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Gypsy Brown feat. Shannen Wicks (Fulton St), Mantra

Gypsy Brown feat. Shannen Wicks (Fulton St), Mantra

10:00pm, Sat 12 February, 2022

Event Details

9 piece Funk outfit Gypsy Brown return to The Night Cat - featuring Fulton Street's Shannen Wicks and Mantra on guest vocals!

The Gypsy Brown sound is an eclectic mix of grooves and sounds that gets people moving and shakin' on the dance floor.

+ a lineup of Melbourne's best musicians:

Elvis Aljus (percussion)

Justin Stanford (percussion)

Yuri Pavlinov (bass) - Bamboos

Ivan Choi (drums) - Cookin on 3 Burners

Anton  Delecca (sax) - Bamboos

Dan Mougerman (keys) 

Paul Coyle (trumpet)

Andrew Werner (trombone)

Marty Lubrand (guitar)


The music reflects an unconventional, vagabond sound combining and working within a mix of genres and styles. In the Gypsy Brown world musical genres come together and explode to create a fusion of sounds, that take influence from funk, Latin, reggae and all bits in-between …the music can’t be pigeon-holed, leaving you wanting more. 

Elvis has played with and recorded alongside some of the most respected musicians in the industry.  Disco Montego,  Rene Geyer, Mark De Clive Lowe, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Mo Horizons (Germany), Breakestra (USA), Joe Bataan(USA), The Bamboos, Daniel Merriweather, Nouvelle Vague(France), Cirque du soleil- Totem band.

Gypsy Brown first unleashed on to the scene with debut single Life’s a Trip released independently through Freestyle Records in the UK. The track was later released on Freestyles’ Fresh Out Of The Box compilation as a remix by Mo’ Horizons, which led to a collaboration with them on a track called ‘Back To Melbourne’. This track featured on Mo Horizons and the Banana Lounge System released through Agogo Records. 

Acclaimed producer John Castle (Washington, The Cat Empire, Lior, The Bamboos, The Drones) worked with Elvis to take Gypsy Brown to new creative heights and cover of classic 70’s track Stepping Stones  by Johnny Harris- which was released on The Soul of Melbourne compilation album.


We acknowledge that this event will be held on Wurundjeri land of the Kulin Nation and recognise that sovereignty was never ceded. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging

As part of our COVIDSafe plan, The Night Cat requires all ticket holders and patrons of the venue to check in using the Service Victoria App when entering the venue.

A mask must be worn inside the venue. Failure to wear a mask may result in denied entry to or ejection from the venue.

In accordance with government implemented public health orders, all attendees must have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in order to enter the venue. You will be asked to provide proof of vaccination upon entry.