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CARRY ME, the latest radio single release from THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT, is the catchiest song from the album, YOU MADE ME STRONGER.
It follows on from our number one hit single from the same album entitled FIFTY BUCKS AND A CASE OF BEER.
This country Gospel song starts out hot from the gates with a banjo leading into quickly-paced power chords.
It’s about a man in need of a helping hand, a man begging the Lord for help: “Carry me, Carry me / down to the river where my soul will be redeemed."
Simply put, it’s a feel good tune at its finest that has the heart pounding from the word go!
We had a fantastic Tamworth Festival 2015 meeting many new friends and catching up with our old ones.
The highlights of this tour was that we made the finals of the People's Choice Awards, and WON a
Gold Medallion Media Award for South East Region (Vic/Tas) New Talent of the Year 2014.
To celebrate, come join us at The Pirates Tavern at 2 Ann Street Williamstown for a party!
Bring your own nibbles if you wish.
Book a table by contacting Wendy on: 0403 702 734.
Look forward to seeing you all there.
We are performing at the Beaufort Country Music Club on Sunday the 19th April 2015, from 6.00.pm. located
at the Beaufort Golf Club- 36-38 Park Street, Beaufort. Fish & Chips are on the menu- and this is great tucker and very cheap.
We are looking foward to entertaining the locals and meeting new friends.
See you there!
THIS COMING WEEKEND WE ARE PERFORMING AT THIS GREAT NEW FESTIVAL WHICH HAS GAINED MUCH
MOMENTUM. WE ARE SO GRATEFUL TO HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS ONE OF THE PERFORMERS.
HERE ARE OUR GIGS:
FRIDAY THE 20TH FEBRUARY 2015- 4.00.P.M-4.45.P.M. BENDIGO BANK STAGE;
SATURDAY THE 21ST FEBRUARY 2015- 11.30.A.M.-12.00.P.M. LAURA LODGE STAGE;
SATURDAY THE 21ST FEBRUARY 2015- 5.50.P.M.-6.00.P.M. BONNIE BAR- TSA SHOW CASE;
SATURDAY THE 21ST FEBRUARY 2015- 7.15.P.M.-8.00.P.M. SESSION STAGE;
SUNDAY THE 22ND FEBRUARY 2015- 10.45.A.M.-11.30.A.M.- SESSION STAGE.
CATCH YOU THERE!!!
Join us at Canberra between the 14th-16th inclusive November 2014- the city that was voted The most livable city in the world recently!.
This Festival is to be held at Queanbeyan Showgrounds, Canberra, and starts on Friday the 14th November 2014- look forward to seeing you all there!
These are the times that we are performing:-
Sessions Stage:- Saturday 15th November from 10.30am-11.30.am
Tru Blu Stage:- Saturday 15th November from 1.00pm-2.00pm
Sessions Stage:-Sunday 16th November from 1.00pm-2.00pm
We are excited!!!!
A Mixed Bag of Music, presented by Glenys Marcus
LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT NIGHT! WE WILL BE STIRRING UP THE TOWN OF MANSFIELD SO PLEASE COME AND JOIN US
AT THE DELATITE HOTEL FROM 8.00.P.M. THIS WONDERFUL VENUE HOSTS GREAT FOOD, WINE AND DRINKS AND MAY WE SAY
GREAT ENTERTAINMENT! HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE- PATSY & DAVE.....
LOOKING FORWARD TO OUR SHOW AT DEVONPORT RSL ON SUNDAY THE 20TH FEBRUARY 2016, FROM 2.30.P.M.
THIS AFTERNOON IS FABULOUS BECAUSE THE DEVONPORT CROWD ARE AMAZING. THE VIBE IS INCREDIBLE. WE ARE
LOOKING FORWARD TO CATCHING UP WITH OLD FRIENDS AND MEETING NEW ONES....HOPE TO SEE THOSE OF YOU CURRENTLY RESIDING IN
On Sunday the 12th October 2014, come and join us to celebrate Dog's Day in Dogtown.
