5 Sawyers Thursday, Sid Berry, Jono B.Smith. Friday, AK Morris. Saturday, DJ Alessandro. Sunday, Matt McLaren Duo.
Adamstown Uniting Church Saturday, Cherry Stain, Rum Jungle, Shrimp. Sunday, The Dorian Mode Quartet.
Albion Hotel Singleton Friday, Zane Penn.
Anna Bay Tavern Saturday, 2 To The Floor. Sunday, Kazbah.
Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Cotton Sax and Strings.
Bar Petite Friday, Danny & Jake Duo. Saturday, Holly Mae.
Battlesticks Bar Thursday, Nicko. Friday, Brien McVernon. Saturday, Aqwa. Sunday, Holly Mae.
Beach Hotel Sunday, The V Dubs.
Bellbird Hotel Sunday, Matty G.
Belmont 16s Friday, Jake Rattle & Roll, Jessica Cain. Saturday, Cruzers, Hayden Johns. Sunday, Bloom.
Belmont Hotel Saturday, The DuoTones.
Belmore Hotel Saturday, Loko.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, The Last Stand – Chisel & Barnes show. Saturday, Shooting Molly.
Blackbutt Hotel Saturday, Hornet.
The Bradford Friday, The Bad And The Ugly. Saturday, Early Daze.
Burwood Inn Friday, Jess Holland. Saturday, Ryan Daley.
Cambridge Hotel Thursday, Thundamentals (main room), Sea Gypsies, Manalion, Red City, Surf Trash (side bar). Friday, Thundamentals (main room), Vacations, Ivey, Stumps, Skivvy Season, good thanks (side bar). Saturday, Baskervillain. Sunday, She’s My You, Oilbaron, Looseleaf IV.
Cardiff RSL Club Saturday, Loose Bazooka.
Carrington Place Thursday, Jack McLaughlin’s Frenchman Street New Orleans Jazz Band. Friday, Friday, Louis Abell.
Catho Pub Saturday, James Naldo. Sunday, Triple Zero.
Central Charlestown Leagues Club Friday, Pete McCredie. Saturday, Tim Harding.
Central Hotel Stroud Friday, Nyah Jones. Saturday, Zac and Ben.
Cessnock Leagues Club Saturday, Echo.
Charlestown Bowling Club Friday, Deuce.
Civic Park – Spiegeltent Thursday, The Audreys. Sunday, Kate Miller-Hiedke.
Clarendon Hotel Friday, Jake Davey.
Club Catalina Sunday, Maryanne Rex.
Club Kotara Saturday, Rock Oz.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Jumpin Jukebox. Saturday, Pistol Pete.
Club Maitland City Friday, Matty G.
Colliery Inn Friday, Karen O’Shea.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, James Naldo.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Kim and Mik. Saturday, Chris Unicomb.
Conservatorium of Music Thursday, Avi Avital & Giocoso String Quartet (Israel).
Criterion Hotel Carrington Saturday, Kazzie. Sunday, Roxy.
Crown & Anchor Hotel Saturday, Megan Core, DJ Lil Dee.
Customs House Friday, Kyle Cartner. Saturday, Perry Carter. Sunday, Todd Schmoo.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Jessica Cain.
D'Albora Marina Friday, Kazzie. Saturday, Matty G. Sunday, Jason Bone.
Denman Hotel Sunday, Andrew G.
Duke Of Wellington Saturday, Frick N Orson.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Thursday, Snowy Robson. Saturday, Hendo.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Snape Trilogy. Saturday, Anthology. Sunday, Cotton Sax & Strings.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, Overload. Sunday, Viper Creek Band.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, Full Throttle. Saturday, Pat Vs Cat.
The Edwards Saturday, James Bennett.
Fingal Bay Sports Club Sunday, Pistol Pete.
Finnegans Saturday, Sonic & Danny Simms.
Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, King Shakey.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, Witchery. Sunday, Paparazzi.
George Tavern Friday, Arley Black. Saturday, Deuce.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Moving Paths.
Grand Junction Hotel Friday, Ezra Lee Trio. Sunday, The Soul Movers.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Friday, Boney Rivers.
Gunyah Hotel Saturday, Angel Gear.
Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, The Blue Water Cowboys.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Mark Wells Trio. Saturday, Soundabout. Sunday, Anyerin, Prestige Inc.
Hotel Cessnock Friday, Gunner.
Hotel Delany Saturday, Mojo Bandits.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Ryan Daley.
Imperial Hotel Singleton Saturday, Pocket Aces.
Jewells Tavern Saturday, Phonic Duo.
Kent Hotel Friday, Jade Holland Band. Saturday, Trainwrek. Sunday, Finn Blues Band.
