The Annual Bedgerabong Country Music Campout is on again, situated in the lush, picturesque grounds of the Bedgerabong Showgrounds, 32km west of Forbes and hosted by the Forbes Country Music Club Inc.
This will be the 7th year of the Bedgerabong Country Music Campout and will be a relaxing week of music, singing, poetry, dancing, bush camping and play. This year there is a great line-up of country music artists with Tom Maxwell, Peter Pratt, Peter Simpson and Dianne Lindsay, Cameron Sharp, Patsy and Tom Routledge, Sharon
Heaslip, Country Keys and Strings, Pete Smith, Errol Gray and more.
The main stage will be entertaining the campers from 10am to 5pm each day. After the dinner break, each night will come alive on the Walk Up stage with the many Walk Up performers who will come to entertain from all over the country. For the energetic, there is even a Sportsperson of the Campout Competition for ladies, gents and children.
There will be Old Time and New Vogues dancing in the Bedgerabong Hall and meals will be available from Wednesday, as well as tea, coffee and soft drinks. There will be no powered sites and showers are limited. Bush camping includes all entertainment and tickets are $60. Children under 16 are free and must be accompanied by an adult. Day tickets are $15 for non-campers and dogs are also welcome but must be kept on a leash.
The Forbes Band members will be available for backing up performers if needed. Gates will be open from 9am Tuesday 6 October, closing on Tuesday 13 October. Don’t forget to bring along your fold-out chairs and plenty of sunscreen! No fires allowed.