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Lee Puts Life into Cabaret With 'Fabulous' Variety Act

Lee Puts Life into Cabaret With 'Fabulous' Variety Act


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Artist: Carlos Hopontopofus
Venue: Adamstown RSL Club
Event Date: Saturday 2/2/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

ANTHONY Lee and his alter ego Carlos Hopontopofus, as most people would know him, sure can turn on a show. Hopontopofus performs a selection of up-tempo favourites complete with a dazzling light show. It demonstrates that Lee's ultimate self-adoring cabaret star really is 'the ...

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Funk Masters Bid Adieu to Fans

Funk Masters Bid Adieu to Fans


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Artist: Chi, Head Poppin' Fatness
Venue: SJ's on Beaumont
Event Date: Thursday 7/2/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

AFTER funking up plenty of audiences all over Newcastle for the past three years, seven-piece outfit Chi is calling it a day. The group made the decision to split early this year after several members of the band decided to relocate around the country to pursue other projects. For something ...

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Greene Fills Regular Gig at Northern Star

Greene Fills Regular Gig at Northern Star


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Artist: Paul Greene
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Friday 1/2/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

SYDNEY solo artist Paul Greene is among those musicians who love to come back to Newcastle to perform again and again. The athlete-turned-musician was thrilled to be offered a weekly gig at the Northern Star Hotel for six weeks. Greene began the residency a fortnight ago and so far the result ...

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Quirky Musician Ready to Blast Your Socks Off


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Artist: Atom, Creeping Jesus, Draw The Line
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Thursday 7/2/2002

ONE thing you wouldn't expect to see during a high-energy punk show is a nerdy-looking guy as the headline act performing solo. That is unless his name is Atom. Obscure and downright quirky punk musician Atom and His Package will headline a punk bonanza during a gig at the Cambridge Hotel ...

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Traditional Avalon Rocking to Sounds of Classic Beat

Traditional Avalon Rocking to Sounds of Classic Beat


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Artist: Avalon
Venue: Adamstown RSL Club
Event Date: Friday 1/2/2002

THE traditional sound of rock'n'roll is often hard to come across. But one band has made the search a little easier by reviving the sounds of the 50s and 60s in a six-piece band. Avalon is a local group that specialises in performing the classic sounds of rock. Avalon is made up of ...

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Sons of Famous Musicians Make Their Own Mark on the Industry

Sons of Famous Musicians Make Their Own Mark on the Industry


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Artist: Betchadupa, The Tea Party
Venue: Civic Theatre
Event Date: Wednesday 13/2/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

IGNORE the fact that half of the band features the sons of two influential musicians and you will discover that Betchadupa has worthily earned its title as the next big thing. Frontman Liam Finn is the son of Crowded House's Neil Finn and drummer Matt Eccles is the son of The Angels' ...

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Ex-Canned Heat Artist Makes Way to Terrigal

Ex-Canned Heat Artist Makes Way to Terrigal


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Artist: James T and The Last Volunteers
Venue: Terrigal Country Club
Event Date: Sunday 3/2/2002
Author: Jade Lazerevic

ONCE the lead vocalist for legendary American blues band Canned Heat, James Thornbury now has his own blues band. Thornbury left Canned Heat in 1995 after performing as the frontman for the band for more than a decade. Thornbury first hooked up with the group when he met Canned Heat's ...

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Timeless Herbie Hancock's Latest Jazz Offering Proves He Hasn't Lost His Cool

Timeless Herbie Hancock's Latest Jazz Offering Proves He Hasn't Lost His Cool


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Event: Herbie Hancock Album Review
Author: Jade Lazerevic

HE'S been around for a while, but Herbie Hancock hasn't lost his cool. As one of the most influential names in jazz music, Hancock's style has never dated and he is responsible for many of the samples heard in today's hip hop and dance tracks. British hip hop act US3 sampled ...

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Rockin' in Style The Aim for Bold New Act


Publication Date: Wednesday January 30, 2002
Artist: The Torpedos, Favours For Each Other
Venue: Wickham Park Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 2/2/2002

NEWCASTLE'S newest, and possibly only, rockabilly band will headline a gig at Wickham Park Hotel on Saturday night. The Torpedo's perform a unique blend of rockabilly and swing standards which the band says tend to get most people moving on the dance floor. As well as performing the ...

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