South Australian Country Music Festival and Awards in the Riverland of South Australia


WELCOME to the "39th Annual" South Australian Country Music Festival

The South Australian Country Music Festival will be held throughout the SA Riverland from 2nd June to the 12th June 2017.

The SA Country Music Awards will be held on the 9th - 10th -11th June 2017 there will be 7 sections held over three days in three Venues. Winners of all Sections will compete for the SA Award of Excellence at the SA Sunday Spectacular on Sun 11th June at Barmera Monash Football Club

 The South Australian Country Music Festival & Awards has for the past 39 years remained the Biggest and the most Prestigious of its kind in the State.

New and Young Talent is discovered every year and Presentations will be made at the South Australian Awards Concert at 7pm on Sat 10th June at the Cobdogla District Club - for Bookings please phone Barmera Visitor Information Centre on 08-85882289,

Known as the "Friendly Festival" it also boasts a Country Music Hall of Fame and a Hands of Fame Park.

The SA Sunday Spectacular will be held in the Barmera Monash Football Club and is another highlight with beautiful Lake Bonney as a backdrop to the day long show. National artists along with the best South Australian talent will appear at some ninety shows over ten days in twenty venues and shows are held indoors or in heated marquees.

Thousands of visitors from across Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand make the trip to the Riverland to enjoy ten days of fun and Country Music, each year fans visiting Australia from places as far away as Sweden, England and the USA have stayed to attend this wonderful event, many visitors come to every Festival and catch up with old friends, and many come for the first time and make new friends, one thing is certain they all continue to come back, and the month of June is the perfect time to visit the Festival with days spent in the winter sun that filters through and crisp cool nights in warm cosy Venues

Quality accommodation is available in Hotels, Motels, Caravan Parks and B&B's, surrounding towns a short distance away have Venues that present Live Entertainment , check out our accomodation page or phone Barmera Visitor Information Centre on 08-85882289

The SA Country Music Festival is now the biggest and most important Event on the South Australian Country Music Circuit and one of the Riverland's Major Events.

The 2017 "39th Annual" South Australian Country Music Festival & Awards will be held from the 2nd June to the 12th June.


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