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New Music Video's


Keepin it Real - the new single and music video out now. Great fun working with Allan Caswell on a song he co wrote with Garry some time back ...


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UP AND COMING GIGS


Check out the gigs page for our up and coming gigs. ...


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New Single.... KEEPIN IT REAL....out now


Co- written by Garry Koehler and Allan Caswell back in 2009, Keepin it Real was recorded , and is the title track of the new album released on September this year. Featuring vocals by Allan Caswell, Sarah, Rob & Garry (we had his voice on the old demo). Keepin it Real is probably more relevant today than when it was conceived touching on the pre internet era when artists were on the road, playing for the music and keepin it real. Music video link ...


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GYMPIE MUSIC MUSTER HERE WE COME


Great to be getting back to The Muster again. We are at the Dodge Tavern 4 pm Thursday with out full band including the effervescent Tex Austin on drums. ...


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Album Launch "Keepin it Real" Torquay Hervey Bay


What a pleasure to play our new album "Keepin it Real" to our local friends. Had an unscheduled stop to watch The Matilda's successful shoot out against France, then back into the album launch.Thanks to everyone who came along, especially to our generous hosts Kim & Mark and of course The Matilda's!!! ...


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ALBUM LAUNCH CONCERT OODIES


Thanks to our wonderful audience at Oodies. Another great night in one of Queensland's most intimate listening venues. so great to be playing the songs off the new album. Thanks as always to Suzie, Jenny and all the Oodies staff. Specail shout out to Zac on sound. ...


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UP AND COMING GIGS


Can't wait to play the new album live 10 August 23 - Oodies Cafe Bundaberg 12 August - House Concert Torquay Hervey Bay * 24 August 23 - Gympie Muster - Dodge Stage * House concert ticket link on gig page Muster & Oodies direct from their web sites ...


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New Album "Keepin it Real" out now!


The new album is finally ready for release. We are very excited about all of the songs. Three Koehler/Caswell co writes, some re worked old classics from 20 years ago and some great new songs including one by Rob & Allan Caswell. Out Now!!! Some House concert video on the facebook link below with one of the new album songs "More of This" ...


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What a Great Night!


Thanks to everyone who came to our house concert on 1 April. As always, a lovely respectful listening audience of like minded music lovers. New Stage and lighting worked a treat. The band killed it in the second set, proving the band can play at a respectable low volume level.....well done lads!! We recorded and filmed the show so will post some of that soon. ...


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Woodgate Country by the Beach


A quick pic from Woodgate by the Beach last month. A great day out sharing the stage with Drew McAlister, Brad Butcher, Lynchberg, Kelly Cork and Wal Neilson. ...


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House Concert for 1 April SOLD OUT


Thanks to everyone who has bought tickets for the 1 April house concert. Looking forward to playing some new tunes and having the band along for the second set. ...


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Tamworth 2023


Great to get back to Tamworth after the festival being in the covid wilderness for a couple of years. Thanks to everyone that came to out shows. Special thanks to Sam Maddsion for playing with us and to Ang Ela for taking pics and videos for us. ...


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House Concert for 28 January SOLD OUT NEW HOUSE Concert Scheduled 6.30 pm 03 February 2023


Thanks to everyone that bought tickets to the show for 20/01/23. We have scheduled another show for Friday 6.30 pm 03 February also at Rob's House in Eli Waters. Limited tickets available on the link below. ...


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Were off to Tamworth


After 2 years in Covid wilderness, the annual Tamworth Festival is back on. We look forward to doing our showcase of wonderful story songs and joining us will the the lovely talented Sam Maddsion on guitar. One show only Midday 20 January 2023 downstairs at The Services Club. ...


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MERRY CHRISTMAS


Merry Christmas from The Bobkatz. We appreciate all the support shown to us throughout 2022. We did a marathon number of sold out House Concerts and look forward to many more in the new year. So good to keep Garry's songs alive and appreciated both to our supporters and new found friends. Looking forward to getting back to Tamworth in January. All the best Rob & Sarah ...


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Thanks again


Yet another lovely sell out evening House Concert in Torquay Hervey Bay. Thanks to Mark & Kim Sealey once again for hosting and all that attended.We can't express how much we appreciate a respectful listening audience. ...


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House Concert in Torquay....A Beautiful Evening


What a lovely night in the beautiful gardens of Kim & Mark's home in Torquay. Thanks to everyone who attended. This was a sell out and we have scheduled another performance in this beautiful setting for 5 November. Tickets are selling fast. Tickets on link below....only 16 left at the time of this post. ...


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New Single Release


The Red Top Table reminisces over life around the red top table in the kitchen. This new version told by Sarah, Garry's daughter, echoes the family life as it was when these tables seemed to be in everyone's possession (some were yellow or blue). The new music video, shot by Rob's son Zac Shaw, intertwines with footage from the old video of Garry & Rob singing the song back in 2007. ...


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Another great night at Oodies Bundaberg


This place has well earnt the name "Bundie's Bluebird" for staging wonderful music events featuring original music from artists all over Australia. Great to be there again to play Garry's songs in an intimate listening atmosphere to a respectful and appreciative audience. ...


