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Meadowbank Probus Club

2RRR presenters Michael Parsons (Rockin’ Country), Leonie McClure (My Kind of Country) and Bruce Flarrety (Midday Jazz Tuesday) were fortunate enough to be speakers at the Meadowbank Combined Probus Club on August 10th. With a warm reception and plenty of interest

Moocooboola Festival

Moocooboola Festival

Sunday 1st of August The Moocooboola Festival has grown to become a significant community event, attracting approximately 20,000 people throughout the day. The growth in this event can be attributed to the move to Boronia Park Ovals and being held

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School Holiday Program: NAIDOC Week – Stories and Culture

Thursday 14th July A fun and interactive NAIDOC Week morning for families to come on a journey with special guest Chris Tobin, indigenous artist and story teller, to enjoy stories that have been told for generations and find out about

Album of the Week

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Featured Artist : Catfish and the Bottlemen

British indie rockers Catfish and the Bottlemen are riding a tidal wave of success after the release of sophomore album “The Ride” earlier this year. After receiving mixed reviews on their first album, “The Balcony”, the new album shows just

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Daniel Champagne – The Heartland Hurricanes

Following the recently completed extensive Australian Tour south coast NSW’s virtuoso singer, song writer and guitarist Daniel Champagne now heads off to the UK, Ireland, Belgium and west coast USA Tours. Those very fortunate to witness Daniel’s amazing live performances

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The Burning Roaches – Self-Titled EP

Melbourne DIY band The Burning Roaches are a handful of abrasive, grunge goodness and fuzzy feedback drawing from 90’s nostalgia. Late 2015, the band revealed the first taste of their debut self-titled EP. The single ‘Bad Things’ saw support from

Featured Programs

COUNTRY ROADS

Country Roads

8-9am Sunday When the shows goes on the road live, Ronnieboy will be having a chat to Matt Joe Gow and playing tracks from his latest album. So pull the right rein and tune into 2RRR 88.5FM, that’s right down the r’s end of

BAD BOYS THEME TRAIN

Bad Boy’s Theme Train

11pm-midnight Wednesday This week presents bands starting with the letter ‘E’. Event Invitation Facebook badboybede@gmail.com All aboard!

REAL WORLD GARDENER

Real World Gardener

5 – 6pm Wednesday We’re going back to Namibia one last time with ecologist Katie Oxenham, growing a parsley look-a-like in Vegetable Heroes; what scented climbers could you grow in Design Elementsand, if you don’t watch out, this plant could

Reviews

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AUSTRALIAN BLUES ALBUM OF THE MONTH – JULY 2016

Simon Kinny-Lewis – Street Blues Simon Kinny-Lewis is no stranger to being not only a highly talented self-made musician and producer, but one of the most proficient and well respected local singer / songwriters. Simon’s 4th and latest release “Street Blues”  confirms

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INTERNATIONAL BLUES ALBUM OF THE MONTH – JULY 2016

Royal Southern Brotherhood – The Royal Gospel 2016 – RUF Records   The Royal Southern Brotherhood combine a wealth of talented musicians that comprise some of rock, blues and soul royalty namely in Cyril Neville (The Meters/Neville Brothers/Bob Dylan) Bart

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International Blues Album of the Month – Joe Bonamassa “Live at Radio City Music Hall”

Joe Bonamassa’s career goes from strength to strength with another live release “Live At Radio City Music Hall”. Ticking off yet another one on his “bucket-list”, that is, to create live recordings from world class venues, this is No.8 on