What’s on in Melbourne tonight: Best events on Friday 10 December 2021

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What’s on in Melbourne tonight: Best events on Friday 10 December 2021

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We look at what's going on today in Melbourne with our pick of the live music, gigs and comedy events on Friday December 10 2021.

What’s on in Melbourne tonight? We’ve got heaps of live music happening on Friday December 10, from rockers Hobsons Bay Coast Guard at the Northcote Social Club, to Aussie music royalty Kate Ceberano kicking off Christmas celebrations at Memo Music Hall.

As always, for the best and most comprehensive list of gigs happening in Melbourne, head to the Gig Guide here – giving you the rundown of what’s happening across every corner of our music filled state.

Keep up with the latest music news, festivals, interviews and reviews here.

Hobsons Bay Coast Guard

Hobsons Bay Coast Guard are quickly becoming one of Melbourne’s most prolific live performers and rockers.

Their latest release Tubular Swells dropped December 2, and has been lauded for its unique blend of rock and old school vibes. You can grab it over on their Bandcamp page here.  

The show is happening at the Northcote social club, and they’ll be supported by the amazing up and comers ControlplusMe and Winter Mcquinn.

Book it in here.

Melbourne Music Week Club: Crown Ruler Showcase

Location: Max Watt’s (Melbourne), 125 Swanston St, Melbourne Vic 3000
Date: Fri 10 Dec 2021
Time: 9pm
Price: $20.00
Genre: Jazz

Lineup: Ruby Savage, Maggz, Ate Cheska & Karen bravo, Emelyne, Lori, Crown Ruler All-star band, Mothafunk, Mikaela Stafford, Alchemy Orange, Rhys Newling

The amazing Melbourne Music Week is slowly wrapping up, but not before a few more killer shows.

Agency Crown Ruler are putting on a massive show, with some of their biggest artists like Ruby Savage, one of the UK’s biggest acts. The show will also feature Chicago born, Melbourne based mammoth performers Mothafunk, and many more that you can check out here.

They cover a slew of genres, you’ll get to hear Disco, Electronica, Soul and House, so there’s truly something for everyone. As has been the case for all of the shows in the Melbourne Music Week Club, this’ll go down at Max Watts, one of Melbourne’s premier venues. It’s only $20, too!

Grab your tickets here.

Kate Ceberano

Location: Memo Music Hall, 88 Acland St, St Kilda, Vic, 3182
Date: Fri 10 Dec 2021
Time: 7.30pm
Price: $65
Genre: Pop

She’s Aussie music royalty, and you can catch her in concert tonight at the Memo Music Hall.

Kate Ceberano has released a whopping 28 albums across her illustrious 35 year career, full of ARIAs, multiple gold and platinum releases, TV appearances, and much more, she’s so you know there’s no doubt you’ll be in for a great show.

The show’s set to celebrate Christmas and her bevy of hits over the years. Grab your tickets here.

Comedy at the Coopers Inn

Location: Coopers Inn, 282 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Vic, 3000.
Date: Fri 10 Dec 2021
Time: 7.30pm
Price: $20
Genre: Comedy

If you want a break from the crazy news out in the world at the moment, head to the comedy at the coopers tonight for some A list hilarity.

You never know who you’ll catch either, in previous incarnations of the regular show, it’s showcased such massive acts as Dilruk Jayasinha, Dave Thornton, and Celia Pacquola to name a few.

It’s happening at the Coopers Inn pub, so you can enjoy a high quality pint or two over many laughs.

Tickets are only an easy $20 too, grab your tickets here.

Trash Springfield, Louis, Blood Blossoms

Location: Brunswick Artists Bar, 316 Sydney Rd, Brunswick
Date: Fri 10 Dec 2021
Time: 8.30pm
Price: Free
Genre: Rock

Head to this show and find some amazing musos before they become the next big thing.

Blood Blossoms will be the first group you catch, and they’ve been classified as an awesome amalgamation of folk, rock, and pop. Louis is a young singer / songwriter and you can catch his upcoming debut EP release in 2022, called Pretty Normal.

Headlining the night is the phenomenal Trash Springfield, a band you’ll definitely want to keep checking out after you head to this show. They’re a three-piece focused on giving fans a raw, honest, lyrical experience.

It’s going down at the Brunswick Artists Bar, and it’s free too! So get there early and snag a good spot.

Book it in here.

Loretta & Her Boyfriends

Location: Jazzlab, 27 Leslie St, Brunswick
Date: Fri 10 Dec 2021
Time: 7.00pm
Price: $40
Genre: Blues

The Melbourne Women’s International Jazz festival is currently taking place across the state, bringing some of the most talented jazz and jazz adjacent performers into the ears of listeners.

The festival wraps up in the coming days, but there’s still a few awesome show taking place. One of which is happening tonight, featuring talented group Loretta & Her Boyfriends.

Loretta & Her Boyfriends bring an interesting vibe to blues music, vocalist Loretta Miller bringing her rock-oriented vocals to classics from acts like Dinah Washington and Patsy Cline. This show is taking place at the Jazzlab, a staple of many shows throughout this MWIJF.

Grab your tickets here.