5 Sawyers Thursday, Live Sawyers. Friday, DJ Urby. Sunday, Marissa.
Albion Hotel Singleton Friday, Brazillian Brothers Duo.
Anna Bay Tavern Saturday, Slam Tango.
Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Murray Byfield.
Bar On The Hill Thursday, UON Band Comp.
Bar Petite Friday, D.Love. Saturday, Holly Mae’.
Battlesticks Bar Thursday, John Larder. Friday, Nicko. Saturday, Mick N Josh. Sunday, Little Cents.
Beach Hotel Sunday, The Humm.
Bellbird Hotel Sunday, Jayde Corner.
Belmont 16s Friday, Jake Folbigg, Nightmoves. Saturday, The Andy Show, The Big Bang Band. Sunday, Bloom.
Belmont Hotel Friday, Mardmax. Saturday, Joel Oakhill.
Belmore Hotel Saturday, Sundays Record.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, All Access 80’s. Saturday, Gen-X. Sunday, The Rattlesnakes.
Blackbutt Hotel Friday, Allstar. Saturday, Hornet.
The Bradford Friday, Shivoo. Saturday, 2GoodReasons.
Burwood Inn Friday, Jess Holland. Saturday, Austin Mackay.
Bull N Bush Hotel Medowie Friday, Bad Paris.
Cambridge Hotel Thursday, Diana Anaid, Stonefield. Friday, Boo Seeka, Nicholas Connors.
Cardiff RSL Club Friday, Michael Hawke. Saturday, Born Jovi (Tribute).
Catho Pub Saturday, Layth Gunn. Sunday, Ash Mountain.
Caves Beachside Hotel Friday, Josh & Liv. Saturday, Phonic Duo, James Osborn, Paparazzi.
Central Charlestown Leagues Club Friday, Gareth Hudson. Saturday, Anyerin.
Central Hotel Stroud Saturday, The Milestones.
Cessnock Leagues Club Saturday, Solid Gold Party Night.
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre Roy Orbison & Johnny Cash – The Men in Black Tour.
Charlestown Bowling Club Friday, Kim and Mik.
Clarendon Hotel Friday, Phil McKnight.
Club Kotara Saturday, Kwozzi.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Zane Penne Duo. Saturday, Kristy J.
Club Maitland City Friday, Snape Trilogy.
Colliery Inn Friday, Matt McLaren.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Brendan Watson, Lee Rolfe.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Saturday, Pat Vs. Cat.
Country Club Hotel Shoal Bay Saturday, Something For Nothing.
Criterion Hotel Carrington Saturday, Anthony Lee. Sunday, Matt McLaren.
Criterion Hotel Weston Saturday, The Tantrums.
Crown & Anchor Hotel Saturday, Alessandro, Matt McLaren.
Customs House Friday, Max Jackson. Saturday, Jethro Thorpe. Sunday, Matty G.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Emily Smith.
Denman Hotel Friday, Catfish Stew Band. Sunday, James Naldo.
Duke Of Wellington Friday, Bobby C. Saturday, The Levymen.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Thursday, Snowy Robson. Saturday, Vivian Plus One.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Solid Gold Party. Saturday, Mardmax Trio. Sunday, Zane Penn.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, The V Dubs.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, Viagro. Saturday, Boltman.
Family Hotel Maitland Friday, Jamie Martens.
Finnegans Saturday, Potbelleez.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, Loose Lips. Sunday, Katie N Feff.
George Tavern Friday, Kazzie. Saturday, Dos Eager.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Steve Hunter Trio.
Grand Junction Hotel Saturday, Melody Pool, Chris Dale.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Friday, Robbie T.
Gunyah Hotel Saturday, Overload.
Hamilton Station Hotel Thursday, Paper Thin, Hey Lady, Sleepeaser, Amends, Christ Crusher, Forakt + Dog, Maggot Cave, Body Melt. Sunday, Jen Buxton, Molly Millington.
Harrigan’s Pokolbin Friday, Paperboy. Saturday, Jayde Corner, Sunday Ave. Sunday, Beau Hatch.
Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, City Beats.
