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…

 

KARATE BOOGALOO + TOMGIRL @ Open Studio (8 – 11)

SAMPHA @ The Croxton (May 29)

303 YARRA BANKS JAM NIGHT @ 303 Bar

PLAN B BIG BAND @ Spotted Mallard

PAUL WILLIAMSONS HAMMOND COMBO @ Rainbow Hotel

MELBOURNE POLYTECHNIC MUSIC @303 Bar

 

…TUESDAY…

 

NOW.HERE.THIS. Tuesdays @ The Toff ( ZII and LA HAZEL   , and Late nights with LOGO)

ANDREA KELLER TRANSIENT TUESDAYS @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

UNCOMFORTABLE SCIENCE Tuesdays @ Boney (Lachlan Mitchell + friends)

SAMPHA @ The Croxton (May 30)

GALLERY Tuesdays @ Ferdydurke (live acts + MZ RIZK)

CONDENSED MILK Tuesdays @ Section 8

MAKE IT UP CLUB Tuesdays @ Bar Open

TOM TOM TUESDAYS @ Howler

 

…WEDNESDAY…

 

ALLYSHA JOY Wednesdays in May @ The Evleyn (Laneous, Scandanavias Greatest Hits)

DJ SHADOW @ 170 Russell (May 31)

MELLOW DIAS THUMP Wednesdays @ Boney (Geezy, Skomes + special guest)

HEAVY ROTATION Every Wed @ Belleville (Tom Showtime & Cosi)

BOP STRETCH Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

THE ROOKIES Wednesdays @ Rooks Return

TAKE FIVE @ Section 8 (2nd Wednesday of the month) jazz & associated music on vinyl with Mike Gurrieri and monthly guests.

CAN I KICK IT Wednesdays @ Horsebazaar

 

 

THURSDAY

 

CACTUS CHANNEL plus SAM CROMACK @ Howler (May 25) (with NEW VENUSIANS + FRIDA)

LACHY DOLEY GROUP @ Northcote Social Club (May25)

COOKIN ON 3 BURNERS @ 303 Bar

FUNK BUDDIES @ Bar Open (Copperhead Brass Band + more)

DONNY BENET SHOW @ The Gasometer (Broadway Sounds and Silver Linings)

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT – SOULTIME 2017  @ Cherry Bar (With DJs VINCE PEACH and PIERRE BARONI) this week is KATIMONI

THE VINYL FRONTIER Thurs @ Belleville (GSM, Collette + special guest GEO-OLOGY  )

GOOD LOVIN THURS @ The Night Cat (Andee Frost + friends)

SAUCE Thursday @ The Toff (Hancoq, Jarman + more )

SHAOLIN FUNK  Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey

SOUL POWER feat MIKE STEVA @ Purple Emerald

THE DROP Every Thursday @ Section 8

BLACK CAESAR DJs @ SPQR

BE EASY Thursdays @ Workshop

MELBOURNE IMPROVISERS COLLECTIVE Thursdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

 

 

FRIDAY

 

BARO @ Northcote Social Club (May 26)

SOUTH SIDE SOUL @ Kingston City Hall (May 26) (5th anniversary! Vince Peach, Big Daddy Warlocks, Ronan Hamil and HEATA!)

MADRE MONTE @ The Evelyn (with LAMINE SONKO and the AFRICAN INTELLIGENCE + more)

THE PURPLE DOVES @ The Night Cat (prince cover band)

CLAUDIA JONES @ The Night Cat (late show 12-2am)

SAN LAZARO @ The B’east

ANTON DELECCA STANDARDS QUARTET @ Uptown Jazzzzz Cafe

NORTHSIDE DJs Fridays @ SPQR

FRIDAYS AT @ go go Bar (Dave Boots – hip hop / jazz / soul / funk)

THE SOUL MINE 1st Friday of the month @ THE ROCHESTER (classic Northern Soul 45s)