We will entertain you with great music from 12.00- 3.00.p.m.
The festival will be well into the swing of things by the time we start with a wonderful array of marquis, food, doggy treats AND US?!!!
Look forward to seeing you all there with your canine companions in toe!
ON FRIDAY THE 3RD APRIL 2015 at DUBBO RSL,Club Resort, we are performing as part of the Dubbo Country Music Festival.
We start at 7.30.p.m. and finish at 12.30.a.m. There is the members and raffles draw between 8.00.p.m-9.00.p.m. We are performing in the
Entertainment Lounge. We are looking forward to meeting up with all our friends and followers at what will be a brilliant Festival.
ON SATURDAY THE 4th APRIL 2015,at DUBBO RSL, Club Resort, we are preforing in the Entertainment Lounge once again from
8.00.p.m-midnight. Get your dancing shoes on as we sing the night away!
We are delighted to be back at the Dubbo RSL Club Resort on Friday the 8th and Saturday the 9th of January 2016 from 9.00.p.m.
The beautiful bistro is being renovated and should the reno be finised we will start at 8.00.p.m. but if not, we will start at 9.00.p.m.
Looking forward to catching up with all of our friends. In the meantime, Merry Xmas, Happy New Year and see you all soon.
On Saturday the 28th March 2015, we will be performing at the Greensborough Wine and Food Festival
at the Twilight Market between 5.00.p.m.- 6.00.p.m.
Look forward to catching up with you all then!
We are looking forward to heading up the highway to New South Wales to perform at Gulgong Bowls and Sporting Club on 20 June 2015.
We are playing for the Old Boys Football Club and there will be presentations, raffles, and auctions.
Plenty of fun to be had for all in town. Looking forward to meeting up with you all.
OUR SINGLE RELEASE FOR THE FIRST CO-WRITE ('GYPSY WHITEMOON' from our album 'THE NIGHT OF OUR LIFE')- WITH PATSY, DAVE & KENNY hits the radio on 28 April via CRS and 3 May via CHECKED LABEL SERVICE. WE COULD NOT BE HAPPIER!!! HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS BEAUTIFUL SONG WRITTEN ABOUT THE GYPSY'S WHO HAVE BLESSED OUR LIVES!
We are delighted to announce that we will be performing at The Health and Wellbeing Festival on Sunday the 6th September 2015 from 1.45.p.m.- 2.p.m.
The Festival is at Seaworks located at 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown.
The actual Festival starts at 10.00.a.m. and will be a fantastic event, with plenty of useful information, activities and give-aways.
Join Us- look forward to seeing you there.
What an amazing experience we had traveling up to outback North Queensland,
to McKinlay at The Walkabout Creek Hotel.
Nothing was too much trouble and all necessary props were sourced locally.
Many thanks to Frank, Debbie, Kelly, Des, Jim, Angus and all the rest of the crew
for making Kangaroo Rodeo so much fun. Finally Haili Luxa- you are a gem to film,
direct and edit this masterpiece.
Patsy & Dave
We are playing at Martians Cafe on Friday the 14th August 2015, from 7.30.p.m. A small cover charge for entry. Please join us for a night of fantastic fun, food, frivolity and
of course our great music! We hope to see you all at 12 Dean's Marsh- Lorne Road, Dean's Marsh, Victoria.
THIS IS ACTUALLY A PUBLIC EVENT FOR MEMBERS AND OF COURSE OUR REGULAR AND OTHER FRIENDS.
SO WE ARE NOT PLAYING OUR USUSAL SPOT ON THE 5TH DECEMBER 2014. WE WILL START THE ENTERTAINMENT FROM 8.00.P.M.
THERE WILL BE LOADS OF LAUGHS, MERRIMENT, DANCING, NIBBLES AND FUN. SO PLEASE JOIN US FOR A XMAS DRINK.
