Newcastle and Hunter Gig Guide



WHAT'S ON AT YOUR LOCAL - THURSDAY, 20 DECEMBER 2018


Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

Saturday, Outerphase. Sunday, Craig Thommo


Argenton Hotel, Argenton

Friday, The New Cool Duo. Saturday, Jackson Broadway. Sunday, Felix Quinn Music Duo


Australia Hotel, Cessnock

Saturday, Bad Paris


Bar Petite, Newcastle

Friday, Jerome. Saturday, Kylie Jane. Sunday, Brien McVernon



Bay Hotel Motel, Morisset

Friday, Kidd Kaos


Beach Hotel, Merewether

Friday, The Freqs. Saturday, Misbehave. Sunday, Mark Wells


Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird

Friday, TK.


The Belmont Hotel, Belmont

Sunday, Tailgate Drive


The Belmore Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Vogue. Monday, Paperboy


Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton

Sunday, Coal Train Country


The Blackbutt Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Kylie Jane & Ty


The Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Friday, The Core Duo. Saturday, Ash Mountain. Sunday, Shawn Lidster


Bull 'n Bush Hotel, Medowie

Friday, Bad Paris


Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Winterbourne, Boo Seeka, Atlas Young, Billy Otto, Daniel March, Lawson Hull (glass house), Cosmic Ken, Will Freeth, Jun Wan, Ross Garner (warehouse). Sunday, e4444e, Rum Jungle, NTL Landmarks, Zampa, Underlay, Paintball Entrance. Wednesday, The Thundamentals, E^ST, Clypso, Stumps, Rum Jungle, Nicholas Connors, Cooks & Bakers, Not Good Not Bad, Foemen



Catho Pub, Catherine Hill Bay

Saturday, John Larder. Sunday, The Search Party


Caves Beachside, Caves Beach

Friday, Felix Quinn


Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Matt McLaren


The Colliery Inn, Wallsend

Friday, Greg Bryce. Saturday, Kevin O'Hara. Sunday, Mick Jones

The Commerical Hotel, Boolaroo

Friday, Bob Allan

The Commerical Hotel, Morpeth

Friday, The Bad and The Ugly. Saturday, Jacinta

The Criterion Hotel, Weston

Saturday, Triple Zero


The Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

Saturday, Jake Folbigg, Deejay Tone


Customs House, Newcastle

Friday, Max Jackson. Sunday, Anyerin


Denman Hotel, Denman

Saturday, Gasoline Halos


The Duke Of Wellington, Lambton

Friday, Jamie Martens. Saturday, Frick n Orson


Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth

Friday, Allstar. Saturday, Witchery


Exchange Hotel, Hamilton

Saturday, V-Dubs. Sunday, Love That Hat


Family Hotel, Maitland

Friday, The Way


Finnegans, Newcastle

Saturday, MC Bones & Benny B


Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead

Friday, Kristo and King. Sunday, Village Idiots


The George Tavern, Greenhills

Friday, Lauren Arms. Saturday, Tailgate Drive


The Grainstore, Newcastle

Sunday, J.J King


Great Northern Hotel, Teralba

Friday, Mardy Leith. Saturday, Felix Quinn Music. Band


The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

Saturday, Sundays Record. Sunday, Rocket


The Hamilton Station Hotel, Hamilton

Thursday, The Fungus, The Grounds, Anglesee. Friday, Dande and The Lion, Looseleaf IV, New Boon, Kingsley James. Sunday, Big Boss Reggae, Port Royal. Monday, The Grounds, Meth Muscles, I Hate People



Harrigan's Irish Pub, Pokolbin

Saturday, GenR-8.


Honeysuckle Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Hummingbirds. Saturday, Prestige Inc. Sunday, Matt McLaren.


