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…
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.
Tues 2nd Dec @ Shebeen
– Artful Dodgers Studio Showcase!! feat LAWRENCE AUSTIN
LOTEK + FLORELIE ESCANO
Tues 2nd Dec @ The Toff In Town
– with RAS JAH KNOQ + KAWASI + Lucas Miller
Tues @ The Evelyn
– Richie 1250, Vince Peach, Miss Goldie + GUESTS
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..
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
Weds @ Ferdydurke
– Domonic Cazeaux and Geezy & SPECIAL GUEST
MVP present BURN CIRCUIT
Weds @ Boney
– Hip hop don’t stop… BBoys jam out a cypher…..get down!
Weds @ Ding Dong Lounge
– DJ Vince Peach with soul bands…this week ….…FULTON STREET
Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
– be-bop for Fitzroy! JAAZAAAZZZZZ
Wednesdays @ Section 8
Thurs 27th Nov INSTORE PERFORMANCE @ Northside Records
SMITH STREET FUNK
Thursdays @ Foresters Hall
– DJ MANCHILD with PAPA G AND THE STARCATS
THE DO YO THANGS
Thurs 27th Nov @ Hugs and Kisses
– with DJ MZ RIZK and APHRODITE (syd)
THE BLACK SEEDS
Thurs 27th Nov @ Prince Of Wales
Thurs 27th @ Evelyn
– wit THE SEVEN UPS + Ruben Stone.
Thurs 27th Nov @ The Espy
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!
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 KYLIE AULDIST AND THE GLENROY ALSTARS
HIP HOP KARAOKE
Thursdays @ Boney
KICKIN THE B AT 303
tursdays @ 303 Bar
– ARTIE STYLES QUARTET
Thursdays @ Boney (downstairs)
– SILENT JAY & KIRKIS and friends
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.
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
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
– ARKS / THANKS…..
INNER CITY SOUNDS
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
– Matt Radovich, Nam, Peter baker, Mr George..…
Fri 28th Nov @ Boney
SCATTER SCATTER SOUNDSYSTEM
Fri 28th @ El Coco (120 king st)
THE SOUL OF ARETHA FRANKLIN
Fri 28th @ Thornbury theatre
– Florelie Escano and her Soul Orchestra
Fri Nov 28th @ Open Studio
– a SALSA JAM!! band LA 45 and DJ’s
Fridays @ The B.East
– with DJ NUI MOON and friends
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
– Jazz and Beats
Fris @ Croft
– w/ LEWIS CANCUT, PAZ and more
PYRAMID JAM VI
Sat 29th 12noon – 4pm @ FOOTSCRAY COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER
– breaking event 2 on 2.
Sat 29th nov @ Spotted Mallard
– live EXOTICA band.
Sat 29th @ Revolver’s Late Show
THE MUSIC OF JAMES BROWN
Sat 29th @ Flying Saucer Club
– with REVEREND FUNK AND HTE HORNS OF SALVATION
Sat 29th @ Section 8
– Jose Luna, Grant Camov, Liam Brady
Sat 29th @ rear 33 Elizabeth St
– DJ’s playing SOUL, Rhythm & Blues, Jamaican Oldies…..
SLOW GRIND FEVER #19
Sat 29th Nov
– Richie 1250, Mohair Slim & Pierre Baroni
SOUL CLAP SATURDAYS
Sats @ Mr SCruffs
– classic local hip hop night hosted by DJ Peril with Lotus & Cargo. 9pm – 4am
THE LATE SHOW
sats @ Revolver
– Ransom, Rex, Mr Moonshine, Lewis Can Cut and more!!
C.C.S. SUMMER SLAM
Sun 30th nov @ Howler
– A13, DEXTER, JELLYFISH, KUYA, THOMAS KILROC, JPS + MANY MORE!
BREAK DAY OUT
Sun 30th 12.30 – 8pm @ Montanassa Dance Studio(74 Sydney St, Albion)
– breaking party! BGIRL battles! Interstate and international action!
DUB N GRUB
Sun 30th @ Rubix
BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE
Sundays @ The horn
– ethiopian food and grooves 7pm, dig it..
CHORO SUNDAYS @ The Everly!
Sundays @ The Everlie 9:30+
– best of Brazilain music live with Doug Deveries and Tamil Rogeon + guests….
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 or Daniel Harvey
SUNDAY SOUL SESSIONS
Sundays @ The Avairy
– Vince Peach and King 7 every sun 4 – 8pm
…COMING UP 2014…
EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS Thurs 4th Dec @ The Northcote Social Club – album launch!
KATTIMONI Fri Dec 5th @ the Catfish
HIATUS KAIYOTE, REMi, KIRKIS + more Fri Dec 5th @ The Corner
KYLIE AULDIST & GLENROY ALSTARS + CHELSEA WILSON Fri 5th Dec @ Bella union
STELLA REMNANTS Fri 5th Dec @ The B.East
3 THE HARD WAY sat 6th @ The Sub Club
SOUL A GO GO Sat 6th @ Shebeen
ICE CUBE Dec 6 & 9th @ The Forum
THE INTREPID HOUNDS Sun 7th @ Rah Bar
SEMPLESIZZE BLOCK PARTY Sun 7th Dec @ Howler
CYPRESS HILL Dec 11th @ The Forum
1200 TECHNIQUES Wed 17th Dec @ Howler
HEY FRANKIE Dec 12th @ Boney – launch!!
UP UP AWAY Dec 15th @ The B.East
GHOSTFACE KILLAH Fri 19th dec @ The Espy
JUNGLE CITY BASHMENT Sun 21st Dec @ Howler
SALT N PEPA W DJ SPINDARELLA Sat 27th Dec @ The Forum
BIG FREEDIA & HER DIVAS ASS-TRALIA TOUR Tues 30th Dec @ Howler
JOHN MORALES NYE show Wed 31st @ 161
SLOW GRIND FEVER NEW YEARS EVE GRIND Wed Dec 31st @ Russian House (Fitzroy) 9 – 3am….
SBTRKT Jan 7th @ The forum
FAT FREDDYS DROP Fri 23 rd Jan @ Palais Theatre
SUGARMOUNTAIN FESTIVAL w NAS Sat 24th Jan @ VCA
NAS Sun 25th jan @ The Forum theatre
GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC April 3rd @ 170 Russell St
DANNY BROWN Sun 4th Jan @ The Corner
SEU JORGE Tues Jan 13th @ THe Forum
FLYING LOTUS 30th Jan @ 170 Russell St
THE BUDOS BAND Thurs 19th Feb @ The Corner
THE BUDOS BAND Fri 20th Feb @ Melbourne ZOO!
SUGAR MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL
The artists include NAS (perfroming ILLMATIC), Dexter • NO ZU + Sal P (Liquid Liquid) • Banoffee • Oscar Key Sung x Cassius Select • Rat & Co • Wax’o Paradiso • LA Pocock, Horse Meat Disco + a whole bunch 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!).
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