4 Free Jam Packed Days
Celebrate our 7th year with our biggest festival yet. See headline artists at our Main Concert or visit any of our 15 free events over the four days. Come down to Caboolture for an unforgettable weekend!
Burbs 'n Bush Party, Urban Blaze Concert, Beaut Ute Competition, Town Square Stage, Farewell Concert, Talent Search, Next Generation, Songwriters Caf, Grass Roots & Gospel, NZ Showcase, Locals @ Urban, Bush Poets Corner, Stockmans Arena, Clogging, Food & Market Stalls, Busking, Dusty's Kids, Guitar Unleashed, Bluegrass Brunch, Caravan & Camping
For full detailed events program for the URBAN Country Music Festival please visit the website www.urbancountry.com.au
Friday 30 April 2010, Town Square Stage, King Street Caboolture FREE
Burbs 'n Bush Party (proudly sponsored by Caboolture Sports Club) - Come on down to Town Square and help us open the festival with a bang at the Burbs n' Bush Party on Friday night. Bring your chair or blanket and your dancing shoes and enjoy an exciting line up of country music artists. Watch the fireworks light up the night sky and help kick off four days of festival entertainment.
6.00pm Sista Burley
6.30pm Rose Carleo
8.45pm McAlister Kemp
Saturday 1 May 2010, Caboolture Showgrounds, Beerburrum Road, Caboolture, Visit website for ticket prices
Over 8 hours of non stop music and the greatest names in Australian country music...where else but the Urban Country Main Concert. The Main Concert is our night of nights, so come on down to the Showgrounds and join us for an unforgettable night.
One of many highlights will be a guest appearance by Diana Trask. Diana will perform three of her big hits followed by a meet 'n greet and signing of her newly released autobiography.
2.00pm Gates Open
2.15pm Luke Austen - Toyota Starmaker 2010
2.50pm Harmony James
3.45pm Amber Lawrence
4.30pm Diana Trask - special guest appearance
4.45pm Beccy Cole
6.15pm John Williamson
7.45pm Troy Cassar-Daley
9.30pm Kasey Chambers and Band
Urban Blaze Concert
Sunday 2 May 2010, Old Rodeo Area, Caboolture Showgrounds, Beerburrum Road, Caboolture, Gold Coin Donation
As the sun goes down, massive bonfires ignite, barbeques sizzle and the scene is set for Urban Blaze. Revellers gather on mass amongst the amazing atmosphere to enjoy the sounds of some of Australia's finest Urban Country artists.
Try your hand at the Tuff as Nails competition, enjoy a dinner amongst friends or dance the night away before a spectacular fireworks display will light up the sky.
Urban Blaze has become the place to be on Sunday.
4.00pm Tuff as Nails - Heat 1
4.30pm Luke Austen - Winner Toyota Starmaker 2010
5.30pm Tuff as Nails - Heat 2
5.45pm Liam Brew
6.45pm Tuff as Nails - Final
7.00pm Harmony James
8.15pm 8 Ball Aitken
9.20pm Fireworks & close
Urban Country Farewell Concert
Monday 3 May 2010, Town Square Stage, Town Square, Caboolture, FREE
The 2010 Urban Country Farewell Concert brings rising and established country music performers to the stage plus national headline acts.
After a full weekend of excitement and first-class entertainment this event will be an excellent way to wind down and enjoy great country music. So bring a blanket or chair and relax in Caboolture's Town Square
9.00am Busking and Talent Search Winners
9.35am Sarah McMonagle
10.10am Champion of Champions Showcase, Isaac Collins Kennedy (08 Champion of Champion), Amy Kate Bryant (09 Junior Songwriting Champion), Dana Hassall (09 Senior Songwriting Champion), The O'Donnell's ( 09 Senior Overall Champion and Group Champion), Breanna Gerristen (09 Champion of Champion)
11.30am Tracey Davis and Bushfire
12.10pm Official Closing
12.20pm Dane Sharp
1.00pm Roz Pappalardo and Wayward Gentlemen
2.00pm Rob Black
Saturday 1 May 2010 & Sunday 2 May 2010, Stanmore Hall, Caboolture Historical Village, Beerburrum Road, Ticket Prices on website
The Bush Balladeers exciting concerts featuring some of Australia's most successful balladeers. You will have to pay a small fee to attend these concerts but it will be money well spent for an amazing experience.
Immerse yourself in stories of Australia's heritage, past and present, when you enter the Caboolture Historical Village. Let the balladeers entertain you with their traditional stories and songs that reflect the heritage of this sun burnt land and the people who have made Australia what it is today.
Doors open 30 minutes before each show. Food, beverages and a bar will be available at the venue.
Saturday 1 May - 11.00 Graham Rodger, Dean Perrett, Peter Coad, Peter Smith & Lana Ross, Trevor Tolton, Sharon Smith, David Baldi - 2010 Star Quest Winner, 3.00 Close
Sunday 2 May - 11.00 Graham Rodger, Dean Perrett, The Coad Sisters, Dusty Fraser, Sharon Smith, David Baldi - 2010 Star Quest Winner, 3.00 Close
Bush Poets Breakfasts
Saturday 1 May 2010, Sunday 2 May 2010 & Monday 3 May 2010, Stanmore Hall, Caboolture Historical Village, Beerburrum Road, visit website for ticket prices
The smell of a traditional bush breakfast of sausage, eggs, bacon and tomato will waft from the Caboolture Historical Village welcoming all bush poet enthusiasts.
