Arts Festival announces 2021 headliner

The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival is over the moon to announce their first HGAF 2021 headliner, the inimitable Tami Neilson.

Described by none other than Rolling Stone as a “fire-breathing belter on her own terms”, no one forgets the first time they saw Tami Neilson. She can hush a room with an original song that channels the hurting spirit of Patsy Cline, melt hearts with the sensuality of Peggy Lee, or bring the audience to its feet on a rockabilly raver.

Tami Neilson grew up performing across North America with the Neilson Family Band working alongside greats such as Johnny Cash, Tanya Tucker and Kitty Wells. Then she fell in love with a New Zealander, moved to the bottom of the world and embarked on a solo career! Tami's long list of accolades include multiple awards for Best Female Artist, Best Country Album, Best Country Song, an APRA Silver Scroll (songwriting) and Album of the Year nominations.

On Saturday 20th of February at 6pm, Tami will perform on the beautiful Rhododendron Lawn at Hamilton Gardens. This family friendly show will feature local support bands. Come dressed to the nines for an evening of rock n’ roll and vintage Americana vibes.

Tickets on sale from November 26th. Purchase tickets before December 24th to make the most of Early Bird ticket prices. 


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