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Tamworth Festival Radio goes National

12 November 2018

In 2019, The Toyota Country Music Festival, Tamworth will proudly partner with KIX Country to take Tamworth to the world.
In announcing KIX Country as the Official Radio Broadcaster for the Festival, Barry Harley, Country Music Manager for Tamworth Regional Council said this new partnership brings immense benefits, not only for fans already in Tamworth in 2019, but for the many future visitors listening outside the region who will get a taste of what to expect when they do visit.
“The Festival has for many years boasted its own dedicated country music radio station through Festival FM broadcasting to the Tamworth area, but this new alliance will have listeners through KIX Country’s 57 stations across Australia plus its online steaming across Australia and the worldwide web. 

“It is a real bonus having KIX Country promoting all elements of the festival over the ten days, not only for the thousands of fans already in Tamworth, but also for the thousands of additional fans who can experience a taste of Australia’s largest music festival,” he said.
From January 18 through to January 27, KIX Country will broadcast ‘live’ each day from 9.00am to 5.00pm from the heart of the Festival in Toyota Zone, with ‘live performances’, information from the 100 plus music venues, interviews from all over the city, and of course music from some of the 700 artists who descend upon Tamworth in January.
David Greenwood, General Manager of the KIX Network said: “KIX Country has always been a strong supporter of the Toyota Country Music Festival and this endorsement as Official Radio Broadcaster means not only a significant increase in national exposure for the Festival but equally, validation of KIX Country’s importance and reach into the country music heartland.

“We welcome and thank the Toyota Country Music Festival for their faith in us and their recognition of KIX Country as a media partner. We are excited and looking forward to reinforcing and growing Tamworth as Australia’s Country Music capital,” he said.
Listeners can tune into the Toyota Country Music Festival’s Official Radio Broadcaster, KIX Country during the festival in Tamworth on 87.6FM and throughout Australia on various frequencies and online streaming and phone apps.

For further KIX Country information please go to or phone 07 3251 8300 during office hours.

Tamworth Regional Council acknowledges the Gamilaroi/Kamilaroi people, who are the Traditional Custodians of this land. We would like to pay respect to Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in and visiting our region.