QUT 'Urban Country' Music Festival

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  • Location: Caboolture Shire, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland
Hang onto your hats and warm up your vocals because the QUT Urban Country Music Festival is BACK!. Set to be the biggest one yet, this year's festival has more music, activities, food and fair dinkum fun than ever before!
Headlining the 2007 Festival's Main Concert are two legends of the Australian music scene - rocker Jimmy Barnes and country star John Williamson.
On the same stage will be Adam Brand, also making his debut at the Festival, Aria-winning Troy Cassar-Daley, Beccy Cole and The McClymonts.
There are plenty of events and activities every member of the family will enjoy so check out the entire list of events for the 2007 QUT Urban Country Music Festival.

2007 will be see the fourth annual QUT Urban Country Music Festival - it is getting bigger and better each year so make sure you come!

From 6.00pm Friday and 9.00am daily
Main Concert
"Burbs n Bush" Party
Beaut Ute Competition and Parade
Urban Blaze Concert & Fireworks
Talent Search
Song Writers Cafe
Locals in Lions Park - Walk Up Stage
Busking Competition
Bush Poets Breakfasts
Line Dancing Workshops and Socials
Urban Diversion Dance Demonstrations
Grass Roots & Gospel Stage
Country Markets
Country Comedy Corner
Country Music Entertainment at all major venues

Locations: Centenary Lakes, Caboolture Showgrounds, Caboolture CBD, Caboolture Town Square and environs
Celebrate the Blend of Urban Country Music • Friday 4 - Monday 7 May 2007
The Urban Country Music Festival brings you 4 days of non-stop fun and entertainment this May long weekend.
Nova Ford Beaut Ute Show
Date:  Saturday 5 May 2007
Time:  7.30am to 1.00pm
* Times subject to change
Venue:  Centenary Lakes, Morayfield Road, Caboolture
How to enter :  FREE admittance to spectators
Beaut Ute Competition Entry
$20 per entry plus $5 for additional categories (maximum of two)
Best Butt Competition Entry
FREE - Register on the day
Either download and complete the entry form onsite and return to the details listed on the form OR you can register on the day at 7:30am at Centenary Lakes.
Burbs 'n Bush Party
Date:  Friday 4 May 2007
Time:  6.30pm to 10.30pm
Venue:  Caboolture Town Square Stage, Caboolture CBD
Cost:  FREE Admittance
Bush Balladeers
Date:  Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May 2007
Time:  11.00am - 1.00pm & 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Venue:  Memorial Hall, King Street
Cost:  $10 pp Tickets can be purchased at the door
Bush Poets
When:  Right across the festival weekend
Busking Championships
Date:  Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May 2007
Saturday schedule: 9.00am - 11.00am, 11.30am - 1.30pm and 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sunday schedule: 9.00am - 11.00am and 11.30am - 1.30pm
Venue:  Various location across the CBD
Cost:  Entry to the finals is FREE. Entry into the competition is FREE
Championship Final
Date:  Sunday 6 May 2007
Time:  4.00pm
Venue:  Twisted Arm Tavern
Cost:  Entry to watch the finals is FREE
Grass Roots & Gospel
Date:  Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May 2007
Time:  Saturday - 10.00am to 4.00pm | Sunday - 9.00am to 4.00pm
Venue:  Caboolture Town Square, Caboolture CBD
Cost:  FREE Admittance
Line Dancing Workshops & Socials
Date:  Friday 4 - Sunday 6 May 2007
Venue:  Shire Memorial Hall, King Street Caboolture
(Opposite Caboolture Park Shopping Centre)
Locals in Lions Park
Date:  Saturday 5 - Monday 7 May 2007
Time:  10.00am - 3.00pm Daily
Venue:  Lions Park
(Diagonally opposite Town Square at the intersection of Morayfield Rd and King St, behind the National Bank)
Cost:  FREE Event
Urban Country Music Concert
Date:  Saturday 5 May 2007
Time:  2.00pm - 11.00pm
Caboolture Showgrounds, Beerburrum Road
Adults $59.90*
Children $29.90* (8 - 15 years)
*plus booking fee if purchased through TICKETEK
Rock in Urban Country
Date:  Saturday 5 May 2006
Time:  7.00pm - 10.00pm
Venue:  Caboolture Town Square
The location is two minutes walk from the Caboolture Railway Station and adjacent to the free multi storey car park facility.
Cost:  FREE
Date:  Saturday 5 May 2007
Time:  11.00am - 11.30am & 2.00pm - 2.30pm
Venue:  Grass Roots & Gospel Stage, Town Square
Cost:  FREE
Date:  Saturday 5 May 2007
Time:  1.00pm - 1.30pm
Venue:  Caboolture Park Shopping Centre Stage
Cost:  FREE
Date:  Sunday 6 May 2007
Time:  10.00am - 2.00pm
Venue:  Caboolture Showgrounds, CT Williams Pavilion
Cost:  FREE
Songwriters Café
Date:  Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May 2007
Time:  Saturday - 10.00am to 3.45pm | Sunday - 10.00am to 3.45pm
Venue:  Forecourt of the Shire Administration Building
The location is two minutes walk from the Caboolture Railway Station and adjacent to the free multi storey car park facility.
Cost:  FREE Admittance
Voice of Urban Country Talent Search
Date:  Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May 2007
Venue:  Heats - Town Square Stage
Grand finals - RSL Caboolture
Cost:  Heats - General Admission - free
Grand Final Tickets - Bookings Essential - RSL Caboolture
Town Square
Date:  All weekend
Venue:  Caboolture Town Square, Caboolture CBD
Cost:  FREE Admittance
Hog's Breath Cafe Bacon Racin', No Gravity Rock Climbing Wall, Ferris Wheel, Australian Army Interactive Displays, Jeans Painting Workshops, Giant Games, Farmers Markets, Market Stalls, Food Stalls, Dusty...
Town Square Stage
Date:  Saturday 5, Sunday 6 and Monday 7 May 2007
Caboolture Town Square
The location is two minutes walk from the Caboolture Railway Station and adjacent to the free multi storey car park facility.
Urban Blaze Concert & Fireworks
Date:  Sunday 6 May 2007
Time:  4.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue:  Caboolture Showgrounds (Old Apex Rodeo Area)
Cost:  Gold coin entry
Urban Country Farewell Concert
Date:  Monday 7 May 2006
Time:  9.45am - 3.00pm
Venue:  Main Stage, Caboolture Town Square
The location is two minutes walk from the Caboolture Railway Station and adjacent to the free multi storey car park facility.
Cost:  FREE Admittance




