[ 20 December 2013; 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 [...]
[ 22 November 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:45 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 [...]
[ 22 December 2012; 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. [...]
[ 22 December 2012; 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 [...]
[ 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.
[ 15 March 2012; 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′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 [...]
[ 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 http://www.bmamag.com/articles/features/20111107-scaramouche/
Scaramouche will share the stage with local bands Looking Glass and The London Circuit. Entry is $10.
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 [...]
[ 5 May 2011; 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 [...]
[ 30 April 2011; 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 [...]
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 [...]
[ 11 February 2011; 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!
[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 [...]
[ 24 November 2010; 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 [...]
[ 25 June 2010; ]
[ 18 June 2010; 8:00 pm; ]
ZZG – “Trapped in the Mirror”
With Special Guests:
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
www.myspace.com/zzgband, www.myspace.com/thechuffs, www.myspace.com/tomstonesoldiers, www.myspace.com/scaramoucheband
[ 12 June 2010; 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 [...]
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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 23 December 2008; 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 [...]
[ 28 November 2008; 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 [...]
[ 14 November 2008; 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 [...]
[ 25 October 2008; 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!
[ 4 April 2008; 8:00 pm; ] Check Out Their Music:
BRIGITTE HANDLEY: Official | MySpace
INFLATABLE INGRID: MySpace | Facebook
THE CHUFFS: Official | MySpace
Hope to see you all there! Doors open at 8pm.
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