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News

Newcastle show for The Tea Party and The Superjesus

28 Jul , 2014   Video

The Tea Party have announced that they will play a show at Newcastle Panthers with The Superjesus on October 20. 

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News

Morgan Evans signs TV deal

28 Jul , 2014  

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Local country music icon Morgan Evans has signed on with the Country Music Channel (CMC) in a role that will see him present, host, and act as an ambassador for events such as CMC Rocks. More…

News

With a little help from his friends

28 Jul , 2014  

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Local singer songwriter Spencer Scott is playing The Cambridge Hotel once a month and bringing along friends both locally and interstate for the ride. The shows in the newly refurbished Sidebar kick off on the 16th of August and entry is totally free. More…

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Features

Videos of the week

27 Jul , 2014   Video

It’s that time again. We’ve collated all the videos that have made us laugh, cry and stand in wonder and are proud to present them to you in a post we call,, Videos of the Week. More…

News

Morisset’s Monthly Music Meet

25 Jul , 2014   Gallery

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Live music in the Lake Macquarie suburb of Morisset has been given a boost with a monthly open mic night being organised by iPlay Music at the The Gallant Pelican cafe. More…

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Photos,Reviews

Talent, friends and Folklaw

24 Jul , 2014   Gallery

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We had the pleasure of attending the launch of an EP from song writing partnership, Kibbs & Mac Folklaw last night. What transpired in the room at Lizotte’s was a culmination of over 2 years of work that was presented on stage with depth of talent, friendship and admiration. More…

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News

WHAT’S ON IN NEWCASTLE & THE HUNTER THIS WEEKEND? JULY 25 – 27

24 Jul , 2014  

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Spend an evening with Hoges, get all retrospective with Chocolate Starfish or pick up a bargain at the markets. Whatever you’re into we’ve got the info you need to plan a great weekend in Newcastle and the Hunter. More…

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News

Your chance to Rock the USA!

24 Jul , 2014  

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Australia Rocks the Pier is an annual Australian concert held on Santa Monica’s iconic pier as part of the Twilight Dance Series, and you could play there! More…

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Features

Newcastle Tweeps: @NickMilligan_

24 Jul , 2014  

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Welcome to the next post in our series where we’ve been profiling locals with interesting, funny or informative Twitter accounts. Today we’re profiling the Twitter account of local author, Nick Milligan. More…

Interview

Interview: Arj Barker

24 Jul , 2014  

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Arj Barker is an American stand up comedian and actor most known for his stand up comedy shows and film appearances like the HBO sitcom Flight of the Conchords. He’s coming to Newcastle and the Hunter for a string of shows. He took some time out to chat with Newcastle Live. More…

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Photos

NEWCASTLE ROCKS THE WEEKEND

23 Jul , 2014   Gallery

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Our photos from last weekend, we caught Lorde at The Entertainment Centre, Katie Noonan at Lizotte’s and the real highlight of the weekend for myself getting to see seven of our finest local bands battle it out at the Passport to Airlie Comp. on Sunday. More…

Opinion

Is weed the answer?

23 Jul , 2014  

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Well, a lot of people had a lot to say about violent, anti-social behaviour in Newcastle (and elsewhere) and how it is affecting the rest of us.  Some people recalled decades past where going out was a different experience, others gave examples of how other cities are dealing with and even preventing it.  Other people, well let’s see . . . More…

News

Mark Wells picks up where Bob left off

23 Jul , 2014  

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Have you been enjoying Bob Corbett’s residency at the Duke? Well hold on to your hats because Mark Wells will be taking over the reins while Bob’s on tour and it all kicks off tonight (July 23). More…

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News

Ty Penshorn’s new single wont make you cry

23 Jul , 2014  

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Massive production and an even bigger chorus is what greats listeners when they press play on the latest single from local sing Ty Penshorn. More…

Reviews

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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News

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…

News

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…

Photos

#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…

Features

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…