Hobart Uni Bar

The Venue

The Uni Bar is located in the TUU Building on Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay. Please refer to our Facebook page for current opening hours. During these opening hours you can access the bar via the Ref Steps. For larger events, the entry is on Churchill Avenue, next to the underpass.

The Uni Bar has a capacity of 900 people and has two bars, an outdoor seating area and stage to accomodate bands.


One of Hobart's iconic venues, the Hobart UniBar has been home to live music for over three decades. The watering hole for generations of UTAS students, the Hobart Uni Bar has existed as an accessible space for all music lovers!

A who's who of Australian acts to play at the venue have included the likes of Powderfinger, Eskimo Joe, Spiderbait, Divinyls, The Whitlams, The Cruel Sea, The Cat Empire, Ball Park Music, 360, Frenzal Rhomb, Sneaky Sound System, Hilltop Hoods, Birds of Tokyo, Xavier Rudd, Karnivool and PNAU to name just a few.

Extending to international artists, the list expands to Pendulum, Crazy Penis, Z Trip, Lyrics Born, Luka Bloom, National Pornographic, Steve Earle, Billy Bragg, Michelle Shocked, Public Enemy, Blackalicious and many more.

After a period of hiatus, the Hobart Uni Bar is back, revitalised for 2019 as the heart of live music in Hobart, offering a versatile space for touring acts to perform in Tasmania's capital city.