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Sharnee Fenwick

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20 year old SHARNEE FENWICK has followed her success of being named Most Promising New Talent in Music at last year's Deadly Awards, with the announcement of her being a finalist again at this years 2007 DEADLY AWARDS.

She has been nominated for SINGLE RELEASE OF THE YEAR, with her song HOW 'BOUT NEVER (produced by Glen Hannah).

Sharnee's profile has been building over the past 12 months, and her hit song HOW 'BOUT NEVER made top 10 and 20 on two country airplay charts.
She also appeared earlier in the year on SBS TV's Living Black, after a successful January when she was named a grandfinalist in both the Toyota Starmaker and the Telstra Road To Tamworth.

We would love for your support - so click on the below link to The Deadlys and vote with your fingers.

Self-titled EP - out now!!
Media inquiries or further info:
RUM Entertainment ph/fax 02 4285 1461 (m) 0439 730 460
Hi Everyone
I hope you are all well!
I am very excited to inform you all that I have been nominated for a Deadly Award this year For SINGLE RELEASE OF THE YEAR with my single HOW 'BOUT NEVER.
I am so excited about being nominated this year.
I would really appreciate it if you would all please Vote For Me.
The link is as follows:
Take Care
Hugs and Love

Sharnee Fenwick’s latest track SEE SAW RIDE has been soaring up the charts and currently sitting at number 18 on the Top 30 Country Tracks airplay chart.

Her continued rise has been helped by her recent appearances on the Telstra Road To Tamworth shows throughout NSW, alongside other up-and-coming artists including Amber Lawrence, Morgan Evans, Victoria Baillie & Nick Kingswell.

Sharnee’s debut EP produced by Glen Hannah, was well-received by radio, and the current single is again showing off her talents. She will however be looking forward to hitting the studio later this year in preparation for a new release in-conjunction with MusicNSW.
If you don’t have a copy of Sharnee’s self-titled ep and would love a copy, please email us at rum@rumentertainment.com
Self-titled EP – distributed by OneStop Entertainment
Further information:
RUM Entertainment
Ph/fax 02 4285 1461 (m) 0439 730 460
Hey Everyone
How are you all?
I just thought that I would let you all know that I am in a great show
this Friday night.
I am playing at Newcastle leagues Club Friday 18th May at 8pm in the
Telstra Road To Tamworth Winners On Show. Its free entry.
It would be really cool if you could all go.
So I hope to see you there
Well it is about time!
I finally have worked out how to put my EP on to my MYSPACE thanks to
Jesse Davis for his assistance.
I have all four tracks on my MYSPACE.
So have a listen and please tell me what you think!
Hugs and Love
Hi Everyone
How are you all going?
I thought I would update you all on what has been happening and what is coming up for me in the next few months.
Well my second single Sea Saw Ride is working its way up on the charts and is now at #24. I just want to thank all the radio stations who have added Sea Saw Ride to their play list it is greatly appreciated.
I have been absolutely flat out promoting my new single organising a lot of gigs and also doing my little counselling sessions SONGWRITING… hehehehe!!!
I have a lot of gigs coming up which I am really looking forward too. I am playing at The Horseshoe Bend Round Up held at Hexham Bowling Club with Katie Brianna this Wednesday night 2nd May, which will be a lot of fun! I am also playing with Dale Hooper This Friday night at Bankstown Sports Club at 8pm, with The Tennesse Drifter Show. It is a great night and I am looking forward to playing with Dale again!
Also Coming up at the end of the month is the East Cessnock Country Music Festival. It is a weekend full of Great Country Music starting on the 25th May going through to the 27th May.
Some great artist playing at the festival include The McClymonts, Kirsty Lee Akers, Bruce McCumstie and many more. This is the first year for this festival and I am sure it is the start of many more for Cessnock!
Well I best be off for now, but I look forward to seeing you all very soon at one of my gigs!
Take Care
Hugs and Love
Hello Everyone
I hope you are all well and have had a lovely Easter break and it was safe
and happy!

Things on my end have been very busy with doing a lot of song writing and
co- writing which has been great!

On Saturday 14th April There will be a radio interview with me on 2HD with
Nick Erby, at 9.15pm so please all tune in and have a listen.

I have a lot of gigs coming up so I hope I can see you all there soon.
Make sure you check out my website to see when I am playing near you!

and also check out my myspace page which is
Take Care
Hugs and Love


Hi Everyone
I am just letting you all know  the SBS programme Living Black is back on
this Wednesday night at 6pm and I am the show hehehe!
We have been filming for a few months now and the show is now finally
going to air.
Please tune in and tell me what you think
SBS 6pm
Hugs and Love
7th March - Living Black SBS TV 6pm

Central Coast Country Music Festival
10th March - Lakeside Shopping Centre, The Entrance 11am - 2pm

