Special guest for muster

Yes its that time of year again when the chubby man in the red suit comes to visit us all.

And yes Santa will be appearing at the Forbes Country Music Club Christmas Muster on Sunday 10th at the Forbes Services Memorial Club from 1pm.

Our special guest for Christmas Muster comes from Cowra, Mr Richard Campbell.

We first met Richard while he was performing at the Open Mic at the Gooloogong Hotel several months back. His easy listening style won a lot of us over.

 Richard Campbell is the special guest for this Sunday's country music muster.

Richard Campbell is the special guest for this Sunday's country music muster.

Richard started out professionally as a solo artist and lead singer in various bands in the City, playing many genres, country; pop, rock and country styles. 

Richard spent some time in New York City where he was vocally trained along with performing a showcase while he was there.

Playing many instruments from guitar – rhythm, bass, some lead, pop, rock , country, classical, flamenco some piano and violin.

Keeping with his musical knowledge Richard is a singer, songwriter, plus arranging, recording, and mixing and experienced in creating back tracks.

He has performed in numerous pubs, clubs, resorts. Richard won the local Battle of the Bands. Won National Song writing award with Tamworth Songwriters.

Richard has worked in many areas from musical theatre to movies.

He has played many parts as Curly in Oklahoma, Lancelot in Camelot, Frank – Annie Get Your Gun, Julio – Paint Your Wagon ,Vittorio - Sweet Charity.

He has also held a starring role in many tele-movies: Brides of Christ, Come In Spinner, and others.

He’s been in TV series including Home and Away, GP, Police Rescue, and others along with TV commercials.

So as you see Richard has done a lot in his musical and acting  years, we are privileged to have him come and entertain us on Sunday.  

Along with Richard and Santa Clause we will be having Paddy Molloy and Ray Lasserre entertain us as usual with a selection on Christmas Carols while Santa meets and greets the children.

The Club has been busy selling raffle tickets for the wonderful Christmas Hamper to be won this year.

Other prizes will be available on the day along with lucky door for adults and children, members draw etc.

This is our last muster for this year, so come along and have fun while you listen to great music.  

We will recommence the musters on February 12, 2018.

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Thank you to all that attended this year and we hope to see you all back again in 2018.

Admission Adult $5 Children Free, All welcome.

Remember if you want a chance to perform on a stage, if you play a musical instrument or sing, an invite to come along, even if it’s not county all music welcome, we don’t mind.

We would love to have you.

Other News

Dates have been confirmed for our musters and other events next year.

Please save these dates:

  • February 12 
  • March 12 
  • April 15 
  • June 3 
  • July 15 
  • August 12 
  • September 9
  • November 4 
  • December 9
  • Forbes Talent Quest May 4 and 5 
  • Forbes Members Campout May 25-27,
  • Bedgerabong Country Music Campout October 9 – 16.

Please check us out on Facebook: Forbes Country Music Club or email us on forbescountrymusicclub@hotmail.com.

Well that’s all for now folks.