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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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Jazz at The Botanical Hotel – Orlando Combo

Jazz at The Botanical Hotel – Orlando Combo

13 May - 31 Dec 2015

South Yarra

The Wednesday night live music at the Botanical has become a Melbourne institution. It is now into its fifth year at the rear lounge of this iconic...

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

28 May - 7 Jun 2015

North Melbourne

The 2015 Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) is set to warm up the city in midwinter with an incredible program featuring some of the...

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Inventi Ensemble

The Inventi Series at Metanoia Theatre

29 May 2015

Brunswick

From $20 - $20

Inventi Ensemble present The Inventi Series, new music for flute and oboe exploring conversation and argument through works written especially for...

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Dandenong Ranges Ukelele Festival

Dandenong Ranges Ukelele Festival

29 - 31 May 2015

Upwey

From $90 - $90

Three days celebrating all things Ukulele! Massed Ukulele Groups, Workshops, Competitions, Women in Uke, Stalls and more. Join in as the world of all...

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The Inventi Series at Metanoia Theatre

The Inventi Series at Metanoia Theatre

29 May 2015

Melbourne

Inventi Ensemble present The Inventi Series: New music for flute and oboe exploring conversation and argument through works written especially for...

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Opera Australia's Don Carlos

Don Carlos

29 May 2015

Melbourne

From $59 - $59

As secrets are revealed, passion and politics run riot on a grand scale in the 16th century royal court of Spain.

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We All Want To (Album Launch)

We All Want To (Album Launch)

29 - 30 May 2015

Melbourne

It's been too long since Brisbane indie-rock group We All Want To (which features Tim Steward from Screamfeeder) last brought their own brand of...

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The Dandenong Ranges Ukelele Festival

The Dandenong Ranges Ukelele Festival

29 - 31 May 2015

Upwey

From $90 - $90

Burrinja presents the Dandenong Ranges Ukelele Festival celebrating all things Ukulele. Featuring artists from Australia and abroad: Tomoki Sato...

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Jeremy Woolhouse's Silverbeat at Surrey Music Cafe

Jeremy Woolhouse's Silverbeat at Surrey Music Cafe

29 May 2015

Box Hill

From $18 - $18

Jeremy Woolhouse's Silverbeat are playing at Surrey Music Cafe. With diversity as varied as Melbourne's weather, Silverbeat are an ensemble almost...

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Kiddfectious 2015

Kiddfectious 2015

29 - 30 May 2015

Melbourne

After a year in hiatus Kiddfectious is back, and as per usual Alex Kidd will be taking the reins. With four sold-out shows in consecutive years, see...

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The Grande Hotel presents "An Evening with Kelly Auty"

The Grande Hotel presents "An Evening with Kelly Auty"

29 May 2015

Hepburn Springs

From $15 - $15

Kelly delivers a dynamic and broad repertoire of Blues, Gospel, R&B, Soul, Rock, Country, French Chanson and Jazz. Kelly is renowned for her...

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Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling

30 - 31 May 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Don't miss this Melbourne International Jazz Festival opening weekend event, when the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra shares the stage with one of...

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Dewayne Everettsmith

Dewayne Everettsmith

30 May 2015

Healesville

From $22 - $22

Descended from the Aboriginal community of Cape Barren Island and the Gunai/Kurnai people of Victoria, Dewayne Everettsmith's music isn't neatly...

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Andrew Strong: The Commitments Tour

Andrew Strong: The Commitments Tour

30 May 2015

St Kilda

Irish soul / blues singer, Andrew Strong, has just revealed plans to return to Australia in May, before an extended hiatus to begin works on a new...

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Andrew Strong: The Commitments Tour 2015

Andrew Strong: The Commitments Tour 2015

30 May 2015

St Kilda

Melbourne audiences will be delighted to hear that Irish singer Andrew Strong is bringing his The Commitments Tour to St Kilda. Strong and his eight...

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Casa de Reboco

Casa de Reboco

30 - 31 May 2015

Melbourne

Casa de Reboco is a cultural project created to help share and connect Brazilians and non-Brazilians with a night full of music and dance. Maria...