Hotel Cessnock, Cessnock

Saturday, Craig Thommo


Hotel Delany, Newcastle

Friday, Ben Travis. Sunday, Kaylah Anne


Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

Friday, Shivoo


Imperial Hotel, Singleton

Saturday, Something From Nothing - Foo Fighters Show


Iron Horse Inn, Cardiff

Friday, V-Dubs


Jewells Tavern, Jewells

Friday, Loko


The Junction Hotel, The Junction

Saturday, Lachlan Edwards


The Kent Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, State FX. Saturday, Rubber Bullet. Sunday, Greg Bryce Band

King St Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Dave Winnel. Saturday, Anthems


Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton

Friday, Ryan Daley


Lakeside Village Tavern, Raymond Terrace

Saturday, The Core


Lambton Park Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Mick & Josh. Sunday, Tim Rossington


The Lass O’Gowrie, Wickham

Friday, Bad Time Boys, Drover Mad. Saturday, Fear Like Us, Like...Alaska, Canine, Jay & Lindsay's Variety Hour.


Hotel, Lochinvar, Lochinvar

Saturday, Ryan Daley


Lucky Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, Howard Shearman. Saturday, CrocQ. Sunday, Sunday Republic


The Mark Hotel, Lambton

Friday, Georgie James


The Mary Ellen Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Front Cover Band. Saturday, Mojo Bandits


Maryland Tavern, Maryland

Saturday, Friday Night Counsellors


Mattara Hotel, Charlestown

Saturday, 2GoodReasons


Mavericks On The Bay, Nelson Bay

Friday, Kristy James. Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth. Sunday, Zane Penn



The Nag’s Head Hotel, Adamstown

Friday, Zane Penn. Saturday, Daniel Arvidson


Neath Hotel, Neath

Saturday, Reg Sinclair


Newcastle Hotel, Islington

Saturday, Jensen Interceptor, Phil Smart, Girl Friday


Northern Star Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Elisa Kate, Gordan Tan. Saturday, John Larder, Rooney West


Peden's Hotel, Cessnock


Pippis At The Point, Speers Point

Friday, Jackson Halliday, David McCredie. Saturday, Jake Davey. Sunday, Tyler John


Potters Brewery, Nulkaba

Friday, Pete McCredie


The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow

Saturday, The New Cool Duo


The Prince of Wales Hotel, Merewether

Friday, Ngariki. Saturday, Bucko


Queens Wharf Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, The After Party Trio. Saturday, Tre Soul. Sunday, The Years


Royal Crown Hotel, Dudley

Sunday, Los Scallywaggs, Foemen, DV8, Bloody Hell


Royal Federal Hotel, Branxton

Friday, The Search Party. Saturday, Anyerin Trio


The Seabreeze Hotel, Nelson Bay

Friday, Triple Zero


Shenanigans at the Imperial, Maitland

Friday, Anyerin. Saturday, Jade Holland Duo. Monday, Joel Oakhill



Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay

Friday, Dean Kyrwood. Saturday, Jon Shanahan, Live Baby Live INXS Show. Sunday, Gerda +1


Shortland Hotel, Shortland

Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood


The Small Ballroom, Islington

Friday, Jim Moginie & The Family Dog, The Motherlode. Saturday, Royale With Cheese


The Stag and Hunter Hotel, Mayfield

Friday, Half Nelson. Saturday, The Blues Bombers


Swansea Hotel, Swansea

Friday, Murray Byfield. Saturday, The DuoTones


Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton

Friday, Lithium. Saturday, LoKo


Tea Gardens Hotel

Saturday, Driftwood, Mariah Band


The Toronto Hotel, Toronto

Saturday, Chris Saxby


Victoria Hotel, Hinton

Saturday, Jason Paris. Sunday, Ben Travis

Wangi Hotel, Wangi

Sunday, Mitch Perry


Warners At The Bay, Warners Bay

Friday, Chad Shuttleworth. Saturday, Matt McLaren


The Wickham Park Hotel, Wickham

Thursday, Ben Leece. Friday, Headbin. Saturday, Grant Walmsley & Friends, Them Wild Oats. Sunday, John Larder, Fish Fry


The Windsor Castle Hotel, Maitland

Saturday, Pete McCredie


OTHER EVENTS AT OUR PUBS INCLUDE:


THURSDAY, 20 DECEMBER


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


FRIDAY, 21 DECEMBER


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.


Bellbird Hotel Christmas Party

Entertainment from 9pm with TK Vibes, drinks specials $4 Vodka & mixers, Naughty and nice cocktails $5 and prize giveaways. Best dressed prize (naughty and nice).


