MELBOURNE GIG GUIDE

What’s on this week? Check this list of happenings ~ LIVE BANDS are in BOLD + DJ gigs as is. Soul time….

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+++ 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!).

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…

…MONDAY…


LITTLE DRAGON
Mon 2nd Feb @ 170 Russell St

AFRICANSTAR DANCE & DRUMMING COMPANY
Mon 2nd Feb @ St Kilda Festival Site

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.

…TUESDAY…


RAURY
Tues 3rd Feb @ Howler
– with MILWAUKEE BANKS

ARTHUR PENN AND THE FUNKY TEN
Tues in Feb @ The Gasometer

HAPPY HOUR
Tues @ The Evelyn
– Richie 1250, Vince Peach, Miss Goldie + GUESTS

JAZZ IN THE ATTIC
Tues @ Ferdy Durke

CONDENSED MILK
Tuesdays @ Section 8

REVOLUTION
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..

…WEDNESDAYS…


JUNGLE
Wed 4th Feb @ 170 Russell st

MO SOUL
Weds @ Ding Dong Lounge
– DJ Vince Peach with soul bands…this week ….…

BOPSTRETCH
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

MELLOW-DIAS-THUMP
Weds @ Ferdydurke
– Domonic Cazeaux and Geezy & SPECIAL GUEST

MVP present BURN CIRCUIT
Weds @ Boney
– Hip hop don’t stop… BBoys jam out a cypher…..!

…THURSDAYS…


RUSTIE
Thurs 29th Jan @ Howler

FKA TWIGS
Thurs  29th Jan @ 170 russell St

MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE SESSIONS
Thursday @ The B.East
– regular jazz bebop swing

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT
Thursdays @ Cherry Bar
– each week from 9 – 5am with VINCE and PIERRE live band at 10pm is  ANDREA MARR & THE FUNKY HITMEN

EUGENE BALL QUINTET
Thursday 29th Jan @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

HIP HOP KARAOKE
Thursdays @ Boney

KICKIN THE B AT 303
tursdays @ 303 Bar

JELLO
Thursdays @ Boney (downstairs)
– SILENT JAY & KIRKIS and friends

SHAOLIN FUNK
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.

BLOW
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

BE EASY
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
– ARKS / THANKS…..

INNER CITY SOUNDS
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
– Matt Radovich, Nam, Peter baker, Mr George..…

…FRIDAYS….


SUGAR FED LEOPARDS
Fri 30th @ Howler
– ALBUM LAUNCH! DJ Richie 1250, Mighty Duke and The Lords, DJ CC Disco

SIR NORMAY JAY
Fri 30th @ 161Basement (High St Prahran)
– sessinos with EDDIE MAC, CAM RUN and SANDRO

JUDGE PINO AND THE RULING MOTIONS
Fri 30th @ Luwow

THE ORIGINAL WAILERS
Friday 30the jan @The Espy

TROPICAL SHAKEDOWN
Friday 30the jan @ BONEY

OSCAR JIMINEZ & THE AMARU TRIBE
Fri 30th @ Open Studio

FLYING LOTUS
30th Jan @ 170 Russell St

RITA SATCH
Fri 30th @ Bennets Lane – Jazzzzzzzzz

RAT & CO
Fri 30th @ NGV

SWAMP FUNK
Fridays @ The B.East
– with DJ NUI MOON and friends

DAVE BOOTS
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
– Jazz and Beats

TRIBAL-WAVE
Fris @ Croft
– w/ LEWIS CANCUT, PAZ and more

…SATURDAYS…


DORSAL FINS
Sat 31st Jan @ Gasometer

AFRO MANDINKO
Sat 31st @ Werribee Zoo

SLOW GRIND FEVER #21
Sat 31st @ The Tote
– richie 1250, Pierre Baroni, Mohair Slim

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…


MUMA DOESA – video launch
Sun 1st Feb @ The Evelyn
– Bumaye, Ruth Roghers Wright, SKOMES, CAZEAUX OSLO, DJ REllik

NEXT STOP MELBOURNE
Sun 1st Feb @ The Festival Hub, Southbank.
– – Sk Simeon, Somali Peace Band

KYLIE AULDIST
Sun 1st Feb @ Fairfield Ampitheatre

UP UP AWAY
Sun 1st Feb @ The Curtain Front Bar

MICHAEL GT BLAIR & THE FUNKADELIC SIDE
Sunday 1st feb @ Bar Open
– with REVOMATIX

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE
Sundays @ The horn
– ethiopian food and grooves 7pm, dig it..

CHORO SUNDAYS @ The Everly!
Sundays @ The Everlie 9:30+
– best of Brazilain music live with Doug Deveries and Tamil Rogeon + guests….

ROOF TO REEL – Special Late Show edition.
Sundays @ Rooftop.
Hosted by Edd Fisher.  + guests

B SIDE
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…

ARTHUR PENN & HIS FUNKY TEN Tuesdays in Feb @ The Gasometer
CARIBOU – 5th of Feb at The Forum
MR SCRUFF Fri 6th Feb @ 170 russell st
THE PUBLIC OPINION SIX Sat 7th Feb @ Shadow Electric Bandroom
LAMINE SONKO & THE AFRICAN INTELLIGENCE Saturdays in Feb from the 14th@ BAr Open
PAUL KELLY presents THE MERRI SOUL SESSIONS Sat 7th Feb @ The ZOO
PAUL KELLY presents THE MERRI SOUL SESSIONS Sun 8th Feb @ The ZOO
HORNS OF LEROY Sun 8th Feb @ John Curtain
COLLARBONES Fri 12th feb @ Hugs & Kisses
KOOYEH Feb 12th @ The Evelyn
PUBLIC OPINION SIX Sun 15st Feb @ Fairfield Ampitheatre
G-EASY Mon 16th Feb @ Howler
THE BUDOS BAND Thurs 19th Feb @ The Corner
THE BUDOS BAND Fri 20th Feb @ Melbourne ZOO!
THE HORNS OF LEROY Sun 22nd feb @ Fairfield Ampitheatre
THEO PARRISH Sat 28th Feb @ Revolt
FREDDIE GIBBS Sat 28th Feb @ 170 Russell St
L-FRESH THE LION Fri 6th march @ Howler
RAAH PROJECT album launch
GL Weds 4th 11th and 18th March @ Hugs & Kisses
NENEH CHERRY Fri 6th March @ Arts Center Melb
L-FRESH The LION at Holwer Friday March 6 (tix on Howler website)
BONOBO Thurs 19th March @ PRince Of Wales
CHARLES BRADLEY – 01/04/2015 @ The Corner Hotel
GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC April 3 @ 170 Russell St
JIMMY CLIFF – 08/04/2015 @ The Corner Hotel 6

TICKETS

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

FUNKIN THE BAY – FIVE FUNKING YEARS        $50
Sat Feb 28th @ THE DOCKLANDS
– CACTUS CHANNEL, DJ’s Vince Peach, Black Caeser Dj’s, D’fro, Tom Showtime,  Dj Frenzie, Dj Anya, SoulCity SoundSystem, Misterjon, MAX VEGAS Chris Gill and many 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!).

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