Newcastle and Hunter Gig Guide


Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

Saturday, The Bad and The Ugly. Sunday, Lachlan Edwards

Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Friday, City Beats Duo. Saturday, The DuoTones. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo

Australia Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, Spank N The Monkey

Bar Petite, Newcastle

Friday, Scott Day-Vee. Saturday, Gerda +1. Sunday, Dew Cats

Bay Hotel Motel, Morisset

Saturday, Viagro

Beach Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Overload. Saturday, Club Esky. Sunday, D.Love

Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird

Saturday, Ashley Knight

The Belmore Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Sundays Record

Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton

Sunday, Coal Train Country

The Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Friday, Reggie Sinclair. Saturday, Outlaw Avenue. Sunday, Jacinta

Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Thursday, Dead Letter Circus, Circles (glass house), Alter Ego, SOY, Fox Company (warehouse). Saturday, The Screaming Jets, Palace Of The King, The Poor. Sunday, Yeah Gee Boyz, Arbi Squad, 2oolit, J Flow, Young Dough.

Catho Pub, Catherine Hill Bay

Saturday, Jacinta, The 3. Sunday, Steve Edmonds Band

Caves Beachside, Caves Beach

Friday, Paparazzi

Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Jake Davey

The Colliery Inn, Wallsend

Friday, Todd Schmoo. Saturday, Zane Penn. Sunday, Brien McVernon

The Commerical Hotel, Boolaroo

Friday, Angie

The Commerical Hotel, Morpeth

Friday, Kristo and King. Saturday, Whiskey Business Duo

The Criterion Hotel, Weston

Saturday, Black Jack – The AC/DC Experience

The Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Jason Bone. Saturday, DJ Justeez

Customs House, Newcastle

Friday, Kaylah Anne. Sunday, Zane Penn

Denman Hotel, Denman

Saturday, Craig Thommo

The Duke Of Wellington, Lambton

Friday, Matt Scullion. Saturday, City Beats

Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth

Friday, Bad Paris. Saturday, Village Idiots

Exchange Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Hayden Johns. Saturday, Evergreen. Sunday, The Years.

Family Hotel, Maitland

Friday, Zac and Ben. Saturday, Maryanne Rex Duo

Finnegans, Newcastle

Friday, Let’s B Frank. Saturday, Kidd Kaos & Natalie Sax

Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead

Friday, Katie N Feff. Sunday, Jamie Martens Duo

The George Tavern, Greenhills

Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo

The Grainstore, Newcastle

Sunday, J.J King

Great Northern Hotel, Teralba

Friday, Robbie T.

The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

Saturday, Mojo Bandits. Sunday, Paperboy

The Hamilton Station Hotel, Hamilton

Thursday, Days N Daze (US), Quinton Trembath, Wilson and the Castaways. Friday, Red Bee, London The Band, Time On Earth, Virescent. Saturday, Bastardizer, Aeturnus Dominion, Blackout To Oblivion, Loose Unit. Sunday, Brock Henry, Simon Stewart, Natalie Henry. Monday, Jeff Rosenstock (US), Lincoln le Fevre & the Insiders, Hanny J, Run Squirrel, Andrew Richmond

Honeysuckle Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Uptown. Saturday, Soundabout. Sunday, The Andy Show

Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Friday, Crawfish Stew

Jewells Tavern, Jewells

Friday, Counterpart. Saturday, Hornet

The Kent Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Gen-X. Saturday, Pocket Aces. Sunday, Grant Walmlsey & Friends. Tuesday, TNL

King St Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Kamikaze & Mistortion. Saturday, JDG

Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton

Friday, Michael Mills

Lakeside Village Tavern, Raymond Terrace

Saturday, Overload

Lambton Park Hotel, Lambton

Friday, TK Vibez. Saturday, Grant Walmsley & Friends. Sunday, Jason Bone

The Lass O’Gowrie, Wickham

Friday, East Coast Low, Joeys Coop, Autumn Hearts. Saturday, Red City, Lady Petrol, Poison in the Vein. Sunday, Belle Badi, Bin Juice, Bloody Hell, Cadillac, Dr Dingo & The Space Cadets, Fox Control, Hazel Dazel, Holiday Basement, Input, Mahala Williams, Newdark, NTL Landmarks, Thomas Macokatic, Yev Kassem

Hotel, Lochinvar, Lochinvar

Saturday, Ryan Daley

Lucky Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Bobby C. Saturday, Brown Bear & Hooves. Sunday, Sunday Republic

The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Kelly Hope

The Mary Ellen Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Tailgate Drive. Saturday, V Dubs

Maryland Tavern, Maryland

Saturday, Jackson Broadway

Mattara Hotel, Charlestown

Saturday, Paparazzi

Mavericks On The Bay, Nelson Bay

Friday, Jackson Halliday. Saturday, Jon Matthews. Sunday, Matt McLaren

The Nag’s Head Hotel, Adamstown

Friday, Greg Bryce. Saturday, Anthony Lee

Neath Hotel, Neath

Saturday, The Tantrums

Newcastle Hotel, Islington

Friday, Nicky Night Time. Saturday, Sirius Hood

Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Madelyn, Brien McVernon. Saturday, Codi Kaye, Alex Johnson

