The Hillbilly Goats at Airlie Beach Music Festival 2013

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"...the Hillbilly Goats exhibit genuine passion and no lack of expertise or energy in their mission to present a taste of old-time Appalachian folk to Australian audiences." - The Weekend Australian


Bill Chambers, Robyn Ludwick & The Goats announce 2 new shows... 

Far North Hillbilly Sessions present 2 NIGHTS of STORY and SONG with Bill Chambers, Robyn Ludwick & the Hillbilly Goats.....

All the way from Texas USA, singer/songwriter Robyn Ludwick is heading to the Land Down Under to kick off some promo shows for her upcoming Australian tour around Easter 2015.  She says she's excited about her first visit to Cairns, getting to know the local musicians and taking in the unique sights around North Queensland.

Performing with the legendary Bill Chambers, these 2 create a magic together on stage with vocal harmonies and complex guitar picking..... we saw them in Tamworth and just HAD TO invite them to Nth Qld so that we could share their talents with y'all! You'll be mad to miss this show - and best of all - it's FREE!!!!!

Bill Chambers is currently in the USA touring with Robyn Ludwick, and they'll fly straight in for the Cairns Casino show before heading up to the wilderness of Black Mountain Unplugged.  After getting down with nature all weekend, Port Douglas gets to host the show at Qt Resort...  don't miss out - see you at 1 of these shows :) 

Broadbeach Country Music Fest a HUGE success! 

Those of you who follow our Facebook page are in the know that we've spent the weekend down south at the Broadbeach Country Music Festival!  It was so fantastic to see heaps of familiar faces at our shows, and to meet a whole lot of new Goat Fans over the weekend.

The festival flowed beautifully with an incredible lineup of artists and venues and we were so honoured to have been a part of it!  Thanks to everyone who came to say G'day to the Goats and to those who supported us.  It really is all about you guys and gals so THANK YOU!   YOU ROCK!!!

On our way to the festival, we couldn't help ourselves and did a Thursday night show at Lefty's Old Time Music Hall in Brisbane... this is one of our favourite venues and is a treat to perform there... it's a whiskey bar that transports you back to yesteryear - check it out if you like our music, cause every band that plays there has some connection to Old Timey Roots n Rockabilly music!  What a fantastic weekend!!!  We're still grinning from ear to ear......  see you all soon :)   Maaaaaaaaaa!

Black Mountain Unplugged.... August 8-10 

The Goats and the Roadtrippers have been busy working on this year's gathering and for everyone waiting on the lineup - here it is!  We're super excited to confirm that we've got Robyn Ludwick flying over from Texas to join Bill Chambers on a small series of shows in North Qld with the Hillbilly Goats... we caught some of their show at The Pub in Tamworth earlier this year and the magic they create together is amazing! 

Tickets are now available through the Hillbilly Goats and the Lions Den Hotel (credit card option - call 07 4060 3911), but REMEMBER, tickets are strictly limited to keep this gathering intimate.  For more info check out Black Mountain's Facebook page....  we'll be featuring all of the artists over the coming weeks. 

COMPETITION TIME! …. 10 CD’s to Giveaway…. 

Who wants to win a copy of our new “LIVE” CD???  It’s pure Elixir For Your Ears and those who have buyed and tried so far have not come back whingin’ and a-winin’ that they wants their pennies back… we’ve tested it on Goat Herds up and down the Bruce Highway and it is the most bona fide bootlegged product you’ll git yer hands on this century!

All you have to do is take a photo of yourself (or yer friends) with ANY of our merchandise that you have at home and post it to our Facebook page with a sentence explainin' why you should win.  You can see the fine photographic example below that we shot for y’all yesterday.  Make it as CRAZY and CREATIVE as possible and we’ll be randomly selecting 10 dedicated fans to sample this Elixir in your own dwellings Free of Charge!!!  It’s that simple – start now and share with yer friends if you think they’d like a shot of Elixir.  Winners announced on FB as we go…

Wintermoon Festival 

WOW!  We've done many festivals over the last 7 years, but we've found a new sacred place in Wintermoon Festival, Central Qld  :)  The people, the land, the love, the bands - what a very special weekend it was and we are honoured to have been a part of it.  One of the things we cherish most in touring are the new friends and families we make along the way.... thanks to everyone involved in weaving the magic of Wintermoon 2014 and we can't wait to make the journey back there next May.

We've got 3 more shows to go on the "Come Get Your Medicine Tour"  - Cairns and Yorkeys Knob this weekend coming up, and Cooktown the following weekend... thanks to everyone who's purchased some "Elixir" along the way!  Hope y'all like it as much as we do.  It was a fun project to record a "Live Show" of songs that we LOVE to play that didn't quite fit our Mountain Show CD's mixed with some of your favourites from our Still in the Mountains Show album.  Here's a list of the Elixir ingredients.  If you haven't yet got your medicine, you'll find it available for purchase at our shows, or through our online store.

OK - you wanna see the front of the bottle???

Stay tuned - giveaways to come!!!

Come Get Your Medicine Tour... 

Goats are heading out on the road again and this time their cases will be filled with "Elixir For Your Ears" - a LIVE CD Bootlegged from a Cairns show late last year!!!  Check out the tour dates below to see when the Medicine Wagon will be rolling into a town near you.  If you can't make it to a show this ELIXIR is now available through our online store.  If you're sick of overproduced music then this product is definitely for you!  Let's get this Wagon rolling south....


“Goooood Morning Country!!!”  Our latest album, Still in the Mountains Show, is about to be featured by Walshy all next week as Good Morning Country’s Album of the Week! 

Armed with 7 albums to GIVE AWAY, Walshy chats with Goat Boy & Goat Girl every morning about the album, the band, the year ahead and he will even put them on the couch for a psych session!!! 

This album feature will be broadcast across the nation on approximately 80 networks, so most of you Goat fans have a chance to tune in… stations syndicating the show can be found at Good Morning Country  (times will vary from station to station)

Now you must go set your alarm clock, write a memo in your diary or staple a note to your forehead to remind yourself to tune in daily from Monday 31st March – Friday 4th April for your chance to win a copy of the featured album!