Entertainment

It will be like a sound that’s made in heaven

THERE’S nothing quite like hearing 70 voices singing at once.. It’s spine-tingling, enough to leave you with goosebumps.. Luckily for local music lovers, the Victorian Welsh Male Choir and Echuca-Moama’s own River Voices Community

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Riverine Herald
Apr 16 2018
Entertainment

Solo Simon is coming to town in May

MARK this day in your diary because musician Simon Marks is coming to Echuca.. Simon is bringing his solo acoustic show to the Foundry Arts Space on May 4.. He has reunited with friends and Echuca Winter Blues Festival favourites, 19-Twenty, to work

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Riverine Herald
Apr 13 2018
Entertainment

From Paris with love — of music

ECHUCA-MOAMA jazz and blues vocalist and violinist Heather Stewart is making a hometown comeback.. And she’s bringing a piece of Paris with her.. Heather is one half of Parisian duo The Dirty Ragtimers.. Featuring finger-picking blues, hot

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Riverine Herald
Apr 11 2018
Entertainment

Sing on silver girls, sing on by...

CALLING all a’cappella addicts.. Echuca’s singing group Bella A’Cappella is making a shout out to past members in the lead-up to the group’s silver anniversary.. And whether it’s been two years or 20 since you last sang

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Riverine Herald
Mar 19 2018
Lifestyle

No, no, no, no, no!...

LUKE Westley has got his mojo back.. Just in time to star as Raoul in Echuca-Moama Theatre Company’s production of The Phantom of the Opera.. ‘‘I haven’t been on stage for 20 years,’’ he said.. ‘‘Only

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Ivy Jensen
Mar 14 2018
Entertainment

Caldwell a...

THE Festival of the Small Halls is back — this time crossing the river from Girgarre to Caldwell.. Home to abundant community markets, fine wineries and picturesque walking tracks, Caldwell was a no-brainer for hosting the event.. Musicians

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Riverine Herald
Mar 12 2018
Entertainment

What's On magazine...

Autumn is a lovely season. It’s a great time in Echuca Moama as we put the hectic pace of summer behind us, settle into the cooler weather, light the fire and throw on a jumper. A change of season brings a raft of new events for us all to

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Riverine Herald
Mar 09 2018
Entertainment

Ballerinas will be on pointe

THIRTEEN local ballerinas are practising their grand jetés and pirouettes in preparation for their big moment in The Phantom of the Opera.. The dancers, eight of whom are from Suzanne’s School of Ballet and three from RivAdance, have

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Riverine Herald
Mar 05 2018
Entertainment

Riverboats Music Festival still has that golden touch

IF YOU thought Riverboats has been smacking them out of the park, you won’t be surprised to discover the Australian Tourism Awards agree.. On Friday night, after a sellout 2018 event in Echuca’s Aquatic Reserve, the Riverboats Music

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Riverine Herald
Feb 26 2018
Entertainment

Darcy Elliott: Just smile and wave kids

DARCY Elliott is ‘‘just a big kid’’.. Making him the ideal person to direct Echuca-Moama Theatre Company’s production of Madagascar the Musical Jnr later this year.. The local ventriloquist and thespian was announced as

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Ivy Jensen
Feb 19 2018
Entertainment

Riverboats catches out...

RIVERBOATS ran into its first ticket scam this year when several people had to be turned away at the gate because their tickets had been forged.. Organiser David Frazer said he was “disappointed more than anything else” when told about

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Riverine Herald
Feb 19 2018
Entertainment

Phantom photoshoot

CAST members of The Phantom of the Opera were dressed in their finest last week.. All in the name of publicity.. An early morning photo shoot was held last week in the Echuca Loco Shed, with photographer Tamara Cadd capturing stunning images of some

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Riverine Herald
Feb 17 2018
Entertainment

Huge names leave...

ONLY 90km north of Echuca-Moama the other set of twin towns, Barham and Koondrook, are quickly establishing themselves as a foodie metropolises. Come March 3 the towns will play host to the River Daze Festival.. Celebrating the best of music, food

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Riverine Herald
Feb 16 2018
Lifestyle

Father and son set to stun

LEGENDARY Neil Finn of Crowded House and Split Enz fame will headline Riverboats Music Festival with his son Liam, an accomplished and exceptionally gifted musician in his own right.. With credible careers individually, the father-son duo joined

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Riverine Herald
Feb 15 2018
Entertainment

Riverboats Festival schedule

Friday, February16. Gates open at 5.30pm. 6.15pm: Welcome to Country — Uncle Rick Ronnan.. 6.30pm: Tracy McNeil and The GoodLife.. 8pm: Henry Wagons and The Only Children.. 9.30pm: The Black Sorrows with Vika and Linda Bull.. Saturday

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Riverine Herald
Feb 15 2018
Entertainment

Songstress happy to do her ‘own thing’

THERE is no way to define Kasey Chambers and that’s exactly how she likes it.. Kasey’s genre-bending melodies have seen her delve into the worlds of pop, country and alternative music.. Her almost gothic-like melodies and husky yet

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Riverine Herald
Feb 14 2018
Entertainment

Pyke finally makes it...

MAKING his debut at Riverboats, coincidentally aligning with the start of his touring hiatus, Josh Pyke is gearing up to perform the music Australia has come to know and love.. Having been an instrumental figure in the Australian music scene over

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Riverine Herald
Feb 14 2018
Entertainment

Gawurra sings from the...

AS A YOLNGU man hailing from the remote community of Milingimbi in the Northern Territory, Gawurra has quickly become one of Australia’s must-see acts.. Singing in his native Gupapuyngu tongue, Gawurra’s debut album Ratja Yaliyali has

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Riverine Herald
Feb 14 2018
Entertainment

Eaten by Dogs mix...

KICKING off the Sunday sesh is Eaten by Dogs, the Melbourne-based band who mixes its country tunes with inspiration from the every day.. ‘‘We’ll let the songs speak for themselves,’’ lead vocalist and guitarist Chris

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Riverine Herald
Feb 14 2018
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