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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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Harp in the Gardens – Christmas Day concert

Harp in the Gardens a Christmas Day Concert

25 Dec 2014

South Yarra

Join Royal Botanical Gardens resident harpist, Michael Johnson, for a very special Christmas Day concert on shady Oak Lawn. Michael will perform...

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The Feeling Groovies

Jazzhead Sundays

28 Dec 2014

St Kilda

Jazzhead is thrilled to announce the Jazzhead Sundays series: free, weekly afternoon sessions of glorious music at Lady Grange in St Kilda. This...

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Kate Cebrano and Mark Vincent

31 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Welcoming in the New Year this December will be some of Australia's favourite contemporary and classical artists as The Australian Philharmonic and...

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Midnight on Bourbon Street

31 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

Southbank

Celebrate the New Year with an evening of old school jazz, New Orleans-style, with a live Big Band, DJ and a riverside view of the fireworks. There...

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Four Seasons New Year's Eve Party

Four Seasons New Year's Eve Party

31 Dec 2014

Melbourne

See in the new year with a 'four seasons' themed party at Campari House. There will be live DJs spinning commercial and house mash-ups, cocktails,...

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New Year's Eve at The Boatbuilders Yard

New Year's Eve at The Boatbuilders Yard

31 Dec 2014

SOUTH WHARF

On New Year's Eve The Boatbuilders Yard will transform itself into a party hub, with DJ Luke McD playing party tunes by the dance floor, a beer...

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Together NYE 2015

Together NYE 2015

31 Dec 2014

St Kilda

Get your ticket to the hottest New Year's Eve party in Melbourne this year. Together NYE 2015 will be held at the exclusive Circa Hotel Rooftop, and...

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New Years Eve Spectacular at The Emerson

New Years Eve Spectacular

31 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

South Yarra

Enjoy all the Glitz and Glam of New Years Eve at The Emerson! Our New Years Eve Spectacular experience includes 5 hour food and beverage packages....

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New Years Eve at The Duke of Wellington

New Years Eve at The Duke of Wellington

31 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Located in the heart of Melbourne, The Duke of Wellington is the perfect place to ring in 2015 with your friends! Ground Floor: - Free entry and live...

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New Years Eve at The Imperial

New Years Eve

31 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

South Yarra

Ring in 2015 and count down the New Year in disguise by joining us at the Imperial South Yarra. Includes spirits, local tap beer, white/red/sparkling...

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New Year's Eve at Fed Square

New Year's Eve at Fed Square

31 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Light up and shine this New Year's Eve with a colourful spectacle at Fed Square. African beats, samba dance, circus acts and neon lights, Fed...

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New Years Eve Party 2014- Night Garden

New Years Eve Party 2014- Night Garden

31 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

Melbourne

The Village presents NYE 2014 Night Garden! Celebrate NYE under the stars in the magical night garden! The Village Night Garden New Years Eve party...

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New Years Eve Summer Party

NYE Summer Party

31 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

Docklands

Set on the banks of Victoria Harbour, Watermark Docklands is hosting its annual NYE Summer Party! Enjoy panoramic views of the spectacular skyline...

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Studio 54 New Year's Eve

Studio 54 New Year's Eve

31 Dec 2014

SOUTH WHARF

Join us this New Year's Eve as we party Studio 54 style! Bring your party shoes for a night of disco and dancing. DJ Scotty will get the party...

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Above & Beyond New Year's Day

1 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Above & Beyond will deliver their iconic live performance, taking fans on an interactive and immersive adventure this New Year. While so many...

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Rhythm of Africa returns this summer to Werribee Open Range Zoo!

Rhythm of Africa returns this summer to Werribee Open Range Zoo!

10 Jan - 28 Feb 2015

Werribee

This year's Rhythm of Africa line-up features a mix of contemporary and traditional African music from local bands, including the Ghanaian rhythms of...

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival Summer Sessions

Melbourne International Jazz Festival Summer Sessions

15 - 29 Jan 2015

Melbourne

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival Summer Sessions program brings you world-class jazz in January, building on the growing success of the main...

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Adolescent featuring Michael Griffiths

21 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Michael Griffiths isn't going to let turning 40 stop his prolonged adolescence. His really prolonged adolescence. . . In his new cabaret, Griffiths...

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Jim Morrison: Kaleidoscope featuring Luigi Lucente

Jim Morrison: Kaleidoscope featuring Luigi Lucente

21 - 25 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Break on through to the other side as the one-man circus Luigi Lucente (Rocky Horror, Wicked, Jersey Boys) leads you through the mind of one of...

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Camille OSullivan

Camille O'Sullivan – Changeling

22 - 24 Jan 2015

Southbank

From $30 - $65

Fierce, amusing and 'dangerously fragile', Camille O'Sullivan transforms each song she performs into an intense, emotional and theatrical experience,...

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Camille OSullivan

Camille O'Sullivan – Changeling

22 - 24 Jan 2015

Southbank

From $30 - $65

Fierce, amusing and 'dangerously fragile', Camille O'Sullivan transforms each song she performs into an intense, emotional and theatrical experience,...

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SummerSalt Outdoor Arts Festival

23 Jan - 21 Feb 2015

Southbank

See outdoor music, dance, circus and theatre performances turn the Melbourne Arts Precinct on its head over five fabulous weekends this summer.

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Globe to Globe World Music Festival

26 Jan 2015

Clayton South

Showcasing the very best in world music over two stages as well as a range of dance and craft workshops, cuisine from around the globe, rides and...

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Coopers Australian Music Prize

26 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Five of the shortlisted artists of this year's Coopers Australian Music Prize will perform live showcase sets as part of the Australia Day Concert at...

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Star Trek In Concert

31 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Southbank

The recent rebooting of the legendary Star Trek film franchise, launched to widespread critical acclaim and box office success, brought forth an...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier

9 Jan 2015, 16 Jan 2015, 23 Jan 2015, 30 Jan 2015

Southbank

The National Gallery of Victoria's Friday Nights return in style during the exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. Meet with friends and...

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A State of Trance Festival

6 Feb 2015

Melbourne

A State of Trance Festival promises to deliver a unique vibe and electrifying atmosphere by bringing together some of the best DJs within the trance...

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Harp in the Gardens - Renaissance of the Celtic Harp

Harp in the Gardens - Renaissance of the Celtic Harp

11 Jan 2015, 8 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Join the Gardens' resident harpist, Michael Johnson, as he performs music in Medieval, Celtic and Renaissance styles inspired by beautiful gardens,...

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What Rhymes with Cars and Girls

What Rhymes with Cars and Girls

13 Feb - 28 Mar 2015

Melbourne

For this boutique musical gem, playwright Aidan Fennessy threads songs from Tim Rogers' first solo album into a tale of love across the class divide...

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Ludovico Einaudi

Ludovico Einaudi

13 - 14 Feb 2015

Southbank

Ludovico Einaudi returns to Hamer Hall with his world-renowned In a Time Lapse tour. Credited with inventing his own music genre, Atmospherica,...

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G-Eazy

G-Eazy

15 Feb 2015

Brunswick

Live Nation & Niche are proud to announce the debut Australian tour for Oakland, CA emcee G-Eazy, playing select club appearances this February 2015!...

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Guy Sebastian: Madness Tour

21 Feb 2015

Richmond

Guy Sebastian is embarking on his first ever national arena tour, playing six shows as part of his Madness tour, with tickets going on sale to the...

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Roxette

A Day On The Green - Roxette

21 Feb 2015

Coldstream

From $129 - $385

Legendary Swedish pop-rockers Roxette will bring their sounds to Rochford Wines. With special guests Eurogliders, Dragon and Boom Crash Opera, it is...

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The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons

22 Feb 2015, 23 Feb 2015

Melbourne

From $46 - $126

Vivaldi's Four Seasons has undergone many reincarnations since it was first played by the talented orphans of the Ospedale della Pietà in...

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Musica Viva presents Tafelmusik House of Dreams

Musica Viva presents Tafelmusik House of Dreams

21 Feb 2015, 24 Feb 2015

Southbank

The Baroque era comes alive in Tafelmusik's House of Dreams at the Melbourne Recital Centre through a stunning exploration of music, art and drama....

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Mozart in Prague

Mozart in Prague

26 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Nowhere was Mozart's music appreciated more in his own lifetime than the city of Prague, and his homage to the city was the Prague Symphony, a...

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 MSO Chinese New Year Concert

MSO Chinese New Year Concert

28 Feb 2015

Southbank

In this major cultural event in Australia's most multicultural metropolis, the MSO's annual Chinese New Year concert brings together great works from...

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Brunswick Music Festival & Sydney Road Street Party

1 - 15 Mar 2015

Brunswick

In 2015, the Brunswick Music Festival will launch into its 27th year with a carefully curated program of international folk, roots and world music on...

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Mogwai

Mogwai

1 Mar 2015

Southbank

Mogwai has a majestic, powerful sound where barely a word is spoken, yet it is the antithesis of background music. Album and song titles bemuse,...

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Mozart in Prague at Melbourne Recital Centre

Mozart in Prague

1 Mar 2015

Southbank

Nowhere was Mozart's music appreciated more in his own lifetime than the city of Prague, and his homage to the city was the Prague Symphony, a...

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Neneh Cherry with RocketNumberNine

Neneh Cherry with RocketNumberNine

6 Mar 2015

Southbank

After a hiatus of 18 years, Grammy-nominated, Brit Award-winning singer Neneh Cherry has released her fourth solo album, Blank Project, to a chorus...

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Macy Gray

Macy Gray Athenaeum Theatre

7 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Celebrating the recent release of her highly acclaimed ninth album, The Way, Macy will kick off her Australian tour in Melbourne at the beautifully...

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Fanfare Ciocarlia

Fanfare Ciocarlia

10 Mar 2015

Southbank

A 24-legged brass beast, Fanfare Ciocarlia puts a new spin on eastern funk grooves, bringing ancient Balkan gypsy traditions into dance clubs. Having...

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Coffee Concert with the Sutherland Trio

Coffee Concert with the Sutherland Trio

17 Mar 2015

Southbank

One of Melbourne’s finest chamber ensembles opens the 2015 Coffee Concert season with a delectable program of musical treasures. The Sutherland trio...

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Fed Square Live

Fed Square Live

8 Jan 2015, 15 Jan 2015, 22 Jan 2015, 29 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Soak up the warmer evenings with weekly outdoor concerts featuring some of Melbourne's most talented artists. Fed Square's free live music series...

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The Virtuoso Recorder

The Virtuoso Recorder

17 Apr 2015

Southbank

In a sparkling celebration of Baroque recorder music, Genevieve Lacey performs with Melbourne Chamber Orchestra in Bach's ever-popular Brandenburg...

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Beethoven: The 1808 Vienna Concert

Beethoven: The 1808 Vienna Concert

2 May 2015

Southbank

With a line-up of internationally acclaimed soloists and the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir joining the orchestra, sit back and relax in the...

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Musica Viva presents Goldner String Quartet

Musica Viva presents Goldner String Quartet

21 Apr 2015, 2 May 2015

Southbank

Four friends, three pieces, two married couples, one quartet: this tour celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Goldner String Quartet. A piece too...

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Human Nature 'The Jukebox Tour - A 25th Anniversary Celebration'

Human Nature: The Jukebox Tour

9 May 2015

Melbourne

Celebrating 25 successful years since founding their iconic group Human Nature are thrilled to announce they will tour the country on their The...

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