Our host stores are committed retailers looking to grow the number of active music makers in the community. They are members of the Australian Music Association.

They value good customer relationships, and therefore provide quality instruments and specialised service to Warriors from sign up to Big Gig and for the rest of a Warrior’s musical journey.

Show your Warriors Club membership when you visit our host stores. It affords special status.

Our current locations:

Beat of the Shire

(Weekend Warriors Program)

332 Kingsway, Caringbah NSW 2229
(02) 9524 0326(02) 9524 0326 (ext 2)

Beat of the Shire at Carringbah will run its 2016 program under the mentorship of Paul Christie.

So come on all you musos in the southern shire of Sydney – it’s a great opportunity to participate in making music. While you’re on the website register here.

Check out the great videos that were shot at our previous Big Gig

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Music Solutions Warner’s Bay

(Weekend Warriors Program)

Shop 5/ 305 Hillsborough Road,

Warners Bay NSW 2282

02 4954 8889

Coach: Dai Pritchard


Music Solutions Warners Bay  has been seeking expressions of interest for some time now. Coach, Dai Pritchard will be interested to hear of any musicians in the area.

Mall Music in Brookvale

(Weekend Warriors Program)

Mall Music
Shop 430
Warringah Mall
NSW 2100 Australia
(02) 9905 6966

Allans Billy Hyde, Alexandria

(Weekend Warriors Program)

108 Botany Road
02 9374-3234
Coach: Paul Christie

GH Music Flemington

(Weekend Warriors Program)

GH Music
100 Mount Alexanda Road
9372 6664
Coach: Paul Norton

For more info, visit GH Music’s website

Upcoming Rounds

JAM Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2pm
Hardimans Hotel in Kensington
BIG GIG Saturday, June 3, 2017
Central Club, Swan Street, Richmond
Coach: Paul Norton

Four great bands presented some wonderful performances at GH Music‘s Big Gig back in early May at the Central Club Hotel, Richmond. Coached superbly by Paul Norton, Old Play, Rapid Gestation, the Band Formally Known As Band #2, and The Whatevers delighted their friends and family and most importantly had a ball themselves. Check out a clip of each band on the day, as well as the support act the Australian Women’s Choir. Check out GH Music’s website and watch this space for more details.

KC’s Rockshop

(Weekend Warriors Program)

137 Boronia Rd
Boronia VIC 3155
(03) 9761 0003(03) 9761 0003
Coach: Ronnie Peers

KC’s 2017 next program dates have now been announced with Australian guitar legend Bob Spencer as coach.

Upcoming Rounds:
JAM DAY at the KC’s Pianos display room (opp store) at 4pm on Sunday 26th February.
BIG GIG Sunday 2nd April at the Sooki Lounge in Belgrave

All gear supplied. Come along and have the time of your life!

KC’s Rockshop


Allans Billy Hyde Blackburn

(Weekend Warriors Program)

101 Whitehorse Road
(03) 8699 7901(03) 8699 7901
Coaches: Roger McLachlan

2017 Program to be announced soon.

Holden Hill Music

(Weekend Warriors and Young Warriors Programs)

610-612 North East Road, Holden Hill, SA 5088
Phone: (08) 8266 2699


(Click here for more details on Jam Song Lists available on Jam day)

Weekend Warriors Round 45

Monday 5th March 2018 —– Jam/Registration Night (The Gov)

Sunday 22nd April 2018 —– Final Concert (The Gov)

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Weekend Warriors Round 46

Monday 25th June 2018 —– Jam/Registration Night (The Gov)

Sunday 12th August 2018 —– Final Concert (The Gov)

Weekend Warriors Round 47

Monday 15th October 2018 —– Jam/Registration Night (The Gov)

Sunday 2nd December 2018 —– Final Concert (The Gov)


Holden Hill Music is hosting a Weekend Warriors round again from October – December 2017 featuring Adelaide’s own Dino Jag. Fresh from his new album, including radio favourite, “Two Young Hearts”, Dino is thrilled to become a part of Weekend Warriors Adelaide this time around.

Jam: Monday, October 16th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm, The Gov

Gig: Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 @ 12 pm, The Gov

Venue: All activities for this program happen at The Gov, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh SA 5007


Holden Hill Music brings back Weekend Warriors with a bang in February-March 2017 featuring the Zep Boys’ Vince Contarino as your coach (direct from sold-out theatre shows for the band’s led Zeppelin Masters gigs with orchestra).

Jam: Monday, February 13th at 7 pm, The Gov

Gig: Sunday, March 19th @ 1 pm, The Gov

Venue: All activities for this program happen at The Gov, 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh SA 5007

Ellaways Music

315 – 337 Gympie Rd
PO Box 40
Ph: +61 7 3359 8266


Ellaways Music has suspended its program for the time-being.

The Best Music Shop

24 Goggs Rd,

Jindalee QLD 4074

(07) 3376 5454



We were sad to announce this year that The Best Music Shop ceased to trade on June 30, after 25 years in the business. We are looking for another partner store in Brisbane.

Advances have been made with the establishment of a Queensland Weekend Warrior Club. For more information contact Dom@weekendwarriors.org.au.

Coach Kerry Jacobson drills his bands into amazing shape. Click here for some photos from Red Kellie and The Pistols, Monkey Smash, and BandIT from an earlier Gig.

A new Queensland Weekend Warriors Club has been formed and we are currently confirming new Host locations in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.

Kosmic Sound

94 Hector St

Contact: 0892047577

Coach: Eddie Parise

First Round for 2017 Announced

JAM Monday 3rd April

BIG GIG 21st May

Details follow. Register your interest online

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Sydney drum & percussion show

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