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Hi all - Weekend Warrior Bands will be performing at the Coast FM Oz Music Day, Sunday 22nd January.

Come along and enjoy the day and bring a picnic lunch. This is a family friendly day and all are welcome. See poster for details.

Program for the day will be:

Matuezi 10.45 am 11.15 am

Naturalisation Ceremony 11.15 am 11.45am
The Bluesers 12.00 noon 12.45 pm
Griffin 1.00 pm 1.45 pm
The Mellows 2.00 pm 2.45 pm
Banned for the Night 3.00 pm 4.00 pm
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What a great afternoon we had at Club Cool today. Thanks to all who voluntered their time and to The Gov. Wonderful to see everyone up dancing and having a great time. Club Cool will recommence February 2017. ... See MoreSee Less

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Club Cool

November 20, 2016, 11:30am - November 20, 2016, 3:00pm

Would you believe it, end of the CLUB COOL year is already here already , so a few surprises we hope. Weekend Warriors bands All Mixed Up and Racket Science and Richard Tonkins' Ukele Group will be pe...

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Today folks we have four bands performing at the Gov Front Bar Afternoon Sessions. Come along for a great afternoon of music and a catch up with your fellow WW mates. Free entry ... See MoreSee Less

Afternoon Session at the Gov Front Bar will be on this Saturday 1.15pm to 5.00pm featuring WW Bands : Life of Brine, Shades of Black, Off the Rails and Moss. Come on down for an afternoon of live mus...

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Election Results for 2017 Committee Members

A Call for Nominations for committee positions was published on this web site on 14 November 2016 and emailed to Members on 15 Nov. Nominations closed at 5 pm on Monday 28 November.

At the close of nominations the number of nominations received for each position was equal to or less than the number of vacancies, therefore no ballots are required at the AGM. The results are as follows:

President. 1 required. 1 nomination received for Rob Green. Rob is elected.

Vice-President. 1 required. 1 nomination received for Ian Short. Ian is elected.

Secretary. 1 required. 1 nomination received for Anthony Cavallaro. Anthony is elected.

Treasurer. 1 required. 1 nomination received for Tonia Brooks. Tonia is elected.

Committee Members. 6 required. 7 nominations received in order as follows:

Yasmine Weatherall, Anthony Cavallaro, Ian Short, Bob Clifford, Rob Curtis, David Lock, David Curtis.

Anthony and Ian, being already elected to named positions as described above, are not eligible to be elected to committee member positions, leaving 5 eligible nominations for 6 vacancies, therefore the remaining 5 are elected as Committee Members as follows: Yasmine Weatherall, Bob Clifford, Rob Curtis, David Lock, David Curtis.

One committee member position remains vacant. That vacancy may be filled in due course under Section 16.9 of the Constitution which says:  “If a casual vacancy for the Committee shall occur, the Committee may co-opt a Member to fill such a vacancy until the next AGM or general meeting where nominations for the vacancy shall be called and an election held if required.”

The 11th position on the Committee is reserved for the Licensor’s Representative. The Licensor (RMM Pty Ltd) nominates its delegate for that reserved position.

Ian Short
Returning Officer
29 November 2016

Update: 6 December 2016. Casual Vacancy

Pursuant to Section 16.9 of the Constitution, the Management Committee unanimously decided to co-opt Elaine Golding to fill the casual vacancy for Committee Member.

AGM and Call for Nominations

The Annual General Meeting of the Weekend Warriors Music Club (SA) Inc will take place on Saturday 3 December 2016 at The Gov, 59 Port Road, Hindmarsh, from 11.00am to 12 noon.

Click here for more information and online Nomination Forms.

The Club’s Christmas Show will follow the AGM at 1.00pm.

Paid-up club members should have received emails with a Notice of the AGM , a Call for Nominations and a notice about the Club’s Christmas Show.

