Plastic launch their anticipated debut album New Hands at The Curtin on Friday February 26. Released in September 2020 during peak Melbourne lockdown, this will be the band’s first ever performance of the album in full. Sitting somewhere between Deerhoof and Deerhunter, Plastic twist and convulse in the best way possible, blending art-world sophistication with music nerd sensibilities and an indie-rock smirk.
Geelong-based rock band Vintage Crop take the stage once again, this time at the luxurious Curtin Hotel to launch their latest record “Serve To Serve Again”. Supporting on the night will be The Stroppies, bringing along their catalogue of jangle-pop genius, and the early show will be supported by strapping youngsters OUZO! Both bands will be sharing songs from their acclaimed 2020 releases for the first time.
Get ready for a cracking night of unrelenting energy as CLAMM take to the stage at The Curtin for their MMW debut. At the forefront of the new wave of punk that is infiltrating the Melbourne music scene, CLAMM’s lyric’s exemplify themes of mental health, anti-violence, materialism and the state of modern Australia. Off the back of their debut powerful debut release Beseech Me, CLAMM will be bringing their energetic and blistering live show to The Curtin, with alt-pop group Eggy.
Lowtide make their long-awaited return to the stage, with their first live show in over 12 months. Celebrated for their dreamy soundscapes, Lowtide have carved out an aural signature for themselves within the Australian and international music sphere – one that is characterised by heavily textured guitar, pop-laden harmonies and hypnotic vocal work. Following the release of their second album ‘Southern Mind’ in 2018, Lowtide are hard at work on album number three and fans can expect to hear new songs for the first time at The Curtin.
A powerhouse of energy, channeling the grit and sweat of 70s rock Goldminds is a meeting of experience and exposure. A four-piece shooting straight from the hip, Goldminds waste no time in conjuring their own breed of formidable chaos. Drawing power from her femme consciousness, singer Courtney Constantinou is unapologetic, lawless and commanding, delivering her message with finesse and fury backed by the bite of blistering guitars, monstrous grooves and gunfire rhythms lay the foundation for mammoth live shows that grip the attention of audiences.
With the arrival of COVID-19 stopping the rock n roll industry in its tracks, the band circled their cages like hungry lions waiting for their next meal. The band released their Australian Music Prize-nominated debut album SIGNALS mid pandemic and are about to feast on series of live shows to support its release.
Coopers Brewery and Live Nation are today excited to announce the Baker Boy, the fresh new prince of Arnhem Land, performing live at The Curtin.
Born in Darwin and raised in the remote Northern Territory communities of Milingimbi and Maningrida, Danzal Baker aka Baker Boy is the freshest new hip-hop talent to emerge from Australia. Young, strong and proud Baker Boy raps in English and Yolngu Matha language representing his Arnhem Land family. His totem is the Olive Python, his moiety is Dhuwa and his skin is Burralung/Gela boy. Baker Boy is a multidisciplinary talent working across rap, dance and acting. He hopes to inspire younger generations to embrace their culture and become leaders in their communities.
The Live, Loud and Local series aims to support Australia’s hospitality and entertainment industries as well as the local communities hit hard by COVID-19 and related social gathering restrictions.
“Coopers want to help bring great Australian live music back to the stage and encourage people off the couch and into their local pub”
After much anticipation, Mimi Gilbert and her band are celebrating the release of her album “Grew Inside the Water’ at The Curtin! Mimi has a sonic feast prepared for you as she will be joined with a talented band who bring the songs to life with harmonies, ethereal folk songs and indie rock ballads to break and mend our hearts.
Awarded Double J’s ‘Album of the Week’, this album has been embraced by many and we finally have the chance to experience it live.
Mornington Peninsula’s Zombeaches bring their celebrated live performance to The Curtin for a belated launch of their debut album, Cheers to the Future. Released through Buttercup Records in Nov 2020 it is a dense wall of guitars, drums and synthesisers supporting low telling stories of optimism. Zombeaches are known for a live show that whisks everyone into the present. It’s powerful. It brings together groups of friends who want to throw any sense of deep emotion and dance in frenzied reverence.
Get your fill of funk-infused neo-soul and RnB as Emmanuel Cancino And The Future Heat bring their tunes to life with a belated double single launch, celebrating the release of their songs ‘What Happens (When The Love Is Gone) Feat. KYE’, and ‘Stuck In The Middle’.
Outhouse is returning to Melbourne Music Week to close The Curtin on the 2020/21 edition. Bringing together some of our favourite artists to come out of Melbourne in CS + Kreme, Jonnine, and Third Space. The warped and introspective mountain magic of both Conrad Standish and Sam Karmel, both of whom have their own coloured musical careers, finally joins Outhouse as our headliners. Alongside is Jonnine, the front-woman of the lauded HTRK, who will be performing her debut live set after her moody and cavernous solo records ‘Super Natural’ and ‘Blue Hills’. On support is Third Space, one of Melbourne’s rising talents. Syncopated drum rhythms, nauseating time signatures, and back-of-your-throat drones – always a rush from start to finish.