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Lismore locals are invited to a free ‘From the Heart’ community concert at the Lismore Turf Club on Sunday, 5 March from 1pm to 6pm.

The concert will feature will feature Aria award-winning country music artist Casey Barnes and country artist Amy Sheppard along with other Australian musical acts.

Winner of Album of the Year at this year’s Golden Guitar Awards, Casey Barnes, is set to excite the Lismore community with his electrifying live show.

‘From the Heart will provide our community with the opportunity to come together, reflect and celebrate our community spirit,’ said Lismore City Mayor Steve Krieg.

Amy Sheppard, Brian Cadd and The Little Steely Bros, Darlinghurst and The Buckleys will complete the line-up.

‘I am honoured to be performing as part of the From the Heart concert to celebrate the spirit and endurance of the Lismore community,’ Casey said.

‘While we know it’s been a tough year for so many, the band and I are planning to bring the good times to Lismore on Sunday, 5 March.’

Free buses will run throughout the event from the Lismore Golf Club, Lismore Transit Centre, South Lismore Railway Station, Goonellabah Sport Club, Lismore Base Hospital, Goonellabah Woolworths and the Lismore Heights Bowling Club. 

HART Services are kindly providing individual pick-ups for those in need. Call Hart Services on 1300 874 278 to organise a pick-up.

Although this is a free event, it will be ticketed due to venue capacity.  Lismore postcode residents can get their free tickets on Thursday, 16 February at 4pm from www.visitlismore.com.au.


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