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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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A Secret Place

A Secret Place

23 Aug - 27 Dec 2014

Melbourne

If you fancy a 1950s New York vibe on your Saturday night, complete with romantic and spirited jazz, ice-cold cocktails and even a cigar room, you...

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Melbourne Fringe Media Launch 2013

Melbourne Fringe Festival

17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.

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Movement 9

25 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Movement 9 presents an intoxicating mix of jazz, funk and Latin music, featuring the compositions of Joe McEvilly performed by Melbourne’s next...

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The Alexander Technique

25 Sep 2014

Clayton

On Thursday 25 September the subterranean labyrinth of The Alexander Theatre opens for one night of performance art called The Alexander Technique....

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Melbourne Town Hall Proms - Tribute to Dame Nellie Melba

26 Sep 2014

Melbourne

A bringing together of great musical entertainment with a look back at one of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's most important early supporters,...

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Shakespeare Classics

26 Sep 2014

Melbourne

This night of great musical entertainment takes a look back at one of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's most important early supporters, legendary...

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Maxi Priest Live

26 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Urbanation presents internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter, Maxi Priest, in his only Melbourne Show. Maxi has earned his place among other...

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Mildura Country Music Festival

26 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Mildura

Mildura becomes country music heaven in spring with over 20 venues celebrating Australia's biggest showcase festival of independent country music.

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The Foray Quintet present Gabriel Faures Piano Quintets

27 Sep 2014

Melbourne

After a successful tour to Sydney and Canberra, The Foray Quintet present a concert in Melbourne's Collins Street Baptist Church on Saturday 27th of...

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mOVe! End of Year Symphonic Showcase

27 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Orchestra Victoria invites you to attend the mOVe! End of Year Symphonic Showcase, to hear invited students from across Victoria play classical...

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Gilbert and Sullivan Concert

28 Sep 2014

Melbourne

From $10 - $15

Whether you are a Gilbert and Sullivan devotee, a casual fan or are not even sure you know who they are, this uplifting concert of musical theatre...

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Glorious Hill

28 Sep 2014

Carlton

From $30 - $30

Gloriana's September concert is a sublime selection of choral works from across the ages. Highlights include Eric Whitacre's spellbinding...

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Tchaikovsky's Pathétique

28 Sep 2014

Melbourne

This free one-hour concert features Tchaikovsky's most personal work, his Pathétique Symphony, whose hostile reception plunged Tchaikovsky into...

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Grace Barbe - The Afro Sound of the Seychelles

28 Sep 2014

Newport

The Substation and Footscray Community Arts Centre present Grace Barbé's The Afro Sound of the Seychelles - a Kultour touring event. Seychelles...

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Irkanda

Peter Sculthorpe's Irkanda

29 Sep 2014

Southbank

Irkanda is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning 'from a lonely place', and is the inspiration for Peter Sculthorpe's compelling work after the death...

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The Explorers Club: Antarctica at Melbourne Fringe Hub

27 - 28 Sep 2014, 30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

From $19 - $23

They've torn up the bible, they've eaten the dogs – Auckland-based alt-folk troubadours Bond Street Bridge continue a wildly successful run with...

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GRACE BARBE

Grace Barbe

2 Oct 2014

Hamilton

From $14 - $31.50

Get into the rhythm of the Afro Sounds of the Seychelles in the intimate setting in one of our back stage gigs. Seychelles islander Grace Barbé is...

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Concierto De Aranjuez

2 - 3 Oct 2014

Southbank

One of the most popular pieces of Spanish music ever written. Hailed by the New York Sun as 'one of the most extraordinary instrumentalists in the...

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Bonjah

Bonjah Beautiful Wild Album Tour at the Torquay Hotel

3 Oct 2014

Torquay

Bonjah are thrilled to embark their most extensive national tour yet, supporting their brand new critically acclaimed record 'Beautiful Wild'....

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Rodelinda

3 Oct 2014

Southbank

The Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Foundation presents the Melbourne premiere of Handel's opera Rodelinda in concert. For one performance only,...

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Bondax (Live) at The Prince Bandroom

Bondax at The Prince Bandroom

3 Oct 2014

St Kilda

Lancaster duo Bondax are coming to the Prince Bandroom! Bondax is an electronic music duo consisting of English musicians Adam Kaye and George...

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The Smoking Owl

3 Oct 2014

Melbourne

The Smoking Owl is a free monthly event presenting new works, performance and music by Melbourne-based artists. On the night, Gallery One Three...

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I am T-Pain Concert

3 Oct 2014

West Melbourne

Two-time Grammy award-winner T-Pain returns to Melbourne for an exclusive tour, I am T-Pain, with special supports to be announced soon. The...

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Hear the People Sing

4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Whether you're a shower soloist or bedroom diva, come and join in this joyous community singing event inspired by the Victor Hugo: Les Misérables -...

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Bonjah

Bonjah Beautiful Wild Album Tour at the Hi-Fi Bar

4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Bonjah are thrilled to embark on their most extensive national tour yet, supporting their brand new critically acclaimed record 'Beautiful Wild'....

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Listen Out

Listen Out

4 Oct 2014

South Yarra

From $130 - $130

Australia's boutique national dance music event; Listen Out is back! After the success of its debut last year, Listen Out returns this spring to...

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The Australian Youth Orchestra Chamber Players

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Parkville

More than 30 of Australia's best young musicians, forming five string quartets, three piano trios and one wind quintet have been specially selected...

