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 + weekly/monthly DJ gigs as is.
all these gigs are soul / jazz / hip hop / reggae / electronic  / dub   etc…

…MONDAY…

JAZZ PARTY
Mondays in Oct @ The John Curtain Hotel!!
- N’awlins Jazz for dancin fools…

PAUL WILLIAMSON’S HAMMOND COMBO
MOdays @ THe Rainbow Hotel

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.

…TUESDAY…

HAPPY HOUR
Tues @ The Evelyn
- Richie 1250, Vince Peach, Miss Goldie + GUESTS

REMi
Tues 7th October @ Workers Club

JAZZ IN THE ATTIC
Tues @ Ferdy Durke

CONDENSED MILK
Tuesdays @ Section 8

REVOLUTION
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..

…WEDNESDAYS…

BIG EASY SOUL SESSIONS
Weds @ THe Carlton Club

ONENESS : ROOTS & CULTURE
Every second Wednesday @ New Guernica
- Kid Militan & friends.

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

MELLOW-DIAS-THUMP
Weds @ Ferdydurke
- Domonic Cazeaux and Geezy & SPECIAL GUEST GHOST (uk)

TWERKSHOP
Mons @ BONEY
- Hip Hop Hotties present…

FREE LIKE ME
Weds in July @ The Laundry Bar

MVP
Weds @ Boney
- Hip hop don’t stop…

MO SOUL
Weds @ Ding Dong Lounge
- DJ Vince Peach with soul bands…this week ….…AMY WINEHOUSE BAND

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

DAWN AGAIN
Wednesdays @ Section 8

…THURSDAYS…

MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE SESSIONS
Thursday @ The B.East
- regular jazz bebop swing

DOUBLE STACK THURSDAYS
Thursdays @ Amelia Shaw (above the Retreat)
- this week DJ AGO!

KICKIN THE B AT 303
Thursdays @ 303 Bar

THE SOUL SALVATION REVUE
Thurs @ Laundry Bar
- 12 piece soul band!

THE MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLLECTIVE
Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

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

HIP HOP KARAOKE
Thursdays @ Boney

JELLO
Thursdays @ Boney (downstairs)
- SILENT JAY & KIRKIS and friends

SHAOLIN FUNK
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.

BLOW
Thursdays @ The horn

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

A SIDE – FUNK!
Thursdays @ The Go Go Bar
- Miss Goldie and DJ MANCHILD

BE EASY
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
- ARKS / THANKS…..

INNER CITY SOUNDS
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
- Matt Radovich, Nam, Peter baker, Mr George..…

…FRIDAYS…

THE SCRAP HEAP HORN COLLECTIVE
Fri 3rd Oct @ Bar open
- with other bands on at 9pm

FUNKALEROS DE LA CALLE
Fri 3rd Oct @ Luwow

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

DAVE BOOTS
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
- Jazz and Beats

TRIBAL-WAVE
Fris @ Croft
- w/ LEWIS CANCUT, PAZ and more

…SATURDAYS…

SOUL A GO GO
Sat 4th Oct @ Shebeen
- Vince Peach, Chelsea Wilson, Emma Peel, Richie 1250, DJ Manchild, MAtt McFetridge + DJ Lady Soul

ANDREA MARR & BAND
Sat 4th Oct @ The Spotted Mallard

CAT EMPIRE
Sat Oct 4th @Festival hall

KATTIMONI
Sat 4th Oct @ The rainbow Hotel
- support from ARROWE

BASEMENT SESSINOS – 7 year party!!
Sat 4th Oct @ Sub Club (Rear 33 Elizabeth St)
- Heartical HiFi Outernatinoal, + DAMAJAH!!

JUDGE PINO & THE RULING MOTIONS
Sat 4th Oct @ BAr Open

CAR PARK REGGAE
Sat 4th Oct @ Section 8
- selectors JNETT, Jimmy James, Sandro, Cazeux Oslo & EDDIE MAC!

