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the Riverland Community.
Banrock Station - great food, great wine, great walks
Proud sponsor of the Waikerie
Australia Day Entertainment
Proudly bringing to you the
on January 24 at Waikerie's Australia Day Celebrations.
Proudly supporting Waikerie and the Riverland
Big River Foodland
The Waikerie Club proudly
supporting the Waikerie
Australia Day Celebrations
Crush Terrace, Waikerie
Phone 8541 2899
the Waikerie Australia
Management and staff of Caudo Vineyards
wish all a Happy Australia Day. Proud sponsor
of Waikerie's Australia Day Celebrations.
OPEN ALL LONG WEEKEND
Phone 8541 4222
Bronze Sponsor List
Bronze Sponsor List
• Waikerie Tyre & Mag Centre
• Waikerie Medical Centre
• Quinn and Bauer
• Cain Electrical
• Tim Whetstone Member for Chaffey
• Waikerie Plumbing
• Jubilee Almonds
• First National Real Estate -- Marschall's
• Waikerie Milk Supplies
• Waikerie Caravan Park
• Waikerie Mitre 10
• Sunhill Bulk Transport
• Green and Gold Houseboats
• Raywhite Real Estate
• McKay's Auto
Waikerie Australia Day
6pm: Combined church service at the Lions Club shelter.
6.30pm: Meals and drinks become available, amusement rides open and side-
show alley begins.
7pm: District Council of Loxton Waikerie
Australia Day Awards presentation.
7.30pm: Australia Day Ambassadors
Amanda and Bruce Macky address the
7.50pm: Performances by Rivmics Dance
and Tinkerbell Dance Studio.
8.30pm: The Flaming Sambucas begin
10-10.30pm: A spectacular fireworks
10.30pm to late: The Flaming Sambucas
return to the stage.
THE Flaming Sambucas
will be back for more fun
and entertainment at this
year's Waikerie Australia Day
Promoted as Adelaide's original
and best party band, the Sambucas
are returning after attracting posi-
tive feedback from their Extrava-
ganza appearances in 2010 and
Songs will seamlessly transition
from the disco era to pub rock and
modern pop, ensuring all ages and
interests can get involved.
Founding members Terry Nicho-
las (keyboard and vocals) and Mi-
chael Potter (guitar) are joined by
female vocalists Michelle Gorgula
and Kirstie Lund.
Nicholas said he had fond
memories of performing in Waik-
erie -- particularly of the river front
and friendly locals.
"It's a highlight of our calendar,"
"It will be a thrill to come back
and play to all the fun-loving locals
and be part of the carnival atmo-
At a previous performance, The
Flaming Sambucas adapted AC/
DC's song It's a Long Way to the
Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll) to
make mention of Newland Bakery's
"We enjoyed doing that," said
As part of their 23-year career,
the Flaming Sambucas have toured
overseas for international confer-
ences and award nights, and are
set to perform at the Rock the Boat
Music Festival in the US.
They have also played for
many national events throughout
Australia, including appearances at
Adelaide's Carols by Candlelight on
The Flaming Sambucas have
also had the pleasure of sharing the
entertainment line-up with Aussie
greats John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes
and Ross Wilson.
Their performance at this
Saturday's Extravaganza will kick off
at 8.30pm, taking a break while the
fireworks are set off between 10pm
and 10.30pm before returning until
For more information about the
band, visit: http://flamingsambu-
Party band to bring the heat
ADELAIDE-BASED party band The Flaming Sambucas will return for this year's Waikerie Australia Day
Extravaganza. Pictured (from left) are Terry Nicholas, Kirstie Lund, Michelle Gorgula and Michael Potter.
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