Cheap NYE gigs


New Years Eve in Melbourne can be expensive and a hassle. The streets are crowded, busy and noisy; but going to a bar and watching live music is a great way to escape it.

With the increased hype around New Years, it can be difficult to find a good place to hang out and have some cheap beers. So we’ve sourced some of the best, and cheapest, gigs for you to check out this Saturday night.

Bring in the New Year at one of these hassle-free gigs, that won’t cost you an arm and a leg to attend.

Cherry Bar
Who’s playing? Keggin (1am set) and DJ Mary M, DJ Fee Fee Starr, DJ Billie Jean.
Where? Cherry Bar, AC/DC Lane, Melb CBD.
When? Dec 31st from 5pm
How much? $10

Yah Yah’s
Who’s playing? Orb, Dumb Punts + more.
Where? Yah Yah’s, 99 Smith Street, Fitzroy.
When? Dec 31st
How much? $15 +bf

The Bendigo Hotel
Who’s playing? 
Clowns, The Nation Blue, Flour, Wurste Nurse.
Where? The Bendigo Hotel, 125 Johnston Street, Collingwood.
When? Dec 31st from 8pm
How much? $25 +bf

The Standard Hotel
Who’s playing? Austin Floyd (Reunion Show)
Where? The Standard Hotel, 293 Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy.
When? Dec 31st from 10pm
How much? FREE

The Rainbow Hotel
Who’s playing? High Society
Where? The Rainbow Hotel, 27 St David Street, Fitzroy.
When? Dec 31st from 9pm
How much? FREE

The Retreat Hotel
Who’s playing? Dave Holmes Gang + DJ Crispi.
Where? The Retreat Hotel, 280 Sydney Road, Brunswick.
When? Dec 31st from 5pm