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

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2.00pm til 8 (or later)

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SPOTLIGHT
GLASSHOUSE: OLYMPIC AYRES (DJ SET)
THURSDAY 8PM
APRIL 17

To kick off your Easter long long weekend Glasshouse and Transit Bar are proud to present Olympic Ayers. Fresh off the release of their latest single "Take Flight" the boys will be making their way to Canberra to play one of their dancefloor smashing DJ sets. Blending elements of Indie/Nu-Disco and House an Olympic Ayers set will take you on a journey from your first drink to a sweaty heap at the end of the night. Fortunately with it being Easter you'll have plenty of days to recover. Alongside the guys we have some brilliant local support to keep the dancefloor going to the early hours.

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+$10 ON THE DOOR

SPOTLIGHT
ECHO DRAMA
SUNDAY 8PM
APRIL 20

The summer saw Melbourne 9 Piece Dub. Reggae, Hip Hop outfit ECHO DRAMA busier than ever with the release of their Debut EP “Bury The Weapons”. Welcomed with open arms from fans and press alike, “Bury The Weapons” was launched to a SOLD OUT crowd at The Evelyn Hotel in January and has received airplay across the nation. Echo Drama are now taking their record and live show on the road for a mini tour over Easter.

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KARAOKE LOVE
TUESDAY 9PM
APRIL 22

Can you out Jones, Mr. Tom Jones? Out Enya, Enya?

Can you Farnsey and Barsney with the best? Then Karaoke Love is for you! Come croon, yodel, lipsync or just rockout at Canberra's best midweek karaoke party - from 9pm.

Warm up your vocal chords and display your talents to your favorite hits.

Come, sing, compete, and impress (or shame) your mates.

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SPOTLIGHT
JASON SINGH (TAXIRIDE)
SATURDAY 8PM
APRIL 26

Former Taxiride lead singer and songwriter Jason Singh gives Canberra a special treat, showcasing his Humannequin album at Transit Bar. Presented by Mix 106.3FM and Poolwerx.

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SPOTLIGHT
DECADES
SUNDAY 3PM
APRIL 27

Indie, shoegaze, pop, punk, prog, mod, retro, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, goth, industrial, new wave, new romantic, cheese and anything in between! Plus 20 years since The Downward Spiral was released...lots of NIN to celebrate!

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CALLING ALL CARS: RAISE THE PEOPLE
THURSDAY 8PM
MAY 1

Having recently announced their highly anticipated new album Raise The People will drop on March 7th, Melbourne based rockers CALLING ALL CARS are very proud to announce a new national tour, dropping by Transit Bar in Canberra on Thursday May 1st.

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BATTLE OF THE BANDS
FRIDAY 8PM
MAY 2

We figured it's time for Transit Bar to hold a Battle of the Bands. We want to see the best Canberra has to offer - so we're holding four heats (dates below) to find the best. One winner (decided on the night) from each heat will get into the Grand Final. The Grand Final winner will score a cold $1000 cash. All styles are welcome - grindcore, rock, hip hop, twee pop, folk, nu rave, ambient drillcore, whatever you want to call yourself.

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KING OF THE NORTH: SOUND THE UNDERGROUND TOUR
THURSDAY 8PM
MAY 8

Noted as one of the countries most exciting up and comers, Melbourne based King Of The North are a two-piece rock powerhouse like no other. The duo delivers a jaw-dropping live show with a sound many regard as a new frontier for the guitar/ drums rock format. Supported by Tonk Hence The Testbed.

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DALLAS FRASCA: 'ROCK F#@KING ROLL'
SATURDAY 8PM
MAY 10

When people discuss three-piece riff rockers, Dallas Frasca, the metaphors are big and unapologetic. Front woman Dallas’ colossal stage presence and devastating vocals are equally matched by the monumentally unmistakable guitar tones of Jeff Curran and trademark gargantuan hitter, Zane Rosanoski on drums.

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NO HAUSFRAU
THURSDAY 8PM
MAY 15

No Hausfrau combines emotive ambition with the mundane. Be whisked away by smooth undertones as deep as the underground, in a vessel of melodic ritual. If you must have a mental comparison, we suggest My Brightest Diamond & Susanne Vega meets Johnny Cash while eating sushi off Tia Carrere. Supported by Hayley Shone.

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+$10 ON THE DOOR

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DZ DEATHRAYS
THURSDAY 8PM
MAY 29

DZ Deathrays have always been known as a live band, first and foremost. It's the reason why they've been caught listing their occupation as "professional face melters" in the past. Now, with the release of their highly anticipated second record Black Rat due on 2nd May, they'll be entering their element and celebrating the release with a national tour of Australia.

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CITIZEN KAY & TKAY MAIDZA: THE MANAGE TOUR
FRIDAY 8PM
MAY 30

After spending a triumphant early 2014 making us all Raise a Glass, CITIZEN KAY announces a slew of tour dates alongside the electrifying fellow scene-stirrer, Brontosaurus rapper Tkay Maidza as well as the release of his third single, Manage.

