17 locals recommend ·
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iconic, raucous laneway bar, hosting a line-up of local and international rock 'n' roll acts (CBD).
Cherry Bar doesn’t need to be convinced of its status as a legend. This is a venue that refers to itself as “pretty much the best rock’n’roll bar in the world”; a venue that an infatuated Noel Gallagher once offered to buy; that turned away Lady Gaga’s request for an after party because a local band…
Make no mistake: this bar has been instrumental in making Melbourne the nation’s live music capital. Not too much has changed about this rough-and-ready dive bar in its 17 years; you’ll find it down AC/DC Lane, its soft red glow illuminating the graffiti. Bands play pretty much every night here, and…