Holmesville Hotel Friday, Emily Smith.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Prestige Inc. Sunday, Tim Harding, Dr. Zoom Duo.
Hotel Cessnock Friday, Holly Mae.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Ryan Daley.
Imperial Hotel Saturday, Crawfish Stew Band.
Jewells Tavern Saturday, R & R.
King Street Hotel Friday, Poolclvb.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Beth Gleeson.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Friday, Maryanne Rex. Sunday, Nick Read.
Lakeside Village Tavern Saturday, Trainwreck.
Lass O’Gowrie Thursday, Tristen Bird. Friday, Lady Petrol, Bin Lids, Fungas. Saturday, Dave, The Hendonists, Catnip, Jonno B. Smith.
Lizotte’s Thursday, The Best of Jon Stevens. Friday, Diamond – The Show. Saturday, A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac.
Lucky Hotel Sunday, Lauren Arms.
Mark Hotel Friday, Kaylah Anne. Saturday, Minute By Minute.
Mary Ellen Friday, Katie N Feff. Saturday, Anyerin.
Maryland Tavern Friday, Tim Harding.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Jon Matthews. Saturday, Roxy. Sunday, Roxy.
Mavericks On Darby Saturday, Katie N Feff.
Mayfield Ex-Services Friday, Witchery.
Metropolitan Hotel Maitland Friday, Full Throttle. Sunday, Three Piece Suit.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Sunday, Crafty Sundays!.
Morriset Country Club Sunday, Jamie Martens.
Muree Golf Club Friday, All In Good Fun Karaoke.
Murray’s Brewery Sunday, Greg McKew.
Nag’s Head Hotel Saturday, Pap & That.
Nelson Bay Bowling Club Friday, Charlotte Rose.
Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, Tre Soul. Saturday, Echo.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Friday, Megan Core. Saturday, Matt Gaudry.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Friday, Jessica Cain. Sunday, Anthology.
Pedens Cessnock Saturday, Viagro.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Pete G, They Levymen. Saturday, Deuce. Sunday, Jesse Fildes.
Potters Brewery Friday, Jason Bone. Saturday, Phil McKnight.
Premier Hotel Sunday, Melbourne Street.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Paparazzi, 3 of a Kind. Sunday, Loko.
Railway Hotel Cessnock Friday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo. Sunday, Big Night Out.
Raymond Terrace Bowling Club Sunday, Mick Jones.
Redhead Bowling Club Saturday, Club Esky.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Saturday, The V Dubs.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Arcane.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Friday, Robbie Urquhart. Sunday, Jacinta.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo.
Seabreeze Hotel Friday, The Search Party. Sunday, David McCredie.
Shenanigans at the Imperial Friday, Phonic Duo. Saturday, Jake Folbigg.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Robbie T.
Singleton Diggers Saturday, The INXS Tribute Show.
Small Ballroom Friday, Darker Half + Mason.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Brien McVernon. Saturday, Billy Joel Tribute.
South Newcastle Leagues Club Saturday, Karen O’Shea.
Spinning Wheel Hotel Friday, Redline.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Thursday, Fiona Boyes. Friday, On The Stoop. Saturday, The Shane Pacey Trio.
Stockton Bowling Club Friday, Dynamite Duo.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Witchery.
Swansea-Belmont Surf Life Saving Club Sunday, Kylie Jane.
Swansea Workers Club Saturday, Rock Oz.
Tea Gardens Hotel Saturday, Boney Rivers.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, The Way. Saturday, Sami.
Toronto Diggers Friday, 40 Up Club.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Shaka. Sunday, Kristy James.
Toronto Workers Saturday, Code Red.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Kevin O’Hara. Sunday, Glen Harrison.
Wangi Hotel Sunday, Hue Williams.
Wangi Wangi RSL Club Sunday, Reg Sinclair.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Glen Harrison. Saturday, Clean State.
Warners Bay Hotel Friday, All Access 80s.
Westfield Kotara Saturday, Jessica Cain.
Weston Workers Friday, Jake Rattle and Roll.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, Cruzers.
Wests City Friday, Daniel Arvison. Tuesday, Jet.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, Gen-R-8. Saturday, The Remedy Duo, Straight Outta Compo. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wickham Park Hotel Saturday, Yes Commissioner.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, STP.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Marissa.