11th March - Sails Stage, The Entrance 1.30pm - 1.55pm
18th March - Museum Hotel, West Wallsend 5pm - 8pm
27th March - Private Function
1st April - Support Act The Davidson Brothers, Hexham Bowling Club 5pm
21st April - Private Function
4th May - Support Act for Dale Hooper Tribute to Johnny Cash, Bankstown
Sports Club 8pm
6th May - Museum Hotel, West Wallsend 5pm - 8pm
9th May - Belmont 16 Footers With Milton Ward 10.30am
27th May - Cessnock City Country Music Festival, East Cessnock Bowling
Club 10.30am
17th June - Museum Hotel, West Wallsend 5pm - 8pm
13th July - Tamworth Naidoc Week Celebrations
4th August - Support Act for Dale Hooper Tribute to Johnny Cash, Rooty
Hill RSL 8PM
15th September - Support Act for Dale Hooper Tribute to Johnny Cash,
Milton Ulladulla Ex Services Club 8.30pm
3rd November - Support Act for Dale Hooper Tribute to Johnny Cash,
Halekulani Bowling Club 8.30pm
Hi Everyone
Well this is just a quick little note to let you all know that I went to
the Victorian and National Country Music Awards at Whittlesea on Friday
night and I was lucky enough to come away with Hawking Brothers New Talent
Award for my song How 'Bout Never! I amso excited and was absolutely BLOWN
AWAY, when they announced my name and I couldn't believe it!

The Festival looked as if it was going to be a great time, but I had to
fly back to Newcastle for other commitments, but hopefully next year I
will be there with Bells On!
Take Care
Hugs and Love
Hi Everyone
What a Tamworth Festival!!!
I was lucky enough to have an extra long festival as I was a graduate from the 2007 Australian College of Country Music! This meant I was in Tamworth from the 5th January.

I had so much fun in the college and met so many great new friends. I wrote 5 new songs which I am so excited about and can't wait to play them! There is a cheeky one which was fun writing with my friend Kelly Hope!

Straight after the college I was straight into gigs and the serious stuff Toyota Star Maker and the Telstra Road To Tamworth. I was so excited about being in both competitions and wanted to give it my 100% best, I made it in to the Grand Final Of Both Competitions and was so excited by that and couldn't believe it. I enjoyed the experience of just being apart of both competitions and have learnt so much just by being apart of them!

This Tamworth was so special to me this year and I really enjoyed every part of it. I also released my second single Sea Saw Ride on NFS 111, so please request it! I am hoping that Sea Saw Ride does just as well as How 'Bout Never, if not better! hehehe

Well I guess I better go but before I do, I just want to let you know that I am nominated in the Victorian Music Awards in The Female Vocal Section and also New Talent I am so excited and can't believe I am nominated. I am off to Victoria on the 9th February for the awards so it should be a great night!

I hope you are all well and recovered ok from Tamworth!
Please come to my gigs if I am in your area and say HELLO!!
Take Care
Hugs and Love
Hey Everyone
Wow, I can't believe I am writing you a Christmas Message already. The
year has flown!

I have had a great year, releasing my debut EP in Tamworth in January,
releasing my First Single How 'Bout Never, my single hitting the charts
also winning The Deadly Award, Winning the NSW Gold Medallion Award and
also getting accepted into Australian Country Music College and Toyota
Star Maker 2007!

This year has been such a thrill and a wonderful journey. I want to thank
each adn everyone of you for all your love and support, it is greatly

I have attached to this email my gig guide for Tamworth Festival 2007, so
I hope to see you all there.

I want to wish each and everyone of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy
and Safe Exciting New Year!
God Bless
Hugs and Love
Guess What?

I am in Starmaker 2007!!!! WOOOOOO HOOOOO
I am so excited and just can't believe how good Tamworth 2007 is going to
be. I am looking forward to January so much and can't wait to get there
and sing my heart out hehehehe!

I have such a busy and exciting Tamworth I have the Country Music College,
People's Choice Awards, Telstra Road To Tamworth and TOYOTA STAR MAKER!!!

Congratulations to everyone successful in Star Maker
I look forward to catching up with you all!
Take Care
Hugs and Love
Check out my website
Catch Sharnee performing at the Stockland Glendale Rock n Shop, Glendale NSW Friday 8th December 7pm
Hi Everyone
I am so excited to let you all know that I am nominated in the People's
Choice Awards in Most Promising Future Star!
I am so excited and can't believe it.

I also want to congratulate all the other finalists. I am so excited about
Tamworth 2007.
Also my new single is getting ready to come out, so make sure you keep an
ear out please!

Take Care everyone and I hope to hear from you all soon
Hugs and Love

Check out all the finalists at

Hi Everyone
I hope you are all well and the weather isn't too hot for any of you!
It has been very hot here in Newcastle but I have been swimming just about
everyday... hehehehe

I am just letting you all know that last Friday 17th November, 2006
I won Best New Talent at the NSW GOLD MEDALLION AWARDS! I was so excited
and really didn't expect it, it is such an honour to have won that award.

But also my good friend Dale Duncan won the Silver Medallion in the Best
New Talent section which was very exciting.

I met so many lovely people and also got to sing at the awards which was
very exciting. I had so much fun and can't wait to see everyone again from
the awards!

I also had the priviledge of meeting Brian Young which was very exciting!
I hope you are all well and remember to check out my gig guide to see when
I will be playing in your area!!
Hugs and Love
Hi Everyone
How are you all?
Well I have a little cold but I am getting on with it!!
I just have some very exciting news to fill you in on, I have been
nominated in NEW TALENT OF THE YEAR at the NSW Gold Medallion Awards!

