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”.
Chaser election quarterly book launch @ Readings
Wednesday 24 April, 6.30 pm
Election fever hits St Kilda with satire. Free with nibbles
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.
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, breakfast (gold coin)
Hozier @ Palais
Thursday 25 and Friday 26 April
Irish superstar Hozier has already sold out for Thursday night
Where The Boys Are @ Alex
Thursday 25 April, 7.30
The musical presented in a cabaret style, depicts the life of Rock’s first female superstar, Connie Francis. $80
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
Comedian Khaled Khalafalla is thrilled to bring you “Delightful”. $30
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.
Anzac Tour @ St Kilda Cemetery
Sunday 28 April, 2.00pm
Visit the graves of WW1 veterans and others on an Anzac Walk through the Cemetery. Cost $15 including afternoon tea
Meet at main gates Dandenong Road
Macnamara candidates debate @ Memo
Tuesday 30 April, 7.00 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: Alastair Nicholson QC
Trust and Respect in Politics: former Senator Lyn Allison.
No tix required – free entry