5 Sawyers Thursday, NTL Landmarks, Nude. Friday, Tim Harding. Saturday, AK Morris.
48 Watt Street Friday, Queer AF. Sunday, Strawberry Skies, The Moving Stills, Milky Thred, Paspalum.
Abermain Hotel Sunday, Scott Stenson.
Anna Bay Tavern Friday, Jamie Martens. Saturday, Reggie Sinclair. Sunday, Pete Gelzinnis.
Argenton Hotel Sunday, City Beats Duo.
The Badger's Lair - Newcastle Leagues Club Saturday, Mission: Banana, The Loose Leeches, Honey Hills, Bonza.
Battlesticks Bar Friday, Benson. Saturday, Tim Rossington. Sunday, Dean Kyrwood.
Bay Hotel Bonnells Bay Sunday, Troy Kemp.
Beach Hotel Friday, Lunar Umbra. Saturday, Jamstone. Sunday, The V-Dubs.
Bellbird Hotel Friday, Catfish Stew.
Belmont 16s Friday, Blue Suede Boppers, Emily Smith. Saturday, Michael Jackson The Legacy.
Belmont Hotel Saturday, Mardmax. Sunday, Glen Harrison.
Belmore Hotel Saturday, Bad Paris.
Bennett Hotel Friday, Dean Kyrwood.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, The Lamplighters. Saturday, Shooting Molly.
Blue Kahunas Saturday, Reggae Got Soul.
The Bradford Friday, Loaded Acoustics. Saturday, Slam Tango.
Cambridge Hotel Friday, Cancer Bats (CAN), Totally Unicorn, Trashed Again, Fatalist. Saturday, Crocodylus, Israeli Chicks, Pistol Peaches. Sunday, August Burns Red (USA), Alpha Wolf, Gravemind (main room), Stumps, Underlay (warehouse).
Cardiff RSL Club Friday, Troy Kemp. Saturday, Stiletto.
Carrington Bowling Club Friday, Trakk 2. Sunday, Connor Wink.
Catho Pub Sunday, Shivoo.
Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows Friday, Adrianna Mac Duo. Saturday, The Gaudrys. Sunday, Duncan Woods.
Central Leagues Club Friday, Kazzie.
Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Pete McCredie. Saturday, The Walking Phoenix Duo.
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre Friday, Queen Bohemian Rhapsody Greatest Hits Tour.
Civic Theatre Thursday, Musica Viva: Nevermind (FRA).
Club Catalina Friday, Jumpin' Jukebox.
Club Charlestown Saturday, Overload.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Mick Jones.
Club Maitland City Saturday, Glen Harrison.
Colliery Inn Friday, Kristy James. Sunday, ROX.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Mark Lee.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Bliss Bomb. Saturday, Simon King.
Croatian Wickham Sports Club Friday, Jhana Allan, William Alexander, Steel City Sue.
Customs House Friday, Jayde Corner. Sunday, Ben Travis.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Matt Semmens.
D'Albora Marina Saturday, Glen Harrison.
Denman Hotel Saturday, Oran Vir.
Duke Of Wellington Friday, ROX. Saturday, City Beats.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Saturday, Dave Alone.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Rocket. Saturday, Whiskey Business. Sunday, Anthony Lee.
Easts Golf & Leisure Club Sunday, Big Pete.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, Viagro. Sunday, The Lamplighters.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, TK Vibez. Saturday, Michael Peter.
Exchange Hotel Saturday, 2000s Alt-Metal tribute.
Family Hotel Maitland Friday, Oran Vir.
Family Hotel Newcastle Saturday, Soy, Rosa Maria.
Finnegans Saturday, Teddy Cream.
Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, Lithium.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, The Georgia Project. Sunday, Katie N Feff.
George Tavern Friday, Jake Davey. Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Trish Delaney-Brown.
Grand Junction Hotel Friday, Bodie Sauceman & Friends. Sunday, Skyscraper Stan.
Great Northern Hotel Newcastle Friday, Sundays Record Duo. Saturday, The Levymen.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Friday, Big Pete.
Gunyah Hotel Friday, Anyerin. Sunday, Kaylah Anne.
Hamilton Station Hotel Thursday, Ridgemont High, Mission: Banana, The Loose Leeches. Friday, The Lazy Susans, Face Face, Good Thanks, Sleepeaser. Saturday, Australis Uber Alles, I Hate People, The Darrans, Rigor Mortis. Sunday, Edda Srey, The Shadow Cast, Lem Bucko.
Harrigan's Pokolbin Friday, Code Red. Saturday, Jayde Corner, Komiti Levai Band. Sunday, Matt McLaren.
Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, The Blue Water Cowboys. Sunday, 2 Left Feet.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Mark Wells Trio. Saturday, The Search Party. Sunday, TomKat.
Horse & Jockey Hotel Friday, Codi Kaye.
Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Half Nelson.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Jackson Broadway.
Imperial Hotel Maitland Friday, Kylie Jane. Saturday, Dan Ruchel Band.
Imperial Hotel Singleton Friday, Bad Paris.
Iron Horse Inn Saturday, Mick Jones.
Jewells Tavern Friday, Dr. Zoom Duo. Saturday, A Tribute to Pearl Jam and Powderfinger.
Kent Hotel Friday, Triple Zero. Saturday, Shivoo. Sunday, Finn Blues Band.
King Street Friday, Dr Phunk (NL), Mike Reverie (UK). Saturday, Jesabel.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Ryan Daley.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Saturday, Ryan Hemsworth.
Lambton Park Hotel Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Katie Jayne Duo. Sunday, Jason Bone.
Lass O'Gowrie Hotel Friday, Ambulare, Son of Coco, Outer Control. Saturday, Mesmeriser, Abby Bella Mae, LS Three.
Lizotte's Thursday, Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen (UK). Friday, The Great Gig In The Sky Celebration of Pink Floyd. Sunday, Pokey La Farge (USA), Sierra Ferrell. Monday, Neil Byrne & Ryan Kelly (IRE).
Lochinvar Hotel Saturday, Mick Jones.
Lucky Hotel Friday, DJ Tone. Saturday, The Colonel's 2 Piece Feed. Sunday, Murph.
Mary Ellen Hotel Friday, Overload. Saturday, The Associates.
Maryland Tavern Saturday, V-Dubs.
Mattara Hotel Saturday, TK Vibez.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Matty G. Saturday, Zane Penn. Sunday, Greg Bryce.
Mavericks On Darby Saturday, Ryan Daley.
Mayfield Ex-Services Thursday, Solid Gold Party Night. Friday, Matt Semmens. Saturday, Trancemission.
Murray's Brewery Saturday, Austin Mackay. Sunday, Michael Peter.
Nag's Head Hotel Friday, Reg Sinclair. Saturday, Greg Bryce.
Nelson Bay Bowling Club Friday, Ryan Hemsworth.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday, Anyerin. Sunday, Jessica Cain.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, Kazzie.
Newcastle Hotel Friday, Nerve, Talakai, Skrub.
Northern Star Hotel Friday, Aaron Hood. Saturday, Holly Mae, Dean Kyrwood.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Ashley Knight, Mardmax. Saturday, Redline. Sunday, Mick Jones.
Plough Inn Friday, Scully.
Potters Brewery Friday, Brendan Murphy.
Prince of Wales Hotel Friday, Ferris. Saturday, Bucko. Sunday, Spuz.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Phonic Trio, Duncan Woods. Saturday, Paparazzi, Tom Christie. Sunday, Vanguard Players, Wharf Life.
Quill & Compass Friday, Tim Rossington. Saturday, Rhythm Hunters.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Friday, Whiskey Business. Saturday, Kazzie Band.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Outerphase.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Sunday, Maryanne Rex.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Jamie Martens.
Seabreeze Hotel Saturday, The Leadbellies. Sunday, Ashley Knight.
Shaft Tavern Friday, Hayden Johns. Sunday, Tim Harding.
Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, TK Vibez. Saturday, Example (UK). Sunday, Pretty Amazing Jono. Sunday, Dynamite.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Greg Bryce. Saturday, Hayden Johns.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Zane Penn.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Thursday, Katie Who. Friday, Lachlan X Morris, The Med Heads, Run Squirrel. Saturday, The Mick Hart Experience.
Stockton Bowling Club Friday, Darren Gould.
Swansea Hotel Thursday, Jackson Halliday. Friday, Steve Geary. Saturday, The Bad & The Ugly. Sunday, Phonic.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Outerphase. Sunday, Ryan Hemsworth.
Swansea-Belmont Surf Life Saving Club Sunday, CrocQ.
Swansea Workers Club Sunday, Tim Broadway.
Sydney Junction Hotel Friday, Dean Kyrwood. Sunday, The Years.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, The Way. Saturday, Mark Lee.
Toronto Diggers Saturday, 40 Up Club.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Felix Quinn Duo. Saturday, Leo Sayer (UK), Roxy, Boney Rivers, Pockets Aces.
Toronto Workers Saturday, The Rattlesnakes.
Town Hall Hotel Saturday, Robbie T.
Vault 73 Saturday, Ian Papworth Open Mic night.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Emily Smith. Sunday, Mark Wells.
Vincent St Kitchen & Bar Cessnock Friday, Chad Shuttleworth. Saturday, Kristy J Duo.
