Graeme Hugo - Stage Manager + Guest Artist

Graeme Hugo

Graeme is a long term supporter of outback Australia. He is involved in all aspects of Country Music and is co-ordinating the stage management for the Coopers Outback Border Stampede as well as a performing guest artist. Graeme is an awarded volunteer to the outback and a mate to this area. Thanks Graeme 

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Tania Kernaghan - Featured Artist

Tania Kernaghan

Tania Kernaghan has gone out of her way to support this "true need" outback event. Tania is Australian through and through and is one of this country’s most loved and respected performers. See Tania and her full band in action in the main event.

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Tania Kernaghan

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Paul Costa - Featured Artist

Paul Costa

Paul hails from the Mallee region in Victoria and grew up listening to Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash and George Strait. After earning many accolades including ‘Independent Artist Of The Year’ in 2006 Paul has has now had great success with his 'Wheels and Steel" album debut straight into #2 on the ARIA coutry album charts.

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Paul Costa

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Cory Hargreaves - Guest Artist

Cory Hargreaves

Cory has toured extensively around Australia and the U.S. performing alongside music greats like Deep Purple and Heart to name a few. In 2006 Cory Hargreaves transitioned from fronting Rock n Roll bands to  a  proud Country artist and has now written a collection of modern contemporary country songs that have stood out and announced the arrival of Cory Hargreaves into the realm of country music.

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Cory Hargreaves

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Guest MC's Tim Smith and Paula Gardner

  • Guest MC - Tim Smith
  • Guest MC - Paula Gardner

Tim Smith Tim Smith the internationally known comedian linked with radio (Triple M, MIX 101) and television as one of the original creative forces behind Channel Ten's legendary Comedy Company plus involvement with The Flying Doctors", "Neighbours", Peter McCarthy's travel programs for U.K.'s Channel Four. Tim was writer/performer for Wendy Harmer's ABC TV series In Harmer's Way, Channel 7’s Tonight Live, ‘The Panel’ and ‘20 to 1’. He has also been a regular presenter on Channel 10’s Motorsport. Tim is now also a pilot and has shown his personal interest into this area after visiting remote Royal Flying Doctor clinics, surrounding towns and properties to learn more about the fundraising required to keep RFDS clinics open and the planes in the air.

Paula Gardner - Paula has been an actor for the past 25 years. She has predominately been cast in comedy productions, featuring in The Comedy Company, The Big Gig, Full Frontal, Fast Forward, The Russell Gilbert Show, Hey Hey It's Saturday and involved in various Comedy Festival shows. She has also written and performed comedy sketches for Triple M Radio, corporate videos and has had more serious roles on Blue Heelers, Neighbours and City Homicide. 

Who Else Will You See

Blu Ridge

Blu Ridge

Blu Ridge is a live performing band based in Broken Hill, NSW, Australia. They bring new dimension to live entertainment with vibrant vocals and melodic music that engages the audience to participation. Blu RTidge has a vast repertoire covering old and current favorites of popular country and rock music. http://bluridge.com.au 

Rod Esam

Rod Esam

Rod Esam. Broken Hill born. He spent many years alongside his grandfather (Gentleman Jim of the bush) who was a Boundary rider on the Dingo Fence in the "Corner Country" where SA, NSW and QLD meet. Although schooled in Adelaide, at every opportunity he escaped to the Outback to work with cattle, horses and machinery. 

Rod Esam is a fixture in the Country Music Industry. His deep gutsy vocals and his Australian award winning songs combined with his genuine warmth and country persona, have won him many fans and a great future. www.rodesam.com

 

No Exit

No Exit

A well known Broken Hill band playing very tight professional covers and great backing to many performers. No Exit are the band that keep you rocking throughout the day and night.

Chrissie & Scott Murphy

Chrissie Murphy has been supplying Broken Hill and surrounds with great country music since 1990. With her brother Scott from band Highway 32 they are proudly on stage at the Outback Border Stampede

Caitlin Holland

Caitlin Holland

Caitlin has been performing throughout Australia for a number of years and has developed a unique country style reflected by her performances and original songs. After supporting Cockburn in 2011 at the Cockburn Country Revival she returns with even more versatility to perform again from ballads to bluegrass.