The Tote Hotel

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    The Tote Hotel
    71 Johnston Street
    Collingwood, Melbourne, VIC 3066
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The venerated Tote Hotel, Melbourne's favourite venue for Rock and Roll - Loud and Proud. The roster of bands that have played the Tote is long and illustrious. There's not enough space here to even start listing them, if you want to know more then come in and look around as our history is prominently displayed in posters and photos on our walls.

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Kings Cup at The Tote Hotel

16th April

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Punkasila at The Tote Hotel

16th April

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Naked Bodies and Dark Fair at The Tote Hotel

17th April

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Velociraptor

18th April

Just as the self-titled debut EP was led in with 'Hey Suzanne' and The World Warriors Mini-LP with 'Cynthia' so too will the new album continue the trend....

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Rat Columns at The Tote Hotel

18th April

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When Terror Unites

19th April

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Agonhymn at The Tote Hotel

20th April

Resurrect your livers and worship at the temple of the Tote this Easter Sunday as Von Grimm Records proudly presents Easter Sunday At The Tote Fresh from...

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A Fundraiser for Cotton's Surgery

21st April

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The Gentlemen at The Tote Hotel

23rd April

Gentlemen have an LP out on Homeless Records. Joining them for a fiver at the Tote are XY Clinic and Adolf Sasquatch, both hailing from Adelaide, and...

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Kings Cup at The Tote Hotel

23rd April

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Naked Bodies and Dark Fair at The Tote Hotel

24th April

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The Electric Guitars at The Tote Hotel

25th April

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The Laughing Leaves at The Tote Hotel

25th April

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Keep On Dancin's at The Tote Hotel

26th April

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A Man Called Stu With Gator Queen

26th April

A Man Called Stu aka Stu Arkoff, former frontman of cult-icons Zombie Ghost Train, returns to the live music world with a new band. It's a welcome return...

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Zoundz!!

27th April

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Barbarion at The Tote Hotel

3rd May

Like a triumphant wildebeest, stuffed full of Savannah grass, Frankie Barbarin will be proudly marching off into the sunset this May. The one and only...

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The Tote Footy Club Fundraiser!

4th May

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Ouch My Face Single Launch

9th May

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Grindcore For Life

10th May

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Thee Nodes at The Tote Hotel

16th May

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Cocks Arquette at The Tote Hotel

17th May

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May Metal Massacre

23rd May

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White Lung at The Tote Hotel

7th June

Since signing to Domino Records for the release of their upcoming third album Deep Fantasy, Vancouver's White Lung have been on the up and up and are...

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Past events

Voltera at The Tote Hotel

13th April

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City City City Celebrate 10 Years!

12th April

Ten years ago, Melbourne's City City City released their instrumental debut album Dawn And The Blue Light District on Sensory Projects. This was followed...

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Wrong Turn at The Tote Hotel

12th April

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Seminal Rats at The Tote Hotel

11th April

Seminal Rats are one of the longest standing rock bands this country has produced. Formed in 1984 they are still blasting out high energy rock 30 years...

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Headless Death at The Tote Hotel

11th April

Bitter grind/death curmudgeons HEADLESS DEATH launch their new 7" 'Ultimate Resentment' alongside synth-scape wizard SKY SCRAPER, crusty gore-grind...

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The Happiest Decade

6th April

TheHappiestHour has been helping people find the best value food and drink deals since 2004...and now it's time to celebrate! Join us at one of our...

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Kurt Cobain 20Th Anniversary Show!

5th April

It will be 20 years to the day that a fallen member of the 27 club tragically departed. 5th April, 1994 will forever be marked as the day that Kurt...

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New Model Agency EP Launch

5th April

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Bodies With Kids Of Zoo

29th March

Bodies are playing every Saturday arvo at The Tote in March. For free. Who really wants to spend hard earned on these idiots anyway? Much better things to...

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Smash Tennis

28th March

Mazurka Editions and Sabbatical Present: The first Melbourne show for Newcastle resident Jarrod Skene's LA County Morgue, and Sydney resident Tony McKey's...

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King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard "Oddments" Album Release

27th March

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard shocked the pants off fans & the music industry in January when they announced that they would release their fourth...

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Orlando Furious With Langlo Paniflax

27th March

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Ashbury Medicine Show

26th March

THE TASTE OF INDIE COLLECTIVE are taking up residency upstairs at the Slow Club in The Tote Hotel on Wednesday Nights in March...from March 5th its INDIE...

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Crepes With Mallee Songs

26th March

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Toehider And Troldhaugen

23rd March

If there's one thing TOEHIDER and TROLDHAUGEN both have in common, other than their somewhat similar names, it's how difficult it is trying to put...

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Sun God Replica 'Devil & The Deep'' Album Launch

22nd March

Sun God Replica formed two years ago when Link McLennan (singer/ songwriter/guitarist for the Bakelite Age) and Lochie Cavigan (drummer for the same)...

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Fatti Francis

22nd March

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Bodies With Touching The Bees

22nd March

Bodies are playing every Saturday arvo at The Tote in March. For free. Who really wants to spend hard earned on these idiots anyway? Much better things to...

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Matt Walker And Lost Ragas

21st March

Born on the road and forged in the fires of live performance, Lost Ragas are a brand new band featuring songwriter and multiinstrumentalist, Matt Walker....

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Luna Ghost

20th March

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Shack Of Bells EP Launch

20th March

Shack of Bells sounds like two teenage Goths on a rainy English beach in 1982, locked in a sodden embrace - kohl eyeliner running down their pasty, drawn...

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Brett Franke

19th March

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Crepes With Dreamin' Wild

19th March

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The Good Morrows

16th March

After a long and arduous band meeting, Babaganouj were almost going to use "Rock Band, Brisbane" as their press release for their new 7" single "Too Late...

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White Walls at The Tote Hotel

15th March

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Bodies With White Wash

15th March

Bodies are playing every Saturday arvo at The Tote in March. For free. Who really wants to spend hard earned on these idiots anyway? Much better things to...

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The Growlers Australian Tour 2014

8th March

Quintessential Californians The Growlers have played hundreds of gigs from their hometown of Costa Mesa to London to Brazil to the fitting 4:20 stage slot...

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Sarah Eida at The Tote Hotel

26th February

Step right upgirls and boys! Melbourne's She-wolf is out on the loose and will be ripping it up with a Benefit show at The Tote! We live on, and persist,...

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Miles Brown - Electrics 7" Launch

22nd February

MILES BROWN (of cult dark-psych-space-trance legends The Night Terrors) takes centre stage with his debut solo single 'Electrics'. No longer lurking in...

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Feedtime at The Tote Hotel

16th February

Australian underground rock legends feedtime are to play their first Melbourne shows in 17 years with the lineup that recorded the revered collection of...

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Feedtime at The Tote Hotel

15th February

Australian underground rock legends feedtime are to play their first Melbourne shows in 17 years with the lineup that recorded the revered collection of...

