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Get Lost:

Who: Angela Reeves
Where: Northern Star Hotel
When: Sunday September 24, 2000

WHETHER it's jazz, blues, Latin or country the LOST ANGELAS play with 'wonderful range and depth'. This Sunday, at the Northern Star Hotel, vocalist ANGELA REEVES (pictured) will lead her five-piece group through a set that is described as 'dynamic and fast', playing jazz standards to Afro Cuban funk. The Lost Angelas are STEVE SOMMERVILLE on bass, IAN MELVILLE on piano and keyboards, STEWART TALVE on guitars and GREG MCCLAIN on drums. The gigs starts at 8pm.

COUNTRY COAST: A BRAND new venue for quality country music has surfaced on the Central Coast. MAVERICK BAR & GRILL has opened at The Entrance on the Central Coast with a room seating 100 at a time, and offering 'great, low priced food and drinks'. The first show was held on the August 20 featuring recording artist AUDREY AULD who will appear again this Sunday. Operators plan to present country music on Sunday afternoons from 3.30pm until 7.30pm, before extending to Friday and Saturday nights. At other times Maverick Bar & Grill will operate Mondays to Saturdays offering a la carte dining. Inquiries 4388 4942.

XPOZAY SEMIS: THE final heat of the XPOZAY band competition at SJ's Hotel will be decided tomorrow night, before the city's richest band competition moves into semi-finals in October. The grand final is on Thursday, November 2, with $20,000 worth of prizes.

EASY SKANKING: FRESH from entertaining international Olympics visitors last week at Homebush comes Newcastle band SOUTHPAC, playing this Friday night at the Beach Hotel. The group features former members of TRYBE, the KOLO FAMILY BAND, TOKIN WHITEY and TALKIN' STORY, so it comes as no surprise that they play plenty of BOB MARLEY, PETER TOSH and UB40. PEP PICKED: NEWCASTLE Unearthed winners MUZZY PEP are heading to the PACIFIC CIRCLE MUSIC CONFERENCE in Sydney next month, to perform at a three-day music industry shindig, where '100 of Australia's hottest new acts and biggest names' will all be vying for the attention of movers and shakers. Yesterday the group performed in the Sydney CBD for THE JAY GIGS, organised by TRIPLE J to show off Australia's best new bands for International Olympics visitors. The group was handpicked by presenter RICHARD KINGSMILL. The group is planning a national tour for October/November to promote its debut album MOMENTS IN WEIGHTLESSNESS.

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