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Gig joins Hunter Folklore

Gig joins Hunter Folklore


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Event: Silverchair Gig With Top Local Support Acts

THE SILVERCHAIR gig this month will go down in Newcastle folklore as the one that launched the careers of five hot Newcastle bands.Some 7000 voices shouted in unison 'we are the youth, we are the youth' half a dozen times before Daniel Johns launched into the chorus of ANTHEM FOR THE ...

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Cowabunga Man, Surf Sounds Grouse

Cowabunga Man, Surf Sounds Grouse


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Artist: The Phantom Surfers
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Friday 13/8/1999

THE self-proclaimed originators of surf/ska and surf/punk, THE PHANTOM SURFERS, will perform at the Northern Star Hotel on Friday night.After more than a decade together, and with six albums in the back of the panel van, the masked San Francisco group will arrive fanging down the peak of a ...

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Nail This One Down

Nail This One Down


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Artist: Naiad
Venue: Hunter on Hunter
Event Date: Friday 13/8/1999

ONE gig on Friday night not to be missed will be Sydney band NAIAD with awesome live Newcastle bands DAVOLA and uni band comp winner COMPOST at the Hunter on Hunter.Naiad's devastating demo CD of crushing guitars, brooding female vocals and dark metal dirge is a must for lovers of bands such ...

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Biting Comments Welcome

Biting Comments Welcome


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Event: Goul's Night Out
Venue: Club Phoenix
Event Date: Friday 13/8/1999

INFAMOUS Hollywoood wannabe FITZY, from NX-FM's GARTH & STEVE breakfast show, will preside over the GHOUL'S NIGHT OUT at Phoenix this Friday night (the 13th).The night of 'black magic mayhem' will feature the music of ULTIMATE FREAK OUT 'stirring a cauldron of black ...

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Headline Comedy at Wests

Headline Comedy at Wests


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Artist: Mark My Words
Venue: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
Event Date: Wednesday 11/8/1999

WESTS Leagues new comedy and variety night continues this week with the BIG FAT BAND and Sydney stand-up comic MARK MY WORDS, tonight from 7.30pm.Mark has been regularly booked by Sydney's premier comedy venue THE ORIGINAL COMEDY STORE and features regularly on FOXTEL'S comedy channel ...

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No Dags on New Star of Country

No Dags on New Star of Country


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Artist: Adam Harvey
Venue: Maitland City Bowling Club
Event Date: Wednesday 11/8/1999

VICTORIAN country vocalist ADAM HARVEY is a new young signing to WARNER MUSIC AUSTRALIA whose debut album was produced by JOE CAMILLERI of THE BLACK SORROWS. Performing tonight at Maitland City Bowling Club and Saturday night at Cardiff Workers Club, Harvey has a distinctive, expressive voice with ...

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Parsons Takes Bow as Musician of Year

Parsons Takes Bow as Musician of Year


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Artist: Laura Parsons

NEWCASTLE clarinet player LAURA PARSONS was voted musician of the year by her peers at last month's GALAXY SOUNDS EAST COAST OF AUSTRALIA BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS at Newcastle City Hall.Parsons, who manages the UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE WIND ORCHESTRA, is a musical director with Junction Primary ...

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Brendan Follows his Solo Dream

Brendan Follows his Solo Dream


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Artist: Brendan Murphy
Venue: Crazy Cow Café
Event Date: Friday 13/8/1999
Author: Sara Quigley

BREAKING up is hard to do but BRENDAN MURPHY of THE DREAMCATCHERS is not wasting any time moving on.Murphy's solo act, BRENDAN, once took second place to his popular sister MEAGHAN. The announcement that Dreamcatchers were to split gave Brendan the opportunity to go it alone. This week ...

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Silverchair Fan Wins Web Award

Silverchair Fan Wins Web Award


Publication Date: Wednesday August 11, 1999
Event: Llama Appreciation Society Website
Author: Anthony Scully

A BHP employee who will be retrenched at the end of September when steel making ends in Newcastle has won a national award for his SILVERCHAIR music fan site.DUANE DOWSE, the designer of the LLAMA APPRECIATION SOCIETY web site, won the award in a popular vote through the inaugural AUSTRALIAN ...

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