Gig Guide: 9 shows not to miss in Melbourne this September

Spring is right around the corner! The night’s will be getting longer, and a helluva lot warmer. So there’s no better time to get out and enjoy some live music, and Melbourne, you’ve got some killer gigs coming up next month! Here are our picks for the best live music events not to miss in your city next month!

Baby Blue

September 6 / Melbourne Town Hall ( as part of Melbourne Fashion Week)

Singer Rhea Caldwell made a name for herself in the Melbourne indie scene with her mix of 70’s garage, doo-wop and Americana indie pop fusion. With sincere lyrics about self-improvement and romance, she forms an easy connection with her audience.

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Pretty City + Davey Lane

September 7 / The Workers Club

Melbourne psychedelic rock outfit Pretty City have embarked on a tour with You Am I lead guitarist, Davey Lane. Pretty City’s new album Cancel the Future has been highly successful, the title referring to breaking free and changing your own future. The group are back in Aus, fresh from charming Europe with their New-80s, psychedelic-slash-britpop sound and a big middle-finger attitude. Davey Lane has been in a fixture in the Australian music industry since 1999, having fronted The Wrights, You Am I, and The Pictures. His years of experience in songwriting have given him a sensibility for pop and rock, as well as the love for a big chorus that will be stuck in your head the day after.

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Gaz Coombes

September 16 / The Corner Hotel

Touring his third solo album The World’s Strongest Man, Coombes once again proves his considerable songwriting ability. With a twenty-year career behind him, including his time as frontman for Supergrass, Coombes has found his niche, merging Alternative Rock with Britpop. The English musician has a way of communicating his view of what it means to be a man in 2018 with a repetitive groove and sonic elements.

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Essie Holt

September 20 / The Workers Club

The Melbourne born pop singer drops the ultimate catchy summer tune with her single Better for You. Songwriter Jess Holt’s lyrics are woven all round feelings and convey a bright optimism and hope.

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Kaiit

September 21 / The Corner Hotel

The 20-year-old rapper/singer from Papua New Guinea grew up floating between her homeland and Australia, before settling in Melbourne. Her music clearly reflects her love for hip hop, jazz and neo soul. The young singer is blessed with a soulful voice and impresses with her rhymes and an eclectic style.

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Col3trane

September 25 / The Workers Club

Born in London with American and Egyptian roots, Col3trane experiments with RnB and hip hop with the best outcome. His lyrics are sharp and relatable with an everyday accuracy and an urbane sentimentality.

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Wolf Alice

September 25 / The Corner Hotel

This British alternative rock group was formed in 2010 and has continuously been successful producing their rocky pop sound. The new album Visions of a Life is a genre fluid work with influences from grunge, folk, pop and electronica.

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Caiti Baker

September 27 / Yah Yah’s

Baker grew up in Darwin as the daughter of a blues musician. A fan of Aretha Franklin from a young age, her debut Album “Zing” she combines the inspiration with elements of neo soul and RnB. The outcome, rootsy sounding tracks with brutal lyrical honesty.

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Ruel

September 28 / The Corner Hotel

The pop singer songwriter from Sydney started at the young age of 12. Now at 15 years the teenager with the soulful voice of a broken hearted, cigar-smoking old man is touring his newest release, Ready, in Australia.

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