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Interview w/ Rachel Maria Cox + their new Single 'Time' (OUT TODAY) by Hannah Stretton

Itโ€™s crazy how time flies when youโ€™re having fun right? In August (2017), Rachel Maria Cox was one of my very first interviews for Newcastle Mirage. When the interview happened to make it into the print edition, I was elated. I have to admit that this interview is still one of my favourites to date. What I love about Cox is that their responses to any question thrown their way is always met by a whole lot of honesty, passion and heart - so when I saw the opportunity to speak to Cox again, I was thrilled!

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Winter Live: Unplugged Showcase - Rum Jungle by Hannah Stretton

What started out as just three lads jamming out on their balcony, an idea and a love of reggae rockhas now led to the formation of the band we know as Rum Jungle. This reggae rock group will be bringing their stripped back set to Winter Live: Unplugged this Saturday & showing Newy what it really means to have a good time. ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜Ž

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Winter Live: Unplugged Showcase - Teddy RK by Hannah Stretton

Nothing gives me greater joy than seeing new faces emerge onto the scene, so it is a real pleasure to be able to give the new guy on the block his five minutes of fame (I'm hoping it's more than that, obvs.) I know that the words 'sweet' and 'innocent' can often sounds condescending, but Theodore 'Teddy' RK is just that and it's quite the charm I think Winter Live: Unplugged needed. Charming & raw, Teddy RK will be bringing a set you won't want to miss.

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Winter Live: Unplugged Showcase - Truman Smith by Hannah Stretton

Old music can sometimes get a bad wrap, but when it comes from Truman Smith and his crew, there is so much to love about every second of it. Lucky for us Newy folk, Truman will be taking the stage at The Hop Factory for Winter Live: Unplugged with a performance that will be full of fun, harmonica solos and good vibes - sounds pretty good IMO. 

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Winter Live: Unplugged Showcase - Adrianna Mac by Hannah Stretton

Despite Adrianna usually being apart of the trio that make up the Adrianna Mac Band, this lady will be performing at Winter Live: Unplugged solo, but still has a lot up her sleeve to offer Newy audiences. I mean, with a voice like that - who needs company anyway?

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Winter Live: Unplugged Showcase - Yev Kassem by Hannah Stretton

If you thought this post was going to be about the famous 'Soup Nazi' from Seinfeld, I'm sorry to have led you astray. However, Yev Kassem, a.k.a dave frontman, Noah Church will be bringing his solo act to Winter Live: Unplugged this Saturday and it's definitely for you. We promise we won't kick you out.

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Winter Live: Unplugged Showcase - Mitchell Cordingley by Hannah Stretton

Continuing on with the line-up of awesome talent performing at Winter Live: Unplugged on Darby Street is Mitchell Cordingley, a looping master with one hell of a strumming action, which you will be able to check out at Too Cool For School this Saturday.

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Winter Live: Unplugged Showcase - Yasmin Ling by Hannah Stretton

Another epic performer that will be adorning the stage at Too Cool for School for the Winter Live: Unplugged micro-festival is Yasmin Ling, a lady whose voice is just as bold as her style & as fleek as her eyebrows (seriously, girl I love your entire look). ๐Ÿ’•

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