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Dogbite Find Iota Sets The Standard

Dogbite Find Iota Sets The Standard


Publication Date: Wednesday August 4, 1999
Event: Dogbite

ONE of the treats of this year's DOGBITE '99 festival at the Maitland Showground was IOTA performing solo in the acoustic tent behind the grandstand.Performing songs such as the TRIPLE J favourite SCHITZO a small but energetic crowd of 50 or so found itself swaying involuntarily, like ...

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Ancient Marinators a New Flavour

Ancient Marinators a New Flavour


Publication Date: Wednesday August 4, 1999
Artist: Ancient Mariners
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 7/8/1999

THREE cheers for the ANCIENT MARINATORS, two former Novocastrians and two other blokes from Sydney, who've produced an independent album that's about as fresh as a briny summer breeze.It even has a nautical flavour - with the delightful moniker of MULLLET - which is a bit of a misnomer ...

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Blasts From the Past at the Brewery

Blasts From the Past at the Brewery


Publication Date: Wednesday August 4, 1999
Artist: Party Vibe
Venue: QWB - Queens Wharf Brewery
Event Date: Saturday 7/8/1999

SYDNEY band PARTY VIBE, playing at The Brewery on Saturday night, claims to create exactly what its name suggests.Playing music from the 1970s through to contemporary Top 40 songs, PARIS, SAM, BRAD, JEWELS and HAYDEN are all vocalists, in a two-guitar, bass and drums line-up.Some of the more ...

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A Long, Hard Laugh at Life

A Long, Hard Laugh at Life


Publication Date: Wednesday August 4, 1999
Artist: Garry Who
Venue: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
Event Date: Wednesday 4/8/1999

COMEDIAN GARRY WHO was an observational funny man identifying bizarre human behaviour long before society starting labelling it.It was Who, after all, who identified the very 90s phenomenon of road rage back in the early eighties, in a classic piece of stand-up comedy best described as the ...

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Serious Dags with a Passion

Serious Dags with a Passion


Publication Date: Wednesday August 4, 1999
Artist: The Heartfelt Rodneys
Venue: Club Phoenix
Event Date: Friday 6/8/1999

Guitarist and singer PETER DE JONG says he and long-time collaborator JIM PORTEUS changed the band name from THE COOL FACTOR a few years back, coinciding with a switch to club gigs.Playing this Friday night at Phoenix The Heartfelt Rodneys 'is still very much a sixties and seventies' ...

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Couple of Knocks on Dungeon Door

Couple of Knocks on Dungeon Door


Publication Date: Wednesday August 4, 1999
Artist: Bruce Mathiske
Venue: The Dungeon
Event Date: Friday 6/8/1999

THE DUNGEON at Adamstown Uniting church hall gets hotter and hotter with not one but two gigs this month, including guitar-instrumentalist BRUCE MATHISKE on Friday night.The July monthly Dungeon gig featuring FDD - the originals-only version of the FUNKY DO DAS - attracted a record number of 115 ...

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Blues MakesWay into View

Blues MakesWay into View


Publication Date: Wednesday August 4, 1999
Artist: Blue Trane Jazz Trio
Venue: The View Factory
Event Date: Sunday 8/8/1999

COSY East End coffee shop, bar and restaurant THE VIEW FACTORY will swing to the sounds of Chicago-style rhythm and blues this Sunday from 4pm.The original BLUE TRANE JAZZ TRIO, featuring ROSS BAILEY on saxophone and harmonica, will perform there on the first Sunday of every month beginning this ...

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Georgian Sensation

Georgian Sensation


Publication Date: Wednesday August 4, 1999
Artist: Georgian State Dance Company
Venue: Civic Theatre
Event Date: Friday 24/9/1999

DESPITE two centuries of political non-existence as part of the former Soviet Union, the centuries-old Georgian dance history has survived and flourished.On Friday, September 24, the GEORGIAN STATE DANCE COMPANY will perform at the Newcastle Civic Theatre, presenting the beautiful and original ...

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