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Back this winter to bring you some fiery, lyrical goodness, ON THE UP 2 once again showcases another plethora of Melbourne’s fledgling wordsmiths! Triple J Unearthed competition winners Low Budget bring it back to the underground off the back of their performance at Splendour in the Grass, as well as highly innovative emcee Blunted Monk, Anon Speak, G Force and Doesa Ive on Friday August 21. Hosted by Grinny n’ T and with resident DJ Blazin Marty spinning wax from 9pm to 3am, this is an absolute must for fans of lyrical hip-hop or those who’ll enjoy some warm beats this winter! $10 at the door.

1 – 2 Approx DJ Sheriff Rosco
12:30 – 1 Low Budget
12:10 – 12:30 Blunted Monk
11:50 – 12:10 DJ Blazin Marty
11:30 – 11:50 Anon Speak [Lakonic & DJ Fokus]
11:10 – 11:30 DJ Blazin Marty
10:50 – 11:10 G Force w/ DJ Xcise
10:30 – 10:50 Doesa Ive
9 – 10:30 DJ Blazin Marty

Hosted by Grinny n’ T
Merch from all artists available on the night!


For all SA heads, we have The LaserDisc album launch from Low Budget. Expect to catch Raph Boogie, BVA, Headstrong Company, DJ’s Sanchez, dL, Suu and Admin. This all goes down Saturday September 5, at the Crown and Sceptre. Doors open at 9pm, entry is only $12.