5 Sawyers Thursday, Slapjack. Friday, CrocQ, DJ Perry Carter. Saturday, DJ Smashup.
529 Terrace Bar Friday, DJ Santiago.
Adamstown Uniting Church Friday, Newcastle Wind Orchestra.
Anna Bay Tavern Friday, The Way. Saturday, Bliss Bomb. Sunday, Kelly Hope.
Argenton Hotel Sunday, Junior & Luana.
Beach Hotel Friday, Jump. Saturday, Run For Cover. Sunday, The Col Tegg Experience.
The Beerhaus Saturday, Tyler John. Sunday, Karen O'Shea.
Bellbird Hotel Saturday, Troy Kemp.
Belmont 16s Friday, Blue Suede Boppers, Bobby C. Saturday, Anthology, Tim Harding.
Belmont Hotel Saturday, Kevin O'Hara. Sunday, Wayne Dufty.
Belmore Hotel Friday, Ian Munro. Saturday, The Radiators.
Bennett Hotel Friday, Allon.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, 24 Hours. Saturday, Code Red.
Blackbutt Hotel Friday, Hendo.
The Bradford Friday, Crawford Brothers. Saturday, Amigos.
Burwood Inn Friday, Ngariki. Saturday, The Andy Show.
Cambridge Hotel Thursday, Nautical Mile, Halfwait, Low-Key Affair, Capitol Affair. Friday, Wharves, Peach Fur, Kookshill. Saturday, San Cisco, Haircare (main room), These New South Whales, Raave Tapes, Arse, Publique. Sunday, Tiali Eliza, Cooks & Bakers, Foemen.
Cardiff RSL Club Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Boys Light Up/Oz Icons.
Carrington Bowling Club Friday,Instigators.Sunday, John Larder.
Catho Pub Sunday, Loose Bazooka.
Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows Friday, Kazzie Duo. Saturday, Love That Hat.
Central Leagues Club Friday, Hayden Johns. Saturday, Matt Semmens.
Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Jimeoin, Tim Usher. Saturday, The Gaudrys.
Civic Theatre Friday, Newcastle Dance Academy: A Celebration of Dance. Monday, Macquarie College: Woodface Reimagined.
Club Charlestown Friday, Cruzers. Saturday, Alias.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Sounds Of Sunday.
Colliery Inn Friday, Robbie T. Sunday, Jungle Kings.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Simon King.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Outerphase. Saturday, Kellie Cain.
Criterion Hotel Singleton Friday, Off//Beat.
Criterion Hotel Weston Saturday, So Fresh 90s Themed Party.
Croatian Wickham Sports Club Saturday, The Hamilton Alpine Club, Byren, Hazel Dazel, Clark Gormley, Songlarks. Sunday, Irish Seisin.
Customs House Friday, Tyler John. Sunday, Greg Bryce, Felix Quinn Band.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Bobby C.
Denman Hotel Sunday, Layth Gunn.
Duke Of Wellington Friday, Troy Kemp. Saturday, Jackson Broadway.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Thursday, Snowy Robson. Saturday, DJ Cotton.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Greg Bryce Band. Saturday, The Lamplighters. Sunday, ROX.
Easts Golf & Leisure Club Sunday, Donnie Soper.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, Dave Carter. Saturday, The Way.
Exchange Hotel Saturday, Steel City.
Family Hotel Maitland Friday, The Tantrums.
Family Hotel Newcastle Saturday, Mango Avenue, Megan Core.
Finnegans Saturday, Brynny.
Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, Phonic.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, Gasolene. Sunday, Maryanne Rex.
George Tavern Friday, Max Jackson. Saturday, Dos Eager.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Lollo Meier.
Grand Junction Hotel Friday, Flight To Dubai.
Great Northern Hotel Newcastle Friday, Tim Harding. Saturday, Adrianna Mac Duo.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Friday, Boney Rivers.
Gunyah Hotel Friday, Matt Wells. Saturday, Crawford Brothers. Sunday, Max Jackson.
Hamilton Station Hotel Thursday, Salad Boys (NZ), Lachlan X. Morris, Nude. Friday, Ill Natured, Sumeru, Tired Minds, The Chain, SUCC. Saturday, The Social Norm, Low-Key Affair, Onshore, Reborn Freedom. Sunday, Natalie Henry, Edda Srey, Katie Jayne.
