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Delve into Victoria's incredibly diverse and ever-expanding music scene and see performances by homegrown heroes, international stars and renowned artists from the world of jazz, classical and contemporary music. From grungy city venues pumping out rock, electro, indie and soul to grand concert halls and amphitheatres hosting the world's leading stars, there's always something to inspire or delight. Head further afield to wineries, seaside villages and country towns for folk, blues and jazz festivals, special events and memorable theatre shows.

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Elision

Elision

30 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Elision, Australia's international contemporary music ensemble, will perform the Australian premiere of Richard Barrett's world-line cycle, along...

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Johnny Cash In Solitary Tour 2015

Johnny Cash In Solitary Tour 2015

1 May 2015

Horsham

From $45 - $50

Daniel Thompson, the voice of Johnny Cash The Concert is back with In Solitary, an intimate portrait of the Man in Black. The acoustic show, In...

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Fly Away Peter:  A Festival of Music in Geelong's Churches

Fly Away Peter: A Festival of Music in Geelong's Churches

1 - 3 May 2015

Geelong

Music at the Basilica's annual music festival 2015 commemorates the centenary of World War 1 and ANZAC with Fly Away Peter: A Festival of Music in...

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The Grande Hotel Cabaret Room presents "Geoffrey Williams singing Nina Simone and Bill Withers"

The Grande Hotel Cabaret Room presents "Geoffrey Williams singing Nina Simone and Bill Withers"

1 May 2015

Hepburn Springs

From $10 - $10

The Cabaret Club is thrilled to welcome back 90's UK popstar and much-loved Hepburn shire local Geoffrey Williams, performing the songs of Nina...

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ISM

ISM

1 May 2015

Melbourne

Born out of a love for contemporary jazz, ISM's quirky compositions range from minimalist soundscapes to wild frenzies. Predominantly influenced by...

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Hope Piano Recital

Hope Piano Recital

1 May 2015

Kew

From $30 - $30

Friends of St James School Durban will be hosting a charity event, in which Matthew Grohmann, a young pianist from Canberra will join his father,...

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Groove in the Moo

Groovin the Moo

2 May 2015

Bendigo

Team Groovin the Moo is in the highest of spirits to be welcoming a new bunch of Artists to take part in the regional Australian festival fun! The...

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Beethoven: The 1808 Vienna Concert

Beethoven: The 1808 Vienna Concert

2 May 2015

Southbank

With a line-up of internationally acclaimed soloists and the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir joining the orchestra, sit back and relax in the...

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Beethoven: The 1808 Vienna Concert

Beethoven: The 1808 Vienna Concert

2 May 2015

Melbourne

From $94 - $94

Beethoven's Sixth Symphony 5PM-6:15PM Symphony No. 6 Pastoral Ah! perfido Mass in C: Gloria Beethoven's Fifth Symphony 7:30PM-8:45PM Piano Concerto...

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Goldner String Quartet

Goldner String Quartet

2 May 2015

Southbank

Four friends, three pieces, two married couples, one quartet: this tour celebrates the 20th anniversary of Australia's pre-eminent chamber ensemble....

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Goldner String Quartet

Goldner String Quartet

2 May 2015

Southbank

A piece too dangerous to perform behind the Iron Curtain; a heartfelt, lyrical offering of thanksgiving after a life-threatening illness and a new...

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Musica Viva presents Goldner String Quartet

Musica Viva presents Goldner String Quartet

2 May 2015

Southbank

Four friends, three pieces, two married couples, one quartet: this tour celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Goldner String Quartet. A piece too...

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Rob Snarski A Great Romantic Singer - Live and Local at Burrinja

Rob Snarski A Great Romantic Singer - Live and Local at Burrinja

2 May 2015

Upwey

Join local resident and internationally renowned musician Rob Snarski of the Blackeyed Susans, as he sings from his first solo Album Wounded Bird....

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Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild - Dancing to Paradise

Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild - Dancing to Paradise

3 May 2015

Brighton

The Early Arts Guild of Victoria nurtures medieval, renaissance and baroque arts around Victoria and beyond working closely with the Early Music...

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Dancing to Paradise - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - Resonance Music Series

Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - Dancing to Paradise

3 May 2015

Brighton

The Early Arts Guild of Victoria nurtures medieval, renaissance and baroque arts around Victoria and beyond working closely with the Early Music...

