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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 8.00 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.

Most Popular Band and Most Popular Vocalist (2023 – 2024)


• 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 30, 2024.

• The winning vocalist will also be presented with their trophy on this night.

Check out the previous winners of these Awards here.

Friday July 26, 2024: The Moonee Valley Drifters

The Moonee Valley Drifters have been around for over 30 years, released 6 albums and still play regularly around Melbourne.

Tom Forsell – vocals, guitar, mandolin and accordion
Rob Grenville – vocals and lead guitar
Gerard Rowan – steel guitar
Ian McDonald – double bass
John “Dude” Brockton – drums and vocals

Classic country, western swing, Tex-Mex & Cajun

Facebook: The Moonee Valley Drifters

Audio Clips – “Just Little Boy Blue” and “Haulin’ Freight On The Interstate”

Friday August 2, 2024: Annie’s Hill o’ Beans

Annie and Howard share lead vocals individually and as duets with songs by recorded by Patsy Cline, Ricky Skaggs, Patty Loveless, Merle Haggard, Tammy Wynette, Buck Owens and others. Plus duets recorded by Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell and others with some originals written by Howard.

Annie Reeves – vocals
Howard Friedman – vocals and rhythm guitar
Kelvin Fleming – lead guitar
Ian McDonald – bass and vocals
Rod Greig – drums and vocals

Classic country, duets and originals

Facebook: Annie’s Hill o’Beans

Annie’s Hill o’ Beans Videos
Recorded at The Guild on July 28, 2023

Friday August 9, 2024: No Sleep Till Texas

No Sleep Till Texas are a new band in Melbourne and they are steadily getting a reputation as fine purveyors of the honky tonk style of country music you can dance to or just sit back and tap your feet.

Playing the hits of Buck Owens, Ray Price, Dwight Yoakam, Brooks & Dunn, Merle Haggard and others. Traditional and honky tonk country at its best.

Rick Hart – vocals and acoustic guitar
Vanessa Hart – harmony vocals
Paul Robertson – lead guitar and vocals
Brendan Mitchell – pedal steel guitar and vocals
Colin McNeil – bass guitar
Luke Callahan – drums


No Sleep Till Texas Videos
Recorded at The Guild on February 17, 2023



Friday August 16: Palace Gypsies.

Friday August 23: The Moonlighters.

Friday August 30: AWARDS NIGHT with The Dalton Gang plus Dave Moore, Terry Dean and Michelle Gardiner.

View or print our latest gig flyer.
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.