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, DJ gigs as is.
all these gigs are soul / jazz / hip hop / reggae / electronic  / dub   etc…

…MONDAYS…

JAZZ PARTY
Mondays in May @ Memo Music Hall (Acland St)

MOSE & THE FAMILY
Mondays @ The Espy

…TUESDAYS…

AO
Tuesdays @ The Evelyn
– ELECTRONIC MUSIC NIGHT

OLIVER PATTERSON BEAT PROJECT
Tuesdays in may @ workers club

CONDENSED MILK
Tuesdays @ Section 8

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…

RIZKY’s HIP HOP TRIVIA
WEDNESDAYS @ The Vic (7pm Start)
– hosted by MZ RIZK

NGAIIRE
Wednesday 27th May @ Howler

STELLAFAUNA
Wednesdays in May @ THe Evelyn

MO SOUL
Weds @ Ding Dong Lounge
– DJ Vince Peach with soul bands…

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

OPEN DECKS – SOUL NIGHT
Weds @ Loch & Key
– Jack Sparrow & Justin + you = bring your records

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

…THURSDAYS…

LANCE FERGUSON  presents MENAGERIE
Thurs 21st @ Chapel Off Chapel

ROLAND TINGS
Thurs 21st MAy @ Howler
– sold out – with CATLIPS

TOTAL GIOVANNI
Thurs May 21st @ The Gasometer

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT
Thursdays @ Cherry Bar
– each week from 9 – 5am with VINCE and PIERRE live band at 10pm is ANDREA MARR & THE FUNKY HITMEN

ORCHESTRA DEL BARRIO
THURSDAYS @ LA CHINESCA
– El Art De La Salsa remains in Melbourne with DJ Marz

NO MONEY NO PROBLEMS
Thursdays @ Boney
– b-boys beats and beers….

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

MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLECTIVE
Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

PINEAPPLE INSTITUTE
THursdays @ The Lounge
– Cocoa Noire, Hudson James jr, Moonshine, Oden + more…

BE EASY
Thurs @ Workshop
– Arks and Guests (hip hop and beats)

GOGO THURSDAYS
Thursdays @ GOGO Bar
– Miss Goldie or CC DIsco

THE REBIRTH OF THE COOL
1st & 3rd Thursdays of the Month @ The Penny Black
– Mr Lob and Guests spin Jazzy treats

…FRIDAYS….

WOMEN OF SOUL resent THE LADIES SING JAZZ
Fri 22nd @ Malvern Town Hall

BUCKLEYS CHANCE
Fri 22nd May @ The Tote
– all aussie music! Andras Fox and Lewis…

ZANZIBAR CHANEL
Fri 22nd @ Littel & Oliver
– with GL (dj set) 6AM at eht Garage, CC: Disco!, JLAW + more

BRASS BAND BATTLE
Fri 22nd @ Melbourne Bowling Club

THE ROSS MCHENRY TRIO
Fri May 22nd @ David Williamson Theatre

HERBERT
Fri 22nd May @ Prince bandroom
– edd fisher, richard Campell, Declan Kelly

THE DUB CAPTAINS single launch
Fri 22nd @ Bar Open
– with RAS JAHKNOW

THE MELTDOWN
22nd May @ The Cellar Bar

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

DAVE BOOTS
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
– Jazz and Beats

GOGO FRIDAYS
Fridays @ GoGo Bar
– Dave Boots Weekly 6-9pm DJ MANCHILD / Mr lob / Mr Smith Alternating (9pm – late)

SLEAZY LISTENING
Fridays @ Toff
– Hysteric, Arks, Richard Kelly. The best in background music.

