- TOPP TWINS RETURN TO TAMWORTH
4 SHOWS ONLY West Tamworth Leagues Club
Thurs 25th & Fri 26th January Blazes @ 11am
Sat 27th January Diggers @ 7pm & Sun 28th January Diggers @11.30am
Top Kiwi icons the Topp Twins, Lynda & Jools, bring their popular
brand of entertainment back to the Tamworth Country Music Festival
in January, despite Jools Topp’s battle with breast cancer.
“For me the big C is now my big challenge”, says Jools. “I want to
inspire other women with cancer to stay positive and keep living
life, it’s important to not let this illness define you”.
Diagnosed with breast cancer after having a routine mammogram soon
after she performed at the Gympie Muster in late August, Jools has
since had a radical mastectomy and is currently undergoing
“We call her the chemo cowgal”, jokes her sister Lynda who has
moved to the farm to help with Jool’s recovery.
The Topps are one of the most popular acts at Tamworth with
sold-out shows since 2000 and were the biggest selling act for
their last concerts in 2004.
Jools Topp’s original song Tamworth, won Best Country Song at the
NZ Country Music Awards is available on their latest CD
flowergirls and cowgirls.
The Topp Twins grew up singing to the cows on the family farm and
moved to Auckland in their early 20’s where they developed a cult
following as buskers.
In the 1980s they were at the forefront of the anti-apartheid and
nuclear-free movements and championed Maori land rights and
homosexual law reform.
As out lesbians since 1977, the Topps have been visible and proud
of their sexual identity and are wholeheartedly embraced by
With a stellar career spanning more than two decades, NZ’s most
endearing and enduring entertainers have also created a family of
comedy characters as well-loved in Australia as they are in New
Zealand, since the ABC screened their award-winning TV Series The
For more information, please contact Arani Cuthbert on + 64 9 360
9852 or Email:
- Tamworth Festival 2004
West Tamworth Club
Topp Twins 1
- The Topp Twins
- The Topp Twins discovering what is in
- Kev helping her off stage
- Kev helping her back on stage
- The Yodelling Swiss Pig Farmers
- Herty & Gerty
- Kev again
- Kev dancing
- Cameron Clayton
- Print out and have the memories