MOTHBALL RECORD LABEL NIGHT
Sat Oct 4th @ Revolver Upstairs

ZAN & THE GOOD THINGS
Sats @ THE NIGHT CAT

THE LATE SHOW
sats @ Revolver
- Ransom, Rex, Mr Moonshine, Lewis Can Cut and more!!

…SUNDAYS…

DOUGHNUTS
Sun 5th Oct @ Howler
- djs MZ RIZK, CHRIS GILL and more more more!! 45′s only (front bar…)

SAN LAZARO
Sundays in Sept @ The night Cat

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE
Sundays @ The horn
- ethiopian food and grooves 7pm, dig it..

TEK TEK ENSEMBLE
Sun 5th Oct @ The Spotted Mallard

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

SUNDAY SOIREE
Sundays @ I Know A Place
- Matt Radovich, Mike Gurrieri, Moonshine, Nam

B SIDE
Sundays @ Go Go BAr
- Miss Goldie

SUNDAY SOUL SESSIONS
Sundays @ The Avairy
-  Vince Peach and King 7 every sun 4 – 8pm

…COMING UP 2014…

ROBERT HUNTER CUP FUNDRAISER Sat 11th Oct @ Eureka Hotel Richmond
OSCAR KEY SUNG Sat 11th Oct @ Hugs & kisses w Banoffee
WAXO PARADISO Oct 12th @ The Convent
SECTION 8 BATTLE GRAND FINAL!! Sun Oct 12th @ Section 8
LAMINE SONKO AND THE AFRICAN INTELLIGENCE Fri 17th Oct @ BAr Open
THE BAMBOOS Fri 17th @ Foxtel Melb Festival Hub
THE BAMBOOS Sat 18th @ Foxtel Melb Festival Hub
THE SELECTOR (2-tone) Sat 18th Oct @ Hifi
OSCAR KEY SUNG Sat 18th Oct @ Hugs & Kisses
THE HARPOONS Sat 18th Oct @ Howler
SOULFEST – D’ANGELO, MAXWELL, MOS DEF + more! Sun Oct 19th @ Kings Domain Gardens + Sidney Myer Music Bowl
JOELISTICS fri 24th Oct @ Northcote Social Club
RODRIGUEZ Oct 25th @ Palais Theatre
OSCAR KEY SUNG Sat 25th @ Hugs & Kisses
RODRIGUEZ Oct 26th @ Palais Theatre
BLACK VOICES Thurs 30th Oct @ Melb Recital Center
DELTA Fri 31st Oct @ Prince Band Room – Pyramid Schemes album launch
RAS JAH KNOW Fri 31st Oct @ The Espy
DRUM SUITE Sat Nov 1st @ Hugs & kisses
HAU LATUKEFU Sat 1st Nov @ The Espy
RODRIGUEZ Sun Nov 2 @ Palais Theatre
SOULS OF MISCHIEF – Monday November 3rd @ The Espy.
HAU LATUKEFU Mon 3rd Nov @ The Workers
AWME 13-16 NOV 2014
MS MURPHY, ESTÈRE (NZ), BONGEZIWE MABANDLA (SOUTH AFRICA) & LOUIS BAKER (NZ), Thurs 13th Nov @ The Toff
NAHKO & MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE (USA), DECLAN KELLY presents DIESEL N’ DUB, BATUCADA SOUND MACHINE (NZ) & BULLHORN, Fri 14th Nov @ Hi-Fi
HIATUS KAIYOTE, MYELE MANZANZA (NZ), HAILEY CRAMER & RITA SATCH, Sat 15th Nov @ Hi-Fi
RADICAL SON, THA FEELSTYLE (SAMOA) & FRANK YAMMA, Sat 15th Nov @ Shebeen

RODRIGUEZ Sat 15th nov @ The Plenary
THE BLACK SEEDS Thurs 27th Nov @ Prince Of Wales
THE PHARCYDE Thurs 27th Nov @ The Espy
EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS Thurs 4th Dec @ The Northcote Social Club
HIATUS KAIYOTE, REMi, KIRKIS + more Fri Dec 5th @ The Corner
HEY FRANKIE Dec 12th @ Boney – launch!!

+++ 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!).