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28 Oct Ripe’s Weekly Gig Guide (28/10/16)

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…

Saturday, 29th October

Retiree ‘Continental’ Launch

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Sydney band Retiree are coming down to Melbourne to launch their new single ‘Continental‘ on Saturday night.

They’ll be joined by two incredible supports, CORIN and SHOUSE, at Boney on Little Collins St from 8pm.

Sunday, 30th October

Stranger in Paradise

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Paradise Music Festival is fast approaching, and this Sunday at The Gaso you can catch a glimpse of what’s in store for later in November.

The lineup includes Lucy Cliche, Tom Moore (Otologic), Simona Castricum, Brooke Powers, Tom Baker, River Yarra and the Paradise DJs. Head down for a huge day of good vibes and great tunes.

Sunday, 30th October

SMILE revisit The Byrds

~Free Event~


Smooch Records are putting on a special show Sunday afternoon in the Queen Victoria Gardens.

Local favs SMILE will be playing tunes from Californian folk-rock-psychedelia icons The Byrds. They’ll also be joined on the day by Lower Plenty.

Monday, 31st October

Girls Rock

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GR!M in collaboration with LISTEN have put together an all-ages event on Cup Eve, showcasing a whole host of female/non-binary centric acts in celebration of the inagural GR!M camp (details on that here).

Featuring The Girl Fridas, Swim Team, LAZERTITS, Huntly, Pillow Pro and many many more playing from late afternoon well into the evening at Thornbury Bowls Club.

Monday, 31st October

ALTA EP Launch

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ALTA are back in Melbourne to celebrate the launch of their new EP, Sincere.

They’re playing at The Toff in Town on Cup Eve, with support from the majestic Saatsuma and Christopher Port.




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