CANTERBURY COUNTRY is held on the 2nd Thursday of each month (except January)
and is the most popular regular country music show and the
longest continously running professional show of its kind in Sydney!
CANTERBURY COUNTRY has been produced by BOB HOWE since May 2000.

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Canterbury Country
presents...
Thursday 14th September 2017
Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL
8pm in the Starlight Auditorium

'DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN'
featuring
BIG TED SIMPSON
ALY COOK
STEVE PASSFIELD

Hosted by NICKI GILLIS
with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

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SHOW #197
Thursday 14th September 2017 we celebrated our annual
'HANK & PATSY BIRTHDAY BASH'
An all-star tribute to Hank Williams and Patsy Cline
featuring DWAYNE ELIX, MICHELLE LITTLE, BRYEN WILLEMS,
EMMA HANNAH, JONNIE RUSSELL, JON KIRK and GARETH ROWAN

plus guest musicians KENNY KITCHING and JOHN LEE.
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

DWAYNE (Hank), MICHELLE (Patsy) and BOB
DWAYNE (Hank), MICHELLE (Patsy) and BOB

BRYEN, JON, GARETH, ALLAN
Hats On! - BRYEN, JON, GARETH, ALLAN

CAST FINALE
CAST FINALE (photo by Jose Tavares)

EMMA, JON, JONNIE
EMMA, JON, JONNIE (photo by Jose Tavares)

CLICK HERE to see the full set-list
and the whole cast in photos ...

 


SHOW #196
On Thursday 10th August 2017 we paid tribute to
'ELVIS - Wild In The Country'
A Country Music tribute to the King featuring
RICK MACKAWAY, DWAYNE ELIX, GARETH ROWAN, BIG TED & JAKE,
NEILLY RICH, TONY HOGAN, MARK LUCAS and the DEAD SETTERS
CHARLIE BUDDY, MICHAEL WHITE
plus guest musicians GREG HOOPER & BOB GALE.
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

backstage
Back row: TONY, RICK, JOHN, MICHAEL, GREG
Middle row: CHRIS, GARETH, MARK
Front row: BOB, NICKI (photo by Phil Cole for Eyegraphics)

CHARLIE, RICK, AMELIA, MATT (NeillyRich)
CHARLIE, RICK, AMELIA & MATT (NeillyRich)

DWAYNE PLAYS THE BANJO
DWAYNE PLAYS THE BANJO (photo by Helen C. - graphics by Dwayne)

BOB GALE on sax, BIG TED and JAKE on vocals
BOB GALE on sax, BIG TED and JAKE on vocals (photo by Vicki M.)


ALLAN and TOMI (photo by Phil Cole)

Tony
TONY (photo by Phil Cole)

DWAYNE
DWAYNE (photo by Phil Cole)

MARK, CHRIS, JAKE
MARK, CHRIS, JAKE (photo by Phil Cole)

RICK, MICHAEL, DWAYNE, CHARLIE, TONY
RICK, MICHAEL, DWAYNE, CHARLIE, TONY (photo by Phil Cole)

GARETH, CHRIS, BOB
GARETH, CHRIS, BOB (photo by Phil Cole)

RICK, TONY, TERRY, TED, NICKI, GARETH, CHRIS (photo by Helen C.)


SHOW #195
On Thursday 13th July 2017 we became
'RECORD BREAKERS'
and as the longest continuously running show of its kind, we featured
TROY KEMP, RODNEY VINCENT,
WAYNE HORSBURGH and DORATHY COOPER
.
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS
with the Hillbilly Heaven band and guest musician DAMIEN ODELL on steel guitar.

backstage
Front: RODNEY, DORATHY, WAYNE, BOB       Back: TROY AND NICKI TROY AND NICKI
TROY and NICKI


RODNEY and WAYNE


DORATHY and BOB


SHOW #194
Thursday 8th June 2017 we welcomed our
'FRIENDS & NEIGHBOURS'
including SANDRA HUMPHRIES, ALBY POOL and AIMEE HANNAN
with guest musicians KENNY KITCHING (dobro), RICHARD ILES (bass),
STUIE FRENCH (pedal steel), GREG FRANKS and HENRY CZERWONKA (guitars).
Hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

THE GIRLS
THE GIRLS: AIMEE, SANDRA, NICKI

THE BOYS
THE BOYS: (Back Row:) ALLAN, DOUG, KENNY, STUIE, HENRY, ALBY, TERRY, RICHARD
(Front Row:) GREG and BOB


SHOW #193
Thursday 11th May 2017 we celebrated with our
'17th BIRTHDAY SHOW'
featuring CAMILLE AND STUIE with SONNY FRENCH,
AMI WILLIAMSON and EMMA JENE
, plus surprise guest BRYEN WILLEMS
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS
with the Hillbilly Heaven band and guest musician KENNY KITCHING on dobro.

Backstage with Cake
Backstage with Cake: NICKI, EMMA JENE, AMI, BOB, STUIE, CAMILLE

CAMILLE AND STUIE with SONNY FRENCH
CAMILLE AND STUIE with SONNY FRENCH


SHOW #192
Thursday 13th April 2017 was the battle of
'BOOGIE vs HILLBILLY'
Who won? The audience, who danced the night away to two great bands...
BRYEN WILLEMS & THE BAYOU BOOGIE BOYS
vs NICKI GILLIS & HILLBILLY HEAVEN

backstage
KENNY, DOUG, TOMI, BRYEN, STEVE, NICKI, TERRY, GARY, GLENN, ALLAN

BRYEN WILLEMS
GARY and BRYEN (photo by Eyegraphics)

DOUG, KENNY and NICKI
DOUG, KENNY and NICKI (photo by Bryen Willems)

GLENN SKARRATT
GLENN SKARRATT (photo by Eyegraphics)

TOMI, NICKI, STEVE
TOMI, NICKI and STEVE (photo by Brian Robson - more here)


SHOW #191
Thursday 9th March 2017 was our annual
'AWARD WINNERS SHOW'
featuring NeillyRich (2016 Spur Winners),
Emma Hannah (2012 Spur Winner), Nicki Gillis (2009 Spur Winner)
plus FRANK IFIELD presented the 2017 Frank Ifield International Spur Award
(in association with Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club and Galston Rotary Club)
...congratulations to the 2017 winner....TROY KEMP !!
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE with the Hillbilly Heaven band and included
surprise guest WAYNE HORSBURGH and guest musician KENNY KITCHING on dobro.

