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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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Hexasonic

Hexasonic

20 - 27 Nov 2014

Southbank

A sonic feast for the senses, Hexasonic brings together artists of the Ableton Live User Group Melbourne and their unique styles for a united sound...

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The Duchess of Coolsville

The Duchess of Coolsville

25 - 30 Nov 2014

Melbourne

‘The Duchess of Coolsville’ The songs of Rickie Lee Jones Performed by Jessamae St James Accompanied by Elizabeth Blackthorn Becoming an overnight...

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Classical Guitar Recital "Virtuoso- A Homage to my Ancestors"  with Matthew Fagan

Classical Guitar Recital with Matthew Fagan at Burrinja Black Box Theatre

27 Nov 2014

Upwey

From $15 - $20

Join 10 String Spanish classical guitarist, Matthew Fagan, for an evening of classical guitar at its emotive and technical best. Matthew Fagan...

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Beethoven's Eroica Symphony

27 Nov - 1 Dec 2014

Southbank

Beethoven famously deleted his originally dedication of his Eroica symphony to Napoleon, on finding that his hero had crowned himself emperor. But...

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QMF 2014

Queenscliff Music Festival

28 - 30 Nov 2014

Queenscliff

The Queenscliff Music Festival (QMF) has a veritable banquet of performers set to visit the charming coastal town this late Spring. ARIA Charting...

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The Smith Street Band

The Smith Street Band - Throw Me In The River Tour

27 Nov 2014, 28 Nov 2014

Richmond

From $30 - $30

Melbourne's The Smith Street Band are hitting the road this November to support their upcoming third full length album, Throw Me in the River. No...

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Bass Straits - Australian Dire Straits and Rock Show in Sandringham

28 Nov 2014

Sandringham

From $20 - $25

The Australian Dire Straits Show featuring all of the super hits of the iconic 80's group, Sultans of Swing, Money for Nothing, Romeo and Juliet,...

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Sourindro Mohun Tagore's orchestra

Sounds of the Bengal Renaissance: The music of Raja Sourindro Mohun Tagore

29 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Sounds of the Bengal Renaissance is a special concert that presents a selection of songs by musicologist, playwright and philanthropist Sourindro...

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Classical Guitar Recital "Virtuoso- A Homage to my Ancestors"  with Matthew Fagan

Classical Guitar Recital with Matthew Fagan at Christ Church

29 Nov 2014

Beechworth

From $10 - $40

Matthew Fagan presents a spectacular musical journey celebrating the Parkes family, Matthew's internationally renowned Virtuoso Ancestors. Featuring...

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Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival Launch

Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival Launch

29 Nov 2014

Southbank

The Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival promotes the work of female composers, band leaders, arrangers and instrumentalists, and celebrates...

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Concert performance Handel:Messiah

Handel's Messiah at Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School

29 Nov 2014

Ivanhoe

From $30 - $35

The Heidelberg Choral Society presents a concert performance of Handel's Messiah at Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School. Handel's Messiah will be conducted...

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Democracy Live!

Democracy Live!

29 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Democracy Live! at Fed Square kicks off a night of free entertainment to celebrate democracy in action with live election results updating throughout...

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A Tale of Two Organs

30 Nov 2014

Melbourne

For the first time in history, both the Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ and the stunning Regent Theatre Wurlitzer organ will be showcased in the same...

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Handel's Messiah at St George's Anglican Church

Handel's Messiah at St George's Anglican Church

30 Nov 2014

Ivanhoe

From $30 - $35

The Heidelberg Choral Society presents a concert performance of Handel's Messiah at St George's Anglican Church. Handel's Messiah will be conducted...

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Osmo Vanska

Beethoven's Eroica Symphony

27 - 28 Nov 2014, 1 Dec 2014

Southbank

From $37 - $37

Beethoven famously deleted his originally dedication of his Eroica symphony to Napoleon, on finding that his hero had crowned himself emperor. But...

