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Tractor's New Bite

Tractor's New Bite


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: Tractor

TRACTOR has refuelled and retooled for a second bite of the rock market.The man behind the wheel is singer/guitarist KEN JEWEL who has recruited the labour of drummer ROB CARSTEIN, bass player LEIF TISDELL and guitarist DARREN SEARLES. Next Wednesday night, December 15, Tractor will plough ...

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Lavish praises

Lavish praises


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: Lavish
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 12/12/1998

BRISBANE band LAVISH will give Newcastle another go this Saturday night after a performance at The Cambridge Hotel last month saw the band turn up a day before it was publicised.The group's management and record company have got their dates co-ordinated this time, and are confirmed to play ...

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Shoot Lucy Gigs Again

Shoot Lucy Gigs Again


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: Shoot Lucy, Little Hornet, Supersonic, Villian
Venue: The Castle Tavern
Event Date: Friday 11/12/1998

AFTER more than a year away from the live music scene, Newcastle's SHOOT LUCY has resurfaced for a gig this Friday night, supporting LITTLE HORNET at The Castle.Punters are advised to get in early to catch Shoot Lucy, which joins SUPERSONICS and VILLAIN on a four-band bill assembled to ...

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Cigars are Smokin'

Cigars are Smokin'


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: The Bondi Cigars, Lucy's Wall
Venue: Highfields Azzurri Sports Club
Event Date: Friday 11/12/1998

SYDNEY blues stalwarts the BONDI CIGARS will perform with Dudley band LUCY'S WALL this Friday night at Highfields Azzurri Sports Club.Bondi Cigars is renowned for its joyful rock-solid rhythm, fluid bass lines and melodic harmonica.The group contributed two tracks, INTENSIVE CARE and LEAD ...

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Duo Forms Catchy Act

Duo Forms Catchy Act


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: Caught In The Act
Venue: Mayfield Ex Services Club
Event Date: Wednesday 9/12/1998

COSTUME changes and a broad repertoire drawn from across the spectrum of popular music makes CAUGHT IN THE ACT a versatile duo.Vocalist KAREN DURAND, well known as the former vocalist with HOT PROPERTY, has teamed up with acoustic guitarist and actor LANCE HAWKINS. Hawkins also has a teaching and ...

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New Breed at Phoenix

New Breed at Phoenix


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: Darren Coggan, Beccy Cole
Venue: Club Phoenix
Event Date: Sunday 13/12/1998

TWO of Australia's newest breed of spruced-up country music stars will perform on Sunday at Club Phoenix.'The pride of Wagga Wagga', carrot-topped DARREN COGGAN, who scored five nominations at this year's Tamworth Country Music Festival, will be there.At 23, Coggan is the ...

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Double Act

Double Act


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: Joy and Lara
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Thursday 10/12/1998

WHEN LARA GOODRIDGE is not playing violin in electric string quartet FOURPLAY, she can be seen with her friend JOY HOWARD playing as JOY & LARA. Performing tomorrow night at the Northern Star Hotel, Joy & Lara play 'songs by people we like' such as CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, some ...

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A 'Mystery' Man

A 'Mystery' Man


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: Swing Like Flynn
Venue: The Dungeon
Event Date: Thursday 10/12/1998

A SPECIAL guest guitarist will again join SWING LIKE FLYNN at THE DUNGEON tomorrow night.Swing Like Flynn is drummer and vocalist ROB COXON, bass guitarist and vocalist PETER GRAY and saxophonist BEN JONES. The group will play tomorrow night at THE DUNGEON all-ages venue in the lower hall, ...

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Band Leader's Debut

Band Leader's Debut


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: Jack Thorncraft
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Wednesday 16/12/1998

DOUBLE bassist JACK THORNCRAFT will hit the Northern Star Hotel on Wednesday, December 16, for the first time as a band leader.Thorncraft, who made a name for himself in the 1960s and 1970s in Sydney, has worked with some of Australia's most prominent jazz musoes including GALAPAGOS DUCK, ...

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America Still Needs You

America Still Needs You


Publication Date: Wednesday December 9, 1998
Artist: America, The Beach Boys, Richard Clapton
Venue: Newcastle Entertainment Centre
Event Date: Friday 18/12/1998
Author: Anthony Scully

MIDDLE-of-the-road United States duo AMERICA may not have changed their musical formula much in the past 30 years but DEWEY BUNNELL and GERRY BECKLEY can't be accused of not moving with the times.America, playing next Friday, December 18, at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre with THE BEACH ...

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