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Melting Pot’s Top 4: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Hello and welcome back to another installation of 'Melting Pot's Top 4' - thanks so much for sticking with us as we continue to bring you the 4 absolute must-see gigs in Melbourne this coming week. We're scouring deep and hard to find you the cream of the crop that live music in this town has to offer! --  //friday// tempus sun 'owls' single launch The fast-rising folk & roots act TEMPUS SUN deliver their debut single 'Owls' this coming Friday at The Toff in Town. Having s...
Melting Pot’s Top 4: Tuesday, April 20th, 2017
Hello and welcome back to another installation of 'Melting Pot's Top 4' - thanks so much for sticking with us as we continue to bring you the 4 absolute must-see gigs in Melbourne this coming week. We're scouring deep and hard to find you the cream of the crop that live music in this town has to offer! --  //wednesday// broads/moonlover/alex lashlie Our outrageously gorgeous and supremely talented June feature artist, BROADS, takes to the stage on Wednesday night at The Old Bar w...
June 2017 Featured Artist: Broads
Born out of a decade of working together as musicians in various projects, BROADS is a minimalist pop-noir vocal group consisting of Jane Hendry and Kelly Day. Their songs are full of the echoes of yesteryear; compellingly haunting tones reminiscent of 30's & 40's popular music combined with their more contemporary influences. Whereas Broads have been performing together for around three or four years now, it is their debut album, 'Vacancy,' released in February this year, which has b...

Featured Artist - Ben Whiting

Ben Whiting
Ben Whiting is a singer/songwriter infusing folk/pop/alternative with a his own unique touch of melodic lyrics sung with a softer and higher tone than usual.
Watch Ben perform live at Melting Pot's Songwriters in the Round
Ben Whiting performing Dirty Hands in the round with Andy McGarvie and Gen Chadwick on Friday 6th of February 2015.

Artists from our latest event

Grim Fawkner
Grim Fawkner is an itinerant minstrel, whose acoustic works range from upbeat folk/country, to soulful balladry, with elements of blues, pop & indie thrown in.
Lucy Wise
Lucy Wise’s masterful storytelling and musical clarity capture the hearts of audiences wherever she goes. Her soulful vocals and intricate ukulele and guitar playing have made her a festival favourite across Australia and internationally.
Domini Forster
Inspired by the likes of Laura Marling and Joni Mitchell, Domini's poignant lyrics and transporting melodies open little windows into intimate moments. Her strong, pure voice lilts and croons across a colourful tapestry of harmonies, fingerpicked ukulele, guitar and glockenspiel.
Dan Lethbridge
Dan Lethbridge is a musician based in Melbourne, Australia. Part dusty folk singer/part electric guitar slinger, Dan has released three albums - the most recent being the genre-bending 'Inner Western'.
Brooke Taylor & Delsinki Records
Born and raised singer/songwriter Brooke Taylor is 5 foot 2 inches of acoustic, melodic, bluesy grunt. With a voice that can cover country to blues with equal poise and assurance, she writes with a penchant for human vulnerabilities that her audience can empathise and relate to.
Timothy Nelson
Perth based singer/songwriter who, after a decade of writing, recording and touring with his bands The Infidels, High Horse and The Kill Devil Hills, recently released his debut solo album 'Words Like Young'. Nelson's tunes combine 70's west coast alt country with 90s slacker indie rock.

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Domini Forster // Are You Well?
Domini Forster performing "Are You Well?" in the round with Grim Fawkner and Lucy Wise at Cromwell Studios on Friday 9th of December 2016. Domini Forster: Inspired by the likes of Laura Marling and Joni Mitchell, Domini's poignant lyrics and transporting melodies open little windows into intimate moments. Her strong, pure voice lilts and croons across a colourful tapestry of harmonies, fingerpicked ukulele, guitar and glockenspiel. https://dominiforster.com/ https://www.fa...
Lucy Wise // Winter Sun
Lucy Wise performing "Winter Sun" in the round with Grim Fawkner and Domini Forster at Cromwell Studios on Friday 9th of December 2016. Lucy Wise: Hailing from the far South Western corner of Australia, singer-songwriter Lucy Wise has delighted audiences across Australia, New Zealand and the UK with her unique blend of folk, chamber and pop music combined with masterful storytelling. Drawing inspiration from her background in Appalachian and Celtic folk music, as well as legendary...