POSTED BY ROB ON Aug 23, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
The good people at KC's Rockshop in Boronia, Victoria are stoked to announce that the new coach for their upcoming Weekend Warriors' round (October), will be ARIA Hall of Famer Bob Spencer. Bob's played in iconic Australian bands "The Angels" and "Skyhooks" and it is a welcome return to WW mentoring having run the program previously at other venues. Bob Spencer has been a busy guy lately. He has almost completed work on his debut solo album 'Saints and Murderers', due for release soon and he has recently been honoured with his own signature Cole Clark acoustic guitar. Bob also ...
POSTED BY ROB ON Aug 10, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 1 COMMENTS
HOLDEN HILL MUSIC with Vince Contarino (SA) Holden Hill Music brings back Weekend Warriors with a bang in September featuring the Zep Boys’ Vince Contarino as your coach (direct from sold out theatre shows for the band's led Zeppelin Masters gigs with orchestra). Jam: Tuesday September 6th at 7.30pm Gig: Sunday October 23rd at 1pm Venue: All activities for this program happen at the The Gov, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh SA 5007 http://holdenhillmusic.com.au/
POSTED BY ROB ON Jul 19, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Two fantastic bands are lined up for this Sunday's Band Jam - Open Mic: Knox Club 480 Boronia Rd Wantirna South BAND#1- The Hard Covers BAND#2- Her & Them BAND#3 - ............where are they ????? Quick ... one slot left! One of our members, Karen, would like some musos to support her with 3 songs (in original keys): What's Up - 4 Non Blondes Boys in Town - Divinyls In the Flesh - Blondie Please come along & support her! www.warriorsvictoria.com
POSTED BY ROB ON Jul 15, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Sorry folks, the Beat of the Shire Jam day announced for 24th July, has been postponed. Stay tuned for new date soon. When it happens ... and it won't be too far away ... all of the gear you need will be there ready for you to join in. Come along with an open mind, lots of enthusiasm and some knowledge on how to play the Jam Day Song, and we will sort out the rest, with our industry mentor Paul Christie (from Mondo Rock and Party Boys) bringing it all together. After you are in a band, you will have 4x2hr ...
POSTED BY ROB ON Jun 22, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
The good people at Beat of the Shire 332 Kingsway Caringbah, Sydney are launching their next Weekend Warriors run with a jam day instore on Sunday July 24 at 3pm. Coach Paul Christie (Mondo Rock, Party Boys) will lead you in a day of music and fun. All gear supplied, just bring your enthusiasm, leave your troubles at the door and have a blast with like-minded music fans. Enq (02) 9524 0326 beatoftheshire.com.au
POSTED BY ROB ON Jun 12, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 2 COMMENTS
It started with The Best Music Shop's (Jindalee) Weekend Warrior program, which held it's jams and rehearsals successfully at Brisbane's Retro Bar in Kenmore. Steered by The Best Music Shop's Ian Evans and The Retro Bar, It led to a follow-up monthly Weekend Warriors social night on June 8 with some of the participating musicians from the Big Gig. And it ended historically with the formation of the Queensland Weekend Warriors Club. Based on the hugely successful South Australian Warriors club, which presents regular social evenings and music festivals, the QLD chapter will also run social nights on the first ...
POSTED BY ROB ON Jun 12, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
ACTION FROM THE BEST MUSIC SHOP'S BIG GIG The Best Music Shop (Jindalee) held their BIG GIG on Sunday May 15 at Club Greenslopes, Greenslopes, Brisbane. Coach Kerry Jacobson drilled his three bands into amazing shape. Here are some photos from the night of the bands: Red Kellie and The Pistols, Monkey Smash, and BandIT. http://bestmusicshop.com.au/ [caption id="attachment_1991" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Red Kellie and The Pistols[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1992" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Red Kellie and The Pistols[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1995" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Monkey Smash[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1996" align="aligncenter" width="600"] BandIT[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1997" align="aligncenter" width="600"] BandIT[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1994" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Monkey Smash[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1993" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ...
POSTED BY ROB ON Jun 7, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Four great bands presented some wonderful performances at GH Music's Big Gig back in early May at the Central Club Hotel, Richmond. Coached superbly by Paul Norton, Old Play, Rapid Gestation, the Band Formally Known As Band #2, and The Whatevers delighted their friends and family and most importantly had a ball themselves. Here's a clip from each band on the day, as well as the support act the Australian Women's Choir. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFUBRSmjcsw&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kc-7dXo65k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_m9FhmXm5c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyLjoUYDQMQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpab_Si_Sz0
POSTED BY ROB ON May 23, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
KC's Rockshop presented a successful Big Gig on Sunday May 15th. An enthusiastic crowd cheered on the Warrior bands at the Knox Club in the east Melbourne suburb, Wantirna. Coached brilliantly by local guitar legend Ron Peers, as always with the Weekend Warriors experience, participating band members had the time of their lives. Here are some photos from the afternoon. Visit KC's Rockshop website
WW COACH BRINGS LED ZEPPELIN MASTERS TO BRIS & MELB
POSTED BY ROB ON May 16, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Weekend Warrior coach and singer for Zep Boys Vince Contarino to tour Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin Masters in Brisbane and Melbourne in July. After sell out orchestral performances in Darwin, Adelaide and the Sydney Opera House the demand for these shows has increased. Recreational Music Making and Weekend Warriros are proud to have Vince as one of our coaches and we urge all music lovers to go and see one of these magnificent performances . To celebrate 30 years of Zep Boys they will be performing in Adelaide on May 27th and 28th at the Gov . Keep and ...