A continuing series of monthly Country Music shows that go under the banner of 'Canterbury Country'. On the second Thursday of each month, 8pm at Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club.
Check the main page to see who the guests will be each month, and make a regular date for some good music.
Enjoy the photos and videos below from the SEVENTH year of 'Canterbury Country'.
L to R: PETER PRATT, NICKI GILLIS, ALISON HAMS, MARK TEMPANY, BARBARA BAILLIE, ALBY POOL, ROGER CORBETT
ALISON and MARK - Terry's view from the drums!
PETER and ROGER - Nicki on the drums!
ALBY and NICKI
photos by Terry Phillpot (Eyeball Photographics)
Thursday 8th March 2007 it was standing-room only for our annual
featuring the presentation of the 2007 FRANK IFIELD INTERNATIONAL SPUR AWARD
which was won by KAREN LYNNE!
Performances by previous winners included TRAVIS COLLINS (2006)
STACEY MORRIS (2005) DONNA BOYD (2003)
and the 2006 Cooper's Golden Saddle winner AMBER LAWRENCE
Surprises included a guest appearance by FRANK IFIELD with a monologue from his new E.P. and SHELBY THORNETT who won the
'MATS' Patron's Award.
Joining in on the fun were NICKI GILLIS, GLENN SKARRATT, AARON PYE and MARTIN LOUIS.
Above: FRANK IFIELD and RICHARD YOUNG (chairman of the Galston Country Music Festival) present the 2007 FRANK IFIELD INTERNATIONAL SPUR AWARD to KAREN LYNNE
Front L to R: DUNCAN TOOMBS, JASON-LEE, KEL-ANNE BRANDT, MERILYN STEELE, BRYAN BROWNE Back: GLENN SKARRATT, STEVE SHEPHARD, MARK KIRK, BRYEN WILLEMS, NICKI GILLIS, TED SIMPSON photo by Terry Phillpot (Eyeball Photographics)
Thursday 11th January 2007 we wished you Happy New Country!
starring guest hosts NICKI GILLIS and BRYEN WILLEMS (Bryen launched his new album 'Too Cold at Home')
along with TRAVIS LIST (back from the USA)
plus The Brookvalettes and surprise guests DONNA BOYD, ROGER CORBETT, JOHN LEE, LES SCOTT, MARY-ANNE BURTON, and GARY BROWN...
BRYEN and KAREN WILLEMS, TRAVIS LIST, MARY-ANNE BURTON, NICKI GILLIS, DONNA BOYD and ROGER CORBETT photo by Terry Phillpot (Eyeball Photographics)
The cast finale featuring in order of solos: Rob Wilson (harp, vocals), Tomi Graso (pedal steel), Allan Tomkins (bass), Dwayne Elix (guitar), Bob Howe (guitar and cameraman walking into his own shot!), Jason-Lee (guitar).
Thursday 12th October 2006 was a Starry Night in the Country
with CAT SOUTHERN
(Toyota Starmaker Winner 2006), SWEENEYKILLEEN in their last Sydney performance for a while plus newcomer OWEN ALEXANDER.
TRACY LEE KILLEEN, OWEN ALEXANDER, CAT SOUTHERN, NIKKI SWEENEY
Canterbury Country co-founders, CHP RSL Entertainment Manager DENIS McNAMARA and host BOB HOWE with the 2006 ACRA Venue of the Year runner-up certificate
BOB HOWE, TRACY LEE KILLEEN, and NIKKI SWEENEY with ACRA certificates
(front L to R:) MEL and GINA HORSWOOD,
CAROL DONOVAN, (back) ROB WILSON and DEAN JOHNSTON
Thursday 8th June we all went 'Along For The Ride'
with TRACY LEE KILLEEN (SWEENEYKILLEEN will appear later in the year), EMMA HANNAH (with Becky and Rachel) who launched her new album Wayfaring Stranger, STEVE GRAHAM and surprise guests ROGER CORBETT, BEN CORBETT and 2006 Toyota StarMaker winner CAT SOUTHERN.
ROGER CORBETT, EMMA HANNAH, CAT SOUTHERN, TRACY LEE KILLEEN, BEN CORBETT
*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from the SIXTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:-
PAT DRUMMOND, NICKI GILLIS, BROCK COLLEY
MICHELLE LITTLE, BRYEN WILLEMS, ROGER CORBETT,
LEE FORSTER, JACK PLEDGE, JODI & PAUL ,
BOSCO & JACQUI (Johnny & June - 'Cash On Delivery')
THE 2006 FRANK IFIELD INTERNATIONAL SPUR AWARD,
TRAVIS COLLINS, STACEY MORRIS, MIKE CARR, DONNA BOYD, WAYNE LAW, CHLOE GRAHAM,
KAREN LYNNE and ACOUSTIC SHOCK, TRAVIS LIST,
ALBY POOL and MELODY POOL, WENDI JACKSON and
SONS OF THE SOIL and ROSHANI PRIDDIS, BECKY WILLIS , THE LEES, LEANNE DOUGLAS, ALEX WATT, THE
'THE TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE',
'THE HANK WILLIAMS BIRTHDAY BASH'
AMBER LAWRENCE, PAUL HICKS, SHARNEE FENWICK
LEE FORSTER, SALLY BURGESS,
TRACY COSTER, STRUM, MOLLIE McCLYMONT and many more...
