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  Highlight Gig
  Thursday
  17th August

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


  LOUD LOVE:
  A Suicide and Depession Awareness Event
  
(with all profits going to Lifeline)

   Featuring some of Newcastle’s best musicians performing
  the music of Chris Cornell (Soundgarden/Audioslave),
   Layne Staley (Alice In Chains/Mad Season),
  Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) and Scott Weiland
  (Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver) - live and loud.

  The Band:
   Paul Coxon, Ross Flynn, Chris Hamall,
   Ken Jewell, Chris Lloyd, Justin Ngariki,
   Lee Rolfe, Kane Starkey & Amy Visser.
   Special guests: Viagro




  Thursday
  17th August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Open Mic Night

  Thursday
  17th August

  Wickham Park
  Hotel
  

  61 Maitland Road
  Islington

  Front Bar 9pm: Grant Walmsley Freebird Jam Night

  Friday
  18th August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Underachiever (Newcastle Indie Punk)
   + Capes (Canberra Indie, Punk, Rock)
   + Royal Chant (Sydney Garage/Rock/Alt/Indie)



  Friday
  18th August

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: Loko

  Friday
  18th August

  Wickham Park
  Hotel
  

  61 Maitland Road
  Islington

  Front Bar 9pm: DV8

  Friday
  18th August

  Lambton Park
  Hotel
  

  19A Morehead Street
  Lambton

  8pm: Walmo Duo Unplugged

  Friday
  18th August

  Northern Star
  Hotel
  

  112 Beaumont Street
  Hamilton

  9pm: John Larder

  Saturday
  19th August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Monkey Pig (Newcastle independent rock)
   + Picture Perfect (Western Sydney Rock)
   + Something Something Explosion
            (Toowoomba Grunge/Punk/Alt Rock)
   + Alex Martin (Newcastle Solo)




  Saturday
  19th August

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Counterpart

  Saturday
  19th August

  Wickham Park
  Hotel
  

  61 Maitland Road
  Islington

  Beer Garden 5pm: Grant Walmsley Unplugged
  Front Bar 9pm: The Years

  Saturday
  19th August

  Northern Star
  Hotel
  

  112 Beaumont Street
  Hamilton

  8pm: Codi Kaye

  Sunday
  20th August

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Sarah Christine
  6pm: Sunday Soothin’ Sounds

  Sunday
  20th August

  Wickham Park
  Hotel
  

  61 Maitland Road
  Islington

  Beer Garden 1.30pm: Tim Rossington
  Front Bar 5.30pm: Steve Edmonds Band

  Wednesday
  23rd August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   TBA

  Wednesday
  23rd August

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


  Little Brother (Acoustic Emo project of Newcastle-based
         singer/songwriter John Floreani from Trophy Eyes)



  Wednesday
  23rd August

  The Small Ballrom  
  139 Maitland Road
  Islington


  Deez Nuts (Melbourne Hardcore/Punk)
   + Void Of Vision (Melbourne Metalcore)
   + Dregg (Melbourne metal)
   + Beerwolf (Melbourne Heavy/Stoner Rock)



  Thursday
  24th August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Ezra Woodward (Newcastle Alternative/Blues/Roots)

  Friday
  25th August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   E4444e (Newcastle Experimental Electronic, Indie, Pop)
   + Soda Eaves (Melbourne lo fi folksinger songwriter)
   + Grand Master Monk (Newcastle progressive roots)

  Friday
  25th August

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: Misbehave

  Friday
  25th August

  Wickham Park
  Hotel
  

  61 Maitland Road
  Islington

  Front Bar 9pm: Overload
   + King Shakey

  Friday
  25th August

  Lambton Park
  Hotel
  

  19A Morehead Street
  Lambton

  8pm: Holly Wilson

  Friday
  25th August

  Northern Star
  Hotel
  

  112 Beaumont Street
  Hamilton

  9pm: Tim Rossington

  Saturday
  26th August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Jackson (Newcastle Rock)
   + Bruise Pristine (Sydney “moody grunge rock”)
   + Hello Bones (Sydney Rock n Roll)

