Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Live Music Key to Revival of Iconic Pub

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Live Music Key to Revival of Iconic Pub

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THEY'VE traded the glitz and the glamour of the Gold Coast for the sights and sounds of Warwick's most iconic pubs and the town's newest residents are stoked.

Benita Kelly and Lisa Marston have this week taken over the top job at the Horse and Jockey Hotel-Motel.

They said they were excited to throw themselves into the community they would now call home.

Though the pub is one of Warwick's most popular, Benita and Lisa said there was a lot of work to be done to regain its place at the top.

One thing they are planning to do is bring back live music to the pub scene.

"We want to put a focus on solos and duos but we are also looking at a massive carpark event where we fence it off, bring in a truck and put a band on it -- like a Day on the Green," she said.

"The place just needs some passion back into it, and we've got it. …

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