Frank Ifield, TROY KEMP, Richard Young
Frank Ifield, TROY KEMP, Richard Young (Galston Rotary)

The cast
NICKI, KENNY, BOB, WAYNE, FRANK, EMMA, MATT, AMELIA, TROY

Frank and Richard surprise Troy onstage
Frank and Richard surprise Troy onstage

Wayne leads the finale and Frank joins in
Wayne leads the finale and Frank joins in

Wayne Horsburgh, Mary Schneider, Frank Ifield, George Payne
Backstage...four of the finest yodellers...
Wayne Horsburgh, Mary Schneider, Frank Ifield, George Payne

More photos at the Frank Ifield website...


SHOW #190
Thursday 9th February 2017 we rejuvenated with our
'TAMWORTH RECOVERY PARTY' featuring
BILLY BRIDGE, REBECCA LEE NYE, SHARNEE FENWICK,
surprise guest KODIE SLOANE and guest musician KENNY KITCHING on dobro.
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

backstage
BOB, KODIE, REBECCA, SHARNEE, BILLY, NICKI

REBECCA LEE NYE
REBECCA LEE NYE (photo by Al Slade)

BILLY BRIDGE
BILLY BRIDGE (photo by Al Slade)

SHARNEE FENWICK
SHARNEE FENWICK (photo by Al Slade)

KODIE SLOANE
KODIE SLOANE (photo by Al Slade)

The Cast
L to R: Doug, Kenny, Kodie, Tomi, Rebecca, Terry (on drums),
Sharnee, Nicki, Allan, Billy, Bob (photo by Al Slade)

Special thanks to Al Slade for his photos...more here and here...


SHOW #189
Thursday 8th December 2016 it was time to celebrate
'CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY' featuring
DONNA FISK, BAYLOU and ROSS McGREGOR, plus surprise guest
WAYNE HORSBURGH and guest musician KENNY KITCHING on dobro.
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

NICKI, BARBARA and VICTORIA (BAYLOU), DONNA
NICKI, BARBARA & VICTORIA (BAYLOU), DONNA (photo by Allen Moore bigdogbites.com)

ROSS McGREGOR
ROSS McGREGOR (photo by Lyn Nicholson)

WAYNE HORSBURGH and BOB
WAYNE HORSBURGH and BOB singing Bye Bye Love
which appears on Bob's new CD 'Act Naturally' (photo by John Dalton)

BAYLOU
BAYLOU (photo by John Dalton)

VICTORIA
VICTORIA (photo by Eyegraphics)

BAYLOU and the Hillbilly Heaven Band
BAYLOU and the Hillbilly Heaven Band (photo by John Dalton)
(L to R:) DOUG, KENNY, TOMI, TERRY, VICTORIA, ALLAN, BARBARA, BOB

NICKI on Air Guitar, BOB on Tomkins Guitar
Co-Host and 2009 'Spur' winner NICKI GILLIS on Air Guitar
and BOB on Tomkins Guitar (photo by John Dalton)

KENNY, DONNA, TOMI
DONNA and the 'Men of Steel', KENNY and TOMI (photo by John Dalton)

ALLAN, DONNA, BOB
ALLAN, DONNA, BOB (photo by John Dalton)

GENE BRADLEY FISK
DONNA surprised BOB for his big birthday, with a video presentation (by bigdogbites.com),
which ended with GENE BRADLEY FISK leading the crowd in a rousing 'Happy Birthday'!

FRANK IFIELD, DONNA FISK, BOB HOWE
FRANK IFIELD backstage with 2015 'SPUR' Award-Winner DONNA and producer BOB
(photo by Laura Gillis)

FRANK IFIELD, JOHN DALTON, WAYNE HORSBURGH, MICHAEL PARSONS
In the audience, FRANK, JOHN DALTON (co-writer with Bob of Wayne's Diamantina Yodel), WAYNE and 2RRR-FM Broadcaster MICHAEL PARSONS (photo by Therese Dalton)


SHOW #188
Thursday 10th November 2016 was our annual
'TOMKINS GUITARS SHOWCASE'
starring a multitude of surprising singers and guitar-slingers!
Hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band and featuring
DARREN CARR, BROTHERS3, DAMIEN ODELL, DAN MURPHY, BRYEN WILLEMS,
TIM RILEY, DANNY PHEGAN, NEILLYRICH, ALLAN CASWELL,
ALBY POOL, BRAD ROSE, RICHARD ISLES, GARY BROWN, KENNY KITCHING,
MICK MANLEY, DWAYNE ELIX & THE ENGINEERS, VIC PRICE
and QUDOS AMIGOS.