Peden's Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, State FX

Pippis At The Point, Speers Point

Friday, Pete G, Kevin O'Hara. Saturday, Matty G. Sunday, Joel Procter

Potters Brewery, Nulkaba

Friday, Karen O'Shea

The Prince of Wales Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Jess Holland. Saturday, Matt Bowles

Queens Wharf Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, The Gaudrys. Saturday, Felix Quinn Band. Sunday, Love That Hat, Wharf Life

Royal Federal Hotel, Branxton

Friday, Project X. Saturday, Jade Holland Band

The Seabreeze Hotel, Nelson Bay

Sunday, Ashley Knight

Shenanigans at the Imperial, Maitland

Friday, Jake Folbigg. Saturday, Kristo & King

Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Friday, Little Cents. Saturday, British India, Guy Richards. Sunday,   Scott Day-Vee

Shortland Hotel, Shortland

Friday, Zane Penn. Saturday, Brien McVernon

The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Mayfield

Friday, Yes Commissioner. Saturday, The Big Iich

Station Hotel, Kurri

Saturday, Extreme Mobile Entertainment

Swansea Hotel, Swansea

Saturday, KR Duo

Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Love That Hat. Saturday, Paperboy.

Tea Gardens Hotel

Saturday, The Lead Bellies

The Toronto Hotel, Toronto

Friday, Leeroy and Ross. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood. Sunday, Boney Rivers

Victoria Hotel, Hinton

Saturday, Chris Saxby. Sunday, Bernie

Wangi Hotel, Wangi

Sunday, Darren Rolling Keys

Warners At The Bay, Warners Bay

Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, The Remedy.

Warners Bay Hotel, Warners Bay

Friday, Kevin Borich, Bondi Cigars

The Wickham Park Hotel, Wickham

Thursday, Brien McVernon. Friday, Hurricane Fall. Saturday, Mick Jones. Sunday, Greg Bryce, Ezra Lee & James Thomas.

The Windsor Castle Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Lauren Arms



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.

Festive Friday at Colliery Inn

It's a Santa Party! Get Dressed in your Best Santa or festive outfit to win prizes. Bring along a gift, food or cashto place under the Wallsend Maryland Rotary Club Tree of Joy.

Live music from 7pm.


Glenrock and Dudley Clean UP day with Royal Crown Hotel

Staff at Royal Corwn Hotel, Dudley have decided to get up early e and grab our rubbish bags for a sweep of the Glenrock Conservation Area and Dudley Beach. They will be forming lines and picking up any foreign objects to be disposed of so we can keep our local area beautiful and would love for you to join in. If you do they will shout you a beverage back at the pub for all your hard work. If dropping kids down for the clean up there will be adult supervisors there too. Gloves and bags supplied. Kids get an ice block and cold drink as well. All you have to do is be at the Dudley Beach carpark at 8am for the meet up.

Santa Visits Royal Crown Hotel

Santa has been gracious enough to make a quick stop for a beer down here and really wants to Discover Dudley. He will have a little gift for all the kids who want to come down and say hello. All welcome from 4.45pm.


Family Christmas Fun day at Sydney Junction Hotel

Bring the kids to meet Santa at the free Family Funday at the Sydney Junction Hotel! Santa will be in town for two weekends; Sunday 16th and Sunday 23rd December. Hang out in the family-friendly beer garden, huge undercover playground, jumping castle and face painting is the perfect place for the whole family to relax while the kids get their photos with Santa! Bistro open early at 11am with $10 kids meals.

Locals Christmas Party at Abermain Hotel

Just over a year Abermain Hotel we opened the doors to a freshly renovated Historic Pub oozing with history & charm and loads of potential to be your favourite local. As a way of saying thanks to everyone that has come through the doors staff would love to celebrate the festivities with the local community. The Beer garden will be buzzing with Christmas cheer from 1pm. Finger food, Lucky door prizes, treats for the kids and more.

50 Hams to raffle at Warners Bay Hotel

Had to WBH, Sunday 16th of December 2018 from 3 pm for the famous Ham Raffles where there are 50 half hams being raffled just in time for Christmas. Tickets on sale from 1pm.


Student Night at Customs House

$12 Draught Jugs and $5 House Spirits




Thursday, 13 December

  • The Rutherford Hotel from 8.30pm

Friday, 14 December

  • The Belmore Hotel, Maitland from 8pm

Saturday, 15 December

  • The Ocean View Hotel, Dudley from 7pm

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

Sunday, 16 December

  • Hotel Beatty, East Gresford from 2pm

Wednesday, 19 December

  • Peden's Hotel, Cessnock from 8pm



Thursday, 13 December

  • Jewells Tavern, Jewells from 6pm

Friday, 14 December

  • Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird from 7pm

Saturday, 15 December

  • Mayfield Hotel, Mayfield from 7pm

Monday, 17 December

  • Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton from 7pm

  • Junction Inn Hotel, Raymond Terrace from 6pm

  • Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

  • Iron Horse, Cardiff from 7.30pm

Tuesday, 18 December

  • Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay