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

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…

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…

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT
Thursdays @ Cherry Bar
– each week from 9 – 5am with VINCE and PIERRE live band at 10pm is REVOMATIX album launch

PAPA G & THE STAR CATS
Thursday 30th @ Hugs & kisses
– wiht PICKPOCKET and Itchy Proboscis

COOKIN ON 3 BURNERS
Thurs 30th @ 303 Bar

THE LALIBELLAS
Thurs 30th April @ The B.East

ADAM RUDEGEAIR AND FRIENDS
Thurs 30th April @ Rathdown records

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….

ONEDAY
Fri 30th may @ Prince Banroom
– with BRIGGS! and Jayteehazzard

I <3 DANCEHALL
Friday 01/05/2015 @ Brown Alley

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

LAKOTA AND THE CHRONICS
Friday 1st OF May  @ The Night Cat

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…

ZULU NATION 10th ANNIVERSARY
Friday 2nd May @ Laundry Bar
– MAU POWER, BRotha Black, UNda Dwella, Mama Doesa, + more, DJ’s Mathematics, JFunk, FX, Rhys B, + more!!

BOMBAY ROYALE
sat 2nd May @ The Gasometer
– with SEX ON TOAST

SOUL A GO GO
Sat 2nd May @ Shebeen
– Miss Goldie, DJ MANCHILD, RICHIE 1250, Vince Peach, Dave boots, DJ Ladysoul DJ Jack Sparrow

OLUGBADE OKUNADE & LOUIS MAJIWA
Sat 2nd May @ The Boite World Music Cafe
– with The Jills

RELAX WITH MAX
Sat 2nd May @ The Night Cat

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

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

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

…SUNDAYS…

ZULU NATION 10th ANNIVERSARY
Sun 3rd May @ Section 8
– 1200 Techniques LIVE,
DJs JRED, Frenzie, Mathematics, Jumps, Peril, Demize, King Excel +More, LIVE Aerosol ART, BBOYS BATTLE

HOUSE OF BEIGE TAKEOVER
Sunday 3rd May @ FerdyDerke
– MZ Rizk,

WAX’O PARADISO
Sunday May 3rd @ Shadow Electric

FOREIGN BROTHERS PRESENT MOMENTUM
SUN 3RD @ The Evelyn
– with CORETET

ANDREA KELLER QUARTET
Sun 3rd May @ Bennets Lane

THE PERFECTIONS
Sun 3rd May @ The Union Hotel Brunswick

BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE
Sundays @ The horn
– ethiopian food and grooves 7pm, dig it..

SUGAR FED LEOPARDS
Sundays in May @ Gasometer Hotel

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…

SASKWATCH 8th MAy @ HiFi Bar
TOTAL GIOVANNI May 8th @ The Gasometer
THE MELTDOWN 22nd May @ The Cellar Bar
CHICK COREA & HERBIE HANCOCK Thurs 28th May @ Arts Center
PHAROAH SANDERS Thurs 4th June @ Melbourne Recital Center
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER with Irvin Mayfield Sun 7th June @ Arts Center
THE BAMBOOS album launch 25th June @ The Corner
MOJO JUJU 4th July @ Carvan Music Club (album launch)
ONE AFRICA Sun 30th August @ Hamer Hall

+++ 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!).

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