Sunset Studio

The Sunset Studio is ideal for intimate concerts, theater rehearsals, meetings, parties, film nights or acoustic rehearsals and is located in Mayfield (Newcastle, NSW).


Sunset Studio is a dedicated acoustic room with timber floorboards, timber paneling to eye height and adjustable heavy drapes on three walls. It is able to seat up to 50 people for an intimate concert, and features a 7 foot Kawai Grand Piano.

The room is also perfect for dance or theater rehearsals, meetings, parties, film nights or acoustic rehearsals. It is located within the flourishing arts/dining hub on Maitland Road in Mayfield with a café’s (operating til 3pm most days) and a pizza bar (lunch and dinner).

Amenities include a wheelchair accessible bathroom with shower.


• 7 foot Kawai Grand Piano

• Smooth timber floors

• Accommodates up to 50 people

• Wheelchair accessible bathroom with shower


Studio hiring fees

• $10 per hour for groups under 15

• $15 per hour for 15-25 people

• $20 per hour for more than 25 people

• Concert hire is a flat fee of $100 (7 hours)

• Cleaning fee of $25 if you choose not to clean up.


For further information, please call Gleny Rae on 0416196525 or email





Sunset Studio Events

  • Jackie Marshall - Friday 20th October 8pm $15

    Renowned for her gutsy but tender vocal style (which Jackie has jokingly referred to as ‘Dolly Parton meets Patti Smith’), Jackie was hand-picked by Missy Higgins to support her on the sold-out QLD leg of her 2007 “On A Clear Night” tour as part of the Australian national youth broadcaster Triple J’s Unearthed series.

  • Foghorn Stringband (USA)- Wednesday 25th Oct 7pm $20

    The Foghorn Stringband is the present day gold standard for real-deal hard-hitting genuine old-time American string band music, with eight albums, thousands of shows, over 15 years of touring under their belts, and an entirely new generation of roots musicians following their lead.

  • Leanne Tennant + Ben Leece - Saturday 4th November 7pm

    In November Leanne Tennant will be travelling from her home in North QLD to showcase at this year's Australian Music Week in Sydney, fortunately for us she'll be stopping off in Newcastle to perform a very special one off intimate show at the amazing Sunset Studio. Supporting Leanne will be Newcastle singer songwriter, Ben Leece.

  • Sarah Leete - Friday 24th November 7.30pm