MELBOURNE GIG GUIDE
MELBOURNE GIG GUIDE
LIVE bands are in BOLD + weekly/monthly DJ gigs as is.
all these gigs are soul / jazz / hip hop / reggae / electronic / dub etc…
Mon 22nd @ The Curtain
– with GL + Robert Munios + DJ Rusty + MORE!!!
PAUL WILLIAMSON’S HAMMOND COMBO
Modays @ The Rainbow Hotel
MONDAYS FUNK JAM
1st Mon of Month @ Penny Black – with Chelsea Wilson (4th Aug)
3rd Mon of Month @ 303 Bar
– house funk band with guest vocalists.
Tues @ The Evelyn
– Richie 1250, Vince Peach, Miss Goldie + GUESTS
JAZZ IN THE ATTIC
Tues @ Ferdy Durke
Tuesdays @ Section 8
1 tuesday in a month @ Ferdy Derke
– J’nett and Jimmy James
MAKE IT UP CLUB
Tues @ Bar Open
– running weekly for 12 years, this night is about nurturing, presenting and promoting avant-garde improvised music and sound performance..
DAVID LYNCH JAZZ PARTY
Wed 24th @ John Curtin
– JAZZ PARTY with a TWIN PEAKS flip. Feat DANIEL MERRIWEATHER, MOJO JUJU + more!
Weds @ Ding Dong Lounge
– DJ Vince Peach with soul bands…this week ….…FULTON STREET
Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
– be-bop for Fitzroy! JAAZAAAZZZZZ
BIG EASY SOUL SESSIONS
Weds @ The Carlton Club
JULIEN WILSON B For Chicken QUARTET
Weds @ 303 Bar
ONENESS : ROOTS & CULTURE
Every second Wednesday @ New Guernica
– Kid Militan & friends.
OPEN DECKS – SOUL NIGHT
Weds @ Loch & Key
– Jack Sparrow & Justin + you = bring your records
Weds @ Ferdydurke
– Domonic Cazeaux and Geezy & SPECIAL GUEST
MVP present BURN CIRCUIT
Weds @ Boney
– Hip hop don’t stop… BBoys jam out a cypher…..!
Thurs 18th @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
– Herbie tribute band! !!!! feat Simon Mavin
Thursday 18th @ The Corner Hotel
– with ECHO DRAMA
MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE SESSIONS
Thursday @ The B.East
– regular jazz bebop swing
THE MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLLECTIVE
Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
Thurs 18th @ Open Studio
SOUL IN THE BASEMENT
Thursdays @ Cherry Bar
– each week from 9 – 5am with VINCE and PIERRE live band at 10pm this week is FULTON STREET
Thurs 18th @ Hugs & Kisses
HIP HOP KARAOKE
Thursdays @ Boney
KICKIN THE B AT 303
tursdays @ 303 Bar
Thursdays @ Boney (downstairs)
– SILENT JAY & KIRKIS and friends
Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey
– Francisco Tavares (vocals), Mark Amato (keys), Cliff Raux (drums), and a whole host of special guest singers such as Angela Librandi, Jason Heerah, Jerson Trinidad, Susie Goritchan, and Sarah C.
Thursdays @ The horn
THE REBIRTH OF THE COOL
1st & 3rd Thursdays of the Month @ The Penny Black
– Mr Lob and Guests spin Jazzy treats
A SIDE – FUNK!
Thursdays @ The Go Go Bar
– Miss Goldie and DJ MANCHILD
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
– ARKS / THANKS…..
INNER CITY SOUNDS
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
– Matt Radovich, Nam, Peter baker, Mr George..…
THE SEVEN UPS 7″ launch
Fri 19th @ Luwow
– with THE PURPLE TUSKS and DJ CHRIS GILL
SOPHIE, LIDO, HWLS
Friday 19th @ 170 Russell St Melbourne.
Fri 19th dec @ The Espy
– plus MOTLEY + more…
COOKIN ON 3 BURNERS w KYLIE AULDIST
Fri 19th Dec @ BAr Open
DIGGIN THE SLOWNESS
Fri 19th @ Loop Bar
– DJ Miss Goldie, Daniel HArvey + More
ARTHUR PENN & THE FUNKY TEN
Fri 19th @ the Curtain
– The Vibraphonic Orchestra + more…..
Fridays @ The B.East
– with DJ NUI MOON and friends
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
– Jazz and Beats
Fris @ Croft
– w/ LEWIS CANCUT, PAZ and more
RICK WILHITE (Detroit)
Saturday 20th @ Boney W/ J’nett, Grantham.
OPEN STUDIO REGGAE XMAS PARTY
Sat 20th @ OPen Studio
– THE RULING MOTIONS
Sat 20th Dec @ Bar open
Sat 20th Dec @ Little & Oliver 393 Brunswick st
Sat 20th @ FerdyDurke
Sat 20th @ Luwow
– THE SUGAR FED LEOPARDS plus Disco Donnie & his Disco Dollys.
ELECTRIC SEA SPIDER
Sat 20th @ The Toff in Town
– with ANATOLE, MARTIN KING, + more….
RIDDIMS & RITMOS
Sat 20th @ Section 8
– Eddie Mac, Gio Garcia, Cam Run, Max Vegas, Sandro playing reggae, dub, dancehall, afrobeat, latin-jazz, cumbia & salsa.
