Australian country musician Adi Burgess is performing this
Sunday. Photo by Linda Robertson.
Adi Burgess is relishing her time in the Taieri.
The Australia country musician played in Mosgiel last year
and is looking forward to playing for country music fans in
the Taieri again this weekend.
''I can't wait to do the gig,'' she said.
''I was here last year and the audience was wonderful.''
The Taieri felt like her ''second home''.
''I was raised in Tassie [Tasmania] and it's pretty much the
same. It's beautiful,'' she said.
The people in the Taieri was another reason she enjoyed
playing shows in the area.
''They are very welcoming and the crowds are responsive and
Nowadays, Burgess lives in Palm Beach, in Queensland's Gold
Her debut album Golden Cage was recorded in Nashville,
Tennessee, the spiritual home of country music.
''It was an amazing experience,'' she said.
Burgess said she was working on her follow-up album and being
on the road provided ''loads of inspiration''.
About 20 songs were already in the works for the album and
when she had written ''30-50 songs'' she would enter the
studio and shortlist them.
She hoped to have completed the album by ''this time next
• Adi Burgess will perform at the Hotel Taieri on Sunday, at