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The Country Music Guild of Australasia was established in 1968 and is the longest running music club of any genre still operating in Australasia.

Justin Standley Band – November 30, 2018

The Country Music Guild celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018.

We present a live country band every Friday night at the Pascoe Vale RSL
40 Cumberland Road Pascoe Vale, Victoria (Cnr O’Hea Street).

Live country music from 8 pm to 11.00 pm with line dancing, partner dancing and rock’n’roll dancing.

Raffles and a door prize of a $25 dinner at the RSL.

Great meals available from 6 pm with free tea and coffee in the band room.

Members $5 – Visitors $10 (effective July 30, 2016). Membership is $20 per person (effective June 1, 2019).

Enquiries – Keith (03) 9338 7902.

  • Voting for the Most Popular Band and the Most Popular Vocalist is now closed. It started on Friday June 7, 2019 and ran for 6 weeks until Friday July 12, 2019.
  • The winning band will be presented with the Les Keats Memorial Trophy on the Les and Joy Keats Memorial Awards Night to be held on Friday August 2, 2019.

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The John Lawrence Band performing John’s own composition Downunderland plus the Joe Nichols song Brokenheartsville.

Recorded live at the Country Music Guild at the Pascoe Vale RSL, Melbourne, Australia on May 31, 2019.

John Lawrence – vocals and guitar
Dan Ebbels – lead guitar and backing vocals
Rohan Gray – drums and percussion
Rusty Cochrane – bass guitar
Dave Moore – pedal steel guitar

See more videos recorded at The Guild here on our Band Videos page.

Friday July 26, 2019: Rough Cut

Winners of the Guild’s Most Popular Band Award in 2011 and 2013

Mark “Yorkie” Crossley – vocals and guitar
Mark Woolrich – vocals and lead guitar

Unfortunately Tony and Neil are unavailable for this gig so Rob and Phil from the Dusty Crumpets have stepped up to take their places for this gig.

Special Guests:
Phil Bowen – vocals and bass
Rob Street – vocals and drums

Classic Country and Country Rock

Website: www.roughcutband.com.au

Facebook: Rough Cut Country Band

Video Clips


Friday August 2, 2019: The Les and Joy Keats Memorial Awards Night

Our biggest night of the year! The awards for The Most Popular Band and The Most Popular Vocalist for the past year will be handed down on this night. Please note this evening will be 7.45 pm start – 11.30 pm finish.

The Dalton Gang plus Dave Moore will be the house band for the night with performances by bands and artists who have performed for us over the past year.

Leo Dalton – vocals, lead guitar, banjo and fiddle
Helen Stewart – vocals and bass
Stuie Lees – vocals and drums
Dave Moore – pedal steel

The Dalton Gang won the Guild’s Most Popular Band Award in 2004, 2005 and 2018

Helen Stewart won the Guild’s Most Popular Vocalist Award in 2010, 2015, 2016, 2017 and tied in 2018 with Terry Dean.

Video Clips

These videos were recorded at The Guild’s 50th Anniversary concert on July 6, 2018 with special guest Dave Moore

Check out all the previous winners of the The Most Popular Band and The Most Popular Vocalist Awards.


Friday August 9, 2019: Rattlincane

Rattlincane last played for us in May 2019 and it is good to have them back playing for us again.

They recently released a new EP “6”.

Greg Prow – guitar and vocals
Sam Crowe – lead guitar and vocals
Stephen Biddlestone – lead guitar
John Joyce – pedal steel & harmonica
John Dynon – bass
Greg Ratten – drums

Classic and original country

Website: http://rattlincane.com

VIDEO CLIP: Who I Am

Rattlincane – High In The Saddle.mp3


Friday August 16, 2019: The Palace Gypsies

The Palace Gypsies last played for us in April 2019.

Glen Lee – vocals and guitar
Phil Bowen – lead guitar and vocals
Karan Johns – bass and vocals
Bryan Derrick – drums

Classic country

Hear Glen singing “Thank God For The Radio” (A live recording)


Friday August 23: The Bakersfield Glee Club

Friday August 30: Rodger Delfos and The Beatriders

Friday September 6: The Moonlighters

Friday September 13: The John Lawrence Band


*** Check out the latest band videos recorded live at The Guild ***

.**NEW** Downunderland” by the John Lawrence Band. **NEW**

.**NEW** Brokenheartsville” by the John Lawrence Band. **NEW**

Storms Never Last” by Michelle Gardiner with The Dalton Gang, Dave Moore and Terry Dean.

Livin’ On Love ” by Keith Green with The Dalton Gang and Dave Moore.

Sing To Me O Lonesome Dove ” (written by Andrew Forrer) by Twilight In Tulsa.

San Antonio Rose” by Bryen Willems and the Bayou Boogie Boys.

. “I’m Blue, I’m Lonesome” and “Texas Boogie” by Dusty Crumpets.

Cryin’ Time” and “Whiskey, If You Were A Woman” by The Dalton Gang.

South Of The Border” by Jacob McGuffie’s Dukes Of Haggard.

Forever For A While” by Doug Bruce And The Tailgaters.



Check out the winners of the Most Popular Band and Most Popular Vocalist for 2017-2018 on the Awards Page and listen to Keith’s presentation and announcement of the winners and hear their responses.



View and print the latest gig guide flyer – July, 2019
It is in PDF format – Click the image to enlarge it