Newcastle and Hunter Gig Guide


Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

Saturday, Redline. Sunday, David McCredie

Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Saturday, Felix Quinn Music Duo. Sunday, Dean Kyrwood Duo.

Australia Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, Witchery

Bar Petite, Newcastle

Saturday, DLove Duo

Bay Hotel Motel, Morisset

Saturday, Rubber Bullet

Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird

Friday, All Access 80s. Saturday, Jon Matthews

The Belmore Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, XYZ

The Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Saturday, All Access 80s

Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, ColourSound ft. Luke Massey, Ryan Moon, Zoot, Ben & Tomek. Sunday, The Superjesus, Rackett (glass house), Blue Velvet, good thanks, Indigo Bloom, Two Knives (warehouse)

Catho Pub, Catherine Hill Bay

Saturday, Justin Banks. Sunday, Sons Of Mercury

Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, ROX

The Colliery Inn, Wallsend

Sunday, Rox

The Commerical Hotel, Boolaroo

Friday, Louis Burt

The Commerical Hotel, Morpeth

Saturday, The Bad and The Ugly

The Criterion Hotel, Weston

Saturday, Ash Mountain

The Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Deejay Tone, Josh Rawiri

Customs House, Newcastle

Saturday, Urby. Sunday, Jordan Fleming

The Duke Of Wellington, Lambton

Saturday, The Duotones

Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth

Saturday, Brazillian Brothers Duo

Exchange Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, V-Dubs. Sunday, The Years

Family Hotel, Maitland

Friday, Reggie Sinclair. Saturday, Joel Oakhill Duo

Finnegans, Newcastle

Saturday, Benny B & MC Bone

Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead

Sunday, Darren Rolling Keys Duo

The George Tavern, Greenhills

Saturday, Big Night Out

The Grainstore, Newcastle

Sunday, J.J King

The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

Saturday, Mardmax Trio

The Hamilton Station Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Paper Thin, Run Squirrel, Shelby Jones, Sleepeaser, Andrew Richmond. Sunday, Remember the Circus, Crazy Old Maurice, The Duke of Erlington

Honeysuckle Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Soundabout

Hotel Cessnock, Cessnock

Friday, Murry Byfield

Hotel Delany, Newcastle

Friday, Beth Gleeson, Jason Bone

Jewells Tavern, Jewells

Saturday, Two Fires Chisel Barnes Show

The Junction Hotel, The Junction

Friday, Anyerin. Saturday, Jason Bone

The Kent Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Gen X. Sunday, Finn Blues Band

King St Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Tori Pepper

Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton

Friday, Larger Than Life

Lakeside Village Tavern, Raymond Terrace

Saturday, The Core

The Lass O’Gowrie, Wickham

Saturday, Rockin’ For West Papua ft. William Street Strikers, The Dark Clouds, Nothing Like You, The Dead Set, The Craw, The Grounds, Them Wild Oats, Shinu Gnu, The Not Nots, Trashed Again, Nathan Gleeson

The Lochinvar Hotel, Lochinvar

Saturday, Scully

The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Friday, OktoberFest

The Mary Ellen Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Katie N Feff. Saturday, Sunhill Drive. Sunday, Jake Davey

Maryland Tavern, Maryland

Saturday, Greg Bryce Duo

Mavericks On The Bay, Nelson Bay

Saturday, Kristy James. Sunday, Mick Jones

The Nag’s Head Hotel, Adamstown

Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Matty G

The Neath Hotel, Neath

Saturday, Mick Jones

Newcastle Hotel, Islington

Friday, Deeper Fridays w/ J-Trick. Saturday, Newy Saturdays w/ Dr Packer

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Dean Kyrwood

Peden's Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, State FX

Pippis at the Point, Speers Point

Sunday, Pete McCredie

Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow

Saturday, The Remedy

The Prince of Wales Hotel, Merewether

Saturday, Madelyn

Queens Wharf Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Mojo Bandits, Kaylah Anne. Sunday, Trancemission, Wharf Life

Royal Federal Hotel, Branxton

Saturday, Loko

The Royal Pub & Kitchen, Mururrundi

Sunday, Jarred Taylor

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Sunday, Troy Kemp

The Seabreeze Hotel, Nelson Bay

Saturday, David McCredie. Sunday, Jessica Cain

Shenanigans at the Imperial, Maitland

Saturday, Purple Hearts

Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Saturday, Dragon, Kellie Cain. Sunday, Danny & Jake

