Newcastle and Hunter Gig Guide


Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

Saturday, Brazillian Brothers Duo. Sunday, Matt Bowles

Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Friday, Sundays Record Duo. Saturday, Felix Quinn Music Duo. Sunday, Phonic Duo

Australia Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, Spank N The Monkey

Bar Petite, Newcastle

Saturday, Truman Smith

The Beach Hotel, Merewether

Saturday, Michael Peter. Sunday, The Humm

The Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird

Sunday, Pistol Pete

The Belmont Hotel, Belmont

Friday, All Access 80s. Saturday, City Beats

The Belmore Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Paperboy

Blackbutt Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Katie N Feff. Saturday, The 3

The Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Friday, Phonic Duo. Saturday, Viagro

Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Rackett, Narla. Sunday, These New South Whales, Bugs, Rebel Yell, Moza, Phil Fresh, Pals, Rum Jungle, Demi Mitchell, NTL Landmarks, Surf Trash, Good Grief, GEL

Catho Pub, Catherine Hill Bay

Saturday, Stu Morrison. Sunday, The Search Party

Caves Coastal Bar, Caves Beach

Friday, Whispering Jack Show

Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Pete McCredie

The Colliery Inn, Wallsend

Friday, Karen O'Shea. Sunday, Troy Kemp

The Commerical Hotel, Boolaroo

Friday, Darren Rolling Keys

The Commerical Hotel, Morpeth

Friday, Cotton Sax and Strings. Saturday, Twin Willows

Criterion Hotel, Weston

Friday, Neon UV Double Header Glow Party

Crown and Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Jethro Thorpe, Just Jade

Customs House, Newcastle

Wednesday, Zachary Israel. Friday, Rox. Sunday, Pete McCredie. Sunday, Bonny Rai

The Duke Of Wellington, Lambton

Friday, Dean Kyrwood. Saturday, Greg Bryce Duo

Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth

Friday, Creedence Show plus Women Of Rock. Saturday, Layth Gunn

Exchange Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Vogue. Sunday, Love That Hat

Family Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Matt McLaren

Finnegans, Newcastle

Saturday, Kygo

Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead

Friday, Loose Lips. Sunday, Paparazzi

The George Tavern, Greenhills

Friday, Jake Davey. Saturday, Katie & Feff

The Grainstore, Newcastle

 Saturday, Ryan Daley .Sunday, J.J King

The Grand Hotel, Newcastle

Tuesday, Aaron McCoullough Quartet

The Great Northern Hotel, Teralba

Friday, Boney Rivers

The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

Saturday, Angel Gear

The Hamilton Station Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Egoism, Sketch Jets, NTL Landmarks

Harrigan's Irish Pub, Pokolbin

Friday, Crawfish Stew. Saturday, Shooting Molly, Greg Bryce. Sunday, Robbie Long

Historic Holmesville Hotel, Holmesville

Friday, James Osborn

Honeysuckle Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Hummingbirds. Saturday, Soundabout. Sunday, All Access 80’s. Monday, Mick Jones

Hotel Cessnock, Cessnock

Friday, Darren Rolling Keys

Hotel Delany, Newcastle

Friday, Anyerin

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Friday, The Remedy

Jewells Tavern, Jewells

Saturday, Dr. Zoom Duo

The Junction Hotel, The Junction

Friday, Jerome. Saturday. Anna Weatherup

The Kent Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Overload. Saturday, Pocket Aces. Sunday, Grant Walmsley & Friends

The King Street Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Badrapper. Saturday, Saturdays at King

Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton

Friday, Gareth Hudson

Lambton Park Hotel, Lambton

Friday, AQWA. Saturday, Grant Walmsley & Friends

Lakeside Village Tavern, Raymond Terrace

Saturday, Busta Thong

The Lass O’Gowrie, Wickham

Friday, Smoke & Rain, Diplazar, Dr Dingo & The Space Cadets. Saturday, The Social Norm, On Shore. Sunday, Lass Is More ft. Belle Badi, Cadillac, Clayhands, Dr. Dingo & the Space Cadets, e4444e, Morgan Osaki, Smoke & Rain, Red City, Saint Moon

