BIG NEWS folks…my first gig coming out of isolation has been announced and confirmed!! Alter Ego (with Tony Martin) Oatley Hotel, 8 Oatley Ave Sunday June 28, garden bar lunch gig from 1pm. Social distancing of course applies and limited numbers. So excited to be back in the saddle again!! Would love to see some…

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I hope you are coping with this strange new world we exist in now and especially at Easter when we are meant to be gathering with family and friends. It helps to continue some kind of routine if you are out of work. Schedule an exercise class every day online (there are plenty for free…

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With the advent of Corona virus our world has changed so much! With the Govt announcing dismissal of all non essential gatherings of 100 or more and even 10 in some circumstances, many shows and gigs are also being cancelled. As is the Easter Show!!! :((( As of today Ramsgate Foodies markets are still operating…

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After a busy start to the year and some volatile weather things appear to be settling down in both ways. I did manage to write a great new song during the very wet weekend here so something positive came out of it! And of course it put out all the bush fires so that is…

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And happy new decade! I feel this year will bring major changes in a positive way in many areas. It certainly has started off being busy with a string of band gigs happening with both The Crush and the Pink Chevys through January and into February. Make sure you get along to one of them!…

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Christmas is almost upon us again and it’s a crazy busy time of year! Lots of concerts including the Carols in the Park this Saturday with my Mascot Glee group performing at Memorial Park Mascot, hosted by Emma Pask! Some more band gigs too with the Pink Chevy’s at Condell Park and St Mary’s in…

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It’s almost November which means Christmas is just around the corner! It’s come amazingly fast but we say that every year don’t we? Plenty of shows coming up over the season including the Glee Annual Concert on the 8/12 and Carols in the Park at Mascot on Sat 14th Dec. Fun for all the family…

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Welcome to spring at last! I’m hoping that the live scene will start picking up as the warmer weather comes on. Meanwhile, there’s lots of band action lately! My long time band of 10 years known as the Merilyn Steele Band has now been re-branded to ‘Retro Idols’!! It better reflects the type of music…

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It’s the first day of August and the good news is…. there is only 30 days left till Spring! Looking forward to more sunlight and longer days again. I also have another round of markets coming up starting Saturday 3rd at Ramsgate Foodies then a few others around the Shire area and Marrickville again. They…

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After the madness of May gigs this month is giving me a breather. It’s always a feast or famine, and June is the latter. Let’s hope things pick up again during winter! The good news is there’s ony 10 weeks to spring! Meanwhile, the new single has been released to community radio on the Airit…

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