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From School Band to Chart Success

From School Band to Chart Success


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Artist: Oblivia
Venue: SJ's on Beaumont
Event Date: Thursday 14/12/2000

Sydney's OBLIVIA was formed in the western suburbs by guitarist TONY JUKE and bass player PETE BANNER. The old school chums boasted record collections containing 'old 45s of bands such as THE SMITHS, THE CURE and ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN'. Last year the band scored chart success with ...

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Local Talent Launch

Local Talent Launch


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Artist: The Gassoon
Venue: Albion Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 16/12/2000

Original Newcastle band THE GASSOON will kick-start the launch of home-grown talent at The Albion Hotel on Saturday as part of the hotel's plan to host live music three days a week. The Gassoon was one of the highlights of the Xpozay band competition, performing an unpredictable and ...

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Sharp Sounds Abound

Sharp Sounds Abound


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Artist: Kactus
Venue: Blackbutt Hotel
Event Date: Friday 29/12/2000

After only two months together KACTUS has emerged from the desert - carried by a wave of cool 'grunge, surf and dance music' - into an oasis filled with top-line gigs. Tomorrow night, at the Duck's Nuts Hotel, and Friday night at the Jolly Roger, Kactus can be heard performing ...

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B1 and B2 to Visit City

B1 and B2 to Visit City


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Artist: Bananas in Pyjamas
Venue: Cardiff Panthers
Event Date: Thursday 14/12/2000

LIFE in Cuddles Avenue will be recreated on stage at Club Nova Cardiff and Club Nova Newcastle this week, as Australia's friendliest fruits B1 and B2 arrive in the city. BANANAS IN PYJAMAS, with their friends RAT IN A HAT and teddy bears AMY, LULU and MORGAN, will perform two shows at Club ...

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Tribute to Farewell Singer

Tribute to Farewell Singer


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Artist: Wendy McMasters

FRIENDS and followers of late vocalist WENDY MCMASTERS will gather at Adamstown RSL Club on Wednesday, December 20, at a fundraiser for the singer's family. McMasters, 27, died on November 20 while undergoing an operation as a patient of the intensive care unit at John Hunter Hospital, after ...

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Country Singer Returns

Country Singer Returns


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Artist: Wayne Horsburgh
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Friday 15/12/2000

UNITED States-based Australian country music performer WAYNE HORSBURGH fell in love with country music the first time he heard yodeller SLIM WHITMAN as a boy growing up in Benalla, Victoria. Horsburgh, playing a free Friday concert this week at Club Nova Newcastle, formed his own dance band at ...

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Eclectic Outfit to Cut Original CD

Eclectic Outfit to Cut Original CD


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Artist: Circle Around the Sun
Venue: Lass O' Gowrie
Event Date: Wednesday 20/12/2000

WINNERS of the Bank Hotel band competition CIRCLE AROUND THE SUN will perform at the Lass O'Gowrie on Wednesday, December 20. Judges awarded the contest to the eclectic-sounding quartet which combines an unlikely mix of African, Middle Eastern and hard rock influences in its original songs. ...

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Hip and Soul DJs to Liven up Dance Party with Grooves

Hip and Soul DJs to Liven up Dance Party with Grooves


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Event: Midnite Soul Dance Party
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 16/12/2000

HIP and soul deejays DJ DEEKAY and DJ DEE STYLE, aka DENNIS KIMANI (left) and DENNIS ST JOHN, will play their smooth grooves at the Cambridge Hotel on Saturday night for the MIDNITE SOUL dance party. Deekay, who also deejays at The Castle every Friday night, said one lucky MC would have the ...

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Melbourne Trio No Shrinking Violets

Melbourne Trio No Shrinking Violets


Publication Date: Wednesday December 13, 2000
Artist: Pre Shrunk
Venue: SJ's on Beaumont
Event Date: Wednesday 13/12/2000

ONE of the tastiest Australian debut albums released in 2000 would have to be DIGITAL SUNRISE from Melbourne trio PRE SHRUNK, featuring Newcastle's own DAVE MORRIS. Pre Shrunk quite rightly describes its long player as 'a nicely rounded, seemingly well behaved release. But scratch the ...

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