AT THE PIRATES TAVERN- LOCATED AT 2 ANN STREET WILLIAMSTOWN ON FRIDAY THE 12TH DECEMBER 2014.
BRILLIANT BEYOND BELIEF- WE ARE AT THIS Amazing Festival and can't wait to see you with our amazing friends!
This amazing Housing Estate is officially launched on the 22nd November 2014.
Pasadena Estate is located at the cnr of Berwick-Cranbourne Road/Pasadena Boulevard Cranbourne.
We are performing our contemporary Country mix from 2.00.p.m. to 4.00.p.m.
Come join us in the fun and frivolity at what will be a great day.
Looking forward to playing at The Pirates Tavern on Friday the 7th November 2014 from 8.00.p.m.
The Pirates Tavern has recently installed a stella new PA system so that all artists and the Public are treated to wonderful crystal clear sound!
We encourage everyone to come down and bring a plate and share a drink or two with us!
Looking forward to it!
Please note that our show is now on the 31st March 2017 from 8.00pn. The Pirates Tavern is located at 2 Ann Street Williamstown at Seaworks. entry is free and you are welcome to bring your own nibbles- drinks are to be purchased from the bar but they are reasonably priced.
We are looking forward to seeing you all there xx
We are back at The Pirate's Tavern for a rip roaring party on Friday the 3rd October 2014- bring friends and frivolity. We might even shout you a drink!
WE are back at The Pirates for a night of fun and frivolity? We will kick off at 8.00.p.m. or thereabouts (might be earlier) and would love to see you all.
Located at 2 Ann Street, Williamstown this hidden gem sports the a wonderful live music location. Bring nibbles and purchase reasonably priced drinks from the bar..
Here are our shows:-
FRIDAY 16th January 2015
-- 12.00 noon - 1.00pm - RB Sellars Council Headquarters Stage;
-- 2.00.pm-2.20pm- Albert Hotel;
-- 5.00.pm-6.00.pm- Oasis Hotel;
-- 7.00.pm- late- Dinner & Show at Cascada Restaurant.
TUESDAY 20th January 2015
-- 11.40.am- noon- The Post Office Hotel;
WEDNESDAY 21st January 2015
-- 11.00.am- Toyota Fanzone;
THURSDAY 22nd January 2015
-- 10.00.a.m.- 12.00.p.m. TUDOR HOTEL UPSTAIRS
-- 12.30pm- TSA showcase;
-- 8.00.pm-10.00pm Werris Creek Bowling Club;
FRIDAY 23rd January 2015
-- 6.00pm-8.00pm - Quirindai RSL
SATURDAY 24th January 2015
-- 9.00 am Cavalcade
-- 2.00 pm- 3.00pm - Oasis Hotel
-- 7.00pm- late Cascada Restaurant
Monday the 11th January 2016
8.00.p.m.- Oasis Hotel & Motel- 583 Armidale Road, Tamworth;
Friday the 15th January 2016
12.00 noon- Toyota Fanzone- Peel Street, Tamworth;
5.00.p.m.- Oasis Hotel & Motel- 583 Armidale Road, Tamworth;
Saturday the 16th January 2016
10.15 am- Festival Headquarters Interview- Peel Street, Tamworth;
10.50.a.m- T.S.A. Showcase Post Office Hotel- 8 Fitzroy Street, Tamworth;
2.00.p.m- The Pub- (3 hour show on the Deck)- Cnr Dampier Street & Oxley Hwy, Tamworth;
