What’s On In Newcastle This Week? Ball Park Music, The Hunter Record Fair, & Reece Mastin

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Thursday 25th

Ball Park Music @ Bar On The Hill

Brisbane based, indie-rock band, Ball Park have embarked on a nation wide tour this September right through until the end of the year. With them they are bringing their revolutionary ‘The Trippin’ The Light Fantastic’ Tour. This ‘crazy concept’ is an exhilarating 3D experience and a truly out of this world light show.

Tickets: Bigtix

  • $43.80 General Admission
  • $40.20 UoN Student


  • 7:30pm Doors Open

Mike McClellan @Lizottes

Joined by one of the great American singer/songwriters Danny O’Keefe, Mike McClellan is sure to bring a truly memorable performance to Lizottes this Thursday.

Tickets: Lizottes

  • $91.00 Main Meal and Show
  • $49.00 Show only with bar menu available


  • 9:00pm Main Act

Friday 26th

Reece Mastin @ Newcastle Panthers Club

Australia’s young rock n roll heart throb is on the road again for his ‘Wolf In The Woods’ nation tour. Mastin promises that these shows are set to be ‘loud, hot, and real’.

Tickets: Moshtix

  • $50.00


  • 7:00pm Doors Open

Antiskeptic @ The Small Ballroom

Launching their first album in over 6 years, Antiskeptic’s hard work and determination has seen the band work their way back up to the top. Their third album, ‘Stare Down The Ocean’ has been released independently, with the funds for the album raised by their loyal fan base.

Tickets: Oztix

  • $21.95 +18


  • 7:00pm Doors open

Saturday 27th

Wollombi Festival @ Wollombi

Now in it’s 5th year, The Wollombi Festival is set to be bigger than ever. Combined with a beautiful mountain setting, the festival is full of great Australian music, boutique markets, a camping area and more.

Tickets: Here

  • $90.00

Located 1 hour out of Newcastle- check out their website Here for directions.

Mattara Festival @ Nobbys Beach Reserve

The Mattara Festival is an annual community event, which helps to celebrate all local talent. The 10 day festival showcases music, art, exhibits, sport and food for a fun filled day for the whole family.

For more Information visit- mattarafestival.org.au

The Voice Kids: The Concert @ Newcastle Civic Theatre

After the success of the hit TV show, The Voice Kids, the top 6 contestants will be embarking on their very own tour this holidays. With special guest Harrison Craig and crowd favourite from the show Robbie Anderson, the concert is sure to be a spectacular event for everyone of all ages.

Tickets: Ticketek 

  • $61.17 B Reserve
  • $66.27 A Reserve


  • 4:00pm

The Hunter Record Fair @ Mayfield Bowling Club

Now at a new location, The Hunter Record Fair sells a wide selection of records, CDs, rarities and bargains. Along with the mexican El Poco Loco truck on site, you will be able to dig your way through endless records all day long.

For more Information click Here.

Sunday 28th

Newcastle Farmer’s Markets @ Newcastle Showground

Your fresh fruit and vegetables are sorted when you make your way to the weekly Newcastle farmer’s Markets this Sunday. Local farmers from across the Hunter come together to deliver you the very best and freshest produce. While you are there browse through the handmade clothing stalls, jewellery stands, and food markets.


  • 8:00am- 1:00pm

Monday 29th

Karaoke @ The Kent Hotel

Every Monday and Thursday night The Kent Hotel is host to karaoke. Kick start your week with a fun night out with a group of friends, as you belt it out to your favourite tunes. Whilst your there enjoy their $12.95 fish and chip special for dinner and a glass of wine.


  • From 9:00pm

Tuesday 30th

Jazz Night @ The Grand Hotel

Every Tuesday night make your way down to the Grand Hotel to listen to all your favourite Jazz tunes from local Newcastle artists.


  • From 7:30pm

Wednesday 1st

Wednesday Blues @ The Depot On Beaumont

The Best Local blues bands from across Newcastle play each Wednesday night at The Depot On Beaumont. Come in for dinner  and support our local talent. On the menu is a $10 special burger or the $15 Ribs.

For more Information visit- thedepotonbeaumont.com.au

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