Often described as a big country town, Brisbane will never turn its back on its country connections. For a night out filled with music, cowboy boots and big brimmed hats, we have tracked down Brisbane’s best country bars, playing all the country classics. Get ready to boot scoot your way through the night.
If you love live music with a country twang, Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall is the venue for you. You’ll be forgiven for thinking you’re on lower Broadway in Nashville, rather than inner city Brisbane. With a mix of country and folk music aficionados, it’s a welcoming Honky Tonk style bar with friendly southern style service. The menu includes wings and chilli fries for those wanting to sit back and enjoy the music, or whisky sours with fresh apple juice for those warming up for the dance floor.
Decked out like a Texan saloon, Johnny Ringos oozes country and western charm. From the very entertaining mechanical bull, which guests are encouraged to ride, to the live music and cowboy hats, Johnny Ringos promises a fun night out. Serving American inspired food, including cheeseburgers, mac & cheese, cowboy caviar and Texas slaw, it’s almost like being in the real Texas.
Each year the stars of the country music world take the stages at CMC Rocks, Willowbank. It’s the biggest international country & roots festival in Australia and has been headlined by the likes of Lady Antebellum, Chris Young and country music royalty The Dixie Chicks. Queenslanders flock to the festival to have a full weekend of country tunes.
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