QUDOS AMIGOS
QUDOS AMIGOS
Chris Eastaugh, Daniel Tate, Don Elford, Allan Hartley, Allan Tomkins
(photo by Eyegraphics)

TIM RILEY, BROTHERS3, VIC PRICE, BRAD ROSE, ALBY POOL
TIM RILEY, BROTHERS3 (Tayzin, Makirum, Shardyn), VIC PRICE, BRAD ROSE, ALBY POOL

 DAN MURPHY
DAN MURPHY (photo by Kylie Adams-Collier)

DAN MURPHY, NICKI GILLIS, DANNY PHEGAN, TIM RILEY
DAN MURPHY, NICKI GILLIS, DANNY PHEGAN, TIM RILEY

DWAYNE ELIX and Engineer STEVE SULLIVAN
DWAYNE ELIX and Engineer STEVE SULLIVAN (photo by Eyegraphics)

BRYEN WILLEMS, ALLAN CASWELL and Engineer DAVE COOK
BRYEN WILLEMS, ALLAN CASWELL and Engineer DAVE COOK


TOMKINS GUITARS! - ALLAN CASWELL and BOB HOWE (photo by Kylie Adams-Collier)

NEILLYRICH
NEILLYRICH (Amelia and Matt), Doug and Allan (photo by Bryen Willems)

NEILLYRICH
MATT, GARY BROWN, AMELIA


AMELIA in action (photo by Leonie McClure)

QUDOS AMIGOS
QUDOS AMIGOS - Chris Eastaugh, Allan Hartley, Daniel Tate, Allan Tomkins, Don Elford
(photo by Eyegraphics)

QUDOS AMIGOS - Allan and Allan
QUDOS AMIGOS - Allan and Allan (photo by Eyegraphics)

QUDOS AMIGOS - Chris and Daniel
QUDOS AMIGOS - Chris and Daniel (photo by Eyegraphics)

QUDOS AMIGOS - Don
QUDOS AMIGOS - Don (photo by Eyegraphics)


Allan, MICK MANLEY and DAMIEN ODELL, Tim


View from the drums...DARREN'S BACK! (photo by Eyegraphics)

CLICK HERE to visit the TOMKINS GUITARS website...


SHOW #187
Thursday 13th October 2016 was our annual
'BY SPECIAL REQUEST' night!
Your favourite songs performed by
STACEY MORRIS, BRYEN WILLEMS,
NICKI GILLIS, BOB HOWE
and the Hillbilly Heaven band. backstage
BOB, STACEY, BRYEN, NICKI

STACEY
STACEY in action (photo by Leonie McClure)

TOMI
TOMI on pedal steel guitar (photo by Doug Boyd)

KENNY
KENNY on dobro (photo by Doug Boyd)


SHOW #186
Thursday 8th September 2016 was our annual
'HANK & PATSY BIRTHDAY BASH'
An all-star tribute to Hank Williams and Patsy Cline
featuring DWAYNE ELIX, LESLIE AVRIL, BRYEN WILLEMS, GARETH ROWAN,
DANI WADE, LEE BRITTAN, JONNIE RUSSELL, MICHAEL WHITE
and MICHELLE LITTLE, plus guest musicians JOHN LEE on fiddle
and KENNY KITCHING on dobro.
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

MICHELLE, GARETH, DWAYNE, BRYEN, MICHAEL, DANI, NICKI, LEE, JOHN
MICHELLE, GARETH, DWAYNE, BRYEN, MICHAEL, DANI, NICKI, LEE, JOHN

GARETH, LESLIE, ALLAN
GARETH, LESLIE, ALLAN


DANI, Terry, DWAYNE, JONNIE, Allan

THE CAST FINALE
DOUG, JOHN, KENNY, BRYEN, MICHAEL, MICHELLE, TOMI, DANI, DWAYNE, JONNIE,
TERRY, LEE, GARETH, LESLIE, ALLAN, NICKI, BOB (photo by Suzy Noir)

SEE ALL THE PHOTOS PLUS THE SET-LIST...CLICK HERE...!


SHOW #185
Thursday 11th August 2016 we enjoyed a
'FAMILY TRADITION'
with DARREN CARR, MIKE CARR and ROLAND STORM
plus surprise guest MICHELLE LITTLE and guest musician KENNY KITCHING on dobro.
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

backstage
NICKI, MIKE, DARREN, ROLAND, BOB, MICHELLE (photo by Adrian Browne)

ROLAND STORM
ROLAND STORM (photo by KVee)


DOUG, KENNY, NICKI, TOMI, TERRY, ALLAN, BOB (photo by Peter Towns)


SHOW #184
Thursday 14th July 2016 it was time to lose the winter blues and
'KICK UP YOUR HEELS' with
DAVID BOND and PAULA WATT, KYLIE ADAMS-COLLIER and JON KIRK.
The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band
with guest musicians JOHN LEE on fiddle and KENNY KITCHING on dobro.

JON, PAULA, KYLIE, DAVID, NICKI
JON, PAULA, KYLIE, DAVID, NICKI


BOB, PAULA, KYLIE, DAVID


SHOW #183
Thursday 9th June 2016 we presented for the third time, by popular demand...
'FLAMING STAR - A Country Salute to Elvis' featuring
RICK MACKAWAY, DWAYNE ELIX, GARETH ROWAN,
BRYEN WILLEMS, TED SIMPSON, NEILLYRICH,
TONY HOGAN, WAYNE HORSBURGH, MICHAEL WHITE, CHARLIE BUDDY.

The show was hosted by BOB HOWE & NICKI GILLIS with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

the cast backstage
L to R: MATT, RICK, DWAYNE, AMELIA, MICHAEL, BOB, TED,
TONY, NICKI, GARETH, BRYEN, WAYNE, CHARLIE (photo by Tracy Dann)

Nicki as Elvis
Ms. Elvis has left the building...

the finale
The finale: 'An American Trilogy' (photo by Leonie McClure)




All photos and videos from the shows are
© Bob Howe
unless otherwise credited.

Where did all the other photos go...?