6.30.p.m- Currabubula Pub & Cafe (2-3hr show)- 1 Davis Street, Currabubula;
Sunday the 17th January 2016
11.00.a.m- Toyota Park- (Bicenntennial Park)- Kabel Avenue, Tamworth;
1.00.p.m- Hogsbreath Cafe, (Upstairs)- 265-267 Peel Street, Tamworth;
7.30.p.m. Hogsbreath Street Stage- 265-267 Peel Street, Tamworth;
Monday the 18th January 2016
10.45.a.m. Tamworth City Plaza - Peel Street, Tamworth;
12.30.p.m. Hooper Homestead- 968 Manilla Road, Hallsville, Tamworth;
Tuesday the 19th January 2016
10.00.a.m. Longyard Hotel (Front Deck- 3hr show), 10-12 The Ringers Road, Tamworth;
Friday the 22nd January 2016
12.30.p.m- Hooper Homestead- 968 Manilla Road, Hallsville, Tamworth;
6.30.p.m. Currabubula Pub & Cafe (2-3hr show including the Finale for Chloe's Fundraiser)- 1 Davis Street, Currabubula;
Saturday the 23rd January 2016
11.00.a.m- Tamworth City Plaza - Peel Street, Tamworth;
2.00.p.m- Oasis Hotel & Motel- 583 Armidale Road, Tamworth;
7.00.p.m- The Family Hotel (3hr show)- Bridge Street, Tamworth;
Sunday the 24th January 2016
7.00.p.m. The Pub- (3 hour show on the Deck)- Cnr Dampier Street & Oxley Hwy, Tamworth;
Private functions, Dubbo RSl & Tamworth Country Music Festival;
FRIDAY the 10th February 2017- Pirates Tavern;
SATURDAY THE 18th February 2017, Private Function;
Saturday the 4th March 2017, Kilmore Country Music Festival-(VIC) Royal oak Hotel from 1.30.p.m.;
Thursday the 16th March 2017, Rehearsal at Devonport RSL (TAS) from 5.00.p.m.-7.00.p.m.;
Friday the 17th March 2017, Devonport RSL (TAS) from 8.00.p.m- midnight;
Sunday Spectacular the 19th March 2017, with other bands at Devonport RSL(TAS) from 2.00.p.m.- 8.00.p.m;
Friday the 24th March 2017, short set at Devonport RSL(TAS) from 8.00.p.m.;
Saturday the 25th March 2017, Circular Head Sports and Recreation Centre in Smithton Tasmania from 8.00.p.m.
Friday the 31st March 2017, The PIRATES TAVERN
SATURDAY the 1st APRIL, 2017, Coomealla Club;
FRIDAY THE 14TH APRIL 2017- GOOD FRIDAY APPEAL- LAKE PURRUMBEET (VIC);
SATURDAY THE 16th APRIL 2017, MAJELLA'S KICK BACK COUNTRY;
SATURDAY THE 29th APRIL 2017, PALACE HOTEL CAMBERWELL (WITH OTHER ARTISTS); we are on at 9.00pm.
MAY 2017- WALKABOUT TOUR 2017
SATURDAY THE 13th MAY 2017, CUNNAMULLA SHIRE HALL IN CUNNAMULLA, QUEENSLAND- TICKETS $20 AT THE DOOR;
THURSDAY THE 18TH MAY 2017, MUSIC IN THE MULGA MUSIC FESTIVAL, EULO, QUEENSLAND;
FRIDAY THE 19TH MAY 2017, MUSIC IN THE MULGA MUSIC FESTIVAL, EULO, QUEENSLAND;
WEDNESDAY THE 24th MAY 2017 from 7.30.p.m. AT WALKABOUT CREEK HOTEL, MCKINLAY QUEENSLAND;
FRIDAY THE 26th May 2017, from 7.30.p.m. at THE WELLSHOT HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE, QUEENSLAND.
MONDAY THE 29th May 2017 from 7.00.p.m. at The CORO CLUB, GRIFFITH, NSW.
FRIDAY THE 9TH JUNE 2017, MACQUARIE INN, DUBBO,
SUNDAY THE 11th JUNE 2017, MACQUARIE INN, DUBBO
FRIDAY THE 23rd JUNE, 2017, THE PIRATES TAVERN, WILLIAMSTOWN, VIC.