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Drenge Australian Tour 2014

5th February

Frontier Touring and I Oh You are excited to confirm headline shows for Drenge this February playing Sydney’s Goodgod on Tuesday 4 February and...

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The Dark Ales at The Tote Hotel

1st February

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Pretty City at The Tote Hotel

1st February

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Dear Stalker at The Tote Hotel

1st February

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The Ugly Kings at The Tote Hotel

1st February

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Going Swimming Mini Residency

30th January

After the 'annusgargantuous' that was 2013, a year that saw them release their debut EP to a sold-out Grace Darling, as well as two new singles and 3...

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Vowel Movement Residency

30th January

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Captain Cleanoff at The Tote Hotel

25th January

Captain Cleanoff are playing a one off Melbourne show to kick of the new year at The Tote Hotel on Australia Day eve. Supporting Cleanoff are The Day...

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Cuntz at The Tote Hotel

25th January

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The Ugly Kings at The Tote Hotel

24th January

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Going Swimming Mini Residency

23rd January

After the 'annusgargantuous' that was 2013, a year that saw them release their debut EP to a sold-out Grace Darling, as well as two new singles and 3...

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Vowel Movement Residency

22nd January

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Three Quarter Beast at The Tote Hotel

4th January

After forming in late 2010 this grungey 90's influenced four piece has exploded onto the Melbourne music scene and is rapidly establishing itself as one...

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Nunchukka Superfly LP Launch

3rd January

AGENTS OF ABHORRENCE celebrate the release of their album "RELIEF" which also coincides with their ten year anniversary. The band have played their...

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Pioneers Of Good Science at The Tote Hotel

3rd January

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Ohms Residency at The Tote Hotel

28th December

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Cool Death Records Xmas Party

27th December

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Riffmas at The Tote Hotel

27th December

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Empat Lima at The Tote Hotel

24th December

Empat Lima' with their silky Japanese pop, psychedelic Thai, and Indonesian Dangdut inspired music have scored a residency at the tote on Thursdays in...

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The Stevens Album Launch

20th December

This weekend, Sydney exploratory music conference Sound Summit will host Chapter luminaries the Stevens and Bushwalking. The Stevens share the stage with...

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D.D Dumbo Australian Tour 2013

8th December

D.D Dumbo is the most exciting artist to come out of Castlemaine, Victoria in quite some time. D.D’s debut release is a five-track self-titled EP, which...

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Bitch Prefect 'Bird Nerds' Australian Tour 2013

6th December

This summer, B*TCH PREFECT release their long awaited follow-up to 2012's debut hitmaker. 'Bird Nerds' is the second work to emerge from these addled...

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Golden Shower at The Tote Hotel

6th December

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Guitar Wolf Australian Tour 2013

1st December

Gonerfest heroes from Japan, return to Australia with Beast Vibrator - to save rock and roll. If you've ever spent time at a recording studio -- or simply...

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Frowning Clouds EP Launch

30th November

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The Murlocs Single Launch

29th November

Local favourites The Murlocs return here with 'Space Cadet', a gem rescued from a Mikey Young (Eddy Current) mixing session largely lost to a laptop thief...

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Zero Days at The Tote Hotel

28th November

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Sunbeam Sound Machine at The Tote Hotel

28th November

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The Dead Elected EP Launch

27th November

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Personal And The Pizzas at The Tote Hotel

23rd November

PERSONAL AND THE PIZZAS - SERVING IT UP IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE FIRST TIME "The Ramones and The Stooges recording an album in a pizza shop next door to...

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Wicked City // Vinyl Launch

22nd November

Well well well, it's been fuckin ages since we recorded this album, but it's finally arrived on 180g wax with fancy gatefold artwork and everything. It...

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Elizaband 10" Launch

22nd November

Elizaband is the current conduit of Rory Cooke (Gaslight Radio). Always considering himself a singer / songwriter from the age of 17, Rory did so through...

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No Fun At All at The Tote Hotel

21st November

The Hits & Pits - Bands and Crew are treating themselves to a night out in Melbourne.. At The TOTE.

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Sunbeam Sound Machine at The Tote Hotel

21st November

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Mikal Cronin Australian Tour 2013

19th November

Garage-pop mastermind, Mikal Cronin will be playing a special Melbourne sideshow at our favourite dive bar, The Tote Hotel on Tuesday 19th November! Known...

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The Pretty Littles 'Mash' Australian Tour 2013

16th November

After some soul searching (lol), some travelling, some asking friends for money to make a CD-ing, and a bit of recording too, The Pretty Littles have a...

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High Tension Album Launch

15th November

Melbourne's High Tension will tour the East Coast of Australia in support of new album Death Beat this November. The four piece - consisting of members of...

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King Parrot Australian Tour 2013

12th October

After all the babbling about "Bonox" and having a "Good Day", it seems the Australian underground metal community has gone mad about King Parrot. Since...

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Scar The Surface 'From The Shadows To The Fire' Australian Tour 2013

12th October

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Davey Lane EP Launch

5th October

You're The Cops, I'm The Crime is an ominous, brooding, psych-rock stomper with crunching hip hop drums and a soaring chorus, highlighting Lane's knack...

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The Gooch Palms 'Novo's' Australian Tour 2013

4th October

NOVO: A word used to describe the actions, attitudes, beliefs, and dispositions (among other things) of a lazy, apathetic, and above all, worthless...

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Sheriff EP Launch

21st September

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Them Bruins at The Tote Hotel

21st September

OUTRUN THE FUTURE is the latest single from Melbourne hurricane-force rockers, THEM BRUINS. After scoring rave reviews and Triple J radio love for their...

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Murphy’s Law Australian Tour 2013

20th September

“Jimmy Gestapo was the life of the party, and made sure that everyone had a good time. As he pointed out during their set, it was really cool to see...

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Barbarion 'Mental Man' Australian Tour 2013

14th September

Like a robotic samurai riding a flaming tiger, Barbariön are a metal force to be reckoned with. Formed in 2007 with the sole ambition of 'making party',...

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Workinghorse Irons at The Tote Hotel

7th September

The 4 piece are only just reaching their second birthday and have already achieved so much. Within six months of forming they had already returned from a...

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The Galaxy Folk 10" Launch

7th September

Having thrown around a number of hand made albums, eps and free downloads, The Galaxy Folk are finally launching a very limited and very handmade (laithe...

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The Galaxy Folk 10" Launch

7th September

Having thrown around a number of hand made albums, eps and free downloads, The Galaxy Folk are finally launching a very limited and very handmade (laithe...

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Full Ugly 'Drove Down 7"' Australian Tour 2013

6th September

Hitting the road this week you can catch Full Ugly in Melbourne this Friday at The Tote; in Brisbane next Tuesday at Alhambra for Big Sound, and in Sydney...

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Diary Day at The Tote Hotel

5th September

Another genre Bending extravagaza where you,ll fing goths and homies hand in hand WITH Diary Day 1(curse ov dialect members),Umbilical tentacle(yuka from...

