LIVE GALLERY: MIDNIGHT MOVERS W/- NICHOLAS CONNORS & THE LORDS OF LEISURE @ THE STAG – FRIDAY, JULY 21ST 2017

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The Stag & Hunter Hotel rocked to the sounds of two killer local bands last night, with two set of solid Blues/Rock from headliners the fabulous Midnight Movers (Adam Osmanovic – Vocals/Guitar, Pete Farrell – Bass/Vocals, Tom Dawson – Drums) and special guest Len Biglin on Harp. An artist on the rise, Nicholas Connors opened the night with a cracking set that blew the crew …

GALLERY: SPRINGFEST II 2016

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Our (on stage) gallery from last weekends Springfest II at the Victoria Hotel Hinton. This festival is about what we love here at the Swamp House. Springfest is all about new and emerging artists and bands, with 12 amazing young acts over 9 hours and a perfect Spring Day/Night as a back drop, it was a brilliant day of live music for all …

‘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 …

PASSPORT TO AIRLIE NEWCASTLE ‘FINAL’, THE STAG & HUNTER HOTEL – SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH

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It’s here….. The Passport To Airlie Newcastle grand final this Sunday, September 18th at 3.00pm. Five killer bands and artists over 4 hours battling in our to represent the Newcastle, Central Coast and Sydney regions in the major final at the fabulous Airlie Beach Music Festival. The Five bands and artists hitting the Stag stage tomorrow are –  Western Sydney, Alternative …

WHO’S ON STAGE AT THE STAG THIS WEEK – SEPTEMBER 16TH

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The Stag & Hunter Hotel just keeps pumping them out with another sensational line up of original live music this week.  Friday, September 16th –  Boneman, Based in Newcastle, Australia Boneman is Hendrik de Vries, Sean Ballenden, Pete Moffitt and Clint Topic. Raw Blues meets classic strings. Saturday, September 17th –  Sydney’s The Fallen Gentry with one of our favourites GrandMaster Monk.   Sunday, …

GALLERY: HEAT 4, PASSPORT TO AIRLIE 2016 @THE STAG

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Our gallery from heat 4 of Passport to Airlie at The Stag & Hunter last Sunday. Another sensational afternoon of live music with the last of 4 super tight heats, next week sees the first of the finals heats with the Wildcard (semifinals) round. Newcastle Rockers Midnight Movers (cover) took out heat 4 with a killer Swampy Blues set and will be heading straight …

WHO’S ON STAGE AT THE STAG THIS WEEK – SEPTEMBER 1ST

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The Stag & Hunter Hotel just keeps pumping them out with another sensational line up of original live music this week.  Thursday, September 1st – The Best Of Chess Records, this one will be heaven for Newcastle’s Blue’s lovers with some of Australia’s best Blues-men on stage showcasing some of the best tunes from the iconic label. Features Ray Beadle, …

SPRINGFEST II – A CELEBRATION OF GRASS ROOTS LIVE MUSIC

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SPRINGFEST II – A CELEBRATION OF GRASS ROOTS LIVE MUSIC – THE VICTORIA HOTEL, HINTON –  12.00PM, SATURDAY OCTOBER 15TH This one is pretty damn close to our hearts, we love new, original, local live music at The Swamp House and this little beauty of a festival is a celebration of all of that.With a stellar line up of 12 emerging …