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
HAU: KILL.I.AM TOUR
FRIDAY 8PM
JULY 31

Hau comes back to Transit Bar on Friday July 31st to launch his new single 'Kill.I.Am'. Local supports to be announced.

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SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR 2K15
SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 1

SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR 2K15 // TRANSIT BAR // SAT 1 AUG // SYNTHETIC GRASS DANCE FLOOR!

OH MERCY! It’s time to address the ELLIPHANT in the room. For the 7th year in a row, the STRANGEWAYS DJS + FRIENDS are hitting the FLIGHT FACILITIES and jetting back to the TRANSIT BAR for CANBERRA’S most THUNDAMENTAL club night - SPLENDOUR IN THE BAR 2K15!

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+$10 BEFORE 11PM, $11 AFTER

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KARAOKE LOVE
TUESDAY 9PM
AUGUST 4

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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GANG OF YOUTHS
WEDNESDAY
AUGUST 5

We're excited to have Gang of Youths, as they're set to launch their debut LP 'The Positions', supported by I Know Leopard.

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MARICOPA WELLS & AGENCY
THURSDAY 8PM
AUGUST 6

It's been an exciting year for Melbourne's Maricopa Wells. Having released their 'Call My Name/Time Granted' 7", toured with fellow Melbourne residents The Sugarcanes, recorded soon to be released album 'Places to Land', scored a coveted spot on the annual punk rock mega party that is Gainesville, Florida's The Fest and are currently midway through a month long Sunday 'revidency' at iconic Melbourne venue/pub The Rev. Before they jet off on their overseas adventure, Maricopa Wells are playing a short run of shows through the ACT and NSW.

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+$10 ON THE DOOR

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SIGNS & SYMBOLS: ALBUM LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 7

The time has come, Signs & Symbols are officially releasing their album. Eight succulent songs to grind up on each other to, tell someone you love them to, use to cover up the sounds of your neighbours having loud, disturbing sex to. Don't know what to get Nanna for her Birthday? This is your answer! Breaking up with someone and want to provide them with the soundtrack for it? Look no further my friends!

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LASH: ANONYMOUS ANTICS EP LAUNCH
SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 8

After a long year of working away, Lash's debut EP "Anonymous Antics" has arrived. The EP features the single "All Good" ft Tambari which has a video clip shot by TYCOTIC . Anonymous Antics features production from some of Australia's best beat makers, from DJ Immaculate to Shane Manoel (AKA Realizm) to Simplex to Canberras own Hayds - Smithgrind Entertainment and also cuts from the mighty DJ Jemist. The Launch will be the first time to see the EP played in full with supports from some of the best acts our Canberra city has to offer.

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+$10 ON THE DOOR

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IMMIGRANT UNION: ANYWAY ALBUM LAUNCH
THURSDAY 8PM
AUGUST 13

Immigrant Union are a Melbourne based Americana / psychedelic-folk band featuring Brent DeBoer from The Dandy Warhols. They'll be launching 'Anyway' at Transit Bar on Thursday August 13th.

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SEX ON TOAST
WEDNESDAY 8PM
AUGUST 19

Sex on Toast are a swelling organism, expanding from 9 to 10 men, from city to city, and now stretching their ungainly form back to our nation's captial. 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. Supported by Prom.

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SPOTLIGHT
ABBE MAY
FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 21

Abbe May is one of Australia’s most respected and exciting songwriters and vocalists. Her live performances are charismatic, intense and provocative. The impressive multi-instrumentalist artist has an ever growing audience and catalogue of songs about love and lust that could almost be romantic if it weren’t for the vitriol. Presented by Scissor Kick Champs and Premier Agency.

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LYALL MOLONEY
WEDNESDAY 8PM
AUGUST 26

Stimulating your senses, Lyall Moloney is booming out of Sydney Inner-West's expanding hub of talent. After a run of shows in Europe (his third EU tour), and having just dropped his debut album Only Lonely, Moloney has just released a silver tongued, honey toned track 'Pot Of Gold.' 