Sunday the 16th July 2017, The Altona Bowls Club from 4.00pm-7.00pm;
Saturday the 22nd July 2017, Private Function- Geelong;
FRIDAY the 11th AUGUST 2017, GOLDEN HILLS MOTEL, BENDIGO, VICTORIA from 7.30pm;
SATURDAY the 12th AUGUST 2017, Coomealla Club, COOMEALLA NSW;
FRIDAY the 15th September 2017, at THE PIRATE'S TAVERN WILLIAMSTOWN, 8.00.p.m-11.00.p..m;
MILDURA COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL FROM 29TH SEPTEMBER 2017
29 September 2017, at 12.20.p.m. - MILDURA CITY SHOWCASE;
29 September 2017, at 8.25.p.m. with KIARA RODRIGUES SHOW- MILDURA WORKING MANS CLUB;
30th September 2017, 2.00.p.m. at MILDURA GARDENS RETIREMENT VILLAGE;
30th September 2017, 10.00.p.m. with KIARA RODRIGUES SHOW- EDGE HOTEL, BURONGA;
1st October 2017, 3.25.p.m- 4.00.p.m., GATEWAY TAVERN;
1st October 2017, from 9.00.p.m. at COOMEALLA CLUB (Downstairs).
2nd October 2017, 11.20a.m- COUNTRY ON THE DARLING- WENTWORTH WHARF;
2nd October 2017, at 4.40.p.m. with JUSTIN STANDLEY VARIETY NIGHT, COOMEALLA CLUB UPSTAIRS AUDITORIUM;
2nd October 2017, at 8.40.p.m. with JUSTIN STANDLEY VARIETY NIGHT, COOMEALLA CLUB, UPSTAIRS AUDITORIUM.
3rd October 2017, at 1.40.p.m., MILDURA CITY SHOWCASE;
3rd October 2017, at 8.40.pm. at STEVE PASSFIELD PARTY, GOL GOL HOTEL;
4th October 2017, at 3.00.p.m.p.m. at THE GATEWAY TAVERN- APRA/AMCOS- SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND WITH MELISSA ROBINSON;
4th October 2017, at 9.50.P.M. PIZZA CAFE PARKLET PARTY;
5th October 2017, at 3.00.p.m. MILDURA CITY SHOWCASE;
5th October 2017, 9.30.P.M. SANDRA HUMPHRIES HOEDOWN at CLUB MERBEIN;
6th October 2017, 2.20.p.m at COUNTRY ON THE DARLING, WENTWORTH WHARF;
6th October 2017, from 9.00.p.m. at COOMEALLA CLUB (DOWNSTAIRS).
7th October 2017, 12.p.m. DOCKSIDE COUNTRY LUNCH;
7th October 2017, SOUTHERN STAR AWARDS SHOWCASE from 5.30.p.m.-8.00.p.m.
8th October 2017, from 12-5.00.p.m. one song in the LAST COUNTRY ROUND-UP - MILDURA CITY HALL;
8th October 2017, from 9.45.P.M- 10.00.P.M. at DEAN PERRETT SHOW- GOL GOL HOTEL.
Friday 13th October 2017, from 7.30.p.m.-11.30.p.m. Circular Head Rec & Sports Centre, Smithon, TAS- $10.00 fee at teh door;
Saturday 14th October 2017, all day event from 1.00.p.m.- 10.30.p.m at Cradle Coiuntry Music Festival, Ulverstone Rowing Club,TAS;
Sunday the 15th October 2017, 1.00.p.m.-4.00.p.m. at Kings Meadow Bowls Club, Launceston, TAS- $10.00 fee at teh door;
Saturday the 21st October 2017,from 7.00pm,TICMA awards, Launceston, TAS;
Saturday the 4th November 2017, Ballina Country Music Festival, Nth NSW;
Sunday the 5th November 2017, Ballina Country Music festival, Nth. NSW;
Friday the 10th November 2017, Manilla RSL, Manilla, NSW, from 8.30 pm;
Saturday the 11th November 2017,South Tamworth Bowls, NSW,from 7.30pm;
Wednesday the 15th November 2017,Commercial Club, Albury,NSW from 6.00pm;
We are truly looking forward to making this an amazing evening. The palace Hotel has great food, and live music. looking forward to a big night!