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the SIXTEENTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
HUNTER and SUZY OWENS, MICHELLE LITTLE, AMBER LAWRENCE, EMMA HANNAH, KENNY KITCHING, LUKE O'SHEA, MARK LUCAS & THE DEAD SETTERS, EMMA JENE, AIMEE HANNAN, CAMILLE TE NAHU & STUIE FRENCH, NICKI GILLIS, WAYNE HORSBURGH, NeillyRich, FRANK IFIELD, ALY COOK, DAN MURPHY, ROSEMAREE DINARO, ALLAN CASWELL, BILLY BRIDGE, REBECCA LEE NYE, DARREN CARR, ROSS MCGREGOR, KAHLIA MARTIN, BROTHERS3, JORDAN GARNER, TORI DARKE, JAMIE AGIUS, BRYEN WILLEMS, GARY BROWN, GLENN SKARRATT, MICK MANLEY, STEVE GUNNING, THE ALLPHONEYS, STACEY MORRIS, Rusty Cochrane, Mark D'Rozario, DWAYNE ELIX, LESLIE AVRIL, JON KIRK, KYLIE ADAMS-COLLIER, BILL GALE, MICK REID, GARETH ROWAN, MARY-ANNE BURTON, GARY BROWN, MICHAEL WHITE, MARK LUCAS & THE DEAD SETTERS, THE MIGHTY GUYS (Leon, Brian, Alan), DON COSTA, BIG TED & THE TALL TIMBRE BAND, THE BLAKE DANTIER BAND with CASSIE COLLESS, BECK FIELDING, GEORGE BRUNO, ELENI KOKKINOS, RICK MACKAWAY, TED SIMPSON, BRAD COLE, ALAN FREEMAN, PHIL COLE, DAMIEN ODELL, BOB HOWE and the Hillbilly Heaven band.

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the FIFTEENTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
CAMILLE TE NAHU, STUIE FRENCH, SONNY FRENCH, GARETH ROWAN, RHIANNON COOKE, NICKI GILLIS, STEVE PASSFIELD, KATHRYN JONES, ALBY POOL, JOHANNA HEMARA, FRANK IFIELD, DONNA FISK, ROSS MCGREGOR, BARBARA MONTGOMERY, DOUG MCINTYRE, DARREN CARR, DAMIEN ODELL, GARY BROWN, CLINT CRIGHTON, NEILLYRICH, JOE TRAVERS, TORI DARKE, TRAVIS COLLINS, MICK MANLEY, MICHAEL WHITE, DWAYNE ELIX & THE ENGINEERS, BRYEN WILLEMS, ANGELA AYERS, JAMES VERTLEY, JOHN COKER, JOHN LEE, STACEY MORRIS, WILL DOWER, MARY-ANNE BURTON, GARY BROWN, JARED PORTER, KAYLEE BELL, ROB WILSON, THE LEAPING LIZARDS, JACKIE DEE, LUCY D'OLIMPIO, BRAD COLE, RICK MACKAWAY, MARK LUCAS & THE DEAD SETTERS, WAYNE HORSBURGH, TED SIMPSON, ALAN FREEMAN, BOB HOWE and the Hillbilly Heaven band.

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the FOURTEENTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
CAMILLE TE NAHU & STUIE FRENCH, SHARNEE FENWICK, BEN RANSOM, SONNY FRENCH, TALAR BADELIAN, NEILLY RICH, ROB E.G., SIMPLY BUSHED, DIANNE LINDSAY and PETER SIMPSON, STEPHANIE JANSEN, NICKI GILLIS, BOB HOWE, WAYNE HORSBURGH, GRAHAM TOOLE, STEVE PASSFIELD, TED SIMPSON, BRYEN WILLEMS, PAT DRUMMOND, CASEY BURGESS, JACK PLEDGE, PHIL COLE, DANIEL, 'TOMKINS GUITARS SHOWCASE' (DARREN CARR, Dan Murphy, Jamie Agius, Dwayne Elix & The Engineers, Glen Bain, Mick Manley, Michael White, Brad Rose, Damien Odell, Gary Brown, Craig Byrne, Alby Pool, Rob Wilson, Leyla Fences [USA] and more...), STACEY MORRIS, BRYEN WILLEMS, ANNE KIRKPATRICK, LUKE DICKENS, KAYLEE BELL, MIKE KERIN, MATT ROSS, DARCY LE YEAR, CRAIG GILES, ROLAND STORM, DONNA FISK, ALY COOK, KEVIN BENNETT, DOUG BRUCE, RUSTY COCHRANE, FROG, KAREN LYNNE, THE HARMONATORS, MARK LUCAS & THE DEAD SETTERS and the Hillbilly Heaven band.

