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2024's festival calendar will be released in January '24. It will be similar to 2023's festival line up, so use this to plan your visit today

BAYLEYS TUSSOCK COUNTRY WILL RETURN 24 MAY - 3 JUNE 2024. 

FESTIVAL CALENDAR 2023

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FRIDAY 24 MAY - DAY ONE

 

FLOCK UP FRIDAY

7pm I Traffers Bar I 18 Hokonui Drive I Gore
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SATURDAY 25 MAY - DAY TWO

HOKONUI LINE DANCE SOCIAL

1.30pm I Esplin Room, Gore Town & Country Club I Bury St I Gore

 

KIDS GONE COUNTRY

2.00pm I Gore Town & Country Club Lounge Bar I Bury St I Gore

TOP PADDOCK

5.30pm - 11pm I Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore

 

COUNTRY LEGENDS

7.30pm I St James Theatre I Irk Street I Gore

 

SUNDAY 26 MAY - DAY THREE

 

TUSSOCK COUNTRY UTE MUSTER

11.45am - 2.00pm I Gore - Southern Field Days Site

 

THE CELTIC UNLEASHED

3.00pm I Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore

GORE COUNTRY MUSIC QUEEN GALA CROWNING

6.30pm I Croydon Lodge I Gore

MONDAY 27 MAY - DAY FOUR

LINE DANCING WITH JACKIE

1pm I Esplin Room, Gore Town & Country Club I Bury St I Gore

GOLDEN OLDIES

1.30pm I Calvin Church I Robertson Street I Gore

MOTORHOMERS' POTLUCK DINNER

6.00pm I A&P Showgrounds I Bury Street I Gore

BOWMAR ROAD HOUSE CONCERT- JAMIE MCDELL

7.00pm I 61 Bowmar Road I Gore

TUESDAY 28 MAY - DAY FIVE

 

OPEN MIC AFTERNOON

1.30pm I Town & Country Club Lounge Bar I Bury Street I Gore

OLD HOKONUI - Whisky & Food Match Event

6.00pm I Arts & Heritage Precinct I Norfolk Street I Gore

WEDNESDAY 29 MAY - DAY SIX

PERFORMANCE WORKSHOPS- with Peter Cairns

Book a time I Little Theatre, 2 Richmond St I Gore
 

UKULELE WORKSHOP

9.00am I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore

YODELLING WORKSHOP

10.00am I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore

LINE DANCING FOR BEGINNERS WORKSHOP

10.45am I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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CHEESE ROLL WORKSHOP

12 noon I Under the grandstand kitchen I  A&P Showgrounds  I Bury St I Gore
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JAMMIN' AT THE RAZZA

1.00pm - 3.00pm I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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DENVER & BEYOND Bevan Gardiner, James Davy & Melissa Partridge

6.00pm I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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WALK-UP CONCERT

7.30pm I Town & Country Club Lounge Bar I Bury Street I Gore
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FANNY LUMSDEN LIVE IN LUMSDEN

7.00pm I Lumsden Hall I Meadow Street I Lumsden

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ON AIR CONCERT - Cave FM Radio

7.00pm - 9.30pm I Tune your radio in to Cave FM
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THURSDAY 30 MAY - DAY SEVEN

PERFORMANCE WORKSHOPS- with Peter Cairns

Book a time I Little Theatre, 2 Richmond St I Gore
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FARM & MAI MAI TOUR

9am - 12.30pm I Meet at Croydon Lodge Carpark I Gore
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MLT SONGWRITING SEMINAR

10.00am - 2.30pm I Croydon Lodge I Waimea Street I Gore
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JAMMIN' AT THE RAZZA

1.00pm - 3.00pm I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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COUNTRY ROCK WORKSHOP - with Cameron Clayton

2.00pm I Esplin Room, Town & Country Club I Gore
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GUITAR SKILL WORKSHOP - with Phil Doublet

