Gig Guide

Last Updated 11th February 2016



  • Tues. 5th Merrylands RSL Club, Merrylands, NSW (‘ Morning variety show’) 11.00am ( Cancelled ) (moved to July 5th)
  • Sat. 9th  Gwandalan Country Music Festival, Bowling Club Foreshore, Gwandalan, NSW (with Dianne Lindsay/Peter Simpson and guests) 11.00am
  • Tues. 19th Tamworth Community Centre, Country Music Festival, NSW (with Graham Rodger ) 10.00am – 1.00pm
  • Wed. 20th “Hooper Homestead’, 968 Manilla Rd., Hallsville, Tamworth, NSW (with Dale Hooper, Michelle Little, Lance Birrell, Don Costa ) Tickets at the gate. $15pp. (weather permitting, enquiries Ph.  0428 774 244) Gates open 8.30am  Concert starts: 10.00am – 2.00pm
  • Thurs. 21st Tamworth Diggers Club, ( Guest spot on Morning Show with Jim Haynes & Darren Carr ) 11.00am
  • Fri. 22nd  Tamworth Balladeers Homestead, Salvation Army Hall, Tamworth, NSW (Yodelling Spectacular concert for Peter Coad ) 9.00am – 12noon
  • Fri. 22nd  West Tamworth Leagues Club ‘Outback Room’, Tamworth, NSW (Great Australian Yodelling Show, with Johanna Hemara & Justin Standley ) 2.00pm
  • Sat. 23rd  Tamworth Diggers Club, ( Guest spot on Morning Show with Jim Haynes & Darren Carr ) 11.00am
  • Sat. 23rd  Tamworth Town Hall, Tamworth, NSW ( 50th Anniversary CCMA Jamboree ) 1.00pm
  • Tues. 26th  Merrylands Bowling Club, Merrylands, NSW ( ‘Magic Melodies’ – Variety Day Concert  with Bobby Bradford ) 11.00am
  • Sat. 30th  Blacktown Workers Club, NSW (‘The Cowboy & The Yodeller’ show – with ‘Yodelling Drag Queen’ – LayDee KinMee and McCauley’s Raiders) 8.00pm
  • Sun. 31st  Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW (Rainforest Lounge afternoon variety concert with Rosemaree Dinaro ) 2.30pm


  • Wed. 3rd Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW (‘Back To The Tivoli’ Variety Show – with Al Showman, Paula Watt, Bob Howe, Tivoli Showgirls) 11.00am
  • Sun. 14th  Port Adelaide, Dolphin River Cruise, Adelaide, SA (3 hour cruise with lunch and show – Graeme Hugo and Wayne) 11.00am boarding. 11.30am depart.   (Departs Queens Wharf by Red Lighthouse). Tickets from Lorraine Darling Ph: (08)8821-3445 M: 0418-830-639
  • Wed. 17th  Halekulani Bowling Club, Central Coast, NSW (with Roy Cooper and band) 11.00am
  • Thurs. 25th  Barham Country Music Stampede, Barham, NSW. ( ‘Love That Country Music’ concert with Bob Howe & Greg Hooper ) 7.30pm – 10.00pm

MARCH 2016:

  • Tues. 1st Twin Towns Services Club, Coolangatta, NSW (‘Love That Country Music’ with Bob Howe & Greg Hooper ) 10.30am (Qld. Time)
  • Tues. 8th   Ourimbah RSL Club, Ourimbah, NSW ( “OUR Cabaret Day”  with Anthea Johnson ) 11.30am
  • Thurs. 10th  Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Club, NSW ( ‘Canterbury Country’ – Award Winners Show – Frank Ifield presents 2016 Spur Award) 8.00pm
  • Sun. 27th  Smithfield RSL Club, Smithfield, NSW (  Easter Sunday, ‘afternoon concert with McCauley’s Raiders’) 2.30pm
  • Thurs. 31st  Everglades Country Club, Woy Woy, NSW (‘Gala Day’ – with Wayne Cornell and band 10.30am start. $12 ticket ) Wayne performs at 1.00pm

APRIL 2016:

