Mrs Smith's Trivia
May
30
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Honky Tonk Hot Pot ft. The Excellent Smithers + special guests
May
31
8:30 PM20:30

Honky Tonk Hot Pot ft. The Excellent Smithers + special guests

Not to be missed! Free entry

From Bakersfield to Nashville straight to heart of Melbourne, Honky Tonk Hot Pot is a monthly event that channels the greatest and most authentic sounds and sentiments in country music.  Hosted and led by house band - The Excellent Smithers (featuring members of Mustered Courage/Cisco Caesar) this event will feature amazing special guest musicians every month. This honky tonk party is where you want to be for your chicken pickin’, whiskey swillin’ country fix.

The Excellent Smithers play a hot pot of honky tonk and blues music that'll make you feel like you dunked your head in an Tennessee whiskey barrel and went back for more.
A regular gig will involve shredding telecasters, harmonica solos and flawless singing led by the sweet baritone vocal pipes of James Cisco. Expect to hear equal elements of tasty shufflin' blues, heartbreak honky tonk and break neck speed-country train feels. Production for the debut album in underway with a release expected in March 2018.

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Stav.
Jun
1
6:00 PM18:00

Stav.

Early evening. Just my guitar and I. The beer garden. Dinner? Drinks? Bring friends. Or meet new ones. Or just go people watching. Maybe take time for your solitude & let the music wash over you. Sometimes I feel as joyful as this photo and sometimes I don't but it's a good ride - S

Come relax into the early evening at the Edinburgh Castle beer garden with Folk Alliance Australia 'Young Artist of the Year' 2018. Soulful and honest, STAV (Stav Shaul) writes thoughtful, uplifting songs in English, French and Hebrew with bursts of innovative rhythmic fire. Contemporary folk and a hint of something else, she has a compelling ability to tell a story in song. Tears and laughter are the main ingredients in the songwriting process. An expressive voice and a natural affinity for guitar, live performance brings this songwriter's introspection, playfulness and raw passion to life.

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DJ Ernie Dee
Jun
1
to Jun 2

DJ Ernie Dee

Original mister nice guy and keen vinyl collector Erney dee (aka DJ Ernest) is known for his reggae style hip hop, jungle and dancehall selections, mixing it up with some future jazz, dirty south beats, dubstep and trap to get the dancefloor jumping, but always maintaining the jamaican vibe.

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Steven Grady
Jun
2
5:00 PM17:00

Steven Grady

Stephen Grady is an Australian singer songwriter now living in Melbourne. His musical influences ranges from classic folk, rock, to americana. He has been writing and performing his original music since he could hold a guitar in his hands, and most recently as part of the folk duo 'The Ahern Brothers'. Their debut album has received incredible reviews including four stars from Rolling Stone and The Courier Mail.

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DJ Lady Love Potion
Jun
2
to Jun 3

DJ Lady Love Potion

Lady Love Potion brings a stack of 60s girl group soul and rocknroll and likes to play music that makes romance happen.

She'll nod to the new wave, pull out some down under nuggets and then return you to your childhood roller disco.

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Sunday Sip and Sing Karaoke w/ Mrs Smith and Sparxs
Jun
3
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Sip and Sing Karaoke w/ Mrs Smith and Sparxs

Love Sparx and Mrs Smith’s audio rounds?
Love a Sunday?
Love a sing?
Love a sip?
Yes. We all get to sing them; solos, duets, groups, everyone!
Because everyone deserves to shine.
Join Mrs Smith vs Sparx first Sunday of the Month, alternating between The
Edinburgh Castle and Wesley-Anne for drink prizes and seize your moment to
sparkle.
Mics up at 3pm mics drop 6pm.

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Jun
6
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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DJ Learntables
Jun
8
to Jun 9

DJ Learntables

Professor Learntables, MD (Master of the Dance-floor) presents:

The History of Music According To Professor Learntables. 

Squeeze into your dancing pants for an evening of toe-tapping and finger-snapping as the Professor slips a disc or two of his quality selections. 

Something for the hard-steppers and chin-strokers alike... 

