Internationally acclaimed Nashville singer-songwriters Kevin Welch and Kieran Kane headline Nu Country TV this Saturday -
July 29 - on C 31.

The duo performs its vitriolic, timely parody of the nepotistic nexus between war and politics Everybody's Working For The Man live from Port Fairy folk festival on the Shipwreck Coast of Victoria.

Welch and Kane, prolific hit writers for peers over three decades, won new fans in the large marquee at Southcombe Reserve near the Moyne River mouth.

It's a highlight of the second Welch-Kane studio CD, You Can't Save Everybody.

Welch, Kane and Fats Kaplin plan to return to Australia in 2007 to promote their new CD Lost John Dean that is not about the White House Watergate lawyer.

Nu Country TV is screened on C 31 in Victoria on Saturday at 8.30 p m., Thursday at high noon and in South Australia on Sunday at 6.30 p m.

CLICK HERE for a Kane interview from the Diary.

CLICK HERE for a Welch interview from the Diary on February 19, 2005.


Veteran Shipwreck Coast country band Lost In Suburbia frequently performs in Port Fairy and also in Warrnambool nestled between the Hopkins and Merri Rivers.

The group, formed from the ashes of eighties group Nevada, has just released its self-titled indie debut disc.

Their video for producer-bassist Peter Bird's original tune Foolish Heart was filmed midst the dense foliage in the Bird backyard in Warrnambool.

Present for the shoot was pedal steel guitarist truck driver Murray McDowell on a rare day off from milk collection duties in his Nestle tanker.

Lost In Suburbia features former Nevada guitarist Trevor McKenzie, singer Wendy Goyen, original T-Bones and Slap N The Cats drummer Rohan Keert and Dead Livers co-founder Michael Schack.

The band opened for The Amazing Rhythm Aces on one of their Australian tours that included a gig at the now defunct Lady Bay Hotel in Warrnambool.

CLICK HERE to visit Lost In Suburbia web page.


Nu Country travels across famed Nullarbor for the new clip by syndicated broadcaster Dave Prior.

Dave was born on a cattle station in the Northern Territory and started his radio career in Alice Springs.

He has hosted radio shows and managed stations in Darwin, Sydney, Adelaide and Port Lincoln

Dave ventures into a lush paddock near his Geraldton home to perform the video of All These Things I Do from his third album Barbed Wire Fences.

CLICK HERE to visit Dave's web page


Sub continent country star Bobby Cash proved one in a billion on his 11 Australian tours.

Cash has been subject of Australian TV documentaries and a brace of current affairs and variety shows here and overseas.

Bobby, born and raised in Clement Town, near Dehradun in Northeast India, and his Aussie mates perform a video for his tune What Would You Do.

Tamworth multi-instrumentalist Lawrie Minson produced Cash discs State Of My Heart and Cowboy at Heart (Gobsmacked) that features duets with Warrnambool raised legend Smoky Dawson and Tania Kernaghan.

Cash performed in Melbourne on his national tour earlier this year to promote his CD and DVD The Indian Cowboy - One In A Billion.

More info on the singer at www.bobbycash.com.au


California born and Kansas raised Bobbie Cryner is best known in Australia for her Patsy Cline inspired classic Daddy Laid The Blues On Me.

The singer performs a video of her hit I Just Can't Stand To Be Unhappy from her 1996 album Girl Of Your Dreams for Nu Country.

Cryner, now 43, also wrote Real Live Woman - title track of Georgian singer Trisha Yearwood ninth album.

The divorcee left a tape of the song in Yearwood's letterbox shortly after Trisha split with second husband Robert Reynolds - bassist for The Mavericks.

That was long before Trisha wed Oklahoma superstar Garth Brooks and performed on Australian country king Lee Kernaghan's eighth album The New Bush.

Cryner later sued her former producer and publisher Carl Jackson for total ownership of Real Live Woman and other songs.

Bobbie, real name is Phyllis Cryner Maffett, recorded during the early and mid-1990s, first for Epic and then for MCA Records.

Her highest-charting song was You'd Think He'd Know Me Better that peaked at #56 in 1996.

Other chart songs were Daddy Laid the Blues on Me, He Feels Guilty and You Could Steal Me.

She also wrote evocative tune Nobody Love, Nobody Gets Hurt - title track of Suzy Bogguss's eighth album in 1998.

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