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… (cup eve)

SOULS OF MISCHIEF
Monday November 3rd @ The Espy.

BRIGGS “Sheplife” LP launch also HAU “Football, Feasts & funerals Mixtape TOUR”
Mon 3rd Nov @ The Workers

WEST MEETS EAST
Mon 3rd @ Uptown Jazz Cafe
– The Public Opinion 6 + Olugbade Okunade and Marcus Wyatt

HTMLFLOWERS
Mon 3rd @ Evelyn
– Habits, Phillipa Omega

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… (Melbourne Cup Day)

BROADWAY SOUNDS & ANDRAS FOX
Tues Nov 4th @ FerdyDurke

CUP DAY AT THE GAS!
Tues 4th @ the Gasometer
– STELLA ANGELICO, ARTHUR PENN & THE FUNKY 10, Mohair Slim & Richie 1250

THE RETREATS 11TH BIRTHDAY
TUES 4TH @ THE RETREAT
– WITH KYLIE AULDIST & THE GLENROY ALL STARS

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 ….…FULTON STREET

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

DAWN AGAIN
Wednesdays @ Section 8

…THURSDAYS…

THRUST
Thurs 30th Oct @ Hugs & Kisses

BLACK VOICES
Thurs 30th Oct @ Melb Recital Center

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 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  Rev Funk & The Horns Of Salvation

HIP HOP KARAOKE
Thursdays @ Boney

KICKIN THE B AT 303
tursdays @ 303 Bar
– SAME COPE & THE TRAINED PROFESSIONALS

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…

DELTA – Pyramid Schemes album launch
Fri 31st Oct @ Prince Band Room

RAS JAH KNOW
Fri 31st Oct @ The Espy
– kooyeh + Chant Down Sound

THE PUTBACKS
Fri 31st @ Uptown Jazzzzzz Cafe

MIGHTY DUKE & THE LORDS
Fri 31st @ Yarra Hotel

KARATE BOOGLAOO
FRI 31ST @ Forresters Hall

JAMIL ZACHARIA (live)
Fri 31st @ Ferdy Durke
– with DJs Ennio Styles & Mike Gurrieri

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…

SOUL A GO GO – GIRL A GO GO !!
Sat 1st @ Shebeen
– DJ’s EMMA PEEL, CHELSEA WILSON, LYNDELLE WILKENSON, ALESSIA PEGOLI + DJ Lady Soul + Ginger Light

DRUM SUITE EP launch
Sat Nov 1st @ Hugs & kisses
–  CLEVER AUSTIN & 30/70 & dj Miek Gurreri

BRIGGS “Sheplife” LP launch also HAU “Football, Feasts & funerals Mixtape Launch”
Sat 1st Nov @ The Espy

HEARTICAL HIFI OUTERNATIONAL meets SYSTEM UNKNOWN
Sat 1st Nov @ SUB CLUB

ADAM RUDEGAIRE
Sat 1st @ Green Park

VIBRAPHONIC ORCHESTRA
SAT 1ST @ THE WORKERS CLUB
– with PAPA G & THE STAR CATS + more!

SUGAR FED LEOPARDS
Sat 1st @ Post Office Hotel

GRAND WAZOO’s KING OF SOUL
Sat 1st @ Flying Saucer club

THE ACE OF CLUBS
Sat 1st Nov @ Luwow
–  DJs dropping vinyl on the60’s blue eyed soul tip!

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

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

…SUNDAYS…

RODRIGUEZ
Sun Nov 2 @ Palais Theatre

QUARTER STREET ORCHESTRA
Sundays in Sept @ The night Cat

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

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

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…

SASKWATCH Fri 7th Nov @ The NGV
ARCHER Nov 7th @ John Curtain Hotel
DJ MILES CLERET Sat 8th Nov @ Boney
KATCHAFIRE Nov 8th @ Hi-Fi bar
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
NIGHTMARES ON WAX dj set Fri 21st nov @ Howler
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
ICE CUBE Dec 6 & 9th @ The Forum
CYPRESS HILL Dec 11th @ The Forum
1200 TECHNIQUES Fri 12th Dec @ Howler
HEY FRANKIE Dec 12th @ Boney – launch!!
UP UP AWAY Dec 15th @ The B.East
GHOSTFACE KILLAH Fri 19th dec @ The Espy
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….
SBTRKT JAn 7th @ The forum
FAT FREDDYS DROP Fri 23 rd Jan @ Palais Theatre
SUGARMOUNTAIN FESTIVAL w NAS Sat 24th Jan @ VCA
GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNAADELIC April 3rd @ 170 Russell St
DANNY BROWN Sun 4th Jan @ The Corner

+++ 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!).