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The Eastern is a glorious unhinged dive bar and music venue.
Located at 81 Humffray Street North, Ballarat, Victoria.

Opening Hours:

  • Wednesday – 6:00pm – 12:00am
  • Thursday –    6:00pm – 12:00am
  • Friday –         6:00pm – 12:00am
  • Saturday –    6:00pm – 12:00am
Since its opening in early 2014, the venue has hosted local, national and international bands such as Spray Paint (USA), Screaming Females (USA), Guantanamo Baywatch (USA), White Fang (USA), Sonny & The Sunsets (USA), Acid Baby Jesus (Greece), Death By Stereo (USA), Kim Salmon, Dave Graney, Hugo Race, Holy Serpent, The Meanies, Harry Howard, The Cannanes, The Peep Temple, Bob Log III, Batpiss, Harlott, Ausmuteants, Shovels, Living Eyes, The Gooch Palms, The Devil Electric, Dreadnaught, Cable Ties, Power, Terry, Orb, Yard Apes, Drunk Mums, among countless others and a plethora of local talent.
Beyond our action-packed band room, The Eastern is a regular destination for friends catching up over drinks in our low-lit bar and sunny beer garden and with reviews like…
-“Great live music, cold beer & handsome bearded staff” *
-“Absolute ripper of a joint!!!”
-“One of the best, unpretentious, no bullshit, old style Aussie live music venues around today”
-“This place is better than LCM’s. This review must be at least 50 characters.”
How can you NOT visit!
*we also have non bearded staff.