*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from the FIFTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:- CAMILLE TE NAHU and STUART FRENCH, WAYNE GOODWIN, SAMANTHA McCLYMONT, BILLY BRIDGE, REBECCA LEE NYE, STACEY MORRIS, TRAVIS LIST, 2005 FRANK IFIELD INTERNATIONAL SPUR AWARD, WAYNE LAW,
ROB WILSON, GRAHAM G. TOOLE, KIRSTY LEE AKERS, LUKE KOTERAS, DONNA BOYD, SWEENEYKILLEEN, ALBY POOL, NICKI GILLIS, WAYNE HORSBURGH, MARK TEMPANY, ALISON HAMS, SMOKIN' JOE, CRAIG BYRNE, EMMA HANNAH (with Becky, Emmy & Rachel), BRIANA LEE, JAKE NICKOLAI, STEVE FORDE & The Flange, ALLAN CASWELL, PETA CASWELL, MOONSHINE (Mary Heard, Lisa Fry, Gary Brown, Les Scott), SARAH and EMMA ROBERTS, DWAYNE ELIX, CARTER & CARTER, MURRAY HILL, JENNY SHIMMIN and JIMMY RUSH, GREG WILLIAMS, DARCY LE YEAR, KATIE BRIANNA, JOSH CANNING, KAREN LYNNE, BRENT PARLANE, RONNI RAE RIVERS, PAT DRUMMOND, TRAVIS COLLINS, TALL TIMBRE (with Jake Lardot) and many more...
*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos (and a snippet of video) from the 2003/4 ROOTY HILL COUNTRY series, including:- ANAM CARA (later to be renamed BELLA - Kate Ballantyne, Karen O'Shea, Lyn Bowtell), LESLIE AVRIL , THE TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE (Allan Tomkins, Mick Manley , Jeremy Barnes, Mark Kirk, Tall Timbre, Glen Bain, Steve Forde and The Flange, Dwayne Elix and the Engineers, Bob Howe, Allan Caswell, Debra Dicembre, Steve Sullivan, Gary Brown, Luke Richmond, Travis Collins, Dave Cook), DAVE GLEESON, CARTER & CARTER, SWEENEY~KILLEEN, Sara Storer, DARREN COGGAN, DONNA BOYD, JOHN STEPHAN, COL FINLEY, RIMSHOT featuring Chris Staff, LEE FORSTER, KATA HAY, the 2004 INTERNATIONAL FRANK IFIELD SPUR AWARD, GRAHAM G TOOLE, WAYNE LAW, WAYNE HORSBURGH, DONELLA PLANE, ROB WILSON, KIRSTY LEE AKERS,
NICKI GILLIS, DENIESE MORRISON, BRYEN WILLEMS, DALE JUNER, GLEN HANNAH, CRAIG GILES, CAMILLE TE NAHU and STUART FRENCH,
SALLY BURGESS, KATIE BRIANNA, BILL CHAMBERS, SALLY-ANNE WHITTEN, DANIEL THOMPSON, ALBY POOL, REBECCA LEE NYE, BILLY BRIDGE and HILLBILLY HEAT, FAITH JULIJA, LEANNE DOUGLAS, PETER PRATT, THE TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE (Briana Lee, Steve Passfield And Handpicked, Jimmy Rush)
and many more...
*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos (and a snippet of video) from the 2004 SONGWRITERS: UP CLOSE & PERSONAL series, including:- BILL CHAMBERS, DIANNA CORCORAN,
LUKE O'SHEA, KIM MACKENZIE, FELICITY URQUHART, TAMARA STEWART, MICHAEL BRYERS, MARK LUCAS, MICHAEL CARR,
DONNA FISK & MICHAEL CRISTIAN, DEBRA DICEMBRE, ROB WILSON, PAT DRUMMOND, STEVE PASSFIELD, REBECCA HENRY, HUNTER & SUZY OWENS, DARREN COGGAN, KIM CHESHIRE, ROGER CORBETT, BECKY WILLIS, ALLAN CASWELL, DREW MCALISTER,
K'CRASHER, NICKI GILLIS and many more...
