News and Events on local Talent/Artists, their careers, achievements and other items of interest, as it happens within New Zealand, taken from radio, television, newspaper and magazine excerpts,  

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October 3, 2017

Jody Direen Headlines 2018 Wairarapa Country Music Festival Scoop.co.nz One of New Zealand's top country stars, Jody Direen, will headline the 2018 Wairarapa Country Music Festival being held at the picturesque ...

September 28, 2017

Kiwi as, Ken Gisborne Herald They were brought up on movie musical-comedy and country standards. When Lynda heard her first yodel she became obsessed about learning it.

September 24, 2017

Sisters are setting up Taranaki's first outdoor country music festival Stuff.co.nz Lynn Crawford-Putt, Annie Crawford, Patty Flynn and Colleen Hall are all working on a country music festival that is coming to Taranaki in February.

September 18, 2017

Fresh from opening for the Dixie Chicks at their Mission Estate show in April, she’s also been touring extensively, which has helped win her a legion of fans across Australia, America and closer to home.

August 25, 2017

Molly returned from the World Championship of Performing Arts with several prizes. "It was a complete shock because we really went over there for the experience, so to come home with medals was the icing on the cake.....

August 24, 2017

Kiwi country pop musician Kaylee Bell set to release new single Stuff.co.nz Kiwi country pop musician Kaylee Bell set to release new single ... Bell will arrive back in New Zealand next week, having spent three months in ... Bell spent a month touring Australia with Australian country music band The ... of band gigs, we'll be touring all of New Zealand, so a lot of shows coming up.