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116 Grote St
Adelaide, SA, 5000

Contact: Sue Gallpen
Phone: 0870769211

Wednesday, 10:00am-4:00pm
Thursday, 10:00am-11:00pm
Friday, 10:00am-12:00am
Saturday, 10:00am-12:00am
Sunday, 12:00pm-12:00am

Cafe by day, Events by night & Social Hub all the time! A performance venue steeped in a history of music, comedy and cabaret, Diverse-city welcomes all Artists to perform year round including Fringe, Cabaret Fringe, Umbrella and Feast Festivals, as we offer an exciting and diverse range of entertainment to suit all audiences. Facilities – Bar, Meals, stage (7.5m wide), portable catwalk/elevated 2nd stage, digital sound & lighting desks, Artist’s Rainbow Room, box office & tech support staff (optional), pianola, online booking platform setup & flyer design help, balcony seating & disabled access available. Show Only tickets, Show & Meal tickets & VIP package options tailored to Artist requirements. Affordable Venue Hire Fees with extra incentives for meal inclusions in ticket pricing. Disabled access & facilities. On city bus routes, UPark carpark immediately behind venue and free street parking after 6.00pm.

Auditorium Space at Diverse-City
Raked Capacity: 100 people
Cabaret Capacity: 90 people
Restaurant Capacity: 40 people
Standing Capacity: 130 people
Total Seats: 130
Performance area: Pianola set to side of stage for use by artists if required, stage box on stage hard wired back to sound desk with speakers, stage foldback, power and mic leads in place under stage. Wireless mics also available.
Surface Material: Wood - painted stage matt black comprising, 300 mm construction-grade concrete sheet and timber surface materials.
Overhead: 7.0
Aerial Rigging: Overhead stage lighting in situ, controlled by lighting desk, some gantry space available for extra lighting requirements
Quick Change Area: Yes
Dressing Room: Our Rainbow Room has a lounge, twin make up stations, hanging rack, small kitchenette, separate artist toilet and separate rear entry.
Storage: No
Lighting Equipment: Gantry mounted Stage lighting via QLab laptop system; Auditorium also has fully programmable pendant and side scone smart lighting; Smoke Machine; 2 Moving Head Spot Lights; Complete Blackout option
Sound Equipment: 24 Channel Heath & Allen Mixing Desk; Foldback Speakers; Background Music; Piano; Wireless Mics x 4; Sound system hardwired back to desk via stage box for plug and play by bands and artists.
Visual Equipment: Roof mounted Media Projector; Motorised large Projection Screen ideal for presentation or background video or images via Sound desk Laptop ;HD TV at rear of room
About the Venue

Accessible Car parking
Off the street convenient Drop off
Disabled access from rear entry on Andrew St via doorbell. UPArk car park at same entrance.
Meal & Show tickets are seated at tables and Show Only tickets seated at tables and lounges
We have an Accessibility unisex toilet
We are an all ages venue

Venue Facilities

Door staff
Liquor License
Waiting staff

Artist Services

Box office staff
Complimentary food/beverage for artists
Front of House staff
Rehearsal space

Marketing Services

Display Space for Flyers/Posters
Printed Advertising
Regular Newsletters
Social Media

Covid 19

We have a Covid Marshall.
We require patrons to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated.