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… 

BARNEY McCALL ASIO BAND @ BENNETT’S LANE Mon 16th Jan

JAZZ PARTY @ THE EVELYN Mon 16th Jan

 

…TUESDAY… 

 

UNCOMFORTABLE SCIENCE Tuesdays in December @ Boney

NOW.HERE.THIS. Tuesdays @ The Toff ( Dub FX, Hudson James Jr, Skomes and Late nights with LOGO, this week )

GALLERY Tuesdays @ Ferdydurke (Mz RIzk & friends +  )

CONDENSED MILK Tuesdays @ Section 8 (lama and Jack Doepel)

MAKE IT UP CLUB Tuesdays @ Bar Open

THE PIN – WHERE WE AT? DISCUSSION @ THE CURTIN Tues 21st Feb

 

…WEDNESDAY… 

 

MELLOW DIAS THUMP Wednesdays @ Boney (Cazeaux Oslo, Geezy, Skomes + weekly guests WVRBVBY )

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

BOP STRETCH Wednesdays @ Uptown Jazz Cafe

THE ROOKIES Wednesdays @ Rooks Return

 

 …THURSDAY…  

 

FOUND HEADS Thursdays in Jan @ Boney (Clever Austin vs Laneous (Live) + Manchild (Strictly West African 7” set)

RITA SATCH BAND @ BENNETT’S LANE Thurs 12th Jan

SOUL IN THE BASEMENT  @ Cherry Bar (With DJs VINCE PEACH and PIERRE BARONI) this week is FULTON STREET

HANNAH CATHERINE JONES Thurs 12 @ Tape Projects

MARIA & ADAM + YOSHITAKE EXPE Thurs 12 @ Horse Bazaar

URBAN OASIS ft Wax’o Paradiso @ Section 8

OSCAR KEY SUNG @ BONEY Thur 12th Jan

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

SHAOLIN FUNK  Thursdays @ The Golden Monkey

SOUL POWER feat MIKE STEVA @ Purple Emerald

THE DROP Every Thursday @ Section 8

BLACK CAESAR DJs @ SPQR

TATAFU @ Greenwood Loft

BE EASY Thursdays @ Workshop

AZURE NIGHTS Thursdays @ Lounge (DJs Colette, Geezy & guests)

 

…FRIDAY…  

 

RRR POP UP BAR Fri 13th and Fri 20th @ State Library

URBAN OASIS ft One Puf Tropical Soundclash @ Section 8

MAIA VON LEKOW Fri 13th Jan @ The B.East

SINKS LP LAUNCH @ The Workers Club (Jan 13)

INKSWEL Fri 13 @ Lounge

A VERY JERRY JAN Fri 13 @ The Bird Watching Society

ANGEL EYES & FIA FIELL Fri 13 @ M Pavilion

BUTTER SESSIONS PRES TM 404 & ULF ERIKSSON Fri 13 @ Mercat

UB40 @ HAMER HALL Fri 13th Jan

NORTHSIDE DJs Fridays @ SPQR

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

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

AIN”T THAT A GROOVE late Fridays @ Ding Dong w DJ Manchild & guests

WHAT THE FUNK Fridays @ Purple Emerald

 

 

SATURDAY

 

JACKY WINTER @ GOLD ST HOUSEPARTY

TKAY MAIDZA @ THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN Sat 14th Jan

BEASTS OF BOLLYWOOD Sat 14 @ The B.east

URBAN OASIS ft Cumbia Massive @ Section 8

IRIDESCENT NITES FT CARA MIA, ADRIANA, BRENT PARIS @ loop

THANDO @ CHAPEL OFF CHAPEL Sat 14th Jan

WAX MUSEUM DJs @ SPQR

LIT @ Section 8 (Billy Hoyle, Heptune, J RED)

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…
PIKNIC ELECTRONIC @ Sydney Myer Music Bowl

