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April 17, 2024
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Bands rally round threatened Cranker amid Hall of Fame welcome

Musicians and bands from Adelaide and across Australia have joined the campaign to protect the Crown & Anchor hotel from being shut down for a student housing development, as the SA Music Hall of Fame prepares to induct the longstanding live venue. See who’s supporting

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April 11, 2024
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Why does the Cranker need to be saved?

For those not reading past the headlines about the development threat to the Crown & Anchor hotel – it’s time to start. CityMag breaks down what's going on at the beloved East End live music venue.

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April 11, 2024
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Punters fill Town Hall as council backs the Cranker

Adelaide City Council has voted to tell the Malinauskas Government of its concern about a development threatening the Crown & Anchor hotel, as its public gallery filled with punters seeking protection for their beloved live music venue.

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October 12, 2023
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The Cranker never grows old

Just walking in to the darkened room and ordering a pint at the old school wooden bar with the big old Crown and Anchor mirror on the wall, you get a sense that beer and history infuse the place.

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July 27, 2018
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My Adelaide with Dave Blumberg

As a fixture behind the bar at the Exeter, on stage in myriad bands, and now running his record label – Drongo Tracks – there are few individuals more embedded in Adelaide’s live music scene than Dave Blumberg.

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