The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Marissa. Saturday, Max Jackson. Sunday, The Gleesons

The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Tim Broadway

The Mary Ellen Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Love That Hat. Saturday, The Remedy. Sunday, Joel Oakhill

Maryland Tavern, Maryland

Saturday, Black Jack - A tribute to AC/DC

Mavericks On The Bay, Nelson Bay

Friday, Joel Procter. Saturday, Beau Hatch. Sunday, Zane Penn.

The Nag’s Head Hotel, Adamstown

Friday, Reg Sinclair. Saturday, Pap & That

The Neath Hotel, Neath

Saturday, Family movie night just after sunset

Newcastle Hotel, Islington

Friday, Deeper Fridays w/ Jimmy Cara. Saturday, Steven B.C Long Wekend Special. Sunday, Sundance w/ Dombresky Garden Party and Nightclub

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Mark Wood. Saturday, Codi Kaye, Alex Johnson

Peden's Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, State FX

Pippis At The Point, Speers Point

Sunday, Todd Schmoo

Potters Brewery, Nulkaba

Friday, Max Jackson

The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow

Saturday, Sundays Record Duo

Prince of Wales Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Prestige Inc. Saturday, Holly Mae

Queens Wharf Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, 2GoodReasons, Just Jade. Saturday, Lithium, Ryan Daley. Sunday, The Years, Wharf Life

Royal Federal Hotel, Branxton

Friday, Bad Paris. Saturday, XYZ

The Royal Pub & Kitchen, Mururrundi

Sunday, Jarred Taylor

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Saturday, Jackson Halliday

The Seabreeze Hotel, Nelson Bay

Friday, The Search Party. Saturday, The Tantrums. Sunday, James Naldo

Shenanigans at the Imperial, Maitland

Friday, Bobby C. Saturday, Paparazzi

Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Friday, Kylie Jane. Saturday, Sunday Avenue. Sunday, Knight Moves, Odd Mob

Shortland Hotel, Shortland

Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Reg Sinclair

The Small Ballroom, Islington

Friday, Listener (US), Treehouses, Jimmy Cara. Saturday, Steven B.C, Will & Ross, Hayden Shepherd, Kizza. Sunday, Dombresky (FRA), Todd Jones, Jimmy Cara, Daniel Hallet, Matt Shepherd

The Spinning Wheel Hotel, Raymond Terrace

Friday, James Naldo

The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Mayfield

Thursday, Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes. Friday, Lachlan X. Morris. Saturday, Rory Ellis.

Swansea Hotel, Swansea

Friday, Jamie Martens. Saturday, Zane Penn Duo

Tea Gardens Hotel, Tea Gardens

Saturday, Robbie T

The Toronto Hotel, Toronto

Friday, City Beats. Sunday, Greg Bryce

Victoria Hotel, Hinton

Saturday, Boney Rivers. Sunday, Damien.

Warners at the Bay, Warners Bay

Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Redline

Warners Bay Hotel, Warners Bay

Saturday, The V Dubs

The Wickham Park Hotel, Wickham

Friday, DV8. Saturday, Mick’n’Josh, Morning Glory. Sunday, John Larder, Viagro

The Windsor Castle Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Beth Gleeson



Uni Thursdays at Hotel Jesmond

Members draw from 6pm - 8pm. $100 Floor Draw. free pool + comp. Cheap drinks. Free bus now with tracker with the Jeso app. DJs from 8pm


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.


Caves Coastal Bar and Bungalows

Free school holiday activities including petting zoo, cookie making classes, dress-up parties and arts and crafts


Grand Final Weekend Family Funday at Sydney Junction Hotel

Bring the whole family together for a free Family Funday at the Sydney Junction Hotel this October long weekend! Get in the spirit of the footy Grand Finals and dress up in your favourite sporting team colours! You can even have your face painted to support your team. The bistro will open early at 11am with great value $10 kids meals.

