Hats Off to Country

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Thursday 7 – Sunday 10 July, 2022

Saddle Up for Hats Off to Country 2022! It’s back and you’re invited to the party.

Featuring a great line-up of free and ticketed events across multiple venues including the infamous Cowboy Crawl, lovers of country music and good times alike will soak up the electric atmosphere of this annual long weekend in July.

If you love the Tamworth Country Music Festival, you’ll love Hats Off!

Hats Off to Country Program

Date Event Venue Time
Thursday 7 July Danni and Elisa The Oasis Hotel 1:30pm-2:30pm
Thursday 7 July TSA Showcase with Tee Jay, Kirsty Bolton, Dunc and Sue The Oasis Hotel 3pm-5pm
Thursday 7 July The Crosby Sisters The Oasis Hotel 5:30pm-8:30pm
Thursday 7 July Songwriters at The Press hosted by Lawrie and Shelley Minson The Press Basement Bar 7pm-11pm
Thursday 7 July Jared Scott The Tudor Hotel 8pm
Friday 8 July Jake Murdoch The Atrium 10am-10:30am
Friday 8 July Ben Walker The Atrium 10:45am-11:15am
Friday 8 July Kirsty Bolton The Atrium 11:30am-12pm
Friday 8 July Peter Salata The Atrium 12:15pm-12:45pm
Friday 8 July Trinity Woodhouse The Atrium 12:50pm-1:20pm
Friday 8 July Danni and Elisa The Oasis Hotel 1:30pm-2:30pm
Friday 8 July TSA Showcase with Megan Kaluza and Ben Walker The Oasis Hotel 3pm-4pm
Friday 8 July Ross McGregor and The Oasis Band The Oasis Hotel 5:30pm-8:30pm
Friday 8 July Cowboy Crawl Tamworth Services Club, The Longyard Hotel, Wests Diggers, The Tudor Hotel 7pm-Late
Friday 8 July Kerry Kennedy and Double Barrel Tamworth Services Club 7pm
Friday 8 July Ryan Sampson and Jared Scott The Pub 7:30pm-10:30pm
Friday 8 July Freddie Bailey The Courthouse Hotel 7pm
Friday 8 July Dale Hooper Nemingha Hotel 7:30pm
Friday 8 July Saving June Wests Diggers 8pm-11pm
Friday 8 July Shelley & Lawrie Minson West Leagues 8pm-11pm
Friday 8 July The Great Australian Comedy Tour - Ryan Gallagher, Matt O'Neill, Chris Wainhouse and David Tulk (tickets from trybooking) Moonshiner's Honky Tonk Bar - Family Hotel 8pm
Friday 8 July Piper Rodrigues The Press Basement Bar 8:30pm
Friday 8 July Kyle Cartner The Tudor Hotel 8:30pm
Friday 8 July Charlie Fittler Post Office Hotel 8:30pm
Friday 8 July Brother Hollow The Longyard 8pm-11pm
Saturday 9 July TSA Showcase with Kirsty Boltong, Tee Jay, Peter Salata, Ben Walker, Megan Kaluza, Kirsty Bolton, Rae Leigh, Brendan Smoother, Dunc and Sue. Post Office Hotel 10am-5pm
Saturday 9 July Trinity Woodhouse The Atrium 10am-10:30am
Saturday 9 July Anthony Baxter The Atrium 10:45am-11:15am
Saturday 9 July Joel McKay The Atrium 11:30am-12pm
Saturday 9 July Wayne Doyle The Oasis Hotel 12pm-1pm
Saturday 9 July Jake Murdoch The Atrium 12:15pm-12:45pm
Saturday 9 July Elias & JJ The Atrium 12:50pm-1:20pm
Saturday 9 July Danni and Elisa The Oasis Hotel 1:30pm-2:30pm
Saturday 9 July Ben Walker The Atrium 1:30pm-2pm
Saturday 9 July TSA Showcase with Ben Walker and Kirsty Bolton The Oasis Hotel 3pm-4pm
Saturday 9 July Rae Leigh The Oasis Hotel 4pm-5pm
Saturday 9 July Shelley and Lawrie Minson The Oasis Hotel 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday 9 July Kyle Cartner The Courthouse Hotel 7pm
Saturday 9 July Dale Hooper Nemingha Hotel 7:30pm
Saturday 9 July Ryan Sampson Joe Maguire's Hotel 8pm
Saturday 9 July The Brendans The Press Basement Bar 8:30pm
Saturday 9 July Brother Hollow The Tudor Hotel 8:30pm
Saturday 9 July Piper Rodrigues Wests Diggers 8:30pm-11:30pm
Saturday 9 July Katie Jayne Band West Leagues 8:30pm-11:30pm
Saturday 9 July Redneck Gentlemen The Longyard 8pm-11pm
Saturday 9 July Lane Pittman Post Office Hotel 9pm
Sunday 10 July Jake Murdoch The Atrium 10am-10:30pm
Sunday 10 July Rae Leigh The Atrium 10:45am-11:15am
Sunday 10 July Joel McKay The Atrium 11:30am-12pm
Sunday 10 July TSA Showcase with Peter Salata, Ben Walker, Kirsty Bolton, Rae Leigh, The Brendans with Brendan Nawrocki and Brendan Smoother The Pub 12pm-3pm
Sunday 10 July Ryan Sampson The Southgate Inn 12pm
Sunday 10 July Elias & JJ The Atrium 12:15pm-12:45pm
Sunday 10 July Piper Rodrigues The Atrium 12:50pm-1:20pm
Sunday 10 July Freddy Bailey Joe Maguire's 1pm-4pm
Sunday 10 July Amber Cashel Nemingha Hotel 1pm-5pm
Sunday 10 July Kirsty Bolton The Atrium 1:30pm-2pm
Sunday 10 July Mike Vee The Longyard Hotel 12pm-3pm
Sunday 10 July Elias & JJ Wests Diggers 2pm-5pm
Sunday 10 July TSA Showcase with Joel Bear McKay and Tee Jay The Oasis Hotel 3pm-4pm
Sunday 10 July Brother Hollow The Longyard 3pm-6pm
Sunday 10 July Kerry Walsh and the Oasis Band plus walk-ups The Oasis Hotel 5:30pm-8:30pm

Cowboy Crawl

Experience great live music during the Hats Off To Country Festival at the third Hats Off Cowboy Crawl. Get your giddy up on and jump on board the bus – it’s only $10! Limited spots so get in quick!

It’s a great way to get around to four of Tamworth’s major venues without the hassle of finding a ride check out what the Tamworth music scene has to offer in the cooler, quieter months of the year.

Friday, 8 July 2022

7pm – 8pm | Tamworth Services Club | Kerry Kennedy and Double Barrel

8:05pm – 9:10pm | The Longyard Hotel | Brother Hollow

9:10pm – 10:20pm | Wests Diggers | Saving June

10:30 – 11:30 | The Tudor Hotel | Kyle Cartner

This event is presented by Tamworth Regional Council through Destination Tamworth in collaboration with the Tamworth Country Music Stakeholders Group.

Interested in supporting this fantastic event? Contact trc@tamworth.nsw.gov.au for more information.