MELBOURNE GIG GUIDE

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

 

MELBOURNE GIG GUIDE

LIVE bands are in BOLD, DJ gigs as is.
all these gigs are soul / jazz / hip hop / reggae / electronic  / dub   etc…

…MONDAYS…

JAZZ PARTY
Mondays in Aug @ The Gasometer

B3 BREAKOUT
Mondays @ 303 Bar

ARTHUR PENN & THE FUNKY TEN
Monday 3rd Aug @ Workers Club (Early)

…TUESDAYS…

AO
Tuesdays @ The Evelyn
– ELECTRONIC MUSIC NIGHT

CONDENSED MILK
Tuesdays @ Section 8

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…

RIZKY’s HIP HOP TRIVIA
WEDNESDAYS @ The Vic (7pm Start)
– hosted by MZ RIZK

BOPSTRETCH
Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
– be-bop for Fitzroy! JAAZAAAZZZZZ

OPEN DECKS – SOUL NIGHT
Weds @ Loch & Key
– Jack Sparrow & Justin + you = bring your records

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

…THURSDAYS…

SHLOHMO
30th July @ The Corner

COOKIN ON THREE BURNERS
30th July @ 303 Bar

MANDEK PENHA
30th July @ The Workers Club – video Launch
– always freaky….

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

ORCHESTRA DEL BARRIO
THURSDAYS @ LA CHINESCA
– El Art De La Salsa remains in Melbourne with DJ Marz

NO MONEY NO PROBLEMS
Thursdays @ Boney
– b-boys beats and beers….

SHAOLIN FUNK
Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey
– Francisco Tavares (vocals), Mark Amato (keys), Cliff Raux (drums),   + more!

MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLLECTIVE
Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

PINEAPPLE INSTITUTE
THursdays @ The Lounge
– Cocoa Noire, Hudson James jr, Moonshine, Oden + more…

BE EASY
Thurs @ Workshop
– Arks and Guests (hip hop and beats)

GOGO THURSDAYS
Thursdays @ GOGO Bar
– Miss Goldie or CC DIsco

THE REBIRTH OF THE COOL
1st & 3rd Thursdays of the Month @ The Penny Black
– Mr Lob and Guests spin Jazzy treats

…FRIDAYS….

MR DYNAMITE:The Rise Of James brown
Fri 31st july @ ACMI – movie screening!

ELLA THOMPSON
Sat 31 July @ SHebeen Bandroom
– with Leigh Senior and The Gripless DJ’s

NGAIIRE “Once Single Tour”
Fri 31st @ Shadow Electric

- with VAUDEVILLE SMASH and 30/70

CHELSEA WILSON presents THE UNDERGROUND SOUL JAM
Fri July 31st @ Kew Courthouse
– with CC DISCO as well!!

QUEEN MAGIC
Fri 31st @ Boney
– with SILENT JAY & JACE XL plus SUI ZHEN & HTML FLOWERS plus Broadway Sounds DJs

Geekin UNIVERSITY presents
Fri 31st @ Section 8
– DJ’s The Tortoise,Durban Poison Beats,  Mr Pitiful, Deams &  Bee Ampersand

SOUL SACRIFICE – SANTANA TRIBUTE
Fri July 31st @ Memo Music Hall

BIG SOUL FRIDAYS
Fridays @  Joey Smalls
– MIKE GURRIERI & Weekly guests from 9pm

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

PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS
Fridays @ Boney
– Amin Payne, Jackson Miles, Winter  +more!

DAVE BOOTS
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
– Jazz and Beats

GOGO FRIDAYS
Fridays @ GoGo Bar
– Dave Boots Weekly 6-9pm DJ MANCHILD / Mr lob / Mr Smith Alternating (9pm – late)

SLEAZY LISTENING
Fridays @ Toff
– Hysteric, Arks, Richard Kelly. The best in background music.

…SATURDAYS…

DJ MANCHILD
Sats @ The Workers Club from 6 – 9

SOUL A GO GO live feet KYLIE AULDIST
Sat 1st August @ The Corner
– with DJ’s Vince Peach, Pierre Baroni, Miss Goldie, DJ MANCHILD, Richie 1250, Matt McFettridge + MoRE!

