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Idols Coming Our Way

Idols Coming Our Way


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Guy Sebastian
Event: Australian Idol
Venue: Newcastle Entertainment Centre
Event Date: Friday 23/1/2004

NOVOCASTRIANS will be the first to experience the concert version of AUSTRALIAN IDOL when the national tour begins in Newcastle in January 2004.The show's 12 finalists will perform at the NEWCASTLE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE on January 23.The line-up for the tour includes winner GUY SEBASTIAN , ...

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Singer is Jewel in the Crown

Singer is Jewel in the Crown


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Jewel, George, Christine Anu
Venue: Bimbadgen Estate Winery
Event Date: Saturday 14/2/2004

US singer-songwriter JEWEL is set to headline the next A DAY ON THE GREEN event in February 2003.Her appearance at the event will coincide with a national tour which will kick off at BIMBADGEN ESTATE WINERY on February 14.The tour will see Jewel play solo on acoustic guitar following her ...

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Overend's Life in Music

Overend's Life in Music


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Jim Overend
Venue: Gallipoli Legion Club
Event Date: Friday 19/12/2003

LOCAL soloist JIM OVEREND started playing guitar at an early age in the 1960s, i luenced by bands such as THE BEATLES, THE ROLLING STONES and THE BYRDS.He was particularly interested in soloists such as CAT STEVENS, DON MCLEAN, PAUL SIMON and NEIL YOUNG .He formed his first band in high school ...

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Traders are One of a Kind

Traders are One of a Kind


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Rogue Traders, Matt Gill, Christian Pure, Brett OK
Venue: King Street Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 20/12/2003

DANCE music duo ROGUE TRADERS have a drunken dare to thank for the inspiration behind its ARIA award-winning single One of My Kind .The hit, which was named Best Dance Release at the 2003 ARIAs, features the vocals of MICHAEL HUTCHENCE from INXS 's classic Need You Tonight .``We had always ...

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A Band With True Grit

A Band With True Grit


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Sandpaper, Andy Mac Acoustica, Motherload, The Dr T
Venue: Lass O' Gowrie

LOCAL band SANDPAPER may have basically been defunct for the past four years, but that has not stopped the band from dusting off its equipment to present the occasional gig.The band are re-forming for the holiday season with a special show at the LASS O'GOWRIE this weekend.Sandpaper will ...

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Striking Trio Have Presence

Striking Trio Have Presence


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Strikes Twice
Venue: Beresfield Bowling Club
Event Date: Saturday 20/12/2003

FEATURING one of Newcastle's most talented, experienced and popular guitarists, STEVE COWLEY , STRIKES TWICE is one of the region's most dynamic trios.Presenting a professional and entertaining show that thrives in a club or pub atmosphere, Strikes Twice offers a repertoire of popular ...

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Afro Grooves With A Universal Appeal

Afro Grooves With A Universal Appeal


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Afro Moses
Venue: Gallipoli Legion Club
Event Date: Saturday 27/12/2003

A LITTLE piece of Africa will arrive at the GALLIPOLI LEGION CLUB when AFRO MOSES appears there on December 27.Moses, who was born in Ghana but is based in Australia, is regarded as one of the world's most respected world musicians.He has twice been named Ghana's international music ...

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Intent On Transcending The Genre

Intent On Transcending The Genre


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Freq Nasty, Kato, Auxiliary, The Jackal, Pricecuts, Skoob, Boogie, Tone
Event: Nutshell Breaks
Venue: King Street Hotel
Event Date: Thursday 18/12/2003
Author: Jade Lazarevic

ASK any breakbeat fan to list the leaders of the scene and you are likely to hear the name FREQ NASTY .The New Zealand-born DJ/ producer real name DARIN MCFAYDEN has become a pioneer of the genre with his bassline-heavy blend of breakbeat, hip-hop, drum'n'bass and garage.Since leaving ...

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Inspiration Close By

Inspiration Close By


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Cindy Frost
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Sunday 21/12/2003

SOLOIST CINDY FROST often finds herself pigeonholed as a folk artist.But the Melbourne singer-songwriter prefers to consider her style as blues- i used suburban folk.``I play rootsy- bluesy kind of stuff,'' Frost said.``Because I'm a girl with a guitar a lot of people ...

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Monroe CD Show

Monroe CD Show


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Kate Monroe
Venue: Mercury Hotel (Heat)
Event Date: Saturday 20/12/2003

ALTHOUGH KATE MONROE is best recognised for her SUBLIME residency at HOME nightclub in Sydney, Newcastle has proved to be somewhat of a second home to the popular house DJ.Monroe has been a regular fixture behind the decks at the MERCURY HOTEL throughout 2003 and she is set to return on Saturday ...

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All Fired Up

All Fired Up


Publication Date: Wednesday December 17, 2003
Artist: Machine Gun Fellatio, On, DJ Mathmatics, Phat Sheeba
Venue: QWB - Queens Wharf Brewery
Event Date: Wednesday 31/12/2003
Author: Jade Lazarevic

KNOWN professionally as CHIT CHAT VON LOOPIN STAB, he's the keyboard player in raunchy rock act MACHINE GUN FELLATIO.But after the band's recent jaunt across the UK and North America, the former Novocastrian could easily become renowned as a professional troublemaker.During the ``tour ...

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