Gigs

Jonathan Barwick V Princess Fist

w/ Jonny Driver (Uptown Ace/Don Fernando)
Two fine songwriters of the Cherry family perform every Tuesday in Feb for your listening pleasures.

MOON

w/ Smoke Stack Rhino, Evil Twin
Wednesdays in March Residency.
Moon began as an experiment in a historic recording studio in the inner city of Sydney and from nothing at all the three-piece found a unique synergy, creating “The Orbitor”. Channelling sleepmakeswaves and Mogwai with a side dish of Black Sabbath, MOON creates 21st century rock, taking the expanse and ambition of post-rock, but in tight three-minute packages that explode out of the speakers.

SOUL in the Basement

w/ Sweethearts
Live soul 10pm. Original DJs Vince Peach & Pierre Baroni till late.

Chris Wilson

Friday Arvo Residency
Friday knock-off drinks and 2 live sets with living legend of the Blues Chris Wilson!

Datura4

w/ The Golden Rail, Happy Lonesome
Datura4 is the current band of legendary Dom Mariani who was the leader of 80’s indie pioneers The Stems.

Three Kings

w/ Bag O' Nails
THREE KINGS play 2 sets, supported by Bag o Nails. Doing their Gary Moore Tribute on the anniversary of the legend’s passing... Limited edition free vege chilli too.

Cherry Jam Mondays

Open Mic Night
Your band can jam on the Cherry stage. Mixer, backline + stage provided! You just need to bring leads + sticks.
Email Red@cherrybar.com.au to make your booking!

MOON

w/ Kvlts of Vice, Lazarus Mode
Wednesdays in March Residency.
Moon began as an experiment in a historic recording studio in the inner city of Sydney and from nothing at all the three-piece found a unique synergy, creating “The Orbitor”. Channelling sleepmakeswaves and Mogwai with a side dish of Black Sabbath, MOON creates 21st century rock, taking the expanse and ambition of post-rock, but in tight three-minute packages that explode out of the speakers.

Fulton Street

(Soul in the Basement)
Fulton Street combine the classic elements of soul and R&B with a vibrant energy to create an irresistible sound. + Soul DJs Vince Peach & Pierre Baroni serving up a delectable plethora of soul 45s till late!

Moscow Mules

Perform Arctic Monkeys 'Whatever People Say I Am That's What I'm Not' live at Cherry.

Ezra Lee & The Havoc Band

(CherryBlues) w/ Hurricane Hearn
Ezra Lee was born in Tamworth. His father, Ed Matzenik (born 28 December 1944), helped run Enrec Studio in the rural city with Steve Newton. Ed is also a country blues musician and has played bass guitar in Johnny Green's Blues Cowboys, alongside Pete "Flash" Sheedy (Lee's uncle), on lap steel guitar. Lee started playing piano at the age of four, learning the Floyd Cramer tune, "Last Date", from his father. Lee used his father's record collection to teach himself boogie woogie and barrelhouse piano styles. He obtained blues lessons from Dr John and Johnny 'B. Goode' Johnson when they toured Australia. Lee developed his piano style within these genres.

MOON

w/ Atomic Riot, Darcee Fox
Wednesdays in March Residency.
Moon began as an experiment in a historic recording studio in the inner city of Sydney and from nothing at all the three-piece found a unique synergy, creating “The Orbitor”. Channelling sleepmakeswaves and Mogwai with a side dish of Black Sabbath, MOON creates 21st century rock, taking the expanse and ambition of post-rock, but in tight three-minute packages that explode out of the speakers.

SOULTIME

w/ Kylie Auldist, Cookin' On 3 Burners, Kattimoni, Deep Street Soul, Fulton Street
A Celebration of Melbourne's SOUL.
Bands from 8.30pm sharp + Soul in the Basement DJs Vince Peach & Pierre Baroni.
$3 pots + $6 pints of Panther, Thursday night drink special!

