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We were treated to another exceptional night of live music at Lizzote’s last Saturday night with Los Angeles based, ‘Americana’ singer / song writer Ryan Bingham on stage with band mates, Richard Bowden – fiddle and Daniel Sproul – guitar. …

Adeline Pines Announce Debut Album

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Alt-country five-piece Adeline Pines have announced details of their upcoming album. Life Of Wires is the first LP from the band, and is set to be released digitally on Friday, May 13. If it’s on in Newcastle, it’s on Newcastle Live 2017 …

REVIEW: Melody Pool’s Deep Dark Savage Heart

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Melody Pool’s impressive debut album, released three years ago, was forged in the flames of heartbreak. The pain-laced lyrics were those of a young woman not just suffering the loss of someone she loved, but the suffocating sting of betrayal. Cathartic and …


INTERVIEW: Dave Gleeson on The Screaming Jets

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Music Podcast

One of Newcastle’s favourite sons, Dave Gleeson will be in town on Saturday the 28th of May for a show with The Screaming Jets at Belmont 16s. We caught up with Dave last week to chat about touring, the band’s new album …

INTERVIEW: John Fenton of Lock The Gate

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John Fenton is a cattle rancher from the USA. As well as being a major music lover, John has become a leading spokesperson for the effects of unconventional gas. John was in town a few weeks ago to talk about the …


OPINION: Adrian Buckley talks Triple J promotion

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Music Opinion

Adrian Buckley is the promoter of the Wollombi Music Festival, Folk In Broke, Wollombi Classic Film Festival, Flicks on The Green & Hunter Hoedown. A recent Facebook post from one of Australia’s leading authorities on local and international music culture, Tone Deaf …

5 times Newy Burger Co got it ‘oh so wrong, but oh so right’

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We’re big fans of Newcastle burger institution and winner of our Best Burger Poll, Newy Burger Co. Their endless supply of instagrammed food porn keeps our tummies rumbling and dinner options open. And while we’re all for healthy eating here at Newcastle …