Australian Champion Bush Poet, Comedian and Balladeer, Brenda Joy, provides a 'Joy -ful' mix of all-Australian comedy, poetry and song that has brought delight to audiences all around Australia.  Known as 'The Darling of the Outback' her characterisations, excitement and enthusiasm bring poetry to life and show her joy in sharing and helping to preserve this unique aspect of our Aussie culture.

PERFORMANCE BUSH POETRY ENGAGEMENTS

Background Experience -
Many years performing as a night club singer, folk singer/songwriter, balladeer, minstrel/storyteller at various entertainment outlets, community club and charity venues.
Current Experience -
Regular performances as a Bush Poet/Bush Balladeer at festivals, community events, caravan parks and tourism outlets. M.C. and judge at major ABPA Championships and competitions.

FESTIVAL APPEARANCES
Narrandera John O'Brien Festival, Narrandera NSW (x 2)     
Caboolture Urban Country Music Festival, Queensland        
Camooweal Drover's Camp Festival, Queensland (x 7)
Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA) Annual Rally, Boonah, Queensland
Ipswich Poetry Feast Awards Presentation (x 2)       
The Rhymer's Roundup at Tamworth Country Music Festival (10 shows) (x 3)
The Copper Croc Awards, Theodore,
ABC Far North/Cairns Show Award Presentations
Charters Towers Country Music Festivals, (3 years to date)
ABLA Australian Bush Laureates --  Awards Presentations
ABPA National Championships, Corryong, Victoria
Spirit of the Bush Boondooma, Queensland (x2)
Ayr Zonta Club guest poet, Ayr, Queensland
Cloncurry Merry Muster, Queensland (x4)
Timber Cutters Annual Festival, Milton, NSW
Monogorilby Camp Oven Festival, Queensland
Charters Towers Civic Club with Bush Curlews (x4)
Hughenden Country Music Festival (x2)
Dunedoo Bush Poetry Festival(x3)
Australian Celtic Festival, Glen Innes, NSW
Brenda Joy