5 Sawyers Thursday, Doc & The Delegates. Friday, CrocQ, DJ Shots Fired. Saturday, DJ Standing Ovation.
Adamstown Uniting Church Saturday, Hannah Gibbons' Bach to Bartok Piano Recital. Sunday, Newcastle City Choir.
Anna Bay Tavern Friday, Pat Vs Cat. Saturday, Darren Rolling Keys.
Argenton Hotel Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo.
The Badger's Lair - Newcastle Leagues Club Friday, Pearl The Girl, Sleepeaser, Loons, Glover's Lane.
Battlesticks Bar Friday, Nano.
Bay Hotel Bonnells Bay Saturday, The 3.
Beach Hotel Friday, The Freqs. Saturday, Connect Five. Sunday, The Smarts.
Belmont 16s Friday, Gina Jeffreys, Rod McCormack, Max Jackson, Rave On. Saturday, Misbehave. Sunday, Jon Stevens, Mark Wells, John Noble.
Belmont Hotel Saturday, Redline. Sunday, Kellie Cain.
Belmore Hotel Saturday, Gen-X.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, Bad Paris. Saturday, The Years.
Blackbutt Hotel Saturday, Fuelstar.
Blue Kahunas Saturday, Reggae Got Soul.
The Bradford Friday, The Core. Saturday, All Access 80s. Sunday, Under Scrutiny.
Bull 'N Bush Hotel Medowie Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo.
Burwood Inn Friday, CrocQ. Saturday, Matt Semmens.
Cambridge Hotel Friday, Justice Crew (main room), Fritz, Okin Osan, NTL Landmarks (warehouse). Saturday, NCL Party Club ft. Phil Fresh, Jacquie Lomas, Saint Moon. Sunday, Hollie Col, Drinking In Iceland, Blue Tide.
Cardiff RSL Club Saturday, Rubber Bullet.
Carrington Bowling Club Friday, Trakk 2.Sunday, Papa Zion.
Catho Pub Sunday, Catfish Stew.
Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows Friday, The After Party Duo. Saturday, Felix Quinn Band. Sunday, Mark Wells.
Central Leagues Club Friday, Matt Semmens.
Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Reggie Sinclair. Saturday, Joy Duo.
Civic Theatre Sunday, The Glenn Miller Orchestra (USA).
Club Charlestown Saturday, Two Fires - Chisel Barnes Show.
Club Kotara Saturday, Smokin' Rosie.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Dream Catchers.
Club Macquarie Sunday, Viper Creek Band.
Club Maitland City Saturday, Solid Gold Party.
Colliery Inn Friday, ROX. Sunday, Reg Sinclair.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Romney Watts. Saturday, Ryan Hemsworth.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Spank N The Monkey. Saturday, Mark Lee.
Croatian Wickham Sports Club Sunday, Latinova.
Crown & Anchor Hotel Sunday, Level Up Sunday Sesh.
Customs House Friday, Joel Procter. Sunday, Lauren Arms.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, The Ultimate Pink Show, Tre Soul Band, Bobby C.
Duke Of Wellington Friday, Troy Kemp. Saturday, Gen-R-8.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Saturday, Dave Alone.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Jumpin Jukebox. Saturday, The Rattlesnakes. Sunday, Boney Rivers.
Easts Leisure & Golf Club Sunday, Kaylah Anne.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, Overload. Saturday, Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi Show. Sunday, Troy Kemp.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, Got It Covered. Saturday, Kylie Jane.
Exchange Hotel Friday, Katie N Feff.
Family Hotel Maitland Friday, Dave McCredie. Saturday, The Bad and The Ugly.
Family Hotel Newcastle Saturday, Midnight Social, Runaway Mornings.
Finnegans Saturday, Harpoon.
Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, King Shakey Band.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, Brazilian Brothers Duo. Sunday, Junior and Luana.
George Tavern Friday, Jake Davey. Saturday, Mardmax.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Lachy Hamilton Quartet.
Grand Junction Hotel Friday, Get Rich Quick Scheme. Sunday, Sneaky Freakers.
Great Northern Hotel Newcastle Friday, Dr. Zoom Duo. Saturday, The After Party Duo.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Friday, Karen O'Shea.
Greta Workers Club Friday, Kristo and King.
Gunyah Hotel Friday, Kaylah Anne. Saturday, CrocQ. Sunday, Ashley Knight.
Hamilton Station Hotel Thursday, Reactions, Whatever, Forever, The Gloom In The Corner, Big Nasty. Friday, Low-Key Affair, Mission: Banana, Alpine White, Reborn Freedom. Saturday, Traces, The Wandering, Elision, Father Deer Hands.
Harrigan's Pokolbin Friday, Komiti Levai Duo. Saturday, Pocket Aces, Boney Rivers. Sunday, Nano.
Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, The Snape Trilogy.
Hiss & Crackle Records Friday, Amends, Jack R Reilly, Good Grief.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Prestige Inc. Saturday, Mark Wells Trio. Sunday, Tim Harding.