  • Wed. 6th  Wallsend Diggers Club, Wallsend, NSW (‘Seniors Week Concert’) 11.00am
  • Thurs. 7th  Ballina RSL Club, Ballina, NSW (‘Seniors Week Concert’- with Graeme Howie ) 10.30am – 12noon
  • Thurs. 14th  St. Mary’s Band Club, St. Mary’s, (Sydney) NSW ( Variety Day Concert ) 11.00am
  • Sun. 17th  Yass Senior Citizens Hall, Yass, NSW (with Howie Bros.) 2.00pm
  • Mon. 18th  Weston Creek Labor Club, Stirling, Canberra, ACT (Seniors Luncheon & Concert) 12noon
  • Tues. 19th Southern Cross Club, Woden, Canberra, ACT ( Seniors Luncheon & Concert) 12noon
  • Tues. 26th  Ettalong Diggers Club, Ettalong, NSW (‘Good Morning Ettalong’ – variety show) 10.00am doors open.

MAY 2016:

  • Tues. 3rd Maitland City Bowling Club, Maitland, NSW (with Roy Cooper and band) 11.00am
  • Sat. 7th  Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney, NSW   ( “Mother’s Day Weekend” – “Frank Ifield Remembers” Show ) 4.30pm
  • Sun. 8th  Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith, NSW ( “Mother’s Day” – ” Frank Ifield Remembers” Show ) 2.30pm
  • Fri. 13th  Wagga Wagga Commercial Club, Wagga Wagga, NSW (Country Music Festival) (Concert with Bob Howe & Greg Hooper) 2.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Thurs. 19th  Glenorchy ‘Golden Years Club’, Glenorchy, Hobart, TAS (with Howie Bros.) 7.30pm – 10.30pm
  • Fri. 20th   Burnie Menai Hotel, Burnie, TAS ( with Howie Bros. ) 7.30pm – 10.30pm
  • Sat. 21st  Ulverstone Bowling Club, Ulverstone, TAS (with Howie Bros.) 8.00pm – 11.00pm
  • Sun. 22nd Australian / Italian Club, Prospect, Launceston, TAS ( with Howie Bros. ) 12noon – 3.00pm
  • Tues. 24th  Warrnambool City Memorial Bowling Club, Warrnambool, VIC ( Concert with Howie Bros.) TBC
  • Thurs. 26th Moonta Town Hall, Moonta, SA (Concert with Howie Bros.) 8.00pm
  • Sat. 28th Laura Memorial Civic Centre, Laura, SA (Concert with Howie Bros.) 8.00pm
  • Sun. 29th Victor Harbor Bowling Club, Victor Harbor, SA (Afternoon Concert with Howie Bros.) 2.00pm – 5.00pm

JUNE 2016:

  • Wed. 8th Campsie RSL Club, Campsie, NSW (‘Concert On The Park’ – Lunch and Show with Neil Hanson & band ) 12noon lunch, 1.00pm show.
  • Sun. 19th Wests@Mayfield, Newcastle, NSW (‘Seniors Concert’ with Jim Haynes) 2.00pm
  • Fri. 24th  Wangaratta Bowling Club, Wangaratta, VIC (‘Morning Melodies’ with Howie Bros. & Gill Delaney ) 10.30am – 12noon
  • Sat. 25th  (‘Hold’) with Howie Bros. TBA
  • Sun. 26th Wagga Wagga Commercial Club, Wagga Wagga, NSW (with Howie Bros. & Gill Delaney ) 2.00pm
  • Mon. 27th Young Bowling Club, Young, NSW (with Howie Bros.) TBC

JULY 2016:

  • Sun. 3rd  Grafton District Services Club, Grafton, NSW (‘afternoon Country Music Concert’ ) 2.00pm
  • Tues. 5th Merrylands RSL Club, Merrylands, NSW (‘ Morning variety show’) 11.00am
  • Sun. 17th (‘Hold’)  Hexham Bowling Club, Hexham, NSW (with Graeme Howie)  TBC
  • Tues. 19th (‘Hold’) Bathurst RSL Club, Bathurst, NSW (‘Morning Melodies’ with Graeme Howie ) 10.00am TBC’
  • Wed. 20th (‘Hold’) Cowra Services Club, Cowra, NSW (‘Morning Melodies’ with Graeme Howie ) 10.30am TBC

AUGUST 2016:

