Media

*Central Coast's 'Coasting Mag'-Coasting checks in on four very different but ambitious Central Coast musical acts who simply aren't prepared to sit at home and wait for things to happen. Featured Kelly Hope. More

Coasting Mag- April 2009

*Lahni Loses her fight- Cancer claims the life of a little girl who captured our hearts. More

Border Mail 'front page'- Di Thomas Wednesday May 14 2009

*The Kinross Country Muster-4 Day Guide 2009- "Kelly's the face of the Kinross Muster for 2009" More

Border Mail- February 13-15 2009

*Kelly Moves to the Central Coast- New Hope, Kelly Hope has moved to the Central Coast to experience what the local country performers already describe as Hillbilly Heaven. More

Express Advocate- Vanessa Handley- March 2008

*Kelly makes the Front page of the Central Coast Express Advocate, Friday April 11- " Tea-riffic, Country singer Kelly Hope back cancer appeal." More

-Express Advocate-Friday April 11 2008

*Cancer Council's Lesley Chart, country singer Kelly Hope and cancer council patron Anne Berry launch the Biggest Morning Tea, Friday April 11- "This years biggest morning tea is all about hope for central coast country music artist Kelly Hope". More

-Express Advocate-Friday April 11 2008

*Hope and Tea for a cause, Sydney Daily Telegraph- extra Wednesday April- "Make a difference, Country singer Kelly Hope at A Dozen Roses farm yesterday". More

-Sydney Daily Telegraph- Wednesday April 9 2008

*Kelly Makes the Front Page of the Forbes Advocate, Tuesday March 18- "Rising star Kelly Hope will perform at the complete insite solutions Forbes Easter camel Races this Friday" More

-Forbes Advocate-Tuesday March 18 2008

*Taking the Plunge with Mick McGlone, Border Mail 2008- " Mick McGlone talks to Kelly whos a radio co-host on "The Breakfast show" with 105.7 the River. Mick and Kelly get personal and get down to business". More

*Telstra Road to Tamworth, road to country success- "Korey Livy and Kelly Hope have made a name for themselves in Country music and they are hoping the Telstra Road to Tamworth competition will help others do the same." More

*Final Chance at Albury for the Telstra Road to Tamworth Competition- More

-The Land, Thursday November 15, 2007

*Fundraiser to be star-packed event, Hope joins little Lahni Kernaghan- " Kelly Hope has donated her time to perform at a family evening to raise funds for little Lahni Kernaghan who at the age of 2 has been diagnosed with cancer." More

-Border Mail, Natasha Sherwood, Friday 25th of February 2008

*AFL Legend and a little Hope combine to lift Towong's spirits- "Big Crowds gathered from Talgarno and Bethanga to listen to Former Richmond Coach Tom Haffey and Country singer Kelly Hope entertain and speak on health and well being during the drought." - More

-Border Mail, Nigel McNay, November 27, 2007

*Hope among the hayfields- "Football legend Tom Haffey and Country Singer Kelly Hope entertain and speak on health and well being during the drought offering community and support services." -More

-Match of our lives AD, November 17, 2007

*Mustering up plent of talent- The Kinross Muster for 2008 has a huge lineup of artists including, Beccy Cole, James Blundell, Travis Collins, Jetty Road, Sunny Cowgirls, Kelly Hope, the Pigs and many more." More

-Border Mail, Peter Batson, December 2007

*Border singer Kelly Hope joined forces with the pigs to launch the 2008 Kinross Country Muster- "The Muster's big name acts include, Beccy Cole, James Blundell, Travis Sinclair and the Sunny Cowgirls." - More

-Border Mail, Mathew Smithwick -November 10, 2007

*Girl Guides go PINK for cancer charity- "Country singer Kelly Hope performs at the Pink Ribbon Breakfast, raising funds for breast cancer" -More

-Border Mail, Shannon Crane, October 2007

*Ovens and Murray Football Grand final 2007, Wangaratta v North Albury- "Kelly Hope entertains the crowd of $20,000 before the game"- More

-Border Mail Footy Grand Final liftout, September 24, 2007

*Radio News, the Critics Choice- Greg Allan and Kelly Hope made the critics choice with their breakfast show on 105.7 the River- More

-Radio News, Border Mail, Peter Batson, August 2007

*Leukemia Youth Foundation citations of excellence Dinner, "Kelly Hope performs at the All seasons Hotel in Bendigo for the Leukemia excellence Dinner. -More

-Bendigo Advertiser-August 2007

*Country Music @ Rooty Hill RSL Club- More

-Rooty Hill Entertainment Guide- June, July August 2007

*Crowd Helps out 2REM- "Country Music fans put on their cowboy boots and mustered up support for community radio station 2REM yesterday." More

-Border Mail, Monday May 28, 2007

*Singer takes a shine to flashes beaut Ute- "News, Kelly Hope films her video clip "You're not my Ute" @ the Kinross Woolshed Albury-Wodonga."- More

