Talent Competitions & more
Golden Guitars - Australian Country Music Awards of Australia
Queen of Country Music Quest
Toyota Country Music Busking Championships
The Toyota Country Music Busking Championships have been designed to celebrate and recognise the talent in Peel Street during the festival. Registered buskers are judged throughout the week with a handful chosen to perform at the Best of the Buskers Concert on the final weekend of the festival.
Toyota Star Maker
For 40 years Coca-Cola Country has been giving everyone the chance to take to the stage and perform in Tamworth!
Now you can be performing on the famous Town Hall stage as part of Coca-Cola Country's CCMA National Talent Quest with categories including, Battle of the Young Stars, Battle of the News Stars, Battle of the Bands, Battle of the Bluegrass or Walk up and sing. Click here for more information to apply
Tamworth Songwriters' Association Annual Awards Presentation and Concert
The Tamworth Songwriters' Association conduct an annual competition for songwriters to test their songwriting skills.
Entries close 14 October 2019.
The awards will be presented on Tuesday, 21 January 2020 at the Longyard Hotel Tamworth.
Phone: 0409 718 391
Tamworth Songwriters' Association Inaugural TSA Talent Quest
Entry is free, spots limited therefore bookings are essential. There are no walk-ups.
In keeping with the association’s “First The Song” motto, entrants are required to sing two original songs.
Venue: Tamworth City Bowling Club
Contact Lydia Clare
Aristocrat Entertainer of the Year
West Tamworth Leagues Club website
Phone: (02) 6765 7588
Tamworth Bush Poetry Competition
Australian Country Music People's Choice Awards
The Australian Country Music People's Choice Awards give "the people" the right to vote and have a say in who they believe is the best.
The 2020 Awards will be announced at a gala presentation in January.
More information on the website.
Hog Star Talent Quest
Are you a Solo / Duo Act? Are you between 12 and 18 years old? Are you ready to kickstart your career? Then the 2020 Hog Star Talent Quest is for you!
Venue: The Loft, Hogs Breath Café, 265-267 Peel Street, Tamworth NSW
When: Heats to be held over six days from Saturday, 18 January to Thursday, 23 January
Final to be held Friday, 24 January featuring all heat winners
6pm ‘til late each day
More information is available at the website www.thelofttamworth.com