'THE TAMWORTH RECOVERY PARTY' with ALBY POOL (Country Legend) plus
DREW McALISTER (Gympie Muster Maton Guitar New Talent Award Winner)
and a crowd of surprise guests including...
Hohner Harmonica Champion 2004
DAVID WRIGHT blowing up a storm with his brother LUKE WRIGHT on guitar.
in fine form...
(guest guitarist PHIL
Gary Brown, Rod Coe and Murray Hill of THE MURRAY HILLBILLIES.
(Rob Souter obscured, Les Scott not pictured)
David and Luke meet...David and Luke!
With so many surprise guests, there was a traffic jam backstage!
L to R: Alby Pool, Allan Tomkins, Debra Dicembre, Terry Phillpot,
Drew McAlister, Naomi Coggan, David & Luke Wright
(Alby's guitarists Brad Rose and Rusty Crook,
plus TALL TIMBRE with Jake Lardot not pictured)
rising star from Queensland
THE TOE SUCKING COWGIRLS
from Darwin with Michael Vidale
and STEVE PASSFIELD
pictured left with
December 2003 we presented
& YULETIDE YODELS'
Wayne launched his new CD,
An Aussie Ozark Christmas with Wayne, and Ralph P. White blew in to play with the Hillbilly Heaven band.
Ho Ho Ho!
Merry Christmas to all
and Peace on Earth.
November 2003 we presented 'SOUL FRIENDS' which starred
CAMILLE TE NAHU & STUART FRENCH, DANIEL THOMPSON and LEE FORSTER.
Above, L to R: LEE FORSTER, CAMILLE TE NAHU, DANIEL THOMPSON and STUART FRENCH.
DANIEL THOMPSON with guest musicians
SEAN RUDD (left) and DUNCAN TOOMBS
CAMILLE TE NAHU & STUART FRENCH onstage.
Thursday October 16th 2003 was our 3rd
'TOMKINS GUITAR SHOWCASE'
which starred 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, a special appearance by the baileys and a surprise appearance by the Craigs In Stereo - Craig Giles and Craig Byrne.
Above, L to R: Briana Lee, Crystal Bailey, Charlene Bailey and Peta Caswell.
Above, L to R: Rob Wilson, Dave Cook, Dwayne Elix, Alby Pool and Jake Lardot.
September 2003, Canterbury Country presented...
'THE HANK WILLIAMS BIRTHDAY BASH'
which starred Dwayne Elix, The Murray Hillbillies, Leslie Avril, Donna Boyd, Kim MacKenzie, Sweeney~Killeen, Andy Anderson, Mark Lucas, Bryen Willems, Jonnie Russell, Bob Howe and the Hillbilly Heaven band....
*Hank Williams CD prizes courtesy of Universal Music!*
Kim MacKenzie was excited about the next show...
August 14th 2003
'HUNTER VALLEY PTA'
Country Stars from the North
Donella pulls the reins in on Rob!
Pictured below: Rob and Donella on the Canterbury Country stage.
Thanks to Terry Phillpot (Eyeball Photographics) for this month's photos.
June 12th 2003 -
'GOLDEN GUITAR WINNERS'
starring CARTER & CARTER-
Vocal Duo of the Year
TRAVIS SINCLAIR - New Talent of the Year
plus from the USA SALLY BURGESS -
NACMAI Female Entertainer of the Year
Sally Burgess, Travis Sinclair David Carter, Merelyn Carter, Travis Sinclair
All photos from the shows are © Bob Howe unless otherwise credited.
Where did all the other photos go...?
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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,
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