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Born and bred in Lismore, Northern NSW, Australia, has had an incredible start to 2023 doing 11+ shows as well as special guest artist in Tamworth and who has released her highly anticipated EP "So Much More" in 2017.

With the single "So Much More" reaching #41 on the iTune charts.


Shortly after Renee started singing a few well-known country songs at the local pub and was later discovered by Lyn Manning, a great friend to the family.

Lyn and her son Matthew helped Renee develop her

amazing voice further and Matthew played

guitar for her at many gigs.


Renee has performed at many talent quests and sung

at country music festivals and worked with amazing and

very talented musicians around NSW & QLD, meeting

hundreds of people and making many friends with the

audience and some of Australia’s great artists and a few

Americans too!!

• Col Finley

• Kerry Kennedy & Double Barrel

• Adam Kilpatrick

• Troy Cassar-Daley

• Adam Harvey

• Brooke McClymont

• Luke O'Shea

• John Stone


Just to name a few


She’s opened for Adam Brand and opened for Sara Storer on her “Silos” tour and also Amber Lawrence.


Renee - has also been seen...


• Selected top 10 to sing for the Opening Ceremony for the Sydney Paralympic  Games 2000                                                  


• Auditioning for Australian Idol 2005 

• Busking on the streets of Tamworth


• Singing on the stages at the Gympie Muster

• Won a full scholarship to be a part of a songwriter's workshop.


• Performing at a Meet ‘n’ Greet out at the Golden Guitars with two of

  Australia’s Greatest Country Artists.


• Performing on all of Kross Kut Records Showcases


• Performing at Mud, Bulls and Music Festival 2012


• Tamworth Country Music Festival ABC Stage 2017


• Mudgeeraba Show 2017/2018/2019


• Finalist in the ICMA Awards at the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2018 and 2019  for Most Popular Independent EP


• Top 30 of the ASA Australian Songwriting Contest 2017 in the Country Category with "So Much More".


• TSA Songwriter Salute Semi Finalists for the 2018 Awards in the Contemporary Song Category with "So Much More".


• #1 Most Requested Song on The Australian Country Songwriters Show radio for 5 weeks in 2018.


• #23 Top 40 Most Requested Songs for 2018.


• Ambassador: 2019 Gold Coast Disability Expo.


• Ambassador: 2021 Brisbane Disability Expo.


• Tamworth Country Music Festival 2023 with 9 gigs

You never know where you may see her next. Already in great demand and with her, EP "So Much More"  I am sure we will be seeing a lot more of Renee McAlpin.


If you would like to stay up to date with Gigs, or any other information - then please send an email to                           Email: or on her music page on Facebook

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