Tag Archives: anu bar

CELL BLOCK 69 – From the 80′s to the ANU. A multi-storey of Corey !

By 24 October 2015

[ 19 December 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] The nine Corey’s of power return to the ANU Bar and Stadium on Saturday Dec 19th Dec and will excite you with infinitely enhanced Rock action moves, and daring Corey-ography.

Not since the sold out performance of Two Thousand and Nineteen 80 Fourteen have the Canberrian Rock (and to a smaller extent but not to be [...]

Swollen Members/Madchild LIVE in Canberra


[ 19 September 2014 at 8:00 pm; ]

KP Records PRESENTS Award winning Canadian hip-hop outfit Swollen Members live in Canberra as part of their upcoming headline tour of Australia this September – In support of their recently released new album “Brand New Day”.

Supported in Canberra by local artists Flawlezz (KP), Nix, KG and introducing Kawpicturless (KP).

Formed in 1992 the golden era [...]

Cell Block 69 – Christmas with Corey !

By 5 December 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 20 December 2013 at 8:00 pm; ]

Have you finished your Xmas present shopping ? Have you even started ? It’s the year two thousand and nineteen eighty thirteen and Cell Block 69 have the perfect gift for you. The gift that just keeps gifting. And that gift is Rock n Roll (and to a lesser extent, synth pop).

Corey is returning to [...]

The Tongue + $1,000 MC battle @ ANU Refectory

By 24 September 2013

[ 22 November 2013 at 8:00 pm; ]

Lock in a new event on Canberra’s Hip Hop calendar.

An event built for the scene, for the fans and for the artists.

Main Event is a long overdue battle night for the capital.

A knockout contest where local and interstate MC’s can go head to head for a $1,000 winner takes all prize.

Complementing the battle are live [...]

A Cell Block 69 Christmas!

By 20 December 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 22 December 2012 at 8:00 pm; ]

News Flash ! :

Cell Block 69 to carry out a totally awesome post apocalyptic feat !

Sure, by the time that December the 22nd comes around the world will have already ended. But don’t let that get you down. Why not loose those apocalyptic blues by spending a night with Corey ?

Laugh it away with Corey. [...]

Cell Block 69 rocking ANU again

By 15 November 2012

[ 22 December 2012 at 8:00 pm; ]

Facebook brings word of a very big christmas show:

Cell Block 69 – Xmas with Corey.

Do they know it’s Xmas time at all in Canberra ? If they don’t yet, they certainly will by the end of the night on Sat the 22nd of December at the ANU Bar and Stadium Refectory.

Do Canberran’s like it [...]

The Darkness to play ANU


[ 10 May 2012; ]

BMA have the astonishing news that The Darkness are going to play the ANU bar on May 10.

With local act Fun Machine playing the support it’s going to be one hell of a night.

Scooter giveaway for St Paddy’s bash. What could possibly go wrong

By 20 February 2012

[ 15 March 2012 at 12:00 pm; ] Undaunted by an Octoberfest linked to a fatality the ANU Bar is pushing for an early St Patricks day party at which they’ll be giving away a real working motor scooter:

Come celebrate St Patrick’s Day with us at ANU Bar on March 15th. The event kicks off at 12 noon and runs well into the [...]

Cell Block 69 @ ANU Bar: so great, and so Canberra

By 25 December 2011

Cell Block 69′s annual gig at the ANU bar on Friday night was just fantastic. Never been before – best $15 I’ve ever spent on live entertainment – a thumping, nostalgic orgy of camp, pop-rock cabaret. Musically, wonderful. CellBlock 69 are performers of a too-rare variety – thrilled to be there, loving the fans, sweating [...]

Scaramouche with Looking Glass and The London Circuit Friday November 11 ANU Bar

By 9 November 2011

[ 11 November 2011; ] Melbourne-based rock band Scaramouche will return to their hometown of Canberra for a blistering one-night-only show on Friday 11 November at the ANU Bar, to follow up the release of their debut EP Access Denied.

For more information, see

Scaramouche will share the stage with local bands Looking Glass and The London Circuit. Entry is $10.

The next Defence scandal – Homophobic attack on uni students

By 10 October 2011

It would seem that some young fghting men are not satisfied with just filming women in showers. Some of our country’s fighting men decided it would be fun to wander down to the ANU bar and harass some of the students there. They were observed kicking chairs around the beer garden, which they claimed was [...]

The Little Stevies w/ Julia & the Deep Sea Sirens

By 4 May 2011

[ 5 May 2011 at 8:00 pm; ] After their packed-out shows in The Majestic at The National Folk Festival, Canberrans Julia and the Deep Sea Sirens will be supporting The Little Stevies and Gossling at The ANU Bar on Thursday May 5.  JDSS have recently been heralded by The Canberra Times and The Canberra Weekly as the ‘Fresh Faces of Folk’.  They [...]

Aging cock rock comes to Canberra in spades!


[ 30 April 2011 at 6:31 pm; ]

Facebook has the frankly remarkable news that Quiet Riot, Warrant, and the LA Guns are going to play the ANU Bar!

Local rock legends Johnny Roadkill have won the lottery of life to get to be the local support.

The Intense Impact website has bios of these bands for those who need a reminder.

The video is of [...]

A new name for the ANU Bar?

By 25 February 2011

Having for years given away their student market to the private sector thanks to mismanagement, petty politics, being crap, and tearing down what could have been a world class selection of band posters, the ANU Bar is trying to get back in the game.
They’re now calling for suggestions for a new name so they can [...]

