Guig guide: where to find live music

5 Sawyers Thursday, Jack Carty. Friday, DJ Perry Carter. Saturday, DJ Jethro. Sunday, CrocQ & Friends.

STRONG FOLLOWING: Canada's Martha Wainwright will play at Lizotte's on Thursday.

STRONG FOLLOWING: Canada's Martha Wainwright will play at Lizotte's on Thursday.

Anna Bay Tavern Saturday, Purple Hearts. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.

Argyle House Friday, Ben Penfold.

Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, The Bad And The Ugly.

Belmore Hotel Saturday, Pelican Romance.

Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, Hurricane Fall. Saturday, Solid Gold Party. Sunday, Red Dirt Country Band.

Blackbutt Hotel Friday, Silverhair. Saturday, Phase III.

The Bradford Friday, Purple Hearts. Saturday, Damnation – Bon Scott tribute. Sunday, Sami.

Burwood Inn Friday, Ngariki. Saturday, Nicko.

Cambridge Hotel Thursday, Secret Launch Party Show (Glass House), My Echo, Less Majesty, Family Dog (Warehouse). Friday, Urthboy, Joyrider, Alice Ivy. Saturday, Ceres, Jess Locke.

Cardiff RSL Club Friday, Soul Play. Saturday, Achtung Baby – The U2 Experience. 

Carrington Place Thursday, The Frenchman St New Orleans Jazz Band. Friday, Loui Abell. Saturday, Joe Cox.

Clarendon Hotel Friday, Chad Shuttleworth.

Club Kotara Saturday, Deborah Sinclair.

Club Lemon Tree Friday, Mardmax. Saturday, Karen O’Shea.

Club Maitland City Friday, Big Pete.

Colliery Inn Saturday, Jackson Halliday. Sunday, Brendan Murphy.

Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Counterpart. Saturday, Dave Carter.

Criterion Hotel Carrington Friday, Zane Penn. Sunday, Matt McLaren.

Customs House Friday, Dave Owen. Saturday, Perry Carter. Sunday, Todd Schmoo.

Cypress Lakes Saturday, Emily Smith.

D'Albora Marina Sunday, Banddits.

Duke Of Wellington Friday, Brien McVernon. Saturday, HP Duo.

East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Big Night Out. Saturday, All Access 80's. Sunday, Boney Rivers.

Edgeworth Tavern Friday, Finn.

The Edwards Thursday, Treehouse Children, The People & Us, Thomas Macokatic. Friday, Audie. Saturday, The Dew Cats. Sunday, Holly Wilson.

Exchange Hotel Friday, 4 Letter Word.

Family Hotel Maitland Saturday, Rock Factor. Sunday, James Naldo.

Finnegans Friday, Bushin Behnes. Saturday, Luke La Beat.

FogHorn Brewhouse Saturday, Ryan Daley.

George Tavern Friday, Todd Schmoo. Saturday, Banddits.

Grain Store Saturday, Louie. Sunday, Tom Buckley.

Grand Hotel Tuesday, Jacob Neale Quartet.

Grand Junction Hotel Thursday, Skyscraper Stan. Friday, Sean McMahon & The Moonmen. Saturday, Chris Pickering Band. Sunday, The Lairs.

Great Northern Hotel Teralba Saturday, Darren Gould.

Greenroof Hotel Friday, Howard Shearman. Saturday, Jake Davey.

​Hamilton Station Hotel Thursday, Suburban Haze,Blue Velvet, Rachel Maria Cox. Saturday, Purenvy, Pawn Logic, The Grounds. Sunday, Good Grief, Boots Porter, Daniel Foster, Lachlan x Morris.

Harrigan’s Pokolbin Friday, Get Jiggy, Black Creek. Saturday, Misbehave. 

Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Love That Hat, Tre Soul. Saturday, Mark Wells Trio. Sunday, Mick Jones. Sunday, Frets With Benefits, Mick Jones.

Hotel Delany Friday, Surian, Tommy Gun. Saturday, Loose Bazooka.

Hotel Jesmond Friday, Ryan Daley.

Iron Horse Inn Saturday, Frick-n-Orson.

Jewells Tavern Saturday, Spank N The Monkey.

The Junction Hotel Friday, Aqwa. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood.

Kent Hotel Friday, Purple Rain. Saturday, Alias. Sunday, Christina Crofts Blues Band.

