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Groundwater Country Music Festival HUGE First Line-Up Revealed!

5 May 2022 | 10:02 am | Mallory Arbour

Fanny Lumsden and Travis Collins will headline Groundwater Country Music Festival!

Fanny Lumsden

Fanny Lumsden (Image: Supplied)

The Gold Coast will come alive again when sensational award-winning artists from near and far descend on Broadbeach this October 28-30 to celebrate Groundwater Country Music Festival!

With the iconic Gold Coast skyline as the festival backdrop, music lovers will be treated to three epic days of FREE live music. The bill features an incredible line-up of home-grown and international talent, plus an exciting selection of up-and-coming artists who are thrilled to be taking part in the renowned career-launching-pad that is Groundwater CMF.

A taste of who to expect includes headliners Fanny Lumsden and Travis Collinswho will be joined by Brooke McClymont & Adam Eckersley, Catherine Britt, Gina Jeffreys, Kirsty Lee Akers along with international artists Kaylee Bell (NZ), who is currently the most streamed female country artist in Australasia, and #1 selling Canadian artist Dan Davidson who has racked up an enviable array of awards.

Lumsden says, "It's such a thrill to be heading back to Groundwater CMF this year! It was the first festival we got to play on the 'big stage' back in 2017 so it’s truly one of our favourite festivals… to play and just to be at as well.”

Hayley Jensen, Kristy Cox, Andy Golledge, Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes, Dozzi, Open Season Band, Southbound XO, Cass Hopetoun, Raechel Whitchurch, Whistle Dixie, Abbie Ferris, Freight Train Foxes and DJ Colonel’s Country Music Cottage will also perform. 

More artists are to be announced.

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Festival Director Mark Duckworth says, “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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Posted by Groundwater Country Music Festival on Wednesday, May 4, 2022