I am very excited and very honoured to be nominated. It would be great if
you could all go and watch the awards as a lot of my friends are nominated
in the awards!
It is held at Hexham Bowling Club on 17th November, 2006!
Take Care
And hopefully will see you all soon.
Hugs and Love
28th November - Private Function
29th December - Tuggerah Lakes Memorial Club with Dale Hooper
5th - 18th January College of Country Music Tamworth
19th January - Blazes WESTS College of Country Music Graduation
21ST January - Country Cookbook Launch Tamworth Town Hall
22nd January - Tamworth Services Club Songwriters in the Round with Col
Finley and Troy Loakes
22nd January - Tamworth Regional Entertianment Centre TREC Telstra Road to
Tamworth Final
23rd January -  Tamworth Regional Entertianment Centre TREC Telstra Road
to Tamworth Grand Final
27th January - The Pub on Gunnedah Road RUM Entertainment Showcase
Hi Everyone
I hope all of you are well!
I have been very the last few weeks.
My single has Hit the charts at #30, so I am very excited about that, and
I am getting to record again!
I am so excited about what is coming up in the next few months please
click on the link to see what has been happening!
Take Care
Hugs and Love

Newcastle based artist Sharnee Fenwick has followed her recent award as Most Promising New Talent at The Deadlys, with her debut single HOW ‘BOUT NEVER becoming a hit on the Top 30 Country Tracks chart.

Sharnee is so excited, and is thrilled with how well her ep (produced by Glen Hannah) has been received,
“It’s great news – radio has been so supportive of the track.”

Radio adds have included CMR Super Radio Network, Gippsland Radio, 3HotFM, Today’s Best Country (8HA/TerritoryFM/4KZ), 989FM, FM98.5 Shepparton, KIXFM, 88.6FM Whittlesea, 2CCCFM, 2MCR, 4RPH & WYNFM.

Sharnee is looking forward to early 2007, where she will be attending the CMAA Australian College Of Country Music.
Catch Sharnee TONIGHT at Antill Park Golf Club, Picton, NSW from 7pm – FREE!
For further information contact:
RUM Entertainment Ph.fax 02 4285 1461

Hi Everyone
I hope you are all well!
I am just letting you all know that you can vote for me in the People's
Choice Awards.
You can vote for Sharnee Fenwick in a few sections...
Best Female Vocal: SHARNEE FENWICK
Best Song: How 'Bout Never - BY - SHARNEE FENWICK
Most Promising Future Star: SHARNEE FENWICK

Please vote it means so much!
Also check out my website and sign my guestbook!
Take Care
Hugs and Love
Hi Everyone
I hope you all have been safe and happy?
I have been absolutely flat out and so excited and overwhelmed this last
few weeks...  I now have my head back around things and can tell you all, as there has
been so much happening!

Well here goes,
On the 21st Spetember I had the Deadly Awards that were held at The Sydney
Opera House, and I was nominated in Most Promising New Talent section and
Guess What?   I WON!!!!
I was so nervous and so excited and scared and happy!
I couldn't believe it when my name was called out! I was absolutely blown
away! It was so exciting for me and I had all my friends and family there
to share the night with me!

After all the excitement I had an hour and a half sleep and was off to
Victoria for the Mildura Country Music Festival!
I had so much fun in Mildura and met so many beautiful people!

My First gig was the Girls Night out with so many talented girls;
Victoria Baillie, Clelia Adams, Kelly Cooper, Kelly LLewellyn, Nicki
Gillis, Carol Donovan and Hosted by Rebecca Lee Nye. That was a great
start to a fantastic festival!

I also had the pleasure of Judging the Talent Quest and the talent was so
amazing... I had the pleasure of Judging the Under 16 year old section and
the talent that is coming up is scary... They are so talented these kids!

Also I had the pleasure of working with Adam Kilpatrick, Casey Watt, Tom
Curtain, Jeanette Wormald and so many great Independant Artists, that we
have in Australian Country Music!

I was so lucky and had the pleasure of Performing at the 10th Australian
Independent Country Music Awards.

I was so excited to play in front of so many talented artists, and it was
a little scary too.... hehehe but I had an absolute blast!

It was so sad to say goodbye to all of my new friends but also, great to
know we will all catch up again!!!

I have also been accepted into the Country Music College which is held in
Tamworth in January, so I am very excited about meeting more new friends
and working with old friends too...!

Well do remember to keep checking my guestbook as I have alot of gigs
coming up everywhere!

Take Care and Hopefully will see you all soon!!!
Hugs and Love
Sharnee xOx
Hi Everyone
Well time has gone so fast in the past few months!
I hope all of you is well and happy, as I am just so excited about what is
coming up for me!

Firstly I just want to let everyone know that I have a brand new website

Please check it out and also sign my guestbook!
I would love to hear from all of you.

I am off to The Deadly Awards next Thursday night and very excited to be
there and also be nominated as I have been bugging everyong these last few
months to vote for me! I can't wait, I am just excited about being
nominated and invited to the awards! It should be a great night.

