5 Sawyers Thursday, Soda. Friday, AK Morris. Saturday, DJ Z4KLND. Sunday, Sundays Record.
Anchorage Port Stephens Sunday, Sarah Christine.
Anna Bay Tavern Saturday, The 3. Sunday, Dan Newberry.
Argenton Hotel Friday, Dreamcatchers. Saturday, The Levymen. Sunday, Matt McLaren Duo.
Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Slam Tango.
Battlesticks Bar Friday, Audie Franks. Saturday, John Larder. Sunday, Casey Bellamy.
Bay Hotel Bonnells Bay Saturday, Gen-X.
Belmont 16s Friday, On The Prowl, Emily Smith. Saturday, The Years, Bobby C. Sunday, Norm Bakker.
Belmore Hotel Saturday, Felix Quinn Music Band.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, Overload. Saturday, Amigos. Sunday, Red Dirt Country Band.
The Bradford Friday, Dos Eager. Saturday, Zac and Ben.
Cambridge Hotel Friday, Raave Tapes, Paper Thin, Being Jane Lane, Claws & Organs. Saturday, B Wise, Turquoise Prince, I.E, They Call Me Klasik. Sunday, Enter The Jaguar, Diplazar, Crazy Ol’Maurice.
Catho Pub Saturday, Jackson Halliday. Sunday, The Beach Boys Tribute.
Caves Beach Hotel Friday, Paperboy.
Central Charlestown Leagues Club Friday, Gareth Hudson. Saturday, Just Jade.
Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Pete Gelzinnis. Saturday, Dr. Zoom Duo.
Charlestown Bowling Club Friday, Code Red.
Civic Theatre Thursday, Borodin Quartet.
Clarendon Hotel Friday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Let Loose. Saturday, Joel Procter.
Club Kotara Saturday, Mark Lee.
Colliery Inn Friday, Big Pete. Sunday, Zane Penn.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Brendan Watson.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Witchery. Saturday, Deborah Sinclair.
Crown & Anchor Hotel Saturday, Ryan Daley. Saturday, DJ Alessandro.
Customs House Friday, Ashley Knight. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Emily Smith.
D'Albora Marina Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth. Sunday, Ashley Knight.
Denman Hotel Saturday, Angie. Sunday, Layth Gunn.
Duke Of Wellington Friday, Rox. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood Duo.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Alias. Saturday, Stiletto. Sunday, Cotton, Sax & Strings.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, Gen-R-8.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, Shivoo. Saturday, Maryanne Rex Duo.
Exchange Hotel Saturday, Lithium. Sunday, Hornet.
Finnegans Saturday, Chumpion, Lawson, Extraordinate, Sonic, JKB.
Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, Leadbellies.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, Zac and Ben. Sunday, Twin Willows.
George Tavern Friday, Ben Travis. Saturday, Shaka.
Grain Store Sunday, J.J King.
Grand Hotel Thursday, Antipodes. Tuesday, Passionfruit Trio.
Grand Junction Hotel Thursday, Burger Joint.
Greta Workers Club Friday, Cover Girls.
Gunyah Hotel Saturday, Big Night Out.
Hamilton Station Hotel Thursday, Coffin, Dog, Rat Coffin, Body Melt. Friday, Deez Nuts, Imprisoned, Junkhead, Fatalist. Saturday, The Social Norm, Red Sea, Trashed Again, Onshore. Sunday, Ricky Albeck, Ruairi Burns, India.
Hexham Bowling Club Friday, Marissa+2. Saturday, The Blue Water Cowboys.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Saving June. Saturday, Misbehave.
Hotel Cessnock Friday, Justin Banks.
Hotel Delany Saturday, The Remedy.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Shaka.
Imperial Hotel Singleton Saturday, Ash Mountain.
Kent Hotel Saturday, Rubber Bullet.
Kurri Kurri Bowling Club Saturday, Karen O'Shea.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Daniel Arvidson.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Friday, Cotton Sax and Strings. Sunday, Georgina Grimshaw.
