YOUNG WARRIORS SONG WORKSHOP IS A HIT!

POSTED BY ROB ON May 4, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Inspired by the successful, long-running Weekend Warriors program, overseen by the AMA, a new concept, the Young Warriors has been launched on the Gold Coast. In conjunction with the Gold Coast council and Recreational Music Making Australia, the AMA's Dom Disisto had around 40 kids, aged between 12 -19 years show up for the registration day on April 16th. The young musicians jammed away on classic rock anthems by Green Day, 3 Doors Down and many others, as they began their 10 week program journey. Last week, the participants attended an exclusive Songwriting Workshop at the Helensvale Cultural Centre, where ...
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YOUNG WARRIORS GOLD COAST SONGWRITING WORKSHOP

POSTED BY ROB ON Apr 21, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
YOUNG WARRIORS GOLD COAST SONGWRITING WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY APRIL 27 from 6pm Helensvale Cultural Centre, Sir John Overall Dr & Lindfield Road, Helensvale QLD 4212 Young Warriors Australia presents an amazing songwriting workshop opportunity for 12-19 year olds, featuring some of Australia's most respected musicians. Your songwriting mentors for the day include: Kevin Borich, Kerry Jacobson, Vince Contarino, and Scotty Fairclough, who will offer their unique perspective on the songwriting process. What inspires them? How do they begin to write? Lyrics first or melody? What instrument do they create with? You'll have the chance to ask these experienced musicians everything you always ...
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GH MUSIC BIG GIG SUNDAY MAY 1ST

POSTED BY ROB ON Apr 21, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Respected singer, songwriter, guitarist Paul Norton has done a stellar job moulding his Weekend Warrior bands into shape. Now they get to show us what they've got when they perform live on stage at the BIG GIG, Sunday May 1st Central Club Hotel 293 Swan St Richmond. Tickets $15 adults, $5 kids and $25 for a family. All ages welcome. Come on down, support the bands and have a great time.
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NEWCASTLE AREA JAM MAY 10

POSTED BY ROB ON Apr 21, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Newcastle area folks ... it's your time to Jam! Weekend Warriors kicks off on May 10th at 7pm at Music Solutions Warners Bay 5/305 Hillsborough Rd Warners Bay. All gear supplied. Bring your own guitar if you like but there will be plenty of ours. Be coached by Rose Tattoo guitarist Dai Pritchard. Meet some like-minded people and have a ball. Shop: 02 4954 8889 Register your interest now via this link www.facebook.com/MusicSolutionsWarnersBay  
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STATE BY STATE: GH MUSIC JAM & BEST MUSIC SHOP JAMS!

POSTED BY ROB ON Mar 29, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
YOUR STATE BY STATE NEWS Start your year off with participation in a Weekend Warriors program. Find one near you! GH MUSIC JAM THIS SATURDAY! GH MUSIC Flemington Jam with Paul Norton (VIC) Join Victorian Warriors coach Paul Norton and GH Music as they kick off their first jam for the year! All welcome! Jam date: Saturday April 2nd at 2pm Venue: Hardimans Hotel 521 Macaulay Rd Kensington All gear is supplied by GH Music, you can bring your own guitar or bass etc if you wish. There will be 4 rehearsals through April with the Big Gig at the Central Club ...
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VIDEO ACTION FROM BEAT OF THE SHIRE BIG GIG

POSTED BY ROB ON Mar 26, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
The Beat of The Shire in Caringbah, NSW presented their Big Gig on Sunday March 13th at the Kareela Golf Club. Coach Paul Christie did a wonderful job moulding the four bands into shape. Here's video evidence of that from the Big Gig. JUST PLAYING AROUND https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tuba-qOKkLA NEVERMIND https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfDD-7gj33g NO DRAMAS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yX32JIWBg0 VIKKI & THE VIKINGS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLmwcoytEMo See more video action form the Big Gig here
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GH MUSIC ANNOUNCES JAM DATE

POSTED BY ROB ON Feb 19, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Victorian Warriors coach Paul Norton has just informed us that GH Music will kick off their first jam for the year  in April Jam date: Saturday April 2nd at 2pm Venue: Hardimans Hotel 521 Macaulay Rd Kensington All gear is supplied by GH Music, you can bring your own guitar or bass etc if you wish. There will be 4 rehearsals through April with the show at the Central Club in Richmond on Sunday May 1st at 1pm. There is no charge for the jam. Feel free to bring friends with you who may be interested in doing the program as you are ...
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KC’s ROCKSHOP (VIC) ANNOUNCE JAM DATES

POSTED BY ROB ON Feb 18, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 2 COMMENTS
The fine people at KC's Rockshop, 137 Boronia Rd, Boronia have confirmed their Weekend Warriors jam dates for 2016 Venue for the jams and gigs will be the Knox Club. 480 Boronia Road Wantirna Coach will be Ron Peers. Ron first came to our attention as guitarist in 70's soul band Stylus. The list of artists Ron has worked includes; George Benson, Lee Ritenour, Ike & Tina Turner, Average White Band, Tina Arena, Kool and the Gang, Boz Scaggs, Errol Brown, Thelma Houston, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson, Daryl Braithwaite, Vanessa Amorosi, The 5th Dimension, Renee Geyer, John Farnham and Tommy ...
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ROCKIN’ AND DANCIN’ IN THE BEAT OF THE SHIRE WORLD

POSTED BY ROB ON Feb 9, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
The Beat of The Shire in Caringbah, NSW held their first jam for the year on February 7th and going by coach Paul Christie's comments, it was one of the most vibrant jams he's ever experienced. "Of all the Warriors Jam Days I have done," he said, "this particular one comprised the best ever cross section of players I have seen. Store owner Jonathan and I just kept looking at each other shaking our heads. There will be some seriously good bands come out of it and the Big Gig will be seriously entertaining." It was great to see a ...
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MIKE WHITNEY – CRICKETER, TV HOST AND WEEKEND WARRIOR

POSTED BY ROB ON Feb 9, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
As a test cricketer, Mike Whitney was one of the most popular players in the Australian team in the late 80s into the 90s. He played 12 tests and took 39 wickets at an average of 33.97, which was not too shabby. He's also probably the only Australian cricketer to take the field with a 'fro'. These days Mike can be seen weekly on TV hosting his show, Sydney Weekender. What many of you may not know is that Mike can also be seen as lead singer of the Mike Whitney band at regular gigs around Sydney. A few years ...
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