Five local Melbourne gigs to check out this weekend

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Five local Melbourne gigs to check out this weekend

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The Pheasantry at The Lomond

Previously known as the ‘The Pheasant Pluckers’, these old school rockers now have a new name and a new approach to music. Come see them perform their latest album and celebrate the band’s next chapter at The Lomond Hotel on Sunday May 19. Doors open at 5.30pm. Free entry. More info here.

Alex Warren at Downstairs Bistro and Lounge

Guitarist and producer Alex Warren is set to shake up Downstairs Bistro and Lounge on Friday May 17. Grab some drinks and dinner from the Southbank restaurant and catch Alex Warren as he performs his vibrant original tunes from 5pm to 8pm. Free entry. More info here.

Live Irish music at The Quiet Man Pub 

Every Friday and Saturday, The Quiet Man Pub hosts a night of live music and performance by young Irish musicians. The Flemington Pub is renowned in Melbourne for its genuine Irish ambience and food, while its live performances showcase the best in contemporary Irish music. The performances kick off at 9.30pm. Free entry. More info here.

Benzina Cantina

Wrap up your weekend the right way and fill your belly with some delicious Mexican tacos, nachos and margaritas at Preston’s Benzina Cantina. Plus, the restaurant will be playing nothing but salsa, funk and samba to help your Mexican feast go down. For more info, check out their Facebook page.

Laneous at The Curtin

Brisbane artist Laneous aka Lachlan Mitchell is heading to The Curtin to launch his debut album as a solo artist, Monstera Deliciosa. Throughout his career, Laneous has played in various underground bands and has spent years working in the music industry. His vast experience has resulted in a truly unique brand of soul and jazz. The gig kicks off from 8pm tonight. Tickets are $20. More info here.