FAREWELL THE BEARDS @ THE CAMBRIDGE – FRIDAY JULY 1ST

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This Friday, July 1st – The Beards ‘Farewell The Beards Tour’ will be hitting The Cambridge.  Come along this Friday and give the bearded one’s: Johann Beardraven, John Beardman Jr, Nathaniel Beard and Facey McStubblington a big Newcastle farewell! Declaring that their pro-beard movement has achieved all it can through the medium of live performance, The Beards will be calling an end to their …

SUNDAY SESSIONS

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Nothing is better than finishing off your weekend with a lazy Sunday session of live music. There is plenty on across this great city of ours today,  here’s just a couple that we reckon will be damn fine Lizotte’s, Lazy Sunday Lunch with Diesel – Pieces of Americana Tour Diesel’s ‘Pieces Of Americana’ tour is serving as an introduction to his …

SATURDAY NIGHT AT ‘THE LASS’

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There is a magic night of live music on the menu at The Lass O’Gowrie Hotel tonight “Saturday, June 25tth” with Lennie Tranter and The Bagism Revelation, Rose & The Sea and Sydney J music kicks off at 9.00pm Real favourites of The Swamp House crew, Lennie Tranter and The Bagism Revelation are a Newcastle based band who play melodic pop-rock that will blast …

PASSPORT TO AIRLIE 2016 – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN !

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Applications for Passport to Airlie 2016 Battle of the Bands Competition are now open!!! We are pleased to announce that this year’s Passport to Airlie will be held at one of Newcastle’s premier live music venues THE STAG & HUNTER. Heats will be held on Sundays 3.00pm – 7.00pm over five weeks from August 14th to September 11th. One winner from each …

PIRATE METAL @ THE VAULT – THIS FRIDAY!

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OK Newcastle Metal lovers, The Vault are hosting a pirate themed all Metal party this Friday, June 24th at level One, Newcastle Leagues Club. Brisbane band Lagerstein will be docking the SS Plunderberg in the port of Newcastle for one night and the crew of Captain Gregarrr, The Majestic Beast, Neil Rummy Rackers, The Immobilizer, Mother Junkst, Jacob, The Fiercest Pirate …

WHAT’S HOT AT THE SWAMP HOUSE THIS WEEK

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We love our music videos here at The Swamp House, these are the top three on our play list this week ‘in no particular order’ KONGOS ‘Take It From Me‘ track one from their new album ‘Egomaniac’ released earlier this month. A band of four brothers KONGOS is  Johnny (accordion, keyboards, vocals), Jesse (drums, percussion, vocals), Daniel (guitar, vocals), and …

WOLLOMBI MUSIC FESTIVAL – 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2016

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A small festival with a big foot stomping heart…. Now in its 7th year, Wollombi Music Festival has become a real highlight in the calendars of live music lovers across the region. This music festival has all the right ingredients, an energy packed line-up of artists across two stages, onsite camping, plenty of good food, craft beers, markets and yes it …

GOLDEN ROBOT RECORDS SIGNS AUSSIE ROCK ICONS

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Fiercely independent Australian rock label, Golden Robot Records has announced the signing of four more outstanding Australian rock acts to their roster. Joining them is Rose Tattoo, Steve Kilbey, The Superjesus and Sarah McLeod. They join a growing roster at Golden Robot Records, which already boasts an array of top line acts including Moon, The Lockhearts, Mi-Sex, Toe to Toe, Nick Barker …

‘ELSEWHERE’ GOES TO NEW HEIGHTS

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It was always going to be a hard task for the crew at Elsewhere to top the locations of 2015’s two hugely successful shows, Elsewhere ‘The Lighthouse’ (Nobbys) and Elsewhere ‘lock-up’ (Maitland Gaol). Well….. they have done it and gone to new heights in the process with ELSEWHERE ‘ROOFTOP’   Elsewhere was born from a desire to challenge the way live …