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

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OPENING HOURS

Monday - Saturday
12.00pm til 10 (or later)

Sunday
2.00pm til 8 (or later)

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SPOTLIGHT
YOUNG MONKS W. FILTHY LUCRE & THE BARREN SPINSTERS
THURSDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 11

It's O-WEEK, and we wanted to make sure the return to 2016 came with a suitable musical diet, so we've put together a few bands just to show you how we do at Transit Bar on Thursday, February 11th. It's FREE ENTRY - so no excuses.

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FOREIGN KINGS EP LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 12

We're finishing up our Beers, Bags & Swags Tour on home turf by throwing one hell of a party at Transit Bar. It's gonna be a Friday Night, the beers will be on ice, and most importantly we've got a scorching hot EP to launch all over your faces! 

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GAY CLICHE: VOL. 3
SATURDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 13

Canberra dance party for the LGBTI community and their supporters, ALL INCLUSIVE for good folk with good vibes.  50% of profits from the event will be going directly to Domestic Violence Crisis Service ACT.

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+$10 ON THE DOOR

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KARAOKE LOVE
TUESDAY 9PM
FEBRUARY 16

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
HOODLUM SHOUTS, FEAR LIKE US & DICKIE BIRDS
THURSDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 18

It's been a while and Hoodlum Shouts are excited to be returning home to Canberra in anticipation of their new album to be released on Poison City Records in mid 2016. 

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+$12 ON THE DOOR

SPOTLIGHT
RADIO MOSCOW (USA) & KINGS DESTROY (USA)
FRIDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 19

Heathen Skulls brings you an evening of psych-rock featuring Radio Moscow (USA), Kings Destroy (USA) and Holy Serpent (MLB).

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ILLWORTH'S: SEMANTIX, LASH, BEAT THEORY & MORE
SATURDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 20

Here's that dose of solid Canberra hip hop you need, on the eve of summer's end - SAT FEB 20. Semantix x Lash x Beat Theory x DJ Chemi-cal & more.

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SPOTLIGHT
SEX ON TOAST & THE BRASS KNUCKLE BRASS BAND
THURSDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 25

Sex on Toast are a swelling organism, expanding from 9 to 10 men, from city to city, and now stretching their ungainly form into Transit Bar.

Fresh from their latest blockbuster single release, 'Oh Loretta!', Sex on Toast are ready to deliver their trademark form of immaculately perverted pop-funk to the nasty people of the world.

Selling out shows in Melbourne and Sydney, amassing 20,000 youtube views in one week, kickin' it with Molly Meldrum and accompanying Hiatus Kaiyote tour has seen Sex on Toast claim their stakes as one of the premier live acts, you'd be fools to miss em... Supported by The Brass Knuckle Brass Band.

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SPOTLIGHT
THANK YOU MA'AM: KILTER & LO'99 AND MORE
FRIDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 26

Thank You MA'AM & etcetc are excited to announce Kilter, featuring special guest LO'99 & National Support act KLUE.

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GBH (UK)
WEDNESDAY 8PM
MARCH 2

The influential, long-lived punk metal band G.B.H. rose to prominence in England during the early '80s when hardcore punk began inching toward heavy metal. Originating from Birmingham, England, GBH have been dispensing raw punk fury for over 35 years.

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PATRICK JAMES: OUTLIER LAUNCH
SATURDAY 8PM
MARCH 5

With his debut long player ‘Outlier’ in stores now, Patrick James has announced a national run of shows - launching in Canberra on Saturday March 5th.

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HALCYON DRIVE: UNTETHERED LAUNCH
THURSDAY 8PM
MARCH 10

Melbourne-based alt-pop group Halcyon Drive have just unveiled East Coast tour dates and new single'Untethered' - the second track lifted from their forthcoming EP (due for release May 2016). Supported by Signs & Symbols and Duck Duck Ghost.

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BOOTLEG RASCAL: ASLEEP IN THE MACHINE LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
MARCH 11

Bootleg Rascal seem to have made it their New Year’s resolution to tour as much as possible in 2016 with announcing a tour launching their first full-length album, ‘Asleep In The Machine’, hitting Transit Bar on Friday March 11th.

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AUSTRALIAN KINGSWOOD FACTORY & MORE
SUNDAY 6PM
MARCH 13

Australian Kingswood Factory Australian Album Launch Tour, with special guests Johnny Roadkill + Time & Weight + Sewer Sideshow + Cockbelch + skinpin

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ART VS. SCIENCE: OFF THE EDGE OF THE EARTH ALBUM LAUNCH
WEDNESDAY 8PM
MARCH 16

Art vs Science are happy to share details of their forthcoming tour dates in support of their excellent new album Off The Edge of The Earth and Into Forever, Forever. The tour takes in five capital cities this March. Support comes from KLP, the host of triple j's House Party and a rising star in her own right. The tour promises to be one proper party.