Hotel Cessnock Friday, Jamie Martens.
Hotel Delany Friday, Tyler John.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Kaylens Rain Duo.
Imperial Hotel Maitland Friday, Anyerin. Saturday, Hey Poncho.
Iron Horse Inn Saturday, Tim Harding.
Jewells Tavern Friday, Mojo Bandits. Saturday, Crawfish Stew.
Kent Hotel Friday, Pocket Aces. Saturday, Mak. Sunday, Giant Blues Band.
King Street Hotel Friday, Tigerlily. Saturday, Reecelow.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Hayden Johns.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Sunday, Romney Watts.
Lakeside Village Tavern Friday, Allan Freihaut.
Lambton Park Hotel Friday, Owen Campbell. Saturday, Sounds Of Sunday.
Lizotte's Friday, Van The Man A Tribute to Van Morrison. Saturday, Steve Edmonds Band Tribute to Jimi Hendrix. Sunday, Diana Rouvas.
Lucky Hotel Friday, DJ Tone. Saturday, The Gleesons. Sunday, Austin Mackay.
Mary Ellen Hotel Friday, Shivoo. Saturday, Mojo Bandits.
Maryland Tavern Saturday, Decades.
Mattara Hotel Saturday, Megan Core.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Pete McCredie. Saturday, Lauren Arms. Sunday, Greg Bryce.
Mavericks On Darby Saturday, Matty G.
Mayfield Bowling Club Saturday, Catfish Soup.
Mayfield Ex-Services Thursday, Solid Gold Party Night. Saturday, Cruzers.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Friday, The Years, DJ Smashup. Saturday, Greg Bryce Band, DJ Angelo. Sunday, Jackson Halliday.
Murray's Brewery Sunday, Brien McVernon.
Nag's Head Hotel Friday, Kevin O'Hara. Saturday, Wayne Dufty.
Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, Phonic Trio. Saturday, Counterpart. Sunday, Bobby C.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday, Tom Christie.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, Love That Hat.
Newcastle Diggers Saturday, Kelly Hope.
Newcastle Hotel Friday, Skepta Appreciation Party. Saturday, Zigmon.
Northern Star Hotel Friday, Guy Richards. Saturday, Nano, Aaron Hood.
Pedens Cessnock Friday, DJ Smashup.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Pete Gelzinnis, Sundays Record Duo. Saturday, Sari Jade & Spike. Sunday, Jayde Corner.
Plough Inn Friday, Louis Burt.
Potters Brewery Friday, Jon Matthews.
Prince of Wales Hotel Friday, Soda. Saturday, Austin Mackay.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Felix Quinn Band, Kazzie. Saturday, Paperboy, Dave Carter. Sunday, Fish Fry, Wharf Life.
Railway Hotel Muswellbrook Friday, Trataka.
Raymond Terrace Bowling Club Sunday, ROX.
Redhead Surf Club Sunday, Russell Hull.
Royal Federal Hotel Saturday, Katie Jayne.
Royal Hotel Denman Saturday, 24 Hours.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Kristo and King.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Sunday, Ben Woodham.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Reggie Sinclair.
Seabreeze Hotel Saturday, Troy Kemp. Sunday, TK Vibez.
Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, John Larder. Saturday, New Black Shades. Sunday, Mick Jones.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Robbie T.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Saturday, Hummdinger.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Thursday, From Parts Unknown (USA), Jones The Cat, The Black Heart Breakers. Friday, Z Star Trinity. Saturday, Pavillion, Code Atlantic, Lost With Out Life.
Stockton Bowling Club Friday, Snape & Son.
Swansea Hotel Thursday, Steve Geary. Friday, Jayde Corner. Saturday, Key Of T. Sunday, Grant Walmsley & Friends.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Club Remix.
Swansea-Belmont Surf Life Saving Club Sunday, CrocQ.
Swansea Workers Club Sunday, James Naldo.
Sydney Junction Hotel Sunday, The Years.
Tea Gardens Hotel Saturday, The Perpetrators.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, Club Remix.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Greg Bryce Duo. Sunday, Scully.
Toronto Workers Friday, 24 Hours. Saturday, Kaylens Rain Trio.
Town Hall Hotel Saturday, Nano.
Vault 73 Saturday, Ian Papworth.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Anyerin. Sunday, Hayden Johns.
Vincent St Kitchen & Bar Cessnock Saturday, The Core.
Wangi Hotel Saturday, Smokin' Rosie.
Wangi Wangi RSL Club Sunday, The Leadbellies.
Wangi Workers Club Friday, All Access 80s.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Lauren Arms. Saturday, Dream Catchers.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, The Jungle Kings.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, Rubber Bullet. Saturday, The Rumour Trio. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wests NEX Friday, Counterpart. Saturday, Les Divas, 2GoodReasons.
