For celebrated entertainer and country music purist Adam Harvey, one musical era stands out head, hat and shoulders above all the rest: Nashville’s seminal 1970s Golden Age. Fulfilling a lifelong dream, Adam jetted off to the bright lights of the immortal Music City to record masterful 10th studio album The Nashville Tapes, armed with a brace of new songs couched in the classic country sounds that most capture his imagination.
Australia’s favourite country duo the Sunny Cowgirls never fail to deliver a cutting-out party to remember. Farm girls born-and-bred, Sophie and Celeste Clabburn burst onto the scene with their breakout debut album Little Bit Rusty in 2005. Since then, the 9-time Golden Guitar nominees have been entrancing audiences with their irresistible celebrations of mateship, hard work, and life and love in the Australian bush. They’ve performed everywhere from the Deni Ute Muster and Tamworth to the Gympie Muster and CMC Rocks, collaborated with Sara Storer and Adam Brand, and released 7 studio albums, a live CD, and two DVDs. The duo’s most recent outing Here We Go debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Country Albums Chart. Add to that more than a little sly, winning humour – not to mention the sisters’ exquisite, trademark vocal harmonies – and it’s easy to see why the Sunny Cowgirls have long been the authentic voice of rural