M.I.A.

M.I.A. was one of the first acts announced for Summadayze.

New tour announcements

SUGAR MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL
Now into its third year, Sugar Mountain is developing an impressive reputation for taking chances with ambitious lineups and adventurous artists, and managing to pull it off. The first lineup announcement for the 2013 edition includes iconic Brooklyn funk-punks ESG, US hip hop producer Peanut Butter Wolf, ramshackle folk-psych troupe Woods (US), and a range of dark synth performers including HTRK, Kirin J Callinan and Laurel Halo (US).
January 19, Forum Theatre, city, on sale Mon Sep 24, ticketmaster.com.au

KELLY JOE PHELPS (US)
November 3, the Substation, Newport, $45, thesubstation.org.au
November 5, Caravan Music Club, Oakleigh, $35, caravanmusic.com.au
GRIZZLY BEAR (US)
November 12, Billboard, city, $61, moshtix.com.au
THE WAR ON DRUGS (US)
November 13, Northcote Social Club, Northcote, $38, northcotesocialclub.com
DAVE DOBBYN (NZ)
November 14, Corner Hotel, Richmond, $40, cornerhotel.com
20 BIG ONES
Chapter Music 20th birthday show with Crayon Fields, Twerps, Beaches, Pikelet, Laura Jean, Primitive Calculators and more.
November 17, North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne, $25, moshtix.com.au
EVAN DANDO & JULIANA HATFIELD (US)
Second show announced.
December 19, Corner Hotel, Richmond, $45, cornerhotel.com
MORRISSEY (UK)
December 19, Festival Hall, West Melbourne, $99 (on sale Mon Sep 24), ticketmaster.com.au
SUMMADAYZE
First lineup announcement includes MIA (UK), Knife Party, Fedde Le Grand (Holland), Kimbra, Booka Shade (Germany) and more.
January 1, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, $99, ticketmaster.com.au
SUGAR MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL
First lineup announcement includes ESG (US), HTRK, Kirin J Callinan, Laurel Halo (US), Peanut Butter Wolf (US) and Woods (US).
January 19, Forum Theatre, city, on sale Mon Sep 24, ticketmaster.com.au
GARY CLARK JR (USA)
January 22, Corner Hotel, Richmond, $33, cornerhotel.com
ANIMAL COLLECTIVE (US)
January 23, Palace Theatre, city, ticketek.com.au
OFF! (US)
January 23, Corner Hotel, Richmond, $40, cornerhotel.com
SLEIGH BELLS (US)
January 23, Billboard, city, $55, moshtix.com.au
JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD (US)
January 23, Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, moshtix.com.au
January 24, Corner Hotel, Richmond, $28, cornerhotel.com
ALABAMA SHAKES (US)
January 24, Forum Theatre, city, bigdayout.com
DEAD CAN DANCE
February 6, Palais Theatre, St Kilda, deadcandance.com
GODSPEED YOU BLACK EMPEROR (CANADA)
Febuary 15, Forum Theatre, city, $73, ticketmaster.com.au
CLIFF RICHARD (UK)
February 15-16, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $154, ticketmaster.com.au
EINSTURZENDE NEUBAUTEN (GERMANY)
February 19, Palace Theatre, city, $73, oztix.com.au
ED SHEERAN (UK)
Third show announced.
March 4, Festival Hall, West Melbourne, $87, ticketmaster.com.au

