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From the ashes of one of Australia’s most iconic live music venues that played host to bands such as INXS, Australian Crawl, The Angels, Cold Chisel, The Sunnyboys, Skyhooks, The Knack & Bo Diddley comes the new Bombay Rock. Free live music every Fri & Sat

Bastard North EP Launch with friends

19 October @ 9:00 am - 20 October @ 6:00 pm

Are you ready? Are you ready?!?! ARE YOU BATTLE READY?!?!?! On October 19, Bastard Nörth are launching their new EP "Battle Ready", 6 tracks of bastard rock & roll. There will be music! There will be tees! There will be beer! There will be battles! Helping get the party started is Filth Dimension, Aluminum Monster [...]

Halloween Horror

19 October @ 8:00 pm - 20 October @ 6:00 am

Halloween is right around the corner so get your spookiest, most hair-raising, spine-chilling, unearthly costumes out of the closet, put your corpse paint, fangs, and blood on & come spread the terror at Bombay Rock (upstairs) on Saturday 19th October 2019!! Melbourne's 'AME NOIRE' will be spreading the terror and horror with their melancholic [...]

Polytechnic Recitals

24 October @ 6:00 pm - 1:00 am

Bombay Rock presents the Polytechnic Recitals! Come in for a night of awesome tunes and entertainment.  Don't miss out on this Thursday night frenzy! Free Entry. Tasty Foods. $5 Cans. Free Pool. Arcade Games. Mega Outdoor Smoking and Lounge Area. On the line-up we have: Kyle Leo Judd See you there!

Crooked Thieves ‘Adrenaline’ EP Launch w/ friends

25 October @ 7:00 pm - 26 October @ 5:00 am

Our Debut EP 'Adrenaline' was released into the world last month and now it's time to celebrate!! Joining us in the festivities will be legends Black Dog, Vicious Addiction and Dark Daze. It's the season for OUT WITH THE OLD & IN WITH THE NEW - come and be witness to a shedding of skin [...]

Bombay Rock’s Halloween Spooky Spectacular!

1 November @ 8:00 pm - 2 November @ 6:00 am

You know that we love a reason to decorate and get all dressed up! So what better to do this Halloween than throw a killer dress up party! Free entry! Prizes for best costumes! Sick bands to be announced! Gonna be the best party in town! Free Entry. Tasty Foods. $5 Cans. Free Pool. Arcade [...]

Twisted & Toothless! Fundraiser to get Lindsey AKF new Chompers!

16 November @ 3:00 pm - 17 November @ 6:00 am

Time to put your money where Lindsey‘s mouth is! So it has taken me two bloody years, but I have finally convinced Linds to let me put together a show so we can all chip in and help him pay for his dental work to get some sparkly new teefs! We all know and love [...]

3 Chords And The Tooth Fest

23 November @ 1:00 pm - 24 November @ 6:00 am

3 Chord Images have carefully curated a selection of great Australian bands to blow your ears back while you throw some beers back! If that wasn't enough the fest includes a music market featuring record stalls and local artisans!!! And last but not least, let's not forget that this is all happening in the historic [...]

Bombay Rock Presents: Stoner Liberation Volume IV

7 December @ 7:00 pm - 8 December @ 6:00 am

FREE ENTRY 💀DBC playlist from 7pm🥕 The 4th volume of Stoner Liberation. A 100% organic, original and Australian Stoner Rock experience. With... Stone Djoser (Bendigo) A Gazillion Angry Mexicans Death by Carrot (Gina) Smoke Witch (Geelong) Jack Harlon and the Dead Crows DJ Kellin in the Name 🎧 Xoxo 💀x🥕 Free Entry. Tasty Foods. $5 [...]

Get Shanked 2019

13 December @ 7:00 pm - 14 December @ 6:00 am

Get ready! GET SHANKED IS BACK! BANDS: I am Duckeye Traumaboys Ferocious Chode DickLaser Radsnake Free Entry. Tasty Foods. $5 Cans. Free Pool. Arcade Games. Mega Outdoor Smoking and Lounge Area.

Bombay Rock Functions

Party Time.

Being one of Melbourne’s largest entertainment venues we can cater for most function types.

  • You got a birthday coming up? We’ve got the cake.
  • Work function? Talk about music to fill in awkward chit chat with your boss.
  • Party with your crew? We’re open all god damn night.

Booths, rooms and reserved sections available.

Gig Guide

Some trivia before you visit.

  • 9/10 Australians listen to music each week. 4/10 exercise.
  • 73,000+ gigs annually in the state of Victoria.
  • Melbourne has more live music venues per capita than any other city in the world.
  • Brunswick has more registered musicians than anywhere in Australia.
  • Bombay Rock is the beating heart of live music on Sydney Road.

See where the music starts.

Band Bookings Bombay Rock

A melting pot of bands, genres, and ideas.

Here at Bombay Rock, we pay our respects to the greats who have played here; Cold Chisel, Skyhooks, INXS, you name it. But we also recognise how important it is to air new talent and breathe fresh life into the Australian music scene.

Slide us your details if you want to join us and be a part of our little slice of rock and roll history.

We consider all styles of music & musicians, but please be aware that places are limited.

Melbourne’s Home of Live Music