Love the Macquarie drought-buster concert to raise spirits and awareness

R U OK?: Guest speaker Dan Price will also be talking about his experiences. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

R U OK?: Guest speaker Dan Price will also be talking about his experiences. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

To celebrate the recent rainfall, RiverSmart Australia will host 'Love the Macquarie' concert.

The fundraiser and mental health awareness concert will feature the 2015 X-Factor finalists, Jess and Matt who took out third place on the show and were signed with Sony music.

After headlining the 'Love the Macquarie' concert, Jess and Matt will fly to America to work with music legend, Chris Isaak.

"We can't wait to come out to Warren and meet everyone," Jess said.

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"We've never been out that way and we're really looking forward to performing all our favourites songs and supporting a couple of worthwhile charities as well."

Also performing on the night will be popular Australian country artist, Greg Storer, a local favourite and brother of Golden Guitar winner Sara Storer.

We have a fantastic line up of talent and I know this concert will lift spirits after a couple of pretty dry years out here in the bush.

RiverSmart Australia CEO Dr Bill Phillips

The R U OK? message of checking in with your mates and loved ones will feature on the night, with R U OK? ambassador and lived experience speaker, Dan Price travelling from Sydney to share his own personal story along with tips to help anyone who might be going through a tough time.

RiverSmart Australia CEO Dr Bill Phillips said the concert is going to be their best one yet.

"We have a fantastic line up of talent and I know this concert will lift spirits after a couple of pretty dry years out here in the bush.

"It'll be a great excuse to let your hair down and celebrate the recent rain."

The concert will be held at the Warren Sporting and Cultural centre on April 4, from 6.30pm.

Langley's Coaches will run a return bus service for Dubbo, Narromine and Trangie residents.

Bus/tickets options are $80 from Dubbo and $75 from Narromine and Trangie.

Tickets can be purchased from 123tix.com.au or over the counter at the Kookaburra Café at RiverSmart's Windows on the Wetland (WoW) Centre in Warren.

All money raised on the night will benefit the Macquarie RiverSmart programme and suicide prevention charity R U OK?.

For more information check out the 'WoW Centre' and 'Kookaburra Kiosk' Facebook page.