ACCORDING TO THE WEST RIDING REVIEW ........ YORKSHIRES PREMIER COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB !
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WAKEFIELD EXPRESS Published on Fri Sep 24 2010
New country music venue promises much BY Mark Ritchie
Wakefield City Club is the place to be for all country music fans every Tuesday night, as Gilly’s Country Music Club has set up in the club and made the City Club their new home. Gilly is Chris Gill, who previously ran the club at The Lupset Hotel.
Next Tuesday, September 28, sees the new club kicking off with an appearance from top band Collier Dixon Line.
Hopefully country fans from right across our district will flock and re-establish Gilly’s Country Music Club at a brand new venue.
Recent press release
20TH NOVEMBER 2010
As reported by M T http://mrtreviews.weebly.com/
A Great night at Gilly’s Country Music Club in the Wakefield City club with Wakefield born Dave Bryan. A good attendance greeted Emmerdale regular Dave; he has to have the best memory for country songs. He never fails to amaze me. Gilly has been booking him now for thirty years and he still pulls at least 10 different songs. Lots of club members now starting to turn up on the night and adding to a great audience. Thanks to all the people that bring raffle prizes and still buy raffle tickets...this is so amazing and the club and Gilly are very grateful. Some of the songs Dave did was "People are crazy "by Billy Currington "Ravishing Ruby" by Tom T Hall and "Dirty old town" by Kiren O ‘Kane. Well I think we can safely say, “Gilly’s CMC has taken off”
POST HASTE DAYS
Who remembers this ???? wow some years ago eh ?
THANKS TO GEOFF (FINGERS) STEPHENSON FOR THIS ! and MORE MEMORABILIA TO COME ! CHEERS GEOFF !
SOME MORE MEMORY JOGGER'S FROM GEOFF ... ANYONE REMEMBER THESE GREAT DAYS ??
THE NICKI GILLIS BAND
TED & HELEN JOPPE
THE GARY QUINN BAND
ALAN WEST WITH STEVE BLACK
(Have alook on u tube !!)
THE RAY PETERS BAND
THE KINSEY ROSE BAND
(SNEAK A PEEK ON U - TUBE)
3rd MIKE FORD DUO (Cash In)
10th DESERT STAR (Top country)
17th PAUL MARTIN & BLUERIDGE (Great band)
24th DARREN KNIGHT (Not to be missed)
31st STONECOLD COUNTRY (Father and son top act)
7th THE NIGHT RIDERS (Top Band)
14th DAVE ANDERSON (One of Gillys club Fav)
21st DARREN BUSBY (Say no more !)
28th JAMES & WOOD (Award winning duo)
THE JOHN TAYLOR BAND
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MORE GREAT MEMORY'S ...DON'T KNOW WHAT YEAR BUT IT'S A WHILE SINCE ..ANY IDEAS ? PLEASE GO TO MY FACEBOOK AND TELL ME ...CHEERS !
Some more old time Photo's @ "The Poste Haste " in the early 80s With "The COLLIER DIXON LINE"
ME AND MY CUZ VINCE !