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In Between Sounds

In Between Sounds

3 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Experience potent and powerful hip hop from Chinese-Australian MC and spoken word artist Joelistics (aka Joel Ma of TZU) and...

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Adam Brand | Up Close and Personal

Adam Brand: Up Close and Personal

4 Dec 2014

Horsham

Whatever gives Aussie music its heart, Adam Brand breathes plenty of life into its soul. For more than fifteen years, Brand has been one of the...

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Ben Opie & Peter de Jager

Ben Opie & Peter de Jager

4 Dec 2014

Southbank

From $28 - $38

Ben Opie & Peter de Jager are two of Australia's finest young musicians, acclaimed for their virtuosity in a wide range of repertoire and in high...

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Emma Donovan & The PutBacks

Emma Donovan & The PutBacks Album Launch

4 Dec 2014

Northcote

From $15 - $15

Acclaimed indigenous vocalist Emma Donovan and Melbourne rhythm combo The PutBacks have come together in an oh-so-right collaboration to bring you...

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Samantha Morley – Jazz Thursdays at the Commune

4 Dec 2014

East Melbourne

Samantha Morley joins the John Montesante Quintet (JMQ) as they bring New York-style bebop and fine jazz standards to The Commune on the city's edge....

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Arabian Night

Arabian Night

5 Dec 2014

Melbourne

From $40 - $40

It's said that Saint-Saëns heard one of the sensuous themes of his Egyptian Concerto sung by Nubian boat-men as he was sailing down the Nile - and...

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Thomas Dylan at The Wesley Anne

Thomas Dylan at The Wesley Anne

6 Dec 2014

Northcote

After an eventful year and subsequently keeping a low profile, Thomas Dylan will once again be performing at The Wesley Anne to share stories through...

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Thomas Dylan at The Wesley Anne

Thomas Dylan at The Wesley Anne

6 Dec 2014

Northcote

After an eventful year and subsequently keeping a low profile, Thomas Dylan will once again be performing at The Wesley Anne to share stories through...

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Stereosonic

6 Dec 2014

Ascot Vale

The artist line-up has been announced for one of Australia's most loved and multi-award winning music festivals, Stereosonic. Inspired by the diverse...

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Jack Carty @ Montrose Town Centre

Jack Carty at Montrose Town Centre

6 Dec 2014

Montrose

Jack Carty returns to the Yarra Ranges to launch his new album Esk, after playing to a packed house supporting Josh Pyke in June. Following three...

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Daylesford Highland Gathering

Daylesford Highland Gathering

6 Dec 2014

Daylesford

Central Victoria's Daylesford is known for its fine food and wine, its mineral springs and its luxury accommodation. On the first Saturday in...

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Soul Food

7 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Soul Food is a unique monthly event held at the State Library of Victoria. It provides an opportunity to unite in a tranquil environment and reflect...

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Emma Pask Band

Emma Pask Band

7 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Emma Pask performs at Bennetts Lane as part of the Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival. Emma was spotted by James Morrison during one of...

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Lazercatz 2000 and Surface

Lazercatz 2000 and Surface

7 Dec 2014

Southbank

This jazz double bill features Lazercatz 2000, an improvisational group led by pianist Lena Douglas, and Surface, led by bassist Claire Cross, as...

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Carols By Candlelight in Horsham

Carols By Candlelight in Horsham

7 Dec 2014

Horsham

Carols By Candlelight in Horsham is an entertaining family evening out as you sing along a to Christmas Carols with the choir. There will be food...

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Things She Said

Things She Said

7 Dec 2014

Southbank

Things She Said is a concept performance which involves eight new compositions by vocalist and composer Nilusha Dassenaike, based on writings of...

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Pfeiffer Wines

Carols By The Creek

7 Dec 2014

Wahgunyah

Join the Pfeiffer pfamily for a pfabulous afternoon of Christmas pfestivities. With lots of your pfavourite Christmas carols to sing along to and...

