MAY GIG GUIDE
Live music every Friday night 8pm-11pm and every Sunday 3pm-6pm at the Shaft Hotel
FRIDAY 3 MAY | DAVE CARTER
Dave has been performing and entertaining professionally in Australia for a little over three decades. He has played or sung on countless albums, singles, soundtracks, TV and radio beds. He has been a member of many bands over the years, including, Alex Smith, Ian Moss, Moving Pictures, 24 Strings, Bob Corbett & the Roo Grass Band, Mark Wells, Bliss, Special Branch, Loonatic Fringe, Love That Hat, The Funbusters, and more!
SUNDAY 5 MAY | DEAN KYRWOOD
Dean Kyrwood is a singer/songwriter delving into a fresh genre combo of acoustic jazz/soul/pop/dance fusion.
FRIDAY 10 MAY | PRAHLAD
Prahlad's music is food for your heart. The talented local Novocastrian combines 90’s rock/funk with acoustic and meditation/mantra. He has recently dived into exploring new genre called Bahkti Rock! Prahlad plays some of his originals as well as your favourite covers!
SUNDAY 12 MAY | CAM HUGHES
This Mother’s Day, local musician Cam Hughes will be joining us LIVE at the Shaft Hotel!
Spoil mum this Mother's Day with a delicious lunch or dinner at the Shaft Hotel. All mums will be treated with a complementary glass of Hungerford Hill Fishcage Sparkling wine with the purchase of a main meal. 🥂
The Shaft Hotel is a kid-friendly venue and welcomes the whole family this Mother's Day!
Lunch 11:30am - 2pm
Dinner 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Bookings recommended (02) 4951 4587
FRIDAY 17 MAY | TIM HARDING
Tim has been a professional vocalist and musician for 23 years. As one-fifth of the original Hi-5, formed in 1998, Tim has performed thousands of live shows all over the world, bagging five ARIAs, three Logies and a Helpmann award.
Covering all your favourites from the likes of Queen, Nirvana, Coldplay, James Blunt, Ed Sheeran and many more!
SUNDAY 19 MAY | MARISSA SAROCA
She may only stand a little over five feet high, but it’s one hell of a voice that comes out of Marissa Saroca. Winning back-to-back Best Female Vocals at the 2005 and 2006 ABC Newcastle Music Awards; many years later…..you be the judge.
Likened to Alicia Keys and Adele, Marissa is an artists not to miss!!
FRIDAY 24 MAY | HAYDEN JOHNS
Hayden has featured in Newcastle-based covers acts Granite Revolution and Ninemile / Ninemile Duo, which developed strong fanbases over the years. Now Hayden is performing in solo format, incorporating his talents on guitar, vocals, stomp box and harmonies – as a solo player he delivers a large, layered sound that is more like a full band than a soloist!
Hayden′s song list can range from the 60′s to now, covering artist such as U2, ACDC, Bryan Adams, Mumford and Sons, Bon Jovi, Crowded House, Keith Urban, Dragon, Lynard Skynard, Powerfinger, Tracey Chapman, Tonic, Queen, Blink 182, Screaming Jets, Michael Jackson, Ice House, Kings of Leon, INXS, Rolling Stones, Fletwood Mac, Green Day and loads more.
SUNDAY 26 MAY | BRIEN MCVERNON
Brien has always been best known for his work in the Pop/Rock fields of music however his career as a musician has led him through many musical genres. Brien has worked with international artists such as Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes, Suzie Quatro, Fastball, Mike Peters, and Slim Jim Phantom (The Stray Cats) to name a few. Writer, composer and music educator, Brien has seen a return to his Rock n Roll roots!
FRIDAY 31 MAY | TK VIBES
Hailing from the Green Forest heights of the Kamai Rangers, this musical vessel comes as a holiday for those ears seeking an Audio massage.
TK brings you an Eclectic selection of Jazz, Funk n R&B, with a hint of Pop & sometimes Rock, to make those refreshing drinks after a long day that much more enjoyable.