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the THIRTEENTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
AMI WILLIAMSON, 'BIG' TED SIMPSON, STEPHANIE JANSEN, BOB HOWE, NICKI GILLIS, ROB WILSON, TARA NAYSMITH, THE BRANDTS (Kel-Anne & Natalie), EMMA HANNAH, JOHANNA HEMARA, TRAVIS LIST, FRANK IFIELD, CAMILLE TE NAHU & STUIE FRENCH, CRAIG BYRNE, CHRISTIE LAMB, BRYEN WILLEMS, ALLAN CASWELL, SHARNEE FENWICK, DOUG MCINTYRE, 'TOMKINS GUITARS SHOWCASE' (Darren Carr, Steve Cheers, Mick Manley, Sharnee Fenwick, Damien Odell, Maryanne Burton, Dwayne Elix & The Engineers, Alby Pool, Michael White, Ross McGregor, Craig Byrne, Amelia Richards, Vic Price, Gary Brown, Jake Lardot, Jack Pledge, Bryen Willems, Ted Simpson, Rusty Cochrane, Doug Bruce), STACEY MORRIS, WAYNE HORSBURGH, 'HANK & PATSY BIRTHDAY BASH' (DWAYNE ELIX, TRACY KILLEEN, AMI WILLIAMSON, LUKE O'SHEA, MARK LUCAS & THE DEAD SETTERS (Chris, Steve, Jake, John), CAMILLE & STUIE, JOHANNA HEMARA, MICHAEL WHITE, CHELSEA BASHAM, GARETH ROWAN, BRYEN WILLEMS, JIMMY RUSH), STEVE PASSFIELD, LIAM BREW, THE HARMONATORS, SKARRATT & WATTS, DONNA FISK, GENE BRADLEY FISK and LUKE O'SHEA and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the TWELFTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
AMI WILLIAMSON, MIKE CARR,STACEY MORRIS, BOB HOWE, NICKI GILLIS, ALBY POOL, MELODY POOL, LUKE AUSTEN, HARRY HOOKEY, BRYEN WILLEMS, BOB CORBETT, DAVE CARTER, SUE CARSON, KAREN LYNNE, TRAVIS LIST, FRANK IFIELD, EMMA HANNAH, CAMILLE TE NAHU & STUIE FRENCH, KENNY KITCHING, STEPHANIE JANSEN, ROB WILSON, GEORGIA WHITE, LEE FORSTER, ALANNAH & LAURA, GEORGE SICH, CHARLEY BOYTER, TORI DARKE, DAN MURPHY, CHRISTIE LAMB, AMELIA RICHARDS, DWAYNE ELIX & the ENGINEERS, CRAIG MORRISON, LUCKY STARR, JASON LEE, JACK PLEDGE, TALL TIMBRE, DARREN CARR, GLEN BAIN, RUSTY COCHRANE, GARY BROWN, GLENN SKARRATT, WAYNE HORSBURGH, STEVE PASSFIELD, MICHAEL WHITE, MARK LUCAS & THE DEAD SETTERS, GEORGIA WHITE, KAREN WILLEMS, AMBER LAWRENCE, CHRISTIE LAMB, CLETIS CARR, JOHANNA HEMARA, AMI WILLIAMSON, VICTORIA BAILLIE, DOUG MCINTYRE, DONNA FISK, KIM CHESHIRE, DARREN COLSTON, DONNA BOYD, GARRY STEEL, IAN LEES, BIG TED & the TALL TIMBRE BAND, KIARA TAYLOR and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the ELEVENTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
CAMILLE TE NAHU, STUIE FRENCH, AMI WILLIAMSON, STEVE PASSFIELD, BOB HOWE, NICKI GILLIS, TAMARA STEWART, JASON LEE, STEVE CHEERS, TRACY KILLEEN, LUKE O'SHEA, KAREN O'SHEA, FRANK IFIELD, KENNY KITCHING, ALBY POOL, MELODY POOL, SHARNEE FENWICK, EMMA HANNAH, THE HARMONATORS, CLETIS CARR,TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE, BRIANA LEE, DAVE COOK, DWAYNE ELIX, RUSTY COCHRANE, CRAIG MORRISON, JASON LEE, ANDREW TOOMS, DARREN CARR, CHUCK VANDENBELT, STACEY MORRIS, BRYEN WILLEMS, GARY BROWN, CHRISTIE LAMB, SARAH McMONAGLE, JOHANNA HEMARA, LUKE O'SHEA, JACK PLEDGE, AMBER LAWBRENCE, MARY HEARD, CAROL RUFF, BRENT PARLANE, CLELIA ADAMS, BARBARA BAILLIE, ALEYCE SIMMONDS, HOWARD MALKIN, TRACY KILLEEN, DOUG McINTYRE, ROSE CARLEO, ROB WILSON, CONNIE KIS ANDERSEN, BRAD COLE and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the TENTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
CAMILLE TE NAHU & STUIE FRENCH, ROLAND STORM, KEITH GLASS, DIANA TRASK, 'CONCERT FOR BARBARA', TRACY COSTER, STACEY MORRIS, TALL TIMBRE, DAN MURPHY, NICKI GILLIS, KAREN LYNNE, WAYNE HORSBURGH, MIKE CARR, FRANK IFIELD, JOHANNA HEMARA, ALLAN CASWELL, AMI WILLIAMSON, MITCHELL SHADLOW, CHRISTIE LAMB, The BBQ KINGS (Chris O'Leary, Pat Drummond, Tony Williams), ANNIE FRANCES, TARYN TRAUTSCH, 'TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE', LEE FORSTER, DANIEL THOMPSON, DARREN COLSTON, BRYEN WILLEMS, JOHN LEE, 'HANK WILLIAMS BIRTHDAY BASH', AMBER LAWRENCE, LIANNA ROSE, SALLY-ANNE WHITTEN, RONNI RAE RIVERS, BARRY & HOLLY TASHIAN, ROSS SERMONS, MARTIN LOUIS, GARY BROWN, CONNIE KIS ANDERSEN, JACK PLEDGE, STACEY MORRIS, IAN LEES and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the NINTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
LUCKY STARR, CRAIG MORRISON, KAYLAH ANNE, THE NICKI GILLIS BAND, JETTY ROAD, ALBY POOL, MELODY POOL, MAKAYLIE FOODEY, FRANK IFIELD, DONNA BOYD, THE HARMONATORS, MATT FROST, MARK LUCAS & the Dead Setters, GEMMA LUXTON, BRYEN WILLEMS, GEORGIA WHITE, DAN SKEED, RAE MOODY, STEVE PASSFIELD, SHARNEE FENWICK, LIAM BREW, TRAVIS LIST, BRIANA LEE, BRYAN BROWNE, DWAYNE ELIX, JASON LEE, ALLAN TOMKINS, JACK PLEDGE, RUSTY COCHRANE, STEVE SULLIVAN, WAYNE HORSBURGH, DAVE COOK, GLENN SKARRATT, DARREN CARR, TAMARA STEWART, LUKE O'SHEA, TORI DARKE, VICTORIA McGEE, TRACY KILLEEN, AMI WILLIAMSON, KEL-ANNE BRANDT, RONNI RAE RIVERS, CLETIS CARR, MURRAY HILL, ROB WILSON, MERILYN STEELE, PAT DRUMMOND, JAYNE DENHAM, KRIS CUMMINS, SIMON WATTS and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the EIGHTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