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Workinghorse Irons at The Tote Hotel

1st September

The 4 piece are only just reaching their second birthday and have already achieved so much. Within six months of forming they had already returned from a...

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Dire Fate at The Tote Hotel

1st September

Doomsters Dire Fate and rote mare (SA) bring their combined might to the unhallowed grounds of The Tote to celebrate their skull crushing split EP....

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Darts Residency at The Tote Hotel

29th August

5 piece indie-punk band Darts bring their fractured song structures and unpredictable live shows to the Tote every Thursday in August to the Cobra bar....

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Ondas Alpha Residency

28th August

Ondas Alpha is a 4-piece ambient rock band from Melbourne, Victoria. Coming together from interstate Australia, the band was created over a cheap pint, a...

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Lakes LP Launch

24th August

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The Council Residency with Chris Russell

24th August

The Council return to the Tote Saturday afternoon in August to play their particular blend of two piece Rock n Roll! Joining them for their residency will...

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Disasters and Life Pilot at The Tote Hotel

23rd August

Drawing inspiration from the phenomenal live energy of The Chariot, the musical complexity of The Dillinger Escape Plan & the no-messing-about Rock'n'Roll...

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Lowtide at The Tote Hotel

23rd August

Few combo's can pull of the coordination of a rhythm section that requires more than one bass player. Whether or not Lowtide's stereo bass attack does the...

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Darts Residency with 8 Bit Love

22nd August

5 piece indie-punk band Darts bring their fractured song structures and unpredictable live shows to the Tote every Thursday in August to the Cobra bar....

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Prowler at The Tote Hotel

22nd August

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Ondas Alpha Residency

21st August

Ondas Alpha is a 4-piece ambient rock band from Melbourne, Victoria. Coming together from interstate Australia, the band was created over a cheap pint, a...

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High Voltage Rock School

18th August

High Voltage Rock School Rocs the Tote. High Voltage Rock School is a music education program for rockers ages 6years and above. The program brings young...

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Slow Grind Fever

17th August

Slow Grind Fever, Melbourne's only slow dance party, returns for another round. The lights is red and dim, the liquor is brown and strong, we play the...

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Reigning Men at The Tote Hotel

17th August

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The Council Residency with Phil Gionfrido

17th August

The Council return to the Tote Saturday afternoon in August to play their particular blend of two piece Rock n Roll! Joining them for their residency will...

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I A Man Single Launch

16th August

I, a Man is the sound of four guys from Melbourne, trying to figure things out together. Employing familiar musical tools and a classic sense of...

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Darts Residency at The Tote Hotel

15th August

5 piece indie-punk band Darts bring their fractured song structures and unpredictable live shows to the Tote every Thursday in August to the Cobra bar....

$7

Ondas Alpha Residency

14th August

Ondas Alpha is a 4-piece ambient rock band from Melbourne, Victoria. Coming together from interstate Australia, the band was created over a cheap pint, a...

$5

Katana Cartel at The Tote Hotel

11th August

Katana Cartel has gotten together with The Fallen Angels, Searching In Silence and We The Ruins to put together a night called New & Raw!. Showcasing four...

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23AOA EP Launch

10th August

23AOA are returning to The Tote after their farewell to 2012 gig late last year. Finally finishing their debut EP this band plans to launch their first...

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The Council Residency with Ruby Soho

10th August

The Council return to the Tote Saturday afternoon in August to play their particular blend of two piece Rock n Roll! Joining them for their residency will...

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Twin Peaks - Fire Walk With Me

10th August

Cinemaniacs presents David Lynch's surrealist nightmare Fire Walk With Me. In this prequel to the cult classic television show Twin Peaks we enter the...

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Darts Residency at The Tote Hotel

8th August

5 piece indie-punk band Darts bring their fractured song structures and unpredictable live shows to the Tote every Thursday in August to the Cobra bar....

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Psalm Beach at The Tote Hotel

7th August

Be a stair master and move your disgusting legs like the pimp sticks they are to the Cobra Bar (upstairs at the Tote) on Wednesday 7th August for a night...

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Hollow Everdaze Album Launch

4th August

Hollow Everdaze return to the Tote after selling out the NSC for their debut album launch. The show foreshadows their first ever tour which shall see them...

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Legends Of Motorsport Return Show!

3rd August

Hark! The distant calls of Yeah Uh Huh announce the return of Legends of Motorsport, back after a globetrotting hiatus to kick out the jams for the first...

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Sons Of Lee Marvin at The Tote Hotel

3rd August

SONS OF LEE MARVIN are still at it. Despite the universe throwing a whole bunch of shit at them including breakdowns, breakups, fuckups, death and...

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The Council Residency with Spencer P Jones

3rd August

The Council return to the Tote Saturday afternoon in August to play their particular blend of two piece Rock n Roll! Joining them for their residency will...

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The Wonderfuls at The Tote Hotel

2nd August

Brisbane band Wonderfuls will be play The Tote Hotel to celebrate the launch of their independent 12 inch LP Salty Town. Described as bereft, hopeless and...

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Trash Palace at The Tote Hotel

2nd August

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Adalita 'Day Venus' Tour

2nd August

Liberation Music is excited to announce a headline tour for Adalita, and to reveal the first taste of new music from her upcoming second solo album,...

$23.50

Darts Residency at The Tote Hotel

1st August

5 piece indie-punk band Darts bring their fractured song structures and unpredictable live shows to the Tote every Thursday in August to the Cobra bar....

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Cobra Residency

31st July

Featuring members of Bad Aches and Chook Race, PRONTO deliver that vintage '77 era punk sound with powerpop nous. Someone once said that PRONTO remind...

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Laughing Leaves

28th July

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Deap Vally at The Tote Hotel

27th July

From the dimly-lit back alleys of LA's garage scene, two fierce-as-hell rock divas have emerged. Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards thrash out skuzzy guitar...

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The Love Bombs at The Tote Hotel

27th July

This sexy Melbourne four-piece is finally exploding on stage with their signature rockin' howls and cruising rock. Singer Pierina O'Brien's Tyler-sque...

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The Spinning Rooms

27th July

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Deap Vally - Splendour In The Grass 2013 Sideshows

27th July

“…driving rhythms and howling guitar so big it’s hard to believe there’s only two of them.” DAZED & CONFUSED “Their spit ‘n’ blood rock makes Joan Jett...

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Cosmic Psycho's Doco Launch

26th July

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Innumerable Forms at The Tote Hotel

26th July

One of the most crushing forces in current death metal, INNUMERABLE FORMS bring their suffocatingly dark, Finnish death inspired heaviness to Australia...

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Mad Nanna's 100th Birthday Show

25th July

Mad Nanna's 100th birthday show... in celebration of playing 100 gigs. Helping them celebrate at The Tote are Taco Leg, Nth Wheel and The Curse. Come and...

