.

Organizers also promise camp chairs for attendees and good vibes for the full two days.

For more information, visit the official event website at


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