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CRAIG WOODWARD & THE LONELY DOG’S (OFFICIAL BIO)

Craig Woodward & The Lonely Dogs are a Sydney based Pop/Rock & Modern Country outfit fusing contemporary song writing with memorable melody, harmony and a whole lotta fun…

Craig has always viewed his music to have cross over sensibilities from his loved styles of Pop, Rock, Modern Country & even a dash of funk. He has over the years developed a uniquely Australian style of Aussie Country Rock and has built a strong reputation as an engaging singer, song writer and performer from his constant hard working approach to performing live, writing and recording. Craig has supported Australian touring acts with his engaging show sharing the stage with the likes of Ian Moss, Sarah McLeod, Mental as Anything, 1927 & Adam Harvey to name a few…

Craig’s accolades so far include:

LATEST 2016/2017

  • January 2017′ – Craig and the Lonely Dog’s played three sold out shows at the Tamworth Country Music festival 2017′.
  • November 2016′ – Saw the release of Craig’s Summer Anthem ‘Get your boots on’ – Supported by a home grown video the single is getting airplay across the KIX Country Radio network.
  • January 2016’ – A solid week of gigs booked at the Tamworth Country Music Festival – go to news tab for dates, times and venues.
  • November 2015’ – Craig has been selected to play the ‘Sydney Country Music Festival’ In Bella Vista. His band will play on the main stage in front of a sell out 5,000 capacity crowd showcasing his energetic and lively mix of genuine Aussie Country Rock.
  • July 2015’ – Semi-finalist in ‘Unsigned Only’ Competition – Nashville Tennessee – The song selected was ‘Be Brave’ his latest release.
  • September 2014’ – Craig released his new single ‘Be Brave’ nationally through CRS.
  • June 2014’ – Main Stage – Broadbeach Country Music Festival – QLD
  • February 2014’ – Main Stage – Caves Beach Country Music Festival
  • January 2014’ – A solid week of gigs booked at the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2014’.
  • October 2013’ – Headlined the Ariah Park B&S Ball

PRESENT & PAST ACCOLADES

  • September 2013’ – Released his second commercial release across Australia – Single ‘I need you’ – through CRS, Hot Country Radio Network & Amrap
  • August 2013’ – Never be the same – Finalist in the Mildura CMA’s
  • June 2013’ – Released his second single from his debut album through CRS (Country Radio Service) & the Hot Country Radio network…
    ‘Never be the same’
  • January 2013’ – TOP 20 finalist in the APRA –
    ‘Professional Development Awards’ 2013.
  • June 1st, 2012 – Album of the week featured on ‘Good Morning’ Country,
    Through CRS
  • January 16th, 2012 – ‘Bondi Smile’ debut film clip
    (Country Music Channel)
  • December, 2011’ – Semi-Finalist Tamworth Songwriters Association awards 2011’
  • December, 2011 ‘Bondi Smile’ – Hi-Rotation throughout Hot Country radio network
  • September 15th, 2011 Craig was made an ‘Official Ambassador’ for RUOKDay
  • ‘SOLD OUT’ Debut Album release Saturday, 25th of August 2011
  • TOP 10 finalist in the Gympie ‘Maton Talent Search’ Gympie Muster 2009’
  • TOP 20 finalist in the Telstra road to Tamworth 2008’
  • TOP 100 finalist in Australian Idol 2006’

Please browse Craig’s website, listen to his music and check out his show listing for your chance to see and hear Craig Woodward & the Lonely Dogs howling at the moon.