EXCLUSIVE: Introducing Brisbane’s New HEAVY Live Music Venue/Bar – Bad Luck!

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Following the recent news of O’skulligans, a small-sized dive bar having their live music licence revoked due to noise complaints (seriously who the f**k moves into the Valley and complains about noise – f**kn boomers!!!), news has emerged of a brand new venue, which will certainly fill the void and take a stand against those pesky old pricks who continue to think the world owes them something!

Bad Luck has been birthed and it’s run by the same legendary team behind King Lear’s Throne, who have been breathing life into the local dive-bar scene for a few years now – and also provided the backdrop location for our Wall of Sound TV series.

The new venue and bar will be located right next door to King Lear‘s Throne (at 693 Ann St, Fortitude Valley) and is set to become Brisbane Nightlife’s Newest Home of Heavy Music – think metal/punk/hardcore-esque acts and vibe, with a welcoming, inclusive space fit for 300 punters, filling the void left behind by Crowbar, which closed back in 2020.

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When talking about the kinds of bands they’re looking to host, venue booker Denis Hogan (ex-Crowbar booker) says they’re opening their doors (and stage) to “locals, nationals and international guests” with some overseas friends already lined up to play when doors open from April 1, 2023.

Denis also exclusively told Wall of Sound how they plan to operate the venue, revealing:

“Bad Luck will be showcasing bands and will be open as a live music venue and bar, with late-night events, DJ sets and after-parties. We will also be a 100% completely safe and inclusive space for everyone”

You love to see it. As for noise complainers, don’t worry, Denis already has a handy solution for anyone considering becoming ‘that’ guy:

“We’ll be handing out earplugs for the surrounding residents in the area!”

You better believe Wall of Sound will be setting up shop when the venue officially opens. Follow us on socials to stay up to date on the official launch party following the opening on April 1st.

Written by Paul ‘Browny’ Brown @brownypaul

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Bookings are taking place now – email Denis via denisbadluckbookings@gmail.com

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