Jesse I

Jesse i

Transit Bar
Sundays
3pm -7pm

Jesse I has been a fixture of the Melbourne airwaves since 1997, when he got his start with student radio station SRA FM (now SYN FM) before moving to the bigger public broadcaster PBS FM in 1999. Jesse’s reggae program Babylon Burning was recognised nationally with a CBAA Award for Excellence in Music Programming in 2015.


Jules Boult & The Redeemers

Jules Boult & the redeemers

Transit Bar
Saturday 23rd January
9.30pm -12.30am

$10 per person cover charge on door

"As a performer and songwriter today, I am always reaching back in order to look forward. Reaching back to what? Well, the blues I guess? Those songs from turbulent times that still resonate with people today. Whether jazz, blues, country or folk - I care little for the distinction - as it has always been a case of nuance for me. Evermore I continue to draw upon the seminal experience of hearing real live jazz and blues played in our childhood home, which has fuelled my hunger to explore, create and develop..."


Ezra Lee Show

The Ezra Lee show

Public Bar
Sunday 24th January
4pm -7pm


Book Table

This is one for rockabilly lovers! The Ezra Lee Show has popped up at some incredible events both abroad and locally, including Bluesfest, Chromefest, Blues on Broadbeach, and left exhausted dancers and big smiles in its wake. His career highlights have included opening for Jerry Lee Lewis in Las Vegas, playing the Sydney Opera House alongside Aussie luminaries James Blundell, Nick Barker, Dave Larkin and Doug Parkinson, and toured with rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson for the release of her hit comeback album The Party Ain't Over. 


The Shuffle Club

The Shuffle Club

Transit Bar
Saturday 30th January
9.30pm -12.30am

$10 per person cover charge on door

The Shuffle Club are a house favourite and they're a sure fire way to Jazz up your night out. A hot blend of jazz, swing, blues and boogie. But that hardly does justice to The Shuffle Club's raw energy and enthusiasm – the kind that will bring you to your feet and on to the dance floor before you even quite know what is happening!


Steve Purcell's Pearly Shells

steve purcell's pearly shells

Public Bar
Sunday 31st January
4pm - 7pm


book table

Formed around the turn of the century by double bassist Steve Purcell as a Count Basie style dance band, The Pearly Shells have evolved over more than 15 years to become a unique Melbourne musical institution with an enormous repertoire of original charts and ties through out Melbourne's musical universe.

The Pearly Shells mix their own arrangements of 40's and 50's big band music with Jump Blues, Swing Jazz, RnB, Boogie Woogie and Latin styles and play it all with the drive and enthusiasm the music demands and deserves.

This is a Free live music event. Table bookings are encouraged. 


Anna Scionti Trio

Anna Scionti trio

Public Bar
Sunday 7th February 
4pm - 7pm


Book Table

Anna Scionti (pronounced Shon-tee) is a Melbourne-based blues artist mixing it up on cigar box guitar, resonator, lap steel and six-string guitar. Her driving sound and style of urban blues and eclectic steel slide will take you deep in to her world of emotionally charged, electrified blues.

Free live gig. Table bookings encouraged. 


Super Bowl 2021

2021 super bowl

Public Bar
Monday 8th February
8.30am 


book table


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Super Bowl 2021 is set to be another unmissable event this year with all eyes on the USA. We're broadcasting the game live on our HUGE screens and opening the Public Bar early. Expect great food, greet beer and a great game. 

Super Bowl 55 will take place in Tampa, Florida, at the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, one year after Miami Gardens played host to Super Bowl 54, which was won by Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. Kansas City is streaking toward a return to the big game, and with Tom Brady now a Buccaneer himself, there's the potential for a home game of sorts in 2021's Super Bowl.


Dave O'Neil Live on the Rooftop

Dave O'Neil Live

Transit Bar
Wednesday 10th February 
7.30pm - 9.15pm
$25pp


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Dave O'Neil has been in the business of comedy for over 20 years and is one of Australia's most recognisable stand-up comics, having performed at 16 Melbourne International Comedy Festivals and at dozens of comedy clubs nationally. 
 
Dave's style of comedy is witty and engaging, coming across as a laidback friend who'll leave you roaring with laughter. 

Surprise special guests will take to the stage on the night too, making for a great night of comedy. 

Doors open at 6pm. Food and drink available to purchase. We're serving up a menu of Taxi Kitchen favourites so you can make a night of it!
 
 


Ezra Lee Show

The Ezra Lee show

Public Bar
Sunday 14th February
4pm -7pm


Book Table

This is one for rockabilly lovers! The Ezra Lee Show has popped up at some incredible events both abroad and locally, including Bluesfest, Chromefest, Blues on Broadbeach, and left exhausted dancers and big smiles in its wake. His career highlights have included opening for Jerry Lee Lewis in Las Vegas, playing the Sydney Opera House alongside Aussie luminaries James Blundell, Nick Barker, Dave Larkin and Doug Parkinson, and toured with rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson for the release of her hit comeback album The Party Ain't Over. 

This is  a free live gig.  Table bookings are encouraged. 


Crab, Cray & Cocktails

Crab, Cray & Cocktails

Taxi Kitchen
Saturday 20th February 
1pm - 4pm

 


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Our ever popular Taxi Tipsy Lunch series returns for 2021 with an absolute cracker! Making the most of the seasonal haul, Tony Twitchett has put together a stunning four course seafood menu featuring spanner crab, lobster and barramundi, and the four matched cocktails and live music will keep the ship rocking all afternoon!

Four courses and four cocktails -  $125pp.