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WIN a Trip to CMA Fest 2020!

  Buy tickets to Hometown Fest and you could find yourself flying halfway across the world to attend CMA Fest in Nashville! This November, we’re bringing some o...

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Share Your Hometown to WIN!

Share a pic of your hometown to win one of 10 double passes to this year’s Hometown Fest! Want to spend two incredible evenings with Clay Walker, Dallas Smith, Meg...

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Meghan Patrick & Dallas Smith give us a taste of Hometown at the CCMAs

On Sunday September 8th, country music stars swapped their boots for suits to attend the Canadian Country Music Association Awards (CCMAs) in Calgary, Canada, with two...

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LINE UP RELEASE

It's finally time to announce the 2019 Hometown Fest Lineup and we couldn't be more proud of the talent we've secured for fans in our first year! The Ho...

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Brooke Schubert: Hometown Influences

We recently caught up with Hometown Fest Hero Brooke Schubert to talk about the concept of ‘home’. When we introduced Hometown Fest’s team of brand ambassadors, in...

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Want to WIN $5-$10k for Your School?

Would your school benefit from some new instruments? How about upgrades to the music room facilities? Fresh costumes and band equipment? Hometown Fest are proud to ...

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Calling All Queensland Business Owners!

Do you have an awesome locally produced or manufactured product that you’d love to show off at Hometown Fest? We are currently accepting applications for foo...

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Ekka Wrap-Up

W-H-O-A! We have had a MASSIVE ten days of live music, cowboys and food-on-a-stick! Kicking off with Route 33’s performance on Thursday 8th August (and then th...

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Join Hometown Fest at Ekka 2019!

Hometown Fest are excited to announce our partnership with the 2019 Royal Queensland Show, aka, Ekka. Running from August 9 – 18 at the Brisbane Showgrounds, the E...

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Talking Hometown Influences with Route 33

We caught up with the guys from Route 33 to talk about home and what it means to them. Queensland musical duo Trent McArdle and Jock Barnes are the guys behind ...

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Hometown Fest 'Hometown Heroes'

Introducing Brooke Schubert, Route 33 and Bonnie Morris - Hometown Fest’s 2019 Hometown Heroes! Our Hometown Heroes will be giving fans (that’s you!) behind the...

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Tamworth Country Music Festival 2019

Hometown Fest is all about supporting local musicians and we make a point to get to as many shows as we can throughout the year. This year that list included over 30 s...

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Our Hometown is Brisbane

Home is Where the Heart Is Did you know that the Bee Gees spent their childhood years growing up in Brisbane’s Redcliffe? Or that Keith Urban went to school i...

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2018’s Cross-Genre Hits

As you’ve probably figured out by now, the team at Hometown Fest are big fans of cross-genre music; we like our pop with a bit of a twang, our rock with some tin guita...

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2018 Shortlists

Hometown Fest brings you the best of 2018. From wedding bells to new artists we discovered, we've tried to shortlist what has been a pretty significant year for us and...

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The Evolution of Country Music in Australia

Historically, country music fans in Australia have received a lot of negative judgement for their taste in music. Stigmatised as music for the hillbillies, associated ...

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