King Street Hotel Friday, JDG. Saturday, Ember, Korky Buchek.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, The Andy Show.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Friday, Emile. Sunday, Sarah Christine.
Lambton Park Hotel Friday, Aqwa.
Lass O’Gowrie Friday, Swamp Fat Jangles, Doc & The Delegates, Banjo Beats. Saturday, Hawkfest. Sunday, Pucko & Friends.
Lizotte’s Friday, Deep Purple’s Machine Head. Saturday, Harry Manx (CAN). Sunday, The Blues Brothers Rebooted.
Lucky Hotel Friday, Jason Bone. Saturday, Bonny Rai. Sunday, Kylie Jane.
Mark Hotel Friday, Duncan Woods. Saturday, Todd Schmoo.
Mary Ellen Friday, Rocket. Saturday, Easy Daze. Sunday, Mick Jones.
Maryland Tavern Friday, Anyerin. Saturday, Jade & Willow.
Mavericks On Darby Saturday, Greg Bryce Duo.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Tim Broadway. Saturday, Jake Davey. Sunday, Kristy James.
Mayfield Ex-Services Friday, Mark Lee.
Metropolitan Hotel Maitland Friday, One World. Saturday, Moko Benj. Sunday, Marriah.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Friday, Original Sin INXS show. Saturday, Shivoo. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Morriset Country Club Sunday, Mark Lee.
Murray’s Brewery Sunday, Brien McVernon.
Nag’s Head Hotel Saturday, Pete Gelzinnis.
Neath Hotel Saturday, Sami.
Nelson Bay Bowling Club Friday, Allan Freihaut.
Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, Choirboys, Ty Penshorn, Hornet. Saturday, City Beats. Sunday, Marissa.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Friday, Jake Folbigg. Saturday, Bobby C.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Friday, Daniel Arvidson. Sunday, Trancemission.
Newcastle Jockey Club Saturday, Glen Harrison, Pete McCredie.
Newcastle Leagues Club – The Vault Saturday, Titans Of Metal tribute.
Northern Star Hotel Friday, Rooney West. Saturday, Tim Rossington.
Paxton Bowling Club Saturday, Matt Semmens.
Pedens Cessnock Saturday, Alias.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Damien, The New Cool. Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth. Sunday, Zane Penn.
Potters Brewery Friday, Glen Harrison. Saturday, Arley Black.
Premier Hotel Saturday, Lithium. Sunday, Loko.
Prince of Wales Hotel Friday, Dean Kyrwood.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Tre Soul, Tim Harding. Saturday, Georgina Grimshaw, The Dew Cats. Sunday, Hurricane Fall, Wharf Life.
Raymond Terrace BC Sunday, Karen O’Shea.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Saturday, Misbehave.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Brazillian Brothers Duo.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Friday, Reggie Sinclair. Sunday, Brendan Watson.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Roxy.
Salamander Tavern Friday, Mick Jones.
Seabreeze Hotel Friday, Soundabout. Sunday, Layth Gunn.
Shenanigans at the Imperial Friday, Hayden Johns. Saturday, Paparazzi.
Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, Greg McKew, Kylie Jane. Saturday, Nicko Duo, Hurricane Fall. Sunday, Tim Harding, Aqwa.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Kevin O’Hara. Saturday, Pete Hibbert.
Small Ballroom Thursday, Darko (UK), Mucho Sonar, Trashed Again. Friday, Heaps Good Friends, She's My You, Milky Thred. Saturday, Human Movement, Lisa May, Hayden Shepherd, Ibazz, Hooey, Tam Ward, Selecta. Sunday, The Plot In You, Ambleside, Thornhill, Junkhead.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Rob Wilson.
South Newcastle Leagues Club Saturday, Kristy James.
Spinning Wheel Hotel Friday, Greg Bryce.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday, The New Savages. Saturday, The Soul Movers, The Midnight Movers.
Station Hotel Kurri Kurri Saturday, Extreme Mobile Entertainment.
Stockton Bowling Club Friday, Karen Soper. Saturday, DJ Symon, Sunday, Jake.
Stockton RSL Club Saturday, Time Slip.
Swansea Hotel Saturday, Kim and Mik.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, The Way.
Swansea-Belmont Surf Life Saving Club Sunday, John Larder.
Swansea Workers Club Saturday, Witchery.
Tea Gardens Hotel Saturday, Pete McCredie.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, Cover Girls. Saturday, Allan Freihaut.
Toronto Diggers Saturday, 40 Up Club.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Daryl Braithwaite, Roxy. Sunday, Boney Rivers.
Town Hall Hotel Saturday, Kevin O’Hara.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Phil McKnight. Sunday, Troy Kemp.
Wangi Hotel Saturday, Lennie Live.
