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Sat, 7 September 2013

Freelance’s invited to list on GoDirect Entertainment - for online enquiries

Filed under: Radio, Television, Workshops, Theatre, Tours, About Entertainment News, General — site admin @ 6:25 am

Invitation to all Freelancers to list on GoDirect Entertainment.
GoDirect Entertainment is an online booking enquiry service for the public and an enquiry/lead supplier for the industry.
Now inviting freelancers working in the Entertainment, Media and Arts industries to list on GDE.
Enticement…a free trial offer: for all new suppliers listing under our Freelance Category: its free when you “accept” enquiries/leads until end of November 2013.
Free to list, page up free and the lead fee may be viewed as an advertising fee, because its only paid when you decide to accept the enquiry.
No lead fee of $17.50 is payable from 1st September 2013 to 30th November 2013. Effective immediately

Mon, 3 June 2013

GoDirect Entertainment automated online booking enquiry service

Filed under: About Entertainment News, General — site admin @ 12:32 pm

GoDirect Entertainment is an online booking enquiry service.
Find and book national entertainers, musicians and freelancers working in the entertainment industry direct on www.godirectentertainment.com.au.
GoDirect: no booking agents. Fast and efficient.
GoDirect was launched in 2007 to facilitate your online booking experience.
Bookers can view, bio’s, images, hear sound samples and videos of suppliers.
For suppliers:its free to list, to find out more please read the application page.

The Big Marimba

The Big Marimba
Lake McDonald Ampitheatre (Noosa Botanic Gardens)
Sun 16 June 2013
This is the ninth annual Big Marimba Event………… The Sunshine Coast has become a “hotspot” for marimba activity with hundreds of people playing marimbas. The Big Marimba Concert Celebrates this, with 6 Marimba bands performing at this fantastic free family event. A wonderful feature of this concert is the fantastic amphitheatre set in the Noosa Botanic gardens with Lake Macdonald as a superb backdrop. It’s a great afternoon’s entertainment for all the family and it’s FREE!
Bands: KatSkan, KKarimba, Mumbo Jumbo, North Arm School
Date: Sunday 16 June 2013
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Cost: FREE!
Venue: Lake McDonald Ampitheatre (Noosa Botanic Gardens)
Andrea Kirwin Album Launch (Pomona)

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Andrea Kirwin Album Launch
Majestic Theatre (Pomona)
21 June 2013
Featuring Andrea Kirwin and her 10-piece band
Andrea draws on her Fijian gospel roots & hippie/funk/soul style honed by touring with Canberra’s beloved Andi & George band, to bring a unique and powerful musical experience to Pomona, now her new home town. Andrea’s will be launching her debut album “From the Ground Up”.
Supported by The Flumes
Date: Friday 21 June 2013
Time: 7pm (Doors & Bar open 5.30pm)
Cost: Ticket & album pack only $20
Venue: Majestic Theatre (3 Factory St, Pomona)
Bookings: www.redchair.com.au
Dinner and finger food available in-house @ Valentino’s Restaurant

Fête De La Musique
Brisbane
21 June 2013
Now in it’s sixth year, Fête de la Musique Brisbane will again provide a platform for everyone who loves making music. Newcomers will join veterans on the streets of Brisbane on 21 June to bring the city a day full of music from nearly every genre.
Red Chair is excited to be part of the producing team for Fête de la Musique this year programming acts in Fortitude Valley and buses, City Cats and Central Station.
All Performances are FREE!
More Info: fetedelamusiquebrisbane.com.au

Polka Dots & Moonbeams Ball
Majestic Theatre (Pomona)
22 June 2013
It’s time to don your feather boas, top hats and tails and dance the night away at The Majestic Theatre’s “Polka Dots and Moonbeams Ball”. Experience the charm of the nostalgic Majestic Theatre while dining and dancing to the fabulous 19 piece Scream Big Band.
Date: Saturday 22 June 2013
Time: Doors Open 6pm - Band from 7.30pm til late.
Tickets: $25 table seats / $15 balcony seats
Venue: Majestic Theatre (3 Factory St, Pomona)
Bookings: www.redchair.com.au

Nadia & the Blue Flamingo 2013 QLD Tour
Regional Queensland
29 June - 25 July 2013
A singing south wind flutters into town…weaving a playful dance around Nadia’s washing line and filling the air with magic and song. With a dash of imagination, a hint of mayhem and a basket full of hope, Nadia and her audience discover true friends can sometimes be found right under your toes…
Tour Dates
Sat 29 June - Church Theatre (Toowoomba)
Tues 2 & Wed 3 July - Ipswich Civic Centre
Thurs 4 July - Millmerran Cultural Centre
Sat 6 July - Redcliffe Cultural Centre
Mon 8 July - The ‘J’ Theatre (Noosa)
Thurs 11 July - Moranbah Community Centre
Sat 13 July - The World Theatre (Charters Towers)
Tues 16 July - Burdekin Theatre (Ayr)
Thurs 18 & Fri 19 July - Whitsunday Anglican School (Mackay)
Tues 23 July - Richmond Shire Hall
Wed 24 July - Cloncurry Shire Hall
Thurs 25 July - McKinlay Shire Hall (Julia Creek)
More Info: www.redchair.com.au

The British & Irish Lions Tour

Filed under: About Entertainment News, Festivals & Major Events, Gigs, General — site admin @ 11:33 am

The British & Irish Lions Tour is coming to Melbourne on Saturday 29th June!
Join Rugby greats Shane Williams and Sean Holley (former Welsh team) at The Wharf Hotel from 12pm for all the action before, during and after the match, plus a special guest to be announced!
Watch the sell out game LIVE on one of our 6 big screens or join us before the game and take the short walk to Etihad Stadium.
Your exclusive $20 ticket includes:
• Q&A session with the players (from 4pm)
• BBQ and Hahn Super dry
• Entry to the after party
Don’t miss out! Limited tickets available now at www.iwannaticket.com.au

Fri, 25 January 2013

PurePop Records news

Filed under: About Entertainment News — site admin @ 5:26 pm

PurePop Records gigs and news…
BUY A BRICK T-SHIRTS HAVE ARRIVED
If you have bought a brick please drop by the store to collect your Tee
If you are bought a VIP or LEGEND Brick and haven’t collected your medallion yet, these are also waiting for you at the store
THE PURE POP CUP PLAYER TRANSFER WINDOW IS OPEN
See further down after gig guide for details

LIVE IN THE COURTYARD
OUR CLASSIC ALBUM SHOWS CONCLUDE AT 8PM EVERY NIGHT
AND THE BAR IS OPEN TIL 11PM
IF YOU’RE NOT ATTENDING A CLASSIC ALBUM SHOW OR IT IS SOLD OUT, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO DROP IN AFTER 8PM
Wed January 23

Townes Van Zandt - Townes Van Zandt
performed by Russett Burbank
(6.30pm) Sat January 26
TonkSGreen (4pm)

Trio - Trio
performed by The Fauves
(6.30pm) Sun January 27

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