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31 Aug Ripe’s Top 5 Weekly Gig Guide (31/8/16)

Photo by Sarah Chavdaroska

Music venues around Melbourne house some of the best local and international acts. We’ve compiled our top five picks for gigs this week so you don’t miss out. Be a part of one of the best live music cities in the world, and check out some of our favourite artists and venues.

This Week…

Thursday, 1st September

Andrew Samuel ‘Hissing Bitterness’ Launch

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GG Andrew Samuel Sept 1

Singer-songwriter Andrew Samuel is in the middle of touring the east coast to celebrate his new EP, Hissing Bitterness.

This Thursday he’s coming to Bar Open, along with KAHLO and Didirri, before his final stop in Tassie on Sunday.

Thursday, 1st September

RKDA ‘Frontline’ Video Launch

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GG RKDA Sept 1

In another great Thursday night outing, RKDA are launching their video for ‘Frontline‘ at Hugs&Kisses.

The wonderful Huntly and sibling duo Wise Child are playing support.

Friday, 2nd September

VISIONS Launch Party

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VISIONS are launching their monthly music night at Yah Yah’s on Friday, in collaboration with Tone Deaf and Premier Artists.

The first lineup is incredibly strong, including Nicholas Allbrook, Fascinator, and Crepes.

Friday, 2nd September

Backyard ‘Best View of Dean St.’ Launch

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GG Backyard Sept 2

Backyard are launching ‘Best View of Dean St.‘, the second single from their upcoming debut record.

They’ll be sharing the stage with special guests Liam Linley (of The Bowers) and Mallee Songs.

Saturday, 3rd September

Sunifest 2

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GG Sunifest 2 Sept 3

After a successful inaugural outing last year, Sunifest is on again this weekend at The Tote in Collingwood.

With 15 bands over 3 stages, the lineup is stacked and includes the likes of Redspencer, RVG, Crepes, and more local favourites.




Georgia Hamilton-Myers

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