Last Chance Bar

Week 52

Week 52

Week 52
Day 358–366
16–24 February 2017

Trendy Melbourne lanes, jazz, brutal Bach reinterpretations, epic sold out shows, Austrian prog, indie vibes, solo artists, unexpected gigs, bands from Beijing, cruisy Sundays and a lot of metal. Week 52 marks the successful completion of my 366 Day Project and includes Daniel Tucceri at Northcote Social Club, The Big And Easy Jazz Band busking in Degraves Lane, Mother's Cake at The Evelyn and Christ Crusher, Vicious Circle, Blunt Shovel and the Douche Crew at The Tote. This week also features Jade Imagine in The Tote front bar, Ross Elliott at Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar, Nuclear Assault at Max Watt's, Birdstriking at The Tote and the Baudelairs, Jules McKenzie and White+ sets at The Old Bar. As for day 364 … what a trip!

Week 50

Week 50

Week 50
Day 344–350
2–8 February 2017
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Getting close to the end of my 366 Day Project now folks! Week 50 delivered across the board with Christian Meaas Svendsen from Norway playing an inprov sesh at Uptown Jazz Cafe, The Hard-Ons for Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar first birthday bash (happy birthday Shane and Leanne) Wet Lips and Shripwitch for Wet Fest III at The Tote, Southern Stars at Cherry Bar, Ogopogo for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social Club, RVIVR at The Old Bar and Cash Savage And The Last Drinks playing a brilliant set for PBS Drive Live 2017.

Week 47

Week 47

Week 47
Day 323–329
12–18 January 2017
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Good mates, new faves and chilled out Sundays, Week 47 of my 366 Day Project delivered a great mix of vibes and music. Highlights for the week were Enzyme and Uptown Ace sets at Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar and Teeth And Tongue for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social Club. Also featured in Week 47 are We Lost The Sea at Northcote Social Club, Religious Observance at The Bendigo, Kimba for a relaxing Sunday arvo of jazz at The Fitzroy Pinnacle and The Berkley Hunts at The Old Bar.

Week 45

Week 45

Week 45
Day 309–315
29 December 2016–4 January 2017
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

December was a trip and gigs were few and far between. That being said, there was still something on each night of the week. I spent NYE with friends to catching local legends Me-Graines and the mighty Hits. Week 45 of my 365 Day Project also features White Lightening and Frankenbok gigs at Cherry Bar, Puffer in The Tote bandroom, Public High at The Old Bar, Rogue Wavs at Howler and Don Bosco in The Tote front bar. I hope you all had a great festive season and new year's eve, spending with people you like doing things you wanted to do. Happy New Year friends!

Week 43

Week 43

Week 43
Day 295–301
15–21 December 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

This week was a big one with 20 December marking Day 300 of my 365 Day Project! Despite the world being in the throws of pre-Christmas madness, the live music scene, albeit somewhat subdued, held its ground. Week 43 features Keggin and Spacejunk sets at Last Chance Bar, humour and Sex Falcons with DJ Purple Duck at Yah Yah's, the brilliance of Howl At The Moon at The Old Bar, Cool Sounds for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social Club, improv gold with the Make It Up Club at Bar Open, and Reuben Stone performing amidst the madness of Christmas shopping and general mayhem of the Bourke St Mall.

Week 42

Week 42

Week 42
Day 288–294
8–14 December 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Birthdays, record stores, legends and old mates … Week 42 of my 365 Day Project dished up a slew of amazing bands and even more good times with Dorsal Fins playing an in-store at Oh Jean Records in Fitzroy and The Mis-Made at The Evelyn Hotel, Fred and Toody (Dead Moon) at The Tote, Grudge at Last Chance Bar in North Melbourne, Miss Helcat and Reel Tapes sets at The Old Bar and The Teskey Brothers for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social Club.

Week 41

Week 41

Week 41
Day 281–287
1–7 December 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 41 delivers a diverse selection of live music including The Dacios at The Tote, Bad/Dreems at Howler, The Bob Gordons at Last Chance Bar, Sweet Whirl for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social Club, Japandroids in The Tote bandroom and Devil Electric at Cherry Bar.

Week 40

Week 40

Week 40
Day 274–280
24–30 November 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Gareth Liddard's first gig in The Tote front bar, big bands, little bands, dive bars, gratitude, and Guinness World Records … welcome to Week 40. This weeks slew of live music goodness features Mr Stitcher in Cobra Bar, Pageant Families at The Old Bar, Pregnancy for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social Club, Gareth Liddiard in The Tote front bar, Foxtrot at Last Chance Bar, Rumours (Beyond Blue benefit show) at Thornbury Theatre and Band of Skulls at The Croxton Bandroom.

Week 36

Week 36

Week 36
Day 246–252
27 October 2016 – 2 November 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 36 of my 365 Day Project was an amazing seven days of live music and texture and features Jeff Vader at Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar, Stiff Richards for TV Eye at Dane Certificate's Magic Shop, TV Haze live to air at Triple R, Rocket Science at Reservoir Stomp, Mod Vigil at The Retreat, highlights from Maggot Fest VII at The Tote with Blank Statements, Robber, Police Force, Miss Destiny and Tyrannamen with the week kicking off at The Croxton Bandroom for the mighty C.W. Stoneking.