-top-5

Major Tours

MACY GRAY (US)
Friday September 21, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $55-$85, artscentremelbourne.com.au
KATCHAFIRE (NZ)
Friday September 21, Forum Theatre, city, $52, ticketmaster.com.au
JIMMY BUFFETT (US)
Sunday September 23, Palais Theatre, St Kilda, $129-$174, ticketmaster.com.au
LADY ANTEBELLUM (US)
Tuesday September 25 - Wednesday September 26, Palais Theatre, St Kilda, $110, ticketmaster.com.au
JAMES MORRISON (UK)
Wednesday September 26, Forum Theatre, city, $73, ticketmaster.com.au
SCISSOR SISTERS (US)
Wednesday September 26, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $77, artscentremelbourne.com.au
WEDDING PARTIES ANYTHING, EVEN
September 28, Palace Theatre, city $60, ticketmaster.com.au
SNOW PATROL (UK)
September 30, Regent Theatre, city, $79, ticketmaster.com.au
KELLY CLARKSON (US), THE FRAY (US)
October 1, Rod Laver Arena, city, $89-$119, ticketek.com.au
INTI-ILLIMANI HISTORICO (CHILE)
October 4, Dallas Brooks Centre, city, $71-$109, ticketek.com.au
THE AMITY AFFLICTION
October 4 (18+), 2pm (U18s) & 8pm (18+, sold out) Oct 5, Palace Theatre, city, $50, oztix.com.au
LONG WAY TO THE TOP 10TH ANNIVERSARY
October 5, Rod Laver Arena, city, $99-$249, ticketek.com.au
PARKLIFE FESTIVAL
October 6, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, city, $118, moshtix.com.au
STEEL PANTHER (US)
October 7, Palace Theatre, city, $63, oztix.com.au
COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA (US)
October 10, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $110-$160, artscentremelbourne.com.au
KARISE EDEN, LAKYN HEPERI
October 10-11 (Oct 10 sold out), St Michael's Church, city, $63, ticketek.com.au
MAROON 5 (US)
October 12, Rod Laver Arena, city, $99, ticketek.com.au
ROCKWIZ
October 12 (sold out) - 13, Festival Hall, West Melbourne, $80, ticketmaster.com.au
ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS (US)
October 12-13, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $25-$130, artscentremelbourne.com.au
PAUL KELLY
October 12-13, Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank, $55-$80, melbournerecital.com.au
EVERCLEAR (US)
October 13, the Hi-Fi, city, $55, thehifi.com.au
BILLY BRAGG (UK)
October 19, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $69-$86, artscentremelbourne.com.au
October 20, Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank, sold out, melbournerecital.com.au
SHELLAC (US)
October 19 (sold out)-20, the Hi-Fi, city, $40, moshtix.com.au
MATCHBOX TWENTY (US), INXS
October 20-21 Rod Laver Arena, city, ticketek.com.au
MUMFORD & SONS (UK), EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS (US), WILLY MASON (US)
October 25, Rod Laver Arena, $89, ticketek.com.au
THURSTON MOORE (US)
October 25, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $25-$130, artscentremelbourne.com.au
HOT CHELLE RAE (US), CHER LLOYD (US)
October 26, Festival Hall, West Melbourne, $90, ticketmaster.com.au
KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON
October 27, Regent Theatre, city, $63, ticketmaster.com.au
THE BLACK KEYS (US)
October 31 (sold out) & Nov 1, Myer Music Bowl, city, $89-$109, ticketmaster.com.au
JOHN WAITE (UK)
November 1, Palace Theatre, city, $59, ticketmaster.com.au
DELTA GOODREM, RACHAEL LEAHCAR
November 7-8, Hamer Hall, city, $95, ticketek.com.au
BEN HARPER (US)
November 10, the Plenary, city, $100, ticketmaster.com.au
GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA (US)
November 10, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $80-$99, artscentremelbourne.com.au