2pm - 11pm    Saturday 5th May  



The premier event at the Urban Country Music Festival is the massive Urban Country Music Concert on Saturday 5th May, with a galaxy of contemporary & country music superstars bringing almost 60 Golden Guitars to the Caboolture Showgrounds.


The 4th Urban Country Music Concert sponsored by the Caboolture Shire Herald, is an awesome family day out in country with almost 9 dazzling hours of non-stop headline entertainment from legends, live wires and larrikins.


You'll be in country music heaven rockin' to rhythm n' blues, kicking back with bush ballads, slow dancing with the heart breakers and slapping those knees to hillbilly mayhem when concert

MC Nick Erby introduces:


Jimmy Barnes, John Williamson, Adam Brand, Troy Cassar-Daley,

Beccy Cole, The McClymonts & The Pigs


Following each performance, you can meet all the artists in the Merchandise Tent and take home a signed CD or Urban Country Music Festival souvenir.


Bring cameras, blankets and chairs as seating is not allocated.   Wheelchair areas are designated.

Pets, beach umbrellas, glass, alcohol and hot food will not be permitted entry.


Tickets:   $59.90 Adults/$29.90 (children 8-15 years) plus booking fee through Ticketek 132 849 online at www.ticketek.com Caboolture Shire Administration on 5420 0100, Caboolture Sports Club, Caboolture RSL on 5495 1699, Kilcoy Newsagency and www.urbancountry.com.au

On the day - $70 Adult & $35 Child from Ticketek Box Office at Gates 7 & 8 Caboolture Showgrounds.


No on-site parking.   Free satellite parking at Farm Fantastic, Bruce Highway / Pumicestone Road

(5 kilometres north of the Caboolture turn off).  


Free shuttle bus service:  Operating from Farm Fantastic car parking and Caboolture Railway Station to the Showgrounds every ½ hour from 10am and returns at Midnight from the venue.


Travel by train:   Brisbane to Caboolture operating every ½ hour from 9.15am (Urban Country Music Festival Beaut Utes Show).   Caboolture to Brisbane train departs at Midnight .


Venue refreshments:   Hot and cold food and beverages available for purchase.

Under 18:   Must be accompanied by a responsible adult and may not enter the bar service areas.

PLUS plenty of food, drinks, art workshops, kids rides, busking and entertainment all weekend!
For more information on the 2007 Festival contact 1800 810 400 or www.urbancountry.com.au

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Caboolture Shire, Not Assigned

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