The Bushwackers - 46 Years Strong

The Bushwackers are currently celebrating their 46th year of performance.  The band has a long and proud history of performing at Festivals and events around the country since their inception in 1971.

The Bushwackers perform their exciting brand of Australian music featuring the Lagerphone of frontman Dobe Newton along with a band of stellar musicians featuringfiddles, accordion, guitars, bass and drums. The music is all-Australian with all the stories, humour and sense of history that has helped to forge our national identity.

Well-known for their energetic live shows that have thousands of fans dancing in the aisles. Legendary performances at the The Port Fairy Folk Festival, Tamworth Country Music Festival, The Gympie Music Muster, Woodford Folk Festival, The Americana Conference (Nashville) The National Celtic Festival and countless other events have cemented their place in Australia’s music history.

The Bushwackers have just released ‘The Hungry Mile’ their 24th studio album featuring several singles released to radio around the country. The iconic band has won three Golden Guitars, created 4 books and have had over 90 stellar musicians play in the band. The accolades and awards have arrived in a steady stream and the Bushwackers show no signs of slowing down in the years to come.