HARVEST FESTIVAL
November 10-11 (Nov 11 sold out), Werribee Park, Werribee, $163, ticketek.com.au
DWIGHT YOAKAM (US)
November 12, Palais Theatre, St Kilda, $99-$135, ticketmaster.com.au
COLDPLAY (UK)
November 13, Etihad Stadium, city, $99-$149, ticketmaster.com.au
REFUSED (SWEDEN)
November 15-16, Palace Theatre, city, $74, oztix.com.au
RADIOHEAD (UK)
November 16-17, Rod Laver Arena, city, sold out, ticketek.com.au
BOYZ II MEN (US)
November 17, Costa Hall, Geelong, gpac.org.au
November 18, Billboard, city, $89, moshtix.com.au
GEORGE MICHAEL (UK)
November 21 (sold out) & 22, Rod Laver Arena, city, $110-$200, ticketek.com.au
ANGUS STONE
November 21, Palace Theatre, city, $40, oztix.com.au
QUEENSCLIFF MUSIC FESTIVAL
November 23-25, various venues, Queenscliff, $204, qmf.net.au
HOODOO GURUS, THE ANGELS, BABY ANIMALS, IAN MOSS
November 24, Rochford Winery, Coldstream, $90-$149, ticketmaster.com.au  
NICKELBACK (US)
November 27-28, Rod Laver Arena, city, $100-$150, ticketek.com.au
SIMPLE MINDS (UK), DEVO (US)
November 29, Palais Theatre, St Kilda, sold out, ticketmaster.com.au
December 1, Rochford Wines, Coldstream, $169-$440, ticketmaster.com.au
RICK ASTLEY (UK)
November 30, Palace Theatre, city, $80, ticketmaster.com.au
MISSY HIGGINS, GURRUMUL, EMMA LOUISE
December 4-5 (Dec 4 sold out), Palais Theatre, St KILDA, $80-$90, ticketmaster.com.au
NICK MINAJ (US), TYGA (US)
December 5, Rod Laver Arena, city, $100-$151, ticketek.com.au
MEREDITH MUSIC FESTIVAL
December 7-9, Meredith Amphitheatre, Meredith, sold out, mmf.com.au
GOTYE
December 8, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, city, $80, ticketmaster.com.au
JLO (US)
December 11-12 (Dec 11 sold out), Rod Laver Arena, city, $102-$299, ticketek.com.au
THE LIVING END
December 11-17, 21-22, Corner Hotel, Richmond, sold out, cornerhotel.com
December 20 & 12.30pm December 22 (U18s), Corner Hotel, Richmond, $42, cornerhotel.com
ALEXISONFIRE (US)
December 12, Festival Hall, West Melbourne, $69-$236, ticketmaster.com.au
REGINA SPEKTOR (SWEDEN)
December 14, the Plenary, city, $98, ticketmaster.com.au
HUMAN NATURE
2pm & 7pm, December 22, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $95-$145, ticketmaster.com.au
FALLS FESTIVAL
December 28-January 1, Lorne, sold out, fallsfestival.com.au
PYRAMID ROCK FESTIVAL
December 29-January 1, Pyramid Rock, Phillip Island, $279-$389, thepyramidrockfestival.com
DAVID BYRNE & ST VINCENT (US)
January 14, Hamer Hall, Southbank, $89, artscentremelbourne.com.au
WEEZER (US)
January 16, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, city, $100-$120, ticketmaster.com.au
SO FRENCHY SO CHIC IN THE PARK
January 20, Werribee Park Mansion, Werribee, $77, ticketmaster.com.au
BIG DAY OUT
January 26, Flemington Racecourse, Flemington, $165-$265, bigdayout.com
KEITH URBAN
February 2, Rod Laver Arena, city, $99-$119, ticketek.com.au
CELTIC THUNDER (IRELAND)
February 9, Hisense Arena, city, $99-$299, ticketek.com.au
I'LL BE YOUR MIRROR
February 16-17 (Saturday passes sold out), Westgate Entertainment Centre, Altona, $135-$250, atpfestival.com
ED SHEERAN (UK)
March 5 (sold out) - 6, Festival Hall, West Melboourne, $87, ticketmaster.com.au
SOUNDWAVE FESTIVAL
March 1, Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, sold out, soundwavefestival.com
PORT FAIRY FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL
March 8-11, various venues, Port Fairy, $65-$190, portfairyfolkfestival.com
STATUS QUO (UK)
April 3, Palais Theatre, St Kilda, $119, ticketmaster.com.au