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Concierto de Aranjuez

Concierto de Aranjuez

4 Oct 2014

Warragul

From $30 - $47

Hailed by The New York Sun as one of the most extraordinary instrumentalists in the world, Chinese-born guitarist Xuefei Yang makes her Australian...

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Dire Straits Experience

5 Oct 2014

St Kilda

One of the most rich and cherished songbooks in rock'n'roll history will be reborn across Australia in October when the Dire Straits Experience comes...

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Docklands Blues Music Festival

5 Oct 2014

Docklands

The Docklands Blues Music Festival will see the Harbour Town precinct come alive with the incredible talents of world class musicians as they bring...

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Concierto de Aranjuez

Concierto de Aranjuez

6 Oct 2014

Frankston

From $30 - $44

Hailed by The New York Sun as 'one of the most extraordinary instrumentalists in the world,' Chinese-born guitarist Xuefei Yang makes her Australian...

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Bach's Back – Seniors Festival Organ Concert

8 Oct 2014

Melbourne

One of the greatest composers of all time regarded himself simply as a conscientious craftsman, doing his job as best he could in order to satisfy...

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Darebin Music Feast 2013

The 2014 Darebin Music Feast

8 - 19 Oct 2014

Northcote

The 2014 Darebin Music Feast presents over 150 events in their annual celebration of songwriting and music. Every year, Melbourne's thriving music...

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Thirsty Merc

Thirsty Merc Acoustic Session

9 Oct 2014

Southbank

Thirsty Merc are one of Australia's finest live acts. Such a claim is rarely upheld but even the most hardened media agree: Thirsty Merc's live shows...

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Mostly Mozart – In Memoriam

9 Oct 2014

Southbank

In 1914 the world embarked on four years of conflict so cataclysmic that it changed the social and political climate of the 20th century. In Memoriam...

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The Strath-Boogie Music Week

10 - 17 Oct 2014

Euroa

The Strath-Boogie Music Week is a concert weekend followed by five days of music camp with tutoring in all sorts of things musical, artistic and...

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The Beatle Boys: The Beatles 50th Anniversary Australian Tour

10 Oct 2014

Mildura West

Direct from a sensational sell-out tour of Australia & New Zealand, the world's premier 'Beatles' band, the Fabulous Beatle Boys are bringing their...

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Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde world music concert

Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde world music concert

12 Oct 2014

Northcote

From $5 - $15

Catch Northcote world music group Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde in the big room at Northcote Town Hall for a huge night celebrating local composers,...

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With One Big Voice Concert

With One Big Voice Concert

12 Oct 2014

Melbourne

You’re invited to enjoy the 2014 With One Big Voice concert, presented by Creativity Australia’s With One Voice choirs. Be inspired by songs and...

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Musica Viva presents Borodin Quartet

27 Sep 2014, 14 Oct 2014

Southbank

At the Melbourne Recital Centre, the legendary Borodin String Quartet perform. The printed music it uses bears the autograph markings of other...

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Morning Melodies

Morning Melodies

16 Oct 2014

Great Western

From $15 - $15

Come down to the Great Western Town Hall and enjoy some country music in their Morning Melodies Program. The morning features some great artists,...

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Patchewollock Music Festival

Patchewollock Music Festival

17 - 19 Oct 2014

Patchewollock

The Patchewollock Music Festival will delivery a bush music festival that will showcase the art forms of music, theatre, spoken word and workshops...

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SCREAMFEEDER The Early Years Tour

Screamfeeder - The Early Years Tour

18 Oct 2014

Carlton

To celebrate this year's re-issue of their four classic '90s albums, seminal indie-rock darlings Screamfeeder will undertake a short national tour...

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Rocka'Billy Country Train

Rocka'Billy Country Train at Puffing Billy Railway

18 Oct 2014

Belgrave

From $99 - $99

Climb aboard the 'Rocka'Billy Country Train' for a night of fine wine, food and live musical entertainment. From the moment you arrive at Puffing...

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Rachmaninov Vespers at Sacred Heart Cathedral

18 Oct 2014

Bendigo

From $16 - $32

For Rachmaninov, his setting of the All-Night Vigil was his crowning achievement as a composer, a radiant masterpiece that pulsates with the ancient...

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Rachmaninov Vespers at St Mary's Basilica

19 Oct 2014

Geelong

From $10 - $30

For Rachmaninov, his setting of the All-Night Vigil was his crowning achievement as a composer, a radiant masterpiece that pulsates with the ancient...

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Lofty Mountains and Flowing Water

19 Oct 2014

Southbank

Experience the purity of tradition and the energetic improvisations of contemporary China with the Jun Tian Yun He Ensemble. Committed to spreading...

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Melbourne Music at Spring Fling Street Festival

19 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

The Spring Fling Street Festival is a premier community event celebrating everything North and West Melbourne. Club Voltaire will be hosting a local...

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Lunchtime Concerts at Melba Hall

Lunchtime Concerts at Melba Hall

6 Oct 2014, 13 Oct 2014, 20 Oct 2014

Parkville

Come down for a series of lunch hour concerts hosted in the newly refurbished Melba Hall, held each Monday of semester. Featured artists include....

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Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekend

The Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Festival

23 - 26 Oct 2014

Camperdown

The 2014 Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Festival is on Thursday 23th October to Sunday 26th October throughout the historic tree lined main street of...

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