Archive for November, 2014

Venue Opening Last Sunday

At the end of frantic months setting up, we opened doors for the first time Sunday. Had a great turn-out including crew from old Yak Bar days (Stalk’s bar which was just around the corner). Stalk is now our chief barman for this run of Sunday shows til Christmas. Doors open at 1pm, music from 2. Guest artists, spoken word reading, bag-pipes, acoustic solo tunes & band, sausage sizzle & this Sunday the raffle’s back. Make your way to 208 Johnston St Collingwood & join us for a great arvo in true Yak community spirit.

First Show-23Nov14
Sunday opening show at 208. Thanks Jeanette for great pics on Facebook!

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This Sunday – Opening Show

It’s a temporary, restricted liquor license, but we’re excited to be opening for the first time nonetheless. This Sunday the first of 5 in a row til Christmas. Doors open 1, show between 2 & 5, close round 7. We’re working like crazy here, making the venue as good as it can be for the first one. ‘lil rough & ready but set for a great time. Here’s a shot taken yesterday. We’ve used pallets to build the stage & bar.

Venue Stage & Bar Under Construction 16Nov14

Post again when I lift my head from sawing & hammer bashing.
Seeya Sunday,
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Sunday Shows Til Christmas At New Venue

Starting 23rd November, we’re kicking off at the new venue. Doors open 1pm, live stuff 2pm til 5. Hanging out afterward for beers & shootin’ the summer breeze til 7:30. We’re racing to get the place ready for the first Sunday – hence the lack of posts for the past 2 weeks. Come down & join us. Entry’s Free. Spoke to Campbell last night – our 2nd confirmed guest artist – he’ll be busting out the bagpipes.


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