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The Porkers

Punk /Ska /Reggae
URL: http://www.theporkers.com/

The Porkers are a Newcastle based ska band that have been around for over 15 years in different forms. They have also toured internationally. Merchandise and CD's are available through an order form on the site.




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TE Articles


Celebration Of Pure Survival

Celebration Of Pure Survival
Where: The Cambridge Hotel
When: Friday November 18, 2005

NEWCASTLE band The Porkers are finally coming of age. The ska band are celebrating their 18th birthday with a gig at The Cambridge on Friday night. Formed in 1987 their first gig was a ``house-wrecking'' party in Bar Beach, as their friends' rental property was marked for ...

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Source: TE Online - Wednesday November 16, 2005




Porkers Old and New for Tour Great Night for Band and Fans

Porkers Old and New for Tour Great Night for Band and Fans
Where: University - Bar on the Hill
When: Thursday March 7, 2002

IT is likely to get a little crowded on the stage but The Porkers can't wait to bring everyone together for what will be the biggest Porkers tour yet. Comprising a line-up of at least 13 members from the past and the present, The Porkers will embark on a tour covering most of the country. ...

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Source: TE Online - Wednesday February 13, 2002




The Porkers Play Shows to Appease Pork Lovers


Where: Northern Star Hotel
When: Friday September 14, 2001

NOVOCASTRIAN ska kings The Porkers will show their love for the Newcastle crowd this weekend when they treat local fans to two special gigs at the Northern Star Hotel. On Friday night The Porkers will be joined by Sydney hipsters The Louisville Sluggers in an all swinging extravaganza. ...

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Source: TE Online - Wednesday September 12, 2001




Pils Easy to Swallow

Pils Easy to Swallow
What: The Pils Sessions
Where: Beachcomber Hotel
When: Thursday July 19, 2001

THE Pils Sessions are back and will host one of its final shows for the year at the Beachcomber Hotel next Thursday, July 19. Last year's series of Pils Sessions were a huge success and this year has seen a repeat of interest from music fans. The series of concerts was developed to give ...

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Source: TE Online - Wednesday July 11, 2001




Porkers Deliver the Bacon on Their Heavyweight Tour

Porkers Deliver the Bacon on Their Heavyweight Tour
Where: University - Bar on the Hill
When: Thursday May 31, 2001

Novocastriian ska pigs The Porkers have regularly been referred to as Newcastle's own Bad Manners. You can judge for yourself tomorrow at Newcastle University's Bar On The Hill when The Porkers play with the Brittish ska gods. The show is part of their appropriately named Heavyweight ...

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Source: TE Online - Wednesday May 30, 2001




Porkers Primed for Raging Surf Session

Porkers Primed for Raging Surf Session
Where: Fanny's
When: Sunday March 11, 2001

NEWCASTLE ska-gods The Porkers will headline a chapter of the Rip Curl Search Sessions at Fannys on Sunday night. Cabin Fever will headline a similar show at The Beaches, Merewether on Saturday night. Following in the footsteps of previous Search Session pilgrimages, the 2001 Tour kicked off in ...

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Source: TE Online - Wednesday March 7, 2001






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