Adelaide Festival's free late night club
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Under the stars on the Hajek Plaza’s sculptured plains a community of collectors, merchants, eccentrics and provocateurs gather to set the scene for an unrepeatable late night club.
Curious wares are sold, improbable tales told and feet stomp into the night as Barrio celebrates Adelaide’s sub-cultures with a wild, ever-changing mix of market place, bar, stage and dance floor.
Join the fun at one of six crazy, kitschy, lovingly handmade bars as colourful characters serve a rainbow of individually crafted cocktails dreamed up by Adelaide’s best bartenders. Leave the fast paced, pre-mixed and artificial behind and embrace Barrio’s extensive menu of specially created elixirs.
BARRIO FREE LATE NIGHT PARTY PROGRAM
Friday, March 2 from 9:30pm
OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Caliente! Caliente! Caliente! Gratis! Gratis! Gratis! Barrio opens with a bang with “the sun of Latin music”.
Featuring: Eddie Palmieri's Latin Jazz Sextet (Puerto Rico), Sway Machinery (US) and DJ Huggy. Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring your beautiful face.
Saturday, March 3 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT NERD PARTY
Whatever happened to Scratch & Sniff stickers? Think Comics, Barbie Dolls and the weirdest of science.
Featuring: Donny Benet (AUS), Ladi6 (NZ) and DJ Japeye (AUS). Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring an unloved toy.
Sunday, March 4 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT OLD SPICE PARTY
Place your keys in the bowl upon entry and remember, what happens in Barrio stays in Barrio. For express entry into this ‘70s swingers’ heaven, wear your safari suit, pink shorts or muumuu.
Featuring: MEN (US), JD Samson DJ set (US), Stella Angelico & The Wilhelm Scream (AUS) and DJ Troy J Been. Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring something from the 70's.
Thursday, March 8 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT BEARD PARTY
For beard owners, beard devotees and beard wannabes.
Featuring: The Beards (AUS), Matt Herskowitz Trio (US), DJ Soulshine (AUS) and DJ Curtis (AUS). Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring a lock of your hair or if you don't have any to spare, we'll give you a beard instead.
Friday, March 9 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT COVERS & COPIES PARTY
We can’t believe it’s not butter! Put your faith in fakes, celebrate pale imitations and all that has fallen off the back of a lorry! Think Milli Vanilli wearing Lewis Vuitton singing Elvis.
Featuring: Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes (AUS), Track Team DJs (AUS), The Raah Project (AUS) and DJ Jono (AUS). Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring a cassette tape or record a cover song on one of ours.
Saturday, March 10 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT PLANES, TRAINS & AUTMOMOBILES PARTY
Model planes? Check. Model trains? Check. A scalextric set you’d swap your entire Matchbox collection for? Check. John Hughes film title reference? Check.
Featuring: Abbie Cardwell & the Chicano Rockers (AUS), Mexicali Mammas (AUS), Max Savage & the False Idols (AUS) and DJ Brad (AUS) . Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring a toy car or win one of ours.
Sunday, March 11 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT BEST IN SHOW PARTY
Blue ribbons all round! Jam, giant vegetables and miniature poodles: Barrio brings you the best of the best.
Featuring: La Voce Della Luna (AUS), Mo' Horizons (GER), Ursula Yovich (AUS) and DJ Henri (AUS). Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring your unwanted trophies or win one.
Thursday, March 15 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT SOMETHING BLUE PARTY
Tonight we have got it all; something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.
Featuring: Shaolin Afronauts (AUS), DJ Chris Gill (AUS) and DJ Rory (AUS). Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring something blue or sing the blues.
Friday, March 16 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT DIY PARTY
Seriously. Do. It. Yourself. We want the night off.
Featuring: St Vincent (US), Mikelangelo & The Tin Star (AUS), DJ Tr!p (AUS) and DJ Bos (AUS). Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring something you have made yourself or get crafty with our supplies and make your offering at Barrio.
Saturday, March 17 from 9:30pm
LATE NIGHT END OF THE WORLD PARTY
It’s the end of the world. It’s the end of Barrio. Make every last second count.
Featuring: Graveyard Train (AUS), The Killgirls (AUS), Sosueme DJs (AUS) and DJ Yo Daddy Mack (AUS). Full night's program
SHRINE OFFERING: Bring a can of food.
GEOFF COBHAM INTRODUCES BARRIO
AUSLAN INTRODUCTION TO BARRIO
THURSDAY TO SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL 9.30PM TO LATE
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