GALLERY: PASSPORT TO AIRLIE SEMI-FINALS 2017 @ THE STAG

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Our gallery of all the action from Semifinals 1 and 2, Passport To Airlie (Newcastle) 2017 at The Stag and Hunter Hotel. 10 great bands and 10 super hot sets at Newcastle’s home of original live music, including Thomas Macokatic, The Pits, Red City, Boneman, viAgro,  WYSPER, Diplazar, The Reo Fenders, Jackson and Arcades and Lions. Thomas Macokatic, The Pits, Red City, Diplazar and viAgro will be hitting The Stag stage for the finals this …

GALLERY: HEAT 4 PASSPORT TO AIRLIE 2017 @ THE STAG

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The last of the Heats for Passport To Airlie 2017 went down last Sunday, with the big fathers day crowd enjoying plenty of cool live music from five sensational local bands. On stage for the final heat of the comp. before the finals series kicks off, were Thomas Macokatic, The Pits, Red City, Slide Milligan and Stone Sun. Congratulations to heat 4 winners Thomas Macokatic, The …

GALLERY: HEAT 3 PASSPORT TO AIRLIE 2017 @ THE STAG

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Well… Heat 3, Passport To Airlie 2017 would have to go down as the loudest heat in the Newcastle comps history with a rocking wall of sound from punksters viAgro, The Grounds and rockers WYSPER, giving the grand old Stag a good shake with three red hot sets. Some decibel relief came to our ringing ears with Sid Berry closing …

THE STAG KICKS OFF SPRING WITH A BIG WEEKEND OF LIVE MUSIC

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Newcastle’s home of original live music, The Stag & Hunter Hotel welcomes Spring 2017 with a red hot weekend of live music! Friday, September 1st – Will see Brisbane’s heavy hitters The Royal Artillery hit The Stag’s stage, a high-energy rock duo bringing a big sound to the table with deeply authentic Blues guitar bolstered by heavy grooves reminiscent of 90’s riff …

GALLERY: HEAT 2 PASSPORT TO AIRLIE 2017 @ THE STAG

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Heat 2 of Passport To Airlie went down last Sunday with The Autumn Hearts, The Reo Fenders, Big On Tangents,  Elises Vendetta and Diplazar taking to The Stag & Hunter Hotel’s stage for five hot sets, with a big Sunday crowd enjoying a rocking afternoon of local original live music. Man, we said last week that heat 1 set the bar high, well heat 2 has pushed that …

GALLERY: PASSPORT TO AIRLIE 2017 @ THE STAG

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Passport to Airlie – Newcastle kicked off last Sunday, August 13th at The Stag & Hunter Hotel. This was the first heat of Passport to Airlie 2017 with five sensational local bands and artists taking to the Stag’s stage for a super tight heat with a big crowd of punters there supporting them all. A big congratulations to Newcastle Duo, …

PASSPORT TO AIRLIE BEACH RETURNS TO THE STAG THIS MONTH WITH BATTLE OF THE BANDS 2017

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Big Apachee in conjunction with Muso’s Garage is proud to announce the return of Passport To Airlie to Newcastle for another year. The Passport To Airlie Band Competition offers local artists the unique opportunity to win a spot performing on the main stage at the Airlie Beach Festival of Music. Each entrant will go head-to-head across four heats in a battle of the bands style competition. With three final rounds …

PASSPORT TO AIRLIE ‘NEWCASTLE’ 2017 IS BACK AT THE STAG & HUNTER HOTEL

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Passport to Airlie – Newcastle is back at the fabulous Stag & Hunter Hotel in 2017, register your applications now for your chance to join 2016’s Newcastle and National winners In Motion at Airlie Beach Festival Of Music this November!  The Passport To Airlie Band Competition offers local artists the unique opportunity to win a spot performing on the main stage at …

‘PASSPORT TO AIRLIE’ YOUR SHOT AT AIRLIE BEACH FESTIVAL OF MUSIC’S NATIONAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS!

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Airlie Beach was hit hard this year. Cyclone Debbie ripped through the premier tourist destination, devastating parts of the region. Now three months on, thanks to the determination of the locals, the area is open for business. The only thing missing is you. Now is the time to plan that well earned holiday and we have the best excuse for …

‘IN MOTION’ TAKE OUT, PASSPORT TO AIRLIE 2016

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Well… The 2016 Passport To Airlie – Newcastle is done and dusted and what a wild ride it’s been, 20 amazing Bands and artists performing over 6 weeks for one spot to represent our region at the nationals at Airlie Beach Music Festival this November. The depth of talent competing this year was off the rails, with it being the tightest finals …