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One second it's the Smiths, and the next minute it's Beyoncé at this fortnightly club night inside the historic Bella Union Bar. More like a country hall than nightclub, Finishing School is all about the tunes, with none of the pretense. These days, it has a reputation for one of the hottest dancefloors around, and if you're not there by 11pm, then prepare to line up. 

Trust us: it's worth it. Classic indie, modern indie, '60s rock, '60s soul and all kinds of pop is the order of the day. From the Cure to the Who, from Weezer to the Supremes, from Pulp to Vampire Weekend, the aim here is that you dance your arse off – and they guarantee not to turn into a banging electro party at 2am!

DJ Andrew McClelland on Finishing School

Mr McClelland's Finishing School details

Address
Trades Hall
54 Victoria St, Carlton 3053

Telephone 03 9650 5699

Price $10.00

Date Fri 29 May

Alternative dates Fri 12 Jun, Fri 26 Jun, Fri 10 Jul, Fri 24 Jul, Fri 07 Aug, Fri 21 Aug

Open 10pm

Mr McClelland's Finishing School website

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