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Brothers Hand Mirror 'Leaps and Bounds' Residency

25th July

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Cobra Residency

24th July

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The Powder Monkeys / Tim Hemensley 10th Anniversary Gig

21st July

The Powder Monkeys are a legendary Australian band. Their take-no-prisoners adrenalin fuelled stage delivery is still engraved on the minds of many who...

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Polyester and Bedroom Suck Party!

20th July

Polyester and Bedroom Suck Records team up for a one-night extravaganza with an absolute dream come true, to be announced, line-up. Feel that mutual...

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TTTDC at The Tote Hotel

20th July

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ESC EP Launch

19th July

Melbourne post-punk quartet Esc launch their long awaited debut EP at the Tote. The sons and daughters of Melbourne's first wave of punks, Max, Bonnie,...

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Brothers Hand Mirror 'Leaps and Bounds' Residency

18th July

Nothing under themoons glow will make you want to dance more than the anticipation of the duo's forthcoming EP "Picture Tape"! The EP is personally...

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Lace and Whiskey at The Tote Hotel

17th July

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Cobra Residency

17th July

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Wash Winters Willies Away With Whiskey

14th July

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Laura Imbruglia 'What A Treat' Australian Tour 2013

13th July

What A Treat” (which, incidentally is packaged with a fan-funded jigsaw puzzle!) heralds the expansion of Laura’s sound from 3-piece to 5-piece band,...

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Los Tones

12th July

Los Tones, 60's teen-scene-garage-punks from Sydney, will be hitting the road this June/July launch their debut 7" record -Buchanan Hammer/Gone Away....

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Exhile OnJohnston St with The Meanies

12th July

When the lovely folk from the City of Yarra's Leaps & Bounds Festival asked THE MEANIES if they'd like to take part in the festivities they of course said...

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Brothers Hand Mirror 'Leaps and Bounds' Residency

11th July

Nothing under themoons glow will make you want to dance more than the anticipation of the duo's forthcoming EP "Picture Tape"! The EP is personally...

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Cobra Residency

10th July

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Mantooth Music Psychedelic Rock and Roll Surf Party

7th July

Mantooth Music presents the "Psychedelic Rock n Roll Surf Party Caftan Hoedown". As part of the Leaps and Bounds Music Festival the Mantooth artist roster...

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Andrew Tuttle EP Launch

7th July

A night of probable intemperate coldness, icy winds, and general winter malaise. Rather than hibernating, trying to download pirated movies and generally...

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Neumusak presents Primitive Calculators

6th July

Primitive Calculators were curated by Nick Cave for ATP, they’ve toured nationally with Lightning Bolt (US), performed at Old Melbourne Gaol, supported...

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Sun God Replica

6th July

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Leaps & Bounds Festival 2013

5th July

After a short time in the darkest closet, a beacon of light was produced with a line-up of pure blinding golden talent. We can not promise after this two...

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Cobra Residency

4th July

Nothing under themoons glow will make you want to dance more than the anticipation of the duo's forthcoming EP "Picture Tape"! The EP is personally...

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Monks of Mellonwah 'Ghost Stories' Australian Tour 2013

4th July

The year 2013 has so far shaped up to be an explosive and potentially breakout year for Sydney based alternative rock band Monks of Mellonwah. After 3...

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Opia at The Tote Hotel

29th June

Its been a massive few months for Perth based prog rockers OPIA. Paying a quick visit to any of there page's and scroling through the shows & tours the...

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Wicked City at The Tote Hotel

29th June

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Circular Keys 7" Launch

28th June

Circular Keys are Dennis Santiago and Phillipa Omega. The Melbourne duo joined forces out of pure creative experimentation three years ago. The foetal...

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Auto da Fe at The Tote Hotel

27th June

Auto da f are bringing their psychedelic punk sounds to the Cobra Bar. Join them Thursday in June for Yakuza murder/love ballads, science fiction love...

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Hollow Everdaze at The Tote Hotel

26th June

Hollow Everdaze combine a sense of ruralism with youthful exuberance to create music which is both idyllic and harsh. Their soon to be released debut...

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Nunchukka Superfly at The Tote Hotel

22nd June

The time has come once again for Nunchukka Superfly to teach the lucky riff lovers of Melbourne another lesson! With new songs, and an artillery of tone,...

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The Berkshire Hunting Club at The Tote Hotel

22nd June

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Big Yawn 7" Launch

20th June

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Auto da Fe at The Tote Hotel

20th June

Auto da f are bringing their psychedelic punk sounds to the Cobra Bar. Join them Thursday in June for Yakuza murder/love ballads, science fiction love...

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Hollow Everdaze at The Tote Hotel

19th June

Hollow Everdaze combine a sense of ruralism with youthful exuberance to create music which is both idyllic and harsh. Their soon to be released debut...

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Roussemof Farewell Show

16th June

All things must come to an end (for now, at least). Having spend the last three years spreading their insurmountable blend of whip, rumble, and jive...

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Dreadnaught at The Tote Hotel

15th June

As one of Australia 's longest running metal bands Dreadnaught have established themselves as a cornerstone for Australian heavy rock audiences. Saturday...

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Spermaids at The Tote Hotel

15th June

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Auto da Fe at The Tote Hotel

13th June

Auto da f are bringing their psychedelic punk sounds to the Cobra Bar. Join them Thursday in June for Yakuza murder/love ballads, science fiction love...

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Hollow Everdaze at The Tote Hotel

12th June

Hollow Everdaze combine a sense of ruralism with youthful exuberance to create music which is both idyllic and harsh. Their soon to be released debut...

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The King Khan and BBQ Show Australian Tour 2013

12th June

The ever-impressive King Khan & BBQ Show returns to Australia this June! Internationally revered, The King Khan & BBQ Show is the elite powerhouse of Mark...

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The King Khan and BBQ Show Australian Tour 2013

11th June

The ever-impressive King Khan & BBQ Show returns to Australia this June! Internationally revered, The King Khan & BBQ Show is the elite powerhouse of Mark...

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Queen's Bday Eve

9th June

Sunday the 9th of June, Queens birthday eve. Put it in your diary. Write it on a piece of paper and put it in your pocket. Don't. Miss. This.........

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The Nation Blue at The Tote Hotel

8th June

Single? Looking for men with beards in black t-shirts? Don't like conversation? Prefer to face an illuminated wall in cordial silence with others? May we...

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Pikelet 'Pressure Cooker' Launch

7th June

Psych-pop wonders Pikelet returned last week with the eerie, loping 6 minute epic Pressure Cooker, a post-apocalyptic teaser from their forthcoming third...

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Monnone Alone Album Launch

1st June

Mark Monnone has put in some long hours and some even longer miles to finally touch down at the debut Monnone Alone album Together At Last. Recorded by...

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Cobra - Kitty Rock Bump

31st May

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Super Wild Horses Album Launch

31st May

Super Wild Horses will launch their new album Crosswords in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane this May. Available from Friday 5 April 2013 via Dot...

