Tasty Raid 20th Anniversary

Sat 09 Aug,


Gay Bars,



South Yarra

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Yes, it’s been 20 years since Tasty nightclub was raided by some heavy-handed police and many of its patrons were held hostage and strip searched. It was Melbourne’s own Stonewall moment and triggered increased gay rights activism. And quite a few hefty compensation payouts. Anyway, Tasty's co-founder Gavin Campbell and Poof Doof are putting on a spectacular 20th anniversary party to celebrate, with an impressive list of queer DJs, both past and present, including UK DJ John Pleased Wimmin. It may just eclipse the Tasty Raid itself.  

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By Tim Hunter   |  

Tasty Raid 20th Anniversary details

Chasers Nightclub

386 Chapel St

South Yarra 3141

Nearby Stations: Prahran

Telephone 03 9827 7379

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