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October 2015

Havana Palava

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 5:30 am
Free

Havana Palava is a vibrant street band of brass, saxophones and percussion who take their energetic cacophony of Latin, African, Balkan, jazz, blues and ska rhythms to the people. Melbourne's bright pink and black Palavas love to dress up, get the crowd dancing and create a carnival atmosphere on the street, at community festivals and at private functions.

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Jimay and Sha Gazey

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Jimay Falcon and Sha Gazey are, Masters of ALL Ceremonies!!! Panning from the outer reaches of the multiverse to the humble Cat Island of The Bahama's. These two super stars bring you high quality KO-WALA bear entertainment! Sure to set you sailing through space and time with a whole new groove in their unlimited thought provoking Games Extravaganzzza's and immeasurable love parties. They will be hosting the Main Music Stage.

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Benji

October 30, 2015 @ 5:30 am - 6:00 am
Free

This Kiwi guitarist makes his guitar sound like a hammer dulcimer! It's lovely!

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Low Down Big Band

October 30, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 6:45 am
Free

The Low Down Big Band is an 18-piece group from Melbourne. They’re young, fresh and play high-energy music. You can expect a big sound, funky beats, swinging solos and good times when Low Down hits the stage

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Papa G and the Stray Cats

October 30, 2015 @ 7:15 am - 8:00 am
Free

Papa G and The Starcats are a funk collective that has been playing and packing out venues across Melbourne for the past two years. This year alone they have released their debut EP, a music video for their single,”Smooth Lovin”, and a live album. The grooves the lay down delve into sweet soul, hip hop, rock and old-school funk, so get ready: this 10-piece powerhouse is gonna get you up to get down!

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8 Foot Felix

October 30, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 9:00 am
Free

This band's unique brand of dance music is crafted from gypsy, ska and funk roots, with the salty taste of sea shanties and a good splash of hip-hop and blues.

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Avenida Sol

October 30, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Free

This brand new Melbourne six-piece plays sounds direct from the streets of Cuba. Whether you are dancing, drinking or carousing, this is good-time music.

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JIVIR

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 5:45 am
Free

JIVIR is a Melbourne based structured improvisational world trio formed in Feb 2015 after years of collaboration between the members of this band in various combinations. The word JIVIR is a regional Persian word that roughly translates to 'the sound you make to find your friend lost in the forest'. The trio is a blend of classical Persian, classical Western, modern Japanese, free-jazz and experimental music utilising instruments from Iran, Japan and Western cultures

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Chaos Magnet

October 31, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 6:45 am
Free

Look out for Chaos Magnet, the intergalactic musical roving team of runaway space warriors, who play snappy songs from this planet and their own, while juggling, dancing and telling the story of their daring escape!

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Scrimshaw Ffour

October 31, 2015 @ 6:45 am - 7:45 am
Free

Authentic rootsey bluegrass and swing. Real tasty. The Scrimshaw Four are a high energy, jazz/bluegrass band from Melbourne, featuring Banjo, Guitar, Violin and Double Bass their live show will make your feet fall off from dancing so hard. Described as “Gypsy Doof Doof” The Scrimshaw Four have been busking and performing almost in every location possible, up and down the coast of Australia, there isn’t a show where The Scrims wont get everybody up and jiggin’ around. The band’s talent…

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10 Minute Dance Party

October 31, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
included in session $10

DJ Ry will be rocking the caravan - hard - but only for 10 minutes!

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Meg Nightjar

October 31, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
included in session10

Intimate karaoke with a personal twist. Pick a card and hear a personal story told through song.

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Los Cojones

October 31, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Free

Slip on your Cuban heels, slap on your Panama hat, slop some wax on your Pancho Villa, it's time to Mam - BO! The maracas will be a’shakin’ like a sheik on a mechanical bull. Los Cojones –Latin with attitude.

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Orlando Furious

October 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Free

An independent solo artist with roots in the DIY punk scene he makes music from materials at hand, in this case, a sampler and iPad apps over which he sings words of passion about Australia, about love, about still wanting to feel sexy when you’re balding.

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Bomb Collar

October 31, 2015 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
included in session10

Direct from the End Of Human History, The Last Pop Singer Alive will perform cautionary ballads from the Dead Future! Also some sexier dance-y material

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Mick Stuart

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Visiting from Sydney, Mick has created an African thumb piano of godly proportions. It looks and sounds as if from another world.

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November 2015

Sounds From Planet Sol

November 1, 2015 @ 12:45 am - 1:25 am
included in session10

Charlotte guides you through a lyrical landscape as she introduces you to the musical medicine of Dr Lala Lulu

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Itchy Scabs

November 1, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am
Free

Bad music for good children Oi kids! The Itchy Scabs do family friendly garage punk. Their songs are about cool stuff like robots & dinosaurs and the show has stunts, monsters and other stupid stuff. Rock it.

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Just Holler

November 1, 2015 @ 2:30 am - 3:00 am
Free

We LOVE this gal choir. Soaring pop. And they dance too!

