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 the Jazz

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

RITA SATCH
Tuesdays in Sept @ Toff in Town
- next week with Florelie Escano and DJ Chris Gill

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…

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 @ Workers Club
- 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 ….…

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

DAWN AGAIN
Wednesdays @ Section 8

…THURSDAYS…

SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS
Thurs 18th Sept @ The Corner

LET YOUR HAIR DOWN GIRLS
Thurs 18th @ Open Studio

THE JUKE JOINT
Thurs 18th @ Howler
- with OPIUO, K-Lab, JPS, KODIAC KID, A-13

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

ECHO DRAMA
Thurs 18th @ The Retreat

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! 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

THE MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLLECTIVE
Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

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…

UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE – HIATUS KAIYOTE & OSCAR KEY SUNG fir 19th Sept @ Fed Square (LUNCHTIME) – free show!!!!!

SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS
Fri 19th Sept @ Melbourne Town Hall

DAPTONE AFTERPARTY
Fri 19th @ Boney
- with DJ’s Joey Cee and DJ Boogaloo (both fromn the dap Kings) and also Miss Goldie starting at midnight….going late…

BANOFFEE
Fri 19th @ Shebeen

ECHO DRAMA
Fri 19th @ Night Cat

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…

JASPORA (soca, caribbean..)
Sat 20th @ Luwow
- with DJ CHRIS GILL and Julian Savage! !!

BIONIC BOOGIE takeover!
Sat 20th @ Boney
- DJ’s EDDIE MAC, WAHL and GIO GARCIA play boogie etc…

MAK & PLASTEMAN
Sat Sept 20th @ Revolver’s Late Show.
- Support from Ransom, David Space, Flip3K and more.

SOUL SAFARI
Sat 20th @ Bar Open
- with KATTIMONI and THAT GOLD STREET SOUND

DAILY MEDS
Sat 20th @ Workers Club
- One Sixth, P-Link, J-Mac & Downpat + more!

MORELAND CITY SOUL REVUE
sat 20th @ The Fitzroy PINNACLE

ZAN & THE GOOD THINGS
Sats @ THE NIGHT CAT

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

…SUNDAYS…

SAN LAZARO
Sundays in Sept @ The night Cat

CARIBBEAN COOKOUT
Furdydurk.
Sunday 21st W/ Agent 86, Jessie I and DJ Sam.

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…

KIRKIS Fri 26th Sept @ RRR performance Space 1:30pm
DJ MITSU (JPN / Jazzy Sport) Fri 26th Sept @ Boney
UP UP AWAY Fri sept 26th @ Bar open
BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE (cd launch) Fri 26th Sept @ The Luwow
COCOA JACKSON LANE feat JESS HARLEN Fri 26th Sept @ Northcote Social Club
PUBLIC OPINION AFRO ORCHESTRA + REMi +more! Sat 27th @ Howler
KYLIE AULDIST (Acoustic Set) + Mike Gurrieri Sat 27th @ Furdydurke
TALL BLACK GUY + more Sept 27th @ Brown Alley
PUBLIC OPINION AFRO ORCHESTRA
PRESSURE DROP Sat 27th Sept @ Laundry – last one eva!
GOLDEN ERA RECORDS Sat 27th @ Workers CLub
CAT EMPIRE Sat Oct 4th @Festival hall
MOTHBALL RECORD LABEL NIGHT Sat Oct 4th @ Revolver Upstairs
REMi Tues 7th October @ Workers Club
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
THE SELECTOR (2-tone) Sat 18th Oct @ Hifi
OSCAR KEY SUNG Sat 18th Oct @ Hugs & Kisses
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
DRUM SUITE Sat Nov 1st @ Hugs & kisses
RODRIGUEZ Sun Nov 2 @ Palais Theatre
SOULS OF MISCHIEF – Monday November 3rd @ The Espy.

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

+++ 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!).