Also, on Friday morning I am off to Victoria for The Mildura Country Music
Festival. I am so excited about Mildura and can't wait to go! It will be a
new experience for me as I am travelling solo without my folks , but will
be so much fun and can't wait to be there!!!
I will fill you all in when I get back with how everything goes!
Remember to sign my guest book please
Take Care
Hugs and Love
Hugs and Love

22/09/2006 Mildura City ­ Olive Bice Showcase (2:00 PM) Mildura City
22/09/2006 Girls Night Out (4:00 PM) Coomealla Club
22/09/2006 Girls Night Out (8:00 PM) Coomealla Club
23/09/2006 Barclay Bash (2:40 PM) Red Cliffs
23/09/2006 Craig Giles & Friends (8:00 PM) Merbein Citizens Club, Mildura
24/09/2006 Top of State Talent Quest Awards Night (8:00 PM) Club Da Vinci
25/09/2006 Country On The Darling (12:40 PM) Darling River
26/09/2006 Rockabilly Concert (12:00 PM) Wentworth Club
26/09/2006 Redhanded Rocks (8:00 PM) Settlers Mildura
27/09/2006 Mildura City Olive Bice Showcase (1:20 PM) Mildura
27/09/2006 The Girls at Gol Gol (8:00 PM) Gol Gol Hotel, Mildura
28/09/2006 Henderson Park (3:40 PM) Mildura
28/09/2006 Billy Bridge Country (8:00 PM) Edge Hotel Buronga
29/09/2006 Country On The Darling (2:20 PM) Darling River
29/09/2006 Cleanskin (8:00 PM) Wentworth Club, Mildura
30/09/2006 Owen Blundell Show (7:30 PM) Red Cliffs Club, Mildura
1/10/2006 Henderson Park (12:00 PM) Mildura
1/10/2006 Mildura Concert Night (7:00 PM) Wentworth Club, Mildura
Hi Everyone
I am just letting you know that voting closes this Friday for the Deadly
I am nominated for Promising New Talent
if you haven't voted yet please do so!
Take Care
Hi Everyone!!!
I am just letting you know that I have been accepted into The Australian
College Of Country Music.
I am so excited and can't wait!
I look forward to meeting new people and learning more skills that can
help further my skills as a singer / songwriter and entertainer in the
country music industry. Whether it be nationally or internationally.

My new website is also up and running now so if you would like to check it
out and tell me what you think I would love to hear from you!

Remember to Check my gig guide regularly to see when I am going to be near
Take Care
Love Always
Sharnee Elders Lunch
Rebecca  and Sharnee
Sharnee and Brad
Travis Collins congratulates Sharnee on her fine performances
  Travis was the special guest at the Horseshoe Bend Roundup
Hi Everyone
I have the best news ever
I won the Tuggerah heat of Telstra Road to Tamworth!!!

It is so exciting and I can not believe it!!
The talent in these competitions are just amazing and I am so excited for
my final in Tamworth in January!!!

I have been absolutely flat out travelling all over the place with gigs..
So I am staying out of trouble hehehe!!!!

I played at the Horseshoe Bend Round Up, on the 31st May, and it was so
exciting to be a guest artist at such a wonderful music event! The
Horseshoe bend is so important to me as it was one of the very first
places that I started singing apart of!!!
Well I best be off!!
Take care and remember to check out my gig guide to see when I will be in
your area!!!
Love Always
Hi Guys and Girls
I hope you are all doing very well!!!
I have recently just realised it is the end of March, which means it
almost April then almost the end of the year, hehehe, its true what they
"Time flies when you're having fun" and it certainly does.
I thought I would just update you on what I have been up to and what is
coming up!!!

Well, I was apart of the Central Coast Country Music Festival, which was
an absolute blast, (as it usually is) I was apart of the Youth Showcase
which was hosted by Bruce McCumstie, I have to tell you the talent we have
coming up is so scary, but let me tell you Australian Country Music is
getting handed into good hands of the up and coming talent!

I have been very busy organising gigs all over the place, so I have some
very exciting stuff coming up.
It would be really cool to catch up with all of you cool people at some of
my gigs. So hopefully I will see you there!
Wow! What a festival was Tamworth 2006!!!
I hope you all have recovered well from the festival and caught up on lost
sleep!! HaHa....

Well, I thought I would just fill you in on what has been happening with
me and what is coming up!!!

Well, I arrived in Tamworth on the 15th January as I had 2 gigs just
before the festival at the Cricket Club, with Dean Johnston, which was
very cool!! I had a lot of fun doing those 2 gigs!!! The show was organised
by internet radio host Sue McClaren, so it was very cool to meet Sue!!!

I was very lucky to be apart of one of the songwriters shows at The Pub,
hosted by Laurie Minson, Which showcased many up and coming songwriters
that Australian country music has to offer!! I was very excited about
playing this gig, so I could meet other songwriters. I t was also very
cool to listen to their stories of why they wrote their songs.

I had a couple of gigs at The Pub Stage in Peel Street!
Those gigs were a lot of fun, with an excellent sound guy!!!
It was fun to be able to play outside and enjoy the atmosphere of Peel
Street and also the HEAT that makes Tamworth Festival, as I am sure you
will all agree!

Also, I had a few guest spot appearances with the Costa Brothers in
Tamworth Arcade. They were such lovely guys and was really fun being apart
of their shows. They are so talented and have the best harmonies, so it
was cool to watch them guys play!!

