GALLERY: LIZOTTE’S LIVE’N’LOCAL – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6TH 2018

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Most Wednesday nights Lizotte’s hosts live’N’Local, showcasing our talented local artists, It’s always a great night to catch old favourites, discover new music and enjoy some damn fine food. The stars really aligned for last Wednesday nights show, for what was one of, if not the best three sets of live music we’ve had the pleasure of catching in one night this …

DAVE WELLS ALBUM LAUNCH @ 48 WATTS STREET, NEWCASTLE – FRIDAY, AUGUST 31ST

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We are more than a little excited about this one, popular Hunter Valley singer-songwriter Dave Wells will be launching his much anticipated self-titled debut album at 48 Watt Street, Newcastle on Friday, August 31st. The launch will be held at The White Hall – 48 Watt Street, Newcastle, Dave and his band will perform his long-awaited self-titled album in its entirety, which features …

FRENCH-CANADIAN ROCKERS ‘LES HÔTESSESD’HILAIRE’ TO BRING WILD ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TO AUSTRALIA

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Award-winning psychotronic French-Canadian rock and rollers Les Hôtessesd’Hilaire will head Down Under for their first ever Australian Tour. The bilingual French-Canadian five-piece from Moncton, fronted by the enigmatic frontman Serge Brideau, were fatefully stumbled across by Dashville whilst attending the East Coast Music Awards (ECMAs), held in New Brunswick, Canada back in 2017. It was here where they won Best …

SECOND ROUND OF ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR GUM BALL 2018

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The team at Dashville have announced a cracking second round of artists for their flagship festival GUM BALL. Now in its thirteenth-year GUM BALL 2018 is set to be one of the biggest yet, with a massive lineup of world-class international, national and as always plenty of our finest local artists. Artists added to GUM BALL 2018’s already impressive line up today include; The …

TRASHVILLE ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAM FOR 2018

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The Hunter Valley’s very own heavy music and camping festival Thrashville has released their full program of events set to go down on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the glorious bush surrounds of Dashville. Headliners Frenzal Rhomb will cap off a full day of 14 energetic live performances across two stages. With great established acts like King Parrot and Frankenbok, …

THE GUM BALL ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF ARTISTS FOR 2018

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The Dashville team has announced the first round of artists to perform at The Gum Ball on Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29, 2018. The annual Hunter Valley-based three-day camping event returns for its 13th instalment in April, continuing its legacy of a supreme family-friendly escape with thoughtfully chosen acts, both new and legendary, in a mix of genres. Leading this first announcement …

THRASHVILLE RETURNS BIGGER AND BETTER IN 2018

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Following its stellar 2017 debut, Dashville‘s heavy music festival Thrashville is back, bigger and better in 2018 with a bumper line-up, on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Dashville‘s iconic festival venue.  The Hunter valley’s Punk, Rock and Metal fans are in for one hell of a day of loud, hard and heavy live music at Dashville! The best of the Hunter’s acts will …

GALLERY: AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA (NEWCASTLE LAUNCH) @ THE STAG – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST

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The Americana Music Association of Australia presented a night of Australian Americana artists at The Stag and Hunter last Thursday, showcasing some of the Hunter Valley’s finest Americana artists, or as the night’s organiser, Natalie Henry would prefer it called ‘Australiana’.  Locals included Magpie Diaries, Nicholas Connors and Dearly Departed joining them on stage was the North coast’s  Lou Bradley and Central Coast Duo Eagle & The Wolf. …

GALLERY: BAGHEAD WITH DAVE WELLS @ THE STAG & HUNTER HOTEL – SATURDAY, AUGUST 26TH

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It’s always a magical night of live music when the crew from Dashville make the trip down from the Hunter Valley to The Stag and last night was no exception, with Dashville‘s own BAGHEAD hitting the stage with special guest Maitland singer/songwriter Dave Wells. This our gallery from what was another sensational night of original live music at The Stag! Dashville has a massive weekend …