TRANSIT BAR   //   7 Akuna St, Canberra City   //   02 6162 0899   //   Open 7 Days

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SPOTLIGHT
THE GAPS
FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 29

The Gaps are back at The Transit Bar following the Battle of the Bands win, this time with a full length show. Joining the bill are two unmissable acts, The Burley Griffin Duo and The Crossbones.

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TRUE VIBENATION
SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 30

Over the years True Vibenation have developed a strong following thanks to a live show which revels in making you dance in a semi-retarded, unselfconscious way to songs combining infectious hooks and razor sharp raps with big horns and genre-bending electronic beats. Now with the release of their second album 'ON' on July 11th through Big Village Records the Sydney trio are really in their element and are celebrating with a national tour of Australia.

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WIL WAGNER & GEORGIA MAQ
SUNDAY 8PM
AUGUST 31

The Smith Street Band’s Wil Wagner has had a tremendously busy 2014, and it’s about to get a whole lot busier. 

Between recording the third LP for his band, touring the world and more recently, an inspired collaboration with TZU’s Joelistics, Wagner announces a tour of his own in celebration of new solo material. Before returning to Europe, Wagner will set off across the country on his only solo tour for the year and will bring Georgia Maq along for the ride. At just 19 years of age, the Melbourne musician will take part in her longest tour to date.

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STICKY FINGERS (NEW 2ND SHOW!!)
WEDNESDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 3

**BREAKING NEWS***
Dear Sticky Fingers fans - due to popular demand and a sold out show, the band have decided to unleash a second date for us lucky people in Canberra, here at Transit Bar.
... so you can stop spamming AllClassified and Gumtree, and head straight to Moshtix and Landspeed Records Canberra to get your tickets.

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SPOTLIGHT
STICKY FINGERS
THURSDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 4

Sticky Fingers, are back in the Land of Oz after a 2 month tour of Europe. Building on their mythical live legend status, the fellas are hitting the road again with a plethora of dates around the country and a bag full of new tunes from the upcoming "Land Of Pleasure" album.

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CONTEXT & JIMMY FLIPSHYT
FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 5

This year has been a big year for both Beat Basement Records and Capslock Collective with many projects being released by the likes of Semantix, Diggis and Uncle Toby. The Next installment from both fronts will be EPs by both Context & Jimmy Flipshyt and Stateovmind. Both projects reflect the strength of Canberra/Cairns alliance and show steady growth by both acts. To celebrate both releases we are hosting a launch party at Transit Bar on Friday September 5.

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+$10 ON THE DOOR

SPOTLIGHT
ANDY BULL: SEA OF APPROVAL
THURSDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 11

Andy Bull is excited to announce the ‘Sea of Approval’ national tour; in support of the release of his much anticipated second LP, out this Friday 11 Jul via Island Records.

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CASTLECOMER: FUGITIVE LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 12

Sydney up and coming five-piece Castlecomer are hitting the road again to launch their latest single “Fugitive”.

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SPOTLIGHT
CLIENT LIAISON: EP TOUR
SATURDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 13

Given their shared appreciation for story telling and dignified belief in the Australian identity, Harvey Miller and Monte Morgan naturally found themselves writing music together. From the studio to the top end of town, Client Liaison's sound plays out like a long lunch followed by a round of cocktails. Describing their sonic palate as 'dance electric', 'new jack swing' and 'pop ballad', this multisensory experience will feed any listeners' appetite. International in flavor, cosmopolitan in style - put it on the company card. Too much is never enough.

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SPOTLIGHT
THE LOVE JUNKIES
WEDNESDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 17

2014 has seen The Love Junkies tour Australia four times, play their first international shows inSingapore and Vietnam, sign a deal with German-based label Siiick Records for their releases in Europe, and release their self -produced “Flight Test” EP with lead single Chemical Motivation.

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PATRICK JAMES: BROKEN LINES
THURSDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 18

Patrick James fans will be delighted to hear that the Sydney sider is once again embarking on a huge national tour with his full band in tow. This time it’s to share the wares of his latest EP “Broken Lines", which is out now through digital retailers and in stores on July 25.

Since wrapping up his sold out headline tour at the end of 2013, it wasn't long before he was on the road again. Earlier this year, James supported Pete Murray on his national tour, Boy & Bear on their mammoth 29 date regional tour and next week begins an all ages theatre tour supporting YouTube sensation Kina Grannis.

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KING OF THE NORTH: IT'S BEEN TOO LONG TOUR
WEDNESDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 24

To celebrate the release of the new single, It’s Been Too Long and the debut album Sound The Underground on Vinyl, King Of The North are hitting the road. It’s Been Too Long is the second single from the highly rated debut album Sound The Underground.

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SARAH MCLEOD
THURSDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 25

"I grew up on my parent's old vinyl records. I was obsessed with The Beatles early work. When I found out that they were the backing band for Tony Sheridan's 'My Bonnie' I played this track to death, and would sing it to anyone that would listen... especially my Aunty Bonnie.

