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  • Oktoberfest Long weekend @ Murrys Brewery and Winery (3443 Nelson Bay Road Bobs Farm, New South Wales 2316)

    Posted by on September 26, 2016

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    Oktoberfest at Murray’s Brewery

    • 3 special festival beers
    • Oompah-licious festival food
    • Prizes for best dressed
    • FREE ‘rocktoberfest’ concerts and Brewery Tours

    The world’s biggest festival is coming to Port Stephens, with the launch of Oktoberfest at Murray’s Brewery this October long-weekend. And the celebrations will continue all month!

    Three specially-brewed festival beers, Oktoberfest food including a range of gourmet sausages, and house-made pretzels with mustard, plus free ‘rocktoberfest’ concerts will be performed at the Oktoberfest-themed Bobs Farm brewery.

    One of the region’s favourite and most fun groups, Crocq Trio Band, headlines festival entertainment, with a huge free R&B and soul concert on Sunday 2 October. While on Saturday 1 October Newcastle Indie/Roots artist, Tom Blake, performs. And there will be live entertainment each weekend across October.

    “So break out the lederhosen, start practising your oompah-pahs and celebrate the world’s biggest festival, down under, at Bobs Farm this October. There’ll be spot prizes for best dressed. Hope to see you there!” says brewery owner, Murray Howe.

    The Oktoberfest in Munich is the largest festival in the world. In 2016, almost 7 million litres of beer are expected to be consumed there. This consumption accounts for about 30% of the entire annual beer production of all the Munich breweries combined. Visitors also eat a staggering 400,000 sausages – or around one sausage for every two seconds during the festivals business hours! And the festival record for number of beers carried in one go is 27!

    “It seems that beer really can stimulate an economy,” added Murray. “In Germany, Oktoberfest is one of the nation’s biggest exports, and last year the festival generated a staggering AUD$1.63 billion for its economy.”

    Many people may not know that Oktoberfest is also the name of beer style.

    “Technically, authentic ‘Oktoberfestbier’ is brewed only by the breweries within the city limits of Munich. All other beers brewed to emulate the original must be labelled Oktoberfest-style beer! Murray’s is also brewing a traditional Oktoberfest beer – or should I say Oktoberfest-style beer, which is smooth, clean, and rather rich, with a depth of malt character,” says Murray’s Brewer, Alex Tucker.

    “We’re also pouring a German Schwarzbier and another weird and wonderful German-inspired beer which we haven’t decided on as yet. There will be loads of festival food specials to accompany our German-style beers – think sausages (maybe not 400,000 of them though), and pretzels with housemade mustard,” he added.

    What is known today as the world’s biggest beer festival actually started out as a Royal Wedding on 12 October 1810 – where a horse race was the big attraction, and not the beer. Today, Oktoberfest is all about the beer. The festival celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2010, and amazingly, only wars and cholera epidemics have briefly interrupted the annual beer celebration across the past two centuries.

    Visit Murray’s Brewery this long weekend (and across the full month of October) for Oktoberfest beer and food, music, activities and events:

    What: Murray’s Oktoberfest: beer, food, music and activities. FREE live concerts Sat 1 Oct (Tom Blake); and Sun 2 Oct (Crocq Trio Band). Open all day public holiday Mon 3 Oct.

    Where: Murray’s Brewery and Port Stephens Winery, 3443 Nelson Bay Rd, Bobsn Farm in Port Stephens, NSW

    When: All October long weekend (from 1 October), from 10am until 6pm.

    Tickets: Free entry. Brewery Bus from Nelson Bay $5 each way.

    Bookings essential: Call 4982 6411 or visit www.murraysbrewingco.com.au 

    For further information please contact:

    Kristin Silva

    0411 110 953

    greatbeer@murraysbrewingco.com.au

    About Murray’s Craft Brewing Co.

    Port Stephens-based Murray’s Craft Brewing Co. is one of Australia’s leading craft beer and cider brewers – known for its “unboring” beers. From humble beginning in Taylors Arm (population 50) on the NSW North Coast, Murray’s Brewery relocated to larger premises at Port Stephens where today it runs a microbrewery, Cellar Door and one of the region’s best restaurants. Murray’s beers are available nationally. www.murraysbrewingco.com.au

  • Late Night Jamz Has Officially Launched

    Posted by on November 13, 2012

    Late Night Jamz Has Officially Launched – 10/11/12

    Thanks you once again for your love and support!

