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Man, What a Craic-up

Man, What a Craic-up


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Artist: Jimeoin

YOU get the impression from THE CRAIC that Irish comedian and actor JIMEOIN MCKEOWN is really telling a lot of his own story about coming to Australia in the 1980s on a holiday.The music selection is another thing that the funny man had a big say in, as well as the scripting and a starring ...

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Grind it up This Friday Night

Grind it up This Friday Night


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Artist: Dystopia
Venue: Hunter on Hunter
Event Date: Friday 30/4/1999

UNITED STATES grind hardcore band DYSTOPIA will perform this Friday night at the Hunter On Hunter Hotel with Brisbane's BICEPTASAURUS, and Hunter groups NIHILIST, INFLICTION, CONATION and DRIZEN REIKEN. The Californian group, on a two-week tour of Australia and Japan, has been together for the ...

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No Bus, But Run Was a Hit

No Bus, But Run Was a Hit


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Event: Cancelled Iron Duke Run

LAST month's IRON DUKE RUN from Newcastle to see Hunter bands ARMY OF PRAWNS, PURPLENE and MELVIN STARR was a great success.About 80 Novocastrians made the trip to Alexandria despite the fact that the planned bus was cancelled. Organiser BADEN SCARR hopes tonight's gig will attract ...

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Cabaret Night

Cabaret Night


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Artist: Morgan Kent
Venue: Club Phoenix
Event Date: Saturday 1/5/1999

CABARET vocalist and impressionist MORGAN KENT stars in TONITE'S THE NITE which hits Club Phoenix this Saturday night.The two hour show backed up by a showband features the songs of ROD STEWART as well as JOE COCKER, ROY ORBISON, PAVAROTTI and THE BEE GEES. A team of talented female ...

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Cocker-Happy Brothers Still at Fever Pitch

Cocker-Happy Brothers Still at Fever Pitch


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Artist: Cocker Magic Show
Venue: Maitland City Bowling Club
Event Date: Friday 30/4/1999

IN the 1970s singer ALAN ROBERTS, better known as the voice of JOE COCKER in the COCKER MAGIC SHOW, arrived in Maitland to continue his soccer career and his music career.Playing on Friday night at the Knights Leagues Club, Roberts will be joined on stage by his 'big brother' DAVID ...

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Amsterjam Returns

Amsterjam Returns


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Artist: Amsterjam
Venue: Highfields Azzurri Sports Club
Event Date: Saturday 1/5/1999

THERE'S an air of mystery to AMSTERJAM, who disappeared from the live scene in 1996 after releasing a four-track CD that sounded for all the world like a missing DAVID LEE ROTH solo album.This Saturday night the group will perform at Highfield Azzurri Club, and there's a whisper that ...

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Nothing Like a Dame for Helping

Nothing Like a Dame for Helping


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Artist: Dame Edna Average

TO watch her in action you wouldn't think there was anything in the world that could flatten the irrepressible DAME EDNA AVERAGE. The Hunter cabaret entertainer, fashioned after the BARRY HUMPHRIES creation and former DAME EDNA EVERAGE, has a tongue that can lash an unsuspecting victim at 40 ...

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Young Writers Gather

Young Writers Gather


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Event: National Young Writers Festival

CONTROVERSIAL media 'victim' SHANE PAXTON became the subject of a book bidding war after last year's NATIONAL YOUNG WRITER'S FESTIVAL, held in Newcastle in September.In other developments EMMA TOM went on to host her own television show THE LATE REPORT and Hunter designer ...

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Dancers to Burn Floor

Dancers to Burn Floor


Publication Date: Wednesday April 28, 1999
Event: Burn the Floor
Venue: Newcastle Entertainment Centre
Event Date: Tuesday 17/8/1999

FORTY-four dancers from 11 countries will perform in Newcastle in August when BURN THE FLOOR arrives at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre on August 17.At a media conference in Newcastle last week the general manager of DUET ENTERTAINMENT, HARLEY MEDCALFE provided details of the arena production, ...

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