PHOTOS: THE BEST MUSIC SHOP’S BIG GIG

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"] ...
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GH MUSIC BIG GIG VIDEO ACTION

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
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KCs Rockshop Warriors Rock the Knox

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
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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 ...
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TWO SA WARRIOR BANDS TO RELEASE CDS!

POSTED BY ROB ON May 16, 2016 IN Uncategorized | 0 COMMENTS
Great news just in from the South Australian Weekend Warriors club and proof that anything is possible when you join a Weekend Warriors program. Two South Australian based Weekend Warrior bands, MOSS and Strange Brew Band are each about to release their own CDs of original music. Could this be a Weekend Warrior's first? The bands will be jointly launching their new CDs and performing them live on stage at The Gov in Adelaide on 7 August from 1pm. Both bands grew out of the WW Program and developed through the Warriors SA Club. Band members are all members of ...
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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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