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So You Think You Can Interpretive Dance

November 1, 2015 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 am
Included in session pass $10

Register yourself for this event and show the judges how you can bust a move - interpretive dance style. Always a hilarious highlight.

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Tek Tek

November 1, 2015 @ 3:45 am - 4:30 am
Free

A multi-genre mini orchestra: soul/indonesian pop/surf/kenyan/eastern european/jazz/calypso/mexican. Yes, for real! TEK TEK Ensemble is a multi-genre mini orchestra. Each member performs on at least two instruments, skillfully exploited for an impressive array of musical genres and expression. The balance of three guys and three girls captivate audiences with exclamatory trombone and trumpet; hedonistic violins and accordion; deeply pulsating drums and bass; wild psychedelic electric guitar; and a rich smearing of harmonized singing (and wailing) thrown on top. TEK TEK perform…

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Scrimshaw Ffour

November 1, 2015 @ 4:45 am - 5:30 am
Free

Authentic rootsey bluegrass and swing. Real tasty. The Scrimshaw Four are a high energy, jazz/bluegrass band from Melbourne, featuring Banjo, Guitar, Violin and Double Bass their live show will make your feet fall off from dancing so hard. Described as “Gypsy Doof Doof” The Scrimshaw Four have been busking and performing almost in every location possible, up and down the coast of Australia, there isn’t a show where The Scrims wont get everybody up and jiggin’ around. The band’s talent…

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A Brother Scratch

November 1, 2015 @ 5:45 am - 6:20 am
Free

Young jazz improvisers. You'll be impressed.

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Sounds From Planet Sol

November 1, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 6:40 am
included in session10

Charlotte guides you through a lyrical landscape as she introduces you to the musical medicine of Dr Lala Lulu

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Pavlova

November 1, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 7:15 am
Free

Simple grooves, adventurous solos and an easy-going, laid-back approach to music making result in a good time for everyone, whether performing, listening, or taking photos to share on Facebook later.

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10 Minute Dance Party

November 1, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
included in session $10

DJ Ry will be rocking the caravan - hard - but only for 10 minutes!

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Meg Nightjar

November 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
included in session10

Intimate karaoke with a personal twist. Pick a card and hear a personal story told through song.

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Slide Night

November 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Free

Exotic, mysterious and alluring Slide Night is a seven-piece ensemble that plays kitsch 1950s exotica music with a dark twist. Offering up sensual jungle tone poems and lush orchestrations complete with birdcalls, shimmering Afro-Cuban percussion and mad jungle flutes Slide Night will transport you to a 5-o'clock dreamland! Mixing classic arrangements from the likes of Les Baxter and Martin Denny with original compositions and arrangements, Slide Night perform along side two slide projectors beaming authentic travel slides from around the…

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The Moulin Beige

November 1, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
included in session10

Showcasing Melbourne's newest, boldest and most experiMENTAL variety night for character comedy and clown – hosted by Kimberley Twiner!

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Tiny Horse

November 1, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Free

Perfect late night psychedelic fare from some of The Village's most favouritest musicians.

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Bomb Collar

November 1, 2015 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am
included in session10

Direct from the End Of Human History, The Last Pop Singer Alive will perform cautionary ballads from the Dead Future! Also some sexier dance-y material

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The Unfurling of Curly Wurm

November 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
included in session10

Squirm along with Carly Fern (a.k.a Curly Wurm) as she burrows deep beneath the layers of her psyche, unravelling and revealing the true nature of her subconscious. For lovers of retro-futurist-dystopian-magic-realism, psychoanalysis & small-budget-absurdist-theatre. A show about imagination, procrastination & madness. One show only! Not to be missed!

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Pavlova

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Free

Simple grooves, adventurous solos and an easy-going, laid-back approach to music making result in a good time for everyone, whether performing, listening, or taking photos to share on Facebook later.

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Shakuhachi Workshop

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 12:00 am
Free

Shakuhachi Melbourne is a newly group formed by shakuhachi and multi-instrumentalist, Adam Simmons, to promote the sound and beauty of Japan’s famous bamboo flute

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Sounds From Planet Sol

November 1, 2015 @ 11:30 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 12:10 am
included in session10

Charlotte guides you through a lyrical landscape as she introduces you to the musical medicine of Dr Lala Lulu

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Low Down Big Band

November 1, 2015 @ 11:30 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 12:30 am
Free

The Low Down Big Band is an 18-piece group from Melbourne. They’re young, fresh and play high-energy music. You can expect a big sound, funky beats, swinging solos and good times when Low Down hits the stage

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Shakuhachi Concert

November 2, 2015 @ 12:00 am
Free

Shakuhachi Melbourne is a newly group formed by shakuhachi and multi-instrumentalist, Adam Simmons, to promote the sound and beauty of Japan’s famous bamboo flute

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Sex On Toast (Dance With Me)

November 2, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am
Free

One of the hottest live bands in the country. Funk, latin, yacht-rock, naughtiness. Sex on Toast are an irrepressibly charming 10 man organisation who specialise in raw early 80’s funk, hard-edged new jack swing, blazing improvisation and heartfelt blue-eyed soul. Currently residing in Melbourne, Australia, their choreographed stage act, complex arrangements, performative larrikinism and danceability have won the hearts of casual punters and hardcore fans alike, all across Australia. 2014 saw the release of their self-titled debut album, featuring the…