The Landing Saturday, James Osborn. Sunday, Melody Feder.

Lambton Park Hotel Friday, Little Cents.

Lass O’Gowrie Thursday, Creative Creatures. Friday, Bin Juice, Shirley Crescent Band, The Reveries. Saturday, Beach Street 5 ft. Nicholas Connors, Dan Southward, Ceilings, Main Guy & The Other Guys, The Dershwins, Family Dog, Jucy Lucy. Sunday, Jackson, Wysper, Adaptors.

Lizotte’s Thursday, Martha Wainwright (CAN), Oh Pep. Friday, Bloom Adele & Amy Songbook Tribute. Saturday, Holly Throsby, Shining Bird. 

Lochinvar Hotel Saturday, Sami.

Lucky Hotel Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Adrianna Mac. Sunday, Truman Smith.

Mark Hotel Saturday, Rubber Bullet. Sunday, Shivoo.

Mary Ellen Friday, The Smarts. Saturday, Misbehave. Sunday, Dean Kyrwood.

Maryland Tavern Friday, Gareth Hudson. Saturday, 2GoodReasons.

Mattara Hotel Friday, Melody Feder.

Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Mike Vee. Saturday, James Naldo. Sunday, Jerome.

Mavericks On Darby Friday, Arley Black. Saturday, Pistol Pete.

Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Friday, Love That Hat. Saturday, Big Night Out. Sunday, Grant Walmsley Duo.

Morrisset Country Club Saturday, Secret Society. Sunday, Darren Rolling Keys.

Murray’s Brewery Sunday, Pete Gelzinnis.

Nag’s Head Hotel Saturday, Kim & Mik.

Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, The Big Bang. Saturday, The Alchemists. Sunday, Bobby C.

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, Marissa +1.

Newcastle Jockey Club Friday, Todd Schmoo, Howard Shearman.

Newcastle Leagues Club – The Vault Saturday, Darkcell, Amelia Arsenic, Tensions Arise, From Love to Violence.

Northern Star Hotel Saturday, Josh Callaway.

Oriental Hotel Sunday, dave.

Potters Brewery Friday, Karen O’Shea.

The Pourhouse Saturday, Kelly Hope.

Premier Hotel Saturday, Jamie Martens. Sunday, Anthology.

Prince of Wales Hotel Friday, Brown Bear & Hooves. Saturday, Richard Walker.

Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Matt Meler. Saturday, Jake Davey, Alessandro. Sunday, Howard Shearman, Wharf Life.

Racecourse Hotel Saturday, Ashley Knight.

Raymond Terrace Bowling Club Sunday, Ashley Knight.

River Royal Inn Morpeth Saturday, Louis Burt.

Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Friday, Sundays Record. Saturday, Sun Hill Drive.

Royal Inn Waratah Friday, James Naldo.

Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Friday, Junior and Luana. Sunday, The Fruittrees.

Seabreeze Hotel Friday, The Way. Sunday, Tiali.

Seven Seas Hotel Saturday, Pete Hibbert.

Shortland Hotel Friday, Damien. Saturday, Mike Vee.

Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Two Left Feet. Saturday, At The Hop.

Souths Leagues Club Saturday, Troy Kemp.

Spinning Wheel Hotel Friday, Kim.

Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday, Red City, New Black Shades, Caveman. Saturday, Josh Needs.

Star Hotel Friday, DJ Benny B. Sunday, Steve Cowley & Friends.

Swansea Hotel Saturday, Mick Jones.

Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Duplexity.

Tattersalls Hotel Greta Sunday, Secret Society.

Tea Gardens Hotel Saturday, Brendan Murphy.

Telarah Bowling Club Sunday, Karen O’Shea.

Westfield Kotara Saturday, Hayden Johns, Beth Gleeson. Sunday, Tim Harding.

Wests Cardiff Saturday, The Years.

Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, Tre Soul. Saturday, The Sue & Mikey Show. Tuesday, Angamus.

West Wallsend Workers Club Friday, Triple Zero.

Wickham Park Hotel Thursday, Grant Walmsley Freebird Jam Night. Friday, Milestones. Saturday, Big Daddy’s Cajun Blues Party, The Fossicks. Sunday, Meags Hill, Steve Edmonds.

Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Michael Muchow. Sunday, Emily Smith.