The Bushwackers


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       The Bushwackers in 2022
Triple Golden Guitar Winners and 2021 Roll of Renown Inductees, The Bushwackers are currently celebrating the major milestone of 51 years of performance.  In the last year The Bushwackers played a sold-out show, performed a medley to close the 2021 Golden Guitar Awards, were inducted into The Roll Of Renown, played at the Way Out West Festival in Winton and had a sold out tour of regional Victoria before Covid closed down their performances for the year.  They are both honoured and delighted to be asked to perform at the Music In The Mulga Festival in May 2022.
Although, The Bushwackers are a household name, some ÿoungsters"may not know entirely what The Bushwackers are renowned for.  Their energentic live shows have had thousands of fans dancing in the aisles with legendary performances at the The Port Fairy Folk Festival, The National Folk Festival,Tamworth Country Music Festival, The Gympie Muster, Woodford Folk Festival,  The American Conference (Nashville), The National Celtic Festival and countless other events.
Dobe Newton and Roger Corbett bring their combined experience of over 90 years of playing in The Bushwackers with all the songs, stories and history that kind of journey entails.
The Bushwackers perform an exciting blend of Australian music featuring the Lagerphone of frontman Dobe Newton, Roger Corbett on guitars and the addition of fiddle, bass and drums rounding out the sound.  The music is all-Australian with the stories, humour and sense of history that has helped to forge our national identity.