  Saturday
  26th August

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Smoke n Mirrors

  Saturday
  26th August

  Wickham Park
  Hotel
  

  61 Maitland Road
  Islington


  In The Beer Garden: "Back To The Wicko" with:
  5pm-8pm: Amy
(Newcastle singer/songwriter)
  9pm-12.30am: Crimson Tide [pictured]
           (Newcastle all-female rock band)




  Saturday
  26th August

  Lambton Park
  Hotel
  

  19A Morehead Street
  Lambton

  8pm: Tim Rossington Band

  Saturday
  26th August

  Northern Star
  Hotel
  

  112 Beaumont Street
  Hamilton

  8pm: Elisa Kate

  Sunday
  27th August

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Dos Eager
  6pm: Lennie Live

  Sunday
  27th August

  Wickham Park
  Hotel
  

  61 Maitland Road
   Islington

  Beer Garden 1.30pm:
   Jye Sharpe

  Wednesday
  30th August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   TBA

  Thursday
  31st August

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Ride For Rain (Sydney punk)



  Thursday
  31st August

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


  Grinspoon (Lismore Post-grunge Aussie rockers)
   + Hockey Dad (Wollongong surf pop)



  Friday
  1st September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Pornskas (Newcastle original ska and funk)
   + Plan C (Newcastle ??)
   + The Lockhearts (Sydney Blues Rock
         /Americana Doom Fuzz)

  Friday
  1st September

  The Small Ballrom  
  139 Maitland Road
  Islington


  Hawthorne Heights (USA Emo)
   + River Oaks (Solo project of Canadian
      Shane Told, frontman of Silverstein)
   + Sienna Skies (Sydney Rock)



  Friday
  1st September

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: Viagro

  Saturday
  2nd September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   The Last Exposure [pictured] (Sydney/Wollongong
       Indie, Pop, Rock)
   + The Fossicks (Sydney Grunge Rock)
   + Rachel Maria Cox (Newcastle Sadcore)




  Saturday
  2nd September

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Zac and Ben

  Sunday
  3rd September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   E4444e [Single Launch]
       (Newcastle experimental electronic pop)

  Sunday
  3rd September

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Melody Feder
  6pm: Sunday Soothin’ Sounds

  Wednesday
  6th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   TBA (Newcastle Indie)

  Friday
  8th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Friday Night Zoo (Newcastle rock)
   + Tobias (??)

  Friday
  8th September

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


  Jones The Cat (Newcastle indie punk)
   + Family Dog (Newcastle alt-rock)
   + D'yer Mak'er (Newcastle Indie, Rock)



  Friday
  8th September

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: The V Dubs

  Saturday
  9th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


  : Lincoln le Fevre and The Insiders
      ( Hobart Indie, Rock)



  Saturday
  9th September

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Burn N Carrot

  Sunday
  10th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   TBA(??)

  Sunday
  10th September

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Sami
  6pm: Sunday Soul Sessions

  Wednesday
  13th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   TBA(??)

  Thursday
  14th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Open Mic Night

  Friday
  15th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Strangers With Candy (Newcastle roots)
   + Spill (??)
   + The High Andies (Newcastle “Hawaiian jazz”)

  Friday
  15th September

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: Spank N The Monkey

  Saturday
  16th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Social Club

  Saturday
  16th September

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: 2 To The Floor

  Sunday
  17th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


  Beer Garden 2pm-5pm:
   Rod Coote
(Newcastle acoustic covers)
   + Kelly Breuer (Adelaide Indie, Roots)

  Sunday
  17th September

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Tim Broadway
  6pm: Sunday Soothin’ Sounds

  Wednesday
  20th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   TBA (??)

  Thursday
  21st September

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


   Make Them Suffer (Perth deathcore)
   + Alpha Wolf (Melbourne Heavy)
   + Wage War ( Florida, USA metalcore)



  Friday
  22nd September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Red City (Newcastle groove / funk)
   + Ill Sylvester (??)

