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FRIDAY 30th JANUARY

MIGHTY BOYS / SCOTDRAKULA GR8 M8S TOUR

w Dumb Punts + Tiprats

After a quiet Summer, Mighty Boys are heading out on their maiden tour with great mates Scotdrakula. The buoyant and effervescent garage rock and roll of Scotdrakula is the ying to Mighty Boys' aggressive and abbrasive yang. Suburban frustration and Abstract Viscerality in perfect harmony. Friendship is more important than fucking.

tickets are $10 on the door only.





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SUNDAY 1 FEBRUARY

SUNDAY'S IN SUMMER PRESENTS...

UP UP AWAY

Up Up Away are the middle point between the past and the future; combining the old-school Funk sounds of the 60s with the laid back, futuristic sounds of the Neo-Soul movement. The band’s tasty hooks, fat grooves and cleverly crafted lyrics ooze originality, whilst gracefully referencing vintage sounds from the golden era of soul.

FREE ENTRY (FRONT BAR SHOW)


DOORS 3:30PM


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WEDNESDAY 4 FEBUARY

THE DEAD HEIR

Baudelaires + Luna Ghost

Following the release of their second single ‘Sherlock’ off the ‘Cooked’ EP The Dead Heir present some of the best psychedelic and garage bands from Melbourne. With another EP slated for the coming months and an album in the works be sure to catch the boys ahead of an exciting year with some very special guests at The Curtin.

$8.00 ON THE DOOR ONLY


DOORS 7:30PM




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THE BAUDELAIRES
LUNA GHOST

SUNDAY 8 FEBRUARY

SUNDAY'S IN SUMMER PRESENTS...

HORNS OF LEROY

This would is gonna get wild! The Horns of Leroy are one of Melbourne’s most recognisable street and party brass bands. The band has secured a rapid following through memorable performances such as at the Hills are Alive, The White Night Festival, MONA (Tas), New Years on the Hill, Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, the Launch of the Wagner Ring Cycles and by sharing the stage with other Melbourne faves including Saskwatch, Sex On Toast, Do Yo Thangs, Kate Ceberano and Ross Irwin (Cat Empire). The music is a fresh blend of funk, soul and traditional New Orleans jazz music, drawing influence from artists such as the Rebirth Brass Band, The Hoodangers and Beyoncé. Be sure to get down early and secure some dancin' space.

FREE ENTRY (FRONT BAR SHOW)


DOORS 3:30PM


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WEDNESDAY 11 FEBRUARY

THE DEAD HEIR

The Bleeding Flares + Magic America

Following the release of their second single ‘Sherlock’ off the ‘Cooked’ EP The Dead Heir present some of the best psychedelic and garage bands from Melbourne. With another EP slated for the coming months and an album in the works be sure to catch the boys ahead of an exciting year with some very special guests at The Curtin.

$8.00 ON THE DOOR ONLY


DOORS 7:30PM


Watch their new clip 'Sherlock'

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THE BLEEDING FLARES
MAGIC AMERICA

FRIDAY 13 FEBRUARY

ALL THE COLOURS

w/ Guests

All The Colours are relocating to the USA. Time to party & wish them luck as they spread their wings and fly.

Pre-sales $10.00 + $1.50bf // more on the door if available


DOORS 8:30PM


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WEDNESDAY 18 FEBRUARY

THE DEAD HEIR

Department + The Shabbab

Following the release of their second single ‘Sherlock’ off the ‘Cooked’ EP The Dead Heir present some of the best psychedelic and garage bands from Melbourne. With another EP slated for the coming months and an album in the works be sure to catch the boys ahead of an exciting year with some very special guests at The Curtin.

$8.00 ON THE DOOR ONLY


DOORS 7:30PM


Watch their new clip 'Sherlock'

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DEPARTMENT
THE SHABBAB

SATURDAY 21 FEBRUARY

GUNSLINGERS

I'LL ALWAYS BE WAITING single launch

+ special guests

Fuzz-rock young guns Gunslingers have dropped ‘I’ll Always Be Waiting’, the first single from their upcoming record DJANGUS. The Melbourne four-piece teased their debut LP with an album track 'Paradox' at the end of last year, which was extremely well received having popped up on RRR's Class of 2014 compilation as well as getting some summer spins on Triple J and featuring heavily on Triple J Unearthed. ‘I’ll Always Be Waiting’ is a punky, lively offering that puts the boys in the same stead as many of Melbourne’s most established bands. Ending with a reverb-drenched chorale of voices, it’s clear that this young band have a lot to offer the scene. The last few years have seen the boys working with some musical heavyweights on their EPs Radiation In The Sky, and My First Trip To Mexico as well as touring, receiving national radio play and gaining fans country-wide. Recorded by Paul Maybury (King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard) and mastered by Andrei Eremin (Chet Faker, Closure In Moscow), DJANGUS is set to be released on April 10.

