"Judges were equally impressed giving Louis the big prize...a two track recording fully produced by Roy Cooper from Sound Lab Studio on the Central Coast plus 500 CDs for him to use for promotions."I am sure we will see and hear plenty from this young future star." Louis is already confirmed for a spot on the 2019 Remembering Reg Lindsay Tribute show in Tamworth during Festival time at the Family Hotel on Monday afternoon January 21.
In the 11-16 years section, Trinity Woodhouse (pictured), a Graduate from the 2017 Academy of Country Music with second place going to Todd Haywood from Nords Wharf.
The Gospel section was won by Tracey Rowland from Parkville with Brooke Thompson from Tamworth in second place.
For Female Artist of the Year are Kasey Chambers, Christie Lamb, Amber Lawrence, Fanny Lumsden and Caitlyn Shadbolt. Adam Brand, Troy Cassar-Daley, Travis Collins, Morgan Evans and Lee Kernaghan. Julie Kember was announced as the winner of Songwriter of the Year for her composition by Jane Germain & Ian Simpson.
Group of the Year was presented to Donna Lou & The Jay Katz while Jasmine Atkins was named Emerging Artist of the Year. RETURN TO TOP MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 Catching up on Tamworth The names of a few more winners from the annual country music bash in Tamworth have come to light, from the talent quest activity run in the famous Tamworth Town Hall by Tamworth Regional Council.
Established in 2002, the ISC is recognised as the world's largest songwriting competition and is open to all professional and amateur songwriters.
More than 16,000 entries were received for the current Awards from 130 countries.Jocelyn says around 450 people attended on the Saturday night when Laura performed. The hall was just packed." More than 50 motorhomes and caravans parked up for the weekend and many singers were first time visitors to Taranaki.Jocelyn says the festival goers were mostly from Taranaki and across the North Island.Instrumental was won by Brayden Rowland of Parkville. Adult Female 17 years and over was won by Sharon Salter from Port Macquarie with Susan Tull second while Louis Burt (pictured) from Newcastle took out the Adult Male 17 years and over section with Bruce Watson from Largs second.Duo/Group went to father/daughter combo Bill & Tracey Rowland from Parkville with Brooke & Sam Thompson (aged aa and eight, respectively), second."Sam is eight years old and did a great job," according to a spokesman for thr organisers.