Welcome to The Guild

Justin Standley Band – November 30, 2018

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.


Vale Pete Westwood on Saturday April 17, 2021

Pete Westwood passed away unexpectedly on Saturday morning April 17. He played drums for many bands around Melbourne – most notably in the Hawks Showband with Leo Dalton, Kerran Keats and Doug Foley.

Most recently he was drummer with Honey B & The Stingers and he had just added Leo Dalton to their lineup. Here is a video of Pete in the Hawks Showband at their reunion for Leo’s 60th birthday bash.


Friday May 21, 2021: Honkytonk Rockers

Winners of the Guild’s Most Popular Band Award in 2016

The Honkytonk Rockers last played for us on March 12 this year. They have become a sought after band in both country and rock ‘n’ roll.

Joe Patterson – vocals and guitar
Mark D’Rozario – lead guitar and vocals
Dwayne D’Cruz – lead guitar and vocals
Chris Manuel – bass and vocals
Sandy Oro – drums

Classic Country

Facebook: Honkytonk Rockers

Video Clips


Friday May 28, 2021: The Palace Gypsies

The Palace Gypsies last played for us in February last year.

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 June 2, 2021: Luke Austen Band

Luke is a two time Golden Guitar winner (2011) and Starmaker winner (2010) in Tamworth. He last played for us in December 2019.

Luke Austen – vocals and rhythm guitar
Jake Sinclair – lead guitar and vocals
Mitch Cairns – bass
Benny Cant – drums

Classic and original country

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lukeaustenmusic

Video Clips

Click on the image to play the video
Click on the image to play the video

Friday June 11, 2021: 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! They last played for us in March this year.

Geoff Wells – vocals, guitar
Mark Smith – vocals, guitar
Jimmy Fewings – vocals, bass
Ian Langford – vocals, drums

Classic Country to get you dancing

Website: www.themoonlighters.com.au

Facebook: The Moonlighters

Video recorded at The Guild


Friday June 18: The Bakersfield Glee Club

Friday June 25: The Dalton Gang

Friday July 2: Rough Cut

Friday July 9: The Westernairs

Friday July 16: The Prairie Oysters


View and print the latest gig guide flyer – May 2021
It is in PDF format – Click the image to enlarge it.


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

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.



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