Saturday 23rd May
Edith Lane + The Gooses + Amy Wright
Edith Lane will be joined by The Gooses and Amy Wright from Beloved Elk to present to you a few happy ditties about people who’s name’s we won’t provide so that our social lives may maintain some kind of quality.
Come watch this strange and eclectic spectacle of noise and ambient whowhats as this collection of artists attempts to make you get goosebumps,cry,be really disappointed or all three at once while we beat you to death…we won’t do that…but still.
8pm – Front bar – $5
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Sunday 24th May
Andrew Swift + Megan Cooper + Gretta Ziller + Steve Grady
In support of his latest single release ‘Sound The Alarm’, fire faced singer/songwriter, Andrew Swift will be joined by some of Australia’s finest songwriters every Sunday in May at Footscray’s Reverence Hotel
3pm – Front bar – free
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Tuesday 26th May
Taco Tuesdays
$3 Tacos + $3 mexican beer from 6-9pm (while stocks last)
6-9pm – Front bar
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Wednesday 27th May
Mind Out! Trivia
Mind Out! Trivia returns! This weeks topic is “???????“. Book your table now on 9687 2111
7.30pm start – Front bar
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Thursday 28th May
Geraldine Hickey + MC Stuart Daulman + Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall + Sam Taunton + Nick Quon + Cam Tyeson + Claire Sullivan
We’re back! And what’s more, we’re FREE! We love you guys so much we’ve decided that all Comedy at The Reverence from now on will be 100% free of charge. You won’t have to pay a thing for some red hot laughs. BARGAINS GALORE.
This month we’ve got the amazing GERALDINE HICKEY headlining for us, and super fancy MC STUART DAULMAN.
Also on the bill: ALASDAIR TREMBLAY-BIRCHALL, SAM TAUNTON, NICK QUON, CAM TYESON and CLAIRE SULLIVAN!
Thursday, May 28th – 8:30pm. FREE! Get down early and grab a table before they all get snatched up.
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8pm – Front bar – free!!
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Friday 29th May
Jukebox Racket (2 sets!)
A Juke Box Racket are a niche 3 piece 50’s and 60’s Rock’n’Roll band in their 20’s. Putting their own stamp on the classics, with all the energy and enthusiasm from the heydays of the Beatles, Chuck Berry, Little Richard and so much more.
9pm – Front bar – Free!
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Friday 29th May
Church + World At a Glance + Nose Blood Catharsis + Sick Machine + Celiac
A night of abrasive, mixed genre noises of hardcore, grind, electronic and noise punk performances combined with live projections and visuals to stimulate the brain. $6, 7:30pm, COME ON TIME SUPPORT ALL THE BANDS / PUNX TIME SUCKS
7.30pm! – Band room – $6
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Saturday 30th May
Tooze & Bruce + James Teague + Aarti
Melbourne’s latest Duo, Tooze & Bruce are winning fans everywhere they go, capturing sounds from the 60’s pop folk era. Their startling harmonies and memorable pop melodies are a glimpse into the past. Tooze & Bruce will be joined by the mesmerising James Teague & the quirky style of Aarti who will be opening the show from 9pm.
8pm – Front bar – $5
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Saturday 30th May
Abominator (launch) + Destruktor (launch) + Desecrator + Oath of Damnation + Hordes of the Black Cross + Contaminated
Abominator Official – Holocaustic war worship that will promote you to the front-lines of Armageddon! – Return with their fifth album ‘Evil Proclaimed’ out now on HELLS HEADBANGERS ! CD / T-Shirt
Destruktor – After almost two decades of extreme metal shenanigans Destruktor offer up there 2nd full-length album ‘OPPROBRIUM’ and as founding vocalist/guitarist Glenn Destruktor (winner of 2 Grammy Awards and 3 ARIA nominations!!) aptly states, “It thrashes, deaths, blacks, and even dooms…”Set to be released MAY on Hells Headbangers Records. Pre-orders of OPPROBRIUM is available here
Desecrator are returning from their European tour supporting Hirax (USA) to start on their new album, this is your first chance to welcome them back home and it may be one of your last chances to see their high-energy display of old school thrash for a while as they work on their new album!
Oath Of Damnation’s presence will once again be felt in Melbourne with their immense wall of dark unholy hymns seeking to destroy the minds of the weak. Coming to you from a city of corpses yet to be found and churches yet to smoulder in flames of hell.
