Five gigs to check out this weekend in Melbourne

Five gigs to check out this weekend in Melbourne

No weekend plans? No problem.

Temperance Fridays at Temperance Hotel

Join Adam Trace, Nick Van Wilder, DJ T.P.C and special guests for a night of funk, disco, R&B, Latin house and reggaeton at Temperance Hotel. With drink specials and free entry, even your cheapest friends will be up for this night out. It’s going down on Friday October 4 from 8pm. More info here.

Rosie Haden and Greg Hoepner at Swamplands

Rosie Haden and Greg Hoepner are off to Berlin, but not before saying farewell at Swamplands. Their dark, electric take on folk blues and combined 30 years in the music industry make Haden and Hoepner a force to be reckoned with on stage. Catch them from 3pm on Saturday October 5, free entry. More details here.

Catcher Block and The Sexy Bureaucrats at The Thornbury Local

With a name like Catcher Block and his Sexy Bureaucrats, you know this won’t be a typical gig. With a repertoire involving “fighting crime, spreading love and rocking it out on stage”, CBSB are taking over Melbourne one stage at a time. They hit The Thornbury Local on Friday October 4 from 8pm. Free entry, more info here.

Aintree Sweet at The Lomond Hotel

Alt-country roots outfit Aintree Sweet are hitting the stage at The Lomond Hotel for a night of tasty tunes this Sunday October 6. The beers will be flowing and entry is free, so get on down and make the most of those last remaining weekend hours. More info here.

The Exciting McGillycuddies at The Quiet Man

The Exciting McGillycuddies are hitting The Quiet Man this Sunday night to help you end your weekend on a high note. They’ll be playing in the restaurant too, so you can enjoy dinner and a show. Catch them from 6pm on Sunday October 6, free entry. More info here.

For more gigs, check out our gig guide