31 Jul 2019
Ticket scalpers have long plagued music fans and promoters, but recent years have seen a proliferation of third-party resellers and scammers using Facebook and online advertising to lure concertgoers into buying second-hand or invalid tickets at inflated price
22 Jul 2019
ABC 891 host Peter Goers has kindly accepted an invitation to become the Patron of The Gov’s disability-friendly, live event Club Cool.
19 Oct 2018
Hello Gov Lovers,
Awards season is almost upon us and The Gov is honoured to be shortlisted in the National Live Music Awards SA Best Live Music Venue category and the Australian Liquor Industry Awards Best Music Venue category.
11 Dec 2017
For those curious about our trading hours over the silly season you can find all the info you need HERE!
31 Oct 2017
Appalachian Fiddlers: Ashley Turner
The music of the Appalachian mountains of America has captivated some of the music-lovers at The Gov. The Appalachian Fiddlers group calls themselves ‘Dogpatch’ and they meet in The Gov’s Front Bar each Tuesday night for a rollicking good time.
We caught up with Dogpatch member, Ashley Turner.
17 Oct 2017
The Backdoor Cajun Sessions
On the second Sunday afternoon of each month the front bar takes on a Cajun feel as The Backdoor Cajun Sessions play.
We caught up with band member Chris Hudson to find out a bit about the group.
6 Oct 2017
The Weekend Warriors are an integral part of the regular music at The Gov, generally hosting monthly showcase jams in the Front Bar on Saturday afternoons.
We caught up with club President, Rob Green, to find out about the group.
29 Sep 2017
You all know our venue hosts amazing, live music every week but did you know our Front Bar is home to a slew of local, talented musos from Tuesday – Saturday?
Well, now is the time to get acquainted.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be introducing you to the faces behind the Front Bar magic, so you can see what makes them tick, and why they think you’re missing out on a heck-of-a-lot of action if you’re not coming down on the reg!
Last week, we spoke to Tom Bettany, one quarter of a hairy quartet who hosts our Friday Free For All Open Mic Night.
19 Jun 2017
Presenting the newest of the new, emerging talent every week, the Friday Free For All is a fun and friendly Open Mic at The Gov’s iconic Front Bar.
We’ve got some of our favourite local musos hosting the event and welcome bands, solo acts and singers to get involved.
7 Apr 2017
Hello Gov Lovers,
There are some new announces this week that are sure to get you all excited! From metalcore madness to folk and sunshine pop, there’s something for everyone.