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

…MONDAYS…

CHARLES BRADLEY
Mon March 30th @ The Corner Hotel

PAUL WILLIAMSON’S HAMMOND COMBO
Mon March 30th @ The Rainbow Hotel

MOSE & THE FAMILY
MOndays @ The Espy

…TUESDAYS…

DAVIN RYAN HARRIS
Tues 31st March @ The Toff In Town

JAZZ IN THE ATTIC
Tues @ Ferdy Durke

CONDENSED MILK
Tuesdays @ Section 8

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…

CHARLES BRADLEY
Wed April 1st @ The Corner Hotel

MAVIS STAPLES
Wed April 1st @ Melbourne Recital Center

JURASSIC 5
Wed April 1st @ Festival Hall

MO SOUL
Weds @ Ding Dong Lounge
– DJ Vince Peach with soul bands…

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

OPEN DECKS – SOUL NIGHT
Weds @ Loch & Key
– Jack Sparrow & Justin + you = bring your records

MVP present BURN CIRCUIT
Weds @ Boney
– Hip hop don’t stop… BBoys jam out a cypher…..!

…THURSDAYS…

LADY OSCAR “Dapper Desperado” mini LP launch
Thurs 26th @ HOWLER
– with 30/70 and

ORCHESTRA DEL BARRIO
THURSDAYS @ LA CHINESCA
– El Art De La Salsa remains in Melbourne with DJ Marz

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

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

HIP HOP KARAOKE
Thursdays @ Boney

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

PINEAPPLE INSTITUTE
THUrsdays @ The Lounge
– Cocoa Noire, Hudson James jr, Moonshine, Oden + more…

THE REBIRTH OF THE COOL
1st & 3rd Thursdays of the Month @ The Penny Black
– Mr Lob and Guests spin Jazzy treats

BE EASY
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
– ARKS / THANKS…..

INNER CITY SOUNDS
every 2nd Thurs @ Workshop
– Matt Radovich, Nam, Peter baker, Mr George..…

…FRIDAYS….

DJ RAHAAN (Chicago)
Fri 27th @ Hugs & Kisses
– with Simon TK, Paul Jager, Hugo Atkins

KARATE BOOGALOO
Friday 27th @ Catfish

DORSAL FINS
Fri 27th @ Gasometer

PAPA G AND THE STAR CATS
Fri 27th @ BAr Open

PEGZ
Fri 27th @ LAundry Bar

WHAT THE FUNK FRIDAYS
Fridays @ Purple Emerald

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

DAVE BOOTS
Fridays @ Go Go Bar
– Jazz and Beats

SOUL BE IN IT
Fridays @ Grumpys Green

…SATURDAYS…

T. WILLIAMS
Sat 28th @ Revolver’s Late Show.

SOUTHSIDE SOUL
Sat 28th @ Kingston City Hall
– DJ LAdy Soul & Big Daddy. Warbucks, The Soul twins

THE HORNS OF LEROY
Sat 28th @ Spotted mallard

TRINITY ROOTS
Sat 28th @ The Evelyn

OSCAR KEY SUNG DJ
Sat 28th @ Ferdy Derke

ROLAND TINGS
Sat 28th @ The Mercat

SLOW GRIND FEVER #23
Sat 28th @ The Tote

YARD BOUNCE
Sat 28th @ Laundry

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

WHAT THE FUNK
Sats @ The Purple Emerald

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

…SUNDAYS…

RITA SATCH
Sun 29th MArch @ Shadow Electric
– with 30/70 and Anthony Young

GRAYSON FARRUGIA SHERLOCK TRIO
Sun March 29th @ Bennets Lane

SUMMER OF SOUL
Sundays @ The Retreat

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

JAM THE FUNK
Sundays @ The Espy Front Bar
– with KARATE BOOGALOO!!!!
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CHORO SUNDAYS @ The Everly!
Sundays @ The Everlie 9:30+
– best of Brazilain music live with Doug Deveries and Tamil Rogeon + guests….

ROOF TO REEL .
Sundays @ Rooftop.
Hosted by Edd Fisher.  + guests

B SIDE
Sundays @ Go Go BAr
– Miss Goldie or Daniel Harvey

SUNDAY SOUL SESSIONS
Sundays @ The Avairy
–  Vince Peach and King 7 every sun 4 – 8pm

…COMING UP 2015…

THE BEAT Thurs April 2nd @ The Corner
BOMBAY ROYALE Thurs April 2nd @ The Luwow
GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC April 3 @ 170 Russell St
SOUL A GO GO Sat 4th April @ Shebeen
BANOFFEE & KLO Sat 4th Aril @ Howler
TROMBONE SHORTY Sun 5th April @ The Corner
OPERATIVES present ESPIONAGE EASTER SUNDAY 5th April @ Howler
JIMMY CLIFF – 08/04/2015 @ The Corner Hotel
LADI6 April 10th @ The Espy
NO ZU – 12″ Launch @ Howler Ft Michael Ozone / Andras Fox April 10th
SUGAR FED LEOPARDS Fri 10th Arpil @ 24 Moons
CY GORMAN / ENNIO STYLES Sat 11th April @ 24 Moons
MOBB DEEP performing INFAMOUS April 11th @ The Espy
WOMEN OF SOUL LAUNCH PARTY Sat 11th April @ The Shadow Electric
PILOT (live) April 16th @ 24 Moons
TKAY MAIDZA – M.O.B Tour @ The Northcote Social Club Fri April 24th
B-BOYS WORDL CHAMPIONSHIIPS TOUR AUSTRALIA 2015 April 29th @ HiFi Bar
WAX’O PARADISO – Sunday May 3rd @ Shadow Electric
SASKWATCH 8th MAy @ HiFi Bar
TOTAL GIOVANNI May 8th @ The Gasometer
CHICK COREA & HERBIE HANCOCK Thurs 28th May @ Arts Center
PHAROAH SANDERS Thurs 4th June @ Melbourne Recital Center
DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER with Irvin Mayfield Sun 7th June @ Arts Center

+++ 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!).