Camera Obscura at The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Carbie Warbie
Show map

Music events

Welcome to Melbourne, Australia's music capital. From rock, folk, blues and indie to classical, jazz and world music, Melbourne is a city alive with noise. Catch the latest bands and solo performers at clubs and pubs across the city, share a drink and moody tunes at one of the numerous jazz clubs, or take it up a notch at arenas and concert halls playing host big ticket acts. With countless gigs on every night of the week, check the local papers, websites and gig guides to find out what's happening near you.

Showing 1 - 20 of 87 results

Unplugged Live 2015

Unplugged Live 2015

5 Jul - 9 Aug 2015

Melbourne

The intimate performance and conversation program, Unplugged Live, featuring some of Australia’s leading musicians, songwriters and contemporary...

Read more | Show on map

Generic Image - Tourism Victoria

Ruby and the Crystal Set

15 Jul - 16 Dec 2015

Melbourne

Come and see The Crystal Set, fronted by the fabulous Ruby Rogers and accompanied by John Curtis on the grand piano, for a night of jazz standards,...

Read more | Show on map

David Bowie is

David Bowie is

16 Jul - 1 Nov 2015

Melbourne

From $15 - $40

Put on your red shoes and immerse yourself in a celebration 50 years of one of the era's most influential artists in rock, pop, fashion and performance.

Read more | Show on map

VVThumbnail__9642233_TVIC_1_.jpg

Ella's Live Swing Quartet

20 Jul - 28 Dec 2015

Melbourne

From $20 - $20

Ella's Live Swing Quartet features Bernadeta Glow on vocals with Scott Griffiths on piano and guitar, with a rhythm section, playing 50s style swing....

Read more | Show on map

Musica Viva presents I Fagiolini

Musica Viva presents I Fagiolini

1 Aug 2015

Southbank

Music Viva in conjunction with the Melbourne Recital Centre are excited to bring you the talents of Fagiolini. Pronounced Ee far-joe-LEE-nee ('the...

Read more | Show on map

Generic Image - Tourism Victoria

Lea Salonga in Concert

1 Aug 2015

South Wharf

See Lea Salonga live in concert at the Plenary! Lea Salonga has appeared in Miss Saigon and Les Misérables on Broadway and in London's West End. The...

Read more | Show on map

Australian World Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle

Australian World Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle

1 Aug 2015

Southbank

The Australian World Orchestra (AWO) returns to Australia under the baton of charismatic Chief Conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir...

Read more | Show on map

Generic Image - Tourism Victoria

Winter Jazz Fundraiser - Paris Favilla and Friends

1 Aug 2015

Port Melbourne

From $10 - $15

Holy Trinity Port Melbourne proudly presents Paris Favilla and Friends, with love. Paris is an exquisitely gifted saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist...

Read more | Show on map

Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - Musicke's Miscellanie

Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - Musicke's Miscellanie

2 Aug 2015

Brighton

The Early Arts Guild of Victoria nurtures medieval, renaissance and baroque arts around Victoria and beyond working closely with the Early Music...

Read more | Show on map

Triple Baroque

Triple Baroque

2 Aug 2015

Southbank

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra brings to life the vivacious spirit of the Baroque in a spectacular musical program spanning five centuries. The program...

Read more | Show on map

Simon Trpčeski

Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1

7 - 10 Aug 2015

Melbourne

From $32 - $32

The very epitome of Romantic music, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 is one of the most beloved concertos in the history of the modern keyboard....

Read more | Show on map

Supersense - Festival of the Ecstatic

Supersense - Festival of the Ecstatic

7 - 9 Aug 2015

Southbank

Supersense is a cutting-edge new festival that marries the renegade with the classic. It's a hypersensory journey for the curious and the bold, that...

Read more | Show on map

Mark Seymour & The Undertow

Mark Seymour & The Undertow

7 Aug 2015

St Kilda

As the frontman for one of Australia's most seminal bands, the mighty Hunters & Collectors, Mark Seymour is one of Australia's most gifted and...

Read more | Show on map

European Bier Cafe & Aer Rooftop Bar

Live Music at The European Bier Cafe

31 Jul - 1 Aug 2015, 7 - 8 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Dance until the wee hours on Friday and Saturday nights at the European Bier Cafe and Aer Rooftop Bar. Free live music kicks off at 9:30pm with the...

Read more | Show on map

Generic Image - Tourism Victoria

Wilbur Wilde and JMQ at Paris Cat

8 Aug 2015

Melbourne

After their previous highly lauded gig at Paris Cat, singer-saxophonist Wilbur Wilde will again feature with the stylish, horn-led John Montesante...

Read more | Show on map

A Night of Swing

A Night of Swing

8 Aug 2015

North Melbourne

Errol's Angels Community Choir and Friends present a set of songs from the 1930s and '40s, followed by Dr Crask and his Swingin' Elixir band, playing...

Read more | Show on map

Resonance Music Series - Bayside Chamber Orchestra - Program 2

Resonance Music Series - Bayside Chamber Orchestra - Program 2

9 Aug 2015

Beaumaris

Bayside Chamber Orchestra is a newly formed classical ensemble performing familiar and lesser known chamber and orchestral works. The group is...

Read more | Show on map

Melbourne Youth Music – Virtuosity Final

Melbourne Youth Music – Virtuosity Final

9 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Virtuosity is a concerto soloist program offering future soloists the chance to learn from the best, playing their solo piece with a full-sized...

Read more | Show on map

Theresa Yu - Steinway D

Theresa Yu - Steinway D

9 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Come and hear promising young pianist, Theresa Yu, on the Steinway D at Ruby's Music Room. Theresa is a charismatic 19 year-old classical pianist...

Read more | Show on map

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

11 Aug 2015

Southbank

Record breaking 16-time winner of the UK Brass in Concert Championships, Grimethorpe Colliery Band is returning to Australia under the direction of...

Read more | Show on map

Gig guide

Record stores

Videos

Melbourne after dark (0:59)

See more videos

Melbourne

Top