Wallsend Diggers Friday, Boney Rivers, Love That Hat. Saturday, Cruzers. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Wangi Hotel Saturday, Steel City. Sunday, Scully.
Warners Bay Hotel Thursday, Jay Sean (UK). Saturday, Riff Raff.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, Melbourne Street.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, Shivoo. Saturday, Dr Zoom Duo. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wests City Saturday, Iguana.
Wests Nelson Bay Friday, Hey Poncho. Saturday, The Years. Sunday, The Andy Show.
Wickham Park Hotel Friday, Sunhill Drive. Saturday, Dai Pritchard. Sunday, Tim Rossington, Steve Edmonds.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, Guy Richards.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Allstar.
Abominable (G) When a group of friends encounter a young Yeti, they embark upon an quest to reunite the creature with his family at the highest point on Earth.
A Dog's Journey (PG) Bailey is living the good life on the farm of Ethan and Hannah. As Bailey's soul prepares to leave this life for a new one, he promises Ethan to find CJ and protect her. (Regal)
Ad Astra (M) Astronaut Roy McBride travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet.
Camino Skies (PG) Exploring themes of spirituality, wellbeing and religion, this is the journey of six strangers from New Zealand and Australia walking the 800km Camino de Santiago to overcome the personal and physical trauma. (Lake Cinema)
Dora & the Lost City of Gold (PG) Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora for high school.
Downton Abbey (PG) The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
Gemini Man (M) An innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move.
Good Boys (MA) Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs.
Hustlers (MA) Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
IT: Chapter Two (MA) 27 years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.
Joker (MA 15+) A failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and becomes a psychopathic murderer.
Late Night (M) A late night talk show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show. (Regal)
Metallica: S&M2 (E) Metallica joins together with The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra for the first time in twenty years to once again stage their landmark concert and live album, S&M.
Ride Like A Girl (PG) The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.
Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark (M) Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, has turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories.
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.
The Farewell (PG) A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. (Regal)
The Keeper (M) Bert Trautmann, a German prisoner of war is sent to England at the end of WWII, and becomes a football legend. (Regal)
UglyDolls (G) An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different.
Arsenic and Old Lace A man learns, when visiting two spinster aunts, that they have been poisoning lonely old men for years; farcical look by writer Joseph Kesselring at plays involving murder. Maitland Repertory Theatre. Friday and Saturday, at 8pm, until October 26, plus 2pm Sunday on October 20 and 27.
Black Star Cabaret Sugar Derramar and her stage kitten, Ebony Strange, take watchers on a journey of the senses, with burlesque queens, a magician, a tattooed dancer, circus and a balloon pop act. The Royal Exchange, Newcastle. Saturday, at 8.30pm.
Blithe Spirit A socialite invites eccentric clairvoyant Madam Arcati to his home to conduct a séance believing nothing will happen - but the ghost of his annoying first wife appears; comedy by Noel Coward. Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, at 8pm, until October 19, plus 2pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience Enter the world of the snobbish, manic Basil, his domineering wife Sybil, and their hopeless language-challenged waiter, Manuel; return visit of a popular dinner show. Interactive Theatre International, at Lizotte's, Lambton. Wednesday, dinner and show at 6.30pm.
Peter Pan Jr The title character and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinker Bell, take three young children on a magic journey to see lost boys and wicked pirates; musical adapted from a Disney film. Hunter Drama, at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Thursday and Friday, at 10.30am and 7pm, Saturday, at 2pm and 7pm.
Playing Face The husband and wife team in a popular television show help a rising pair of young singers prepare for the next episode - or do they?; lively new play by Newcastle's Cassie Hamilton. Bearfoot Theatre, at the Civic Playhouse, Newcastle. Nightly from Wednesday, October 16, to Saturday, October 19, at 8pm, plus a 2pm Saturday show.
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody: The Greatest Hits Tour Singer Thomas Crane and his band, Bohemian Rhapsody, look at the lives and performances of Freddie Mercury and other Queen members. Premier Entertainment, at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre. Friday, at 8pm.
Safari Circus Avalon's school holiday show has two clowns trekking through an African jungle and encountering amazing and amusing creatures. The Bigtop Tent, at Callaghan College's Waratah Technology Campus. Saturday and Sunday at 11am, 3pm and 7pm.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr A young woman moves to New York in 1922 in search of a better life, but the man she falls in love with doesn't have a dime to his name; adaptation for young performers of a bright musical. Young People's Theatre, at Young People's Theatre, Hamilton. Friday, at 7pm; Saturday, at 2pm and 7pm; Sunday, at 2pm, until October 20; then Friday, November 1, at 7pm, and Saturday, November 2, at 2pm and 7pm.