Shortland Hotel, Shortland

Saturday, Brendan Murphy

The Small Ballroom, Islington

Saturday, Dr Packer, Special K, Ross & Will, Hooey

The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Mayfield

Friday, Claude Hay with Ruby Tuesdays. Saturday, The Rides, The Craw

Swansea Hotel, Swansea

Saturday, City Beats

The Toronto Hotel, Toronto

Friday, Leeroy & Ross. Saturday, Kevin O'Hara. Sunday, Greg Bryce

Town Hall Hotel, Waratah

Saturday, Jayde Corner

Victoria Hotel, Hinton

Saturday, Phil McKnight. Sunday, Anthony Lee

Wangi Hotel, Wangi

Sunday, Andrew G

Warners At The Bay, Warners Bay

Friday, Jayde Corner. Saturday, Beau Hatch Duo

The Wickham Park Hotel, Wickham

Friday, Amigos. Saturday, Glam Slam. Sunday, Sangue, Ron Knight and The Deaze Band

The Windsor Castle Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Bonny Rai.



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.

OktoberFest at Mark Hotel

German food, German beer And German entertainment. Who’s keen for $12 steins......


The Neath Long Lunch

Music - Food - Drinks $65 admission - 3 course lunch and 5 drink vouchers Musical guests Mick Jones and Phonic Trio Tickets available over the bar or call (02) 4930 8739


HMRI Long Lunch

Join cancer survivor Ian Cant at Bushrangers for a HMRI fundraiser for research into Immunotherapy. Hear his story and from Dr Craig Gedye an HMRI researcher in this field. There will be a 6 course degustation lunch matched with Tyrrell's wine. Tickets are $89 with $45 of this going straight to HMRI along with funds from our silent auction and raffles during the afternoon, book your tickets now on 0249301201.

The U.G.L.Y Bartender Fundraiser at The Family Hotel

Each year U.G.L.Y. Bartenders across Australia help to beat blood cancer by raising money for the Leukaemia FoundationFoundation to provide its vital accommodation service. The Family Hotel Maitland is taking part on Sunday, 21 October with an afternoon of kids activities, live music with Troy Kempfrom 4pm and a raffle with lots of great prizes and a UGLY Bar tender challenge, who will win?


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, 18 October

  • The Rutherford Hotel from 8.30pm

Friday, 19 October

  • The Belmore Hotel, Maitland from 8pm

Saturday, 20 October

  • The Ocean View Hotel, Dudley from 7pm

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

Sunday, 21 October

  • Hotel Beatty, East Gresford from 2pm

Wednesday, 24 October

  • Peden's Hotel, Cessnock from 8pm



Thursday, 18 October

  • Jewells Tavern, Jewells from 6pm

Friday, 19 October

  • Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird from 7pm

Monday, 22 October

  • Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton from 7pm

  • Junction Inn Hotel, Raymond Terrace from 6pm

  • Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Tuesday, 23 October

  • Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

  • Belmont Hotel, Belmont from 7pm

  • Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford from 7pm

Wednesday, 24 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, 18 October

  • 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, 19 October

  • 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

  • The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford from 6pm

  • Salamander Tavern, Salamander Bay from 5pm

  • The Shaft Tavern, Elemore Vale - drawn at 7pm

  • Shortland Hotel, Shortland

  • The Spinning Wheel Hotel, Raymond Terrace from 5.30pm

  • The Station Hotel, Kurri from 7pm

  • The George Tavern, Greenhills from 5pm

  • Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton from 5.30pm

  • The Mark Hotel, Lambton from 6pm

  • The Windsor Castle Hotel, Maitland from 6pm

Saturday, 20 October

  • Bay Hotel Motel, Bonnells Bay from from 3pm - 5pm

  • The Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton

  • Hotel Wangi, Wangi from 3pm

Sunday, 21 October

  • The Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton

Wednesday, 24 October

  • Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird from 6pm

  • Bushrangers Bar & Brasserie, Largs

  • The Duke of Wellington Hotel, Lambton from 7pm

  • The Lemon Grove Hotel, Wallsend from 6pm

  • The Mark Hotel, Lambton from 6pm

  • Peden's Hotel, Cessnock from 7pm

  • Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay from 4pm

  • The Station Hotel, Kurri from 6pm

  • The Sunnyside Tavern, Broadmeadow from 6pm