CARL THE BARTENDER DROPS ‘DOGS & ANGELS’ SINGLE AHEAD OF DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE!

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Much loved Hunter Valley-based Blues/Country Singer-songwriter Carl The Bartender (Ben ‘Murph’ Murphy) has just dropped the first single ‘Dogs & Angels‘ ahead of his much-anticipated debut album release which will be launched at Newcastle’s, Wickham Park Hotel (The Wicko) on Friday, November 30th. ‘Dogs & Angels‘ was produced locally by Gareth Hudson at Hazy Cosmic Jive Studios in Newcastle, and featuring …

GALLERY: OWEN CAMPBELL W/- HALFWAY HOMEBUOY LIVE @ THE WICKO – FRIDAY, AUGUST 3RD 2018

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Our gallery from what was a killer night of live music at The Wickham Park Hotel last Friday, with troubadour Bluesman Owen Campbell and special guests Halfway Homebuoy taking to The Wicko Stage for a cracking night of Blues, Rock and Folk! The Wicko has plenty coming up this week with Nicholas Connors, Morning Glory, Cornstalk, Sunday Avenue plus more, …

TIM ROGERS ‘THE ENDLESS CYCLE OF MAINTENANCE’ – TOUR LIVE @ THE WICKO – OCTOBER 4TH

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You Am I frontman Tim Rogers has announced ‘The Endless Cycle Of Maintenance’ Tour off the back of his solo album ‘An Actor Repairs’. The tour will see Rogers performing solo shows across the country with a show right here in Newcastle at The Wicko on Thursday, October 4th, Grab your tickets now this show is sure to sell out! “To finish a batch …

LIVE @ THE WICKO , EDDIE SPAGHETTI (SUPERSUCKERS) SOLO – WEDNESDAY AUGUST 15TH!

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The driving force behind legendary Rock ‘n’ Roll outlaws the Supersuckers, Eddie Spaghetti is heading down under for a run of solo shows this August. With the tour hitting Newcastle’s, The Wickham Park Hotel on Wednesday, August 15th Everybody’s got that pal they turn to whenever they need a party, and for a long time Eddie Spaghetti, of Supersuckers, has been …

GALLERY: Z-STAR TRINITY LIVE @ THE STAG – FRIDAY, JULY 20TH 2018

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The UK’s Z-Star (Zee Gachette) brought her ‘Red Train Blue Train’ tour, debuting her Trio line up ‘Z-Star Trinity‘ with Beck Flatt on drums and Boi Crompton on bass, to The Stag & Hunter Hotel last Friday night. Z-Star Trinity had the packed house rocking all night to three big sets, with Zee’s trademark on-stage energy, red-hot guitar riffs and cracking vocals all …

GALLERY: GW FREEBIRD BLUES BAND – LIVE @ THE WICKO – SUNDAY, JUNE 17TH

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The GW Freebird Blues Band rocking the house at The Wickham Park Hotel last Sunday. The GW Freebird Blues Band features Newcastle rock legend Grant Walmsley (Guitar/Vocals) and his band Holly Wilson (Vocals), Dave Javier (Bass), Shane Landry (Sax), Brad Hodgson (Harp), Tom Blake (Drums)  and  Trevor Parkinson (Guitar).

CALIFORNIA POWER-TRIO RADIO MOSCOW LIVE @ THE WICKO – THURSDAY, JUNE 28TH

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California power-trio Radio Moscow will be touring Australia this June-July, with a Newcastle show scheduled for The Wickham Park Hotel (The Wicko) on Thursday, June 28th. Supports on the night will be Dyer Maker and Vanilla Gorilla The hard-hitting band have carved their own sonic niche in international Blues, Rock and Psych circles since their formation in 2003, regularly playing some of the world’s …

GALLERY: TORI FORSYTH ‘DAWN OF THE DARK’ ALBUM LAUNCH

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Hunter Valley, Alt. Country artist Tori Forsyth celebrated the release of her stunning debut album ‘Dawn of The Dark‘ with a launch party last night at Newcastle’s Wickham Park Hotel playing to a packed house with her band and special guests including local favourites Carl The Bartender, Ben Leece and Huckleberry, check out our gallery from the night below. Dawn …

GRANT-LEE PHILLIPS WITH SPECIAL GUEST MATT JOE GOW – LIVE @ THE WICKO THURSDAY, MAY 17TH

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Masterful singer and songwriter Grant Lee Phillips returns to Australia this May, with a show here in Newcastle at the fabulous Wickham Park Hotel  on Thursday, May 17th with special guest Matt Joe Gow Over an extensive career, Grant-Lee Phillips has earned a reputation as a songwriter's songwriter – an artist who can deliver lyrical observations with a dry and evocative …

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 …