Harrigan's Pokolbin Friday, Dos Eager. Saturday, Jayde Corner, Phonic. Sunday, Troy Kemp.
Hexham Bowling Club Thursday, Jimeoin. Saturday, The Blue Water Cowboys.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, CrocQ Duo. Saturday, Saving June.
Horse & Jockey Hotel Singleton Friday, Romney Watts.
Hotel Delany Saturday, Soundabout.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Soundabout.
Imperial Hotel Maitland Friday, The Andy Show. Saturday, Sun Hill Drive.
Imperial Hotel Singleton Saturday, Spin Gents.
Iron Horse Inn Saturday, Jesse Vee Duo.
Jewells Tavern Friday, Hey Poncho. Saturday, The Matchbox Tribute Show.
The Junction Hotel Friday, Matt Cross. Saturday, Ferris.
Kent Hotel Tuesday, Matt McLaren.
King Street Hotel Friday, Chumpion.
Kurri Kurri Bowling Club Saturday, Big Pete.
Lake Macquarie Hotel Friday, Mardmax.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Jessica Cain.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Friday, Chelsea Berman. Sunday, Andrew G.
Lakeside Village Tavern Saturday, 24 Hours.
Lass O'Gowrie Hotel Friday, Boneman, Sketchy Fancy, Tennyson King (CAN). Saturday, The Hedonists, Camino Gold, Byren Sawell, Saylor and The Flavor.
Lizotte's Friday-Saturday, Diesel, Lachlan Edwards. Sunday, Daniel Thompson's Johnny Cash Live (lunch), Stars (dinner).
Lochinvar Hotel Saturday, Karen O'Shea.
Lucky Hotel Friday, DJ Tone. Saturday, Marissa.
Mary Ellen Hotel Friday, Hornet. Saturday, Grant Walmsley Duo.
Maryland Tavern Saturday, 2GoodReasons.
Mattara Hotel Saturday, Jason Ray.
Mavericks On The Bay Thursday, Mick Jones. Friday, David McCredie. Saturday, Anthony Lee. Sunday, Matt McLaren.
Mavericks On Darby Saturday, Kristy James.
Mayfield Bowling Club Saturday, On and Ons, The Hurricanes, Sleepeaser, Ridgemont High.
Mayfield Ex-Services Thursday, Early Daze. Friday, Emily Smith. Saturday, Loko.
Mayfield Hotel Saturday, Sari Jade & Spike.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Friday, All Access 80s, DJ Angelo. Saturday, Overload, DJ 88. Sunday, Pete McCredie.
Murray's Brewery Saturday, Dean Kyrwood. Sunday, Michael Peter.
Nag's Head Hotel Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, Pap & That.
Nelson Bay Bowling Club Friday, Cotton Sax & Strings.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday, Beth Gleeson.
Newcastle Diggers Saturday, Jamie Martens.
Newcastle Jockey Club Sunday, Glen Harrison, Tyler John.
Newcastle Hotel Friday, Rave1004. Saturday, Slapjack, Spuz, Lili Crane, Torren Foot.
Northern Star Hotel Friday, Madelyn. Saturday, Nickerson.
Ocean View Hotel Friday, Exit Lane.
Oriental Hotel Sunday, Bodie.
Pedens Cessnock Saturday, Troy Kemp, The V-Dubs.
Pelican RSL Club Saturday, All Access 80s.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Karen O'Shea, Sari Jade & Spike. Saturday, Dream Catchers. Sunday, Chris Saxby.
Plough Inn Friday, Ryan Hemsworth.
Potters Brewery Friday, Glen Harrison.
Prince of Merewether Hotel Friday, Electric Love Affair. Saturday, Dank Hank & The Hot Ones. Sunday, So What Sunday Club.
Queens Wharf Hotel Thursday, Harbour Lounge. Friday, Phonic Trio, Zane Penn. Saturday, Gen-X, James Paul.
Quill & Compass Friday, Johniepee, Teasha Jackson, Aquinas.
Railway Hotel Cessnock Sunday, Code Red.
Roche Estate Saturday, Grapevine Gathering ft Two Door Cinema Club (UK), Flight Facilities, Crooked Colours, Mallrat, Jack River, Touch Sensitive, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Kira Puru, Lovebirds, Big Words, Arno Faraji.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Friday, Alias. Saturday, Anyerin Trio.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Brazilian Brothers.
