Exclusive: The First Look Inside Thornbury's New Live Music Venue The Croxton
The Croxton Park Hotel – on High Street on the border of Thornbury and Northcote – has been revived as a major venue and will open to the public later this week.
Decades since the golden era of pub rock when The Croxton hosted the likes of AC/DC, Skyhooks and Cold Chisel, the venue has has completely renovated their bandroom, artist spaces, bars and sound/lighting systems. The new era Croxton now has a huge bandroom with an unobstructed view of stage, two bars and a beer garden.
Photos by Tegan Louise
The Croxton will relaunch on the AFL Grand Final Long Weekend Eve, Thursday October 1, with You Am I performing their first headline show in two years. They'll be joined on the evening by Canadian act Bahamas and Fraser A Gorman. The next night on Friday October 2 sees an incredible double header featuring The Drones and Augie March, supported by Money For Rope, tickets still available. On Friday December 4 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard will make their triumphant return to home soil alongside Swedish outfit Goat making their debut sojourn Down Under.