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Lorde Of The Dance

22 Jul , 2014  

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So, Lorde is a little bit odd.

And I say that with the utmost respect for her as a performer. What’s that old cliché “It’s better to be absolutely ridiculous, than absolutely boring”? Yeah, she’s that. Absolutely ridiculous in a wonderfully weird way. More…

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RUSSO & JAMIESON TEAM UP FOR CHRISTMAS SHOWS

22 Jul , 2014  

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They joined forces earlier this year for two SOLD OUT shows in Sydney and Melbourne, and now the rest of Australia will get the chance to experience Phil Jamieson and Scott Russo’s live show. More…

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Hookey in the vines

21 Jul , 2014  

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Harry Hookey is one of the modern day troubadours of Australian music touring & writing constantly & filling his sets with a mix of sublime originals across the folk, rock alt country genres as well as a mix of fantastic covers. He plays the weekly Sunday Sessions at Goldfish Hunter Valley on Sunday August 3. More…

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#riseforalex at Hunter Stadium

20 Jul , 2014  

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A collection of photo’s you’ve been sharing online from the #riseforalex round at Hunter Stadium. More…

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Videos of the week

18 Jul , 2014   Video

We’re at it again. Everyone in the office has submitted their favourite videos for the week. We’ve culled and curated and the result is our definitive list of our Videos Of The Week! More…

Opinion

No room at the bar

18 Jul , 2014  

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In the last two days I’ve called around 5 or 6 local restaurant/bars and none of them will take a reservation for 10 people on Saturday night. What the happened in the last 5 years that I’ve been off raising kids? When did dining out become a first in best dressed situation? More…

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Beccy Cole duets

17 Jul , 2014   Video

Beccy Cole will be heading to our region soon to show off her new batch of songs and lead some sing alongs with her old favourites. To get you in the mood we thought we’d share some of our favourite videos of the awesome duets Beccy has been a part of over the years. More…

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Be heard during Heywire 2014

17 Jul , 2014  

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ABC Radio is calling for all young regional and rural Australians to share their story and BE HEARD, with the annual Heywire competition launched yesterday. More…

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What’s on in Newcastle & the Hunter this weekend? July 18 – 20

17 Jul , 2014  

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Lorde, DV8 and an unplugged show from Local Resident Failure. They’re just some of great shows on this weekend. There are also some great cinema events, local markets and don’t forget the RiseForAlex round at Hunter Stadium. Find it all right here.

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Novocastrians enjoying live music

17 Jul , 2014   Gallery

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Did you head out to take in some of the great live entertainment our city had to offer last weekend? Well so did we, and our photographer was there to capture you all. Were you snapped by us? More…

Opinion

Where should Lorde eat in Newcastle?

17 Jul , 2014  

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Lorde has been plagued with ‘the ills’ recently. It was the flu and general case of being ‘run down’ that post-poned the original Lorde show in Newcastle, and once she was finally back on the road, the songstress was hit with a bout of food poisoning during her time in Perth. Newcastle is lucky enough to boast an array of great places to eat, but we thought we’d give Lorde a few hot tips on where to go to avoid any more gastrointestinal mishaps… More…

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Embrace your inner animal tonight at the Duke

16 Jul , 2014  

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Dress as your favourite animal and celebrate the eve of Bob’s 5 week tour of Victoria and New South Wales tonight (July 16) at The Duke in New Lambton. More…

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NEWCASTLE ROCKS THE WEEKEND

16 Jul , 2014   Gallery

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Our Photo gallery from another rocking weekend in Newcastle. We visited The Cambridge on Thursday night, Belmont 16′s & The Wicko on Friday night, Hombre Records & The Small Ballroom on Saturday night and finishing the weekend at The Shaft Tavern on Sunday. There is plenty of gigs organised across all of Newcastle’s fantastic Live Music venues again next weekend so check out whats on in Newcastle Live’s Comprehensive gig guide. More…

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Local Codi Kaye has the X Factor

15 Jul , 2014   Video

No stranger to public attention, last night Eleebana teenager Codi Kaye showed Australia she was ‘more than just a YouTuber’ as she progressed through to the next round on the channel 7 talent search. More…

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A hobbit with a wicked sense of humour

15 Jul , 2014  

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British comic, actor and musician Bill Bailey returns to Newcastle in October for the world premiere of his brand new live show, Limboland. More…

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Melody Pool covers Lana Del Rey’s Video Games

15 Jul , 2014   Video

Filmed live at Bakehouse Studios in Melbourne, the video produced by Mushroom features local songwriter Melody Pool in a striped back acoustic performance covering one of Lana Del Rey’s most loved songs, Video GamesMore…

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Marissa says Puff, Puff, Stroke, Stroke, Smack!

15 Jul , 2014   Video

Local songwriter and accomplished performer, Marissa Saroca is the voice behind this new “Puff, Puff, Stroke, Stroke, Smack” campaign from Maybelline. More…

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Kylie Jane silences her audience

15 Jul , 2014  

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Guitar slinging local songstress Kylie Jane is the next performer to hit the stage at Warners At The Bay’s new live music Thursday nights. More…

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DV8 at Warners At The Bay this Friday

15 Jul , 2014  

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One of Newcastle’s most loved bands, DV8 will hit the stage again this Friday night at Warners At The Bay for what is bound to be a great night of pure rock awesomeness.  More…

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Hook’d on fan generated content

15 Jul , 2014  

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Offering fans an addictive new way to connect with friends through the music they love, one of the newest Apps to hit the store is Hook’d.  More…