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Entertainment

In Melbourne, you'll find a galaxy of trendy clubs and bars – ideal places for a convivial drink, social catch ups and DJ sessions, late into the night. Melbourne also boasts Australia's largest concentration of live music venues, where local and international bands cover everything from grunge rock and techno, to jazz, blues and avante-garde performance. See a Hollywood blockbuster, catch a cabaret or comedy show starring local and international talent, or visit Crown Entertainment Complex – home to Australia's largest casino, cinemas, discos and designer stores.

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Victoria, Australia

Comedy

Have a laugh at Melbourne's annual international comedy festival or duck into city and country comedy venues year-round for side-splitting surprises.

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Luluc, Northcote Social Club, Melbourne. Image courtesy: Carbie Warbie

Live music

Variety and energy characterise entertainment and nightlife in Victoria. Melbourne features an ever-changing number of trendy clubs, bars and live music venues.

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Alumbra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Dance clubs

Techno? Trance? Drum and bass? Get hot and sweaty with Melbourne's dance crowd!

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The Shadow Electric, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cinemas

Spend languid summer nights watching your favourite films on rooftops, in gardens and by the beach, or escape for hours in art houses and multiplexes.

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Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria, Australia

Spectator sports

Melbourne is sports mad. From the crack of the bat to the roar of race cars, the city hosts track and field crowd pleaser events throughout the year.

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Crown Entertainment Complex

Crown Entertainment Complex

Find the jewels in the Crown, including signature restaurants from top chefs, international boutiques, luxury accommodation, hip bars and great views

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