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There are four big nights of live music on stage at The Stag & Hunter Hotel this weekend, kicking off Thursday, May 4th with Merewether Fats Blues Jam | 7:30 pm Free Entry – First Thursday of every month The Merewether Fats boys hit the Stag stage to perform soul ripping, smooth blues. They invite YOU to bring your own instrument of bliss and join in on the fun.

Merewether Fats Blues Jam

Friday, May 5th – Shirley Cresent | 8 pm Free Entry; Rock – Shirley Cresent take their cues from a blues based philosophy – raw, heavy and stripped back, rejecting unnecessary pedal boards and effects racks, and for better or worse, awareness of trends. They focus squarely on the craft and delivery of songs, where flavours of country, metal, gospel and pop blend together in a primitive, no frills, high energy delivery.

Shirley Cresent

Saturday, May 6th; Wysper w/ Stone Empire | 8 pm Free Entry – Wysper‘s Matt Bekk met drummer Shane Stephens 2009 and together formed the band in 2011 have been through some highs and lows
after the death of their original singer Dale Thrift who passed away on Boxing day 2015, The band could not tour on their album in 2014 titled FREE TO FREEDOM but managed to do two video clips ‘A nightmare Of Mind and Come Right Back’.
Dale’s last words to Matt Bekk was, find another singer and never give up on WYSPER. Middle of 2016 New front man David Carrall has stepped up and is ready to take it to another level as well as Bassist David Abbott are ready to hit the studio 5th of Feb 2017 and will do a double e.p titled ‘FREEDOM AIN’T FREE’


Alt/ Hard Rock – Stone Empire have recently released their new album titled: “OCTORABBITSQUIDSKULL” Produced by ARIA Award winning Producer and the Australian Producers Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2016   David Nicholas who is responsible for some of the world’s greatest Albums like INXS’S KICK, Midnight Oil Blue Sky Mining, Sex Pistols, Three Musketeers Movie Soundtrack with Brian Adams, Rod

Stone Empire

Sunday, May 7th; Rory Ellis | 6 pm Free Entry – American Style Singer/ Songwriter – AMERICANA may be the buzzword of the industry, but Rory Ellis personified this genre with pride, years before it became cool. With his new album, One Skin about to be unleashed, Ellis is again set to push the boundaries and awaken the spirits of audiences, using his genre as the conduit.


The Stag & Hunter Hotel

Ph. (02) 4968 1205
187 Maitland Rd Mayfield
NSW, Australia 2304


If you’re heading in for a gig make sure you get there early and grab a bite to eat at the Stag’s fabulous Bistro.

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