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Today Fri, May 29, 2015 —

Downtown with Moopie, Tom Moore, Luke Coleman and more

Melbourne CBD · Free

Feel free to pretend you're an off-duty detective having a late night romp in downtown Chicago mid-1940s with this one. Classic downtown vibes from local...

Incu Showroom Sale

Fitzroy · Up to 80% off

Oh you fancy huh? Incu have got unpretentious fashion down to a T, and this weekend they're offering up to 80 per cent off the four brands that they repr...

Seventh Fundraiser Launch

Fitzroy · Free!

SEVENTH Gallery has been a vital artist-run not-for-profit gallery for 15 years. That Gertrude Street rent can't be cheap. Without help it might become a...

Fazerdaze, Cool Sounds, Kinder and Boats

Carlton · $8

Don't you just hate it when you get caught a dream field? Nah, it's pretty great aye. Fazerdaze are over from Auckland. They're bringing the drea...

XOXO X

Melbourne CBD · $10

Seriously suave, cool, worldly XOXO Presents are hosting another sweaty, sexy, debaucherous night of music. As usual, Paul Jager, Simon TK will hit the decks...

Tomorrow Sat, May 30, 2015 —

Incu Showroom Sale

Fitzroy · Up to 80% off

Oh you fancy huh? Incu have got unpretentious fashion down to a T, and this weekend they're offering up to 80 per cent off the four brands that they repr...

Pop & Scott Open Weekend

Northcote · Free to go, more to buy

Workshop co-op Pop & Scott are opening up their showroom to the public this weekend for the first time. A source close to Pop & Scott (ooooh!) tells ...

Kuwaii sample sale Nepal fundraiser

Brunswick · On sale

This weekend, Kuwaii are having a sample sale and are donating 10% of all profits to relief in Nepal. Oxfam, who are hoping to assist some 400,000 individual...

FFIXXED STUDIOS x Triple Major Archive Sale

Collingwood · On sale

Up to 90 per cent off on Ann-Sofie Back, BLESS, Études studio, FFIXXED STUDIOS, HAiK, Marios, Reality Studio, Silent Damir Doma, Triple-Major and loads more....

Xylouris Ensemble

Coburg · Free!

I was lucky enough to catch Giorgos Xylouris and Jim White conjure up a Cretean post rock storm at the last Mona Foma earlier this year. The man certainly kn...

EWF presents '#selfies'

Collingwood · $17

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which makes me wonder why I did a mothereffing writing degree… but hey. The Emerging Writers Festival ha...

Psychedelic Coven presents Pearls, Sundays & Cybelle, Scattered P...

Collingwood · $13.30

This lineup is emerging out of the Psychedelic Coven like a four-headed beast from Revelations. Pearls are thrift store glamour cats with a banger of a debut...

Grouse presents House of Ladosha and Chela

Carlton · $27

New York's House of Ladosha are living lavish, smoking cabbage and bringing a whole lot more party than most can manage to The John Curtin. Sveta, Fletch...

The House De Frost 7th Birthday week 1 with Beppe Loda, Andee Fro...

Melbourne CBD · $15

Every week for seven years (give or take) Andee Frost has been de-frosting the Toff with disco and house. He's been zapping that dance floor for long eno...

Sunday May 31, 2015 —

Essendon Record and CD Fair

Essendon · $4 entry

Last time I visited Vinyl Space Mick gave me this flyer for a record fair in Essendon. It only happens twice a year and Mick said it's one of the better ...

Pop & Scott Open Weekend

Northcote · Free to go, more to buy

Workshop co-op Pop & Scott are opening up their showroom to the public this weekend for the first time. A source close to Pop & Scott (ooooh!) tells ...

FFIXXED STUDIOS x Triple Major Archive Sale

Collingwood · On sale

Up to 90 per cent off on Ann-Sofie Back, BLESS, Études studio, FFIXXED STUDIOS, HAiK, Marios, Reality Studio, Silent Damir Doma, Triple-Major and loads more....

Incu Showroom Sale

Fitzroy · Up to 80% off

Oh you fancy huh? Incu have got unpretentious fashion down to a T, and this weekend they're offering up to 80 per cent off the four brands that they repr...

Kuwaii sample sale Nepal fundraiser

Brunswick · On sale

This weekend, Kuwaii are having a sample sale and are donating 10% of all profits to relief in Nepal. Oxfam, who are hoping to assist some 400,000 individual...

Lazerpig record fair

Collingwood · Free!

Records. Little wax-y things that spin around and make some okay sounds. They're an expensive habit, but it's better than hard drugs (in a way). This...

New Lease #5 with Loose Tooth, Teamwork and Lux Overye's Weird Time

Carlton · Free!

Esteemed writer, event organiser and general roustabout Keats Mulligan has done a great job transforming the John Curtin's sleepy Sunday vibe with the wa...

Sugar Fed Leopards 'Sundaes in May' at The Gas #4

Collingwood · $10

The last in their series of May gigs at The Gas, Sugar Fed Leopards are joined by The Vibraphonic Orkestra, Richie 1250 & The Brides of Christ and Modest...

Earthquake Aid: Help Nepal with GL, Oscar Key Sung, Edd Fisher an...

Abbotsford · $15

The earthquake that hit Nepal last month left a huge amount of devastation in its wake. In an effort to lend a hand, The Shadow Electric are hosting an earth...

Tuesday June 2, 2015 —

MUMA presents Ryan Gander

Melbourne CBD · Free!

INTERESTING ART ALERT! From the ACCA site: “Through associative thought processes that connect the everyday and the esoteric, the overlooked and the co...

Tom Tom Tuesday #1 with Mangelwurzel, Milk Teddy, Footy and more

Brunswick · Free!

I've been helping load up this calendar with events for a few years now, and I'm sorry Melbourne but – aside from the occasional decent foodie event,...

Cherchez La Femme: Feminism and Television

Melbourne CBD · $20

Fran Fine. Lorelai Gilmour. Blanche Deveraux, Buffy Summers, Lisa Simpson. Stella Gibson, Elaine Benes, Maura Pfefferman, Phoebe Buffay. The list of positive...

Wednesday June 3, 2015 —

EWF presents 'Extraordinary Routines', in conversation with Penny...

Melbourne CBD · $17

The Good Copy's Penny Modra has mojo. And even when she doesn't have mojo, she has water poof strategies for re-charging it. She's in conversion ...

Mixtape Memoirs

Melbourne CBD · $17

Music and love, love and music, writers and music and songs and affection. And make-outs. And jolts of emotion in your pants. It's all great stuff, in fa...

Unremembered Wednesdays #1, Great Outdoors (solo), The Snowy Nasd...

Fitzroy · Free!

“THE KINDA SHOWS PEOPLE WILL WANNA PRETEND THEY WERE AT 10 YEARS FROM NOW!!!!! NOSTALGIA FOR THOSE UNREMEMBERED WEDNESDAYS!!!!!!!” Nothing like s...

EWF presents 'Writing TV for the Internet: The Katering Show'

Melbourne CBD · $16 / $13 concession

So the internet/anyone with a GSOH had a good time with Kate McCartney and Kate McClennan's Katering Show earlier this year. EWF invites you to Join the ...

Thursday June 4, 2015 —

EWF presents Amazing Babes 2.0

Collingwood · $17

It's not a bad time to be a feminist right now. Sure, you're still having to fight against ingrained, systemic patriarchy every damn day and night li...