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…

JAZZ PARTY
Mondays in Oct @ The John Curtain Hotel!!
– N’awlins Jazz for dancin fools…

PAUL WILLIAMSON’S 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.

…TUESDAY…

DJ AKTIVE (Commons dj)
Tues Oct 21st @ Mr Scruffs

HAPPY HOUR
Tues @ The Evelyn
– Richie 1250, Vince Peach, Miss Goldie + GUESTS

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…

BIG EASY SOUL SESSIONS
Weds @ THe Carlton Club

ONENESS : ROOTS & CULTURE
Every second Wednesday @ New Guernica
– Kid Militan & friends.

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)

TWERKSHOP
Mons @ BONEY
– Hip Hop Hotties present…

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 ….…AMY WINEHOUSE BAND

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

DAWN AGAIN
Wednesdays @ Section 8

…THURSDAYS…

SEX ON TOAST
Thurs 16th @ Hugs & Kisses
– with DXHEAVEN

MINTON’S PLAYHOUSE SESSIONS
Thursday @ The B.East
– regular jazz bebop swing

DOUBLE STACK THURSDAYS
Thursdays @ Amelia Shaw (above the Retreat)
– this week DJ AGO!

THE JUKE JOINT #2
Thurs 16th Oct @ Howler
– MISO (Live), mustard tiger (album launch), grief, kodiak kid, am

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

THE MELBOURNE IMPROVISORS COLLECTIVE
Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

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

HIP HOP KARAOKE
Thursdays @ Boney

JELLO
Thursdays @ Boney (downstairs)
– SILENT JAY & KIRKIS and friends

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

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…

STELLA ANGELICO Prey Video Clip and 7″ LAUNCH
Fri 17th @ Ding Dong Lounge
– with DJ HANNA FOX! and Miles & Simone

LAMINE SONKO AND THE AFRICAN INTELLIGENCE
Fri 17th Oct @ BAr Open

THE BAMBOOS
Fri 17th @ Foxtel Melb Festival Hub

SUGAR FED LEOPARDS
Fri 17th @ Open Studio

DIGGIN THE SLOWNESS
Fri Oct 17th @ LOOP BAR (back room) 23 Meyers Pl City
– Miss Goldie, Daniel Harvey & Dave Wickerson spinning Sweet Soul & Rocksteady 45’s – 8-1am Free Entry

MMW feat GUERRE
Fri Oct 17th @ Queen Vic MArket
– with BANOFFEE + Milkwalkee Banks

GREY GHOST
Fri Oct 17th @ Howler
– **DJ Leilion – 8:00pm **Hip Hop Karaoke – 8:30pm ** Edd Fisher – 9:40pm **Jane Tyrell – 10:15pm **Leilion – 10:50pm **Grey Ghost 11:00pm

LAKOTA & THE CHRONICS
Fridays @ Night Cat

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

DAVE BOOTS
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
– Jazz and Beats

TRIBAL-WAVE
Fris @ Croft
– w/ LEWIS CANCUT, PAZ and more

…SATURDAYS…

THE BAMBOOS
Sat 18th @ Foxtel Melb Festival Hub

THE SELECTOR (2-tone)
Sat 18th Oct @ Hifi

OSCAR KEY SUNG
Sat 18th Oct @ Hugs & Kisses

DORSAL FINS
Sat 18th @ Toff In Town

THE HARPOONS
Sat 18th Oct @ Howler
– album launch!!! KIRKIS, Dorkus Malorkus, DJ LA Pocock

VIKKA & LINDA BULL
Sat 18th @ Flying Saucer Club

SOUL DISCO
Sat 18th Oct @ Luwow
– Snake Eyed Rollers and the one and only Donnie Disco shaking his thang.

