Gig guide: what's on around the Hunter this weekend

Comedian Tommy Little will lead a top line-up at the Newcastle Comedy Festival Gala at Civic Theatre on Friday.
Comedian Tommy Little will lead a top line-up at the Newcastle Comedy Festival Gala at Civic Theatre on Friday.

5 Sawyers Friday, DJ Perry Carter, Jerome. Sunday, Howard Shearman Duo.

Adamstown Uniting Church Monday, Newcastle Strings.

Argenton Hotel Sunday, Sundays Record Duo.

Australia Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Siren.

Battlesticks Bar Friday, Tim Rossington. Saturday, Madelyn. Sunday, Guy Richards.

Beach Hotel Friday, The Freqs. Saturday, Jump. Sunday, V-Dubs.

Belmont 16s Friday, Rave On. Saturday, David Hobson & Marina Prior, The Gaudrys, Kazzie. Sunday, The Blue Water Cowboys.

Belmore Hotel Saturday, Gen-X.

Beresfield Bowling Club Friday, The Years. Saturday, State FX. Sunday, The Rattlesnakes.

The Bradford Friday, The Duotones. Saturday, Shivoo.

Burwood Inn Friday, Matt Semmens. Saturday, Daniel Arvidson.

Cambridge Hotel Friday, Mansionair, Exhibitionist (main room), Bee Makina, Nez B, 200lit, Vortekz, Bee Kai, Mason Dane, Big Tom, Prokect Peterz (warehouse). Saturday, Craze ft. Dj Wuki (USA) & DJ NXSTY (CAN). Sunday, Linear, Ricky Owen, Glovers Lane.

Carrington Bowling Club Friday, Richard. Sunday, Kids Disco.

Catho Pub Saturday, John Larder. Sunday, No Exit - The Angels Show.

Central Leagues Club Friday, Dave Carter. Saturday, Matt Semmens.

Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Megan Core. Saturday, Solid Gold Party Night with Dave Cochrane.

Civic Theatre Friday, Newcastle Comedy Festival Gala ft. Tommy Little, Gen Fricker, Al Del Bene (USA), Luke Heggie, Cameron James, Nikki Britton, Neel Kolhatkar, Cam Knight, Aaron Gocs, Sarah Gaul (USA), Nick Capper.

Club Maitland City Saturday, Tyler John.

Colliery Inn Friday, Matt McLaren. Sunday, ROX.

Commercial Hotel Boolaroo Friday, Romney Watts.

Commercial Hotel Morpeth Friday, Whiskey Business Duo. Saturday, Crawford Brothers.

Customs House Friday, Brendan Murphy. Sunday, Kaylah Anne, Felix Quinn Band.

Cypress Lakes Saturday, Tim Harding.

D'Albora Marina Sunday, Max Jackson.

Duke Of Wellington Friday, ROX. Saturday, Komiti Levai Duo.

East Cessnock Bowling Club Saturday, Paul Watters.

East Maitland Bowling Club Friday, Overload. Saturday, Snape Trilogy. Sunday, Andrew G.

Easts Golf & Leisure Club Sunday, Karen O'Shea.

Karen O'Shea will perform at Easts Golf & Leisure Club on Sunday.

Karen O'Shea will perform at Easts Golf & Leisure Club on Sunday.

Edgeworth Bowling Club Friday, Original Sin INXS Show. Sunday, TK Vibez.

Family Hotel Maitland Friday, Reggie Sinclair.

Finnegans Saturday, Kidd Kaos & Courtney Mills.

Gallipoli Legion Club Sunday, Leadbellies.

General Roberts Hotel Saturday, Kelly Hope.

George Tavern Friday, Troy Kemp. Saturday, Sari, Jade & Spike. Sunday, Pete McCredie.

Troy Kemp will provide the entertainment at the George Tavern on Friday.

Troy Kemp will provide the entertainment at the George Tavern on Friday.

Grand Hotel Tuesday, Jamie Oehlers Night Music.

Grand Junction Hotel Friday, The Get Rich Quick Scheme. Sunday, Andy Abra & The Big River Band.

Great Northern Hotel Newcastle Friday, Tim Harding. Saturday, Joel Oakhill Duo.

Greta Workers Club Friday, Pat Vs Cat.

Hamilton Station Hotel Friday, Hard-Ons, Boom Boom Kid (ARG), No Reason, Durry. Saturday, Disparo!, Head First, Sobaka, Fight Milk, Povarotti, Peer Dissonance, Numbskull, Dog, Body Melt. Sunday, Tori Forsyth, Suz Dorahy, Carl The Bartender.

Harrigan's Pokolbin Friday, Crawfish Stew. Saturday, Brendan Murphy, The Core. Sunday, James Martens.

Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, Rich & Famous.

Honeysuckle Hotel Friday, Tre Soul Band. Saturday, Felix Quinn Band. Sunday, CrocQ.

Horse & Jockey Hotel Friday, Kelly Hope.

Hotel Cessnock Friday, Jamie Martens.

Hotel Delany Friday, Avid DJ, Mark Wells. Saturday, Dos Eager.

Imperial Hotel Maitland Friday, Bobby C. Saturday, Arcane Duo.

Iron Horse Inn Saturday, The Search Party.

