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Chambers leads new Muster acts

Shane Nicholson and Kasey Chambers will play the 2012 Optus Gympie Music Muster.
Shane Nicholson and Kasey Chambers will play the 2012 Optus Gympie Music Muster. Marc Stapelberg

AUSSIE country music couple Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson are the latest additions to the 2012 Optus Gympie Music Muster bill.

They headline the second Muster line-up announcement, released todayMay 25, which also includes Aussie country music favourites The McClymonts, Adam Harvey and Shane Howard, who will be commemorating the 30th anniversary of Goanna's hit song Solid Rock.

The 37 acts announced today will join an already stellar line-up headlined by international superstar Kenny Rogers, Canadian Corb Lund and Aussie legends John Williamson and Lee Kernaghan.

Chambers, who won the prestigious International Songwriting Competition last year, and her husband recently finished recording the follow-up to their chart-topping 2008 album Rattlin' Bones.

Chambers' father Bill will also perform a solo show at the Muster.

More than 60,000 music fans are expected to flock to Gympie for the annual festival, which takes place from August 23-26 at the Amamoor Creek State Forest.

Tickets are available through the Muster website and Ticketek.

Second Muster line-up announcement:
Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson
The Mcclymonts
Adam Harvey
Shane Howard
Anne Kirkpatrick
Pete Denahy
Nick Barker & The Reptiles
Felicity Urquhart
Bill Chambers
Karl Broadie
Lyn Bowtell
Pixie Jenkins
Morgan Evans
The Pigs
Wagons
Chelsea Basham
Harry Hookey
Lauchlan Bryan
Blue Shaddy
The Rob Black Band
Sista Burley
8 Ball Aitken
Luke O'Shea
Dan Hannaford
Ashleigh Dallas
Broderick Smith
Chad Shuttleworth
Luella
Col Finley
The Daisy Dukes
Grant Luhrs
Kerryn Tolhurst
Kimberley Bowden
The Morningside Fats
Mustered Courage
PJ O'Brien
The Twine

Topics:  gympie music muster kasey chambers kenny rogers mcclymonts



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