Shoal Bay Country Club Kids Activities Sunday

Jumping Castle / Disco / Projector Games / Table Tennis, plus each week there are different activities like.. Craft Day with Sand Art, Face Painting, Fairy Magic Show and Clown with Balloon Making, Games Day - Free pool / Musical Chairs / Pass the parcel & others. Kids Trivia, Reptile Show and Pet Show.


Oktober Fest Warm-Up at Grain Store

By popular demand in 2018 the Oktoberfest will kick off from the start of our week on Tuesday, 2 Oktober, This will provide a lead into a full action packed usual weekend activities. The Warm-Up will feature some of our Bavarian menu available (Roasted Pork Knuckles & Wurst Plates) plus approx 10-12 taps of Bavarian biers pouring from the taps


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, 27 September

  • The Rutherford Hotel from 8.30pm

Friday, 28 September

  • The Belmore Hotel, Maitland from 8pm

Saturday, 29 September

  • The Ocean View Hotel, Dudley from 7pm

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

Sunday, 30 September

  • Hotel Beatty, East Gresford from 2pm

Wednesday, 3 October

  • Peden's Hotel, Cessnock from 8pm



Thursday, 27 September

  • Jewells Tavern, Jewells from 6pm

Friday, 28 September

  • Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird from 7pm

Monday, 1 October

  • Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton from 7pm

  • Junction Inn Hotel, Raymond Terrace from 6pm

  • Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Tuesday, 2 October

  • Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

  • Belmont Hotel, Belmont from 7pm

  • Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford from 7pm

Wednesday, 3 October

  • The Belmore Hotel, Maitland from 6.30pm

  • Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond from 7pm

  • The Kent Hotel, Hamilton from 7.30pm

  • The Regal Hunter Hotel, Tenambit from 7pm



Thursday, 27 September

  • Abermain Hotel, Abermain - drawn at 7pm

  • Australia Hotel, Cessnock from 10am

  • Belmont Hotel, Belmont - drawn at 7.30pm

  • The Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton

  • The Duke of Wellington Hotel, Lambton from 7pm

  • Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead from 6pm

  • Great Northern Hotel, Teralba from 6pm

  • The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont - drawn at 6.30pm

  • Hunter River Hotel, East Maitland from 6pm

  • The Junction Inn Tavern, Raymond Terrace from 6pm

  • The Lochinvar Hotel, Lochinvar - drawn at 7.30pm

  • Shortland Hotel, Shortland

  • The Spinning Wheel Hotel, Raymond Terrace from 5.30pm

  • Tattersalls Hotel, Greta - drawn at 7pm

  • Toronto Hotel, Toronto from 5.30pm

Friday, 28 September

  • Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird from 6pm

  • The Belmore Hotel, Maitland from 6.30pm

  • Bushrangers Bar & Brasserie, Largs

  • The Coach & Horses Hotel, Maitland from 5.30pm

  • The Colliery Inn, Wallsend - drawn at 8pm

  • The Cricketers Arms Hotel, Cooks Hills

  • The Duke of Wellington Hotel, Lambton from 7pm

  • Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth from 5pm

  • Erringhi Hotel, Clarence Town from 7.30pm

  • Gates Hotel, Adamstown from 5.45pm

  • Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead from 5.30pm

  • Hotel Cessnock, Cessnock from 6pm

  • Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond from 6pm

  • The Junction Inn Tavern, Raymond Terrace from 7pm

  • The Lass O'Gowrie Hotel, Wickham from 6pm

  • The Maryville Tavern, Maryland - drawn at 6.30pm

  • The Prince of Wales Hotel, Merewether from 5pm

  • The Regal Hunter Hotel, Tenambit from 6pm