ON STAGE AT THE STAGE THIS WEEK – WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7TH

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Newcastle’s, Stag & Hunter Hotel has gone all out this week with a massive 5 nights of sensational live music on stage.

kicking off on Wednesday, December 7th with – Freestyle Guitar from Brisbane’s Van Larkins.Van plays a modern fusion of traditional styles with a “one man band” approach incorporating bass, rhythm, melody and harmony. After learning Baroque music at the age of sixteen, Van was inspired to begin composing his own brand of intricate finger-style acoustic guitar music.

Thursday, December 8th – King Social with special guests, In Motion$12.00 online / $15.00 door –  Rock/ Hip-Hop, Reggae Fusion – Like a Piña Colada served in a flat brim with a side of steak and chips, King Social is at once refreshing and satiating. An eclectic Aussie five-piece, the group fuses rock, hip-hop, reggae, pop, indie and tight jeans to defy musical convention and transcend the bounds of any singular genre.

Friday, December 9th – Phil Barlow & The Wolf , Indie/ Roots/ Rock/ Blues – Phil Barlow is an Australian musician bringing a new wave of rock and blues with his solo and band music. Fearless in his songwriting, Phil’s songs are identifiable by his honest, soulful lyrics; gritty, bluesy notes and tones; rocky guitar riffs and underlying flavors of funk/reggae. His solo shows take audiences on a journey exploring fear, passion, desire and release and when playing with his band, Phil Barlow and The Wolf,
audiences literally howl for more!

Saturday, December 10th – Blues/ Roots/ Folk – 19 Twenty have been whipping up a frenzy on the festival scene. They are electric. They are manic. An infectious riff and groove based blue-billy-grass-rockin’-roots band.

 

Sunday, December 11th – Tullara, Folk/ Rock/ Pop/ Blues & Roots – Australian singer/songwriter Tullara Connors has quickly developed a reputation as one of the country’s brightest up and coming performers. Known for her renowned guitar playing ability described as “beautifully complex and intricate while within an instant raw and powerful”, Tullara has an endearing stage presence which has been well received across the land.

‘PLEASE SUPPORT ORIGINAL LIVE MUSIC AND THE VENUES THAT SUPPORT IT’