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

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SPOTLIGHT
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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KOOYEH
FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 19

Kooyeh are back on the road in September. Expect to hear new tunes, harmonies and expect good, good vibes. We hope you can make it to a show! Spread the love. 

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THE BARREN SPINSTERS & CRITICAL MONKEE
SATURDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 20

The Barren Spinsters, a Canberra two piece delivers a stripped back, no frills approach to music. They do not utilise samples or loops. Simply put, it’s face melting rock.

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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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ANKLEPANTS
FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 26

You are cordially invited to meet the first of many faces of Dr. Reecard Farché, the devious mastermind and shapeshifting convict bred deep in the darkwood of the Australian bush that later absconded to Rise to the Summit of the übergründé.

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DECADES: BOWIEFEST
MONDAY 3PM
SEPTEMBER 29

DECADES will be on again on Monday 29th September - a public holiday for us Canberra kids. This time, we're joining forces with our friends from Vamp to have a weekend of BOWIE! Plus we'll be playing the same eclectic mix of tunes from the past 50 years or so. Hope to see you then!

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LEPERS & CROOKS AND BAREFOOT ALLEY
WEDNESDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 1

Good friends and label mates, Lepers & Crooks and Barefoot Alley are hitting the road together for a 6 week, 30 date tour across Australia - they're dropping by Canberra at Transit Bar.

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DUNE RATS
THURSDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 2

At a time when true rock and roll tales are as rare as chicken lips, Dune Rats are traveling the globe as punk rock pied pipers, attracting an army of ferocious life enthusiasts who are as willing as they are to throw the dice, turn reality sideways and roll with whatever happens. Ratbags, nerds, delinquents, outcasts, the brave, the loud, the shy - Dune Rats don't care who or what you are, only that you abide by just one rule - no kooks, no gutties.

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THE OWLS: OWN THE STREETS
FRIDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 3

After the success of breakthrough singles Krakow and Oceans, The Owls are finally set to release their highly anticipated third EP Own The Streets. The six-track EP (produced by Lachlan Mitchell) is a prodigious leap forward sonically and hails a new era for the Newcastle four-piece.

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THANK YOU MA'AM: LXURY (UK)
SUNDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 5

Thank You Ma'am & Transit Bar are excited to be bringing you one of the most exciting international producers and DJ to be touring Australia. Hailing all the way from the UK we are excited to be presenting 'LXURY' Sunday 5th October (LONG WEEKEND). After what was one of the biggest releases in 2013 co-produced by Disclosure, LXURY was first shed to light with his amazing EP J.A.W.S which hit the radio airways and nightclub dance floors as a key peak time tune. 

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RAUS: LP LAUNCH
THURSDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 9

Created over a period of 12 months, the upcoming record LP by Raus reflects his interest in analog synths and tight sample rhythms to anchor his baritone vocals and showcase the sonic intricacies within each track. 

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CHUPAROSA: SPRING TOUR
FRIDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 10

An ever expanding conglomerate of reggae, groove, dub, ska, dubstep, upbeat funk, party madness.
From the beautiful South Coast of NSW emerges Chuparosa, a new musical force of reggae grooves and funky vibes... if you want good times and a fun Summer vibe any time of year, day or night, look no further. Chuparosa are splashing the scene with their original roots music.

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BRIGGS: SHEPLIFE & HAU: FOOTBALL, FEASTS & FUNERALS LAUNCH
SATURDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 25

BRIGGS will be hitting the road this October / November for a national run of dates in support of his brand new album 'SHEPLIFE’. ‘SHEPLIFE’ is the culmination of generations of observations, experiences and stories. The aggression is there but it’s tempered with a thoughtfulness that is always the separator between the good and great artists. As he said himself: “If ‘THE BLACKLIST’ was the punch in the face, ‘SHEPLIFE’ is why I punched you in the face.”

