Grinspoon photographed by Brittany Long
Pop Preservation Society breathes life and connects people in the community through the power of live music, supporting musicians, bands, technicians and videographers from the industry.
Led by technical director, Len Hawco, our team has particular expertise in all aspects of modern audio visual, staging, event setups, OHS, client and performer coordination, managing all event documentation and leading large technical work teams. We are able to put together small indoor and outdoor shows to large concerts at virtually any location.
We are also able to professionally record audio and video of shows whether it’s for as major network TV performance or an intimate club show.
Our spiritual home for live performance is Melbourne music venue, Jimmy Hornet. Since the closure of The Continental Cafe in Melbourne there have been few venues able to successfully pull off the atmosphere and music curation in an intimate setting. Jimmy Hornet is a bona fide labour of love and brainchild of founder, Anthea Palmer, who opened the venue weeks prior to COVID19 shutdowns and has successfully stayed open since, hosting live music from three and up to six nights a week.
Pop Preservation Society aims to bring the best of Melbourne's songwriters to the fore and invite them to a place they can call home, whether they are up and coming or heritage artists. The Jimmy Hornet room has been acoustically tuned and a professional in house sound engineer works on every show. This means that conversations as well as the music can be heard in a venue that respects both its artists and patrons.