Wollombi Wild Ride 2020 a huge success

Wollombi Wild Ride 2020 a huge success

“From “eventis horribillis” to huge success: that’s how Wollombi Wild Ride event director Paul Humphreys has described the rollercoaster that was this year’s event. On behalf of H Events, he thanked the local community and businesses, event sponsors, Laguna Volunteer Fire Brigade, property owners, local authorities, suppliers and crew, and of course the participants for…

Andy Abra, live music Hunter Valley, GNTP

Long-time country musician finds his voice

“Wollombi-based singer songwriter Andy Abra has released his first album, Andy Abra and The Big River Band, after decades of playing and performing throughout the Hunter Valley. He’s played guitar since he was seven years old. He grew up on Slim Dusty, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash. As a child, he attended the Tamworth Country…

Paddock Sessions defies genres

Paddock Sessions defies genres

“Paddock Sessions 2019 is just three weeks away. Have you bought your ticket yet? It’s on Saturday, May 25, at Taer Angwidd Farm – on private land in Wollombi – and is unique in that it doesn’t fit into a single genre. There’s alt-country, folk, rock, blues, jazz and even Americana, and children are more…

Wollombi Music Festival organises Auslan interpreters

Wollombi Music Festival organises Auslan interpreters

“To celebrate its 10th birthday, Wollombi Music Festival will have Auslan (Australian Sign Language) interpreters side of stage at this year’s festival from September 27-29. In a step towards creating a more inclusive and diverse festival experience, the initiative is supported by Ability Links NSW to assist those who are deaf or hard of hearing.…