UNDER THE BAR - SECTION 8

Interview and intro by Carolina Pasini | Photos by Jack Gruber

Dive into the heart of Naarm's alleyways with our latest Under The Bar feature, where we explore Section 8, a staple in Melbourne's night (and day) life. Born from a humble shipping container, Section 8 has grown into a proper inner-city institution, attracting a mix of emerging and established DJs and performers, and providing a home for Naarm's progressive dance music scene.

We caught up with Hamish, the wizard behind the venue, to spill the tea on what makes Section 8 the definitive alleyway experience 

CP | What do you like most about working at Section 8?

H | The diverse community driven aspect, beautiful people from all walks of life and the amazing music & beverage programme that's curated by my wonderful team.

CP | What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen or heard while working?

H | "Scuse me mate, someone took a shit in ya urinal."

CP | What dish would you pair a Normie with at Section 8?

H | Heaps Normal Shandy with pretzles (we're a non food venue) and/or a grape & apple vape.

CP | Describe Section 8 in three words

H | Colourful, creative, unique.

CP | What’s your favourite drinking song?

H | 'What Love is' - by Trouble Andrew

📍 Section 8 is located at 27-29 Tattersalls Lane - Naarm/Melbourne.

OPENING HOURS:
Sun to Wed 12pm–11pm
Thu to Sat 12pm–1am

IG: @section8melbourne
https://section8.com.au/

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