The Back Bar - Live bands Every Saturday Night  

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The Back Bar
1901 Beloit Ave (Hwy G)
Janesville, WI 53546
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Until we can go to Covid19 re-opening Phase 3, as recommended by The County of Rock, City of Janesville, WI, for Live Music Venues, and with a safe operating capacity of no less than 50% of fire code rated, The Back Bar, as responsible operators, must respect the health and safety our patrons, staff, and the diverse needs of the acts we book.
As of July 16, 2020 most of the acts have Postponed their booked dates at The Back Bar, for a date tba, and therefore we will remain closed until we have confirmed Re Booking dates, and can open safely.
When are are allowed to reopen safely again, it will be with at a reduced capacity and with table and bar stool spacing. There will be no Admittance if you have a temperature over 100.4 or have any Covid-19 symptoms. Our staff will be wearing masks and will be hand sanitizing every 15 minutes.
Masks will be required on the dance floor, in the VIP Seating front row, and while standing anywhere inside or outside when 6 foot distancing is not possible.
Masks and hand sanitizer will be made available.

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Go to SCHEDULE tab above for full schedule of all dates and all bands

SHOWS POSTPONED:
These shows are not cancelled. These shows were postponed by either the bands management, agency, or The Back Bar operations. A replacement date will be announced as soon as possible. All advance tickets will be honored at the new date.

Thursday July 16, 2020 - WILDSTREET - New Date: Friday April 16, 2021
Friday July 17, 2020 - FLAW - New Date: Saturday April 10, 2021
Saturday July 18, 2020 - REIGN OF Z
Friday July 31, 2020 - TANTRIC
Saturday August 1, 2020 - SAUL
Friday August 14, 2020 - FAME ON FIRE
Saturday August 29, 2020 - Hed PE
Sunday October 11, 2020 - 11th ANNUAL CAR SHOW - New Date: Sunday October 10, 2021

SHOWS NOT YET POSTPONED, BUT VERY WELL MAY BE AT AN INSTANT NOTICE:
Saturday October 4, 2020 - LAST CRACK
Friday October 16, 2020 - THE LONELY ONES fka BOBAFLEX

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Unless otherwise noted, all money received at the door goes directly to the bands to cover their expenses.

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WANTED: Local, Regional & National Original Hard Rock Bands every Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Must not suck.