3.00pm I Little Theatre, 2 Richmond St I Gore

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GREENBIRD CAFE SESSION

5.00pm I The Thomas Green I Medway Street I Gore
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GORE LATE NIGHT SHOPPING

5.00pm - 7.00pm I All participating Gore retail outlets
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COUNTRY MUSIC HONOURS

7.00pm I St James Theatre I Irk Street I Gore
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PETER CAIRNS at the TOWN & COUNTRY

7.30pm I Town & Country Club Lounge Bar I Bury Street I Gore

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FRIDAY 2 JUNE - DAY EIGHT

 

MLT GOLD GUITAR AWARDS AUDITIONS - Day One

8.00am - 5.00pm approx I Various venues I Gore
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GOREGEOUS COUNTRY BREAKFAST

8.00am I Table Talk Cafe, 76 Main St I Gore
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FREEZE YA' BITS OFF BUSKING SCHOOL COMPETITION

12.00noon - 1.00pm I Main Street and Irk Street I Gore
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CAVE FM OPEN MIC AFTERNOON

1.00pm - 3.00pm I Tune your radio in to Cave FM
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TEA AT THREE WITH JENNY MITCHELL

2.00pm  I Little Theatre, 2 Richmond St I Gore
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KAYLEE BELL - BOOTS 'N ALL

5.00pm I St James Theatre I Irk Street I Gore

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PAINT & SIP WITH JOANNE BORGMAN

5.30pm  I Hokonui Bowling Club, 9 Lyne St I Gore
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THE WRITER'S NIGHT

6.00pm - 8.00pm I Eastern Southland Gallery I Hokonui Drive I Gore
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PORT HILLBILLIES at the RSA

7.30pm  I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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MLT MUSIC ROUNDUP

5.00pm - 7.00pm I Howl at the Moon Cafe Bar I Gore

5.30pm - 7.30pm I Blazing Copper Restaurant, Croydon Lodge I Gore

7.30pm I Road To Round Up I The Thomas Green I Gore

7.30pm I Country At Croydon I The Croydon Lodge I Gore

8.00pm I The Falls Night I The Mataura Falls Hotel I Mataura

8.30pm - 11.00pm I Rock The Bar I The Traffers Bar I Gore
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SATURDAY 3 JUNE - DAY NINE

 

MLT GOLD GUITAR AWARDS AUDITIONS - Day Two

8.00am - 5.00pm approx I Various venues I Gore
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FREEZE YA' BITS OFF BUSKING AUDITIONS - Day One

11.00am - 1.00pm approx I Main Street & Irk Street I Gore
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ZAC GRIFFITH & LACHIE HAYES - THE TUSSOCK STAGE

12.30pm I Little Theatre, 2 Richmond St I Gore

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THE HARMONIC RESONATORS

6.00pm I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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MLT GOLD GUITAR AWARDS
JUNIOR & INTERMEDIATE FINALS

6.30pm  I Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore
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MATT JOE GOW & KERRYN FIELDS - THE TUSSOCK STAGE

7.30pm I Little Theatre, 2 Richmond St I Gore

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SUNDAY 4 JUNE - DAY TEN

 

COUNTRY GOSPEL CHURCH SERVICE

9.40am I St Andrews Presbyterian Church I Devon Street I Gore

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MLT GOLD GUITAR AWARDS AUDITIONS - Day Three

8.00am - 12.00noon approx  I Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore
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FREEZE YA' BITS OFF BUSKING AUDITIONS - Day Two

11.00am - 1.00pm approx I Main Street & Irk Street I Gore
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MLT GOLD GUITAR AWARDS CLASSIC FINALS

1.30pm  I Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore
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MLT SHOWCASE

Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore
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HANDS OF FAME INDUCTION

Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore
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FREEZE YA' BITS OFF BUSKING FINALS

4.30pm - 6.30pm I St James Theatre I Irk Street I Gore
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MLT GOLD GUITAR AWARDS SENIOR FINALS

7.00pm  I Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore
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