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For the Fallen and The Armed Man

For the Fallen and The Armed Man

30 May 2015

Melbourne

Experience a spectacular symphonic concert featuring almost 200 choral and orchestral musicians to mark the ANZAC centenary at St Paul's Cathedral....

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Live Music at Bright Brewery

Live Music at Bright Brewery

31 May 2015

Bright

Kick back at the end of the weekend and enjoy a session of great live music with your beer, every Sunday afternoon at Bright Brewery. There's a...

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Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - When in Rome

Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - When in Rome

31 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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Boroondara Eisteddfod Piano Finalist Concert

Boroondara Eisteddfod Piano Finalist Concert

31 May 2015

Hawthorn

Presented by Hawthorn Arts Centre, Boroondara Eisteddfod and Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra. The renowned Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra will...

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Play the piano... drunk - Charles Bukowski in Verse and Song

Play the piano... drunk - Charles Bukowski in Verse and Song

31 May 2015

Melbourne

Renegade author, Charles Bukowski, was notorious for his autobiographical chronicles of troubled youth, booze, women, rooming houses, depression,...

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We Will Remember Them - The Geat War in Song

We Will Remember Them - The Great War in Song

31 May 2015

Geelong

The Choir of Newman College, University of Melbourne presents We Will Remember Them - The Great War in Song with Director Gary Ekkel. In the...

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The Light in Winter

The Light in Winter

1 - 21 Jun 2015

Melbourne

See the light and a nightly program of free events, performances and exhibitions at Federation Square, and celebrate the arrival of the winter solstice.

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The Czech Connection

The Czech Connection

3 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Thriving in a festival-like atmosphere, Selby and Friends concerts create a strong and intimate connection with the audience, allowing the performers...

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Ian Moss Six Strings Classics Tour

Ian Moss Six Strings Classics Tour

5 Jun 2015

Wangaratta

From $55 - $55

Ian Moss is one of Australia's most iconic and respected musicians. With five ARIA's under his belt, he delivers an unforgettable sound, not only as...

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Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Castlemaine Jazz Festival

5 - 7 Jun 2015

Castlemaine

The Castlemaine Jazz Festival on Queen's Birthday weekend is an inclusive event highlighting the jazz genre in all its variety. Jazz has a...

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Mornington Winter Jazz Festival

Mornington Winter Jazz Festival

5 - 8 Jun 2015

Mornington

The Mornington Winter Jazz Festival will be held over the Queen's Birthday Weekend in June 2014 and will see Mornington come alive with a celebration...

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Hot Dub Time Machine

Hot Dub Time Machine

5 Jun 2015

Melbourne

On the back of yet another marquee festival announcement with the regional Groovin' The Moo, the unstoppable time-traveling maestro - Hot Dub Time...

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ATLANTIS

Atlantis

5 Jun 2015

Melbourne

From $69.95 - $69.95

Paul van Dyk, MaRLo, Mark Sixma, Roxanne Emery and Driftmoon are on the lineup for this incredible one-day electronic music festival - Atlantis. The...

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The School of Hard Knocks presents the Melbourne International Singers Festival

The School of Hard Knocks presents the Melbourne International Singers Festival

5 - 8 Jun 2015

Melbourne

From $129 - $189

Over the Queen's Birthday weekend, the School of Hard Knocks presents Melbourne International Singers Festival 2015. Now in its sixth year,...

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Kaleidoscope with Simon Tedeschi

Kaleidoscope with Simon Tedeschi

5 Jun 2015

Woodend

From $20 - $45

Young Australian pianist Simon Tedeschi often described by respected critics and musical peers as one of the finest pianists in the world, presents...

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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

5 Jun 2015

Hepburn Springs

The Cabaret Club is thrilled to welcome back 90's United Kingdom popstar and much-loved Hepburn Shire local, Geoffrey Williams, performing the songs...

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Italian violinist Davide Monti

Woodend Winter Arts Festival

5 - 8 Jun 2015

Woodend

The Woodend Winter Arts Festival has become one of Australia's premier chamber music, literary and visual arts festivals. Held every year on the...

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La voce del violini, Davide Monti

La voce del violini - Davide Monti

6 - 7 Jun 2015

Woodend

From $15 - $40

La voce del violini - Davide Monti's violin program combines different pieces from different authors, forming a sort of suite. By organising the...

