Novel Takeover - Bourke Street Courtyard


Saturday December 11th 2021


Bourke Street Courtyard

3PM - 9PM 

Lineup: Aldonna, Bella Claxton, Black Dave, DJ Belle, Esterslah Gumm b2b Walter Juan (Darklove DJs), Sam Alfred, Some Sheila, Spargo, Special Guest (Old-school house set), Tinika + Willem

We are back. Emerging from months spent inside, we are celebrating an exciting return to normality in the best way we know - a good old fashioned day party. Inviting a spade of our favourite local artists to curate an afternoon of good tunes and good vibes, join us at Bourke Street Courtyard to so long the year that was, and swing into summer with a bang. Featuring Associated Artist names Aldonna, Bella Claxton, Gumm and Willem, we’re also inviting back some of our regular curators Esterslah, Sam Alfred, Some Sheila, Tinika and Walter Juan alongside some exciting new faces, DJ Belle, Black Dave, Spargo and a special guest appearance. Dust off your dancing shoes and join us. We can’t wait to see you. 


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This event will operate as a Tier 2 event, and is currently permitted under the COVID-19 Public Events Framework. To minimise risk of their safety and comply with possible COVID-19 event restrictions, this event has strictly limited capacity. In the event that smalltown cannot go ahead on the scheduled date due to COVID-19 restrictions, all patrons will be able to hold onto their ticket for the new date, or obtain a refund upon request.



COVID-19 has decimated many industries, including tourism, hospitality, arts and the events industry. The only way we can ensure lockdowns are a thing of the past and open up our borders, is by getting vaccinated. Like you, we can’t wait to see the borders open so that we can welcome our favourite international artists back to Australia.We will offer a 15% discount to all Novel events for anyone who is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 until further notice. This offer will apply to all events we announce from here on in. We understand that some people may not want to be vaccinated, and we respect this decision and still look forward to having everyone at our events, regardless of their own personal health decisions.To claim your discount, please email us prior to booking tickets, with evidence of your COVID vaccination certificate. Stay safe, and we’re looking forward to having you all on a Covid-free dance floor in future.

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work upon, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation.

We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging.

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