Want to book a show upstairs at Ding Dong Lounge?
The upstairs bar at Ding Dong Lounge is available for bands and promoters to book out for live gigs before midnight.
By hiring our upstairs bar for a gig, you are acting as the promoter and are expected to book a full line up of 3 or 4 bands and promote the gig. We'll give you a hand with this if you need it!
Bands are expected to bring a minimum audience of 50 people.
- This includes full PA & live Sound Engineer.
- $200 is returned at the end of the night if the upstairs bar take reaches $500, there is no damage to the venue or any equipment and run times are adhered to.
- To use the separate smoking area costs an additional $75p/h
100 people (including band members)
This event must finish by 12am unless otherwise agreed upon with the Entertainment Manager. Venue must be open to the public, otherwise this must be booked as a private function which has different costs. Promoter must provide door person to take cover charge, door float and stamp. All band members must be 18 years old or over and must provide valid ID on entry. Alcohol is not to be brought in from outside the venue. No drinking alcohol outside or any other illegal activity. Load in times and set times must be negotiated or set by the Events Manager at least 7 days prior to the gig. No parking in the load in area. This can be used to unload and then the vehicles must be moved. Further conditions may be added to the run sheet by Events Manager prior to the gig. First band must start no more than 30 minutes after doors open. $350 venue hire cost must be paid no later than 7pm on night of event. $200 of venue hire fee will be returned at end of night if upstairs bar take reaches $500 before 12am, there is no damage to venue or equipment and run times are adhered to.
Step 2 > Request a date
Step 3 > Create a Runsheet
Want to book your band but don't want to book the whole gig?
Student Night is a FREE show every Wednesday night in the upstairs bar at Ding Dong Lounge, great for bands who don't want to book a full line-up, bands who haven't played in a while, new bands or bands who just want somewhere fun to play and hang out on a Wednesday night!
Keen to play? Fill in the form on the right.
Scroll up if you want to book a full gig!