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  • 25 March 2018 2:00 pmRandom Jam
  • 7 April 2018 12:00 pmSaturday Session
  • 22 April 2018 12:00 pmWeekend Warriors Final Concert Round 45
  • 25 June 2018 6:30 pmWeekend Warriors Round 46 Jam/Registration Night
  • 12 August 2018 12:00 pmWeekend Warriors Final Concert Round 46
  • 15 October 2018 6:30 pmWeekend Warriors Round 47 Jam/Registration Night
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Random Bands May 12

May 12, 2018, 12:00pm - May 12, 2018, 6:00pm

Random Bands Formed 4-5 weeks prior have been working Hard to knock out half hour sets. Drop in and see what their efforts Yield Free Entry

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This Sunday, 18th March 2018 11.45 to 2.30 Club Cool will be on at The Gov with Weekend Warrior bands Banned for a Night and Crossfire performing. This is a family friendly event open for all to attend and all proceeds from the gold coin donation go back to Club Cool so they can continue their wonderful work for young adults with disabilities ... See MoreSee Less

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A no obligation FREE Jam Session with all gear provided, with guidance from our brand new Adelaide based coach, Dino Jag. This is the first step you can take to joining a band and fulfilling your rock dream!

If you can play a few chords, keep time or hold a tune, that’s about all you need! Guitarists, drummers, bass players, keyboard players, saxophonists, singers….everyone is welcome.
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Weekend Warriors SA JAM Night

March 5, 2018, 7:00pm - March 5, 2018, 9:30pm

A no obligation FREE Jam Session with all gear provided, with guidance from our brand new Adelaide based coach, Dino Jag. This is the first step you can take to joining a band and fulfilling your rock...

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First Weekend Warriors Round for 2017

The Next Weekend Warriors Program kicks off with a free jam and orientation session on 13 February at 7.00 pm in The Balcony Bar at The Gov.

The concert will be held Friday 31 March in The Venue at The Gov.

Be part of the exiting new format in SA for Weekend Warriors, offering more chances to come and try, more face-to-face time and support from musical directors assisting your specialist and highly acclaimed coach Vince Contarino.

You can register your interest here: http://weekendwarriors.org.au/register-your-interest/

And for any one registering for a Weekend Warriors Round in February/March, you can come and try for free at Random Jam with a free registration for new Jammers on line at http://sawarriors.org.au/come-and-try/

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).

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.

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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

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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.


Big Start to 2016 – Six Events Coming Up

1. Saturday 27 February – Afternoon Session at The Gov, 1.00pm to 5.00pm.

This is the first Saturday Session for the year – let’s help make it a good one!
Four bands required. Register on the Club website at:  www.sawarriors.org.au/rego
Closing date for regos: 21 February 2016

2. Sunday 6 March – Random Jam

Random Jam brings together musicians of all experience levels who just like to play and stay actively involved with the Weekend Warriors Music Club SA, whether or not they have a band. Current and past members are welcome. We also extend an invitation to non-members to attend and experience music with the Weekend Warriors Music Club SA. 10am – 2pm at The Dream Theatre, Welland. Register and pay for Random Jam here: http://sawarriors.org.au/random-jam-payment

3. Monday 7 March – New Weekend Warrior Program for 2016

HOLDEN HILL MUSIC with Vince Contarino (SA)
Holden Hill Music brings back Weekend Warriors with a bang in 2016 featuring the Zep Boys’ Vince Contarino as your coach.
Jam: Monday March 7th at 7.30pm
Gig: Sunday April 24 at 1pm
Venue: The Gov, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh SA 5007
Register your interest on the national WW website: www.weekendwarriors.org.au/register-interest

4. Saturday 19 March – Musical Swap Meet

By popular request, the Warriors SA “ALL MUSICAL SWAP MEET BAZAAR” is back!
Swap Meet: 1.30pm to 5.00pm in The Gov’s Dining Room Area PLUS an afternoon Band Session open to Full and Associate members in the Front Bar (see next item for band regos for Afternoon Session).
You can register for a trading table space of 2 metres x 1 metre using the Contact Form here: www.sawarriors.org.au/contact  NB Choose “Swap Meet” in both “Select a Contact” and “Subject” Boxes.
Cost: Full Weekend Warrior Members: $10.00 per table. Non Weekend Warrior Members: $30.00 per table.
Spaces are limited, therefore you will need to get in quickly – last time we had a great response and spots went fast.  Closing date for seller registrations: 6 March 2016.
Please note, this is for PRIVATE SELLERS ONLY and only for Musical Instruments and relevant gear.  It is not open to shop retailers.

5. Saturday 19 March – Afternoon Session at The Gov

While the Swap Meet is happenig, there will also be an Afternoon Session in the Gov. 1.00pm to 5.00pm – 4 x bands required – Closing date for regos: 6 March 2016.
Register at www.sawarriors.org.au/rego.

6. June MooRok 2016

Registrations are now open for Weekend Warriors Music Club members to perform at the Annual MooRok Festival during the June long weekend Sat 11, Sun 12 & Mon 13 June.
The format for this weekend will be open to all genres with 1 hour time slots for bands and 30 minute time slots for acoustic ensembles:
Friday 10 June:       Open jam session for both locals and WW Musicians
Saturday 11 June:   Warrior bands, 4.00pm to 1.00am
Sunday 12 June:     Warrior bands, 2.00pm to 8.00pm
Register at www.sawarriors.org.au/rego.
Closing date for registrations: 30 April 2016

Coast FM Australia Day Concert featuring SA Warriors Club bands

A great day was had by all who went along to Glandore Community Centre yesterday for a great afternoon with Adelaide Radio Station 88.7 Coast FM’s Australia Day Family Picnic and Concert featuring six Warriors SA bands and the City of Marion’s Citizenship Ceremony.

After an acoustic set by Warriors SA acoustic ensemble Unwound, the Mayor of the City of Marion conducted a citizenship ceremony for a group of our new citizens. Then the audience settled down for an afternoon of music provided by Warriors SA bands Racket Science, Crossfire, Moss and Banned for the Nite.

Check out the SA Warriors Facebook page for 100+ photos of the event.

Riverstock 2015 Review and Blog

Don’t miss Peter Vawser’s review and daily blog of another successful Riverstock.

To read Peter’s Riverstock blog: click here.