GRETCHEN WILSON,
THOMPSON SQUARE AND MORE

COMPLETE HUGE INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL LINEUP

 

Rob Potts Entertainment Edge, Chugg Entertainment and Foxtel’s Country Music Channel (CMC) are excited to announce American superstar and iconic ‘Redneck Woman’ GRETCHEN WILSON (USA) is returning to Australia for CMC Rocks the Hunter 2014 in March. This 3-day festival, held at Hope Estate in the beautiful Hunter Valley NSW, is one of the biggest and most-anticipated music events each year.  

Along with Gretchen, international and local hitmakers also being announced include CLAY WALKER (USA), THOMPSON SQUARE (USA), JIM LAUDERDALE (USA), JAMES REYNE, SHANE NICHOLSON, JEDD HUGHES,  BLACKJACK BILLY (USA) and BUSBY MAROU.

Jayne Denham, The Davidson Brothers, Aleyce Simmonds, Mustered Courage, Wagons, Kaylee Bell (NZ), Lachlan Bryan, Little Bastard, Corey Colum and We the Ghosts will also be there for the party!

Artists previously announced for 2014 include one of the biggest superstars of country music and festival headliner, TOBY KEITH (USA), as well as ELI YOUNG BAND (USA), KELLIE PICKLER (USA), LEE KERNAGHAN, CRAIG CAMPBELL (USA), LOVE AND THEFT (USA), PAUL THORN (USA); plus The Greencards (USA), Morgan Evans, Kevin Bennett & The Flood, Luke O’Shea, Adam Eckersley Band, Kaylens Rain, Jason Owen, Peter McWhirter, Jody Direen (NZ) and The Viper Creek Band.

Returning as main stage host this year is Storme Warren (USA). The Nashville-based TV and radio host, seen around the USA and Australia fronting his TV show Headline Country, will make his sixth trip to Oz to host. He will share MC duties with returning favourites and cohorts, Mike Carr and Darren Carr.

CEO of Entertainment Edge, Rob Potts said, This is the biggest international country lineup to ever hit Australia! Gretchen Wilson is one of the rowdiest live acts in the genre and to bring her down under alongside legends like Toby Keith and the hottest stars of today like Thompson Square is a real coup!”

Executive Chairman of Chugg Entertainment, Michael Chugg said, "Toby Keith, Kellie Pickler, Craig Campbell and now Gretchen Wilson, Clay Walker, James Reyne, Blackjack Billy to name a few… This is the most international artists we’ve ever had at CMC Rocks so it’s going to make an unbelievable weekend of music”

Now in its seventh year of operation and fourth year in the Hunter, CMC Rocks the Hunter festival has established itself as the biggest International Country and Roots Festival outside of North America and one of the premiere events on the Australian music calendar.  

Once again, camping will be available on site. The late-night Campers’ Bar (exclusively for campers) will be back in action on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, following the conclusion of the main stage program. 

2014 will also see the return of the CMC Rocks Songwriters Shows, held on Saturday and Sunday afternoon in the Campers’ Bar. Each show will feature some of the most successful  singer-songwriters in country and roots music, playing their biggest hits in an intimate, acoustic setting. Access to the Songwriters Shows is open to all patrons of the festival and the artists included on these two shows will be announced closer to the event.

Tickets for the festival are selling fast, with limited one-day tickets available.

For tickets, camping, travel and accommodation details go to www.cmcrocks.com

 

CMC ROCKS THE HUNTER 2014

FRI 14 MARCH - SAT 15 MARCH - SUN 16 MARCH

  

TICKET PRICES

3 Day Ticket - Adult (15 and above) $269
3 Day Ticket - Child (Ages 4 to 14) $134
Friday/Saturday only Ticket - Adult (15 and above) $159
Friday/Saturday only Ticket - Child (Ages 4 to 14) $79
Sunday only Ticket - Adult (15 and above) $159
Sunday only Ticket - Child (Ages 4 to 14) $79

Free admission to children under 4 years & accompanied by an adult.  

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