40 Years of Star Maker
23 Jan - TRECC
Presented by Toyota
40 years strong
Australia’s premier talent search, Toyota Star Maker will celebrate its 40th anniversary during the 2019 Toyota Country Music Festival – Tamworth.
This once in a lifetime star-studded concert will follow Star Maker’s spectacular 40 year journey and will be presented by Toyota at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre TRECC on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 from 12 noon to 3:30pm.
This reunion will include former historical footage and 28 Star Maker winners, including Peter Johnson, Tommy Miller, Leanne Douglas, Great Divide, Craig Robertson, Kate Ballantyne, Brendon Walmsley, Kieran Lancini, Todd Williams, Sam McClymont, Kirsty Lee Akers, Liam Brew, Luke Austen, Luke Dickens, Bob Corbett, Kaylee Bell, Jared Porter, Mickey Pye, Rachael Fahim, Brad Cox, Travis Collins, Darren Coggan, Lyn Bowtell, Beccy Cole, Gina Jeffreys, James Blundell, Lee Kernaghan and the 2019 Toyota Star Maker winner. Nick Erby, country music guru, retired radio presenter and host of many Star Maker Grand Finals, returns to host the 40th celebration.
Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime event
Who’s your favourite winner?
1979 Grand Junction * 1980 Tommy Miller * 1981 Leanne Douglas * 1982 Lee Kernaghan * 1983 The Vic Lanyon Band * 1985 Great Divide * 1986 Jane Maddick * 1987 James Blundell * 1988 Jenine Vaughan * 1989 Craig Robertson * 1990 Keith Urban * 1991 Gina Jeffreys * 1992 Warren Derwent * 1993 Beccy Cole * 1994 Clint Beattie * 1995 Tanya Self * 1996 Darren Coggan * 1997 Lyn Bowtell * 1998 Kate Ballantyne * 1999 Brendon Walmsley * 2000 Grant Richardson * 2001 Kylie Sackley * 2002 Kieran Lancini * 2003 Todd Williams * 2004 Travis Collins * 2005 Samantha McClymont * 2006 Cat Southern * 2007 Kirsty Lee Akers * 2008 Talia Wittmann * 2009 Liam Brew * 2010 Luke Austen * 2011 Luke Dickens * 2012 Bob Corbett * 2013 Kaylee Bell * 2014 Jared Porter * 2015 Mickey Pye * 2016 Karin Page * 2017 Rachael Fahim * 2018 Brad Cox * 2019 will be announced Sunday 21 January 2019.