Tuesday 22nd April
Taco Tuesdays
$3 Tacos + $3 mexican beer from 6-9pm (while stocks last)
6-9pm – Front bar
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Wednesday 23rd April
MIND OUT! trivia
MIND OUT trivia returns for 2014! Tonights topic is “?????“.Reserve your table now! (03)9687 2111
7.30pm start – Front bar
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Thursday 24th April
The Hard Aches (SA) + The Flying So High-0′s + Lionizer + The Shadow League
THE HARD ACHES are finally heading off on a (semi) national tour to celebrate the launch of their debut EP “ORGANS AND AIRPORTS” available now at www.anchorhead.com.au. Coming along for part of the ride will be Perth duo LIONIZER whom are also set to release their debut EP “COME HOME” just before these shows kick off. The show hits The Reverence Hotel on Thursday 24th April with The Flying So High-O’s and The Shadow League.
8pm – Front bar – $8
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Friday 25th April
Bronson + Mason + Anient + Remzelk + Zyphoyd
There is no better way to celebrate ANZAC day and pay tribute to the memory of those that bravely sacrificed, than by standing shoulder to shoulder and speaking in one unified voice with powerful and passionate home grown talent of BRONSON, MASON, ANIENT, REMZELK and ZYPHOYD at Metal Asylum #2. A true supporter of Australia’s heavy music will be there. Are you going to be one of them? This all goes down at the Reverence hotel on Friday 25th of April
7pm! – Band room – $15
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Friday 25th April
“Friday On My Mind”
Djs in the Front bar til 1am
til 1am!!!!! – Front bar – Free!
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Saturday 26th April
The Darkened Seas + The Strange + The Theaves
Dysfunctional yet creative, cohesive yet untamed, Sydney’s The Darkened Seas are producing a tour de force of the old skool rock’n’roll sound. After spending the last summer writing and demoing new material the band are taking these songs on the road for one last time before their release. These four musicians are fast becoming renowned for their balls–to-the-wall frenzied live show after supporting the likes of The Snowdroppers, Papa Pilko & The Bin Rats and Kira Puru & The Bruise. Support comes in the form of locals The Strange and Newcastle hotheads The Theaves. $5 on the door from 8pm.
8pm – Front bar – $5
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Saturday 26th April
Virtue + Destroy She Said + Idle Fret + Sudden State
The mighty Virtue return to the Reverence Hotel with very capable support from Destroy She Said, Idle Fret and Sudden State. This is going to be one very big, loud evening of ze rock. Only ten big ones from 8pm.
8pm – Band Room – $10

Sunday 27th April
Initials (acoustic) + Nathan Seeckts + Luke Shields
Seek refuge in the cozy confines of the Reverence Hotel this April. Playing ACOUSTIC for the first time are Pete and Jim from Initials. The nostalgia drenched sing-a-longs of Nathan Seeckts and the awesome 90s influenced indie rock from Have/Hold main man Luke Shields. And with the best Mexican inspired menu in Melbourne and beers on tap this is your Sunday sorted! Oh and it’s FREE ENTRY.
3pm – Front bar – Free!
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Thursday 1st May
Chasing Alice + The Skies Above + Now You Die
Chasing Alice are a three piece pop/alt rock unit who’ve kept themselves hidden in Melbourne’s outer suburbs until now. They blend energetic rock styles with inspiring, sometimes heartfelt lyrics to create music to immerse yourself in. Described at a recent gig as “tight as shit”, these boys are out to impress. Joined by excellent and equally rockin’ locals The Skies Above and Now You Die, it’s just $5 on the door for a whole night of fun.
8pm – Front bar – $5
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Friday 2nd May
Seattle Fix + When We Were Small + Aircrafte
Seattle Fix hit The Reverence Hotel on the 2nd May! The four-piece band offers an upbeat and dreamy indie/alternative/pop sound and have just finished their first demo. Seattle Fix have enjoyed a good reception with the release of their new track Disguise which is currently working its way up through the Triple-J Unearthed charts. Seattle Fix will be hitting the stage with friends Aircrafte and When We Were Small. A night not to be missed!
8pm – Band room – $5

Saturday 3rd May
The Naysayers + Berlin Postmark + Tequila Mockingbyrd
I ain’t gonna tell you agin…git down on yo knees and pray for deliverance sinners! No Hail Mary’s for the likes of you… you can start your penance with some punk from the Tequila Mockingbyrd, follow that wit a burst of melodic rock from Berlin Postmark and offer final contrition with some garage rock from the The Naysayers! $10 on the door will keep the preacher happy. Sat May 3rd, yes.
