GIG OF THE WEEK: Kim Churchill kicks off his national Weight Falls tour on Thursday night at the Cambridge Hotel. Picture: Jonathan CarrollMUSIC5 Sawyers Sunday, Sundays Record Duo.
Anna Bay TavernSaturday, 2 To The Floor.
Hotel CessnockSaturday, The Way.
Bar PetiteFriday, Kylie Jane.Saturday, Ty.
Battlesticks Bar Thursday,John Larder. Friday,AQWA. Saturday,Holly Mae. Sunday,Nick Connors.
BeachHotelFriday, Battle of the Bands.
Bellbird HotelSaturday, Pete McCredie.
Belmont 16s Friday, Jack Rattle N Roll, Hayden Johns. Saturday, Daryl Braithwaite (sold out), The Rumour, Jade & Willow.Sunday, Rich & Famous.
Belmore HotelSaturday, Four Letter Word.
Beresfield Bowling ClubFriday, Alias. Saturday, Cruzers. Sunday, Red Dirt Country Band.
Blackbutt HotelFriday, Daxton Monaghan.
Bonnells Bay Hotel Saturday, Crawfish Stew.
The BradfordFriday, Kempy. Saturday, Vortex.
Burwood InnFriday,Ngariki.Saturday, DJ Timmy Coffey.
Cambridge HotelThursday, Kim Churchill, Taj Ralph (Glass House),Katchafire, Sea Gypsies (Warehouse).Friday, Port Royal, Breizers, Diplazar, Hypnofuzz, Noah Church.Saturday, The Man In The Doorway Fundraiser ft Southern End, Sister Rosicky,Breizers, Arcades and Lions, Hypnofuzz, Diplazar, Zac Jurd. Sunday, Royal bass ft Borgore.
Cardiff RSL ClubFriday, Dos Eager. Saturday, Hell Rad.
Catho PubSaturday, Darren Rolling Keys. Sunday, Eye On You.
Central HotelStroudSaturday, Layth Gunn.
Cessnock HotelFriday, Rendezvous. Saturday, Jeremy Bilson.
Cessnock Leagues ClubSaturday, Paparazzi.
Cessnock Performing Arts CentreThursday, Michael Jackson–The Legacy Tour.
Charlestown Bowling ClubFriday, Mardmax. Saturday, Kristy James.
Civic TheatreFriday, Yamato.
Clarendon HotelFriday, Roxy. Saturday, Bonny Rai.
Club KotaraFriday, This Iz The Moment Karaoke. Saturday, D’Lish.
Club LemonTreeFriday, The Smarts. Saturday, Jim Overend. Sunday, Open Mic Arvo.
Club MacquarieFriday, Sundays Record.
Club Maitland CityFriday, Solid Gold Party.
Colliery InnFriday, Darren.
Commercial HotelBoolarooFriday, Brett O’Malley.
Commercial Hotel MorpethFriday, Tim Broadway. Saturday, Mardmax.
The CommonsFriday, Saturday, Boys Don’t Cry.
Criterion Hotel WestonSaturday, The Twangsters.
Criterion Pub & Kitchen CarringtonSaturday, Roxy.Sunday, Matt McLaren.
Customs House Friday, Jacinta.Saturday, Tim Harding.Sunday,Bonny Rai.
Denman HotelSunday,Darren Rolling Keys.
Duke Of WellingtonFriday, Matt McLaren. Saturday, The Levymen.
East Maitland Bowling ClubFriday, Rocket.Saturday, Loose Bazooka.Sunday, John Noble.
East’s Leisure & Golf ClubSaturday, Frick N Orson.
Edgeworth TavernFriday, Loose Bazooka. Saturday, The Bad And The Ugly.
The EdwardsFriday,Truman Smith Duo.
The ExchangeSaturday, Misbehave.
Family Hotel MaitlandFriday, Witchery.
FinnegansSaturday, J Smoove, MC Bones.
FogHorn BrewhouseFriday, Anyerin. Saturday, Beth Gleeson, Matt McLaren.
Gallipoli Legion ClubThursday, Bad Luck Kitty.
Gateshead TavernFriday, Brazillian Bros Duo.
George TavernFriday, Todd Schmoo. Saturday, Arley and I.
Grain StoreFriday, Rhythm N Brews ft Tim Rossington, Truman Smith, Boots Porter, As Of Sky.
Grand Hotel Tuesday, JB & The HiFis.
Grand Junction Hotel Saturday, Bo Jenkins.
Great Northern Hotel TeralbaSaturday, Ashley Knight.
Greenroof HotelFriday, Bonny Rai.
Greta Workers ClubFriday, Duplexity.
Gunyah HotelSaturday, Alias.Sunday, Flattrakkerrs.
Hamilton Station Hotel Friday, Taken By Force, Maggot, Two Faced, The Hannigans, Human Failure.Saturday, Justice For The Damned. Sunday, The Sleepyheads, Underachiever, Govv.
