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 @ The Grace Darling BASEMENT
- Hue Blaines, and that jazzzzz, dance or die…

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…

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…

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 @ Workers Club
- Hip Hop Hotties present…DJ MAFIA

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 ….….

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

HAMMOND ORGAN NIGHTS
Wednesday @ Musicland (in Faulkner)

…THURSDAYS…

MS MURPHY
Thurs 28th Aug @ Northcote Social Club
- with Thando Silwila

DOUBLE STACK THURSDAYS
Thursdays @ Amelia Shaw (above the Retreat)
- DJ SOUL LOCO (deep street soul) and DJ NBO (cactus Channel)

KICKIN THE B AT 303
Thursdays @ 303 Bar
- KIM KELAART TRIO

THE SOUL SALVATION REVUE
Thurs @ Laundry Bar
- 12 piece soul band! with guests Lockett and DJ Chelsea WIlson

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT
Thursdays @ Cherry Bar
- Andrew Young and Vince bring the funk and soul 9pm-5am with KINGSTON CROWN

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…

CACTUS CHANNEL / ANIMAUX double
Fri 29th Aug @ The John Curtain
- with DJ Chris Gill

SOUL FEST SOUL SEARCH semi final 1
Friday 29th August @ the Order (2/401 Swanton st.)
- with SOUL SAFARI, HAILEY KRAMER, Thando, 7th Street Entry, Cocoa Noire

CONGO TARDIS #1 ‘Marathon’ single launch
Friday Aug 29 @ Can’t Say.
- with TOMDERSON launch as well.

RAS JAHKNOW
Fri aug 28th @ Reverence Hotel

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

REVOMATIX
Fri 29th Aug @ Revolver
- with Maxi and MO

FULTON STREET
Fri 29th @ Yah Yahs

DAVE BOOTS
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
- Jazz and Beats

MOTION 3000
Fris @ Croft
- w/ LEWIS CAN CUT, Paz, Benny Badge, Doc Felix, Inkswel and more

…SATURDAYS…

SLOW GRIND FEVER #16
Sat Aug 30th @ The Tote
- Richie 1250, Pierre baroni, Mohair Slim

DURBAN POISON 7″ launch
Sat 30th @ Ferdy Durke
- Able 8, Jahnne + more more more!

2014 DMC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Oz final!)
Sat Aug 30 @ Laundry

GYPSY CRYSTAL BALL
Sat 30th @ Spotted Mallard

FRIDA
Sat Aug 30th @ Revolver

THE FABRIC
Sat Aug 30th @ Ding Dong Lounge

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

…SUNDAYS…

BATTLE ROUND 1
Sun 24th @ Section 8
- Mz Rizk vs Condensed Milk

SEX ON TOAST
Sun 31st Aug @ howler
+ Mandek Penha + Anti-Kirkis

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

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…

MADUP CHOL with THE PUTBACKS THURS 4TH @ The Toff
THE SWEETHEARTS Thurs 4th @ Cherry Bar
LUKA LESSON album launch Sun 7th @ Howler
SEX ON TOAST Thurs Sept 11th @ CHERRY BAR
RETIREE (Single Launch) Sat 13th Sept @ Gasometer
EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO 13th Sept @ hi Fi Bar
SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS Thurs 18th Sept @ The Corner
SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS Fri 19th Sept @ Melbourne Town Hall
TALL BLACK GUY + more Sept 27th @ Brown Alley
PRESSURE DROP Sat 27th Sept @ Laundry – last one eva!
CAT EMPIRE Sat Oct 4th @Festival hall
REMi Tues 7th October @ Workers Club
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
RODRIGUEZ Oct 25th @ Palais Theatre
RODRIGUEZ Oct 26th @ Palais Theatre
HIATUS KAIYOTE Sat 15th Nov @ Hi Fi

+++ 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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