8pm – Front bar – $10
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Saturday 3rd May
Disasters + Old Love + Solis + Great Ape (SA) + Deadweight
One Art, Please is proud to present: The calculated noise of Melbourne’s own Disasters. The band brings forth a chaotic blend of Norma Jean’s polyrhythmic groove and Every Time I Die’s party attitude with their own unique spin. Support on the night comes from the new gloom of Old Love, who feature members of heralded acts such as To the North, Quiet Steps and Palisades. Also featured on the bill are: Solid – Total d-beat worship with a metallic crust. Great Ape (SA) – Featuring members of The Rivalry, Nighthag and God God Dammit Dammit! who knows what this amalgamation of dudes will come up with. And Deadweight – New and exciting chaos featuring dudes from In Trenches among others! Saturday May 3rd, entry is a mere $8!
8pm – Band room – $8
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Sunday 4th May
Andrew Swift & The Rattlesnake Choir + Empra (Acoustic) + Deal Ale
Sundays in May will see alt-country local lads Andrew Swift & The Rattlesnake Choir stripping things back for an acoustic residency at Footscray’s own Reverence Hotel. Joined weekly by some of Melbourne’s finest musicians, you won’t want to miss Sunday’s in May at the Rev.
3.30pm – Front bar – Free!
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Thursday 8th May
The Decline + Initials + Take Your Own + Speech Patterns
WA skate-punks The Decline are stoked to announce they’ll be unleashing a fresh 5-track EP on Good Friday and kicking off a short but party-packed national tour. Pee Records are proud to present The Decline’s fully crowd-funded, ‘Can I Borrow A Feeling?’ EP. This lap of the map see the dudes take over the Reverence front bar, lewd and loud with support from fellow flag-flying punk rockers (and Melbourne local rulers) Initials and Take Your Own. Plus punk shredders Speech Patterns all the way from Tassie. Sick line up! Kicks off at 8pm. See ya there.
8pm – Front bar – $10
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Friday 9th May
Hands Of Hope + Wonders + Hope In Hell + Self Help
Friday May 9th, Hands of Hope are headlining a night of melodic hardcore at the Reverence Hotel Footscray, playing alongside Wonders, Hope In Hell and Self Help! Come on down and check out some great local, brutal talent. Doors are at 8pm and entry is $12.
8pm – Band room – $12
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Saturday 10th May
Riflebirds + Elephant Hide + The Great Western
Riflebirds return to The Reverence for a Saturday night show on the 10th of May playing their unique style of alt, psych and country rock. Following the release of their first single ‘Easily’ in January this year, the band will be heading into the studio mid-year to record their debut album. Elephant Hide will play their original alternative rock set at 9.30pm.
Local Footscray band The Great Western – described as an indie, folksy, electric band – are on first at 8.30pm. Riflebirds at 10.30pm.
8pm – Front bar – $10
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Saturday 10th May
Red Sky Burial + Self Is A Seed + Sons Of Abraham + Spidergoat Canyon
Red Sky Burial return to the band room at the Reverence Hotel Saturday the 10th of May! Fresh out of a weekend in the studio locking down the new spin on their hard and heavy groove noise, they will be primed for this show. With support from Sydney heavyweights Self is a Seed, it is set to be a big night with Sons of Abraham and Spidergoat Canyon opening the evening. This is Red Sky Burial’s first headlining slot with the new guy on guitar, Harvey (ex Subtract NZ), so come on down to the place just a little West of the city for a good time. Doors are at 8pm, see you there.
8pm – Band room – $12
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Sunday 11th May
Andrew Swift & The Rattlesnake Choir + Andrew McDonald (Antiskeptic) + Mara Threat
Sundays in May will see alt-country local lads Andrew Swift & The Rattlesnake Choir stripping things back for an acoustic residency at Footscray’s own Reverence Hotel. Joined weekly by some of Melbourne’s finest musicians, you won’t want to miss Sunday’s in May at the Rev.
3.30pm – Front bar – Free!
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Thursday 15th May
The Casualties (USA) + Big D And The Kids Table (USA) + Heartsounds (USA)
Hits & Pits Festival proudly presents this super sweet sideshow featuring three terrific US punk acts – The Casualties, Big D And The Kids Table and Heartsounds. The Casualties, also well into their twenties, will be in tow with nine studio albums that have influenced and paved the way for so many of the disillusioned and dispossessed. Representing Boston and known for both ferocity and tenacity is none other than Big D and the Kids Table. Not anyone’s token ska/punk band as they showed with the release of Stomp/Stroll in 2013. And Heartsounds, whose fast, melodic take on 90s skate punk influences is digestible and addictive almost making it hard to believe they find their roots in death metal. A big night that’ll no doubt sell fast, scoop up tickets stat!
