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Mon - Thurs 12pm - late
Fri & Sat 12 - 3am
Sun 12pm - 11pm

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OPEN: 12pm-10pm EVERY DARN DAY.

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29 Lygon Street
CARLTON VIC
t. 03 9663 6350

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GIGS

THURSDAY 24 MAY

PRETTY STRANGERS '10 Years Prettier, 10 Years Stranger' REUNION SHOW

with Glass Diamonds
+ Niine

Pretty Strangers spent the latter half of the noughties and the early part of whatever-this-decade's-called spreading their soaring indie-pop stylings across Melbourne's band rooms, garnering a cult following before reluctantly calling it a day.But now the Strangers are reuniting for one last stand before geographic forces tear them apart...again.

Their songs are generally propelled by a perpetual-motion rhythm section, layered thick with duelling guitar hooks, and tinged with theatrical ennui. Like a clumsy teenage lover, they fumble their way towards a fleeting moment of ecstasy, before inevitably collapsing into a primordial wash of feedback.

They expect to be thoroughly outclassed by dreamy, pulsing analogue synth pop dreamboats Glass Diamonds and the unfairly powerful pipes of Niine.

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FRIDAY 25 MAY

CREPES 'Bicycle Man' SINGLE LAUNCH

with Jade Imagine
+ Emma Russack & Lachlan Denton

Following the release of their debut album ‘Channel Four’ in 2017, Crepes make a quick return with their latest offering ‘Bicycle Man’. A tune that stays true to their trademark style of infectious cosmic pop filled with fluttering hooks and bold bass lines. Catch them in a rare hometown performance with special guests.

SATURDAY 26 MAY

EDITH LANE "Blush / Polariod" EP LAUNCH

w. Kalacoma
+ Lost Talk

Edith Lane will be celebrating the release of their second EP 'Blush/Polaroid'. Alongside Kalacoma and Lost Talk,and with floral arrangements by Xx-Flos,the night will be host to an eclectic melding of Shoegaze,Prog-Rock and Punk.

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SUNDAY 27 MAY

CURTIN COMEDY

Featuring:
Oliver Clark
Matt Stewart
Danielle Walker
Natalie Harris
Geraldine Hickey

Curtin Comedy, showcasing some of Australia’s best alternative comedians and performers every month. Kicks off on 27 May with Oliver Clark – Seen on ABC, Foxtel, Matt Stewart - Raw Comedy Winner 2014, Danielle Walker - Winner Best Newcomer Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018 & Raw Comedy Winner 2016, Natalie Harris - Seen on ABC, Foxtel + waitress extraordinaire and Geraldine Hickey - Oxfam Comedy Gala, Breakfasters RRR

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DOORS 6PM



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FRIDAY 1 JUNE

PRIMITIVE CALCULATORS 'On Drugs' ALBUM LAUNCH

with Taipan Tiger Girls
+ ATOM
+ Activities Of Daily Living

Legendary Noise-Punk pioneers Primitive Calculators celebrate the release their brand new record ON DRUGS with an Album Launch Party at The Curtin Bandroom Friday 1st June. They have invited a killer line up to join in the fun. Featuring psychedelic, disco-drone, space-rock party band Taipan Tiger Girls (feat. Ollie Olsen), chrome plated post-punk swamp rock from ATOM (Harry Howard and Edwina Preston team up with Ben Hepworth of Repairs) and kicking the night off is the steely cold dark synth stylings of minimal wave duo Activities of Daily Living.

SATURDAY 2 JUNE

SCOTT & CHARLENE'S WEDDING

with Peak Twins
+ Cyanide

**Scott & Charlene's Wedding announce first headline show back!**

After completely demolishing the Tote Front Bar recently with their month-long residency of Saturday afternoon gigs, Scott & Charlene's Wedding have announced their first headline show for the year. The band will showcase a new lineup and a range of new songs from an as-yet unreleased album, as well as some old favourites from 2016's 'Mid Thirties Single Scene' & beyond. Join Craig Dermody & co. for a special celebration of all things SACW.

FRIDAY 8 JUNE

PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS

with Pseudo Mind Hive
+ Psychobabel
+ Ferla!

The Curtin are throwing a Queens Birthday Long Weekend Blowout on Friday 8th June. Flying in from the west are psych rock band Psychedelic Porn Crumpets!! Joining the Crumpets are Melbourne locals Pseudo Mind Hive, Psychobabel and Ferla!

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WEDNESDAY 12 JUNE

MUSIC VICTORIA & APRA AMCOS PRESENT..
Bands, Budgets and Balancing The Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS and Music Victoria at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return. As the end of the financial year approaches, this is a vital session for artists, managers and small music business owners looking to make the most out of their money. Bookings essential!

FREE for Music Victoria and APRA AMCOS members.

$10/$8 (concession). Cash tickets available on the door. If a MV member, you will be asked for your MV membership number at the door.

6PM - 8PM
FREE FOR MUSIC VICTORIA & APRA MEMBERS


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NON MEMBERS $8 CONCESSION

NON MEMBERS GENERAL $10


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FRIDAY 22 JUNE

CHINA BEACH 'Higher & Higher' LAUNCH

with Karate Boogaloo
+ The Mumas

China Beach are bringing their special blend of Disco Funk to the John Curtin on the 22nd of June to take things "Higher and Higher' the title of their second single. Celebrating "My Mind' their first single with a sold-out crowd at Bar 303; the China Beach crew are ready to get just as steamy. With another round of strong supports including one half The Cactus Channel, four piece soul sensation Karate Boogaloo and eight-piece soul, RnB and funky fem-hop group The Mumas to get you grooving. China Beach guarantees an all out, funky wild disco dance party.

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SUNDAY 29 JULY


DOORS 3PM
B.B. & THE BLIPS
+ NASHO
+ PHOTOGENIC
+ THE UV RACE
+ VAMPIRE

The Curtin heats up for a heavy afternoon of punk in the middle of winter with mates from Sydney, BB and the Blips, Nasho and Photogenic invading the band room. BB and the Blips smashed it in the front bar last year during Maggot Fest with their rough and dizzying vocals. While Nashos live show and release of 'demo' last year scored them plenty of Melbourne fans. With rarely seen local legends The Uv Race on the bill and Vampire opening the afternoon, get around the commotion.

FUNCTIONS AT THE CURTIN

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The Curtin is nestled away on the city end of Lygon St, Carlton - just a short walk from Melbourne's CBD and moments from Melbourne Central train station, and is easily accessible by public transport.

The venue has a 300 capacity band room has been designed to ensure an unrestricted view of the large stage from anywhere in the room. Complemented by a powerful D&B Q7 speaker system & D&B Crown 90001 amplifiers,  in stalled to deliver the highest quality sound on stage and to the entire audience.

The Curtin is the perfect size to cater for album launches, interstate touring bands, and larger internationals seeking an intimate show.

CONTACT THE CURTIN HOTEL

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THE CURTIN is located at 29 Lygon Street (City End), Carlton. Directly opposite Trades Hall.

Ph: (03) 9663 6350

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