  Saturday
  23rd September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   The Grounds [pictured] (Newcastle Metal, Punk, Rock)
   + Rk Ally (Sydney Heavy Alternative Rock)
   + Start The Boats (Newcastle Fuzz Rock, Garage, Dadcore)



  Saturday
  23rd September

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Arcane

  Sunday
  24th September

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Jacinta
  6pm: Sunday Soul Sessions

  Wednesday
  27th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


  The Bible Bashers (Perth filthy blues-infused rock'n'roll)



  Friday
  29th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Huckleberry Band (Newcastle ragtime jazz)
   + The Quick & The Dead (Wangaratta Southern Folk Rock)
   + The Pits (Newcastle Rock, Indie)

  Friday
  29th September

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: Outerphase

  Saturday
  30th September

  Lass O’Gowrie  
  14 Railway Street
  Wickham


   Carl Stuart Band (Sydney Alternative, Acoustic Rock/Roots)
   + Dusky Lanes (Newcastle Alternative Rock)
   + Milli Casey (Newcastle Country/folk)

  Saturday
  30th September

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


   Everclear (Portland, USA Alternative/Rock)
   + Special Guests (To Be Advised)



  Saturday
  30th September

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Outerphase

  Sunday
  1st October

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Jamie Martens
  6pm: Sunday Soothin’ Sounds

  Thursday
  5th October

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


   Caligula’s Horse (Brisbane Progressive Alternative Rock)
   + Special Guests (To Be Advised)



  Thursday
  5th October

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


  Me First and The Gimme Gimmes
  (USA Punk rock super-group and cover band extraordinaire)
  Tickets $49.50 + BF (Book here)



  Friday
  6th October

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: The Search Party

  Saturday
  7th October

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Mardmax

  Sunday
  8th October

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Kelly Hope
  6pm: Sunday Soul Sessions

  Sunday
  8th October

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Mick Jones

  Friday
  13th October

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: XYZ

  Saturday
  14th October

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Purple Hearts

  Sunday
  15th October

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Georgina Grimshaw
  6pm: Sunday Soothin’ Sounds

  Friday
  20th October

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: Smokin Rosie

  Saturday
  21st October

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Katie N Feff

  Sunday
  22nd October

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Darren Rolling Keys
  6pm: Sunday Soul Sessions

  Friday
  27th October

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: Loose Bazooka

  Saturday
  28th October

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Gaz N Gaz

  Sunday
  29th October

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: James Naldo
  6pm: Dos Eager

  Saturday
  4th November

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: The Way

  Sunday
  5th November

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: TBA
  6pm: Sunday Soul Sessions

  Saturday
  11th November

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Witchery

  Sunday
  12th November

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Just Jade
  6pm: Sunday Soothin Sounds

  Sunday
  19th November

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: TBA
  6pm: Sunday Soul Sessions

  Sunday
  19th November

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Mick Jones

  Wednesday
  22nd November

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


   Miss May I (Ohio, USA Metalcore/Thrash/Metal)
   + Sylar (New York, USA metalcore quintet)



  Sunday
  26th November

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: Kylie Jane
  6pm: Sunday Soothin Sounds

  Sunday
  26th November

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  3pm: James Naldo

  Friday
  1st December

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: Outerphase

  Saturday
  2nd December

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Outerphase

  Sunday
  3rd December

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: TBA
  6pm: Sunday Soul Sessions

  Friday
  8th December

  Seabreeze Hotel  
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  8.30pm: The Search Party

  Sunday
  10th December

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: TBA
  6pm: Sunday Soothin Sounds

  Sunday
  17th December

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: TBA
  6pm: Sunday Soul Sessions

  Sunday
  17th December

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Kylie Jane

  Sunday
  24th December

  Seabreeze Hotel
  1 Stockton Street
  Nelson Bay

  3pm: TBA
  6pm: Sunday Soothin Sounds

  Saturday
  30th December

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8pm: Back 2 Rock

  Sunday
  31st December

  Anna Bay Tavern  
  124 Gan Gan Road
  Anna Bay

  8.30pm: BThe Way

  Thursday
  15th March 2018

  The Cambridge
  Hotel
  

  789 Hunter Street
  Newcastle


    The Butterfly Effect (Brisbane Metal)