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Jun
9
5:00 PM17:00

Gavin Bowles

Like a modern day Paul Kelly or Elvis Costello, in his crumpled suit and tie, Gavin Bowles is the “King of Nothing”. After 13 years fronting Sydney Rock trio “Picture Perfect”, Gavin has delved into solo territory with his brand new debut EP “King of Nothing”. The EP is an eclectic mix of guitar-based songs, with stylistic references to rock, blues and maybe even country. While never delving deep into genre specific territory, the songs are moulded and enriched by his exceptional guitar skills and effortlessly melodic voice; exuding a confident nonchalance that only comes with over a decade of writing, recording and performing. May and June will see Gavin (and band) hit the road for the "King of Nothing" Tour, performing the new EP plus other original material and selected covers.

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Peny Bohan
Jun
10
4:00 PM16:00

Peny Bohan

Peny Bohan is a Melbourne based songwriter whose sweet croonings will make you want to stay, buy a drink and let yourself be wrapped up in her melodies.

Usually found fronting local band The Featherheads, this is a chance to hear Peny's solo more folk influenced songs.

Facebook // Instagram

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Jun
13
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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DJ Speeding Beauty
Jun
15
to Jun 16

DJ Speeding Beauty

Heard at hoedowns, freakouts and swamp discos throughout Melbourne, DJ Speeding Beauty spins all things danceable and vaguely unsettling; from garage rock to country punk, riot grrrl to psych funk, 90s noise to vintage witchery, and the smoothest retro radio sounds to the controversial and banned. Can your Nashville Pussy do the dog?

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Studio H
Jun
16
5:00 PM17:00

Studio H

Studio H is the brainchild of guitarist Jack Hosking and drummer Rory Hannan. This project utilizes original compositions to bring jazz ideas to a modern format, with a focus on collaboration and complex high-energy rhythms.

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Jun
16
to Jun 17

DJ Funk McRump

Funk McRump (Owen Miller) has been spinning the funky discs around Melbourne town for around 3 years. Over time his collection has expanded in heavy funk, dirty disco, sultry soul, boogie boogie, amazing afro-beat, smooth hip-hop and sensual jazz.

He has played trumpet from an early age and played with acts such as Foreign Brothers, Dub Princess, Copperhead Brass Band, The Beegles, Chicken Wishbone, Mon Shelford Band and many more.

With an eclectic taste of the hip shakin’ grooves you’ll be bound to move.

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Peter Head
Jun
17
4:00 PM16:00

Peter Head

Peter Joseph Head is an upbeat, naive-pop, self-help meets rock-n-roll, musical documentarian & indie-anomaly.

Pop Matters website says he “proves pop music can both be accessible and adventurous”. Triple JJJ radio called his music “captivating in all its nervous-awkward-fast-talking-stumbly glory”. Doorstamps blog called it “folk pop music that nails the art of making simplicity sound busy”.

Website

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Jun
20
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Kerryn Fields
Jun
21
8:00 PM20:00

Kerryn Fields

Kerryn Fields is playing a double set solo show at The Edinburgh Hotel before heading off to Canada for a few months.  

Kerryn Fields poignant and powerful songs, baritone brilliance and unassuming string-plucking virtuosity leave audiences transfixed, crying, hysterically laughing and dipping their fingers into all the layers of the universe - after which they lick them in public, because this life is kind of delicious.

She’s also very funny.

Facebook // Instagram // Website

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Jun
22
6:00 PM18:00

Ella Belfanti

Hailed as ‘The next big thing!’ by TV and radio personality Yumi Stynes and described as a modern day Joni Mitchell, Ella Belfanti is a promising young solo artist and award-winning guitarist notable for her percussive guitar playing and mesmerising live shows. Her music explores a plethora of tones and sounds from her guitar and vocals, taking the audience on a journey from ballads, to light-hearted jigs, to funky renditions of classic rock numbers.

Her covers of John Butler’s Ocean, The White Stripes’ Seven Nation Army, Pearl Jam’s Alive and Amy Winehouse’s Valerie have won her standing ovations. And her original songs - she has over 20 under her belt - have landed her on festival lineups and seen her gigging in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, The East Coast, and The Gold Coast.

Website // Facebook // Youtube // Spotify

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Tom and Jerry
Jun
23
5:00 PM17:00

Tom and Jerry

Tom & Jerry are coming to the The Edinburgh hotel in Brunswick in June! Trading their singlets and shorts for more refined attire, the boys will have something to sing about after a long day working for the man. Choice cuts of Bluegrass, Old Time & Country will be served to your liking with a side of jibber jabber and jovia innuendo. Also worth a gander is the fine array of ales and vitality tonics available for purchase at the bar. Do join us for a few!