Dave & Patsy
- #46 on the ARIA Top 100 Physical Albums Chart (all genres, all countries)
- we are #3 on the ARIA Hitseekers,
- # 5 on Australian ARIA Country Top 20
- and #9 on the ARIA Country Charts (all countries).
Thankyou for your support!!
On Friday the 21st August 2015, from around 7.30.p.m. we are playing at The Pirate's Tavern. The Tavern is located at Seaworks, at 84 Nelson Place, Williamstown.
Enter via the back gate off 2 Ann Street, Williamstown. We have not played at The Pirate's Tavern for quite a while so really looking forward to this gig.
As the night is also a l members night, please book your tables early. Food vans should be on site, but some food will be available from the Tavern.
Get your dancing shoes on as we have plenty to offer.
WE ARE SOOOOOO EXCITED TO BE IN CUNNAMULLA ON MAY 13. WE ARE AT THE SHIRE HALL STARTING OUR SHOW AT 7.30.P.M IT WILL BE AN AWESOME NIGHT! TICKETS ARE ONLY $15 AVAILABLE ON LINE FROM TRYBOOKING OR AT THE WARREGO PUB, OTHERWISE $20 AT THE DOOR. LET'S PARTY!!!! CUNNAMULLA.
We have just been notified. WE ARE WINNERS OF THE GOLD MEDALLION MEDIA AWARDS FOR NEW TALENT OF THE YEAR (SOUTH EAST REGION) 2014;
What a blast- we are still pinching ourselves! This auspicious award is administered and presented by an executive, with radio presenters and high profile industry personalities from all over the country,invited to nominate their top three
Country Artists and Tracks in each of five catergories. We want to thank those radio presenters and industry gurus who have selected us!! We also want to pass on our sincere congratulations to other nominated artists.
Our New Album "You Made me Stronger" is receiving strong air play and that means that the general public are requesting our songs to be aired on radio. Thank you everyone. we truly appreciate your support.
THIS PAST WEEK HAS BEEN AN OVERWHELMING WEEK FOR THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT.
NOT ONLY HAS FIFTY BUCKS AND A CASE OF BEER HIT #1 IN THE AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY TRACK CHARTS BUT WE HAVE WON THE STUDIO OPEN DIVISION FOR
OUR SONG "YOU MADE ME STRONGER" IN THE SCALA FOOM AWARDS. THIS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD HAS INSPIRED US TO CONTINUE WITH OUR SONGWRITING. INDEED WE ARE HEADING TO NASHVILLE TO RECORD OUR
NEXT ALBUM WHICH IS SELF-PENNED, ON SEPTEMBER 26TH.
A BIG THANK YOU TO SCALA- THE JUDGES COMMENDATION DESCRIBED THE WORK AS A " FANTASTIC SONG THAT HAS THE LISTENER ENGAGED FROM BEGINNING TO END....
..........COMPLIMENTS ON THE WONDERFUL VOCALS THROUGHOUT.........OVERALL A BRILLIANT ORIGINAL MASTERPIECE WITH COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL".
DAVE'S SONG "STANDING AT THE STATION" RECEIVED A HIGH COMMENDATION AND THE JUDGES DESCRIBED THE SONG AS "A GOOD CLASSIC SONG OF WANTING.... CAN'T HAVE ENOUGH......GOD HOW WE LOVE SONGS OF REGRET"
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
PATSY AND DAVE