Kent Hotel Friday, Rubber Bullet. Saturday, Loose Bazooka.

King Street Hotel Friday, Rockclub tribute night - Queen, Sammy Boyle. Saturday, Joel Fletcher.

Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Friday, Allan Freihaut. Sunday, Bob Allan.

Lambton Park Hotel Friday, The Humm Duo. Saturday, Scott Day-Vee.

Lass O'Gowrie Friday, Run Squirrel, Sleepeaser, 67 Expansion. Saturday, Big Riles & MC Sabby D, The Watts, Nesting.

Lizotte's Friday, Galapagos Duck. Saturday, Rick Price. Sunday, Chris Cain (USA), Simon Kinny-Lewis. Wednesday, Clare Bowditch, Xani Colac.

Lucky Hotel Friday, Jason Bone. Saturday, Dean Kyrwood. Sunday, Matt McLaren.

Mary Ellen Hotel Friday, Choice Cuts. Saturday, Brien McVernon & The Rockets.

Mattara Hotel Saturday, Megan Core.

Mavericks On The Bay Friday, Darren Gould. Saturday, Todd Schmoo. Sunday, Greg Bryce.

Mavericks On Darby Friday, Brien McVernon. Saturday, Matty G.

Mayfield Ex-Services Saturday, Early Daze.

Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Friday, Sundays Record, DJ 88. Saturday, Viper Creek, DJ Angelo. Sunday, Bernie.

Morisset Country Club Sunday, Lee Rolfe.

Murray's Brewery Sunday, Craig Thomson.

Neath Hotel Saturday, Mick Jones.

Nelson Bay Diggers Friday, David Hobson & Marina Prior, The Rumour Trio. Saturday, Spank N The Monkey. Sunday, Anyerin.

Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday, Bobby C.

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club Sunday, Tim Harding.

Newcastle Diggers Saturday, Romney Watts.

Newcastle Hotel Friday, Wildyf & Heimanu. Saturday, Babe Rainbow, The Pinheads, Made In Paris.

Northern Star Hotel Friday, Jack Evans. Saturday, John Larder, Paula & Owen.

Oriental Hotel Saturday, Joe Terror & Daniel Tuite. Sunday, Yev Kassem.

Paxton Bowling Club Saturday, The Andy Show.

Pedens Cessnock Saturday, Troy Kemp.

Pippis At The Point Friday, Karen O'Shea, Sari, Jade & Spike. Saturday, Mardmax. Sunday, Tyler John.

Potters Brewery Friday, Pete McCredie.

Prince of Wales Hotel Friday, Bucko. Saturday, Matt Bowles.

Queens Wharf Hotel Friday, Uptown. Saturday, 2GoodReasons. Sunday, Love That Hat, Wharf Life.

Railway Hotel Cessnock Sunday, Project X.

Redhead Surf Lifesavers Club Sunday, Oran Vir.

Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Saturday, The After Party.

Royal Hotel Singleton Sunday, Darren Rolling Keys Duo.

Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Sunday, Murray Byfield.

Rutherford Hotel Saturday, Simon King.

Seabreeze Hotel Friday, Dos Eager. Saturday, MAK. Sunday, Pistol Pete.

Shoal Bay Country Club Friday, John Larder. Saturday, Guy Richards, New Black Shades. Sunday, Madelyn, Dean Kyrwood.

Shortland Hotel Friday, Anyerin. Saturday, Jon Matthews.

Singleton Diggers Saturday, Elton - The Young Years.

Soldiers Point Bowling Club Saturday, Jumpin Jukebox Trio.

Stag and Hunter Hotel Friday, Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes, Ben Leece & Left Of The Dial. Saturday, The Blues Bombers. Sunday, Helen Townsend.

Star Hotel Friday, Cal Miner Trio.

Stockton RSL Club Saturday, Summerland Kings.

Swansea Hotel Friday, Greg Bryce. Saturday, Kristy James Duo. Sunday, State FX.

Swansea RSL Club Saturday, Whiskey Business Duo.

Swansea Workers Club Sunday, Chris Unicomb.

Sydney Junction Hotel Friday, Jason Bone. Saturday, Uptown.

Taer Angwidd Wollombi Saturday, Paddock Sessions ft. James Morrison & 10 piece Motown Band, This Way North, Imogen Clark, Tori Forsyth, Mark Lang, Lilly Among Clouds, Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes, Ben Leece & The Left Of The Dial, Weeping Willows, Piper Butcher, Darcy Fox, Elyssa Faith.

Toronto Hotel Sunday, Troy Kemp.

Toronto Workers Saturday, Sounds Of Sunday.

Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Anyerin. Sunday, Mick Jones.

Vincent St Kitchen & Bar Cessnock Friday, Felix Quinn Music Duo. Saturday, Dream Catchers.

Warners At The Bay Friday, Mick Jones. Saturday, The DuoTones.

Weston Workers Saturday, The Years.

Wests New Lambton Sunday, Canned Heat (UK).

Wests NEX Friday, The After Party Trio. Saturday, The Levymen.

West Wallsend Workers Club Friday, Big Pete.

Wickham Park Hotel Friday, The Bad Dad Orchestra. Saturday, Pat Eyre Trio, Morning Glory. Sunday, Witchlock, Z Star Trinity.