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New-wave Retro

New-wave Retro


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Artist: Trans Am
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Sunday 20/6/1999

WASHINGTON DC trio TRANS AM, which describes itself as 'ATARI lovers in a PLAYSTATION world' will thrill punters with its heavy new-wave retro sounds this Sunday at the Northern Star Hotel.With its 'flying V' guitars and atmospheric keyboards TRANS AM is an exciting act, which ...

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Young Music Guns

Young Music Guns


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Artist: The Good
Venue: Royal Inn Waratah
Event Date: Friday 25/6/1999

WITH a handful of original songs up their sleeve and a big BEATLES influence THE GOOD is one of the newest bands on the Newcastle live music scene.Together for just four months THE GOOD is already securing a local following and is keen to sign with a local agent.'We really want to get ...

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Roof Tiler to Funny Man

Roof Tiler to Funny Man


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Artist: Carl Barron
Venue: Belmont 16ft Sailing Club
Event Date: Thursday 17/6/1999

FORMER roof tiler CARL BARRON has taken a major career shift to become one of Australia's 'fastest rising comedians'.Since appearing on THE FOOTY SHOW and HEY HEY ITS SATURDAY about two years ago, things have been happening pretty fast for the 35-year-old.He was last year flown ...

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Country Girl at Heart

Country Girl at Heart


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Artist: Tania Kernaghan
Venue: Mayfield Ex Services Club
Event Date: Saturday 19/6/1999

KERNAGHAN will perform at Mayfield Ex-Services Club tomorrow night and at Hexham Bowling Club on Saturday night.Her tour follows the award-winning performer's second album DANCING ON WATER. KERNAGHAN draws inspiration for songs mainly from life experiences and enjoys a good songwriting ...

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McVernon Set to Release Single

McVernon Set to Release Single


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Artist: Brien McVernon
Venue: Club Phoenix
Event Date: Saturday 19/6/1999

IN November 1998, Novocastrian singer/songwriter BRIEN MCVERNON released his debut album BRIEN MCVERNON ON THE ROAD. Six months later after touring with his one-man show throughout the Hunter with his mixture of originals and covers, MCVERNON is releasing his first single PLEASE COME HOME. The ...

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Sound of DV8 on Way Back

Sound of DV8 on Way Back


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Artist: DV8
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Friday 30/7/1999

IF there was one defining moment that shaped today's Newcastle music sound, that point was DV8. In a town where if you didn't play covers, you didn't get a gig DV8's GREG BRYCE went against the grain and he and the band carved an 'enormous' following for his original ...

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The Big Screen for Tonchi

The Big Screen for Tonchi


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Artist: Tonchi

NEWCASTLE singer/songwriter TONCHI MCINTOSH will soon see his name on the big screen.The 29-year-old has been asked to write the musical score for a full-length Australian feature film titled MISS BLACK AUSTRALIA. Written and produced by SBS producer SALLY RILEY the movie is about the 1980s ...

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Dreamcatchers

Dreamcatchers


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Artist: The Dreamcatchers
Venue: Shoal Bay Country Club
Event Date: Saturday 19/6/1999

THE members of Newcastle's 'dreamiest' duo THE DREAMCATCHERS have decided to spread their wings and explore different horizons.Brother and sister BRENDAN and MEAGHAN MURPHY have been performing together for the past eight years and have decided to pursue individual interests.Both ...

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Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet


Publication Date: Wednesday June 16, 1999
Event: Bell Shakespeare Company's Romeo and Juliet
Venue: Civic Theatre
Event Date: Wednesday 16/6/1999

THE BELL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY'S ROMEO and JULIET opens at the Civic Theatre tonight.Starring BEN GRAETZ, an Aborigine who graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art last year, as ROMEO and 18-year-old actress and champion gymnast BOJANA NOVAKOVIC, as JULIET, the production comes ...

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