Wangi Wangi RSL Club Sunday, Ron Knight.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Anthony Lee. Saturday, KISStory.
Warners Bay Hotel Saturday, The Choirboys.
Westfield Kotara Saturday, Jake Folbigg.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, The Jungle Kings.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, Misbehave. Saturday, Dr Zoom Duo. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wickham Park Hotel Friday, Viagro. Saturday, Plastic Voyage. Sunday, Brent Murphy, Blues Exile.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, Spank N The Monkey.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Anyerin.
All Saints (PG) When a group of Burmese refugees join the congregation, the pastor of a failing Anglican church attempts to aid them by planting crops and enlisting the help of the community. (Regal)
A Quiet Place (PG) A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. If they hear you, they hunt you.
A Wrinkle In Time (PG) Through one girl’s transformative journey led by three celestial guides, we discover that strength comes from embracing one’s individuality.
Blockers (MA) Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on Prom night.
Breathe (PG) The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. (Regal)
Darkest Hour (PG) In 1940, the fate of Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on. (Lake Cinema)
Distant Sky: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Live in Copenhagen (M) Performing new album Skeleton Tree’s exquisite compositions alongside their essential catalogue, the band’s first shows in three years provoked an ecstatic response in fans, critics and band alike. (Tower)
Early Man (PG) Dug and Hognob unite their tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.
Finding Your Feet (M) Lady Abbott finds the courage to reinvent herself after she flees her marriage to stay with her sister. (Lake Cinema)
I Can Only Imagine (PG) The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song.
Insidious: The Last Key - Special Edition (M) Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet, as she is drawn back to her ghostly childhood home, where the terror began. (Event, Glendale)
Isle Of Dogs (PG) When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots.
Lady Bird (M) In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. (Regal)
Love, Simon (M) No-one knows Simon is gay and he doesn't know who the anonymous classmate is that he's fallen for online.
Mr Church (PG) The story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook - Henry Joseph Church. (Regal)
Peter Rabbit (PG) A classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's garden.
Rampage (M) Based on the classic 1980s video game featuring apes and monsters destroying cities.
Ready Player One (M) When the creator of an MMO called the Oasis dies, he releases a video where he challenges users to find his Easter Egg.
Sherlock Gnomes (G) When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in the city, their biggest concern is getting their new garden ready for spring.
The Death Of Stalin (M) Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death. (Tower)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (MA) A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Truth Or Dare (M) A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone - or something - begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.
Walking Out (M) An urban teenager journeys to Montana to hunt big game with his estranged father. (Tower)
Blanc de Blanc Amusing look at people’s love of champagne, with cabaret and acrobatic talent from around the world in a blend of vintage glamour, high-end spectacle and acts that surprise and delight. Strut & Fret, in the Fortuna Spiegeltent, Civic Park. Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 4.30pm and 8pm, Sunday at 7.30pm (final shows). Other Fortuna Spiegeltent shows. Peter Helliar: Big Boy Pants Friday, at 6.30pm, comedy.
Disney’s Aladdin Jr. Adaptation for young performers of the Alan Menkin and Howard Ashman musical about a magic lamp helping a boy to have adventures with a princess. Hunter Drama, at the Civic Playhouse. Friday and Saturday, at 7pm; then daily from Tuesday until Friday, April 20, at 2pm, plus Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, at 7pm.
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. Musical for young performers from Lewis Carroll’s novel that has a young girl finding herself among colourful creatures when she falls into a rabbit hole. Young People’s Theatre, at its Hamilton theatre. Daily at 11am from Monday, until Friday, April 20, plus evening show at 7pm on Wednesday, April 18. There will then be Saturday 2pm and 7pm shows until May 19, plus a Sunday 2pm show on May 6 and a Friday 7pm show on May 11.
The Nutcracker The classic ballet about the adventures of a young girl when a magician brings her nutcracker doll to life. Moscow Ballet La Classique, at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Friday, at 7.30pm.
The One Five very different young people search for perfection in this music-filled story as they move about under the stars. Tantrum Youth Arts, in association with University of Newcastle Community Strings, at King Edward Park Rotunda, Newcastle. Nightly from Wednesday, April 18, to Sunday, April 22, at 6pm.
Perfect Wedding A groom wakes in a hotel room on his wedding morning to find a very attractive girl in bed beside him, with his fiancee and her mother due to arrive in a few minutes; comedy by Robin Hawdon. Theatre on Brunker, at St, Stephen’s Church Hall, Adamstown. Friday and Saturday, until April 28; dinner and show at 7pm, show only at 8pm; also show-only on Sunday, April 22, at 2pm.
Songs from Stage and Screen The seven sopranos show how songs from 1950s musicals helped to change the nature of musical theatre. Cre8ion, at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre. Tuesday, at 8pm.
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