Rainstorm Hits Gilley’s TI Las Vegas July 19, 2013

So in case you didn’t hear about it, Las Vegas had a rainstorm with booming thunder and plenty of lightening lighting up the sky on Friday evening, July 19, 2013. There was flash flooding around the town and the strip got hit pretty good, as it usually does with all the streets and parking lots … Continue reading

Do NOT go to Gilley’s Las Vegas!

Hey ya’ll, Well, here we go again. Another wasted trip to the Las Vegas strip just to find out that Gilley’s at TI (Treasure Island) is closed for a private party. According to the club’s web site the  Ryan Whyte Maloney Band is supposed to be playing starting tonight at 9 PM but that isn’t … Continue reading

Gilley’s TI New VINYL Dance Floor 3-16-13

Hey ya’ll, Gilley’s at Treasure Island (TI) in Las Vegas never ceases to amaze. Just when you thought it was impossible for them to top their foolish antics they come up with another way to prove that there is something beyond the run-of-the-mill business incompetence that frustrates customers by doing the unthinkable. For months they’ve … Continue reading

Gilley’s TI Dance Floor CLOSED! 3-12-13

Hey ya’ll, So here we go again. Another disappointing effort to go dancing at Gilley’s at Treasure Island in Las Vegas. It’s 9:15 PM on Tuesday, March 12 and I just got home from wasting my evening getting ready and driving to Gilley’s for a night of dancing. Again, after checking the Gilley’s web site … Continue reading

Gilley’s TI Las Vegas – CLOSED! 9-11-12

I checked the Gilley’s Las Vegas web site late this afternoon and it confirmed that tonight was karaoke night. So I get cleaned up, dressed, and drive to Treasure Island, hoping to have some fun. WOW, was I disappointed. I was refused entry and told the club was closed for a private party. When I … Continue reading

“Urban Cowboy” Movie Memorabilia

In addition to the movie posters from a previous post, we have many  other pieces that are related to the film “Urban Cowboy.” A good starting point would be the Esquire Magazine article that started it all. Published in the September 12, 1978 issue was “The Ballad of the Urban Cowboy: America’s Search for True … Continue reading

Gilley’s Las Vegas Expansion – Better or Just Bigger?

In an earlier post back in February I described the walled off area being worked on to expand the existing Gilley’s club at Treasure Island in Las Vegas and prognosticated that it would mean “More room for lost tourists to drink a beer while they decide what to do next.” Now that I’ve seen the … Continue reading

Rare Memorabilia from Gilley’s Las Vegas

The original Gilley’s Las Vegas, at the New Frontier Hotel and Casino, opened in December of 1998 and closed on July 17, 2007 when the classic Las Vegas, Nevada hotel was shuttered forever. Below is a local television news video of the implosion that took place on November 13, 2007. It was quite an extravaganza. … Continue reading

Dull Valentine’s Day at Gilley’s Las Vegas!

February 14, 2011 – Gilley’s Las Vegas Anyone who knows me will tell you I hate to be wrong, but I sure blew it last night. I thought Valentine’s Day (night) at Gilley’s would be a fun place to be. I couldn’t have been more wrong! The room was as dead as the aftermath of … Continue reading

GilleysMuseum.com welcomes all Gilley’s fans!

Framed Gilley's Pasadena, TX Poster

Howdy ya’ll, Welcome to the GilleysMuseum.com home and blog, THE authority on Gilley’s Club memorabilia. We are dedicated to building and sharing the largest collection of Gilley’s Club memorabilia in the world. With in excess of 1000 unique items from both the original Gilley’s in Pasadena, TX (1971-1989) and Gilley’s at the Frontier Casino in … Continue reading


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