Friday September 21

DAN BOURKE & FRIENDS
Traditional Irish folk session.
Drunken Poet, West Melbourne, free, thedrunkenpoet.com.au
BURN IN HELL
Album lauch for debauched rockers, with Bittersweet Kicks and Suzi Stapleton.
Ding Dong Lounge, city, $12, oztix.com.au
FISTY CUFFS
Deliberatley dumb punk, with See Saw and Reflex Rex.
Gasometer Upstairs, Collingwood, $5, gasometerhotel.tumblr.com
DAVE GRANEY & THE MISTLY
Album launch tour for cryptic rock god.
The Palais, Hepburn Springs, $12, oztix.com.au
YVETTE JOHANSSON
Charming jazz vocalist with the Joe Ruberto Trio.
Bennetts Lane, city, $20-$25, bennettslane.com
KANGAROO SKULL
Intense live techno from My Disco members, with Matthew Brown, PCP and Skyscraper.
Gasometer Hotel, Collingwood, $8, gasometerhotel.tumblr.com
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD
Up and coming garage big band.
Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, free, facebook.com/thebridgehotelcastlemaine
JEFF LANG
Folk guitar impresario.
Baha Tacos, Rye, bahatacos.com.au
CONNIE LANSBERG QUARET
Original folk, pop and cool jazz.
7pm, Kelvin Club, city, $10, kelvinclub.com
LOT 56
Country, blues and old style rock'n'roll, with Waylon Joes.
Thornbury Local, Thornbury, facebook.com/thethornburylocal    
MASSIVE
Hip hop choir launches new CD.
Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy, $15, evelynhotel.com.au
MONKS OF MELLONWAH
EP tour for 90s style alt rockers, with Bellastrades and Club Crain.
Grace Darling Hotel, Collingwood, $10, thegracedarlinghotel.com.au
BUNNY MONROE & THE COUNCIL
All girl rock action.
Cherry Bar, city, $13, cherrybar.com.au
NADA SURF
"Popular" US indie rockers return with their seventh album, supported by the Gold Hearted.
Corner Hotel, Richmond, $48, cornerhotel.com
ALEXIS NICOLE & THE MISSING PIECES
Organic folk-roots performer, with Alison Ferrier.
Thornbury Theatre, Thornbury, $15-$20, thethornburytheatre.com
NIKKO
Brisbane post-rock goths, with Hoodlum Shouts, Bodies and On Sierra.
Old Bar, Fitzroy, $12, theoldbar.com.au
KATIE NOONAN & KARIN SCHAUPP
Onetime George vocalist teams up with classical guitarist for night of folk, classical and jazz.
Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank, $30-$60, melbournerecital.com.au
KRISTINA OLSEN
Compelling US folk performer, with Hugh McDonald and Heidi McDermott.
Caravan Music Club, Oakleigh, $30, caravanmusic.com.au
PRIESTESSA
Folk electronica artist launches new single, with Winternationale, Great Earthquake and Bath Knights.
303, Northcote, $7, 303.net.au
RARA
Hectic live hip hop band, with Blunt Paper Massive, Bastian Killjoy and Grinny.
Revolver Upstairs, Prahran, $8, moshtix.com.au
RED ACES
Single launch for sharp-edged indie rockers, with Iowa and Lost Weekend.
Workers Club, Fitzroy, $8, theworkersclub.com.au
SEEDY JEEZUS
Tripped out rock trio, with Auto Dafe.
Tago Mago, Thornbury, free, 9484 1470
SLEEPMAKESWAVES
Moving instrumental rock, with Ennis Tola, Marlow and Steering By Stars.
Northcote Social Club, Northcote, $11, northcotesocialclub.com
ANNA SMYRK & THE APPETITES
Video launch for edgy folk artist.
Wesley Anne, Northcote, $10, wesleyanne.com.au
SONS OF THE IONIAN SEA
Stoner prog metal, with Sun God Replica, Teenage Libido and Marcus De Pasquale.
Tote Hotel, Collingwood, thetotehotel.com
SPANISH HARLEM MAMBO CITY
Latin big band,
Spanish Club, Fitzroy, $15, melbournesalsa.com
SPRAY'N'WIPE 2012    
Annual pop fest featuring Northeast Party House, Strange Talk, Oscar + Martin, Dune Rats and more.
Esplanade Hotel, St Kilda, $20, oztix.com.au
TRIO AGOGO
Fiery Latin sounds.
6pm, 303, Northcote, donation, 303.net.au
YELLOWCARD
Violin-driven US pop punk, with Heroes For Hire.
The Hi-Fi, city, sold out, thehifi.com.au

