Newcastle and Hunter Gig Guide


Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

Saturday, Wicked. Sunday, Mick Jones

Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Friday, The Remedy. Saturday, Katie & Feff. Sunday, Zane Penn Duo

Argyle House, Newcastle

Saturday, Halloween Party – Do Or Die

Australia Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, Outerphase

Bar Petite, Newcastle

Friday, Danny & Jake. Saturday, Kylie Jane

Bay Hotel Motel, Morisset

Friday, Halloween Party. Saturday, My Generation Rock Show

Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird

Sunday, Tailgate Drive

The Belmore Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Alias

The Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Friday, The Core. Saturday, Magic Carpet

Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, The Pretty Littles, Skivvy Season, Dan Foster, Underachiever. Saturday, Velvet Elevator, Maple Moths, William John Jr, Fungas

Catho Pub, Catherine Hill Bay

Saturday, John Larder. Sunday, Darren Rolling Keys Band

Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Max Jackson

The Colliery Inn, Wallsend

Friday, Jackson Halliday. Sunday, Karen O'Shea

The Commerical Hotel, Boolaroo

Friday, Angie

The Commerical Hotel, Morpeth

Friday, Craig Thomson Duo. Saturday, Allan Freihaut

The Criterion Hotel, Weston

Friday, Halloween Party

The Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Just Jade, DJ Z4KLND

Customs House, Newcastle

Friday, Greg Bryce. Sunday, Todd Schmoo

Denman Hotel, Denman

Friday, Viagro. Sunday, Michael Bryers

The Duke Of Wellington, Lambton

Friday, Matt Scullion. Saturday, Redline

Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth

Friday, The 3. Saturday, Bad Paris

Exchange Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Saving June. Sunday, Anthology

Family Hotel, Maitland

Friday, Paparazzi. Saturday, Halloween Party. Sunday, Kids Halloween Party

Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead

Friday, Loose Lips. Sunday, Paparazzi

The George Tavern, Greenhills

Friday, Tailgate Drive. Saturday, Dos Eager

The Grainstore, Newcastle

Sunday, J.J King

The Grand Hotel, Newcastle

Tuesday, Cardiff Spares

Great Northern Hotel Teralba

Friday, Jordan Fleming.

The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

Saturday, Rocket

The Hamilton Station Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, Perpetrators, The Meantime, Punctured. Sunday, Boots Porter, Lachlan X. Morris, Good Grief. Wednesday, Abaddon Incarnate, Wounded Pig, RooteD

Harrigan’s Pokolbin

Friday, Gen-X

Honeysuckle Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Big Night Out. Saturday, Mark Wells Trio

Hotel Delany, Newcastle

Friday, Ben Travis

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Friday, Deuce

Iron Horse Inn, Cardiff

Saturday, Loko

Jewells Tavern, Jewells

Saturday, The Search Party

The Junction Hotel, The Junction

Friday, Tyrone. Saturday, Anna Weatherup

The Kent Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Overload. Saturday, Big Night Out. Sunday, Grant Walmsley & Friends

King St Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Fridays at King//Shockone. Saturday, Saturdays at King

Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton

Friday, Ryan Daley

Lakeside Village Tavern, Raymond Terrace

Saturday, Busta Thong

The Lass O’Gowrie, Wickham

Friday, Stranger Than Friends, The Tin Knees, Dr Dingo & The Space Cadets. Saturday, The Havelocks, Lachlan X. Morris, Bad Time Boys. Sunday, Sunday Rave

Lucky Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Adrianna Mac. Saturday, Bobby C. Sunday, Brown Bear & Hooves

The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Jason Ray

The Mary Ellen Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Phonic. Saturday, Misbehave. Sunday, Ben Travis

Maryland Tavern, Maryland

Saturday, Something From Nothing - Foo Fighters Tribute

Mattara Hotel, Charlestown

Saturday, Karen O'Shea

Mavericks On The Bay, Nelson Bay

Friday, Kaylah Anne. Saturday, Robbie T. Sunday, Matt McLaren

The Nag’s Head Hotel, Adamstown

Friday, Steve Werren. Saturday, Pap & That

The Neath Hotel, Neath

Saturday, Jason Ray

Newcastle Hotel, Islington

Thursday, Awaken I Am. Friday, Deeper Fridays w/ Lucille Croft. Saturday, Newy Saturdays w/ Robbie Lowe (Ministry of Sound)

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, John Larder. Saturday, Rooney West

Pippis At The Point, Speers Point

Sunday, Jordan Fleming

The Prince of Wales Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Jess Holland. Saturday, Prestige Inc

Queens Wharf Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Jade Holland Trio, Megan Core. Saturday, Love That Hat, Ryan Daley. Sunday, Loko, Wharf Life

