Newcastle and Hunter Gig Guide

All Access 80s - Saturday, 24 August at Warners Bay Hotel


Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

Saturday, Witchery. Sunday, Reggie Sinclair

Australia Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, Spank N The Monkey

Bar Petite, Newcastle

Friday, Dean Kyrwood

The Beach Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Battle of the Bands

The Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird

Sunday, Hendos Jam

The Belmont Hotel, Belmont

Friday, Greg McKew Band. Sunday, Troy Kemp

The Belmore Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Big Night Out

Blackbutt Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Love That Hat

The Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Friday, Pat v Cat. Saturday, Dirty Deeds - AC/DC Show

Bull n Bush Hotel, Medowie

Friday, Bad Paris

Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Mammal, Osaka Punch, Fresh Violet (Glass House), Ivan Ooze (Warehouse). Saturday, Craze ft. Blanke, Avance. Sunday, Stoker, Stranger Than Friends, Surf Trash

Catho Pub, Catherine Hill Bay

Saturday, John Larder. Sunday, Boltman

Caves Coastal Bar, Caves Beach

Friday, Felix Quinn Music Band

Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Kaylah Anne

The Colliery Inn, Wallsend

Friday, Greg Bryce. Sunday, Big Pete

The Commerical Hotel, Boolaroo

Friday, Chris Unicomb

The Commerical Hotel, Morpeth

Friday, Romney Watts. Saturday, Pat v Cat

The Criterion Hotel, Weston

Saturday, MardMax Trio

Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Devultra, Gareth Hudson

Customs House, Newcastle

Friday, Max Jackson. Saturday, Urby. Sunday, Todd Schmoo

The Denman Hotel, Denman

Friday, James Naldo. Saturday, Brazilian Brothers Duo. Sunday, Scully

The Duke Of Wellington, Lambton

Friday, Michael Hawke. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood Duo

Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth

Friday, The Search Party. Saturday, Outer Phase

Erringhi Hotel, Clarence Town

Friday, Kazzie

Exchange Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Pocket Aces. Sunday, Love That Hat

Family Hotel, Maitland

Friday, Allstar

Finnegans, Newcastle

Saturday, G Wizard

Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead

Friday, Gasoline. Sunday, Paprazzi

The George Tavern, Greenhills

Friday, Matt McLaren

The Grainstore, Newcastle

Saturday, Ryan Daley. Sunday, J.J King

The Grand Hotel, Newcastle

Tuesday, The Kawaguchi Project

The Great Northern Hotel, Teralba

Friday, Phil McKnight

The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

Saturday, Alias

The Hamilton Station Hotel, Hamilton

Thursday, Death By Carrot, Odysseus Reborn, Age Of Emergence. Friday, Valen, Good Thanks, Sunday Avenue, Diplazar. Sunday, Boots Ballico, Lachlan X. Morris, Kristen Lee Morris

Harrigan's Irish Pub, Pokolbin

Friday, Grant Walmsley & Friends. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood, Usual Suspects. Sunday, James Martens

Historic Holmesville Hotel, Holmesville

Friday, Pete Hibbert

Honeysuckle Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Big Night Out. Saturday, The Search Party. Sunday, Wanted Dead Or Alive - The Bon Jovi Show

Horse and Jockey Hotel, Singleton

Friday, Lauren Arms

Hotel Cessnock, Cessnock

Friday, Murray Byfield

Hotel Delany, Newcastle

Friday, Kylie Jayne. Saturday, Jerome Duo

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Friday, Shaka

Jewells Tavern

Saturday, Paparazzi

The Junction Hotel, The Junction

Friday, Jason Bone. Saturday, Dave Carter

The Kent Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Misbehave. Saturday, Overload

The King Street Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, STYLE ft Dimatik. Saturday, 4B Saturdays at King

Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton

Friday, Ryan Daley

Lambton Park Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Pepper & Jess

Lakeside Village Tavern, Raymond Terrace

Saturday, Amigos

The Lass O’Gowrie, Wickham

Friday, The Dardi Shades, Rum Jungle, The Shang, Byren. Saturday, Moot, The Donkey Browns, Not Not's. Sunday, Gold Stone & Tim Hudspith

The Lochinvar Hotel, Lochinvar

Saturday, James Naldo

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, The Gleesons. Sunday, Bobby C

The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Friday, David McCredie

The Mary Ellen Hotel, Merewether

Friday, The DuoTones. Saturday, The Smarts. Sunday, Lauren Arms

Maryland Tavern, Maryland

Saturday, Dr Zoom Duo

Mavericks On The Bay

Friday, Karen O'Shea. Saturday, Phil McKnight. Sunday, Dean Kyrwood

The Nag’s Head Hotel, Adamstown

Saturday, Pap & That

The Neath Hotel, Neath

Saturday, Frick N Orson

Newcastle Hotel, Islington

Friday, Go Freek / Deeper Fridays. Saturday, Cosmic Ken (Rhondas) NEWY Saturdays Council