  • Wed. 3rd  The ‘Q’ Performing Arts Centre, Queanbeyan, NSW (‘Morning Melodies Concert’ – backed by Greg Hooper) 10.30am
  • Sun. 7th  East Cessnock Bowling Club, Cessnock, NSW (Country Music Day – with Jason Carruthers and Snowy Robson) 1.00pm
  • Fri. 12th  Wests @ Cardiff , Newcastle, NSW ( ‘Love That Country Music’ concert  with Greg Hooper and Victoria McGee) 1.30pm
  • Mon. 15th  Depart Australia with Emirates and fly to Barcelona, Spain for a Mediterranean Music Cruise on board ‘Brilliance Of The Seas’, visiting Kotor (Montenegro), Venice (Italy), Split (Croatia), Naples (Italy), Civitavecchia – Rome (Italy), Livorno – Florence (Italy), Provence – Toulon (France) – back to Barcelona. The ‘Extension Tour’ then includes flying to Vienna (Austria), visit Salzburg (Austria) (‘The Sound Of Music’) and fly home to Australia from Munich (Germany).
  •  Join the Howie Brothers and Wayne Horsburgh (as Celebrity Host) for this exciting cruise and visit some of the most beautiful places in the world.
  • Contact: Travelrite  International at  or John Howie at  for booking information and details.


  • Sun. 4th Return home to Sydney flying with Emirates from Munich, Germany following the Mediterranean Music Cruise for Travelrite International.
  • Sun. 18th Fly to Los Angeles with QANTAS for Music Tour Of America with John Howie for Travelrite International (returning Oct. 12th 2016), visiting Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Memphis, Branson, Nashville, Pigeon Forge, Roanoke, Washington DC, Allentown and New York City. For details contact Travelrite: Toll Free: 1800 033 436  or  or


  • Wed. 12th (Arrive home to Sydney with QANTAS from Music Tour Of America for Travelrite International & John Howie)
  • Fri. 28th St. Georges Basin Country Club, near Nowra, NSW (‘Love That Country Music’ with Bob Howe & Greg Hooper) 10.30am
  • Sat. 29th  Rosewood Country Music Festival, near Tumbarumba, NSW (TBA)
  • Sun. 30th  Rosewood Country Music Festival, near Tumbarumba, NSW (TBA)


  • Sun. 6th  Clarence Town Bowling Sport & Rec. Club, Clarence Town (near Dungog) NSW (‘Love That Country Music’ with Bob Howe & Greg Hooper) 2.30pm
  • Fri. 11th  Moama RSL & Citizens Club, Moama, NSW (‘Remembrance Day’ – lunch and show with Howie Bros.) 12noon
  • Tues.15th  Albury Commercial Club, Albury, NSW (‘Morning Melodies’ with Howie Bros.) 10.30am – 11.45am
  • Sun. 20th  Noble Park RSL Club, Noble Park, VIC (with Howie Bros.) 2.00pm
  • Thurs. 24th  Drouin Anglican Church Hall, Drouin, VIC (‘Afternoon Melodies’ with Howie Bros.) 2.00pm – 3.30pm
  • Fri. 25th  Leongatha Senior Citizens Daker Centre, Leongatha, VIC ( with Howie Bros.) 1.00pm – 2.30pm
  • Sat. 26th  (‘Hold’)  Bairnsdale, VIC ( Radio 3REG – FM – Concert with Howie Bros. ) (TBC)


  • Sun. 11th  Yamba Bowling Club, Yamba, NSW (Country Music Day) 10.00am – 5.00pm
  • Thurs. 22nd – 31st  (Unavailable for bookings – Christmas Break)


  • Fri. 17th  (‘Hold’)  Barooga Sports Club, NSW.  TBC

APRIL 2017:  

  • Sun. 9th  Lima State School reunion, Lima, VIC ( 50 years since Wayne’s school closed ) ( All past students and teachers picnic day ) TBA
  • Fri. 14th – Mon. 17th  (‘Hold’)  Hartwood Festival, NSW ( Easter Weekend ) TBC
  • Thurs. 20th Depart from Melbourne for “Outback’ Australian Music Tour for Travelrite International  (TBC)

OCTOBER 2017:    

  • Fri. 13th  Port Pirie Country Music Festival, Port Pirie, SA ( “Love That Country Music” concert  with Bob Howe & Greg Hooper ) (TBA)
  • Sat. 28th & Sun. 29th (‘Hold’) Leeton Country Roundup, Leeton, NSW ( annual Country Music Festival ) TBC
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