Music

Top 5 gigs in Newcastle this week

26 May , 2015  

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The post you’ve been eagerly awaiting is finally here. We’ve thrown all the gigs happening around town this week against the wall and now we’re able to bring you our definitive list of the top 5 gigs happening in Newcastle this week. But don’t take our word for it, tell us where you’ll be heading this week in the comments.  More…

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Appliances online blimp circles Newcastle

26 May , 2015  

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What’s the go with the blimp flying over Newcastle today? Well it appears that it’s all part of a promotion for appliancesonline.com.au, an online appliance store. Check out a few shots you took of the blimp and uploaded to Instagram and Twitter.
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Music

Tuesday Trivia

26 May , 2015  

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We’ve moved our regular Weekend Music Trivia to Tuesdays. Tuesday Trivia just had a special ring to it… We couldn’t resist. So now you can test your music trivia knowledge out every Tuesday afternoon.  More…

Lifestyle

Eat, play & stay in Warners Bay

26 May , 2015  

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We headed out to the Lake Macquarie suburb of Warners Bay last week to check out all the awesome stuff the town has to offer. From great places to eat and stay, to adrenaline inducing activities, you could plan a whole weekend of fun in Warners Bay, and we’re going to show you how.  More…

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Entertainment

INTERVIEW: Jonathan Biggins on Australia Day

26 May , 2015  

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Jonathan Biggins has been a co-director of the Wharf Revue for the Sydney Theatre Company since 2000. He brings his show, Australia Day, a production where nothing is sacred and our national identity is put through the ringer, to the Civic Theatre on May 29 & 30. We chatted to Jonathan about the show, why he thinks Australia Day has become such a divisive topic and what he did to celebrate Australia Day 2015.  More…

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Music

Newcastle drops a coin in the Postmodern Jukebox

26 May , 2015  

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There is a very good possibility that you may have seen or heard of the terrific musical collective known as Postmodern Jukebox on an array of social media platforms. Well now’s your chance to see them up close and personal when they hit the stage at Panthers Newcastle as part of their national tour on September 2. More…

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REVIEW: Two River Blues at The Stag & Hunter

26 May , 2015  

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Ever see a guy playing a washboard AND drums at the same time? This is what Two River Blues is all about. Perhaps some good ol’ fashioned washboard-drummin’ is not the most uncommon thing to ever happen, but for this reviewer it was definitely a first. And, it absolutely impressed my face off.

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Seeing Double at the Lass this Saturday

26 May , 2015  

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Sydney based Psychedelic, Voodoo-Blues 6-piece, The Double Shadows are set to play at the Lass O’Gowrie Hotel in Wickham this Saturday 30th May. More…

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James Thompson & Jack Dawson go Live at Sawyers

26 May , 2015  

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Not a fan of football? Looking for a venue that wont be blasting out the State Of Origin on (May 27) Wednesday night? We’ve got you covered! Two of the city’s most loved singer song writers will take to the stage at 5 Sawyers on Darby street tomorrow night as part of their Live Sawyers series.  More…

Lifestyle

BEST OF NEWCASTLE: Swell Kiosk fries “BEST CHIPS IN NEWCASTLE”

25 May , 2015  

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With over 25% of the total vote, Swell Kiosk in Bar Beach has been named as the purveyor of the BEST HOT CHIPS IN NEWCASTLE, by the Newcastle Live community.  More…

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YOUR WEEKEND IN PHOTOS: May 22 – 24

25 May , 2015  

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A collection of photos you’ve been sharing online of your weekend in Newcastle (May 22 – 24). More…

Music

GALLERY: FUNKOARS AT THE CAMBRIDGE HOTEL

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Our photo gallery from the Funkoar’s show at the Cambridge Hotel on Friday night. We enjoyed a killer night of class Aussie Hip-Hop with Adelaide’s The Funkoars w/ DJ Total Eclipse (U.S.A), Mathas (Perth), Eloji (Melbourne) and locals Gomez Atoms. More…

Music

Vacy Tickets On Sale Sunday

22 May , 2015  

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Early Bird tickets for the 2015 Vacy Blues and Roots Festival go on sale this Sunday (May 24). With a line up including Australian music royalty, DIESEL this year’s Festival to be held on October 17 is shaping up to be one of the best yet. More…

Entertainment

INTERVIEW: Rapunzel from Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

21 May , 2015  

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The beautiful Rapunzel from Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream made a quick visit to Newcastle to see the sights and sounds before she returns in June for three big shows at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre. We were lucky enough to get the chance to sit down with the Disney Princess for a quick chat…

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Taking in the SPLENDOUR at RAW Newcastle

21 May , 2015  

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On Thursday, 11th June SPLENDOUR will bring together 30 local emerging artists spanning fashion, music, visual and performing arts, music and more for a one night extravaganza at the Great Northern Hotel. More…