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Rise Festival – Melbourne Sunday

Friday, May 21st, 2010 | News | No Comments
Rise Festival - Melbourne Sunday

This Sunday in Melbourne marks the official launch of the Rise Refugee organisation in Fed Square.

In their own words:

“RISE (Refugees, Survivors & Ex-Detainees) will be holding their first multicultural arts and dance festival in Melbourne. The festival has an amazing line up of singers, musicians, comedians, break dancing, DJs, Fashions and so much more! Acts will include rap, funk reggae, hip hop amongst other musical styles

The event will be hosted by Aamer Rahman and Nazeem Hussain, the creators of the critically acclaimed standup comedy show FEAR OF A BROWN PLANET which was awarded the Melbourne International Comedy Festival – Best Newcomer Award.

From African Gospel to Brazilian Capoeria, this showcase of young talent is an expression of the vast experience and cultural assets within the ethnic community.

RISE aspires to address issues of social isolation, identity and inequity by creating a safe place for young people and practicing social inclusion, trust, generosity and respect.

Come along and join us in our celebration of cultural diversity and to officially launch our organisation.”

Performing at 6pm will be Very Good’s own Pataphysics with full band

Date: Sunday, May 23, 2010

Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: Federation Square (BMW Edge)

Limited seats available, arrive early to secure your spot!

Media Contacts:- Sally Saadeldin, Reem Mussa or Nawal Ali (03 9639 8623)

For more information, contact info@riserefugee.org

Make a donation:

RISE is a Tax deductible organization and your support help us to build the community in Victoria. To make a donation to RISE contact admin@riserefugee.org

ABN :- 83 916 539 886

Ph: – (03) 9639 8623

Fax: – (03) 9650 3689

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Space Invadas Launch Soul-Fi Tour

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 | News | No Comments
Space Invadas Launch Soul-Fi Tour

Kicking off next Thursday (22nd April) is the Space Invadas Launch tour, hitting 5 Australian city’s for a series of one off shows. Along for the ride will be special guests Koolism making for a double header of some strong Australian hip hop crossover artists.

We spoke to half of Space Invadas (Katalyst) not so long ago when he was gearing up for these shows with partner Steve Spacek and their live band / vocalists… well it’s finally here so check it out people…

Space Invadas feat. Buff 1 and RuC.L

Enjoy

…bs

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Fink is in Melbourne

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 | News | No Comments
Fink is in Melbourne

Since we last spoke of our hope to see Brittish Singer, Songwriter, DJ, producer, and Soul man Fink in Australasia he has finally arrived, thanks to Niche Productions, and following some Sydney performances Fink will play 2 shows in Melbourne this week at:

The Corner Hotel in Richmond Thursday 28th Jan

The Hi-Fi with Madeski, Martin & Wood Friday 29th Jan

Fink – This is the Thing

The last post has a good introduction to who Fink is and where he came from for those who haven’t before heard of him. And the music says it all.

If you get the chance… you’ll want to check this guy out.

You can hear more of Fink at:

www.myspace.com/finkmusic

…bs

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Olmecha Supreme VS Pataphysics kicks off

Saturday, November 28th, 2009 | News | No Comments
Olmecha Supreme VS Pataphysics kicks off

It’s finally time to kick off the Olmecha Supreme VS Pataphysics tour this Thursday December 3rd in Canberra!

So excited were the artists that they went out an bought themselves tickets for the show only to learn that as performers they get in for free! So as not to waste these tickets the bands asked Very Good if there were any people in Australia who might want their double passes to enjoy one of the shows they are playing around Australia?

Olmecha Supreme Live at De La Soul Wellington New Zealand

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If you would like to enter the draw to take them up on their offer email your name and city to vg@verygood.com.au with the subject line ‘community’.

TOUR INFORMATION:

ANU Bar Canberra, Dec 3rd w special guests TBA Tickets are at Ticketek

Beach Rd Bondi, Dec 4th w Laneous and the Family Yah and DJ Mike Who

Gaelic Club Sydney, Dec 5th w Budspells and DJ JC – Tickets will be on sale at Moshtix

The National Hotel Geelong, Dec 11th w special guests TBA Tickets at Oztix

First Floor Melbourne, Dec 12th w Kano and Guests – Tickets at Moshtix

Great Northern Hotel Byron, Dec 17th w special guests TBA tickets will be on sale at Oztix

Cooly Hotel Gold Coast, Dec 18th w special guests TBA tickets on sale Oztix

The Hi-Fi Brisbane, Dec 20th w special guests TBA Tickets on sale The Hifi

Ruby’s Belgrave, Dec 16th w special guests TBA  Tickets on sale at Moshtix.

Olmecha Supreme play The Woodford Folk Festival Dec 30th

See you there!

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Free tickets? For real?

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 | News | No Comments
Free tickets? For real?

Over the next 7 weeks, we are lucky enough to be working with some of the greatest crossover artists in Australasia for  a series of one off collaborative performances.

Over the next 7 weeks, Very Good readers are lucky enough to have some free tickets on offer from the bands who have generously offered their community the chance to come along and enjoy the events as their guests.

We are talking of course about Batucada Sound Machine, Olmecha Supreme, Pataphysics, King Tide, LABJACD, and DJ JC. To enter the draw, all you need to do is email vg@verygood.com.au with the subject line saying ‘community’ and your name, city, and preferred concert.

Batucada Sound Machine - He Said She Said
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Batucada Sound Machine will play:

Gaelic Club Sydney, Nov 19th with King Tide and DJ JCGet your tickets From Moshtix

AWME Black Box Melbourne, Nov 20th – Get your tickets to AWME

Ruby’s Lounge Belgrave, Nov 21st with Pataphysics – Get your tickets From Moshtix

East Brunswick Club Melbourne, Nov 26th with LABJACD & PataphysicsGet your tickets here

Robe Village Fair Robe, Nov 27th and 28th – Get your tickets here

LABJACD Live at Woodford Folk Festival

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Olmecha Supreme VS Pataphysics will play:

ANU Bar Canberra, Dec 3rd w special guests TBA

Beach Rd Bondi, Dec 4th w Laneous and the Family Yah and DJ Mike Who

Gaelic Club Sydney, Dec 5th w Budspells and DJ JC

The National Hotel Geelong, Dec 11th w special guests TBA

First Floor Melbourne, Dec 12th w special guests TBA

Ruby’s Belgrave, Dec 16th w special guests

Great Northern Hotel Byron, Dec 17th w special guests TBA

Cooly Hotel Gold Coast, Dec 18th w special guests TBA Get Tickets

The Hi-Fi Brisbane, Dec 20th w special guests TBA Get Tickets

Tickets on sale next week.

Olmecha Supreme – Bebestyle

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…bs

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