Hordes of the Black Cross – Footscrays own champions of black arts are well anticipated to return after time away, the seasons will feel the presence of this horde as days will turn dark and bleak as we draw nearer this night of chaos.
Contaminated – Monstrously filthy and heavy death metal in the vein of Finnish forefathers like Demilich & Demigod to name a few worshipped by this killer new group, Get Contaminated! Get down early to see them!
Reverence Hotel is located on 28 Napier st Footscray, a 8 minute drive from the CBD and under a kilometre away from the nearest train station (which has services still running into the city after all bands will have finished)
6pm – Band room – $15
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Sunday 31st May
Andrew Swift + Jamie Hay + Darren Gibson + Ben Bunting
In support of his latest single release ‘Sound The Alarm’, fire faced singer/songwriter, Andrew Swift will be joined by some of Australia’s finest songwriters every Sunday in May at Footscray’s Reverence Hotel
3pm – Front bar – free
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Friday 5th June
Blueline Medic + Fear Like Us + Have/Hold + Employment + The Revenants
Perhaps one of the most underrated, and most crucial Australian rock bands of the past two decades; Blueline Medic are reforming for a very short jaunt to Sydney, Newcastle, Canberra & Melbourne. Formed after the dissolution of Caustic Soda & Mid Youth Crisis; Blueline Medic continued on where they had left off; producing inventive guitar rock drenched in DIY, forging life long fans with the community that built around them.
Along for the ride are Melbourne via Newcastle folk punk heroes Fear Like Us. Led by the unmistakable voice of Jamie Hay (A Death in the Family, Conation) the group have been around for over a decade in different forms. Enjoying their most consistant, and prolific lineup currently; they intertwine feelings and folk with the knockabout music of the working class.
On Friday June 5th, they will be joined by locals Have/Hold, Employment & The Revenants. $10 entry, doors at 7:30pm
7.30pm! – Band room – $10
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Saturday 6th June
Topnovil (NSW) + Australian Kingswood Factory + Razorcut + Powerskids
Wollongong Punks Topnovil, are back in Melbourne after a successful tour of Europe. Playing alongside local Rock N Rollers Australian Kingwood Factory and Melbourne’s leading Streetpunk act RazorCut (who are playing their final show before heading off to Europe in July) & new comers Powerskids. Head down to the Reverence Hotel, Footscray June 6 for what is sure to be a great night.
8pm – Band room – $10
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Sunday 7th June
Jess Locke Band + James Teague + Tammy Haider + Catherine Sietkiewicz
Jess Locke & Band will be warming your hearts and body parts this June with their indie inspired garage folk. Playing songs from her new album ” Words That Seem to Slip Away” and joined each week by talented local artists, be sure to come on along and be amazed. Free Entry from 3pm each Sunday in June.
3pm – Front bar – free
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Thursday 11th June
Vinyl Splinters + Plural + The Eggs
Vinyl Splinters have a new EP on the way. It’s called ‘Cheeky.’
We’re celebrating by hosting a shindig called CHEEKFEST – back at the Reverence Hotel front bar – with old mates Plural and The Eggs !!!! Doors at 8pm and entry only $5
8pm – Front bar – $5
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Saturday 13th June
Belle Haven + Strickland + Alias Arise + Ashphalt Heart + Gravemarkings + Honey Bucket+ Madi & Mckenna + Stuck Below
Phoenix All Ages is excited to announce our 2015 Freeza Push Start Battle of the Bands. The annual competition showcases young musicians from around Victoria, giving them the opportunity to perform, gain local exposure, and win their way to a spot on the Moomba Festival line up.
This year we are taking the event to The Reverence Hotel just down the road in Footscray where Belle Haven and Strickland will headline along with the best local bands.
This is an All Ages event, No drugs or Alcohol. No Passouts
1-5pm – Band room – $10
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Saturday 13th June
Al-Flex + Polyvoyance + Blazing Glenny D + DJ Wonkqi Rose + Class A + Mistress of Ceremony
Verses with Attitude is an Expressions of Freedom fundraiser for homeless youth charity, Lighthouse Foundation. The show will feature a diverse blend of flavours from the hip hop spectrum, from drum n bass to trip hop to some socially conscious mc’s laying it down on the mic. Come and join the fun and raise some much needed funds to help homeless young people get their lives back on track, in the process.
