Friday, 30 June 2017 8:00 PM Export event
The ‘LOVE ‘N’ LIES’ tour brings together two of Australia’s award winning and leading
female country singer-songwriters, Amber Lawrence and Catherine Britt with special guest
opener, Fanny Lumsden.
The new leading ladies of country will perform their own sets of hits and favourites and join each other on stage for
special duets and collaborations in a 2 hour show that will have you embrace their cheeky wit, sassy style and take
the you on a musical and lyrical journey through all the emotions, from laughter to tears.
Releasing her 5th studio album HAPPY EVER AFTER in September 2016, Golden Guitar Winner (2015) and CMC
Female Artist of the Year (2015/2016), Amber Lawrence has risen to the top of the charts and country music in
Australia not only through her amazing talent, but also through sheer determination – she is often referred to as one
of the hardest working artist’s in the industry. Over the course of her career, Amber has received no less than 10
major awards, performed over 300 free schools concerts, toured the country relentlessly and performed at all the
major festivals. She is an ambassador for Cruisin’ Country, DefenceCare, the Stroke Foundation, News Limited’s
“We’re for the West” campaign, and more recently featured in the Weetbix and New South Wales Rural Fire Service
campaigns. Always spreading her wings, Amber will be launching her weekly country radio program “Amber Nights”
on iHeart radio in October 2016.
Catherine Britt has a voice that instantly gets your attention and holds you whilst you experience her craftsmanship
as a singer, songwriter and storyteller. By the age of 14, Catherine released her debut EP and thereafter spent six
years in Nashville, where she toured relentlessly and reached the Top 40 Country Billboard chart and to this day is
the youngest artist to perform at the famous Grand Ole Opry at age 17. Catherine has released 5 studio albums and
a ‘Best Of’ and has received the honours of 2009, 2013 & 2016 CMAA Golden Guitar Female Artist of the Year, 2012
CMAA Golden Guitar Single of the Year, as well as APRA Award and CMC Artist of the Year nominations. Every one
of Catherine’s 6 album releases has been nominated for an ARIA Award for Best Country Album, which is the first for
any Australian Country artist. In 2010, Catherine was presented with the coveted CMA Global Artist of the Year
award. She has performed and recorded with the likes of Kasey Chambers, Paul Kelly, Sir Elton John, Don McLean,
Chris Isaak, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Guy Clark and Keith Urban to name but a few. Broadening her horizons,
Catherine has also hosted ABC Saturday Night Country, CMC’s ‘Alt Country’ program and is now the Managing Editor
& Owner of Australia’s ONLY Roots Music Magazine – Rhythms.
Opening the show is special guest, Fanny Lumsden is ‘a breath of fresh country air’ according to Rolling Stone
Magazine and has been coined ‘Australia’s answer to Americana’ by Rhythms Magazine. Her debut album ‘Small
Town Big Shot came in at #6 on the Country ARIA Chart, #15 on the AIR Chart and has gained critical acclaim along
with reaching #1 on the CMC chart for 3 weeks, a nomination for CMC.
$30 per adult (18+)
$15 per child (14 - 17 years)
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