    CRocQ will be performing @ Stockland Jesmond:

    Wednesday – 14th November 12 – 2pm
    Thursday – 15th November 12 – 2pm & 5pm – 7pm
    Tuesday – 20th November 12- 2pm
    Wednesday – 21st November 12- 2pm
    Thursday – 22nd November 12 – 2pm & 5 – 7pm

    CD’s are also available from the shops below:

    * Cave Boutique – 2/19 Kinrick St The Junction
    * Talulah Cafe – The Junction
    * Annie’s Grocery and Food Shop – Cardiff
    * Fantasy hair skin body – Wallsend
    * Asia Pacific Groceries – Wallsend/ Jesmond
    * Junction Pharmacy – The Junction
    * Darby St Chemist – Darby St
    * Bar Petite – Newcastle
    * Wallsend Candy Store – Wallsend
    * Ethnic Communities Council – Waratah

    Thank you for all your support! Xx

     

  • Late night Jamz – Mix Tape – R’n’b Edition

    Posted by on October 9, 2012

    Late night Jamz – Mix Tape – R’n’b Edition is due to be released 10/11/12
    Were excited to announce that mastering is scheduled for this Thursday @ Turtlerock Mastering Studios

  • Great weekend Gigs!!

    Posted by on October 8, 2012

    Big Congratulation to Mr and Mrs Kim and Daniel Bromley!! It was such an honor celebrating your big day with you! Xx Also a big congratulations to Kescia and Jamie! Thank you for having us on your Big Day!…Footage coming soon….Also Oscars as always delivered a magical day!! Big Thanks for Mr Eug…for making the trip up from Sydney! Great catching up brother!! See you in Melbs

  • Merry Christmas Album – BIG Thanks For all the Help! Love! & Supprot!

    Posted by on January 18, 2012

    Just a little note to say thank you to everyone that helped get my Christmas Album off the ground. With Only 4 weeks before Christmas it was pretty crazy to even think of starting a Christmas Album or even think about promoting something new.

    We have sold to date: 252 Copies!!! (in 2 weeks) – THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT!!!

    Just wanted to say a special thanks to My Mum and Dad! Thank you so much for all your love and support. I could not have done it without your help! And even a futher special thanks to mum, as it was a bit of big learning experience for the both of us. love you both so much!

    ANOTHER BIG THANKS TO:

    N.Enigma – Klaye Sanders – Vivian Lucero (for performing on the tracks)

    Turtlerock mastering – Media Movers

    ALL THE STORES, CLOSE FRIENDS, CAFES

    * The Egyptian Museum
    * Upper Hand & Upper Limp Therapy – Broadmeadow – http://hhult.com/
    * Divinos Lounge – Darby St – http://www.divinolounge.com.au/
    * gLee Cafe – Darby St – http://www.gleecoffee.com.au/#/roasteryespresso-bars/newcastle
    * Elemore Vale Post Office
    * Cave Boutique Store – Junction
    * Bar Petite – Newcastle – http://www.barpetite.com.au/
    * Talulah Cafe – The Junction – http://talulahbar.com.au
    * Draytons Wines – Cessnock – http://www.draytonswines.com.au/
    * The Winner is Oscars (Hunter Valley Gardens)  – Cessnock – http://thewinnerisoscars.com.au/
    * Fantasy hair skin body – Wallsend – http://www.fantasyhairskinbody.com.au
    * Asia Pacific Groceries – Wallsend/ Jesmond
    * Darby St Day and Night Chemist – Darby St
    * Fillipino Store – Mayfield
    * Jesmond Shopping Centre

    THANK YOU SO MUCH FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART….

    Keep and eye out and your ears open….This experience has fueled some new creations…my debut album is coming very soon 2012….can’t wait for you to hear it!!

  • Christmas Album Available here:

    Posted by on January 16, 2012

    Albums are now available at the following Venues:
    * The Egyptian Museum – Jesmond Shopping Center
    * Hunter Hand & Upper Limb Therapy – Broadmeadow near 9 ways
    * Divinos Lounge – Darby st
    * gLee Cafe – Darby st
    * Elemore Vale Post Office
    * Cave Boutique Store – Junction
    * Bar Petite – Newcastle
    * Talulah Cafe – The Junction
    * Draytons Wine – Cessnock
    * The winner is Oscars (Hunter Valley Gardens) – Cessnock
    * Fantasy hair skin body – Wallsend
    * Asia Pacific Groceries – Wallsend/ Jesmond
    * Cave Boutique – 2/19 Kinrick St The Junction
    * Darby St Day and Night Chemist – Darby St (Next to Depot Cafe)
  • 2011 Photo shoot with Kate Judo Madonna & Rosie O’Donnell

    Posted by on January 16, 2012

    Thanks again lovely ladies for such a great day!! Love your work <3!!

  • Christmas Album 2011

    Posted by on January 16, 2012

    Its been very exciting over the past week…

    The Christmas Album has been sent to Turtlerock Studios for Mastering and the NEW Artwork for the cover has just been completed! The Album is due out the 1st week of Decemeber!! Stay tuned….Share the <3!!!

    Christmas Album 2011

  • fMajor Productions

    Posted by on January 16, 2012

    Presents Raph, Marvyn, Mikz & Rach – fMajor Productions


  • Happy 50th Birthday Jack!!!

    Posted by on January 16, 2012

    It was a great Saturday afternoon Jam @ Jacks Place!! Happy 50th Birthday Brother!! Great Music!! Great People!! Share the Love <3!!

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