Royal Inn Waratah Friday, Jacinta.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Sunday, Nick Read.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Pete McCredie.
Seabreeze Hotel Saturday, Rubber Bullet.
Shaft Tavern Friday, Jason Bone. Saturday, TK Vibez.
Shinnies Sunday, Southpaw.
Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, Brendan Watson. Saturday, Lisa Hunt. Sunday, Mick Jones.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Reg Sinclair. Saturday, Ryan Daley.
Singleton Diggers Saturday, Dreams - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Show.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Mark Lee. Saturday, Kristo & King.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday, Claude Hay. Saturday, Rogue Elements.
Stockton Bowling Club Saturday, Desperado - The Eagles Show.
Swansea-Belmont Surf Club Sunday, Nick Saxon.
Swansea Hotel Thursday, Kristy James. Friday, Steve Werren. Saturday, Rock Factor.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Paparazzi. Sunday, Kaylah Anne, Jayde Corner.
Swansea Workers Club Sunday, Ryan Hemsworth.
Sydney Junction Hotel Friday, Marissa. Saturday, New Black Shades.
Tattersalls Hotel Greta Saturday, Deborah Sinclair.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, Downtown. Saturday, Kelly Hope.
Toronto Hotel Sunday, Boney Rivers.
Toronto Workers Saturday, The Years.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Ryan Daley.
Vincent St Kitchen & Bar Cessnock Friday, Felix Quinn Duo. Saturday, City Beats Duo.
Wallsend Sporties Friday, Brendan Murphy.
Wangi Hotel Sunday, Ben Woodham.
Wangi Wangi RSL Club Friday, Danny Young Duo.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Kaylah Anne.
Warners Bay Hotel Saturday, MardMax Trio.
Westfield Kotara Friday, Megan Core, Emily Smith, DJ Perry Carter. Saturday, Oran Vir.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, Cruzers.
Wests City Friday, The Snape Trilogy. Saturday, Hayden Johns.
Wests Nelson Bay Friday, The Levymen. Saturday, Chad Shuttleworth Duo, The Way We Were - Barbra, Frank & Dean.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, The Smarts. Saturday, Iguana. Sunday, Jimeoin. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wickham Park Hotel Thursday, Jam @ The Wicko. Friday, Melbourne Street. Saturday, Knight Moves, The Ride Ons.
Windale-Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, Louis Burt.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Layth Gunn.
21 Bridges (MA) Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, a disgraced detective in the NYPD begins to undercover a massive conspiracy that links his fellow cops to a criminal empire and must decide who he is hunting and who is actually hunting him.
Arctic Justice (G) Swifty is a little fox with big dreams, working in the mail room of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service. When Swifty accidentally stumbles upon the hidden fortress of evil genius Otto Von Walrus, he enlists the help of his friends.
Charlie's Angels (M) Charlie's Angels have always provided security and investigative skills to private clients, and now the Townsend Agency has expanded internationally, with the smartest, most fearless, most highly trained women all over the globe.
Countdown (M) A young nurse downloads an app that claims to predict exactly when a person is going to die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
Blinded By The Light (PG) In 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher's Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.
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.
Fisherman's Friends (M) A fast-living, cynical London music executive heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen.
Ford v Ferrari (M) Visionary US car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
Frozen 2 (PG) Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom.
Joker (MA 15+) A failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and becomes a psychopathic murderer.
Judy (M) Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts. (Lake Cinema)
Knives Out (M) When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate.
Last Christmas (PG) Kate harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, another irritating consequence from her job as an elf in a year-round Christmas shop.
Martha: A Picture Story (M) In 1970s New York, photographer Martha Cooper captured some of the first images of graffiti at a time when the city had declared war it. Decades later, Cooper has become an influential godmother to a global movement of street artists.
Mrs Lowry & Son (PG) A portrait of the artist L.S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion.
Official Secrets (MA) The gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information.
Palm Beach (M) Lifelong friends reunite for a party at Sydney's Palm Beach.
Playing With Fire (PG) A crew of rugged fighters meet their match when attempting to rescue three rambunctious kids.