$13.30

Grand Prismatic at The Tote Hotel

29th May

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Grand Prismatic at The Tote Hotel

29th May

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Slumber Party Massacre II

25th May

ou are invited to a sleep over! But don't expect to make it home in one piece!! There will be a screening of the rock'n'roll splatter sequel to Amy...

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The Bonniwells at The Tote Hotel

22nd May

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The Bonniwells at The Tote Hotel

22nd May

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Batpass 'Nuclear Winter' Launch

18th May

The lords of Melbourne’s underground, BATPISS, are set to release their debut album, Nuclear Winter, on Friday 17 May via Every Night Is A Saturday Night...

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The Stevens EP Launch

17th May

Scratchy Melbourne pop foursome the Stevens re-release their debut EP on Chapter Music next week, and have teed up a couple of killer shows to launch it....

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Slumber Party Massacre II

11th May

SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE II featuring The Tarantinos!!! You are invited to a sleep over! But don't expect to make it home in one piece!! There will be a...

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Buried Feather Album Launch

10th May

or a band that's been a regular fixture in Melbourne's pub rock scene since 2010, Buried Feather have a fairly sparse back catalogue. With the band's...

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Great Earthquake Album Launch

4th May

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Peak Twins Single Launch

3rd May

Peak Twins are Joel Carey and Liam Kenny. Their engineer and producer is Jack Farley and their regular backing group is Chad McLachlan, James Mannix and...

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King Tuff Australian Tour 2013

28th April

King Tuff announces SECOND Melbourne show at The Tote! Playing with our favourite local punk kids ScotDrakula, Bad Aches & Skyways Are Highways King Tuff...

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Greta Mob single launch

27th April

Greta Mob fly south for their first headline show at the legendary Cobra Bar inside the home of Australian rock roll - the Tote Hotel.The Mob are honoured...

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Brendan West at The Tote Hotel

27th April

Melbourne-based Naked Bodies are a raucous foursome led by ex-poppeteer Quang Dinh, who has emerged from the Little Red embers with a head full of...

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Camperdown and Out 'Manly' Album Launch

26th April

Formed out of necessity and a mutual appreciation of legendary acts spat out of 80s Australia/New Zealand, Camperdown & Out’s (featuring members of Royal...

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Holy Moses Heartache Wednesday Residency

24th April

Holy Moses Heartache bring their varying degrees of facial hair, intelligence and musical ability - not to mention their intoxicating brand of what could...

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Joseph Paul at The Tote Hotel

20th April

Melbourne-based Naked Bodies are a raucous foursome led by ex-poppeteer Quang Dinh, who has emerged from the Little Red embers with a head full of...

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The Ruiner at The Tote Hotel

20th April

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Dick Diver Album Launch

19th April

Much-loved Melbourne guitar slingers Dick Diver return with their second album Calendar Days, and announce a Melbourne album launch. Previously known for...

$13.30

Alithia at The Tote Hotel

19th April

Releasing their debut EP, 'Immurare' in April of 2012, The Mercury Theatre have been recognized by others in the local music scene as one of the finest...

$10

Obscene Extreme Festival

12th April

Introducing the OBSCENE EXTREME World Tour at the THE TOTE Hotel & THE BENDIGO HotelSince its birth in 1999, over 500 bands have played OBSCENE EXTREME...

$37.50

Milk Teddy at The Tote Hotel

11th April

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Nobu at The Tote Hotel

7th April

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The Pretty Littles at The Tote

6th April

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Tav Falco and the Panther Burns - Byron Bay Bluesfest 2013 Sideshows

1st April

His chain-sawing of a guitar on stage is the penultimate statement. The All Music Guide states, "The master of a raw and shambolic fusion of rockabilly,...

$39.80

Tav Falco and the Panther Burns - Byron Bay Bluesfest 2013 Sideshows

30th March

Tav Falco is an American legend. And it is time to acknowledge that. His chain-sawing of a guitar on stage is the penultimate statement. The All Music...

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Clagg at The Tote

30th March

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Endless Boogie 'Head Out On An' Australian Tour 2013

29th March

Paul Major is standing at the front of the small stage at New York’s Mercury Lounge as a 15 minute jam winds down. His guitar hangs free from his neck,...

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Kitty Rock Bump And Grind Burlesque at The Tote Hotel

29th March

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Divorced at The Tote

28th March

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Astral Space Core at The Tote

24th March

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Grand Prismatic at The Tote

23rd March

After a bumper 2012 promoting their debut LP 'Birds & Beasts', Grand Prismatic return in 2013 with new material, a fresh attitude, and the same clothes....

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Love of Diagrams at The Tote

23rd March

Back from snowy Chicago, where they recorded their next record with Steve Albini, Love Of Diagrams brave the heat one more time this summer...with special...

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Deniz Tek & Leadfinger Album Launch Tour

15th March

With new albums coming out in Feb on Citadel Records, Deniz Tek and Leadfinger bring their own unique Sydney via Detroit style of rock'n'roll to the rest...

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Wild Nothing Australian Tour 2013

11th March

Jack Tatum is Wild Nothing, the man responsible for one of the finest cult pop records of the year, Nocturne, and the critically acclaimed LP Gemini which...

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Ultra Bullitt Australian Tour 2013

8th March

French high energy rock’n’soul garage band, Ultra Bullitt are making their way to Australia for the first time. France is not known for its rock and roll...

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Stickmen at The Tote Hotel

22nd February

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Dimi Dero & Tex Napalm 'Partly Animals' Australian Tour 2013

22nd February

Spooky Records is excited to announce the February 2013 album release of ‘Partly Animals’, the latest musical effort by German wolfman Tex Napalm and...

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A Gazillion Angry Mexicans

21st February

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Civil Civic Australian Tour 2013

19th February

Singhala Touring Presents Civil Civic 2013 Australian Tour. Two part Human and one part machine (The enigmatic 'Box') CIVIL CIVIC have been creating quite...

$18

Dirty Beaches Australian Tour 2012

10th February

The brain behind Dirty Beaches is Alex Zhang Hungtai; a solo performer, sound-smith, and trans-Pacific nomad. Born in Taiwan, Hungtai has made Toronto,...

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Dynamo @ The Tote Hotel

9th February

For 21 years Warped has been an evolving rock and roll animal. For Benny and Cris, Warped has been a life long commitment. Having started the band as 13...

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Midget @ The Tote Hotel

8th February

For 21 years Warped has been an evolving rock and roll animal. For Benny and Cris, Warped has been a life long commitment. Having started the band as 13...

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Nobunny Australian Tour 2013

1st February

Garage Rock’s ultimate mythical mischief-maker NOBUNNY hits Australian shores for the first time EVER! With a career spanning over twelve years NOBUNNY...

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Inedia @ The Tote Hotel

31st January

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Dan Trolley @ The Tote Hotel

30th January

Armed with only a guitar, drum machine and sampler, Dan Trolley creates a wall of sound of layered synths, reverb drenched fuzz guitars and repetitive...

