Wednesday, June 1 at 8 PM, 18+

State of Origin 2016 - Game 1

W/Cheap XXXX cans all night, free pies, 80s / 90s Aussie rock

Bogan / State Of Origin / Aussie rock

Things got a little messy last year, and we expect nothing less this year. Cheap XXXX cans all night, free pies and 80s/90s Australian rock all night. The 3 times a year we embrace bogans to come into the pub. Game 1, 2 & 3 live on our big screen!


thursday, June 2 at 8 PM, 18+


W/Geo, Centre Place

Alternative / Prog Rock

My friends, Winter is coming and so is a game of tones (and semitones for that matter!), intervallically casting a spell of Alternative and Prog Rock upon the Bendigo Hotel on the 2nd of June!


friday, June 3 at 8 PM, 18+


W/My Left Boot, Atomic Riot, Sweet Gold

Aussie Heavy Metal

With amazing support from: My Left Boot, Atomic Riot, Sweet Gold

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saturday, June 4 at 8PM, 18+

REVULSED Infernal Atrocity Launch Show

W/Iconic Vivisect, Seminal Enbalmment & Brutonomy


REVULSED Infernal Atrocity Launch Show and Upcoming Live EP Recording, with special guests - Iconic Vivisect, Seminal Enbalmment and Brutonomy.

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sunday, June 5 at 1:30 PM, free, 18+

Man With A Band 2016

W/Crossfire Hurricane, GODS, Sordid Ordeal, Dead & Bloated and A B Robb, + the DJ antics of Infinite WAX, Stormn Norm and Skwid.

Rock Blues / DJs /

We've moved your stuff, now we're ready to rock your world. The annual music extravaganza Man With A Band returns for 2016 with a sizzling lineup, featuring Crossfire Hurricane, GODS, Sordid Ordeal, Dead & Bloated and A B Robb, plus the DJ antics of Infinite WAX, Stormn Norm and Skwid. FREE ENTRY.

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wednesday, June 8 at 8 PM, 18+

You Minx

W/Loveboner, True Defective


True Defective: Slow low tuned sludge with a focus on the heavy end of things. 8.45pm Loveboner: Loveboner are a two piece erotic fuckpunk band. They play love songs. 9.35pm You Minx: three piece band based in the northern suburbs, with soaring vocal harmonies and electric guitar grit. 10.35pm

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friday, June 10 at 8 PM, $10, 18+


W/Master Blaster (NZ), Removalist, Wet Pensioner, Cosmic Kahuna, Jerkbeast

hardcore / punk

Get down to the Bendigo Friday June 10th for a killer lineup of rad bands!! Hailgun, Master Blaster (NZ), Removalist, Wet Pensioner, Cosmic Kahuna, Jerkbeast. Doors 8pm, 10 bucks!

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Saturday, June 11 at 8 PM, 18+

Laura Palmer - June Mini Tour

W/The Ramshackle Army (Birthday Show), Cosmic Kahuna Coffin Wolf and Joe Guiton & The Suicide Tuesdays

Punk Rock / Indie / Pop Punk

Lost Souls Booking presents: Laura Palmer June MIni Tour. Laura Palmer formed in Mid 2013 in Melbourne, Australia and have toured Australia, Europe and the United States as much as possible ever since. Playing with a shitload of great bands along the way and creating memories to last a lifetime.

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sunday, june 12 at 4 PM, 18+


W/Vanishing Point, In Malice's Wake, Harlott, Taberah (TAS), Asylum (QLD), Envenomed, Shadow Realm (SA), Espionage, Sudden State, Skärlet

Heavy Metal / metal

ESPIONAGE BOOKINGS and Channel 31’s THE HARD ROCK SHOW are proud to announce LEGIONS OF STEEL FESTIVAL 2016! LEGIONS OF STEEL FESTIVAL is back for its third year in a row! After two extremely successful events in 2014 and 2015 at The Bendigo Hotel and The Evelyn Hotel respectively, LEGIONS OF STEEL FESTIVAL is back at The Bendigo Hotel for another year showcasing the best of the best in Australian Heavy Metal!

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Thursday, June 16 at 8PM, 18+

Drain Life Australian Tour


metal rock

As part of a tour that melbourne deathgrinders DRAINLIFE are doing in May/June/July. They will be playing at The Bendigo Hotel on Thursday the 16th of June. Killer support from SICK MACHINE, DEBACLE, DEAD ROOT and GRUDGE! Makes for one hell of an evening of super charged loud music. Merch will be available for purchase on the night.

