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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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MSG @ The Edge

Melbourne Singers of Gospel: Music in Me

15 Nov 2014

South Melbourne

From $25 - $110

The Melbourne Singers of Gospel presents Music in Me, with gospel, soul and pop-inspired anthems at South Melbourne Town Hall. 80 voices will be...

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Steve Kilbey at the Montrose Town Centre

Steve Kilbey at the Montrose Town Centre

15 Nov 2014

Montrose

From $33 - $33

Following The Church's 30th anniversary performance at the Opera House with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, their much loved frontman Steve Kilbey is...

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Anthony Marwood

Australian Chamber Orchestera Presents Marwood’s Serenade

16 - 17 Nov 2014

Southbank

From $47 - $47

Violinist Anthony Marwood directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra in a string showcase featuring works by Stravinsky, Dvořák and more. Acclaimed...

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Melbourne Music Week: Tangerine Dream

16 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Tangerine Dream will feature the ten thousand pipes of the Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ in a match made in heaven - or at least some mystical...

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MMusic: Skycha

16 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Curated by MPavilion, a new temporary architecture commission and design space based in the Queen Victoria Memorial Gardens, MMusic is a series of...

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Allday and L-Fresh The Lion

16 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Since their inception in 2008, the Speaker TV team have been unearthing and supporting strong talent, on the fringe of the mainstream, and presenting...

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Emerge in Brimbank

Emerge in Brimbank

16 Nov 2014

St Albans

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) in partnership with Brimbank City Council will unleash the third Emerge in Brimbank free family-friendly festival...

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FasterLouder Lunchbox Series

17 - 21 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Let music break the daily grind with a full bill of free lunchtime gigs as part of this year's FasterLouder Lunchbox Series at the new flagship venue...

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Coffee Concert with Goldner String Quartet

18 Nov 2014

Southbank

The Goldner String Quartet, one of Australia's most admired quartets makes a welcome visit to Melbourne. The fine, clean textures of Haydn's...

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The Age Music Victoria Awards

19 Nov 2014

Melbourne

The Age Music Victoria Awards is the largest public-voted music awards in the country with an average of a whopping 80,000 votes each year. The...

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1000 £ Bend Presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Roll on in to Live Music Safari as Foreign Brothers transform 1000 £ Bend into a roller disco of cosmic proportions and Northside Records present a...

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Boney presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Boney have assembled a slew of Melbourne's chief electronic acts for a Live Music Safari party that spans over two levels, spills into Magic Mountain...

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Live Music Safari Kitchens

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

For Live Music Safari, fourteen of Melbourne's much-loved and iconic live music venues open their doors for a wild night of free gigs and parties,...

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Lounge Presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Lounge, one of Melbourne's much-loved music venues, joins the dots between emerging and established artists to showcase our city's highly-revered...

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Morning Ritual

15 - 16 Nov 2014, 20 - 22 Nov 2014

Melbourne

A call for music lovers to rise and shine, Morning Ritual's free morning gigs are back to plant big smiles on faces, first-thing. Now an Melbourne...

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Section 8 and Ferdydurke present

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Section 8 and Ferdydurke are building a solid reputation for luring crowds with a new era of laneway parties. The two venues pool their highly-tuned...

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Soul Safari + The Perfections + Mayfield

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Embark on an intimate and rousing, genre-spanning journey as Melbourne's best soul bands warm the city for this special edition of Fed Square Live,...

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Tangerine Dream play Sorcerer

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $30 - $38

Founded in 1967, Tangerine Dream may have undergone many line-up changes but their distinctive and immersive sound remains incredibly potent and...

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The Hi-Fi presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

The Hi-Fi is proud to present A Basement Show, a nod to the up-and-comers - Magic America, The Good Morrows, Bad Family, Where's Joss and more. Magic...

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The Roller Jam

20 - 22 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Four-man collective Foreign Brothers are back to transform 1000 £ Bend into a roller disco of cosmic proportions. Over the course of three nights,...

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The Telepathy Project + Sophia Brous

20 - 23 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Delve into the unconscious spaces of Melbourne's shared gardens, architecture and imagination with this mind-wandering sonic experience. As part of...

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Thomas Jeppe + Safia

20 - 22 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $20 - $20

Residency combines visual art, live music and a knockout drinks menu. Open for three nights, only for MMW, this warehouse pop-up bar transforms with...

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Bennetts Lane Jazz Club presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Bennetts Lane Jazz Club present two rooms of exhilarating live jazz for Live Music Safari. Swing is the Thing, featuring music from Kelsey James and...