Tickets $15.00 on the door only


DOORS 8:30PM


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SUNDAY 22nd FEBRUARY

POPFRENZY, NOISEY AND VANISHING ELEPHANT PRESENTS

HINDS (Formerly DEERS)

+ ScotDrakula & guests

Making their first visit outside of Europe, Hinds (formerly Deers) make raw garage pop generated by a fidgety sleepover club of Spanish young ladies. Founding members, Garcia Perrote and Carlotta Cosials, joined by bandmates Ade Martin and Amber Grimbergen create saccharine sounds about longing and teenage mischief. Their growing collection of tracks being a by-product of the gang hanging out, without seriousness, more like the overheard sounds of a jam between friends.

After initially releasing their fuzzy demo’s to the internet, Hinds have gained interest worldwide; keeping in great company through opening for the Libertines, touring with The Black Lips, and having shared stages with numerous musical idols on the European festival circuit over summer.

tickets $18 + $2 bf.
More on the door if available


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THURSDAY 26th FEBRUARY

BONE SOUP & FUTURE POPES presents

THE COURTNEYS (Vancouver BC)

Drifting back to the sound of the early ’90s while reflecting a fun-in-the-sun West Coast mentality, The Courtneys deliver a special blend of fuzzy slacker pop that draws comparisons to Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr, The B52's and The Clean. Their self-titled eight track album is alive with fuzzed-up jangle and clever pop that makes for the prefect soundtrack to summer. Despite being named for the “mean girls” at Koke’s elementary school — “they were all called Courtney or Colleen, and had parties that I was never invited to” — their vibe is more cool-girl gang than too-cool clique. The band spent much of 2014 touring the USA from Coast to Coast, with twin pop icons Tegan & Sara, who are also Payne’s cousins.

Tickets $20 + $2.00 bf.
$25.00 on the door if available.


Doors 8:00pm


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SATURDAY 28th FEBRUARY

HOW YA GARN? YEAH NOT BAD! # 2 Music festival

GAY PARIS +

COLONEL VIPERS WHIPSTICK BAND, GRINDHOUSE

SHERIFF, SUN GOD REPLICA

THE STIFFYS, MY LEFT BOOT

PLUS HEAPS HEAPS MORE!!

How Ya Garn? Yeah Not Bad! returns for its second year with another action packed day of bands, booze and bloody good times! This years outstanding line up boasts a range of incredible acts from across the country including Gay Paris, Colonel Vipers Whipstick Band, Sheriff, Sun God Replica, The Stiffys, My Left Boot, The Berkshire Hunting Club, Child, The Gatwick Highlife, Grindhouse, The Sugarcanes, Mightiest Of Guns and Willow Darling. Dr Finklestein's Stage Of Oddity and Wonder also returns to the festival to host a swag of weird, wonderful and whacky acts such as Made For Chickens By Robots, BJ Morriszonkle, Skyscraper Stan, Island Duckeye (I Am Duckeye acoustic), Goatpiss Gasoline, Dane Certificates Magic Show, The Drunken Poachers, Tom Dockray and Green Tin. As if that wasn't enough float your boat, the day will also include meat tray raffles, various other giveaways and delicious beer at happy prices! Be there or forever regret not being there!

tickets $15 + $1.5 bf.
$20.00 on the door if available


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SATURDAY 21 MARCH

PEARLS

PRETEND YOU'RE MIND record launch

+ special guests

Melbourne three-piece Pearls formed in 2011 and since then have made shimmering sounds that float above their peers. The band have just become the newest signing to taste-making label Remote Control Records and will release their debut album Pretend You’re Mind via it’s Australian imprint Dot Dash in February 2015. Pearls have previously supported the likes of Kurt Vile, Marnie Stern, Sons & Daughters, and a myriad of local bands including Crime and City Solution, Total Control & New War. The forthcoming LP sees the band honing in their reverb and crafting sleek and melancholy ballads and memorable pop songs. The new material is loaded with melody. The sugar meets the grit with organs and guitars forming a mesmerising wall of sound in front of drums. Pearls will be launching the album at the Curtin on Saturday 21 March with special guests to be announced.

Pre-sales $12.00 + $1.50bf // more on the door if available


DOORS 8:30PM


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The Curtin is nestled away on the city end of Lygon St, Carlton - just a short walk from Melbourne's CBD and moments from Melbourne Central train station, and is easily accessible by public transport.

The venue has a 300 capacity band room has been designed to ensure an unrestricted view of the large stage from anywhere in the room. Complemented by a powerful D&B Q7 speaker system & D&B Crown 90001 amplifiers,  in stalled to deliver the highest quality sound on stage and to the entire audience.

The Curtin is the perfect size to cater for album launches, interstate touring bands, and larger internationals seeking an intimate show.

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THE CURTIN is located at 29 Lygon Street (City End), Carlton. Directly opposite Trades Hall.

Ph: (03) 9663 6350

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