TUSSOCK COUNTRY LATE NIGHT
Get ready to get rowdy Gore, Bayleys Tussock Country is bringing a night of rocking country, turned up loud.
Some of the south's finest will be performing their footstomping originals plus all the classic and current chart covers you know and love, so gather your mates for a rollicking night to remember.
2024's line up: Brad Staley, Lachie Hayes, Zac Griffith + Nicola Mitchell
When: 8pm - 1am, Saturday 25 May 2024
Where: Croydon Lodge, Waimea Highway, Gore
Early bird $39 + booking fee
General Admission $45 + booking fee
Full licensed bar and snacks available. R18.
BUY TICKETS from 9am, Thursday February 15th
TUSSOCK COUNTRY LATE NIGHT - 2024 LINE UP
The South Islands very own country/rock n roll artist Brad Staley, playing a mixture of original released/unreleased music, covers of your favourite bands. Staley's musical journey began at an early age when he picked up a guitar and discovered his passion for creating music. With an insatiable drive and a strong work ethic, he honed his skills and started performing at local venues, earning a reputation as a must-see live act. His energetic performances, accompanied by his powerful vocals and impressive guitar skills, leave audiences wanting more.
Lachie Hayes is an award winning Southland born musician who plays a country folk blues style all of his own. Growing up watching and learning from his musical family he has been performing across the country since childhood.
ZAC GRIFFITH & NICOLA MITCHELL
After their incredible performances at the 2023 NZ Gold Guitar Awards in 2023, two young musicians with unique country sounds are teaming up to bring audiences a captivating country music experience.
Nicola Mitchell, Wellington-based folk/americana artist, has been touring Australia and Aotearoa making waves with her enchanting vocals and songwriting prowess. Nicola’s duo, The Mitchell Twins, were nominated for APRA Best Country Song in 2023 and was the Runner Up at the 2023 NZ Gold Guitar Awards.
By her side, Zac Griffith’s blend of classic country and blues hails from Tapawera. Zac’s musical journey saw him crowned the 2023 Senior Overall Winner at the NZ Gold Guitar and the 2022 Sun City Country Music Awards. Drawing inspiration from artists such as Johnny Cash to Luke Combs + his idol Vince Gill. Zac delivers a warm and rich sound that resonates with audiences far and wide.