5 Sawyers Thursday, Off The Record Feat. DJ Tone & Dan Phelan. Friday, DJ. Saturday, DJ Z4KLND. Sunday, Jerome Duo.
Anchorage Port Stephens Sunday, Lachlan Edwards.
Anna Bay Tavern Saturday, Outerphase. Sunday, Reggie Sinclair.
Argenton Hotel Friday, The New Cool Duo. Saturday, City Beats Duo. Sunday, Alias Duo.
Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Barracuda.
Avon Valley Inn Saturday, Fuelstar.
Bar On The Hill Friday, O Party ft Brody Lynch, Amos, Hoie, Gali.
Battlesticks Bar Thursday, Lachlan Edwards. Friday, Michael Peter. Saturday, Madelyn. Sunday, Dean Kyrwood.
Bay Hotel Bonnells Bay Saturday, Triple Zero.
Beach Hotel Saturday, The Black Sails. Sunday, Overload.
Bellbird Hotel Friday, Mardy Leith.
Belmont 16s Friday, Manpower Australia, Mr James Band, Duncan Woods. Saturday, Joel Oakhill, The Jungle Kings. Sunday, 2 Left Feet.
Belmont Hotel Friday, Mick Jones.
Belmore Hotel Friday, Jayde Corner. Saturday, XYZ.
Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, Shooting Molly. Saturday, Anthology. Sunday, Rave On.
Blackbutt Hotel Friday, Viagro.
Blueys Nelson Bay Saturday, Kelly Hope. Sunday, Justin Banks.
The Bradford Friday, Redline, Bliss Bomb. Saturday, Viagro.
Cambridge Hotel Friday, British India, Skylights, Nic The Poet. Saturday, Mosquito Coast, Coloursound. Sunday, The Sea Gypsies.
Cardiff RSL Club Friday, Anthony Lee.
Catho Pub Saturday, Justin Banks. Sunday, The Tantrums.
Caves Beach Hotel Friday, Felix Quinn Music Band.
Central Charlestown Leagues Club Friday, Anyerin. Saturday, Pete Gelzinnis.
Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Matt Gaudry, Megan Core. Saturday, Solid Gold Party Night with Dave Cochrane.
Charlestown Bowling Club Saturday, AA80s.
Chelmsford Hotel Saturday, Mulletfest 2019.
Clarendon Hotel Friday, Jake Davey.
Club Catalina Sunday, Jason Paris.
Club Kotara Saturday, Misbehave, Gen-R-8.
Club Lemon Tree Friday, Solid Gold Party. Saturday, Wayne Dufty.
Club Maitland City Friday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Club Macquarie Friday, Lady Gaga & Katy Perry Tribute.
Colliery Inn Friday, Greg Bryce. Sunday, Ben Travis.
Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Darren Rolling Keys.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Katie N Feff. Saturday, Russell Hull.
Crown & Anchor Hotel Saturday, Duncan Woods, DJ Justeez.
Customs House Friday, Kaylah Anne. Sunday, ROX, Get Jazzy.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Jessica Cain.
D’Albora Marina Friday, Glen Harrison. Sunday, Zane Penn.
Denman Hotel Sunday, Criag Thommo.
Doyalson RSL Friday, Slam Tango. Saturday, Village Idiots, Abbalanche.
Duke Of Wellington Friday, Brien McVernon. Saturday, Phonic Duo.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Friday, Hypnotik.
Easts Leisure & Golf Club Sunday, Jim Overend.
East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Snape Trilogy. Saturday, Alias. Sunday, Kevin O’Hara.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, Bat Out Of Hell – The Ultimate Meatloaf Tribute. Sunday, Kristy J.
Edgeworth Tavern Friday, The Leadbellies. Saturday, Bliss Bomb.
Exchange Hotel Friday, Disney Heroes and Villains Trivia. Saturday, Fyre Festival Newcastle.
Family Hotel Maitland Friday, Alias Duo.
Finnegans Saturday, Lionette, Holly J.
Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, Adrianna Mac.
Gateshead Tavern Friday, Pat Vs Cat. Sunday, Paparazzi.
George Tavern Friday, Jordan Fleming. Saturday, Kaylens Rain Trio.
Grain Store Sunday, JJ King.
