Get ready for some serious boot-scootin’, because a new country music festival is coming to Sydney and Aussie music legend Kasey Chambers is set to headline.
Titled Country And Inner Western, the festival will take place as part of the Sydney Solstice across various Inner West bars, pubs and parks over next year’s June long weekend – that’s Friday, 11th June until Sunday, 13th June.
ARIA-Hall of Famer Chambers will be headlining the event on Saturday the 12th at the Sydney Park Amphitheatre, playing her multi-award-winning catalogue for the first time in a festival-first setting.
Chambers is just one of many country crooners who will hit the stage over the three-day event, along with fellow artists like Tex Perkins (playing Johnny Cash), Brad Cox, All Our Exes Live In Texas, Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys and many more.
It’s quite the innovative concept, with fans able to get up close and personal with performers as they play in intimate venues ranging from local haunts like Midnight Special, Jacoby’s, and The Duke of Enmore, to record and clothing stores such as Route 66, Cotton Mouth, and Papa Disco.
Artists will also take on bigger establishments like Waywards, The Union and Kelly’s On King.
Tickets to the three-day-long festival will be made available in a bunch of formats to suit your musical sensibilities, including single-day tickets and weekend passes and are available to purchase now via Oztix and Music & Booze co.
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The inaugural Country & Inner Western lineup is:
Saturday June 12
Andy Golledge Band
Sunday June 13
Tex Perkins plays Johnny Cash
All Our Exes Live In Texas
Emma Donovan & The Putbacks
Caitlin Harnett & The Pony Boys