THE TEAM

Alison Avron: Owner, Boss Lady   Alison Avron is a singer, songwriter and piano player. She has recorded 2 EPs, travelled to New York to record a full-length album with multi-platinum award winning producer, Philip Jiminez (Wheatus) and toured with various Fringe shows around the country.  Over the 15 years or so of her career, she has focused mostly on providing an independent venue for like-minded musicians. If nothing else, she is a passionate advocate for the Australian arts scene.  She regrets to advise that her music website has been taken over by a sex blog and is too exhausted to fix that.   Get in touch if you’d like to help out The Newsagency!

Alison Avron: Owner, Boss Lady

Alison Avron is a singer, songwriter and piano player. She has recorded 2 EPs, travelled to New York to record a full-length album with multi-platinum award winning producer, Philip Jiminez (Wheatus) and toured with various Fringe shows around the country.

Over the 15 years or so of her career, she has focused mostly on providing an independent venue for like-minded musicians. If nothing else, she is a passionate advocate for the Australian arts scene.
She regrets to advise that her music website has been taken over by a sex blog and is too exhausted to fix that.

Get in touch if you’d like to help out The Newsagency!

Sash Davidson-Lynch: Venue Superman   Sash started at the venue in 2018 as our cleaner but quickly worked his way up to door person, bar tender and all-round hero of the venue.    You might see his artwork around the venue and hear him play at our open mic night because he’s also a budding artist and musician we love to support. He’s also queer as shit. (His words, not ours)  He’s a versatile, valuable and vital member of our team.

Sash Davidson-Lynch: Venue Superman

Sash started at the venue in 2018 as our cleaner but quickly worked his way up to door person, bar tender and all-round hero of the venue.

You might see his artwork around the venue and hear him play at our open mic night because he’s also a budding artist and musician we love to support. He’s also queer as shit. (His words, not ours)
He’s a versatile, valuable and vital member of our team.

We have an excellent roster of casual staff who our bar & FOH. We are always looking for people to join the team. Send your resume to info@thenewsagencyvenue.com

Monique Orton: Tech Witch & Bookings Overlord   Mon joined our team at the start of 2019 as a sound technician. We couldn’t look passed her enthusiasm and tenacity for presenting live music and making it sound great so we made her our head tech and bookings manager.   She is quickly becoming one of the most sought after tech witches in the country.  We’re waiting with baited breath for her totell us she’s been hired by Fleetwood Mac to be their tour manager but, in the meantime,  you should reach out to her if you want to play here.

Monique Orton: Tech Witch & Bookings Overlord

Mon joined our team at the start of 2019 as a sound technician. We couldn’t look passed her enthusiasm and tenacity for presenting live music and making it sound great so we made her our head tech and bookings manager.

She is quickly becoming one of the most sought after tech witches in the country.

We’re waiting with baited breath for her totell us she’s been hired by Fleetwood Mac to be their tour manager but, in the meantime, you should reach out to her if you want to play here.

Sam Wade: Digital Marketing Guru   Sam Wade is a graphic designer and digital marketing expert. He’s also a stand-up comedian. Well actually, he regularly performs his routine here every three months. We thought he was funny, smart and was a dab hand at selling tickets so we asked him to join the team.   He now helps us share the good news about the great shows we present as well as assisting independent performers learn the fine art of properly advertising their art.  Send us an email for more info on what he offers

Sam Wade: Digital Marketing Guru

Sam Wade is a graphic designer and digital marketing expert. He’s also a stand-up comedian. Well actually, he regularly performs his routine here every three months. We thought he was funny, smart and was a dab hand at selling tickets so we asked him to join the team.

He now helps us share the good news about the great shows we present as well as assisting independent performers learn the fine art of properly advertising their art. Send us an email for more info on what he offers

Madalyn Henly: Tech Gremlin & Bar Overlord   Mady has a keen ear making everyone sound great. After all, she came to us from Viking Lounge Mastering Studios. She was looking for some more live experience and, like a duck to water, has made the venue her own.   She combines her experience of managing bars with her sound technician prowess to make both punter and performer just as comfortable as she is at The Newsagency. In time, she’ll own this venue and the entire Sydney music scene!  Send her a message for all bar and private functions enquiries

Madalyn Henly: Tech Gremlin & Bar Overlord

Mady has a keen ear making everyone sound great. After all, she came to us from Viking Lounge Mastering Studios. She was looking for some more live experience and, like a duck to water, has made the venue her own.

She combines her experience of managing bars with her sound technician prowess to make both punter and performer just as comfortable as she is at The Newsagency. In time, she’ll own this venue and the entire Sydney music scene! Send her a message for all bar and private functions enquiries