Starting the broadcast today we had Singer Songwriter Tom Curtain. Tom was joined by his friends who are both musicians Chris Mattews and Melissa Fraser.
Tom has a busy life he’s an entertainer, musician, horseman, businessman, entrepreneur and family-man living and working in Katherine NT.
This led to the launch of Katherine Outback Experience (KOE) in 2013, a tourist venture on his property that celebrates life on the land through real horse-starting and working dog demonstrations entwined with live music and humorous bush tales.
Life on the road however was taking its toll so he stepped away from the music to concentrate on his horse-training business and young family. He thought if he setup his horse-training business in Katherine.
In November 2017, Tom released his third album Territory Time which debuted at No. 1 on the Australian iTunes Country Music Chart. Never Never Land, a duet with Luke O'Shea, went on to win two Golden Guitars at the 2018 Tamworth Country Music Awards for CMC Video Clip of the Year and Toyota Heritage Song of the Year.
Tom spoke about why he did a duet with country music artist Sara Storer the song was inspired by the words of Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett “Speak even if your voice shakes” the song is called Speak Up it reached No. 1 on the iTunes Country Music Chart.
Tom spoke with BB Adams about his life in outback Northern Territory, music, his travels around Australia and his plans for 2023.
Tom, Chris and Melissa performed Why We Live Out Here a song about the bush.