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SOME SAY THE BEST YET


Such a lovely night at last Fridays house concert. Open fire, great company and always a pleasure to sing Garry Koehler's songs. The new songs went over a treat as well as some of the reworked older songs. Thanks to everyone who came along.....a beautiful and most respectful and appreciative audience. New House concert for September will be announced soon. ...


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WERE OFF TO THE 2022 MUSTER


So looking forward to getting back to playing at The Muster. One show on Thursday 25 August at 3 - 4 pm at The McDaddy Grove Stage. We love this venue, a great place for to relax and enjoy some great story telling songs. ...


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NEW HOUSE CONCERT


Great to be doing another House Concert 6.30 pm Friday 22 July 2022 at Eli Waters Hervey Bay. BYO drinks, nibbles and seating provided. Indoor event. Tickets online at https://www.thebobkatz.com/shop/product/house-concert-friday-22-july-2022-6-30-pm-eli-waters-hervey-bay-qld/ ...


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Thanks Hervey Bay RSL


Thanks to everyone that came along to see us at the Hervey Bay RSL. A very enjoyable evening and great to try out some of our new material. ...


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Grandchild for Bobkatz Rob!!!


In the words of Garry Koehler......."well I never thought I'd be here but it's just like Ive been told......and when I look at you and I look at her, it's just Pure Gold" Robert Mackay is beyond pleased to announce the arrival of his first grandchild Zoe , a most beautiful little girl to Abbey & Shaun. Mum & daughter are doing well and Rob is a bowl of porridge. ...


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GETTING BACK TO TAMWORTH IN JAN 22


The Bobkatz are looking forward to hitting Tamworth in Jan 22. We will be doing a full show at The Tamworth Services Club (downstairs) Sunday Jan 16 at 7.00pm & a few guest spots including "Writers of The Round" on Jan 19. ...


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House Concert No 3. What a beautiful Evening!!!


The third and final House Concert to Launch the new album "The Truth Is" was a truly. memorable evening. Thanks to everyone who attended. We thought Jeffrey would enjoy roaming around our guests but he seemed to prefer the stage :-). Thanks to Scott for being MC, Richo for playing with us & Julie and Nicole for the delightful food. ...


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New Man in the Picture Video released !!


We are so proud to release this new video for The Man in the Picture. We thanks all the people who contributed their hero to make the video something special. View on The Bobkatz Facebook page or our utube channel ...


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3rd HOUSE CONCERT ANNOUNCED


Our 1st Hervey Bay album Launch for "The Truth Is" was a great success. Thanks to everyone who came along. 2nd show on 20 August is sold out. We have announced a third concert for 27 August 6.30 pm. BYO drinks. Nibbles provided. BOOK YOUR TICKETS ONLINE NOW ...


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He's my Hero, He's my Dad Merchandise now available in our store


To celebrate our most well known and most requested song, The Man in the Picture, we are pleased to announce a great range of "He's my Hero, He's my Dad" merchandise. Ideal gifts for Fathers day 5 September. Link through to the store and check out the range. ...


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GREAT ALBUM LAUNCH


A sell out crowd at Oodies cafe saw the launch of the new album "The Truth Is" What a great night it was, what a great venue this is! Garry was with us in song and spirit & our audience soaked up the new songs with respectful silence which is the "Oodies norm". Thanks to Richard Butler for playing with us along with guest appearances by the effervescent Tex Austin and the beautiful songsmith Sam Maddison who performed the beautif ...


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WE NEED A PICTURE OF YOUR "MAN IN THE PICTURE" FOR NEW MUSIC VIDEO!


Sarah & Rob will be doing a music video for the newly recorded version of The Bobkatz best know song The Man in the Picture & we would love to include your Hero, your "man in the picture"! Have a look through your photo albums and send us your hero for consideration for use in the video. Submissions to rob@thebobkatz.com ...


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2ND HOUSE CONCERT 20 AUGUST


Tickets for a second house concert to launch the new album "The Truth Is" are now available. Friday 20 August 6.30 pm 21 Lady Penrhyn Drive Eli Waters. BYO drinks. Nibbles provided. Book early......1st concert sold out in 24 hours. ...


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House Concert Hervey Bay Friday 13 August 2021 SOLD OUT


THANKS FOR ALL THE SUPPORT SHOWN TOWARD THIS SHOW. 2ND SHOW SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY 20 AUGUST ...


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Hervey Bay Album Launch


Sarah and Rob will launch the new album "The Truth Is" in Hervey Bay at a house concert at Eli Waters Friday 13 August at 6.30 pm. Limited seats available. $30 per head. BYO drinks, Light supper included. ...


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Bundaberg Album Launch


We love Oodies and we cant wait to launch our new album "The Truth Is" there on the evening of 22 July, Oodies Cafe Bundaberg. Tickets selling fast. ...


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NEW ALBUM OUT NOW


Rob & Sarah are pleased to announce the arrival the brand new Bobkatz album. ...


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