Gig etiquette: or how to behave at a gig

Newcastle Live -

Music

Recently, a friend went to one of Newcastle’s most beautiful live music venues to watch a well-known soloist play an intimate gig. The lighting in the venue was spectacular, creating …

Live music lovers unite!

Linda Drummond -

Music

As Newcastle becomes an increasingly ‘liveable’ city – with apartments springing up all over the joint, what happens to our live music scene? Obviously, we love live music here at …

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Should we ban cameras at gigs?

Linda Drummond -

Music

Have you ever had the eyeline between you and a performer shattered by a boomer holding up an iPad to snap off a series of pics? Look, it’s an extreme …

Signals Midwest Come To Newcastle

Spencer Scott -

Music

US Punk outfit Signals Midwest have announced an Australian Tour. Coming down under to appear on The Smith Street Band’s Pool Party in Melbourne. The band have also announced a …

New Zealand’s Carb On Carb Return To Newcastle

Spencer Scott -

Music

New Zealand-based emotive-punk duo Carb On Carb are set to return to Newcastle on their upcoming Australian tour. The band are hitting the east coast of Australia to celebrate the …

REVIEW: Unwritten Law at the Small Ballroom

Nick Milligan -

Music News

Newcastle’s been called a “rock town” and we sure have our fair share of brooding metalheads. But there was a time in the late ‘90s when a high-energy and ultra-melodic …