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Boogie on Beaumont

Boogie on BeaumontBoogie on Beaumont, kicks off one of the most anticipated music events of the year, Newcastle Music Week. On Friday the 24th of October Hamilton’s beautiful and vibrant Beaumont Street will host this unique festival which promises to be bigger and better than ever. No matter what your style we have it covered with bands ranging from Latin to Jazz, Reggae, Funk, Hip-hop, Swing and Ska.

Some of this years’ acts will include;

  • Civic Big Band – A group of young local instrumentalists, most of whom attended the Newcastle Conservatorium. Through a common affection for Jazz and Swing they have assembled a captivating big band show.
  • Jolyon Briggs Band – Jolyon is a 22 year old singer/songwriter from Newcastle. His five piece band pump out ripping solos and funky horn lines while he powers through storylines with energetic vocals.
  • Cubana – A cruisy Latin Jazz outfit headed by front man and trumpeter John Kelloway, who’s music will have the crowd grooving to some old favourites, with a Cubana twist.
  • Merewether High School Jazz Band – This thriving jazz ensemble is made up of a wealth of talent from Merewether High School. Under the direction of Rebekah McClure the band has conquered eisteddfods and wowed audiences at local jazz festivals. This is a power-house band that is not to be missed!

Boogie on Beaumont is an all ages event that takes advantage of Hamilton’s cultural and vibrant atmosphere of cafes and alfresco dining. Be sure not to miss out on this awesome event on beautiful Beaumont Street.

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Posted on August 21st, 2008 in Newcastle Music Week

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