Lakeside Village Tavern Saturday, 24 Hours.
Lass O’Gowrie Friday, The Pits, Speakeasy, Red City. Saturday, Poison in the Vein, Dande & The Lion, All In A Year.
Lemon Grove Hotel Saturday, Murray Byfield.
Lizotte’s Friday, Great Gig In The Sky - A Celebration Of Pink Floyd. Sunday, Graeme Connors.
Lochinvar Hotel Friday, Russell Snape.
Mark Hotel Friday, Kelly Hope.
Maryland Tavern Saturday, Glamstars.
Mary Ellen Hotel Friday, Kristy James Duo. Saturday, Code Red.
Mavericks On Darby Friday, Zane Penn. Saturday, Katie N Feff.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Todd Schmoo. Saturday, Ashley Knight. Sunday, Anyerin.
Mayfield Ex-Services Friday, Smokin Rosie.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Friday, Snape Trilogy Band. Saturday, V Dubs. Sunday, Troy Kemp.
Morisset Country Club Sunday, Mark Lee.
Murray’s Brewery Sunday, Dean Kyrwood.
Nags Head Hotel Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Todd Schmoo.
Neath Hotel Friday, Crawfish Stew.
Nelson Bay Bowling Club Friday, Sami Cooke.
Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, Tre Soul. Saturday, Counterpart. Sunday, Matt Semmens.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday, Megan Core.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, The Rumour Trio.
Northern Star Hotel Friday, Michael Peter. Saturday, Allon. Saturday, Greg McKew.
Pedens Cessnock Saturday, Steel City.
Pippis at the Point Sunday, Kaylah Anne.
Plough Inn Friday , Stu Morrison.
Potters Hotel Brewery Friday, Beau Hatch.
Queens Wharf Hotel Thursday, Harbour Lounge. Friday, Iguana, Bobby C. Saturday, The Gaudrys, Tom Christie. Sunday, Hummingbirds, Wharf Life.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Friday, Jade Holland Band. Saturday, Sammi & The Jets.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Jackson Broadway.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Sunday, Shawn Lidster.
Seabreeze Hotel Friday, Phonic. Saturday, Duncan Woods. Sunday, Jamie Martens.
Shenanigans at the Imperial Friday, Joel Oakhill. Saturday, Arcane Duo.
Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, John Larder. Saturday, Little Cents, U2 & INXS tribute.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Anyerin, Saturday, Pete Hibbert.
Small Ballroom Friday, White Blanks, Milky Thred (all ages). Bag Raiders DJ set. Saturday, Motorik, Vibe Council, McLean & Mai, Lex Deluxe.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Emile. Saturday, Rave On.
Spinning Wheel Hotel Friday, Steve Werren.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Thursday, Merewether Fats Blues Jam. Friday, Shane Pacey Trio. Saturday, Kristen Lee Morris.
Stockton Bowling Club Friday, Anthony Lee.
Stockton RSL Club Saturday, Paul Greene.
Swansea Hotel Friday, Murray Byfield. Sunday, The V Dubs.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Cover 2 Cover.
Swansea-Belmont Surf Life Saving Club Sunday, John Larder.
Swansea Workers Club Saturday, Georgina Grimshaw.
Tea Gardens Country Club Saturday, Hummdinger.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, The Remedy. Saturday, Jason Paris.
Toronto Diggers Saturday, Moondogs.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Mardmax. Sunday, Boney Rivers.
Toronto Workers Saturday, The Dreamcatchers.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Sunday, Mick Jones.
Wallsend Sporties Friday, Boney Rivers.
Wangi Hotel Sunday, Justin Banks.
Wangi Wangi RSL Club Sunday, Andrew G.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Jim Overend. Saturday, City Beats Duo.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, Ed Sheeran Tribute Show.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, Felix Quinn. Saturday, The Hot Yogi's. Tuesday, Angamus. Wednesday, The Rat Pack from Vegas.
