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 …

2ND ANNUAL NEWCASTLE BLUES & ROOTS FESTIVAL 2017

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2ND ANNUAL NEWCASTLE BLUES & ROOTS FESTIVAL – SATURDAY, JANUARY 28TH 2017 @ CARRINGTON BOWLING CLUB  Following Newcastle Blues and Roots Festival‘s successfully debut in January 2016, we are proud and delighted to announce that Newcastle Blues and Roots Festival will be back in 20017 on the 28th of January at our new home The Carrington Bowling Club. 2017 will boast …

‘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 2, PASSPORT TO AIRLIE 2016 @THE STAG

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Our gallery from heat 2 of Passport to Airlie at The Stag & Hunter last Sunday. Another sensational afternoon of live music with one of the tightest rounds in the comps 3 year history, the judges had another tough day picking a winner with some amazing sets rocking the Stag all afternoon. Wauchope’s power house soloist Roy Rose (Cover photo) won the night and will …

WHO’S ON STAGE AT THE STAG THIS WEEKEND – AUGUST 19TH

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Another awesome line up of original live music at The Stag & Hunter Hotel this weekend! Friday, August 19 will see Alex Bowen  with Dusty Boots on stage from 8.30pm. In the lead up to his much anticipated full length album, Alex Bowen is back with his second album single “Time To Talk”. The new upbeat record briefly continues the blues/country …