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Boombox - World Premiere The Australian Voices

Boombox - World Premiere The Australian Voices

6 Jun 2015

Melbourne

From $20 - $80

Melbourne International Singers Festival presents The Australian Voices World Premiere, Boombox. No robes, no rules, no worries. An old-school...

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Best of British - Queen’s Birthday Concert

Best of British - Queen’s Birthday Concert

8 Jun 2015

Melbourne

From $15 - $60

Melbourne International Singers Festival 2015 presents Best of British, Queen's Birthday Concert. Come and celebrate with a right-royal musical romp...

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Coffee Concert with Daniel De Borah and Eoin Andersen

Coffee Concert with Daniel De Borah and Eoin Andersen

9 Jun 2015

Southbank

Violinist Eoin Andersen and pianist Daniel de Borah offer a delicious musical assortment: two sonatas unveil the sweetness of Mozart and the...

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The John Denver Story

The John Denver Story

9 - 13 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Australian singer, Rick Price, has returned from his current home in Nashville to tell the John Denver story. Rick's award-winning voice gives true...

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Britten's War Requiem

Britten's War Requiem

11 - 12 Jun 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, a haunting piece interweaving the traditional Latin Mass for the Dead with the works of First World War poet Wilfred...

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Paris Combo

Paris Combo at the Melbourne Recital Centre

11 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Cosmopolitan French quintet Paris Combo return to Australia for the first time in more than a decade to perform their unique blend of contemporary...

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Britten's War Requiem

Britten's War Requiem

11 - 12 Jun 2015

Southbank

In this concert, Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, a haunting piece interweaving the traditional Latin Mass for the Dead with the works of First World...

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Johannes Moller - Classical Guitar Recital

A Journey - Johannes Moller (Classical Guitar)

11 Jun 2015

North Melbourne

From $30 - $30

Johannes Moller, 2010 Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) winner, returns to present a full recital, with a short support act featuring two of...

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Johannes Möller - Guitar Recital

Johannes Moller – Guitar Recital

11 Jun 2015

North Melbourne

After a sold out 2014 concert, Johannes Möller, the 2010 Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) winner, returns to present a full recital, with a short...

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Cave - Waits - Cohen

Cave - Waits - Cohen

12 Jun 2015

Wodonga

Only a powerhouse like Mikelangelo could pull off this iconic vocal trifecta. Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen stole his heart and soul as a...

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Street Requiem : For those who have died on the street



Street Requiem: For Those Who Have Died On The Street

12 Jun 2015

Corio

From $10 - $20

Street Requiem: For Those Who Have Died On The Street is a new choral work that aims to bring a sense of peace, remembrance and hope to many...

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Hennessy’s Beethoven

Hennessy’s Beethoven at Federation Square

13 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra's Artistic Director William Hennessy's stellar career has seen him perform as soloist in over 250 concerto performances...

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Let's Dance - Murray Conservatorium Orchestra

Let's Dance - Murray Conservatorium Orchestra

13 Jun 2015

Wodonga

From $25 - $25

Murray Conservatorium Orchestra will perform a thrilling dance repertoire. It will be a night of great music that will inspire you to get up and...

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Mary Wilson: Up Close

Mary Wilson: Up Close

13 Jun 2015

Southbank

Melbourne Recital Centre welcomes back Mary Wilson of The Supremes – Motown royalty, cultural ambassador and iconic entertainer. Get up close and...

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VIrtuoso- A Homage to My Ancestors- Guitar Concert with Matthew Fagan at the Art Gallery of Ballarat

Virtuoso: A Homage to My Ancestors - Guitar Concert with Matthew Fagan

13 Jun 2015

Ballarat North

In Virtuoso: A Homage to My Ancestors, Matthew Fagan proudly presents a special Spanish and Classical Guitar concert, a spectacular musical journey...

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Hennessy’s Beethoven

Hennessy’s Beethoven at Melbourne Recital Centre

14 Jun 2015

Southbank

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra's Artistic Director William Hennessy's stellar career has seen him perform as soloist in over 250 concerto performances...

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