About Me

Award winning artist Christine Clifford (Worbey) is known for her soulful country sound.

Christine started her career in country music by entering talent quest around South Australia which gave the industry and newcomers a platform to be noticed.

Christine performed at many festivals and CM Clubs both solo and with her band and had the honour of performing at the SA Country Music Showcase in 1995.

After winning female vocal at the Gawler CMF, she was then asked to perform alongside Gina Jeffries, and Paul Gibbs.

1996 saw Christine heading around the state again while putting pen to paper to start her song writing skills and releasing her first Album, “All through the Night.” In 2004 Christine release her second album “Times were different then” and has just released the songs onto digital platforms. In 1996 Christine was asked to perform at the SA CM Showcase once again with Beccy Cole and Greg Champion and travelled to Moomba to take the show to the Santos gas fields to entertain the employees.

The Variety concert at Adelaide town hall saw Normie Rowe, Bev Harrell and Christine performing with The Adelaide Army Band and compared by Xavier Minniecon.

Christine took a break from music to concentrate on family and work commitments but has now started writing again and was a part of the recent workshop in Victoria where she cowrote several songs in preparation for her next release and looks forward to a new chapter in her music career. 

 

Bands – Chris Worbey and Crystal Waters, Wildflower and currently The Red Dirt Band (pictured here).

Awards

1995

  • Keith CMF – 1st place female Vocal, 
  • Barmera CMF – Gospel 2nd Place 
  • Port Pirie CMF – Gospel 1st Place 
  • Gawler CMF – 1st Female Vocal, 2nd Gospel 
1996
  • Mount Gambier CMF – Crystal Waters Band – 1st Place, Gospel 1st place, Duet 2nd place, Female Vocal 2nd place 
  • Port Augusta CMF – 2nd Female Vocal, 2nd Gospel, 2nd Song writing, 
  • Whyalla CMF – 1st Gospel, 2nd Female Vocal, 2nd Duet, 
  • Barmera CMF – 1st Duet with Alison Hams, 1st Female Vocal, 2nd Gospel, 
  • Sunraysia CMF – 2nd Female Vocal, 1st Gospel, 3rd Country Rock, 2nd Song writing 
  • Search for a Star 1st Place Murray Bridge 
1997
  • Gawler CMF – 1st Duet with Lisa Janda, 1st and 3rd Song Writing, 
  • Semi Finalist Tamworth Songwriters Association with After You, The Windmill.
2022
  • Country Arts Grant to record Original Music