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, John Larder. Saturday, Mark Wood, Dennis Val

Peden's Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, Outlaw Avenue

Pippis At The Point, Speers Point

Friday, Mardy Leith, Matty G. Saturday, Jordan Fleming. Sunday, Ashley Knight

Potters Brewery, Nulkaba

Friday, Jackson Halliday

The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow

Saturday, Sundays Record. Sunday, Triple Zero

Prince of Wales Hotel, MerewetherT

Friday, Little Cents. Saturday, Holly Mae

Queens Wharf Hotel, Newcastle

Thursday, Harbour Lounge. Friday, 2GoodReasons, Bobby C. Sunday, Tre Soul, Megan Core. Sunday, Mark Wells Trio, Wharf Life

Royal Federal Hotel, Branxton

Saturday, Project X

The Royal Pub & Kitchen, Mururrundi

Sunday, Chloe Hall

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Saturday, Boney Rivers

The Seabreeze Hotel, Nelson Bay

Friday, The Smarts. Saturday, Joel Proctor

Shenanigans at the Imperial, Maitland

Friday, Megan Core. Saturday, Kylie Jane Duo

Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Friday, Holly Mae. Saturday, Ryan Daley, Z-Star Trinity. Sunday, Dynamite

Shortland Hotel, Shortland

Friday, Tim Broadway. Saturday, Bobby C

The Spinning Wheel Hotel, Raymond Terrace

Friday, Pistol Pete

The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Mayfield

Friday, The Autumn Hearts. Saturday, Petty - A Tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Sunday, Passport To Airlie Heat Three

Swansea Hotel, Swansea

Saturday, The New Cool Duo. Sunday, Four to the Floor

Tea Gardens Hotel, Tea Gardens

Saturday, Max Jackson

The Toronto Hotel, Toronto

Friday, Dos Eager. Saturday, Kevin O'Hara. Sunday, Tim Pringle

Victoria Hotel, Hinton

Saturday, Kristy James. Sunday, Jackson Halliday.

Warners at the Bay, Warners Bay

Friday, Chad Shuttleworth. Saturday, The Remedy

Warners Bay Hotel, Warners Bay

Friday, Eric Bellinger, MC Kidd Kaos, DJ Lil Dee. Saturday, All Access 80s

The Wickham Park Hotel, Wickham

Friday, Viagro. Saturday, Carrot Bowden & the Collective. Sunday, Brien McVernon, Z-Star Trinity, Tom Blake

Windsor Castle Hotel

Saturday, Kazzie




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.


Music Merch Day at The Wicko

Dead Sun Promotions and The Wickham Park Hotel are proud to announce Music Merch Day with stalls from local businesses such as Big Apachee, Black Pug Records and Obsessive as well as stalls run by people in our local community!

Come have a look around at our stalls, have some lunch, have a beer and enjoy live performances by Amber-Lea Austin, Shannon James, Reborn Freedom and Tommy Grono!

11am-5pm // Family Friendly All Ages event

Big Dry Camp Over farmer's fundraiser at Wollombi Tavern

Wollombi Tavern, home of the famous Dr Jurds Junle Juice, in Association with Country Pub Camping are holding a Camp Over Drought Relief Day/Night to help raise much needed funds for our struggling farmers. Live music by Award Winning Country Artist Graham Howle on the Saturday evening, while local lad Jason Carruthers Coal Train Band will kick start the afternoon session & the gorgeous Codi Kaye to finish off the music on the Sunday with some uber cool tunes. The Country Pub Camping Team will be running raffles throughout the Saturday with various prizes on offer & 4WD internet identities Roothy & The Duck will also be in attendance.

A fantastic family friendly event with a mechanical bull ride & face painting also on offer on the day. Grab the trouble & strife, grab the youngens, grab your mates, bring your swag, tent, Ute, or camper & head on out to the Tavern for the weekend.

WEDNESDAY, 29 August

Student Night at Customs House

$12 Draught Jugs and $5 House Spirits

Student Night at The Argyle House

Free entry for students and $5 drinks all night.




Thursday, 23 August

  • The Rutherford Hotel from 8.30pm

Friday, 24 August

  • The Belmore Hotel, Maitland from 8pm

Saturday, 25 August

  • The Ocean View Hotel, Dudley from 7pm

  • The Station Hotel, Kurri - second Saturday of the month