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The Music of Bowie

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Are you a thinking of running for council? Time for women to step up?

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AI’s invisible bystanders

In her Echo column last week, Mandy Nolan recommended literature for her daughter, including classics like Catcher in the Rye and To Kill a Mockingbird. 

Mullet fishers destroy dunes and native plants at Gawandii Beach, Shaws Bay

Locals and Tuckombil Landcare have expressed concerns over damage to the dunes at Gawandii Beach at Shaws Bay by fisher people who are accessing the beach for the mullet harvesting season. 

Moondogs Gypsy Blues Band play an honestly possessed kind of blues. It’s blues with fangs, black hats, tight pants, and a kick of cabaret for eye-candy.

Original, traditional and modern blues synthesised into a sound that gets you dancing and howling at the moon.

Moondog Gypsy Blues Band is a two-piece original blues band, developing their sound from the masters of old and new, such as Lightnin’ Hopkins, Tom Waits, and Bo Diddley.

Frontman Moondog uses a variety of guitars including slide and resonators, along with harp to complement his authentic, growling vocal.

The rhythm is provided by Kate La Jam playing standup drum kit, cajone and percussion.

So what makes MGBB rise above being just another blues band? Simply put, Moondog Gypsy Blues Band has a stage presence that’s raw, unedited MOJO. Their signature is simple yet strong drum rhythms supporting Moondog?s gutsy guitar and vocals.

Rails, Byron, tonight from 7pm and Lennox Hotel on Saturday from 9.30pm.


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