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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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…

REBETIKO

Mondays @ Belleville  

B3 BREAKOUT

Mondays @ 303 Bar  

…TUESDAYS… 

FAT TUESDAY

Tuesday 9th Feb @ Piazza Italia, Argyle Street in Carlton.

- Adam Rudegeair’s Bayou Tapestry with Henry Manetta, Jazz Party, Horns Of Leroy + MUCH MORE..

THE INTERNET 

Tuesday 9th February @ The Corner

MANDEK PENHA 

Tuesdays in February @ Workers Club  

BLACK MOLASSES 

Tuesdays in Feb @ The Evelyn

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… 

MELLOW DIAS THUMP

Wednesdays @ Boney

- Caseaux O.S.L.O., Geezy and Skomes  

BOPSTRETCH

Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

- be-bop for Fitzroy! JAAZAAAZZZZZ  

THE ROOKIES

Wednesdays @ Rooks Return

- (jazz)  

 …THURSDAYS…  

SHAMIR w/ GL

Thurs 4th Feb @ Howler

MARA TK 

Thurs 4th Feb @ Belleville  

JUNGLE FUNK

Thursdays @ Ferdydurke

- new WEEKLY night with MANCHILD – feat LIVE PERCUSSION!  

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT

Thursdays @ Cherry Bar

- each week from 9 – 5am with VINCE and PIERRE live band is THE SWEETHEARTS  

BEATS RHYMES LIFE

Thurs 4th Feb @ Grumpys

- Elftransporter x Morganics, Bastian Killjoy x Seeka, Tom Kwan xTumi + more!!

SHAOLIN FUNK

Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey

- Francisco Tavares (vocals), Mark Amato (keys), Cliff Raux (drums),   + more!  

AZURE NIGHTS

Thursdays @ The Lounge

- Live Soul/Hip-Hop/Funk: This week ALLYSHA JOY (30/70) & QUANTUM MILKSHAKE  

MELBOURNE IMPROVISERS COLLECTIVE

Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe  

- STEVE MAGNUSSON TRIO w Special Guests..

BE EASY

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

GOGO THURSDAYS

Thursdays @ GOGO Bar – Miss Goldie or CC Disco  

…FRIDAYS…  

BARO (live) 

Fri 5th Feb @ Old Mates Club

- with House of Beige DJ’s+ more…

PAUL JOHNSON 

Fri 5th Feb @ The Prince Bandroom

BLACK VANILLA

Fri 5th Feb @ Boney

- Mall Grab and Daze….

THE KAVA KINGS

Fri 5th Feb @ The Penny Black

THE PUTBACKS

Fri Feb 5th @ CAtfish

PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS

Fridays @ Boney (downstairs)

- Amin Payne, Jackson Miles, Winter  +more!  

EAT THE BEATS

Fridays @ Belleville 

- Eddie Mac & DJ Anya & Dan Lewis  

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…

30/70 COLLECTIVE PRESENTS: A Brother Scratch & Allysha Joy

Saturday @ Post Office Hotel

BOB MARLEY BIRTHDAY BASH 

Sat 6th Feb @ The Corner Hotel

- feat JasonHeerah (and Chosen Ones) plus,  RAS JAHKNON AND NHATTY MAN, IRIE, KING RU, STICK MAREEBO, PUPA DALTON, ZARE DEMUS, JESSE I, RAS CRUCIAL + DJ PITT

ALBRECHT LA’BROOY LIVE

Saturday, Lost Weekend @ Boney

ALARIIYA

Sat 6th @ Sooki Lounge (Belgrave)

THAT GOLD STREET SOUND

Sat 6th @ Catfish

GIMME SHELTER

Sat 6th @ Shadow Electric

- with Arthur Penn & the Funky Ten, Nhattyman, 

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…

DJ NORMAN JAY MBE

Sunday 7th @ Captain Baxter

MELBOURNE JAZZ CO-OP PRESENTS 

Sundays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

SUNDAY SOUL SESSIONS

Sundays @ Purple Emerald

SOUL SUNDAYS feat COOKIN ON 3 BURNERS

Sunday @ The RETREAT

- with MANTRA!!!!