Grand Hotel Friday, The Fighting Fish (album launch). Tuesday, Rambo.
Great Northern Hotel Newcastle Friday, Kazzie. Saturday, Mardmax.
Great Northern Hotel Teralba Friday, Darren.
Greenroof Hotel Thursday, Silent Cinema: The Princess Diaries.
Greta Workers Club Friday, The Way.
Gunyah Hotel Saturday, 24 Hours. Sunday, Dream Catchers.
Happy Wombat Friday, Big Dog Comedy.
Harrigans Friday, The V Dubs. Saturday, Michael Hawke, Usual Suspects. Sunday, The Levymen.
Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, The Levymen.
Hamilton Station Hotel Thursday, Minor Surgery, The Grounds. Friday, Snake Bite Whisky, Crosson, Black Whiskey, PurEnvY. Saturday, Rubbish Blokes, sleepeaser, Alter Ego, Mission: Banana.
Harrigan’s Pokolbin Friday, The V Dubs.
Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Vogue. Saturday, Prestige Inc. Sunday, Karen O’Shea.
Hope Estate Saturday, Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Horse and Jockey Hotel Singleton Friday, Sami.
Hotel Cessnock Friday, Four To The Floor. Saturday, All In Good Fun Karaoke.
Hotel Delany Friday, Ben Travis.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, Shivoo.
The Imperial Hotel Singleton Friday, Karaoke, DJ. Saturday, The Trade-Ins.
Iron Horse Inn Saturday, Smokin Rosie.
Jewells Tavern Friday, Counterpart. Saturday, The Snape Trilogy.
Kent Hotel Thursday, Karaoke. Friday, Overload. Saturday, Pocket Aces. Sunday, Giant Blues Band.
King Street Hotel Friday, Tyron Hapi.
Kurri Bowling Club Saturday, Darren.
Lake Macquarie Tavern Friday, Jessica Cain.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Friday, Maryanne Rex. Sunday, Murray Byfield.
Lambton Park Hotel Friday, 2 Shades Duo. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood. Sunday, Brien McVernon.
Lass O’Gowrie Friday, Tork. Saturday-Sunday, Cult Vibrations.
Lizotte’s Friday, Songs of the Sixties. Saturday, Christine Anu.
Lucky Hotel Sunday, Sunday Republic Season 6.
Mark Hotel Friday, Romney Watts.
Mary Ellen Friday, Front Cover Band. Saturday, Morning Glory.
Maryland Tavern Saturday, The V Dubs.
Mattara Hotel Saturday, Emily Smith.
Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Brendan Murphy. Saturday, Ashley Knight. Sunday, Mick Jones.
Mavericks On Darby Friday, Zane Penn. Saturday, Sari Jade & Spike.
Mex - Mayfield Ex Services Club Friday, Mark Lee. Saturday, Early Daze.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Thursday, Trivia. Friday, Steve Edmonds Band, DJ 88. Saturday, Felix Quinn Music Band, DJ Angelo. Sunday, Ashley Knight.
Morisset Country Club Sunday, Junior and Luana.
Muree Golf Club Friday, All In Good Fun Karaoke.
Murray’s Brewery Saturday, Amy Fredes. Sunday, TK.
Nag’s Head Hotel Friday, Mike Vee. Saturday, Pap & That.
Neath Hotel Saturday, Darren Rolling Keys.
Nelson Bay Bowling & Recreation Club Friday, Sisters From Different Misters.
Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, Phonic Trio. Saturday, The After Party Trio. Sunday, Jake Folbigg.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday, Hayden Johns.
Newcastle Airport Friday, Max Jackson.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, Daniel Arvidson.
Newcastle Entertainment Centre Thursday, Daniel O’Donnell, Mary Duff.
Newcastle Hotel Saturday, Linda Marigliano.
Northern Star Hotel Friday, Dean Kyrwood, Mark Wood. Saturday, Nano, Nick Saxby, Brent Murphy, Brendan Murphy.
Paxton Bowling Club Saturday, Karen O’Shea.
Pedens Cessnock Saturday, Karen O’Shea.
Pelican RSL Club Friday, Leeroy and the Rats. Sunday, Todd Schmoo.
