Following on from my last post around SLAM Day 2012 I thought I’d share with my fellow Melbournian’s (and those who happen to be visiting our fair city next week) details of the SLAM Day gigs around town to encourage you to get out there and support our local bands and our awesome small venues!
BAR OPEN, FITZROY
Check out The Phantom Agents, along with Straw King Eye, The Philistines, and Alexander Francis. Doors at 9pm and free entry. Free entry people, no excuses!
CHERRY BAR, AC/DC LANE, MELBOURNE CBD
‘Women Of Soul’ special: Milan Ring, Candice Monique, Kren Morales, and Alphamama. Featuring Chelsea Wilson and Deep Street Soul, and DJ’s Vince Peach and Pierre Baroni. Doors 8pm and $10 entry.
EAST BRUNSWICK CLUB
See Geoff Achison, Jimi Hocking with Shaun Kirk. Special appearances by Lloyd Spiegel and Shannon Bourne. Doors 7:30pm and $20 plus booking fee ($25 at the door if still available). To buy tickets visit http://eastbrunswickclub.com/ **Highly recommend checking out a gig at the East Brunswick Club before they close doors for good. Tear.
ESPLANADE HOTEL, ST KILDA
Playing are Valentine, Kellie Lloyd (Screamfeeder) and Woolhouse. Also Hellhounds will be launching heir album, with Hugo Race, Michaelangelo and Russo. Free entry.
NORTHCOTE SOCIAL CLUB
Check out Tinpan Orange with Jess Ribeiro. Doors 8pm and $15 plus booking fee ($20 at the door if available). Buy tickets here http://northcotesocialclub.com/
PONY, MELBOURNE CBD
National SLAM Day – “We’ve Been Expecting You” gig: Zuzu Angels, The 80 Aces and White Summer. Doors 8:30pm and door charge applies.
THE LAUNDRY, FITZROY
SLAM Day party! Poca La Pax, Zee, Thnkr, The McQueens, Ildiko, Godwolf and No Zebra. $7 entry. **Be sure to try The Laundry’s much touted $10 coconut cocktails!
THE TOTE, COLLINGWOOD
See Primitive Calculators, Scrap Museum, Beat Disease, BJ Morrizonkle, Teenage Libido. FREE BBQ INCLUDED! Doors 7pm and door charge applies.
TOFF IN TOWN, MELBOURNE CBD
The UV Race National SLAM Day show with Bitch Prefect and Repairs. Doors 7:30pm and $11.10 online pre-sale or $10 at the door if still available. Tickets on sale from Moshtix, visit http://www.thetoffintown.com/shows/ for details.
Check out Harmony, Spod and Deep Heat. Doors at 5pm and bands start at 9pm.
Remember my dear Strum A Note readers, this is only a taste of what Melbourne has to offer us on National SLAM Day so visit http://www.slamrally.org/slam-day-gig-guide/#VIC for a full list of gigs around Victoria.
Please do make sure you get to a gig this Thursday night and SAVE LIVE AUSTRALIAN MUSIC!