Welcome to The Guild

The Honkytonk Rockers at the Country Music Guild on Friday May 21, 2021.

The Country Music Guild of Australasia started in 1968 and is the longest running country music club in Australia.

The 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 8.00 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.

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

Great meals available from 6 pm in the band room.

Enquiries and table bookings (6 or more people) – Keith (03) 9338 7902.

Friday May 20, 2022: Tex

Tex have been around for over 20 years.

Terry Paul – vocals and guitar
Kenny Hatton – lead guitar and vocals
Mike Crawford – bass and vocals
Artie Shugg – drums

Classic country

Tex performing “Blue Moon Nights”:

Friday May 27, 2022: The Dalton Gang

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 2018

Leo Dalton – vocals, lead guitar, banjo & fiddle
Helen Stewart – vocals and bass
Stuie Lees – vocals and drums

Classic country

Facebook: The Dalton Gang

On Friday January 29, 2021 The Dalton Gang were presented with an award of appreciation for 25 years of service to country music and to the Country Music Guild.

Special guests also performed with the band – Con Anag, Jennifer Nicholas, Terry Dean, Michelle Gardiner and Bryan Derrick.

Click here to see some more pictures from 2021 and this night.


The Dalton Gang Video Clips

These videos were recorded at The Guild’s 50th Anniversary concert on July 6, 2018

The Dalton Gang with special guest Dave Moore

Friday June 3, 2022: 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
Neil Hobbs – bass
Dave Moore – pedal steel guitar
Rob Street – drums and vocals

Classic Country and Country Rock

Website: www.roughcutband.com.au

Facebook: Rough Cut Country Band

Rough Cut Video Clips

Friday June 10, 2022: Jane Hilson and The Brunswick Troubadours

Jane Hilson, Brian Fitzgerald, Ron Mahony and Gerard Rowan were part of the band “Twilight In Tulsa” who played for us in June 2019.
Mike St.Clair-Miller has joined them on double bass. This is their debut at The Guild.

They play traditional and honky tonk country from Patsy Cline and Wanda Jackson to Hank Williams and traditional 60’s and 70’s country hits.

Jane Hilson – vocals
Brian Fitzgerald – lead guitar
Mike St.Clair-Miller – double bass
Gerard Rowan – pedal steel
Ron Mahony – vocals and drums

Classic country

Friday June 17: Rattlincane

Friday June 24: Honkytonk Rockers

View and print the latest gig guide flyer for May-June 2022.
It is in PDF format – Click the image to enlarge it.

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

Ace In The Hole” by Bryen Willems And The Bayou Boogie Boys

Mister Lonesome“, “Would It Matter At All” and “Too Many Nights In A Roadhouse” by The Westernairs.

Saturday Night At The Movies” by The Hawks Showband featuring the late Pete Westwood.

I’ll Go Down Swinging” by Jacob McGuffie’s Dukes Of Haggard.

. “The Ringer And The Princess” by the Tim Farren Band.

. “Don’t Rock The Jukebox” by the Michelle Gardiner Band.

Don’t Get Angry” and “Just Call Me Lonesome” by Rene Diaz and Avalon.

Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me” by Lydia D’Lasselle.

Downunderland” and “Brokenheartsville” by the John Lawrence Band.

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.

Another Dress-up Night For Cup Week – November 8, 2019

The Moonee Valley Drifters with special guest Gerard Rowan on pedal steel.
Dressed in their finery for Cup Week.

It had been a couple of years since we had a Halloween dress-up night so we had to do it again.

Click any photo to enlarge it. Click here for more pictures taken on Friday November 1, 2019.

The stage of horror
The stage of horror
Gals and Ghouls
Gals and Ghouls

On Friday August 2, 2019, the Honkytonk Rockers won the 16th annual Les Keats Memorial Award for the “Most Popular Band” as voted by the members of the Country Music Guild of Australasia.

They were one of 22 bands to perform at The Guild during the year 2018-2019. This is the second time they have won this Award – they also won it in 2016.

The “Most Popular Vocalist” Award went to Michelle Gardiner. This the first time Michelle has won this Award.

The Honkytonk Rockers – voted the “Most Popular Band” (2018-2019)
Michelle Gardiner – voted the “Most Popular Vocalist” (2018-2019)

Check out the full report and more pictures from the 2019 Awards night and all previous winners.

Check out all the 2018 winners of the The Most Popular Band and The Most Popular Vocalist Awards.

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.