Venue Hire

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Update: 23 July 2020

The Stomach is once again accepting venue bookings for shows. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us: 06 359 0120 or

Venue Hire & Booking Shows

The Stomach hosts all-ages shows every month. If you are a new local band, we’d like you to have a 15 to 20 minute set of your own songs. If you are a new solo performer, we’d like you to have three of your own original songs. When you do, feel free to contact us to hook up a spot in a line up.

If you want book a gig our staff are happy to help. Touring groups are most welcome too; if you really want to play at a licensed venue we can point you in the right direction.

Please get in touch with us if you’d like to discuss using The Stomach for an event or if you’d like to book a show. A venue hire fee will be discussed.

For gigs the venue hire will typically be $350.00 (please note that this price is already subsidised by our public funding streams). This covers, the venue, PA, backline, lighting, an engineer, staff & volunteers, promotion, and support band booking. There will always be a local artist/band performing at our shows.

For more information on terms please refer to our hire and rehearsal policies.

More information about our venue:

PA: JBL loaded 4 box system (2x dual 18″ sub + 2x dual 15″ w/ 2″ mid-high); Crest amplification; Yamaha CL5 FOH console w/ RIO 3224 D2.
Monitors: EAW RSX12M x4

Capacity: max 120 (including performers and crew)
Typical door price: $10-15 (pre-sale prices often $15-20)
All shows include local musicians

Backline available:
Sonor Force 3007 5piece kit w/ hardware
Full bass rig (typically Mesa Boogie 1×15″+4×10″ or 6×10″ cab w/ Markbass Little Mark III head amp)
Fender Hotrod Deville IV 2×12″ or Deluxe III 1×12″ combos
Marshall JCM2000 DSL100 head w/ 1960 4×12″ cabinet
Some other items available on request. See our full equipment list.

Live Recording
We can record live performances via our Yamaha/Dante audio network. Digital recordings are multi-track (up to 64 channels) post analogue head amp, pre console processing. They are captured via Dante and are available for purchase as raw .wav files, or can be mixed via the studio at our standard rates. If you are interested in a live recording please let us know (we record on request).

Make a venue booking or let us know about your musical project by getting in touch with us