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Jade Hurley – a performance to remember

October 1, 2017

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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Dutch Tilders – Flashback to the 1990s

June 26, 2013

Blues great to perform
On With the Show's
Flashback to 1990s
HE is known as the `Godfather of Australian Blues’ and Matthew `Dutch’  Tilders will show audiences just why he has been given this grand title when he performs at the Gold Coast Art Centre later this month.
Dutch Tilders and the Blues Club is gathering a new momentum of blues fans throughout Australia and it is no wonder with its namesake Matthew `Dutch’ at the helm.… Members read the rest!

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Hangin’ Five with Delltones’ `Peewee’

February 5, 2013

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Peewee tells the story of The Delltones - March launch
By SHIRLEY BROUN

`HEY Surfer Girl, 'Come a Little Bit Closer`' and `Get a Little Dirt on Your Hands`' so you can `Get a Job' and be `Tickled Pink' in a `Papa Oom Mow Mow' way to `Hangin’ Five' with me later.

HAVE you ever known a group whose hits have been able to capture the very essence of several generations in one sentence?

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Close shave for Jade Hurley (1998)

January 14, 2013

Rock'n'roller tumbles as heart skips a beat
On With the Show's
Flashback to Variety Today 1998

By SHIRLEY BROUN

JADE Hurley is one of rock'n'roll's most determined survivors. He has been down for the count more than once, with the latest scare at Newcastle Workers Club being among the closest shaves yet experienced "This one was bad", recalls a much relieved Jade from his resting bed at a friend's home in Sydney.

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