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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.

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Grace Barbe - The Afro Sound of the Seychelles

28 Sep 2014

Newport

The Substation and Footscray Community Arts Centre present Grace Barbé's The Afro Sound of the Seychelles - a Kultour touring event. Seychelles...

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Irkanda

Peter Sculthorpe's Irkanda

29 Sep 2014

Southbank

Irkanda is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning 'from a lonely place', and is the inspiration for Peter Sculthorpe's compelling work after the death...

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The Explorers Club: Antarctica at Melbourne Fringe Hub

27 - 28 Sep 2014, 30 Sep - 4 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

From $19 - $23

They've torn up the bible, they've eaten the dogs – Auckland-based alt-folk troubadours Bond Street Bridge continue a wildly successful run with...

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Concierto De Aranjuez

2 - 3 Oct 2014

Southbank

One of the most popular pieces of Spanish music ever written. Hailed by the New York Sun as 'one of the most extraordinary instrumentalists in the...

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Rodelina

Rodelinda

3 Oct 2014

Southbank

The Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Foundation presents the Melbourne premiere of Handel's opera Rodelinda in concert. For one performance only,...

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I am T-Pain Concert

3 Oct 2014

West Melbourne

Two-time Grammy award-winner T-Pain returns to Melbourne for an exclusive tour, I am T-Pain, with special supports to be announced soon. The...

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Bondax (Live) at The Prince Bandroom

Bondax at The Prince Bandroom

3 Oct 2014

St Kilda

Lancaster duo Bondax are coming to the Prince Bandroom! Bondax is an electronic music duo consisting of English musicians Adam Kaye and George...

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The Smoking Owl

3 Oct 2014

Melbourne

The Smoking Owl is a free monthly event presenting new works, performance and music by Melbourne-based artists. On the night, Gallery One Three...

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Hear the People Sing

4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Whether you're a shower soloist or bedroom diva, come and join in this joyous community singing event inspired by the Victor Hugo: Les Misérables -...

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Bonjah

Bonjah Beautiful Wild Album Tour at the Hi-Fi Bar

4 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Bonjah are thrilled to embark on their most extensive national tour yet, supporting their brand new critically acclaimed record 'Beautiful Wild'....

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Listen Out

Listen Out

4 Oct 2014

South Yarra

From $130 - $130

Australia's boutique national dance music event; Listen Out is back! After the success of its debut last year, Listen Out returns this spring to...

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The Australian Youth Orchestra Chamber Players

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Parkville

More than 30 of Australia's best young musicians, forming five string quartets, three piano trios and one wind quintet have been specially selected...

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Dire Straits Experience

5 Oct 2014

St Kilda

One of the most rich and cherished songbooks in rock'n'roll history will be reborn across Australia in October when the Dire Straits Experience comes...

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Docklands Blues Music Festival

5 Oct 2014

Docklands

The Docklands Blues Music Festival will see the Harbour Town precinct come alive with the incredible talents of world class musicians as they bring...

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Bach

Bach's Back – Seniors Festival Organ Concert

8 Oct 2014

Melbourne

One of the greatest composers of all time regarded himself simply as a conscientious craftsman, doing his job as best he could in order to satisfy...

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Darebin Music Feast 2013

The 2014 Darebin Music Feast

8 - 19 Oct 2014

Northcote

The 2014 Darebin Music Feast presents over 150 events in their annual celebration of songwriting and music. Every year, Melbourne's thriving music...

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Leon

Leon Hendrix First Australian Tour

8 Oct 2014

Richmond

With the forty-fourth anniversary of Jimi’s death approaching, Leon is keeping the family legacy alive, bringing the Hendrix brand of music to...

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Mostly Mozart – In Memoriam

9 Oct 2014

Southbank

In 1914 the world embarked on four years of conflict so cataclysmic that it changed the social and political climate of the 20th century. In Memoriam...

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Thirsty Merc

Thirsty Merc Acoustic Session

9 Oct 2014

Southbank

Thirsty Merc are one of Australia's finest live acts. Such a claim is rarely upheld but even the most hardened media agree: Thirsty Merc's live shows...

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Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde world music concert

Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde world music concert

12 Oct 2014

Northcote

From $5 - $15

Catch Northcote world music group Orkeztra Glasso Bashalde in the big room at Northcote Town Hall for a huge night celebrating local composers,...

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