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Between Two Parts There is an Intermission of 100,000 Years

Between Two Parts There is an Intermission of 100,000 Years

4 May 2015

Southbank

From $38 - $38

Speak Percussion, Australia's award winning champions of new music perform a program of world premiere works at the opening of the Metropolis New...

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Shaun Tan's The Arrival

Shaun Tan's The Arrival

6 May 2015

Southbank

Shaun Tan's much-loved book The Arrival comes to life in a live sonic-scape with Orkestra of the Underground, Ben Walsh and exquisite projections....

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2015 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

2015 Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

7 - 21 May 2015

Melbourne

From $15 - $20

Spanning documentary, drama, animation and more, the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival's diverse program of film premieres, arts and speaker events...

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Tubular Bells For Two

Tubular Bells For Two presented by Darebin Arts

8 - 9 May 2015

Preston

From $38 - $38

Two crazy barefoot Aussies attempt to faithfully recreate the epic 1973 masterpiece that was Tubular Bells. The catch? With only four hands and four...

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Metropolis New Music Festival: Nostalghia

Metropolis New Music Festival: Nostalghia

9 May 2015

Southbank

From $44 - $44

Takemitsu Nostalghia 'In Memory of Andrei Tarkovsky' Schoenberg Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene Muhly Cello Concerto - Australian premiere...

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Human Nature 'The Jukebox Tour - A 25th Anniversary Celebration'

Human Nature: The Jukebox Tour

9 May 2015

Melbourne

Celebrating 25 successful years since founding their iconic group Human Nature are thrilled to announce they will tour the country on their The...

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Avan Yu Piano Recital

Avan Yu Piano Recital

9 May 2015

Healesville

From $40 - $40

Stand-out performer, and winner of the 2012 Sydney International Piano Competition, Avan Yu now mostly spends his time in Europe, performing and...

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Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash & John Denver in Concert

Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash & John Denver in Concert

9 May 2015

Wangaratta

Come and relive the magic & the great hits of three music legends Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash & John Denver in a truly unique and inspiring tribute...

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Spanish Impressions - Guitar Virtuoso

Spanish Impressions - Guitar Virtuoso

9 May 2015

North Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Winner of the 50th Tokyo International Guitar Festival and head of classical guitar studies at the Australian National University in Canberra, Minh...

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Minh Le Hoang "Impressions" - Classical Guitar Recital

Minh Le Hoang "Impressions" - Classical Guitar Recital

9 May 2015

North Melbourne

From $25 - $25

The Melbourne Guitar Foundation proudly presents the winner of the 50th international Tokyo Guitar Competition and Head of Guitar at the Australian...

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Dan Warner at The Parish

Dan Warner at The Parish

9 May 2015

Violet Town

From $25 - $25

Dan Warner's songwriting writing skills are the result of several years spent at the musical coalface. Dan's '90s band, The Warner Brothers (that...

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Mother's Day with Karen Knowles

Mother's Day with Karen Knowles

10 May 2015

Dixons Creek

Treat your someone special this Mother's Day with an afternoon at Sutherland Estate and Karen Knowles. Her extensive and successful career spans over...

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Jonathon Welch

Songs My Mother Taught Me - A Special Mother's Day Concert

10 May 2015

Melbourne

From $15 - $85

Songs My Mother Taught Me - A Special Mother's Day Concert presented by the School of Hard Knocks. Featuring the award winning talent of Melbourne's...

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North and South

North and South

12 May 2015

Malvern East

North and South offers an afternoon tour of European musical delights. Tomas Lorenzo: Spanish/Flamenco Guitar Steve Gilbert: Violin/Vocals Tap your...

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Metropolis New Music Festival: The Light

Metropolis New Music Festival: The Light

13 May 2015

Southbank

From $44 - $44

Wolfe Fuel AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE Tan Dun Crouching Tiger Concerto Glass The Light André de Ridder conductor Oliver Coates cello Brawny punk energy and...

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Fluvial

Fluvial

13 - 17 May 2015

North Melbourne

From $30 - $30

Emerging young Melbourne-based musician Matthias Schack-Arnott performs Fluvial, a solo work for a large-scale kinetic percussion instrument. A...

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Christine Anu - 20th Anniversary of Stylin' Up

Christine Anu - 20th Anniversary of Stylin' Up

13 - 15 May 2015

Melbourne

2015 is a momentous year for Christine Anu as she celebrates the 20th anniversary of her debut album Stylin' Up. To mark this event Christine has...

