Dobe Newton is heading off to Nashville USA this week as the Australian Representative for Sounds Australia at the Americana Music Festival and Conference.

Sounds Australia is a Federal and State Government and industry partnership tasked with representing and presenting Australian composers, writers, performers and the music businesses that represent them at major international events. The Americana Music Festival and Confernece brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars and industry professionals for four days of music and education.

As the Sounds Australian representative for Americana, Dobe will be year travelling to Nashville with showcase artists Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson, Caitlin Harnett, Jordie Lane and Felicity Urquhart plus a bunch of other Australian talent.

It’s a great opportunity to showcase great Australian talent and Sounds Australia have some great support in Nashville with some a standout Aussie specific events.

You can keep up to date with Dobe and his American adventure at his blog,

We hope you have a great time Dobe.