The Scratch

Events

Big Strong Brute & The Melotonins Live At The Back Of The Bar

Join us Tuesday June 3rd live at the back of the bar for a double header from Big Strong Brute & The Melotonins  No cover charge and the doors are 7.30pm. Big Strong Brute is the solo project of 26-year-old Australian musician Paul Donoughue. Since 2006, Paul has shared stages across Australia and Europe ...

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Tue 3rd June

Alementary Special: Hop Monsters with Kaiju Beer!

Join Nat Reeves of Kaiju Beer (previously named Monster Mash) from Melbourne as he takes you through a special Alementary class on hop monsters: Beers that are truly focused and defined by their use of hops. You'll try a number of different varieties of heavily hopped beers and discuss the ...

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Sat 7th June

Kaiju! Tap Takeover & Meet the Brewer

The Scratch is most excited to announce a weekend of Hop Monsters from the lupulin-loving lads at Melbourne's Kaiju! Beer.We will be joined by Nat Reeves, head brewer and co-founder of this up and coming outfit who has self described hop fetish - and 4 of his creations. Nat will ...

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Sat 7th June

Cherrywood: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Thursday 12th of June we will be graced Live At The Back Of The Bar by Melbournes very own Cherrywood. A talented train-wreck of country-punk-bluegrass with a mandolin guitar, snare drum, double bass and a bunch of rowdy vocals. Come along and kick your knees up at 7.30pm and free ...

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Thu 12th June

Alementary 113 : Beer & Cheese w/Matt Kirkegaard

Join Matt Kirkegaard of Good Beer Matt and Australian Brews News as he takes you through an Alementary class on beer and cheese matching. You'll be discussing what makes a good match and trying a selection of examples as you go. Alementary is an additional resource of The Scratch designed to ...

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Sat 14th June

We All Want To: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Join us live at the back of the bar for We All Want To . Kicks off around 7.30pm and is free as always! http://www.weallwantto.comWE ALL WANT TO are that most curious of things, a genuine indie super-group without ego or pretence – making sublimely intelligent music for the sheer joy of it, ...

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Sat 14th June

Georgia Potter: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Sharp-tongued chanteuse Georgia Potter has rapidly moved to the cutting edge of Alt- electronic pop in a short a burst of hyper-activity. On Tuesday 17th she will be joining us Live At The Back Of The Bar for a solo set, so come get you ears tickled from 7.30ish and ...

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Tue 17th June

Alementary 114: Sour Beers w/Nic Gauci

Nick Gauci of The Scratch will take you through sours: The new hops! We'll be talking and drinking some classics from Belguim and beyond (Even Oz). Lambics, guezes, wild ales - wet blankets, lemon tang and puckered faces will be the order of the day. Alementary is an additional resource of ...

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Sat 21st June

Mirages: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Tuesday the 24th of June we will be hosting the much anticipated premier live performance from Mirages, kicking off at 7.30pm and free for you.Mirages is the solo/collab project of Brisbane based multi-instrumentalist Joe Kneipp, this boy has a voice. And the songs to go with it.19 year-old Joe Kneipp has the ...

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Tue 24th June

Alementary 115: Smoked Beers w/Gavin Croft

Join Gavin Croft of Newstead Brewing Company for an Alementary class on one of his favourite things: The smoked beers of Bamberg, Germany. Gavin has a particular passion for the rauch beer family and will be taking the class through the history of the town along with the chemistry and ...

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Sat 28th June

Amela: Live At The Back Of The Bar

Emerging folk songstress Amela Duheric will be playing for us live at the back of the bar Saturday 28th of June kicking off around 7.30pm with no cover charge as always. Amela (also of Malo Zima) distills influences of Bjork, Devandra Banhart and Yann Tiersen into a unique and engaging style. ...

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Sat 28th June