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Music For The Mind
Saturday the 16th of December 2017 The Stag & Hunter Hotel From 2:00pm
Raising money in support of mental health
New Years Eve 2017
NewcastleBandsDatabase Gig Lst
Busta Thong MEX Club Mayfield
The Cassettes Mary Ellen Hotel
The Hummingbirds Nelson Bay Diggers
9:00pm - 1:00am
The Klassics Pelican RSL Club
LOKO The Mark Hotel
8:30pm - 11:30pm
Loose Bazooka Tea Gardens Country Club and Motel
Marriah Port City Bowling Club
Misbehave Jewells Tavern
William Crightion Band
Lennie Tranter And The Bagism Revelation The Junk Yard (Grand Junction Hotel Maitland)
Doors open 3:00pm
Justin Ngariki and the Dastardly Bastards Wickham Park Hotel
Project X Belmore Hotel
The Rumor Trio Cypress Lakes Resort
viAgro Marks Point Sports Club
8:00pm - 1:00am
Mark Wells Duo Queens Wharf Hotel
The Years Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club (NCYC)
8:30pm till late (Limited Tickets)
Newcastle Blues & Roots Festival
Wickham Park Hotel
Saturday the 27th of January 2018 Doors open at 10:00am $15 pre sale - $20 at the door
Performances by: Groove Examanation: Justin Ngariki, Nick Rashke, Robbie Long & Ben Elliott
Papa Pilko And The Binrats
Merewether Fats Blues Band
The Blues Bombers
Helena Kitley Band
Annie O'Dee and the Hotshots
Plus many more!
The event will also host a wonderful variety of market stalls, a jumping castle, face painting and food from around the world.
This event is licensed all ages. Children must be accompanied by a responsible parent or guardian.
Rock this City Exhibition
16 Nov 2017 - 04 Feb 2018 10:00am - 5:00pm
More Information Here
Tip Jar Song Competition Winners 2017
Public Vote: BENN ALLSOP – HERE TO TELL YOU
Industry Prize: PARIS GRACE – LONGER THIS TIME
Tip Jar Winners
THE MUSIC REVIEW
— LOKO — Melbourne Street — Newcastle Flyers — Incognito — Love That Hat The Years
THE MUSIC REVIEW
Velvet Underground -- Somebody To Love
From the Sixties
The Velvet Underground -- She Comes in Colours
Ward 10 -- Ten
From the Seventies
Nick Patey and The Oxygen Theives -- In the Nick EP (1994)
Nick Patey (g, v)
Ross Hartsuyker (b)
Darren Burtoff (d)
Pretty In Pink -- Idol Motion
From the 80's
Catfish Soup -- Ventilator Blues
at The Belmont Hotel
More Video Links
Rock This City
Live music in Newcastle, 1970s–1980s
John J Francis
For all you people out there who have wondered over the years "whatever happened to John J Francis ?", the question has now been answered. There is now an official John J Francis web site at
http://www.jjfmusic.com it has been endorsed by John himself and is highly recommended by me as a must visit site. It has history, photos, album reviews and ....... wait for it ....... music downloads.
It is what John refers to as a 'cyber busking' site. You are free to download the music, all they ask is that you make a donation for what you think it is worth to you.
A very refreshing concept in this era of internet piracy, fraud and rip off. So what are you still hanging around here for ..... go and check it out.
Do you want to voice your anger at the Japanese whalers?
Go to this web site and sign the petition.
If you have a band listed on the site, and you have a Myspace page for it, send me the address and I will put it up with the bands entry. Everybody and their dog has got one. Mine is
HERE if you want to check it out.
Bio's: 'Weld' , 'Midnight Howlers' 'Rimshot' ,
Contrax , Homegrown , Swanee
, Nightmare , Smakka & Waddy , Loud & Proud
Steve McLennan, has done biography's on
Barracuda and Freak Shop and Greg Lee Band and Mirage and Anvil Chorus and Idols and Witchdoctors
And a swag of other bio's on
Aragon, Backwater, Man'O'War, Raiding Party and Glam Gods.
Peter Wholohan's 2006 benefit show photo's.
Click on this link to go there