Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a cloak room?
Yes, it's located at the downstairs bar for $5 per cloak

What are the set times?
Set times are usually posted on this website 5 days before the gig/event. Check the "Click here for more info and tickets" link of each gig/event displayed. Please note: set times are subject to change.

Can I purchase tickets over the phone?
Yes, by calling 1300 762 545 (during normal business hours). You can also purchase tickets online at

What are the bookings fees for ticketing?
Booking fees are charged to cover administration and delivery costs as well as bank fees.

Are shows at Max Watt's seated or standing?
Max Watt's performances are general admission and standing room. Limited seating is available. Disabled or injured patrons can inquire with any of our staff on the night if seating is absolutely necessary.

Does Max Watt's have wheelchair / disabled access?
Melbourne: Max Watt's has lift access to the band room, but not the mezzanine bar. Please approach our security guards on the door to gain entry via our lift. No need to contact the venue, we are all about everyone seeing our gigs/events.

Companion Cards?
Max Watt's accepts companion cards. You must have a valid Companion Card and Photo ID to match on arrival at the venue.

Can I bring recording devices like audio, tape, camera or film into the Max Watt's?
No, you cannot record an artist's performance. You would require permission from the artist to comply with the Copyright Act, as the performance is owned by the artist. The authority to allow or not allow such recording devices on the night rests with the artists performing and not the venue.

Why can't a person under the age of 18 attend shows?
To comply with Liquor Licence regulations, it is Max Watt's policy that all patrons must be over 18 years of age in the band room. Max Watt's strictly enforces this policy. See the Gigs page for details.

I can't find my ticket?
If you have lost your show ticket/s please contact the box office on 1300 762 545 prior to show day to discuss your options. Please make sure you have your details and booking reference handy before calling.

Lost Property?
Lost property remains on site for a limited period of time before being donated or disposed of.
Please contact us to let us know what you've lost and we'll have a look and give you a call or email back.
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