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New album release for Human Nature

August 20, 2018

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Romance of the Jukebox and 30 years
together sparks 2019 Australian tour
By Shirley Broun
HOMEGROWN Aussie favourites and major success story Human Nature are back in Australia for two weeks to promote their new album `Romance of the Jukebox' which was released on August 17 and available from today. 
The group's members Toby Allen, Phil Burton, Mike and Andrew Tierney have been busy today making guest appearances on Sunrise, The Morning Show and The Daily Edition - much to the delight of their adoring fans.… Members read the rest!

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Peter Combe to take festive theme on tour

August 20, 2018

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BELOVED CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINER SET TO
PRESENT CHRISTMAS ALBUM LIVE IN CONCERT
WITH TOP BAND AND YOUNG CHOIR
WITH a career that spans more than three decades, it’s fair to say that beloved children’s entertainer Peter Combe has more than a few favourite albums under his belt.
He has released 15 albums of all original children’s material (not including greatest hits or live CDs) throughout his career, and one of his all-time favourites, and one that is still touted as the most cherished among his fans is his 1990 Christmas Album release.… Members read the rest!

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New album brings back memories

June 29, 2018

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June 29, 2018
Album Review:
Rex Dallas - Show Boat Kalang

By SHIRLEY BROUN

Country songs are renowned for telling stories and newly appointed `Ken Cameron Lifetime Achievement, Living Legend Award’’ winner
Rex Dallas has done just that in his latest album entitled `Show Boat Kalang’.  
The title track, Show Boat Kalang, takes listeners back to the 1950s in Sydney when the grand old lady of the Sea led the way by hosting cabaret shows, dancing and excursions for passengers as it sailed under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and into the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers or, alternatively, left from Circular Quay bound for the Spit Bridge, Middle Harbour and eventually Killarney picnic ground.… Members read the rest!

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Lez Zeppelin heading Downunder

May 29, 2018

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ALL GIRL HIGH ENERGY ROCK
DIRECT FROM THE USA TO TOUR
GIRL ROCKERS LEZ ZEPPELIN are heading Downunder for their 2018 Australian Tour.
The all-girl band earning the reputation as one of the most exciting live acts on the scene, are bringing their version of the rock-laden classics penned by the legendary Led Zeppelin to Australia for the first time, and audiences better get ready for a blistering live show.… Members read the rest!

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Awesome tour for Kevin Bloody Wilson

February 8, 2018

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MUCH LOVED AUSSIE COMEDIAN
TO UNLEASH HIS UNIQUELY
POLITICALLY INCORRECT HUMOUR
ON AUDIENCES DOWNUNDER
AUSSIE COMEDIAN Kevin Bloody Wilson is hitting the road again in 2018 on his hilarious politically incorrect Almost Awesome tour.
As one of few funny-men who totally embody the spirit of Australian humour, Kev is revered around the globe for his Aussie larrikin take on life.
He’s performed everywhere throughout his career, from outback pubs to the hallowed halls of the London Palladium, packing out houses wherever he goes.… Members read the rest!

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Jade Hurley – a performance to remember

October 1, 2017

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REVIEW: Jade Hurley
Venue: Twin Towns Services Club
Date: September 19, 2017

By Shirley Broun

JUST couldn’t resist the opportunity to see one of Australia’s most enduring and loved rock’n’rollers in action at Twin Towns Services Club in Tweed Heads recently.
When the music kicked off and the lights focused on a white piano sitting centre stage I, and a full auditorium of dedicated fans, were poised and ready for the man who had set the piano keys alight with his sizzling renditions of some of the all-time rock’n’roll greats.… Members read the rest!

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Review: Stepping out with Petula Clark

May 21, 2017

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AT 84 THERE'S NO STOPPING THIS
TRUE SHOWBIZ LEGEND
Venue: State Theatre, Sydney
Date: May 20, 2017
By Guest Celebrity Reviewer
MARK KRISTIAN
WELL...WHAT AN EXPERIENCE it was to see one of my idols, PETULA CLARK, in concert.
It was fantastic! Lots of colleagues and Aussie showbiz royalty in attendance to witness (as the marquee stated) 'a true legend'.
At 84 years of age, Miss Clark would put many performers half her age to shame.… Members read the rest!

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Greg Doolan takes his final bow

February 17, 2017

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WICKETY WAK STAR LOSES
BATTLE WITH CANCER
By Shirley Broun
YESTERDAY afternoon I checked in to read the latest notifications on Facebook.
A post from entertainment industry stalwart Brian Fogarty caught my eye. Something about my dear friend Greg Doolan. `Oh what's Greg up to,' I thought inquisitively. Then I read it:
"Another shock! Too young and a great talent -- Greg Doolan (Wickety Wak) sadly passed away this afternoon @ only 63 yrs of age."
Can't be right, I thought and read it again.… Members read the rest!

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Review: Rockin’ good time as Ol’ 55 celebrates 40 years

November 28, 2016

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Audience jumping to sound of Ol' 55

VENUE: Jupiter’s Casino, Gold Coast

DATE: November 26, 2016

Review by SHIRLEY BROUN

 
FROM the very moment Ol' 55 first leaped onto centre stage, the audience were ready to relive the music of the 50s and 60s.
Rock'n'roll dancers jumped to their feet in readiness and I heard one lady next to me say `I just can't wait, I love their music'.… Members read the rest!

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Review: Dogwood Crossing

October 7, 2014

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Latest single is hot hot hot!
SONG: Hold My Head Up High
ARTIST: Dogwood Crossing
DATE: October 7, 2014

Review by SHIRLEY BROUN

THE latest single from Queensland rockers Dogwood Crossing has captured the essence of early Aussie rock band icons but with a unique modern twist that is completely their own.
I spoke with lead singer Tim Earle last week and was so intrigued with the story behind the new single `Hold My Head Up High’ that I just had to download a copy and take a listen.… Members read the rest!

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