The hard working Davidson Brothers hit Tamworth

The Davidson Brothers seem to have been around for a long time. Brothers Hamish and Lachlan are amongst the hardest working musicians on the Australian music scene. They’ll certainly have some calluses after their gruelling Tamworth gig schedule.

The Davidson Brothers
The Davidson Brothers

The Davidson Brothers seem to have been around for a long time. Brothers Hamish and Lachlan are amongst the hardest working musicians on the Australian music scene. Their efforts paid off when they won Golden Guitars in 2009 & 2010 and Group of the Year at the Australian Independent Country Music Awards in 2010.

I’m a fan and I love these guys. Australian bluegrass pioneer Trevor Warner is a good judge of talent and he loves them too. “The Davidson’s are nothing short of sensational and are taking the Australian country music scene by storm,” according to Trevor.

I caught up with Hamish earlier in the week while he was packing for Tamworth. Continue reading “The hard working Davidson Brothers hit Tamworth”

John Elliott’s 2011 Golden Guitar picks

Now THAT's a Golden Guitar

I was a judge for the Golden Guitars for many years in the 1990s and was sometimes frustrated that my selections often didn’t always match up with the results. So taking my past experience as a judge (not getting it right that often) and looking at the results for the past 38 awards I am going to take a stab at picking this years Golden Guitar Winners.

My selections could cost me friends and I’m really torn in some cases because there was so much good music this year. I may be right off the mark but here we go……

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