The Country Music Guild of Australasia was established in 1968 and is the longest running music club of any genre still operating in Australasia.
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.
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.
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.
Friday August 23, 2019: The Bakersfield Glee Club
This is The Bakersfield Glee Club’s fifth show for The Guild – their first was in 2012 when they were just starting up. Their last gig for us was in May this year and this will be their first gig with new/old bass player Jim Taylor*. They now have 3 albums under their belt.
Darren Maxfield – vocals and lead guitar
Greg Field – vocals, fiddle and mandolin
Jim Taylor – bass and vocals
Seamus O’Sullivan – pedal steel guitar
Simon Edwards – drums
Classic Bakersfield Styled Country and Country Rock
Facebook: The Bakersfield Glee Club
*Jim Taylor was the bass player in Redfish Bluegrass, a band which also had Darren Maxfield (banjo, mandolin, vocals), Seamus O’Sullivan (dobro) and Greg Field (violin, mandolin). I would love to hear Darren on the banjo !!
Video Clips Recorded in Tamworth
Friday August 30, 2019: Rodger Delfos & The Beatriders
Rodger has gathered some more special guests to perform with him on this show. Keryn Laurent played with Rene Diaz and now plays with Rodger in his new band “The Shed”. Joel Smithard has played keyboards for Rodger in the past and is also a member of “The Shed”.
Keryn Laurent – lead guitar and vocals
Andrew Forrer – bass and vocals
Joel Smithard- keyboards
Ron Mahony – drums and vocals
Classic country and country rock
Facebook: Rodger Delfos Beatriders
Friday September 6, 2019: The Moonlighters
The Moonlighters are a four piece rocka-billy/roll, country blues band based in Victoria. Playing their style of southern blues & country with infectious rhythms and twangy guitars they never fail to fill the dance floor!
Mark Smith – vocals, guitar
Jimmy Fewings – vocals, bass
Ian Langford – vocals, drums
Video recorded at The Guild
Friday September 13, 2019: John Lawrence Band with Dave Moore
The John Lawrence Band were a hit at the recent Frankston RSL benefit show for the Queensland farmers back on March 31 and again at the Southern Country Music show at the Frankston Bowling Club on Sunday May 12 and also at their last gig with us on May 31, 2019.
Dan Ebbels – lead guitar and backing vocals
Geoff Stokes – bass
Rohan Gray – drums and percussion
Videos recorded at The Guild
Recorded live at the Country Music Guild at the Pascoe Vale RSL, Melbourne, Australia on May 31, 2019.
See more videos recorded at The Guild here on our Band Videos page.
Friday September 20: Rough Cut
Friday September 27: Honkytonk Rockers
*** 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.
“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.