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…

SASKWATCH
Mon 22nd @ The Curtain
– with GL +  Robert Munios + DJ Rusty + MORE!!!

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

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…

DAVID LYNCH JAZZ PARTY
Wed 24th @ John Curtin
– JAZZ PARTY with a TWIN PEAKS flip. Feat DANIEL MERRIWEATHER, MOJO JUJU + more!

MO SOUL
Weds @ Ding Dong Lounge
– DJ Vince Peach with soul bands…this week ….…FULTON STREET

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

BIG EASY SOUL SESSIONS
Weds @ The Carlton Club

JULIEN WILSON B For Chicken QUARTET
Weds @ 303 Bar

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

MVP present BURN CIRCUIT
Weds @ Boney
– Hip hop don’t stop… BBoys jam out a cypher…..!

…THURSDAYS…

THURST
Thurs 18th @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
– Herbie tribute band! !!!! feat Simon Mavin

THE SKATALITES
Thursday 18th @ The Corner Hotel
– with ECHO DRAMA

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

THE MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLLECTIVE
Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

FUNK RABBIT
Thurs 18th @ Open Studio

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

THE HARPOONS
Thurs 18th @ Hugs & Kisses

HIP HOP KARAOKE
Thursdays @ Boney

KICKIN THE B AT 303
tursdays @ 303 Bar

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 SEVEN UPS 7″ launch
Fri 19th @ Luwow
– with THE PURPLE TUSKS and DJ CHRIS GILL

SOPHIE, LIDO, HWLS
Friday 19th @ 170 Russell St Melbourne.

GHOSTFACE KILLAH
Fri 19th dec @ The Espy
– plus MOTLEY + more…

COOKIN ON 3 BURNERS w KYLIE AULDIST
Fri 19th Dec @ BAr Open

DIGGIN THE SLOWNESS
Fri 19th @ Loop Bar
– DJ Miss Goldie, Daniel HArvey + More

ARTHUR PENN & THE FUNKY TEN
Fri 19th @ the Curtain
– The Vibraphonic Orchestra + more…..

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…

RICK WILHITE (Detroit)
Saturday 20th @ Boney W/ J’nett, Grantham.

OPEN STUDIO REGGAE XMAS PARTY
Sat 20th @ OPen Studio
– THE RULING MOTIONS

THANDO
Sat 20th Dec @ Bar open

ANDRAS FOX
Sat 20th Dec @ Little & Oliver 393 Brunswick st

HARVEY SUTHERLAND
Sat 20th @ FerdyDurke

DISCO ANIMAL
Sat 20th @ Luwow
– THE SUGAR FED LEOPARDS plus Disco Donnie & his Disco  Dollys.

ELECTRIC SEA SPIDER
Sat 20th @ The Toff in Town
– with ANATOLE, MARTIN KING, + more….

RIDDIMS & RITMOS
Sat 20th @ Section 8
– Eddie Mac, Gio Garcia, Cam Run, Max Vegas, Sandro playing reggae, dub, dancehall, afrobeat, latin-jazz, cumbia & salsa.

AFRICAN MUSIC & CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Sat 20th @ Fed Square

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!!

…SUNDAYS…

SUNDAYS SUMMER OF SOUL
Suns in Dec @ The Retreat
– KYLIE AULDIST AND THE GLENROY ALLSTARS plus dj’s Vince Peach and Dj Manchild

JUNGLE CITY BASHMENT
Sun 21st Dec @ Howler

LITTLE AFRICA
Sun 21st Dec @ Ferdy Durke
– Amin Payne, Cocao Noire, Hudson James Jr, Nui Moon + Geezy + MORE!!

SLIDE NIGHT
Sun 21st @ Wesley Anne
– 7 piece exotica band!

WOMEN OF THE BIG EASY
Sun 21st @ Ding Dong
– feat VIKA and Linda Bull, Talei Wolfgram, + more…

KIRA PURU
Sun 21st @ Workers Club

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

Wax’o Paradise
Sunday 21st @ Section 8

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

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

B SIDE
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…

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….
CONGO TARDIS #1 at Fed Square NYE
UP UP AWAY Sat 3rd Jan @ THe Evelyn
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 SOLD OUT
DANNY BROWN Mon 5th Jan @ The Corner
SEU JORGE Tues Jan 13th @ THe Forum
OMAR SOULEYMAN 19/01 @ The Corner
FKA TWIGS Wed 28th Jan @ 170 russell St SOLD OUT
FKA TWIGS Thrs  29th Jan @ 170 russell St
FLYING LOTUS 30th Jan @ 170 Russell St
LITTLE DRAGON Mon 2nd Feb @ 170 russell st
LITTLE DRAGON TUes 3rd Feb @ 170 russell st
JUNGLE 4th Feb @ 170 Russell st
MR SCRUFF Fri 6th Feb @ 170 russell st
THE BUDOS BAND Thurs 19th Feb @ The Corner
THE BUDOS BAND Fri 20th Feb @ Melbourne ZOO!
THEO PARRISH Sat 28th Feb @ Revolt
NENEH CHERRY Fri 6th March @ Arts Center Melb
CHARLES BRADLEY – 01/04/2015 @ The Corner Hotel
JIMMY CLIFF – 08/04/2015 @ The Corner Hotel 6

TICKETS

JOHN MORALES NYE                $80
Wed 31st @ 161High st.
– John Morales, Bionic Boogie Allstars, Wahl, Eddie Mac + MORE!

LET THEM EAT CAKE                $165
Thurs 1st Jan 2015 @ Werribee PArk
– Axel Boman, Carl Craig, Cashmere Cat, DJ Sneak, DJ Vadim, FATIMA & Alexander Nut, GOLDIE, Hudson Mohawke, TODD TERJE + MORE!!!

OC (D.I.T.C.)                            $55
Sun 22 Feb @ Laundry bar
– OC (nyc) with DJ Boogie Blind (X-Ecutioners) – Brad Strut (Lyrical Commission). Mau Power, King Excel, DJ Peril, and Mitus

SUGAR MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL          $135
Saturday 24th January
– 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!).