Sunday – Five Things Not To Miss
It may be the final day of this year’s incredible festival, but we still have plenty of time to paint the town red. So, gather your strength, find your family and friends and grab your dancing boots, you’re gonna need them when you head on down The Long Road today!
Classic American Car Show – Car Show Arena
Muscle cars, Hot Rods, vintage bad boys and trucks; if you’re a petrol head and love art on four wheels then you have to check the Classic American Car Show in the Car Show Arena starting at 10am. Channelling life on the open road, one look at these beauties and you’ll be sure that there’s no better use for chrome!
Square Dancing – Showground
There’s all kinds of music at The Long Road from country and Americana all the way to roots and there’s the very best dancing too. So, if you’ve got the kind of moves that can wow the crowds, and even if you don’t, you need to be at the Square Dancing on the Showground. From courtesy turns and bending the line, to flutterwheels and dosados it’s the only place to be at midday today.
The BGS Songwriters Parlour – Honky Tonk
Appalachian adventure can be found at the Honky Tonk at 4.20 this afternoon, when the Bluegrass Situation present The BGS Songwriters Parlour. Purveyors of modern roots music that respects a rich and varied history of bluegrass, expect to hear the secrets of song writing and some special one-of-a-kind jams.
Austin Jenckes – The Front Porch
The Front Porch is the place to discover your new favourite music with an amazing litany of up-and-coming bands. Whatever time you go you can’t go wrong, but be sure to head there this evening at 7.25 when a nailed-on tip for the top, Austin Jenckes, grabs his guitar and treats us to a selection of songs taken from his debut album, If You Grew Up Like I Did.
Josh Turner – Rhinestone Stage
Deep of voice and distinct in style, Josh Turner is one of the true greats currently taking his music to the masses. So, don’t miss his headline set this evening at 8.55 on the Rhinestone stage when he will be unleashing a hit packed set with a host of crowd pleasers like Hometown Girl, Would You Go With Me, Your Man, Time Is Love, Why Don’t We Just Dance and Long Black Train.