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Reformed John Swan Celebrates Life, Music

Reformed John Swan Celebrates Life, Music


Publication Date: Wednesday August 17, 2005
Artist: John Swan and Swanee
Venue: Sydney Junction Hotel
Event Date: Tuesday 24/8/2004
Author: Aaron Parnell

WHEN John Swan attended the funeral of 24-year-old Darren Dowlet from Disco Montego last week.Thursday August 11 he shed a tear and realised how lucky he was to be alive.Darren and his brother Dennis had enjoyed worldwide success as DJ duo Kaylan before they teamed with Katie Underwood under ...

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Music-making Made Easier

Music-making Made Easier


Publication Date: Wednesday August 17, 2005
Artist: Snape Bros
Venue: East Maitland Bowling Club
Event Date: Friday 19/8/2005

CHRIS Snape has watched the music industry change dramatically over the past 20 years and he says he likes what he sees.Snape said when he first attempted to get a record produced it was a nightmare to get anyone's attention because good quality samples cost too much money.He said it was ...

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When Matt Mchugh Was

When Matt Mchugh Was


Publication Date: Wednesday August 17, 2005
Artist: The Beautiful Girls
Venue: University - Bar on the Hill
Event Date: Thursday 18/8/2005

WHEN Matt McHugh was growing up on the Northern Beaches of Sydney he was told by aspiring singers that band names had to masculine if it was going to be taken seriously by the public.McHugh, Clay McDonald, Mitchell Connelly and Felipe Kmiecik now laugh at that way of thinking and credit those ...

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Arabian Night Will Be Hypnotic

Arabian Night Will Be Hypnotic


Publication Date: Wednesday August 17, 2005
Artist: Dance of Life Enterprises
Event: Hypnoasis
Venue: Tighes Hill Social Club
Event Date: Saturday 27/8/2005

A NIGHT of culture is coming to the Tighes Hill Social Club.Dance of Life Enterprises, the longest operating belly dance and drum school in the Hunter, will hold its annual concert called Hypnoasis, on Saturday, August 27, from 8pm, with the doors opening at 7.15pm.The show will include live ...

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Time Again For All That Jazz

Time Again For All That Jazz


Publication Date: Wednesday August 17, 2005
Acts: Balled Eagle, Black Mountain, Bruce Mathiske, Bob Henderson, Carol Ralph, David Ridyard Band, Diannia Heather, Grandiva, Hot Licks, The Dungeon 17-Piece Big Band, George Washingmachine, Janet Seidel Trio and Quintet, John Wilson's Dixieland Band, Le Toot Jazz Ensemble, Licorice Allsorts, Paul Furniss's San Francisco, Peoria, Swingout, Viva, Wobbly Boot and James Flynn
Event: Newcastle Jazz Festival
Event Date: Friday 26/8/2005

THE Hunter's premier jazz and blues festival is here again.The Newcastle Jazz Festival will be held in the heart of the CBD for its 18th consecutive year from Friday, August 26, to Sunday, August 28.The festival's bands and entertainers will perform at three locations within the CBD ...

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Bluebottle Kiss

Bluebottle Kiss


Publication Date: Wednesday August 17, 2005
Artist: Bluebottle Kiss
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 20/8/2005

BLUEBOTTLE Kiss realise they are one of the lucky bands who have so far survived the unforgiving nature of the music industry.The band's singer and guitarist Jamie Hutchings said the success of Bluebottle Kiss was due to the band's dedication to produce good sounds and unique ...

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Around-the-clock Acoustic And Fusion

Around-the-clock Acoustic And Fusion


Publication Date: Wednesday August 17, 2005
Artist: 24-Seven
Venue: Belmont 16ft Sailing Club
Event Date: Saturday 20/8/2005

RACHEL Saint Clair set out to form a different covers band three years ago.Her vision was to create a band with ``raw rhythms of hard- edged acoustics'' through to a contemporary and unique fusion-based sound.That vision became 20 Four Seven.Saint Clair said the band could play ...

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Collective Draws A Long Bow

Collective Draws A Long Bow


Publication Date: Wednesday August 17, 2005
Artist: Dawn Collective
Venue: Northern Star Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 20/8/2005

SIMEON Johnson said there was something missing in his life before he joined a band.Johnson had never been in a band until about two years ago.Before joining flourishing band Dawn Collective, he had only played in school and private orchestras and sung at weddings.Now armed with an electric ...

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