A bustling live music bar located right in the heart of Thornbury, Shotkickers know how to serve up a good time. A favourite of locals, Shotkickers has its grip on the diverse and incredible music scene of our city, serving up incredible acts on their stage every night of the week.
Live Music goes down seven nights a week at Shotkickers, as it’s run and led by local musicians. With the venue designed around hosting a great sounding gig, it’s a muso’s dream to play on their stage.
Famous for boasting an excellent sound system and speakers that are run by an audio engineer who knows their stuff. With such attention to performance detail, each show is a delight for both audience and performer.
Infamous for their eclectic lineups. Shotkickers hosts musicians collected from all corners of the music scene – they’ll have an indie-pop gig one day, hip-hop the next. Their ethos, as retrieved from their website, is simple: “if it sounds awesome, we’ll book it.”
Owned and operated by Melbourne musicians Christopher Windley and Mathias Northway, it’s one of those rare venues where the integrity of musicianship has been kept in mind when opening and operating the venue.
“It’s a venue built by musicians, for musicians,“ says Windley. “The bar was welded by a muso. The stage was built by musos. The roof got painted by musos. Everyone is so excited to bring something fresh to the scene.”
With a top-notch stage, sound and lighting system and a genuine, passionate sound engineer always on the desk, the stage at Shotkickers is a muso’s absolute dream to play on. A perfectly sized venue for catching Melbourne’s best up and coming, emerging and established acts, they’re known for serving up great vibes every day of the week.
Having only opened its doors to the public last year, Shotkickers has firmly established itself as a go-to destination for musicians across the full spectrum of Naarm/Melbourne’s thriving and bustling music scene.
Mosey on over to 744 High Street in Thornbury for a good time. They’re open from 5pm Monday through to Saturday and from 2pm on Sunday. Yee-haw!