Saturday September 22

BAD VISION
Proto punk riffs.
5pm, Tote Hotel, Collingwood, free, thetotehotel.com
JOSH BENNETT & JAY DABGAR
Evening of tabla and sitar music.
Mark Street Hall, North Fitzroy, boite.com.au
CHICO FLASH
Prog psych freakouts, with Dirty F, Montresor and Glasfrosch.
Gasometer Upstairs, Collingwood, gasometerhotel.tumblr.com
CISCO CAESAR
Wicked soul with a blues twist.
Union Hotel, Brunswick, free, unionhotelbrunswick.com.au
COPSE
Alt-rock foursome, with Police & the Thieves, Lung, Marlow and Romeo Knights.
Esplanade Hotel Gershwin Room, St Kilda, $15, espy.com.au
HAYLEY COUPER BAND
Dark and dreamy rock, with Messed Up and School Girl Report.
Grace Darling Hotel, Collingwood, $10, thegracedarlinghotel.com.au
DEADLY ARE THE NAKED
Funky ass rock, with Silent Duck, Uncle Rudey and Lamarama.
Esplanade Hotel Basement, St Kilda, free, espy.com.au
THE DUFRANES
Warm, smoky roots rock, with Cold Irons Bound.
Tago Mago, Thornbury, free, 9484 1470
MIA DYSON
US-based blues and roots stalwart tours new album, with Courtney Barnett.
Corner Hotel, Richmond, $25, cornerhotel.com
ELECTRIC MARY
Old school rock'n'roll, with Virtue, Slow Chase and Destroy She Said.
Esplanade Hotel Lounge Bar, St Kilda, free, espy.com.au
FEELINGS
Berlin-based Sydney art-pop guy, with Tom Lark (NZ).
Workers Club, Fitzroy, $10, theworkersclub.com.au
THE FINAL CUT
Breezy Mornington rockers, Mercury White, the Communists and Scalar Fields.
The Hi-Fi, city, $15, thehifi.com.au
GIRL INTERRUPTED 2012
Auslan sign language interpreters and musicians including Lucie Thorne, Mojo Juju, Georgia Fields and Tracy McNeil.
Thornbury Theatre, Thornbury, $22-$27, thethornburytheatre.com
DAVE GRANEY & THE MISTLY
Album launch tour for cryptic rock god.
The Substation, Newport, $25, thesubstation.org.au
JIMMY  HAWK & THE ENDLESS PARTY
Sunny pop melodies, with Dancing Heals.
Ding Dong Lounge, city, $12, oztix.com.au
JIMI HOCKING'S BLUES MACHINE
Rocking blues impresario.
St Andrews Hotel, St Andrews, free, standrewspub.com
JEFF LANG
Folk guitar impresario.
Martian's Cafe, Deans Marsh, martianscafe.com.au
LIEUTENANT JAM
UK-inspired indie rock, with Fierce Mild and the Wild Comforts.
303, Northcote, $5, 303.net.au
PHIL MANNING
Blues guitar legend.
1pm, St Andrews Hotel, St Andrews, free, standrewspub.com
MOONEE VALLEY DRIFTERS
Swinging Cajun country.
Highway 31, Brunswick, free, highway31.com.au
THE NATIVE PLANTS
Guitar pop tunes with sweet harmonies.
5pm, Union Hotel, Brunswick, free, unionhotelbrunswick.com.au
THE NO REAL NEED
Power pop band play two sets, including set of Guided By Voices covers.
Great Britain Hotel, Richmond, free, greatbritainhotel.com.au
NUMBERS STATION
Driving post-punk beats, with Monks Of Mellonwah, Rain Party and Waverly.
Revolver Upstairs, Prahran, $10, moshtix.com.au
JULIE O'HARA SEXTET
Vocalist, improviser and jazz songwriter.
Bennetts Lane Jazz Lab, city, $20-$25, benettslane.com
KIRA PURU & THE BRUISE
NZ soul siren, with Book Of Ships and Second Hand Heart.
Tote Hotel, Collingwood, thetotehotel.com
REGULAR JOHN
Sydney psych rockers.
Toff In Town, city, $12, moshtix.com.au
SHERIFF
Goodtime stoner rock, with the Rechords.
Cherry Bar, city, $13, cherrybar.com.au
STRAIGHT ARROWS
Sydney garage punks, Gooch Palms, Frowning Clouds and Ausmuteants.
Gasometer Hotel, Collingwood, $10, gasometerhotel.tumblr.com
THE STRING CONTINGENT
Virtuosic instrumental trio.
Flying Saucer Club, Elsternwick, $20-$27, flyingsaucerclub.com.au
SUN RISING
Tribute night to the sounds of Sun Records from five piece band.
The Palais, Hepburn Springs, $25, oztix.com.au
THAT GOLD STREET SOUND
Motown style funk and soul revue, with Lyndal Barry & the Apollos and the Seven Ups.
Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy, $10, moshtix.com.au
TINPAN ORANGE
Album launch for wistful folk darlings, with Miles & Simone.
Caravan Music Club, Oakleigh, $20-$25, caravanmusic.com.au
TUKA
Thundamentals MC headlines hip hop comp launch, with Ellesquire, Daily Meds, True Vibenation and more.
Northcote Social Club, Northcote, $17, northcotesocialclub.com
XHEKA
Jazz fusion band.
Famous Blue Raincoat, South Kingsville, free, famousblueraincoat.com.au

