Old Bar comes alive October Long Weekend with the Old Bar Beach Festival, an annual celebration of classic Australian summer holidays. Kombi Fest is one of the festival's highlights that attracts hundreds of keen Kombi van enthusiasts. Flow Bar will be keeping the festival vibe alive all weekend and will be open from 8am featureing live music for guests to enjoy while grabbing a bite to eat and/or enjoying a cocktail, cold brew or coffee on the deck.

Friday 30 Sept,  Sam Newton Band (Sydney)

Open from 8am for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Live music from 6:30pm.

Singer songwriter Sam Newton is a storytelling folk musician from Sydney who takes full advantage of traditional country and blues foundations to build both free wheelin’ and carefully constructed songs. A staple in the Australian Alt-Country scene, his hooks and poignant lyrics will stay with you long after the music finishes.


Saturday 1 Oct, Mitch King (Tamborine Mountain, Goldy)

Open from 8am for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Live music from 6:30pm.

Mitch King, "Multi Instrumentalist" crowned  Winner of the 2016 Tamworth Country Music Festival Busking Championship and voted "Hottest New Act" at St Kilda Festival 2016, continues to spread his catchy and distinctive sound across Australia.

Well known for his unique and dynamic performances, Mitch showcases his ability to simultaneously blend vocals with electric and acoustic guitars, harmonica, kick drum and tambourine to create his Australian Folky Blues and Roots Sound.


Sunday 2 Oct, The Ruiins (Mid North Coast, NSW)

Open from 8am for Breakfast & Lunch. Live music from 12:30pm.

Local boys, The Ruiins’ is a collaboration of raw blues and vintage rock enriched by powerful vocals and a touch of character livening each song. The brother-like duo, Adam Dooker and Pat Sugden, hail from the New South Wales Mid North Coast and have graced audiences from Sydney all the way through to the trendiest venues of Brisbane. Stemming from their roots of a beach orientated lifestyle, Adam and Pat have manifested into a unique two-piece who claim a sound that is The Ruiins. With the use of captivating riffs, heartfilled vocals, and a foot-tapping beat, residing on the Gold Coast they have grown into a locally loved icon. There is no end-sight for the quirky pair as they face down the release of their debut single ‘Eventually’, working with the likes of Producer Sean Cook (Big Scary's 'Vacation') the track has rich personality, humbling lyrics, and rhythm that will force you to groove.


Monday 3 Oct, 12:30pm, The Brothers Comatose (San Francisco) 

Expansive, uplifting, and just downright beautiful, City Painted Gold is one of the most anticipated records of the coming year – at least amongst the loyal fans The Brothers Comatose had won while touring across the country in support of their past two releases.  Infused with a sense of relaxed, experienced confidence, The Brothers Comatose offer a southwestern-tinged, rowdy stringband sound that might just make this your new favorite record before you turn it over to side B.Walking lockstep with their undeniable top-flight musicianship is an easy humility. “It’s just one, big, extended Morrison music party,” they say. Brothers Ben and Alex Morrison, guitar and banjo, and lead vocalists, front this rocking string band that has become a West coast headliner and national touring act in a mere handful of years. With bassmaster Gio Benedetti and stellar accompanists Philip Brezina on fiddle and Ryan Avellone on mandolin, their high energy, audience engaging shows have caught fire with fans from San Diego to Seattle to Salt Lake to Silk Hope, NC and beyond.