Gig guide: where the bands are playing in Newcastle and the Hunter

TRATAKA: Will play at the Metropolitan Hotel on Friday.
TRATAKA: Will play at the Metropolitan Hotel on Friday.

5 Sawyers Saturday, DJ Lionette. Sunday, Jerome.

Anna Bay Tavern Saturday, Purple Hearts.

Argyle House Saturday, Throwbacks.

Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Outerphase.

Bar Petite Friday, CrocQ. Saturday, Aaron Hood.

Battlesticks Bar  Friday, Entity aka Eddy Tolhurst. Saturday, Little Cents. Sunday, Nick Connors.

Beach Hotel Friday, Battle Of The Bands. Sunday, Misbehave.

Bellbird Hotel Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth.

Belmont Hotel Saturday, X&Y Duo. Sunday, Chris Saxby.

Belmore Hotel Saturday, Xyz.

Belmont 16s Friday, Bobby C, Rockin’ Eddie Band. Saturday, Cruzers, Michael Muchow. Sunday, Klassic Blak.

Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, 24 Hours. Saturday, Motown Magic. Sunday, Red Dirt Country Band.

The Bradford Friday, Jackson Broadway. Saturday, Duplexity.

Burwood Inn Friday, Ngariki. Saturday, DJ Surian.

Cambridge Hotel Friday, The Gooch Palms, Pist Idiots (Glasshouse), These New South Whales, PALS, treasuretroves (warehouse). Saturday, Craze ft. Seek N Destroy, Amy-Jane Brand. Sunday, Paper Thin, Self Talk, Safe Hands.

Catho Pub Saturday, Shawn Lidster. Sunday, Crawfish Stew Band.

Caves Beachside Hotel Saturday, Frank Sultana and the Sinister Kids.

Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Beth Gleeson. Saturday, Rendezvous. 

Charlestown Bowling Club Friday, The DuoTones.

Civic Theatre Saturday, Status Quo (UK), Travis Collins. Wednesday, Beatlemania On Tour.

Clarendon Hotel Friday, Karen O’Shea. Saturday, Phil McKnight.

Club Kotara Friday, Daniel Arvidson. Saturday, Love That Hat.

Club Lemon Tree Friday, Dream Catchers. Saturday, Kristy James.

Club Maitland City Friday, Steve Werren.

Colliery Inn Friday, Zane Penn.

Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Lennie Live.

Criterion Hotel Carrington Sunday, Pete Gelzinnis.

Criterion Hotel Weston Saturday, Dos Eager.

Customs House Friday, Lauren Arms. Saturday, Ben Travis. Sunday, Arley Black, Sunset Club.

Cypress Lakes Friday, Adam Miller. Saturday, Matt Gaudry.

Denman Hotel Sunday, Brendan Watson.

Duke Of Wellington Friday, Dave Carter. Saturday, The DuoTones.

East Cessnock Bowling Club Saturday, Paul Watters. Sunday, Snowy Robson, Wayne Rogers, About Face.

East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, 4 Letter Word. Saturday, Shooting Molly. Sunday, Zane Penn.

East's Leisure & Golf Club Saturday, Joel Oakhill.

The Edwards Friday, Young Folks.

Exchange Hotel Saturday, D.Love.

Finnegans Saturday, Kidd Kaos & Lannon.

FogHorn Brewhouse Friday, Anyerin. Saturday, Tim Harding.

Gateshead Tavern Friday, Pete Gilchrist. Sunday, Twangsters.

George Tavern Friday, Tyler John. Saturday, The De Lisle Project.

Grand Junction Hotel Saturday, Kate Oliver, Gleny Rae Virus, Rob Luckey & The Lucky Bastards.

Greenroof Hotel Friday, Dean Kyrwood.

Gunyah Hotel Saturday, 4 Letter Word. Sunday, Catfish Soup.

Harrigan’s Pokolbin Friday, Project X. Saturday, John Larder, Gen-X. Sunday, Grant Walmsley & Friends.

Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, 2GoodReasons.

Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Tre Soul. Saturday, The Big Bang. Sunday, Mick Jones, CrocQ.

Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Pete Gelzinnis.

