Tim McGraw coming to Hunter Valley's Hope Estate in October 2019

Tim McGraw at a previous Hope Estate performance. Picture: Ryan Osland
Tim McGraw at a previous Hope Estate performance. Picture: Ryan Osland

Country music superstar Tim McGraw is treating fans to a Hunter Valley gig while in Australia for this year's Deni Ute Muster. He will perform at Hope Estate on Friday, October 4, with support from Midland and Travis Collins.

McGraw has sold more than 50 million records and dominated the charts with 43 worldwide number one singles. He's won three Grammy Awards, 16 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, 11 American Music Awards and three People's Choice Awards.

McGraw, who is married to singer Faith Hill, starred in and narrated movie The Shack and played leading roles in Friday Night Lights and The Blind Side. He recently released Neon Church and Thought About You - his first new solo music in two years.

"I have always enjoyed playing for Australian audiences, who are some of the loudest and most loyal music fans in the world," McGraw said.

"It's been too long since I've been there, and I look forward to seeing you at these special concerts, bringing my full show to fans in the Hunter Valley."

Presale tickets to McGraw's Hope Estate concert will be available via VISA from 10am on Thursday, May 16. General public tickets are on sale at 11am on Friday, May 17, through Ticketek.

Hope Estate owner Michael Hope is thrilled to welcome McGraw back to the Hunter: "CMC Rocks the Hunter was really building up well and losing it to Queensland was a big blow. It's great to have a high-profile international country musician back in the Hunter. Let's hope it's the beginning of more to come."

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McGraw will also headline the inaugural C2C Australia festival in Sydney on September 28 where he will be joined by Kelsea Ballerini (US), Midland (US), Drake White & The Big Fire (US), The McClymonts, Travis Collins and Andrew Swift.

Midland's debut single Drinkin' Problem raced to the top of the charts and earned the band Grammy Awards nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Duo/Group Performance. Midland was also named New Vocal Group of the Year at the 2018 ACM Awards and was nominated for three CMA Awards including Vocal Group of the Year, Single of the Year and New Artist of the Year.

Midland was also nominated for Group of the Year and Video of the Year (Burn Out) at both the 2019 ACM Awards and 2019 CMAs.

Seven-time Golden Guitar winner and back-to-back CMC Male Artist of the Year winner Travis Collins is touring sixth studio album Brave & The Broken which debuted at number one and has spawned two hit singles.

Newcastle Herald