Mention traditional Australian country music these days and no-one is more respected than singer/songwriter Dianne Lindsay. Touring extensively, running her own shows, co-hosting a weekly country music radio program and always promoting the bush ballad/traditional-style country music, Dianne has earned a reputation second to none right throughout Australia.
Dianne Lindsay was born and bred into country music and being part of the family that helped carve our Australian country music industry, means country music has always been a part of her life. As the daughter of Australia’s early country music pioneers, the late Reg Lindsay and Heather McKean, Dianne’s early years were spent travelling along the roads and tracks of Australia where her parents took their music to the people in the towns and country areas.
Dianne has forged her own career in country music and is a multi award-winning recording artist with several Female Vocal and Peoples’ Choice Awards, was inducted to the Hands of Fame, Tamworth in 2014 and to the American ‘Old Time Country Music’ Hall of Fame.
Dianne’s husband and lead guitarist, Peter Simpson, is himself a well-known and respected bush ballad guitarist and an award-winning songwriter and together have several Golden Guitar ‘Bush Ballad of the Year’ nominations and songwriting awards. They work hard to ensure true Australian bush ballads and traditional style country music is alive and well.