GALLERY: Festival day 1

TODAY we bring you a selection of photos from the first day of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

These photos were taken by The Northern Daily Leader's photographers Barry Smith, Geoff O'Neill, Robert Chappel and journalist Kitty Hill.

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Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSC03

Elizabeth Cook. Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSB34

Elizabeth Cook. Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSB34

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Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSC07

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Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSC16

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Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSC19

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Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSC24

Photo:Geoff O'Neill 180112G0B01

Photo:Geoff O'Neill 180112G0B01

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Photo:Geoff O'Neill 180112GOD02

Dancing in Peel St. Photo:Geoff O'Neill 180113GOD02

Dancing in Peel St. Photo:Geoff O'Neill 180113GOD02

Photo:Kitty Hill 18011KHA01

Photo:Kitty Hill 18011KHA01

Photo:Robert Chappel  180112RCA004

Photo:Robert Chappel 180112RCA004

Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSA03

Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSA03

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Photo:Geoff O'Neill 180112GOH02

Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner. Photo:Geoff O'Neill 180112GOE03

Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner. Photo:Geoff O'Neill 180112GOE03

Bolton Crook. Photo:Barry Smith

Bolton Crook. Photo:Barry Smith

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Photo:Barry Smith 180112BSF02

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Photo:Barry Smith 180113BSB30

Photo:Robert Chappel 180113RCA009

Photo:Robert Chappel 180113RCA009

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