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Today Thu, April 2, 2015 —

George Clinton instore

Fitzroy · Free!

I went to Golden Plains. I've read Scar Tissue. I know George Clinton is a cool guy. Now's your chance to go meet him and try learn his secrets. Get ...

Antonia Sellbach 'Forms of Life'

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Local artist Antonia Sellbach is completing a practice-led PhD about the connections between Wittgenstein’s concept of language games) and abstraction. So sh...

Natalie Abbott 'Tempting Failure' / Nick Huggins 'Decaying Bell' ...

Collingwood · Free!

Let's all give each other and ourselves a break shall we? Let's celebrate failure and imperfection. We probably won't ever measure up to our prec...

Bey Dance at LuWOW

Fitzroy · $15

Everyone wishes they were Beyoncé. But you are not Beyoncé, as you will soon realise because the room is lined with mirrors. Each week you learn a different ...

Ruin launch party with Jonny Telafone, Lucy Cliche, Chairman Meow...

Fitzroy · Free!

Fresh (but not necessarily sprightly) from the release of his excellent new album Romeo Must Cry, brooding synth wiz Jonny Telafone is playing a 4am set at t...

Shadow Electric Season Finale with Rat & Co and Sleep D 

Abbotsford · $16

Seasonal gloom is descending. The days are shortening, autumn leaves are spiralling into gutters, and Shadow Electric are rolling up their cinema screen. But...

The Living Eyes LP launch with Hierophants, Exhaustion, Ross De C...

Collingwood · $10

Geelong garage punks The Living Eyes are celebrating new LP Living Large. So that's life lived large with eyes alive enough to see all the aliveness you&...

Hip Hop Karaoke's one year anniversary

Melbourne CBD · $10

Believe it or not, it's been a whole year of Hip Hop Karaokes! So many renditions of Hypnotise, so many underdogs having their 8 Mile moment, so many whi...

Magic Steven 'World of Feelings'

Collingwood · $15

Sadly, we don't usually have the time or resources to give Melbourne's comedy scene the coverage it deserves but every year at Comedy Festival time w...

Bum Creek: the last show ever!

· TBC

For about ten years now Bum Creek have been Melbourne's premier LOL-fi band. We salute you Bum Creek, for nobly staving off blandness with fearless weird...

Tomorrow Fri, April 3, 2015 —

Ry Wilkin 'One Day At a Time' opening

Fitzroy · Free!

Animator, artist and obsessive doodler Ry Wilkin has to take it one day a time just like the rest of us. His abstract perspective on life in the (kinda) big ...

Los Chicos with Mesa Cosa, The Pink Tiles, Richie 1250 and the Br...

Richmond · $20

Spanish party vets Los Chicos are celebrating life In Age of Stupidity by touring it around the country. Mesa Cosa, The Pink Tiles, Richie 1250 and the Bride...

Misty Nights 'The Second Coming'

Melbourne CBD · $10

Jesus has been breaking promises for several millennia now. But if anyone's got the stamina and virility for a second coming it's the disco, house en...

Josh Glanc, '99 Schnitzels (Veal Ain't One)'

Melbourne CBD · $20

According to the video below Josh Glanc's comedic talent is self-evident. We'd say it's worth finding out for yourself at his one-man Comedy Fest...

Saturday April 4, 2015 —

Cycle Messenger World Championships Main Races

· Free!

I love riding in the city. Not because it's calm and easy, but because it's straight up dangerous. For those of you that do it regularly you'll k...

'2001: A Space Odyssey', final screenings at The Astor

Saint Kilda · $17

The Astor is closing down (for reals this time). Wanna go smoke a cool one and go see Space Odyssey projected from glorious 70mm film? Why the HAL not?

Elizabeth Rose with Rat & Co, Oscar Key Sung and Friendships DJ sets

Melbourne CBD · $15

Remember when it rained in school and everyone went freaking nuts? Long weekends are kinda like that for adults because we get to drink copious amounts and s...

Banoffee, Klo and Planete

Brunswick · $21

Klo and Banoffee make up the current local ruling class of local glitchy sweet R&B. They're joining forces tonight for this one-off show. Supported b...

Wu-Tang night at Laundry Bar

Fitzroy · Free

After a night dedicated to wife-material Drake, Laundry Bar are throwing a party in honour of Wu-Tang. Entry is free, Wu Wear is welcomed, and this still rem...

Josh Glanc, '99 Schnitzels (Veal Ain't One)'

Melbourne CBD · $20

According to the video below Josh Glanc's comedic talent is self-evident. We'd say it's worth finding out for yourself at his one-man Comedy Fest...

Sunday April 5, 2015 —

Cycle Messenger World Championships Main Races

· Free!

I love riding in the city. Not because it's calm and easy, but because it's straight up dangerous. For those of you that do it regularly you'll k...

'2001: A Space Odyssey', final screenings at The Astor

Saint Kilda · $17

The Astor is closing down (for reals this time). Wanna go smoke a cool one and go see Space Odyssey projected from glorious 70mm film? Why the HAL not?

Operatives present 'Easter Espionage' with Kirkis, Billy Hoyle, L...

Brunswick · $20

The Operatives are they're keeping it local this easter with a Howler-packing party time featuring what's sure to be a rather funky jazz glitch odys...

Josh Glanc, '99 Schnitzels (Veal Ain't One)'

Melbourne CBD · $20

According to the video below Josh Glanc's comedic talent is self-evident. We'd say it's worth finding out for yourself at his one-man Comedy Fest...