Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Sheik Rounds Up Country Muster

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Sheik Rounds Up Country Muster

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GET ready for next year, because the Sheik of Scrubby Creek is coming to the caravans at Calliope.

Fresh from the success of this year's Clarence Valley Country Muster, organiser Wendy Gordon has released the full list of artists to play at next year's muster.

Scheduled for August 23-29, with the final three days as the main attraction, the previously advertised headline acts of Australian country music star Tania Kernaghan, and Jett Williams will be joined by country music icon Chad Morgan.

And typical of Wendy's ability to draw the country music crowd in, she said that getting Chad to come out wasn't a hard ask.

"(Performer) Terry Gordon used to manage him many many years ago," she said. "And it's absolutely great to have him here.

"He's such an icon, and he's got a new album coming out, so it's pretty exciting.

"He stills draws such a good crowd where ever he plays."

Chad will play one show only along with Jett Williams, who will play one special show paying tribute to her father, country music superstar Hank Williams. …

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