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Whole Lotta Love Bar
524 Lygon Street,
East Brunswick,
Victoria, 3057

Ph: 03 9386 8808

What’s On

 

WEDNESDAY 18th October – 6pm, Free Entry
Open mic night hosted by talented and experienced open mic hosts Ben & Andrew. Message Whole Lotta Love Open Mic for details and to secure your spot. $15 Brunny Jugs 7pm – 8pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY 19th October – 7pm, Free Entry
Come and support these fantastic up and coming musicians as they play 3 hours of their original songs.
First up are indie rock trio Barefoot Bowls Club, followed by Middle Management a 4 piece post rock / shoegaze band, and finally singer songwriter SAFFIRE will be closing out the night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY 20th October – 7:30pm, $10 Entry
If you haven’t seen any of these bands before, do yourself a favour and come to the gig.  It’s only $10 for 4 bands, and you are guaranteed a great night (guaranteed in the metaphorical sense).  Getting you in the mood are Sonic Moon, a 4 piece genre jumping band, playing a blend of funk, rock, jazz and weird.  Then, taking the baton are Verona Lights, 4 piece heavy alternative rock/metal band.  The third leg is covered by Grasshole, a see-through guitar playing, nude film clip making, Dave Grohl look aliking, alternative fuzzed out rock band who have an amazing vibe on stage.  Bringing us home are Mojo Pin, making all of our hard alternative rock dreams come true.

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 21st October – 8pm, $5 Entry
Hailing from Adelaide, Larsen are a four piece Alt Rock band influenced by acts like Violent Soho and early Silverchair.
After a breakout year playing with acts such as Dune Rats, The Bennies, Trophy Eyes and The Delta Riggs, Larsen have just dropped their debut LP ‘Weightless Again’:  https://larsen.bandcamp.com/album/weightless-again
To celebrate it’s release, Larsen are embarking on their first ever tour of Australia.
Special Guests:
The Deadlips – Heavy riffy 4 peice rock band
Loose End – Pop punk locals
Blaire – Acoustic singer songwriter

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY 22nd October – 4pm, Free Entry
Mark, Malcolm, Jeremy & Paul bring funky blues power via the Temple of Blues to Whole Lotta Love, with fine alt-pop/rock support from great mates Anthony Rea and the Charm Offensive.
Proceedings kick off at 4pm. Free entry & kid-friendly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY 22nd October – 6:30pm, Free Entry
Hosted by nutter Jess Pearman, come and have some laughs and support Melbournes up and coming stand up comedians!
If you are interested in getting on the other side of the mic, message Jess to book a time slot!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 25th October – 6pm, Free Entry
Open mic night hosted by talented and experienced open mic hosts Ben & Andrew. Message Whole Lotta Love Open Mic for details and to secure your spot. $15 Brunny Jugs 7pm – 8pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY 26th October – 7pm, Free Entry
Will Clift‘s upbeat, Soul / Funk / R&B original tunes are exactly what you need to get you excited for the upcoming weekend.  Joined by guitarist / songwriter Zac Robertson, who explores neo soul, giving the audience no chance to resist the groove. And JAYDEAN, after being part of many cover bands, JAYDEAN is now currently working on original material, drawing from influences such as: Lauryn Hill, Frank Ocean and Childish Gambino.

 

 

 

FRIDAY 27th October – 8pm, $15 Entry
Come join Royal Parade as they return to Whole Lotta Love with specials guests Toni Watson and Zac Saber.
Folk singer songwriter Zac Saber is kicking off the night, followed by the amazing Toni Watson heating up the stage getting you ready for acoustic rockers Royal Parade.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 28th October – 3pm – 3am, Free Entry
Going to sit at home by yourself like a loser for Halloween? Of course you’re not! Come on down to Whole Lotta Helloween for some rad house party vibes and cool tunes by these killer bands playing your favourite covers:

The Phoney Ramonies (Members of Hailgun, Polygamists, Colour Dazed & A-Bomb Whores covering Ramones)

Strivana (Street Fangs covering Nirvana)

The Prime Ministers of the United States of America (Members of Hailgun/Polygamists/Coffin Wolf/The Out of Towners covering Presidents)

The Shitfits (Danzig era Misfits covers – members of Hailgun/Out of Towners/Graft vs Host and others)

The Misfires (Graves era Misfits covers – members of Jerkbeast and others)

The No Bodies (Australian Kingswood Factory covering Tombstones)

Also featuring:
The Fckups
Atomic Death Squad
The Out of Towners

FREE ENTRY! Which means more money for BEER!

