The Stetson Family are wrapping up 2012 with their final shows this weekend – Friday night at the fabulous Coburg Night Market (presented by the Queen Vic Night Market folk) which is a great way to spend a balmy evening with wonderful food, wine and music on offer under the palm trees at Bridges Reserve on Bell St, near the corner of Sydney Rd. Then on Saturday, you’ll find them at The Union Hotel in Brunswick from 5:00pm, knee-deep in the bluegrass groove.
It’s been a really great, busy year touring and playing, and it’s sure had its highs – one of which was our inclusion at the International Bluegrass Music Association ‘World of Bluegrass’ in Nashville, Tennessee – and our nominations for Best Group and Best Song at the Victorian and National Country Music Awards.
As a nice way to cap off the year, we’ve recently learned that O Winding River will be included on the ABC’s Saturday Night Country Favourites of 2012 compilation, due for release in January 2013. Thanks Felicity Urquhart for your impeccable taste in music!
We’d like to give a special hats-off to these amazing musicians: Ian Tritt, Marni Sheehan and Nick O’Mara, who have become part of the extended Stetson Family this year. We couldn’t have done it without you – Stetson Family.
Already 2013 is gearing up to be another big year for the Stetsons, with a bunch of new songs ready to be recorded, plans to travel and festivals booked.
Gigs This Month
- Fri 7 @ Cobrug Night Market, Cobrug VIC, free
- Sat 8 @ The Union Hotel, Brunswick VIC, free
- Sat 15 @ Living Museum of the West, Maribyrnong, VIC (private function)