I judged a Karaoke Competition at the Court House Hotel and that was one
by an 11 Newcastle boy Daniel Sneddon, he was such a talented boy and his
dad Peter, also got a place in that competition, but I have to say I have
never seen such a hard competition, everyone was so talented, so
CONGRATULATIONS to all contestants.

I was apart of the Tamworth Camerata Showcase which was so much fun to be
able to play with all my friends from Camerata again, we often don't get
to catch up that much as we are all spread over Australia and New Zealand,
so it was great to catch up with everyone again!!!

My BIGGEST highlight of the Festival was the Tomkins Showcase, it was
hosted by Angry Anderson which was so exciting, he would have to be one of
the nicest guys I have ever met! Being a part of Tomkins Showcase I has the
opportunity to perform alongside Adam Harvey, Travis List, Redd Volkaert
and many other talented musicians!!!

I came home on the 29th January and had guest appearance at Joanne
Lambert's gig at Beresfield, it was a pleasure to play with Jo, as she is
such a talented girl!

So that was my festival for you!! I'm sure all of you had a busy festival
too, going to watch your favourite acts!!

Just a quick note before I go I have a radio interview with Kevin Parsons
on Sunday 19th February at 11am on 2CHR-FM 96.5FM. Please listen in!

I am also playing at the Central Coast Festival on the 11th March in the
Youth Showcase at Memorial Park Stage at 10.30am to 12noon Kirsty lee
Akers is also apart of the showcase so it should be a great show!

I am playing at Kurri Workers Club on the 12 March at 4pm with Joanne
Lambert!! Which will be a great show!!!
I have a website
so please go on and check it out and sign my guest book please!!
Hope to see you all soon
Take Care
Two-time Camerata graduate, Sharnee has recently released her self-titled EP that delivers everything you would expect to hear from a country music artist on her way to the top.
Produced by Glen Hannah (Goonga Studios) and accompanied by some of the industry’s best (Michel Rose, Mick Albeck, Jeff McCormack & Simon Johnson), the songs cover a variety of styles and confirm Sharnee’s vocal versatility and commitment to professionalism.

Sharnee co-wrote Feel The Blues (with Glen) & Leavin’ Tonight (with Glen & Tamara Stewart); both big tugs on the heartstrings and testament to her song-writing abilities.
See and hear for yourself @ Sharnee’s gigs during the festival:
Cricket Club Mon 16 & Wed 18 2.30pm
Tamworth Arcade Fri 20 11.30am
Mon 23 12.15pm
Fri 27 11.30am
Family Hotel
Camerata Concert Wed 25 1.00pm
West Leagues Club
Tomkins Showcase Thurs 26 4.00pm
Look, listen & enjoy!

Hi Guys and Girls
Sorry I have taken forever to write but I have been very busy with the HSC
and I am now a graduated year 12 student.....So really that means I don't
have school ever again!!!! WOO HOO

 Anyway this is just a short note to tell you that my EP will be ready for
Tamworth Festival in January 2006.....

 I have a website up and running which is
it would be cool if you could please check it out and sign the guest

 I  am busy organising gigs for Tamworth and am hoping to see everyone
there.....and as usual meeting some new cool people....
Well I must head off
But before I do I want to wish my daddy a HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY!!!!
OK guys remember the website
and email me on
OK Looking forward to seeing you all soon
Love Always you GROOVERS
Amber, Paul and Sharnee
Dobe and Sharnee
Gemma and Sharnee
Emma and Sharnee
Hi Cowboys and Cowgirls
How are you all doing?
I hope you are all fine...
I am so sorry, it has taken so long for me to let you all know what's been
going on in the world of Sharnee...hehe
Well, where do I start...
In the very early start of March, I headed off to the BLACK OPAL town of
Lightning Ridge, with Matt Frost for Chippin' IN For OPAL FM....
Chippin in, was a show put together to raise some $Money$ for Opal FM... The
show was held over 2 days at the Lightning Ridge Bowling Club. In the show
artists included Matt Frost, Martin Oakes, Rod Esam, Kelly Llewlyn, Tracy
Coster, Natalie Howard, James Dean Hicks, Carol Donovan and many other great
Australian acts.. It was awesome show to be apart of and also another
highlight of the weekend was that I was able to see my grandparents who live
in Lightning Ridge and my nanny works on Opal FM, so that was cool.... Also
the band was pumping they totally rocked!!! And also girls they were good
looking.. it was a bit hard for me to keep my eyes off them.. hehe
Also my E.P. has taken a long time but on Thursday 15th April,2005, I did my
final vocal on the C.D. so it will be ready by June.. so I am loking forward
to that very much..
Also the 15th April was a BIG, HUGE, GIANT day for me I was informed that I
have been accepted into TAMWORTH CAMERATA 2005, I am so excited about and
looking forward to it again this year as last year I had so much fun and it
was a BLAST...hehe
Also, I am in year 12 this year and only have 20 weeks to go,, just thought
I would tell you all that great news.. As I am looking forward to finishing
school very much..hehe

