AUSSIE BLUES-ROOTS VETERAN GEOFF ACHISON RELEASES ‘SOVEREIGN TOWN’

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Veteran Aussie blues-roots artist Geoff Achison is a household name for many music fans in the more southerly states, a reputation he’s forged through decades of making consistently excellent music. Achison first cut his teeth as the young guitar gun back in Dutch Tilders’ band in the 80’s and has maintained a gruelling touring schedule ever since, both as part …

MATTY T WALL ‘SIDEWINDER’ TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

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Western Australian Blues-rocker Matty T Wall is heading out on the road to celebrate the release of his hot new album ‘Sidewinder’ touring both the West and East coasts through July/August. With a show set for Newcastle on Sunday, July 15th at The Stag & Hunter Hotel.  Sidewinder is a 12-track tour de force through classic soul, screaming blues, and displays more of the slick …

GALLERY: JUSTIN YAP BAND ‘LIVE IN NEWCASTLE’ ALBUM LAUNCH @ THE STAG – JUNE 1ST 2018

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The Justin Yap Band celebrated the launch of their ‘Live In Newcastle’ album last night at The Stag and Hunter Hotel with a class show That had the big Newcastle crowd rocking to their trademark Soulful Blues/Funk. The Justin Yap Band and Geoff Achison played a fiery show together at The Stag and Hunter in July 2017. The band felt like that night …

RHYTHM X REVIVAL ARRIVES WITH NEW ALBUM AND VICTORIAN LAUNCH DATES

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When it comes to reinventing Soul, Country and Blues for a new audience, Melbourne certainly punches above its weight among the great music cities of the world – and a large bunch of Australia’s greatest artists have found their way up from the multitude of sweaty front bar sessions that happen in every corner of the city each weekend. And …

DAVE HOLE ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM & AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES

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Dave Hole announces 10th album ‘Goin’ Back Down’ to be released April 27th and Australian tour dates for May 2018, with a show right here in Newcastle at The Wickham Park Hotel on Sunday, May 6th. At the age of 69, it wouldn’t be a stretch to describe Dave Hole as one of this country’s elder statesmen of the Blues.  Regarded …

NEWCASTLE BLUES AND ROOTS FESTIVAL 2018 @ THE WICKO – SATURDAY JANUARY 27TH

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The Newcastle Blues & Roots Festival is back for its third year at their new home and Newcastle’s home of the Blues, The Wickham Park Hotel on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. There’s a massive day of live music lined up, the event will also host a wonderful variety of market stalls, a jumping castle, face painting for the kids and food from around …

GRETTA ZILLER AND ANDREW SWIFT ANNOUNCE THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN CARAVAN PARK COUNTRY MUSIC SHOWCASE TOUR

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Social Family Records Alt-country/Americana artists Gretta Ziller and Andrew Swift have announced a massive 22 date tour taking in 22 caravan parks in Victoria and New South Wales in 22 days, before hitting Tamworth Country Music Festival for a swag of shows each. Having just signed with Social Family Records, Andrew Swift is set to drop the first single, Reckless …

THE SNOWDROPPERS ‘WE’RE CALLING IT QUITS TOUR’ @ THE WICKO, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH

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After ten show-stopping years of hitting Aussie stages, blues rocker icons THE SNOWDROPPERS have announced that they will be breaking up after one last run of shows, their ‘ We’re Calling It Quits’ tour, with the tour hitting Newcastle’s Wickham Park Hotel on Saturday, November 18th. So come on down to The Wicko to catch THE SNOWDROPPERS live for the very last time …

FRANK SULTANA AND THE SINISTER KIDS @ THE WICKO – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21ST

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Sydney indie bluesman, Frank Sultana and his band, The Sinister Kids will be bringing his ‘SLOW FINGERS RIDES AGAIN’ East Coast tour to Newcastle’s Wickham Park hotel, this Saturday, October 21st for a night of dirty Delta Blues. Celebrating the release of their cracking new single, ‘Walk Away’, Frank Sultana and the Sinister Kids are taking their rock n roll blues …

LIVE GALLERY: ROB LUCKEY & THE LUCKY BASTARDS, GLENY RAE VIRUS, KATE OLIVER AND ROBBIE LONG @ THE STAG

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Live Gallery:  Gleny Rae Virus, Kate Oliver,  Rob Luckey & The Lucky Bastards with special guest Robbie Long, kicked off their ‘Honkytonk Merry Go Round‘ tout at The Stag & Hunter Hotel last Friday, October 13th, dishing up plenty of foot-tapping Country, Honkytonk, Blues and Western Swing originals and classics, just a magical night of live music, we are still on a buzz from this one. Honkytonk music is making …