*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from the FOURTH YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:- CARTER & CARTER, TRAVIS SINCLAIR, SALLY BURGESS, DONNA FISK & MICHAEL CRISTIAN, BRENT PARLANE, KEITH GLASS, JOHN STEPHAN, NATTASHA CRESTANI, DONELLA PLANE, ROB WILSON, ANGELA HAYDEN, 'THE HANK WILLIAMS BIRTHDAY BASH' (Dwayne Elix, The Murray Hillbillies, Leslie Avril, Donna Boyd, Kim MacKenzie, Sweeney~Killeen, Andy Anderson, Mark Lucas, Bryen Willems, Jonnie Russell), 'TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE' (Rob Wilson, Alby Pool, Dwayne Elix and The Engineers, Allan Caswell, Briana Lee, Debra Dicembre, Jeremy Barnes, Gary Brown, Tall Timbre with Jake Lardot, Peta Caswell, Travis Collins, The Baileys, Craig Giles and Craig Byrne), CAMILLE TE NAHU, STUART FRENCH, DANIEL THOMPSON, LEE FORSTER, WAYNE HORSBURGH, SWEENEY~KILLEEN, NEVILLE ANDERSON, KIM MACKENZIE, THE TOE SUCKING COWGIRLS, STEVE PASSFIELD, DREW McALISTER, DEBRA DICEMBRE, the WRIGHT BROTHERS, LUKE O'SHEA, THE MURRAY HILLBILIES, 'PATSY CLINE ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE' (Donna Boyd, Dale Juner, Sweeney Killeen, Bryen Willems, Nicki Gillis,
Katie Brianna, Amber Lawrence, Doug Boyd and Nigel Beetson), THE BLUEMOONS, BROOKE LEAL and many more...
*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from the THIRD YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:- DARREN COGGAN, CARTER & CARTER, BRYEN WILLEMS, AUDREY AULD, BILL CHAMBERS, KEITH GLASS, PAT DRUMMOND,
KAREN LYNNE, ALLAN CASWELL, THE TOE SUCKING COWGIRLS, CRAIG GILES, BILLY BRIDGE, DONNA BOYD,
WAYNE HORSBURGH, KAREN O'SHEA, JOSH CANNING, ROB WILSON, GRAHAM G TOOLE, EDDY LOW, PETA CASWELL, ROB LUCKEY, SWEENEY~KILLEEN, ROGER CORBETT, TERRY MURRAY & GILLIAN EASTOE, HUNTER AND SUZY OWENS, 'The TOMKINS SHOWCASE and ALBUM LAUNCH', 'The HANK WILLIAMS Birthday Bash', BROOKE LEAL, CRAIG BYRNE,
SALLY BURGESS, LESLIE AVRIL, DALE HOOPER and many more...
*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from the SECOND YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:- Keith Glass, Mick Hamilton, The Mighty Guys, Linda Maree Miller, Hillbilly Heaven, Karen Lynne, Acoustic Shock, Nick Charles, Wayne Goodwin, Naomi Coggan, Camille Te Nahu, Josh Canning, Audrey Auld, Wayne Law, Frank Ifield, Craig Giles, Brooke Leal, The Murray Hill Billies, Peta Caswell, Bryen Willems & Wendy Costello, Tim Wood, Karen O'Shea, Lee Forster, Wayne Horsburgh, Judy Anne Barnes, Angela Hayden, Leslie Avril, Lyn Bowtell, Duncan Toombs, Dale Juner, Alby Pool, Catherine Britt, Donella Plane, Ben Conicella, Dale Gardner, Chad Plane, Jack Pledge, Dwayne Elix, Geoff Mack, Joel Oakhill, Allan Tomkins, Paul Lines, Allan Caswell, Mike Moore, Mary Heard, Les Scott, Darcy LeYear, Pru Clearwater, Daniel Thompson, Roger Corbett, The Crosby Sisters, Brent Parlane, Raebekah Roycroft, and many more...
*CLICK HERE* to see all the photos from the FIRST YEAR of Canterbury Country, including:- Hillbilly Heaven, Craig Byrne, Teri St. Neil, Donna & Doug Boyd, Gary Fredricks, Wayne Horsburgh, Judy Anne Barnes, Mary Heard, Terry Murray, The Frank Ifield Awards, Wendi Jackson, Don Spencer, Karen Lynne, Kel-Anne Brandt, Michael G. Carr and Nikki Bennett, Leslie Avril, Alby Pool, Catherine Britt, the Feral Swing Katz, Lyn Bowtell and the Southern Steel band, Nicole Brophy & Jodi Moore, Wayne Law, Darren Coggan, Peta Caswell, Frank Ifield, Paul Fisher, Keith Glass, Dwayne Elix, Felicity, Daniel Thompson, Brooke McClymont, Leesa Gentz (with Kristy Gentz and Tameaka Fairfull), Brent Parlane, Tamara Stewart, Chris Staff, Col Finley, Rosemary Rae, Darcy LeYear, Tracey Faith, James Gillard, Jill French, Audrey Auld, Brendan Marolla and Brooke Leal and many more...