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Fans In For Skanking Good Time at City's Skunkfest

Fans In For Skanking Good Time at City's Skunkfest


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Acts: Unpaid Debt, The Pornskars, Skazoo, Rubix Cuba, Operation Lager, Deny, The Lamingtons
Event: Skunkfest 2002
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Friday 3/5/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

MANY festivals have been held in Newcastle but one dedicated to ska music is yet to take place. That will change next week when the organiser behind the successful Ska Trek series hosts the Newcastle's first ska and punk festival Skunkfest 2002. Offering over five hours of skanking ...

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Little Pleasure From the Latest Incubus on DVD

Little Pleasure From the Latest Incubus on DVD


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Event: Incubus DVD review
Author: Yassine Khedaioui

GOING into this as someone who hasn't lent an ear to Incubus, I was hoping that Volume 2 would hook me into the rock group. I was disappointed. This DVD, with 2 hours of material, is organised so poorly that I spent most of my time figuring out where I was. Some of the lingo under which ...

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Fur Will Fly as Band Returns Hot From Patrol

Fur Will Fly as Band Returns Hot From Patrol


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Artist: Fur Patrol
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Friday 3/5/2002

FUR PATROL will return to Newcastle next week to perform at the Northern Star Hotel, fresh from a major tour supporting Machine Gun Fellatio and Waikiki. Fur Patrol just wrapped up a number of dates with Jebediah and the New Zealand four-piece, who now live in Melbourne, will perform at the ...

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Birthday Time for City's Original Dance Party

Birthday Time for City's Original Dance Party


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Artist: DJ Jumping Jack, DJ Defiance, DJ Poppy
Event: Vitalbeats
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 27/4/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

VITALBEATS will return to the place where it all began on Saturday to celebrate its second birthday as Newcastle's original dance music event. The dance party will make its return to The Cambridge Hotel after a brief hiatus at Performing Arts Newcastle. Organisers George Patsan (aka DJ ...

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Soul Mix With the Brothers of Oz

Soul Mix With the Brothers of Oz


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Artist: The Brothers of Oz
Venue: Soapbox Café
Event Date: Friday 26/4/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

EVERY musician has a memorable tale to tell when describing their rise to fame and bassist Craig Calhoun is no exception. Calhoun began his early days performing throughout California and Europe. His talents were recognised during a small show with his band at a restaurant in California. ...

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Classic Tale is Sure to Please

Classic Tale is Sure to Please


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Event: Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs
Venue: Civic Theatre
Event Date: Sunday 28/4/2002

WHEN school holidays roll around it usually means kids are stuck with shopping or the movies. But these school holidays, Civic Theatre Newcastle is hosting a full scale adaptation of the classic Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. The musical features Novocastrian Jim Chapman in the role as the Shy ...

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Zips Ready to Stitch up Some of Music's Top Acts

Zips Ready to Stitch up Some of Music's Top Acts


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Artist: The Zips
Venue: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
Event Date: Friday 26/4/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

WHAT do you get when you put together platform boots, sequinned pants, hard hats, the moonwalk and five rowdy popstars? You end up with a comical showband known as The Zips. Regarded as Australia's best showband, The Zips have been sending up the biggest names in the music world. Whether ...

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Variety Key to Soloist's Musical Success

Variety Key to Soloist's Musical Success


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Artist: Brendan Murphy
Venue: Duke of Wellington
Event Date: Friday 3/5/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

IF you recognise this face, it should come as no surprise. Local singer and songwriter Brendan Murphy has been performing all over Newcastle in a variety of venues for the past four years. Since he first picked up the guitar at 16, Murphy has become one of Newcastle's favourite musicians. ...

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Hottest Bunch of Boys Back in Town

Hottest Bunch of Boys Back in Town


Publication Date: Wednesday April 24, 2002
Artist: The Sydney Hotshots
Venue: Wallsend Bowling Club
Event Date: Tuesday 30/4/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

THEY could easily take the crown as Sydney's hottest bunch of beefcakes and now The Sydney Hotshots are coming to Newcastle to liven up audiences with a raunchy stage show. On Tuesday evening The Sydney Hotshots will perform at Wallsend Bowling Club. The boys will bring their latest show to ...

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