Residency Roundup - July

Each month Melbourne plays host to a plethora of residency shows. For some reason Melbourne is the only place in Australia that really has a huge residency culture. Just try getting people out on a Monday to see a band in Sydney. Or even a Thursday in Brisbane! But in ol’ Melbourne town these shows are commonplace. So each month we’re gonna bring you the cream of the crop of residenc shows with our residency roundup.

Here are our tips for July!

Paper House - Sundays at The Toff

Paperhouse are fuzz pop band that conjure images of CBGB’s Television and Blondie with the pop smarts of 70s pop rockers Nick Lowe and Big Star. They release their new single End Of The World is being released over a residency at The Toff In Town this July.  Taking every Sunday evening from 7pm Paperhouse are bringing a stella lineup of bands and the cream of Melbourne soul, funk and 60s lounge too.  Sunday is the perfect day to catch this band in the lux surrounds of the Toff while Melbourne rains in the background.

Sunday 24th July – With Brooke Russell, The Mean Reds + DJ Miss Goldie

Sunday 31st July - *Single Launch* - With Tilman Robinson, Age of Flood + DJ Emma Peel


Liam Linley – Wednesdays at Some Velvet Morning

Liam Linley, frontman for The Bowers, one third of Hoy and one of Melbourne's most loved songwriters is leaping head first into his solo venture with a residency at the cosiest Melbourne venue, Some Velvet Morning in Clifton Hill. As part of Leaps and Bounds festival he will be accompanied by an eclectic lineup of supports these shows will showcase Liams unique songwriting talent as he performs new music from his first upcoming solo album as well as hits from Bowers and Hoy.

These intimate performances will warm your winter nights every Wednesday this July. All shows FREE entry. Details below

Wednesday July 13th with Emily Ulman (on her "Tour of Yarra")

Wednesday July 20th with Monnone Alone

Wednesday July 27th with Jessie L. Warren (half/cut, HALFSHARK)


Ed Hawke at Prince Public Bar

Ed Hawke is taking over southsides Prince public bar in St Kilda every Friday in July. His soulful and groove based music has bluesy elements is like Eric Clapton but also Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke. Free entry to the Public bar. Surely a good way for southsiders to chill out to some good music.