DENI 101

2 August 2023

Celebrating Tradition and Music: What’s Deni Ute Muster all about?

Every year, the small town of Deniliquin comes alive with the vibrant sounds of country music, the roar of engines, and the sight of thousands of Utes converging in one place. This legendary event is known as the Deniliquin Ute Muster, a celebration of Australian culture, music, and rural heritage. In this blog, we will take a journey through the history of the Deni Ute Muster, highlighting its famous headliners, stores trading throughout, and providing valuable ticketing information for this year's event.

A Rich History:

The Deniliquin Ute Muster has a rich history that dates back to 1999 when a small group of locals wanted to organize an event that would put Deniliquin on the map and showcase the iconic Australian Ute. In doing this, their focus was to break the world record of having the largest number of Utes in one place, attracting 2839 Utes in its first year. What started as a modest gathering quickly gained momentum and evolved into one of the country's largest and most exciting festivals. The event has since become an annual tradition, attracting people from all corners of Australia and beyond.

Celebrity Headliners:

One of the biggest draws of the Deni Ute Muster is its impressive line-up of talented musicians and entertainers. Each year, renowned artists take the stage, ensuring an unforgettable experience for attendees. This year's headliners promise to deliver an electrifying performance:

JESSICA MAUBOY: Jessica is pop icon, an actress and a musician. Since Jess’s TV appearance in 2006, she’s been seen everywhere, and this is an act you do not want to miss. Not only is she an incredible pianist and songwriter, her stage presence is electric!

MISSY HIGGINS: Since her debut track at age 21, Australian singer and songwriter Missy Higgins has had sensational success globally. From performing with Ed Sheeran to her instantly recognizable soundtrack for the show ‘Total Control’, Missy is a true Aussie star. Missy recently received the Melbourne Price for Music for her contribution to the Aussie music scene,

LEE KERNAGHAN: A true icon of Australian country music, Lee Kernaghan has been a part of the Deni Ute Muster from the very beginning. Known for his heartfelt lyrics and engaging stage presence, Kernaghan is a crowd favourite, and his performance promises to be a highlight of this year's event.

Ticketing Information:

For those eager to be a part of this incredible celebration, securing your tickets early is highly recommended. Here's the ticketing information for this year's Deniliquin Ute Muster:

Dates: The Deniliquin Ute Muster will take place on Friday the 29th of September to Saturday the 30th of September 2023.

Ticket Types: General admission tickets grant access to general camping, the festival grounds, 2 night-time concerts, day stage, and constant around the ground’s entertainment for all ages. Prices start at $310 for adults, $155 for juniors aged 13-17, and kids under 13 are free!

To purchase tickets or find more detailed information, visit the official Deniliquin Ute Muster website or authorized ticketing platforms here.


There are countless events for all ages with so little time to take part in them all! Be sure to make time for the activities that align with you so you’re not feeling any FOMO. Along with all these fun things to do, the Cat Workwear shed will be up and running! Come grab some Cat gear, check out the Cat machinery or feel free to chill out in our lounge area.


The Deni Ute Muster has become an integral part of Australian culture, embracing the spirit of the country's rural heritage, and showcasing top-notch musical talent. With its impressive history and an all-star line-up of headliners like Jessica Mauboy, Missy Higgins, and Lee Kernaghan, this year's event promises to be a memorable experience. Grab your tickets, hop in your Ute, and join thousands of fellow music lovers and Ute enthusiasts as you revel in the celebration of the Deniliquin Ute Muster.