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National Australian Blues Music Day Special Broadcast

The music of the Blues, whilst originating in the South of the USA, has long ago taken root in Australia. Supported, with equal levels of passion and commitment, by fans, musicians and the general public. However, Blues Music in Australia

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2RRR Open Day Sunday 31st August!

EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE INNER-WORKINGS OF A RADIO STATION? COME ALONG TO THE 2RRR 88.5FM OPEN DAY! 2RRR are holding an Open Day on Sunday 31st August from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm. It’s all happening here at the

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National Op Shop Week Starts This Weekend!

The 2014 National Op Shop Week will be held across Australia between Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 August 2014. The week seeks to raise awareness of the important role of charity op shops in our community and boost donations of

Album of the Week

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Blues Album of the Week: Joe Bonamassa – Different Shades Of Blue

Joe Bonamassa – Different Shades Of Blue With twelve No.1 US Billboard Blues Albums (more than any other artist) Joe Bonamassa is set to release his first studio album in 2 years “Different Shades Of Blue” on September 23 and

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Bon Chat Bon Rat – Burning Palms EP

An expansive, atmospheric exploration of organic and electronic sounds, reaching for and successfully creating an Australian feel while sounding all the more other worldly, ‘Burning Palms’ comes four years after Bon Chat Bon Rat’s eponymous debut. Independently recorded, produced and

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Blues Album of the Week: Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters “Good News”

Ronnie Earl, along with The Broadcasters his band of over 25 years, presents his latest release “Good News“ a mostly instrumental album of spellbinding intensity and deep soul that will satisfy his growing legion of fans who await each and every new release, his

Featured Programs

COUNTRY ROADS

Country Roads

Sunday 24th August8 – 9am Country Roads The Country Roads Program winds it’s way back into town this Sunday  with Ronnieboy riding high in the saddle and with a good case of “Rising Damp” , but ready to give a

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The Ruckus

Saturday 23rd August 4-5pm The Ruckus Hi all, Patrick here. I’ve been wracked with fever lately so the ship has been sailing a little slower though over the next couple of weeks i will bring you some great tunes, travelling

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Planet Football

Saturday 23rd August 11pm-noon Planet Football Planet Football with the Lone Ranger, Saturdays 11-12 noon for the best news on the world game. Forget the rest we are the best.

Reviews

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Bon Chat Bon Rat – Burning Palms EP

An expansive, atmospheric exploration of organic and electronic sounds, reaching for and successfully creating an Australian feel while sounding all the more other worldly, ‘Burning Palms’ comes four years after Bon Chat Bon Rat’s eponymous debut. Independently recorded, produced and

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The Records Flawed – The Delta Riggs

This is the follow up of Delta Riggs’ much loved first single Supersonic Casualties taken from their forthcoming sophomore album Dipz Zebazios (due this September). The Records Flawed is a spiraling power brit-pop romp – combining the old Delta Riggs pomp and

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Transformers – Age of Extinction

The fourth instalment in the transformers series reboots the franchise with a new lead and story arc, but in Michael Bay fashion comes complete with explosions – bridges, buildings, cars and astoundingly timber barn doors.             Don’t expect Citizen Kane with