Sunday September 23

AITCHES, BLOODWOLVES, JAY STEVENS (PUNK)
Gasometer Hotel, Collingwood, $10, gasometerhotel.tumblr.com
ARCHER (ROCK/POP)
4pm, Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine, free, facebook.com/thebridgehotelcastlemaine
BATTLESHIPS, AINSLIE WILLS, PACKWOOD, HAYDEN CALNIN, GRIZZLY JIM LAWRIE (ROOTS)
Toff In Town, city, $17, moshtix.com.au
BLACK JESUS EXPERIENCE (WORLD)
7pm, the Horn African Cafe, Collingwood, free, thehorncafe.com.au
SARAH CARNEGIE (POP/FOLK)
7pm, Great Britain Hotel, Richmond, free, greatbritainhotel.com.au
DAREBIN SONGWRITERS GUILD (FOLK/ROOTS)
3.30pm, 303, Northcote, donation, 303.net.au
CHRIS DUFFY TRIBUTE with IAN TREDDINICK, PETER DAFFY, PAUL WOOKEY, RICK DEMPSTERS etc (ROOTS)
2.30pm, Caravan Music Club, Oakleigh, $25-$30, caravanmusic.com.au
PRITA GREALY (FOLK/POP)
Penny Black, Brunswick, thepennyblack.com.au
THE HIRED GUNS (COUNTRY)
Standard Hotel, Fitzroy, free, thestandardhotel.com.au
JIMI HOCKING (BLUES)
4pm, Barking Dog, Geelong West, free, thebarkingdog.com.au
DAVEY LANE (ROCK/POP)
4pm, the Res, Brunswick, free
JEFF LANG (FOLK/ROOTS)
Courthouse Arts Centre, Geelong, $20-$30, courthouse.org.au
TRACY MCNEIL BAND (COUNTRY/ROCK)
4pm, Carringbush Hotel, Abbotsford, free, thecarringbush.com.au
NAI PALM (SOUL/HIP HOP)
4pm, Bar Open, Fitzroy, free, baropen.com.au
NUDIST FUNK ORCHESTRA, DALE RYDER BAND, BAD BOYS BATUCADA (FUNK/ROCK)
Esplanade Hotel Front Bar, St Kilda, free, espy.com.au
JOSH OWEN (BLUES/ROOTS)
3pm, St Andrews Hotel, St Andrews, free, standrewspub.com
POND, SUPER WILD HORSES, PIKELET (ROCK/PSYCH)
Corner Hotel, Richmond, $20, cornerhotel.com
RAISED BY EAGLES (COUNTRY)
5pm, Union Hotel, Brunswick, free, unionhotelbrunswick.com.au
THE RETURN OF THE VOODOO SHEIKS (ROOTS)
3pm, Flying Saucer Club, Elsternwick, $18-$25, flyingsaucerclub.com.au
LILY ROUGE, PRETTY DULCIE, BLACK TEA HOUSE (ROCK)
Cherry Bar, city, free, cherrybar.com.au
CHRIS RUSSELL'S CHICKENWALK (BLUES)
2pm, Cherry Bar, city, free, cherrybar.com.au
SINCERELY GRIZZLY, RED LIGHTS, ALI E (ROCK/POP)
Gasometer Upstairs, Collingwood, gasometerhotel.tumblr.com
TANE, CA VA, HUDSON, TASH SULTANA (FOLK/POP)
Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy, $7, moshtix.com.au
THE TIGER & ME, AL PARKINSON, JAMES KENYON (FOLK/POP)
1.30pm, Workers Club, Fitzroy, $10-$15, theworkersclub.com.au
TRISTANO, MARSH & KONITZ PROJECT (JAZZ)
Bennetts Lane Jazz Lab, city, $10-$15, benettslane.com
VICUNA COAT, EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE HANDLERS (ROCK/POP)
4.30pm, Tago Mago, Thornbury, free, 9484 1470
WAKEFIELD, FIRE BEHAVING AS AIR, ALEX LASHLIE (ROCK/POP)
7pm, Grace Darling Hotel, Collingwood, $9, thegracedarlinghotel.com.au
VAN & CAL WALKER, LILY & KING, LIZ STRINGER, CHARLES JENKINS, RUTH LINDSAY (FOLK/ROOTS)
2pm, Drunken Poet, West Melbourne, free, thedrunkenpoet.com.au