CAMILLE TE NAHU AND STUIE FRENCH, THE HARMONATORS, PETER PRATT, MICHELLE LITTLE, AMANDA EASTON, DONNA BOYD, VICTORIA BAILLIE, STACEY MORRIS, QUITE CONTRARY, KAREN LYNNE, MIKE CARR, TRAVIS COLLINS, WAYNE HORSBURGH, NICKI GILLIS, FRANK IFIELD, KIRSTY LEE AKERS, REBECCA LEE NYE, BILLY BRIDGE, VICTORIA MCGEE, DREW McALISTER, TAMARA STEWART, BRAD BERGEN, AARON PYE KIM MACKENZIE, ROGER CORBETT, KRIS CUMMINS, BOB HOWE, HILLBILLY HEAVEN, MICK MANLEY, ALLAN CASWELL, BRYAN BROWNE, JASON-LEE, JACK PLEDGE, GARY BROWN, SHARNEE FENWICK and her band, DWAYNE ELIX & THE ENGINEERS, JOE TRAVERS (with MAREE MONTGOMERY, GEORGE BRUNO and WILL DOWER), ALBY POOL, MELODY POOL, MAKAYLIE FOODEY, FRANK GRAY, STUIE FRENCH, DARREN CARR, LEE FORSTER, BRIANA LEE, ROB WILSON, TALL TIMBRE, BRYEN WILLEMS, GEMMA LUXTON, DWAYNE ELIX, ROSE CARLEO, MARK LUCAS & The Dead Setters, MURRAY HILL, ADRIAN PAYNE, SALLY (and Brian) BURGESS, TRACY KILLEEN, DALE HOOPER, DAVE COOK, GREG WILLIAMS, CASEY WATT, MERILYN STEELE, COUNTRY TO THE T, STEVE PASSFIELD, KELLY HOPE and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the SEVENTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
CAMILLE TE NAHU & STUIE FRENCH, DREW McALISTER, NICKI GILLIS, JAYNE DENHAM, ALBY POOL, ALISON HAMS, MARK TEMPANY, PETER PRATT, ROGER CORBETT, BARBARA BAILLIE, FRANK IFIELD, KAREN LYNNE, TRAVIS COLLINS, STACEY MORRIS, DONNA BOYD, AMBER LAWRENCE, SHELBY THORNETT, GLENN SKARRATT, AARON PYE, MARTIN LOUIS,TALL TIMBRE, KEL-ANNE BRANDT, JASON-LEE, MERILYN STEELE, BRYAN BROWNE, BRYEN WILLEMS, TRAVIS LIST, The Brookvalettes, JOHN LEE, LES SCOTT, MARY-ANNE BURTON, GARY BROWN, ALLAN CASWELL and CATHY CARR, LUKE O'SHEA, VICTORIA BAILLIE , ROD MOTBEY, ALLAN TOMKINS, CHARLEY BOYTER, SHARNEE FENWICK, MATT BROWN, BRIANA LEE, JOE TRAVERS with GEORGE GOLLA and GEORGE BRUNO, MAKAYLIE FOODEY, DWAYNE ELIX AND THE ENGINEERS, DUNCAN TOOMBS, GLEN BAIN, ROB WILSON, BOB HOWE, the HILLBILLY HEAVEN band, CAT SOUTHERN, SWEENEYKILLEEN, OWEN ALEXANDER, LESLIE AVRIL, THE MURRAY HILLBILLIES, HANK SASAKI, MARY HEARD, GREG WILLIAMS, CLETIS CARR, THE HARMONATORS, ALAN WHEATLEY, BILLY BRIDGE, REBECCA LEE NYE, KELLY COOPER, ROB WILSON, HORSWOOD, CAROL DONOVAN,DEAN JOHNSTON, TRACY LEE KILLEEN, EMMA HANNAH (with Becky and Rachel), STEVE GRAHAM, BEN CORBETT and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the SIXTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
PAT DRUMMOND, NICKI GILLIS, BROCK COLLEY MICHELLE LITTLE, BRYEN WILLEMS, ROGER CORBETT, LEE FORSTER, JACK PLEDGE, JODI & PAUL , BOSCO & JACQUI (Johnny & June - 'Cash On Delivery') THE 2006 FRANK IFIELD INTERNATIONAL SPUR AWARD, TRAVIS COLLINS, STACEY MORRIS, MIKE CARR, DONNA BOYD, WAYNE LAW, CHLOE GRAHAM, KAREN LYNNE and ACOUSTIC SHOCK, TRAVIS LIST, STEVE PASSFIELD, ALBY POOL and MELODY POOL, WENDI JACKSON and GLEN BAIN, SONS OF THE SOIL and ROSHANI PRIDDIS, BECKY WILLIS , THE LEES, LEANNE DOUGLAS, ALEX WATT, THE 'THE TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE', 'THE HANK WILLIAMS BIRTHDAY BASH' AMBER LAWRENCE, PAUL HICKS, SHARNEE FENWICK LEE FORSTER, SALLY BURGESS, TRACY COSTER, STRUM, MOLLIE McCLYMONT and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the FIFTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
CAMILLE TE NAHU and STUART FRENCH, WAYNE GOODWIN, SAMANTHA McCLYMONT, BILLY BRIDGE, REBECCA LEE NYE, STACEY MORRIS, TRAVIS LIST, 2005 FRANK IFIELD INTERNATIONAL SPUR AWARD, WAYNE LAW, ROB WILSON, GRAHAM G. TOOLE, KIRSTY LEE AKERS, LUKE KOTERAS, DONNA BOYD, SWEENEYKILLEEN, ALBY POOL, NICKI GILLIS, WAYNE HORSBURGH, MARK TEMPANY, ALISON HAMS, SMOKIN' JOE, CRAIG BYRNE, EMMA HANNAH (with Becky, Emmy & Rachel), BRIANA LEE, JAKE NICKOLAI, STEVE FORDE & The Flange, ALLAN CASWELL, PETA CASWELL, MOONSHINE (Mary Heard, Lisa Fry, Gary Brown, Les Scott), SARAH and EMMA ROBERTS, DWAYNE ELIX, CARTER & CARTER, MURRAY HILL, JENNY SHIMMIN and JIMMY RUSH, GREG WILLIAMS, DARCY LE YEAR, KATIE BRIANNA, JOSH CANNING, KAREN LYNNE, BRENT PARLANE, RONNI RAE RIVERS, PAT DRUMMOND, TRAVIS COLLINS, TALL TIMBRE (with Jake Lardot) and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos (and a snippet of video) from
