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New Spontaneity From Jigzag

New Spontaneity From Jigzag


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: Jig Zag
Venue: Tighes Hill Social Club
Event Date: Thursday 26/1/2006

FOR almost eight years Jigzag's Liz Frencham, Caroline Trengove and Greg Bryce have been doing things their own way.Following the path of independent music- making has allowed Sydney-based Jigzag to present itself as a true success story, having appeared at almost every major folk festival ...

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Bayou Boys Blowing In From Swamp

Bayou Boys Blowing In From Swamp


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: Psycho Zydeco
Venue: Hotel Metro
Event Date: Sunday 29/1/2006

EACH member of blues outfit Psycho Zydeco is Australian through and through.But after listening to the band's mix of cajun and zydeco music you could almost swear they had emerged straight out of the swamps of Louisiana.Psycho Zydeco was formed in 1991 by accordionist Stefan Sernek and ...

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Rudd And Friends Put Down Roots

Rudd And Friends Put Down Roots


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: Xavier Rudd
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Sunday 29/1/2006

XAVIER Rudd knows how hard it is to make a name in the music world.For years the Victorian musician worked tirelessly, releasing albums independently and cementing his place on the country's live circuit.Now he is only too happy to help others trying to make a mark, having firmly ...

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Looking Back At Punk's Golden Age

Looking Back At Punk's Golden Age


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: Pucko
Venue: Lucky Country Hotel
Event Date: Wednesday 25/1/2006

RETRO: Pucko, at the Lucky Country Hotel tonight, with plenty of Joy Division, Clash, Birthday Party, Specials, Ramones, The Cure, Fad Gadget and Killing Joke. IF you love all things retro then check out Retrovision at the Lucky Country Hotel tonight.Retrovision is a new residency held by DJ ...

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Harding Hot With Wasabi

Harding Hot With Wasabi


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: Lee Harding
Venue: Newcastle Panthers
Event Date: Friday 27/1/2006

LOVE him or hate him, the real star to emerge out of last year's Australian Idol is Lee Harding. Harding placed third but has come out the clear winner with his number-one single Wasabi. While Idol winner Kate DeAraugo only remained at the top of the charts for a week with her single Maybe ...

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Not Taking No For An Answer

Not Taking No For An Answer


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: The Boat People
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel
Event Date: Saturday 28/1/2006

BRISBANE band The Boat People is headed our way.The Boaties will play at the Cambridge Hotel on Saturday night as part of a four-date tour.``We're still plugging the album. It came out late last year so we're still in the process of going around the country and telling everyone that ...

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The Hard Men Of Punk

The Hard Men Of Punk


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: The Hard Ons, Bad Disguise, The Trophy Wives, Conation, No Quarter, Chaos 69, Unemployed Supervillians
Event: Club Chaos
Venue: Lucky Country Hotel
Event Date: Friday 27/1/2006

LAST year Sydney punk rockers The Hard-Ons commemorated 21 years together with a successful run of shows.Having just toured Europe, the trio still shows no signs of slowing down.Earlier this month The Hard-Ons took up a weekly residency at the Excelsior Hotel in Surry Hills.On Friday night ...

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Monster Of A Gig For Murmur

Monster Of A Gig For Murmur


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: MurmuR, Taunicate, Meniscus, Pink Stik, Ever Inside, The Locus Scene
Venue: Metro Theatre
Event Date: Friday 17/2/2006

AFTER a CD launch at the Cambridge Hotel earlier this month, rising Newcastle rock band Murmur is set to take its music on the road.Murmur, comprising Daniel Honan (guitars/vocals), Ryan Martin (bass) and Jono Sharples (drums), will perform in Wollongong next week before taking on Sydney crowds ...

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Country Gals With Topp Tunes

Country Gals With Topp Tunes


Publication Date: Wednesday January 25, 2006
Artist: The Topp Twins
Venue: Western Suburbs Leagues Club
Event Date: Thursday 2/3/2006

POPULAR duo the Topp Twins are returning to Newcastle. The Topp Twins have been known to leave audiences in tears of laughter as the pair, armed with guitar, mouth-harp and spoons, deliver original songs and an array of distinctive comic characters.As well as slapstick comedy, the Topp Twins are ...

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