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Back of House

The Prince Consort’s ‘Back of House’ is a series of articles curated by the team exploring the behind-the-scenes of The Prince, meeting the staff, and discussing a wide range of topics from wine pairings to summer fashion, from sports to local produce. Back of House dives into the hospitality world and more. Come along for the ride.
MARK FARINA IS BRINGING MUSHROOM JAZZ BACK TO BRISBANE Mark Farina describes his job as a modern-day traveling minstrel. His mission? To introduce new music and unearth obscure records. Growing up in Chicago, the birthplace of house music, he... Read More
GENE FARRIS RETURNS AFTER FOUR YEARS AWAY Chicago native Gene Farris returns to Australia after four long years for AURORA this Saturday, July 1st. The last few years have been busy for Farris, continuing his epic tour... Read More
SYDNEY’S ‘QUEEN OF BASS’ MAKES AURORA DEBUT THIS JUNE One Australian artist who excels in pushing boundaries within EDM is Mincy, affectionately known as Sydney's "Queen of Bass" due to her prowess in crafting subgenres such as grime, dubstep, and... Read More
JAKKA IS AUSTRALIA’S ‘FUTURE GARAGE’ RISING STAR Rising star JAKKA is making waves in the Future Garage world with his unique blend of emotional depth and nostalgic vibes. His debut track, "It Ain't Right," amassed over half a... Read More
THIS SPORTING LIFE ‘Fred Coupland, Iandlord of the Prince Consort Hotel, was fined £10 yesterday for allowing the raffle of a horse to take place on his licensed premises.’ - Brisbane Courier, 4... Read More
‘TWO TO THE VALLEY’: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF FORTITUDE VALLEY’S TRAMS Hotels and transport links have always gone hand in hand. A hotel’s viability is hugely dependent on where it is situated and how easily it can be accessed. Fortitude Valley... Read More
IDA MURPHY & THE PRINCE CONSORT’S IRISH CONNECTION With St Patrick’s Day being celebrated this month, it’s an appropriate time to reflect on the influence of the Irish on the Prince Consort’s history. Many people who emigrated to... Read More
MEET THE QUEENS OF THE PRINCE International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the achievements of women around the world. It is a day to recognise the progress that has been made towards gender equality... Read More
MORE RELEASES TO COME FOR LO’99 IN 2023! LO'99 makes tracks that blur the lines between house, tech-house, bass-house and breaks. His production packs a heady bassline and sometimes contain a little 2-step or garage influence – these... Read More
MNML BOSS DISCUSSES GROWING THE BRISBANE SCENE Friday, February 3rd The Prince Consort welcomes one of Brisbane’s hottest up-and-coming club nights ‘MNML’ to the Garden Bar for the very first time with headliner Danni B joined by... Read More
OFFAIAH’S RISE TO A GLOBAL STAR OFFAIAH's story is a phoenix story of sorts, highlighting his drive to take his work seriously once he set his mind to it. Growing up in East London during a... Read More
Platinum-selling Set Mo return for AURORA Since meeting in the heart of Sydney’s once-thriving Kings Cross district ten years ago, Set Mo - the production duo comprised of Nick Drabble and Stu Turner - has become... Read More
Sydney duo Avon Stringer make their La La Land debut Sydney-based house duo Avon Stringer, consisting of Matt Nugent and Jeremy Joshua, are making a big splash in the electronic music scene. Their collaboration 'Pressure' with Jesse Rose topped the... Read More
Break out the lucky charms this Melbourne Cup There is an abundance of good luck charms and rituals people follow when punting. For us, it's stroking the lucky horseshoes in the TAB before a race. In celebration of... Read More
Brisbane’s New Eight-In-One Venue Exciting news for Valley-goers: eight funky new venues are set to open in the heart of Brisbane’s nightclub-district come late October, but the real clincher is that they’re all opening... Read More
Choose your own adventure at The Prince Consort Hotel They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but they don’t say anything about giving an old dog a new lease on life. Fortitude Valley’s 132-year-old heritage-listed Prince... Read More
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