After some downtime and some major renovations, The Espy is back.
“We’re excited to bring it back. It’s a massive responsibility.”
“This is a happy day for St Kilda Live Music.”
Beer taps at The Espy will likely remain dry this summer.
Operators of St Kilda live music venue The Esplanade Hotel, fondly known as The Espy, have addressed today’s news that they will be closing up shop for “a few months” to undertake renovations, but have assured patrons that live music will remain a “central” part of the venue’s identity when it reopens. “After 15 years
Iconic St Kilda live music venue The Espy will cease hosting live music for “a few months” while it shuts down for renovations. Reports circulating online suggesting that Melbourne’s beloved Esplanade Hotel would be shutting up shop effective 17th May, have been confirmed by Deputy Mayor of the City of Port Phillip, Serge Thomann, this
The future of St Kilda’s legendary The Esplanade Hotel is currently up in the air, with Australia’s longest-running venue with continuous live music being listed for sale. The Espy has been listed via realtors Jones Lang LaSalle, with the current owner, listed as Elisa Sofo, looking to retain the freehold and offer a long-term lease