I guess I better get going guys and gals,
so hopefully I will see you all very soon at the HORSESHOE BEND ROUND UP
every Wednesday at HEXHAM BOWLING CLUB from 7pm...
Stay cool guys and look after yourself....
Love Ya's
Roger Corbet and the Sunny Cowgirls with Sharnee (c)
Hi Everyone...
Wow, what a Festival?
I can't believe just how fast the 10 days go...It's like you arrive and then
you leave..HEHEHE
Well I hope you all had a safe and enjoyable festival!
Coz I had a blast, once again!!!
It was really good this year.  When I arrived in Tamworth my first few days were
quiet as I had no gigs so I had time to have a look around, and check out the
AWESOME Australian talent.  Which just blew me away.  I saw an amazing young
fellow by the name of Brock Colley, who is a good friend of mine and I was
just amazed with how much he has grown as a country music artist on the
rise....Brock Colley is definitely a name you should all keep an ear out
for... Another Good OLD' buddy that I got to go and have a geezer at was the
AMAZING ALBY POOL.. He is definitely a man that I look up to and once again
he pulled the crowd as he usually does and blew them all away...
  Well I guess I better start telling you about what I got upto when I was
supposed to be working but I do really only just call it FUN!!!
HEHEHEHE...Well  entered a competition at South Tamworth Bowling Club called
the Cavalier Talent Search and I was successful enough to make it to the
Grand Final.. I also entered the Aboriginal Showcase and I won Junior
Overall and I was very Honoured to win the Clyde Williams Memorial Junior
Overall too!!! I had an absolute blast at the Aboriginal Talent Quest once
again... I was also a part of Lyn McKenzies show "COUNTRY FAVOURITES" with
Sweeney and Killeen, Angela Hayden, Daniel Thompson and many other excellent
country favourites...
I was also apart of the Camerata Showcase at the Southgate Inn, which was a
blast. It was great to meet other graduates from the previous years and to
catch up with the graduates from 2004...
One of the big HIGHLIGHTS of my Festival was performing in the TOMKINS
GUITARS SHOWCASE. It was an Amazing experience to be playing up on that
stage with Australia's Biggest Country Music Acts... Such as Phill Emmanuel,
Stuie French, Steve Forde and The Flange and the Man behind the guitars
Allan Tomkins.
I had another Two Amazing Highlights during the festival and they were
performing in the Aboriginal Showcase and that was a very emotional
experience for me. Being a young Aboriginal young woman
it made me proud to just see the talent that the Aboriginal Community has to
offer. I was also honoured to have had been apart of the Showcase with Chad
Morgan, Aurial Andrews and Uncle Gus Williams... Also my other amazing
highlight were having the ABC programme MESSAGE STICK follow me around to my
gigs and interview me. So there will be a programme on ABC in about May, I
was so excited to do the show...So watch out coz it wont be long til' I am
in your Living Rooms...HEHEHEHEE....
I was also apart of the HORSEHOE BEND ROUND UP, which was excellent. We just
showed Tamworth the talent that we have in Newcastle and I am very sure to
say that we Blew them all away once again...
  Well my Tamworth Festival came to an end for 2005 sadly, but I had a blast
and I am preparing for 2006 already... So let the countdown
  Also just a quick THANK YOU to everyone that showed up to the horseshoe
bend round up Tsunami appeal on Australia Day we raised over $700 dollars
all in a matter of hours so thank you all so much... Your giving is
appreciated so much.. May God Bless You All......
   Well looking forward to seeing you all soon....
Come along to my gigs and say Hi!!!
Luv Ya All

Ashleigh Dallas and Sharnee Fenwick

Hi Guys and Girls
I hope you all had a very happy and safe new year with your loved one's. I
know I cherished every moment, after the Tsunami disaster you never know when
it could be the last time to see loved one's. I send all my love and hope to
everyone affected by this disaster. My prayers and love go to you all.

Well I cannot believe it is 2005 ALREADY..HAHAHA..
This is a very big year for me that I am looking forward to enter.  My
brother will be 21yrs old and I will be turning the BIG 18...! I am so
But, another thing I can't believe is Tamworth is here once again...
I have a few gigs in Tamworth and I am so excited, I hope to see you all
there at the gigs...I also have a few gigs that I am looking forward to see
I am planning on going to see Missy Higgins with a few friends, so it should
be good.
In Tamworth I am playing at:
*19th January - Country Favourites w/ Lyn McKenzie, Sweeney and Killeen and
many other great acts... - Allandale Function centre 12 midday
*19th January - Camerata Showcase - Southgate Inn Scully Room 8pm
*20th January - Tomkins Showcase - Cowboy Bar west Leagues Club 1.30pm
*21st January - Aboriginal Showcase - Town Hall 9am
*21st January - Horseshoe Bend Round Up Showcase w/Alby Pool, Bruce
McCumstie,Rob wilson,Josh Canning and many other great acts - Southgate Inn
Scully Room

Also after Tamworth remember the Horseshoe Bend Round Up is having a Tsunami
Appeal at Hexham Bowling Club on AUSTRALIA DAY - 26th January 2005 -
starting at 3pm. It will be a great day so come along and help raise money
the disaster...

Looking Forward to seeing you all really soon.....
Have a safe trip and see you at the LAND OF COUNTRY MUSIC TAMWORTH!!!