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DJ The Knave
Jun
23
to Jun 24

DJ The Knave

When he's not performing as Elvis or some other musical project - The Knave spins records and you can frequently catch him on the airwaves of PBS 106.7FM.

With his signature collection of LP's and 45's that includes rare and quirky gems collected from around the world - he has a sound a sound like no other.. 

Surf and Spy Guitar, Heavy Funk & Psychedelic Soul, Afro Latin Shakers, Exotic Dances, Rock N Roll screamers, Popcorn Swoons, Desert Rock Gas Guzzlers, Gin Soaked Jazz Swingers, Calypso, Voodoo & more 

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
Jun
27
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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DJ Lady Love Potion
Jun
29
to Jun 30

DJ Lady Love Potion

Lady Love Potion brings a stack of 60s girl group soul and rocknroll and likes to play music that makes romance happen.

She'll nod to the new wave, pull out some down under nuggets and then return you to your childhood roller disco.

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The Hunter Express
Jun
30
5:00 PM17:00

The Hunter Express

Join Brad Ellis, from the Hunter Express this June at the Edinburgh Castle.  Releasing his first LP late 2017 as well as achieving a sold out album launch, Brad is excited to be performing many of the songs from the LP, as well as brand new material from a recent recording in April 2018. Get out of the house this winter and enjoy an evening of indie folk and good company. :)

Website // Instagram // YouTube // Spotify

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DJ Chris Xynos
Jun
30
to Jul 1

DJ Chris Xynos

Chris has been doing a regular show on PBS since 2014 his collection of vinyl is uptempo feel good Soul music (old school as well as plenty from the local scene) & kitsch 80's.
Toe tapping, hip swinging, booty shaking tunes that will get you out of your seat and moving and grooving no matter how you try to resist

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Checkerboard
May
27
4:00 PM16:00

Checkerboard

Legendary underground institution, Checkerboard (formerly Checkerboard Lounge), deliver a dynamic, soulful well of emotion and playful abandon in collective improvisation over classic blues and soul. World class musicianship meets raw unbridled passion inspired by moment's music and their ability to articulate the greater depth of expression to create seemingly rehearsed pieces out of nothing but great listening and reaction skills. Checkerboard's point of difference has always been playing with different musicians and throwing them into an improvisational hot-seat, a tour-de-force that demands honesty, integrity and the truth of the musician. The current line up of Carl Pannuzzo -vocals/drums, Shannon Bourne -guitar, Amos Sheehan -bass and Tim Neal - Hammond/Sax puts the band at the peak of their co-creative evolution to create unforgettable experiences in music. “You got it boy, it’s in you”..(Jimmy Smith)

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DJ Tardisco
May
26
to May 27

DJ Tardisco

Time and relative dimentions in sound

Remember when you were young and your dad would be playing music, and every once in a while a song would come on that nailed it. Thats TARDISCO. Sharyn and Nick play some songs you know and some obscure, without the prejudice of time.

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Seren Spain
May
26
5:00 PM17:00

Seren Spain

Seren Spain delivers whimsical and heart-pulling lyrics with new originals that will transport you through her playfulness and mysterious story-telling. The intricate melodies nestle themselves smoothly amongst the warmth of her blues-inspired vocals. After touring with Paper St Soap Company on voice and violin and throughout the UK as a solo artist and songwriter, Seren returned to Melbourne to create a record with award-winning producer Mitch Cairns.

Instagram // Website // Facebook


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DJ Simon Laxton
May
25
to May 26

DJ Simon Laxton

Simon Laxton plays wilder underground sounds  from the 50's and  60's. He genre hops (Rock n Roll, Rockabilly, Soul, Early Funk, Popcorn, authentic R&B, Rocksteady, Ska, Garage and more)

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Stav.
May
25
6:00 PM18:00

Stav.

Early evening. Just my guitar and I. The beer garden. Dinner? Drinks? Bring friends. Or meet new ones. Or just go people watching. Maybe take time for your solitude & let the music wash over you. Sometimes I feel as joyful as this photo and sometimes I don't but it's a good ride - S

Come relax into the early evening at the Edinburgh Castle beer garden with Folk Alliance Australia 'Young Artist of the Year' 2018. Soulful and honest, STAV (Stav Shaul) writes thoughtful, uplifting songs in English, French and Hebrew with bursts of innovative rhythmic fire. Contemporary folk and a hint of something else, she has a compelling ability to tell a story in song. Tears and laughter are the main ingredients in the songwriting process. An expressive voice and a natural affinity for guitar, live performance brings this songwriter's introspection, playfulness and raw passion to life.

