The Bill Kelly Memorial Country Show

Bill Kelly
above: Bill Kelly
bulletNov. 2002 - The Bill Kelly Memorial Country Show celebrated 20 years at Ingleburn RSL Club and producer Lionel Horne presented a plaque to the club commemorating the occasion.

from original Artwork by Bill Kelly 1981

Billy Kelly receives award (pictured left) 1979: Bill Kelly is presented with a silver tray on behalf of "The Daily Telegraph" for raising $2000 for charity in one night at the Ingleburn RSL Club. Bill was known affectionately as the "Father of Country Music" in Sydney. His career as a performer ranged from entertaining the troops in WW2, to being the first country artist to sing for a Governor-General (in 1949). He was inducted into the Tamworth "Hands of Fame" in 1982. A great promoter of young talent, his influence is felt to this day. The Bill Kelly Show began at Ingleburn RSL in Nov 1982 after a record-breaking run at a previous venue, and continued for many years in his honour.

Santa Claus came to town!
December 2000 -
Santa Claus came to town!

Web design by ShowNet


Webmaster © 1999-2004 ShowNet