FEATURED GIG: The MELTDOWN shows started in 1994, hosting 10 or more bands across two stages with a heavy focus on alternative rock and punk bands. After a hiatus that lasted more than a decade, the MIDCOAST MELTDOWN returned in 2012. This year sees sets from seminal Aussie punk act COSMIC PSYCHOSand the return of SECTOR III, as well as newer bands like FILTHY LUCRE, PRO-TOOLS and JULIETTE SEIZURE & THE TREMOR-DOLLS and heaps more.

Saturday January 24

TOP PICK: Port Noarlunga Football ClubMidcoast Meltdown #7 feat. Cosmic Psychos + Filthy Lucre + The Lizards + Perdition + Meatbeaters + heaps more!


Monday January 26

TOP PICK: Grace EmilyBilly Bob’s BBQ Jam

Every Monday night from 9pm at The Grace Emily Hotel. Rock, Pop, Blues, Country, Folk.. hell.. just about anything! Backline supplied just bring your geetar, sticks and jammy vibes. Finest snags this side of Bunnings – tell ya sisters!

Also on Monday:

Big Shed Brewery, Royal Park – Mick Kidd & Friends


Tuesday January 27

TOP PICK: Hotel MetroAcoustic Club Tuesday feat. Candy Q + Mr Wolf + Dino Jag + Ray Gun + open mic

Every Tuesday sees a selection of local performers playing acoustic or cut-down sets by the fireplace. Open mic at the end of the night.

Also on Tuesday:

Nothing here! Got a gig? Let us know!


Wednesday January 28

TOP PICK: Gaslight TavernSCALA Live Midweek Melt

SCALA Live is a fantastic opportunity for a performing songwriters to showcase their works and/or to promote their own products (CDs, merchandise) in front of a performer-friendly audience. In one form or another, SCALA Live has been going on almost continuously since 1987, a feat that SCALA is very proud of.

Also on Wednesday:

La BohemeThe New Cabal