FIREWORKS, guitars and country stars - the Opening Concert had it all on Friday night.
The Tamworth Country Music Festival officially kicked off in style with two of country musicfs favourite sons, Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey setting the pace in a show hosted by the Sunny Cowgirls.
Thousands of country fans also welcomed Golden Guitar finalists Lachlan Bryan and Aleyce Simmonds, Audrey Auld and 2013 Toyota Star Maker Kaylee Bell to Tamworth as part of the concert.
A whipcracker fired up proceedings and things got bullish when Wildfire the brahman made a special appearance.
The fun and music has now officially begun and itfs time to party like its 2014.
We're in Tamworth and soaking up the biggest country music festival in the Southern Hemisphere.