THE FIVE BEST GIGS THIS MONTH
5 R’N’B Fridays Live Following the success of the hit radio show, R’N’B Fridays Live will feature top R’N’B stars from the ’90s all the way through to today. Expect over five hours of live sets from Craig David, Ne-yo, Sean Paul, Kelly Rowland, Kelis, En Vogue and Fatman Scoop. à Hisense Arena, Olympic Blvd 3000. 132 849. rnbfridayslive.com. 4pm. $99.90-$249.90. Oct 19-20. 4 Killing Heidi Believe it or not, it’s been 20 years since Killing Heidi stormed onto the Aussie music mainstream with seminal hits like ‘Weir’ and ‘Mascara’. Now, Ella and Jesse Hooper are hitting the road again to celebrate their eclectic career. à Village Green Hotel, Cnr Springvale & Ferntree Gully Rd, Mulgrave 3170. 1300 762 545. tickets. oztix.com.au. 8pm. $44.90. Sat Oct 21. 3 Alex Lahey Melbourne singer songwriter Alex Lahey, a founding member of local band Animaux, will play songs from her debut album, I Love You
like a Brother, which is set to be released on Friday October 6 and is preceded by new single ‘Every Day’s the Weekend’. à The Corner Hotel, 57 Swan St, Richmond 3121. 03 9427 7300. cornerhotel.com. 7.30pm. $28. Wed Oct 18. 2 Darebin Music Feast Melbourne’s thriving music community comes together to celebrate songwriting and music at this annual festival featuring acts like Mana, Coloured Stone, Shane Howard, Custard, Melbourne Ukulele Festival, Josh Kelly Trio, Kutcha Edwards and Miss Colombia and the Electrotropical Orchestra. à Northcote Town Hall, 189 High St, Northcote 3070. musicfeast.com. au. Oct 12-22.