Darwin Set to Host Inaugural Top End Rock n Rodeo Muster in a Spectacular Fusion of Music and Rodeo

Darwin, 14 February 2024 – The excitement is palpable as Rodeo Promotions NT unveils its pioneering event for 2024, the Top End Rock n Rodeo Muster, scheduled for Saturday, 11 May at the Darwin Showgrounds. This electrifying event is a first-of-its-kind amalgamation of high-energy rodeo action, top-notch country music, delicious local cuisine, and thrilling carnival rides for the kids, promising an unforgettable day out for families and enthusiasts alike.

Tickets are eagerly anticipated to go on sale from Friday, 16 February through Ticketebo, offering an opportunity for locals and visitors to secure their spot at what is set to be one of the most talked-about events in Darwin this year.

In an exciting announcement, the event will feature headline acts by The Wolfe Brothers and Casey Barnes, along with Max Jackson, the 2024 Golden Guitar Awards New Talent of the Year. Joining them on the lineup are Darwin’s own Stereobate and The Fame Junkies, ensuring a day filled with musical talent that caters to all tastes.

The Top End Rock n Rodeo Muster comes on the back of the highly successful Northern Golden Buckle Series in 2023, with Rodeo Promotions NT aiming to elevate the experience further by moving to the larger venue of Darwin Showgrounds. Russell Simpson, the promoter, expressed his enthusiasm for the new location, which allows for a greater number of attendees to enjoy the event’s extensive offerings, including the first-ever Mulletfest in Darwin.

The Wolfe Brothers, known for their dynamic performances and multiple #1 ARIA Country albums, expressed their excitement about returning to the Top End. Casey Barnes, another crowd-pleaser, is set to bring his award-winning hits to the Darwin stage, following a standout year in 2023. Max Jackson, a rising star in the country music scene, is also gearing up to showcase her talent, following her recent accolades.

Adding a unique twist to the event, Mulletfest will make its debut appearance in Darwin, celebrating the iconic hairstyle in all its glory. This event is a call to action for locals with mullets to compete in various categories, from ‘Junior’ to ‘Extreme’, promising a fun and quirky addition to the day’s festivities.

The Top End Rock n Rodeo Muster is not just about the music and rodeo; it’s a family-friendly festival that aims to provide something for everyone. With the support of the NT Government via the Community Benefit Fund, Rodeo Promotions NT is dedicated to showcasing local talent, both in the arena and on the stage, and to offer a platform for local rodeo competitors and artists to shine.

As the event forms part of the 2024 Northern Golden Buckle series, it is expected to draw in a significant crowd, keen to experience the blend of cultural festivities, rodeo sports, and music. The Top End Rock n Rodeo Muster is poised to become a staple in Darwin’s event calendar, fostering community spirit and celebrating the rich tapestry of Northern Territory culture.

For tickets and more information, visit the Ticketebo website and mark your calendars for a day of exhilarating entertainment at the Darwin Showgrounds on 11 May.


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