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HOLY HOLY: THE HISTORY TOUR
THURSDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 30

Not content with a sold out EP tour in May, “Impossible Like You” & “House Of Cards” thrashing it on Triple J, a massive national tour coming up as special guests with Boy & Bear - the Holy Holy guys are set to announce “The HISTORY Tour”.

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HUSKY: RUCKERS HILL TOUR
SATURDAY 8PM
NOVEMBER 15

Over the past 18 months, Melbourne band Husky, have been meticulously crafting their second album Rucker's Hill. The follow up to Forever So - an album which captivated both industry and public, and saw the band touring Australia, the US and Europe for almost two years straight - Rucker's Hill will be released on October 17.

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The Gaps
True Vibenation
Wil Wagner & Georgia Maq
Sticky Fingers (NEW 2nd SHOW!!)
Sticky Fingers
Context & Jimmy Flipshyt
Andy Bull: Sea of Approval
Castlecomer: Fugitive Launch
Client Liaison: EP Tour
The Love Junkies
Patrick James: Broken Lines
King of the North: It's Been Too Long Tour
Sarah McLeod
Holy Holy: The History Tour
Husky: Ruckers Hill Tour

SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 30
TRUE VIBENATION

8PM

Over the years True Vibenation have developed a strong following thanks to a live show which revels in making you dance in a semi-retarded, unselfconscious way to songs combining infectious hooks and razor sharp raps with big horns and genre-bending electronic beats. Now with the release of their second album 'ON' on July 11th through Big Village Records the Sydney trio are really in their element and are celebrating with a national tour of Australia.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

SUNDAY 8PM
AUGUST 31
WIL WAGNER & GEORGIA MAQ

8PM

The Smith Street Band’s Wil Wagner has had a tremendously busy 2014, and it’s about to get a whole lot busier. 

Between recording the third LP for his band, touring the world and more recently, an inspired collaboration with TZU’s Joelistics, Wagner announces a tour of his own in celebration of new solo material. Before returning to Europe, Wagner will set off across the country on his only solo tour for the year and will bring Georgia Maq along for the ride. At just 19 years of age, the Melbourne musician will take part in her longest tour to date.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

WEDNESDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 3
STICKY FINGERS (NEW 2ND SHOW!!)

8PM

**BREAKING NEWS***
Dear Sticky Fingers fans - due to popular demand and a sold out show, the band have decided to unleash a second date for us lucky people in Canberra, here at Transit Bar.
... so you can stop spamming AllClassified and Gumtree, and head straight to Moshtix and Landspeed Records Canberra to get your tickets.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

THURSDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 4
STICKY FINGERS

8PM

Sticky Fingers, are back in the Land of Oz after a 2 month tour of Europe. Building on their mythical live legend status, the fellas are hitting the road again with a plethora of dates around the country and a bag full of new tunes from the upcoming "Land Of Pleasure" album.

//MORE INFO
+SOLD OUT

FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 5
CONTEXT & JIMMY FLIPSHYT

8PM

This year has been a big year for both Beat Basement Records and Capslock Collective with many projects being released by the likes of Semantix, Diggis and Uncle Toby. The Next installment from both fronts will be EPs by both Context & Jimmy Flipshyt and Stateovmind. Both projects reflect the strength of Canberra/Cairns alliance and show steady growth by both acts. To celebrate both releases we are hosting a launch party at Transit Bar on Friday September 5.

//MORE INFO
+$10 ON THE DOOR

THURSDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 11
ANDY BULL: SEA OF APPROVAL

8PM

Andy Bull is excited to announce the ‘Sea of Approval’ national tour; in support of the release of his much anticipated second LP, out this Friday 11 Jul via Island Records.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 12
CASTLECOMER: FUGITIVE LAUNCH

8PM

Sydney up and coming five-piece Castlecomer are hitting the road again to launch their latest single “Fugitive”.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

SATURDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 13
CLIENT LIAISON: EP TOUR

8PM

Given their shared appreciation for story telling and dignified belief in the Australian identity, Harvey Miller and Monte Morgan naturally found themselves writing music together. From the studio to the top end of town, Client Liaison's sound plays out like a long lunch followed by a round of cocktails. Describing their sonic palate as 'dance electric', 'new jack swing' and 'pop ballad', this multisensory experience will feed any listeners' appetite. International in flavor, cosmopolitan in style - put it on the company card. Too much is never enough.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

 
 

Transit Bar, one of Canberra's most popular bars and live entertainment venues. Three times AHA's best Live Entertainment Venue and an AHA National finalist for 2013.

Transit Bar supports Australian craft beer, pouring the finest draught this country has to offer by the pint or the bottle, with unique and seasonal limited editions available.

Transit Bar is ideal for a gourmet pizza, after work drinks, corporate functions, Christmas parties, birthday celebrations, social get togethers or that big night out.

TRANSIT BAR   //   7 Akuna St, Canberra City   //   02 6162 0899   //   Open 7 Days
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