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Today Fri, November 28, 2014 —

Nobody Denim sale

Fitzroy · Up to 90% off

Denim demigods Nobody are holding a sale. There's going to be up to 90% off on previous season stuff (I can already see my life savings flash before my e...

Coburg Night Markets

Coburg · free

Let's be honest. Coburg's got a bad rap, one worse than it deserves. Sure, there's the odd mob-related shooting and it's a few extra kms out ...

NUN and DJ Jnett at 'The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier' Fri...

Southbank · $28

Jean Paul Gaultier's world of fashion is stark, elegant and strikes a fine line between intricate and minimalist. In conjunction with their top-notch fas...

Etsy Christmas Night Market

Fitzroy · Free!

Etsy - probably the best place on the internet to get cool, bespoke, handmade and vintage stuff - are having their first ever real life, in person, you-can-v...

Rebecca Delange 'Plus + Minus' opening at Strange Neighbour

Fitzroy · Free!

Rebecca Delange's work takes into account a lot of stuff. What might be the most interesting of all that stuff is her reworking of previous work into sem...

Poyz & Pirlz Launch at Hand 2 Hand

Collingwood · free

Made in Europe from the get go, Parisian Poyz & Pirlz is a welcomed and much appreciated addition not only to Melbourne but the nation's fashion and ...

Wink Optometrists Mykita Pop Up at Dagmar Rousset opening

Collingwood · Free to go money to buy

Elwood-based optometrists Wink are popping up at Collingwood's Dagmar Rousset. They're going to be featuring the entire collection from Berlin-based ...

Dick Diver with Holy Balm, Native Cats and Hierophants

Melbourne CBD · $21

Jangle-lords Dick Diver just spent a bunch of time touring the States, drinking beer and playing house shows in Portland. They're bringing that swag back...

The Ocean Party 'Soft Focus' Launch with Terrible Truths, Milk Te...

Collingwood · $10

The Ocean Party somehow manage to make ennui sound meaningful. It must be all those intuitive guitar lines winding around matter-of-fact lyrics, makes everyt...

Vowel Movement single launch with I Will Not Fear, Lalic and Jeal...

Collingwood · $5

Vowel Movement are taking a deep breath and releasing the arm-in-arm-sing-along single 'To Get Things Right'. Supported by Lalic, Jealous Husband and...

Luluc and Ryan Downy **SOLD OUT**

Northcote · We've got tickets to give away

Melbourne-via-Brooklyn duo Luluc make the kind fragile, earnest folk music that cuts through the dolewave-calcified shell around my heart and plucks it like ...

The Shock of the New with Chiara Kickdrum, Simona Kapitolina, KT ...

Melbourne CBD · $10

Music label and LGBTIQ ally Girls Who Smoke Poke present The Shock of the New; a night of live techno and dance feindery. Chiara Kickdrum, Simona Kapitolina,...

Tomorrow Sat, November 29, 2014 —

Nobody Denim sale

Fitzroy · Up to 90% off

Denim demigods Nobody are holding a sale. There's going to be up to 90% off on previous season stuff (I can already see my life savings flash before my e...

Gertrude Studios open day

Fitzroy · Free!

We can't guarantee that there'll be any free snags at this open day, but we can guarantee that there'll be some good art. Running in conjunction ...

Words End Year at Slopes

Fitzroy · Free!

Kurt Cobain wrote goddamn poetry, man. I should have left the misspelt potery, because that, friends, may be the true essence of poetry. The kind of poetry t...

Exhaustion, 'Biker' launch with Zond, Sky Needle and Dribble

Collingwood · $10

If Exhaustion were to be described onomatopoeically, whelpy is the word I'd choose. Lashing, whelpy, slathering on the black-oil sunscreen, exhausting bu...

Pearls single launch with Terrible Truths, Empat Lima, DJs Geoffr...

