- Bill Chambers Sessions continue to
sizzle at The Pub
There were some special guests both on and off stage at The Pub on
Saturday at the famed Bill Chambers Sessions.
Right over the weekend this continued to be the case at the
Gunnedah Rd hotel, where the entertainment began with The Young
Balladeers on Friday at 4pm, and continued through until Bill
Chambers sang his final song just after 7 on Sunday evening.
Billís guests over the two days included Katie Brianna, Katrina
Burgoyne, Camerata graduate Caitlin Harnett, Jessica Belle,
Charlene Bailey, Troy Loakes and the Huckleberry Swedes.
As always, Billís band was superb, with the gorgeous Chris Haigh
on bass, and young gun Michael Muchow playing lead guitar and
contributing some mighty fine vocals to the overall sound.
At the Saturday session, Michael produced an original heíd
co-written with Bill Ė Killing For Ė which was a real
The endurance award for Hats Off at The Pub should rightly go to
Billís drummer, Toby Laing, from the Swedes.
After an 11pm Swedes gig on Friday, which finished at 2am, Toby
began his shift with Bill at 4pm Saturday, then kept the kit in
place for the Swedesí 8pm Saturday show. And he was still smiling
on Sunday! What a champion.
Bill, Chris Haig, Toby Laing plus Michael Muchow
- Michael Muchow
- Katie Brianna
- Chris Haigh,
Bill Chambers and Kate
- The Huckleberry Swedes made a
stunning debut at Hats Off in Tamworth Ė from left, Sam
Mark Elberg, Troy Loakes and Toby Laing.
- James Gillard, Brendan Radford and
Mitch Farmer called in to The Pub to catch a bit of Billís show
- before heading off to the town hall
to perform on the Lee Kernaghan show, which was 20 tickets
- short of a sellout Ė around 1000
- Clelia Adams, who was in town for the
ACMF concert Friday night, caught up with Sydney
- radio presenter Barbara Morison at
Billís Saturday session.
- Katrina Burgoyne, who was one of
Billís guest artists, and Mistin were in the audience on Saturday.
- Dally Croft, who was about to bolt to
do his spot with Mick Jamesí Desert Men at the Loco,
- caught up with Tamworthians Tess
Johnston and Lindsay Henderson at Billís show.
- Joan Douglas and Jen Carmody, from
Sony-BMG enjoying Billís gig.
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