Kasey Chambers.

Recent ARIA Hall of Fame inductee Kasey Chambers will return to Bendigo on Saturday, March 23 to headline One Hot Country Night at the Bendigo Botanic Gardens in White Hills.

Chambers couldn’t hide her enthusiasm about returning to Bendigo after spending the past few months touring in America.

“I’m always happy to play in Bendigo and we have played there a lot over the years. It’s always a lot of fun,” she said.

The event will also feature a Johnny Cash Show and Eagles Tribute, as well as performances from Boots N All and country rock performer Jayne Denham.

Fans can expect to hear some of Chambers’ tracks from her latest album Campfire and old classics such as The Captain and Not Pretty Enough.

“When it comes to live performance, I love to go back and play a lot of the fan favourites,” she said.

“I always play a couple of songs from my new record, but I could never imagine doing a gig without playing some of my old tracks. They are such a big part of my life,” Chambers said.

She has been encouraged to return to Bendigo time and time again because of its eclectic music scene that is always well supported by locals.

“It’s such a great scene in Bendigo. There’s always a lot of support for local music. It’s great when the community gets behind local musicians and that was part of the appeal of this gig,” she said.

As many as 1200 people are expected to attend One Hot Country Night, making it the biggest music event to be held at the Botanic Gardens.

There will be plenty of open spaces for picnic blankets and chairs at the gardens, with the event starting at 1pm and Kasey Chambers expected to be on stage at 6.30pm.