ROSE CARLEO BAND – NEW EP ‘BATTLE SCARS’ OUT THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 20

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The juggernaut that is Rose Carleo Band is unstoppable, announcing the start of their tour in fan heartland – Western Sydney.  Rose has been described as a modern-day Janis Joplin, and her ‘tough-as-nails’ band back her to the hilt, with their gutsy guitars, driving bass and primal beats of four-on-the-floor grooves.  The energy in their video ‘Battle Scars’ gives you …

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 …

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 …

PUNKFiSH ‘IF ITS ROCKIN’ EP LAUNCH @ THE WICKO – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH

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Newcastle Surf Rockers PUNKFISH with special guest Ian “Pappy” Papworth, will be launching their brand new EP “If It’s Rockin’ at The Wickham Park Hotel this Wednesday, October 25th. Bored after years of bending songs and minds with classic cover mash-ups, PUNKFiSH is getting off the goat boat and heading for the green room. Roughly translated: no more cover versions, lots more original …

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 …

GALLERY: BLUES GUITAR LEGEND CHRIS CAIN @ THE WICKO

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A Sunday afternoon live music session at Newcastle’s Wickham Park Hotel is always a great way to bring a good weekend to a close and last Sunday was no exception. With popular local artist Mark Wells kicking off the music, playing to the lunchtime crowd in the Beer Garden with three sensational sets, then Blues songstress Annie O’Dee ‘and family’ opened …

WICKO – ROCKS THE JUNE LONG WEEKEND!

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The Wickham Park Hotel, Newcastle has plenty of hot live music across this long weekend kicking off on Friday, June 9th with Shivoo playing plenty of Classic Rock hits to party and dance the night away too, a perfect way to roll into your long weekend in Newie. Saturday, June 10th sees Phoenix Pritchard from 5.00 pm in the Beer Garden, then from 9.00 pm on …

JUSTIN NGARIKI & THE DASTARDLY BASTARDS, ANNOUNCE THREE SHOWS AT THE WICKO!

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“OK” all you lovers of  great live music out there, here is some dates to book into your calendar!  Justin Ngariki And The Dastardly Bastards have announced three big shows at The Wickham park Hotel this year. With shows on Sunday, July 16th, Sunday, October 8th and The Wicko’s New Years Eve Party, Sunday December 31st. Justin Ngariki And The …