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Locally Made & Played

Do you love quality, homegrown live entertainment? If you’re nodding your head enthusiastically, we suggest you clear some space in your calendar over the next few weeks. Locally Made & Played is hitting up 12 popular watering holes across the city and it’s not to be missed!

Locally Made & Played is brought to you by City of Newcastle’s Live music grant funding which aims to promote local grassroots artists and provide a live and unique offering for venues.

The initiative is a win win - not only does it boost the live music scene in Newcastle and support local artists, it also supports our local hospitality industry.

Oh and did we mention that it also means a more dynamic Newcastle for you? A vibrant local live music scene is vital to ensuring Newcastle continues to offer a bustling arts and culture scene, and a lively, diverse and safe night-time economy.

Venues taking part in Live & Local include The Rogue Scholar, Beach Burrito Co, Wickham Park Hotel, The Duke of Wellington, The Mark Hotel, The Beaches Hotel, The Kent Hotel, Racecourse Hotel Wallsend, The Exchange Hotel, Babylon, The Ship Inn, and The Base.

Whether you’re keen to start your weekend on the dance floor, or unwind on a Sunday afternoon to some laid-back tunes, the line-up has something to suit all musical tastes - some of the acts include:

The Rogue Scholar

LaHi, Sunday 11 April, 6-9pm

Daniel March, Saturday 17 April, 7-10pm

Max De Groot, Sunday 18 April, 6-9pm

Beach Burrito Company

Catch live music on Friday 9, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 of April

Wickham Park Hotel

Riff Raff, Saturday 10 April, 7.30pm

Rose Carleo Band, Saturday 17 April, 7.30pm

Flyod Vincent, Sunday 18 April, 6pm

The Duke of Wellington

Greg Bryce, Friday 9 April

Dean Kyrwood, Friday 16 April

Karen O’Shea, Saturday 17 April

The Mark Hotel

Nano, Saturday 10 April, 8-11pm

Daniel Arvidson, Friday 16 April, 8-11pm

The After Party, Sunday 18 April, 5-8pm

The Beaches Hotel

Komiti Levai, Friday 9 April, 6-9pm

Kylie Jane, Wednesday 14 April, 3-6pm

Pete McCredie, Sunday 18 April, 6.30-9.30pm

The Kent Hotel

Catch live music on Friday 9, Monday 12 and Monday 19 April

Racecourse Hotel Wallsend

Coral Lee, Friday 16 April, 6.30-9.30pm

Dave Javier, Saturday 17 April, 6.30-9.30pm

Chloe & Alexine, Sunday 18 April, 3-6pm

The Exchange Hotel

Sound About, Saturday 10 April

Mak Band, Friday 16 April


Half Nelson, Sunday 11 April

Cool Jazz Trio, Sunday 18 April

The Shipp Inn

Pricey & Mughead, Saturday 17 April

The Base Health

Thursday 15 April and Friday 16 April, 7pm

For a full list of artists, dates and times see the Locally Made & Played event listing. Events are spread across a variety of days and times from Friday 9th until Monday 19th April.

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