Newcastle's premiere live music venue

This weekend and every weekend catch Newcastle's finest live Music at the Wickham Park Hotel. The Wicko has long been a supporter of Blues and Roots Music in Newcastle and will continue to support touring acts a like when possible.


Our music is always free in the front bar and our freshly renovated Beer Garden Saturday and Sunday Afternoons 


We encourage a family environment in what now has to be Newcastle's best beer garden , so come on down and relax and enjoy a meal and sample our brand new menu.


For band booking enquiries please contact Marcus Wright from Big Apachee at

With the Wickham Park Hotel presents...

Jam at The Wicko

December 27, 2019

Wanna Jam?

Big Apachee presents Jam@TheWicko,
Newcastle's first all-age jam night.

The last Thursday of the month,
Special Guest - To be announced!

From 7:00pm - 10:00pm 

Featuring some of Newcastle's finest guest artists - You never know who'll show up!

All are welcome to come along and join in the jam session.

All ages and all ability levels are encouraged to get up and get down!

Melbourne Street

November 28, 2019

9:30pm - 12:00am Melbourne Street

“MELBOURNE STREET” performs a range of legendary Classic Rock, Soul and Blues
tunes that you rarely hear covered by any other band or artist today.
The band, is made up of 5 seasoned musicians who have performed with a range of high profile Newcastle and National acts where they have entertained audiences for the past 30 years.

Fish Fry + Pow Wow

November 30, 2019

1:30pm - 5:00pm Phoenix Pritchard  

Catch Phoenix Pritchard in the Beer Garden!

6:00pm - 9:30pm Fishfry 

FISH FRY are Newcastle and the Hunter Regions best exponents of jump-jive jazz, swing and rhythm & blues.

Saylor and The Flavor

December 03, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00pm Saylor and the Flavor 

Put your dancing shoes ready the boys are back playing the first Wednesday of the month here at The Wicko. 

Bounty Hunters

December 05, 2019

9:00pm - 12:30am Bounty Hunters

Bounty Hunters Band's debut at the legendary Wicko as a Newcastle band! And featuring a special guest appearance by The Godfather Of Newcastle Rock, the one and only Mark Tinson! The 2 Rabbit guitarists David Hinds and Mark Tinson reunited for a blistering performance! Don't miss this!

Riff Raff Xmas Bash

December 06, 2019

You loved this line up last time so we have brought them back together for an Xmas Bash!!


5:00pm - 8:00pm  Sneaky Freakers 

9:00pm - 12:30am Riff Raff

Floyd Vincent & The Temple Dogs

December 07, 2019

1:30pm - 5:00pm John Larder 

6:00pm - 9:30pm Floyd Vincent & The Temple Dogs

From the age of ten when he first picked up the classical guitar through to his first professional band at the age of fourteen Floyd has been totally immersed in the world of music and performance. Over the years he has largely by-passed musical trends and fads preferring to follow his own muse and lead one of Australia’s most unique and enduring party bands as they record and tour both here and overseas.


December 12, 2019

9:00pm - 12:30am Milestones

Head on in to catch a Wicko favourite! Milestones in the Music Bar!

Dastardly Bastards

December 14, 2019

1:30pm - 5:00pm Matthew Bentley 

A solo Singer/songwriter all the way from Victoria and I am filling in the last few dates of a music tour around Australia. I perform a range of covers and originals over a 3 hour set

6:00pm - 9:30pm Dastardly Bastards

Morton Choppers

December 17, 2019

8:00pm - 10:30pm Morton Choppers 

Live & Original music every Wednesday @ The Wicko, come on down and see Morton Choppers!


January 10, 2020

8:00pm - 12:30am Morton Choppers 

Defenders of the faith RUN TO THE WICKO on the 11th of January for the ultimate metal meltdown!!  Be quick or be dead as ACES HIGH and JUDAS BEAST will be deliverin' the goods all night long!


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