What’s On This Week In Newcastle? Kingswood, Ms Murphy & Hands Like house

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Thursday 18th

Kingswood @ The Cambridge Hotel

Kingswood is a 4-piece indie rock group from melbourne, Australia. With the release of their fourth album, ‘Microscopic Wars’, Kingswood are venturing out on an Australian nation wide tour.

Tickets: Bigtix

  • $23.30


  • 8:00pm Doors Open

Spring Racing Carnival @ Newcastle Jockey Club

One of the highlight racing events of the year, ‘The Spring Racing Carnival’ brings together live entertainment, the love of fashion and the spectacular racing event itself.


  • 12noon  gates open

For more Information visit- Newcastle Jockey Club

Friday 19th

Mason Rack @ The Wickham Park Hotel

Mason Rack can play just about any music style with blues and rock having become his two passions. Accompanied with two other guys on the drums and the bass, the band showcases live music at its very best.


  • 8:00pm

Vanishing Shapes W The Beans & James Thomson @ The Lass

This free event portrays a modern, alternative take on folk style music. All three acts are Australian, including local Newcastle band, Vanishing Shapes.


  • 8:30pm

Saturday 20th

Hunter Wine Country Markets @ De Bortoli Wines

Set in the picturesque Hunter Valley, these boutique markets offer everything from local handmade art works to jewellery and fine wines.


  • 532 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin (approx. 1 hr drive out of Newcastle)


  • 9am- 3pm

For more Information visit their Facebook Page Here.

Hands Like House @ The Small Ballroom

With full US and Uk tours during 2013, 2014 does not see the band slowing down. Hands Like House will be taking their high-energy rock band to many more countries right up until December, including an appearance at Newcastle’s The Small Ballroom.

Tickets: Oztix

  • $29.10 +18

Sunday 21st

Ms Murphy @ Lizottes

Since becoming a finalist last year on The Voice Australia, Ms Murphy is now making her way along the east coast in support of her first single, ‘Don’t let it go’. In the intimate setting of Lizottes, Ms Murphy’s soulful voice will be in full force.

Tickets: Lizottes

  • $92.00 Main Meal and Show
  • $50.00 Only with Bar Menu Available


  • 8:30pm

Monday 22nd

Body Of Work @ CStudios Art Gallery

This amazing exhibition of paintings, drawings and textiles will be on display between the 6th of September and the 27th of September. Artist, Ellen Howell draws inspiration from her local surroundings of Newcastle into her artworks.


  • 12-4pm Wednesday- Sunday


  • Shop 1- 738 Hunter Street

Tuesday 23rd

Night OWLS Exhibition @ Newcastle Museum

Night OWLS (Original Welcoming Lighting Solutions) is a competition for young people between the age of 15 and 29. The competition requires the entrants to design a creative lighting installation for selected areas of the Newcastle City Centre. All selected designs will be on display at the Newcastle Museum until the 3rd of November with the winner being announced in October.


  • 10am-5pm Tuesday- Wednesday

Wednesday 24th

Sandi Thom @ The Depot On Beaumont

Since the release of her smash hit ‘I wish I was a punk rocker (with flowers in my hair)’, Sandi Thom has cemented herself as world wide independent artist. Having just completed a US tour and the recording of a live show in her hometown in Scottland on DVD, Thom is now embarking on an east coast tour of Australia

Although this is a free event, booking is essential which you can do Here.

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