Tom Curtain is making tracks from some of the most remote parts of Australia including Cloncurry for his We're Still Here Tour.
Across Australia, Tom is famous for his unique talent during his performance including his team of Katherine Outback Experience horses and dogs.
His shows comprise an hour of horse and working dog demonstrations followed by an hour of live music with special guests.
The We're Still Here Tour will comprise of 40 shows over three and a half months covering over 13,000 kilometres.
Tom said 60 percent of his tour was places he hadn't performed before including Cloncurry on Friday November 29.
"We've had a lot of people come to our Katherine Outback Experience show in the NT and ask us to visit their town on tour, that's how we planned a lot of the new places we are visiting," he said.
"It's an enormous buzz to see the people coming together and I love seeing the smiles on the kids' faces when they see the dogs."
In addition to being entertaining, Tom's shows are also educational in training horses and dogs for working life on the land. Being a show for all ages, it is a great opportunity for communities to get together.
"People love the interaction with the animals and feel like they get extra value from the training tips we share," Tom said.
"It's a very hands-on experience for the kids but also an important opportunity to bring the community together and check-in on one another."
The We're Still Here Tour is also about highlighting the resilience of people on the land.
"They've been through some tough times with droughts, fires and floods and they're still getting back on their feet," Tom said.
"That Aussie fighting spirit is very evident in a lot of isolated communities, so we go out of our way to visit these remote areas as we want to celebrate the fact they are still there and moving forward."
The tour is named after Tom's latest single, which recognises the hardships that country communities have battled and continue to face, but instead of focusing on the negatives, the track celebrates the way the regions deal with everything that is thrown their way.
"There is a great resilience among the people out there and We're Still Here is a celebration of the people who are still there and a positive anthem for those people," he said.
Full list of tour dates:
- Friday 29 November: Cloncurry, QLD
- Saturday 30 November: Winton, QLD
- Sunday 1 December: Longreach, QLD
- Friday 6 December: Clermont, QLD
- Saturday 7 December: Rockhampton, QLD
- Sunday 8 December: Monto, QLD
- Friday 13 December: Bundaberg, QLD
- Saturday 14 December: Widgee, QLD
- Sunday 15 December: Samford, QLD
- Friday 3 January: Kumbia, QLD
- Saturday 4 January: Toowoomba, QLD
- Sunday 5 January: Goondiwindi, QLD
- Friday 10 January: Stanthorpe, QLD
- Saturday 11 January: Murwillumbah, NSW
- Saturday 12 January: Lawrence, NSW
- Friday 17 January 2020: Kempsey, NSW
- Saturday 18 January 2020: Maitland, NSW
- Monday 20 - Friday 24 January: Tamworth, NSW
- Wednesday 29 January: Coonabarabran, NSW
- Friday 31 January: Molong, NSW
- Saturday 1 February: Forbes, NSW
- Sunday 2 February: Hay, NSW
- Wednesday 5 February: Braidwood, NSW
- Friday 7 February: Bairnsdale, VIC
- Saturday 8 February: Boolarra, VIC
- Thursday 13 February: Mansfield, VIC
- Friday 14 February: Trentham, VIC
- Saturday 15 February: Moama, NSW
- Sunday 16 February: Barwon Heads, VIC
- Friday 21 February: Lucindale, SA
- Saturday 22 February: Horsham, VIC
- Sunday 23 February: Mildura, VIC
- Friday 28 February: Lyndoch, SA
- Saturday 29 February: Clare, SA
- Sunday 1 March: Quorn, SA
- Saturday 7 March: Alice Springs, NT
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