The Heroines launch their EP

By 19 January 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 11 February 2011 at 7:00 pm; ]

The Heroines are launching their new EP at ANU Bar on 11 February with support from The London Circuit, Fun Machine and Pretty Crane.

It’s going to be a whole load of rock!

Nirvana doing “Come as you are” at the ANU bar

By 24 November 2010

[First filed: Nov 23, 2010 @ 16:15]

YouTuber Methstories has posted a bunch of videos from Nirvana’s infamous 1992 performance at the ANU Bar here in Canberra.
To give context to a night Canberra seems to want to forget he added this note:
Due to the low capacity of the venue, many people (more than a thousand, by [...]

My Disco ANU Bar Wednesday 24 November

By 17 November 2010

[ 24 November 2010 at 7:31 pm; ]

MY DISCO ANU Bar Nov 24 w/ Hoodlum Shouts & Spartak

HellosQuare Recordings is offering a free gift upon entry: MYDISCO Live in ‘Atlanta’.

As always with Melbourne trio My Disco, the best thing about their new album Little Joy is its weird kind of absence. Ever since their first shows back in 2003, it?s like there’s been [...]

ZZG – Trapped in the Mirror – “Launch” with Scaramouche, The Chuffs and Tom Stone.

By 7 June 2010

[ 18 June 2010 at 8:00 pm; ]

ZZG – “Trapped in the Mirror”
With Special Guests:
The Chuffs
Tom Stone and the Soldiers of Fortune (Sydney)

Friday 18th JUNE

8PM ANU Union Bar
An Evening of classic style rock, classic style riffs and moments of blues and psychodelia
note: The Kevin Windross band has cancelled and will be replaced by Scaramouche,,,

All Guns Blazing to go out with a bang at the ANU Bar

By 2 June 2010

[ 12 June 2010 at 8:00 pm; ]

It’s sad that local rockers All Guns Blazing are breaking up.

But on the plus side they’re going out with a big bang and a great lineup at the ANU Bar.

This from the event page:

All Guns Blazing have recently announced that they will be splitting up.. but not until we have one last hoorah!!

On Saturday June [...]

Ear-candy at ANU this Thursday

By 24 November 2009

Following on from a recording stint at BJB and a slew of packed out shows in Sydney, including the launch of new single The Other Half on Halloween at Spectrum, The Spirits head south on tour. For the first time Canberra will hear The Spirits’ intense, ethereal songs on Thursday November 26 at ANU.

Also on [...]

Earwig Mantra Album Launch

By 21 April 2009

[ 1 May 2009 to 2 May 2009. ]

Canberra hard rock band Earwig Mantra will be launching their debut album “Nested” on Friday May 1 at ANU Bar. Supported by other locals Escape Syndrome and Loud So Clear as well as Serenik from Sydney.

Canberra bands’ sets will be recorded for possible inclusion on the Hard ACT to Follow live compilation CD which is [...]

Super Best Friends CD Launch! Fri 24th Apr @ ANU Bar

By 15 April 2009

[ 24 April 2009; ]

Following the stunning success of debut EP ‘Seditious Material’, Super Best Friends are back for another crack at copping flak with sophomore release ‘Ready Aim Fire!’

The 6-tracker features the amazing title track Ready Aim Fire and 5 others which are equally mind-blowing.

Some of the songs are even so unique that a keyboard gets [...]


By 3 December 2008

[ 23 December 2008 at 7:00 pm; ]

…dead hot rockers, that is!!!!

Rock music heavyweights, though quite slim to look at, Cell Block 69, have not hit Australian shores since their last visit here.  So it’s with cautiously anticipatory joy that they return for just two shows.  That’s right kids, Cell Block 69 are bringing their renowned Stadium Spectacular to the Hopetoun Hotel [...]

Using Three Words album launch

By 12 November 2008

[ 28 November 2008 at 8:00 pm; ] [First filed: November 12, 2008 @ 09:22]

Arguably Canberra’s most successful band at the moment, Using Three Words are launching their new self titled album at the ANU Bar on 28 November.

Support from Dopus & Roshambo, Tonk and Alta Volante.

For more details on the band check out their website and to have a listen there’s always [...]

Casual Projects return to the ANU THIS FRIDAY for the premiere of their new zombie-romance film clip for TIME

By 11 November 2008

[ 14 November 2008 at 8:00 pm; ] Setting the bench-mark high, Casual Projects’ first single ‘Move Along’ earned the band a position as one of the winners of the International Songwriting Competition in the top 15 songs of the pop category ahead of 15,000 others. It then went on to be selected as a Rage ‘Indie Clip of the Week’ and was [...]

Cool lineup this Saturday at the ANU bar.

By 21 October 2008

[ 25 October 2008 at 7:00 pm; ]

Skipping Girl Vinegar are playing the ANU bar this Saturday night, I’m sure they’re very nice.

Of more interest to lovers of local live music, they’re being supported by the Hancock Basement and the Haunted Attics.

It’s been a while since I played air hockey. Rocking!

Brigette Handley & The Dark Shadows @ ANU Bar

By 3 April 2008

[ 4 April 2008 at 8:00 pm; ] Check Out Their Music:
BRIGITTE HANDLEY: Official | MySpace
THE CHUFFS: Official | MySpace

Hope to see you all there! Doors open at 8pm.
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