The Fribays Bad Santa Xmas Party at Bay Hotel Motel

Xmas Cocktails and great music with special guest Kidd Kaos (DJ / MC set) Fully decked out "White Xmas" themed venue | Free Santa hat (first 100 people) | Visit from "Bad Santa" with loads of giveaways | Snow and CO2 cannons | Plus heaps more | 9pm till late


The Cri's Chtristmas Snow Party

Get jiggy with the Friday Cri-days crew one more time before Xmas! Snow cannon with loads of fake snow | Stacks of FREE Santa hats | Best dressed giveaways and other giveaways | DJ Extraordinate from 9:30pm till late | VISIT FROM SANTA with goodies to give away | $4 house beer schooners 9pm-10pm | plus $5.50 Stone & Wood Brewing beers on tap and $7 cocktails a;; night


SATURDAY, 22 DECEMBER


Tea Gardens Hotel Petting Zoo and Pony Rides

Bring the kids down to Tea Gardens Hotel December 22nd for a free Petting Zoo and Pony Rides Come down and let the kids hold, feed and cuddle some really cute animals. While the kids enjoy the animals you can enjoy the Summer Markets and Driftwood Trio happening from 1pm-4pm Petting Zoo In the beer garden from 1PM-2PM

Meet Santa and Argenton Hotel

Bring the kids to MEET SANTA at the Argenton Hotel on Saturday 22nd December! Join us from 5pm - 7pm and see what surprises he has in store.


Christmas Party and Most Santa's on a Bud event at Farmers' Hotel, Vacy

Bring your Santa suit to Farmer's Hotel at Vacy from 4pm this Saturday and participate in World Guiness Book of Records practice run for how many Santa's can fit on a double decker bus!


SUNDAY, 23 DECEMBER


Christmas Family Fun Day at The Orana

Anne the Elf will be playing games with the kiddies, there'll be face painting and a special appearance (and photo opportunities) by the one and only Santa Claus who has a few surprises in his sack. Itinerary

11am - Games & Songs with Anne the Elf | 12pm - Face Painting with April | 1pm - Santa Claus


Kids Christmas Party at Swansea Hotel

This December Swansea Hotel is hosting a Kid Christmas Party on the 23rd to get everyone into the Christmas spirit! The day includes a disco | games | face painting | special visit from Santa | colouring-in stations | jumping castles - Starts at 10am

Wollombi Tavern Kids Christmas Party

Wollombi Tavern is holding an Old Fashioned Christmas Party event on the sprawling green grounds. This is a free event for all families. Kicking off at 10:30am until 2pmish, there'll be oodles of good old fashioned games, & races for all ages. Magic Show | Party Food | Sack Races | Egg & Spoon Races | 3 Legged Races | Wheelbarrow Races | The word about the village is the big fella in red may make an appearance too!

No Bad Vibes Christmas Party at Royal Crown Hotel

Garage fuzz trio LOS SCALLYWAGGS are back on the road embarking on their AS I BLOOM single tour this November/December. Having already completed a national tour for their single HELL earlier this year in March, a sold out national tour supporting SKEGSS in June and their debut UK / European tour in August LS show no signs of slowing down! Supported by Foemen, Bloody Hell and DV8


TUESDAY, 25 DECEMBER


Christmas Day at Iron Horse Inn

Let Iron Horse do the catering on Christmas - enjoy a buffet style lunch at the Iron Horse! Drink packages available and a visit from Santa Clause with a gift for all kids


Christmas Day in the Bay

Not keen on hosting Christmas Day lunch this year? The huge responsibility of Christmas Day can sometimes be more effort than it’s worth. So why not let Shoal Bay Country Club take care of the fuss for you! Treat the family with the ultimate Seafood Christmas Day buffet lunch in the newly renovated Shoal Bay Convention Centre. Just a stone's throw from Shoal Bay Beach, it really is the perfect setting for an unforgettable Christmas Day with the family.