BARO
Sat 1st Aug @ Shebeen
– with GILL BATES + Marcus

AMARU TRIBE
Sat 1st @ THe B.east

AN EVENING WITH THE SHOWTIME QUINTET
Sat 1st @ Penny Black
– feat CLASS A and COCOA NOIR

LOST WEEKEND feat HARVEY SUTHERLAND
Sat 1st Aug @ Boney

THE KUJO KINGS
Sat 1st @ The Toff In Town
– with PAPA G AND THE STAR CATS

SOUL CLAP SATURDAYS
Sats @ Mr SCruffs
– classic local hip hop night hosted by DJ Peril with Lotus & Cargo. 9pm – 4am

WHAT THE FUNK
Sats @ The Purple Emerald

IN THE CARRIAGE
Sats @ The Toff IN Town
– J’nett with Disco HArry

GOGO SATURDAYS
Sats @ Gogo Bar
– LEroy Get Busy 6-9 weekly, Mr REX / Mike Gurrieri (Alternating weeks) (9pm – late)

…SUNDAYS…

BATTLE 8 ROUND 1
Sunday 2nd @ Section 8
– The Operatives vs 100% PHAT

SOULFUL SUNDAYS AT THE RETREAT
Sundays in July  @ The Retreat
– MORELAND CITY SOUL REVIEW + Raliegh Williams + more…

SUNDAY BEST
Sundays @ Penny Black
– reggae steez with Agent 86, Tom Showtime and DJ Maars

QUARTER STREET ORCHESTRA
Sundays @ The night Cat

THE MELTDOWN
Sunday 2nd @ The B.east

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

ROOF TO REEL .
Sundays @ Rooftop.
Hosted by Edd Fisher.  + guests

B SIDE
Sundays @ Go Go BAr
– Miss Goldie or Daniel Harvey (sweet soul + More)

…COMING UP 2015…

KIRA PURU single launch Thurs 6th Aug @ Shebeen
FERDYDERKE’S THIRD BIRTHDAY Thurs 6th @ Ferdy Derke
MOJO JUJU 7th Aug @ ACMI
ELOQUOR Fri 7th Aug @ Revolver
SUGARFED LEOPARDS Sat 8th Aug @ Luwow
DEEP STREET SOUL 9th, 16th, 23rd August @ The Retreat!!!!
HIATUS KAIYOTE Fri 14th Aug @ Howler SOLD OUT
KWASI ep launch Fri 14th @ The Workers Club
ANDREA MARR BAND Sat 15th @ Luwow
HIATUS KAIYOTE Sat 15th Aug @ Howler – JUST ANNOUNCED
MR DYNAMITE: The Rise Of James Brown Sat 15th Aug @ HOYTS  – movie screening!
CUMBIA COSMONAUTS 18th Sept @ ACMI
DIZZ1 Fri Aug 21st @ Boney
THE PERFECTIONS Fri Aug 21st @ Luwow
TOTAL GIOVANNI Fri 21st @ ACMI
HIATUS KAIYOTE Thurs 27th August @ The Corner
ONE AFRICA Sun 30th August @ Hamer Hall
BOMBAY ROYALE Sun 30th Aug @ Estonian House
TEK TEK 2 Oct @ ACMI
I LOVE DANCEHALL – Friday September 4th @ Brown Alley
TYLER THE CREATOR Sun 6th Sept @ Forum Theatre
THE CACTUS CHANNEL 9th Oct @ ACMI
THE CACTUS CHANNEL Fri Sept 11th @ Shebeen
KYLIE AULDIST 11sept @ ACMI
HIATUS KAIYOTE Sat 12th Sept @ The Evelyn
RAT & CO 16th Oct @ ACMI
COLLARBONES 23rd Oct @ ACMI
SOULFEST Sun Oct 25th @ Myer music Bowl
CHET FAKER Fri 30th Oct @ Sidney Myer Music Bowl
CHELA Fir 30th Oct @ ACMI
ODDISEE Thurs 19th Nov @ Section8

TICKETS

SOULFEST
Sun Oct 25th @ Myer Music Bowl                                                              $135 (this price INCLUDES booking fee) CHEAP!!! shhhh!
– http://soulfest.com.au/artists/

+++ 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!).