We are gonna go all out decorating the venue and it is Halloween dress up so see you there in your best spooky attire! Doors at 3pm! Extended licence until 3am!

 

 

 

SUNDAY 29th October – 3pm, Free Entry
Winter looks like it’s finally behind us so get down for a Sunday session! With a beer garden and three live bands it’s going to be the perfect way to finish off the weekend. Acts on the day will be:
Traffic Jam Orangutan
These boys haven’t been around long but they are already making themselves known around Melbourne with their unique brand of funk and rock, this four-piece make a powerful sound that you won’t soon forget!
King River Rising
An electric, energetic five piece that chop and change from Funk, Blues and Reggae – specialising In long sweeping jams and intense breakdowns.
Good Morning Kaos
A 5 piece original band from Melbourne, their sound is a melodic blend of gypsy, soul music rolled into one with a sprinkle of witchcraft.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 1st November – 6pm, Free Entry
Open mic night hosted by talented and experienced open mic hosts Ben & Andrew. Message Whole Lotta Love Open Mic for details and to secure your spot. $15 Brunny Jugs 7pm – 8pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 4th November – 8:30pm, $10 Entry
A few months ago, a riff-heavy rock outfit with influences from 70’s and 80’s rock and heavy metal moved from New Zealand to Melbourne.  That band is Black Alpine.  Joining them on the night for this Rock & Roll Ball are fellow relocating rockers Bakers Eddy, and Vicious Addiction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY 5th November – 3pm, Free Entry
Do Creek have a treat in store for ya…
They will be playing a Sunday arvo session residency during November!!!
Creek are a rock’n’roll noise recipe funked up with magical hot sauce. They’ll keep you mesmerised and mobilised with their own exhilirating brand of rhythm & blues, funky groove, and psych rock!
***SUPPORTS***
TRIPMONKS – If you’re looking to get loose and party to raucous psychedelic rock, look no further! Tripmonks are all that and more.
SHROUD – Heavy psychedelic rock band from Melbourne. With a passion for good garden tools and big amps!

 

 

 

SUNDAY 5th November – 6:30pm, Free Entry
Hosted by nutter Jess Pearman, come and have some laughs and support Melbournes up and coming stand up comedians!
If you are interested in getting on the other side of the mic, message Jess to book a time slot!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY 5th November – 8:30pm, Free Entry
If Leonard Cohen met Joni Mitchell in a bar, served by Ryan Adams while John Mayer spun Little Feat and Otis Redding on the turntables between live sets by Wilco, The Police and Donny Hathaway, somewhere in that bar lurks Dirty Rascal. With a powerhouse rhythm section, overlaid with double guitars, vintage keys and lush vocal harmonies all pitch in to carry the memorable melodies, infectious hooks, and tireless grooves. Bringing the vulnerability of real and relatable stories from the pen to the heart.

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 8th November – 7pm, Free Entry
Come on down on the second Wednesday of each month and get your blues on! Hosted by the fantastic Julian James, he will be kicking it off from 7-8pm with a solo (or with friends) set, then the jam will follow. Bring your amps and instruments!! Share it around, the more the merrier!!

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY 10th November – 8pm, $10 Entry
In the mood for a night of good ol’ fashioned bluesy tinged rock n roll?  Well tonights your night.  To start you off, Sarah Eida will hit you with a visceral energy that will take you back to halcyon days of the 90’s…a time where seminal female artists such as PJ Harvey, Kim Deal and Kathleen Hanna held the torch for women to be themselves; to deliver unbridled ferocity through their music. There’s no fluff here. This is fire.  Sarah will be followed by dark original rockers, Suburban Prophets,  with guitar driven melodies and punchy choruses, these guys never dissapoint. Closing the night are, The Dead Pharaohs, a swirling sandstorm of musical vagrants whose original music is infected with soul/blues/rock.