Monday September 24

AMANITA, HOLLOW EVERDAZE, SUNK JUNK, MAKSIA, SOOKY LA LA (ROCK/EXPERIMENTAL)
Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy, free, evelynhotel.com.au
BROWNE PANKHURST & DALGLEISH TRIO (JAZZ)
Bennetts Lane Jazz Lab, city, $12-$15, benettslane.com
THE JANE AUSTEN ARGUMENT, PLAYWRITE (POP/CABARET)
Toff In Town, city, $10, moshtix.com.au
KODO (JAPAN), TAIKOZ (WORLD)
Hamer Hall, Southbank, $40-$75, artscentremelbourne.com.au
MARIANAS TRENCH (CANADA) (POP/PUNK)
Corner Hotel, Richmond, $40, cornerhotel.com
PRIME, THE JAMES "LARRY" CARTER QUARTET (JAZZ)
303, Northcote, $8, 303.net.au
RAMSHACKLE ARMY, MAX SAVAGE (FOLK/PUNK)
Esplanade Hotel Lounge Bar, St Kilda, free, espy.com.au
WHITE WALLS, JUSTIN FULLER, COCKS ARQUETTE, COMFORT ZONES (ROCK/EXPERIMENTAL)
Northcote Social Club, Northcote, free, northcotesocialclub.com

Tuesday September 25

BATPISS, SHERIFF (ROCK/PUNK)
Tote Hotel, Collingwood, free, thetotehotel.com
DOM COOLEY, NISHIA, BELT EATERS, CURTIS WHY (ROCK/POP)
Esplanade Hotel Lounge Bar, St Kilda, free, espy.com.au
MNOZIL BRASS (AUSTRIA) (BRASS)
Hamer Hall, Southbank, $70-$95, artscentremelbourne.com.au
ALASTAIR PARSONS QUARTET (JAZZ)
Bennetts Lane Jazz Lab, city, $10-$15, benettslane.com
PATRON SAINTS (ROCK)
Cherry Bar, city, free, cherrybar.com.au
CASH SAVAGE, SAINT JUDE (FOLK/ROOTS)
Toff In Town, city, $10, moshtix.com.au
SEX ON TOAST, RAWMANTICS, MANDEK PENHA, THE CALL UP (FUNK)
Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy, $2, moshtix.com.au
MAL WEBB (POP/ROCK)
303, Northcote, donation, 303.net.au

