19~22 August 2021

Small Town Culture with Josh Arnold

Country music star, Josh Arnold, and the Small Town Culture team are coming to town to create a hit song which is written with locals, sung with locals and filmed with locals! Josh and his team are here October 6-11, 2020, and we’re inviting the whole town to be part of the excitement!



About Small Town Culture

Small Town Culture’ is a production company that creates original music and film projects in collaboration with schools and community groups. They collaborate with participants through song writing workshops to create original songs that become town anthems, which are professionally recorded on location and an accompanying film production created.

Small Town Culture projects are facilitated and run by Josh Arnold who is a song writer, performer, music producer and film director with more than 20 years of industry experience. Josh has won a Golden Guitar at the Australian Country Music Awards and has had his music played on hit radio stations Australia-wide, and on TV shows around the world.

Now, in collaboration with local song writer Gretchen Hayman, ‘Better in Blackall’ is joining the hit list! Recording and filming will happening locally from October 6th-11th, 2020.



The official release of the song ‘Better in Blackall’ will take place on Friday November 13th, 2020, in Banks Park, Blackall. Gates open at 6pm for a 7pm premiere.

There will be a big screen to premiere the song and it’s film clip, which will be followed by a movie screening thanks to the Blackall Neighbourhood Centre.


The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government
and Blackall-Tambo Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.