Inspire Newcastle

GOING BEHIND THE GIG: Cappreciating Music W/ Jess Moog by Jessica Moog

I’VE BEEN DOING THIS SERIES FOR A WHILE NOW, AND ALTHOUGH I HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE OF MEETING A WHOLE HEAP OF EXCELLENT INDIVIDUALS, I HAVEN’T REALLY ENCOUNTERED MANY WOMEN. THIS MONTH, MY LUCK CHANGED, AND I GOT TO HAVE A REFRESHING CHINWAG WITH THE TERRIBLY TERRIFIC AND INCREDIBLY INVOLVED CAPREE GAUL: A LOCAL TREASURE WITH A LOVELY SMILE WHO DEDICATES PRETTY MUCH ALL OF HER TIME TO IMPROVING THE MUSICAL COMMUNITY IN NEWCASTLE.

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Influence-her: Jessica Ross Photography By Kian West by Kian West

Catching up one morning at Whitebridge’s Pegs Café between juggling child drop-off and collection, I sat down for a coffee and a chat with Jessica Ross about her photography craft – and, as it turned out, a little bit about moving to Newcastle, discovering the city as a new resident and with a new family. Let’s make sure she feels welcome in our city.

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ABBY BUTLER W/ BROOKE TUNBRIDGE by Brooke Tunbridge

THERE ARE MANY REASONS WHY ABBY WAS INCLUDED IN MY ‘TOP NOVOCASTRIANS OF 2017’ LIST, WHICH YOU'RE ABOUT TO DISCOVER. HER PASSION FOR CREATING, WHETHER IT'S HER PODCAST OR HER MUSIC, IS A TRAIT THAT MAKES HER STAND OUT FROM OTHERS. COUPLED WITH HER AUTHENTICITY AND GENUINE DESIRE TO EMPOWER OTHERS, ABBY IS UNSTOPPABLE.

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Banshee Collective, by Ryan Williams by Ryan Williams

Banshee Collective are a group that came together out of a need to for alternative.   Comprised of Holly Farrell, Liam Buckley, Caitlin Dempsey and Gillian Adamson, they curated their first event last August, undercurrents, featuring outliers in the art, live music and wholesome feelings scenes. They are back to work for 2018, and started by roasting this interviewer about not coming to the August event. Jeez.

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