Manning Bar

Photo Gallery: City Calm Down + Exhibitionist – Manning Bar, Sydney (11.10.19)

October 12, 2019

City Calm Down are touring their latest album Television, in what appears to be their final tour, so it was with much sadness but keen anticipation that we hit the Manning Bar last night to see them one last time. After 12 years together and 3 albums, the 4-piece is bringing the band to an end. […]

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Live Review: Polish Club + Dulcie + Approachable Members of Your Local Community – Manning Bar, Sydney (15.06.19)

June 17, 2019

There’d almost be nothing as satisfying for a band than releasing one of the year’s best releases to only follow it up with a sold out home town show just weeks later. For Sydney two piece Polish Club, this is exactly what they’ve managed to do in the past month. Playing to a loyal and […]

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Live Review: Battles – Manning Bar, Sydney (10.02.16)

February 12, 2016

Perched dangerously close to the edge of the stage, Battles‘ signature skyscraping cymbal lingered precariously over the crowd as the New York band’s fans eagerly awaited their long anticipated return to Sydney. Guitarist and bassist Dave Konopka emerged first, busy looping his effects on the ground, a guitar draped over his shoulder. There was a slow build as guitarist/keyboardist Ian Williams came on and then, finally, […]

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Live Review: Mew + Solkyri + Halcyon Drive – Manning Bar, Sydney (02.12.15)

December 4, 2015

It was the moment Australian fans of Mew had been waiting 20 years for. The Denmark four piece – who recently became a three piece with the departure of founding guitarist Bo Madsen in June, but tour as a five piece – finally arrived for their first ever tour in Australia. And spoiler alert: they […]

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Photo Gallery: Good Riddance + Versus The World + Nerdlinger + The Great Awake – Manning Bar, Sydney (08.08.15)

August 11, 2015

Sydney’s Manning Bar got a sick dose of punk on Saturday night, when the much loved US crew Good Riddance came through! It’s been a while since crowds have seen them in full flight and this show was one for the books, supported by Versus the World, Nerdlinger and The Great Awake. Photos by Gwendolyn […]

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Photo Gallery: Radio Birdman + Hard-Ons + Hits – Manning Bar, Sydney (01.11.14)

November 3, 2014

Legendary Sydney band Radio Birdman played a Sold Out hometown show at the Manning Bar over the weekend, supported by Hard-Ons and Hits. Pete Dovgan brings you the photos.

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Photo Gallery: Bodyjar + Samiam + Blueline Medic + Clowns – Manning Bar, Sydney (08.08.14)

August 10, 2014

Bodyjar hit up the Manning Bar on Friday night in Sydney. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings you these photos of the band and supports in action:

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Photo Gallery: Enslaved + Rise Of Avernus + Germ – Manning Bar (02.11.13)

November 4, 2013

Enslaved played the Manning Bar on Saturday night with support from Rise Of Avernus and Germ. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the pit.

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Photo Gallery: Guttermouth + Beaver + Topnovil + Nerdlinger – Manning Bar (23.08.13)

August 25, 2013

Guttermouth played the Manning Bar on Friday night for their Farewell Australian tour with support from Beaver, Topnovil and Nerdlinger. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the pit.

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Photo Gallery: Frenzal Rhomb + Bloods + Batfoot! – Manning Bar (12.07.13)

July 13, 2013

Frenzal Rhomb played the Manning Bar on Friday night with support from Bloods and Batfoot!. Gwendolyn Lee was there and brings us these photos from the pit.

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Live Review: Stamping Grounds Festival – Manning Bar (30.09.12)

October 2, 2012

If you accidentally ended up at one of the many mainstream events that were on this past weekend, and are looking to reclaim some indie cred, read on. Sydney’s first Stamping Grounds Festival was held on Sunday at Manning Bar, featuring 20 of the freshest bands we’ve got, with something for everybody. Really, I stayed […]

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