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Ascension Day Vespers

Ascension Day Vespers

14 May 2015

Southbank

St Johns Southgate presents an ongoing series of services incorporating the choral music of J. S. Bach in the context for which it was written,...

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Thomas Lorenzo Trio

Thomas Lorenzo Trio

14 May 2015

Melbourne

Enjoy an evening of music at the Paris Cat, featuring performances by composer and guitarist Thomas Lorenzo, Melbourne-based drummer Darryn Farrugia...

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Electro Swing Club First Birthday featuring Slamboree UK

Electro Swing Club First Birthday featuring Slamboree UK

15 May 2015

Melbourne

The Electro Swing Club is celebrating its first birthday. Headlining the birthday jamboree is Slamboree Soundsystem (UK). Join them as they present...

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Metropolis New Music Festival: There Will Be Blood

Metropolis New Music Festival: There Will Be Blood

16 May 2015

Southbank

From $44 - $44

Greenwood There Will Be Blood: Suite Australian premiere Corigliano The Red Violin: Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra Penderecki Polymorphia Varèse...

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Sarah MacLaine with JMQ at Paris Cat

Sarah MacLaine with JMQ at Paris Cat

16 May 2015

Melbourne

The stylish, horn-led John Montesante Quintet features vibrant songstress Sarah Maclaine in the Basement at Paris Cat Jazz Club, with an evening of...

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Tango Mundo

Tango Mundo

16 May 2015

Melbourne

Tango Mundo celebrates the sublime music traditions of the porteño districts of Argentina and Uruguay. Inspired by the glorious and tragic tango...

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Vanessa McKeand - harpist

Birds of a Feather

17 May 2015

Parkville

From $40 - $40

A moment when music and poetry come together to provide an enchanting hour. Anne M Carson, Melburnian poet and recent finalist in the 2015 Ron Pretty...

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Harp in the Gardens - Michael Johnson

Harp in the Gardens - Michael Johnson

17 May 2015

South Yarra

Join the Gardens' resident harpist, Michael Johnson, for a series of special concerts. Relax to harp music for a blissful experience which promotes...

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Air Force Band – The Lord of the Rings

Air Force Band – The Lord of the Rings

17 May 2015

Melbourne

Air Force Band is one of Australia's premier military wind ensembles. Boasting a long and proud association with the Melbourne Town Hall, they not...

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Coffee Concert with Mary Carewe and Philip Mayers

Coffee Concert with Mary Carewe and Philip Mayers

19 May 2015

Southbank

The expressive voice of British singer Mary Carewe is the perfect medium for the witty arrangements of pianist Philip Mayers. The songs of this...

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Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

22 - 25 May 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

One of the world's most sought-after composers, Matthias Pintscher, returns to conduct the Australian premiere of idyl, a Melbourne Symphony...

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In The Spirit of Rock'n'Roll Dance

23 May 2015

Hamilton

Come along and join the Hamilton Rock'n'Rollers and dance the night away! Re-live the music, dance and glamour of the 50's with popular Adelaide band...

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Back To The Eighties at Mr. Pockets, Tullamarine the Full '80s Experience

Back To The Eighties at Mr. Pockets, Tullamarine the Full '80s Experience

23 May 2015

Tullamarine

Back To The Eighties at Mr. Pockets, Tullamarine the Full '80s Experience is ready to give you the boys, the girls, the music, the dancing, the whole...

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Northern Lights

Northern Lights

24 May 2015

Southbank

From $30 - $30

In their 2015 season 'Poles Apart', Polyphonic Voices are featuring music from opposite sides of the globe. Northern Lights is an incredible...

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Elijah - Mendelssohn's Masterpiece

Elijah - Mendelssohn's Masterpiece

23 May 2015, 24 May 2015

Ivanhoe

From $40 - $40

Hear Heidelberg Choral Society & Orchestra in this spectacular event - Elijah - Mendelssohn's Masterpiece. Both audiences and choristers love this...

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Grand Organ from the Grave with Thomas Heywood

Blast from the Past with Thomas Heywood

24 May 2015

Melbourne

Concert organ sensation Thomas Heywood pays tribute to Melbourne's first city organist David Lee in a historical fundraising concert event. David Lee...

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Mostly Mendelssohn

Mostly Mendelssohn

24 May 2015, 25 May 2015

Southbank

The combination of youthful vigour, old-world wisdom and dazzling technique have led critics to compare American violin virtuoso Stefan Jackiw to a...

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