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TOP 5 GIGS IN NEWCASTLE THIS WEEK

21 Oct , 2014  

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Lots of great local artists and national acts have shows in town this week. Our top 5  is a combination of the two, but don’t take our word for it, head over to the gig guide page and tell us what you’re most looking forward to. More…

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Word’s out about Jep & Dep

21 Oct , 2014  

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Sydney based, acoustic duo Jep and Dep are headed to The Lass O’Gowrie Hotel to release their debute album Word Got Out. More…

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Rosie’s School of Rock Partners with TAFE

17 Oct , 2014  

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The reputation of the Hunter as a breeding ground for music talent has been strengthened by the announcement of an Industry Partnership between Hunter TAFE Music and Rosie’s School of Rock. More…

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Newy band secure spot on national festival tour

22 Oct , 2014  

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Newy band Stone Empire have been added to the line up on the UBERFEST Australian Tour. The music festival making it’s way around Australia in 2015 will hit Brisbane , Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. More…

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Grammy-award winner to play Lizotte’s

22 Oct , 2014  

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Grammy-award winner Macy Gray will head to Newcastle in 2015 as part of her “The Way” national tour.  More…

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Excuse the french: Children in coffee shops

22 Oct , 2014  

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The Little French Cafe in Broadmeadow has received both praise and judgement for posting a message about the behaviour of children and their parents on Facebook. More…

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Josh Pyke sells out, second show added

21 Oct , 2014  

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When Josh Pyke  announced the third and final leg of his national Lone Wolf solo tour he didn’t expect to be adding a second show in Newcastle.  More…

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Billy gets on his high horse

21 Oct , 2014  

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Comedy great, Billy Connolly is heading to Newcastle on February 22 for a show at the Entertainment centre and we’re a little but excited. More…

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Bloods work it out

21 Oct , 2014  

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Sydney punk pop trio Bloods are coming to Newcastle in support their long awaited debut album Work It Out. More…

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San Cisco to play The Small Ballroom

21 Oct , 2014  

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From sold out shows in LA, New York, Tokyo and London to major festivals like Lollapalooza and Reading, San Cisco are now headed to Newcastle for a show at The Small Ballroom on Friday November 28. More…

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Students showcase artworks at the Moo-seum

21 Oct , 2014  

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Extraordinary life-size cow shaped artworks from four local schools are on show at the Newcastle Museum through Sunday 26 October as part of the world famous Archibull Prize competition. More…

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Get on your bike Newcastle

21 Oct , 2014  

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The organisers of Newcastle’s BikeFest are calling on Novocastrians to get on their bike this weekend. The award winning lifestyle event has been designed to encourage the communicty to get out on their bikes for a ride, a race or to enjoy the event’s expo and take in the city’s beautiful foreshore and scenic cycleways. More…

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SOCIAL PHOTOS: Vacy & The Great Northern

20 Oct , 2014   Gallery

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Did you head up to the Vacy Blues n’ Roots festival over the weekend? If you did there’s a good chance you were snapped by our photographer. If you see yourself of your mates in the gallery, shout it out in  the comments.  More…

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Artist Spotlight: Jess Holland

17 Oct , 2014  

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After the success of her 2011 debut release Introducing… Jess Holland, the 2011 Voice of Urban Country winner made some pretty huge steps in her music career, and it’s been a steep learning curve to say the least. Jess is our Artist Spotlight this week. More…

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Videos of the week

17 Oct , 2014   Video

It’s back! Our weekly round up of the best videos that hit our inboxes this week. Featuring a 9 year old banjo player and some crazy subway dancing. More…

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Local bands raise money for Rural Fire Service

16 Oct , 2014  

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The annual Fundraising Event for the Rural Fire Service will this year be headlined by Newcastle’s very own DV8. More…

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WHAT’S ON IN NEWCASTLE THIS WEEKEND? OCT 17 – 19

16 Oct , 2014  

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The Vacy Blues and Roots Festival,Joelistics & The Cat Empire. This weekend in shaping up to be a big one for Newcastle. Have a look at the lineup of big events, markets, cinema and gigs in our weekly What’s on post. More…

Interview

10 with local MC, Nhostic

16 Oct , 2014  

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We sent 10 questions to local MC, Nhostic ahead of his tour across the country. His replies are both interesting and candid. He plays The Small Ballroom  on the 18th of Nov as part of the The Dark Ronin Tour.  More…

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Cotton Sidewalk call it a day

16 Oct , 2014  

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After 15 years local rock band Cotton Sidewalk will call it a day with a special celebration at Adamstown Uniting Church on November 8. Performing their album, ‘Evil Versus People’ in it’s entirety, with complete instrumentation the band hope  to raise money for the  ‘Joseph Astro Price Memorial Fund’ that supports the NICU at the Royal Women’s Hospital in Melbourne. More…

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Newcastle stays but Kincumber and Dee Why Lizotte’s venues to close in 2015

16 Oct , 2014  

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The 104 year old theatre in Lambton that is home to Lizotte’s Newcastle will be removed from the market and remain in the hands of Brian and Jo Lizotte.  As part of this decision, the owners have decided to close their Kincumber and Dee Why venues in an effot to secure a better ‘work life balance’. More…