After five years, Geelong’s GuitarBar Sunday Sessions comes to an end

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After five years, Geelong’s GuitarBar Sunday Sessions comes to an end

The brainchild of local musician Brad Luke, this Sunday session became a staple for both music enthusiasts and musicians alike.

If you’ve ever been to The Barking Dog on a Sunday afternoon, you’d know that GuitarBar was the place to be! Hosted by the talented local musician Brad Luke (aka Lukey Luke), this legendary weekly event has been rocking Geelong for the past five years, providing a stage for local musicians to shine.

From 2pm every Sunday, The Barking Dog came alive with the sweet sounds of Geelong’s finest acoustic performers, all thanks to GuitarBar. This Sunday session was all about locals supporting locals, and the atmosphere was always buzzing with excitement.

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But folks, as they say, all good things must come to an end. And sadly, after 229 incredible shows and over 1400 mind-blowing performances, GuitarBar will be taking its final bow this Sunday, marking the end of an era. The end of GuitarBar comes as the venue changes ownership.

Before they bid adieu, they’re going out with a bang! So, don’t miss your last chance to experience the magic of GuitarBar Show this Sunday, 6 August. It’s going to be one heck of a hurrah!

Brad Luke, the mastermind behind GuitarBar, has poured his heart and soul into this initiative, providing a much-needed platform for local talents to showcase their skills and entertain the crowds. The atmosphere at GuitarBar Show was always electric, with a strong sense of community and support among locals. Brad’s passion for performance art, live music, and entertainment was evident in the care he put into curating each show. It was all about locals supporting locals, and the event quickly became a hotspot for music lovers in the area.

We can’t thank him enough for the fantastic journey he’s taken us on over these five wonderful years.

And of course, the GuitarBar Show would be nothing without the incredible musicians – both emerging and seasoned – who graced its stage, featuring a diverse range of musical genres and styles. To all the artists who poured their hearts out in every performance, thank you for sharing your music and talent with us. You’ve made these Sundays unforgettable.

The Geelong community has cherished these shows, and it’s clear that the GuitarBar Show has had a profound impact on both the musicians and the patrons. It’s been a celebration of music, creativity, and the power of local talent.

As we bid farewell to the GuitarBar Show, we raise a glass to Brad Luke and all the amazing musicians who made this journey unforgettable.

So, make sure to be there this Sunday at 126 Pakington St, Geelong West for the final GuitarBar Show. It’s going to be an emotional and epic finale that you won’t want to miss!