WHAT THE FUNK Fridays @ Purple Emerald

MAYA, THE MAMAS, THE BELLOWS, GROOVE EMPRESS @ The Evelyn

THE MELTDOWN, THE TESKEY BROS @ Northcote Social Club

GLOBAL SAFARI @ Belleville

LA PEGATINA, AMARU TRIBE & DJ SACA LA MOIS @ Bar Open

PAUL WILLIAMSON HAMMOND COMBO @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

 

 

 

…SATURDAY…

 

MOMENTUM (Chapter Three) @ Evelyn (Z.F.E.E. + Raw Humps + Wvr Bvby + MORE)

FOKR FUNDRAISER @ Howler (The Vibraphonic Orchestra + more)

ECHO DRAMA @ Penny Black

THE BALCK JESUS EXPERIENCE @ The Night Cat

MAYFIELD @ The night Cat (late show 12-2am)

GROOVE DOUGHNUTS @ Horse Bazaar (May 27)

LUKE HOWARD @ Grub Street Bookshop (May 27)

A TRIBUTE TO PRINCE @ Chelsea Heights Hotel (Andrew Da Silva)

DEEP STREET SOUL @ Toff In Town (with Luke Yeoward + more)

SLOW GRIND FEVER #47 @ Bar Open (Mohair Slim + Richie 1250 + Pierre Baroni + Noodle Brown)

DIGGIN WITH DJ PATES @ SPQR

THE LATE SHOW Saturdays @ Revolver

SOUL CLAP SATURDAYS Saturdays @ Mr Scruffs – DJs Peril, Lotus & Cargo

IN THE CARRIAGE Saturdays @ The Toff In Town  – DJs J’Nett & Disco Harry

GOGO SATURDAYS Saturdays @ GoGo Bar  – DJs Get Bu$y & Rex / Mike Gurrieri

 

 

 

…SUNDAY…

 

GABRIEL O PENSADOR @ John Curtain (May 28)

CUMBIA MASSIVE @ Section 8 (May 28)

ELLA TRINIDAD @ The Night Cat – LATIN HEAT!

DAVE BOOTS Sundays @ Hawker hall (70’s soul, disco, jazz, funk)

SUNDAY SOIREE @ Joey Smalls (Matt Radovich & guests)

MIKE GURRIERI & GUESTS @ Windsor Castle Hotel 3pm-11pm

BOHJASASS @ 303

THANDO @ The Retreat

 

 

 

COMING UP

 

 

FREEDOM TIME winter @ Coburg Velodrome (Jun 3)

SOUL A GO GO @ Bella Union (June 3)

MAYA @ The Night Cat (jun .3)

REVOMATIX @ Bar Ousso (June 8)

KOJEY RADICAL FT 30/70 & SO.CRATES @ The Curtin (June 9)

PARADISE PRESENTS: GAIKA @ the Night Cat (June 10)

SEX ON TOAST “4U” single launch @ Howler

ALLYSHA JOY @ Kew Court House (June 10)

BAD OPERA w BILLY DAVIS @ Howler (June 11/12)

REMI + SAMPA THE GREAT @ 170 Russell (Jun 16)

FORTUNES @ The Gasometer

MELBOURNE SOUL WEEKENDER @ Exford Hotel (Jun 16-18)

M-PHAZES @ Section 8 (Jun 18)

FUNK ENGINE (syd) @ The Evelyn

DD DUMBO @ The Corner (June 24, 25) both SOLD OUT

VAUDEVILLE SMASH @ Howler (jun 30)

COOKIN ON 3 BURNERS @ Northcote Social Club (Jul 1)

BONOBO + ROMARE @ The Foum (July 20/21)

SIGUR ROS @ Margaret Court Arena (July 27)

BATCHELORS FROM PRAGUE @ The Night Cat (Oct 6)

RAG N BONE MAN @ 170 Russell

 

 

TICKETS 

 

 

FREEDOM TIME winter @ Coburg Velodrome (jun 3)                        $85

– DJ HARVEY, KIM ANN FOXMAN, WAX’O DYSTPIO, CC DISCO!, HABITS, + many more!

Ca$h Only

 

 

 

*+++ 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 soul gigs for the list

 

(free of course!).