Attention all music lovers! Get ready for an unforgettable week of live music at the 2023 Outback Festival in Winton. This year, we’re excited to announce that Kirsty Lee Akers will be joining us at the festival with her fusion of modern Country and Americana with pop stylings.
Kirsty Lee Akers has been making waves in the Australian music scene with her soulful voice and powerful lyrics. She has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in country music, including Troy Cassar-Daley, Beccy Cole, and Adam Harvey, and has won over fans with her raw and authentic style.
Kirsty Lee Akers is a rare talent who describes herself as a fusion of modern Country and Americana with Pop stylings. Akers is the only
artist in history to have won three of the major prizes in Australian Country Music; Toyota Star Maker, Telstra Road to Discovery and a
Golden Guitar Award.
But that’s not all – the festival has an incredible lineup of other artists that will have you dancing and singing along all weekend long. Dragon, Ben Ransom, the Australian Eagles Show, Matt Angell, and many more will be taking the stage and showcasing their unique talents.
The legendary band Dragon, purveyors of Antipodean anthems and Australian Rock since 1973. Their hits include “April Sun in Cuba” and “Are You Old Enough,” and they are sure to get the crowd on their feet.
Let the current band featuring Mark Williams, Pete Drummond, Bruce Reid, and Todd Hunter since 2006 take you on a journey through the Young Years, Glory Years, Mid-Period, and Phoenix Years.
Ben Ransom is another rising star in the Australian music scene, known for his blend of traditional country sounds with rock and roll influences, resulting in a sound that is both classic and modern.
The Australian Eagles Show is a must-see for fans of the legendary band. With their spot-on harmonies and infectious energy, they will transport you back to the 70s and have you singing along to classics like “Hotel California” and “Take it Easy.”
Matt Angell is another artist to watch out for, with his soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics. His music is a perfect fit for the laid-back, intimate atmosphere of the festival. New fans are sure to fall in love with this travelling musician who tells stories through his music.
So come and join us for a weekend of music, adventure, and celebration in the heart of the Outback.