Funky Do Da’s & Wayne Rogers win at ‘MO’ Awards

It was a big night at Bankstown sports club for local entertainer, Wayne Rogers & Novocastrian based band, Funky Do Da’s, with both acts taking home a ‘MO’ Award last night.

The Mo Awards are a long-running annual Australian entertainment industry awards night that recognise achievements in live entertainment in Australia.

Local entertainer and female impersonator Wayne Rogers took out the award for Best Versatile/Variety act, and Funky Do Da’s took home the Tommy Tycho Accompanying Band trophy.

A big Newcastle Live congratulations to both acts. A fantastic result and a great win for Newcastle entertainment.

Image courtesy of Peter Gray from the Funky Do Da’s

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  1. Marty Morton is on the commitee and this is his sons band. It’s no surprise as every year he was on the commitee he himself won ‘best children’s act’ against The Wiggles and Hi 5 but everything changed last year when the constitution changed and it disallowed commitee members to win awards… I guess he found a way around it! There are Sydney Morning Herald story’s about it.

  2. MO MANN. I find some of your above comments unnecessary and petite, to try and defame the recent winners of The Tommy Tycho, MO AWARD. Regardless of who’s father/mother, or siblings are in involved with the event or any event. The only reason The Funky Do Dah’s won this award, is because they deserved it. And have earn’t the award statue in their own right and for no other reason. These guys, are true professional musicians that have worked hard at their craft for at least 3 decades. Their music credits are endless and at the highest professional level.Three (3) CD Albums to their credit. All the bands members have played and appeared on more albums then you probably even know about. They have played and backed some of the world best entertainers and just local or national. I tend to wonder whether you have ever seen the Funky Do Dah’s in full flight.? MO MANN. An award truly deserved these guys are true professionals and gentlemen to add. Congratulations Funky Do Dah’s. Well, done. (Regardless what the critics won’t to say about. You WON.The only reason you won your award, is because your good at what you do!!).

  3. I was going to leave this one alone, but idiots need telling! Listen up Mo Man….I worked with Marty umpteen years ago somewhere…..not important. I
    ‘ve worked with Terry, his son on occasion and have known the rest of these guys professionally for some 30 years….you had better think twice about your comments. That said, if this is the first time these guys have been awarded for their talents, in all this time, wouldn’t that tell something about them and Marty’s integrity??? Shut the F*** Up!

  4. Thanks guys …. i wish Moman would have the guts to reveal his (or her ,yes her) identity …. As anonymous states if this was nepotism they why now ?some thirty years later ?? A sensible chat is recquired … reveal your identity and you get that ! If not ..well ..shove it where the sun dont shine !

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