Five gigs to check out in Melbourne this weekend

Five gigs to check out in Melbourne this weekend

Words by Annie-Mei Forster

No weekend plans? No worries.

Return to the Source 2019 Launch Party at Sub Club

Psychedelic trance music festival Return to the Source is offering a taste of what’s to come at its launch event. The lineup features Pablo Anon, Megapixel, Zone Tempest and more to keep punters hooked until the main event later this year. Get ready for a late one at Sub Club on Saturday August 3, with doors open from 10pm. Keep Sunday free for recovering. Tickets available here.

TAMMA at Swamplands

Head to Swamplands after work this Friday for a knock-off drink and catch indie-soul singer-songwriter TAMMA as she belts out some tunes. She’ll be joined by Jimmy Harwood and entry is free. You can catch TAMMA on Friday August 2 with doors at 6pm. More info here.

Leilani & Bud at The Thornbury Local

Leilani Le Fleur and Bud Wilkins from Melbourne’s eight-piece funk-pop band Le Fleur are joining forces to spice things up at The Thornbury Local this Sunday arvo. There’ll be mulled wine, too. Catch them on Sunday August 3, with tunes from 5pm. Entry is free and more info can be found here.

G-Man at Downstairs Bistro

Melbourne soul champion G-Man is set to shake up Downstairs Bistro and Lounge on Friday August 2. Grab some drinks and dinner from the Southbank restaurant and catch G-Man from 5pm until 8pm. Free entry. More info here.

The Ramblin Roses at Lomond Hotel

Head to the Lomond Hotel tonight as the Ramblin Roses bring The Grateful Dead back to life. There’ll be plenty of country rock to go around. Catch them on Friday August 2 with doors from 9pm. Entry is free. More info here.