Brand New Star
Due to the re-introduction of Covid-19 restrictions in NSW the Management of Todays Country 94One have regretfully had to postpone the Brand New Star Competition until further notice
Date: November 12 2020
Entries for todayscountry94one Brand New Star are now open
Todayscountry94one BRAND NEW STAR provides a fabulous opportunity for young country music performers to take the next step towards a successful career. Brand New Star is the Central Coast’s premier event for new and emerging country music artists and duos.
This year’s Competition is being held on Sunday afternoons, commencing at 2pm:
Sunday 10th January 2021 ~ Club Wyong RSL, Wyong
Sunday 17th January 2021 ~ Everglades Country Club, Woy Woy
Sunday 24th January 2021 ~ Halekulani Bowling Club, Budgewoi
Great prizes for the top three Finalists chosen by the Judges
Our Judging Panel includes celebrity Judges Bryce Sainty, winner of 2011 Brand New Star, and Sarah Lanser, Singing Teacher and a Finalist in Brand New Star. Gina Jeffreys will select the winner of her Mentoring Session from the Finalists. All finalists will be accompanied by Simon Johnson’s Band for the Grand Final.
Entry is free to anyone 16 years or over who would like to take their country music career to the next level, download the entry form and information pack below:
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:
The Central Coast’s highly successful Country Music station Todayscountry94one is seeking funding to secure their future and to provide live, local and great Country Music.
Todayscountry94one is urgently looking for volunteers with grant writing experience to assist in applying for grants which help to keep the station operational. We are also looking for volunteers with a love of country music to help with the office administration.
If you are interested, or want more information, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can leave a message on 4323 2441.
You’ll be joining a dedicated and friendly team of volunteers.