Hotel Delany Friday, Dos Eager. Saturday, Evergreen.

Hotel Jesmond Friday, Oversteer.

Jewells Tavern Saturday, The Blues Rattlers, Steve Edmonds Band, Jungle Kings.

The Junction Hotel Friday, Max Jackson. Saturday, Marissa.

Kent Hotel Friday, Overload. Saturday, Loose Bazooka. Sunday, Voodoo Express.

Lakeside Village Tavern Saturday, Viagro.

Lambton Park Hotel Friday, Grant Walmsley Freebird Duo Unplugged.

Lass O’Gowrie Friday, The Mis-made, Kvlts of Vice, Particles. Saturday, Mar Haze, Wolves In Fashion, D’yer Ma’ker, Slim Customers, The Marquis, Zen Haircuts, Wilson & The Castaways, Underachiever, Ill Sylvester. 

Lizotte’s Saturday, Casey Donovan, Sienna Lace, Paris Grace. Sunday, The Edith Piaf Story. 

Lochinvar Hotel Saturday, Scully.

Lucky Hotel Friday, Jerome. Saturday, Howie & Alex. Sunday, The Gleesons.

Mark Hotel Friday, Mike Vee. Saturday, Dr Zoom. Sunday, Anthology.

Mary Ellen Friday, Banddits. Saturday, Misbehave. Sunday, Jason Bone.

Maryland Tavern Saturday, The Remedy.

Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Robbie T. Sunday, Greg Bryce.

Mavericks On Darby Friday, Mardy Leith. Saturday, Jackson Halliday.

Mayfield Ex-Services Friday, Mark Lee. Saturday, Loko.

Metropolitan Hotel Hotel Friday, Trataka. Saturday, One World.

Muree Golf Club Friday, Brett O’Malley.

Murray’s Brewery Sunday, Jim Overend.

Nag’s Head Hotel Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Anthony Lee.

Neath Hotel Saturday, Witchery.

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Friday, Tom Christie. Sunday, Mark Wells.

Northern Star Hotel Friday, Fool On A Stool. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood.

Oceanview Hotel Friday, Paparazzi.

Pedens Cessnock Friday, Chris Unicomb. Saturday, The V Dubs.

Pippis At The Point Friday, Chad Shuttleworth, Joel Oakhill. Saturday, Mardmax. Sunday, Bonny Rai.

Potters Brewery Friday, Kaylah Anne. Saturday, Logan.

Premier Hotel Saturday, Secret Society. Sunday, Milestones.

Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Megan Core, Paperboy. Saturday, Matt Semmens, Kim & Mik. Sunday, Love That Hat.

Raymond Terrace Bowling Club Sunday, Kaylah Anne.

Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Friday, Hummingbirds.

Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Kellie Cain.

Seabreeze Hotel Sunday, Georgina Grimshaw.

Shenanigans at the Imperial Friday, Codi Kaye. Saturday, Fool On A Stool. Sunday, Jye Sharp.

Shortland Hotel Friday, Russell Snape. Saturday, Jon Matthews.

Small Ballroom Friday, Peter Bibby, Nicholas Connors.

Snake Gully Hotel Saturday, Steel City.

South Newcastle Leagues Club Saturday, Arley Black.

Spinning Wheel Hotel Friday, Pistol Pete.

Stag and Hunter Hotel  Friday, Kate Oliver, Gleny Rae Virus, Rob Luckey & The Lucky Bastards. Saturday, Josh Needs. 

Station Hotel Kurri Kurri Saturday, Extreme Mobile Entertainment.

Stockton RSL Club Saturday, Wayne & The Wanderers.

Town Hall Hotel Saturday, Brendan Murphy.

Victoria Hotel Hinton Friday, Kevin O’Hara. Saturday, Pistol Pete.

Wangi Hotel Saturday, Bob Allan. Sunday, Daxton Monaghan.

Warners At The Bay Friday, Ben Travis. Saturday, All Access 80s.

Westfield Kotara Saturday, Melody Feder.

Weston Workers Saturday, Mark Lee.

Wests New Lambton Friday, Mark Wells Duo. Saturday, Big Night Out. Tuesday, Angamus.

Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Bobby C.