the 2003/4 ROOTY HILL COUNTRY series, including:-
ANAM CARA (later to be renamed BELLA - Kate Ballantyne, Karen O'Shea, Lyn Bowtell), LESLIE AVRIL , THE TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE (Allan Tomkins, Mick Manley , Jeremy Barnes, Mark Kirk, Tall Timbre, Glen Bain, Steve Forde and The Flange, Dwayne Elix and the Engineers, Bob Howe, Allan Caswell, Debra Dicembre, Steve Sullivan, Gary Brown, Luke Richmond, Travis Collins, Dave Cook), DAVE GLEESON, CARTER & CARTER, SWEENEY~KILLEEN, Sara Storer, DARREN COGGAN, DONNA BOYD, JOHN STEPHAN, COL FINLEY, RIMSHOT featuring Chris Staff, LEE FORSTER, KATA HAY, the 2004 INTERNATIONAL FRANK IFIELD SPUR AWARD, GRAHAM G TOOLE, WAYNE LAW, WAYNE HORSBURGH, DONELLA PLANE, ROB WILSON, KIRSTY LEE AKERS, NICKI GILLIS, DENIESE MORRISON, BRYEN WILLEMS, DALE JUNER, GLEN HANNAH, CRAIG GILES, CAMILLE TE NAHU and STUART FRENCH, SALLY BURGESS, KATIE BRIANNA, BILL CHAMBERS, SALLY-ANNE WHITTEN, DANIEL THOMPSON, ALBY POOL, REBECCA LEE NYE, BILLY BRIDGE and HILLBILLY HEAT, FAITH JULIJA, LEANNE DOUGLAS, PETER PRATT, THE TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE (Briana Lee, Steve Passfield And Handpicked, Jimmy Rush) and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos (and a snippet of video) from
the 2004 SONGWRITERS: UP CLOSE & PERSONAL series, including:-
BILL CHAMBERS, DIANNA CORCORAN, LUKE O'SHEA, KIM MACKENZIE, FELICITY URQUHART, TAMARA STEWART, MICHAEL BRYERS, MARK LUCAS, MICHAEL CARR, DONNA FISK & MICHAEL CRISTIAN, DEBRA DICEMBRE, ROB WILSON, PAT DRUMMOND, STEVE PASSFIELD, REBECCA HENRY, HUNTER & SUZY OWENS, DARREN COGGAN, KIM CHESHIRE, ROGER CORBETT, BECKY WILLIS, ALLAN CASWELL, DREW MCALISTER K'CRASHER, NICKI GILLIS and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the FOURTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
CARTER & CARTER, TRAVIS SINCLAIR, SALLY BURGESS, DONNA FISK & MICHAEL CRISTIAN, BRENT PARLANE, KEITH GLASS, JOHN STEPHAN, NATTASHA CRESTANI, DONELLA PLANE, ROB WILSON, ANGELA HAYDEN, 'THE HANK WILLIAMS BIRTHDAY BASH' (Dwayne Elix, The Murray Hillbillies, Leslie Avril, Donna Boyd, Kim MacKenzie, Sweeney~Killeen, Andy Anderson, Mark Lucas, Bryen Willems, Jonnie Russell), 'TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE' (Rob Wilson, Alby Pool, Dwayne Elix and The Engineers, Allan Caswell, Briana Lee, Debra Dicembre, Jeremy Barnes, Gary Brown, Tall Timbre with Jake Lardot, Peta Caswell, Travis Collins, The Baileys, Craig Giles and Craig Byrne), CAMILLE TE NAHU, STUART FRENCH, DANIEL THOMPSON, LEE FORSTER, WAYNE HORSBURGH, SWEENEY~KILLEEN, NEVILLE ANDERSON, KIM MACKENZIE, THE TOE SUCKING COWGIRLS, STEVE PASSFIELD, DREW McALISTER, DEBRA DICEMBRE, the WRIGHT BROTHERS, LUKE O'SHEA, THE MURRAY HILLBILIES, 'PATSY CLINE ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE' (Donna Boyd, Dale Juner, Sweeney Killeen, Bryen Willems, Nicki Gillis, Katie Brianna, Amber Lawrence, Doug Boyd and Nigel Beetson), THE BLUEMOONS, BROOKE LEAL and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the THIRD YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
DARREN COGGAN, CARTER & CARTER, BRYEN WILLEMS, AUDREY AULD, BILL CHAMBERS, KEITH GLASS, PAT DRUMMOND, KAREN LYNNE, ALLAN CASWELL, THE TOE SUCKING COWGIRLS, CRAIG GILES, BILLY BRIDGE, DONNA BOYD, WAYNE HORSBURGH, KAREN O'SHEA, JOSH CANNING, ROB WILSON, GRAHAM G TOOLE, EDDY LOW, PETA CASWELL, ROB LUCKEY, SWEENEY~KILLEEN, ROGER CORBETT, TERRY MURRAY & GILLIAN EASTOE, HUNTER AND SUZY OWENS, 'The TOMKINS SHOWCASE and ALBUM LAUNCH', 'The HANK WILLIAMS Birthday Bash', BROOKE LEAL, CRAIG BYRNE, SALLY BURGESS, LESLIE AVRIL, DALE HOOPER and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the SECOND YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
Keith Glass, Mick Hamilton, The Mighty Guys, Linda Maree Miller, Hillbilly Heaven, Karen Lynne, Acoustic Shock, Nick Charles, Wayne Goodwin, Naomi Coggan, Camille Te Nahu, Josh Canning, Audrey Auld, Wayne Law, Frank Ifield, Craig Giles, Brooke Leal, The Murray Hill Billies, Peta Caswell, Bryen Willems & Wendy Costello, Tim Wood, Karen O'Shea, Lee Forster, Wayne Horsburgh, Judy Anne Barnes, Angela Hayden, Leslie Avril, Lyn Bowtell, Duncan Toombs, Dale Juner, Alby Pool, Catherine Britt, Donella Plane, Ben Conicella, Dale Gardner, Chad Plane, Jack Pledge, Dwayne Elix, Geoff Mack, Joel Oakhill, Allan Tomkins, Paul Lines, Allan Caswell, Mike Moore, Mary Heard, Les Scott, Darcy LeYear, Pru Clearwater, Daniel Thompson, Roger Corbett, The Crosby Sisters, Brent Parlane, Raebekah Roycroft, and many more...

