Jack Rabbit Slims - Launch Night
Get the fuck out of Dodge and get into RB’s this Thursday for the LAUNCH PARTY of JACK RABBIT SLIMS – the new party that’s packing up the tequila and runnin’ south of the border!
DANCE / TWIST / DRINK / SNAP!
Smashing it up every Thursday night, with cheap booze and sweet tunes to make a mess of yourself on the dance floor.
With the house special $5 SHAKE that’ll have you twisting your way into photos you’ll regret the next day.
LIVE MUSIC / DJs SPINNING UNTIL LATE!
If you have a problem? Bitch, be cool.
First forming in January 2009 The Elliott's founding members Robbie and Clinton Elliott (Twin brothers) were on a mission to expand their audience, originally from the small city of Devonport in Tasmania, they sang and collaborated together for years before realising that there could be a wider opportunity, after signing an Indie Label when they left school, the boys decided to make the move to the fashion and culture capatial of Australia - Melbourne.
After the move, the boys decided that they needed one thing, a tight rhythm section. After auditioning for weeks, Ash and James, who had been friends for years decided to audition as a pair and go in together, there was no stopping these two, especially that they were, wonderful players of their instruments, but they could also sing.
After writing and gigging for around six months the boys finally mastered their sound of guitar driven close harmonies Synth/Pop/Rock. Together all four boys have been playing shows up and down the East Coast and have had airplay with their song “Star” in the twins homestate, Tasmania. The Elliott's have one mission, to conquer the pop universe by offering catchy yet intelligent songs that they enhance with complimentary instrumentation.
From humble beginnings at a promiscuous little night called The Clap, and much skill-honing at the now deceased 3rd Class (R.I.P), Post Percy is a delightful being. Taking the country by storm with his breathe of
fresh air approach and unpredictable and always memorable "kitchen sink" sets.
Each journey is crafted around the love of all GOOD music, pleasing (almost) even the modern day chinstroker amateur dj chasing "the mix" which sadly is the majority of a nightclub crown circa 2010,
while still keeping whats left of the people out for a good time and dance, more than happy.
While playing at clubs from city to city, Percy still calls MELBOURNE home, with regular gigs almost six nights week at new guernica, roxanne, superdisco prince of wales, no future, the mercat, brown alley, and Ms Libertines.
He has set the party mood for many internationals, supporting the likes of Robyn, Foals, Peaches, The Faint, Joakim, Todd Terje, Erol Alkan, The Rapture, Dj Kaos, Miike Snow, Vampire weekend, Golden Bug, Aeroplane, Classixx, and the debonair Mr. Vanilla Ice and countless other international acts as well as causing kiddie-riots at Splendour in the Grass, Falls, hotlicks and St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival. Playing the contemporary equivalent of a friendly houseparty ., Post Percy can be found pretty much anywhere and everywhere changing peoples lives, helping the metaphorical old lady across the road, kissing babys and signing your little sisters tits.
Lacking the desire for “Superstar DJ status, this lovable "young veteran" is probably more serious about the music than the genre it belongs to, open up, and get involved.. this is POSTPERCY.
Jesse Young has been DJing since he was 17 and has recently began producing.
Holding residencies at Cushion, Tramp, Boutique, Qbar, 161, Unlucky at Seven nightclub and Revolver Upstairs.
He is currently playing at Blac Mail Thursdays at Revolver, Red Bennies on Thursday, 161 Fridays, Happy at boutique on Saturdays and Circus on Fridays and Sundays.
As well as being one of the youngest djs in Melbourne he has played alongside acts including DJ PP, Sasha, Cirez D, Dirty South, Miami Horror, Ajax, Stafford Brothers, Bag Raiders, Tv rock, Aston shuffle, and Gramophenizie. Aswell as playing at Ministry of Sound Parties, Stereosonic and Future Music Festival.
At some nights you may expect him to be playing a Unique Party mash up styled set full of his own booties and edits and then at others the newest in deep/house/tech. All depends where and how the crowd is looking but Jesse will be able to pick it.
He's a DJ that plays party tunes all round Melbourne.
Playing at nights such as, NO FUTURE, Fashion Keyboard, Rats, Shake Some Action and most recently CAN'T SAY.
The kids got skills to pay bills and his on our bill for a very good reason.
Check out some of his stuff and his mixtape here
Jack Gramski (live acoustic)
A friendly neighbourhood folk musician, with an amazing voice, a fantastic talent and he has kindly agreed to share it with you early in the evening. Make sure that you come down to experience some true, new, young, emerging talent!
Here is a youtube clip from one of his most recent performances singing an original composition
Formed in the summer of 2011 by a frustrated band of music lovers and festival attendees who got sick of watching and decided it was time to start playing!
Thomas Whiteside - Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Banjo.
Henry Brooks - Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Bass, Mouth Harp.
Nina Buxton - Guitar, Vocals.
Daniel Bornstein - Banjo.
Ash Richter - Trombone, Ukelele, Bass.
Seren Spain - Fiddle, Vocals.
Supported by the equally talented and amazing support DJs:
For birthdays, functions or enquires of any nature please contact
$4 Pizzas 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Jack Gramski (live acoustic)
The Paper Street Soap Company (live)
Notes: Show times are approximate. Most tickets are for General Admission / standing room only - if you wish to upgrade your tickets to a table or booth, please call the Red Bennies office to make a reservation on (03) 9826 2689
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Jack Rabbit Slims - LAUNCH PARTY 4TH AUGUST!