YOUR STATE BY STATE NEWS

POSTED BY ROB ON Jan 28, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Start your year off with participation in a Weekend Warriors program. Find one near you! QUEENSLAND THE BEST MUSIC SHOP with Kerry Jacobson (QLD)
 The Best Music Shop in Jindalee, Queensland kIcked off their year with a jam on Monday January 25th at the Retro Bar (See picture above). Once again, former Dragon drummer Kerry Jacobson is taking on coaching duties. Bands are now in rehearsal with the big gig in their sights! (07) 3376 5454 
http://bestmusicshop.com.au/   SOUTH AUSTRALIA HOLDEN HILL MUSIC with Vince Contarino (SA)
 Holden Hill Music brings back Weekend Warriors with a bang next year featuring ...
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WEEKEND WARRIOR COACH INTERVIEW: DAI PRITCHARD (NEWCASTLE)

POSTED BY ROB ON Jan 27, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Dai Pritchard is an incredibly busy guitar player. When he's not cranking an amp for Rose Tattoo, he's either playing and recording with his own Dai Pritchard Band, the Monsters Of Rock group or the newer Blood, Sweat and Beers project. It makes it even more impressive that he also sets aside time to coach the Newcastle-based Weekend Warriors program, a gig close to his heart. We caught up with Dai to chat about his experiences coaching in the Weekend Warriors program. When did you first become aware of Warriors? I first became aware of the Weekend Warriors probably 8 ...
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BEAT OF THE SHIRE JAM FEB 7th. Be part of it!

POSTED BY ROB ON Jan 26, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
BEAT OF THE SHIRE, Caringbah jam with Paul Christie (NSW) Sunday week! The folks at the Beat of the Shire music store in Caringbah will be presenting their first jam of 2016 on Sunday February 7th at 3pm, instore at 332 Kingsway, Caringbah NSW 2229. Your coach for this run will be Paul Christie (Mondo Rock, The Party Boys)
Phone Jonathan Wright on 02 9524 0326 for details. The Big Gig will occur on Sunday March 13 at Kareela Golf and Social Club.
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MUSICAL MYTHBUSTERS HEADS DOWNUNDER

POSTED BY ROB ON Jan 6, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Every musician knows it. That feeling they've got great big holes in their musical understanding you could drive a truck through. Or the feeling they've hit a plateau and just can't get any better, no matter how much they practice. Or that other feeling that they're not a real musician because they can't read music. These feelings are especially true for self-taught musicians or those who just "play by ear". The feeling that a lack of formal musical training is holding them back is not uncommon amongst musicians, particularly the "Weekend Warrior" who says they just want to gig with ...
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