These Are All The Venues Getting $$$ From The Vic Government’s Live Music Venue Grants

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These Are All The Venues Getting $$$ From The Vic Government’s Live Music Venue Grants

Rebuild, recover, and prepare our live music venues.

The first round of grants to help live music venues around Melbourne and Victoria rebuild and recover from the state’s Coronavirus lockdown as well as prepare for the coming summer and beyond have been announced by the government. (Featured image: @natalieparham)

Victoria’s $1.7 billion music industry will receive grants totalling more than $13 million, which for now have been given to more than 100 music venues to support jobs on stage and behind the scenes as well as new planning controls to better protect venues.

The grants have also helped venues cover urgent overheads and are intended to offset the damage done by patron caps while the state navigates its way through the roadmap and out of lockdown. A second round of grants has been planned to further inject money into the economy and prevent losing Melbourne’s world-class live-music scene.

Premier Dan Andrews has said that ”Victoria has always been the live music capital of Australia” and he intends it to remain that way.

In no particular order, these are all the venues getting dollars from the Vic Government’s Live Music Venue Grants. Show them some love on their socials and let them know you’re keen to get back to gigs and live music.

The Gasometer Hotel, Collingwood

Yah Yah’s, Fitzroy

Laundry Bar, Fitzroy

Wool Exchange, Geelong

Northcote Social Club, Northcote

Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy

Tramp Bar, Melbourne

Tote Hotel, Collingwood

170 Russell, Melbourne

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

Bar Open, Fitzroy

Bar Oussou, Brunswick

Baxter’s Lot, Fitzroy

Beavs Lounge Bar, Geelong

Bendigo Hotel Collingwood, Collingwood

Bloom Bar & Lounge, Geelong

Bull And Mouth Hotel, Horsham

Cafe Gummo, Thornbury

Chasers Venue, South Yarra

Circus Bar, South Yarra

Dogs Bar, St Kilda

Elwood Lounge, Elwood

Empire Club, Narre Warren

Fitzroy Rainbow Hotel, Fitzroy

Gods Kitchen, Mornington

Grand Hotel Mornington, Mornington

Hop Temple, Ballarat Central

Hotel Warrnambool, Warrnambool

Howler, Brunswick

Inflation Nightclub, Melbourne

Jimmy O’Neill’s Whiskey And Alehouse, St Kilda

John Curtin Hotel, Carlton

Kanela Flamenco Bar, Fitzroy

Kay Street Entertainment, Traralgon

Labour In Vain, Fitzroy

Lomond Hotel, Brunswick East

Loop, Melbourne

Lulie Tavern, Abbotsford

The Blues Train, Queenscliff

The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine

The Butterfly Club, Melbourne

The Colonial Hotel, Melbourne

Mantra Studio Kitchen Bar, Yarraville

Max Watt’s Melbourne, Melbourne

Melbourne Central Lion, Melbourne

Memo Music Hall, St Kilda

Nevermind Bar, Hawthorn

New Guernica, Melbourne

Nighthawks Bar, Collingwood

Oak Tree Tavern, The Basin

Onesixone, Prahran

Ontop Bar, Ormond


Open Studio, Northcote

Paris Cat, Melbourne

Pawn & Co, Prahran

Paynesville Wine Bar, Paynesville

303, Northcote

Pistol Pete’s Food N Blues, Geelong

Platform One, Melbourne

Pride Of Our Footscray Community Bar, Footscray

Rubix Warehouse, Brunswick

Small Time, Brunswick

Sooki Lounge, Belgrave

Soundbar, Capel Sound

Stay Gold Melbourne, Brunswick

Swamplands Bar, Thornbury

Tempo Rubato, Brunswick

The Archie’s Creek Hotel, Archies Creek

The Corner Hotel, Richmond

The Dart And Marlin, Warrnambool

The Eastern, Ballarat East

Piano Bar Geelong, Geelong

Pig And Whistle, Main Ridge

24 Moons, Northcote

The Gem Bar & Dining Room, Collingwood

The Grace Darling Hotel, Collingwood

The Jazzlab, Brunswick

The King Hotel, Melbourne

Ragtime Tavern, Preston

Rising Sun Hotel, South Melbourne

Ronnie’s Blue Bar, Prahran

The Leadbeater Hotel, Abbotsford

The Main Bar, Bakery Hill

The Merri Creek Tavern, Northcote

The Night Heron, Footscray

The Old Bar, Collingwood

The Post Office Hotel, Coburg

The Prince Bandroom, St Kilda

The Red Hill Hotel, Chewton

The Retreat Hotel, Brunswick

The Rooks Return, Fitzroy

The Royal Melbourne Hotel, Melbourne

The Setts, Mildura

The Third Day, North Melbourne

The Toff In Town, Melbourne

The Workers Club, Fitzroy

The Yarra Hotel, Abbotsford

Theatre Royal Castlemaine, Castlemaine

Tokyo Hustle, Melbourne

Trades Hall Ballarat, Ballarat Central

Tramway Hotel, Fitzroy North

Uptown Jazz Café, Fitzroy

Volta – Arts & Culture, Ballarat Central

Wesley Anne, Northcote

Westernport Hotel, San Remo

Whole Lotta Love, Brunswick East

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