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The Donnas

The Donnas


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: The Donnas, Hoggboy, The Casanovas
Venue: University - Bar on the Hill
Event Date: Thursday 15/5/2003

LAST Friday, America's Queens of Rock and Roll, The Donnas, celebrated their 10th birthday.It marked 10 years since four 13-year-old girls from Palo Alto, California held their first band practice in drummer Torry Costellano's (Donna C) garage.Ten years later and The Donnas, now ...

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Melinda

Melinda


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: Melinda Schneider, Jim Haynes, Michael Carr
Venue: Toronto District Workers Club
Event Date: Saturday 24/5/2003

WHEN Melinda Schneider returns to Newcastle next weekend, she is sure to be flooded with a few old memories.``I still remember my first performance,'' Schneider says.``It was at the Hamilton RSL in Newcastle and the compere carried me out onto the stage.I spent a lot of hours in ...

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Alison Goldfrapp

Alison Goldfrapp


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: Alison Goldfrapp
Venue: Belongil Fields
Event Date: Saturday 19/7/2003

FORMERLY the queen of ambient beauty, UK vocalist Alison Goldfrapp seems to have traded in her crown.On her new album Black Cherry, Goldfrapp sports a darker crown which has seen her strap on some sex appeal and take a dive into electronica.Goldfrapp has already made a big name for herself in ...

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JJ Sam

JJ Sam


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: Urban Groove
Venue: Fanny's
Event Date: Friday 9/5/2003

HAVE you ever wondered what happened to popular Newcastle party band JJ Sam? Well, look no further than Urban Groove.Featuring four former members of JJ Sam, Urban Groove has returned to the local circuit with one simple philosophy.The six-piece cover band says its main aim is to play the music ...

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Digger

Digger


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: Digger Revell
Venue: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
Event Date: Friday 9/5/2003

HE played to troops in Asia during the Vietnam War and has an extensive list of Top 10 hits to his name.But for almost 40 years, Australia's rock'n'roll legend Digger Revell has been noticeably absent from the stages of Newcastle.That will change this weekend when Revell gives ...

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Galapogos Duck

Galapogos Duck


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: Galapagos Duck, Billy Field
Venue: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
Event Date: Saturday 10/5/2003

IT is usually a band's music that gains most of the attention.But for Australian jazz band Galapogos Duck, the band's peculiar namesake often becomes the main topic of conversation.The inspiration came from The Goon Show's Spike Milligan and was derived from one of his comedy ...

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Genevieve Maynard

Genevieve Maynard


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: Genevieve Maynard, Bernie Hayes
Venue: Morrow Park Bowling Club
Event Date: Friday 9/5/2003

GENEVIEVE Maynard ...does the name ring any bells? Even if it doesn't there are sure to be a few people who are familiar with her striking voice.Maynard made her name in Sydney band Stella One Eleven but has become an artist in her own right with the release of her debut album Ghost ...

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The Lucksmiths

The Lucksmiths


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: The Lucksmiths
Venue: Morrow Park Bowling Club
Event Date: Tuesday 13/5/2003

THEY say that change is as good as a holiday.So when The Lucksmiths were putting together their latest album Naturaliste, they were lucky enough to enjoy a little bit of both.``There was a bit of a different writing process with this one,'' Mark Monnone said.``We were over in Perth ...

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Violent Femmes

Violent Femmes


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: Violent Femmes
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Saturday 26/4/2003

EVERYBODY went along to see the Violent Femmes at ClubNova Panthers Newcastle on April 26.There were fans of all ages, from pubescent teenage boys to 30-somethings who had worshipped the band when they were teens.Younger fans may have been a little shocked by the band's appearance, with ...

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Groove


Publication Date: Wednesday May 7, 2003
Artist: Groove Terminator
Venue: The Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 10/5/2003

IN terms of highlight moments, Sydney DJ and producer Groove Terminator has already had more than his fair share in 2003.He welcomed to New Year with a set at the Falls Festival and recently wrapped up a national tour with Moby.``The dates with Moby have been the biggest highlight for ...

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