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Taranaki Country Music Festival

Ticket Information

  • 4-Day General Admission: $75.05 each ($70.00 + $5.05 fees)
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  • Thu 15 Feb 2024–Sun 18 Feb 2024, 8:30am–3:00pm


All Ages

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Taranaki Festival

The 2024 festival will be held February 15-18.


After 10 years we are bringing Country Music Awards back to the Taranaki Region.

First Country Music Awards to have an open mic session.

Email: for entry forms

Thursday 15 February - 8.30am Auditions

Friday 16 February - 8.30am Auditions

Friday - 1.00pm Finals

Friday Night Showcase - 7.30pm Winners from each section

Saturday 17 February - 9.00am - 11.45am Open Mic

Saturday - 12.30pm - 5.00pm Invited Artists

Saturday Night Showcase - 6.30pm - 10.30pm

Sunday 18 February - 10:00am - 3.00pm - Open Mic


ALL 4 days to Auditions / Finals and Festival - $70 pp
Thursday Auditions -$5
Friday Auditions - $5
Friday Finals - $10
Friday Night Showcase - $20
Saturday - $35
Sunday $10

For more info please phone 0276939233 or email, Day prices are available please phone, text or email.

Headline Artists for 2024:

SCOTT SOUTHWORTH -International Artist from NASHVILLE
Dennis August
Shane Entertainer - Timaru
Teroi Martin - award-winning Elvis Impersonator - Austrailia
Tracey & Nick Houia - known as En-tranzit
Raymond Solomon - Waihi
Te Whanau -

Invited Artists:

Megan Johnson - Auckland
Tegan Reid - Tauranga
Grant Reha - Timoti - Rotorua
Jan McKay - Hastings
Selwyn Rangitutia - Matamata
Nancy Muller - Auroa
Shaun Ryland - Auckland
Kevin & Kay Tappin - Matamata
George & Jocelyn Tuahine - Waitara
Nigel Wilding - Waitara
Rae Carton - Napier
Joe Martin - Pedal Steel Guitar - Urenui
Claude Poulsen - Matakana
Lois Sutton - Matakana
Ivan & Naomi Hoete
Carylann - Kapiti Coast
Mark Corbet - New Plymouth
Lance Murch - Lead Guitar Taupo
Robbin Durbin - Te Aroha
Avril Williams - Tauranga
Zara Buckton - Hamilton
+ more

Certified Self Contained Motorcaravan Parking.
Secure parking for self-contained motorhomes and caravans will be provided at Waitara Central School grounds opposite the venue.

Park up from Wednesday to Monday.
Parking is $5 per day.
Toilets are available 24/7.
Please book your spot by emailing​​​​​​​ or text 027 693 9233.
Small pets are ok within the school grounds but aren't allowed in the hall.

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