A new Australian country music experience, Ridin' Hearts Festival 2023, will debut in Sydney & Melbourne on November 4-5, respectively.
Taking over the Sydney Showgrounds and Melbourne Showgrounds in the down under, the new music festival is hoping to bring the vibrant spirit of country music to the city like never before.
From the same minds behind CMC Rocks, the one-day festival will feature performances from Bailey Zimmerman, Sam Barber, Alana Springsteen, Danielle Bradbery, Matt Schuster and Aussie natives, Seaforth. Also included on the inaugural lineup are Sara Berki, Zac & George and country DJ duo VAVO.
Zimmerman, who will serve as the weekend's headliner, will return less than a year after his Australian debut at CMC Rocks QLD in March and supporting Morgan Wallen on multiple sold out Sydney and Melbourne shows.
Here, we'll have all the up-to-date news on line-up announcements, the latest ticket and festival pass details, and any further exciting info and details for Ridin' Hearts Festival 2023.
In Australia, country music has experienced an unprecedented surge in popularity over the last few years with recent statistics revealing that Australia as the third biggest country music market in the world. Branded as "a fresh twist on country music," Ridin' Hearts looks to build on that growth and showcase some of the brightest new talent in the genre.
Frontier Touring’s Chief Operating Officer, Susan Heymann, notes: “The popularity of country music is no longer a secret; the audience is growing and is more far reaching than ever, so it’s time for something for the fans in the city. Ridin’ Hearts is a fresh festival experience for the long-time country loyalists and the country curious. Alongside CMC Rocks, Ridin’ Hearts is set to become another unmissable event for Australian country music fans and the perfect stage for international artists to play in front of Australia’s most passionate music fans.”
Beyond the music that's set to take over two stages, Ridin' Hearts will offer a range of attractions and activities, including experiential bars, market stalls, mouth-watering food and more.
Tickets to Ridin' Hearts Festival 2023 are available to purchase below: