GALLERY: MATTY T WALL ON STAGE AT THE STAG – SUNDAY, JULY 15TH 2018

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West Coast Blues Rocker Matty T Wall and his band (Ric Whittle – Drums & Stephen Walker – Bass) are touring to celebrate the release of his hot new album ‘Sidewinder’ with the tour rolling into Newcastle’s Stag & Hunter Hotel last Sunday night. Man what a night, the Sidewinder album is a favourite on our playlist, but to really appreciate what this artist …

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 …

GALLERY: MARSHALL OKELL @ THE STAG – SUNDAY, JUNE 24TH

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Well, what a way to finish the weekend, with a down and dirty night of foot stomping Blues and Roots at The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle last Sunday night. It’s always a killer night of live music and good times on stage at The Stag when Marshall Okell comes to town. On stage with Marshall was Jon Howell (Drums) …

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 …

JUSTIN YAP BAND LIVE ALBUM LAUNCH AT THE STAG & HUNTER HOTEL – FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST

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Back in July 2017 The Justin Yap Band and Geoff Achison  ‘Another Mile Another Love’ tour hit the stage at The Stag for what was one of the hottest Blues shows we’ve been lucky enough to catch live, the band felt like that night in Newcastle was their best show of the tour and it just happened to be recorded by The …

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BLUES GUN MATTY T WALL DROPS NEW ALBUM

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Western Australian Blues-rock up-and-comer Matty T Wall has announced the release of his new album ‘Sidewinder’. Sidewinder 12-track tour de force through classic soul, screaming blues, and displays more of the slick guitar work that has seen him lauded worldwide as one of the best things coming out of the Aussie scene in a long while. Key to the sound …

LLOYD SPIEGEL RELEASES ‘BACKROADS’

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Australian acoustic blues mastermind Lloyd Spiegel is delighted to announce the release of his 8th album ‘Backroads’ and is touring to back it up, with a show set for Newcastle at the fabulous Stag & Hunter Hotel on Friday, June 8th. Backroads is a hard-edged, brutally honest account of Spiegel’s life outside of music and reinvents his sound for new …

HAT FITZ AND CARA AUTUMN 2018 TOUR

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Dynamic roots duo Hat Fitz and Cara have announced, that they’ll be embarking on a run of East-coast dates before heading OS for the winter. Hat Fitz and Cara’s mix of Gospel, Blues, and Americana has taken them from their position as leading lights of the Australian festival circuit out to the rest of the world, with regular trips to UK, …

GALLERY: ELEPHANT SESSIONS @ THE STAG & HUNTER HOTEL – THURSDAY, MARCH 15TH

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Our gallery from what was another sensational night of live music at The Stag & Hunter Hotel, Newcastle, with Scotish Folk Rockers Elephant Sessions smashing out a foot-stomping set that had the whole pub on their feet and dancing, the night was opened by special guest Hunter Valley Singer-Songwriter, Dave Wells. Elephant Session has 7 shows remaining on their debut Australian tour, don’t miss …

CASS EAGER ‘AIN’T NO STOPPING ME’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ THE STAG – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27TH

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Cass Eager has a brand new beat and she’s hitting the road with her band this October to send new single ‘Ain’t No Stopping Me’ off into the world. With a show right here in Newcastle at the fabulous Stag & Hunter Hotel, set for Friday, October 27th. Some artists take a hiatus to write, some to travel, and others …