Pippis At The Point Friday, Sari Jade & Spike; Pete McCredie. Saturday, Hi-Fi Days. Sunday, Matt McLaren, Sundays Record.
Potters Brewery Friday, Joel Procter.
Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, The Rumour Trio. Saturday, Zac & George Trio. Sunday, Hornet, Wharf Life.
Quill & Compass Sunday, Sunday Jazz Jam.
Royal Crown Hotel Sunday, Retro Reels: Pointbreak.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Friday, The Search Party. Saturday, Project X.
Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Katie N Feff.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Saturday, Jackson Halliday. Sunday, Romney Watts.
Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Jamie Martens.
Seabreeze Hotel Friday, Gen-X. Saturday, Stiletto. Sunday, Jon Matthews.
Shaft Tavern Friday, Chris Saxby.
Shed Akuna Bay Sunday, Stu Morrison.
Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, Madelyn. Saturday, Four To The Floor, Austin Mackay. Sunday, Knight Moves, Casey Bellamy.
Shenanigans at the Imperial Friday, Jake Folbigg. Saturday, 2GoodReasons.
Shortland Hotel Friday, Kristy J. Saturday, Mick Jones.
Singleton Diggers Saturday, The Bee Gees Show.
Soldiers Point Bowling Club Friday, Phil McKnight. Saturday, The Hitpit.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday, Lachlan X. Morris, Fukushima Death Fish. Saturday, Matty T Wall. Sunday, The Bushwackers.
Star Hotel Friday, Tom Blake Duo. Saturday, Cal Miner Duo. Sunday, Jazz In The Lane.
Stockton Centre Friday, Karen O’Shea.
Stockton RSL Club Saturday, David MacMaster.
Swansea Hotel Friday, Craig Thommo. Saturday, Zane Penn Duo. Sunday, Grant Walmsley & Friends.
Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Kristo and King. Sunday, Pete McCredie.
Sydney Junction Hotel Friday, The Rattle, Any Excuse. Saturday, The 3. Sunday, Rubber Bullet.
Swansea Workers Club Friday, Cocktails and Karaoke. Saturday, Peter Stefanson. Sunday, Deborah Sinclair.
Tea Gardens Hotel Saturday, Boney Rivers.
Tilligerry RSL Friday, 2 Left Feet. Saturday, Chris Unicomb.
Toronto Hotel Friday, Grant Walmsley & Friends. Sunday, Tailgate Drive.
Toronto Workers Saturday, Amigos.
Town Hall Hotel Saturday, You’re The Star Karaoke.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Ryan Daley. Sunday, Anyerin.
Vincent St Kitchen & Bar Cessnock Friday, The Levymen. Saturday, Got It Covered. Sunday, David McCredie.
Wangi Hotel Sunday, Nick Read.
Warners Bay Hotel Saturday, Lies and Destruction – The Ultimate Guns N Rose Tribute.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Beau Hatch. Saturday, Kristy J Duo.
Wests Cardiff Saturday, Cruzers.
Wests City – NEX Saturday, The Gleesons.
Wests New Lambton Thursday, Angamus. Friday, Misbehave. Saturday, The Big Bang. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wickham Park Hotel Friday, One World. Saturday, Rockabilly Festival. Sunday, Greg Bryce Solo, Fish Fry.
Windsor Castle Hotel Saturday, Jake Folbigg.
Hot Mikado Bright reworking, set in the 1940s, of the amusing classic Gilbert and Sullivan operetta about a ruler’s son seeking a wife. Lindsay Street Players and Young People’s Theatre, at Young People’s Theatre, Hamilton. Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7pm (final shows). 4961 4895.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream The Bard’s amusing comedy, about humans and fairies fighting to establish their positions before marrying. Shakespeare in the Vines, presented by Essential Theatre, at Calais Estate, Pokolbin. Saturday, at 6pm. 4998 7654.
RAW Comedy 2019 Hunter people with an eye to becoming stand-up comedians show their skills as writers and performers in the hope of getting into the Melbourne Comedy Festival. Presented by Melbourne Comedy Festival, at the Civic Playhouse, Newcastle. Friday, at 8pm. 4929 1977.