Wednesday September 26

JENNY BIDDLE, GEN & FLORA (FOLK/ROOTS)
Drunken Poet, West Melbourne, free, thedrunkenpoet.com.au
JOHN FRANCIS CARROLL (FOLK/ROOTS)
Carino Tapas Bar, Ascot Vale, free, carinotapasbar.com.au
JOE CHINDAMO TRIO (JAZZ)
Bennetts Lane Jazz Lab, city, $12-$15, benettslane.com
PETE CORNELIUS (COUNTRY/ROOTS)
Standard Hotel, Fitzroy, free, thestandardhotel.com.au
DEMIAN, CLEVER AUSTIN, KIRKIS (HIP HOP/JAZZ)
Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy, $7, moshtix.com.au
TOM FRYER QUARTET, CHRIS FRANGOU SOUND THEORY ENSEMBLE (JAZZ)
303, Northcote, donation, 303.net.au
TAKA HONDA (ROCK/POP)
The Res, Brunswick, free
JAREK, SKIPPY'S BRAIN, OH DEANNA (AMBIENT)
Workers Club, Fitzroy, $12, theworkersclub.com.au
KING OF THE NORTH, STRANGERS (ROCK)
Cherry Bar, city, free, cherrybar.com.au
MISS LITTLE, APRIL MAZE, BRENDAN MACLEAN (FOLK/POP)
Grace Darling Hotel, Collingwood, $10, thegracedarlinghotel.com.au
MYSTERY JETS (UK), NORTHEAST PARTY HOUSE (ROCK/POP)
Corner Hotel, Richmond, $44, cornerhotel.com
SAUSAGES & SAILORS (ROCK/SOUL)
Mission To Seafarers, Docklands, $15, missiontoseafarers.com.au
WARMTH CRASHES, LOWTIDE, FLYYING COLOURS, CELERY (ROCK/POP)
Tote Hotel, Collingwood, thetotehotel.com

Thursday September 27

ALWAN (WORLD)
Claypots Bar, St Kilda, free, 9534 1281
BIG WINTER, BROKEN SPLENDOUR, MELISSA MAIN BAND (FOLK/ROCK)
Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy, $10, moshtix.com.au
BLOW (JAZZ)
The Horn African Cafe, Collingwood, free, 9417 4670
BRUNSWICK BLUES SHOOTERS (COUNTRY/BLUES)
Railway Hotel, North Fitzroy, free, 9489 8544
CHICKS WHO LOVE GUNS, DARK ARTS, THE RED LIGHTS (ROCK/POP)
Workers Club, Fitzroy, $10, theworkersclub.com.au
GARY CLARK JR (US), JACKSON FIREBIRD, THE MURLOCS (BLUES/ROCK)
Tote Hotel, Collingwood, sold out, thetotehotel.com
PETE CORNELIUS, LES THOMAS (FOLK/ROOTS)
Drunken Poet, West Melbourne, free, thedrunkenpoet.com.au
DEFEATER (US), BLACKLISTED (US), VULTURES (HARDCORE)
Corner Hotel, Richmond, $35, cornerhotel.com
EVERMORE (NZ), LAKYN HEPERI, RUBY FROST, NATALIE RUIZ (ROCK/POP)
Toff In Town, city, $25, moshtix.com.au
GALAPAGOOSE, KIKUYU (SYNTH POP)
6pm, ACMI, city, free, acmi.net.au
NICK HAYWOOD QUARTET (JAZZ)
Bennetts Lane Jazz Lab, city, $12-$15, benettslane.com
THE JOKERS, DEMIAN, THE FEATHERED FRIENDS (ROCK)
Revolver Upstairs, Prahran, $5, moshtix.com.au
JOHN MONTESANTE QUINTET (JAZZ)
The Commune, city, free, thecommune.com.au
TIM NEAL TRIO (SOUL/JAZZ)
303, Northcote, $10, 303.net.au
MARISA & JONATHAN SKOVRON. LAUREN GLEZER, MOSHE HENDEL (FOLK/POP)
Red Bennies, South Yarra, $10, redbennies.com.au
KRYSTLE WARREN (US) (FOLK/SOUL)
Northcote Social Club, Northcote, $40, northcotesocialclub.com