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Ballarat's Independent Music Scene!!

MAY 2007 - Back with an update! SEND YOUR GIG OR BAND LINK BELOW!
This website has some information on the Ballarat original contemporary music scene. Here you will find over 100 pages of photos, on-demand audio and video, and text, from performances, Live Internet Broadcasts and much more. View hours of on-demand video in RealPlayer format, of local and Australian music of various musical styles.


Submit gig reviews, audio, images, video links and gossip to: (ratnet@dw.com.au)
LIVE INTERNET BROADCASTS\
LIVE INTERNET EVENTS
- May, June and August 2007

www.myspace.com/liveonlydiard
Heaps of cool local stuff recorded live.....

HEAPS OF new Ballarat bands are emerging.
Check out some clips recorded by Arts Academy Diploma of Live Production students at

(www.youtube.com/ublive)

Live Music in Ballarat
Saturday June 2nd 2007
GIG OF THE YEAR
LIVE ON LYDIARD 12
Helen MacPherson Smith Theatre
Lydiard St (under Post Office Tower)
SEE WEBSITE FOR LINE-UP

UNDERMINERS

UNDERMINERS with THE SPARNETTES and NATHAN PORTER $7 / $5 Entry
8pm Doors Licenced Bar Over 18+

stuff about local music - 1987 to 2005
Banana Lounge 2005 - Seventh Big Year!!!
Over the last seven years RATNET has produced almost 100 hours of Banana Lounge Live Internet Broadcasts, involving over 160 acts!!! No LIVE broadcast in 2005,, but archives will be uploaded onto the net soon after each event. As in the past 5 years, the event is being recorded and crewed by Uni of Ballarat Arts Academy Diploma of Entertainment students, who will again show off their amazing technical skills in producing Ballarat's biggest winter event. DONT MISS IT- Three big Nights, THU JULY 28 - FRI JULY 29- SAT JULY 30th
The Banana Lounge 2005 Website is now online with details of some of the special and kooky things that will happen in addition to the advertised line-up. BANANA LOUNGE - Ballarat's multi-personality cabaret!!


Club Sandwich 2004 - The final season
The Courthouse Theatre SMB - 7 shows of Cabaret madness.
Did Someone Here Say Ballarat? Vol 4 CD
17 tracks of new Ballarat music on this new CD launched on Thu Oct 29/Fri Oct 30 - 2004
DID SOMEONE HERE SAY BALLARAT Vol 4 CD Cover
Banana Lounge 2004 - Website with image and Video
Live Recording Weekends for new Ballarat CD - 2004
Over 2 big weeks (June 3rd to June 12th) 23 local acts were recorded live (to 16tr ADAT if you are interested) for mixdown to produce the new album of local music - 'Did SOmeone Here Say Ballarat?' Volume 4. It's great that the CD series of compilations has lasted over 6 years!!.
The album is being produced and promoted by The University of Ballarat, Arts Academy, Diploma of Entertainment (lighting and sound) Course, and involved 25 hard working students producing 6 nights with over 14 hours of live music. 'Rush mixes' will be placed online shortly
New Venue Open in Ballarat!! - July 2003
The KAROVA Lounge (not Corova!!) is now open, run by Ballarat music stalwart Mr Paddy O'Driscoll. The venue will feature the best in local and touring bands several nights a week. Located at Cnr Camp and Field Sts, the venue will continue the long tradition of supporting original music here in Ballarat. 24/7Turnarounds + djs 28/7 Groove Terminator 29/7 The Lucksmiths 30/7 Epicure + Love Outside Andromeda 31/7 Leading Edge DJs
Bands of Ballarat - Updated Nov 2003
The Bands of Ballarat Page is a great resource for checking out online info from local bands.
New sites: THE BULLWINKLES, PORK ROBOT, UGENERI, BURNING FLAG and MOURNING AFTER
New Ballarat CD Launched Nov 7-8 - 2003
The 3rd big release showcasing Ballarat bands and music!
University of Ballarat Arts Academy and CTP presented the official launch of
DID SOMEONE HERE SAY BALLARAT? Volume Three at Grainery Lane Theatre!- WEBSITE
FRI NOV 7th and SAT NOV 8th
Matheson - Hip-popatamus - Bullwinkles - Rye Catchers - Turnarounds
4 The Blues - Zero Edition - Underminers - Immaculata

