Ben Shewry's secret DJ career revealed in Melbourne

Left to right: Jake Smyth, Nick Stanton, Ben Shewry, Kobe Shewry. Image source: @nickostanton via Instagram

Mary's Newtown was in town over the weekend for a burger takeover of Nick Stanton's American-log cabin inspired dive bar, Leonard's House of Love, and they managed to keep their special guest under wraps until the morning of.

One of Australia's most lauded chefs and Attica owner and head chef Ben Shewry was on the decks on Sunday afternoon, playing to an eager crowd that lined up around the corner before the venue opened.

Roughly two hours before his set, Shewry posted on Instagram:

“Following my successful summer tour of Europe where I conquered the tough DJ audience of Copenhagen (under a bridge), Melbourne (at my son Kobe's 13th birthday) and Melbourne (the Attica staff room) I will be closing my world tour for 2018 with a return to Melbourne at an undisclosed location.( @leonardshouseoflove )
From 4-6 tonight come witness my furiously creative style - “12 for 1” that has blazed the world over (12 songs you’ve never heard and one you have heard so much you may want punch me (*Leonard’s do not condone violence against DJ’s). Think early 80’s Flying nun bands with the occasional Alien Ant Farm song thrown in.”

Here's hoping this won't be the end of DJ Degustation.