Take a step back in time to Honkytonks

Red Bull Music Academy’s magazine has a great story on the storied old Melbourne nightclub, Honkytonks. As the article by Nick Connellan points out, in the spot where Honkytonks once resided there is now an Indian restaurant, called Tonka: “It’s typical of the city: new, upmarket, pricey. Totally hidden unless you know it’s there. Achingly cool, then.”

But Connellan goes on to explore the site’s proud past as a trailblazing venue — one part nightclub, one part bar — and gets some great quotes from owners Michael Delany, Ben Ford, and Tamer Hamawi. Go read it now — click here!

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