Please come early to guarantee a seat as a limited number of spaces are available.
Start with sumptuous, rib-sticking tucker, followed by some food for the soul with comic poetry from larakin poets.
After enjoying the entertainment of the Bush Poets at breakfast, take the time to browse the Village which boasts over 50 buildings of historical significance on a 4 hectare site. The buildings are furnished with thousands of donated items. Added features are: miniature train, licensed bush pub and wagon rides. Specialty shops in the village include - carpenter, craft, herb and potted plants and many more.
7.00am Cay Ellam, Greg North, Mary Finch, Wally Finch, Reg Thompson, 9.45am Close
NEW to Urban Country in 2010
Sunday 2 May 2010, Hasking Street Cafe, Hasking Street, Caboolture, FREE
The Bluegrass Brunch will make its long awaited debut at the 2010 festival and it's guaranteed to get even the most reluctant foot tapping.
Pull up a chair and tuck into a Sunday morning brunch in true Bluegrass Style at the Hasking Street Caf, in the heart of Caboolture.
Some of the country's best bluegrass entertainers will pull up a banjo, fiddle and mandolin and perform for you as never before seen at Urban!
This latest addition to the festival is proudly supported by Mission Australia.
There is no allocated seating or bookings so get in early to secure the hottest seats in bluegrass.
9.30am - 11.30am Redland Bluegrass Boys and special guests
Saturday 1 May 2010, Sunday 2 May 2010 & Monday 3 May 2010, Town Square, King Street, Caboolture, FREE
An area dedicated to the kids, there will be many activities on offer during the weekend. The very popular Giant Games is back, kids can get twisted in snakes and ladders or be the first to make a line in Connect Four. There will be craft activities and Dusty's Reading Corner, Kids will be able to paint their very own Urban Country masterpiece plus for the first time we will have a stage dedicated to kids entertainment.
You can even pick up your very own "I'm and Urban Country Dusty Kid" T Shirt at the merchandise tent.
Saturday, Sunday and Monday - workshops and activities - 8.30am - 3.00pm Sandwizard - Sand art workshop, Crafty Candles - Candle making workshop, Dusty's Craft - Free Colouring in and Craft activities, Dusty's Reading Corner - Free Chillout Zone for kids with large cushions and heaps of books, Dusty's Giant Games - Free over sized games to keep the kids amused
Saturday - on stage - 11.00am Bazil and Grumble go to the circus, 1.00pm Brett Campbell Children's Musician
Sunday - on stage - 11.00am Magic Mike, 2.15pm Brett Campbell Children's Musician
Beaut Ute Competition
proudly sponsored by Grand Prix Mazda - Saturday 1 May 2010, Centenary Lakes, Morayfield Road, Caboolture, Free attendance, Single ute entry - $20, Double ute entry - $25
See an amazing range of utes on display, browse through the trade exhibits, grab a bbq breakfast, enjoy the stage entertainment by Jason Kemp and maybe take part in the Best Butts Competition. Experience it all at the Beaut Ute Show at the 2010 Urban Country Music Festival, Caboolture.
7.30 - 9.30am Registration
8.00am - 1.00pm Ute displays, entertainment and competitions
8.30am Jason Kemp
9.00am Beaut Ute Spot Prizes
9.30am Best Butts Competition - Heats
9.45am Jason Kemp
10.00am Beaut Ute Spot Prizes
10.15am Chat with Amber Lawrence
10.30am Best Butts Competition - Final
10.45am QLD Rural Fire Service Demonstration
11.45am Grand Final: Grand Prix Mazda Ute Pull
12.00pm Winners Presentation Ceremony
12.30pm Jason Kemp
1.00pm Beaut Ute Street Parade/Event Close
Voice of Urban Country Talent Search
Saturday 1 May 2010 & Sunday 2 May 2010, Heats: Town Square Stage, Grand Finals: Caboolture RSL, Heats: Free, Finals: $20 - available at venue after 2 March 2010
Are you an aspiring country music artist that would like the opportunity to shine on the Town Square Stage? Are you ready to launch your career in the music industry? Then you are invited to enter the 'Voice of Urban Country' Talent Search.
Join the current list of title holders - Claye Middleton, Amanda Halloran and Katrina Burley - all have enjoyed the luxury of recording their own music, promotional and advertising packages including graphic design and an amazing $1,000 cash. The Voice of Urban Country winneris also invited back to the festival the following year as the opening act at the Burbs 'n Bush Party!
Don't let this great opportunity slip through your fingers. Register now!
Talent Search, Beaut Ute Competition, Poetry Competition, Busking, Line Dancing, Art Competition, Guitar Unleashed
2010 URBAN COUNTRY Music Festival
30 April - 03 May 2010
program subject to change, for Latest News & Updates visit www.urbancountry.com.au
Town Square, Caboolture Show Grounds and more venues, Caboolture
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