The Sapphires The true story of four young Aboriginal country-music-singing women who formed the title band to entertain Australian troops fighting in Vietnam; bright musical. Christine Harris & HIT Productions, at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre. Tuesday, at 8pm. 4993 4266.
Showstoppers - Standing Ovation A lively mix of Broadway and London West End musical show numbers. Maitland Musical Society. Hawks Nest Community Centre, Saturday, at 7.30pm, and Sunday, at 1.30pm. 0434 799 343.
Strictly Murder A man with many secrets increasingly faces demands from his female partner and officials who are investigating him; drama by Brian Clemens. Maitland Repertory Theatre, at its theatre. Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm (final shows). 4931 2800.
Alita: Battle Angel (M) From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) comes an epic adventure of hope and empowerment. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognise, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate doctor who realises that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.
A Star Is Born (M) A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Aquaman (M) When Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, he must step forward to lead his people.
Ben Is Back (M) Ben Burns returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve. Ben’s wary mother Holly Burns welcomes her beloved son’s return, but soon learns he is still very much in harm’s way.
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.
Cold Pursuit (MA 15+) Kehoe is a glitzy ski resort in the Rocky Mountains. The local police aren’t used to much action until the son of unassuming town snowplough driver, Nels Coxman (Liam Neeson), is murdered at the order of Viking (Tom Bateman), a flamboyant drug lord. Fueled by rage and armed with heavy machinery, Nels sets out to dismantle the cartel one man at a time.
Escape Room (M) A psychological thriller about six strangers who find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to find the clues or die.
Glass (M) Following the conclusion of Split, Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.
Green Book (M) The story of a working-class Italian-American bouncer who takes on a job as a chauffeur for a highly-educated African-American classical pianist. The mismatched pair embark on a two-month tour of concert venues in the racially-charged south. (Lake Cinema)
Happy Death Day 2 U (M) Two years after the events of the first film, Tree Gelbman re-enters the time loop to determine why she was entered into it in the first place. She must also face a revenge-seeking Lori, who has been resurrected by the power of the time loop.
Hit and Run Squad (M) Eun Shi-Yeon (Kong Hyo-Jin) is a police lieutenant who is demoted to a hit-and-run investigation team from the regional investigation unit at the National Police Agency.
Instant Family (PG) When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight. (Lake Cinema)
It’s The Law (M) In a Sicilian town plagued by countless problems provoked by a rampant dishonesty, the inhabitants elect a mayor which promises order and legality. But the truth is that the town is corrupted and dishonest beyond redemption.
Lords of Chaos (R18+) A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a violent outcome.
Mary Poppins Returns (G) In depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins are a personal loss.
Mary Queen Of Scots (MA) Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I.
Night Is Short, Walk On Girl (M) Down the rabbit hole for a night on the town, The Black-Haired Girl (Kana Hanazawa) meets new friends who show her an unexpected side of Kyoto’s nightlife.
On The Basis of Sex (M) The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and what she had to overcome in order to become a US Supreme Court Justice.
Ralph Breaks The Internet (PG) Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope travel to the internet in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s video game, Sugar Rush.
Stan & Ollie (PG) Laurel & Hardy, one of the world’s great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future.
Storm Boy (M) Kingley recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Their remarkable adventures and very special bond has a profound effect on all their lives.
The Children Act (M) In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family’s refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
The Gandhi Murder (MA) A conspiracy theory period film based on true events, that led to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Kid Who Would Be King (PG) Alex (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur.
The Old Man & The Gun (M) The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists.
The Mule (MA) A 90-year-old horticulturist and WWII veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.
Total Dhamaal (CTC) After Guddu and Jonny, small-time conmen, get double-crossed by their own colleague, Daddu starts a mad crazy adventure. The third instalment of the Dhamaal film series.
Vice (M) George W. Bush wins the 2000 election, but it’s Cheney who quietly takes charge, wielding his newfound power as vice president to reshape the country and the world – with lasting consequences. (Lake Cinema)
Vox Lux (CTC) Celeste (Raffey Cassidy) is a teenage music prodigy whose talent shines through during a memorial service when she sings a song that touches the hearts of the mourners. Guided by her sister (Stacy Martin) and a talent manager (Jude Law), Celeste becomes a new kind of celebrity.
What Men Want (M) A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear their thoughts.