Mildura Country Music Festival

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Mildura Country Music Festival
Genre Country music
Dates Late September to early October
Location(s) Mildura, Victoria

The Mildura Country Music Festival is an annual Australian country music festival based in Mildura, Victoria. The 1994 event was held in October, which the Australian Country Music Ambassador, Kelly Tassone felt was "fast becoming a favourite festival with performers."[1] In 2005 it was sponsored by Telstra Countrywide. It focuses on independent country music artists (about 95 percent of performers in the Australian country music industry).[2]

In 2017 it is due to be held over ten days from late September to early October.[3]


Much of the Festival is free and a live concert and radio presentation of the Australian Independent Country Music Awards recognise the achievements of the independent recording artists. Previous Independent Country Music Awards finalists and winners include:

  • Kate Ballantyne
  • Vanya
  • Darren Coggan
  • Michael O'Rourke
  • Dianna Corcoran
  • Carter & Carter
  • Brendon Walmsley (1999)

Performers have included:

See also


  1. ^ "Good Times: Cool Country". The Canberra Times. 70 (21, 812). 5 January 1995. p. 21. Retrieved 18 August 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ Mildura Country Music Festival
  3. ^ "Mildura Country Music Festival (Sep 2017), Mildura Australia - Trade Show". Retrieved 18 August 2017.

External links

  • Official website

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