Slim Dusty Festival
The Slim Dusty Country Music Festival held over seven days in October is located in the mid north coast town of Kempsey. Packed with activities and entertainment for all ages, there's a bus tour to Slim Dusty's childhood homestead and The Pub with No Beer with morning tea at Perry's Lemon Myrtle Farm.
On Tuesday join the old time dance night in the hall followed by indoor and outdoor programs at the Kempsey Showground with 27 of Australia's great country music performers. Join in Friday and Saturday for a Bush Poet's breakfast and Sunday for a Gospel concert with Dianne Lindsay and Peter Simpson.
The entertainers this year are the three generations of the Dallas Family which includes 2018 Golden Guitar winner Ashleigh Dallas and Brett Dallas. Rex Dallas Pioneer of Australian Country Music and Lindsay Dallas. Also Amos Morris will perform along with Golden Guitar winner Anne Kirkpatrick and David. Indigenous singer songwriter Ron Callaghan will also be performing along with Norma O'Hara Murphy, Graham Rodgers and many others throughout the weeks festival.
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