WIN TICKETS To The Good Luck Bar’s 2nd Birthday!

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The Good Luck Bar is Turning TWO!

Date: Saturday, 9 September 2017

Venue: The Good Luck Bar, Johannesburg

Time: 5PM

Entrance: R100 Early Bird / R150 Online / R200 Door

Bookings: Computicket

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In 2015 The Good Luck Bar opened it’s doors and has become one of the most popular live music venues in downtown Johannesburg. Known for reinventing the South African music scene with its wide variety of music genres on offer, every weekend sees top local bands on stage and music lovers can expect to find everything from folk, blues or indie to rap, electro and rock.

Who says the Two’s are Terrible? Jägermeister have come along and helped The Good Luck Bar to put together a TERRIFIC line-up of Top SA acts to Tantalise and Titivate your senses. Yes, we said it.

18:00 Retro Dizzy
19:00 Academie (check out interview below)
20:00 SOL GEMS
21:00 The Brother Moves On
22:00 Mango Groove
23:00 AKING
00:00 Disco Izrael
01:00 Punk n Roll
02:00 Half ‘n Half



Head to COMPUTICKET NOW to get your early bird tickets for just R100 before they run out.

Earlybird: R100
Online: R150
Door: R200


We caught up with Academie to find out what they’ve been up to.


For those who are new to Academie – how would you describe your sound?

An eclectic mix of viola loops, dirty guitars, electronic textures, drenched in meloncholy and reverb, with an anthemic quality.

You’ve both been involved in the SA music scene for a number of years. What do you think the state of the industry is at the moment?

It’s tough for bands at the moment. Although I think it’s always been tough for the kind of bands that we’ve played in in this country, that requires more of a listening audience. At the same time I feel like the scene has never been more vibrant, with a truly diverse mix of bands and genres that could cater to anybody’s taste. 

We’re looking forward to your set at The Good Luck Bar’s 2nd birthday! GLB has done much for the industry in terms of venue, but why do you think there are such a shortage of great venues for bands to play?

Good Luck Bar has been the saving grace for a lot of bands. I think as much as bands struggle to make money, venues also struggle to stay afloat with a dwindling live audience.

Where else can fans catch you live over the next few months?

We’re playing Oppikoppi in October and we’re pulling out all the stops!

Academie picture by Bernard Brand

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