Dr. Martens pop-up shop and gig series

Live music and Dr. Martens, together at last

This event has finished

Whether yours are cherry-red, olive-green, patent-leather pink or classic black, Dr. Martens boots are an undisputed symbol of self-expression – and sometimes, rebellion. For over five decades, youth subcultures have rocked their Docs in all their incarnations: think ska-loving skinheads, punks, rockabillies and new-ravers. And now, as part of the brand's #standforsomething campaign, Dr. Martens is setting up a week-long pop-up shop in St Kilda, opening Monday June 16. 

At the pop-up shop, you'll find a selection of old favourites, as well as their surprisingly diverse range of footwear, clothes and accessories. Did you know they made vegan-friendly boots? Neither did we.

In the three days preceding the shop's opening, the venue will host three exclusive gigs. English alt-rockers Band of Skulls (Wed Jun 18) are the international drawcard. You might've seen them at Splendour in the Grass last year, and several months ago they released their third LP, Himalayan. Up-and-coming Melbourne four-piece Kingswood will return from Nashville where they've just recorded their first album (Tue Jun 17) and the Stonefield sisters will emerge from rural Victoria to unleash their '70s-inspired rock (Mon Jun 16).

The ballot for tickets has now closed, but if your name wasn't chosen, there's still ample opportunity to visit the pop-up, which is open to the public for a full four days after the gigs. 

Sign up to our monthly shopping newsletter

First published on . Updated on .

By Time Out Melbourne editors   |  

Dr. Martens pop-up shop and gig series details

Tongue & Groove


Address
16 Grey St

St Kilda 3121

Telephone 03 9534 9205

Tongue & Groove map

Restaurants near Tongue & Groove

Babu Ji

54m - Dhaba at the Mill had people trekking as far as Kyneton for its...

GB Espresso

72m - Occupying the waning Grocery Bar site, the renovated new café is helping...

Pizza e Birra

95m - The name translates to pizza and beer. Need we say more? Kids and the...

Bars & pubs near Tongue & Groove

George Lane Bar

19m - Some people say it resembles their grandparents living room, but perhaps...

The George Basement

60m - Beneath the opulent Melbourne Wine Room, is the George Basement. And it may...

Robarta

147m - The Robarta is renowed for its selection of superb cocktails and delicious...

Other venues near Tongue & Groove

Bookhouse

72m - One of the best second hand bookshops in Melbourne (and there are many,...

Palace George

80m - This St Kilda cinema is spread over two levels and three auditoriums – not...

St Kilda Bowling Club

118m - Australia's second-oldest exisiting lawn bowls club. Live music on a Sunday.

Readers' comments, reviews, hints and pictures

Community guidelines

blog comments powered by Disqus
 


© 2007 - 2014 Time Out Group Ltd. All rights reserved. All material on this site is © Time Out.