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 With his vast collection of vinyl records, The Knave loves getting into character and is Melbourne's top party DJ for themed events & parties such as a 1970's Disco DJ, A Tropical Hawaiian Party, A Night In Havana event, Mexican, A 1950's Rock N Roll Hop, 1980's party DJ , Groovy 1960's themes, A Halloween event DJ, Vegas, Bond & Casino themed events, Jazz and Swing for a Roaring 1920's Gatsby themed event and more!


The Knave takes bookings for festivals, nightclubs, private functions, events and weddings. Get in touch and The Knave will be happy to help!

Since starting his first DJ residency and subsequent show on Radio Active FM in Wellington in 2001, The Knave has spun all manner of Funk, Indie, Rock, Disco, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Roots, Exotica and more.

He has supported acts such as King Gizzad & The Lizard Wizard, The Breeders, The Black Seeds, Fat Freddys Drop, The Kills, Connan Mockasin and Peaches as well as the performing The Whiskey, Wine & Fire Festival, White Night, Melbourne Film Festival & many more!


Popular Party Classics Spanning All Decades
• Funk & Disco • Soul • Jazz  • Afro Cuban • Latin  • Exotica • Blues • 

Rock N Roll • 60’s Groovers • 70’s Classics • 80's & 90's Hits and more!



Just the name says! A mix of fun party classics that gets the dance floor going and enjoyed by young and old alike. Groovin' & Uptempo Soul to satisfy. Featuring Marvin Gaye, Amy Winehouse, Al Green, Dusty Springfield & more!

Groovin' & Uptempo 60's Soul. A quick snippet of a few rekkids in the crate.
Rock N Roll, Surf, Rhythm & Blues live on PBS 106.7FM
An eclectic mix of tunes that have been the soundtrack to balmy nights, rooftop dance parties and beer gardens around Melbourne. A live vinyl set of Exotic Dances, Ethio Jazz, Dusty Funk, R&B Hipshakers and Disco
Latin and tropical flavours, groovy Jazz with a touch of vintage Blues and 60's Popcorn.
A journey through vintage eastern rhythms designed for dance and delight.
Action movie themes for driving fast and fighting, Jazz greats to admire, Bollywood funk for the dance floor and psychedelic flavours perfect for sitting in a circle and passing the pipe. 
Spanning India, Nepal, Pakistan and Iran these tunes have been hand picked to celebrate the fantastic and interesting array of music produced in this area in the 1960’s and 1970’s.
Rare vinyl favourites spanning Jazz, R&B, Exotica, Latin, Psychedelia, Detriot Funk & more! 


  • The Whiskey, Wine & Fire Festival

  • Harvest Festival

  • Chopped Festival

  • Melbourne Fringe Festival

  • The Melbourne International Film Festival

  • PBS 106.7FM's Soul A Go-Go 

  • Titty Twister - Tarantino Themed Events

  • The Gangsters Ball @ The Forum

  • The Sydney Road Street Party

  • Australian Burlesque Festival

  • The Coburg Food Truck & Momo Festivals

  • The X Air Games

  • Lo Jo Jive

  • The NZ Homegrown Festival

  • Waiheke Island of Burlesque Festival

  • Greaze Fest