Groundwater Country Music Festival


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Groundwater is one of the fastest growing country music festivals in Australia. It is a FREE, non-ticketed event and Located in the picturesque beachside destination of Broadbeach, Gold Coast.

The 2021 lineup features over 40 acts; The Wolfe Brothers, Adam Harvey, Sara Storer, Gina Jeffreys, Andrew Farriss, The Sunny Cowgirls, Tami Neilson, Felicity Urquhart and Josh Cunningham, Adam Brand, Casey Barnes, Catherine Britt, Kaylee Bell, and many more.

The Wolfe Brothers (episode #100 of Songwriter Trysts podcast) from Tasmania, the duo has steadily etched their name into Australian Country music stardom. Returning to Groundwater for the 4th time, the revered duo the latest in a legacy of farmers and musicians spanning generations. Andrew Farriss (podcast coming soon) one of Australia’s greatest songwriters and primarily known as a cofounders of multi-award winning band INXS. Andrew has made appearances internationally in Nashville and 2021 will be his first time on the Groundwater stage.

Gina Jeffreys (episode #140 of Songwriter Trysts podcast) will be taking to the Groundwater stage for the first time performing her new album that tells the stories of the life the last 12 years. She will have an authentic stripped back performance, to wow her many fans that span many decades. Tami Neilson from NZ will be making the trip for her first Groundwater CMF. She has a vast range of styles, from country Americana, heartfelt gospel to western swing.

The second line-up announcement added the likes of charismatic and charitable legend Adam Brand, Sir Elton John’s favourite woman from Down Under, the fiercely authentic Catherine Britt, as well as hometown hero Casey Barnes(episode #101 of Songwriter Trysts podcast), and Kiwi Country Queen, Kaylee Bell. Adam Brand is one of Australia’s most popular and successful recording artists. A stellar career spanning twenty years has seen him nominated for multiple ARIA Awards, win 12 Golden Guitars, sell over 600,000 CDs & DVDs, as well as earn 3 platinum & 5 gold albums. Catherine Britt (episode #69 of Songwriter Trysts podcast) has collected a host of accolades, a legion of fans and a mantel of awards including the country industry’s highest honours. Her most recent include, 2016 Female Artist of the Year, 2017 Vocal Collaboration of The Year as well as an APRA Award and CMC Artist of the Year nominations.

Find out more about the Festival HERE

Songwriter Trysts website HERE

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