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SAMANTHA JADE ANNOUNCES BEST OF MY LOVE – LIVE TOUR

Pop darling Samantha Jade has announced she will hit the road later this year with the Best Of My Love – Live tour, to celebrate the release of her third studio album Best Of My Love. The Australian songstress is set to perform a series of showsScreen Shot 2018-08-22 at 11.45.53 AM across the country, transcending the nostalgic disco sounds of the 70s and 80s – and into 2018 – with a sparkling new and vibrant live show.

See the full list of tour dates below and for all touring and ticketing information go HERE.

Much like the album, Samantha Jade’s live show will be a shimmering homage to the disco era, filled with incredible tributes to iconic greats Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Diana Ross and many more. The set list will bring to live renowned songs and moments from the era, re-imagining ABBA’s‘Dancing Queen’ (1976), The Bee Gees’ ‘How Deep Is Your Love’ (1977), Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’ (1978) Donna Summer’s ‘Hot Stuff’ (1979), as well as Diana Ross’ ‘Upside Down’ and ‘I’m Coming Out’ (1980). Included in this stellar line up of songs will be some of Samantha’s fan favourites and established pop smashes like ‘Fire Starter’, ‘Always’ and ‘What You’ve Done To Me’ to name a few . The Best Of My Love – Live will feature support from The Voice Australia 2016 winner Alfie Alcuri.

”‘Best Of My Love’ has been such an exciting journey so far, it’s a true honour to pay homage to disco greats like Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor and Diana Ross .The fun really begins when I take this album on the road and celebrate with my fans these iconic disco songs and some of my pop hits. Calling all you disco lovers, come and see me perform with a live band and dancers, bring your dancing shoes!”

Best Of My Love – Live Tour

The Juniors, South Sydney – Saturday 18th August
The Prince Bandroom, Melbourne – Friday 24th August Evans Theatre, Penrith Panthers, Sydney – Saturday 25th August Kedron – Wavell Services Club, Brisbane – Friday 7th September Twin Towns, Gold Coast – Saturday 8th September
Astor Theatre, Perth – Friday 14th September
Nth Sydney Leagues, Sydney – Saturday 15th September Revesby Workers Club, Sydney – Saturday 22nd September

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Kiss My Camera Opens with New Category for Live Shots of Touring Acts

Free to enterand open to photographers of all levels, WAM’s annual Kiss My Cameracompetition returns to celebrate the valuable work of music photographers across WA and shine a light on the incredible music moments captured over the last year.

Categories recognising Best Portrait/Press Shot of a WA Actand Best Live Photograph of a WA Actare back again. Plus, to provide opportunities for local photographers shooting larger scale music events, a new category has been added this year recognisingBest Live Photograph of a Touring Act(any national/international act, as long as it’s shot in WA).

Shortlisted shots will again be on show for tens of thousands to enjoy, with the exhibition running on both the Perth Cultural Centre Screen and the Northbridge Piazza Screen, thanks to the Perth Cultural Centreand the City of Perth.

Aside from scoring heaps of valuable exposure, category winners will also take home a generous prize pack, thanks to our fantastic Kiss My Camera sponsors, including:

  • A feature in scenestrmagazine
  • 1hr consultation with Sorrento Strategic Musicfor tax advice particularly relevant to photographers
  • 8 hrs studio time at Huzzard Studios
  • Sensor cleaning at Hartlands Camera Repairs
  • 1 standard membership with PICA Art Addicts(1 year)
  • 1 membership with Perth Centre for Photography(3 years)
  • $100 to spend at Leederville Camera House
  • 1 individual membership with WAM(1 year)
  • 1 double pass for WAMCon2018
  • 1 media pass for all WAMFest2018 events
  • Plus, more to be announced!

 

Entries will be judged by an industry panel consisting of long-standing Perth music photographers Duncan Barnesand Chris O’Halloran, and renowned music journalist Bob Gordon.

Kiss My Camera closes 5pm Wednesday 12 September 2018. Enter now at the link below.

Enter online here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KissMyCamera-2018

 For quotes, interviews, images and other media requests:

Claire LoganWAM Communications Officer  e:communications@wam.org.au

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is officially filming season 6, and everyone is losing their minds!!!!!

Brooklyn Nine-Nine has officially started filming!!!

Melissa Fumero broke the news on her Twitter saying:

“Feelin super grateful today for all of you and . You’re the reason I get to be back in uniform. Thank you. Here we gooooo!

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With Andy Samberg in following suit:

 

and the internet is blowing up with excitement:

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Greek Islands Cat Sanctuary Looking for Live-in Cat Carer!!!

39211682_276905536241428_5886319427254747136_nA cat sanctuary in the Greek Islands has called for applications for a live-in cat carer. The successful applicant will live with 55 cats and live in a home on the island of Syros, which includes the house and living expenses as part of the salary. The job as had over 3000 applications.

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Usain Bolt heading down under

Next year, we could have a massive signing coming the way of the Hyundai A-League with the Central Coast Mariners gaining Usain Bolt on a contract that will be starting off as a training deal.

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If he is successful, Bolt will be at the club in a full time A-League capacity and it will be his first full time pro soccer contract. He retired at the end of 2017, winning a record of 8 gold becoming the best sprinter of all time.

 

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Should Freo Really Stick With Ross The Boss??

This Week has been one of the most emotionally draining and of course physical weeks in recent AFL memory with the sudden brain fade of Andrew Gaff marring the win by the West Coast Eagles in Western Derby 48 on Sunday Afternoon.

This brain fade has cost him 8 weeks in his first ever report of his career as well as ending young Freo Midfielder Andrew Brayshaw’s season with a broken jaw. But there is something else that I want to mention that has gone unnoticed. The coaching future of Fremantle Dockers coach Ross Lyon.

Continue reading “Should Freo Really Stick With Ross The Boss??”

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Breaking: Lombok Island Suffers 3rd Serious Earthquake.

Indonesia’s Lombok Island has suffered another serious earthquake. According to both witnesses and Indonesia’s metreology and geophysics agency, the quake has caused buildings in the area to collapse and people to run onto the streets. The quake has been registered with a magnitude of 6.2.

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The quake is the third to strike Lomboke in just over a week. The first quake occurred on July 29 and killed at least 16 people, another quake on Sunday was registered at 6.9 magnitude and killed a minimum of 131 individuals. Tens of thousands on the island are also now homeless.

According to Indonesia’s geolocial agency, the quake was located in the north-west of the island but won’t have the potential to create a tsunami.

 

More details to follow.