Harrigan’s PokolbinFriday, Shaka Duo. Saturday, Brendan Murphy, Shooting Molly. Sunday, Scully.
Honeysuckle HotelFriday, Uptown.Saturday, Soundabout.
Horse & Jockey Hotel SingletonFriday, Layth Gunn.
Hotel DelanyFriday, Four Letter Word.Saturday,Evergreen.
Hotel Jesmond Friday, The Remedy Trio.
Imperial HotelFriday,Brent Murphy. Saturday,Dirty Devils. Sunday,Jye Sharp.
Junction HotelSaturday, Kaylah Anne.
Kent Hotel Friday, Gen X. Saturday, Overload.
Lake Macquarie TavernFriday, Tim Harding.
Lake Macquarie Yacht ClubSunday, Jacinta.
Lakeside Village TavernSaturday, The V Dubs.
Lambton Park HotelFriday,DJ Perry Carter.
Lass O’Gowrie Friday,Strangers With Candy,Spill,The High Andies.Sunday,Rod Coote,Kelly Breuer,Deanna Rose.
Lizotte’s Thursday, Caitlyn Shadbolt,Melanie Dye. Friday, Vince Jones. Saturday, Lyn Bowtell.
Lochinvar HotelSaturday, Mick Jones.
Lucky HotelFriday, Max Jackson. Saturday, Howie and Alex.
Maitland Leagues ClubSunday, Christabelle Blue.
Maitland Regional Art Gallery Saturday, Grow Up Festival ft.Raave Tapes,E4444e,Morning TV,Totty,Lachlan X. Morris, Grace Turner,DyerMa’ker.
Mary EllenFriday, Phonic. Saturday, Big Night Out. Sunday, Dean Kyrwood.
Maryland TavernSaturday, The Remedy.
Mavericks On DarbyFriday, Jake Davey. Saturday, Max Jackson.
Mavericks On The BayFriday, Arley Black. Saturday, Jackson Halliday. Sunday, Kempy.
Mayfield Ex-ServicesFriday, Loko. Saturday, Busta Thong.
Merewether SurfhouseSunday, Jerome.
Metropolitan Hotel Maitland Friday, Boltman. Saturday, Magic Carpet.Sunday, Marriah.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend DiggersFriday, The Years. Saturday, Snape Trilogy. Sunday, Zane Penn Duo.
Morisset Country ClubSunday, Maryanne Rex.
Muree Golf ClubFriday, Hendo. Saturday, Jumpin Jukebox trio.
Murray’s BrewerySunday, Adam Gear.
Nag’s Head Hotel Friday,Damien.Saturday, Pap & That.
Neath HotelSaturday, Kim and Mik.
Nelson Bay Bowling ClubFriday,Allan Freihaut.
Newcastle Jockey ClubFriday, Todd Schmoo,Tyler John, Roxy.Saturday, Bonny Rai,Pete McCredie,Matt McLaren.
Newcastle Leagues Club–The VaultSaturday, Metal United Down Under ft Requiem of the Damned, Autolysis, Chambers of Insanity, Grim Demise, PurEnvy, Evocatus, Enviktas, The Loom of Time, Nekrology.
Northern Star HotelFriday,John Larder. Saturday,Brent Murphy.
Orient Hotel Sunday, Bo Jenkins.
Pedens CessnockFriday, Jon Matthews. Saturday, Acoustic Mayhem.
Pelican RSL Saturday, The Klassics.
Pippis at the PointFriday, Overload Duo, Mick Jones.Saturday, Beau Hatch. Sunday,Dean Kyrwood.
Potters Brewery Friday, Pete McCredie.
Premier HotelFriday, Big Night Out. Saturday, Hummingbirds, Paperboy. Sunday, Melbourne Street.
Prince of Wales HotelFriday, Gold Member,Tim Rossington.Saturday,Bucko.
Queens Wharf HotelFriday, Jerome, Tre Soul. Saturday, Bobby C, The Big Bang. Sunday, Lachy Doley Band.
Racecourse HotelSaturday, Big Pete.
Raymond Terrace Bowling ClubSunday, Boney Rivers.
Royal Hotel SingletonSunday, Zac and Ben.
Royal Motor Yacht Club TorontoFriday, Duncan Woods. Sunday, The Bush Happy Band.
Rutherford HotelSaturday, Michael Hawke.
Salamander TavernFriday, Zane Penn Duo.
Seabreeze HotelFriday, The V Dubs.Saturday, Code Red.Sunday, Sunday Soothin Sounds, Tim Broadway.
Shamrock HotelSaturday, Duplexity.
Shenanigans at the ImperialFriday, Custom Shop. Saturday, Brent Murphy. Sunday, Murph.
Shortland HotelFriday, Brendan Murphy.Saturday, Greg Bryce.
Small BallroomSaturday, Set On End, SETMEONFIRE, The Chaotic Borderline, Eviscerate the Crown.