If you are a paid-up member and didn’t receive a notice, please click here to contact the webmaster and choose “Update Email Address” as the Subject. (Please check your junk mail folder first).

Next Random Jam – 6 November2016

The next Random Jam is on Sunday 6 November at The Dream Theater, 124 Frederick St, Welland, afternoon session from 2.00pm – 6.00pm.

Guests and former members welcome!

Cost is $9 for paid-up members, $12 for former members, $18 for guests.

Click here for more details and to register.

Warriors to Play Originals at Semaphore Music Fest

Congratulations to long-term Club Members Graham Burkin, David White and Greg Osborn of Warriors band SideFX who will be backing accomplished singer/songwriter Susan Lily performing her original numbers at the upcoming Semaphore Music Festival.

Graham, David and Greg are living up to the Weekend Warriors promise of “living your rock dream” since going through the WW Program in Round 13 in Dec 2006.

Susan and the guys are regular performers at Warriors SA events as well as being popular independent acts around town in their own right.

They can be seen on the Semaphore Foreshore at 3.00pm on 2 October.

Click here for more information.

Random Bands On Again

Four Random Bands thrown together for 5 weeks rehearsal before they showcase their achievements.

September 24 from 1.00pm to 3.45pm in conjunction with Weekend Warriors Saturday Sessions at The Gov Port Road Hindmarsh.

Click here for the brochure.

Followed by 3 hours of regular Saturday at The Gov Weekend Warrior bands: Unwound, Strange Brew, Banned for a Night and Moss.

New Weekend Warrior Program Dates Announced

The next Weekend Warriors Program, featuring the Zep Boys’ Vince Contarino as your coach, kicks off with a free jam and orientation on Tuesday 6 September at The Gov.

Jam: Tuesday 6 September at 7.00pm
Concert: Sunday 23 October at 1pm

Venue: The Gov, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh SA 5007.

Click here for more information and contact/registration details.

Two Warriors SA Bands to Release CDs

Two of our Warriors SA bands, MOSS and Strange Brew Band are each about to release their own CDs of original music.

Could this be a Weekend Warriors 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 Weekend Warriors Program and developed through the Warriors SA Club. Band members are all members of Warriors SA and both bands perform at Club events as well as at their own independent gigs.

Congratulations to all involved.

For more information, please visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/989184577833360/ and their websites at: http://www.mossmusic.com.au and http://www.strangebrewband.com.au

cd launch

MooRok Review

Peter Vawser’s blog and review of another great MooRok Festival featuring Warriors SA bands is online. Click here to read it.


Congratulations to MOSS

Moss articleWarriors SA band MOSS featured in this week’s Advertiser’s Boomer music section in an article about their up-coming CD of original songs.

MOSS grew out of the Weekend Warriors music program and Warriors SA recreational music club. They are regular performers at Warriors SA events as well as being in demand for independent gigs.

MOSS‘s line-up of Warrior members Suzie Craig, Rob Brooking, Clive Pollard, David White and Mark Simpkin talk about their experiences of playing live music in a band as mature musicians.

We look forward to seeing MOSS at many more Warriors SA and other shows and wish them every success with their CD.

Click the image to see a larger version of the article.

Click here for MOSS’s band profile and contact details.


Drummer and Bass Player Wanted for Weekend Warriors Program

Vince Contarino, the Weekend Warriors Program Coach, is looking for a drummer and a bass player to fill-in for bands in the current Program.

Club members who are not currently playing in a band are particularly encouraged to apply.

This is a great opportunity to re-live your Weekend Warrior experience at no cost to you.

Associate members may also apply.

Interested? Excited? Please contact Vince using the contact form below to register your interest and get more details about rehearsal times and expectations.

The “Big Gig” final concert will be in The Venue at The Gov on Sunday April 24 at 1pm.

Please click here to send a message to Vince.

Club members please note: participation in the Program as a non-paying fill-in will not give you another 12 months membership of the Warriors SA club.