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

…MONDAY…

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 SEX ON TOAST

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…

DANIEL MERRIWEATHER
Weds 6th Aug @ Howler
- with Ainslie Wills

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 ….….

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

…THURSDAYS…

THE CACTUS CHANNEL
Thurs in July @ Boney
- last week with UP UP AWAY and DJ CHRIS GILL

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

KICKIN THE B AT 303
Thurs 31st  @ 303 Bar
- With The Lachy Doley Group

KAMANDI
thurs 31st July @ FerdyDerke
- with SILENT JAY, SIMON WINKER, JPS

PURPLE TUSKS
Thurs 31st @ Lomond

SOUL SALVATION
Thur 31st July @ Laundry

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 THE REBELLES

JELLO
Thursdays @ BOney (downstairs)
- SILENT JAY & 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

SPARE GROOVE
Thurs @ Ferdy Durke
- LA POCOCK, Salmon BArrel & Dany Hotep

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…

ESPIONAGE – TEEBS & BRAD BALOU
Fri 1st Aug @ Howler
- with Sofie Loizou, Able 8, + MORE!!!

REGGAE MASHUP
Fri 1st Aug @ The Espy
- T-Rhythm, Rasta Unity, Tee & The Refugees

ANDRAS FOX & OSCAR KEY SUNG
Fri 1st Aug @ Ferdydurke

SOUL FEST – SOUL SEARCH!!!
Fri 1st Aug @ Soul Food (2/401 Swanson St)
- SOUL SAFARI – heat 1 – who will get the last support spot for the SOUL FEST?

THE HOODANGERS
Fri 1st Aug @ Bar open
- 20 year anniversary!!!!!!

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

TOP UP YOUR SOUL
Fri 8th Aug @ Ferdedurke
- Dave Boots, Miss Goldie, Vince Peach, The Soul Twins + MANY MORE!

…SATURDAYS…

THE SEVEN UPS
Sat 2nd @ BAr Open

SOUL A GOGO
Sat 2nd Aug @ The Corner
- with THE BAMBOOS for Vince Peach’s 30year celebration! plus the PBS DJ’s!

DEMIAN + KIRKIS + CLEVER AUSTIN
Sat 2nd @ The Evelyn

TORNADO WALLACE + DONNY BENET
Sat 2nd @ Ferdyderke
- RAT + CO DJ’s, BABA X, + more

KING TIDE + EL MOTH
Sat 2nd @ Northcote Social Club
- + ECHO DRAMA!!

SOUL CONTENTION
Sat 2nd Aug @ The Gasometer
- with DJ Rick Howe

SOL HAUS & THE SPOKESMEN
Sat 2nd @ Luwow
- with DJ Barbara Blaze + The Gogo Godesses

JUST A LITTLE GROOVE
2nd & 4th Saturdays of the Month @ Misty Bar
- Mr Lob laying down a funky groove

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

…SUNDAYS…

NAI PALM
Sun 3rd Aug @ The gasometer
- with Noah Slee

THE LET YOUR HAIR DOWN GIRLS
Every Sunday in February @ The John Curtain FRONT BAR
- funky boogaloo for you and you and you

FUNKALLEROS
Sun 3rd Aug @ open Studios

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

SECTION * BATTLES round 1
SUndays IN Aug @ Section 8
- starting 10th…

…COMING UP 2014…

SFKNG Thurs 7th Aug @ The Evelyn
THE HARPOONS Thur 7th Aug @ The Workers
THE HARPOONS Fri 8th Aug @ The Workers
FATLIP Fri 8th Aug @ The Espy
GUILTY SIMPSON & KATALYST Fri Aug 8@ Laundry Bar
BONES THUGS N HARMONY Sat 8th Aug @ The Espy
PRINCE OF SEAGULLS Sat 9th @ The Lounge – launch
FOUR FOUR WAS A RACEHORSE Sat 9th Aug @ Horse bazaar
ANDRAS FOX & OSCAR KEY SUNG Sun 10th Aug @ Howler
CHELSEA WILSON Thurs Aug 14th @ The Toff – Album launch
THE SEVEN UPS Fri Aug 15th @ Spotted Mallard
DOC DANEEKA (UK) – August 16th at Revolver’s Late Show.
THE PUTBACKS Sun 17th Aug @ Howler
ESPIONAGE FT UZ, Gladiator, Alta 7 The Operatives. August 23rd at The Hi-Fi.
DR FINK’S HOUSECALL Sat 23rd @ Toff – Prince’s Keyboardist!
THIS THING Sun 24th Aug @ Howler
2014 DMC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Oz final!) Sat Aug 30 @ Laundry
SEX ON TOAST Sun 31st Aug @ howler
EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO 13th Sept @ hi Fi Bar
SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS Fri 19th Sept @ Melbourne Town Hall
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!).