Newcastle and Hunter Gig Guide


Albion Hotel, Wickham

Saturday, Lachlan Edwards

Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

Saturday, Outerphase

Australia Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, James Naldo

Bar Petite

Friday, Holly Mae. Saturday, Danny & Jake

Beach Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Battle of the Bands.

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Catch Battle of the Bands at The Beach Hotel, Merewether - Friday 13 July

The Belmont Hotel, Belmont

Friday, New Black Shades

The Belmore Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Misbehave

The Blackbutt Hotel, Lambton

Friday, 2GoodReasons. Saturday, Hornet

The Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Friday, Brazilian Brothers. Saturday, Witchery

The Burwood Inn, Merewether

Friday, Austin Mackay. Saturday, Ngariki

Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Brad Cox, Hurricane Fall. Saturday Polaris, Justice For The Damned, Diamond Construct, Junkhead (glasshouse), The Chats, Boing Boing, Wavevom (warehouse)

Carrington Place, Carrington

Thursday, Frenchman Street Jazz Band. Friday, Loui Abell

Catho Pub, Catherine Hill Bay

Saturday, Ben Woodham. Sunday, Crawfish Stew

Caves Coastal Bar, Caves Beach

Friday, Bon Jovi Tribute. 

The Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri

Saturday, Boltman

Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Matt McLaren

The Colliery Inn, Wallsend

Friday, Zane Penn. Saturday, Roxy. Sunday, Kevin O'Hara

The Commerical Hotel, Boolaroo

Friday, Angie. Saturday, Steel City

The Commerical Hotel, Morpeth

Friday, Andrew G. Saturday, Presidential Sweet

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PRESIDENTIAL SWEET, The Commercial Hotel - Saturday, 22 July

The Criterion Pub & Kitchen, Carrington

Sunday, Boney Rivers

The Criterion Hotel, Weston

Friday, Karaoke

Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Devultra, Bobby C

Customs House, Newcastle

Friday, Glen Harrison. Saturday, DJ Angelo. Sunday, Jake Davery

The Duke Of Wellington, Lambton

Friday, Matt Scullion. Saturday, Greg Bryce Duo

Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth

Friday, Full Throttle. Saturday, Brazilian Brothers Duo

Exchange Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Lithium. Sunday, Hornet

Family Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Pete Gelzinnis

Finnegans, Newcastle

Saturday, Indigo Starlight

Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead

Friday, Witchery. Sunday, Outerphase

The George Tavern, Greenhills

Friday, Jake Davey. Saturday, Bandditts

The Grainstore, Newcastle

Sunday, JJ King

The Grand Hotel, Newcastle

Tuesday, Band of Colours - Into The Sea

The Great Northern Hotel, Teralba

Friday, Kaylah Ann

The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

Saturday, Paperboy

The Hamilton Station Hotel, Hamilton

Thursday, Local Bands at the hamo. Friday, Chambers of Insanity, Pitchfork, Strickun, Virescent. Yev Kassem, Natalie Henry, Spencer Scott.

Harrigan's Irish Pub, Pokolbin

Saturday, Roxy

Historic Holmesville Hotel, Holmesville

Friday, Aaron Hood

Honeysuckle Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Sundays Record. Saturday, Prestige Inc. Sunday, From Creedence to Cougar

Hotel Cessnock, Cessnock

Friday, Brendan Watson

Hotel Delany, Newcastle

Saturday, Phonic

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Friday, The DuoTones

Imperial Hotel, Singleton

Saturday, Ash Mountain

Jewells Tavern, Jewells

Saturday, The Years, Tina Turner Show

The Junction Hotel, The Junction

Friday, Marissa. Saturday, Jason Bone

The Kent Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Stiletto. Saturday, Loose Bazooka. Sunday, Annie O'Dee and the Hotshots

The King Street Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, BONKA. Saturday, Saturdays at King

Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton

Friday, Beth Gleeson

Lakeside Village Tavern, Raymond Terrace

Saturday, Viagro

The Lambton Park Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Aqwa

The Lass O’Gowrie, Wickham

Thursday, Moussa Diakite & Wassao. Friday, NTL Landmarks. Saturday, The Hedonists, Shrimp Boots Porter & The Passion Pops, Lu Quade. Sunday, Tim Richards, Sunset Blush, John Tennyson

The Lochinvar Hotel, Lochinvar

Saturday, Matt Gaudry

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Dean Kyrwood. Saturday, Howie and Alex. Sunday, Prestige Inc

The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Sami Cook

The Mary Ellen Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Deuce. Saturday, Sundays Record. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth

Maryland Tavern, Maryland

Saturday, Counterpart

Mavericks On The Bay

Friday, Pistol Pete. Saturday, Tim Broadway. Sunday, Greg Bryce

GREG BRYCE, Mavericks On The Bay - Sunday 22 July

The Nag’s Head Hotel, Adamstown

Saturday, Kevin O'Hara

The Neath Hotel, Neath

Saturday, Mick Jones

Newcastle Hotel, Islington

Friday, Beats and Pieces. Saturday, Newy Saturdays w/ Hayden Shepherd

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Jack Derwin

Peden's Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, Mardmax Trio

Pippis At The Point, Speers Point

Friday, Joel Oakhill, Troy Kemp. Saturday, Jake Davey. Sunday, Mardy Leith

Potters Brewery, Nulkaba

Friday, Jordan Fleming

The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow

Sunday, Code Red

Queens Wharf Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Phonic Trio, Jason Bone. Saturday, Anyerin Trio, Matt Semmmens. Sunday, Mark Wells Trio, Wharf Life.

