A great list of things to do in St Kilda delivered to you every Sunday evening

Special double edition for Easter, ANZAC Day and school holidays
Monday 15 April – Sunday 28 April

Row Jerry Crow @ Ember Lounge
Thursday 18 April. 8.30 pm show
Performing along with mates and (Golden Guitar nominees) The Weeping Willows as well As Danny Baeffel $20

Life of Brian – 40th Anniversary @ Astor
Friday 19 April, 5.00 pm
What a good Friday for Brian to shine.

Blues Bros @ Astor
Friday 19 April, 7.30 pm
They’re on a mission from God.

David Gray @ Palais
Friday 19 April, 8.00 pm
Saturday 20 April – sold out
He’s sold out one show already and 12 million albums.
Tim Minchin @ Palais
Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 April
Sold out

Wakey Wakey @ Red Stitch
Previews  23 – 26 April, opens 28 April
Australian Premier of a two-hander written by US writer Ben Eno. The 2017 US off-broadway production was described as “challenging the notion of what really matters and recognizes the importance of life’s simple pleasures”.

Russell Morris & Band @ Espy
Wednesday 24 April, 8.00 pm
The real thing in the Gershwin Room. $43.50

Dolly Diamond’s Piano Bar and Movie Night: Priscilla @ Astor
Wednesday, 24 April, 7.30 pm
Join Dolly Diamond & Cameron Thomas for an evening of song in the upstairs foyer at 7.30 pm, before the screening of this camp classic. A glass of Prosecco with each ticket purchase will have everyone singing along to I will survive on this Anzac Day Eve.

Local ANZAC Day services

Dawn Service @ Chapel Street Barracks
Thursday 25 April, Dawn
Elwood ANZAC Service @ Elwood Sailing Club
Thursday 25 April, 8.45 am
Combined schools choir, memorabilia, breakie (gold coin)

Hozier @ Palais
Thursday 25 and Friday 26 April
Irish superstar Hozier has already sold out for Thursday night

The War on the F*#King Election @ Alex Theatre
Friday 26 April, 7.30 pm
The Chaser’s Charles Firth teams up with The Shovel’s James Schloeffel to bring you the most inaccurate guide to Election 2019. They are joined by television satirists: Mark Humphries (ABC-TV 7:30) and Freudian Nip’s Victoria Zerbst and Jenna Owen (SBS-TV The Feed).

Life’s Too Short, Go See A Band @ Memo
Saturday 27 April, 7.00 pm
With acoustic rock duet Opal Ocean’s only Australia show; Echo Del Tusker, featuring vocal extraordinaire Estelle Artois, and a bunch of familiar Melbourne rockers; Sydney’s Bad Moon Born. $35

Ray LaMontagne @ Palais
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April
The Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter performing his intimate show with John Stirratt, bass player and founding member of Wilco.

US Politics double feature @ Astor
Saturday 27 April, 7.30 pm
Get your fix of US politics, On The Basis Of Sex and Vice. Trump that!

Das Boot Director’s Cut @ Astor
Sunday 28 April, 2 pm
Immerse yourself in the claustrophobia and tension of U-boat life and death. You can smell the fear.

Macnamara candidates debate @ Memo
Tuesday 30 April, 7.30 pm
Hear from major party candidates (ALP Josh Burns, Liberal Kate Ashmor and Greens Steph Hodgins-May) in a Q&A style discussion looking a key issue introduced by some impressive  ‘topic experts’ including
Economy: John Daley, CEO Grattan Institute
Human Rights / Immigration: Honourable Alastair Nicholson QC
Trust and Respect in Politics former  Senator Lyn Allison.
No tix required – free entry


Latest St Kilda Historical Society Newsletter
Old Mansions and Ellwood Walk feature in latest newsletter. And there’s a new website coming!

School holiday activities

Alphabet Soup @ Theatre Works
Until Saturday 20 April
Weekday shows Monday 15 April to Thursday 18 April, noon
This all ages show promises to kick your imagination into overdrive.
It’s Dr Suess meets The Umbilical Brothers meets Mr Bean.
Family of 4 – $65

Skyline Ferris Wheel @ South Beach
Until Sunday 26 May
Monday to Thursday, 12 midday to 9.30 pm; Friday to Sunday 10.30 am to 10.30 pm.
Locals discount: $7 pp, $20 for 6 person gondola

Luna Park @ St Kilda
Open from 11 am until 28 April
All the rides plus Weekend ‘Art Space’, The Great Luna Park Easter Egg Hunt, Meet the Mad Hatter and Easter Bunny Acrobats and ‘Wonder Park’ Prizes to be Won

Library school holiday program @ Port Phillip Libraries
Until Friday 20 April
Across all the Port Phillip Libraries. Fun, free – hurry bookings required.
Check the full program 

Kids Hub program @ Gasworks
Until 18 April
Hey, it might not be in St Kilda, but the Gasworks kids program is only a hop skip and jump away. There’s craft, arts, science and other cool stuff for kids up to 14 years.

Happy holidays @ Espy
Here’s something new for you and the Espy.
Tuesday, 16 April: Silent Disco
+ Water Synths, Giant Jenga, Mega Connect 4, Face Painting
Wednesday, 17 April: Kids Comedy
+ Water Synths, Giant Jenga, Mega Connect 4, Face Painting
Thursday, 18 April: Kids Comedy & Easter Egg Hunt
+ Water Synths, Giant Jenga, Mega Connect 4, Face Painting

Free music venues – check their websites for the line-up of free gigs

Hotel Esplanade
Dogs Bar
Claypots Seafood Bar

Suggest a free music venue