Venue of the Year
sponsored by The Avalon, Miami
Shark Bar is at the forefront of supporting local aspiring artists to showcase their talents in front of live audiences on a weekly basis, consistently working with local artists as support acts for large national touring acts shows and holding events whereby local artist complete the full line up, therefore being able to grow and build a solid local following. With three decades of bringing touring and local acts to Gold Coast music lovers, Shark Bar is part of the city’s psyche. In the past year they’ve hosted Dinosaur Jnr, Grinspoon, DZ Deathrays, Skegss, Horrorshow, Tired Lion, Hockey Dad, Ball Park Music, British India, Bec Sandridge, Clowns, Northlane, Hellions, Grenadiers, Frenzal Rhomb, Thy Art Is Murder, Ecca Vandal, Dear Seattle, !2 Foot Ninja, The Hard Aches, Waax, The Creases, Urthboy, Gooch Palms, Dumb Punts,, The Meanies, In Ashes We Lie, Bleeding Knees Club, Pinheads, The Ruiins, Sleep Makes Waves, Goons Of Doom, Ivan Ooze, Butterfingers, The Murlocs, These New South Wales, Trapdoor, Radolescent,and Nancy Vandal as well as boutique music festivals Ozfest and Shakafest.