Royal Federal Hotel, Branxton

Saturday, Kempy

The Royal Pub & Kitchen, Mururrundi

Sunday, Andrew Thompson

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Saturday, Zane Penn

The Seabreeze Hotel, Nelson Bay

Friday, Shivoo. Sunday, Matt Bowles

The Shaft Tavern, Elemore Vale

Friday, Boltman

Shenanigans at the Imperial, Maitland

Friday, Bobby C. Saturday, Joy Duo

Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Thursday, Pete Murray. Friday, Adam Gear. Saturday, ABBAlanche. Sunday, Aqwa

Shortland Hotel, Shortland

Friday, Daniel Arvidson. Saturday, Joel Oakhill

The Small Ballroom, Islington

Saturday, Hayden Shephers, Will Freeth, Special K, Kurtis Elm

The Spinning Wheel Hotel, Raymond Terrace

Friday, Clean Slate

The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Mayfield

Thursday, Mike Elrington. Friday, Z-Star Trinity. Saturday, The Craw and Southern End

Swansea Hotel, Swansea

Friday, Beau Hatch. Saturday, Shaka. Sunday, Jungle Kings

Tea Gardens Hotel, Tea Gardens

Saturday, Past Masters

The Toronto Hotel, Toronto

Friday, Luna Sea. Sunday, Kellie Cain

The Victoria Hotel, Hinton

Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth. Sunday, Zane Penn

Warners at the Bay, Warners Bay

Friday, Matty G. Saturday, All Access 80s

The Wickham Park Hotel, Wickham

Friday, Mark Cashin and The Lil Hussy's. Saturday, Lachlan's Show Fundraiser. Sunday, John Larder, Rose Carleo, Len's Theory

Windsor Castle Hotel

Saturday, Codi Kaye




Ping Pong Social Club at Newcastle Hotel

If you think you're the Prince/Princess of Pong come and prove it on the table. Don't worry = if you're crap you should come for hoagies, liquor, and laughs - it's a social club etc. It's the first to 21, if you win your game, you keep your opponent’s number & stay on the table - if you lose, your out, for the time being. At the end of the night the 2 players with the most souls (opponents numbers) will play off for the prizes and bragging rights.

Uni Thursdays at Hotel Jesmond

Free BBQ at 6pm sharp. Members draw from 6pm - 8pm. Footy on the big screen. $100 Floor Draw. free pool + comp. Cheap drinks. Free bus now with tracker with the Jeso app. DJs from 8pm

WingPong Thursdays at The Greenroof

Dollar wings, $20 Buckets (Build your own from a bottle selection). And Ping Pong. Show off your Ping Pong skills to get yourself a polaroid on the “King Ping" leaderboard.

Murray's Shout at The Wicko

The magnificent Murray of Murray's Brewery has released a radical new brew, and to celebrate they are teaming up with The Wickham Park Hotel to shout your first beer! Your best brewing buds from Murray's (Grub and Kurt) will be there to chat about your new favourite beer PLUS you can win some cool prizes, play pong and celebrate this fine brew! AND Grant Walmsley Freebird Jam night will also be pumping from 7:30pm!


Open-Mic Night at The Shaft Tavern

ARE YOU.... An aspiring Alan Jackson? A promising Pink? A budding Beyonce? A fledgling Fleetwood Mac Then get to the Shaft Tavern Elermore Vale. Keen to hear your songs in big sound with a band? Or maybe just come jam with some fellow musicians? There will be a house band with guitar and keys provided but feel free to rock out on stage solo as well. All genres welcome, originals encouraged. Bring on the vibes the musicians and more importantly the music!!!

House band: Eddy Tolhurst- Guitar, Violin Mick Rippon- Double Bass Lucas Newitt- Drums Also provided: Keys and Guitar Signup: 7.30pm Friday Knock Off at Hotel Delany

Every Friday evening from 3:30pm-6:00pm. Pre-order a $40 platter selection before Thursday 4pm, every offer is accompanied by a complimentary bottle of sparking or bucket of Coronas.

Dudley Magpies JRLFC Sportsman's Lunch at The Royal Crown Hotel

Grab a ticket and support The Dudley Magpies in conjunction with Charlies Run 4 Kids.

$125 per ticket includes Food and Beverage Package for 3.5 hours.

Auctions, raffles and of course a chat with the legendary guest speakers Johnny Lewis (Boxing Trainer) and Wayne Harris (Melb Cup winning Jockey). Get your tickets HERE .

Winter Wonderland at Queens Wharf Hotel

An exceptional champagne experience, where The Champagne Dame will take guests on a tasting journey through fuller bodied champagnes that can be enjoyed with Winter fare. Five exquisite champagnes have been selected carefully for qualities which lend to their body, character and complexity, from barrel and magnum aging through to a pinot dominant style. Price includes five champagnes and cheese.

Big Dog Comedy at Family Hotel, Maitland

The Big Dog Pod includes:


The highlight of any bill, Julia has headlined comedy events all over the world, thrilling audiences in Britain, Australia, South Africa, Croatia, Germany and Canada with her dynamic, gutsy performances on stage, TV, radio and film.

ISAAC BUTTERFIELD Receiving millions of views on his online videos and supporting Josh Wade and Frenchy, Butterfield has cemented himself as one of the next big things in Australian comedy.

SUPER HUBERT There is so much more to Super Hubert than meets the eye. He's a professional magician, an outrageous comedian, a pyrotechnic whiz kid, a dare devil stuntman - and one of the kindest people you could ever meet. Think top quality hilarious entertainment - think Super Hubert.


'Mitch Garling is your non-traditional quirky comedian and he’ll make you feel warm, fuzzy, and less sad about your life.'

EMMA MALIK Walking tigers & preventing a dwarf horse from having an erection is the norm for British born animal trainer turned comedian Emma Malik. Emma and her animal friends mad their MICF debut after a sold out Sydney Comedy Festival and additional ‘by demand’ encore show.