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Guru Starts His Own Reign

Guru Starts His Own Reign


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Artist: The Monarchs
Venue: Fanny's
Event Date: Wednesday 1/9/1999

WHEN the HOODOO GURUS got signed to the tiny Indie BIG TIME label in the mid-1980s, rock and roll was 'unfashionable' and record companies were signing electronic dance bands like PSEUDO ECHO. For former Gurus guitarist BRAD SHEPHERD, who has formed a new band THE MONARCHS, playing ...

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Bassist Fires Up For Black Fly - Carefully

Bassist Fires Up For Black Fly - Carefully


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Artist: Shank'D
Venue: Lass O' Gowrie
Event Date: Saturday 4/9/1999

SHANK'D bass player MARCUS 'DICE' WRIGHT says he will be taking strict advice before attempting any fire-breathing at the BLACK FLY parties the band has been booked to perform at.The high-energy, four-piece rock band, playing this Saturday night at the Lass O'Gowrie, recently ...

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Crunch Time For the Next Generation

Crunch Time For the Next Generation


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Artist: Crunch Time
Venue: Toronto Hotel
Event Date: Friday 3/9/1999

LEAD guitarist PAUL MELNYK and his cousin drummer AARON MELNYK have two very experienced band members to learn from in their group CRUNCH TIME, playing this Friday night at the Toronto Hotel.Lead singer, rhythm guitarist and keyboard player WARREN NEWMAN and guitarist STEVE MELNYK have played ...

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Coffee Clutch Tension

Coffee Clutch Tension


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Event: How to Succeed in Business Without Even Trying

That's the subject of COFFEE BREAK, one of the songs caught at rehearsals last week for AN ENCHANTED EVENING OF MUSICAL THEATRE opening at YOUNG PEOPLE'S THEATRE this Saturday night.From the musical HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, the song is one of dozens of show ...

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Magical Occasion

Magical Occasion


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Event: Fairy Princess Surprise Party

CHILDREN have been invited to dress up for a special surprise party this weekend in a magical garden filled with giant flowers, toadstools and a pirates ships set for adventure.The FAIRY PRINCESS'S SURPRISE PARTY, this Saturday at Whitebridge High School, Lonus St, Whitebridge, is a costume ...

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Tickling Little Pattie

Tickling Little Pattie


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Artist: Pattie Amphlett
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Friday 3/9/1999
Author: Anthony Scully

THERE are two things that have really excited PATTIE AMPHLETT in her 36 odd years in show business, in recent years anyway.The first must have been performing her soon-to-be hit song to millions of television viewers on BANDSTAND in 1963, which was also her first television appearance.But for ...

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A Night in a Pub

A Night in a Pub


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Event: A Night In a Newcastle Pub Volume 1
Venue: Lass O' Gowrie
Event Date: Sunday 5/9/1999

WITH the shrinking price of recording equipment and computer technology, now more than ever musicians are taking control of their own destinies and releasing quality music on their own.The latest example of the power and quality of digital recording will be released this Sunday at the Lass ...

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Pimp Takes Walk on the Wild Side

Pimp Takes Walk on the Wild Side


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Artist: Pimp
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Thursday 2/9/1999

SEXY grooves and a 'shady 70s kind of vibe' is what has inspired the latest collaboration by a group of well-known Beaumont St musicians who go by the name of PIMP. Tomorrow night at the Northern Star Hotel the group will be struttin' its stuff on stage, and ducking the long arm of ...

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'Floor-to-ceiling' Crowds

'Floor-to-ceiling' Crowds


Publication Date: Wednesday September 1, 1999
Event: Newcastle Jazz Festival
Event Date: Wednesday 18/8/1999

SIX hundred interstate visitors and 240 day-trippers aboard the 3801 Steam Train on Saturday were among the 4,500 fans of jazz music who converged on Newcastle at the weekend.The 12th ANNUAL NBN TELEVISION NEWCASTLE JAZZ FESTIVAL at Newcastle City Hall was an unmitigated success according to ...

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