HUE BLANES TRIO @ BENNETTS LANE Sun 15th Jan

COLOURFIELDS/LANEOUS/KARATE BOOGALOO Sun 15 @ Evelyn

URBAN OASIS ft Good Manners Soiree @ Section 8

MAGNETIC ISLAND ARCHIVE Sundays @ Dr Morse (Miss Goldie,Big Rig, Lori b2b)

STATE OF SOUL FT FOUK Sun 15 @ Brown Alley

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

ANDY HART/MILLU/RICCI Jan 15 @ Fairfield Amphitheatre

 

COMING UP

 

 

OSCAR KEY SUNG @ Boney (Jan 12)

FLOATING PYRAMIDS @ Belleville (Jan 14)

SO FRENCHY SO CHIC IN THE PARK @ Werribee Mansion (Jan 15)

LUKE HOWARD @ Long Play (Jan 16)

MOSES SUMNEY @ The Toff  (Jan 18)

ETHEREAL TAPIOCA FT SHUMA,LOTUS MOONCHILD,INKSWEL,SADIVA,MRS WALLACE @ Ferdydurke (Jan 18)

THE TESKEY BROTHERS  Jan 20th @ Gasometer Hotel (Jan 20)

RRR POP UP BAR  Fri 20th @ State Library (Chris Gill DJ!!)

FOUND HEADS Fri 20th @ Boney (CLEVER AUSTIN, DX HEAVEN, and CHRIS GILL + more)

JEX OPOLIS @ the Night Cat (Jan 20)

WEYES BLOOD, LOST ANIMAL & POPPONGENE @ NSC Fri 20th Jan

SUGAR MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL @ VCA (Jan 21)

MAIA VON LEKOW @ Belleville (Jan 21)

BABA STILTZ (Sweden) & JNETT Jan 21st @ The Night Cat

HARD TIME PRESSURE FT RICK HOWE,OPERATOR ANDY,MAJOR DELAY @ Grumpys (Jan 21)

BRAZILIAN RECORD DAY FT DJ PAULAO @ Section 8 (Jan 22)

JUSTICE FOR MS DHU SUNDAY FUNDRAISER Sun 22nd Jan @ Grace Darling ( feat  FT. PAUL GORRIE (DJ), BAHDOESA, SAATSUMA & MORE!)

Z-TRIP @ Laundry (Jan 26)

RAINBOW SERPENT FESTIVAL @ Lexton, Victoria (Jan 27-30)

LANEWAY FESTIVAL @ FCAC (Jan 28)

SADIVA LETHAL CHOPS TAPE LAUNCH @ Workshop (Jan 28)

MELBOURNE SKA ORCHESTRA @ Shimmerlands (Jan 28)

DELA CAYE @ Belleville (Jan 28)

THE CHANGE UP @ Loop (Jan 28)

FLOATING POINTS + RED GREG @ Shimmerlands (Jan 29)

MAIA VON LEKOW @ RETREAT (Jan 29)

LABEL NIGHT: NORTHSIDE RECORDS presents THE LET YOUR HAIR DOWN GIRLS  and KARATE BOOGALOO TUes 31st Jan @ The Toff  (SINGLE LAUNCH!!!)

EMY ZALUZNA @ Belleville (Feb 4)

MARK DE CLIVE-LOWE @ Belleville (Feb 10)

BLACKALICIOUS @ Belleville (Feb 18)

JOHN MORALES @ Belleville (Feb 25)

DORSAL FINS @ NSC Fri 3rd March

BRUNSWICK MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Brunswick (Mar 5-19)

MAIA VON LEKOW @ Tramway (Jan 21)

JORDAN RAKEI @ Howler (Mar 23)

ROY AYERS @ The Croxton (Apr 9)

MICHAEL KIWANUKA @ The Corner (Apr 18)

RECORD STORE DAY @ EVERY RECORD STORE IN THE WORLD (Apr 22)

+++ 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!).