As the temperature drops, the action on stag at Mayfield’s Stag & Hunter Hotel heats up. We’ve got all the info on what you can expect at the home of original music in June.
JUNE 2 – Merewether Fats Blues Jam
A blues jam like no other. This monthly event attracts the best in town with the amazing Merewether Fats at the wheel.
JUNE 3 – The Blues Bombers
If you didn’t get your blues fix with Merewether, than this is the gig for you. Established in 2003, this is truly one of our regions best blues outfits. They never disappoint.
JUNE 4 – The Lochy Doley Band
Dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Hammond, a player who can pump, pamper and pound unbelievable, intense, ferocious and sometimes transcendent sounds from his organ and whammy clavinet. Add powerful blues vocals ripping straight from the heart screaming as they pass the vocal chords and you’ve got one mesmerising and unforgettable show
JUNE 7 – Stagwiz
JUNE 10 – The Stained Daisies + Halcyon Drive
With a sound that harks back to the rock and roll days of old, and a live performance that lingers long in the memory, The Stained Daisies’ catchy hooks will leave you humming long after the dust has settled.
JUNE 11 – Darren Jack
With the release of this new album ‘Take These Blues’ Jack again shows his growth as an original artist. This seasoned musical performers’ works no longer rely solely on his incredible guitar talent as they now do on his ever growing song-writing capabilities. And while Jacks guitar work remains an integral part of his sound, it is his songs released on this album and his multi-award winning 2012 release ‘Better Place’ that has enabled his craft to gain critical recognition.
JUNE 14 – Stagwiz
JUNE 17 – Wards Xpress
JUNE 18 – Voodoo Express
The Voodoo Express are a powerhouse Blues/Rock band featuring some of Newcastles finest musicians.Their combined experience delivers a knockout perfomance everytime they hit the stage.In their short existence so far they have brought to audiences a show that is jam packed with energy and production that is rarely seen in venues these days.
JUNE 21 – Stagwiz
JUNE 24 – Matt Glass
The Last Time unravels Matt Glass’ gentle vulnerability and an instinctive songwriting nous that evokes the likes of Josh Pyke and Whitley. With a warm resonant vocal quality akin to Jimmy Little, The Last Time is both soulful and bittersweet, peppered with an alt-country undertone reminiscent of a modern Johnny Cash. This is Matt Glass’ first single from his outstanding second studio album, The Spaces In Between, currently being tracked and produced by the versatile and talented Fraser Montgomery at The Aviary studios (Bonjah, Mustered Courage, The Pierce Brothers), which will be released in January 2014 followed by an Australian tour. Don’t miss out on catching this troubadour on the rise.
JUNE 28 – Stagwiz
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