FESTIVAL 2022 - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 

Tussock Country Music Festival may not be going ahead, but a number of local businesses, community groups and artists have chosen to work within the current event restrictions to host events around Gore in May and June. 

Check out the 'Live and Local' 2022 line-up on our homepage.

Tussock Country Music Festival returns in May-June 2023. 

FRIDAY 27 MAY - DAY ONE

 

KIDS COUNTRY GLOW DISCO

5.30pm - 7.30pm I St Peter's College Hall I Kakapo Street I Gore
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JENNY MITCHELL & BAND

7.00pm I The Little Theatre I Richmond Street I Gore

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Gore Country Music Club's 
50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

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SATURDAY 28 MAY - DAY TWO

 

TOP PADDOCK

5.00pm - Midnight I Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore
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Gore Country Music Club Concert

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SUNDAY 29 MAY - DAY THREE

 

TUSSOCK COUNTRY UTE MUSTER

12.00noon - 3.00pm I Gore - Waimumu Field Days Site
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KIDS GONE COUNTRY

2.00pm I The Thomas Green I Medway Street I Gore
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CELTIC UNLEASHED

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

GORE COUNTRY MUSIC QUEEN GALA CROWNING

6.30pm I Venue TBC I Gore
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MONDAY 30 MAY - DAY FOUR

 

COUNTRY FILMS

Movies and screening times TBC I St James Theatre I Gore
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BARBARA'S LINE DANCING CLASS

11.00am - 12.00noon I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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GOLDEN OLDIES

1.30pm I Calvin Church I Robertson Street I Gore
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MOTORHOMERS' POTLUCK DINNER

6.00pm I A&P Showgrounds I Bury Street I Gore
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HOKONUI LINE DANCE SOCIAL

7.00pm - 10.00pm I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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BOWMAR ROAD HOUSE CONCERT 

7.00pm I 61 Bowmar Road I Gore
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TUESDAY 31 JUNE - DAY FIVE

 

COUNTRY FILMS

Movies and screening times TBC I St James Theatre I Gore
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OPEN MIC AFTERNOON

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

7.00pm I St James Theatre I Irk Street I Gore
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WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE - DAY SIX

 

COUNTRY FILMS

Movies and screening times TBC I St James Theatre 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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YODELLING WORKSHOP - with Max McCauley

3.00pm I Venue to be confimed I Gore
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SPIT 'N POLISH FINISHING SCHOOL - with Peter Cairns

Book at time I Venue to be confimed I Gore
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OLD HOKONUI - A Whisky & Food Match Event

6.00pm I The Maruawai Centre I Norfolk Street I Gore
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BEVIN GARDINER & MARIAN BURNS CONCERT

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

6.30pm I Town & Country Club Lounge Bar I Bury Street I Gore
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Harrisons Supplies ON AIR JAM SESSION - Cave FM Radio

7.00pm - 9.30pm I Tune your radio in to Cave FM
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THURSDAY 2 JUNE - DAY SEVEN

 

MLT SONGWRITING SEMINAR

10.00am - 2.30pm I The Croydon Lodge I Waimea Street I Gore
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SPIT 'N POLISH FINISHING SCHOOL - with Peter Cairns

Book at time I Venue to be confimed 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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COUNTRY FILMS

Movies and screening times TBC I St James Theatre I Gore
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MAI MAI TOUR

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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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GUITAR WORKSHOP - with Phil Doublet

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GUITAR WORKSHOP CONCERT - with Phil Doublet

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MARIAN BURNS UKULELE WORKSHOP

2.00pm I St Peter's College Chapel I Kakapo Street I Gore
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GREENBIRD CAFE SESSION

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

5.00pm - 7.30pm I All participating Gore retail outlets
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NZ COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

7.00pm I St James Theatre I Irk Street I Gore
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FRIDAY 3 JUNE - DAY EIGHT

 

MLT GOLD GUITAR AWARDS AUDITIONS - Day One

8.00am - 5.00pm approx I Various venues I Gore
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MARIAN BURNS UKULELE WORKSHOP

10.00am I St Peter's College I Kakapo Street I Gore
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COUNTRY FILMS

Movies and screening times TBC I St James Theatre 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 - 5.00pm I Tune your radio in to Cave FM
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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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LIVE BAND AT THE RSA

6.00pm  I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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MLT MUSIC ROUNDUP

5.30pm - 7.30pm I Howl at the Moon Cafe Bar I Gore

6.30pm - 7.30pm I Longford Tavern Bar - Venue TBC I Gore

7.30pm - Late I Longford Function Centre - Venue TBC I Gore

7.30pm I The Croydon Lodge I Gore

8.00pm - 11.00pm I The Traffers Bar I Gore

8.30pm - 11.00pm I The Thomas Green I Gore

8.00pm - 11.00pm I The Mataura Falls Hotel I Mataura
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SATURDAY 4 JUNE - DAY NINE

 

McDONOUGH CONTRACTING TRUCK SHOW

Truck Viewing & Judging: 9.00am  I Transport Repairs Yard I Gore

Truck Parade: 2.00pm  I Main Street I Gore

Prizegiving: 4.00pm  I Traffers Bar  I Hokonui Drive I Gore
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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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MLT GOLD GUITAR AWARDS
JUNIOR & INTERMEDIATE FINALS

6.30pm  I Town & Country Stadium I Bury Street I Gore
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LIVE BAND AT THE RSA

7.00pm  I Gore District Memorial RSA I Bowler Avenue I Gore
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SUNDAY 5 JUNE - DAY TEN

 

COUNTRY GOSPEL CHURCH SERVICE

9.40am I St Andrews Presbyterian Church I Ardwick 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 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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TEA AT THREE WITH JENNY MITCHELL

3.00pm  I Hawthorn Den Inn, Waikaka Valley
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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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