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ACT DMC CHAMPIONSHIPS
FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 28

DMC Australia in association with KP Records and The Music present THE DMC ACT HEATS. 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the DMC World DJ Championships, the worlds longest running DJ competition. Last year saw a welcome return to Canberra for the "DMCs" after a 6 year absence.
DJ Scully took the win and he'll be returning this year to defend his title as A.C.T. Champion.

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THE SNOWDROPPERS: THE BUSINESS ALBUM LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 4

Sydney blues-rockers The Snowdroppers today announce a huge national headline tour, which will kick off in Canberra on 4 September and continue through October and into November. The band's forthcoming album 'BUSINESS' will be released on the same day through FOUR ' FOUR.

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SPOTLIGHT
CODA CONDUCT: PAINT IT GOLD TOUR
SATURDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 5

Hip hop duo Coda Conduct have released a brand-new, fly-as-funk single, and it's everything you never knew you needed. Paint It Gold is the first release from the ladies since their debut EP, Butter Side Up, dropped in March. The EP saw Coda Conduct quickly gain attention, appearing on Triple J Breakfast, being chosen as Triple J Unearthed Feature Artist, playing Groovin The Moo in Canberra, and receiving airplay across the country. Now, the pair are back in earnest with a sassy, finger-clicking-good new banger. With chimes, claves and a funk-ridden bassline, Paint It Gold is a smoother, more melodic step forward for the duo. Supported by Stateovmind and Lash.

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MODERN BASEBALL & IRON CHIC
WEDNESDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 9

Having already been announced on Poison City’s Weekender and I Love Life festivals this September, Iron Chic and Modern Baseball will now also be teaming up for some additional co-headline dates while visiting Australia for the first time.

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BOOTLEG RASCAL: HEAD IN THE CLOUDS
FRIDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 11

Bootleg Rascal are going on tour again to celebrate the release of our latest single 'HEAD IN THE CLOUDS' - off their debut album due out late 15'. Hitting Canberra on Friday, September 11th.

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THE GETAWAY PLAN: DARK HORSES TOUR
SATURDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 12

The 'dark horse' springs from nowhere, claiming unexpected, sometimes shocking success. Having weathered a two year break up, member departures, various personal obstacles and almost five years without a recorded release, it's easy to consider THE GETAWAY PLAN as such. Their anticipated third LP Dark Horses will be revealed on July 3.

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DEVIN THE DUDE
WEDNESDAY 8PM
SEPTEMBER 23

Slingshot Entertainment and Full/Frequency bring you Houston's Devin The Dude to Canberra for the first time ever on Wednesday September 23rd to Transit Bar

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CONRAD SEWELL
WEDNESDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 7

With a smash hit single in 'Start Again' - currently the #1 track on iTunes in Australia - there's just no stopping Conrad Sewell, the 25-year-old breakout Brisbane star, with tickets to his first Australian headline tour this September flying out the door.

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MAT MCHUGH: WAVES ALBUM LAUNCH
FRIDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 9

Mat McHugh has a new album. It is called WAVES as in, vibrations. The vibrations that connect everyone and everything. The waves of energy that we all shimmer in and of. Simple magic.

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TUKA: LIFE DEATH TIME ETERNAL LAUNCH
SATURDAY 8PM
OCTOBER 31

Tuka - one third of acclaimed hip hop heroes Thundamentals - today releases his third solo album - "Life Death Time Eternal" - available here. In addition to his appearance at Splendour In The Grass 2015, the acclaimed Australian rapper and songwriter also announces a string of national tour dates for October & November during which fans will be able to hear songs from L.D.T.E performed live.

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ODDISEE: THE GOOD FIGHT ALBUM LAUNCH
SATURDAY 8PM
NOVEMBER 21

Oddisee returns to Transit Bar in Canberra to launch his new album - The Good Fight.

