60,000+ get ready to Muster

Gympie Muster office manager Sarah Peters says ticket sales are going well.
Gympie Muster office manager Sarah Peters says ticket sales are going well. Craig Warhurst

THERE is no doubt everyone loves a good 30th birthday bash and what better party could there be to celebrate than with 60,000+ others at the 2011 Optus Gympie Music Muster?

Pre-sales indicate this year’s milestone event will see exceed all expectations with tickets already secured by Muster fans from all over Australia and international purchases also.

With just over a month until the six day festival commences, the 30th birthday celebrations coupled with the massive international and national superstar line-up has ensured a positive outcome for pre-event ticket sales.

Major international acts including Montgomery Gentry, Doc Walker and Jace Everett will compliment the cream of the crop in Australian stars such as Kasey Chambers, John Williamson, James Reyne, Ash Grunwald, Lee Kernaghan, Boy & Bear, Troy Cassar-Daley and Beccy Cole to name just a few.

With more inclusions and special surprises in-store, organizers of the event are encouraging Muster fans and first time planned attendee’s to get in quick and secure their tickets.

“We’re thrilled with the pre-event ticket sales. We had anticipated a good take-up due to not only the Muster’s birthday but also the confirmed entertainment but sales have delivered beyond our initial expectation with still a month left for patrons to purchase their tickets”, said Vickii Cotter, CEO of the Gympie Music Muster Ltd.

The 2011 Optus Gympie Music Muster’s ticket sales allow for the event to not only secure and provide the best live entertainers possible but more importantly allow the event to continue assisting others with over $14 million already raised for charities and community groups across Australia. 

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from or by calling the Muster office on (07) 5482 2099.   

The 2011 Optus Gympie Music Muster will take place at the Amamoor Creek State Forest 23rd-28th August 2011.

Get your tickets now and be there in the Amamoor Creek State Forrest to experience international superstars, national icons, familiar faces and emerging stars.

Confirmed artists or events at the 2011 Optus Gympie Music Muster are:

Montgomery Gentry (USA), Doc Walker (Canada), Kasey Chambers, John Williamson, Troy Cassar-Daley, Lee Kernaghan, Adam Brand, Ash Grunwald, Beccy Cole, Nick Barker, Jace Everett, Adam Harvey, Graeme Connors, James Blundell, Shane Nicholson, The Sunny Cowgirls, Eugene Hideaway Bridges (USA), Catherine Britt, Bill Chambers, Boy & Bear, James Reyne, Harmony James, Ross Wilson, Jasmine Rae, Alvin Youngblood Hart (USA), Bryan White (USA), The Backsliders, McAlister Kemp, Luke Austen, Jim Haynes, Amber Lawrence, Markus Meier, The Snowdroppers, Paul Greene, Busby Marou, Mojo Juju The Wolverines, Blind Lemon, The Pigs, Akmal, Juzzie Smith, Luke O’Shea, Steven Jaymes, Crakajak, Luke Dickens, Tenielle, Buddy Knox, Marshall And The Fro, Rose Carleo, Liam Brew, The Duke Wilde Band, Round Mountain Girls, Fiddler’S Feast, Sista Burley, Tommy Contor, Bush Poets, The Bostocks, Kaylee Bell, Mickey Pye And Kaylens Rain, Ezra Lee, Doug Bruce, Peter Mcwhirter, Rob Black, Eric Bogle, Kirsty Akers, Jayne Denham, Aleyce Simmonds, Blue Shaddy, Bondi Cigars, Morgan Evans, Lowrider, Travis Collins, Steve Forde And The Ultimate Rock ‘N’ Roll Session, 2011 Toyota Star Maker Album Launch.

For more information on confirmed artists or scheduled activity at this year’s thirtieth year celebration, visit the Optus Gympie Music Muster’s website

Additional information about accommodation, camping and event stages can be found online at

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