For over four decades, The Back Bar is well known for booking original local, regional and national acts. Here are just a few:
CROBOT, '68, BURGERKILL, HELLZAPOPPIN SIDESHOW CIRCUS, EDDIE TRUNK of That Metal Show, STRUGGLE JENNINGS, SAUL, REVOLUTION-X, RANDY of Trailer Park Boys, SUNFLOWER DEAD, MICHALE GRAVES of MISFITS, NIM VIND, ARGYLE GOOLSBY, CHRISTOPHER SHAYNE, OCTOBER RAGE, FALLING DOVES, JACKSON TAYLOR & THE SINNERS, DASH COOPER w/ CO-OP, CHRIS BRODERICK of MEGADEATH w/ ACT OF DEFIANCE, HOOKERS & BLOW w/ DIZZY REED of GnR and JOHN KELLY of TYPE O NEGITIVE, DON JAMIESON of That Metal Show, AUSTIN JOHN WINKLER of HINDER, PARADISE KITTY, BLUE FELIX, GEOFF TATE'S OPERATION MINDCRIME, STARKILL, KOFI BAKER, NEVER SAY DIE, VYCES, SEPTEMBER MORNING, ADELITAS WAY, CALEB JOHNSON, DOYLE of THE MISFITS, SHALLOW SIDE, RUMORS, OTEP, THE WORLD OVER, COLD KINGDOM, JOEY JORDINSON of SLIPKNOT & VIMIC, LEFT OF REASON, BREECH, ART OF DYING, ACT OF DEFIANCE, ARTIFAS, KISS ALLSTARS, JACOB MARTIN BAND, ILL NINI, VOODOO TERROR TRIBE, DEVOUR THE DAY, ALVIN TAYLOR, SMILE EMPTY SOUL, THE VEER UNION, TRAPT, SUPER BOB, SOURCE, KIRKO BANGZ, PROZAK, LIKE A STORM, STICHED UP HEART, EMASSARY ECHO, KRASH KARMA, GREEN JELLY, POWERMAN 5000, I PREVAIL, EVE TO ADAM, PRESTON LACY of JACKASS, BRIDGE TO GRACE, DJ UNK, Hed PE, ANOTHER LOST YEAR, CHERRYPOPS, DELLACOMA, SUN PILOTS, I-EXIST, DEAD HORSE TRAUMA, MY GOD THE HEAT, LYNAM, SUSAN AQUILA, FASTER PUSSYCAT, JAKE E. LEE'S RED DRAGON CARTEL, BAM MARGERA of JACKASS W/ CKY, CHUCK MOSLEY, LAYZIE BONE of BONE THUGS N HARMONY, FUTURISTIC, SAVING ABEL, BLACKLIGHT DISTRICT, DIVE, CYANIDE SUNRISE, BRET MICHAELS of POISON, CHIMAIRA, STARDOG CHAMPION, PRIMER 55, BOY HITS CAR, LIL WYTE, FASTBALL, UDO of ACCEPT, HUGO FERREIRA of TANTRIC, JESSE JAMES DUPREE of JACKYL & DIXIE INC, DOPE, THE LAST VEGAS, Bizarrre of D12, KILL DEVIL HILL, TWO DOLLAR GREY, FOXY SHAZAM, WARRANT, I-20 OF DTP, SOULICIT, SALIVA, 12 STONES, GORILLA ZOE, WAYLAND, YOUNG DRO, AK OF DO OR DIE, SKINMASK, SOIL, EYE EMPIRE, COOLIO, GOAST, BONE CRUSHER, FORCE FED CHAOS, ENUFF Z'NUFF, ADEMA, BLACK HEART VACANCY, ALLELE, AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE, UNITY THE BAND, SPINESHANK, HEAR KITTY KITTY, DAISY DE LA HOYA, OH NO FIASCO, QUIET RIOT, TAPROOT, LOSING SCARLET, TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION, CONVOY, BILLY YOUNGBLOOD, PSYCHOSTICK, DORYDRIVE, BEATALLICA, WILLIE BASSE & BLACK SHEEP, FUTURE LEADERS OF THE WORLD, MODERN SUPERSTAR W/ JAMIE FLETCHER OF BRITNEY FOX, MARCY PLAYGROUND, SPONGE, CRUD, FLAW, The Legendary Comedian GALLAGHER, MIDNIGHT TO TWELVE, ECHOVALVE, JOAN RED, BANG TANGO, D'MOLLS, MIKE STONE of QUEENSRECHE, BULLETBOYS, LA GUNS, WILD STREET, SCUM OF THE EARTH, PAPERCUT MASACRE, SUGAR RED DRIVE, ROYAL BLISS, MOBILE DEATH CAMP, NIGEL DUPREE, THE GOOD YEAR PIMPS, GEORGE LYNCH, ANEW REVOLUTION, JIMMY NEWQUEST & CAROLINE'S SPINE, KICKING K8, SNEW, GIRL IN A COMA, STEVEN ADLER'S APPITITE, HARPTALLICA, BOBAFLEX, TRACII GUNS, BLACKLIST UNION, TANTRIC, DAYS OF THE NEW, HURT, TWISTA, BIZZY BONE, SHAWNNA, AK oF DO OR DIE, CASPER/MR C, HEAD EAST, DOKKEN, SURVIVOR, BROWNSVILLE STATION, and many more.


The Back Bar
Historic Venue
1901 Beloit Ave (Hwy G)
Janesville, WI
www.thebackbar.com
608-741-0001
On days with bands scheduled, we open at 7pm
Must be 21 to enter, unless with legal parent or guardian.