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

…TUESDAY… 

CONDENSED MILK Tuesdays @ Section 8
MAKE IT UP CLUB Tuesdays @ Bar Open
MONDEGREEN Tuesdays In May @ The Evelyn

…WEDNESDAY… 

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

PAPA G & THE STARCATS @ The Toff (Wednesdays in May)
BOP STRETCH Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
THE ROOKIES Wednesdays @ Rooks Return

 …THURSDAY…  

SOUL CUPCAKE @ SOUL IN THE BASEMENT @ Cherry Bar
VIC MENSA The 28th April @ The Prince
SEX ON TOAST April 28 & 29 @ The Curtin
LUKE HOWARD Thurs April 28 @ Shebeen

KUMAR SHOME & THE PUNKAWALLAHS April 28th @ The Evelyn
SHAOLIN FUNK  Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey
MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLLECTIVE Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
TATAFU @ Greenwood Loft
BE EASY Thursdays @ Workshop

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

…FRIDAY…  

TETRAHEDRA Fri 28th @ The Evelyn (Launch) w Saatsuma & Cocoa Noire
VIC MENSA The 28th April @ The Prince
ODESZA Fri 29th April @ The Forum
SEX ON TOAST April 28 & 29 @ The Curtin
EAT THE BEATS Fridays @ Belleville
Beautiful Swimmers @ The Mercat
Disco Awesome @ Greenwood Loft
Fridays @ The Night Cat
WHAT THE FUNK Fridays @ Purple Emerald

…SATURDAY…

TULALAH Sat April 30th @ Post Office Hotel
FORTUNES April 30th @ The Evelyn
DISCOTRONIC Sats @ The Night Cat
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
LOST WEEKEND @ Boney

…SUNDAYS… 
QUARTER STREET Sunday @ The Night Cat
EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS & THE MELTDOWN Sundays in April @ Gasometer Hotel
THANDO @ The Retreat
MELBOURNE JAZZ CO OP PRESENTS Sundays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
SUNDAYS SOUL SESSIONS Sundays @ Purple Emerald
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…

30/70 REPRESS PARTY Thurs May 5th @ Gasometer Hotel
HIP HOP FOR HUMANITY May 5th @ The Evelyn
COMMON & TALIB KWELI May 6th @ Trak
SOUL A GO GO Sat May 7th @ Bella Union
MADRE MONTE Sat May 7 @ The Evelyn
FOREIGN BROTHERS present MOMENTUM Sun May 8 @ The Evelyn
MONDEGREEN Tue May 10 @ The Evelyn
AU DRE & DX HEAVEN EP LAUNCH Fri May 13 @ Gasometer
SHIMMY SHIMMY #6 Sat May 14 @ Gasometer
STONNINGTON JAZZ FESTIVAL May 12 – may 22nd @ Stonnington joints…
DANNY WALSH BANNED Sun May 15th @ The Toff
PAPA G & THE STARCATS Wed May 18 @ The Toff
REMI Sat May 21st @ HowleR
This is HIP HOP may 21 @ festival hall
JAMAICA JUMP UP #14 Sat May 21 @ Gasometer
AMY WINEHOUSE 5th Anniverary Tribute Thurs 26th May @ The Corner
URTHBOY Fri may 27th @ Howler
JAZZ PARTY: CUBA LIBRE CALYPSO PARTY Fri May 27 @ Gasometer
CAT EMPIRE May 27th @ The Forum
TANZER May 28th @ The Toff
EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS May 28th @ Darebin Arts Centre
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL June 3-12

+++ 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!).