Melbourne CBD · $11.50

Pearls are Bolan us over with a moody glam rock stomper of a debut single called 'Big Shot'. Supported by Terrible Truths, and Empat Lima. Geoffrey O...

Bloods and Scotdrakula

Carlton · $15

This one's for the garage rock kids who don't want to just stand back and nod. Sydney's Bloods have a knack for sugar hooks with jagged edges (re...

Powell

Melbourne CBD · $22

Powell is the owner of UK dance label Diagonal Records. He also spins the kind of left-field sets that are rumoured to get people feeling pretty diagonal. In...

Mike Huckaby

Melbourne CBD · $25

Detroit deep house and techno veteran Mike Huckaby is hitting Lounge. This is the stuff not the fluff. I stole that line off an Earthcore poster lol, but it ...

Sunday November 30, 2014 —

Nobody Denim sale

Fitzroy · Up to 90% off

Denim demigods Nobody are holding a sale. There's going to be up to 90% off on previous season stuff (I can already see my life savings flash before my e...

Finish the Spinach book launch and exhibition

Brunswick · Free!

Jack Shelton is a documentary photographer with a real eye for character and place. He's launching a new book and exhibition of Mexican travels called Fi...

You Beauty album launch with Tim Richmond, Monnone Alone, Magic S...

Fitzroy · $7

Sydney-via-Wollongong-via-Melbourne three piece You Beauty's Jersey Flegg is the best (and almost definitely the only) post punk concept album about a &#...

Day Care #30 with Laila, Conrad Standish, DJ Free Classical and L...

Melbourne CBD · Free

You know the drill, Day Care is back. It's been a hard day's month and you’ve been working like a dog, so it's time to cool off in the metaphoric...

You Yangs/Rolling Blackouts split EP/frisbee launch

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Melbourne-based guitar pop lads Rolling Blackouts and You Yangs are releasing a split EP, which they had initially planned to put out on vinyl. Unfortunately...

Minimum Wage with Las Tetas, Repairs, Stations and Point Being

Collingwood · Free!

Life on the minimum wage, eh? That's what being a musician that isn't Bono is all about, right? Or just scraping the pennies, slogging back a cold on...

MMusic presents Michael Ozone

Melbourne CBD · Free

Yes it’s true, true and real, Sunday will be with us all too soon and joined by Michael Ozone playing a bloody free gig at MPavilion. Prep yourself for some ...

The Pink Tiles mini residency with School Damage, Chook Race, Sti...

Collingwood · $8

Such a mini residency for such big bubblegum hooks! Oh well, better than nothin'. Thanks anyway Pink Tiles. Supported by fellow garage faves Chook Race,...

Monday December 1, 2014 —

Paradise Pizza Party with Matthew and John DJs (Mark Free & LA Po...

Collingwood · Free!

Pizza, beer and sick tunaaage. It's all part of the spring time diet we should be embracing. After all, it keeps the Ninja Turtles fit and party ready at...

Listening Party #4 with Las Tetas, Miss Destiny and Asylum Sisters

Northcote · Free!

The Listen project has been gaining momentum over the past few months, hosting shows, a website featuring pieces where people are encouraged to “write ...

Wednesday December 3, 2014 —

Eugene & Berenice, Pioneers of Urban Photography

Fitzroy · Gold coin donation

French photographer Eugene Atget documented the streets of Paris and their architecture during the late 1800s and the early twentieth century. In his later l...

'Everybody Talks About The Weather' with Oren Ambarchi, Robin Fox...

Richmond · $15

Everybody talks about the weather when the weather is interpreted as the audio / visual environments produced by Oren Ambarchi, Robin Fox and Marco Fusinato....

Thursday December 4, 2014 —

'Curtain Call: The Rough End of the Pineapple' opening

Melbourne CBD · Free!

If you had to choose, which city would be the rough end of the pineapple? Melbourne or Brisbane? To celebrate their ten years of existence, Blindside (which ...