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2019 Muster Talent Search

Gympie Music Muster is on the search for the next big name to hit Main Stage!

Responsible for helping launch the careers of Mark O’Shea, Brooke and Sam McClymont, Drew McAlister and Brooke Schubert, Muster Talent Search applications are open from 6 April to 17 May. Prizes this year include a fully paid trip to Nashville 2020 as well as a full scholarship to The Academy in Tamworth, guaranteed performance spots at festivals around the country and much more.

✯ ✯ ✯ KEY DATES ✯ ✯ ✯ 

Applications Open : Sat, 6 April 

Applications Close : Fri, 17 May 

Live Heats (optional) @ The Shed, Sunshine Coast : Sat, 22 June 2019


Semi-Finalists Announced : Fri, 28 June 2019  

Semi-Finals @ Main Stage, Gympie Music Muster : Fri, 23 & Sat, 24 August 2019

Grand Final @ Main Stage, Gympie Music Muster : Sun, 25 August 2019 


OPEN (18+) prize includes:

Return flights, 9-nights accommodation, all tours and transfers for one to Nashville 2020 CMA Festival  w/ special guests Christie Lamb, Troy Kemp & Damien from the Viper Creek Band, thanks to SoundMart Tours.

A full scholarship for the 2020 CMAA Senior Academy of Country Music (2 wk program). 

2 x scheduled performances @ Tamworth Country Music Festival 2020.

A dedicated profile piece in Country Music Capital News.

Scheduled performances at Deni Ute Muster, Nannup Music Festival, Norfolk Island Country Music Festival and Brisbane Ekka in 2020.

Photo shoot with LaVonne Bobongie Photography.

social media strategy session with Media Me (1 hr). 

The chance to meet and chat with a headline Muster artist.  Backstage, Muster Sunday.  

A paid spot at the 2020 Gympie Music Muster.

MacDaddy Stompbox and music equipment package.

Gympie Music Muster merch pack.

JUNIOR (12-17 years) prize includes:

MacDaddy merch package.

A tailored one-on-one social media marketing crash course with Jasmine Birks from Media Me (1-hour). 

A guaranteed paid spot at the 2020 Gympie Music Muster.

A dedicated profile piece in the national publication Country Music Capital News.

2 x scheduled performances at the 2020 Tamworth Country Music Festival

Photo shoot with LaVonne Bobongie Photography.

Gympie Music Muster merch pack.

The chance to meet and chat with a headline Muster artist.  Backstage, Muster Sunday.  

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