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The Eastern Hotel

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81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia

July 2018

O.R.B – single launch w/ Crepes

28 July, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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O.R.B launch 'Space Between The Planets' at The Eastern with Ballarat's own Biker Boys, Crepes! This is a performance you don't want to miss out on.

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August 2018

Baby Blue ‘Do What You Like’ EP Launch w/ Cool Sounds + Seagull

4 August, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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"Vocalist Rhea Caldwell comes off sounding a little like Kim Deal fronting Velvet Underground, her voice swirls in the mix with hints of streetwise attitude to hypnotic effect." – The Music Sun-lovin’ Melbourne outfit Baby Blue have been producing ‘70s garage with a hint of doo-wop and blues for merely a year or so, and they’ve already earned their stripes as leaders among the local indie scene. Building on the steady momentum gained since the release of their debut EP…

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September 2018

Dead City Ruins – Ballarat

1 September, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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$15.30

After another successful European tour earlier this year and releasing their latest album “NEVER SAY DIE” through German label AFM records, the boys in Dead City Ruins have been chomping at the bit to get back out and play some shows on home soil!! Kicking things off at the Northcote social club, where DCR played to a sold out crowd last time around! In-fact the last show went down so well a few of the live tracks ended up on…

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All The Colours – ‘Let Me Drown’ Single Release

20 September, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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$10.00

All The Colours will be playing The Eastern in support of their first single, 'Let Me Drown', lifted from their soon to be released third album, 'Vol. 3'. The new album was recorded in LA with Grizzly Bear bass player and producer Chris Taylor and is a homage to the 90s alt-rock that inspired the band in their formative years as well as being a fresh take on the music they love. With support from Leftfield Luxury.

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WARPED – Bolt from the Blue

21 September, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
$10.00

WARPED Official page FEATURING: BABY 8 Lymes Space Junk

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The Creeks / 23rd of Elvis at the Eastern

22 September, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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$5.00

On Saturday September 22nd, Bandmates Victoria proudly presents a riff laden afternoon of rock n’ roll where diversity, inclusiveness and entertainment are rolled into one sweet gig! Come along to The Eastern and catch: The Creeks formed just on a year ago and have gone from strength to strength. Bringing their visceral and confrontational post punk to punters around the state. The Creeks are political and progressive with sharp ear for Melody and hooks. After having released 2 singles earlier…

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November 2018

Rocky Water Promotions presents a night of rock and punk rock at The Eastern Ballarat!

23 November, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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$10.00

Headlining the night is local punk rockers Anyone Anyone (formerly Miss Adventure), with support from Melbourne alternative rockers One More Weekend, Sydney indie pop-punkers Madam Wong and local rock band Tridetta (no social media). 18+ Tickets $10 on the door Doors: 8pm Set times: 8:30 – 9:00 Tridetta 9:20 – 9:50 Madam Wong 10:10 – 10:45 One More Weekend 11:05 – 11:40 Anyone Anyone

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January 2019

MATT WALKER @ THE EASTERN HOTEL

January 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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$9.20

ARIA Award winner , Matt Walker is one of the most respected musicians on the Australian scene. His work as a songwriter, guitarist, producer and composer is credited on dozens of albums, films and documentary scores, and among his peers he enjoys the status of a true cult legend. He has toured with people such as Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Dirty Three, Nick Cave, Tony Joe White, Cat Power, The Black Keys and Joe Cocker. Matt…

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February 2019

STEVE SMYTH @ THE EASTERN STATION HOTEL

February 8 @ 8:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
$15.00

Steve Smyth is one of those artists who draws you in even before you’ve heard him perform. There seems to be an energy that clings to him which reaps mystery and a deep, honest passion. And when you see him perform you feel like he’s conveying a million conversations, a million experiences filled with heartache, love, excitement… And he delivers his songs with pure honesty and an unconscious bliss. Magpie's songs capture shared elements of his life growing up in…

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Magpie Diaries: On Tour @ The Eastern

February 8 @ 8:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia

Magpie Johnston is a unique fella. Born and bred to be the Dashville man, he grew up on the same rural property where he now hosts some of the best weekend outdoor parties Australia has to offer. Generally consumed by festival creation and the “running of the project”, it was the desire to play music that started it all. It’s been a rollicking 13 years since the first Gum Ball was held, where he first stood on stage alongside his…

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NICK NUISANCE & THE DELINQUENTS @ EASTERN HOTEL

February 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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$11.00

We are four spicy mates from Petersham playing loud guitar music for the kids. Don't worry about getting one of your emotional chords caught in the crossfire here, we're just having a time. Want to hear before you buy? Check out their YouTube and Spotify channels. You can purchase tickets

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March 2019

SCABZ @ EASTERN HOTEL: FIRST TIME IN BALLARAT

March 1 @ 8:30 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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The past year has been one of sonic growth, milestone gigs and manky thumbs for Scabz, Newtown’s self-proclaimed shittiest band (but Wollongong’s best, at least according to a barefoot old hippy they played to at a near-empty Rad Bar). The punk three-piece, led by noted table-climber Siobhan Poynton, have a knack for combining political wit with a bit of light-hearted fun, and it’s nigh on impossible not to have a little shimmy during their track ‘Beach Song’, or to feel…

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ROBYN HITCHCOCK @ THE EASTERN HOTEL

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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$17.35

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician,Hitchcock is among alternative rock's father figures. Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums. Join him at the The Eastern on Sunday, March 3rd for an intimate acoustic show featuring songs from his 40 year career. You can purchase tickets

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April 2019

Spiral Stairs (Ex-Pavement) Oz Tour 2019 – Ballarat

April 26
The Eastern Hotel, 81 Humffray Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
$25.00

Christopher Scott Kannberg (born August 30, 1966), known professionally as Scott Kannberg and Spiral Stairs, is a musician best known for being a founding member of the indie-rock band Pavement. He also headed the band Preston School of Industry, and has been a solo artist. Kannberg was a childhood friend of Stephen Malkmus, both of them growing up in Stockton, California. Together they would form the band Pavement under the pseudonyms "Spiral Stairs" and "SM", respectively. Kannberg wrote and sang…

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