Diamond Dogs Music Lounge & Bar, formally Little Joe’s Kitchen & Bar was bought by Neil & Claudelle Townsend in June 2019. Neil & Claudelle have transformed the restaurant into a full time entertainment venue, with an emphasis on good food and atmosphere, hosting Music Soloist, Duo’s & Bands as well as Comedy and Theatrical Performances. DDML&B is committed to the promotion and encouragement of local talent as well as bringing Australian & International acts to the Illawarra. DDML&B also host Karaoke & Open Mic events weekly and is child friendly. DDML&B is also available for private functions and parties.
It is 10min south of Wollongong in the Main Street of Dapto. DDML&B pays homage to the area in its name as well as to one of the world’s greatest musicians iconic album.
Diamond – Coal is commonly know as the “Black Diamond”.
Dogs – The famous, or Infamous “Dapto Dogs” racing.
Diamond Dogs – David Bowie. Released on 24 May 1974 by RCA Records. Thematically, it is a marriage of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell and Bowie's own glam-tinged vision of a post-apocalyptic world.
DDML&B is fully licenced. Minors are welcome as long as they remain under the supervision of a responsible adult.