ARCHIVED WEBSITE IS NOW ONLINE - CHECK IT OUT
Club Sandwich 2003 - Sept 4-7th and 11-13th
The Courthouse Theatre SMB - 7 shows of Cabaret madness for the 6th year! WEBSITE
Banana Lounge 2003 - Broadcasts July 24-26
The Fifth BIG Year for Ballarat's Cabaret Extravaganza!
Diploma of Entertainment students produced 3 Live Internet Broadcasts - WEBSITE
EPICURE - CROQUE MONSEIUR - ELSWORTH ST RAMBLERS - MAZURI WATTS - PORK ROBOT SURPRISE - MIA DYSON BAND - ADAM SIMMONS TOY BAND - IMMACULATA - THE BEAUTIFUL FEW - DEAN and LANI - 2 O'CLOCK SHADOWS - BIG FAT SKANK and over 20 other acts!
ARCHIVED WEBSITE IS NOW ONLINE - CHECK IT OUT
Live Recording Weekend - May 29-31 - 2003- Details
Live Recording Weekend for 'Did Someone Here Say Ballarat?' Vol. 3
Diploma of Entertainment students recorded live-to16track for the new Did Someone Here Say Ballarat?-Vol. 3 CD at Grainery Lane Theatre in May. Line-up included
EPICURE - THE RYE CATCHERS - THE UNDERMINERS - IMMACULATA- THE BULLWINKLES - THE TURNAROUNDS - DEAN SHANNON - PATRICK McCABE - THE ZERO EDITION - 4THE BLUES
HIP-POPATAMUS - BIG FAT SKANK - AURORA JANE
CD PREVIEW IS ONLINE!
Live on Lydiard - Broadcasts - March 27-29th 2003
Universityof Ballarat Arts Academy Diploma of Entertainment students produced 5 Live Broadcasts over 3 days from The Courthouse Theatre FEATURED ARTISTS:
The Kazoo Choir-Los Locos-Hip-popatamus-Nakedant -Elsworth St Ramblers-Big Fat Skank-Half Left-Detatched -Fine Thanks How Are You?-Matt Broughton-Dan and Juan-The Bullwinkles- SEE ARCHIVES
Big O-Week Gig at IRWINS - Feb 2003
The return of Johnny Amigo plus Epicure, The Bullwinkles and Adele and Ben
Presented by The SMB Student Association for OWEEK 2003. Click images to enlarge.
ADELE and BENJOHNNY AMIGO THE BULLWINKLESEPICURE
Bridge Mall Inn - Goodbye and Farewell - Feb 2003
The Bridge Mall Inn - Ballarat's home of Live original music is now CLOSED! We are sad to announce that in early Feb 2003 The Bridge Mall Inn closed its doors and will not be featuring original music in the near future.
Wanted - Acts for Live Internet Broadcasts
Uni of Ballarat - Arts Academy Diploma of Entertainment Course has major Live Internet Broadcasts planned for March, July and October 2004. Between 2001 and 2003 over 200 acts were broadcast Live on the Internet and over 400 acts were produced by students undertaking the Lighting and Sound course If you are a musical act that wants to get involved in email us (live@ballarat.edu.au) or call 03 - 5327 8170.
'Did Someone Here Say Ballarat' - Vol 2 Launched - 2002
Launched at The Bridge Mall Inn in November 2002, features 12 great tracks.
FEATURING - Wishbone - BJ Gilson - Fallen - Sparks Fly - Ainslie Wills - Hip-popatamus - Into The Black - Strawberry Hick - Glover - Immaculata AVAILABLE @ Mid West Music - Bridge Mall Inn - Grainery Lane and Leading Edge Music. See The Webpage for the CD
Live Broadcasts from The Banana Lounge 2002
LIVE BROADCASTS from THE BANANA LOUNGE 4th Year of Live Broadcasting!! - July 25th -27th - Watch the video archives INSECT GIRL (reunion) SPARKS FLY - THE NULTYS - MATT WALKER - and more! From The Grainery Lane Theatre, Bar and Cafe
Club Sandwich Image Gallery 2002
Visit the new Club Sandwich Event website (1998-2002) and see many images and archives
3BBB FM Live to Air Music History 1987 - 1996
Listen to Clips from BOXING TOSTADOS, THE LUCKSMITHS, SANDRO and COWLICK HERE
Bridge Mall Inn Live Recordings - Archive 1987 - 2003
We are starting to link old recordings made at Ballarat's Bridge Mall Inn COMING SOON
Dead Salesmen Live Broadcast Archive from 2000
One of the most requested archives we have online is the 2000 Dead Salesmen Broadcast ARCHIVE

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