Hi Boys and Girls
Geez, life has been very busy these last couple of weeks...
Firstly, I hope you are all doing well!!
Well I will start with telling you how the Tomkins Showcase's went at
Canterbury/Hurlstone RSL and Rooty Hill RSL. They were awesome...The audience
were great, the music was pumping and the band were just WOW an amazing
talented bunch of guys who I had a lot of fun working with.  I got to work
with Tommy Grasso, Bob Howe, Terry Philpott and the amazing genius Alan
Tomkins.   I was so excited to be apart of the showcase and was very excited
to see that STEVE FORDE AND THE FLANGE were in the showcase to. It was very
surreal for me to see them play as I have never seen or met the guys before,
but they are an awesome bunch...hehehe
I know I said that I was hoping for my E.P. to be finished by August but
Glen and I have taken our time to make sure that it is exactly what we both
want..  So I am pretty sure we should have it finished for January Festival
2005.  So I can't wait!!!
Also, I recorded my track on the compilation C.D. that I will be taking on
tour in early 2005.  The C.D. was recorded at SCOPE STUDIOS at The Entrance.
Everyone that recorded on the C.D. are just so talented and its great to see
the talent that is in Newcastle...
Just before I was apart of the Ladies Of Country with Donella Plane A.K.A
Dolly Parton and Lyn McKenzie A.K.A Patsy Cline.  The show was at Toukley RSL
and it was awesome I had so much fun and hopefully I will be back there
real soon...
Well I hope you all have a copy of Alby Pool's new album "BACK IN THE
SWING", it is an awesome album so I hope to see you all soon at the
Horseshoe Bend Round Up or even Tamworth in January.
Hope to catch up with you all real soon...
Love Always

Hi Cowboys and Cowgals
I hope you are all doing well!
Gosh  it has been a very busy couple of months and I have so much to tell
you all.

Firstly I am the proud owner of a beautiful "Tomkins Guitar" that I won from
the Horseshoe Bend Round Up at Hexham.  I was so excited when I was
announced the winner, I couldn't believe it.  To top the night off the man
himself "Alan Tomkins" presented me with my beautiful new baby.

I've just finished year 11 (last week) and when I go back to school next
term I will be a big year 12 student.   So I am very excited and looking
forward to my final year of school....

Also, guys and girls, my pal "Alby Pool" launched his album on Wednesday
22nd September,2004 at the Horseshoe Bend Round Up at Hexham.
Congratulations Alby the C.D.  is excellent, brilliant sound. Well done!!!!

Some more exciting news I want to share with you is that I am currently
working on a compilation C.D. called "Acoustica Of The Nation" and in early
2005 I will be on tour to promote this C.D. so I will keep you guy's posted
on tour dates, venues etc.  I can tell you that the tour will be going to
Tasmania.  I am so excited, this will be my first tour.  The other guys
going on this tour are very friendly and obviously like me into their music.

*  Here are some of the dates for upcoming gigs. Come along and say hello,
I'd love to see you all there.

     7th October- Canterbury/Hurlstone RSL 8pm Tomknis Showcase
     16th October- N.S.W/ A.C.T CHAMPS
     21st October- Rooty Hill RSL 8pm Tomkins Showcase
     4th December- Hexham Bowling Club Youth Showcase
     *and of course I'm at the Horseshoe Bend Round Up at the Hexham Bowling
Club each      and every Wednesday evening from 7pm.

Hope to see you all soon, stay well and keep cool.

Love Always
Hi Guys and Girls
Just thought I would fill you all in on the Camerata ride!!!
Well, where can I start I had an absolute blast.  I met so many wonderful
people who love to do what I do and that is to perform and make people
Camerata was so much fun, I learn't so much stuff.
I learn't some songwriting techniques which were really helpful because
songwriting is something that I really want to start to get into!!!
We had radio interviews at RADIO 2YOU-FM, which was alot of fun!!!!
We had STAR SPOTS with Felicity Urquhart, Beccy Cole and the 2004 STAR MAKER
WINNER Travis Collins... Those star spots were very inspiring and helpful...
We all went for a mini makeover at Plush Hair Designs and all the girls got
to have a bit of a giggle at the boys because they were wearing make-up
too!!!! HAHAHAHA...
After our makeover we all headed off for our photo shoot and I felt like i
was a superstar HAHAHA!!!!!
I even started writing a song with Tamara Stewart which was really exciting
and I also thought it was an honour to write with such a talented person...
We also got to work with the world's best band, who were; Trev Warner, Glen
Hannah, Doug Gallagher, Ian Lees and Michel Rose.
I want to thank everyone that made Camerata possible for me, my sponsor Ray
Tait, Bev & Bruce McCumstie, Alby Pool and Julie Bain Thank you...
I also want to thank Joan Douglas, Cheryl Byrnes and Greg Williams who make
Camerata go on every year you guys really help young people achieve their
dreams. God Bless!!!
Last but not least my mummy for taking me to Tamworth and going on this
awesome ride... I LOVE YOU!!!

