The Bandroom

Moving through our big theatre-style double doors you’re suddenly transported back to New York in the 70s as you enter the bandroom and disco, with booths lining the sunken dancefloor, a second bar, and a huge stage built to host some of the world’s finest bands.

Being a musician himself, owner Bill Walsh understands the importance of keeping live music venues alive in an age where live music venues are being closed down for new developments, and our band room packs a mighty punch holding 350 patrons.

The room boasts a brand new Nexo PA, and a built in DJ booth where our disco overlords will be serving up to you greatest new tunes, with a keen eye for the classics.

The whole venue has also been fitted out with a brand new lighting design by Melbourne’s most famous pyjama designer and the genius behind the Lilypad at Big Day Out – Duckpond – so prepare for a truly psychedelic disco experience late night.

Live bands grace the stage early Wednesday through to Saturday and for special events, and from midnight the disco takes over the whole venue so can dance the night and early hours of the morning away.

Our female patrons however needn’t worry too much about the stresses of all night dancing, our bathrooms include a powder room designed by Billy’s wife herself for those late night touch ups, and our male toilets have been modelled after Barwon Prison for minimal fuss.

Basic Stats

Capacity: 350 people

Acts who've played: The Melvins, The White Stripes, The Kills, Mike Patton, and locals Wolfmother, The Living End, Rowland S Howard, and more

Opening Hours

Wednesday: 9pm - late
Thursday: 9pm - late
Friday: 9pm - late
Saturday: 9pm - late

Book Tickets

Purchase tickets online

Phone Box Office

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5.30pm

(03) 9514 4599


What's Happening In The Bandroom

The Senegambian Jazz Band

Friday 31st March 2017

Ships Piano

Saturday 1st April 2017

Twin Pines

Thursday April 6th 2017

Pony Face Single Launch

Friday 7th April 2017

Two Steps On The Water

Saturday 8th April 2017

Official Patti Smith Afterparty

Sunday 16th April 2017

Dirt River Radio – Album Launch

Saturday 29th April 2017

Models – EP Launch

Friday 12th May 2017


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