Wests NEX Saturday, Paparazzi.
Wickham Park Hotel Thursday, Tim Rogers, Dana Gehrman. Friday, Milestones. Saturday, Plastic Voyage, The Lamplighters. Sunday, Codi Kaye, Grant Walmsley Blues Band.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, Daxton Monaghan.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Codi Kaye.
A Simple Favour (M) A mommy blogger in a small town discovers her best friend has vanished.
Christopher Robin (G) A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Crazy Rich Asians (PG) Three wealthy Chinese families prepare for the wedding of the year. (Regal)
Johnny English Strikes Again (PG) After a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all of the active undercover agents in Britain, Johnny English is forced to come out of retirement to find the mastermind hacker.
Ladies In Black (PG) Set in the summer of 1959, when the impact of European migration and the rise of women’s liberation is about to change Australia forever, a shy schoolgirl takes a summer job at the prestigious Sydney department store, Goode’s.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG) Five years after the events of Mamma Mia, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. (Lake Cinema)
Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups (G) When their latest scheme goes awry, Mayor Humdinger and his nephew Harold accidentally divert a meteor towards Adventure Bay.
Smallfoot (G) A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as “humans” really do exist.
The Breaker Upperers (M) Two women cynical in love, set up an agency to break couples up as a way to avoid letting go and moving on with their lives. (Regal)
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (PG) Lewis, an orphan, is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky old house.
The Merger (M) Troy Carrington, a former professional football player returns to his country town after an abrupt end to his sporting career and is persuaded to coach the hapless local footy team, the Roosters. (Regal)
The Wife (M) A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. (Regal)
Venom (M) When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory A poor young boy finds a golden ticket that lets him go through Willy Wonka’s renowned, but secretive chocolate factory; amusing adaptation of Roald Dahl’s story. Hunter Drama, at the Civic Playhouse, Newcastle. Wednesday and Thursday, October 10 and 11, at 10am and 7pm, Friday, October 12, at 10am, 2pm and 7pm, Saturday, October 13, at 3pm and 7pm.
Deanna The Musical Premiere of a comedy musical by former Novocastrian Dee Gatgens Johnson, in which Deanna, Princess of NSW, tours Australia in a song and dance act aimed at promoting her royal family; cast includes Newcastle actors. Dee Johnson Entertainment & The Really Thoughtful Company, at the Royal Exchange, Newcastle. Friday and Saturday, at 8pm, until October 27.
Elf The Musical Jr A young orphan mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is treated as an elf at the North Pole, then promotes Christmas when he goes to New York; a musical for all ages. Young People’s Theatre, at its Hamilton theatre. Thursday and Friday, at 11am; then 2pm and 7pm Saturday shows from October 6 to November 3 (excluding Saturday, October 27), 2pm Sunday shows on October 14, 21 and 28, and a 7pm Friday show on November 2.
Lost in Yonkers Two teenage brothers encounter an inept gangster uncle and other troubled relatives when they move in with their grandmother after their mother’s death; comedy by Neil Simon. Maitland Repertory Theatre, at its theatre. Friday and Saturday, at 8pm, until October 13, plus 2pm on Sundays, October 7 and 14.
Madame Flute - French Classical Cabaret Flautist Jane Rutter performs on six different flutes in this ‘up-close and personal’ evening of diverse types of French music, ranging from classics to pop songs. Cessnock Performing Arts Centre. Saturday, at 7.30pm.
A Russian Triple Bill Imperial Russian Ballet Company dancers show their broad range of skills in a short ballet, Les Sylphides, and excerpts from longer works, Sleeping Beauty and Carmen. Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Sunday, at 5pm.
The Third Act Premiere of Novocastrian Emma Wood’s comedy-drama about a woman meeting her estranged husband, a high school boyfriend and others while she organises her daughter’s wedding. Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton. Saturday, at 8pm and 2pm on Sunday, then plays Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 8pm, until October 20, with a 2pm Saturday show on October 13.
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