Week 34

Week 34

Week 34
Day 232–238
13–19 October 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

In-stores, live to airs, street parties, art exhibition openings, dive bars and making friends … Week 34 of The Project includes Popolice and Michael Beach at Northcote Social Club, Uncle Geezer at Last Chance Bar, Kollapse at the Ministry of Art, The Peep Tempel in-store at Polyester Records, Miss Miss at The Tote, Lunatics at North Melbourne's Spring Fling and  and Harry Howard and Edwina Preston from the NDE playing live to air at Triple R on The Australian Mood with Neil Rogers.

Week 32

Week 32

Week 32
Day 218–224
29 September 2016–5 October 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 32 of my 365 day live music photography was a feast of live music goodness. This week features The Saints at The Gaso, Chastity Belt and Guantanamo Baywatch joining forces to play an improv set for Make It Up Club at Bar Open, Baseball for Monday Night Mass, Acid King at Cherry Bar, Summonus and Holy Serpent at Northcote Social Club, Pin at Last Chance Bar and the Dacios at The Tote. Enjoy.

Week 31

Week 31

Week 31
Day 211–217
22–28 September 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 31 of The Project was pretty uneventful compared to the past couple of weeks. There was a lot of great music and gigs, I did not get stranded anywhere and there were no "insect in my jeans" episodes which was a relief! This week just ticked along nicely.

Week 26

Week 26

Week 26
Day 176–182
18–24 August 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 26 of my 365 day live music photography project features highlights from days 1 and 2 of Fuzz Fest at Cherry Bar with Two Headed Dog, Sheriff, Don Fernando, My Left Boot, Redro Redriguez & His Inner Demons and Dr Colossus. Week 26 also features Chris Wilson for his Friday night residency at Cherry, Em Gayfer at The Tote, Ian Wadley and Chris for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social Club, Jess Parker at Last Chance Bar and the Summervilles launch at The Old Bar.

Week 24

Week 24

Week 24
Day 162–168
4–10 August 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 24 The Project features Abbie Cardwell at Queen Victoria Night Market, jazz and dance with Swing Live at the Exford, Atom at The Tote, Black Tusk at Ding Dong Lounge, Screaming Females at The Old Bar, and with Camp Cope at The Curtain and Archaic Revival at Last Chance Bar.

Week 23

Week 23

Week 23
Day 155–161
28 July 2016–3 August 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 23 of The Project includes Hownowmer at The Old Bar, Tassies Mount Trout for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social, jazz and jams with SHOL at Bar 303, Prehistoric Douche at Last Chance Bar, Dead City Ruins at The Penny Black and more.

Week 18

Week 18

Week 18
Day 120–126
23–29 June 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 18 of my 365 day live music photography project includes Grinding Eyes and Swervedriver at The Corner, DEAD with BJ Morriszonkle at Polyester Records (shot with a Canon AE1 and Ilford Delta 3200 film), Polo for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social, the mighty Headless at Musicland, Blind Man Death Stare at Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar and Horsehunter and Hobo Magic live to air on Po-jama People at PBS.

Week 16

Week 16

Week 16
Day 106–112
9–15 June 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

The 100 Day mark has been cracked! Thank you to EVERYONE for the support! You are all amazing! Week 16 includes Suss Cunts and Russia gigs at The Tote, Rap Quelle and Summer Blanket gigs at The Old Bar, Spacejunk at Last Chance Bar, RJB at The Evelyn Hotel and Sunbeam Sound Machine for the Remote Control birthday bash at Shadow Electric.

Week 13

Week 13

Week 13
Day 85–91
19 –25 May 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

This week was a big one with El Riot Fest seeing all three stages at The Tote serving up a slew of great underground and emerging bands from the heavy scene including Coffin Wolf, Wolf Pack, Sistema En Decadencia, Stay Sharp, Los Amigos, The FckUps and Geld. Also featured in Week 13 are Socially Handicapped at Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar, Merchant at Grumpy's, Kim Salmon and Annan Blix at The Old Bar, The Tim Richmond Group for Monday Night Mass at Northcote Social Club, wrapping up the week with a second dose of Merchant, this time at Cherry Bar.

Week 9

Week 9

Week 9
Day 57–63
21–27 April 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Welcome to Week 9 of my 366 Day Project. This week features a slew of amazing bands with Rival Sons at Cherry Bar, Angry Seas at Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar, The Balls at Whole Lotta Love, Emily Ulman at The Old Bar, King Wolf at The Labour in Vain, Heads of Charm smashing it in The Tote front bar and The Birdcage live to air on PBS.

Week 4

Week 4

Week 4
Day 22–28
17–23 March 2016
Zo Damage 365 Day Project

Week 4 of the Zo Damage 365 Day Project features an epic run of gigs for Brunswick Music Festival at Estonia House with Tanzer, The RaAh Project, Mia Dyson and The Woohoo Revue. Week 4 also features Flour and Quarters sets at The Old Bar, War Hawk and Spacejunk at Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar, The Pöpli Kids at The Brunswick Hotel, the Yarra Banks Band at Bar 303 and Simona Castricum at The Tote.