Adalita

(DJ Set)
DJ set from Adalita (Magic Dirt)

Rick Dangerous & The Silkie Bantams

w/ The Sinking Teeth, A Gazillion Angry Mexicans
With highly-danceable groove-metal riffage, some of the most clever and hilarious lyrics you’ve heard this century, and a bespectacled tea-sipping frontman who pelvic-thrusts like a sexual maths teacher whilst screaming like a deranged psychopath, Rick Dangerous & the Silkie Bantams have one of the most captivating and entertaining live shows in Australia right now.

‘Let There Be Rock’ 40th Anniversary Celebration

w/ AC/DSHE
'Let There Be Rock' was released on 21 March 1977. Cherry celebrates the 40th Anniversary with a full performance of the classic AC/DC album by AC/DSHE Tribute show, plus a set of gems.

The Doors Celebration

w/ Joe Ansalvish (L.A.), Andy Phillips & The Cadillac Walk
Joe Ansalvish (LA) frontman of LA DOORZ will be touring Australia 2017 backed by established Melbourne rock band Andy Phillips & The Cadillac Walk. Together they combine their passion for the music of the ‘60s to celebrate the rebel and poet that is the rock legend, Jim Morrison of The Doors.

MOON

w/ The Mercy Kills, The Plastic Fingers
Wednesdays in March Residency.
Moon began as an experiment in a historic recording studio in the inner city of Sydney and from nothing at all the three-piece found a unique synergy, creating “The Orbitor”. Channelling sleepmakeswaves and Mogwai with a side dish of Black Sabbath, MOON creates 21st century rock, taking the expanse and ambition of post-rock, but in tight three-minute packages that explode out of the speakers.

Young Offenders

The Brothers Grimm, The 131's
Young Offenders 'Wasting Time' Tour hits Cherry.

Nick Oliveri (USA)

w/ My Left Boot, Palace Of The King
Returning to Australian shores this March and April will be former Queens of the Stone Age and Kyuss bassist, and now frontman of Mondo Generator, Nick Oliveri.

Making his way to Australia as part of Brisbane’s Mojo Burning Festival on March 25, the divisive figure will also be making his way across the country for a seven-date ‘Death Acoustic’ solo tour in support of his new chunk of vinyl N.O Hits At All Vol. 1 (Heavy Psych Sounds), which is dropping Jan 26.

Greenthief

w/ Heads of Charm, Fluff, Khan
Greenthief 'Simple Drug' single release show.

Red-Aid

w/ Redro Redriguez & His Inner Demons, F*ck The Fitzroy Doom Scene, Devil Electric
'Mix with the Caveman' Fundraiser for Redro to help him increase his sonic mixing powers.

Alexa Dexa (New York)

w/ Bitter Sweet, Chitra, Tomgirl
Alexa Dexa is a toy-instrument-playing little lady from NY. Performing dreamy electronic pop music with toy piano, pitched desk bells, hand-crafted electronic beats and soulful vocals.

Dan Baird & Homemade Sin (USA)

w/ The Heartache State
Playing gems from Dan's famous Southern catalogue with The Georgia Satellites, solo, and with Homemade Sin.

Urban Chiefs

w/ Supa Suplex, Bombs Are Falling
The Urban Cheifs are Psyche-Blues, Stoner-Rockers from Tamworth; challenging the norm since 2009

CHERRYROCK 017

Number 11 is coming...
Dwarves (USA) Nashville Pussy (USA)
Bala (Spain) Bottlecap (Sweden)
Totally Unicorn (NSW) Child
Mooner (Indonesia) Amyl & Sniffers
Zombitches Stiff Richards
Kelompok Penerbang Roket (Indonesia)
+ more to be announced

Bon Scott’s 71st Birthday

w/ Bon But Not Forgotten, Volts
Bon Scott's Birthday Bash. Sunday 9 July at Cherry Bar in AC/DC lane, Melbourne. Bon But Not Forgotten all-star band featuring Former members of AC/DC Simon Wright (drums) and also Mark Evans (bass). WithJames Morley (The Angels), Skenie (The Poor) and Filippo Oliveri. Opening act, VOLTS, to perform the entire 'Back In Black' album live in tribute to Bon. DJ james Young.

AMPED

Heavy Metal Fest
Higgo's hand picked ultimate metal lineup at the first ever AMPED festival.