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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Bar Open

Cosy pub with exposed-brick walls, hosting art shows, comedy nights, live music and film screenings.

317 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
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Schoolhouse Studios

A not-for-profit arts organization, Schoolhouse Studios provides affordable workspaces for emerging artists and creative businesses in inner-city Melbourne

81 Rupert St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
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Forum Theatre

Historic theatre and live music venue in Melbourne, Australia.

Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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Howler

Music and cinema in an imaginative venue featuring a contemporary garden bar and a bespoke theatre.

7-11 Dawson St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia
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Northcote Social Club

Hip, laid-back joint with regular live bands & a spacious deck offering updated pub eats & beer.

301 High St, Northcote VIC 3070, Australia
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Palais Theatre

Number one venue, and largest seated theatre in Australia.

Lower Esplanade, St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia
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The Corner Hotel

Landmark locale for local and international music acts, with a rooftop bar and a pub grub menu.

57 Swan St, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
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The Gasometer Hotel

DJs and live acts in a 2-storey room with a retractable roof, plus a bar and stone-walled bistro.

484 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
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The Tote Hotel

Long-running, iconic locale with exposed-brick walls, for punk, metal, and psychedelic rock bands.

67-71 Johnston St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
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The Toff in Town

Unique bar and club with art deco train carriage booths, for live music, theatre and late-night DJs.

252 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia
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Tote Hotel

“I love the Tote Hotel in Collingwood. It has been a live music venue since the early 80’s (my dad played there in bands when he was young). They have live music in the back band room, upstairs and sometimes in the front bar. It’s gritty, the carpet is very sticky and it attracts a mixed crowd of Melbourne musicians and fellow misfits seven days a week.”  —  The Teskey Brothers

67-71 Johnston St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
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The Old Bar

“The Old bar just up the road is also known for its gritty garage music seven nights a week, a staple breeding ground for many Melbourne bands.”  —  The Teskey Brothers

74-76 Johnston St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
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Federation Square

Federation Square is a purpose built venue for arts, culture and public events on the edge of the CBD of Melbourne.

Swanston St and Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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Some Velvet Morning

“It has a great vibe and intimate band room where you can catch some amazing local artists. You can order Greek food from the restaurant across the road. The calamari souvlaki is amazing.” —  The Teskey Brothers

123 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill VIC 3068, Australia
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