Presale tickets on sale Friday November 20 via Moshtix and Landspeed Records Canberra.

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YEO: 'GANBARU' TOUR
SATURDAY 8PM
MARCH 26

Yeo is pleased to announce the release of his full-length album and accompanying national tour, presented by triple j. Featuring previously released singles ‘Quiet Achiever’ and ‘Icarus’, Yeo is ready to unleash Ganbaru.

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THE BENNIES: MACHINE WISDOM LAUNCH
WEDNESDAY 8PM
APRIL 6

Welcome to the Wisdom Machine: a journey into the mind of The Bennies. The highly anticipated follow up to 2013’s Rainbows In Space, Wisdom Machine is 11 tracks of fuel for the soul.

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THE LEVITATION HEX: 'COHESION' ALBUM LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
APRIL 15

The Levitation Hex release their new album COHESION on the 15th of April and are celebrating with a launch gig in Canberra at The Transit Bar. With very special guests Red Bee and Imperilment. The event is presented by BMA and Scizzor Kick Champs.

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Young Monks w. Filthy Lucre & The Barren Spinsters
Foreign Kings EP Launch
Gay Cliche: Vol. 3
Karaoke Love
Hoodlum Shouts, Fear Like Us & Dickie Birds
Radio Moscow (USA) & Kings Destroy (USA)
ILLWORTH'S: Semantix, Lash, Beat Theory & More
Sex On Toast & The Brass Knuckle Brass Band
Thank You Ma'Am: KILTER & Lo'99 and more
GBH (UK)
Patrick James: Outlier Launch
Halcyon Drive: Untethered Launch
Bootleg Rascal: Asleep In The Machine Launch
Australian Kingswood Factory & More
Art Vs. Science: Off The Edge of the Earth Album Launch
Yeo: 'Ganbaru' Tour
The Bennies: Machine Wisdom Launch
The Levitation Hex: 'Cohesion' Album Launch

SATURDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 13
GAY CLICHE: VOL. 3

8PM

Canberra dance party for the LGBTI community and their supporters, ALL INCLUSIVE for good folk with good vibes.  50% of profits from the event will be going directly to Domestic Violence Crisis Service ACT.

//MORE INFO
+$10 ON THE DOOR

TUESDAY 9PM
FEBRUARY 16
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

THURSDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 18
HOODLUM SHOUTS, FEAR LIKE US & DICKIE BIRDS

8PM

It's been a while and Hoodlum Shouts are excited to be returning home to Canberra in anticipation of their new album to be released on Poison City Records in mid 2016. 

//MORE INFO
+$12 ON THE DOOR

FRIDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 19
RADIO MOSCOW (USA) & KINGS DESTROY (USA)

8PM

Heathen Skulls brings you an evening of psych-rock featuring Radio Moscow (USA), Kings Destroy (USA) and Holy Serpent (MLB).

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

SATURDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 20
ILLWORTH'S: SEMANTIX, LASH, BEAT THEORY & MORE

8PM

Here's that dose of solid Canberra hip hop you need, on the eve of summer's end - SAT FEB 20. Semantix x Lash x Beat Theory x DJ Chemi-cal & more.

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

THURSDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 25
SEX ON TOAST & THE BRASS KNUCKLE BRASS BAND

8PM

Sex on Toast are a swelling organism, expanding from 9 to 10 men, from city to city, and now stretching their ungainly form into Transit Bar.

Fresh from their latest blockbuster single release, 'Oh Loretta!', Sex on Toast are ready to deliver their trademark form of immaculately perverted pop-funk to the nasty people of the world.

Selling out shows in Melbourne and Sydney, amassing 20,000 youtube views in one week, kickin' it with Molly Meldrum and accompanying Hiatus Kaiyote tour has seen Sex on Toast claim their stakes as one of the premier live acts, you'd be fools to miss em... Supported by The Brass Knuckle Brass Band.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
FEBRUARY 26
THANK YOU MA'AM: KILTER & LO'99 AND MORE

8PM

Thank You MA'AM & etcetc are excited to announce Kilter, featuring special guest LO'99 & National Support act KLUE.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

WEDNESDAY 8PM
MARCH 2
GBH (UK)

8PM

The influential, long-lived punk metal band G.B.H. rose to prominence in England during the early '80s when hardcore punk began inching toward heavy metal. Originating from Birmingham, England, GBH have been dispensing raw punk fury for over 35 years.

//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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