Clark's Nerdy Science Show. Encore performance of Clark Gormley’s Newcastle Fringe prize-winning comedy looking at the lives and work of people involved in science research through the ages. Royal Exchange, Newcastle. Sunday, at 6pm.
Friday the 14th. Tensions arise when former high school classmates have a reunion party, with a murder occurring; amusing send up of slasher horror films, written and staged by Newcastle University Drama Society. The Factory Theatrette, St Pius College, Adamstown. Saturday, at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm and 7pm (final shows).
Quiet Faith. Playwright David Williams looks amusingly and movingly at how people of different religions react to the way politicians and others claim to be following their faith in making decisions. Alternative Facts, at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Thursday, at 11am, Friday, at 11am and 8pm, and Saturday, at 2pm and 8pm.
Shakespeare Festival. Hunter Drama acting and musical theatre students aged 6 to 21 in three programs featuring their colourful adaptations of sequences from Shakespeare’s plays. Civic Playhouse, Newcastle. Show A, Tuesday and Friday, June 1, at 6.30pm. Show B, Wednesday at 6.30pm, and Saturday, June 2, at 2pm. Show C, Thursday, May 31, and Saturday, June 2, at 6.30pm.
Wanted – One Body! Comical mystery by Charles Dyer, with the body of an unliked man disappearing when people gather to hear his will and a murder occurring. Newcastle G and S Players Comedy Club, at St Matthew’s Anglican Church Hall, Georgetown. Dinner show, Friday and Saturday at 7pm, until June 9, plus show-only matinee Sunday, June 3, at 2pm.
Avengers: Infinity War (M) The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
A Quiet Place (PG) A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival.
A Wrinkle In Time (PG) Through one girl’s journey led by three celestial guides, we discover that strength comes from individuality.
The Bookshop (PG) A free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop.
Breath (M) Based on Tim Winton’s award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.
Cargo (MA15+) Martin Freeman (The Hobbit) leads this outback post-apocalyptic thriller as a father looking for salvation for his baby daughter.
Chappaquiddick (M) Jason Clarke (Everest) is Ted Kennedy in this political drama that revisits Ted Kennedy's car accident with Mary Jo Kopechne and the ensuing cover-up.
Crooked House (PG) Max Irons leads an all-star cast featuring Glenn Close and Gillian Anderson in this screen adaptation of the Agatha Christie mystery novel.
Deadpool 2 (MA15+) Sequel to the Golden Globe-nominated comic book action romantic comedy starring Ryan Reynolds as the foul-mouth murdering anti-hero.
Duck Duck Goose (PG) Animated comedy-adventure following a bachelor goose who makes pals with two lost ducklings as they journey south.
I Feel Pretty (M) Renee desperately wants to be one of the “pretty” girls. After a freak accident during spin class, her dream comes true when she wakes up to a completely new reflection, believing she is now the most beautiful woman in the world.
I Kill Giants (PG) A young misfit escapes into a fantasy world of magic and monsters in Oscar-winning director Anders Walter’s feature debut.
Last Flag Flying (M) Thirty years after serving together in the Vietnam War, Larry “Doc” Shepherd, Sal Nealon and the Reverend Richard Mueller reunite for a different type of mission: to bury Doc’s son, a young Marine killed in Iraq. (Lake)
Life of the Party (M) Melissa McCarthy enrolls as an adult student at her daughter’s university in this comedy by McCarthy and Ben Falcone.
Mr Church (M) Based on the true story of a unique life-long friendship.
Peter Rabbit (PG) A rebellious rabbit tries to sneak into a farmer’s garden.
Rampage (M) Based on the 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.
Solo: A Star Wars Story (M) Han Solo leads Lucasfilm’s second standalone Star Wars film, passing Harrison Ford’s role down to Alden Ehrenreich. The film follows Han and Chewbacca before they joined the Rebellion.
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (M) A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war. (Lake)
Tully (M) Mackenzie Davis is Charlize Theron’s night nanny in this comedic drama from director Jason Reitman (Up in the Air) and writer Diablo Cody (Juno).
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