Groundwater Country Music Festival Announces Mega Second Line-up

16 August 2022 | 9:36 am | Mallory Arbour

Groundwater CMF will be held from October 28-30


Seaforth (Image: via Facebook)

With today’s second artist announcement release, Groundwater Country Music Festival is gearing up for a long weekend escape of mega proportions for country music fans on the Gold Coast.

Now based in Nashville, sensational country-pop duo Seaforth returns to native soil for Groundwater CMF in their first show back home and their only Queensland performance.

Seaforth says, “Our Australian tour has been a long time coming so we can’t wait to get back home and kick off our run of shows at Groundwater CMF. It’s our only show in QLD so we’d love to see ya!”

Joining Seaforth on their voyage from the US will be the chart-topping Aussies Kristy Cox and Dozzi. Beyond these wonderful homecomings, be prepared to be staggered by the exceptional talent we now have confirmed to complete the already impressive line-up.

Big names like Andrew Farriss, and New Zealand favourite Tami Neilson who is back for her only Australian performance this year, in addition to Andrew Swift, Jayne Denham, The Viper Creek Band, Darlinghurst, Chloe Styler, Montgomery Church, Sweet Talk, Bud Rokesky, Michael Carpenter and the Banks Brothers, Rex G Miller, Rae Leigh, Dane Sharp and Hayley Marsten will be augmenting an already amazing bill!

Groundwater CMF prides itself in its unwavering ethos to support and nurture emerging talent and is proud to be featuring 2022 Star Maker winner Max Jackson in the line-up. In fact, Jackson will be joining an incredible alumni of previous Star Maker winners: Travis Collins, Kirsty Lee Akers, and Kaylee Bell. Plus of course, last year’s inaugural KIX start winner Bella Mackenzie.

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“We’re stoked to be able to add some extraordinary international talent to our 2022 Groundwater CMF programme and welcome home some of our own homegrown stars as well,” says Groundwater CMF Festival Director Mark Duckworth. “I can’t wait to kick back and enjoy some incredible live music and to share it all with our loyal festival fans on the beautiful Gold Coast.” 

Also on the bill, as announced in the cracking first line-up announcement, includes Fanny Lumsden, Brooke McClymont & Adam Eckersley and Catherine Britt. Hayley Jensen, Andy Golledge, Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes, Open Season Band, Southbound XO, Cass Hopetoun, Raechel WhitchurchWhistle Dixie, Abbie Ferris, Freight Train Foxes and DJ Colonel’s Country Music Cottage will also perform.

Duckworth adds, “This year’s Groundwater CMF is shaping up to be one of our best country music parties yet! 2022 will see our festival fans treated to some incredible acts from across the country as well as some international flavours along the way.”

“Three days of country music vibes will swell the spirit and welcome the Queensland sun this October, over 40 country artists will take to Groundwater CMF’s various stages to entertain and connect with fans from all over Australia.”

Groundwater is a free, non-ticketed event presented by Major Events Gold Coast and held throughout the streets, parks, bars, and restaurants of Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.

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