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Your Guide to January’s RRR Presents Gigs

9 January 2019
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What better way is there to spend the rest of the silly season than checking out some of the great gigs and events Triple R is presenting this summer? If your new year’s resolutions have already fallen by the wayside, don’t worry – we’ve got a host of events that will surely cheer you up! (Oh, and if you're a subscriber, you can also win tickets to these on-air and online.)

ZOO TWILIGHTS

Who’s playing? Briggs with Archie Roach, Sampa The Great with REMI, Cat Power, The Internet, Rufus Wainwright, Marlon Williams and many more.

Where? Melbourne Zoo (Parkville).

When? Staurday 5 January to Saturday 9 March.

Why’s it worth checking out? Listening to live music for a worthy cause. All proceeds from this event will help fight wildlife extinction.

Bookings? Via Moshtix.

LULUC

Who’s playing? Luluc.

Where? Howler (Brunswick).

When? Friday 11 January.

Why it’s worth checking out? They’re launching their homecoming album Sculptor that’s received rave reviews from the likes of Uncut, The Guardian, MOJO and Q.

Bookings? Via Moshtix.

NINCHFEST 3

Who’s playing? Amyl & The Sniffers, Pist idiots, Sugar fed Leopards, Zombitches, Copperhead Brass Band, Fluff, Buried Feather, Landcrusher, Velvet Bloom, The Gurdies, The Belair Lip Bombs, Polarize, Rennie, plus Ninch DJs.

Where? St Andrews Beach Recreation Club (Mornington Peninsula).

When? Saturday 12 January.

Why’s it worth checking out? Who wouldn’t want an excuse for a getaway to the Mornington Peninsula? And for live music, no less?

Bookings? Via the NinchFest website.

SO FRENCHY SO CHIC

Who’s playing? Camille, Yelle, Clara Luciani and Cléa Vincent.

Where? Werribee Park Mansion (Werribee South).

When? Sunday 13 January.

Why’s it worth checking out? Apart from an incredible all-female lineup, there’ll also be loads of cheeseboards, champagne and cocktails to be had.

Bookings? Via Eventbrite.

LEON BRIDGES

Who’s playing? Leon Bridges, with Noah Kahan.

Where? Palais Theatre (St. Kilda).

When? Monday 14 January (sold out) and Tuesday 15 January (tickets selling fast).

Why’s it worth checking out? This gig is part of Leon Bridges’ Good Thing tour with a supporting act by Noah Kahan (the legend behind that acoustic folk hit ‘Hurt Somebody’).

Bookings? Via Ticketmaster.

BALLARAT BEER FESTIVAL

Who’s playing? Kelly Auty, Justin Yap Band, Blues Roulette, Christina Croft, Butterfunked, 80s Collection and more.

Where? North Gardens (Wendouree).

When? Saturday 19 January.

Why’s it worth checking out? With local live music and over 200 different wines and beers to choose from, what’s not to love?

Bookings? Via the Ballarat Beer Festival website.

FITZ RITZ 2019

Who’s playing? Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Harmony, Total Giovanni (DJ Set), Triple R’s own MC Fee B-Squared, and heaps more to be announced.

Where? Fitzroy Town Hall (Fitzroy).

When? Saturday 19 January.

Why’s it worth checking out? Spend a great night filled with music and raffles with the Fitzroy Learning Network, an organisation working to help asylum seekers and refugees feel supported and connected within their local community.

Bookings? Via Try Booking.

BALIT NARRUN – SHARE THE SPIRIT 2019

Who’s playing? Mojo Juju, Stiff Gins, Brothers in Arms, Birdz, Jedda, Djirri Djirri dancers and MC Monica Karo.

Where? Treasury Gardens (East Melbourne).

When? Saturday 26 January.

Why’s it worth checking out? A wonderful opportunity to experience the many talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders living throughout Victoria.

Bookings? N/A.

BRIGGS AND ARCHIE ROACH AT ZOO TWILIGHTS

Who’s playing? Briggs and Archie Roach with Alice Skye.

Where? Melbourne Zoo (Parkville).

When? Saturday 26 January.

Why’s it worth checking out? Enjoy and ponder the thought-provoking song lyrics of both Briggs and Archie Roach as you immerse yourself within the surrounds of the Zoo’s habitat.

Bookings? Via Moshtix.


Want more gigs? Then scoot over to our Events section, where you can check out heaps more upcoming RRR Presents shows.


This month's guide has been compiled by Georgia Marchesi.