Royal Federal Hotel, Branxton

Friday, The Search Party. Saturday, Evergreen

The Royal Pub & Kitchen, Mururrundi

Sunday, Chloe Hall

The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Kristy James

The Seabreeze Hotel, Nelson Bay

Friday, Soundabout. Saturday, Rebecca Johnson Band

Shenanigans at the Imperial, Maitland

Friday, Jake Folbigg. Saturday, Zane Penn Duo

Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Friday, Mark Henderson. Saturday, Madelyn, New Black Shades. Sunday, Holly Mae

Shortland Hotel, Shortland

Friday, Dave Carter. Saturday, Brien McVernon

The Small Ballroom, Islington

Thursday, Awaken I Am, Picturesque (US), Liberties, Take My Soul, Cold Era. Saturday, Robbie Lowe. Sunday, No Fun At All (SWE), Wolfpack, Hack the Mainframe, No Quarter

The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Mayfield

Friday, The Swamp Stompers. Saturday, James Van Cooper, Axle Whitehead. Sunday, Pop Standen

Swansea Hotel, Swansea

Saturday, Sangue. Sunday, Crawfish Stew

Tea Gardens Hotel

Saturday, Kevin O'Hara

The Toronto Hotel, Toronto

Friday, Sarah Debono. Sunday, Beau Hatch

Victoria Hotel, Hinton

Saturday, Steve Werren. Sunday, Big Pete

Wangi Hotel, Wangi

Sunday, Angie

Warners At The Bay, Warners Bay

Friday, Zane Penn. Saturday, Gen-R-8

The Wickham Park Hotel, Wickham

Friday, Plan C. Saturday, Pat Eyre Trio. Sunday, John Larder, Ride for Scotty – Raising Funds for Hunter Melanoma Foundation, Steve Edmonds

The Windsor Castle Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Tom Christie



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.

Halloween Party at Shoal Bay Country Club

SBCC presents a Halloween Special: A Nightmare in the Bay. This Halloween, SBCC will be transforming into a haunted house, for the biggest Halloween spectacle in the Bay. A party your worst (or best) nightmares are made of. Free entry Dress up encouraged DJ’s till late

Halloween Party at The Criterion

The Cri throwing a massive Halloween Party featuring special guest Dj Delicious (Sea FM) with DJ Extraordinate - 9:30pm till 2am with free entry. 🎃 Free Halloween hat (first 50 girls) 🎃 Fully decked out spooky venue 🎃 'Thriller' dance comp 🎃 "Ghost Fog" Co2 party cannon 🎃 $4 house beer schooners 9pm-10pm, plus all night we have $5.50 Stone & Wood Brewing beers on tap and $7 cocktails! Guest DJ Delicious will be headlining on the decks. She has had a stellar run over the past few years. Besides her regular slot on Sea FM, she has been jetting interstate on a weekly basis to play at Australia's biggest clubs and having played Sydney support for Beyonce, Chris Brown, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, J-Lo and heaps more.


Halloween Party at The Family Hotel

The Family Hotel at Maitland is turning into a spooky night of fun this Halloween! Prizes for best dressed Spooky food and cocktails KARAOKE & a whole lot of fun! This one is perfect for the adults!

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

Halloween Party at Argyle House

Newcastle's biggest Halloween party returns for it's fifth year! Join us if you dare for four rooms of madness with 8 of Newcastle's best resident Dj's. $6 DRINKS TIL 11PM

Sure to be a thriller, You'd be crazy to miss this one.

WARNING: You must dress up to gain entry.

Halloween Party at The Belmore

Belmore Saturdays is throwing a Halloween Party! We'll have free candy giveaways, themed venue and prizes for best dressed! Also the usual Belmore Saturday goodness... • Alias in the front bar • Brody Lynch & GILLIES in the nightclub • Huge beer garden • Free entry before 11PM ($10 after) • Maitland's BIGGEST outdoor TV 8PM TILL 11PM • $5 Vodka Slushies • $5 Corona's • $5 Cruiser's • $5 Vodka's • $5 Alize's ALL NIGHT • $10 JIM BEAM CANS • $10 SMIRNOFF ICE DOUBLE BLACK CANS


Kids Halloween and Petting Zoo Party

Lock this in your diaries Sun Oct 28th is our KIDS HALLOWEEN PARTY! Bistro open all day! -Baby Animals are back 3-5pm -Face painting and balloon animals -Games and prizes - Dress up parade -Spooky themed kids lunch and snacks (available from 12pm) Much more!! Like this post to keep updated more to come!


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.

Aussie Halloween at Australia Hotel

Best costume prizes, special themed drinks, free jukebox, spooky games and a great time!! Head to the Aussie for Halloween and you won’t be disappointed!




Thursday, 25 October

  • The Rutherford Hotel from 8.30pm

Friday, 26 October

  • The Belmore Hotel, Maitland from 8pm

Saturday, 27 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