What ‘Til Wed – 7th to the 9th October
The long weekend is finally upon us, so get up out of bed on and take advantage of this beautiful Monday, and while you’re at it check out what’s coming up over the next couple of days as well!
Dale Watson and his Lonestars – Monday – The Factory Theatre
Silver pompadour-sporting guitarist Dale Watson will be bringing his honky tonk rhythms and steel twang guitars to the Factory for a good ol' country music gig. Joined by his Lonestars, the boys will be set to play tunes from Watson's extensive 21 album back catalogue. You can catch the guys from 7:30 and tickets are available from: http://www.factorytheatre.com.au/events/2013/12/07/dale-watson-his-lonestars
Motown Mondays – The White House, Crown Street – Monday
The Soul Trane is a House band that invites musicians to come and join the fun. Motown Mondays are an enjoyable Blues gig that allows for a good time at The White Horse. Bring and instrument and come along. Have a go or just sit and watch. Have a drink, grab a feed and come enjoy Motown Mondays.
Paul Dempsey – Lizotte’s – Wednesday
Something For Kate frontman Paul Dempsey will be rocking Lizotte’s this Wednesday as part of an Australia tour. The show will take the form of Paul playing a set of Shotgun Karaoke covers before moving on to his own solo material. Joining Paul for the show will be one of Melbourne’s most exciting emerging talents, Olympia. Her recently self-released EP is incredibly well composed and these gigs will showcase her incredible and fresh voice. Tickets are available from:
Fox Force Live – The Vanguard – Wednesday
Quentin Tarantino and Wes Anderson each have unique approaches to songs in their films. Inspired by these great composers, Fox Force Five joins the Vanguard to bring forth a new night of film and awesome live music. Screening a handful of short films from Australia’s hottest young film makers, and followed by live film songs by an ever changing group of screen composers. Tickets can be booked at: http://www.thevanguard.com.au/shows/2013/10/09/fox-force-five/11887
Mad Men Trivia – Goodgod Small Club – Wednesday
Pack on that Pomade, gussy yourselves up, and come on down to Goodgod for a right ol’ gas! Prove to us that you’re a Mad Men wiz kid when hosts Angus Truskett & Kate Jinx test your knowledge! It’s a case of first in best dresses as no bookings will be taken for this night of madness, men and women, and mad men trivia.
- Zanda Wilson