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The ultimate guide to the Easter Long Weekend in Newcastle

26 Mar , 2015  

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Beyond the chocolate, bunnies and hot cross buns there’s a long weekend to take advantage of. Check out some of the great things happening around town and across the region. More…

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Our problem with the THE BIGGEST AND SICKEST PRE-DRINK PARTY EVER!!!

1 Apr , 2015  

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We couldn’t believe our luck when the invitation to attend THE BIGGEST AND SICKEST PRE-DRINK PARTY EVER!!! landed in our Facebook inbox. Tempting as it sounds, we couldn’t help but think there were a few problems here… More…

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Local band, Split Feed release debut EP

31 Mar , 2015  

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Formed at St. Francis Xavier’s College in Hamilton, local band Split Feed have released their debut EP called Googolplex. More…

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Newy Burger Co. find new home at the Cambridge

31 Mar , 2015  

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Winners of our Best Burger in Newcastle Poll, Newy Burger Co will reopen at the Cambridge hotel in Newcastle West on April 8 after shutting up shop at the Crown & Anchor Hotel last week. More…

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REVIEW: Robert Spurling’s Catalyst

31 Mar , 2015  

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Western Australian expat, Robert Spurling who now calls Newcastle home, released his album Catalyst recently and we thought we’d give it a spin to see if you’d like it. More…

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INTERVIEW: Kieron Lafferty from The Official Blues Brothers Revue

31 Mar , 2015  

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There have been many imitators, but there is only one duo in North America sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi to don the official hat and sunglasses and walk in the legendary footsteps of Jake and Elwood Blues. We chatted Kieron Lafferty who takes the role of Elwood in the production that hits Lizotte’s on Sunday May 10. More…

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Fleetwood Mac confirm second show at Hope Estate

31 Mar , 2015  

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Due to overwhelming ticket demand during the current pre-sale period,the legendary Fleetwood Mac have confirmed a second and final show at Hope Estate Winery in the Hunter Valley, when they bring their On With The Show to Australia. More…

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INTERVIEW: It’s time for a Eurocrawl!

31 Mar , 2015  

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Eurogliders are back in town after thrilling audiences with their local shows last year. They play Ettalong Diggers on the 16th of May Wests Leagues Club in Lambton on the 17th. We chatted to lead singer, Grace Knight about her time on the road with her band mates, fashion and the local Eurocrawl happening in May.  More…

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INTERVIEW: Ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro in Newcastle this weekend

31 Mar , 2015  

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Declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone and held in high esteem by musos such as  Eddie Vedder, Perez Hilton and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro will play Lizotte’s in Newcastle on Sunday April 5. We chatted to Jake over the phone ahead of his show.  More…

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Top 5 gigs in Newcastle this week

31 Mar , 2015  

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With so many great shows hitting town over the Easter weekend it was hard to narrow the field down to just 5, but here they are. Let us know what you’re keen to see this weekend in the comments below. More…

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Canada’s Serena Ryder to play Lizotte’s

31 Mar , 2015  

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One of the most exciting new artists to come out of Canada in recent years, Serena Ryder will play Lizotte’s on Wednesday April 8 after her slot at Blues Fest in Byron Bay.  More…

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Out and about: Sunday March 29

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We hit the streets on Sunday to see some live music, chat to people enjoying the foreshore and to catch up with one of Newcastle’s friendliest musos, Gleny Rae Virus. More…

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BEST OF NEWCASTLE: Newy Burger Co crowned “Best Burger in Newcastle”

30 Mar , 2015  

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The burger-lovers of Newcastle have spoken. After a week of voting, you have deemed Newy Burger Co. as the builders of the most delicious burgers in Newcastle! More…

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Access All Eras with Rumours: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show

30 Mar , 2015  

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Sydney’s best Fleetwood Mac show which captures the band’s sound from the legendary Rumours album and includes their hits from the early blues period to the contemporary hits comes to Belmont 16’s on April 17. More…

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Your weekend in photos: CitySlider, NBC, Vance Joy & more

30 Mar , 2015  

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Here’s a collection of the photos you’ve been uploading over the weekend 27 – 29 March. More…

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Silverchair’s 20th Anniversary Edition of Frogstomp lands today

27 Mar , 2015  

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Frogstomp, Silverchair have released a fully remastered edition of the iconic album that is available in stores from today (March the 27th) exactly 20 years since its release.

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REVIEW: The Bob Corbett Band’s Roovolution

26 Mar , 2015  

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The Bob Corbett Band’s release, Roovolution landed on our desk last week. We gave our contributor Dan Beazley the job of reviewing it for you. More…

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What’s on in Newcastle this weekend? March 27 – 29

26 Mar , 2015  

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What’s everyone up to this weekend in Newcastle? If you’re yet to make plans, we’ve got all the info you need to plan a cracking weekend. More…

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Adam Eckersley Band’s big win at the APRA Awards

26 Mar , 2015  

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Central Coast based country rock outfit, Adam Eckersley Band walked away from last nights APRA Awards with the trophy for “Country Work of the Year” for their song, Give Her the WorldMore…

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Want to play Youthfest in Cessnock?

24 Mar , 2015  

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Cessnock’s “Youthfest” is currently on the lookout for up and comming bands to play their annual youth week event on Sunday 19th April. More…

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