Tamworth Country Music Festival: Just 150 buskers signed up for 50th festival despite brand new incentives

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated December 28 2021 - 10:33am, first published 10:32am
SLIM PICKINGS: Just 150 buskers have signed up for Tamworth's historic fiftieth country music festival, despite being offered the carrot of paid gigs for this year's best performers through a brand-new program. Photo: File

Just 150 buskers have signed up for Tamworth's historic 50th country music festival, despite being offered the carrot of paid gigs for this year's best performers through a brand new program.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au