A Small Hall Session with Fanny Lumsden

1416 Raukawa Road, Hastings

ARIA Award, 8x Golden Guitar, AIR Award winning Australian artist Fanny Lumsden released her third studio album, Fallow, on Cooking Vinyl Australia/Red Dirt Road Records, in 2020. It debuted at #10 on the all-genre ARIA charts, going to #1 on the Country ARIA charts for two consecutive weeks, took out Best Country Album at the 2020 ARIA Awards, and swept the field taking home five CMAA Golden Guitar Awards including Album of the year, Female artist of the year, Single of the year (Fierce), Video clip of the year and Alt Country Album of the year. Fallow was shortlisted for the prestigious Australian Music Prize top 9 albums of 2020 with her Variations album also making the longlist. Fallow also took out the Country Album of the Year at the AIR awards, also scoring an Album of the year nomination, and finished it off with an APRA award nomination for one of the top 5 most played country songs for 2021 for Dig.

Fanny has appeared on Rockwiz, Play School Showtime, ABC’s The Set with You Am I, and was one of 12 Aussies in Global Music Match. She is a Support Act Advocate, a Volunteer firefighter, she wrote and produced a documentary telling the story of Fallow through the summer of bushfires – and managed to pull off a sold-out theatre tour across Australia in the wake of the first wave of the pandemic.Fanny was also named 2021 Albury Local Woman of the Year for the Hume Shire for her work with regional communities. Was the Country Ambassador for Bigsound Country in 2022 and is a leader within the CMAA community.

Along with her husband Dan Stanley Freeman she runs her own Record Label and Production company – Red Dirt Road and hugely successful touring brand – The Country Halls Tour which has sold out over 200+ halls all over Australia.

An artist who is dedicated to playing live and connecting with audiences, Fanny has toured with the likes of Paul Kelly, Kasey Chambers and more headlined multiple sold-out theatre tours, played Americana Fest in Nashville, and successfully undertaken 8 Country Halls tours.

Fanny is fierce and a force and is changing up how things are done.

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Raukawa Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

1416 Raukawa Road, Hastings

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