ALBUM - OUT NOW!
(Radio Single 'Meant To Be' released via CRS
digital download February 2019)
FACE THE WIND
RUNAWAY DIXIE are very excited to announce our 5th
album 'FACE THE WIND' has now been released. (December 2018)
Listen to an entire track 'Meant To Be' from
the new album via Triple j Unearthed embedded player.
This track was released as a radio single
via CRS is February 2019, via digital download.
The track was written by band member Virginia Hermel and is
a happy lyric about being in love, and 'chillaxing' with a
fresh twist of bluegrass banjo, vocal feel, harmonies, bass
guitar, lead/rhythm acoustic guitar completing the vibe for
a touch of something 'different' on the new album.
Runaway Dixie released the track via Triple J Unearthed at
the end of December 2018.
ALBUM AVAILABLE IN HARD COPY !!!
The album is also available via our digital download page!
Product Page LINK
RUNAWAY DIXIE - "TELE
2019 TOYOTA GOLDEN GUITAR AWARDS OF AUSTRALIA - Top 5 NOMINEES
in the 'Coca-Cola Instrumental Of The Year' section!
Product Page LINK
are humbled and excited to be Golden Guitar finalists in 2019.
Congratulations to all the other nominees in the section and
in all other award sections.
We are just so happy to be a finalist with our instrumental
2 NEW ORIGINAL SINGLES (September
FACE THE WIND & TELE RAMBLER
RUNAWAY DIXIE have released two new original singles 'FACE
THE WIND' and an instrumental 'TELE RAMBLER' from their forthcoming
5th album (set for release in early October).
Radio airplay CRS Digital Release Tuesday 4th of September
'FACE THE WIND' delivers a heartfelt story
wrapped in solid bluegrass tones whilst the instrumental 'TELE
RAMBLER' features vibrant telecaster guitar.
new singles were written/composed by band member Virginia
The singles are available for purchase via Runaway Dixie's
Desert Records Digital Download page
$2.19 each Digital
Product Page LINK
Dixie - Fishin' In The Dark
Dixie - Fishin' In The Dark (Digital Download Only)
has also been released for radio airplay through CRS. (Tuesday
16th of January.)
This is the first single from Runaway Dixie's forthcoming
5th album to be released mid 2018.
based three-piece band, RUNAWAY DIXIE, has had great success
with their own original material, which has seen them become
Golden Guitar finalists in 2016 and 2017 and their original
'Southbound Train' has secured a finalist in the 2018 Golden
They have also had great success with their revival treatment
of established songs, such as the Oak Ridge Boys classic “You’re
The One (In A Million),” and others.
“Fishin’ In The Dark” was a No. 1 hit in
1987 for The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and RUNAWAY DIXIE have
reinvented it with a fresh approach in their own style.
This track is the first single from the forthcoming 5th album
release from RUNAWAY DIXIE.The single is available for purchase
via the digital product download page.
Thank you for your
support of Runaway Dixie. :)
Download Only : $2.19 Digital
Product Page LINK
(Track ARIA ISRC registered.)
2018 GOLDEN GUITAR FINALIST -
'Southbound Train - Runaway Dixie'
'Bluegrass Recording Of The Year' Golden Guitar Awards
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 and 2017) and now in the 2018 have 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
Thanks again to the radio world, our fans and everyone concerned
for your support of our music!!
singles from our current Album - Poor Man's Gold.
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 13th 2017)
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 :)
cap now available!!
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
along the way...
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.
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!!
(Show Pic by Shirrelle Jackman)
The NEW ALBUM - POOR MAN'S GOLD is Out Now!
Our 4th album titled 'Poor Man's Gold' is now available.
Titled '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
This 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'.
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.
"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.
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May peace and
happiness be yours.