Oklahoma superstar Toby Keith and fellow March tourist Gretchen Wilson headline Nu Country TV Thursday March 20 at 10.30 pm on Channel 31.

North Carolina nouveau outlaw Eric Church also returns to the show, repeated Monday at 5.30 am and 2.30 pm and Wednesday 11.30 pm, with his new video in Behind Bars.

Tamworth Golden Guitarist Ashleigh Dallas returns with her latest video and Mullumbimby minstrel Lou Bradley enlists Bill Chambers as a duet partner on a show filmed and edited by Laith Graham.

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Toby Keith honours his late father - who died in a car crash in 2002 - and other returned servicemen in historic video American Soldier.

Toby, 52 and father of three, wrote American Soldier for his eighth album Shock Y'all with Chuck Cannon.

He penned American Soldier and Courtesy Of The Red, White & Blue after the 9-11 bombings.

Toby, making his first Australian tour this week, starred in movies Beer For My Horses with Willie Nelson and Broken Bridges with Burt Reynolds.

CLICK HERE for a Toby Keith feature in the Diary on January 18.
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Redneck Woman Gretchen Wilson performs the video for recent single Still Rolling from her seventh album Right On Time that she released on her indie Redneck Records label.

Gretchen, 40, brought her daughter Grace, 14 and harmony singer on I've Been In Love Too Long, with her to inspect the penguins at Sea Life Aquarium in Melbourne before her Forum concert with Novocastrian Morgan Evans.

The singer, who also played Brisbane and CMC Rocks The Hunter on her third Australian tour, performs a live version of her career hit Redneck Woman from Shotgun Willie Nelson's 2009 Farm Aid concert in Behind Bars.

CLICK HERE for a Gretchen and Morgan Evans live review in our Concerts page.
CLICK HERE for an exclusive Gretchen interview in our Diary on February 4.


Eric Church performs in the video for Give Me Back My Hometown from fifth album The Outsiders on Behind Bars.

Church, 36, visited a cemetery in New Mexico to farewell a banished belle in the video that also features a car graveyard for the bleak desert funeral with a parched priest.

The singer has since released another video for latest single A Man Who Was Gonna Die Young.

It continues where previous video San Destino Rising: Movimiento De Una left off young woman visibly shaken after being given a second chance by an older woman who says, "This time you are going to have to show me there are no bounds & restrictions on what you will do for me."

In the video for A Man Who Was Gonna Die Young the same woman appears with clips of little boy and girl walking together and ending up in graveyard, with time stamp October 8, 1995.

The man who appeared in the last video - as part of a heated exchange in a garage, dated January 4, 2014 - also appears.

Through the three and half minute clip, Church solemnly plays his guitar.

The video ends with brief view of roadside funeral that also appeared in video for Give Me Back My Hometown before the little boy and girl are seen running through field together holding hands.

The North Carolina singer-songwriter admits he doesn't understand the entire process and explains the specific reason why he chose unique method to share The Outsiders with fans.

"I love mysteries," he explains.

"That's kind of where this whole video thing when we started this teaser thing we already had concept for what these videos were gonna be.

"We wanted it to be this big mystery, level of intrigue that just was fun for fans we could have this thing of trying to figure it out and looking at where clues were."

Even though parts of ongoing drama may not seem to make sense, the singer-songwriter urges fans to pay close attention to each detail.

"All the characters that are in that, light will be shed on them as we go through this single and video process," Church says.

"Throughout the entire album, storyline will continue to play out and the ending is quite remarkable. We'll get to that one day."

CLICK HERE for an exclusive interview with Church in the Diary on March 1.


Ashleigh Dallas kept the aquatic theme alive in her famed country music family when she performs the video for Sail Away with an animated touch on her debut CD Send The Ghosts Away.

Ashleigh won a Golden Guitar for best new talent at the 2014 Australian Country Music Awards in January.

When she flew the family nest in Tamworth she hitched her flaxen wings to a superb sister in rhyme.

Dallas hit the Lost Highway with Kasey Chambers - first as a fiddler then as a multi-instrumentalist - as she swung from the rhythm ropes from Australia and Nashville to Austin, Texas.

It was a journey that started as a bedroom fiddler at six and mandolinist at 10 as her genetics kicked up a gear.

The singer is the grand-daughter of traditional country veteran Rex, daughter of guitarist Brett and sister of bassist Lindsay who initially flew the coop with Tamworth family band Chasing Bailey.

She also paid tribute to her late uncle Jeff who died prematurely in the song Taken - she penned that with her dad.

Ashleigh also cut a duet with Bill Chambers on their co-write Riding The Rails.

CLICK HERE for an Ashleigh CD review in the Diary on December 7.


Mullumbimby minstrel Lou Bradley also enlisted Bill Chambers for her video for One Of These Nights from her third album The Other Side.

Bill didn't need a key as he used the front door when he disembarked from Lou's jetty and helped her light their home fires.

Bradley has released several videos including Cowboy off her second album La, La Not Listening.

Lou, mother of three, mixes her music with humorous animation of puppets and dolls.

She also headed inland to Ayers Rock to film her video for another single Uluru.

Shane Nicholson produced that album at his Sound Hole studio on the NSW Central Coast.

He hired his father-in-law Bill Chambers to sing a duet and play lap steel.

Multi-instrumentalist Rod McCormack produced the first album Love Someone.

It featured One Shoe - penned about her late sister Kim's legacy.

Chambers also performed a duet with Lou on their collaboration - One Way In, One Way Out.

CLICK HERE for a Lou CD review in the Diary on February 16, 2010.


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They include singing actors Willie Nelson and Tim McGraw, Voice judge Blake Shelton, Ashley Monroe, Brad Paisley, Gary Allan, Toby Keith, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Carrie Underwood, Chris Young, Charley Pride, Slim Dusty, Eli Young Band, Rosanne Cash and more.

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