Real Film Festival 2019 Maitland Gaol Outdoor Cinema, November 29: Sanctuary The intimate story of Khaled, a young man struggling to hold onto his humanity as he searches 10 years, across four continents, for peace and freedom; Execution Island In February 2006, two Australians were convicted of drug smuggling in Indonesia and were sentenced to death by firing squad. During their nine years in prison, Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were rehabilitated and began many positive activities within the prison, such as mentoring other prisoners and helping to teach English. Myuran became an accomplished artist, while Andrew became an ordained minister and established a church inside the prison. Rev Christie Buckingham was Myuran's spiritual adviser. This is her eye witness account of a night that will not be forgotten.
Ride Like A Girl (PG) The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.
Rory's Way (M) When a rugged old Scotsman reluctantly moves in overseas with his estranged son in San Francisco, his life is altered through an unexpected romance and newly-found bond with his baby grandson.
Stephen King's Doctor Sleep (MA) Years following the events of The Shining, a now-adult Dan Torrence meets a young girl with similar powers as his and tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knots who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.
Terminator: Dark Fate (MA) Returning to the original premise of the first two Terminator films, where an unstoppable killing machine relentlessly pursues an unsuspecting human target in our contemporary world.
The Addams Family (PG) You may think your family is weird but the outlandish, bizarre, and completely iconic Addams Family, will have you thinking again.
The Keeper (M) The story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret, saw him rise from Nazi 'villain' to British hero.
Two Heads Creek (MA) A timid butcher and his drama-queen twin sister quit the hostile confines of post-Brexit Britain and adventure to Australia in search of their birth mother, but the seemingly tolerant townsfolk are hiding a dark, meaty secret.
2019 CONDA (City of Newcastle Drama Association) Awards An engaging mix of prize-giving and bright musical numbers. CONDA Inc, at the Starlight Room, Wests New Lambton (Newcastle). Saturday, at 7.30pm (sold out).
Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience The audience gets involved in this amusing dinner show drawn from the popular television comedy series Fawlty Towers. Lizotte's, Lambton. Monday, Tuesday (sold out), and Wednesday. Doors open 6pm, meal and show from 7pm. 4956 2066.
Letters to Lindy Alana Valentine's depiction of the true story of Lindy Chamberlain, who was charged with murdering her young daughter, but received support from people believing she was innocent. TAFE NSW Newcastle Regional Institute of Performing Arts, at the Civic Playhouse, Newcastle. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at 7.30pm. Free show, no booking needed.
Lily, the Felon's Daughter Tongue-in-cheek melodrama by Tom Taggart with a young girl having to deal with family criminal actions when she is attracted to a handsome young man. Maitland Repertory Theatre, at its theatre. Friday and Saturday, at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm, until December 15. 4931 2800.
Love, Life and Musicals and Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) Bright double bill of popular songs from musicals and Pietro Mascagni's one-act opera that tells of love, lust and vengeance in a Sicilian village. Opera Hunter and Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton. Nightly at 7.30pm from Wednesday to Saturday, December 7, plus a 1.30pm Saturday matinee. 4952 4958.
Miss Bennet: Christmas At Pemberley Four of the Bennet sisters from Pride and Prejudice are reunited for Christmas, but have things improved for them in the two years they have been apart? Comedy by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon. Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton. Friday, at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm (final shows). 4952 4958.
Mo Comedy in November 2019 Award-winning comedian Jason Starrett leads a showcase of Newcastle's comedic talent to raise money and awareness for Movember, a global charity that tackle's men's health issues. Lizotte's, Lambton. Thursday, dinner and show from 6pm; show only 8.30pm. 4956 2066.
Nick Tickle: Fairytale Detective A colourful investigator comes to Granny's aid when she can't tell favourite fairy tales because someone is stealing the magic beans and other props; comedy by Steph DeFerie with audience involvement. Young People's Theatre, at Young People's Theatre, Hamilton. Friday, Saturday at 2pm, Sunday at 1pm and 5.30pm. 4961 4895.
When the Leaves Fall Premiere of a new Australian play by teenagers about how they view themselves, adulthood and the strange help along the way. Tantrum Youth Arts, at the Tantrum Studio, Merewether. Friday, at 7.30pm, Saturday, at 2pm and 7.30pm, Sunday, at 5pm. 4929 7279.
The Wizard of Oz Retro Revised version of the first lively stage musical adaptation by L. Frank Baum of his novel about a girl flown over the rainbow by a fierce storm. Maitland Musical Society. Raymond Terrace Public School. Saturday, at 7pm, Sunday, at 1.30pm. maitlandmusicals.org.