Our Top Picks for April 2018
Abbotsford / Brunswick / Carlton / Collingwood / Fitzroy / Parkville / Northcote / North Melbourne
There is so much happening on a daily basis in Melbourne’s inner north it’s often hard to keep track of all the exciting and wonderful events taking place in this glorious region. We here at Inner Circle Magazine are constantly on the look out for new and engaging happenings – be they gigs, comedy shows, art installations, product launches or independent community events, and to help you find the best our region has to offer. This time, we’ve compiled a special list of our top picks and suggestions of things to do to this April!
Mon / 16th April / 2018
Improvised Potter at Melbourne Comedy Festival
Victorian Trades Hall Council Building, Carlton / 7pm – 8pm
We solemnly swear that this show will be funny or your money back! An improvised new Harry Potter adventure will be casted right before your idea. An audience-suggested title of a Harry Potter book will ignite a story of a year at Hogwarts like you’ve never seen it before. Funnier than a trip to Zonko’s and more spell-binding than Ollivander’s, Improvised Potter features some of the finest improvisers in Melbourne. The show is unrehearsed and completely made up on the spot! Book now before it sells out.
Tue / 17th April / 2018
Naughtons Parkville Hotel, Parkville / 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Get the brain pumping in an all-rounder trivia game hosted by Quizmeisters in the back bar. Hearty food and chilled beers in a room filled with laughter, meeting challengers and bonding with new teammates. There are weekly prizes, with the winning team taking home a case of Holgate craft beer. Put your mind to use for a night of fun and laughs.
Wed / 18th April / 2018
Best Happy Hour
Baller, Collingwood / 4pm – 7pm
The title says it all. For those saving for their mid-year Europe trip or not wanting to empty their pockets just for a social beer or two, Baller are hosting the best happy hour prices Wednesday – Sunday from 4pm-7pm. $3 pots, $5 pints, $5 wines, $5 basic spirits, $10 cocktails, $20 cocktail jugs! Plus awesome bar food from $6!
Thu / 19th April / 2018
The Michelle Nicolle Band
The Brunswick Green, Brunswick / 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Long-time Thursday regular, The Michelle Nicolle Band is now in it’s 11th year! Swing by to catch the illuminating vocals of Michelle Nicolle, Paul Williamson on Tenor Sax and Frank Di Sario on Double Bass, with the occasional special guests. For a dose of Thursday night jazz, with requests taken into account, there’s no better way to polish off the evening with a bev and professional live talent.
Fri / 20th April / 2018
Rites of Passage Tattoo Festival – Melbourne
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton / 10am – 6pm
Over the course of the weekend, 350 of the best tattoo artists from Australia and across the globe will be coming together to celebrate the unity of the tattoo industry and the intricate professionalism of divine body art. There’ll be huge giveaways and prizes, heaps of retail vendors with tattoo gear for sale, as well as the world’s best tattoo artists tattooing live! Show off what you’ve got or find your next tattoo inspo.
Sat / 21st April / 2018
The Fitzroy Market
Fitzroy Primary School, Fitzroy / 10am – 3pm
A community favourite (and has been for the past 8 years) The Fitzroy Market is setting up shop at Fitzroy Primary School. Visitors and locals are welcome to enjoy fresh treats, second-hand goodies, plants and homeware, live music and quality coffee (which, with this weather lately, is a necessity!) Find yourself a treasure and donate a gold coin to assist community partners.
Sun / 22nd April / 2018
Sampa The Great Melbourne (Matinee) The BBEE9 Experience
The Night Cat, Fitzroy / 2pm – 6pm
The AMP-award winning mixtape, Birds and The BEE9 is Melbourne-based, Sampa The Great’s 2017 release, which is igniting to life at The Night Cat. The BBEE9 Experience is a multi-sensory world of creative energy that will have you bopping and swinging your hips. Projections, video, visual art and poetry brings together the multi-form realisation of the spiritually minded, spoken word hip-hop, awe-inspiring talent of Zambian-born, Sampa Tembo. Special guests include thando and Drmngnow.
Feature Image Credit: Improvised Potter Facebook Page