MELBOURNE GIG GUIDE
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 in Aug @ The Gasometer
MOndays @ 303 Bar
Tuesdays in September! @ The Evelyn
– with Up Up Away and Tiaryn
Tuesdays @ The Evelyn
– ELECTRONIC MUSIC NIGHT
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..
TEK TEK ENSEMBLE
2 Oct @ ACMI
RIZKY’s HIP HOP TRIVIA
WEDNESDAYS @ The Vic (7pm Start)
– hosted by MZ RIZK
Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
– be-bop for Fitzroy! JAAZAAAZZZZZ
OPEN DECKS – SOUL NIGHT
Weds @ Loch & Key
– Jack Sparrow & Justin + you = bring your records
SOUL IN THE BASEMENT
Thursdays @ Cherry Bar
– each week from 9 – 5am with VINCE and PIERRE live band is MORELAND CITY SOUL REVUE
Thurs 27th Aug @ The Evelyn
– with Tulalah, Jamil Zacharia
Thurs 27th August @ The Corner SOLD OUT
KICKIN THE B AT 303
Thurs 27th @ 303 BAr
– ARTIE STYLES QUARTET
NO MONEY NO PROBLEMS
Thursdays @ Boney
– b-boys beats and beers….
Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey
– Francisco Tavares (vocals), Mark Amato (keys), Cliff Raux (drums), + more!
MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLLECTIVE
Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
THursdays @ The Lounge
– Cocoa Noire, Hudson James jr, Moonshine, Oden + more…
Thurs @ Workshop
– Arks and Guests (hip hop and beats)
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
SASKWATCH – INSTORE at NORTHSIDE!!!
Friday 28th @ Northside Records
– yes, HERE!! at 7pm. Get here early!
Fridays @ The B.East
– with DJ NUI MOON and friends this week KUT ONE!
BIG SOUL FRIDAYS
Fridays @ Joey Smalls
– Mike Gurrieri & Friends from 9pm.
PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS
Fridays @ Boney
– Amin Payne, Jackson Miles, Winter +more!
OLIVER PATERSON BEAT PROJECT
Fridays in August @ Edinburgh Castle
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
– Jazz and Beats
Fridays @ GoGo Bar
– Dave Boots Weekly 6-9pm DJ MANCHILD / Mr lob / Mr Smith Alternating (9pm – late)
Fridays @ Toff
– Hysteric, Arks, Richard Kelly. The best in background music.
Sats @ The Workers Club from 6 – 9
HAMMOND ORGAN SOUL JAZZ GROOVES
Sat 29th @ Luwow
– its ARAK plus Mickey @ the Sensayshuns
Sat 29th @ The Gasometer
– with UP UP AWAY, LAM and Alex Lahey
Sat 29th @ Penny Black
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
Sats @ Gogo Bar
– LEroy Get Busy 6-9 weekly, Mr REX / Mike Gurrieri (Alternating weeks) (9pm – late)
Sun 30th August @ Hamer Hall
– directed by Lamine Sonko, 300 voice Boîte Millennium Chorus led by Andrea Khoza, also Jimmy Mulovhedzi, the Asanti Dancers, Ajak Kwai from South Sudan, King Bell and much more.
Sun 30th Aug @ Estonian House
– with SEX ON TOAST 7pm start!
BATTLE 8 ROUND 1
Sun 30th Aug @ Section 8
– BABALU versus SCATTER SCATTER SOUND SYSTEM
MIHRA (Single launch)
Sun 30th @ The Workers Club
– with Nafasi, Tetrahedra
Sunday @ The RETREAT
– feat DEEP STREET SOUL!!! and DJ Manchild
Sundays @ Penny Black
– reggae steez with Agent 86, Tom Showtime and DJ Maars
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
Sundays @ Go Go BAr
– Miss Goldie or Daniel Harvey (sweet soul + More)
…COMING UP 2015…
ARTHUR PENN & THE FUNKY TEN Thursdays in September @ The Evelyn
I LOVE DANCEHALL – Friday September 4th @ Brown Alley
SOUL NATION REVUE Fri Sept 4th @ the Catfish
DORSAL FINS Fri 4th @ The Curtain
TYLER THE CREATOR Sun 6th Oct @ Forum Theatre
MOMENTUM Sun 7th @ The Evelyn
THE CACTUS CHANNEL 9th Oct @ ACMI
HIATUS KAIYOTE Thurs 10th Sept @ Northcote Social Club – LAST CHANCE!!
THE CACTUS CHANNEL Fri Sept 11th @ Shebeen
KYLIE AULDIST 11sept @ ACMI
DEGO (uk) Sat 12th Sept @ Boney
HIATUS KAIYOTE Sat 12th Sept @ The Evelyn SOLD OUT
NEBULOSA Sun 13th @ Section 8
CUMBIA COSMONAUTS 18th Sept @ ACMI
THE BAMBOOS 18th Sept @ Northcote Social Club (10 year b party)
TUXEDO Sat 19th September @ The Prince
ALTA Sat 26th Sept @ The Toff
DEG0 – September 26th @ Boney
JAY POWER Thurs 15th Oct @ The Toff
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 Fri 30th Oct @ ACMI
MOJO JUJU Thurs Nov 12th @ MAX WATTS – AWME
ODDISEE Thurs 19th Nov @ Section8
HOLLIE SMITH Thurs 20th nov @ Howler
COOKIN ON 3 BURNERS Fri 27th Nov @ Northcote Social Club
THE FATBACK BAND Dec 11th @ The Corner Hotel
Sun Oct 25th @ Myer Music Bowl $135 (this price INCLUDES booking fee) CHEAP!!! shhhh!
+++ 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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