HOWLIN’ COUNTRY: Newcastle is getting a new music festival

Get ya boots on, and grab your cowboy hats because Newcastle it getting its very own country music festival.

Howlin Country will take over Newcastle Foreshore for its inaugural event in February 2025.

UPDATE: Festival lineup announced.

This one-day, all-ages festival promises to bring a fresh wave of country music to town with a mix of international and local artists.

The festival’s lineup, which will be announced on Monday, 8 July, is currently a highly guarded secret, but we’re expecting a pretty stacked lineup.

For those eager to secure their spot at Howlin Country, sign up for pre-sale access is now happening via

The official pre-sale for the event will kick off, after the lineup announcement on Monday at 2 pm on 11 July.

Howlin Country will hit Newcastle on Saturday 15 February 2025. For more info visit