The Gore Country Music Club hosts it monthly entertainment day February through to December. From July 2022 the club’s monthly entertainment will be held on a Sunday afternoon starting 1.30pm. The clubs welcomes everyone to this afternoon with a light afternoon tea being offered.

Entry –  Members free | Non-Members $10
Club Rooms  – Esplin Room, Gore Town & Country Club, Bury Street, Gore
Postal Address – PO Box 382, Gore 9740


First Tuesday Night of Month

Club Night

Second Tuesday Night of Month

Music Committee Meeting

Fourth Tuesday Night of Month

Board Meeting



In 2023 the Gore Country Music Club is hosting several events during the MLT NZ Gold Guitar Awards.

Goldie Oldies-Monday May 29 – 1.30pm 2023

This is a wonderful concert of local artists.  Every year it’s packed out by our seniors community. Come early to get a seat and look forward to a nice afternoon tea after the concert.  Take part in a raffle or two.  This relaxing, homely concert is great entertainment. Gold coin entry

Open Mic Afternoon-Tuesday May 30 -1.30pm 2023

Want to warm up your vocal chords? Join in our Open Mic session. It’s simple – put your name on our black board and perform.  The Open Mic session is a great afternoon of talent to enjoy.  So, come along and strut your stuff. A cash bar is available, and you can dabble in a raffle or two. In true Southland style, everyone is welcome. Gold coin entry

Walk Up Evening Concert-Tuesday May 30 -7.00pm 2023

Join in the fun! Put your name on the blackboard and wait your turn to perform your favourite song or instrument, or come along for a listen.  It’s as simple as that, at this informal walk-up concert.  A full band is available, ready to back anyone who wants to take part in this lively, engaging evening. Please bring 4 copies of chord charts if you are performing with the band.

​This event includes a tree-planting ceremony acknowledging Gore’s sister city relations with Tamworth in Australia.

  • Members $5
  • Non-members $10
  • Children free – 17 years and under
  • Door sales only. Includes supper


Vice President

Julie Mitchell
Sue Stenning

Music Committee:


Laurel Turnbull

03 203 3417

Music Committee Members:

Peter Miller-Music Director

Glenise Terry

Patricia Shaw

Margaret Scott

Dorothy Gutschlag

Glenda Newton

027 4882 640

03 208 0107

03 208 1262

03 208 4904

03 208 8394

021 08979489



Julie Mitchell-President

Sue Stenning – Vice President

Philip Geary- NZGGA Convenor

Carol McAuley -NZGGA Rep

Laurel Turnbull-Music Committee Convenor

Glenda Newton- Music Committee Rep

Sherryl South- Club Member Rep

Jim Waddell- Club Member Rep

Sue Stenning- Secretary/Treasurer

Life Members:

John MacKenzie
Dusty Spittle
Max McCauley
Jessie McChlery Tytler
Fay Spittle
Elizabeth Robertson
Bill Abernethy
Stewart Abernethy
Robert Morrison
Coral McCauley
Ken Ashby
Philip Geary
Peter Cairns