Six gigs in Melbourne to check out this weekend

Six gigs in Melbourne to check out this weekend

Words by Annie-Mei Forster

No weekend plans? No worries.

USER at Red Betty

If you’re looking for something to do tonight, look no further than Red Betty where USER, Cynthia and DJ Spankpants will be putting on a special show. Expect to be transported to another dimension with this lineup. Entry is free and doors are at 7:30pm on Friday August 16. More info here.

BÊNG at Bar 303

Join BÊNG at Bar 303 for a prog-rock jam. They’re back with some fresh cosmic sounds alongside support from Janada and A-rat. Doors open at 8pm on Friday August 16. Entry will set you back a gold coin. More info here.

WAAX at Corner Hotel

On the back of a string of sold-out shows across the country, WAAX are heading to The Corner as part of their ‘I Am’ tour. Make sure you don’t miss this Brisbane powerhouse. WAAX perform this Sunday August 18 from 8 pm. Tickets are available here.

Eat The Beat at New Guernica

If you’re chasing a big weekend, head to New Guernica where DJs will be playing ‘til the early hours of Sunday morning. To beat the crowd, grab a ticket online. Free beer and bubbly available upon arrival between 10pm-11pm. It kicks off on Saturday August 17 at 10pm. Tickets are available here.

Four Lions at The Spotted Mallard

Let Bendigo-based band Four Lions start your weekend off the right way with their blend of rock, alt-country and blues. Their latest record Hard Days made Herald Sun’s Album of the Week and the tracks are bound to sound even better live. Catch them on Friday August 16 from 9pm. Tickets available here.

Wurli at The Toff in Town

Soul hip hop trio Wurli are making their return to The Toff for the second night this year. The crew will be getting the good times flowing on Sunday August 18 with a little help from jazz-soul four-piece Dandicat and Joshua Caleb. More info here.