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Artist Report
I thought it was time for an update. For a while nothing much has been happening, just enjoying being a Mum to our little boy Brock (He will be 2 in April next year) Moving around alot too! Still doing some shows, with more happening very soon!!
I am recording 2 songs for release in the new year.
Recording with Simon Johnson.
The songs are fantastic! The songs will also be featured on a forthcoming album, which I hope to start next year.
Donella’s Dolly Show 2007 Tamworth Festival
Southgate Inn
Sun 21st & Sat 27th.   The Dolly Parton Tribute Show - 
Tickets from Tourism Tamworth. Website:
The shows have been very successful every year.
2007 show will feature all the popular favorites of Dolly, however there is a surprise for all with a special tribute to Dolly's beloved Bluegrass music.
Sunday 21st Show Support Act - Michael King
The band will consist of: Peg Gilchrist - Keyboard & Vocals, Sue Shaw - Bass & Vocals, Griff - Drums, Penny Somerville - Fiddle, Trev Warner - Fiddle & Mandolin (Sunday Show Only) John Kendall - Mandolin (Saturday Show Only) & Mick Lockhart - Lead/Acoustic Guitar & Vocals.
Saturday Show Support Act - TBC
Tamworth Town Hall
Wednesday 9am - Legends of Country (Dolly Parton Tribute Cameo)
(Including artists such as John Stephan & More - with a great band!)
Tickets from Tourism Tamworth Website:
Donella can also been seen and heard at the City Plaza -K-Mart.
I would also like to invite ya'all to come and visit the HIDE OUT which will be held at my sponsors show room "Tamworth Timber Floors". You will find it in Dampier Street (Taminda Estate - just down the road and over the railway line from THE PUB)
I would also like to thank my sponsor Tamworth Timber Floors (Bill & Lyn) coz they are the best Mum and Dad anyone could have.
Tamworth Timber Floors Showroom, is where I will hang out for most of the festival. I am not working too much this next festival, coz I want to have some fun and get to actually have a cuppa with everyone. So come and visit if you get some time.
Please call - (02) 6762 1919 just to make sure I am going to be there. Cheers :>)
The Dolly Tribute - Paxton BC Dinner & Show Featuring Donella Waters.
   $20p.p Bookings essential. Sold out
Donella has been going through some big changes since early 2004 after another successful Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Still being managed by Bev Marsh of Straight Forward Management, Donella and her team have been planning the next big steps in the career path of "Donella".

Firstly, Donella will be taking a break from her live performances until the Mildura Country Music Festival 2004.

Since 1992 Donella has been working full time consistently around the clock in the country music arena. With the changes that have taken place this year, Donella has decided to take a break. During this time she will be focussing on her songwriting, and preparing for the NEW Donella.

Donella would like to say a big THANK YOU to all her friends in Country Music, and especially to Chad for all his hard work and dedication to Donella Plane.
Stay Tuned ---- THE best is YET to come...
Donella at Galston Festival
Photo Courtesy of Rhonda Astill


Photos of Donella as Dolly
courtesy of Bev McCumstie
“ Donella’s ability to sound like and act like Dolly Parton, not only with her singing, but also in spoken voice is the closest impersonation I have seen yet — and I know Dolly Personally…”  
"Dolly Parton Tribute"
Tamworth Festival 2003
Donella as Dolly
Bruce McCumstie as "Willie" and Donella as "Dolly"
Print out and have the memories