Pic courtesy Lyn McCarthy from Niche Pics

Pic courtesy Lyn McCarthy from Niche Pics

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Apr13

The Mad Mullum Mob

Casino RSM, 162 Canterbury st, Casino

Free Event Celebrating seniors week with a song, a smile and a story ,the folk from the Mad Mullum Mob will have you laughing and singing along to well known tunes of yesteryear. Locally born yet Nationally recognized award winning bush poet Ray Essery recounts joyful memories from growing up in the rainbow region. Byron Bays Lil Gypsy Kathryn Jones has a voice of an angel & is known to be quite a scallywag, Slim Pickens completes the picture with his warm voice serenading with old timey tunes.

By the Bay with Kathryn Jones

Shaws Bay Hotel, 3 Brighton st , East Ballina

Diving back into the north coast’s live music scene, Ballina’s favourite Lil Gypsy, Kathryn Jones, nets a tasty catch hauling in a star-studded line up to the ever-green lawns of the Shaws Bay Hotel Sat 20th March. International master pedal steel player Michelle Rose features alongside Award winning Fiddler Mick Albeck & Hamish Dutton. Well respected bassist/producer to the stars Rod Coe and Ex Round Mountain Girls percussionist Rex Carter complete the band. Multi Award winning roots artist/producer Slim Pickens opens the show with his laid back, bluesy roots and Kathryn rounds up the afternoon performing her award-winning originals. By the Bay will see patrons enjoying the many genres that come under the umbrella of country. “Many people have a set idea of what country music sounds like and although there are specific genres that cover subjects like utes, broken hearts and my dog up and left me, I wish to expose the broader array of styles that exist in this colourful, fast growing genre” says Kathryn excitedly. From Bluegrass, Swing and Cajun, to folk, blues and honky tonk, there’s something for everyone. Kathryn’s most recent album Lil Gypsy scored 8 nominations at the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival. A finalist in the Tamworth Salute Awards (TSA’s) & in the New Songwriter of the Year, Kath won Best Vocal/Musical Event in the People’s Choice Awards and received a Brumby Award for the 1st single “Even Cowgirls Sing the Blues” which hit #4 on the Australian Country Tracks Chart and #1 on the Tasmanian Official Top 30 Country Music Charts. She also won Best New Celtic Talent at the 2016 Australian Celtic Music Awards.
Do not miss this treasure chest of music at the Covid Safe, family friendly event By the Bay Sat 20th March Shaws Bay Hotel Ballina 2-6pm

Square Man Inn Tamworth

The Square Man Inn, 165 Peel St, , Tamworth NSW 2340

For THE BEST food in Tamworth you simply cannot beat The Square Man Inn. Owned by Tamworths own country music cowboy Rob Breese with trusty wife Kristy this is a very well known foodies spot in Tammy. For that special feast, come listen to some of my tunes whilst dining at a historical venue. The most charming eatery in Tamworth.

Austin Tourist Park Tamworth

Austin Tourist Park, 581 Armidale rd , Tamworth 2340

Enjoy a sensational evening with Darren Coggan, Jase Lansky and yours truly in this fantastic setting. Bring your esky, bubbles, cheese 'n' bickies folks for a cruisy afternoon/evening of top country tunes. Three tourist parks are putting on entertainment & you must be staying at one of the three to attend so give my fav a call and book your site. Tell 'em Jonesy sent ya x Austin Tourist Park A: 581 Armidale Road (New England Highway), Tamworth 2340 P: (02) 6766 2380 E: bookings@austintouristpark.com.au

Nov10

Lazy Sunday Sessions featuring Michelle Rose Steve Passfield Rod Coe Clelia Adams Rex Carter

Ocean Shores Country Club back deck, Orana Rd, Ocean Shores

Sunsets and soothing sounds on the back deck of the Ocean Shores Country Club. This monthly event showcases mostly award winning artists in their genre. November features the talented Michelle Rose, arguably Australias finest on pedal steel, along with multi award winners Steve Passfield, Rod Coe, Clelia Adams and Rex Carter. Of course Ill be doing some hollering so looking forward to seeing you there for this awesome free event.

Lazy September Sunday w/Kathryn Jones & Friends

Ocean Shores Country Club Back Deck, Orana Rd, Ocean Shores

Dancing across rootsy blues,Django Reinhardt swing tunes,haunting Celtic Airs, and flat out bluegrass instrumentals, renowned Fiddler Mick Albeck (Paul Kelly, Kasey Chambers, Troy Cassar-Daley, Lee Kernaghan, Beccy Cole) & blues loving, Jazz trained guitarist/vocalist Hamish Dutton (Col Finley Band) return by popular demand to the Ocean Shores Country Club Sunday 15th September 1pm guesting at the newly managed clubs “Lazy Sunday with Kathryn Jones”. Our Sunday sessions have been growing in popularity and its my wish to have quality music in a relaxed, family friendly environment. I will also be playing some of my originals & covers warming the crowd with bassist Alan Brooker & guitarist/vocalist Neil McCann. Looking forward to seeing you for some songs 'n' sunsets on the back deck. Yee ha !

Lazy Sunday w/Kathryn Jones & Friends

Ocean Shores Country Club back Deck, Orana Rd, Ocean Shores

Songs "n" sunsets & lazy times. Guest artists this show is Award winning Bluegrass family band The Haystack Mountain Hermits & Uke Mullum favourites Stu Eadie, Miss Amber & daughter Rosie. Its all about family this one folks. Cheap drinks and FRee entertainment.

Lazy Sunday w/Kathryn Jones & Friends

Ocean Shores Country Club, Orana rd, Ocean Shores

A free afternoon of easy listening, entertaining multiple artists. Drink a coldie on our cosy back deck as you watch the sunset over the Byron Bay Hinterland or if weather requires we move inside where we are warm and toastie

May19

Don Wagner Awards Show

Rooty Hill RSL Club, Rooty Hill Sydney

Stellar lineup with various artists including Steve Passfield, Tracy Killeen, Brad Bergen, Jacinta Laws, Jarrah,Arty Taylor, Tommi Grasso. Doors open 7pm-show starts 8pm.