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The Rose

The Rose has all of the trappings of an authentic Melbourne pub: The beer is cold, the big games are always on and the food is cheap and hearty. The…

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The Esplanade Hotel

Built in 1878, The Esplanade Hotel (known affectionately as "The Epsy") is the oldest continuously running live music venue in Australia. The dingy but cavernous interior smells of beer, sweat,…

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The Tote

Since 1980 The Tote has been bastion for punk, metal and hardcore acts—both local and international—and remains one of the last great punk venues in the world. In a testament…

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The Mitre Tavern

Smack in the middle of the Central Business District, the Mitre Tavern is located inside Melbourne’s oldest building. While the bar tends to overflow with suits, it’s worth the trek,…

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Kajun’s Pub

Without a doubt the best karaoke bar in the city of New Orleans, Kajun’s is a 24-hour thrill-a-minute journey of hipsters belting out Cranberries songs and aspiring songbirds hitting the…