7.30pm – Band room – $43 pre-sale / $50 on the door if available
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Sunday 18th May
Andrew Swift & The Rattlesnake Choir + Desperateens + Andrew Kitchen
Sundays in May will see alt-country local lads Andrew Swift & The Rattlesnake Choir stripping things back for an acoustic residency at Footscray’s own Reverence Hotel. Joined weekly by some of Melbourne’s finest musicians, you won’t want to miss Sunday’s in May at the Rev.
3.30pm – Front bar – Free!
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Friday 23rd May
Cosa Nostra (EP Launch!) + The Maydayz + The Try Hardz
The time has come unleash the bone crunch’n COSA NOSTRA!! The mighty Melbourne outfit will be launching their EP at The Reverence Hotel on Saturday May 23rd. If you like your rock brutal and you like it loud, then Cosa Nostra are the band for you. Supporting will be The Maydayz, featuring some seriously hard grooves that will pin your ears to the walls, and opening up proceedings will be The Try Hardz, hitting the stage for the first time in over a year to rip through their Aussie pub rock classics. $10 for a big night.
8.30pm – Band room – $10
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Sunday 25th May
Andrew Swift & The Rattlesnake Choir + Donnie Dureau + Marcus Blacke (QLD)
Sundays in May will see alt-country local lads Andrew Swift & The Rattlesnake Choir stripping things back for an acoustic residency at Footscray’s own Reverence Hotel. Joined weekly by some of Melbourne’s finest musicians, you won’t want to miss Sunday’s in May at the Rev.
3.30pm – Front bar – Free!
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Saturday 31st May
Melbourne International Jazz Festival Presents:The Horns of Leroy Brass Band
The Horns of Leroy Brass Band are the newest and funkiest brass band in Melbourne. Playing a mixture of traditional New Orleans brass band music and modern funk/soul repertoire, this band will have everyone dancing! The music is a fresh blend of funk, soul and groove, which draws influence from artists such as the Rebirth Brass Band, the Hot 8 Brass Band and early traditional New Orleans music. Recent performances include regular New Orleans style parades down Brunswick Street in Fitzroy and being a part of the acclaimed 2013 White Night Festival grand finale
8pm – Front bar – Free!
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Friday 6th June
Let Them Eat Cake + The General + Charm + Poison Fish
Come down to The Reverence Band Room (28 Napier St Footscray) on Fri 6th June & check out four of the loudest, grungiest local Melbourne acts around. The fuzz soaked, noise drenched sounds of Let Them Eat Cake are on headline duties, alongside grunge rock trio The General, distortion soaked rock guys Charm and down and dirty, sensory overloading Poison Fish. Help us fill the band room and say “Sayonara” to Let Them Eat Cake front woman Jenn.
8pm – Band room – $5
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Saturday 28th June
Kujo Kings + Admiral Ackbar’s Dishonourable Discharge + Del Lago + Self Helf
We’re gonna skank the shit out of The Reverence and we’ve got some of the best helping us do it! The Kujo Kings – Absolutely sick ska legends! Admiral Ackbar’s Dishonourable Discharge – these are the droids we’re looking for. King’s Cup – High rollers, rolling on high Del Lago punk rock – Lets get drunk! Self Help – punk rock from the Westside. Gonna start the night off with a punky vibe and end with horns, beers and party dancin’ tunes! 5 dollars. Doors at 8. PICK IT UP PICK IT UP PICK IT UP!!
8pm – Front bar – $5
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Sunday 24th August
Harmony + Lincoln Le Fevre + Wil Wagner + Hoodlum Shouts + Fear Like Us + Toy Boats + Ceres + Mere Women + Roku Music + Ted Danson With Wolves
Sold Out!
Now in it’s 6th year, Poison City’s annual Weekender Fest is back again for 2014! Part music festival, part punk-rock family reunion, the 3 day event converges on Melbourne each year to celebrate the friendships and musical bonds that continue to spawn and evolve from Poison City’s thriving music community.
3pm – Both Stages
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Sunday 24th August
Toxic Holocaust (USA) + Iron Reagan (USA)
This NOVEMBER two of North America’s finest metal punks will be taking to the road and going head to head across New Zealand and Australia. This incredible double billing will be a clash of the titans like no other, a tour de force in pure unadulterated hi energy thash’n mayhem. No strangers to our fine shores, North America’s Toxic Holocaust will be bringing their old school nuclear thrash attack down under for a 4th time, and for no better reason, other than in support of their mega epic new album Chemistry of Consciousness. Toxic Holocaust return at the height of their power with non other than Richmond Virginia’s Iron Reagan, who feature Tony Waste and Landphil of Municipal Waste and various members of Darkest Hour, finally be bringing their high energy metal punk thrash to Australia, for the first time ever.
8pm – Band room – Tickets On Sale now
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