NEW ORLEANS FUNK FACTORY

Sun 7th @ The B.east

- The HORNS Of Leroy!!

 

SENEGAMBIAN JAZZ BAND

Sundays @ Bar Oussou (from 7:30)

 

SUNDAYS LATINO SESSION

Sundays @ PENNY BLACK from 3PM

- FEAT SAMBRAZUCA

 

CHORO SUNDAYS @ The Everleigh

Sundays @ The Everlie 9:30+

- best of Brazilain music live with Doug Deveries and Tamil Rogeon + guests….

 

B SIDE

Sundays @ Go Go BAr

- Miss Goldie or Daniel Harvey (sweet soul + More)  

 

…COMING UP 2015…

THUNDERCAT Thurs Feb 11th @ Max Watts

COLLIE BUDZ Thurs 11th Feb @ Prince Bandroom

LEFTO Feb 11th @ the laundry

WAR BABY Feb 11th @ The Evelyn (debut!)

SAMPA THE GREAT ++ Feb 12th @ Howler

THEIVERY CORPORATION Feb 12th @ The Forum

THE RAAH PROJECT Fri Feb 12th @ Bennett’s Lane

THIEVERY CORPORATION Fri Feb 12th @ The Forum

NIGHTMARES ON WAX Fri Feb 12th @ Brown Alley

1200 TECHNIQUES Sat Feb 13th @ The Toff

HEARTICAL HIFI POWER Feb 14th @ Howler

ST KILDA FESTIVAL Sun 14th Feb @ St Kilda foreshore…(w soul bands..)

ROOFTOP PARTY & MOMENTUM Sun 14th @ The Evelyn

STEEL PULSE (uk) Sun 14th Feb @ Max Watts

FAT FREDDYS DROP Feb 19th @ The Forum – sold out

FAT FREDDYS DROP Feb 20th @ The Forum – sold out

HEEMS Sat 20th Feb @ The Evlyn

FAT FREDDYS DROP Feb 21sh @ The Forum

HEATWAVE Sun Feb 21st @ Fairfield AMPITHEATRE (Emma Donovan, Cookin on 3 Burners + more)

WU TANG CLAN Feb 23rd @ Margaret Court Arena

LITTLE SIMZ Wed Feb 24th @ Howler

JORDAN RAKEI Fri 26th Feb @ The Evelyn

ECCA VANDAL Feb 27th @ Howler

JHENE AIKO Tues 1st March @ The Forum

SOCIAL STUDIO BLOCK PARTY March 5th @ Peel Street Collingwood

FREEDOM TIME 3 Sat March 5th @ Coburg Velodrome

IBEYI Thu 10th Mar @ Max Watts

FREDDIE GIBBS Sat 12th March @ Max Watts

ST GERMAIN Mon 14th march @ the Forum

ACTION BRONSON Tues March 15th @ The Forum

MOUNT MOCHA KILAMANJARO Thurs 17th March @ Howler

ALSARAH AND THE NUBATONES Fri 18th March @ Howler

D’ANGELO Sat 19th march @ The Palais Theatre

KYLIE AULDIST (Singel launch) Sat 19th March @ Howler

KENDRICK LAMAR Mon 21st March @ Rod Laver Arena

KAMASI WASHINGTON Tue 22nd March @ The Prince Bandroom

SASKWATCH  Fri April 8th @ The Corner  

CAT EMPIRE May 27th @ The Forum

 

TICKETS

FREEDOM TIME 3 – $35

Sat March 5th @ Coburg Velodrome

- Jeremy Underground (FR), Sadar Bahar (usa), Hugo Mendez (uk), Wax’o Paradiso, Strictly Vinyl DJ’s + 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!).