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Wollombi announced as part of the Lucky Country Hall Tour!

Bob Corbett Lucky Country Hall Tour hits Wollombi, Hunter Valley Posted on

Wollombi announced as part of the Lucky Country Hall Tour!

Folk and country ensemble Bob Corbett & the Roo Grass Band will be making their way to Wollombi during their national Lucky Country Hall Tour on Friday July 5.

The group consists of Bob Corbett himself, Dave Carter, Sue Carson and Robbie Long with a mixture of exceptional vocal harmonies, guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, dobro and percussion.

‘Roo Grass’ is the name given to Bob’s style of music and unique sound, not to be described by any well known genres. His fresh take on Australian country and folk has been performed across Australia and North America. Impressing audiences with a mixture of stories, fun, humour and deep thought, all melded into both traditional and contemporary music.

Corbett himself kick-started his already extensive career after winning the 2012 Toyota Star Maker competition, the most prestigious country music talent search in Australasia.

He has managed to produce five award winning albums, carry out four national tours and perform at many major music festivals in Australia and the USA. Bob has scored three Golden Guitar Nominations, had several music videos, many television appearances, not to mention his many other awards.

Bob & the Roo Grass Band’s performance in Wollombi will be held at Wollombi Community Hall on Friday July 5 at 8.00pm (doors open at 7.30pm) – adults at $25 and $15 for children under 16 years of age.

Tickets are available at Wollombi General Store, at the door or online www.bobcorbett.com.au

$5 from every ticket purchased will be donated to Melanoma Institute Australia.