Country campout in full swing

The Bedgerabong Showgrounds have come alive again with the sounds of music for the 10th anniversary of the Bedgerabong Country Music Campout.

Visitors and campers began converging on Bedgerabong Showgrounds on Tuesday, October 9 to listen to and enjoy country music.

Secretary of Forbes Country Music Club Helen Field said they had a good little crowd for the first two days, but are expecting more to arrive for Friday and Saturday.

Professional guests appearing on stage on Saturday and Sunday include Amos Morris, Laura Downing, Emma Jene, Sandi Dodd, Jo and Pamela Reeves, John Smith, Ged and Trudy Hintz and the Blazing Saddles Showband.

President of Forbes Country Music Club Phil Redding said the Bedgerabong Country Music Campout was all about having a good time listening to good music.

Mr Redding said there is some good young musicians around the region and they are trying to encourage the younger generations to come through.

Tickets can be bought at the gate and are $75 for camping and $20 for day admission.

Children 15 years and under, enter free ​but must be accompanied by an adult.