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Blue Grassy Knoll

Blue Grassy Knoll

2:00pm, Sat 29 January, 2022

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Event Details

DOORS 3PM // KITCHEN OPEN // SHOW STARTS 3PM

Blue Grassy Knoll have come out of remission to play an EXTREMELY rare band gig. Better known as masters of the silent filmscore accompaniment, they have toured every continent the world, garnering 5 Star reviews from Edinburgh Festival to Broadway, and performed in places as far away as Europe,  Brazil, South Africa, China and even New Zealand! 

But this gig will be a flashback to their early days as an indie folk/punk band in the mid-to-late 90's when they played inner city Melbourne pubs such as the Punters Club and Empress Hotel, writing original material and performing inventive covers. In this bygone era they quickly developed a cult following due to their high energy performances, sharp musicianship, and the charismatic and humourous abilities of front person Simon Barfoot. They were, in their heyday, the darlings of RRR & JJJ and even played as the house band on ABC's Saturday morning youth culture show Recovery.

These days BGK are older, and perhaps slightly more mature, but they are excited to revisit some of this early repertoire, if their arthritic fingers and dodgy backs will allow them. Simon is back from London, defying the pandemic and a thinning hairline.

They will be joined on the bill by long time friends and Melbourne musical compadres The Band Who Knew Too Much (whom they last shared a stage with in Amsterdam, circa 2000), in a feat of time-defying endurance that will take you back to the golden years of 90's.




TICKETING INFO 

The Brunswick Artists' Bar and Brunswick Ballroom will be operating under the Victorian State Government vaccination mandate. Therefore, as outlined in the Victorian Roadmap, only patrons, staff and artists who are double vaccinated against Covid-19 will be able to enter the venue.

Customers are required to check-in via the Service Victoria App with a valid Vaccination certificate as they enter the venue.

The venue will be taking a number of precautionary measures to ensure patron safety, including:
- Hand sanitiser dispensers
- Signage and social distancing markers throughout the venue
- Regular sanitising of the venue and full clean between sittings

Photo ID is essential, acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence, State Approved ‘Proof of Age’ card or Passport. 


VENUE INFO 

THE BALLROOM MENU
The kitchen will be serving The Ballroom Menu for this show.

You can view the delicious offerings available by clicking here.

ACCESSIBILITY
The Brunswick Ballroom is Accessible.
The Brunswick Ballroom has made significant improvements to accessibility by installing an 
Acorn Chairlift. (Model: New Acorn Indoor 180 Curved Stairlift.)

VENUE FAQS
To find out more about the venue, FAQs can be viewed by clicking here.