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MARLON WILLIAMS & THE YARRA BENDERS: ALBUM LAUNCH
WEDNESDAY 8PM
NOVEMBER 25

Following a sold out album release tour in July, acclaimed New Zealand crooner Marlon Williams and his band The Yarra Benders will head back on the road to bring their incredible live show to all corners of Australia, hitting Canberra on Wednesday November 25th at Transit Bar, with Ben Salter.

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HAU: Kill.I.Am Tour
Splendour In The Bar 2K15
Karaoke Love
Gang of Youths
Maricopa Wells & Agency
Signs & Symbols: Album Launch
Lash: Anonymous Antics EP Launch
Immigrant Union: Anyway Album Launch
Massive & Tonk w. Johnny Roadkill & Hence The Testbed
Sex On Toast
Abbe May
Lyall Moloney
ACT DMC Championships
The Snowdroppers: The Business Album Launch
Coda Conduct: Paint It Gold Tour
Modern Baseball & Iron Chic
Bootleg Rascal: Head In The Clouds
The Getaway Plan: Dark Horses Tour
Devin The Dude
Conrad Sewell
Mat McHugh: Waves Album Launch
Tuka: Life Death Time Eternal Launch
Oddisee: The Good Fight Album Launch
Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders: Album Launch

TUESDAY 9PM
AUGUST 4
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
AUGUST 5
GANG OF YOUTHS

We're excited to have Gang of Youths, as they're set to launch their debut LP 'The Positions', supported by I Know Leopard.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

THURSDAY 8PM
AUGUST 6
MARICOPA WELLS & AGENCY

8PM

It's been an exciting year for Melbourne's Maricopa Wells. Having released their 'Call My Name/Time Granted' 7", toured with fellow Melbourne residents The Sugarcanes, recorded soon to be released album 'Places to Land', scored a coveted spot on the annual punk rock mega party that is Gainesville, Florida's The Fest and are currently midway through a month long Sunday 'revidency' at iconic Melbourne venue/pub The Rev. Before they jet off on their overseas adventure, Maricopa Wells are playing a short run of shows through the ACT and NSW.

//MORE INFO
+$10 ON THE DOOR

FRIDAY 8PM
AUGUST 7
SIGNS & SYMBOLS: ALBUM LAUNCH

8PM

The time has come, Signs & Symbols are officially releasing their album. Eight succulent songs to grind up on each other to, tell someone you love them to, use to cover up the sounds of your neighbours having loud, disturbing sex to. Don't know what to get Nanna for her Birthday? This is your answer! Breaking up with someone and want to provide them with the soundtrack for it? Look no further my friends!

//MORE INFO
+FREE ENTRY

SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 8
LASH: ANONYMOUS ANTICS EP LAUNCH

8PM

After a long year of working away, Lash's debut EP "Anonymous Antics" has arrived. The EP features the single "All Good" ft Tambari which has a video clip shot by TYCOTIC . Anonymous Antics features production from some of Australia's best beat makers, from DJ Immaculate to Shane Manoel (AKA Realizm) to Simplex to Canberras own Hayds - Smithgrind Entertainment and also cuts from the mighty DJ Jemist. The Launch will be the first time to see the EP played in full with supports from some of the best acts our Canberra city has to offer.

//MORE INFO
+$10 ON THE DOOR

THURSDAY 8PM
AUGUST 13
IMMIGRANT UNION: ANYWAY ALBUM LAUNCH

8PM

Immigrant Union are a Melbourne based Americana / psychedelic-folk band featuring Brent DeBoer from The Dandy Warhols. They'll be launching 'Anyway' at Transit Bar on Thursday August 13th.

//MORE INFO
+BUY TICKETS

SATURDAY 8PM
AUGUST 15
MASSIVE & TONK W. JOHNNY ROADKILL & HENCE THE TESTBED

8PM

Scissor Kick Champs and Premier Artists present the hard rock line up of the year for Canberra!

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WEDNESDAY 8PM
AUGUST 19
SEX ON TOAST

8PM

Sex on Toast are a swelling organism, expanding from 9 to 10 men, from city to city, and now stretching their ungainly form back to our nation's captial. 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. Supported by Prom.

//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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