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Dynamic Duo

Dynamic Duo

Who: Red Sweat
Where: Adamstown RSL Club
When: Friday November 3, 2000

THEY'VE played at most of the Hunter's pubs and clubs, but this Friday night RED SWEAT will play for the first time at Adamstown RSL Club. The duo, playing music from the 1960s to the 1980s 'and a touch of the 90s' features VINCE KOMENE on lead vocals and rhythm guitar and JOHN MAUD on lead guitar, rhythm and vocals.

BUSH BANDS: HEAD down to the Phoenix Club this Sunday, November 5, and fossick through Australian facts and folklore with CLEAN PHIL & THE BUSHROCKS. The 'Bushrocks' are an Australian folk band who entertain with 'Aussie songs and singalongs', complimented by bush dancing, didgeridoo demonstrations and costumed characters. Phoenix has bush bands planned for every Sunday in November.

SEXY BALL: THE Hunter's largest blind date ball for singles, THE SINGLE & SEXY BALL, is on next weekend, Friday, November 10, at the Newcastle Workers Club. THE COMMITMENTS BIG BAND will be in auditorium one, with karaoke in auditorium two. Tickets are $80 which includes drinks, dinner and entertainment. Proceeds go to the CANCER COUNCIL. The dress is jacket and tie for men, after five for women. Inquiries 4926-4200.

CUP DAY: IRISH funny lady GERALDINE DOYLE will entertain members and their guests on Melbourne Cup Day at the Phoenix club. Doyle, who was born in Ireland, has won five variety entertainment MO AWARDS. With a combination of social observation, hilarious anecdotes and acoustic songs, Doyle has endeared herself to the Australian public through performances and appearances on the MIKE WALSH SHOW, MIDDAY WITH RAY MARTIN and the MIDDAY WITH KERRI-ANNE KENNERLY. VAN MAN: HE captured notoriety, as well as attention, when he busked in the rain on the roof of his Holden panel van at the TAMWORTH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL in 1993, but COL FINLEY is no fool. Seven years after the fact, Finley's stunt is paying dividends. Performing on Friday, November 3, at the Cardiff Workers Club, Finley has been invited to support the likes of TROY CASSAR-DALEY, LEE KERNAGHAN and has performed at premier country music festivals such as the TOYOTA GYMPIE COUNTRY MUSTER and the EMERALD COUNTRY MUSIC SPECTACULAR. In the United States he won the UAR INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION for his ode to fatherhood, GIFT WRAPPED IN A CHILD.

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