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Nichols plays Aussie fest

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 – Joe Nichols will make his second appearance in Australia this week with a third trip set for May.

The Show Dog-Universal Music singer will headline the first of two days at the CMC Rocks the Hunter music festival on March 5 (the other day will be headlined by Alan Jackson) and will return in May for a multi-city tour of the country. Nichols did his first tour of Australia in 2009. The festival takes place at Hope Estate in The Hunter Valley, New South Wales.

"I had a great time when I toured Australia a couple of years ago," Nichols said, "The people there are fantastic, so warm and friendly. And they love country music. I can't wait to go back."


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