AFRICAN MUSIC & CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Sat 20th @ Fed Square
SOUL CLAP SATURDAYS
Sats @ Mr SCruffs
– classic local hip hop night hosted by DJ Peril with Lotus & Cargo. 9pm – 4am
THE LATE SHOW
sats @ Revolver
– Ransom, Rex, Mr Moonshine, Lewis Can Cut and more!!
SUNDAYS SUMMER OF SOUL
Suns in Dec @ The Retreat
– KYLIE AULDIST AND THE GLENROY ALLSTARS plus dj’s Vince Peach and Dj Manchild
JUNGLE CITY BASHMENT
Sun 21st Dec @ Howler
Sun 21st Dec @ Ferdy Durke
– Amin Payne, Cocao Noire, Hudson James Jr, Nui Moon + Geezy + MORE!!
Sun 21st @ Wesley Anne
– 7 piece exotica band!
WOMEN OF THE BIG EASY
Sun 21st @ Ding Dong
– feat VIKA and Linda Bull, Talei Wolfgram, + more…
Sun 21st @ Workers Club
BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE
Sundays @ The horn
– ethiopian food and grooves 7pm, dig it..
Sunday 21st @ Section 8
CHORO SUNDAYS @ The Everly!
Sundays @ The Everlie 9:30+
– best of Brazilain music live with Doug Deveries and Tamil Rogeon + guests….
SUNDAY FUNKY SOUL SESSIONS
Sundays @ Whole Lotta Love
– DJ AGOSTINO ‘SOUL LOCO’ SOLDATI
ROOF TO REEL – Special Late Show edition.
Sundays @ Rooftop.
Hosted by Edd Fisher. + guests
Sundays @ I Know A Place
– Matt Radovich, Mike Gurrieri, Moonshine, Nam
Sundays @ Go Go BAr
– Miss Goldie or Daniel Harvey
SUNDAY SOUL SESSIONS
Sundays @ The Avairy
– Vince Peach and King 7 every sun 4 – 8pm
…COMING UP 2014…
SALT N PEPA W DJ SPINDARELLA Sat 27th Dec @ The Forum
BIG FREEDIA & HER DIVAS ASS-TRALIA TOUR Tues 30th Dec @ Howler
JOHN MORALES NYE show Wed 31st @ 161
SLOW GRIND FEVER NEW YEARS EVE GRIND Wed Dec 31st @ Russian House (Fitzroy) 9 – 3am….
CONGO TARDIS #1 at Fed Square NYE
UP UP AWAY Sat 3rd Jan @ THe Evelyn
SBTRKT Jan 7th @ The forum
FAT FREDDYS DROP Fri 23 rd Jan @ Palais Theatre
SUGARMOUNTAIN FESTIVAL w NAS Sat 24th Jan @ VCA
NAS Sun 25th jan @ The Forum theatre
GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC April 3rd @ 170 Russell St
DANNY BROWN Sun 4th Jan @ The Corner SOLD OUT
DANNY BROWN Mon 5th Jan @ The Corner
SEU JORGE Tues Jan 13th @ THe Forum
OMAR SOULEYMAN 19/01 @ The Corner
FKA TWIGS Wed 28th Jan @ 170 russell St SOLD OUT
FKA TWIGS Thrs 29th Jan @ 170 russell St
FLYING LOTUS 30th Jan @ 170 Russell St
LITTLE DRAGON Mon 2nd Feb @ 170 russell st
LITTLE DRAGON TUes 3rd Feb @ 170 russell st
JUNGLE 4th Feb @ 170 Russell st
MR SCRUFF Fri 6th Feb @ 170 russell st
THE BUDOS BAND Thurs 19th Feb @ The Corner
THE BUDOS BAND Fri 20th Feb @ Melbourne ZOO!
THEO PARRISH Sat 28th Feb @ Revolt
NENEH CHERRY Fri 6th March @ Arts Center Melb
CHARLES BRADLEY – 01/04/2015 @ The Corner Hotel
JIMMY CLIFF – 08/04/2015 @ The Corner Hotel 6
JOHN MORALES NYE $80
Wed 31st @ 161High st.
– John Morales, Bionic Boogie Allstars, Wahl, Eddie Mac + MORE!
LET THEM EAT CAKE $165
Thurs 1st Jan 2015 @ Werribee PArk
– Axel Boman, Carl Craig, Cashmere Cat, DJ Sneak, DJ Vadim, FATIMA & Alexander Nut, GOLDIE, Hudson Mohawke, TODD TERJE + MORE!!!
OC (D.I.T.C.) $55
Sun 22 Feb @ Laundry bar
– OC (nyc) with DJ Boogie Blind (X-Ecutioners) – Brad Strut (Lyrical Commission). Mau Power, King Excel, DJ Peril, and Mitus
SUGAR MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL $135
Saturday 24th January
– The artists include NAS (perfroming ILLMATIC), Dexter • NO ZU + Sal P (Liquid Liquid) • Banoffee • Oscar Key Sung x Cassius Select • Rat & Co • Wax’o Paradiso • LA Pocock, Horse Meat Disco + a whole bunch more!
+++ this is not a complete list of the funky gigs in town. I don’t get out much, so feel free to send me more gigs for the list (free of course!).