Nightlife

Chaise Lounge // BLBC // Friday

Awad - April 13, 2015
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This edgy Melbourne institution lays low just off of the corner of Little Collins and Queens street. A stylish and intimate nightclub in the CBD where regulars DJ Kahlua and DJ Booty will deliver the finest urban beats. Shake to old-school favourites on the dancefloor as well as Hip Hop, Trap and R&B. Drinks specials on offer and guest-list is a must. Location 105 Queens Street Melbourne …

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56 Bricks // Sneaky Sundays // Sunday

Awad - March 19, 2015
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Hip-hop takes over Windsor Sunday afternoons @ 56Bricks. So funk up your afternoons with cheap drinks and smooth groves. Must not forget to mention their 5 hour long drink specials! Location 56 Chapel St, Windsor, VIC, 3181 Website 56 Bricks Email enquiry@56bricks.com Opening Hours Wednesday to Thursday 16:00 – Late Friday to Saturday 12:00 – 01:00 Sunday 12:00 – 23:00

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56 Bricks // I left my wallet at 56 Bricks // 21-03

Awad - March 19, 2015
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Be grateful that you left your wallet at Windsor and not El Segundo, and make the most of your time there. The infamous 5 hour “happy hour” specials, followed by drinks specials. MzRizk et al. spinning funk, funk and more. And all this for free. Saturday sorted. The flyer after the break…   Location 56 Chapel St, Windsor, VIC, 3181 Website 56 Bricks Email enquiry@56bricks.com Opening …

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Section 8 // Risky’s Block Party // 29-03

Awad - March 17, 2015
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MzRizk Block party is back for the 9th time, once again transforming Section 8 into Bronx street party. Hosted by Cazeaux OSLO, the block party will be running in its usual format (if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!). B-Ball shoot-outs with prizes, dance battles and Kwacha’s hair stall to get your hair did. Beats will be provided by Midnight Tenderness, Michelle Elizabeth, Kirkis, Benny Badge, No Name Nath …

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Ms Collins // Phat Thursdays // Thursday

Awad - February 22, 2015
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Newly opened, super swanky, Ms Collins now plays hosts on Thursdays to Phat Thursdays. Expect old-school R&B, West-coast raps and smooth grooves (basically everything to get your Thursday night bumping). Great vibes and extremely friendly host! Location 425 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC, 3006 Website Phat Thursdays Telephone +61 3 8614 2222 Opening Hours Thursday 17:00 – 03:00

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Alumbra // Soul Sessions // Sunday

Awad - February 22, 2015
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Looking for something different on a Sunday evening. How about live soulful music by the pier? Alumbra is a rather special venue – luxurious floor to wall ceilings and pretty impressive sound system. And on Sundays, Alumbra plays host to Alumbra. Expect a live band from 6 – 9 followed by DJs playing a mixture of R&B, reggae and soul. Soul Sessions @ Alumbra is the …

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Section 8

Awad - February 21, 2015
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Think junkyard and graffiti. Think shipping container and recycled materials. Think stylish hipsters and grunge and you get a sense of what Section 8 is. Hidden away in a Chinatown vacant lot, Section 8 has made best use of an empty outdoor space. Solid selection of beers and cocktails – my only real gripe is the lack of proper seating. Definitely a messy affair but it’s …

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56 Bricks

Oz Ibrahim - February 19, 2015
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Somewhat new-ish bar (circa late December 2014), 56 Bricks has already become one Yo Melbourne’s favourite drinking holes. Tucked away in uber trendy Windsor, is a cosy, 2 level bar, with wall decor we fell in love with instantly. Any bar with a life-sized image of Biggie’s head get’s our seal approval. And with a 5 hour, “Daily Happy Hour” special (obscene right!?), frequent visits from Yo Melbourne’s most-liked DJ, …

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Key Club // YOYO // Saturday // REVIEW

Awad - February 15, 2015
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Since 2012, Key Club, in the upper east end of the CBD continues to host some of the largest acts in R&B/HipHop scene. And on Saturday’s it continues to hosts one of Melbourne’s most prominent R&B night spots. Unfortunately, guest-lists is a must, and to avoid having to deal with the inevitable queue that forms, attempt to make your way in before 10pm. After having walked past …

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