5 Sawyers Friday, AK Morris. Saturday, DJ Urby. Sunday, Prestige Inc.
48 Watt Street Friday, Dan Southward, James Thomson.
Anchorage Port Stephens Sunday, Lachlan Edwards.
Anna Bay Tavern Saturday, Craig Thomson Duo. Sunday, Jamie Martens.
Argenton Hotel Friday, Shaka. Saturday, Kevin O'Hara. Sunday, Sundays Record Duo.
Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Smokin Rosie.
Avon Valley Inn Saturday, Secret Society.
Bar Petite Friday, Holly Mae. Saturday, Michael Peter. Sunday, Jerome.
Battlesticks Bar Thursday, Connor Wink. Friday, Little Cents. Saturday, Greg McKew. Sunday, Trakk 2.
Bay Hotel Bonnells Bay Sunday, Troy Kemp.
Belmont 16s Friday, Midnight Drifters, Anyerin. Saturday, Cruzers, Karen O’Shea. Sunday, Bloom.
Belmont Hotel Friday, Thunderstruck Live – AC/DC tribute.
Belmore Hotel Saturday, Project X.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, Shivoo. Saturday, Solid Gold Party.
Blackbutt Hotel Friday, The Bad and The Ugly.
The Bradford Friday, Jackson Broadway. Saturday, The Search Party. Sunday, Dan Killen.
Bulahdelah Bowling Club Saturday, Chris Unicomb.
Burwood Inn Friday, Nathan Lo Monaco.
Cambridge Hotel Thursday, Holy Holy, Clews, San Mei (glass house), Mezko, Vowws, e4444e (warehouse). Friday, Mi-Sex (glasshouse), Split Feed, Jacob, Zen Haircuts, Indigo Bloom, GEL (warehouse). Saturday, CRAZE ft. Oski, Eclipse, Seiren, Ben Suthern, Daniel Hallet. Sunday, Mane, Pinkish Blu.
Cardiff RSL Club Friday, ROX.
Carrington Bowling Club Saturday, Huckleberry, The Buzzard Mix, Connor Wink.
Catho Pub Saturday, James Naldo. Sunday, Ash Mountain.
Caves Beachside Hotel Friday, Paparazzi.
Central Charlestown Leagues Club Friday, Beth Gleeson. Saturday, Jake Folbigg.
Central Hotel Stroud Saturday, Paula & Owen.
Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Hayden Johns. Saturday, Marissa +1.
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre Thursday, Simple Dreams: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt.
Charlestown Bowling Club Friday, Gen-X. Saturday, V-Dubs.
Civic Theatre Friday, RocKwiz Revue. Saturday, Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio.
Clarendon Hotel Friday, Kaylah Anne.
Club Catalina Friday, Loose Bazooka.
Club Kotara Saturday, Loko.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Zane Penn Duo. Saturday, Jim Overend.
Club Macquarie Sunday, ROX.
Club Maitland City Friday, Solid Gold Party.
Colliery Inn Friday, Greg Bryce. Sunday, Matt McLaren.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Chris Unicomb.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, James Naldo. Saturday, Jackson Broadway.
Crown & Anchor Hotel Saturday, Deejay Tone. Saturday, Max Jackson.
Customs House Friday, Georgina Grimshaw. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Cypress Lakes Friday, The Andy Show. Saturday, Bobby C.
D'Albora Marina Sunday, Todd Schmoo.
Denman Hotel Sunday, Darren Rolling Keys.
The Drovers Camp Branxton Saturday, 2018 Country At The Camp ft. Travis Collins, Hurricane Fall, Jody Direen, Outlaw Avenue, Jade Holland, Josh Setterfield, Finnian Johnson, Maddi Lyn, Abbie Ferris, Chelsea Berman.
Duke Of Wellington Friday, Troy Kemp. Sunday, Zane Penn.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Thursday, Snowy Robson. Saturday, Hendo.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Anthology. Saturday, Big Night Out. Sunday, Andrew G.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, Grant Walmsley Friends, Dirty Deeds AC/DC tribute.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, Amigos. Saturday, Outerphase.
Exchange Hotel Saturday, Hummingbirds. Sunday, Loko.
Family Hotel Maitland Friday, Todd Stewart Duo. Saturday, Spank N The Monkey.
Finnegans Saturday, Steve Zappa & Lionette.
Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, Pap & That.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, Allstar. Sunday, Arcane.
George Tavern Friday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, Katie & Feff.
Grain Store Sunday, J.J King.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, Midnight Menagerie.
Grand Junction Hotel Friday, The Autumn Hearts, Magic Carpet. Sunday, Ngariki.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Friday, Mardy Leith.
Gunyah Hotel Saturday, Overload. Sunday, V-Dubs.
Hamilton Station Hotel Friday, The Lifelike Project, Hatakaze, Maverick. Saturday, Eviscerate The Crown, Silence The Unknown.
Harrigan’s Pokolbin Friday, The Core. Saturday, Kellie Cain, Loose Bazooka. Sunday, Kristy James.
