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

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Monday - Saturday
12.00pm til 10 (or later)

Sunday
2.00pm til 8 (or later)

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SPOTLIGHT
#KARAOKELOVE AUTUMN COMPETITION
TUESDAY 9PM
APRIL 21

So, we're kicking off the latest #KaraokeLove competition. FOUR heats on Tuesdays - April 14th, April 21st, April 28th, May 5th and ONE Grand Final - Tuesday May 12th. Only two finalists from each heat will be able to enter the grand final, battling for the grand prize of $1000 CASH. Kicks off 9pm.

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A NIGHT OF MUSIC
THURSDAY 8PM
APRIL 23

We've pulled together four great acts to warm up your chilly Thursday night at Transit Bar on April 23rd - and it's free entry.

Jacqueline & Michael
Wandering Ghosts
Paryce
Jude Kohn aka Aryeh

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SEMANTIX / MONSTERPIECE / HELENA POP
FRIDAY 8PM
APRIL 24

This Friday at Transit Bar, we're putting a spread of awesome Canberra talent on to kick off your weekend proper, and it's FREE ENTRY.

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ILL STYLE: DJ KATCH
SATURDAY 8PM
APRIL 25

One night. Five DJs. Two Turntables. Playing the best Hip Hop, Funk and Soul for your pleasure.

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+$10 ON THE DOOR

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STEVE SMYTH
WEDNESDAY 8PM
APRIL 29

STEVE SMYTH'S Ivy League Records debut album EXITS was released mid last year to widespread critical acclaim. His songs, from the rollicking kind to the tender, have been received with open arms at shows reaching some 80+ towns across Australia as a part of his mammoth Exits Album Tour. For Steve and The Outlaws, the road has come up to greet them with many a surprise and welcoming hearts and ears. 

//MORE INFO
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CLINT BOGE: SONGS OF A DELICATE NATURE
THURSDAY 8PM
APRIL 30

Brisbane based singer/songwriter Clint Boge has been crafting his solo wares for over a decade, in between endless hours on the road and sold out shows, Clint’s love of the written word has always been a constant. Clint brings his “Songs of a Delicate Nature” to Canberra at Transit Bar.

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THE BARREN SPINSTERS: AUDIOARY EP LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
MAY 1

Much like your local butcher shop, The Barren Spinsters have served us up another premium cut of high-grade beefy rock n’ roll. Their latest EP, ‘Audioary’ is a lean and far from tender adventure of desire, cityscape nightmares and rehabilitation that smacks you in the face like a pork chop. The band will plate up their 3rd release at Transit Bar, Friday 1st of May with some very special guests. The night is also features mainstays of the Canberra music scene, Local Horror and Hayley James.

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+$5 BEFORE 9PM, $10 AFTER

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THE FUNKOARS
WEDNESDAY 8PM
MAY 13

In 2015 Australia's favourite hanger-oners THE FUNKOARS have announced their ominous return from the smoke and mirrors, bringing hard 80s street justice back into fashion in the form of their forthcoming fifth full length album “In Case of Emergency”. The first offering from the forthcoming album is the brand new single "Below Average", an above average song where the 'Oars remind themselves and the listener that it's not only ok to be a failure at everything you attempt, but it's encouraged.

//MORE INFO
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SPOTLIGHT
KARAOKE LOVE
TUESDAY 9PM
MAY 19

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

SPOTLIGHT
DALLAS FRASCA: LOVE ARMY ALBUM LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
MAY 22

Australian riff rock trio, Dallas Frasca will release their highly anticipated third studio album, ‘Love Army’, on April 17th. The new album release coincides with a tour announcement and signing a record deal with Australian independent label Social Family Records. This triple announcement is the culmination of almost 10 years of hard work, performing over 700 shows, seven international tours and fast becoming one of Australia’s most exciting and revered bands across the globe.

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LURCH & CHIEF: BREATHE LAUNCH
SATURDAY 8PM
MAY 23

Melbourne’s only stoner-swirl jam-psych band Lurch & Chief today announce that their return to CANBERRA in support of their much anticipated sophomore EP ‘Breathe’ which was written and recorded in the bands derelict spiritual home, 111 Mt Zero Road Halls Gap VIC.

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BROTHER BE: GONE AND GONE EP LAUNCH
SATURDAY 8PM
MAY 30

Pop, funk, dance and acoustic guitars. Brother Be are Canberra’s champions of folk-rock. Their much anticipated EP “Gone and Gone” is ready to be shared with the world. This means it’s time to party. 30 May 2015 is the date, Transit Bar is the place. All you have to do is be there.