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Hunx & His Punx @ The Tote Hotel

28th January

Hunx and His Punx is the brainchild of San Francisco based performer/personality Hunx, aka Seth Bogart. They are the first ever "girl group" fronted by a...

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Tasmanian Bushfires Benefit

28th January

The south western coast of Tasmania was hit hard by Bushfires at the beginning of this year. Over 250 properties were destroyed including homes, schools...

$15

Woods @ The Tote Hotel

27th January

Brooklyn's eerily somber, lo-fi rock heros Woods will drench Australia with an extensive tour this January With a strikingly pure falsetto voice, Woods'...

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Woods Australian Tour 2013

27th January

With a strikingly pure falsetto voice, Woods’ Jeremy Earl spills a twist of dark secrets and images within his songs. After two early releases, Woods...

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White Walls @ The Tote Hotel

26th January

On Australia Day 2013, The Tote Hotel will host the launch of a 12" vinyl compilation entitled Rough End Of The Stick, released by Melbourne based label...

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Pronto @ The Tote Hotel

26th January

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Litre Dolby @ The Tote Hotel

25th January

The Tote will host a benefit show on Friday 25 January for upcoming feature documentary If It's Catchy, It Means You Stole It If It's Catchy, It Means You...

$12

Speed @ The Tote Hotel

24th January

Chicks on Speed are known globally for their hybrid, explosive DIY aesthetic, present in their exhibition installations, video pieces, content laden...

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Chicks On Speed Screamastralia 2013

24th January

This extended visitation kicks off next week as artist-in-residence at MONA FOMA in Hobart where they will also be in collaboration with Kiley Gaffney...

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Dan Trolley @ The Tote Hotel

23rd January

Armed with only a guitar, drum machine and sampler, Dan Trolley creates a wall of sound of layered synths, reverb drenched fuzz guitars and repetitive...

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Mark Patton

22nd January

Besides starring in one of horror cinema's most famous sequels, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2: FREDDY'S REVENGE, Mark Patton's other iconic film performance...

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Hunx & His Punx Australian Tour 2013

20th January

Hunx and His Punx head to Australia for the very first time. Hunx and His Punx is the brainchild of San Francisco based performer/personality Hunx, aka...

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Pronto @ The Tote Hotel

19th January

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Damn The Torpedos @ The Tote Hotel

18th January

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Oedipus Rex @ The Tote Hotel

17th January

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Dan Trolley @ The Tote Hotel

16th January

Armed with only a guitar, drum machine and sampler, Dan Trolley creates a wall of sound of layered synths, reverb drenched fuzz guitars and repetitive...

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Den Hanrahan @ The Tote Hotel

13th January

NSW Alt Country bands Chuck's Wagon and Den Hanrahan and the Roadsiders launch their latest studio recordings in Melbourne at The Tote as part of their...

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Stompy & the Heat @ The Tote Hotel

12th January

Stompy and The Heat is the new band and self titled album release from Scott Wilson (songwriter/guitarist - Dan Sultan) with Pete Marin ( Dan Sultan ) on...

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C&B Torture

11th January

A progenitor of pitch-shifted, porn influenced Goregrind, and one of the most influential groups within the style, Germany's C&B Torture make their first...

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Love Of Diagrams @ The Tote Hotel

10th January

Love Of Diagrams play their last show of the summer this Thursday at the Tote before heading to snowy Chicago to record album No. 4 with acclaimed...

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Devil's Kitchen @ The Tote

5th January

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New Years Eve!

31st December

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Quince @ The Tote Hotel

29th December

Melbourne garage rock n roll band QUINCE set to take on The Tote in December. Front bar of the iconic venue will feature the suburban boys every Saturday...

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Kitty Rock Bump And Grind Burlesque

28th December

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The Ears Album Launch

28th December

The Ears reformed in support of singer Sam Sejavka, who was facing destitution after his horticultural adventures led him afoul of the law. It was...

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23 Angles Of Attack

27th December

Over the past year 23 AOA have been spreading their unique sound of rock around some of Melbourne best live venues. Their original blend of unpredictable...

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Coloured Clocks

23rd December

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White Walls Album Launch

22nd December

Blasting out of the suburbs as if it was the early 90′s, White Walls conjure up a ferocious and melodic slab of sound, recently likened to early Dinosaur...

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Quince @ The Tote Hotel

22nd December

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The Half Pints @ The Tote Hotel

21st December

The Mayans reckon we're all fucked on 21/12/12 So incase they're right come and party with us coz we will NOT GO QUIETLY! My Calander runs out a few weeks...

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Saint Jude @ The Tote Hotel

20th December

The inaugural Cobra Snake Necktie Records and Love & Theft Xmas party featuring: Saint Jude (as a one-off 10-piece!!), The Bowers, Chris Russell's Chicken...

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Palm Springs @ The Tote Hotel

19th December

Tote welcomes Palm Springs. This new endeavour is a collaboration between Erica Dunn (Harmony) and Raquel Solier (Fatti Frances) and takes inspiration...

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Sons of Lee Marvin @ The Tote Hotel

16th December

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Neon & Venom @ The Tote Hotel

15th December

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Quince @ The Tote Hotel

15th December

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King Cannons @ The Tote Hotel

14th December

The 6 piece rock n rollers started their life as a band in Auckland before making the jump over the Tasman to base themselves in Melbourne town. Both...

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Twelve Nights Till..... XMAS BASH!

13th December

Before embarking on the psychomaniac frenzied frantic wild goose chase, ring in the hot nights barbecues at the recently re-opened meccah of live music,...

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Palm Springs @ The Tote Hotel

12th December

Tote welcomes Palm Springs. This new endeavour is a collaboration between Erica Dunn (Harmony) and Raquel Solier (Fatti Frances) and takes inspiration...

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Jacky Winter @ The Tote Hotel

9th December

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The Blow Waves @ The Tote Hotel

8th December

The carpet-tunnel madness of CRASS! Happening gets set to crash your gash on Saturday 8 December at The Tote. Featuring a LIVE set by handsome fags THE...

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Reigning Men @ The Tote Hotel

8th December

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Jerricco Album Launch

7th December

Friday the 7th of December Melbourne rockers Jericco will be hosting a sausage sizzle and action at the TOTE to help raise the last few dollars they need...

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Red X @ The Tote Hotel

6th December

When WAMI award winning Perth band - The Joe Kings - imploded dramatically a few months back in true rock 'n' roll fashion, RedX was born. Incorporating...

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Palm Springs @ The Tote Hotel

5th December

Tote welcomes Palm Springs. This new endeavour is a collaboration between Erica Dunn (Harmony) and Raquel Solier (Fatti Frances) and takes inspiration...

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Pour Habit Australian Tour 2012

2nd December

If you believe ancient history, the god-fearing and everything Hollywood tells you then December 2012 is the earthʼs grand finale and with the recent...

