Your Guide to February’s RRR Presents Gigs

16 January 2019
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Need a special setting to hold someone’s hand? Or just fancy soaking up some terrific tunes? Cruise the upcoming RRR Presents gigs for some ace ideas – from the Great Australian Beer Festival to Laura Jean and oh-so many more.

RAVYN LENAE

Who’s playing? Ravyn Lenae.

Where? Howler (Brunswick).

When? Wednesday 6 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? The smooth and sultry timbre of Ravyn Lenae’s voice paired with a laidback summer night is a match made in heaven.

Bookings? Via Moshtix.

MITSKI

Who’s playing? Mitski.

Where? The Corner (Richmond).

When? Thursday 7 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? If you’re after that special blend of indie-rock music, Mitski’s got you covered.

Bookings? SOLD OUT – join the waitlist via Eventbrite.

ZOO TWILIGHTS PRESENTS CAT POWER

Who’s playing? Cat Power with Jen Cloher supporting.

Where? Melbourne Zoo (Parkville).

When? Saturday 9 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? Um, it’s Cat Power. Need we say more?

Bookings? Via Moshtix.

3RRR SUBSCRIBER FILM SCREENING - IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

What's playing? If Beale Street Could Talk.

Where? Lido Cinemas (Hawthorn).

When? Wednesday 13 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? Enjoy this romantic drama knowing that you're surrounded by like-minded souls who also support Triple R.

Bookings? *Triple R Subscribers can call the station on (03) 9388 1027 or email bealestreet@rrr.org.au.

RIVERBOATS MUSIC FESTIVAL

Who’s playing? The Waifs, Tex Perkins - Far From Folsom, Jen Cloher, Mark Seymour & The Undertow, Don Walker, Deborah Conway & Willy Zygier, Augie March, Fraser A. Gorman, Gabriella Cohen, The Kill Devil Hills, Benny Walker, The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, Leah Senior & Festival MC Brian Nankervis.

Where? Aquatic Reserve – Heygarth Street (Echuca).

When? Friday 15 February to Sunday 17 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? A three-day country escape that also gives festivalgoers the option of listening to live music while paddle streaming down the Murray River. How many festivals do you hear of that offer that?

Bookings? Via Riverboats Music Festival Website.

SOMETHING UNLIMITED

Who’s playing? Adriana, Allysha Joy, Blume, Darcy Justice, DJ JNETT, Gregor, Lady Blacktronika, Loure, Mildlife, Mori Ra, Rick Wilhite, Sunnyside, Sui Zhen, Urulu and Wax'o Paradiso.

Where? Northcote Town Hall (Northcote).

When? Saturday 16 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? A heady mix of local and international acts as well as plenty of immersive experiences to get lost in throughout the many rooms of the town hall. Not to mention top-notch food and beverages as well.

Bookings? Via Eventbrite.

GREAT AUSTRALIAN BEER FESTIVAL

Who’s playing? Mick Thomas & The Roving Commission, Great Gable, Grand Wazoo, Joe Creighton, Skyscraper Stan & The Commission Flats, The Settlement, Lily & King, Jess Fairlie and more.

Where? Geelong Racecourse (Breakwater).

When? Saturday 16 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? Three live music stages to hop between and over 200 types of craft beer and cider ready for your choosing.

Bookings? Via The Great Australian Beer Festival website.

PHOEBE BRIDGERS

Who’s playing? Phoebe Bridgers.

Where? The Croxton Bandroom (Thornbury).

When? Sunday 17 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? Having won the AIM Award for International Breakthrough of the Year and receiving rave reviews for her debut album Stranger In The Alps, Phoebe Bridgers is undeniably making her mark in the music world.

Bookings? Via The Croxton Bandroom website.

LAURA JEAN

Who’s playing? Laura Jean.

Where? The Corner Hotel (Richmond).

When? Friday 22 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? Her music has drawn interest from big names like Lorde, Marlon Williams and Alduous Harding. Plus, her latest album, Devotion, was a Triple R Album of the Week.

Bookings? Via Eventbrite.

ZOO TWILIGHTS PRESENTS RUFUS WAINWRIGHT WITH MOJO JUJU

Who’s playing? Rufus Wainwright with Mojo Juju.

Where? Melbourne Zoo (Parkville).

When? Saturday 23 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? Elton John pretty much said that he’s the greatest songwriter on the planet. He’s also worked with the likes of Robbie Williams, Joni Mitchell, Lou Reed, Boy George, Mark Ronson and many more.

Bookings? SOLD OUT - sign up for updates and be the first to know if tickets become available via Moshtix.

TRIPLE R BBQ DAY 2019

Who’s playing? Eat It, Still Here, JVC Radio Method and Melbourne Barbecue Orchestra.

Where? CERES Environmental Park (Brunswick East).

When? Sunday 24 February.

Why it’s worth checking out? The entire day will be broadcast live on Triple R with a bar sponsored by Mountain Goat and tummies fed courtesy of the Brunswick East Primary School grillers.

Bookings? Free Entry.


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.