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Events 2011 –  special events and collaborative (collide) events

  • Feb – 303 – Northcote – ‘Welcome Back – Roarhouse 2011’

  • May - Roarhouse @ The Edinburgh Castle- headlining – Mal Webb

  • May – Blender Project – Collaborative performance art theatre – all abilities – also supported by the City of Port Phillip – Cultural Development Funding Grant Scheme – 8 weeks workshops & event

  • June - Roarhouse @ 303 – Open Mic Event

  • Roarhouse Radio – Live streaming – 4.30 – 6pm 98.9 North West FM - Ongoing

  • Sept – 4th Darebin Music Feast – Secondhand Songs @ 303

  • Oct – Unity Project - Hip Hop Extravaganza with Elf Tranzporter & live Video /Audio training - recording & editing project

  • 1st Oct – Workshop with Elf Tranzporter & 2nd of October – Event showcasing 10 emerging artists, unified song & headlining Elf Tranzporter

  • October - Roarhouse & NMIT – Compilation CD – CD recording of 12 artists and CD launch @ Preston City Hall with Art Exhibition and solo musicians for Mental Health Week in October


Audio/Visual Project - No 1

  • The Unity Project – Live video and audio recording, editing and training project


Radio Roarhouse Training & Faciliation Project - No 2

  • Develop Radio Roarhouse – in studio training and development course


Blender Project - No 3

  • Collaborative project between 6 artists – 8weeks of workshop and event


Roarhouse and NMIT – Incubator Project No 4

  • Compilation CD – CD recording of 12 artists and CD launch


Professional Engagement – Training Providers

  • Air Particles Ensembles – Audio Recording & Production

  • Zoo Patrol Productions – Video/Film training provider


Roarhouse @ The Edinburgh Castle - Wednesday 4th May


Featuring vocal adventurer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist MAL WEBB!

Supported by 11 short and spunky sets by 11 super local artists including Frankie Andrew, Charlie Smyles, Sarah Eida, Gemma White, Tony Creedon, Simon Kerr, Initially No, Kat Winduss, Craig Lee Smith, Randall Stephens and My Imaginary Heart. 

The Edinburgh Castle - 681 Sydney Rd, Brunswick on Wednesday 4th May. Free entry! Doors 7pm

Supported by The City Of Moreland and North West FM.







SECONDHAND SONGS - A show for the Darebin Music Feast


Got a burning desire to sing someone else's song? Get down to 303 on Sunday 4th September, register, and share your favourite cover song with some like-hearted folk and maybe even win an ickle prize. Doors at 3pm, registrations til 3.30pm or full up. Features Samantha Deasy, Dean Lombard, Frankie Andrew, Sunset Blush, Anarchy In The Ukelele, Emma Kathryn, My Imaginary Heart, Peter Grantham, The Family Trio and heaps more.

Gold coin entry (optional) to help raise funds for our compilation CD. This event is part of the great DAREBIN MUSIC FEAST.




Roarhouse Melbourne presents...THE UNITY PROJECT for the MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL


Renowned hip hop artist, Elf Tranzporter will team up with not-for-profit community arts group Roarhouse Melbourne for The Unity Project - an exclusive workshop and performance for The Melbourne Fringe Festival.

A group of talented, emerging hip hop artists will take on the challenge of creating an original song in a day with Elf Tranzporter which will be performed the following day at The Noise Bar along with individual showcases by the artists and a set by Elf Tranzporter himself.

Takes place at The Noise Bar - 291 Albert St, Brunswick on Sunday 2nd October. Doors at 3pm - $5 Entry.

With special thanks to our sponsors and supporters The Mantana FoundationThe Noise Bar and Port Phillip Community Group.



2011 Roarhouse Melbourne Compilation CD

Roarhouse Melbourne celebrated Mental Health Week (October 9-15) with the launch of our Compilation CD and a mini-exhibition at a spectacular event: Arts A-Bloom! A spring showcase of creativity by artists of all abilities in our community – musicians, poets, visual artists and writers, celebrating the arts for good mental health.


Featuring the launch of the 2011 Roarhouse Melbourne Compilation CD and our very special INTERMISSION - an interval with a mission to bring you on a journey into a mini-exhibition of experiences of mental health issues through the words and pictures of artists and writers who have been there.

Special thanks to our sponsors The City Of Darebin, Adam Dempsey at Deluxe Mastering,Incubator StudioNorth West FMNMIT and the Preston City Hall.

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