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…
MONDAYS FUNK JAM
1st Mon of Month @ Penny Black – with Chelsea Wilson (4th Aug)
3rd Mon of Month @ 303 Bar – with Florelie Escano (21st July)
- house funk band with guest vocalists.
Mons @ Workers Club
- Hip Hop Hotties present…DJ MAFIA
JAZZ IN THE ATTIC
Tues @ Ferdy Durke
Tuesdays @ Section 8
Tues 22nd July @ The Corner – SOLD OUT
Tues 22nd July @ Prince Bandroom
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..
Weds @ Hugs & Kisses
- guests each week too!
OPEN DECKS – SOUL NIGHT
Weds @ Loch & Key
- Jack Sparrow & Justin + you = bring your records
Weds @ Ferdydurke
- Domonic Cazeaux and Geezy & SPECIAL GUEST JULIEN DYNE!!!!!
Wed 23rd July @ Section 8
- Max Crumbs, Dylan Michel
FREE LIKE ME
Weds in July @ The Laundry Bar
Weds @ Boney
- Hip hop don’t stop…
Weds @ Ding Dong Lounge
- DJ Vince Peach with soul bands…this week ….….
Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
- be-bop for Fitzroy! JAAZAAAZZZZZ
THE CACTUS CHANNEL
Thurs in July @ Boney
- 10th with PAPA CHANGO & DJ Mike Gurrieri
BROADWAY SOUNDS & HARVEY SUTHERLAND
Thur 17th @ The Lounge
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.
SOUL IN THE BASEMENT
Thursdays @ Cherry Bar
- Pierre and Vince bring the funk and soul 9pm-5am with STELLA ANGELICO
Thurs 17th @ Evelyn Hotel
- with ECHO DRAMA THAT GOLD STREET SOUND and THANDO
Thus 17th @ Lomond Hotel
Thursdays @ The horn
THE REBIRTH OF THE COOL
1st & 3rd Thursdays of the Month @ The Penny Black
- Mr Lob and Guests spin Jazzy treats
Thurs @ Ferdy Durke
- LA POCOCK, Salmon BArrel & Dany Hotep
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 BOSS BEAT
Fri 18th July @ The Sub Club
Fri 18th July @ Section 8
Fri 18th @ The post Office
- with BROTHERFUNK (syd)
Fridays @ The B.East
- with DJ NUI MOON and friends
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
- Jazz and Beats
TURN OFF THE RADIO
Fridays @ The Golden Monkey
- Mz Rizk hosts as RADIO DJ’s play for fun… guest …
Fris @ Croft
- w/ LEWIS CAN CUT, Paz, Benny Badge, Doc Felix, Inkswel and more
Fri 4th July @ Laundry Bar
- local INDIE hip hop – High Nights, Frame etc…lots more…
PERFECTIONS SINGLE LAUNCH
Sat 19th @ Old Bar
- with Kave-Inn and Tracksuit
Sat 19th @ The Luwow
PEANUT BUTTER WOLF with KIRKIS single launch!
Sat 19th @ Boney
- with DJ’s Kano and DJ Susan
STAND UP MELBOURNE
Sat 19th @ The Corner – Oz HIp Hop ALL STAR
- TREM, Lazy Grey, Jake Biz, DJ Dcide, 1/6, Fluent Form, Hired Goons, Mata & Must, + LOADS MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THE ELECTRIC I
Sat 19th @ Bar open
- with Brooklyns Finest
JUST A LITTLE GROOVE
2nd & 4th Saturdays of the Month @ Misty Bar
- Mr Lob laying down a funky groove
THE LATE SHOW
sats @ Revolver
- Ransom, Rex, Mr Moonshine, Lewis Can Cut and more!!
RIZKY’S BLOCK PARTY
Sun 20th July @ Section 8
- Mz Rizk, Mike Gurrieri, Hussey, Hudson James Jr, Chris Ng, Jelly Fish – BBall Shoot out, Breakdance Battles
Sun july 20th @ FerdyDurke
- Carribean Food, DJ’s, Poetry ,Single launch from LOTEK…good times.
OUR VINYL WEIGHS A TON (movie) with Q & A with PEANUT BUTTER WOLF
Sun 20th @ Howler
- movie screening from 8:30 – Q&A at 10pm.
THE LET YOUR HAIR DOWN GIRLS
Every Sunday in February @ The John Curtain FRONT BAR
- funky boogaloo for you and you and you
THE SEVEN UPS
Suns In June @ Spotted Mallard
Sun 20th @ The Retreat Hotel
BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE
Sundays @ The horn
- ethiopian food and grooves 7pm, dig it..
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
SUNDAY SOUL SESSIONS
Sundays @ The Avairy
- Vince Peach and King 7 every sun 4 – 8pm
…COMING UP 2014…
NGUZUNGUZU – Saturday 26th July at Revolver’s Late Show.
KAMANDI thurs 31st July @ FerdyDerke
ESPIONAGE – TEEBS & BRAD BALOU Fri 1st Aug @ Howler
SOUL A GOGO Sat 2nd Aug @ The Corner – with THE BAMBOOS for Vince Peach’s 30year celebration!
KOOYEH residency Tues in Aug @ Howler
DAN MERRIWEATHER Wed 6th Aug @ howler
GUILTY SIMPSON & KATALYST Fri Aug 8@ Laundry Bar
FOUR FOUR WAS A RACEHORSE Sat 9th Aug @ Horse bazaar
CHELSEA WILSON Thurs Aug 14th @ The Toff – Album launch
DOC DANEEKA (UK) – August 16th at Revolver’s Late Show.
ESPIONAGE FT UZ, Gladiator, Alta 7 The Operatives. August 23rd at The Hi-Fi.
2014 DMC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Oz final!) Sat Aug 30 @ Laundry
EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO 13th Sept @ hi Fi Bar
SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS Fri 19th Sept @ Melbourne Town Hall
CAT EMPIRE Sat Oct 4th @Festival hall
THE SELECTOR (2-tone) Sat 18th Oct @ Hifi
SOULFEST – D’ANGELO, MAXWELL, MOS DEF + more! Sun Oct 19th @ Kings Domain Gardens + Sidney Myer Music Bowl
+++ 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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