Friday, March 18, 2011

Granite Belt home to Golden Gumleaf artist

Stanthorpe based Jack Drake is no stranger to bush poetry or awards. He's just added another bit of bling to his collection. (Do bush poets have bling or gongs?)

Semantics aside, Jack's CD ‘Australian Bush Poetry Classics’, won a Golden Gumleaf Award at the 2011 Tamworth Country Music Festival.  for Album of the Year 2011.  Great timing as there's more gold on offer in the Granite Belt this autumn - gold medal wine that is: