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Steve Mandell
R.I.P. Steve Mandell of Dueling Banjos Fame At 76

Steve Mandell, the guitar player who joined Eric Weissberg on the hit instrumental "Dueling Banjos" from the film Deliverence died on Wednesday, March 14 at the age of 76. He had been suffering from prostate cancer.

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Kirk Pengilly at Sothebys Australia
Kirk Pengilly Auction Generated $228,323 Sales

An auction of Kirk Pengilly’s musical items generated $228,323 in sales in Sydney this week.

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Winston Surfshirt
Sydney’s Winston Surfshirt Signs To BMG

Sydney six-piece Winston Surfshirt is now with BMG.

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Pattie Boyd and George Harrison Wedding Day
Pattie Boyd To Speak In Sydney and Melbourne

Pattie Boyd, the former wife of George Harrison and then Eric Clapton, will appear in speaking engagements in Sydney and Melbourne in May.

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Paul Dean of Loverboy
Paul Dean of Loverboy To First Solo Music In 21 Years

Loverboy lead guitarist Paul Dean will release his first solo work in 21 years.

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Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting Fills In For Cast Member In His Own Musical

Sting revisited some familiar territory in more ways than one on Monday (March 19) in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England.

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Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run Until End Of The Year

Before he is done, Bruce Springsteen will have played on Broadway for over a year.

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Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Show Shut Down By New York’s Blizzard

Justin Timberlake has cancelled his Wednesday night (March 21) concert at New York's Madison Square Garden due to the city's snowstorm.

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Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Celine Dion Cancels Shows Following Ear Problem

Singer Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of a month of shows from her Las Vegas residency so she can deal with a medical condition.

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Robin Zander Cheap Trick, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robin Zander and Pat Monahan To Make Their Broadway Debut

The producers of the Broadway concert Rocktopia are thrilled to announce that multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Robin Zander, lead singer of Cheap Trick, will make his Broadway debut as a special guest vocalist in the show for the final week of its limited engagement, April 23 - 29, 2018.

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Jim Moginie Midnight Oil 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Midnight Oil Rarity – Jim Moginie’s ‘Lost’ “No Vans Mary’ Surfaces For Limited Time

‘No Vans Mary’, a 2009 unreleased album by Midnight Oil’s Jim Moginie, has been made available for a limited time.

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DJ Albo in Brisbane
Anthony Albanese Hands Over Record Store Ambassadorship

Anthony Albanese MP and 2017 Ambassador for Record Store Day Australia has officially passed to baton to 2018 ambassadors Michael Chugg, Amber Lawrence and Dan Sultan.

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Jet played AC/DC LANE on Tuesday 13 February 2018 to announce their upcoming National Get Re-Born Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
City of Melbourne Outlines Three-Year Music Strategy

The City of Melbourne has revealed a bold three-year strategy to build on the $1billion music industry.

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Ringo Starr Knighted By William

Ringo Starr is officially Sir Richard Starkey MBE with thanks to a tap on the shoulder from future King William.

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono
John Lennon And Yoko Ono Exhibition To Open In Liverpool

Announced on March 20, the 49th wedding anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono Lennon, from May 2018, the Museum of Liverpool will show a ground-breaking exhibition, exploring the personal and creative chemistry of this iconic couple and their ongoing Imagine Peace campaign.

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