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Punk Rockers Ready to Blast Off with New CD

Punk Rockers Ready to Blast Off with New CD


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: Powderkeg
Venue: SJ's on Beaumont
Event Date: Thursday 30/11/2000
Author: Anthony Scully

'PUNK flavoured noises' from Maitland trio POWDERKEG will be tested on Newcastle audiences tomorrow night when the group launches its CD at SJ's Hotel in Hamilton. The teen trio of DAVID BLACKWOOD, GREG KNIGHT and STEPHANIE THREAGATE has recorded a seven-track CD called LET'S ...

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Titanics Set Course For a Great Night

Titanics Set Course For a Great Night


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: The Titanics, Machine Gun Fellatio
Venue: SJ's on Beaumont
Event Date: Thursday 7/12/2000

FORMER CUSTARD members DAVE MCCORMACK and GLENN THOMPSON will perform in Newcastle on Thursday, December 7, at SJ's Hotel with their new band THE TITANICS. Other members of The Titanics are WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN columnist EMMA TOM on bass and TINA HAVELOCK-STEVENS (CROW) on drums. The Titanics ...

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Hard Man On and Off Stage

Hard Man On and Off Stage


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: Scar'Child, Equinibrium, Anakin
Venue: Mayfield Hotel
Event Date: Friday 1/12/2000

RHYTHM guitarist SEAN BROWN from Newcastle heavy rockers SCAR'CHILD can be a hard man to tie down on stage. Equipped with a wireless pick-up, and an insatiable desire to pound out relentless waves of pulsating distortion, the six-string stuntman can be found off-stage more than on-stage at ...

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Acoustic Appeal Hits From All Eras

Acoustic Appeal Hits From All Eras


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: Kevin O'Hara
Venue: Lake Macquarie Yacht Club
Event Date: Friday 1/12/2000

GLOBE-trotting Novocastrian musician KEVIN O'HARA has been back in Newcastle for nearly three years after spending 10 years on the road in Europe. Performing this Friday night at the Lake Macquarie Yacht Club O'Hara plays classic hits to current chart toppers, using an acoustic guitar ...

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Jacuzzi Suits the Funky Groovers

Jacuzzi Suits the Funky Groovers


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: Jacuzzi Suit
Venue: Club Phoenix
Event Date: Friday 1/12/2000

FUNKY groovers JACUZZI SUIT is still one of the only bands in the Hunter playing mostly funk with a two-piece horn section. The members, performing this Friday night at Phoenix, are all known from previous musical incarnations. They tip their hats to everyone from THE ROLLING STONES to SAM ...

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Punchy Amigos Play Hard to Keep 60s Alive

Punchy Amigos Play Hard to Keep 60s Alive


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: The Amigos
Venue: Beresfield Bowling Club
Event Date: Friday 1/12/2000

WHILE many bands claim to play 'everything from the 1960s to the 1990s', not all of of them are the same. THE AMIGOS, playing this Saturday night at Beresfield Bowling Club, are a case in point. According to bass player LEE BROSSMAN, the group may play music from the 1960s but there is ...

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Soulful Skunkhour in Town Then to the Troops in Dili

Soulful Skunkhour in Town Then to the Troops in Dili


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: Skunkhour
Venue: The Castle Tavern
Event Date: Saturday 2/12/2000

SYDNEY funk soul brothers SKUNKHOUR are back with a new single, KICK IN THE DOOR, their first release in a year. Playing on Saturday, December 2, at The Castle, Skunkhour have been chosen to perform at four special morale-raising Christmas concerts for the troops in East Timor mid-December in Dili, ...

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Have Winning Voice, Will Travel

Have Winning Voice, Will Travel


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: Alissa Hunt

MARYLANDS teenager ALISSA HUNT will fly to the Gold Coast on Saturday to represent Newcastle at the national finals of the BBX KARAOKE CHAMPIONSHIPS. The 18-year-old rose above 130 locals who contested the heats at South Newcastle Leagues Club earlier this year. She eventually beat 16 finalists ...

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Lucky Roll of Tice for Shuffle Kings

Lucky Roll of Tice for Shuffle Kings


Publication Date: Wednesday November 29, 2000
Artist: Dave Tice and Mark Evans, The Shuffle Kings
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 2/12/2000

THE urbane godfather of Australian rhythm and blues, DAVE TICE, will sit in with swinging jazz cats THE SHUFFLE KINGS at the Northern Star on Sunday night. Tice, a silver-maned guitarist/vocalist, had a teenage love affair with legendary blues growlers HOWLIN' WOLF, MUDDY WATERS and SONNY ...

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