The Burton Club

Tiger and Me
The Tiger and Me

Thursday nights from 6pm-10pm
And until midnight on Thursday 7 Oct, Friday 8 Oct & Sunday 9 Oct

ACMI reveals a little of its darker side when Thursday nights come alive with a weird, wonderful and whimsical program that captures the spirit of Burton.

Come along and see the exhibition with friends, then enjoy a drink or two plus some free live entertainment.

Entry to the Burton Club is free. Entry fees apply for Tim Burton: The Exhibition.

See photos from the Burton Club on ACMI's Flickr.


Thu 2 Sept
Witness the love and tragedy of Cosmo Cosmolino - a quintet of strings and piano accordion, the Willow Stahlut duo and be 'hoopnotised' by our resident zombie hoopers.

Thu 9 Sept
Join The Town Bikes for an open mic night that isn't about slaughtering a song! With special guest The Girl Bomb - DJ Emma Peel. Register at

Thu 16 Sept
Fall in love with Tangazo's electric distorted tango and the Stilleto Sisters' sensuous songs. Plus an unusual performance by David Splatt, a whimsical saw player.

Thu 23 Sept
Dance like a lumberjack to The Band Who Knew Too Much, and their energetic woodchop rhythm, and marvel at David Splatt the classical saw player. Plus Burt and Burton!

Thu 30 Sept
Explore the dark side of life and love with music from Crystal Thomas and The Flowers of Evil, saw player David Splatt, and go on a vocal adventure with human beat box Mal Webb.

Thu 7 Oct
Thrill to the Russian criminal sound of VulgarGrad and the sonic experience of Voodoo Economic. Also featuring the amazing juggling skills of Mr Tails, the hoola-hooping Sammy Hoopstar and The Girl Bomb, DJ Emma Peel.

Fri 8 Oct
Join Ensemble Las Medusas who will perform everything from Haitian Voodoo and Flamenco Bulerías to 1920s Mooching Swing. They will be joined by Vardos, DJ Emma Peel and our roving performers.

Sat 9 Oct
We close out the late night parties with The Tiger and Me performing their unique brand of European, folk inspired, indie pop. They will be joined by The Woohoo Review, DJ Simon Winkler, and circus feats from Mr Tails and Sammy Hoopstar.

     Thursday nights, 6pm-10pm (until midnight on 7/8/9 Oct)
                          Location  The Lightwell & The Cube
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