Facebook // Instagram

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Uncomfortable Science
May
24
8:00 PM20:00

Uncomfortable Science

Uncomfortable science is a project created and led by Lachlan Mitchell, improvised music by some of Melbourne’s finest musicians with a bit of direction via chords on a whiteboard. No 2 songs are ever the same.

The shows will feature Barney Mccall , Paul bender and nick martyn.

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
May
23
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Peter Head
May
20
4:00 PM16:00

Peter Head

Peter Joseph Head is an upbeat, naive-pop, self-help meets rock-n-roll, musical documentarian & indie-anomaly.

Pop Matters website says he “proves pop music can both be accessible and adventurous”. Triple JJJ radio called his music “captivating in all its nervous-awkward-fast-talking-stumbly glory”. Doorstamps blog called it “folk pop music that nails the art of making simplicity sound busy”.

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DJ Murph
May
19
to May 20

DJ Murph

Not much is off the table as far as this guy goes. Vintage RnB & Soul, classic and obscure tunes from every era and genre are in play and all on gods greatest gift to man - Wax!! Over to you mister Duke Ellington -

“There are simply two types of music, good music and the other kind...”

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Jackson Phelan (RAT!hammock)
May
19
5:00 PM17:00

Jackson Phelan (RAT!hammock)

'Taking influence from a sea of lo fi bedroom producers, 90’s rock, jazz, country and folk, Jackson Phelan is an obsessive with the art of songwriting. Most notably, Phelan fronts Melbourne indie rock band RAT!hammock, however the rare solo show is always memorable. Pulling from a wide catalogue of unreleased material as well as RAT!hammock favourites, Phelan’s idiosyncratic story telling is unapologetically emotive, funny and thought provoking.'

Facebook // Triple J Unearthed // Bandcamp


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Jac Beth
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

Jac Beth

Jac Beth is a singer-songwriter-instrumentalist. She blends her love of folk and jazz influences intuitively to create songs cathartic and ethereal. She draws influence also from the natural world, the sea and middle eastern singing. When not playing with a band she accompanies herself on piano or a guitar. Music is solace and joy hand in hand and that's what she aims to create.

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Uncomfortable Science
May
17
8:00 PM20:00

Uncomfortable Science

Uncomfortable science is a project created and led by Lachlan Mitchell, improvised music by some of Melbourne’s finest musicians with a bit of direction via chords on a whiteboard. No 2 songs are ever the same.

The shows will feature Barney Mccall , Paul bender and nick martyn.

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
May
16
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Twilight in Tulsa
May
13
5:00 PM17:00

Twilight in Tulsa

Twilight in Tulsa is a new Melbourne group of seasoned and experienced professional musicians. Twilight In Tulsa‘s broad repertoire covers the old-time style of country music (Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Jimmie Rogers) through to 50s & 60s country music (George Jones, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn) through to alt-country (USA independent The Lonesome Doves) and some original songs written by front person and lead vocalist Jane Hilson, and our resident songwriter Paul Cumming.

Twilight In Tulsa applies a highly professional commitment to every performance to ensure audiences enjoy the same experience as the musicians performing the songs.

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DJ The Knave
May
11
to May 12

DJ The Knave

When he's not performing as Elvis or some other musical project - The Knave spins records and you can frequently catch him on the airwaves of PBS 106.7FM.

With his signature collection of LP's and 45's that includes rare and quirky gems collected from around the world - he has a sound a sound like no other.. 

Surf and Spy Guitar, Heavy Funk & Psychedelic Soul, Afro Latin Shakers, Exotic Dances, Rock N Roll screamers, Popcorn Swoons, Desert Rock Gas Guzzlers, Gin Soaked Jazz Swingers, Calypso, Voodoo & more 

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Charlie Belle Solo
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Charlie Belle Solo

Charlie Belle is a band local to the Live Music Capital of the World— Austin, TX. With over 120 individual press placements, Charlie Belle's debut EP Get To Know hit the industry with a bang. However, a lot can happen in two years and with a bit more musical maturity under their belts, The duo has spent the last year writing and recording two 5-song EPs close to home. In lieu of their EP release, Jendayi of Charlie Belle is in Melbourne studying and continuing to play music. This will be a rare solo show played on behalf the band, and won't be anything shy of what WIRED Magazine calls “the most infectious kind of power-pop.”

