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

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SPOTLIGHT
CACTUS CHANNEL & THE BRASS KNUCKLE BRASS BAND
FRIDAY 8PM
JULY 25

The Cactus Channel have been cooling down since releasing their second collection of instrumental fire starters, but as winter arrives its time to rub some hands together and demist the windscreen before heading back into the dankest shed in Melbourne to begin the writing of their next release.

They are hitting up one of their favourite spots north of the border - Canberra, supported by buddies The Brass Knuckle Brass Band.

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SPOTLIGHT
KARAOKE LOVE
TUESDAY 9PM
JULY 29

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
OBITS (USA / SUB POP)
WEDNESDAY 8PM
JULY 30

Second Australian tour for Brooklyn based band OBITS. Rick (Hot Snakes), Sohrab, Greg & Alexis (GVSB) are back with a new album 'Bed & Bugs' (SubPop), which we know you're itching to hear live ! Their sound could be described as garage, punk or surf-punk (but not surf-garage!). See (and hear) them rompin on the stage at the Transit Bar, Canberra, WEDNESDAY JULY 30.

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SPOTLIGHT
GUILTY SIMPSON & KATALYST (STONES THROW)
FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 1

Grindin' and Full/Frequency (the team who have brought you the likes of Oddisee, Apollo Brown, Blu & House Shoes, Mr. Thing), in conjunction with Stones Throw Records, brings you a special treat - Detroit heavyweight GUILTY SIMPSON and Invada Records boss KATALYST. Supported by Flawlezz, Nix and Context.

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SPOTLIGHT
SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR 2K14
SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 2

STRANGEWAYS DJS present... SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR 2K14 // feat. OUTKAST MIDNIGHT MEGAMIX + SYNTHETIC GRASS DANCEFLOOR // $10 BEFORE 10PM / $15 AFTER

HEY YA! It’s time to do a 360 and VANCE for JOY because the STRANGEWAYS DJS and friends are back at the TRANSIT BAR (with a FAKE GRASS DANCEFLOOR) on SAT AUG 2nd for the 2014 edition of SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR!

As usual we will try to fit the entire line-up in the following press release, using proper LONDON GRAMMAR. *WORD LIFE!*

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+$10 BEFORE 10PM, $15 AFTER

SPOTLIGHT
COOLIO
MONDAY 8PM
AUGUST 4

Coolio, the multi-talented Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist, composer and actor, is one of the most popular and successful rappers worldwide. To date, Coolio has sold over 18 million records globally. We're stoked to have him down at Transit Bar, supported by Suavess and Jimmy Pike.

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SPOTLIGHT
DMC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP HEATS: CANBERRA
FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 8

Finally, after a long break between heats the DMC World DJ Championships are set return to Canberra in 2014. Not since Buick made history with his third state title in 2008 have our local DJs had a chance to rep the A.C.T and earn their stripes on the national DMC stage. DJs it’s time to get your sets sorted!
KP Records presents – The DMC Canberra heats – August 8th 2014 – Transit Bar.

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SPOTLIGHT
ART VS SCIENCE: CREATURE OF THE NIGHT TOUR
FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 15

Art vs Science kick off the Creature of The Night tour at the official Splendour pre-party before setting out on a tour across regional Australia - hitting Canberra at Transit Bar.

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SPOTLIGHT
UNCLE JED
SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 16

In 2013 family trio Uncle Jed captivated the nation with their spine tingling performances on reality TV show Australia's Got Talent. The trio went on to win the competition, propelling their album to #6 on the iTunes Charts and the audition videos receiving millions of YouTube hits.

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SPOTLIGHT
KING BUZZO (US / THE MELVINS)
SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 23

Frontier Touring is thrilled to announce that rock’n’roll royalty Buzz Osborne, King Buzzo is headed to Transit Bar. With a career spanning 31 years, 30 albums, and over 2,000 live performances, this tour marks the first time that the monarch of metal has performed acoustically in such a unique and intimate setting. Buzz is the front man & founding member of Melvins, whose dark and sludgy sound influenced the works of many acclaimed grunge and metal bands including Nirvana, Soundgarden, Green River and in many ways nurtured the Seattle music scene itself. 

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SPOTLIGHT
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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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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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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Cactus Channel & The Brass Knuckle Brass Band
Karaoke Love
Obits (USA / Sub Pop)
Guilty Simpson & Katalyst (Stones Throw)
Splendour In The Bar 2K14
Coolio
DMC World Championship Heats: Canberra
Art Vs Science: Creature of the Night Tour
Uncle Jed
King Buzzo (US / The Melvins)
Wil Wagner & Georgia Maq
Sticky Fingers
The Love Junkies

TUESDAY 9PM
JULY 29
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

WEDNESDAY 8PM
JULY 30
OBITS (USA / SUB POP)

8PM

Second Australian tour for Brooklyn based band OBITS. Rick (Hot Snakes), Sohrab, Greg & Alexis (GVSB) are back with a new album 'Bed & Bugs' (SubPop), which we know you're itching to hear live ! Their sound could be described as garage, punk or surf-punk (but not surf-garage!). See (and hear) them rompin on the stage at the Transit Bar, Canberra, WEDNESDAY JULY 30.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 1
GUILTY SIMPSON & KATALYST (STONES THROW)

8PM

Grindin' and Full/Frequency (the team who have brought you the likes of Oddisee, Apollo Brown, Blu & House Shoes, Mr. Thing), in conjunction with Stones Throw Records, brings you a special treat - Detroit heavyweight GUILTY SIMPSON and Invada Records boss KATALYST. Supported by Flawlezz, Nix and Context.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 2
SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR 2K14

8PM

STRANGEWAYS DJS present... SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR 2K14 // feat. OUTKAST MIDNIGHT MEGAMIX + SYNTHETIC GRASS DANCEFLOOR // $10 BEFORE 10PM / $15 AFTER

HEY YA! It’s time to do a 360 and VANCE for JOY because the STRANGEWAYS DJS and friends are back at the TRANSIT BAR (with a FAKE GRASS DANCEFLOOR) on SAT AUG 2nd for the 2014 edition of SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR!

As usual we will try to fit the entire line-up in the following press release, using proper LONDON GRAMMAR. *WORD LIFE!*

//MORE INFO
+$10 BEFORE 10PM, $15 AFTER

MONDAY 8PM
AUGUST 4
COOLIO

8PM

Coolio, the multi-talented Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist, composer and actor, is one of the most popular and successful rappers worldwide. To date, Coolio has sold over 18 million records globally. We're stoked to have him down at Transit Bar, supported by Suavess and Jimmy Pike.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 8
DMC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP HEATS: CANBERRA

8PM

Finally, after a long break between heats the DMC World DJ Championships are set return to Canberra in 2014. Not since Buick made history with his third state title in 2008 have our local DJs had a chance to rep the A.C.T and earn their stripes on the national DMC stage. DJs it’s time to get your sets sorted!
KP Records presents – The DMC Canberra heats – August 8th 2014 – Transit Bar.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 15
ART VS SCIENCE: CREATURE OF THE NIGHT TOUR

8PM

Art vs Science kick off the Creature of The Night tour at the official Splendour pre-party before setting out on a tour across regional Australia - hitting Canberra at Transit Bar.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 16
UNCLE JED

8PM

In 2013 family trio Uncle Jed captivated the nation with their spine tingling performances on reality TV show Australia's Got Talent. The trio went on to win the competition, propelling their album to #6 on the iTunes Charts and the audition videos receiving millions of YouTube hits.

//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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