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Ding Dong Lounge presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Nestled in the heart of Chinatown, Ding Dong Lounge, one of Melbourne's most iconic alternative music venues, present a stellar line-up for Live...

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The Toff in Town Presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Big local sounds - bellowing vocals and gaining pop by frantic bleeps and turns - take over The Toff in Town for Live Music Safari. Electronic...

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The John Curtin Hotel presents

20 Nov 2014

Carlton

The John Curtin Hotel presents a night of disco discovery through the windows of time. Opening in shimmering spectacle, the Sugar Fed Leopards are...

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The Kelvin Club Presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

The organisers behind St. Jerome's Laneway Festival deliver their first official Melbourne Music Week event at The Kelvin Club. This showcase...

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The Public Bar presents

20 Nov 2014

North Melbourne

Back for more in 2014, The Public Bar, North Melbourne's finest dive bar, throws its doors open for another aural expedition of Melbourne acts for...

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The Mercat presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

A brood of local beat makers and DJs create a bounty of electronic, sonic wonderment deep in the sweaty dance haven that is The Mercat basement....

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Cherry Bar Presents

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Melbourne's iconic Cherry Bar is religiously rock and roll, but their Soul Thursdays remain one of Melbourne's longest running soul/funk residencies....

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Live Music Safari launch: Kingswood

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Indie rock band Kingswood launch this year's Live Music Safari with a special performance at the flagship venue of Melbourne Music Week, Queen...

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Magic Mountain Band + Ben Byrne

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Welcome to The Institute Presents. . . Lost Empire - a series of wonderful one-off gigs in unique and special spaces curated exclusively for MMW. The...

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Hunt. Tram. Party.

20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Tram Sessions are booting off commuters and taking over Melbourne's favourite mode of transport for the ultimate moving music party - Hunt. Tram....

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The Bombay Royale & Cumbia Cosmonauts

14 Nov 2014, 21 Nov 2014

Southbank

From $10 - $28

After a short hiatus, the NGV's enormously successful Friday Nights series is back and returns in style with The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier:...

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The Church

The Church plays The Blood of a Poet

21 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $35 - $38

One of Australia's best-loved bands turns its attention to Jean Cocteau's wonderfully avant-garde film celebrating the future possibilities of cinema...

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Anon – The Other Side

21 Nov 2014

Parkville

In Project Anon's biggest collaboration yet they present a stellar line up of alumni and current students of the Melbourne Conservatorium. The...

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Shirazz Jazz Band

The Phillip Island Jazz Festival

21 - 23 Nov 2014

Cowes

Celebrate live jazz with a weekend of performances, jamming, dining and dancing at the annual Phillip Island Jazz Festival in Cowes in November.

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Blues in the Barrel Hall

Blues in the Barrel Hall

21 Nov 2014

Merricks North

From $40 - $95

The rustic Willow Creek Barrel hall is the venue for an evening of blues beats and soul sounds by the acclaimed Justin Yap Band, whose recent first...

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Musica Viva presents: Ray Chen with Timothy Young

11 Nov 2014, 22 Nov 2014

Southbank

Born in Taiwan and raised in Brisbane, jet-setting virtuoso Ray Chen is one of the brightest stars in the new generation of violinists, with a...

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Swell

14 - 16 Nov 2014, 22 - 23 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $29 - $35

Experiential, immersive and unlike anything else - Swell is not a festival, yet delivers the transformative feeling of being enveloped with sunshine...

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Yefim Bronfman Plays Brahms

22 Nov 2014

Southbank

Sir Andrew Davis conducts pianist Yefim Bronfman playing Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2 and Elgar's Symphony No. 1. Elgar is a composer close to Sir...

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Max Richter

Max Richter – Vivaldi Recomposed

24 Nov 2014

Southbank

Composer Max Richter brings Vivaldi's timeless violin concertos, the Four Seasons, to new generations of music-lovers with a version for the 21st...

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Harp in the Gardens - Michael Johnson

Harp in the Gardens - Michael Johnson

11 Nov 2014, 18 Nov 2014, 25 Nov 2014

South Yarra

From $10 - $25

Join resident harpist, Michael Johnson, for an original and uplifting concert of harp music composed in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. The...

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Jean Efflam Bavouzet – Reflections

25 Nov 2014

Southbank

Colour and emotion are Jean-Efflam's speciality. As one of the world's great exponents of the exquisitely sensitive music of the Impressionists, he...

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Spirit of India

26 Nov 2014

Southbank

For 33 years, Spirit of India has brought the very finest Indian classical music and dance to Australia. In their 50th concert tour program, Spirit...

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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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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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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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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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