Hexham Bowling Club Friday, Ed Sheeran Tribute Show. Saturday, The Snape Trilogy.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, The Search Party. Saturday, Prestige Inc. Sunday, Karen O'Shea.
Horse & Jockey Hotel Singleton Friday, Sami.
Hotel Cessnock Friday, Shawn Lidster. Saturday, Slam Tango.
Hotel Delany Saturday, Phonic.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, The DuoTones.
Imperial Hotel Singleton Saturday, The Leadbellies.
Iron Horse Inn Saturday, A Tribute To Pearl Jam and Powderfinger.
Jewells Tavern Friday, Misbehave. Saturday, Jarred Taylor, The Jungle Kings, Colt Seavers Band.
Kent Hotel Friday, Project X. Saturday, Misbehave. Sunday, Greg Bryce Blues Band.
King Street Hotel Friday, Deandee, Soul T, Gillies, Linxar, Lucid. Saturday, Jaysounds.
Kurri Bowling Club Saturday, Darren Gould.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Megan Core.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Friday, Andrew G.
Lakeside Village Tavern Saturday, Viagro.
Lambton Park Hotel Friday, Kellie Cain. Saturday, Little Cents. Sunday, Holly Mae.
Lass O’Gowrie Friday, Aberration, The Motherlode, Chicko Roll Models.
Lizotte’s Thursday, Mike Love (US). Friday, Thirsty Merc, Owen Campbell. Saturday, Adam Harvey, Judah Kelly. Sunday, Josh Smith (US), Simon Kiney Lewis (dinner), Sam Reynolds & Co (lunch).
Lochinvar Hotel Saturday, James Naldo.
Lucky Hotel Friday, Bobby C. Saturday, Brown Bear & Hooves. Sunday, Sunday Republic.
Mark Hotel Friday, Murray Byfield.
Mary Ellen Hotel Friday, Love That Hat. Saturday, Rocket.
Maryland Tavern Saturday, Grant Walmsley Duo.
Mattara Hotel Saturday, Emily Smith.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Pistol Pete. Saturday, Anthony Lee. Sunday, Matty G.
Mavericks On Darby Friday, Pete McCredie. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood.
Mayfield Ex-Services Friday, Russell Hull. Saturday, Early Daze.
Metropolitan Hotel Saturday, Amigoes.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Friday, Sundays Record, Legends of Rock’n’Roll. Saturday, Love That Hat. Sunday, Max Jackson.
Morisset Country Club Sunday, Russell Hull.
Murray’s Brewery Saturday, The Curlies, Craig Thomson. Sunday, Brien McVernon.
Nag’s Head Hotel Friday, Ryan Daley. Saturday, Chris Saxby.
Neath Hotel Saturday, 2GoodReasons.
Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, Jade Holland Trio. Saturday, Ed Sheeran tribute, Hornet. Sunday, Marissa.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday, Daniel Arvidson.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, Jake Folbigg.
Newcastle Jockey Club Sunday, Pete McCredie.
Newcastle Entertainment Centre Sunday, Bill Bailey (UK).
Newcastle Hotel Friday, Made By Tsuki. Saturday, Kilter, Kota Banks, Hi Life, Luen.
Northern Star Hotel Friday, Josh Callaway. Friday, Jess Vee. Saturday, TK.
Pippis At The Point Sunday, Lauren Arms.
Plough Inn Friday, Jason Ray.
Potters Brewery Friday, Max Jackson.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, The Rattle, Pete Gelzinnis. Saturday, Anyerin Trio, Matt Semmens. Sunday, Mark Wells Trio.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Friday, XYZ. Saturday, The After Party.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, The Way.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Friday, Bernie. Sunday, The Leadbellies.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Zane Penn.
Shenanigans at the Imperial Friday, Emily Smith. Saturday, Arcane Duo.
Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, Greg McKew. Saturday, Austin Mackay. Sunday, Danny & Jake.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Russell Snape. Saturday, Brendan Murphy.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Paul Watters. Saturday, In Cliff’s Shadow – A tribute to Cliff Richard & The Shadows.
Spinning Wheel Hotel Friday, Karen O'Shea.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday, Hermitage Green. Saturday, Glydd, Skinny & Awkward, Byren.
Stockton Bowling Club Friday, Purple Hearts. Saturday, DJ Symon. Sunday, Greg Bryce.
Stockton RSL Club Saturday, Johnny & The Easyriders.
Swansea Hotel Friday, Michael Bryers. Saturday, Kristy James. Sunday, Mardmax.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, The Bad and The Ugly.
Swansea-Belmont Surf Life Saving Club Sunday, Kylie Jane Duo.
Swansea Workers Club Friday, Hummdinger. Saturday, Kelly Hope. Sunday, Robbie Urquhart.
Tea Gardens Country Club Saturday, Cover Girls.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, Jamie Martens Duo. Saturday, Peter Hibbert.
