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Lauren Wheatley needs your help

29 Jan , 2015  

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Co-written with Mollie McClymont, local songstress Lauren Wheatley’s debut single ‘OVERRATED’ was well received by music loves and critics alike. Now she’s calling on the Hunter’s country fans to get behind her in a quest to win a spot at the Hope Estate Campfire festival in March. More…

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Dave Faulkner and Brad Sheppard return to Lizotte’s in February

29 Jan , 2015  

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Dave Faulkner and Brad Sheppard did their first ever acoustic gigs at Lizotte’s last year and they had some much fun they are back for a second round. We chatted to Dave ahead of the show on Friday February 9. More…

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Much more than a dance lesson!

28 Jan , 2015   Video

A West Coast Swing and Modern Jive group from Broadmeadow have a special deal for those wanting to try  “danceVibe freestyle partner dancing”. The organisers have promised that those who attend will get “Much more than a dance lesson”.  More…

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10 with Daniel Holdsworth from Tubular Bells for Two

28 Jan , 2015  

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We were lucky enough to score a Q and A with Daniel Holdsworth from the “Tubular Bells for Two” show that is set to light up Fort Scratchly this Saturday night (Jan 31). Amongst other things we asked him about live looping, bare feet and just how many instruments the duo use on stage to recreate one of the world’s favourite albums.  More…

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Top 5 gigs in Newcastle this week

28 Jan , 2015  

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It’s the most debated post we publish each week. What have we selected? Do you agree? Head over to the gig guide and let us know the 5 gigs you’re looking forward to this week.
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NEWCASTLE ROCKS THE AUSTRALIA DAY LONG WEEKEND

28 Jan , 2015   Gallery

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Newcastle Live’s photographer was out and about over the weekend. Here’s our photo gallery of some of the fantastic sets we caught, including Pepa Knight, Kim Churchill, Glass Ocean and Helm at The Cambridge, Fire Until Dawn at The Small Ballroom, Glam Slam at SJ’s Hamilton, Jack Dawson and Morgen Bain at The Stag and Hunter, Diana Anaid, Annie O’dee and the Steel City Three, Chase the Sun, Baby Legs Duo and Thomas Blake at The Wicko. More…

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Groovin the Moo line up announced for Mailtand

28 Jan , 2015  

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Hunter residents awoke this morning to the news that Groovin the Moo will again return to Maitland show ground on Saturday May 9. Some of the highlights of the line up planned for the event include; Ball Park Music, Broods, The Delta Riggs, Hilltop Hoods and The Preatures. See below for more information and the full line up.  More…

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SOCIAL PHOTOS: Newcastle Rocks The Australia Day Long Weekend

27 Jan , 2015   Gallery

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Were you spotted by our photographer rocking out to some live music over the Australia Day long weekend in Newcastle? If you see yourself or your mates in the gallery, let us know in the comments below. More…

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Australia Day in Newcastle

26 Jan , 2015  

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A collection of photos you’ve been sharing of your Australia Day in Newcastle. More…

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Paul Dempsey to preview new songs at Elsewhere [The Lighthouse]

23 Jan , 2015  

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Paul Dempsey is heading to the beach when we call to chat about his appearance at the inaugural Elsewhere event to be held at Nobbys lighthouse on March 14. While he doesn’t class himself as a “beach bum” (he doesn’t get the time), he does love the ocean and gets to the beach whenever he can. More…

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Zenya: From newcastle to Timberlake and back again

23 Jan , 2015  

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Hailing from Newcastle, Australian singer-songwriter Zenya is quickly becoming one of the rising stars in pop music today. After sharing the stage with the likes of Justin Timberlake and Demi Lovato, she is now ready to catapult into the limelight with her first single “Freedom In A Kiss”. We chatted to Zenya over the phone from her base in Miami (USA) on the eve of her return to Newcastle to shoot a video for the single. More…

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PRAHLAD, MIA WRAY, BOY BEHIND THE FENCE AND JASON LOWE (LIZOTTE’S, LIVE N LOCAL)

23 Jan , 2015   Gallery

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We dropped in for Lizotte’s regular , Live and Local night on Wednesday, to catch four magic acoustic sets from two very talented Local artists and two up and coming young artists More…

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Wollombi Music Festival calls for submissions

22 Jan , 2015  

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The organisers of the Wollombi Music Festival are currently on the look out for acts to fill their 2 festival stages and are calling for musos to make submissions for consideration. More…

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Exciting tangos at Newcastle’s Unorthodox Church of Groove

22 Jan , 2015  

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Sydney-based tango quintet, Tángalo head to Newcastle’s Unorthodox Church of Groove on Saturday February 7 for a night of original compositions and existing tangos. More…

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What’s on in Newcastle Australia Day long weekend? Jan 23 – 26

22 Jan , 2015  

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What’s on in Newcastle Australia Day long weekend? There’s so much do. Markets, festivals, live music, touring artists. It’s all happening in Newcastle and across the region and we’ve got the information you need to plan a great weekend. More…

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Top 5 gigs in Newcastle this week

20 Jan , 2015  

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It’s a great lineup of live music as we head into the Australia Day long weekend. But don’t take our word for it, head over to the gig guide and tell us your top 5 in the comments below. More…

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Deana Martin loves Ugg boots

20 Jan , 2015  

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When the daughter of iconic entertainer Dean Martin, Deana tried on her first pair of Ugg Boots she immediately fell in love. She loved the quintessential sheepskin boot so much that she quickly amassed a collection  in every colour she could find.  More…

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The Ultimate Guide to Australia Day Celebrations in Newcastle

20 Jan , 2015  

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Heading out for some Australia Day Celebrations in Newcastle? From live music to community events we’ve got all the information you need. More…

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Local artists nominated for Country Music Channel Awards

20 Jan , 2015  

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A truck load of local artists have been nominated for the Country Music Channel (CMC) awards and we’re calling on you to get behind them by heading to the CMC website to vote.  More…

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Chase City find themselves at The Lass

20 Jan , 2015  

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Hobart band Chase City are headed to Newcastle on January 30 for a show at The Lass O’Gowrie in support of their new release, I Lost MyselfMore…

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