Wickham Park Hotel Thursday, Centrestage with Brien McVernon. Friday, Blackest Sabbath, Diocide. Saturday, Knight Moves, Spy V Spy. Sunday, Mark Wood, Schtick Man.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, Brien McVernon.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Pete McCredie.
After (M) Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life. (Lake Cinema)
Angel Has Fallen (MA) Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Apocalypse Now: Final Cut (MA) Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now in its 40th year presents a new, never-before-seen restored version of the film. (Event, Kotara)
Armstrong (G) A dramatic and emotional documentary that features never-before-seen family home-movie footage, along with still and moving images that chronicle Neil Armstrong's incredible life.
Dora & the Lost City of Gold (PG) Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure ever - high school.
Downtown Abbey (PG) The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw (M) Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber genetically-enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity.
Good Boys (MA) Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for their first kissing party.
Good Morning (M) Each day, a formal general and an army doctor meet at a café, and sit by a corner bay window overlooking Beirut life. They meet to play crosswords to preserve their memory and fight against oblivion.
IT: Chapter Two (MA) Twenty-seven years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.
Kairos (M) Danny, an aspiring boxer with down syndrome, has his dreams of stepping into the ring challenged after a violent mishap with his trainer John. During the emotional and psychological fallout from the incident, Danny turns inward and begins to question the very nature of his identity.
Late Night (M) A late night talk show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show. (Regal)
My Big Gay Italian Wedding (M) Happily engaged Antonio brings his fiancé Paulo to the exquisite old Italian village of his birth to meet his headstrong parents and reveal his sexuality, setting out on a quest to make a city founded on religious tradition understand that love is love. (Regal)
Ne Zha (PG) The aura from heaven and earth has given birth to a powerful pearl inserted with huge energy. Yuanshi Tianzun concocts two pills out of the pearl - a spiritual pill and a sorcery pill.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (MA) In 1969 Los Angeles everything is changing as TV star Rick Dalton and his long-time stunt double Cliff Booth make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore.
Palm Beach (M) Lifelong friends reunite for a party at Sydney's Palm Beach. (Lake Cinema & Regal)
The Angry Birds Movie 2 (PG) When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, Red, Chuck, Bomb, and Mighty Eagle recruit Chuck's sister Silver and team up with pigs to forge an unsteady truce and form an unlikely super team to save their homes.
The Farewell (PG) A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
The Keeper (M) Based on a true story, Bert Trautmann, a German prisoner of war sent to Northern England at the end of WWII, goes on to become an English football legend.
The Lion King (PG) Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival.
Tolkien (M) The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. (Regal)
Top End Wedding (M) Lauren and Ned are engaged, they are in love, and they have just 10 days to find Lauren's mother, who has gone AWOL somewhere in the remote Australia, reunite her parents and pull off their dream wedding. (Regal)
UglyDolls (G) An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most.
Yesterday (M) A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. (Regal)
Bombshells Six females of very different ages and backgrounds talk about the problems they are facing; engaging and amusing monologues by Australia's Joanna Murray-Smith. Enter Talking Productions, at Newcastle Theatre Company's Lambton venue. Nightly until Saturday, at 8pm, plus 2pm Saturday.
Circa's Peepshow Lively show by Brisbane's renowned Circa Ensemble has acrobats literally turning cabaret on its head as they do amazing routines to musical accompaniments. Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Friday, at 8pm.
DNA Male and female members of a teenage gang react in different ways when one of the team vanishes after he becomes the victim of a trick; comedy-drama by Dennis Kelly. Upstage Youth Theatre's Young Actors Company, at Maitland Regional Art Gallery. Nightly at 7.30pm until Saturday.
Dr Michael Mosley: Wonders of the Human Body The renowned British physician and science journalist talks about what makes us tick and how to keep ourselves in good shape. Live Nation, at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Wednesday, at 7.30pm.
Legally Blonde A sorority girl enrols at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend, Warner, and discovers how her knowledge of the law can help others; lively musical. Theatre on Brunker, at St Stephen's Hall, Adamstown. Friday and Saturday, dinner and show at 7pm, show only at 8pm.
Once on This Island Bright musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty which has a peasant girl on a tropical island trying to bring together people of different social classes. WEA Hunter Academy of Creative Arts, at The Creative Arts Space (CAS Theatre), Hamilton. Friday and Saturday, at 7.30pm, until September 21, plus 2pm on Saturday and 7.30pm on Thursday, September 19.
Season's Greetings Alan Ayckbourn's comedy has people getting together for a Christmas celebration, with many amusing things coming out in their words and actions. Newcastle Dinner Theatre, at St Matthew's Church Hall, Georgetown. Friday and Saturday, until September 28; dinner and show at 7pm, show only at 8pm; plus a 2pm on Sunday, September 22.
Sorry To Cut You Off, Penny Four young women hold a house party on the night of May's Federal election and react in different ways to the television coverage; new theatre work created by Tantrum's Trajectory Ensemble in collaboration with playwright David Williams. Civic Playhouse. Nightly until Saturday at 8pm, plus 11am on Friday.