Toronto Diggers Friday, Reg Sinclair. Saturday, John Noble.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Redline. Saturday, Bonny Rai.
Toronto Workers Saturday, Andy & The Cruisers.
Town Hall Hotel Saturday, Michael Bryers.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Boney Rivers. Sunday, Beau Hatch.
Wallsend Sporties Friday, Phil McKnight.
Wangi Hotel Sunday, Lee Rolfe.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Brien McVernon. Saturday, The Remedy. Sunday, Zane Penn.
Warners Bay Foreshore Friday, The Way.
Weston Workers Saturday, 60s Mania - British Explosion.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, The Best of the Bee Gees, Phonic Trio. Saturday, Iguana. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wests NEX Saturday, The Levymen.
Wickham Park Hotel Thursday, Grant Walmsley Jam Night. Friday, Red City. Saturday, Sunhill Drive, Yes Commissioner. Sunday, Kellie Cain, Floyd Vincent & The Temple Dogs.
Windale Gateshead Bowling Club Friday, Busta Thong. Saturday, Bodyheat.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Megan Core.
A Star Is Born (M) A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a spiral.
Bohemian Rhapsody (M) A celebration of Queen, their music and their lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes to become one of the world’s best entertainers.
Boy Erased (MA) The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program.
Burn The Stage – The Movie (G) The biggest boy band today go on tour and speak candidly in never-before-seen interviews, giving fans an unprecedented glimpse into their lives and an opportunity for everyone to celebrate together in movie theatres worldwide.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (M) Making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.
First Man (M) A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. (Regal)
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (PG) Halloween comes to life in a brand-new, family adventure comedy based on R.L. Stine’s 400-million-selling series of books.
Halloween (MA) Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
Hunter Killer (MA) An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Ladies In Black (PG) Set in the summer of 1959, when the impact of European migration and the rise of women’s liberation is about to change Australia forever, a shy schoolgirl takes a summer job at the prestigious Sydney department store, Goode’s.
Patrick (PG) Sarah is a young woman whose life is in a bit of a mess. The last thing she needs is someone else to look after. Yet, like it or not, her Grandmother has bequeathed her a very spoiled pug, Patrick.
Spitfire (PG) The story of the fighter plane and pilots that helped win the Battle of Britain in World War II.
The Girl in the Spider’s Web (MA) Computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist are caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt officials.
The Grinch (G) A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
The House with a Clock in Its Walls (PG) This magical adventure tells the tale of 10-year-old Lewis, an orphan who is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky old house.
The Old Man & The Gun (M) At the age of 70, career robber Forrest Tucker embarks on a string of bank robberies that confound the authorities and enchant the public.
Wheely (G) After a really bad crash, Wheely was demoted from a rookie racer to a downtown cabbie with a mountain of debt and a bruised ego.
Widows (CTC) Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
9 to 5 The Musical Three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with their sexist and hypocritical boss; musical with jubilant songs by Dolly Parton. Theatre on Brunker, at St Stephen’s Hall, Adamstown. Friday and Saturday at 7pm, dinner and show at 7pm, show only 8pm; Sunday, November 18, at 2pm, show only. Ends November 24.
Aftermath The Hunter Drama Actors Company take audience members on a journey through moments that connect all of us: love and loss, achievement and hardship, family and friendship. The Young Actors Development Centre, Broadmeadow. Friday and Saturday, at 7pm, until November 24.
Harvey A heavily drinking man’s best friend, a six-foot tall invisible rabbit (the title character), helps to resolve people’s problems; comedy by Mary Chase. Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm, until November 24, plus 2pm on Saturday.
Hissyfest 2018: 2300 10 short plays developed by Tantrum Youth Arts members and associates, that do with interesting things with the title’s Newcastle post code. Civic Playhouse, Newcastle. Friday, at 8pm, and Saturday, at 2pm and 8pm.
Little Shop of Horrors A florist’s assistant saves the business from closure and attracts his female co-worker when he finds a blood-drinking plant; a bright and lively musical. WEA Academy of Creative Arts, at the CAS (Creative Arts Space) Theatre, Hamilton. Friday at 7.30pm and Saturday at 1.30pm and 7.30pm, until November 24; plus a 7.30pm show on Wednesday, November 21.
RocKwiz Revue 2018 An amusing revue, headlined by Julia Zemiro and other members of the popular television show, plus the RocKwiz orchestra. Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Friday, at 8pm.
The Sculpture Garden An estranged couple and other family members are brought together by unexpected arrivals and the actions of strangers; premiere of a new play by Australian writer Noel Hodda. Valley Artists, at Laguna Hall. Nightly at 8pm, until Saturday.
Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? A teenage boy gets caught up in gang warfare and encounters talking animals and an attractive girl from a rival gang as he treks through Stab City; a dark and amusing contemporary fairy tale. Hunter School of the Performing Arts, at the Hunter Theatre, Broadmeadow. Friday at 11.30am and 7.30pm, Saturday at 7.30pm.