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Rufus to headline This That festival

30 Jul , 2015  

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THIS THAT have just announced their full line up. The art, music and food festival will roll into Newcastle on Saturday October 31.  More…

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Kevin Bloody Wilson heads back to the Hunter

30 Jul , 2015  

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If we were asked to nominate one individual to best define Australian humour, for most of us, the name Kevin Bloody Wilson immediately springs to mind. Kev is bringing his ‘Helping Prevent Global Boring’ tour to the hunter for two hilarious shows.  More…

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What’s on in Newcastle this weekend? July 31 – Aug 2

30 Jul , 2015  

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What’s on in Newcastle this weekend? Lots, in the simple answer. We’ve got all the info on live music events, theatre, markets and everything in between. All happening between the 31st of July to the 2nd of August.  More…

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Japanese PechaKucha in Newcastle

30 Jul , 2015  

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PechaKucha is Japanese for “Chit Chat”. The 5th Newcastle based PechaKucha night is happening tonight (July 30) at Lizottes in Lambton. More…

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The Delta Riggs head to the Bar on the Hill

29 Jul , 2015  

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Fresh from their maiden UK & European tour, The Delta Riggs are headed to Newcastle’s Bar On The Hill on Thursday the 8th of October to unveil their rattling and rapturous new single “The Record’s Flawed”.  More…

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Americana, psychedelia and alternative country music

29 Jul , 2015  

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The good people over at the Dashville Skyline office have announced another set of alternative country artists to add to their October festival lineup. The family friendly event to be held over the 3rd and 4th of October promises to showcase Americana music, from it’s beginnings in the 60’s and 70’s, to its widespread influence in todays performing artists.  More…

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Local Kye Smith to play drums for Frenzal Rhomb

28 Jul , 2015  

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Frenzal Rhomb have announced a new date for their postponed Newcastle Gig. The band will now play the Cambridge Hotel on Friday the 18th of September with local drummer Kye Smith behind the drum kit.    More…

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OzHarvest successfully feeds ten thousand people

28 Jul , 2015  

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Yesterday Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest fed more than ten thousand people. With Think.Eat.Save events held simultaneously across Australia including one in Hunter Street Mall in Newcastle, the organisers hope tackle issues of food loss and waste, food security and sustainable food systems. More…

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A Night of Rhymes at the Croatian Club

28 Jul , 2015  

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Founded in early 2015, Night of Rhymes has grown into one of the most vibrant hip hop events in the local scene. Having booked hiphop heavyweights, Mind Over Matter in February the event is back on July 31 for another showcase of local MC’s at the Croatian Wickham Sports Club. More…

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Zingara! The universal language of Dance

28 Jul , 2015  

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Written, directed and choreographed by local dancer and choreographer Sonya Manzalini, “Zingara!” reinforces the idea of dance as a universal language that eclipses the boundaries of age, nationality and status. The show hits the Civic Playhouse on August 8 for two shows.  More…

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Chick rockers Legs Electric at The Stag this Friday

28 Jul , 2015  

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Perth based chick rockers, Legs Electric will bring their blend of all-girl Rock ‘n’ Roll to The Stag & Hunter in Mayfield this Friday night (July 31). More…

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Closure in Moscow head home for regional shows

28 Jul , 2015  

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One of Australia’s most enigmatic artists, Closure in Moscow will play The Small Ballroom in Newcastle on Thursday October 1st as part of their NSW regional tour.  More…

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Top 5 gigs in Newcastle this week

28 Jul , 2015  

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We’re back with another week of top gigs in Newcastle. There’s some great shows happening around town this week. Let us know where you’ll be headed in the comments.  More…

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John Williamson brings Honest People to town

28 Jul , 2015  

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Very few artists have experienced or earned the longevity of such a career as John Williamson. He’ll be showing locals why he’s remained relevant when he brings his Honest People tour to Belmont 16’s on September 5, & Nelson Bay Diggers on September 6.  More…

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Thirsty Merc back in Newcastle

24 Jul , 2015  

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It’s been just over a year since Thirsty Merc toured their ‘AAA: Acoustic Anniversary Album’ with a show at Wests New Lambton. Now they’re hitting the road again to showcase a new single and road test tracks from their new forthcoming album. More…

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This Is Not Art announces first-release program

24 Jul , 2015  

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This is Not Art Festival (TiNA) to be held from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 October this year, has just announced its first-release program, bringing together the National Young Writers Festival, Crack Theatre Festival, the Critical Animals Research Symposium and special guests Ladyz in Noyz Australia.

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Local Studio looking for talent

23 Jul , 2015  

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Newcastle’s 90º Studio in National Park Street are looking for ten acts, across all genres who are based in Newcastle. They want to produce a single for each act and compile their first ever sampler album. More…

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

23 Jul , 2015  

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What a great weekend for live entertainment and community events. From industry legends like The Hard-ons to the Lass Is More DJ event, there’s something for everyone. More…