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A rocking week of music in St Kilda
The Grapes, Diana Rouvas, 80s Mania, Espy AusMusic T-shirt Night, Brooke Taylor, Culoe De Song, Ian Moss, Gomez, Kelly Auty Blues, The BordererS and Normie Rowe plus more.
This Week in St Kilda
The Grapes – Ashley Naylor and Sherry Rich @ Memo
Tuesday 12 November, 7.30 pm
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1999 self-titled album. $25
Shine art auction for Cambodian youth led charity @ The George
Tuesday 12 November, 6 pm – 9 pm
Shine’s Inaugural Silent Auction Event: be ARTruistic. Shine is a youth-led charity, based in Melbourne, that runs a community project in Cambodia to directly alleviate poverty. Free
Oil @ Red Stitch Cromwell Road
From 12 November – 15 December, various times
Ella Hickson’s epic (three hour) play traces the evolution of the oil industry in a hurtling collision of empire, history and family.
Red Stitch has expanded to have two venues, St Kilda plus a larger theatre and office space in Cromwell Road, South Yarra. Accessibility is limited; please discuss the Box Office.
Read The Age story on Oil
A Room of Her Own @ Brightspace
Until Saturday 16 November, Wed – Fri 11-5 & Sat 12-4
Artist Talk: Saturday 16 November (2 – 4 pm)
Five Melbourne based female artists sharing their private stories of becoming independent.
Diana Rouvas @ Memo
Thursday 14 November, 7.30 pm
Winner of The Voice 2019 with her band. $45
80s Mania @ Palais
Friday 15 November
If you can remember these bands, this is for you: Go West, Pseudo Echo, A Flock of Seagulls, The Cutting Crew and Wang Chung.
AusMusic T-shirt Night @ Espy
Friday 15 November, 8.00 pm
AusMusic T-Shirt Night featuring WAAX plus guests Pinch Points + Girl Germs. $27.50
$1 goes to Support Act
Brooke Taylor @ Fyrefly
Friday 15 November, 8 pm
St. Kilda local, singer/songwriter Brooke Taylor with her full band. $12
TWiSK is a big fan.
Afrocan Deep w/ Culoe De Song @ Prince Bandroom
Friday 15 November, 9.30 pm
A night of deep afro-influenced house music. $35
Wine and Cider Tour @ Fitzroy Street
Saturday 16 November, 11 am – 4 pm
The walk brings together 16 St Kilda venues for an afternoon of wine, cider and entertainment. $25 early bird.
Registration tent 42 Fitzroy Street
Tix and info
Blade Runner Double @ Astor
Saturday 16 November, 7.30 pm
Blade Runner: The Final Cut and Blade Runner 2049.
To coincide with the original November 2019 setting of the first film.
Ian Moss @ Palais
Saturday 16 November, 7.30
Ian Moss (Cold Chisel) with songs from his legendary 1989 debut solo album Matchbook + many more
Gomez (UK) @ Espy
Saturday 16 November, 8 pm
Post-Britpop pioneers Gomez come to the Gershwin Room. $88
Kelly Auty Blues @ Fyrefly
Saturday 16 November, 8.30 pm show
Kelly Auty and her band have a new show of acoustic songs to go with their favourite originals and covers. $20
The BordererS – 25th Anniverary Celtic Gala @ Memo
Saturday 16 November, 7.30 pm
As my dad always said, there’s bound to be trouble when there’s tartan around. $22
Normie Rowe in the arvo @ Memo
Sunday 17 November, 3.00 pm
Back in the day, Normie recorded his first hit at the Memo. $30 +
BIG Sculpture @ Veg Out
Every day until 1 December
Tour the Veg Out gardens and be amazed by the 19 big sculptures installed for November.
Vote in the People’s Choice Award.
Awards will be announced at the
Veg Out / Big Sculpture Open Day, Sunday 24 November.
Hear curators Adrian Spurr and Mariella Del Conte on our podcast
She is Vigilante @ Theatre Works
Until Saturday 16 November
A collection of short plays about women who stand up, rebel and kick ass. Created by an ensemble of women creatives and performers.
$45 / $37 / $30
Hear performer Clare Birtles on our podcast.
Felton Museum @ Espy
Until Sunday 17 November
Celebrating Alfred Felton’s life with a pop-up museum on the top floor and amazing spoken word events. From $48
Linden Postcard Show @ Linden
From Friday 23 November until 7 February
Over 1000 postcard sized artworks on display and for purchase. Free entry.
Hear Melinda Martin, Linden Director, on our podcast
Ron Peno & The Superstitions @ Memo
Friday 6 December, 7.30 pm
Legendary and much-loved front man, Ron S. Peno is back with The Superstitions. $25
St Kilda Talks Podcast: November edition #2
With co-host Michelle Nicol