Snake Gully Hotel Friday, Dave Owen. Saturday, Loose Change.
Soldiers Point Bowling ClubFriday, Watters.
South Newcastle LeaguesClubSaturday, Pistol Pete.
Stag and Hunter HotelFriday, Black Rabbit George. Saturday, The Dark Clouds, The Not Not’s, Trashed Again. Sunday, Passport To Airlie semi-final 2.
Stockton RSLClubWednesday, Rockin Jukebox Duo.
Sunnyside TavernFriday, Karen O’Shea.
Swansea Hotel Sunday, Phonic.
Swansea RSLClubSaturday, Dreams Trio.
Swansea Workers ClubThursday, Open Mic Night. Saturday, John Larder.
Tanilba Bay Golf ClubFriday,Deborah Sinclair. Saturday, Hypnotik Hypnosis.
Teralba Bowling ClubFriday, The Love Handles.
Tilligerry RSLFriday, The Way. Saturday, Samantha Broadbent.
Toronto Country ClubSunday,Extreme Mobile Entertainment.
Toronto DiggersSaturday, John Noble.
Toronto HotelFriday, Tangled Up Duo. Sunday, Greg Bryce.
Toronto WorkersSaturday, Solid Gold Party Night. Sunday, Pistol Pete.
Town Hall HotelSaturday, Scully.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Friday, Jackson Halliday.Saturday, Robbie T. Sunday, Mick Jones.
Wangi Wangi RSLClubSaturday, Rock The Mic. Sunday, Cotton Sax and Strings.
Warners At The Bay Friday, Jim Overend.
Warners Bay HotelSaturday, Project X.
Wests New LambtonThursday, Angamus. Friday, Mark Wells Duo. Saturday, Rubber Bullet. Tuesday, Angamus.
West Wallsend Workers ClubFriday, Kim and Mik.
Wickham Park HotelFriday, Shivoo. Saturday,Jye Sharp,Kings Of Kong. Sunday,John Larder,Ghost Road.
Windale Gateshead Bowling ClubFriday, Rockin’ Eddie.
MOVIES47 Metres Down(M)Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean.
Ali’s Wedding(M)The son of a Muslim clericfinds himself caught between his family and his heart.
All Saints(PG) When a group of Burmese refugees join the congregation, an Anglicanpastor attempts to aid them by planting crops.
American Assassin (R)A story centered on counter terrorism agent Mitch Rapp.
American Made(MA)A pilot works for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the ’80s.
Dunkirk(M)Allied soldiers are surrounded by the German army during a fierce battle in World War II. (Regal)
Gifted(M) A single man raising his child prodigy niece is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. (Tower)
Girls Trip(MA)Four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival.
Hampstead(PG) American widow Emily Walters feels like she is drifting aimlessly through life. Then she meets Donald. (Lake Cinema)
It(MA) Something is terrorising Maine children in this supernatural horror adapted from Stephen King’s 1986 novel.
Mother! (R) A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
My Cousin Rachel (PG)A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. (Lake Cinema)
Paris Can Wait(PG) Anne unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate of her husband. (Regal)
Rip Tide (G) When a damaging video of a modelgoes viral she departs for to spend time with her aunt.
The Big Sick(M)When his partnercontracts an illness, Kumail is forced to face her feisty parents. (Regal)
The Emoji Movie (G)Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji.
The Hitman’s Bodyguard(MA)The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client –a hit man.
The Promise(M) An epic love triangle plays out as the Ottoman Empire crumbles and the Armenian Genocide begins. (Regal)
The Time of Their Lives(M)A former Hollywood star enlists the help of a new friend to journey from London to France for her ex-lover’s funeral. (Regal)
Thomas and Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor (G)Thomas leaves the Island of Sodor for the first time ever to travel to the mainland where he sees and experiences things that are beyond his wildest dreams.
Tommy’s Honour(M) Set in Scotland in the late 19th century, this true story charts the origins of the modern game of golf. (Tower)
Victoria and Abdul (PG) Queen Victoria strikes up an an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Welcome To The Sticks (PG)A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. (Regal)
THEATREHelly’s Magic CupA 12-year- old girl on a drought-stricken n farm dreams of aknight coming to her family’s rescue; engaging comedy-drama by Rosalba Clemente for allages. Maitland Upstage Youth Theatre. Nightly at 7.30pm,until Saturday, plus 11am Saturday.
The Diary of Anne FrankMoving play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, based onthe diary kept by a teenage Jewish girl whose family hid from the Nazis in World War II.Maitland Repertory Theatre, at its theatre. Wednesday, September 20, at 8pm, then Fridayand Saturday at 8pm until October 7, plus 2pm Sunday on September 24 andOctober 1.
Yamato – The Drummers of JapanWorld-renowned Japanese drummers show theirstrength and agility by combining acrobatics and comedy with their music-making. CivicTheatre, Newcastle. Friday, at 8pm.