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…

…MONDAY…

PAUL WILLIAMSONS 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.

TWERKSHOP
Mons @ Workers Club
- Hip Hop Hotties present…DJ MAFIA

…TUESDAY…

KOOYEH
Tuesdays in August @ Howler
- special guest ECHO DRAM + KING CHARLIES SCHOOL OF DUB

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…

STEPPIN OUT
Weds 13th Aug @ Section 8
- Blair Stafford and Mike Gurrieri

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)

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 ….….THE PERFECTIONS

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

HAMMOND ORGAN NIGHTS
WEdnesday @ Musicland (in Faulkner)

…THURSDAYS…

RISE book launch
Thurs 21st @ The Espy
- Remi, Mantra, Briggs, Grey Ghost, Dylan Joel, Alex Jones, Mistress of Ceremony
DJs: Jaytee, Flagrant, Sensible J & Eloji

DOUBLE STACK THURSDAYS
Thursdays @ Amelia Shaw (above the Retreat)
- DJ SOUL LOCO (deep street soul) and DJ NBO (cactus Channel)

THE SOUL SALVATION REVUE
Thurs @ Laundry Bar
- 12 piece soul band!

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.

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT
Thursdays @ Cherry Bar
- Andrew Young and Vince bring the funk and soul 9pm-5am with STELLA ANGELICO!!!!!

JELLO
Thursdays @ BOney (downstairs)
- SILENT JAY & KIRKIS and friends

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…

FULTON STREET
Fri 22nd @ Penny Balck (9:30)
- DJs Mr lob and Tom Showtime…

JAJU CHOIR
Fri 22nd @ Revolver Upstairs

SEEKAE + JONTI
Fri 22nd @ 170 Russel St
- with THAT FEEL

GOOD GOSH
Fri 22nd @ open Studio

JAMIE OEHLERS QUARTET
Fri 22nd @Uptown  Jazz Cafe

SEAN DEANS
Fri 22nd @ Section 8

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

DAVE BOOTS
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
- Jazz and Beats

MOTION 3000
Fris @ Croft
- w/ LEWIS CAN CUT, Paz, Benny Badge, Doc Felix, Inkswel and more

…SATURDAYS…

ESPIONAGE FT UZ,
Sat August 23rd @ The Hi-Fi.
- Gladiator, Alta 7, The Operatives

DR FINK’S HOUSECALL
Sat 23rd @ Toff
- Prince’s Keyboardist! feat DRU CHEN and ADAM RUDEGAIR + more!

JUDGE PINO AND THE RULING MOTIONS
Sat 23rd @ Bar Open

THE RECHORDS
Sat 23rd @ Yarra Hotel (abbotsford)

TIGERMOTH  LP “Travesing Karma” Launch
Sat 23rd @ Boney

FUNKALLEROS
Sat 23rd @ Open Studios

STAX ON SOUL REVIEW
Sat 23rd @ Caravan Music Club (oakleigh)
- feat KYLIE AULDIST, Stella Angellico, Suzannah Apsie, Ian Colard + MORE!

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

…SUNDAYS…

THIS THING
Sun 24th Aug @ Howler

CARRIBEAN COOKOUT #8
Sun 24 the @ Ferdydurke
- REGGAETON SPECIAL – BAHDOESA, SISTA ZAI, SENSI WARRIORS, MUMA DOESA + MORE!

BATTLE ROUND 1
Sun 24th @ Section 8
- ALL GOOD vs SECRET HEAT

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…

CACTUS CHANNEL / ANIMAUX double Fri 29th Aug @ The John Curtain
2014 DMC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Oz final!) Sat Aug 30 @ Laundry
GYPSY CRYSTAL BALL Sat 30th @ Spotted Mallard
FRIDA Sat Aug 30th @ Revolver
THE FABRIC Sat Aug 30th @ Ding Dong Lounge
SEX ON TOAST Sun 31st Aug @ howler
SEX ON TOAST Thurs Sept 11th @ CHERRY BAR
RETIREE (Single Launch) Sat 13th Sept @ Gasometer
EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO 13th Sept @ hi Fi Bar
SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS Thurs 18th Sept @ The Corner
SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS Fri 19th Sept @ Melbourne Town Hall
PRESSURE DROP Sat 27th Sept @ Laundry – last one eva!
CAT EMPIRE Sat Oct 4th @Festival hall
THE SELECTOR (2-tone) Sat 18th Oct @ Hifi
SOULFEST – D’ANGELO, MAXWELL, MOS DEF + more! Sun Oct 19th @ Kings Domain Gardens + Sidney 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!).