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 / 9th April / 2018
Abbey Rose / Wroclaw / Isobel Caldwell at Open Studio
Open Studio, Northcote / 7:30pm – 11pm
The trio gig you can’t get enough of! Catch Abbey Rose, Darwin-raised, shining talented singer and songwriter; Wroclaw – Imogen Cygler, encompassing a Baroque Pop influence with a voice that will have you stunned; and Isobel Caldwell – local Melbourne musician with the vocals to match the acoustic vibes of her guitar. An evening of queening and organic, wholesome music, plus some yummy bevs and crepes on offer, what more could you want?
Tue / 10th April / 2018
Bar Oussou’s Open Mic
Bar Oussou, Brunswick / 7pm – 12am
Every Tuesday is Open Mic down at Bar Oussou. Local, eager talent are invited to apply to secure a 15 minute slot, which you can go see from 7pm. Immerse your senses in the gifted performances of undiscovered gems and artists across the inner north.
Wed / 11th April / 2018
Does Language Refer To The World?
Queensberry Hotel, Carlton / 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Hosted by the Melbourne University Philosophy Society, everyone is invited to this enticing and debatable discussion over a drink (or a few). Opinions and interested minds encouraged. Make some new mates and enjoy the banter between likeminded individuals.
Thu / 12th April / 2018
Pup Tentacle EP Launch
The Workers Club, Fitzory / 8pm – 11pm
Business people in suits playing some mighty fine psychedelic tunes; Pup Tentacle is hitting up The Workers Club to release their first done and dusted EP, ‘David Spade Can Hear Us Through The Walls’. Featuring such hits as I Hope Chris Pratt Hears This Song One Day and Tree Sky, their vibes are as sporadically dreamy as they are hilariously entertaining. Joining them in the cockpit will be the funkadelic comptroller, Moses Carr with his devilish beats and smooth melodies, followed by the star-defining talent, Jade Alice with her untamed vocal power and infectiously lovely pop songs. The awkward silences will go astray thanks to the tunes mixed by DJ Tony Chocoloney, keeping you boogieing through the night.
Fri / 13th April / 2018
MUSLSA’s Annual Charity Play: The Biggest Richard
Union House Theatre, Parkville / 7:30pm – 10pm
Be there for MUSLSA’s Annual Charity Play, The Biggest Richard – the latest creation to the yearly dose of spice, a show thrice and a reasonable admission price! Expect hands slapping knees and plenty of dad jokes within the killer script performed by exceptional actors and dancers. An enjoyable night for all ages, with all proceeds contributing towards ‘The New Chapter Project’ – aiming to rebuild, refurnish and restock a school library for the students of St. Mary’s Primary School in Wennappuwa, Sri Lanka. An entertaining performance for a greater cause, you won’t feel bored nor guilty going out this Friday night!
Sat / 14th April / 2018
Massive Warehouse Plant Sale
Greener House, Collingwood / 10am – 4pm
Bring life to your home – literally! Purify the air, allow yourself to relax, and grow something incredible. The local horticulturalists will be around to answer all your plant-loving questions and find the perfect little (or big) leafy friend to decorate your home. Also consider browsing the gorgeous collections of pots to give your new plant buddy an aesthetically pleasing home.
Sun / 15th April / 2018
Barkly Square, Brunswick / 10am – 3pm
The bi-annual Barkly Market has returned. Supporting local retailers, in Barkley Square’s outdoor precinct, The Laneway, here you can find an eclectic mix of vintage and handmade products. Think proper inner north Sunday market; clothing, jewellery, artwork, books, records, plants and much more to add to your collections or start up new ones. Enter with precaution – hands will not be restrained from draining wallets.
Feature Image Credit: Pup Tentacle Facebook Page