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Grates At Home

Grates At Home


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Artist: The Grates, Bit By Bats
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Sunday 24/4/2005

BRISBANE newcomers The Grates are back on home soil after a three- week jaunt through to London, Canada and the US.The three-piece, John , on guitar, Alana on drums and Patience on vocals, was touring with Bit By Bats . After the three-week jaunt, which took the band throughout Los Angeles, ...

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Spoiled For Choice As Festivals Face Off

Spoiled For Choice As Festivals Face Off


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Acts: Bomba, iOTA and the Lizard Men, The Australian Beef Week Show, Johnny Real and the Lovemakers, Dirty Pink Jeans, Great Dividing Range, JT Recipe, Double Suparlative
Event: The Gumball
Venue: Lower Belford
Event Date: Saturday 23/4/2005

THERE is no shortage of live entertainment in the Hunter this weekend.The long weekend has spawned the creation of two new music festivals which will go head-to- head on Saturday and Sunday.Groovin' the Moo will be staged at Gloucester Showground on Sunday.Inspired by big events such as ...

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Still  Kicking Goals

Still Kicking Goals


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Artist: The Nevilles
Venue: Cardiff Panthers
Event Date: Saturday 14/5/2005

FOOTBALL fanatics would remember The Nevilles from their days as The Footy Show's resident band.But these days The Nevilles are making it in their own right with a relentless tour schedule.The Nevilles have dazzled audiences across Australia, proving itself as a versatile act with a huge ...

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International Man Of Mystery Hypnosis

International Man Of Mystery Hypnosis


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Artist: Peter Powers
Venue: Cardiff Panthers
Event Date: Saturday 4/6/2005

AUSTRALIA has almost become a second home to British hypnotist Peter Powers.Most would be familiar with Powers's work on television, particularly on The Footy Show where he has hypnotised host Fatty Vautin and the crew.He has also featured in his own television show called Celebrity ...

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Sedaka Survives To Tour

Sedaka Survives To Tour


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Artist: Neil Sedaka
Venue: Civic Theatre
Event Date: Saturday 30/4/2005

NEIL Sedaka wonders how successful he would have been had he attempted to crack into the music industry today.Sedaka recently appeared as a guest judge on American Idol and said he was blown away by how hard some of them work and the harsh criticism they face.``I was a big fan of the show and ...

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Queen Tribute Show Returns

Queen Tribute Show Returns


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Artist: Queen It's A Kind Of Magic
Venue: Civic Theatre
Event Date: Wednesday 22/6/2005

LEARNING Freddie Mercury had been named Most Outrageous Star Ever by British music magazine Q came as no real surprise to Peter Freestone. In the 12 years he spent working every day as Mercury's personal assistant, Freestone saw Mercury at his best and worse as he maintained his reputation as ...

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Half Hart, And A Sense Of Humour

Half Hart, And A Sense Of Humour


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Artist: Monkey Boy
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 23/4/2005

MICK Hart is no stranger to Newcastle.The former Central Coast musician frequently makes a stop in the city whether he is touring as a solo artist or with the backing of his band.He returns this weekend this time as one half of the recently formed outfit Monkey Boy, the two- piece blues/rock ...

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Hot Bluesman Belies His Age

Hot Bluesman Belies His Age


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Artist: Pete Cornelius, Steve Arvey
Venue: Gallipoli Legion Club
Event Date: Sunday 24/4/2005

AT the age of 14 Pete Cornelius was already carving out a professional career as a musician.Now aged 21, Cornelius has since built an envious reputation as a fine blues musician.With his band the DeVilles, Cornelius has played most major festivals around Australia. and completed a US tour in ...

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Castanet Club

Castanet Club


Publication Date: Wednesday April 20, 2005
Artist: Voicepopfoible
Venue: Morrow Park Bowling Club
Event Date: Saturday 23/4/2005

NEWCASTLE'S Castanet Club spawned a host of big-name personalities, and plenty of others who still perform.Steve ``The Sandman''Abbott, Mikey Robbins, Maynard and Tony Squires were all part of the legendary comedic group in the early '80s.While not all of the members of the ...

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