Gilley's Beer Bottle Case Side View

Gilley’s Beer Cans, Bottles, Cases – Pictures

As Gilley’s Pasadena became more and more popular, marketing genius Sherwood Cryer (Mickey Gilley’s partner) realized that with all the beer they were selling they could make even more money if the beer they sold was their own. He was also smart enough to foresee  that once the film “Urban Cowboy” was released, business would … Continue reading

More Gilley’s & “Urban Cowboy” Posters

As we continue to accumulate more rare, unique and collectible Gilley’s Pasadena, Texas and Urban Cowboy memorabilia for our collection we will try to keep up with adding pictures and descriptions to our site. Here are some of our newest finds. After years of looking, in July of 2014 we finally acquired the Mickey Gilley … Continue reading

Gilley’s Beer Signs, Shirts and Posters

(February, 2012 NOTE:  Since the airing, and re-runs, of the “American Pickers” episode where Mike and Frank meet Mickey Gilley and buy some of his memorabilia, prices for anything with the name “Gilley’s” on it have fluctuated widely from where they were prior to the episode, so any pricing information given in answer to questions … Continue reading

MORE Rare Memorabilia From Gilley’s Las Vegas.

As I promised in my original post of Rare Memorabilia From Gilley’s Las Vegas, here are more of our rare pieces from Gilley’s at the old Frontier Hotel & Casino. (March 2012 – New Addition) By pure luck we came across an incredible piece of Frontier Casino and Gilley’s memorabilia here in Las Vegas. Before … 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

More Gilley’s event posters.

The old Gilley’s Pasadena, Texas was more than just a country bar. It was also a special events center and concert hall. Did you know they regularly held professional boxing matches there? Here is a 14 x 22 fight poster from December 14, 1982 featuring heavyweight contender Gerry Cooney. Also fighting were well known fighters … Continue reading

Gilley’s Leather Saddle – Rare Find!

Hey ya’ll. I just had to post this picture of a rare hand made Gilley’s Leather Saddle! It’s almost exactly 12 inches from the tip of each stirrup when laid stretched out as pictured and 5 inches from front to back of the saddle itself. This saddle was originally given to a Pasadena, Texas Gilley’s … Continue reading

Vintage Gilley's Poster

Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee Autographs

Hey Ya’ll, I thought it might be interesting to put together a list of items in the Gilley’s Museum collection that are personally autographed by either Mickey Gilley, Johnny Lee, or both. I may have missed a few items since the collection is so large, but here are some examples (with pictures) for your appreciation. #1 … Continue reading

Frontier Gilley’s Chips & Silver Strikes.

Did you know that the Frontier casino in Las Vegas issued gaming chips, silver strikes ($10 tokens made with .6 ounce of .999 fine silver surrounded by a brass ring) and a 5 piece Medallion set to promote their Gilley’s club? Well they did. Here is what we know and what we have in our collection. … Continue reading

1981 Gilley’s 4th of July Picnic poster.

This is an extremely rare (1-of-a-kind?) original poster, in its original frame, promoting the 1981 Gilley’s 4th of July concert and picnic. The poster itself measures 13 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches and, as you can see, shows obvious signs of age.  It features the names of many of the performers scheduled to appear, and … Continue reading