The Tote Hotel

  1. Melbourne's Tote Venue Re-Opens

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Melbourne's Tote Hotel is alive and rocking once again. The iconic venue has new owners, a new alcohol license and its doors have swung open for business again. Earlier this year, the famous rock 'n' roll pub became the highest-prof ...

  2. Australian State Govt To Modify Licensing Rules

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST The state government of Victoria has pledged to soften the much-derided liquor licensing regulations that have put the pinch on Melbourne's live venues. After weeks of public protests and industry wrangling, the government has signed a " ...

  3. Australian Music Body Secures State Funding

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST For Melbourne's live music fans, the Tote Hotel remains dead. But its passing has not been in vain. The state government today committed $250,000 Australian ($223,000) in funding for the newly-created music lobby body Music Victoria. The gove ...

  4. Melbourne's Tote Closed After 27 Years

    January 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Last drinks have been served at Melbourne's Tote Hotel, a familiar gathering place for the city's gig-goers over the past 27 years. The venue, which has played host to gigs by the likes of White Stripes, Jet, Mudhoney and Silverchair, cl ...