INTERIVEW: Adam Eckersley on Family, Fundraising for Europe & Country Music

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This year the Adam Eckersley Band picked up 2nd Golden Guitars, supported country music legend, Steve Earle and performed on the Global Artist Stage during the CMA Festival in Nashville USA. The band will head to Charlestown Central Leagues Club on July 23 to play a show to raise funds for their European tour. We caught up with Adam for a chat earlier this week.  SHARE THIS

There’s Bots in the Books at Newcastle Region Library!

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Newcastle Region Library and Hunter TAFE have teamed up again to introduce young people to the world of electronics, coding, robotics and advanced manufacturing in a free short course called Bots in the Books. SHARE THIS

INTERVIEW: Stacey Q on Totally 80’s

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Stacey Q soared into the pop charts in 1986 with her single, Two of Hearts. She’ll be in town on July 28 for the Totally 80’s show at the Civic Theatre with Martika, Limahl Of Kajagoogoo, Paul Lekakis, Katrina (Ex Katrina & The Waves), Wa Wa Nee and Real Life! SHARE THIS

Toronto for Tracey

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The Toronto community lost a very important member recently. Tracey Walpole had a strong voice amongst her peers that will now be sorely missed.  Toronto Workers club will host a benefit for her family on July 30. SHARE THIS

GUIDE: School Holidays in Newcastle July 2016

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It’s just around the corner! Celebrated by some, feared by others… School Holidays. Whatever side of the fence you sit on, Newcastle Live are here to help fight the boredom. Here’s our handy guide to what’s on during the School Holidays in Newcastle – July 2016 Edition. SHARE THIS

THE OSMAN: Community Radio, One Day Apart & Scott Bevan

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The Osman is back with his new weekly post for Newcastle Live. In this edition, he writes about his involvment with community radio, the Central Coast band, One Day Apart and heaps more. Grab a cuppa, and read on… SHARE THIS

You could support X Factor’s Cyrus in Newcastle

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The search is on! The organisers of Run Newcastle, a charity fun run, are on the hunt for some of Newcastle’s most exciting and talented musicians. The winner of their talent quest will perform live as part of the line up supporting Aussie singer songwriter and ‘X Factor 2015’ winner, Cyrus at this year’s Run Newcastle on Sunday 7th August. SHARE THIS