The girls are comin to town
Beccy Cole, Gina Jeffries, Sara Storer... these are household names in Aussie country music. Individually theyve garnered enough awards, Golden Guitars and assorted kudos to fill a semi-trailer (between them they have 24 Golden Guitar awards along with a haul of ARIA, Entertainer of the Year, APRA and certified Gold and Platinum sales awards).
Now these three country gals, who are friends and who have guested at each others shows and on recordings, have banded together to create a monster showcase of female country music talent. Its called Songbirds and its coming to the Lismore Workers Club next Thursday, March 6.
Audiences can not only expect to hear hit songs from each of the women in this sexy threesome, but will also be treated to some very special trio performances of songs chosen by the girls.
Beccy Coles hat-trick of Golden Guitars last year for her song Poster Girl (Wrong Side of the World) adds to her cache of musical achievements and has made her the poster girl of Aussie country music.
Ten years ago (or is it more now?) Gina Jeffries won the Toyota Star Maker Quest which set her on the path to being country music royalty.
Sara Storer is remarkable in that she isnt a blonde. In all ways Sara is different. Her uniqueness has helped her to become one of the most awarded artists in Australian country music history. In 2004 she took out seven (seven!!) Golden Guitars for her platinum selling album Beautiful Circle.
Tickets are $41 and $23 for kids under 14 and are available from the venue (6621 7401).
The strumming starts at 8pm.
Freebie: The Echo has a double pass to give away to some country music lovin readers. To go in the draw to win phone 6622 2888 between 10.15 and 10.30am next Monday, March 3, and tell us if a lariat is a) a cowboy with a bright satin shirt, b) a string tie favoured by cowboys with bright satin shirts or c) a lasso.