Central Coast teenager, Lucy Parle, was announced as the TodaysCountry94one 2019 Brand New Star at the Grand Final held on Saturday 20 July, at the Central Coast Leagues Club.
Sixteen year old Lucy was among the ten finalists who competed for the title and prizes. Congratulations must also go to the other finalists, Caitlyn Matthews, Taeya Mae Davison, Sarah Adams, Ben Seymour, Trinity Woodhouse, Piper Rodrigues, Kylie Ryan, Duane Marnell & Paul Eagle and Renee Jonas, who performed so well on the night.
Lucy’s prizes included $3,000 in cash from Central Coast Leagues Club, recording time with Hillbilly Hut and one-on-one career mentoring with Market The Music. Lucy will also receive ongoing support and airplay from TodaysCountry94one.
Grand Final judge, country singer Kirsty Lee Akers, also provided an additional prize of a songwriting workshop to Lucy, along with finalists Taeya Mae Davison and Trinity Woodhouse.
Lucy is a regular performer across the Central Coast at markets, festivals, pubs and restaurants and recently attended the Country Music Academy in Tamworth NSW. She has already won prizes in major music and songwriting awards.
Now in its 10th year, Brand New Star is the Central Coast’s premier event for new and emerging country music artists.
The event is sponsored by Central Coast Leagues Club, The Greens The Entrance, Club Wyong, Hillbilly Hut and Market The Music. TodaysCountry94one is the Central Coast’s country community radio station and broadcasts 24 hours per day on 94.1 on the FM dial.
Since its inception, Brand New Star has discovered and fostered some amazing talent.
Past winners have been: