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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.

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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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Alex Goot and Against the Current

5 Sep 2014

Carlton

Acclaimed singer-songwriters Alex Goot and Against the Current are set to rock the Melbourne stage for their first Australia–Asia tour. Young,...

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Here Comes the Night – The Songbook of Van Morrison

5 - 6 Sep 2014

Southbank

Following the success of Here Comes the Night at the 2013 Melbourne International Jazz Festival, and a sell-out national concert tour, Dennis Smith...

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Songs of Love and War

Songs of Love and War

6 Sep 2014

Parkville

From $28 - $38

Claudio Monteverdi's eighth book of madrigals Madrigali dei guerrieri et amorosi (Madrigals of war and love) contains some of his finest work,...

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Unplugged Live: Portrait of an Artist – Missy Higgins

7 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Throughout winter, NGV is hosting a series of music and conversations set amongst the classics of the 19th- and 20th-century Australian art...

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Elgies & Dances

Elegies & Dances

7 Sep 2014

Southbank

From $30 - $109

Enjoy a spectacular and sumptuous journey into the heart of fiddle playing at the Melbourne Recital Centre. The Melbourne Chamber Orchestra presents...

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Acoustica – Read to Me Tuesday

9 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Come to the City Library for Read to Me Tuesday with musician Dave Evans and reader Steph Francis. Steph Francis initiated Read to Me Tuesday with...

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Ears Wide Open 3

9 Sep 2014, 9 Sep 2014

Southbank

Whether you are a newcomer or want to take your appreciation of classical music to the next level, Ears Wide Open is an entertaining, educational...

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Coffee Concert with James Crabb and Genevieve Lacey

9 Sep 2014

Southbank

At the Melbourne Recital Centre, recorder and classical accordion are perhaps an unlikely pairing, but in the hands of James Crabb and Genevieve...

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Applespiel Make a Band and Take On the Recording Industry

Applespiel Make a Band and Take On the Recording Industry

3 - 6 Sep 2014, 11 - 13 Sep 2014

Southbank

From $25 - $25

In Applespiel Make a Band and Take On the Recording Industry this acclaimed collective chronicle the meteoric rise to fame - and inevitable downfall...

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Elegies & Dances at Federation Square

12 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra presents an homage to the two great moods of the string orchestra: the sparkling drive of the dance, and the poignancy of...

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Now We Are 8 - It’s time to celebrate

13 Sep 2014

Melbourne

From $22 - $30

Melbourne Street Choir Inc presents Now We Are 8 - It's time to celebrate with the Choir of Hope & Inspiration! The award winning choir that inspired...

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Diego Matheuz conducts Beethoven and Tchaikovsky

12 - 13 Sep 2014, 15 Sep 2014

Southbank

A thrilling program, which culminates in Tchaikovsky's Pathétique symphony. Principal Guest conductor Diego Matheuz directs this thrilling program,...

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A Tribute to Bing Crosby With The Syncopators

15 Sep 2014

Southbank

After beginning his career in 1926 Harry Lillis ('Bing') Crosby arguably became the most popular recording artist of the 20th Century. Originally...

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Selby and Friends – Swedish Delight

17 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Selby and Friends is delighted to welcome the great Swedish cellist Torleif Thedeen, in recital for this program that features the music of...

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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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Zelman Symphony Concert

Zelman Memorial Symphony Concert

20 Sep 2014

Kew

From $5 - $35

Beethoven's Emperor Concerto was voted Number 1 in ABC Classic FM's top 100 concertos. Who is surprised? Not us! This music whose power reaches us so...

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Crazy Little Thing called Queen

20 - 21 Sep 2014

Thornbury

From $25 - $35

THECHO!R presents Crazy Little Thing called Queen at the Thornbury Theatre. THECHO!R performs Queens greatest hits in support of Cancer Research, so...

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Andrea Bocelli

21 Sep 2014

Richmond

The world's most beloved tenor, Andrea Bocelli is touring Australia and New Zealand this September. The concerts will be divided into two parts: the...

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Andrea Bocelli

21 Sep 2014

Richmond

The world's most beloved tenor, Andrea Bocelli is touring Australia and New Zealand this September. The concerts will be divided into two parts: the...

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