Website // Facebook // Twitter

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TOMGIRL
May
10
8:00 PM20:00

TOMGIRL

Tomgirl is a psych-rock band who are making waves in Melbourne town with their sea of luscious harmonies and Tarantino licks. Having recently completed an east coast tour with brother band Sofala, and fesival and recording dates on the bill, Tomgirl are set to have a full-power 2018 and are not to be missed!!

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
May
9
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Flamin Mongrels
May
5
5:00 PM17:00

Flamin Mongrels

Bringing together some of Australia's finest musicians, The Flaming Mongrels features luminaries of the Melbourne country and blues scene. The ensemble brings a fresh new sound to the Melbourne music scene, cross-pollinating outlaw country, down-home blues, jazz and swing, while retaining a unique and individualistic sound.

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DJ Ernie Dee
May
4
to May 5

DJ Ernie Dee

Original mister nice guy and keen vinyl collector Erney dee (aka DJ Ernest) is known for his reggae style hip hop, jungle and dancehall selections, mixing it up with some future jazz, dirty south beats, dubstep and trap to get the dancefloor jumping, but always maintaining the jamaican vibe.

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Logan Five
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Logan Five

Logan Five were recently formed in 2018 by Melbourne bassist Matthew Hayes in an attempt to explore original, rhythmic instrumental music inspired by 70's funk, soul and RnB artists. Logan Five features Hannes Lackmann- skins, Lachlan Stuckey - chicken scratch, Matthew Hayes - low end, and Tully Ingamells - harmony.

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Barnyard Stomp
May
3
8:00 PM20:00

Barnyard Stomp

Made up from members of The Knave’s Elvis Big Band - the band scale down to a 7 piece to bring you a knee slappin' get down in a cosy atmosphere where they play favourites from some the southern greats - Cash, The King, Bo Diddley, Etta James, Magic Sam, Hound Dog Taylor and the like with The Barnyard Stomp!

Stamp your feet, slap yer thighs, woop and holla as we drink moonshine and howl in the style of the classic Juke Joints of the southern USA.

The Ed Castle has a killer menu so get down early and get nibbling before the stomp!

FREE ENTRY!

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Mrs Smith's Trivia
May
2
8:00 PM20:00

Mrs Smith's Trivia

Mrs Smith's Trivia Every Wednesday night 8pm for one of the best trivia nights in Melbourne. 

Win JC Disco lamp, Jugs of beer, bottles of wine and meals at the EC.  A fast game is a good game!
 

Call 03 9386 7580 to book a table.

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Checkerboard
Apr
29
4:00 PM16:00

Checkerboard

Legendary underground institution, Checkerboard (formerly Checkerboard Lounge), deliver a dynamic, soulful well of emotion and playful abandon in collective improvisation over classic blues and soul. World class musicianship meets raw unbridled passion inspired by moment's music and their ability to articulate the greater depth of expression to create seemingly rehearsed pieces out of nothing but great listening and reaction skills. Checkerboard's point of difference has always been playing with different musicians and throwing them into an improvisational hot-seat, a tour-de-force that demands honesty, integrity and the truth of the musician. The current line up of Carl Pannuzzo -vocals/drums, Shannon Bourne -guitar, Amos Sheehan -bass and Tim Neal - Hammond/Sax puts the band at the peak of their co-creative evolution to create unforgettable experiences in music. “You got it boy, it’s in you”..(Jimmy Smith)

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Dan Watkins & Paddy Montgomery
Apr
28
5:00 PM17:00

Dan Watkins & Paddy Montgomery

Dan (guitar, vocals, mandolin) and Paddy (mandolin, vocals, guitar) have been musical collaborators and good friends since they moved to Melbourne in 2011. Back-to-back winners of The Davidson Brothers Bluegrass Scholarship, they have performed with various Bluegrass bands around the country and internationally (One Up Two Down, Buffalo Nickel, Davidson Brothers, Mustered Courage). Keeping busy with various projects, they relish the time to play together. Mixing traditional and contemporary Bluegrass songs and tunes, they have a vast repertoire to draw from. Their mutual passion for Bluegrass eminates through their lively performances.

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