Awards (and near misses)

2011

Emu near Goondiwindi. Camel near Uluru. Wallaby near Katherine. Mum hit an already dead roo on the road up to Darwin. That takes skill.

2012

Almost got to perform at our first Festival. Except for the flood.

2015

Mum, Marcus and Ella questioned and almost arrested by Police while busking in Queen St, Brisbane on New Year’s Eve. They looked similar to another Family Band who were on the run!

2017

Queensland Regional Busking Champions – Best Band, Overall and People’s Choice  

Australian National Busking Championships – Best Band

2018

Tamworth Country Music Festival Busking Champions

Queensland Regional Busking Champions – Best Band, Overall and People’s Choice

Australian National Busking Champions

2019

ARIA for Best Original Soundtrack or Musical Theatre Cast Album – Various Artists from ABC series The Recording Studio.

Nearly didn’t make it to Ewingar Rising Bushfire Benefit (due to a bushfire). Ironic.

2020

Arts Queensland RADF Grant

Australian Songwriting Association competition shortlist (it was a very long shortlist)

2021

Hermitage located 6km out of Greater Brisbane 3 day COVID lockdown area. The next few got us.

Finalist in Folk Alliance Australia’s inaugural Australian Folk Music Awards – Community/Cultural Project of the Year

Performing Highlights

ABC Radio Darwin – live to air after our first ever busk

Arts Ablaze Festival

Australian Geographic – featured in article about life on Highway One

Australian Light Horse Association President’s Dinner – premiere performance of The Horses Stay Behind (One Last Ride)

Ballina Country Music Fest

BUg Brisbane

Buskers by the Creek, Buskers by the Lake

Byron Markets, NSW

Commonwealth Games Baton Relay

Ewingar Rising Bushfire Benefit

Fires on tops of Mountains

Fremantle Markets, WA

G:2 – opened Stage 2 of the Gold Coast Light Rail

Groundwater

Gympie Music Muster

Hillbilly Hoot radio show, Adelaide

Neurum Creek Music Festival 

NightQuarter

Old Bonalbo Soldiers’ Memorial Hall – EP Launch

Peel St, Tamworth – the hottest busking we’ve ever done

Pigstock

Rockin’ the Rainforest

Salamanca Markets, TAS

Snowflakes Festival

Tamworth Country Music Festival

Witches Falls Winery – EP Launch

Woodford Folk Festival (Bushtime)

(If your Festival or venue starts with D, I-Q, U, V, X, Y or Z, please feel free to contact us!)

Groundwater

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