in

SATIVA OR INDICA: We chat to The Bennies ahead of their Small Ballroom show

We chat to Jules from The Bennies ahead of their show at The Small Ballroom on 29 June. 


NL: On this tour, you’re going from the Gold Coast to Newcastle overnight… What a Bennies Road trip look like?

JULES: It’s hard to say what it looks like, it probably resembles a fucken mess but I’m sure it’s more beautiful than that.

NL: You’re doing a bunch of shows on this tour with Newcastle fav duo Gooch Palms. Tell us something about Leroy and Kat that we wouldn’t know.

JULES: They used to be presenters on an obscure network television psychic series. I only saw the pilot episode and all I can say is ‘Wow’, incredible stuff.

NL: We tried to use one word to describe your latest album, Born Chillers. We came up with ‘FUN’. What the one word you’d use to describe it?

JULES: Exotic.

NL: Were there any songs you wrote for the album that didn’t make it? Why?

JULES: We used most of the shit we recorded. It does happen where some tracks don’t make the album, usually because it messes with the flow of the record. I love it when a record takes you on a ride, like a mini DJ set.

NL: I want to bring a present to the gig to give to you… What do you want?

JULES: Keys to a helicopter and enough weed and beer to fly it like in M.A.S.H.

NL: Sativa or Indica?

JULES: Sativa for creativity.

NL: Beer or Bourbon?

JULES: I love a beer.


Tickets for The Bennies show at The Small Ballroom with Young Offenders are now on sale. Get your tickets here.

Written by Newcastle Live

If it’s on in Newcastle, it’s on Newcastle Live

With this simple philosophy and a passion for local entertainment, Newcastle Live was born.

Newcastle Live is the Hunter’s premier online entertainment and lifestyle guide, a place devoted to all the great things happening in the region.

We’re your one-stop destination to find out what’s happening this weekend and keep up to date with the latest local entertainment and lifestyle news, reviews, features, and giveaways.

Newcastle Live boasts one of the Hunter’s most comprehensive gig and events guide updated every week, where you can easily submit your own event or register your venue.

Sign up to our free eNewsletter to receive the very best of Newcastle Live straight to your inbox every week!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.