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2 days ago

SA Live Music Club

A fabulous afternoon at Club Cool with 250 punters enjoying awesome sets from “Griffen” and Banned for a Night”. 🎼🎤🎸😎 ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

SA Live Music Club

Sunday 15th July, SA Live Music Club bands Griffin and Banned for a Night will be performing at Club Cool at the Gov in The Venue,11.45 to 2.15. Club Cool is a socially inclusive event and all are welcome. Entry fee gold coin donation. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

SA Live Music Club

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CALLING ALL JAMMERS
It's about time we jammed the rooms and
jammed those rooms on July 29 2pm - 6pm
Yes its Random Jam time again.

Now !
# Don't be Cruel to a heart that's true
book in early and
# Don't leave me hangin on the telephone.
we know you all Love to play, and
# You can't hurry Love,
so just
# Blame it on the Boogie
and Jump online now and book your spot,
we will take care of the rest
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Pretoria Hotel Mannum – 11 June

Weekend Warriors Music Club SA is looking forward to performing this Sunday 11th June at the Pretoria Hotel – Mannum.

Bands and ensembles : Off the Rails, The Mellows, Strum, Mateuzi, All Mixed Up, Crossfire, Racket Science, Strange Brew and Tusk! FM will be there from 12.30pm to 10.00pm while the Mannum Truck and Ute show is going on in the Main Street.

Come along and enjoy a nice day on the river. Lunch and Dinner at the Pretoria Hotel is available and for bookings please go to http://www.pretoriahotel.com.au/contact.

Gravfest 2017 at Macclesfield

Gravfest 2017 is all set to go Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April 2017.  Eight Weekend Warriors Music Club SA bands and 2 acoustic ensembles will be performing throughout this weekend between 10.00am and 4.00pm.  We hope this event will become an annual event for the Weekend Warrior Music Club SA.

All are welcome to this free entry event.

See https://www.facebook.com/events/708108849330349/ for more information.

Round 42 Concert

Congratulations to everyone involved in the final Big Gig Concert at the end of Round 42 of the Weekend Warriors Program and welcome to our new members.

What a fantastic night! Four Warrior bands gave their all to an energetic and enthusiastic crowd.

Thank you new Warriors for your professionalism and job well done; thank you Warrior members who helped fill the gaps; thank you Steve for photographs as well as filling in on bass; thanks to Musical Directors Dave Lock, Rob Curtis and Rob Green. Elaine Golding & Neil Smith – thank you for looking after Video which I am sure will be much sought-after viewing. To my Fellow Round 42 committee members Ron Bellman and Anthony Cavallaro thanks for your time and support.

Thanks also to Josie Morrison and partner for their support and to Holden Hill Music for providing practice space and support throughout the Round.

Thank you to the WW Music Club Committee for their support and contributions and last but not least, thank you Vince Contarino for your professional and watchful eyes over the past 6 weeks, sharing your experience and knowledge with everyone who worked with you. It’s been a pleasure and a fabulous learning experience.

Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/WeekendWarriorsMusicClubSa for links to many photos taken on the night.

Dave Curtis

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.

Click here for more information.

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.