Melbourne Town Hall
Joel Creasey - 'Basic AF' (Wed to Sat 6.15pm, Sun 3pm) $49.90
Thursday - Tinder Cindy (7-8pm), Late Night Laughs with host George Dimarelo (11pm), Friday - Comedy on the Rocks, Tinder Cindy (7-8pm), Saturday - Comedy on the Rocks, Tinder Cindy (7-8pm), Sunday - Comedy on the Rocks, Tinder Cindy (7-8pm), Let's Talk about Sex Baby! with Kitty Obsidian (8.30pm)
A Comedy Festival edition of Fed Square Films sees some classics hit the big screen over the weekend. Friday - Clueless, 8pm, Saturday - Easy A, 8pm.
Films for kids on the big screen at Fed Square.
Wednesday - Christopher Robin, 3pm, Thursday - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 3pm, Saturday - Dora and the Lost City of Gold, 4pm.
An educational adventure for primary school-aged kids involving maps and clipboards culminates in Easter eggs at the Fitzroy Gardens. Kids, accompanied by an adult, collect their equipment and instructions from the visitor centre. Entry of $7.40 includes entry for one child and one adult to Cook's Cottage. Bookings not required. Wednesday to Monday 10am-3.30pm.
COLLINGWOOD & ABBOTSFORD
Starting in San Francisco, Record Store Day has grown into a global phenomenon which sees collectors line up for special releases and take to the streets on 'record crawls'. Backed by Yarra City Council, the day will be celebrated on Saturday with 'Vinyl Party' in-store gigs at Skydiver Records and The Searchers. Skydiver, which has relocated from Abbotsford to 358 Smith St, Collingwood, is celebrating with DJs all day (Gab Cole, Jon Jones, Leo James, Nice Girl, RBI, Rev Lon, River Yarra, Vartan) and a BBQ in the courtyard. 7am to 7pm. In an all-day affair, The Searchers, at 93 Smith St Fitzroy, will host Disko Bizzarro, Lloyd Briggs and DJ Pjenne. Among local shops stocking the Record Store Day releases are Dutch Vinyl and HUB301 Records in Johnston St, Abbotsford.
A vast range of spirits will be on offer at the Australian Distillers Festival, which brings together some of the best craft distillers in the country. Including Victorian-made Grainshaker Vodka and Gospel Whiskey, Bass and Flinders Gin and Jimmy Rum from the Mornington Peninsula plus many interstate offerings. $70 includes a three-hour tasting session and a glass. Saturday. Sessions: 12-3pm, 2-5pm and 4-7pm. Tickets: www.australiandistillersfestival.com/
There will be live music, street foods and fresh produce at the vibrant multicultural Lennox St market on Sunday. Also taking place are workshops on dumpling making, knitting and African and Indian dance. Henna tattoos, face painting and coffee reading also available. Lennox & Butler Reserve, 3-8pm.
Sunday - Special event featuring Spacey Space, Honeysmack, DJ JNett, T Rek 2-10pm.
Friday- The Seven Ups with Special Guests Cookin on 3 Burners, Sunday - Cosmic Psychos.
Thursday - Jimi Hocking, Friday - The Fringe Dwellers + Garry Allen, Saturday - Mojo Mafia + Darren Constable.
Friday - Woody Pitney 'Actual Proper Comeback Show', Saturday - The Delta Riggs - 2022 A Riggs Odyssey' Tour, Sunday - ThunderZ & Desant On Da Way Australian tour.
Thursday - Canyon Callers
Sunday - Stingo Blues Club - 4.30pm blues jam, 6pm Luke Dylan Greenhatch, resident band The Blow Out.
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