8pm – Front bar – $10
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Sunday 14th June
Jess Locke Band + Isaac de Heer & the River Tracks + Georgia Maq
Jess Locke & Band will be warming your hearts and body parts this June with their indie inspired garage folk. Playing songs from her new album ” Words That Seem to Slip Away” and joined each week by talented local artists, be sure to come on along and be amazed. Free Entry from 3pm each Sunday in June.
3pm – Front bar – free
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Saturday 20th June
King Fate + Cemetery Urn + Sarfaust + Turret
King Fate RETURN! First show from “In the name of the KING” 2015 Australian tour will be held at Melbourne’s The Reverence (Napier St, Footscray) on Saturday June 20th. King Fate who are dedicated to performing the musical works of Mercyful Fate and King Diamond have a revitalized set featuring over 90 minutes of classic Mercyful Fate and King Diamond which they will take across Australia spreading the King’s word.
As always King Fate have hand picked a varied line up of some of Melbourne’s best original metal bands. Special guests include: Cemetery Urn (Barbaric Australian Death Metal) Sarfaust (Melbourne’s premiere Black Thrashers) and traditional heavy metal titans Turret.
8pm – Band room – $18
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Sunday 21st June
Jess Locke Band + Jules Sheldon + Eli Cash + Stevii Hill
Jess Locke & Band will be warming your hearts and body parts this June with their indie inspired garage folk. Playing songs from her new album ” Words That Seem to Slip Away” and joined each week by talented local artists, be sure to come on along and be amazed. Free Entry from 3pm each Sunday in June.
3pm – Front bar – free
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Sunday 28th June
Jess Locke Band + Gonzovillain + Lehmann B Smith + The Flying So High-Os
Jess Locke & Band will be warming your hearts and body parts this June with their indie inspired garage folk. Playing songs from her new album ” Words That Seem to Slip Away” and joined each week by talented local artists, be sure to come on along and be amazed. Free Entry from 3pm each Sunday in June.
3pm – Front bar – free
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Saturday 4th July
Pitt The Elder + Coffin Wolf + Flangipanis (ADL) + Dead Joe (ADL) + Little Lamb & the Rosemary’s
Flangipanis & Dead Joe July mini tour roll into town and they’re joined by punk power house Pitt The Elder, Melbourne’s hardest working punks Coffin Wolf and the most lovely Little Lamb and The Rosemary’s! The Reverence Hotel, July 4th $10
7.30pm – Front bar – $10
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Saturday 25th July
Tigers Jaw (usa) + Guests. 18+
Between the power pop melodies of early Saves the Day and the hard driving fold rhythms of Fleetwood Mac lies TIGERS JAW, a band who’s raw immediacy is infectious and intoxicating. Shimmering organ textures, chunky guitar chords, and male/female vocal harmonies show the Scranton, PA natives taking rural rock music from its legendary past to its vibrant future. Among the more innovative acts on Run For Cover Record’s star studded roster, TIGERS JAW have a profound musical purity that is as equally stirring in a basement of 40 people as it is in a club of 1,000.
8pm – Band room – $28 + bf
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Sunday 26th July
ALL AGES SHOW! *This is an Alcohol & Drug free event. No Pass-outs*
Tigers Jaw (usa) + Guests.
Between the power pop melodies of early Saves the Day and the hard driving fold rhythms of Fleetwood Mac lies TIGERS JAW, a band who’s raw immediacy is infectious and intoxicating. Shimmering organ textures, chunky guitar chords, and male/female vocal harmonies show the Scranton, PA natives taking rural rock music from its legendary past to its vibrant future. Among the more innovative acts on Run For Cover Record’s star studded roster, TIGERS JAW have a profound musical purity that is as equally stirring in a basement of 40 people as it is in a club of 1,000.
2-6pm – Band room – $28 + bf
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Thursday 3rd September
Iron Chic + Modern Baseball + Ceres + Laura Palmer + more tba
8pm – Both Stages – $25
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Sunday 6th September
The Meanies + Clowns + Deep Heat + Apart From This + Mere Women + Batpiss + Freakwave + Jen Buxton & The Slaughterhouse Five + The Sugarcanes + Georgia Maq + Flour + Jess Locke Band
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