The Gunbarrel Highwaymen
Eclectic styles, country roots
The Gunbarrel Highwaymen are Australia’s Owen Blundell, Terry Gordon (OAM), and Reg Poole (OAM).
The trio has been performing and entertaining audiences for over a quarter of a century. and with their charm and charisma, they have taken their brand of music far and wide both in Australia and New Zealand
With each member being a distinguished artist in their own right, the Gunbarrel Highwaymen are a must-see act.
They encompass an eclectic mix of music styles with solid traditional country roots.
Reg Poole (OAM)
From his rural country origins, Reg has toured and appeared at all the major venues in Australia. A talented bush balladeer in the traditional Australian country music style Reg has written and recorded an immense amount of material. He is the recipient of numerous golden guitar awards for both writing and performing. In 2006 Reg was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM). Also, the 33rd inductee to the prestigious Roll of Renown.
The youngest member of the trio, Owen, is multi-talented and adds enormous appeal to the group, with his character sketches, yodelling, harmony vocals all backed up with his rhythm and lead guitar picking. His sometimes eccentric approach to live performances keeps the audience enthralled. Owen is based in the Snowy Mountains Region and has been the recipient of multiple music awards during his career whilst recording numerous albums and CD’s.
Terry's combination of comedy, country music and comparing skills have been entertaining audiences for over 50 years. A regular at music festivals from afar as Wisconsin USA to across Australia and New Zealand. Terry gained much acclaim and respect for hosting the TV program “Must Be Country” in the 1980s. 2005 saw him receive the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for services to Australian country music. and in 2012 he was inducted to the Roll of Renown in Tamworth.