Among the entertainers...
Orroroo, South Australia John is a singer-songwriter making his Horsham Country Music Festival debut. He will sing two sets of bush ballads on Thursday night and perform a tribute to John Williamson on Friday night.
Laura Downing Brisbane, Queensland
The popular Brisbane-based country music artist and yodeller will make her fourth Horsham festival appearance in 2018. Downing will perform two sets of bush ballads on Thursday night. On Friday, she will pay tribute to yodeler Shirley Toms and on Saturday, she will sing two sets of country songs.
Warrnambool, Victoria Gleeson is making her Horsham festival debut, pairing with Trevor Keilar for a Johnny Cash-june Carter tribute on Friday night. On Saturday, she will sing a set of country songs before supporting Costa at the RSL on Sunday night. Dwayne Elix Sydney, New South Wales
The brilliant banjo player from Sydney will channel Marty Robbins for a tribute on Friday night. He will sing two sets of country songs on Saturday and a gospel set on Sunday. Elix will emcee the busking competition at Horsham Plaza on Saturday morning.
Don Costa Robinvale, Victoria
The well-known and hardworking Costa is also making his fourth appearance at the Horsham festival. He will sing two sets of country tunes on Saturday and a gospel set on Sunday. He will cap off the festival at a dinner and show at Horsham RSL on Sunday night, joined by Robyn Gleeson.
Yarrawonga, Victoria Price will make his Horsham Country Music Festival debut, singing two sets of bush ballads on Thursday night. He will also perform a tribute to Willie Nelson on Friday night.
Justin Standley Seaford, Victoria
The talented and versatile Standley is in high demand. Making his second consecutive Horsham festival appearance, he will perform a tribute to the late Glen Campbell on Friday night. He will also sing two sets of country on Saturday and two gospel sets on Sunday. He will partner Joy Adams at Toy’s Garden Restaurant on Sunday night.
Kiara Rodrigues Brisbane, Queensland
Rodrigues was the star of A Pleasant Sunday Afternoon, which opened the new Horsham Town Hall and raised $17,500 for the Wimmera Cancer Centre. Rodrigues is making her third consecutive Horsham festival appearance this year. She will sing two sets of country songs on Saturday and two sets of gospel on Sunday.
Trevor Keilar Warrnambool, Victoria
Along with teaming up with Robyn Gleeson for a Johnny Cash-june Carter tribute show on Friday night, Keilar will also sing a set of country songs on Saturday. On Sunday, he will perform a set of Johnny Cash gospel songs.
Joy Adams New Zealand
Making her second consecutive Horsham festival appearance, the New Zealand-based all rounder will pay tribute to Brenda Lee on Friday night. Adams will perform two sets of country songs on Saturday, a gospel set on Sunday and share the stage with Justin Standley at Toy’s Garden Restaurant on Sunday night.