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Quince @ The Tote Hotel

1st December

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King Parrot 'Bite Your Head Off' Australian Tour 2012

1st December

The debut LP "Bite Your Head Off" from King Parrot is now available for pre-order directly from the band! 11 tracks of chaotic madness done the only way...

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Cobra - Kitty Rock Bump n Grind!

30th November

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Gay Paris @ The Tote Hotel

30th November

Gay Paris are a dirty fucking rock band from Sydney, and come November they'll be doing dirty fucking rock band things all over the country to promote the...

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The Emergency Album Launch

29th November

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Strong Push - Single Launch residency

28th November

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Milk Teddy Album Launch

25th November

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Dead @ The Tote

23rd November

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Ships Piano EP Launch

22nd November

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Strong Push - Single Launch residency

21st November

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Pop Boomerang's 10th Birthday

18th November

nfluential Melbourne based indie label Popboomerang Records celebrate their 10th birthday this year by releasing a limited-edition 2-CD, 40 song...

$15

Violent Soho 'Tinderbox/Neighbour Neighbour 7' Australian Tour 2012

17th November

The band first shot into the music world’s eye when they signed to Thurston Moore’s (of Sonic Youth fame) record label Ecstatic Peace! in 2009 and...

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Useless Eaters Australian Tour 2012

16th November

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Strong Push - Single Launch residency

14th November

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Drooling Mouths Of Memphis @ The Tote

11th November

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Kretch @ The Tote

10th November

there will be a second coming of KRETCH at Cobra Bar! They are going to celebrate a return of their beloved tourette gospel preacher and reward the...

$8

Eagle & the Worm @ The Tote

10th November

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Mustang @ The Tote

9th November

Mustang & Hits team up once again to rip down everything you thought was cool! and this time they've got Adelaide's fuckin' loud rockers Meatbeaters &...

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The Perfections @ The Tote

8th November

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Melbourne Cup Day

6th November

Australia's rock n roll mecca The Tote will be host to the first Cup My Balls festival on 6th November (the other Cup Day). With a line-up consisting of...

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Howlin Steam Train @ The Tote

5th November

Howlin' Steam Train are bringing their fast paced, swamp rock infused, balls to the wall live show to The Tote on cup eve. Joined by The Harlots and Apes...

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Cosmic Psychos @ The Tote

4th November

COSMIC PSYCHOS ADD A THIRD SHOW After selling out their first 2 shows faster than David Boon can down a slab, the COSMIC PSYCHOS have announced a third...

$28.60

Cosmic Psychos @ The Tote

3rd November

After selling out their first Tote show in a matter of hours, Psychos frontman Ross Knight put in a call to Rod Laver Arena management to see if their...

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Cosmic Psychos @ The Tote

2nd November

After an eighteen month absence from the stage in Australia, the Cosmic Psychos are proud to announce a very special show at The Tote - the band’s second...

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Arts & Craft @ The Tote

1st November

Art and Craft is the brainchild of four stargazers from the desert and who create a rocket fuelled atmosphere of sound. The local outfit stretch between...

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High Fangs @ The Tote

31st October

Creatures of the night come together, as High Fangs, Sun God Replica, Ciggie Witch and Constant Killer hauntingly lurk the stage shadows of the Tote this...

$6

Backwards Zombie @ The Tote Hotel

28th October

Free

Heavy Mag Launch

27th October

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C*ntz @ The Tote Hotel

27th October

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Good Heavens Australian Tour 2012

26th October

Good Heavens are flying south for the summer in support of their critically acclaimed debut, "Strange Dreams". After a massive album launch in Sydney last...

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Little Desert @ The Tote Hotel

25th October

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The Braves @ The Tote Hotel

24th October

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Lloyd Bosch @ The Tote Hotel

21st October

The Socialist Party wants to see a thriving live music scene in Yarra. Already Socialist Party Councillors have won a new live music festival for the area...

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Gentlemen @ The Tote Hotel

21st October

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Deaf Wish @ The Tote Hotel

20th October

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C*ntz @ The Tote Hotel

20th October

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King Leghorn + Dickfinger + The Jacks + The Frantics

11th October

Four keen green gangly punk-sludge bands for your entertainment, all of 'em for ten bucks - that's $2.50 per band! Catch them Before They Are Famous

$10

Velociraptor 'The World Warriors' Australian Tour 2012

19th October

Velociraptor are gearing up to simultaneously release an album AND tour, a feat so bold it has many pundits questioning both their sanity and their...

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King Leghorn @ The Tote Hotel

18th October

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Big Freedia and Her Divas 'Ass Down Under' Tour

17th October

Big Freedia, the undisputed Queen Diva of New Orleans 'sissy bounce', returns to Australia this October for a week of sweaty, ferocious ass shaking....

$39

Catchment Youth Services My Dynamite

14th October

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Dead @ The Tote Hotel

14th October

Free

Spinning Rooms Album Launch

13th October

The Spinning Rooms have a new record out on shiny black vinyl. They are pretty chuffed with it. They want you to have it. They are launching it at their...

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C*ntz @ The Tote Hotel

13th October

Free

New Christs @ The Tote Hotel

12th October

The Wardens will be launching their debut 7" at the tote with very special guests The New Christs and River Of Snakes, playing times and other details...

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Pets With Pets 2012

12th October

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Doomsday Festival 2012

11th October

Headlining Doomsday 2012 will be special international guests (and first-­‐time Australian tourists) – THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX. Oozing out of New Jersey,...

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard @ The Tote Hotel

7th October

After chalking up appearances at Meredith, the Big Day Out, mental hospitals and turning front rows of venues around the country into chasms of sweat and...

$13.30

Celery @ The Tote Hotel

7th October

Free

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard @ The Tote Hotel

6th October

After chalking up appearances at Meredith, the Big Day Out, mental hospitals and turning front rows of venues around the country into chasms of sweat and...

$13.30

Pets With Pets 2012

5th October

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Allo Darlin with Monnone Alone

4th October

Allo Darlin’ are very excited to be preparing for their first ever Australian tour. The UK-based band will be visiting Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in...

$18.40

Rainbird @ The Tote Hotel

29th September

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Bad Vision @ The Tote Hotel

29th September

There's nothing like the feeling of playing on sticky beer stained carpet. Especially when that sticky beer stained carpet has been trod upon by the...

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Grand Final Screened

29th September

Free

Tote Football Club Grand Final Day

29th September

On that very special 'Last Saturday in September' The Tote is proud as punch to host the inaugural TOTE FOOTBALL CLUB GRAND FINAL DAY BREAKFAST. A...

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Rainbird

29th September

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Broozer Album Launch

28th September

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Guy Clark Jr Australian Tour

27th September

Do you ever get Texan country singer Guy Clark and American folk icon Gene Clark from The Byrds mixed up? If so, it sure sucks to be you, because now...

$31

Warmth Crashes @ The Tote Hotel

26th September

After their band The Priory Dolls imploded in a perfect rock n’ roll cliché whilst working on their second album in Berlin, Rory Lampitt and Erin Taylor...

