From a shoegaze festival to an Elton John favourite, Bergy Bandroom has incredible upcoming gigs

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From a shoegaze festival to an Elton John favourite, Bergy Bandroom has incredible upcoming gigs

Bergy Bandroom
📷 Nick Themotherland Manuell
Words by Coco Veldkamp

March at The Bergy Bandroom promises an electrifying lineup, featuring an array of talented artists ready to ignite the stage with their captivating and intimate performances.

From Melbourne’s beloved funk band, Barefoot Spacemen, to the infectious energy of Holly Hebe, to the visual art meets music event Waking Dream Festival, the month ahead is set to be a whirlwind. Welcome to what’s on at The Bergy Bandroom this March – where Melbourne’s eclectic music scene comes alive.

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Bergy Bandroom’s 1st Birthday – Celebrating with Raging Hormones, The Maggie Pills, Cheeky-B and MOTS DJS

  • March 1st

To celebrate their incredible debut year, the Bergy Bandroom is bringing back two of their favourite acts, rock-pop band Raging Hormones and the alternative punk 6-piece The Maggie Pills. Cheeky-B will also take the stage for a Bergy debut set bringing classic 70s rock ‘n’ roll vibes. In the beer garden, expect funky disco beats courtesy of MOTS DJ.

Dopplerhaus – Single Launch

  • March 2nd

Dopplerhaus, a Melbourne-based alternative psych/ rock group, is launching their latest highly anticipated single. Known for their eagerness to explore and experiment with sounds, prepare for a mind-blowing high-energy performance like no other.

Sonoluminescence: Sound Makes Light: S-BAHN + MICKELSON (USA) + Henry Hugo

  • March 6th

Paying homage to visual art inspired by music and sound, the likes of Lauren Wicks, Carly Housiaux and Clare Bligh will bring their work together for a memorable exhibition running from the 6th – 11th of March. The opening night will feature music performances by S-BAHN, Mickelson and Henry Hugo.

Mia Wray – Tell Her Tour

  • March 7th and March 8th

Australian alternative pop singer and songwriter Mia Wray is a rising star. Last year, her sound caught the eye of Elton John, gained traction on the airwaves, and trended on Shazam UK. Her emotive and energised stage presence guarantees a memorable gig for all attendees.

Barefoot Spacemen: Tailspin Album Launch

  • March 9th

Melbourne-based funk ensemble Barefoot Spacemen are set to launch their debut album Tailspin. Expect an electrifying night as the 8-piece band, known for their captivating blend of disco, funk, R&B, and Latin-inspired rhythms, promises a packed dancefloor.

Magdalia Ft. Mayzie Chew – ‘Hold it Up’ Single Launch

  • March 10th

Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Magdalia will take the stage with a fresh single ‘Hold It Up’. Featuring soulful performances by newcomer Mayzie Chew, supported by Kaiyah Mercedes & Lamont, the night will be full of moving lyricism and expressive performances.

Slowcoaching with guests

  • March 10th

Slowcoaching, the brainchild of Dean Valentino, transcends from the digital realm to the live stage. With influences reminiscent of Wild Nothing and Alvvays, Slowcoaching crafts a focused aura of hazy nostalgia, blending shoegaze, dream-pop, and lo-fi elements.

Little Theatre Live at the Bergy

  • March 13th

Don’t miss Little Theatre and their special guests at the Bergy Bandroom. With Anna Tero’s soulful folk tones, J.C. Atkins’ modern twist on roots music, and The Alive East’s captivating rock-funk-blues fusion, the night promises a dynamic blend of pop punk, indie, and arena rock.

Holly Hebe ‘Hat Hair’ Single Launch

  • March 14th

Melbourne’s Holly Hebe is set to launch her enchanting new single Hat Hair, a dreamy indie-pop masterpiece. Following a series of remarkable live shows, including performances at NYE on the Hill and supporting acclaimed artists like The Rions, Boo Seeka, and PRINS, Holly has gained momentum and is ready to give her fans an unforgettable show.

Citrus Otherworld EP Launch

  • March 15th

Citrus’s debut EP Otherworld showcases their diverse influences and well-defined sound, blending grooves and elegant melodies. Join them for a night of dancing, drinks, and tunes as they debut tracks from their new album.

Hy-Lo and Friends Vol.2

  • March 16th

Hy-Lo & Friends Volume 2, the second instalment of a dynamic two-part live event showcasing the city’s emerging talents is coming this March. Get ready for an electrifying evening of R&B, Hip-Hop, and Bass as SwimGood, JORDANE, OX4ORD, VOLDY, and IJALE grace the stage, delivering soulful beats and rhythms.

OVRNIGHT Band Live at the Bergy

  • March 20th

Prepare for an unforgettable debut as OVRNIGHT takes centre stage, blending soul, hip-hop, reggae, and jazz into a genre-defying performance. Hailing from Melbourne, this 7-piece collective invites you to delve into the chaotic flow of life through their energetic and captivating melodies. With support from KASH’s indie tones, Hazel Sea’s folk-pop melodies, and Quintet Concoction’s dynamic fusion of Latin and rock, the night promises an eclectic mix of sounds.

GEO – ‘The Secret Knock’ EP Launch

  • March 22nd

Get ready for a night of grooving with GEO, Melbourne’s treasured 5-piece band known for their funky prog rock-infused sound. As they prepare to launch their sophomore EP The Secret Knock, GEO promises an electrifying experience that defies categorisation. Joining them are the psychedelic Firetail, whose blend of jazz-fusion and electronica elevates the senses, along with post-rock outfits Sliknita and Skin Thief.

Keaper Presents: Waking Dream Festival

  • March 23rd

Step into the mesmerising world of Waking Dream, the inaugural album from Melbourne’s Keaper, as they mark its release with a huge event. With over 20 artists spanning genres from shoegaze to acoustic folk and DJ sets, the day promises a kaleidoscope of musical experiences across multiple stages. Ascend to the immersive visual art exhibition upstairs, where artworks from performing musicians intertwine with narrative excerpts from the album.

Max König – Debut Album Release

  • March 28th

Saxophonist extraordinaire Max König is poised to unveil his long-awaited debut album after seven years of meticulous crafting. With a blend of jazz tradition and spiritual influences, König’s music transcends cultural and religious boundaries. Through his daring vision and virtuosic skills, König promises a transformative listening experience, heralding the dawn of a new era in contemporary jazz.

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