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 11th November – 8pm, $10 Entry
Together again for the first time! Eclecticism doesn’t come much better than this! DevilMonkey, Shinka, Too Birds & Rat Kangaroo are gearing up to do more damage than the Rothschild family ever could! Rock, Electro-Rock, Hip Hop & Post Punk. Brains will be bent all out of shape here!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY 12th November – 3pm, Free Entry
Do Creek have a treat in store for ya…
They will be playing a Sunday arvo session residency during November!!!
Creek are a rock’n’roll noise recipe funked up with magical hot sauce. They’ll keep you mesmerised and mobilised with their own exhilirating brand of rhythm & blues, funky groove, and psych rock!
***SUPPORTS***
FIFTH FRIEND – This band sounds like your fathers record collection in a blender, on fire, balanced on a chimney.
CASH – A love child of Chrissy Amphlett and Meg White, CASH deliver a live set of sex, sweat and sultry rock.

 

 

 

SUNDAY 12th November – 8pm, Free Entry
Super Sunday Sesh with singer/song writer, RACH, angst rockers, Therapy Dog and grunge rockers, Dirty Moe and the Bandito (an acoustic arrangement of King Stag).  Close out your week with some live music, you know you want to!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 15th November – 6pm, Free Entry
Open mic night hosted by talented and experienced open mic hosts Ben & Andrew. Message Whole Lotta Love Open Mic for details and to secure your spot. $15 Brunny Jugs 7pm – 8pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY 16th November – 7pm, Free Entry
Look who’s back visiting Melbourne from Nashville!!
Travis Bowlin was born into a family of true music lovers, not players, but real listeners. From Rock ‘n Roll to Southern Gospel, Motown to Country, he listened to a wide range of Roots music…giving him the foundation for his powerful soul, rocky, but smooth blues voice. He grew up with struggles like most people do…knowing heartache & happiness, and those are the words that come out in his music.  Joining him on the night are heavy blues rockers SILTMAN.  SILTMAN draw on their experiences from former bands including; Suiciety, Surdo, The Cannibal Queen, Roostar and Freakshow, to stir the gritty sediment at the bottom of the blues barrel to create some raucous heavy rock.
More bands to be announced…
It’s a free gig, so do yourself a favour and put this one in your diary… you will NOT regret it!!

 

 

 

FRIDAY 17th November – 8pm, $5 Entry
Catch alternative indie rockers The Paddy Cakes up close and personal before they hit the stage at NYE On The Hill Fest.  Supported by Twisted Willows, an impressive reggae / psych rock band from the Eastern Suburbs. Miles Recommends who deliver a collision of New Wave chamber pop, retro rock and roots origins as a backdrop to their vocal dissection of social norms.  Opening the night are a 4 piece indie/pop/folk/grrrl-punk glam band… Hard to define, easy to love, Peter Dickybird are here to make you forget your worries and rock out with their catchy original songs.

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY 19th November – 3pm, Free Entry
Do Creek have a treat in store for ya…
They will be playing a Sunday arvo session residency during November!!!
Creek are a rock’n’roll noise recipe funked up with magical hot sauce. They’ll keep you mesmerised and mobilised with their own exhilirating brand of rhythm & blues, funky groove, and psych rock!
***SUPPORTS***
THE SURREAL ESTATE AGENTS (TAS) – Headed to Melbourne from their homeground Tasmania for their ‘If It Ain’t Broken Tour 2017’! Their music is a combination of rock, funk, folk and blues with rich lyrical content and progressive arrangements.
JESS DELUCA – Sweet, smooth and subtle are the captivating melodies of Jess DeLuca. Watch as her silver-toned voice drowns out the hustle and bustle of this persistent city and draws you into her blissful quirky corner.

 

 

THURSDAY 23rd November – 8pm, Free Entry
Three talented singer songwriting women are going to put on a stunning performance.  Each singing songs drawn from different life experiences and adventures.  Saffire, an up and comer who has moved to Melbourne from the Central Coast in NSW. Violett Fraser, born and raised in Russia, spent last year in Melbourne where she found her true self within the music scene that this city thrives with.  Chelly Parisi is a RnB / Jazz / Hop Hop vocalist and guitarist.

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 25th November – 8pm $15 Entry +BF
Made up of the most unlikely of collaborations between long time members of the fertile Australian rock scene, The Darling Downs comprise of Kim Salmon on banjo and acoustic guitar (The Scientists, Beasts Of Bourbon, The Surrealists, Salmon, The Business, Precious Jules) and Died Pretty’s energetic frontman and songwriter Ron Peno.  Click here to buy tickets.

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