COUNTRY & ROCK ‘n’ ROLL MUSIC ROAD SHOW
comprises of 3 parts showcasing 3 bands: -
COAD & THE COAD SISTERS
• RUNAWAY DIXIE
• & The JIM HERMEL BAND
1st part of the show kicks off with PETER COAD
(OAM) (Golden Guitar Awards Of Australia 2021 nominee)
on rhythm guitar and vocals performing a strong selection of Australian
Bush Ballads, intertwined with a great selection of classic Aussie
ballads, yodelling and classic country from the COAD SISTERS
on lead and bass guitar, along with Jim Hermel on drums.
With many albums, and songwriter accolades behind them, PETER
COAD & THE COAD SISTERS not only include songs from
their many albums, but also Australiana audience participation singalongs
such as ‘Waltzing Matilda’ etc.
PETER COAD & THE COAD SISTERS have been touring together for
over 30 years as a trio.
Performances include major Australian Country Music events, and
venues from the Birdsville Races to the Sydney Opera House.
The 2nd part
of the show features 4 times Golden Guitar Awards Of Australia nominated
trio RUNAWAY DIXIE (Jim Hermel (bluegrass banjo), VIRGINIA HERMEL
(acoustic rhythm/lead guitar) & LYNETTE COAD (bass guitar).
With dynamic Bluegrass originals and classics, delivered with three-part
harmonies RUNAWAY DIXIE take the show to a whole new level of musical
The trio then switch with Jim on electric lead, Lynette on drums,
and Virginia on bass, to deliver a variety of vibrant classic and
original country from their 6 albums.
The RUNAWAY DIXIE trio represented Australia at the Mississippi
Bi-centennial Celebrations, Meridian USA, in conjunction with the
Jimmie Rogers Festival 2017.
The 3rd part
of the show features the JIM HERMEL BAND.
The JIM HERMEL BAND features JIM HERMEL on lead guitar,
LYNETTE COAD on drums, and VIRGINIA HERMEL on bass guitar.
The band delivers goodtime rock 'n' roll music that everyone knows
and loves to sing and dance along to.
The JIM HERMEL BAND section features a change with VIRGINIA HERMEL
taking lead guitar/vocal role and her sister LYNETTE COAD to bass,
and JIM HERMEL on drums, with Virginia presenting a range of popular
upbeat music followed another change back to Jim on lead guitar
and lead vocals again to complete the show.
JIM HERMEL was inducted into the South Australian Music Hall Of
Fame in 2021 in respect of his work in the Australian Music industry
over 50 years, touring Australia and internationally.
PETER COAD (OAM) not
only performs in the 1st part of the show he also comperes the show,
throwing some bush verse in between each band change for a nonstop
(unless otherwise advised) show.
The COUNTRY &
ROCK ‘n’ ROLL MUSIC ROAD SHOW has something for everyone!
All live music. CDs available.
TO PETER COAD & THE COAD SISTERS