'The 2015 HANK & PATSY BIRTHDAY BASH'
An all-star tribute to Hank Williams and Patsy Cline and a legendary era of Country Music!
Presented by Canterbury Country on Thursday 10 September 2015
at Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club in Sydney, Australia
featuring
DWAYNE ELIX, LESLIE AVRIL, NeillyRich, JON KIRK, KYLIE ADAMS-COLLIER,
BILL GALE and MICK REID, GARETH ROWAN, MARY-ANNE BURTON, GARY BROWN,
MICHAEL WHITE, MARK LUCAS & THE DEAD SETTERS.

The show was produced and hosted by BOB HOWE with NICKI GILLIS and the Hillbilly Heaven band
with guest musicians GARY BROWN and JOHN LEE.

backstage
MATT & AMELIA (NeillyRich), JON, KYLIE, MICHAEL, NICKI,
DWAYNE, MARK, MARY-ANNE, GARETH


MARY-ANNE sings Angel of Death (Photo by Leonie McClure)


(Video by Mark Lucas)

DWAYNE
DWAYNE (Photo by Leonie McClure)

MATT, LESLIE, MICHAEL
Rose between two thorns...MATT, LESLIE, MICHAEL

I SAW THE LIGHT
'I SAW THE LIGHT' - DWAYNE, MICK, NICKI, BILL, ALLAN (Photo by Leonie McClure)


ACTION! - AMELIA, MARY-ANNE, MATT, MARK, LESLIE (Photo by Leonie McClure)

KYLIE, DWAYNE, MICK, NICKI, BOB, BILL
KYLIE, DWAYNE, MICK, NICKI, BOB, BILL (Photo by Leonie McClure)

JON, NICKI, KYLIE, GARETH
JON, NICKI, KYLIE, GARETH

LESLIE at the piano
LESLIE at the piano (Photo by Leonie McClure)

cast finale
CAST FINALE

MELIA, MARY-ANNE, MARK, MATT
AMELIA, MARY-ANNE, MARK, MATT


JOHN. GARY, MARY-ANNE (Photo by Leonie McClure)


MATT, AMELIA , KYLIE, MICHAEL, JON, MARK,
NICKI, MARY-ANNE, GARETH


THE 2015 SET-LIST:

BOB HOWE & HILLBILLY HEAVEN
Lost Highway

NICKI GILLIS
Honky Tonk Merry Go Round

JON KIRK
Settin' the Woods on Fire
Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain

NEILLY RICH
Your Cheatin' Heart
(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle

MICHAEL WHITE
You Win Again
Mind Your Own Business

LESLIE AVRIL
I Feel Like Hank Williams Tonight
Cold, Cold Heart
Weary Blues from Waitin'
I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love With You) - duet with Bob
There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight

NICKI GILLIS
It Wasn't God Who Made Honk Tonk Angels

-----------INTERVAL----------

MARK LUCAS & THE DEAD SETTERS
I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome
Tell the D.J
There's a Tear in My Beer

KYLIE ADAMS-COLLIER
Walking After Midnight
Hey Good Lookin'

GARETH ROWAN
Anytime
You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave)

MARY-ANNE BURTON
Angel of Death
I Want to Live and Love
Crazy

BILL GALE
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
Take These Chains From My Heart

DWAYNE ELIX
Move It On Over
Half As Much
I'm a Long Gone Daddy
My Sweet Love Ain't Around
Mansion On The Hill
Honky Tonkin'

FINALE
NICKI & the Entire Cast
Jambalaya

DWAYNE & the Entire Cast
I Saw The Light


The HILLBILLY HEAVEN Band for the night were
BOB HOWE (guitar, harmonica, vocals, musical director),
ALLAN TOMKINS (bass, vocals, instrument making),
TERRY PHILLPOT (drums and commentary),
TOMI GRASO (pedal steel guitar extraordinaire)
and DOUG BOYD (piano).
They were joined by guest musicians
GARY BROWN on the dobro and JOHN LEE on the fiddle.

 

Thanks to Leonie McClure for her photos (other pics by Bob)

Thanks for outstanding TECHNICAL SUPPORT:
Will, Michael & David

Thanks to Deb for keeping the flame burning...

Canterbury Country is staged on the second Thursday
of every month at Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club
in Sydney. Click Here for next month's line-up!

 

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LESLIE and BOB
LESLIE and BOB (Photo by Leonie McClure)

 

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