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PAPER KITES: AUSTRALIAN TOUR
SATURDAY 8PM
MAY 31

Melbourne five-piece The Paper Kites have had a whirlwind six months since the release of their debut album States. After a national tour, a North American tour supporting City and Colour, plus their own sold-out headlining tour of US/CAN, the band will be back on the road again this May, visiting 11 venues across Australia.

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HELL CITY GLAMOURS: GOODBYE
FRIDAY 8PM
JUNE 6

After a full dozen years of treading the boards Hell City Glamours have decided it's officially time to drink one more for the road then take our bows. With our second and final album coming June 6th 2014 we shall hit the highway to say one last “thank you and goodnight” to all our friends and fans in Canberra - on the date the album comes out, no less.

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QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY: PUNK & ROCK FESTIVAL
MONDAY 2PM
JUNE 9

Dust off your party pants and whip out your fanciest pair of getting lucky undies, because those crazy Canadians Rehab For Quitters are headed back to Australian shores this June! The Rock and Roll icons will be hitting 9 of your favourite venues along the East Coast of Australia to launch their long anticipated new album “No Hyperbole”.

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NORTHEAST PARTY HOUSE: ANY GIVEN WEEKEND
FRIDAY 8PM
JUNE 27

They are the best of times. They are the worst of times. We all love a party, but they don’t always go the way we’d like them to. Northeast Party House knows this well, as do many of the characters inhabiting their hotly anticipated debut album, Any Given Weekend, out May 16 through Stop Start.

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Glasshouse: Olympic Ayres (DJ Set)
Echo Drama
Karaoke Love
Jason Singh (Taxiride)
Decades
Calling All Cars: Raise The People
Battle of the Bands
King of the North: Sound The Underground Tour
Dallas Frasca: 'Rock F#@king Roll'
No Hausfrau
DZ Deathrays
Citizen Kay & Tkay Maidza: The Manage Tour
Paper Kites: Australian Tour
Hell City Glamours: Goodbye
Queen's Birthday: Punk & Rock Festival
Northeast Party House: Any Given Weekend

SUNDAY 2PM
APRIL 20
FREE POOL SUNDAYS

2PM

Free pool tables. Every Sunday from 2pm at Transit Bar.

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SUNDAY 8PM
APRIL 20
ECHO DRAMA

8PM

The summer saw Melbourne 9 Piece Dub. Reggae, Hip Hop outfit ECHO DRAMA busier than ever with the release of their Debut EP “Bury The Weapons”. Welcomed with open arms from fans and press alike, “Bury The Weapons” was launched to a SOLD OUT crowd at The Evelyn Hotel in January and has received airplay across the nation. Echo Drama are now taking their record and live show on the road for a mini tour over Easter.

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

TUESDAY 9PM
APRIL 22
KARAOKE LOVE

9PM

Can you out Jones, Mr. Tom Jones? Out Enya, Enya?

Can you Farnsey and Barsney with the best? Then Karaoke Love is for you! Come croon, yodel, lipsync or just rockout at Canberra's best midweek karaoke party - from 9pm.

Warm up your vocal chords and display your talents to your favorite hits.

Come, sing, compete, and impress (or shame) your mates.

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

SATURDAY 8PM
APRIL 26
JASON SINGH (TAXIRIDE)

8PM

Former Taxiride lead singer and songwriter Jason Singh gives Canberra a special treat, showcasing his Humannequin album at Transit Bar. Presented by Mix 106.3FM and Poolwerx.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

SUNDAY 3PM
APRIL 27
DECADES

3PM

Indie, shoegaze, pop, punk, prog, mod, retro, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, goth, industrial, new wave, new romantic, cheese and anything in between! Plus 20 years since The Downward Spiral was released...lots of NIN to celebrate!

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

THURSDAY 8PM
MAY 1
CALLING ALL CARS: RAISE THE PEOPLE

8PM

Having recently announced their highly anticipated new album Raise The People will drop on March 7th, Melbourne based rockers CALLING ALL CARS are very proud to announce a new national tour, dropping by Transit Bar in Canberra on Thursday May 1st.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
MAY 2
BATTLE OF THE BANDS

8PM

We figured it's time for Transit Bar to hold a Battle of the Bands. We want to see the best Canberra has to offer - so we're holding four heats (dates below) to find the best. One winner (decided on the night) from each heat will get into the Grand Final. The Grand Final winner will score a cold $1000 cash. All styles are welcome - grindcore, rock, hip hop, twee pop, folk, nu rave, ambient drillcore, whatever you want to call yourself.

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

THURSDAY 8PM
MAY 8
KING OF THE NORTH: SOUND THE UNDERGROUND TOUR

8PM

Noted as one of the countries most exciting up and comers, Melbourne based King Of The North are a two-piece rock powerhouse like no other. The duo delivers a jaw-dropping live show with a sound many regard as a new frontier for the guitar/ drums rock format. Supported by Tonk Hence The Testbed.

//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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