Since 1993, when the Tonkin family took over, The Gov has established itself as South Australia’s leading live music venue and is highly regarded upon by musicians and music-lovers alike. Between the regular local bands playing in the front bar and the world-class music featured in the venue, The Gov really is Adelaide’s home of live, original music.

Address: 59 Port Road Hindmarsh, SA 5007 (08) 8340 0744

“All touring bands in Australia should play at The Gov in Adelaide. Great crowd and great hospitality” – British India, 2017

” We’ve played some incredible places on this tour but I think The Governor Hindmarsh might be the best venue in Australia” – The Smith Street Band, 2015 

“It’s not The Governor Hindmarsh, but it will have to do.” – Keith Urban, during his performance at the Entertainment Centre. (City Messenger), 2007

 “If the walls could talk they wouldn’t – they’d sing. Live music is imbued in every part of what we do at The Gov and we back that up by creating live performance experiences for all music lovers” – Melissa Tonkin, Owner. Photos by AK Photography

Capacity: 500+