Chapel Street Precinct is excited to announce the finalists in the Entertainment Venue Category for the Chapel Champion Awards 2022. Cast your votes below by 12 noon Monday 16 May (you can only vote once per category, per single email address, so make those votes count).
Winners will be announced week commencing 23 May 2022.
The MC Showroom is for artists, emerging and established, from all walks of life and backgrounds to help with their own unique storytelling journey. Built for versatility, their theatres are a popular choice for cabarets, musicals, concerts of all genres, stage plays, creative workshops and drama classes to name a few, with a ripper location to boot.
OneSixOne was started by Andy and Hank. People know OneSixOne from all over the world – it’s that iconic. People like Rod Stewart, Kylie Minogue, celebrity chefs, tennis players and all sorts have been there. They’ve managed to stay true to themselves and relevant across decades, by doing what they think is right, and putting a huge emphasis on the right music, and the right staff. Generations of families go there. Some of OneSixOne’s first customers’ children now come. People who frequented the club in their late-teens, still visit in their 40’s – it’s an iconic location where many people have made some of their best memories.
Jono’s Piano Bar breates glitz and glamour into the iconic Greville Street in Prahran. On any evening between Thursday and Sunday, you’ll find a spectacular line up of performances lighting up the bar, from drag queens and cabaret performers, to jazz singers and up and coming indie artists. A celebration of jazz and cabaret music, camp fun and great food and drink, Jono’s is the perfect spot to book into for an evening out. “It’s something different every night … We definitely welcome everyone who’s a lover of music.” – Jono Francisco’s.
Naughty Nancy’s is a vibrant bar dedicated to dining with a mix of international cuisines, cocktails and live music. The venue has two floors, with different moods to suit everyone. This inspiring Urban Cocktail Bar offers all that is cosmopolitan Melbourne. A go-to hot spot all year round. See live Music every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Revs is a local legend for a reason, and live music is part of the story. Live music and DJs pump out tunes almost all week long. Revolver is a melting pot of musical styles, with original live music from up and coming rock bands, great tunes in the back bar and bangin’ beats ‘in the cage and on the stage’.
The Wolf Windsor is one of Chapel Street’s favourite pub/nightclub/restaurant/event spaces. They’re open every day until late, with something for everyone. Serving restaurant quality food made from local ingredients alongside classic pub favourites and their famous Sunday roasts, The Wolf will quickly become your new local. Pop in for one of the coldest beers on Chaps.
A theatre and music powerhouse in the heart of the precinct. Chapel Off Chapel has been producing and presenting innovative and incredible independent and professional theatre, live music, jazz, comedy, cabaret, dance and art for years. There’s something different to watch every week of the year. Musicians love playing here for the setting in the glorious, intimate chapel – the natural, beautiful acoustics and the right there with you audience set-up. Put it this way, Coldplay and Foo Fighters have played here. If you haven’t taken in a live show at Chapel Off Chapel, you might not be fully aware of what’s on your doorstep.
Since 2014, POOF DOOF Melbourne has served the city’s biggest queer Saturday night right in the heart of the ‘gayborhood’ on Chapel Street in South Yarra. Operating out of Chasers Nightclub from 9pm until dawn, POOF DOOF Melbourne is an epic nightclub space that will find you weaving through sound scapes and queer experiences you’ll never forget, bumping into the most weird and wonderful characters you’ll ever meet.
Village Cinemas Jam Factory boasts state-of-the-art facilities in a relaxed, cosmopolitan environment in the heart of South Yarra. Featuring six 3D screens, two Vpremium cinemas, one Vmax cinema and Gold Class cinemas, all with digital sound capabilities. Start with a drink and a few nibbles at Roc’s Bar before catching your next fave film.