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What’s on in Newcastle this weekend? Aug 22 -24

21 Aug , 2014  

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We’re spoilt for choice this weekend! So much happening in town, around the Hunter and the broader region. Check out all the events, gigs, markets and cinema happening around town in our What’s on in Newcastle this weekend post.

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Artist Spotlight: Good Corn Liquor

22 Aug , 2014   Video

Good Corn Liquor is a country bluegrass inspired band who can be regularly found playing shows around the Hunter and North West.  More…

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Short Film Battles in Newcastle

21 Aug , 2014  

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Two filmmakers have to shoot and edit a short film inside five hours. That’s the basis of a new local initiative called the Short Film Battle. More…

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Profile: Daniel Townes

21 Aug , 2014  

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Since The Sydney Comedy Festival showcase will be rolling into the Civic Theatre on Friday 5th September we thought we would profile some of the comedians on the bill. To kick things off we’re taking a look at the career of Daniel Townes. More…

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BRACE is Coming to Newcastle

21 Aug , 2014  

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BRACE Mixed Martial Arts will bring a night of Explosive MMA Action to Newcastle Panthers on Saturday September 20.  More…

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New album and local show for The New Christs

21 Aug , 2014  

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The New Christs last gave us a full-length album of new material over five years ago, but the wait for a local show is finally over.  More…

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Get slammed tomorrow night at The Mark

21 Aug , 2014  

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It will be all Sparkles, platforms and 70′s/80′s inspired Rock, with a big dose of GLAM at The Mark Hotel in Lambton tomorrow night (Aug 22) when local glam rockers, Glam Slam take to the stage. More…

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DV8 frontman plays solo show at Warners

20 Aug , 2014  

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Frontman from local rock outfit DV8, Greg Bryce will be doing his first solo show at Warners At The Bay tomorrow night (Aug 21) from 7pm. More…

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Folk In Broke is back

20 Aug , 2014  

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The line-up has just been announced for the Folk In Broke festival which is returning  on Saturday March 28 201. More…

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Storytimes, parties and plays

20 Aug , 2014  

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Newcastle Region Library has been celebrating Children’s Book Week all this week and we’ve got some info on how you can get amongst the action. More…

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Sydney’s best come to Newcastle

20 Aug , 2014  

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The Sydney Comedy Festival is coming to town with a hand-picked Showcase of some of the best and brightest artists featured on this year’s lineup. More…

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THE TOP 5 GIGS THIS WEEK

20 Aug , 2014  

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It’s a big call, with so many great shows in town this week, but we’ve narrowed it down and are happy to present our picks for the top 5 events this week. More…

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This weekend at The Regal

20 Aug , 2014  

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The Regal Cinema at Birmingham Gardens has a great program lined up for this weekend. If you’ve never attended a session at The Regal this weekend’s movies may just tempt you.

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Why we’re pumped Sunnyboys in October

19 Aug , 2014   Video

Iconic Australian band, Sunnyboys will hit Newcastle Panthers on October 10 and we’re pumped. Here’s why… More…

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Your weekend in pictures

18 Aug , 2014  

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A collection of images that you’ve been sharing of your weekend in Newcastle. More…

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Husky look forward to chowing down in Dungog

15 Aug , 2014  

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The last time Melbourne based indy band Husky played in Dungog, they were humoured and honoured to find one of the local shops had prepared a special menu for the gig that included a Husky Burger. During our recent chat about their spot at this year’s Dungog Festival we asked them if they’d tried the burger and what they thought.  More…

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Videos of the week

15 Aug , 2014   Video

We couldn’t run a videos of the week post this week without remembering Robin Williams’ performance in George Martin’s recording of The Beatles song Come Together.  More…

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Don’t stress! Allday is coming to Newcastle

15 Aug , 2014  

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Breakthrough rapper Allday will headline The Stress Less Sessions at Newcastle University’s Bar On The Hill this November during ‘Stress Less Week’. More…

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Watsky to spit raps at The Small Ballroom

14 Aug , 2014   Video

Californian MC, Watsky will bring his spitfire rap to the Small Ballroom on December 11 support of his latest release, All You Can Do which is released tomorrow.  More…

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Gearing up for Kingswood

14 Aug , 2014  

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Melburnian indie rock outfit Kingswood will release their debut album, Microscopic Wars’ a month out before hitting the Cambridge Hotel for their 18th of September show. More…