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Hi all,
For those that missed it, here is the full video of last week's Lyrebirds/Arctic Circles gig. Some highlights:
12:23 Rich and Lonely (Lyrebirds song)
18:30 Finest Worksong
30:00 All Day and All of the Night
32:50 Boys Keep Swinging
36:25 Touch the Moon (Lyrebirds)
53:50 I Put a Spell on You
1:03:40 Plastic Man (Lyrebirds)Istvan Danko (ex-Arctic Circles), Michael Dunbar & Anthony Rea (ex-The Lyrebirds) get together for a one-off reunion gig, performing their respective bands’ ...
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Hi friends and friends of the band,

A bit of an update on what is happening with my musical projects.

The Charm Offensive

We’ve got a gig coming up this Sunday, 17 March, at Swamplands Bar, 744 High St, Thornbury. An afternoon of original music with three Great bands: Snow & Co., the Charm Offensive and the FAQs.

Show times are:
Snow & Co. 5.30 - 6.15pm
Anthony Rea & The Charm Offensive 6.45 - 7.30pm
The FAQs: 8.00 - 8.45pm

Look out for our next show in the eastern suburbs on Saturday 4 May at the Palace, Camberwell.

Arctic Circles/ Lyrebirds Union Show

This is a one-off event featuring Istvan Danko (Arctic Circles), Michael Dunbar (Lyrebirds, Bakers Daughter) and myself getting together for a one-off gig, performing our respective bands' “hits" from our glory days as well as some of our fave covers, including songs from Neil Young, Iggy Pop, The Strokes, The Jet Buzz, David Bowie, The Ramones, The Clash, REM, and more! Free entry.

Sunday, 24 March 2019 from 3-6pm
Honey Bar and Restaurant
345 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, Victoria 3205


The Spacecake “lost recordings” are in the can, mastered and ready for release. We’re just finalising cover art and liner notes for a release in the next few months. The double album will be available on Spotify, Apple Music and we will print a limited run of CDs for those still clinging to old technology.


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Anthony Rea and the Charm Offensive

Have a peek at the entertainment lineup for Sunday! Our Entertainment Coordinator has been hard at work organising all of the acts and it looks great.
See you at the Main Stage on the oval!
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We're having a bit of a break over the next month but gearing up for a great end to the year. Here's what we have locked in so far:
Sunday 28 October - acoustic show at the Charles Weston Hotel
Thursday November 15 - Anthony performing as part of Writers Block at The Lomond Hotel
Sunday November 18 - the band will be playing at the Princes Hill Primary School Bazaar 2019
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