*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from
the FIRST YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
Hillbilly Heaven, Craig Byrne, Teri St. Neil, Donna & Doug Boyd, Gary Fredricks, Wayne Horsburgh, Judy Anne Barnes, Mary Heard, Terry Murray, The Frank Ifield Awards, Wendi Jackson, Don Spencer, Karen Lynne, Kel-Anne Brandt, Michael G. Carr and Nikki Bennett, Leslie Avril, Alby Pool, Catherine Britt, the Feral Swing Katz, Lyn Bowtell and the Southern Steel band, Nicole Brophy & Jodi Moore, Wayne Law, Darren Coggan, Peta Caswell, Frank Ifield, Paul Fisher, Keith Glass, Dwayne Elix, Felicity, Daniel Thompson, Brooke McClymont, Leesa Gentz (with Kristy Gentz and Tameaka Fairfull), Brent Parlane, Tamara Stewart, Chris Staff, Col Finley, Rosemary Rae, Darcy LeYear, Tracey Faith, James Gillard, Jill French, Audrey Auld, Brendan Marolla and Brooke Leal and many more...

    

COMING
SOON:

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As well as the Canterbury Country shows on the
second Thursday of each month,
Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club presents many concerts:-

 

Canterbury Country presents...
Thursday 12th October 2017
'DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN'
featuring
BIG TED SIMPSON
ALY COOK
STEVE PASSFIELD

 

Canterbury Country presents...
Thursday 9th November 2017
'TOMKINS GUITARS SHOWCASE'
starring a multitude of surprising singers and guitar-slingers!

 

Canterbury Country presents...
Thursday 14th December 2017
'CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY' - Show #200

 

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Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL
20-26 Canterbury Rd.
Hurlstone Park,
NSW 2193

Tel: (02) 9559 0000

* This information is subject to change without notice so patrons should call the venue concerned regarding show times and membership requirements etc.


 

"Best Canterbury Country show ever I say, awesome band, playing mostly REAL traditional country music."
- P.T. (Request Night, October 2014)

 

"As far as we are concerned, this is the best monthly country music show in Australia. If you're a country music fan in NSW and haven't seen this show, boy have you missed out. "
     - Central Coast Country Music

 

"Canterbury Country ...
I believe is Australia's premier showcase... Wonderfully organised by Bob Howe, great venue, great sound, great lighting, great people and the muso's there in the backing band are some of the absolute best. If anyone likes country music they are mad to miss it!!!"
- Steve Shepherd

 


Canterbury Country thanks everyone for their support, and recommends the following radio programs:

2SER 107.3 fm
Barbara Morison - 'All Kinds of Country' from 5-8am every Saturday morning.

2SSR 99.7FM
Monday - Thursday 6-9am - Good Morning Country
Thursdays 9am-12 noon - Rhonda Francis, My Kinda Country

2MCR 100.3FM - Macarthur Community Radio
Monday - 9am-Noon - Aussie Collection with Greg Bryant.
Tuesday - 9am-Noon - Macarthur Classic Country with Britton Morrison.
Wednesday - 2pm-4pm This Is Country with Dennis Merchant Thursday - 9am-Noon - Aussie All The Way with Jane Kellaway.
Friday - 9am-Noon - @The Shed and USA+OZ Country with Johnny Johnny K.
Saturday - 8am-10am - Weekend Country with David Kemp. Saturday - 1pm-4pm The Mike McColl Show 50s, 60s, 70s and country.

2RRR 88.5FM
Fridays 5-7pm Eddie White - Cosmic Cowboy Cafe.
Saturday 6-8am Leonie McClure - My Kind of Country.
Saturday 8-10am The Cosmic Cowboy Cafe (repeat).
Saturday 10-11am Keith Rider - Classic Country.
Saturday 11am-Noon Michael Parsons - Rockin' Country.

Sunday 6-8am Graham Robinson - Sunday Morning Coming Down.
Sunday 8-9am Ronnie Boys' Country Roads Show.
Sunday 9am-Noon Lindsay Mar - Chicken Hot Rod.

Cool Country 2KA 1476AM

CMR Online 24 Hour Country with Nick Erby

Saturday Night Country on 60 ABC Radio stations nationally, plus the Web and Radio Australia, every Saturday night from 10pm - 2am

Australian Country Online 24 Hour Australian Country with John Nutting

Visit the Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Web site or return to Cowboys In Cybersp@ce.


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