-Border Mail, Peter batson, May 26, 2007

*Kelly's Filming her New single "You're Not My Ute"- "If you think you have what it takes, join kelly and the crew @ the Kinross woolshed at 1pm today." More

-Border Mail- May 25, 2007

*Mammoth Country Music Show- "Kelly Hope is one of twelve performers at the Country Music Spectacular held @ the Kinross Woolshed, in aide of raising funds for the Community Country Radio station Ten73(2rem fm) Albury-Wodonga."- More

-Entertainment Guide, May 24, 2007

Spectacular Country Line-up- "2REM Ten73's Country Music Spectacular is on Sunday and fans will get the chance to enjoy non-stop country music for 10 hours with 12 great acts." More

-News, Border Mail, Thursday May 24, 2007

*Kelly's Album Review in Capital Country News March 2007- "Kelly's Single 'Hearbreak Road' is a strong acclamation of a young independent woman, with the pick of Nashville's musos the production is flawless and very very smooth." - More

-Capital News Magazine , Deborah Minter, March 2007

*Inaugural Kinross Music Muster was an outright success- "Risk paid off with Popular Country Music Muster"- More

-Letters to the editor, Border Morning Mail, February 2007- by Di Watson

Memories at Opening of Muster-"Albury's Country singer-songwriter Kelly Hope officially opened the three-day Country Music Muster." More

-Border Morning Mail, Sarah Dean, February 2007

Muster Starts Today-"Country music fever is about to hit Albury-Wodonga with one of the regions biggest muisc celebrations- Singer Kelly Hope and Kinross Woolshed Hotel Staff member prepare for today's Country Music Muster launch." More

-Border Morning Mail, Peter Batson, February 2007

Muster hits the right note with music fans-"A drawcard will be 22 year-old Albury Singer-songwriter-Kelly Hope." More

-Weekly Times, November 29 2006

Muster to be packed with talent-"Kinross Favourite, Kelly Hope and Australian Idol Top 12 Finalist Klancie Keough are signed to perform at Albury's first Kinross Country Muster." More

-Border Morning Mail, Peter Batson, October 2006

16th,17th,18th of February 2007, Kinross COUNTRY MUSTER. More

Kelly's hopes soar-"The rising Border country music star is set to released her debut Album at the Kinross Woolshed Hotel on Sunday." More

-Border Morning Mail, Music liftout (backstage), Peter Batson, November 2006

Sydney's Biggest Ute Muster- "Featuring Australia's Newest Country Music sensation- Kelly Hope!" More

-Rural Press, November 2006

Country's Great Hope-Kelly Hope isn't you run-of-the-mill up and coming country music star. For a start, there's no attitude, no over-inflated ego, and no pushy publicist.
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Country's great Hope, Muster Magazing -Samantha Norris, October 2006

Klancie Keough from Australian Idol and Kelly Hope at the Media Launch for the biggest event to hit the Albury-Wodonga Region, the Kinross Country Muster to be held in February from the 16th-18th
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Klancie, Kelly at the Kinross, Border Mail -Breanna Tucker, 28 October 2006

Kelly Hope has been accepted into the Australian College of Country Music, held in Tamworth in January 2007
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School spot win, adds to happy heartbreak, Border Mail -Peter Batson, 28 October 2006

Pink Bits, Albury-based country music singer Kelly Hope gives her Falcon Ute the feminine touch.
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Ute Chick, Australian Ute Magazine -Greg Bush, September/October Issue 2005

The words of Executive Editor of Country Weekly, Larry Holden, "We've found a GEM from Down Under." Kelly Hope, a truly memorable voice, stage presence galore and songwriting ability way beyond her years.
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Prime Time Ready, Country Weekly Magazine USA -Larry Holden, October 2005

Australian Country Music Singer-songwriter Kelly Hope performed at the 9th Annual Australian Festival in Nashville 's Centennial Park on Sept 8-11 th of 2005
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Music Downunder, Music Downunder Paper -John Lomax III, September 2005

All Aboard Country Music Express to Tamworth
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Tamworth Country Music Train, Country Music Captial News , September 2005

Kelly's hopes pinned on going to Nashville . This border singer-songwriter has the world at her feet and she's only 21.
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Hopes pinned on going to Nashville , The Border Morning Mail - Sarah Dean, July 2005

Border Country singer-songwriter Kelly Hope is having the time of her life in the US country capital of Nashville , Tennessee.
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Back Beat, Back Beat Magazine - Peter Batson, August 2005

The Country Carnival is not only a weekend celebration of Country Music it's also a chance to discover New Talent
(Kelly Hope 2003 Winner of Moama Bowling Club Talent Search)
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Successful Future, Country Carnival Magazine , July 2005

The Toyota Star Maker Top 20 Finalist of 2005
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Star Maker, Country Music Capital News , February 2005

Kelly Hope inspired by her Mother
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Albury Carols by Candlelight, The Border Morning Mail, December 2004

A debut EP is the latest career highlight for young border singer Kelly Hope.
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Hope Ride on Summer Train, The Border Morning Mail - Di Thomas, February 2004