SOUL BE IN IT
Fridays @ Grumpys Green

…SATURDAYS…

AUNTIE FLO (UK / Highlife)
Saturday 23rd @ Revolver’s Late Show W/ Paz & Lewis CanCut

AFRICA’S GOT TALENT
Sat May 23rd @ The Drum Theatre Dandenong
– local talent contest

AFROBEAT SUMMIT
Sat May 23rd @ MAlvern Town Hall
_ SHOALIN AFRONAUTS & PUBLIC OPINION 6….. WOW

30/70
Sat 23rd @ The Evelyn
– supports from Madlib Mondays

SHIMMY SHIMMY launch
Sat May 23rtd @ The Gasometer
– Mohair Slim, CE CE BRown, Dj Lady Blades, DJ Emma Peel + The Johnny Johnnys

THE PERFECTIONS
Sat 23rd @ The Post Office

BABYLON BURNING
Sat 23rd @ The B.east
– with UP UP AWAY

SOUL CLAP SATURDAYS
Sats @ Mr SCruffs
– classic local hip hop night hosted by DJ Peril with Lotus & Cargo. 9pm – 4am

WHAT THE FUNK
Sats @ The Purple Emerald

IN THE CARRIAGE
Sats @ The Toff IN Town
– J’nett with Disco HArry

GOGO SATURDAYS
Sats @ Gogo Bar
LEroy Get Busy 6-9 weekly, Mr REX / Mike Gurrieri (Alternating weeks) (9pm – late)

…SUNDAYS…

RIZKYS BLOCK PARTY
Sun 24th may @ Section 8
– MZ RIZK, PREQUEL, Winters, Ned Roy (NZ)+ MORE GOOD TIMES….

SUGAR FED LEOPARDS
Sundays in May @ Gasometer Hotel
– with Anna Go Go Academy, All Day Fritz and DJ EMMA PEEL

EASY NOW
Sundays @ Penny Black
– reggae steez with Agent 86, Tom Showtime and DJ Maars

QUARTER STREET ORCHESTRA
Sundays @ The night Cat

JAM THE FUNK
Sundays @ The Espy Front Bar
– with MAYFIELD

CHORO SUNDAYS @ The Everly!
Sundays @ The Everlie 9:30+
– best of Brazilain music live with Doug Deveries and Tamil Rogeon + guests….

ROOF TO REEL .
Sundays @ Rooftop.
Hosted by Edd Fisher.  + guests

B SIDE
Sundays @ Go Go BAr
– Miss Goldie or Daniel Harvey (sweet soul + More)

…COMING UP 2015…

NGAIIRE Wed 27th MAy @ Howler
CHICK COREA & HERBIE HANCOCK Thurs 28th May @ Arts Center
JOELISTICS + ASTRONOMY CLASS feat SREY CHANNTHY Fri 29th May @ Howler
PHAROAH SANDERS Thurs 4th June @ Melbourne Recital Center
EMMA DONOVAN + SAN LAZARO Sun 7th June @ Howler
THE OPERATIVES we are 11 June 6th @ Revolt Art Space
OSUNLADE Jun 7th @ Rubix Warehouse
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER with Irvin Mayfield Sun 7th June @ Arts Center
REMI Fri JUne 12th @ Northcote Social Club
SHACK SHAKERS voodoo edition w PAPA CHANGO Sat June 13th @ The Spotted Mallard
OSCAR KEY SUNG “Altruism EP Launch” Sat 13th june @ Howler
SEX ON TOAST “Oh Loretta” single Launch @ The Toff
THE BAMBOOS album launch 25th June @ The Corner
LOUIS BAKER Sat 27th June @ Grace Darling
SHLOHMO 30th July @ The Corner
RETIREE “This PlaceEP” Launch THurs 2nd July @ Howler
MOJO JUJU 4th July @ Carvan Music Club (album launch)
HIATUS KAIYOTE Fri 14th Aug @ Howler SOLD OUT
HIATUS KAIYOTE Sat 15th Aug @ Howler – JUST ANNOUNCED
HIATUS KAIYOTE Thurs 27th August @ The Corner
ONE AFRICA Sun 30th August @ Hamer Hall
TYLER THE CREATOR Sun 6th Sept @ Forum Theatre
SOULFEST Sun Oct 25th @ Myer music Bowl

+++ 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!).