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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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FULL/FREQUENCY: SOULS OF MISCHIEF
FRIDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 31

Legendary hip-hop group Souls of Mischief, announce a national tour off the back of the release of their brand new album “There Is Only Now”. The group, who last visited Australia in 2006, will commence their tour in Canberra on October 31st at Transit Bar. Special early bird tickets only $35+BF available until this Friday September 5th, 5pm.

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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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JERICCO: COLOUR OUTSIDE THE LINES
FRIDAY 8PM
NOVEMBER 28

Melbourne Powerhouses Jericco like to 'Colour Outside the Lines - they don't like to work within the "known" parameters. Creatively, they put together the music you don't expect, but there it is, in your head and in your heart. They've been described as Powerful and Passionate in their delivery and now they return with the first taste of a new album. Supported by Guards of May, Eyes to the Sky, and The Khalasar.

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JOSH WADE: CLUB RUB TOUR
FRIDAY 8PM
DECEMBER 5

At just 19 comedian and Youtube sensation Josh Wade is part of the new bred of new media performers who have their world wide audiences in a frenzy. Josh Wade began creating content online in 2007 at the age of 13. It was through this online outlet that Josh developed a passion for acting, comedy and video production. Josh continued to deliver his own viral videos throughout his teenage years from his home town Townsville, Queensland. A growing fan base and early success encouraged him to craft and adapt his online material into a one hour solo stand up comedy show

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Patrick James: Broken Lines
Kooyeh
The Barren Spinsters & Critical Monkee
King of the North: It's Been Too Long Tour
Sarah McLeod
Anklepants
Decades: Bowiefest
Lepers & Crooks and Barefoot Alley
Dune Rats
The Owls: Own The Streets
Thank You Ma'Am: LXURY (UK)
Raus: LP Launch
Chuparosa: Spring Tour
Briggs: Sheplife & Hau: Football, Feasts & Funerals Launch
Holy Holy: The History Tour
Full/Frequency: Souls of Mischief
Husky: Ruckers Hill Tour
Jericco: Colour Outside The Lines
Josh Wade: Club Rub Tour

SATURDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 20
THE BARREN SPINSTERS & CRITICAL MONKEE

8PM

The Barren Spinsters, a Canberra two piece delivers a stripped back, no frills approach to music. They do not utilise samples or loops. Simply put, it’s face melting rock.

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

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

8PM

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.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

THURSDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 25
SARAH MCLEOD

8PM

"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.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 26
ANKLEPANTS

8PM

You are cordially invited to meet the first of many faces of Dr. Reecard Farché, the devious mastermind and shapeshifting convict bred deep in the darkwood of the Australian bush that later absconded to Rise to the Summit of the übergründé.

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

MONDAY 3PM
SEPTEMBER 29
DECADES: BOWIEFEST

3PM

DECADES will be on again on Monday 29th September - a public holiday for us Canberra kids. This time, we're joining forces with our friends from Vamp to have a weekend of BOWIE! Plus we'll be playing the same eclectic mix of tunes from the past 50 years or so. Hope to see you then!

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

WEDNESDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 1
LEPERS & CROOKS AND BAREFOOT ALLEY

8PM

Good friends and label mates, Lepers & Crooks and Barefoot Alley are hitting the road together for a 6 week, 30 date tour across Australia - they're dropping by Canberra at Transit Bar.

//MORE INFO
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THURSDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 2
DUNE RATS

8PM

At a time when true rock and roll tales are as rare as chicken lips, Dune Rats are traveling the globe as punk rock pied pipers, attracting an army of ferocious life enthusiasts who are as willing as they are to throw the dice, turn reality sideways and roll with whatever happens. Ratbags, nerds, delinquents, outcasts, the brave, the loud, the shy - Dune Rats don't care who or what you are, only that you abide by just one rule - no kooks, no gutties.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

FRIDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 3
THE OWLS: OWN THE STREETS

8PM

After the success of breakthrough singles Krakow and Oceans, The Owls are finally set to release their highly anticipated third EP Own The Streets. The six-track EP (produced by Lachlan Mitchell) is a prodigious leap forward sonically and hails a new era for the Newcastle four-piece.

//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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