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
- house funk band with guest vocalists.
Mons @ Workers Club
- Hip Hop Hotties present…DJ MAFIA
Tuesdays in August @ Howler
- special guest SEX ON TOAST
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..
Weds 6th Aug @ Howler
- with Ainslie Wills
OPEN DECKS – SOUL NIGHT
Weds @ Loch & Key
- Jack Sparrow & Justin + you = bring your records
Weds @ Ferdydurke
- Domonic Cazeaux and Geezy & SPECIAL GUEST GHOST (uk)
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
- last week with UP UP AWAY and DJ CHRIS GILL
THE SOUL SALVATION REVUE
Thurs @ Laundry Bar
- 12 piece soul band!
KICKIN THE B AT 303
Thurs 31st @ 303 Bar
- With The Lachy Doley Group
thurs 31st July @ FerdyDerke
- with SILENT JAY, SIMON WINKER, JPS
Thurs 31st @ Lomond
Thur 31st July @ Laundry
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
- Andrew Young and Vince bring the funk and soul 9pm-5am with THE REBELLES
Thursdays @ BOney (downstairs)
- SILENT JAY & friends
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..…
ESPIONAGE – TEEBS & BRAD BALOU
Fri 1st Aug @ Howler
- with Sofie Loizou, Able 8, + MORE!!!
Fri 1st Aug @ The Espy
- T-Rhythm, Rasta Unity, Tee & The Refugees
ANDRAS FOX & OSCAR KEY SUNG
Fri 1st Aug @ Ferdydurke
SOUL FEST – SOUL SEARCH!!!
Fri 1st Aug @ Soul Food (2/401 Swanson St)
- SOUL SAFARI – heat 1 – who will get the last support spot for the SOUL FEST?
Fri 1st Aug @ Bar open
- 20 year anniversary!!!!!!
Fridays @ The B.East
- with DJ NUI MOON and friends
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
- Jazz and Beats
Fris @ Croft
- w/ LEWIS CAN CUT, Paz, Benny Badge, Doc Felix, Inkswel and more
TOP UP YOUR SOUL
Fri 8th Aug @ Ferdedurke
- Dave Boots, Miss Goldie, Vince Peach, The Soul Twins + MANY MORE!
THE SEVEN UPS
Sat 2nd @ BAr Open
SOUL A GOGO
Sat 2nd Aug @ The Corner
- with THE BAMBOOS for Vince Peach’s 30year celebration! plus the PBS DJ’s!
DEMIAN + KIRKIS + CLEVER AUSTIN
Sat 2nd @ The Evelyn
TORNADO WALLACE + DONNY BENET
Sat 2nd @ Ferdyderke
- RAT + CO DJ’s, BABA X, + more
KING TIDE + EL MOTH
Sat 2nd @ Northcote Social Club
- + ECHO DRAMA!!
Sat 2nd Aug @ The Gasometer
- with DJ Rick Howe
SOL HAUS & THE SPOKESMEN
Sat 2nd @ Luwow
- with DJ Barbara Blaze + The Gogo Godesses
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!!
Sun 3rd Aug @ The gasometer
- with Noah Slee
THE LET YOUR HAIR DOWN GIRLS
Every Sunday in February @ The John Curtain FRONT BAR
- funky boogaloo for you and you and you
Sun 3rd Aug @ open Studios
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
SECTION * BATTLES round 1
SUndays IN Aug @ Section 8
- starting 10th…
…COMING UP 2014…
SFKNG Thurs 7th Aug @ The Evelyn
THE HARPOONS Thur 7th Aug @ The Workers
THE HARPOONS Fri 8th Aug @ The Workers
FATLIP Fri 8th Aug @ The Espy
GUILTY SIMPSON & KATALYST Fri Aug 8@ Laundry Bar
BONES THUGS N HARMONY Sat 8th Aug @ The Espy
PRINCE OF SEAGULLS Sat 9th @ The Lounge – launch
FOUR FOUR WAS A RACEHORSE Sat 9th Aug @ Horse bazaar
ANDRAS FOX & OSCAR KEY SUNG Sun 10th Aug @ Howler
CHELSEA WILSON Thurs Aug 14th @ The Toff – Album launch
THE SEVEN UPS Fri Aug 15th @ Spotted Mallard
DOC DANEEKA (UK) – August 16th at Revolver’s Late Show.
THE PUTBACKS Sun 17th Aug @ Howler
ESPIONAGE FT UZ, Gladiator, Alta 7 The Operatives. August 23rd at The Hi-Fi.
DR FINK’S HOUSECALL Sat 23rd @ Toff – Prince’s Keyboardist!
THIS THING Sun 24th Aug @ Howler
2014 DMC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Oz final!) Sat Aug 30 @ Laundry
SEX ON TOAST Sun 31st Aug @ howler
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!).