Entertainment

What’s on in Newcastle this weekend? JUNE 24 – 26

23 Jun , 2016  

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What’s on in Newcastle this weekend? Our guide has information about live entertainment, music, festivals, concerts theatre, family friendly activities and events that are happening this weekend around town and across the region.
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Music

INTERVIEW: Damien Leith celebrates 10 years in the industry

24 Jun , 2016  

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2006 was a big year for Irish born, Australian entertainer, Damien Leith. He was catapulted into the public psyche when he won Australian Idol, and his son Jarvis was born. Damien will showcase the highlights of the last decade of his life in a show that hits Lizotte’s in Lambton on August 26. More…

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The Edwards to host July’s Hunter Record Fair

24 Jun , 2016  

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The Edwards, on Parry Street in Newcastle, will host the July edition of the Hunter Record Fair on Saturday July 23.  More…

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Pulling the silk off The Family Hotel

23 Jun , 2016  

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Silk Hotel in Hunter Street will return to the former glory of the Family Hotel when current renovations are complete.  More…

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Bow Wow Comes To Newcastle

23 Jun , 2016  

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2000’s Hip-Hop icon Bow Wow has announced a show at The Cambridge Hotel on Friday August 5. He’s taking a break from writing his 7th album Underrated, and appearing on CSI: Cyber for a run of Australian dates. More…

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Community

Cutting edge library technology at Civic Digest

22 Jun , 2016  

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The menus maybe presented in old books, but don’t let that fool you. The Civic Digest Cafe boasts cutting edge library technology that gives dinners and coffee drinkers the ability to immerse themselves in the latest international magazines, arts and culture journals, music databases and heaps more. More…

Music

Local duo, Mel & Jade release debut

22 Jun , 2016  

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Newcastle duo, Mel and Jade have dropped their debut EP, simply called It’s About You. They’ll head to 5 Sawyers on Darby street on July 28 to official launch the release.  More…

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Sydney Junction Hotel to host “Drive In Movie Nights”

22 Jun , 2016  

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FAMILIES TAKE NOTE: The Sydney Junction Hotel in Hamilton will be screening Disney’s favourites, The Lion King and Toy Story as part of their “Drive In Movie Nights” series, in July.  More…

Music

THE OSMAN: Tangerine Dreams, Kate Keighran, Monkeypig & more

22 Jun , 2016  

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Wayne “Ossie” Osborne has been involved in Community Radio since the 1990’s. He loves Australian Music and Bands from Australia and New Zealand. He runs Aussie Ossie Radio, an online radio station devoted to Australian music. We asked ”The Osman” if he’d be keen to submit a regular column, and lucky for us, he said yes! More…

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New venue for Narara Music Festival

21 Jun , 2016  

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There’s no doubt the buzz around the revival of the Narara Music Festival has been a pleasant surprise for organizers Adrian Buckley and Dan Burrows! Such has been the response to the Narara relaunch they’ve made the strategic decision to up the size of the festival site and move it to what is fast becoming the festival venue of choice on the Central Coast, Mt Penang Gardens at Kariong. More…

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Leadfinger to showcase new release at The Stag in July

21 Jun , 2016  

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After almost a decade of playing their unique style of rock’n’roll, Sydney based Leadfinger will release their 5th album, On Friday Night Heroes. The band will roll in to Mayfield’s Stag & Hunter Hotel on July 14 to showcase tracks from the new release to a local audience. More…

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Ella Hooper & Gena Rose Bruce bring tour to Newcastle

21 Jun , 2016  

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Alternative pop powerhouse and media maven, Ella Hooper will head to Newcastle with award winning singer songwriter, Gena Rose Bruce for a show at Lizotte’s on Saturday August 7 as part of their national tour.
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Live Jazz in newcastle with NIMA

21 Jun , 2016  

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Get into some live jazz music this Tuesday night (June 21) when Newcastle Improvised Music Association (NIMA) present Warwick Alder and the Warwick Alder Quartet at The Underground at The Grand Hotel in Newcastle. More…

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GALLERY: Glam Gods reunite for Archiefest

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We headed down to the Croatian Wickham Sports Club on Sunday in support of Archiefest. The event had been organised to raise much-needed funds for the family of Robert ‘Archie’ Archbold, a local music loving identity who passed away unexpectedly late last month. There was a strong crowd early in the day and the only kept coming as some of Newcastle’s most loved musos took to the stage.  More…

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Trophy Eyes Announce Hometown Show

21 Jun , 2016  

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Newcastle’s own Trophy Eyes have announced a massive hometown show at The Cambridge Hotel in August, with a local lineup that is absolutely stacked. More…

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Art

And what do you do when we you get horny?

21 Jun , 2016  

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“And what do you do when we you get horny? I look at art” is the Honours exhibition of Kim Saberton, a student from the University of Newcastle’s BFA (Hons) program. The exhibition runs from the 15th of June until July 3 at Watt Space Student Gallery. More…

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INTERVIEW: Tracy McNeil & The GoodLife at the Stag & Hunter

21 Jun , 2016  

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Fresh from the recent release of first single PARADISE, Tracy McNeil & The GoodLife are headed to Mayfield’s Stag & Hunter Hotel for a show on Friday, July 1st. More…

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Top 5 gigs in Newcastle this week

21 Jun , 2016  

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What a great week for live music. To help inspire you to get out there and experience some of the best our town has to offer, we’ve put together a list of the top 5 gigs happening in Newcastle and around the region this week.  More…