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

All these gigs are soul / jazz / hip hop / reggae / electronic  / dub etc…

..MONDAY…

PAUL WILLIAMSONS HAMMOND COMBO @ Rainbow Hotel

…TUESDAY…

NOW.HERE.THIS. Tuesdays @ The Toff ( this week BLOOM, Alfalfa + Sean Labroy + more ,and Late nights with LOGO,  )

GALLERY Tuesdays @ Ferdydurke (SORETI, LONDON X CONROY + MZ RIZK)

CONDENSED MILK Tuesdays @ Section 8 (lama and Jack Doepel)

MAKE IT UP CLUB Tuesdays @ Bar Open

ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ @ Birds Basement

WEDNESDAY

ZEITGEIST FREEDOM ENERGY EXCHANGE Wednesdays in Feb @ The Grace Darling plus GUESTS)

FOUND HEADS: CLEVER AUSTIN Wednesdays in Feb @ The Evelyn

MELLOW DIAS THUMP Wednesdays @ Boney (Geezy, Skomes + special guest STRO ELLIOT)

HEAVY ROTATION Every Wed @ Belleville (Tom Showtime & Cosi)

BOP STRETCH Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

THE ROOKIES Wednesdays @ Rooks Return

THURSDAY

HIP HOP FOR HUMANITY 2.0 @ THe Gasometer (Feb 23) (Man Made Mountian + Azzy + More)

SAUCE Thursday @ THe Toff (Hancoq, SOfie Rose, Stephelle)

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT  @ Cherry Bar (With DJs VINCE PEACH and PIERRE BARONI) this week is KATTIMONI

GOOD LOVIN THURS @ The Night Cat (Andee Frost + friends)

SHAOLIN FUNK  Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey

SOUL POWER feat MIKE STEVA @ Purple Emerald

THE DROP Every Thursday @ Section 8

BLACK CAESAR DJs @ SPQR

BE EASY Thursdays @ Workshop

AZURE NIGHTS Thursdays @ Lounge (DJs Colette, Geezy & guests)

FRIDAY

CLARK (uk) @ The Night Cat (Feb 24)

LACH LANEOUS + ZIGGY ZEITGIEST @ Edinburg Castle

KYOHEI + EDDIE MAC @ Belleville

MORELAND CITY SOUL REVIEW @ Open Studio

RAT & CO @ Gasometer (Cale Sexton + MOre)

SCRIBE @ Rubix Warehouse

TRICK DOG SYNDICATE @Catfish

NORTHSIDE DJs Fridays @ SPQR

FRIDAYS AT @ go go Bar (Dave Boots – hip hop / jazz / soul / fun)

THE SOUL MINE 1st Friday of the month @ THE ROCHESTER (classic Northern Soul 45s)

WHAT THE FUNK Fridays @ Purple Emerald

…SATURDAY…

 

FUNKIN THE BOAT PARTY@ Docklands Pier (TomShowtime, DJ Anya, CHRIS GILL, DJ LYNEELLE WILKINSON,  DJ PERIL + more!!!)- nearly all SOLD OUT! hustle!

JOHN MORALES @ Belleville (Feb 25)

KYLIE AULDIST Saturdays in FEB @ THE NIGHT CAT (11-3am)

JAMAICA JUMP UP – Special fundraiser for Alpha Boys School @ Gasometer (Melb Ska Orch + Moonhops + Ska Vendors + DJS + more)

SLOW GRIND FEVER #44  @ BAr OPen (feat Richie 1250 + Pierre Baroni + Simon Laxton)

The CUMBIA COSMONAUTS @ The Beast

FUNKALLEROS @Bella Union (Neil MOrris + more)

ELTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL @ Eltham site… (Andrea Marr & The Funky Hit Men + Grnad Wazoo + more)

RHYTHM OF AFRICA @ Werribee Open Zoo Range (feat LAMINE SONKO & THE AFRICAN INTELIGENCE)

WAX MUSEUM DJs @ SPQR

LIT @ Section 8 (Billy Hoyle, Heptune, J RED)

THE LATE SHOW Saturdays @ Revolver

SOUL CLAP SATURDAYS Saturdays @ Mr Scruffs – DJs Peril, Lotus & Cargo

IN THE CARRIAGE Saturdays @ The Toff In Town  – DJs J’Nett & Disco Harry

GOGO SATURDAYS Saturdays @ GoGo Bar  – DJs Get Bu$y & Rex / Mike Gurrieri

 

…SUNDAY…

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA, TIM SWEENEY & EGYPTIAN LOVER @ Shimmerlands (Feb 26)

THE TESKEY  BROTHERS Suns In Feb @ Some Velvet Morning

QUEST PAPUA Sun @ Section 8 (Live log drummers , Airileke, Sprigga Mek (PNG), Ukam Maniczy (West Papua), Mogu (PNG) + FUTURE ROOTS)

FAIRFIELD SUMMER SERIES Sun in Feb @ Fairfield Ampitheatre (BILLY DAVIS & THE GOOD LORDS + THANDO + more) – FREE

MAGNETIC ISLAND ARCHIVE Sundays @ Dr Morse (Clever Austin & Jolie de Vogue)

DR SINHA’S JAZZ LOBOTOMY + WVRBVBY@ BAr Open (Feb 26)

LA INFLUENCIA Sun 19th Feb @ The Night Cat

DAYDREAMS @ The Gasometer 4pm –

MORELAND CITY SOUL REVIEW @ Union Hotel Brunswick

DAVE BOOTS Sundays @ Hawker hall (70’s soul, disco, jazz, funk)

 

COMING UP

ZILLANOVA @ NORTHSIDE RECORDS 7pm (Fri 3rd)

DORSAL FINS @ NSC Fri 3rd March
REMI @ Afro Hub (Fri Marc 3)

CLUB COCO @ Copacobana (Rahaan, Rich Medina ++) (Mar 3)

THIGHS HIGH @ Joey Smalls (Mar 3)

SOULECTION x OPERATIVES @ Brown Alley (Mar 3)

HARVEY SUTHERLAND @ Section 8 (March 4)

MELBOURNE AFRICAN TRADITIONAL ENSEMBLE @ Afro Hub (MArch 5th)

SECTION 8 BIRTHDAY BASH feat TALL BLACK GUY @ Section 8 (Feb 5)

HOLLIE SMITH @ Caravan Music Club (March 10)

BRUNSWICK MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Brunswick (Mar 5-19)

JORDAN RAKEI @ Howler (Mar 23)

SHAPESHIFTER @ 170 Russell (April 7)

SNARKY PUPPY @ Melbourne Recital Center (April 8)

ROY AYERS @ The Croxton (Apr 9)

MICHAEL KIWANUKA @ The Corner (Apr 18)

CORINNE BAILEY RAE @ 170 Russell Street (April 19)

RECORD STORE DAY @ EVERY RECORD STORE IN THE WORLD (Apr 22)

SAMPHA @ The Croxton (May 29)

MELBOURNE SOUL WEEKENDER @ Exford Hotel (Jun 16-18)

 

 

TICKETS

 

FUNKIN’ THE BAY Saturday Feb 25th @ Victoria Star DOCKLANDS 7:30pm

TOM SHOWTIME, DJ ANYA, DJ PERIL, CHRIS GILL, LADY LANGERS, DJ LYNDELLE + MORE!!!

$55

profits go to ACE and HFCA

*+++ 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 soul gigs for the list

(free of course!).