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Dance With Me – massed / intimate dance

November 2, 2015 @ 1:30 am - 2:15 am
Free

Dance With Me lets you learn some fun partner dance routines with dancing duo Bec Reid and Timothy Harvey. There’s a Gypsy Tap Progressive, a Salsa and a modern street dance. There are videos on-line. Choose one of the parts and learn the steps for each dance on-line at your own pace. Simply choose Part A or Part B for each. Or come to one of the intergenerational dance workshops throughout October. Then at this final session, come to The…

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All Day Fritz

November 2, 2015 @ 2:30 am - 3:15 am
Free

Super kids pop. ALL DAY FRITZ  are a bunch of well known Melbourne performers who enthusiastically cross the great divide to play musical shows that are genuinely for adults and kids alike. The music is rootsy, swingy, jazzy, rocky, rowdy, mellow, groovy, harmonious and never dumbed down. At our gigs the dance floor is usually packed with kids and adults, grandparents swing dancing and babies jiggling. Kids of all ages have a ball and parents can relax, and enjoy the…

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Tarantella!

November 2, 2015 @ 3:30 am - 4:00 am
Free

You'll dance like the spider bit you!

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The Reyclables

November 2, 2015 @ 3:50 am - 4:10 am
Free

Fridges, washing machines, dryers – exploring sounds from these everday white goods. As part of a Melbourne University community engagement project, during October musician (and Village veteran) Adam Simmons and Ass. Prof John Fitzgerald have worked in collaboration with Kids off the Kerb and the Click Clack Project in conducting creative and experimental sound workshops in Footscray. Taking discarded appliances and giving them new life, Recyclables present their debut at The Village Festival, creating some of the freshest, cleanest and…

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Parlor O’ La La

November 2, 2015 @ 4:00 am - 6:30 am
Free

Gorgeous Gypsy Jive with a splash of ragtag beats. This band is coming fast!

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Tetrahedra

November 2, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 6:30 am
Free

Effortlessly reigning in a startling array of influences, Tetrahedra weld a brand of exciting electro-pop that is uniquely their own. Described as a “band approaching pop music from an outside perspective”, Tetrahedra wield a startling array of influences to create a unique brand of modern pop music. Forming in 2014 at the Victorian College of the Arts, it’s easy to draw comparison between Tetrahedra and the likes of Björk, Little Dragon or Tame Impala. Whilst incorporating musical approaches not typically…

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Horns of Leroy

November 2, 2015 @ 6:30 am - 7:15 am
Free

Melbourne brass royalty, The Horns are a fresh blend of funk, soul and traditional New Orleans jazz music.

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DJ Lovely Clearwater

November 2, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am
Free

He is a DJ. But really he wants to control you. And he will.

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December 2015

Falls Festival Lorne

December 28, 2015 - January 2, 2016
Falls Farm: Falls Festival, Benwerrin-Mount Sabine Rd
Lorne, Victoria 3232 Australia
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The Falls Music and Arts Festival is an institution. Mainstage acts include Alpine, Birds of Tokyo, Courtney Barnett, Young Fathers, Hilltop Hoods and so many more. The Village is the festival within the festival. Relax by day, party by night! The Village operates: Tue 29 December, 1pm-6pm Wed 30 December, 10am-6pm Thu 31 December, 12.30am-4am; 10am-6pm Fri 1 January 2016, 12.30am-5am

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Falls Festival Marion Bay

December 30, 2015 @ 7:00 am - January 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Falls Festival: Marion Bay, Marion Bay, Bream Creek
Bream Creek, Tasmania 7175 Australia
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The Village is part of the nation's finest musical festivals, in one of Tasmania's most picturesque locations. The Village will operate: Tue 29 December 8pm - 1am Wed 30 December 10am - 6pm Thu 31 December 12.30am - 3.30am; 10am - 6pm Fri 1 January 2016; 12.30am-5am

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Falls Festival Byron Bay

December 31, 2015 - January 4, 2016
Falls Festival: Byron Bay, North Byron Parklands, 126 Tweed Valley Way
Yelgun, NSW 2484 Australia
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The new kid on the block as far as Falls Festival is concerned, this has already grown to one of the nation's most sought after tickets. Set on the tropical oasis of the North Byron Parklands, it’s a special place to spend your NYE with sequined palm trees, stars, music and friends. The Village will feature Lola's Bar full of surprising cabaret performances and great music.

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June 2016

Rose Turtle Ertler’s Complimentary Caravan

June 18, 2016 - June 19, 2016

“I can live for two months on a good compliment”, said Mark Twain once apparently! Step inside this cosy caravan and bathe in a soundtrack of heartfelt ‘compliments’ collected from the Castlemaine community. Relax and enjoy an intensely positive experience of encouragement and appreciation. Rose Turtle Ertler is a Maldon based musician and community artist

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