'The 2017 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 14 September 2017
at Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club in Sydney, Australia
featuring
DWAYNE ELIX, MICHELLE LITTLE, BRYEN WILLEMS,
EMMA HANNAH, JONNIE RUSSELL, JON KIRK and GARETH ROWAN,
plus guest musicians JOHN LEE on fiddle and KENNY KITCHING on dobro.

The show was produced and hosted by BOB HOWE with the Hillbilly Heaven band.

THE HILLBILLY HEAVEN BAND
THE HILLBILLY HEAVEN BAND (photo by Jose Tavares)

DWAYNE
DWAYNE ELIX (photo by Jose Tavares)

CAST FINALE
CAST FINALE (photo by Michael Parsons)

JON KIRK
JON KIRK (photo by Will Dower)

EMMA HANNAH
EMMA HANNAH (photo by Jose Tavares)

BRYEN WILLEMS
BRYEN WILLEMS (photo by Jose Tavares)

GARETH ROWAN
GARETH ROWAN (photo by Jose Tavares)

JONNIE RUSSELL
JONNIE RUSSELL (photo by Jose Tavares)

MICHELLE
MICHELLE LITTLE (photo by Will Dower)

EMMA, JON, JONNIE
EMMA, JON, JONNIE (photo by Jose Tavares)

BRYEN, JON, GARETH, ALLAN
Hats On! - BRYEN, JON, GARETH, ALLAN (photo by Bob)

DWAYNE (Hank), MICHELLE (Patsy) and BOB
DWAYNE (Hank), MICHELLE (Patsy) and BOB (photo by Terry)

JOSE TAVARESWILL DOWER
JOSE TAVARES...and...WILL DOWER

WILL SWEET
WILL SWEET at the helm (photo by Jose Tavares)

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MICHELLE
John, Kenny, MICHELLE LITTLE, Tomi (photo by Jose Tavares)

CAST FINALE
CAST FINALE (photo by Jose Tavares)

JOHN LEE
JOHN LEE (photo by Jose Tavares)

KENNY KITCHING
KENNY KITCHING (photo by Jose Tavares)


THE 2017 SET-LIST:

BOB HOWE & HILLBILLY HEAVEN
Half As Much
Take These Chains From My Heart
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home

JON KIRK
Kaw-Liga
Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Move It On Over

BRYEN WILLEMS
The Ride
You Win Again
I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome

GARETH ROWAN
Settin' the Woods on Fire
Just Out of Reach
Jambalaya

MICHELLE LITTLE
Three Cigarettes in an Ashtray
Seven Lonely Days
Stop Look and Listen
I Fall to Pieces
Crazy

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

BOB HOWE & HILLBILLY HEAVEN
Why Don't You Love Me (Like You Used to Do)?
My Bucket's Got a Hole in It

KENNY KITCHING
Cold, Cold Heart
Your Cheatin' Heart

JONNIE RUSSELL
Wedding Bells
Help Me Understand
Will Ne'er Forget Hank Williams

EMMA HANNAH
Faded Love
I Won't Be Home No More
They'll Never Take His Love from Me

DWAYNE ELIX
Hey Good Lookin'
I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love With You)
Cajun Baby
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
Honky Tonkin'
Moanin' The Blues

FINALE
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
KENNY KITCHING on the dobro and JOHN LEE on the fiddle.

Thanks to Jose Tavares and Will Dower for their photos
(and Terry and Michael)

Thanks for outstanding TECHNICAL SUPPORT:
Will, Stuart & Kate

Thanks to Deb for keeping the flame burning and running the room...

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!

DOUG BOYD
DOUG BOYD (photo by Jose Tavares)

TOMI GRASO
TOMI GRASO (photo by Jose Tavares)

TERRY PHILLPOT
TERRY PHILLPOT (photo by Jose Tavares)

ALLAN TOMKINS
ALLAN TOMKINS (photo by Jose Tavares)

BOB HOWE
BOB HOWE (photo by Jose Tavares)

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