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Meadowbank Probus Club

2RRR presenters Michael Parsons (Rockin’ Country), Leonie McClure (My Kind of Country) and Bruce Flarrety (Midday Jazz Tuesday) were fortunate enough to be speakers at the Meadowbank Combined Probus Club on August 10th. With a warm reception and plenty of interest

Moocooboola Festival

Moocooboola Festival

Sunday 1st of August The Moocooboola Festival has grown to become a significant community event, attracting approximately 20,000 people throughout the day. The growth in this event can be attributed to the move to Boronia Park Ovals and being held

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School Holiday Program: NAIDOC Week – Stories and Culture

Thursday 14th July A fun and interactive NAIDOC Week morning for families to come on a journey with special guest Chris Tobin, indigenous artist and story teller, to enjoy stories that have been told for generations and find out about

Album of the Week

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Featured Artist : Catfish and the Bottlemen

British indie rockers Catfish and the Bottlemen are riding a tidal wave of success after the release of sophomore album “The Ride” earlier this year. After receiving mixed reviews on their first album, “The Balcony”, the new album shows just

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Daniel Champagne – The Heartland Hurricanes

Following the recently completed extensive Australian Tour south coast NSW’s virtuoso singer, song writer and guitarist Daniel Champagne now heads off to the UK, Ireland, Belgium and west coast USA Tours. Those very fortunate to witness Daniel’s amazing live performances

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The Burning Roaches – Self-Titled EP

Melbourne DIY band The Burning Roaches are a handful of abrasive, grunge goodness and fuzzy feedback drawing from 90’s nostalgia. Late 2015, the band revealed the first taste of their debut self-titled EP. The single ‘Bad Things’ saw support from

Featured Programs

TARTAN SHOW

The Tartan Show

6:30-7:30 Tuesdays Tartan Show guest host, Robin MacKenzie (Music Director of the Aust Gaelic Singers) presents a diverse mix of Celtic folk music and song from across the highlands and islands.  At 7pm we focus on local events info followed by what’s

THERE GOES THAT SONG AGAIN

There Goes That Song Again

2-4pm Tuesdays Pat Boone was the second most popular singer after Elvis in the second half of the ’50s. On the back of our special last week we’ll hear Pat Boone in “easy listening” mode as we feature songs from two of

MIDDAY JAZZ MONDAY

Midday Jazz Monday

12-2pm Monday Being the last of the month, the song selection will be all Australian, from the Creole Bells album Pub with no Beer, the newly released CD of the Great Gatsby Orchestra, and some surprises.

Reviews

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AUSTRALIAN BLUES ALBUM OF THE MONTH – JULY 2016

Simon Kinny-Lewis – Street Blues Simon Kinny-Lewis is no stranger to being not only a highly talented self-made musician and producer, but one of the most proficient and well respected local singer / songwriters. Simon’s 4th and latest release “Street Blues”  confirms

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INTERNATIONAL BLUES ALBUM OF THE MONTH – JULY 2016

Royal Southern Brotherhood – The Royal Gospel 2016 – RUF Records   The Royal Southern Brotherhood combine a wealth of talented musicians that comprise some of rock, blues and soul royalty namely in Cyril Neville (The Meters/Neville Brothers/Bob Dylan) Bart

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International Blues Album of the Month – Joe Bonamassa “Live at Radio City Music Hall”

Joe Bonamassa’s career goes from strength to strength with another live release “Live At Radio City Music Hall”. Ticking off yet another one on his “bucket-list”, that is, to create live recordings from world class venues, this is No.8 on