2018 GOLDEN GUITAR FINALIST
'Southbound Train - Runaway Dixie'
Of The Year' Golden Guitar Awards Of Australia.
Wow!! We are so excited to be anounced a finalist in these
Congratulations to all in the section with us and to all finalists
in all sections of the awards. We are humbled and honoured
to again be listed with you all.
This is our third year as finalists in the awards. We are
very proud that every finalist we have had in the Golden Guitars
(2016, 2017 and 2018) has been with our own original material.
track 'Southbound Train' was written by band member Virginia
Hermel and is from our current Runaway Dixie album 'Poor Man's
Gold'. We are totally stoked!!
Golden Guitar Awards winners will be announced on the last
Saturday evening of the Tamworth Country Music Festival January
2018. Good luck to all.
Thanks again to the radio world, our fans and everyone concerned
for your support of our music!!
We love you all!!
We have lots of festivals and shows coming
up on our agenda, and we are really looking forward to being
part of them and catching up with everyone.\
SINGLE - Southbound Train (Tuesday 27th June)
Another single was released from our latest album 'Poor Man's
Gold'. 'Southbound Train' has been released on CRS Radio Singles.
(For radio presenters reading this, it is available for download
in either Wav or Mp3 format.) This track was from our current
album 'Poor Man's Gold' (released late October 2016).
- Gone So Long (March
This track was from our current album 'Poor Man's Gold' (released
late October 2016.)
We thank the radio world for your airplay of our single 'Gone
So Long'. Really appreciated :)
our tour dates for where we will be playing next !!
Thanks to everyone for your support.
More news soon
annual RUNAWAY DIXIE - Gospel,
Bluegrass & Ballads Concert will held as part
of the 2018
Tamworth Country Music Festival.
DIXIE - GOSPEL, BLUEGRASS & BALLADS CONCERT
Sunday 21st of January 2018: Balladeers Homestead,
328 Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth NSW.
Start 1.30pm - Ends 4.30pm
Runaway Dixie (Virginia, Lynette Coad & Jim Hermel), Dean
Perrett, Trevor Tolton & Brian Letton.
Band includes Trevor Letton.
Tix at the door: $15
Show Enquiries Virginia Hermel: 0408 832 015 or Email
Highlights so far...
AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADORS FOR USA MISSISSIPPI BI-CENTENNIAL
& JIMMIE RODGERS FESTIVAL
What an awesome honour this was for our group, to be part
of this event and represent Australia in Meridian, Mississippi,
USA in May 2017. Huge thanks to all for making us so welcome.
GOLD MEDALLION MEDIA AWARD WIN!!
We were very happy to be awarded 'National Group or Duo of
the Year' at the 2017 Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Our thanks to all who voted for us and all the radio and industry
TAMWORTH FESTIVAL PROMOTIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Runaway Dixie had our Golden Guitar Finalist track 'Roundabout'
included on the CMAA 2017 Winners CD released
at the festival. This album featured all the 2017 Golden Guitar
Runaway Dixie were also invited to submit a track 'Poor Man's
Gold' for inclusion on the Tamworth Country Music
Festival 'On The Road' Compilation album.
This promotional album was distributed to all Tamworth Country
Music Festival patrons who purchased the Official Tamworth
Festival Gig Guide.
We are truly grateful to those concerned who invited us to
be a part of these promotional opportunies above.
Big thank you to all who supported our 'RUNAWAY DIXIE
- Gospel, Bluegrass & Ballads' Concert at the
Tamworth Country Music Festival. Awesome!!
A huge thankyou to the wonderful artists who appeared on our
show: Brian Letton, Peter Coad, & Trevor Tolton.
Totally awesome as always!!
We will be back next year so lock in Sunday 21st of January
More show info through the year....!!!
(Show Pic by Shirrelle Jackman)
NEW ALBUM - POOR MAN'S GOLD is Out Now!
4th album titled 'Poor Man's Gold' is now available.
'Poor Man's Gold' the album includes quite a few originals
from the band as well as some covers we have put our own stamp
album includes the 2017 Golden Guitar 'Instrumental Of The
Year' Finalist track - 'Roundabout'. (an orIginal composition)
For all details/track listing/ samples/ etc see our Cds.!!
2017 Golden Guitar Finalist with
our original instrumental - "Roundabout'.
'Roundabout' an instrumental from the album was a FINALIST
in the 'Instrumental Of The Year' in the 2017 GOLDEN GUITAR
AWARDS OF AUSTRALIA from our current album 'Poor Man's Gold'
Composed by band member Virginia Hermel, the track features
Virginia on her Martin D18. The track is just one of 15 tracks
including the 2 other singles released in 2016 'You're The
One '(In A Million), and 'Poor Man's Gold'.
THANK YOU TO ALL THE RADIO world for playing the
singles "You're The One (In A Million), Poor Man's Gold',
and 'Roundabout' etc...
SO much appreciated!!!! ~ RD
2016 HIGHLIGHTS :
GUITARS FINALIST & MORE....
We had fun being a finalist in the 2016 GOLDEN GUITARS this
year, and we sincerely thank CMAA and everyone involved who
made it a great experience.
so honoured and humbled to have been finalists so many awards
at the Tamworth Festival this year including a finalist spot
in the GMMA Group Awards.
We sincerely thank everyone who voted for
us and all the messages of support etc. Much appreciated.
NEW!! RUNAWAY DIXIE cap
Grab one at our next show or you may purchase on this site
and we will mail it out to you! :)
More details on our Merchandise
"GOLDEN BRIDGE" written by band member Virginia
Hermel took out the TSA GOSPEL SONG OF THE YEAR. The track
is from our 'BAYOU QUEEN' album.
Virginia had multi semi-finalists and 2 finalists in the TSA
All songs were from the BAYOU QUEEN album.
AUSTRALIAN HALL OF FAME INDUCTION!
Virginia & Lynette Coad (from RUNAWAY DIXIE) were inducted
into the SA Hall Of Fame at Barmera in June 2015. :D
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meantime, please keep check of our website for upcoming
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peace and happiness be yours.