7th to 10th MAY 2020 at the CAPELLA COVERED ARENA
Welcome to the Capella Country Music Festival
The 2020 Capella Country Music Festival will be a four-day extravaganza between Thursday the 7th of May and Sunday the 10th of May 2020.
The 2020 headline acts include the Godfather of Australian Country Music and Country Music Awards of Australia Lifetime Achievement Recipient - Chad Morgan (OAM) as well as the cream of Australian Country Music - Keith Jamieson, Jeff Brown, Roger Knox, Terry Gordon, Pixie Jenkins, Tracy Coster and so many more.
Great new attractions for 2020!
Besides our galaxy of stars performing on the Main Stage, the 2020 Capella Country Music Festival will bring more attractions for the whole family. Join us and enjoy some quality time in our beautiful region.
FUN & LAUGHTER
Do you have what it takes to ride a camel in an exciting race? In between all the main stage entertainment, 2020 we will also see the running of the Capella Camel Cup. This is sure to be a huge laugh with festival goers and performers being encouraged to hop on one of these majestic beasts and join in the race heats. Race heats will be at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm with the Capella Camel Cup running at 2pm.
The Festival will kick off with a two-day Walk-Up Artist Program and Talent Competition on the Thursday and Friday. This is where Australia’s emerging Country Music Talent can take the stage to show our Country Music Community exactly why they should be crowned the 2020 Capella Country Music Shooting Star. Unlike any other Festival in Australia, the lucky winner of the Shooting Star Country Music Award will also receive the exclusive opportunity to be included in the Festival’s Main Program on the Saturday and Sunday, as well as receive one-on-one coaching from Australian Country Music Legends.
FOOD AND DRINKS
The Capella State Primary School and the Capella State High School P&C Teams will keep you refreshed with plenty of drinks including tea and coffee. 2020 will also see the return of our favourite Thai Chilli Basil Food Van and the bar will be open from Friday afternoon through to Sunday courtesy of the Capella Cattledogs Rugby Union Club and the Capella Cricket Club.
Bush Poet's Breakfast
Sunday’s program is a celebration of Mother’s Day and all things country. Come kick off this beautiful day by joining Mum at the Bush Poet’s Breakfast. This is sure to be a morning of laughter, tears and some good ol'bush stories, before the headline acts return to the Main Stage.
Bill Amusements will be joining us in 2020 and he will be bring a tonne of fun rides to the Capella Country Music Festival for kids of all ages. So there will be guaranteed fun and smiles for all of our Little Country Music Fans.
On the Friday Night the Capella Country Women's Association will be putting on a hearty feast for all of our Festival attendees and performers at the Catering Pavilion. Come along and enjoy a beautiful hand cooked meal while listening to some of the talented walk up artist that will be vying for the prestigious title of being named the 'Capella Shooting Star'.
Come and meet Ranger Nick who is the master of keeping it simple and has been demonstrating camp oven and bush cooking skills professionally since 2010. Coming from a large family, Ranger Nick whips up a cracker of a meal with whatever is in the tuckerbox and he is sure to teach you a thing or two about bush cooking and leave a lasting impression on you while he does it.
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Come and stay a while in Capella with our Camping and Day Pass. This $165 pass includes a Four Day Festival Pass as well as a Camping Permit at the festival anytime from 9am on Thursday the 7th of May to 10am Monday 11th of May. With so much to explore in and around Capella, why not come and make a week of it!
Thursday and Friday: Free Entry to the Daily Entertainment for everyone!
Saturday and Sunday: The $43 Day Pass (per day) includes access to the festival with non-stop entertainment by Australia's Country Music Greats.
Children under 14 years old get FREE access to the festival.
Discounts for Concession Card Holders are available too!
A Concession Card Holder Day Pass is $40 per person per day and a Concession Card Holder Four Day Festival Pass with a Camping Permit is $155 per person.
Getting to the Capella Country Music Festival
The historical township of Capella is located midway between Emerald and Clermont on the Gregory Highway. The Gregory Highway passes right through town and is the main street of Capella. Also known as Peak Downs Street.
The Capella Country Music Festival is being held at the Capella Show Grounds Covered Arena. 23 Hirbernia Road, Capella - View on Google Maps.
Getting from Brisbane to Capella - Take either the Burnett Highway, the Warrego Highway or the Bruce Highway (via Rockhampton) - View on Google Maps.
Getting from Townsville to Capella - Take either the Gregory Highway or the Bruce Highway - View on Google Maps.