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

RELAX WITH MAX
Sats @ THE NIGHT CAT

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

…SUNDAYS…

SOULFEST – D’ANGELO, MAXWELL, MOS DEF + more!
Sun Oct 19th @ Kings Domain Gardens + Sidney Myer Music Bowl
– kind of a big deal……

ROCKWIZ ORCH pres DR JOHNS GRIS GRIS album
Sun 19th Oct @ Din g Dong
– dinner and a show! Reg Rockwiz crew plus Ross Hannaford, Ray Pereira, Bruce Haymes, Garry Gray and Vika and Linda Bull + New Orleans food!

TEK TEK ENSEMBLE
Sun 19th @ The Spotted mallard

QUARTER STREET ORCHESTRA
Sundays in Sept @ The night Cat

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…

JOELISTICS fri 24th Oct @ Northcote Social Club
ALARIIYA Fri 24th Oct @ BAr Open
SLOWGRINGFEVER Sat 25th @ the Tote
SNARKY PUPPY / KORMAC’S BIG BAND Fri 24th @ Foxtel Festival Hub
SNARKY PUPPY  / KORMAC’S BIG BAND Sat 24th @ Foxtel Festival Hub
BROADWAY SOUNDS  & GL & WOOSHIE Sat 25th @ Shebeen
RODRIGUEZ Oct 25th @ Palais Theatre
OSCAR KEY SUNG Sat 25th @ Hugs & Kisses
RODRIGUEZ Oct 26th @ Palais Theatre
BLACK VOICES Thurs 30th Oct @ Melb Recital Center
THRUST Thurs 30th Oct @ Hugs & Kisses
DELTA Fri 31st Oct @ Prince Band Room – Pyramid Schemes album launch
RAS JAH KNOW Fri 31st Oct @ The Espy
DRUM SUITE EP launch Sat Nov 1st @ Hugs & kisses
HAU LATUKEFU Sat 1st Nov @ The Espy
RODRIGUEZ Sun Nov 2 @ Palais Theatre
SOULS OF MISCHIEF – Monday November 3rd @ The Espy.
HAU LATUKEFU Mon 3rd Nov @ The Workers
BROADWAY SOUNDS & ANDRAS FOX Tues Nov 4th @ FerdyDurke
SASKWATCH Fri 7th Nov @ The NGV
AWME 13-16 NOV 2014
MS MURPHY, ESTÈRE (NZ), BONGEZIWE MABANDLA (SOUTH AFRICA) & LOUIS BAKER (NZ), Thurs 13th Nov @ The Toff
NAHKO & MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE (USA), DECLAN KELLY presents DIESEL N’ DUB, BATUCADA SOUND MACHINE (NZ) & BULLHORN, Fri 14th Nov @ Hi-Fi
HIATUS KAIYOTE, MYELE MANZANZA (NZ), HAILEY CRAMER & RITA SATCH, Sat 15th Nov @ Hi-Fi
RADICAL SON, THA FEELSTYLE (SAMOA) & FRANK YAMMA, Sat 15th Nov @ Shebeen

BOMBAY ROYALE Fri 14th Nov @ The NGV
UP UP AWAY Thurs Nov 16th  John Curtain
RODRIGUEZ Sat 15th nov @ The Plenary
JORDAN RAKEI Tues 25th @ Section 8
THE BLACK SEEDS Thurs 27th Nov @ Prince Of Wales
THE PHARCYDE Thurs 27th Nov @ The Espy
JORDAN RAKEI Fri 28th Nov @ Boney
EMMA DONOVAN & THE PUTBACKS Thurs 4th Dec @ The Northcote Social Club
HIATUS KAIYOTE, REMi, KIRKIS + more Fri Dec 5th @ The Corner
HEY FRANKIE Dec 12th @ Boney – launch!!
UP UP AWAY Dec 15th @ The B.East
SALT N PEPA W DJ SPINDARELLA Sat 27th Dec @ The Forum
SLOW GRIND FEVER NEW YEARS EVE GRIND Wed Dec 31st @ Russian House (Fitzroy) 9 – 3am….
SUGARMOUNTAIN FESTIVAL w NAS Sat 24th Jan @ VCA

+++ 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!).