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WHAT’S ON IN NEWCASTLE THIS WEEKEND? OCT 31 – NOV 2

30 Oct , 2014  

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Markets, gigs cinema and a festival of lego! it’s all happening this weekend in Newcastle and around the region. We’ve got all the info you need to plan a great one. More…

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TOP 5 GIGS IN NEWCASTLE THIS WEEK

28 Oct , 2014  

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An aussie music legend and a bunch of great local talent. That’s what you’ll find in this week’s top 5 gigs in Newcastle post. More…

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Videos of the week

31 Oct , 2014  

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Granddads rocking out, kids that can play better than most adults and a joke about how musos pick up girls. It’s all part of our videos of the week wrap up. More…

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Artist Spotlight: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

31 Oct , 2014   Gallery

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot are a Newcastle based Pop/Rock Covers Band who formed in early 2012 as a three piece lineup. Since their inception, the band have added a ‘Juliet’ in the form of co lead singer Jo Bailey and have been tearing up stages in Newcastle, Lake Macquaire, Port Spephens and across the Hunter Valley. More…

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Footlice Theatre goes back to it’s roots

31 Oct , 2014  

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Novocastrian theatre company, Footlice will return to its roots in sketch-based comedy with their first annual Christmas Revue.  The “grown-ups only” show called “Coal Trains & Candy Canes” is expected to be a raucous ride through the silly season. More…

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Gallery: The Treehouse Children at UON

30 Oct , 2014   Gallery

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Newcastle Live took the camera out to see The Treehouse Children play a lunch time gig at the Bar on the Hill today. You can see the boys playing Hombre Records this Saturday night and again at The Stress Less Sessions with Allday on the 5th of November.  More…

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Kim Churchill back in town

30 Oct , 2014  

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Following a highly praised show at the Cambridge in June, Australian singer songwriter Kim Churchill heads back to Newcastle in support of his new single “Single Spark”. More…

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Allday gets saucy

30 Oct , 2014  

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Allday has taken to Facebook to take on Masterfoods over “unfortunate circumstances” that left the Melbourne based rapper “looking like a mental jizz fiend”.  More…

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Interview

INTERVIEW: Brian Cadd

29 Oct , 2014  

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We chatted to Australian music legend, Brian Cadd ahead of his show at Charlestown Bowling Club on the 13th of November. During the interview we asked Brian about the future of the album as we know it, music to ‘bonk’ to, and his favourite room to play. More…

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Musos cover Midnight Oil in song competition

28 Oct , 2014  

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Musicians young and old are invited to dust off their drums, tune their triangles and arrange their acapella for a chance to win the Midnight Oil cover song competition hosted by 1233 ABC Newcastle and aptly titled Oils Ain’t Oils. More…

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‘Molly’ Meldrum & Countdown inducted into Hall Of Fame

28 Oct , 2014  

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On November 26, 2014, ARIA will warmly welcome one of Australia’s greatest music legends into the ARIA Hall Of Fame. More…

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Weekend steam-extravaganza

28 Oct , 2014  

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Lachlan Valley Railway is inviting you to to mark the 85th anniversary of the great Newcastle-Sydney express train. Over two steam-filled weekends Novocastrians will have the chance to celebrate ‘Steam on the Newcastle Line’ by travelling on beautifully restored wooden carriages. More…

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Giving a voice to emerging artists in Newcastle

28 Oct , 2014   Gallery

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Emerging local artists will come together for a special showcase of their work on Thursday the 27th November at The Great Northern Hotel in Newcastle. More…

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SOCIAL PHOTOS: Firebannd & Thirsty Merc

28 Oct , 2014   Gallery

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Were you at the Thirsty Merc Anniversary Accoustic Album show at Wests New Lambton last Wednesday night? What about the Firebanned fundraiser at the Wickham Park Hotel on Sunday? Well if you were there’s a good chance that you were snapped by our photographer.  More…

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Midnight Oil exhibition comes to Newcastle

28 Oct , 2014  

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The history of seminal Australian rock band Midnight Oil is the focus of a new exhibition coming to Newcastle in 2015. The Making of Midnight Oil developed by Manly Art Gallery & Museum is not only a timeline of the band’s career but  a showcase of the band’s various actions and causes it championed across the years. More…

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Undies on the outside for 3yr old Kane Ransom

27 Oct , 2014  

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Calling all Super Heroes.  Newcastle hotel, the Crown & Anchor are hosting a very special trivia night this Thursday (Oct 30) to raise funds for 3 year old Kane Ransom, a novocastrian boy that was this year diagnosed with leukemia. More…

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Videos of the week

24 Oct , 2014  

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This week a guy gets arrested for busking, Futurama verss Lorde and some tough love about Twitter trolls; It’s all part of our Videos Of The Week wrap up.  More…

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Photos,Reviews

Review: Thirsty Merc at Wests New Lambton

24 Oct , 2014   Gallery

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Thirsty Merc are celebrating a 10-year milestone with the release of their acoustic anniversary album (AAA) and a national tour. Newcastle Live went along to catch one of Australia’s most awarded bands at Wests New Lambton on Wednesday night.  More…

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WHAT’S ON IN NEWCASTLE THIS WEEKEND? OCT 24 – 26

23 Oct , 2014  

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What’s on this weekend? Well you can find yourself sipping wine with some Jazz In The Vines, rocking out to The Radiators or singing along with country supergroup… The choice is yours. There’s so much to do this weekend and we’ve got all the info you need. More…

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Newy band secure spot on national festival tour

22 Oct , 2014  

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Newy band Stone Empire have been added to the line up on the UBERFEST Australian Tour. The music festival making it’s way around Australia in 2015 will hit Brisbane , Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. More…