So that was the best experience I hope you enjoyed reading about it...
Look after yourselves and God Bless
See you all soon at the Horseshoe Bend Round Up..
Sharnz xoxo
Sharnee Fenwick overall winner
of the 24th Hunter Valley Country Music Talent Quest on the 12th and
13th June,2004 held at Hexham Bowling club.   Scroll down for Sharnee's Rreport

Kirsty Akers, Troy Cassar-Daley and Shanee Fenwick

Kate Brianna, Kirsty Akers Sharnee Fenwick
(Very Excited girls as they all made the Tamworth Camerata)
Hi Guys and Girls
I hope you are all doing well!
Well, I have had a busy start to June.
So I will fill you in on it briefly:
It was my 17th Birthday on the 2nd June, and I got a  beautiful new shiny
mandolin.  That night I went to the Horseshoe Bend Round Up and there was a
nice little party there for me it was really sweet and special.
I have also been busy with one talent quest in particular which was the 24th
Hunter Valley Country Music Talent Quest. Which was held June long weekend.
So here I go

I entered the 24th Hunter Valley Country Music Talent Quest on the 12th and
13th June,2004 held at Hexham Bowling club. The talent this year was just
amazing everyone was all winners in my eyes, but I have some exciting news
to let you all know about.
The 6 sections I entered were:
*Junior Vocal - 3rd place
*Junior Gospel - 2nd place
*Gospel Duo(with Sammi Leonard) - 2nd place
*Duo or Group(with Julieanne Hancock our name was "Toucan Tango") - 2nd place
*Junior Country Rock - 1st place YEEHAA...
*Australian/Songwriters - 1st place YEEHAA...

I was pleased with my awards and trophies, but was gobsmacked at being
awarded the JUNIOR OVERALL CHAMPION for 2004.  The night thus far was
brilliant but I was completely taken by surprise when the compere announced
the OVERALL HUNTER VALLEY CHAMPION for 2004 was me... Sharnee Fenwick... 
What a perfect night. I was (and still am) completely blown away at being
awarded both Junior Overall and  Overall Champion that I hardly slept a wink
last night ( I think I managed about three hours).

As the Overall Champion I get to compete in the NSW/ACT Championships in
Canberra in October this year.  I can hardly wait, I had a blast last year
when I competed in the NSW/ACT Championships after snagging Junior Overall
at the Hunter Valley Country Music Awards in June (2003)... I can't wait!!!

I was asked to do a honoury performance after the awards announcements when
Julie Bain (Hexham Bowling Club Entertainment Manager) all but dragged me
off the stage (literally) because I had to do a live interview at
Newcastle's Radio 2HD with Carter Edwards.  16 year old Amos Morris from
Kempsey (Amos won the Jim Humberstone Memorial Songwriting Award - A
brilliant tribute to Slim Dusty) and I fronted up to Carter Edwards. It was
a lot of fun and in all my excitement I managed to break one of Carters'
microphones, although Carter was cool about it.  Amos and I sang our own
compositions and this radio interview gave us a great opportunity for the
Hunter Valley folk to enjoy our own stuff. We had a lot of fun.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that was involved in
organising the Hunter Valley Country Music Talent Quest. Thank You and
especially thank you to all the contestants. Also, I want to say a BIG Thank
You to Julieanne Hancock and Samantha Leonard for singing in the duo
sections with me. Thanks Girls. Thanks Joel Black for playing for me. Thank
you also to my Mum and my Dad you guys are so cool and always there for me.

Just to let those that don't already know that I perform at Hexham Bowling
Club with Horseshoe Bend Round Up each and every Wednesday night. The
evening starts at 7pm it is a great night and the atmosphere is friendly,
I've made many wonderful friends who come to enjoy and support Country
Music.  Kids can come with their Mums and Dads too, which is cool because it
makes it a great family atmosphere.... there are 4 fantastic hosts Bruce Mc Cumstie,
Alby Pool, Donella Plane and Rob Wilson.  Best of all you can see
and enjoy brilliant country music for FREE.
I hope to see you all there soon.
Sharnee has been singing and performing on various stages since the age of
eight.  In 2001 she discovered a passion for country music that has allowed
her true voice to shine through; a sort of down-from the mountain
timbre, good range with lovely deep registers.   Sharnee has a vibrant
personality, quick wit and is very much a "people person".

More recently, Sharnee achieved 3rd place at the N.S.W/A.C.T Champions
Showcase in Canberra in October 2003, she was awarded Junior Overall at the
Hunter Valley Country Music Talent Quest, in June 2003.  At the National
Indigenious Talent Quest at Tamworth in January this year (2004) she was
awarded Junior Overall and prior to that she nailed the same award at
Gloucester Country Music Talent Quest in October the year before.  Sharnee
achieved Semi-Finalist status at The Johnny Young Talent Quest in January
this year (at Tamworth) and in May (04) she made it to the Regional Finals
in the Mats Mo Awards in the Central Coast, just to mention a few.

Sharnee can be seen at the Horseshoe Bend Roundup each Wednesday evening at
the Hexham Bowling Club where she performs with many local artists such as
Alby Pool, Bruce McCumstie, Donella Plane and Rob Wilson.

Sharnee is a regular performer in Hey Hey It's Country Shows with 2NUR's
Bruce Howat at various venues in the Hunter Valley.

A couple of exciting highlights for Sharnee this year is her acceptance into
the Tamworth Camerata Music College commencing in July.   She is extremely
excited at the commencement of her E.P. that is being recorded and produced
by Glen Hannah.  She is hopeful that the C.D. will be finalised by early

Sharnee Fenwick
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