Newstead lookin’ lively!

Castlemaine's Amy Ferguson and Shanti Steventon-Lorenzen are playing this long weekend's Newstead Live festival as part of Stop That Mammoth. Photo: Eve Lamb

Newstead ramps up the volume and pulses into life this long weekend as the town hosts its liveliest event of the year – Newstead Live.
Live music on the four-day program ranges from the legendary like folk fav Eric Bogle to the young and international like 21-year-old Irish twin act The Ocelots.
Among those raring to hit the Newstead Live stage are Castlemaine’s own all girl six-piece outfit Stop That Mammoth who are among the 40 diverse acts set to play venues scattered throughout the leafy little township.
“We’re feeling the love,” Stop That Mammoth saxophone player Amy Ferguson says. Full story today’s Castlemaine Mail. Friday, January 24, 2020.

Eve Lamb
Journalist and photographer Eve Lamb has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) degree from Deakin University and a Master of Arts (Professional Writing) from Deakin University. She has worked for many regional newspapers including the Hamilton Spectator and the Warrnambool Standard, and has also worked for metro daily, The Hobart Mercury, and The Sunday Tasmanian. Eve has also contributed to various magazines including Australian Cyclist.