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Friday, June 17 at 7 PM, $15, 18+

Hollow World

W/Cryptic Abyss, Daemon Pyre (NSW), Athenas Wake, Eternal Rest (QLD), Behold the Defiant

Heavy Metal / metal

Amoeba Quake Events presents: Hollow World + Cryptic Abyss + Daemon Pyre (NSW)+ Athenas Wake + Eternal Rest (QLD)+ Behold the Defiant. Hollow World have been hitting hard in the Australian music scene since the release of their second EP "The Wrath Kept Within", touring 20+ shows all around Australia with the likes of Ne'Obliviscaris, Be'lakor, Psycroptic, Disentomb, Aversions Crown, King Parrot and many many more.

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sunday, June 19 at 6 PM, 18+


W/Honey Bucket, hospital

Indie / hip hop

1830 hrs : Hospital, 1930 hrs : Honey Bucket, 2030 hrs : 130 - $ 7 entry

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Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 PM, 18+


W/YLVA, BØG, Roundtable

Psych Drenched Sludge

After a brutal first year and an explosion onto the heavy underground of Melbourne, monolithic sludge dealers Merchant will see their debut album, Suzerain, released on CD through US label Snake Charmer Coalition. Presented by The Obelisk, the lineup has been hand picked to feature some of Melbourne's most genre bending heavy bands YLVA, BØG, Roundtable

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friday, july 1 at 7 PM, 18+

Pitt the Elder Melbourne Album Launch

W/Fear Like Us, Daybreak, Tired Breeds, Sweet Gold & Ill Capone


Just over a year on from the release of our debut album, At the End of the Day, we're back in the saddle with our second LP, Radio Silence, due out Thursday 19 May via Brisbane’s Arrest Records. To celebrate we're chucking a huge gig with all our best friends. Last time we launched an album we sold out the Old Bar and broke the bar record. Not sure what the bar record is at the Bendi but let's give it a shake!

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saturday, July 2 at 6 PM, 18+

T.H.U.G (syd)

W/Plan of Attack (bris), Bulldog Spirit, Those Rat Bastards (bris), Rogues, Impact Zone + Special Guests

Punk / Oi / Rock

A Night of Street Punk and Oi! T.H.U.G (Sydney), Plan of Attack (Brisbane), Bulldog Spirit, Those Rat Bastards (Brisbane), Rogues, Impact Zone + Special Guests

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Saturday, July 9 at 7 PM, 18+



metal / rock

Melodic Metallers TABERAH are embarking on a national tour to promote the very soon to be released EP "Welcome To The Crypt". Already confirmed to be part of the lucritive Melb Festival "Legions Of Steel" in June, the boys are following up that teaser with a full blown headlining Melbourne show. Here you will get a large dose of not only the new ep but the best of the back catalog as well.

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Saturday, July 23 at 7 PM, 18+




Terror squad - Japan Tokyo metal anarchy since 1992 underground. From the bashing splits with sabbat, headbangers against disco, the wild streams of inferno. You know what onslaught the japanese are going to throw at australian audiences, total fucking thrash, hard as fuck and in the face. No posers will stand

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saturday, august 6 at 4 PM, 18+

Brewtality 2016

The Tote and the Bendigo Hotel and for the first time, Sat 13 Aug in Sydney at The Factory Theatre!

metal / rock / beer

We’re extremely excited to announce the dates for Brewtality 2016! That’s right! Dates! Sat 6 Aug in Melbourne at The Tote and the Bendigo Hotel and for the first time, Sat 13 Aug in Sydney at The Factory Theatre! Look out Sydney, we’re coming for you!! Stay tuned for the full line up for both coming soon!

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saturday, August 13 at 8 PM, 18+


W/Supports TBA

black metal

FINALLY!, after being a band for nearly 2 decades and producing some of the best hardcore-punk influenced grindcore you're likely to ever hear, MAGRUDERGRIND are making their way to the land down under for a 9 show attack on the east coast of Australia. Joining them will be the north coast's SHACKLΣS freshly home from touring Europe with a new record on the way.

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saturday, august 27 at 5 PM, 18+

Living Death Fest IV: 2016

W/Earth Rot, Zeolite, The Seaford Monster, Bury The Kings

death metal

Living Death Fest is back for a 4th year in a row, as usual it will feature some of Australia's heaviest bands and is sure to be a good time!! Lineup (so far): Earth Rot, Zeolite, The Seaford Monster, Bury The Kings. Get onto those presales asap!! For all media or other enquiries email.

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thursday, october 13 at 8 PM, 18+

HEXIS Australian Tour

W/Siberian Hell Sounds


Denmark's HEXIS are more than just a band, they're a force of nature. A dark, swirling maelstrom of jagged noise, simultaneously suffocating and uplifting. Their brand of primitive, primordial black metal has been sweeping its way through the underground metal community and Australia is its next victim.

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