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…

Live gigs are in BOLD

..MONDAY…

REBETIKO mondays @ Belleville

303 YARRA BANKS JAM NIGHT @ 303

MORELAND CITY SOUL REVIEW @ Union Hotel Brunswick

…TUESDAY… 

CONDENSED MILK Tuesdays @ Section 8

MAKE IT UP CLUB Tuesdays @ Bar Open

MONDEGREEN Tuesdays In May @ The Evelyn

...WEDNESDAY...

MELLOW DIAS THUMP Wednesdays @ Boney (Cazeaux Oslo, Geezy, Skomes + weekly guests)

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

PAPA G & THE STARCATS @ The Toff (Wednesdays in May)

BOP STRETCH Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe 

THE ROOKIES Wednesdays @ Rooks Return 

ALEX WATTS WEdsdays in May @ GRace Darling

 …THURSDAY…  

FUNK RABBIT @ SOUL IN THE BASEMENT @ Cherry Bar (With DJs VINCE PEACH and PIERRE BARONI)

AMY WINEHOUSE 5th Anniverary Tribute Thurs 26th May @ The Corner

URTHBOY THurs 26th @ Howler (with L FRESH and Okenyo)

KICKIN THE B AT 303 Thurs 26th @ 303 Bar (with ARTIE STYLES QUARTET)

MONASH MMS PARTY Thurs 26th @ BAR OPEN (Papa G & The Star Cats, Emilia & The Scarlettes + More)

JOELISTICS Thurs 26th @ Flying Saucer Club

THE FABRIC Thus 26th @ Toff In Town (with NAFASI)

SOUL POWER feat Mike Steva THurs @ Purple Emerald

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

SHAOLIN FUNK  Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey

TATAFU @ Greenwood Loft

BE EASY Thursdays @ Workshop

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

HALLIWELL/MOLES/FOGARTY/WILDE @ THE POST OFFICE HOTEL 12TH MAY

…FRIDAY…  

URTHBOY Fri 27th @ Howler (with L FRESH and Okenyo)

SOUTHSIDE SOUL Fri 27th @ Kinsgton Town Hall

JAZZ PARTY: CUBA LIBRE CALYPSO PARTY Fri May 27 @ Gasometer

CAT EMPIRE May 27th @ The Forum 9 W Bombay Royale) 

JOELISTICS Fri @  Flying Saucer Club

THE HERE’s Here Fri @ The B.East

SO CRATES Sat @ 303 Bar (plus TUMI & Gabriela Georges, Royalty Backline + more)

ARTHUR PENN & THE FUNKY TEN @ Shebeen Bandroom (+ Tetrahedra, PVBLO)

LOOSE JOINTS 2ND BIRTHDAY  May 27 @ The Mercat

DUB FX Fridays  @The Night Cat

EAT THE BEATS Fridays @ Belleville

Beautiful Swimmers @ The Mercat

Disco Awesome @ Greenwood Loft

Fridays @ The Night Cat

WHAT THE FUNK Fridays @ Purple Emerald

...SATURDAY…

EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS Sat 28th @ Darebin Arts Center

THE MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA Sat 28th @ Max Watt’s

THE CAT EMPIRE Sat 28th @ The Forum (w Bombay Royale)

RELAX WITH MAX Sats @ The Night Cat

TANZER Sat 28th @ Toff In Town (w Sugar Fed Leopards) 

IVAN OOZE Sat 28th @ Northcote Social Club)

THE JAMES SHERLOCK TRIO Sat @ Uptown Jazzzzzz Cafe

SLOW GRIND FEVER #35 SAt 27th @ Bar OPEN (Richie 1250, Mohair Slim, Pierre Baroni+ MOre0

LOST WEEKEND Sats @ Boney

Los Tres @ Joey Smalls

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

…SUNDAYS… 

BRADLEY ZERO Sun May 29th @ Gasometer

THE CAT EMPIRE Sun 29th @ The Forum 

DJ ANDREW YOUNG Sundays @ TRUMPY (646 high St) soul 45s

MELBOURNE JAZZ CO OP PRESENTS Sundays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

SUNDAYS SOUL SESSIONS Sundays @ Purple Emerald

LA INFLUENCIA Sundays @ The Night Cat

SENEGAMBIAN JAZZ BAND Sundays  @ Bar Oussou (7.30pm)

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE Sundays @ The Horn

LATINO SESSION Sundays  @ The Penny Black  – 3pm feat Sambrazuca

CHORO Sundays @ The Everleigh  – live Brazilian music with Doug De Vries & Tamil Rogeon)

B SIDE Sundays @ Go Go Bar – Miss Goldie / Daniel Harvey

MPMA @ Glamorama – Mr Pitiful & weekly guests

HUNG UP Sundays @ Ferdydurke – DJ Dave Boots

WAXONWAXOFF Sundays @ Lucky Coq

…COMING UP 2016…

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL June 3-12

ABLE8 EP Launch Thur 2nd June @ Section 8

THE CAVE (Wondercore wonders) June 3 & 4th @ John Curtain

THE SHOWCASE: Afrobeat Takeover Fri 3rd June @ The Gasometer

SOUL A GO GO Sat June 4th @ Bella Union

AARADHNA Sat 4th June @ Howler

30/70 Sat 4th June @ The Reverence

LAKE MINETONKA Tues in June @ The Toff

30/70 Wednesdays in JUNE @ The Toff

MULATU ASTATKE INSTORE PERFORMANCE @ NORTHSIDE RECORDS Tues 7th June

HARVEY SUTHERLAND and BERMUDA Sun 12th June @ The Toff

SHAOLIN AFRONAUTS & 30/70 Sun 12th June @ Boney

TRINITY ROOTS Fri 24th June @ Northcote Social Club

COMMUNITY CUP Sun 26th June @ Elsternwick Park

LEON BRIDGES Tues 19th July @ The Forum SOLD OUT

LEON BRIDGES Wed 20th July @ The Forum SOLD OUT

HOLLIE SMITH Wed 27th July @ The Toff IN Town

+++ 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!).


 

 

+++ 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!).