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+$10 ON THE DOOR

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R.A. THE RUGGED MAN: 'SHOOT ME IN THE HEAD' TOUR
WEDNESDAY 8PM
JUNE 3

The legendary rapper R.A The Rugged Man will be back in Australia for a national tour ‘Shoot Me In The Head’ starting June 2015. An MC who needs no introduction, R.A is as controversial as he is influential. Hailing from New York, he flawlessly combines the authenticity of his undeniably rugged life with his undisputed mic skills and understanding of the genre as a hip-hop historian.

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ART OF SLEEPING: VOODOO TOUR
FRIDAY 8PM
JUNE 5

After the success of the sold out 'Crazy' tour in January this year that left stunned audiences in their wake, Art of Sleeping release their latest single 'Voodoo' and announce an extensive national tour. Fans across the country will be able to hear the first glimpses of their eagerly awaited debut album - set for release mid-2015 via Dew Process / Universal.

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HARTS: BREAKTHROUGH EP TOUR
SATURDAY 8PM
JULY 4

triple jTone DeafA&R Department, Pavement Records, Premier ArtistsScissor Kick ChampsGreenroom Canberra and BMA Magazine present Harts "Breakthrough EP" National Tour - Canberra Show, with special guests The Barren Spinsters and Foreign Kings.

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#KaraokeLove Autumn Competition
A Night of Music
Semantix / Monsterpiece / Helena Pop
Ill Style: DJ KATCH
Steve Smyth
Clint Boge: Songs of a Delicate Nature
The Barren Spinsters: Audioary EP Launch
The Funkoars
Karaoke Love
Dallas Frasca: Love Army Album Launch
Lurch & Chief: Breathe Launch
Brother Be: Gone and Gone EP Launch
R.A. The Rugged Man: 'Shoot Me In The Head' Tour
Art of Sleeping: Voodoo Tour
Harts: Breakthrough EP Tour

THURSDAY 8PM
APRIL 23
A NIGHT OF MUSIC

8PM

We've pulled together four great acts to warm up your chilly Thursday night at Transit Bar on April 23rd - and it's free entry.

Jacqueline & Michael
Wandering Ghosts
Paryce
Jude Kohn aka Aryeh

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

FRIDAY 8PM
APRIL 24
SEMANTIX / MONSTERPIECE / HELENA POP

8PM

This Friday at Transit Bar, we're putting a spread of awesome Canberra talent on to kick off your weekend proper, and it's FREE ENTRY.

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

SATURDAY 8PM
APRIL 25
ILL STYLE: DJ KATCH

8PM

One night. Five DJs. Two Turntables. Playing the best Hip Hop, Funk and Soul for your pleasure.

//MORE INFO
+$10 ON THE DOOR

WEDNESDAY 8PM
APRIL 29
STEVE SMYTH

8PM

STEVE SMYTH'S Ivy League Records debut album EXITS was released mid last year to widespread critical acclaim. His songs, from the rollicking kind to the tender, have been received with open arms at shows reaching some 80+ towns across Australia as a part of his mammoth Exits Album Tour. For Steve and The Outlaws, the road has come up to greet them with many a surprise and welcoming hearts and ears. 

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

THURSDAY 8PM
APRIL 30
CLINT BOGE: SONGS OF A DELICATE NATURE

8PM

Brisbane based singer/songwriter Clint Boge has been crafting his solo wares for over a decade, in between endless hours on the road and sold out shows, Clint’s love of the written word has always been a constant. Clint brings his “Songs of a Delicate Nature” to Canberra at Transit Bar.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
MAY 1
THE BARREN SPINSTERS: AUDIOARY EP LAUNCH

8PM

Much like your local butcher shop, The Barren Spinsters have served us up another premium cut of high-grade beefy rock n’ roll. Their latest EP, ‘Audioary’ is a lean and far from tender adventure of desire, cityscape nightmares and rehabilitation that smacks you in the face like a pork chop. The band will plate up their 3rd release at Transit Bar, Friday 1st of May with some very special guests. The night is also features mainstays of the Canberra music scene, Local Horror and Hayley James.

//MORE INFO
+$5 BEFORE 9PM, $10 AFTER

WEDNESDAY 8PM
MAY 13
THE FUNKOARS

8PM

In 2015 Australia's favourite hanger-oners THE FUNKOARS have announced their ominous return from the smoke and mirrors, bringing hard 80s street justice back into fashion in the form of their forthcoming fifth full length album “In Case of Emergency”. The first offering from the forthcoming album is the brand new single "Below Average", an above average song where the 'Oars remind themselves and the listener that it's not only ok to be a failure at everything you attempt, but it's encouraged.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

TUESDAY 9PM
MAY 19
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

 
 

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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