Party For Marty is a punk & hardcore charity event with bands from all over Australia coming together to dedicate their time to honour the loving memory of Martin Bonomini, aka ‘Moshdad’ who tragically took his own life in July 2017.

All proceeds from this event will go to Beyond Blue.

Marty‘ was a big part of the Newcastle music scene for more than a decade, ever since his sons Nik, Liam & Sam, began playing in bands. Always there in support, with his wife Narelle, Marty quickly became a familiar face amongst the music scene, with his big smile, warming and witty personality, he developed a special connection with everyone he came into contact with.

You would often see Marty front and centre at shows sporting his favourite band shirts, giving him the nickname “Moshdad”.

Always there to help set up the stage at the start of the night, catching the show on film, and of course at the end of the night, he would still be there ready to help pack the gear back into cars, no matter what hour of the morning it was. Marty was an inspiration to many purely from the love and dedication he showed his boys.

There is no better way to celebrate Marty’s life than a show that will bring everyone together, with all of his favourite bands on one bill. Marty wouldn’t have missed this show for anything!

Party For Marty will be headlined by Totally Unicorn, who are fresh off the Frenzal Rhomb album launch tour and ready to tear the Croatian Club a new one.

Before them you’ll be able to catch a very rare appearance by Newcastle hardcore supergroup White Male Dumbinance. You’ll also be able to check out Capt’n My Capt’n, Crosscheck, Cannons Mouth & Deadtown Nothings who are all digging out the instruments from their basements and playing for the first time in a long, long time.

Post Truth, featuring members of Conation will be giving you an eargasm and it doesn’t stop there, Ill Natured will be shredding through their usual set of hardcore and to round it off and add a much needed chill vibe to this night of music chaos will be locals Run Squirrel.

Lock in Saturday November 4th with doors at 5pm. The venue is the Croatian Wickham Sports Club on Albert St, Newcastle.

Pre-sales $10.00+ bf or $15.00 at the door on the night. Tickets on sale August 29th from

Party For Marty

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