Entertainment

Big River are your entertainment specialists. We proudly present first class entertainment each and every time.
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Craig Giles - 'Mr Versatile'

Craig is a dynamic entertainer and is acclaimed as 'Mr Versatile', by media and fans alike, owing to his diverse repertoire of songs which spans the spectrum of Ballads through to all styles of Country and on to the up-tempo Rockabilly and 50’s/60’s Rock’n’Roll. Craig’s hectic touring schedule includes a bi-annual Music Tour Of America where his diverse performances include an Elvis Tribute in Tupelo, Mississippi, guest spots at Al Green’s Tabernacle Church with a full Negro Choir, A Tribute to Johnny Cash, Craig Giles Country Show in Savannah and various other guest spots throughout the tour. In August / September 2014 Craig is the also Celebrity Host on a Music Tour of Ireland & Scotland. 2017 will see Craig hosting his 6th USA Music Tour and also a Music Tour to Canada & Alaska. Craig is also popular on the Top End Music Cruises.

Craig Giles as Celebrity Host on National & International Music Tours

Craig's next scheduled Music Tours are ...
2017 Music Tour/Cruise Alaska & Canada
2017 Music Tour Of America's Deep South  

2018 Music Cruise to New Zealand.

Tour Manager : John Howie

Assistant Tour Leader : Roz Giles

Craig's previous music tours were ...

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 - Music Tour Of America's Deep South.
2012 & 2016 - Country Music Cruise of Australia's Top End

2014 - Music Tour Of Scotland & Ireland.

On past tours, Craig’s diverse performances have included Elvis Tributes in Tupelo, Mississippi, guest spots at Al Green’s Tabernacle Church in Memphis with a full Negro Choir, Tributes to Johnny Cash in Chattanooga and various other guest spots at Honky Tonks and on River Boats throughout the tours.

Craig Giles - Elvis Tribute Show

Craig's Tribute to Elvis Presley has been enjoyed both Nationally and Internationally including at The Elvis Presley Birthplace Park in Tupelo, Mississippi. Tupelo is where Elvis was born. Craig explains that this is not an impersonation but a tribute to the King and his music. Craig's Elvis Tribute is also part of the "Remembering The Legends of Rock'n'Roll Show."

Craig Giles' Tribute To Johnny Cash

Craig's Tribute to Johnny Cash has been enjoyed both Nationally and Internationally including Chattanooga, Tennessee. 
Craig explains that this is not an impersonation but a tribute to The Man In Black and his music. 
Craig's Johnny Cash Tribute is also part of the "Remembering The Legends of Country Show." 
Craig, John Howie and a group of Aussies have visited John & June's graves at Hendersonville, Tennessee on several occassions as part of the Music Tour Of America.
Craig wrote a "Tribute To Johnny & June" and performs it a the graveside on each visit.

Craig Giles & Kinta Duo

Craig and Kinta have delighted audiences Australia wide & Internationally with their mix of Dance Parties, Concerts & Tribute Shows. Their combined vocal ability and repoire on stage keep their audiences entertained from start to finish. 
You never know what’s likely to happen when these two are on stage together but a lot of fun is always guaranteed.

 

 

Craig Giles Dance.

"Either COUNTRY, ROCK'N'ROLL, OLD TIME, LINE DANCING or a mix of all "
Solo, Duo or Band.
Craig's entertainment packed show will keep you on the dance floor or you can just sit back,
relax and enjoy the entertainment.

Kinta - 'Southern Songbird'

In 2008 Kinta was discovered by Big River Entertainment who offered her some work with well known entertainer, Craig Giles. The combination was so much of a hit with audiences that they now work together on a regular basis with many & varied, successful shows.

In September 2010 Kinta joined Craig and Roz on their “Music Tour Of America's Deep South” where she accompanied Craig on many of his various shows.

Kinta's fine performances and bubbly personality wins her friends and fans wherever she entertains.

Kinta's Tribute To Patsy Cline

Kinta is outstanding when she presents her "Tribute To Patsy Cline." 

 

She performs many of Patsy's classic hits such as Walking After Midnight, Crazy, Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey and I Fall To Pieces, just to name a few.

 

This Tribute is part of the "Remembering The Legends of Country Show."

The Happy Days Dance Party

An authentic presentation of the songs from the good ol' days of rock 'n' roll

Back to the days of hoola hoops,  roller skates, sock-hops, Bodgies & Widgies and the “Happy Days of Rock’n’Roll” Slip on your Blue Suede Shoes and have a dance or just sit back , relax and enjoy the entertainment whilst soaking up the atmosphere of this ever-popular era. 

Remembering The legends Of Country

In the first half of the show, three of Australia's most popular artists will entertain you with their own unique styles of music and fun.

The second half of the show will feature tributes to three of Country Musics' Legends.

Craig Giles as Johnny Cash, Kinta as Patsy Cline, Peter Pratt as Marty Robbins.

The Country Legends Show also has variations, such as Merle Haggard, Slim Dusty, Dwight Yokem, Loretta Lynne etc

The All Star Country Roadshow

OWEN BLUNDELL, SHARON BENJAMIN, CRAIG GILES, REG POOLE.
These four popular entertainers combine their wealth of stage experience to present their audience with a musical journey of old and new songs plus some unpredictable comedy.
The show had it's debut at Batemans Bay on the 15th of February 2007 to a capacity crowd that filled the large auditorium. 

Other Shows Available include

  • THE LITTLE BIT COUNTRY LITTLE BIT ROCK'N'ROLL SHOW ... as the name suggests, a mix of both.
  • THE DANCE PARTY ... Country, Rock'n'Roll or a mix of both.
  • COUNTRY CROONERS CONCERT ... Classics & Evergreens from a Golden Era 
  • MORNING & AFTERNOON MELODIES ...
  • SENIORS SHOWS ...
  • CORPORATE FUNCTIONS ...

Temora
Country Music Festival

24th -27th November 2016
420 km south-west of Sydney, this weekend of music is known as 'The Friendly Festival'.

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Echuca Moama
Country Music Festival

5th - 7th August 2016
A VIC/NSW bordertown festival in it's 8th year that continues to attract capacity crowds.

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Lameroo
Country Music Festival

29th April - 1st May 2016
Launched in 2010 this festival is recognised as one of SA's most popular.

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