Christmas Lunch at Mattara Hotel

Sit back, relax, and leave the cooking to us this Christmas Day. Bring your Christmas cheer to Mattara Hotel for a delicious Buffet Lunch. Christmas is stressful enough without the hassle of entertaining; so dust off your Santa hat and let us bring you the best present of all - no cooking or cleaning

Christmas Lunch at Honeysuckle Hotel

Sit back, relax, and leave the cooking to us this Christmas Day. Bring your Christmas cheer to Honeysuckle Hotel for a delicious buffet lunch. Christmas is stressful enough without the hassle of entertaining; so dust off your Santa hat and let us bring you the best present of all - no cooking or cleaning.


WEDNESDAY, 26 DECEMBER


Student Night at Customs House

$12 Draught Jugs and $5 House Spirits



WEEKLY EVENTS


KARAOKE

Thursday, 20 December

  • The Rutherford Hotel from 8.30pm


Friday, 21 December

  • The Belmore Hotel, Maitland from 8pm


Saturday, 22 December

  • The Ocean View Hotel, Dudley from 7pm

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


Sunday, 23 December

  • Hotel Beatty, East Gresford from 2pm


Wednesday, 26 December

  • Peden's Hotel, Cessnock from 8pm

POKER

Thursday, 20 December

  • Jewells Tavern, Jewells from 6pm


Friday, 21 December

  • Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird from 7pm


Saturday, 22 December

  • Mayfield Hotel, Mayfield from 7pm


Monday, 24 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, 25 December

  • Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

  • Belmont Hotel, Belmont from 7pm

  • Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford from 7pm


Wednesday, 26 December

  • 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

RAFFLES

Thursday, 20 December

  • 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, 21 December

  • 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, 22 December

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

  • The Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton

  • Hotel Wangi, Wangi from 3pm


Sunday, 23 December

  • The Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton


Wednesday, 26 December

  • 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


TRIVIA


Thursday, 20 December

  • Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

  • The Clarendon Hotel, Newcastle from 7.30pm

  • The Duke of Wellington Hotel, Lambton from 7pm

  • The Iron Horse Inn, Cardiff

  • Salamander Tavern, Salamander Bay from 7pm

  • The Seven Seas Hotel, Carrington from 7pm

  • Shoal Bay Country Club, Shoal Bay from 7pm

  • The Mark Hotel, Lambton from 7pm

  • The Windsor Castle Hotel, Maitland from 7.30pm


Monday, 24 December

  • The Greenroof Hotel, Hamilton from 7pm

  • Lemon Grove Hotel, Wallsend from 6pm


Tuesday, 22 December

  • Belmont Hotel, Belmont from 7pm

  • Bushranger Bar & Brasserie, Largs from 7pm

  • Caves Coastal Bar, Caves Beach from 6.30pm

  • The Colliery Inn, Wallsend from 7pm

  • The Cricketers Arms Hotel, Cooks Hill

  • The Criterion Pub & Kitchen, Carrington from 7pm

  • The George Tavern, Greenhills from 7pm

  • The General Roberts Hotel, New Lambton from 7pm

  • Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond from 7pm

  • Hunter River Hotel, East Maitland from 7pm

  • Jewells Tavern, Jewells from 6.30pm

  • Junction Inn Tavern, Raymond Terrace from 7pm

  • Maryville Tavern, Maryville from 7pm

  • Pippi's at the Point

  • The Prince of Wales, Merewether from 7.30pm

  • The Royal Crown Hotel, Dudley from 7pm

  • The Shaft Tavern, Elemore Vale from 7pm

  • The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Mayfield from 7pm

  • The Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton from 7pm


Wednesday, 26 December

  • The Albion Hotel, Wickham from 7pm

  • The Blackbutt Hotel, Lambton from 7pm

  • The Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton from 7pm

  • The Burwood Inn, Merewether from 7.30pm

  • The Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle from 6pm

  • Edgeworth Tavern, Edgeworth from 7pm

  • The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont from 7pm

  • The Kent Hotel, Hamilton from 7.30pm

  • The Lass O' Gowrie Hotel, Wickham from 7pm

  • The Mattara Hotel, Charlestown from 7pm

  • The Nag's Head Hotel, Adamstown from 7.30pm

  • The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow from 7pm



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