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Super band reunites to honour Reg Lindsay


The 15th Annual Reg Lindsay Wine Country Rodeo and Music Reunion in Cessnock in March 2009 was an extra special event for a number of reasons, particularly as it will was the first held since Reg’s passing on August 5, 2008. Reg’s widow, Ros, has been busy organising friends of Reg’s to take part in a special segment during the event – the Ultimate Tribute concert.
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Artists for The Ultimate Tribute concert will be backed by The Overlanders Super Band – composed of Phil Emmanuel, Rob Brown, Warren Neilsen, Dave “Stixy” Adams, Gary Brown, George Boyer, Glen Bain and Gary Melross, most of whom toured with Reg. Artists confirmed for The Ultimate Tribute are Donita Dey, Lee Britton, Jan Kelly and Lucky Starr – who will all perform a song of Reg’s, backed by this super band.

Col Baigent will compere the tribute segment of the event, while Roughstock, featuring Glen Baigent, will open and close the day’s entertainment around the tribute concert and rodeo action.

The new feature event of the 2009 rodeo is the Howard and Queenie Winfield Memorial open bull ride, to honour both of Ros’s parents. In the past it’s been known as the Howard Winfield Memorial, but sadly, Ros lost her dear mum, Queenie, only a matter of days after she buried Reg.

“Reg loved rodeos and getting together with his musical mates, and he loved his family – so this one will be extra special,” Ros said. “Reg always wanted to have a reunion picnic, with each year showcasing someone different from his touring and television days, so I feel this is something Reg would love to ee happening.”

It all takes place at Cessnock Showgrounds on Saturday, March 14, 2009. Other events will be open saddle bronc and open bareback, novice bull ride, steer wrestling, rope and tie team roping, ladies barrel race and steer undecorating, junior steer ride and junior barrel race and the very exciting 10-second ride in the RM Williams Ringer’s Buckjump Spectacular. Release created 24.12.08 in Tamworth by Anna Rose Media Solutions for and on behalf of Ros Lindsay

For more information,
or to arrange an interview with Ros,
please phone (02) 4991 1585

Visit History of Country Music to read a wonderful tribute to the great Reg Lindsay

It is with much regret that we advise the passing of this GREAT Australian Country Music Legend. Australia has lost not only a great country music entertainer but also a great gentleman, a man I was so very proud to call my friend.
Reg passed away on Tuesday 5th August 2008 after a suffering a long illness.
Reg's funeral was on Monday 11th August at 11.00am at St John Anglican Church, Westcott Street Cessnock.

Read The Herald news Farewell to Reg Lindsay HERE
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