Cherry’s Birthday Bash, Music on Film Fest, Winter Ball, Ty Segall This Weekend

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July 7, 2011 7:00 pmtoJuly 10, 2011 11:00 pm

Heart And Soul
Some of my best nights out have been at Cherry Bar on a Thursday, when Vincent Peach and Pierre Baroni would host their famous Soul Night. The dance floor was always packed as the best music ever made was played non-stop all night (back when you could smoke inside a cherry-tinged haze was cast over the dance floor). Just as Babylove stopped and everyone slumped and thought they couldn’t dance anymore Vince would spin I Want You Back and everyone would jump up again shaking their tail feathers and boozing till the wee hours. Vince and Pierre are back this Thursday to celebrate Melbourne’s longest running soul night, which turns 11 this week. Be there with bells on, it’s gonna be bigger than Diana Ross’ beehive.
What: Soul Music and Dancing
Where: Cherry Bar, AC/DC Lane, Melbourne
When: Thursday 7 July, 9pm – 5am

Bell Of The Ball
Dust Devil Music are teaming up with Foodbank Victoria to turn the slightly scuzzy Corner Hotel into a swanky, sparkling ballroom for the 3rd Annual Winter Ball this weekend. Charles Jenkins and his band The Zhivagos plus heaps of special guests including Mark Seymour, Kat Spazzy and Georgia Fields will all be performing. Voted Gig of the Year on 3RRR’s Off The Record program, all proceeds from the night go to Foodbank Victoria.
What: Fundraising Ball
Where: Corner Hotel, 57 Swan St, Richmond
When: Saturday 9 July, 8pm – 11pm
Web: www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=130739713666754
Tickets: 9427 9198 or www.cornerhotel.com

Music on Film Festival (MOFF)
Do you love films, music and grand old theatres? Well, it’s your lucky week because the Palais Theatre is holding the Music on Film Festival (MOFF) from now to Sunday, showcasing 12 great musical films from Fantasia to Pink’s Funhouse. MOFF also features four Scorcese films on the aptly named ‘Scorcese Sunday’. May I suggest a big bowl of Woodstock with a side of New York, New York and a garnishing of It Might Get Loud?
What: 12 of the best Musical Films ever made
Where: Palais Theatre, St. Kilda
When: Now – Sun 10th July
Web: www.moff.com.au
Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com.au/moff

Studio Hey?
Studio A is a live comedy program on Channel 31 that is run by dedicated volunteers. They raise funds by doing things like this fundraiser at The Corner Hotel, featuring stand up comics Dave Thornton, Justin Hamilton and Josh Thomas.
What: Comedy Fundraising
Where: The Corner Hotel, 57 Swan St, Richmond
When: Thursday 7 July
Web: www.facebook.com/studioa.c31#!/event.php?eid=244090552271349

Ty Segall
Ty is a 23-year-old wunderkind from San Fran who’s been playing an insane amount of shows recently. Some call what he does Neo Psych Garage, some call it Lo-Fi, Segall says it sounds like cherry cola snow-cones and taffy. I don’t care what you call it, it sounds bloody good to me. Support from Chook Race and Super Wild Horses.
What: Musics
When: Saturday 9 July
Where: The Tote, 67 – 71 Johnston St, Collingwood
Web: http://ty-segall.com

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