$8

Bat Piss @ The Tote Hotel

25th September

The Tote Hotel sacrifice their front bar every Tuesday night for the sludge/punk trio Batpiss. Joining them on their slime wave before heading to tour New...

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Chodes

23rd September

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Kira Piru & The Bruise

22nd September

It's not an old time thing you're feeling. Gin martinis at 3pm are still a legitimate cure for ennui. You may not yet know what the 'mean reds' are, but...

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Bad Vision @ The Tote Hotel

22nd September

There's nothing like the feeling of playing on sticky beer stained carpet. Especially when that sticky beer stained carpet has been trod upon by the...

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Sons of the Ionian Sea

21st September

SotiS - forged from the loins of two warring tribes, deep in the jungles of Guinea more than a thousand years ago. Steeped in Vampirical practices and...

$10

Mad Nanna

20th September

Mad Nanna come to The Tote to launch their latest single "I'm Not Coming Here", which has just been released by South German label Unwucht. With generous...

$9

Warmth Crashes @ The Tote Hotel

19th September

After their band The Priory Dolls imploded in a perfect rock n’ roll cliché whilst working on their second album in Berlin, Rory Lampitt and Erin Taylor...

$8

Bat Piss @ The Tote Hotel

18th September

The Tote Hotel sacrifice their front bar every Tuesday night for the sludge/punk trio Batpiss. Joining them on their slime wave before heading to tour New...

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Freaks of the Deep

16th September

Free

Love of Diagrams @ The Tote Hotel

15th September

Since the Wild Flag tour in March, Love Of Diagrams have been busy writing album number four and will head into the studio later this year. On September...

$12

Bad Vision @ The Tote Hotel

15th September

There's nothing like the feeling of playing on sticky beer stained carpet. Especially when that sticky beer stained carpet has been trod upon by the...

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Poison City Weekender Fest 2012

14th September

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Warmth Crashes @ The Tote Hotel

12th September

After their band The Priory Dolls imploded in a perfect rock n’ roll cliché whilst working on their second album in Berlin, Rory Lampitt and Erin Taylor...

$8

Bat Piss @ The Tote Hotel

11th September

The Tote Hotel sacrifice their front bar every Tuesday night for the sludge/punk trio Batpiss. Joining them on their slime wave before heading to tour New...

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Bad Vision @ The Tote Hotel

8th September

There's nothing like the feeling of playing on sticky beer stained carpet. Especially when that sticky beer stained carpet has been trod upon by the...

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Front End Loader @ The Tote

7th September

The song ‘Fresh Six’ has been kicking around for a while, and was one of the earliest songs written for the ARIA AWARD WINNING Ritardando album. However,...

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Sewercide @ The Tote Hotel

6th September

Give yourself an excuse to chuck a sickie on friday and make your way down to the The Tote.Witness first hand the pummelling demolition unit that is...

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Warmth Crashes @ The Tote Hotel

5th September

After their band The Priory Dolls imploded in a perfect rock n’ roll cliché whilst working on their second album in Berlin, Rory Lampitt and Erin Taylor...

$8

Bat Piss @ The Tote Hotel

4th September

The Tote Hotel sacrifice their front bar every Tuesday night for the sludge/punk trio Batpiss. Joining them on their slime wave before heading to tour New...

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Plastic Spaceman @ The Tote Hotel

2nd September

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Laura Imbruglia & Courtney Barnett 'You're Lookin' at Country'

1st September

Local legends Laura Imbruglia and Courtney Barnett will be taking to the Tote stage with their bands and each other to present a selection of their...

$10

The Murlocs - Tee Pee EP Launch

31st August

Formed in late 2011 by 5 mates from Ocean Grove, The Murlocs have quickly gained a respected and loyal following around Melbourne. Their debut self titled...

$10

Sweet Teens @ The Tote Hotel

29th August

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Obits @ The Tote Hotel

28th August

Obits are a Brooklyn-based mildly mannered, shaggy garage, punk-rock four piece, heading south of the equator on their first Australian tour. As a band,...

$22

The Smith Street Band 'Sunshine And Technology' Album Launch Tour

25th August

We’re delighted to reveal that burgeoning buzz band The Smith Street Band will release their second album Sunshine And Technology on August 24, 2012. To...

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Buried Horses @ The Tote Hotel

25th August

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Bob Log III @ The Tote Hotel

24th August

Bob Log III is a One Man Band Slide Guitar Party. A perverse product of the Arizona desert, Bob Log 111 has been diligently traversing the globe since...

$18.40

Bright Star @ The Tote Hotel

23rd August

Bright Star are a new Melbourne based band, who have spent the last 12 months finalising their line up and honing their live set before playing their...

$5

Sweet Teens @ The Tote Hotel

22nd August

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The Grand Rapids @ The Tote Hotel

21st August

Free

Peter 'Blackie' Black @ The Tote Hotel

19th August

Laura Imbruglia (Sydney) Peter Black is the guitarist and vocalist from legendary Australian punk pioneers Hard-Ons. He is also an accomplished and...

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Peter Black 'No Dangerous Gods In Tunnel' Australian Tour 2012

19th August

What'da mean, difficult second album! This is no way to start an interview." Peter Black (aka Blackie from the Hard-Ons and Nunchukka Superfly) is talking...

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Laura @ The Tote Hotel

18th August

Fresh back from a west coast tour celebrating the release of their third album: "TWELVE HUNDRED TIMES", LAURA bring their unique vision of light found in...

$14

Beyond Blue Fundraiser

18th August

12" Clocks Cold Harbour (Melbourne) Diana's Bow Drew Harrison River of Snakes Rob Jones & The Melancholics Anyonymous The Jimmy Deadman Communion The...

$10

River of Snakes

18th August

The Doghouse Music Roadshow is proud to be supporting beyondblue. beyondblue is a national depression and anxiety initiative. The Roadshow has pulled...

TBA

Buried Horses @ The Tote Hotel

18th August

TBA

The Zoo Bombs Australian Tour 2012

17th August

If you’ve ever been to a Zoobombs show before you’ll be flailing around like a child dizzy on three litres of red lemonade by now. If not, you’re in for a...

$20.40

Bodies @ The Tote Hotel

16th August

TBA

Sweet Teens @ The Tote Hotel

15th August

TBA

The Grand Rapids @ The Tote Hotel

14th August

Free

The Laurels 'Plains' Australian Tour 2012

11th August

Sydney four-piece THE LAURELS will celebrate the release of their debut album PLAINS by throwing some fuel into the Tarago and hitting the road this...

TBA

Buried Horses @ The Tote Hotel

11th August

TBA

Red Sky Burial @ The Tote Hotel

10th August

TBA

Royal Blood

9th August

TBA

Sweet Teens @ The Tote Hotel

8th August

TBA

The Grand Rapids @ The Tote Hotel

7th August

Free

The Doghouse Music Roadshow

5th August

TBA