Five gigs to check out this weekend in Melbourne

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Five gigs to check out this weekend in Melbourne

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Speakeasy Jam Session at Red Betty

Join Melbourne-based pianist and songwriter Adam Rudegair and his rhythm section on an exploration of jazz, funk, blues and everything in between at Red Betty this weekend. It’s happening on Sunday September 15 from 6pm. Entry is free, find more info here.

Scratches Record Label launch at Bar 303

After recently forming in Sydney, Scratches Record Label is heading down south to launch in style. Featuring a huge lineup of producers, DJs and MCs including P.Smurf, Billie Rose, DJ Cost & VJ Spook, Hi Trax, Fresh Violet, Otherside and SwiftBoi, this is going to be a mammoth night. It’s happening on Saturday September 14 at Bar 303 from 8pm. Tickets and more info here.

Palaye Royale at The Corner

After an unforgettable set at last year’s Good Things Festival, Palaye Royale return to Australia to remind fans just what they’re made of. It’s going to be berserk when Palaye Royale hit The Corner on Saturday September 14. Catch them from 8pm, tickets and more info available here.

Kieron McDonald Combo at GEM

After a rollicking near three-year stint in Germany, Kieron McDonald has returned to Australia and recruited some of Melbourne’s best rockabilly musicians to bring 1950s-style rock’n’roll, rockabilly and hillbilly bop to the stage. They’ll have you up and dancing when they hit the GEM on Sunday September 15 from 7pm. Free entry, more info here.

SOC POP #32 at The Espy

South of the City Pop returns for another instalment bursting with local favourites. Catch psychedelic four-piece Indigo Children, pop-rock outfit Polarize and synth-pop collective Kosmetika at The Espy on Saturday September 14. It’s happening from 8pm with free entry. Find more info here.

Looking for more gigs? Check out our gig guide here.