2007 - Back with an update! SEND YOUR GIG OR BAND LINK BELOW!
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
LIVE INTERNET EVENTS - May, June and August 2007
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
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)
WEBSITE FOR LINE-UP
UNDERMINERS with THE SPARNETTES and NATHAN PORTER $7 / $5 Entry
8pm Doors Licenced Bar Over 18+
about local music - 1987 to 2005
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
Sandwich 2004 - The final season
The Courthouse Theatre SMB - 7 shows of Cabaret madness.
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
Venue Open in Ballarat!! - July 2003
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
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
Club Sandwich 2003
- Sept 4-7th and 11-13th
The Courthouse Theatre SMB - 7 shows of Cabaret madness for the 6th year!
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
DID SOMEONE HERE SAY BALLARAT? Volume Three at Grainery Lane Theatre!-
FRI NOV 7th and SAT NOV
Matheson - Hip-popatamus - Bullwinkles - Rye Catchers - Turnarounds
4 The Blues - Zero Edition - Underminers - Immaculata
WEBSITE IS NOW ONLINE - CHECK IT OUT
Lounge 2003 - Broadcasts July 24-26
BIG Year for Ballarat's Cabaret Extravaganza!
Diploma of Entertainment students produced 3 Live Internet Broadcasts
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
IS NOW ONLINE - CHECK IT OUT
Recording Weekend - May 29-31 - 2003
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
PREVIEW IS ONLINE!
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
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
Gig at IRWINS - Feb 2003
The return of Johnny Amigo plus Epicure, The Bullwinkles and Adele
Presented by The SMB Student Association for OWEEK 2003. Click
images to enlarge.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 03 - 5327 8170.
Someone Here Say Ballarat' - Vol 2 Launched - 2002
Launched at The Bridge Mall Inn in November 2002, features 12
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
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
3BBB FM Live
to Air Music History 1987 - 1996
Listen to Clips from BOXING TOSTADOS, THE LUCKSMITHS, SANDRO and
Inn Live Recordings - Archive 1987 - 2003
We are starting to link old recordings made at Ballarat's Bridge
Mall Inn COMING SOON
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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