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ACO

Australian Chamber Orchestra Presents Paganini/Tognetti

10 Dec 2014

Southbank

From $47 - $47

At the Melbourne Recital Centre; Italian Showpieces written by some of the earliest violin virtuosos and high octane 20th-century string works....

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Andrew Blanch - Music From Spain

Andrew Blanch - Spanish Guitar Virtuoso

10 Dec 2014

North Melbourne

Multi-award winning classical guitarist Andrew Blanch performs in Melbourne for one night only. He is a regular performer as a soloist and in chamber...

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Jimmy Barnes

A Day On The Green at Mitchelton Wines - Jimmy Barnes

13 Dec 2014

Nagambie

From $105 - $105

To celebrate his 30th anniversary as a solo artist, Jimmy Barnes plays Mitchelton Wines on Saturday 13 December with The Living End, Ian Moss, Troy...

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Mazda Opera in the Bowl

Mazda Opera in the Bowl

13 Dec 2014

Melbourne

It's a Saturday evening in summer and you are sitting in a park with family and friends and a fabulous picnic dinner. The picture is completed when...

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Spectacular Christmas Spectacular 2014!

Spectacular Christmas Spectacular 2014!

13 Dec 2014

Melbourne

From $12 - $85

Join the School of Hard Knocks this Christmas as they present the Spectacular Christmas Spectacular 2014 at Melbourne Town Hall. With Jonathon Welch...

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Messiah

13 - 14 Dec 2014

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Messiah is a unique musical experience: its dramatic story of faith, suffering and redemption includes many treasured musical moments, including...

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Corpus Medicorum

Corpus Medicorum

14 Dec 2014

Southbank

Corpus Medicorum, Melbourne's own doctors’ orchestra, will perform Brahms' Symphony no 4 and Elgar's Sea Pictures with Elizabeth Campbell at the...

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Handel's Messiah

14 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra present Handel's Messiah, the world's most-loved oratorio, famous for its sparkling arias, powerful...

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Wangaratta Lions Club Carols by Candlelight

14 Dec 2014

Wangaratta

6. 30pm Pre Carols Entertainment 7. 30pm - 9. 30pm Carols followed by fireworks A popular family event, the Wangaratta Lions Club Carols by...

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Organ &... Symphonic Band

16 Dec 2014

Melbourne

The musical might of Australia's military will be on display as the Air Force Band performs a Christmas-tinged program. Favourites by Richard Strauss...

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Rubber Record 25th Anniversay Series

3 Dec 2014, 10 Dec 2014, 17 Dec 2014

Northcote

Sometimes you just need to celebrate an achievement. For Rubber Records, that achievement is the release of over 250 titles in a 25-year life span...

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Ben Folds

Ben Folds live with the MSO

19 - 20 Dec 2014

Southbank

From $95 - $95

American singer-songwriter Ben Folds brings his pop-rock flair to the classical stage in a unique performance with the MSO, transforming the...

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Ben Folds Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

19 - 20 Dec 2014

Southbank

American singer-songwriter Ben Folds brings his pop-rock flair to the classical stage in a unique performance with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra,...

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Vinyl Lounge @ MPavilion

Vinyl Lounge at the MPavilion

19 Dec 2014

Melbourne

This December Melbourne vinyl lovers will gather at MPavilion on to enjoy the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Vinyl Lounge. Already an...

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Jimmy Barnes

A Day On The Green at Rochford Wines - Jimmy Barnes

20 Dec 2014

Coldstream

From $105 - $105

To celebrate his 30th anniversary as a solo artist, Jimmy Barnes plays Rochford Wines on Saturday 20 December with The Living End, You Am I, Mahalia...

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Wallan Carols by Candlelight

Wallan Carols by Candlelight

20 Dec 2014

Wallan

The 2014 Wallan Carols by Candlelight will be once again held in the R. B. Robson Stadium Wallan, with the usual food court outside selling a variety...

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The Falls Music & Arts Festival

28 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

Lorne

The Falls Music & Arts Festival is one of the finest, longest running, boutique music events in Australia. Boasting intimate surroundings of sheer...

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