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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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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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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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Musica Viva presents Borodin Quartet

27 Sep 2014, 14 Oct 2014

Southbank

At the Melbourne Recital Centre, the legendary Borodin String Quartet perform. The printed music it uses bears the autograph markings of other...

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SCREAMFEEDER The Early Years Tour

Screamfeeder - The Early Years Tour

18 Oct 2014

Carlton

To celebrate this year's re-issue of their four classic '90s albums, seminal indie-rock darlings Screamfeeder will undertake a short national tour...

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Lunchtime Concerts at Melba Hall

Lunchtime Concerts at Melba Hall

25 Aug 2014, 1 Sep 2014, 8 Sep 2014, 15 Sep 2014

Parkville

Come down for a series of lunch hour concerts hosted in the newly refurbished Melba Hall, held each Monday of semester. Featured artists include....

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Coffee Concert with Goldner String Quartet

21 Oct 2014

Southbank

The Goldner String Quartet, one of Australia's most admired quartets makes a welcome visit to Melbourne's Recital Centre. The fine, clean textures of...

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ANZACS on the Wall

ANZACS on the Wall

23 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Singers, songwriters and entertainers, Jim Brown and Vince Brophy perform on the Lone Pine Guitar, crafted from a branch of the Shrine's former Lone...

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Australian Chamber Orchestra Presents Tognetti’s Beethoven

26 - 27 Oct 2014

Southbank

From $47 - $47

The Australian Chamber Orchestra's recent Beethoven concerts have been reviewed with enormous enthusiasm. This concert features three bold Beethoven...

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Orchestra Victoria Wind Quintet

26 Oct 2014

Southbank

The members of the Orchestra Victoria Wind Quintet have been working side by side for over 7 years in the pit and onstage with Australia's most...

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Dream Theater

Dream Theater - An Evening With Dream Theater

29 Oct 2014

St Kilda

If there is one name that is synonymous with modern Post Progressive Metal, it would undeniably be Dream Theater. Expressive, extraordinary and...

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Black voices

Black Voices

30 Oct 2014

Southbank

The internationally acclaimed a cappella quintet, Black Voices, have been wowing audiences all over the world for more than 25 years with their...

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Air Force Band

Air Force Band – Firebird

1 Nov 2014

Southbank

Air Force Band presents 'Firebird', the third and final concert dedicated to celebrating the centenary of military aviation in Australia. On 1 March...

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Classics at Fed Square

Classics at Fed Square

1 Sep 2014, 6 Oct 2014, 3 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Enjoy your favourite music all year round with Classics at Fed Square. Held in the stunning surrounds of the Deakin Edge, these free monthly concerts...

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Appalachian Spring

Appalachian Spring

7 Nov 2014

Melbourne

A soaring evocation of the American spirit in sound, Appalachian Spring is the most enduringly popular work by American composer, Aaron Copland....

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The Twoks

Club Twok Live Dance Music Party

6 Sep 2014, 11 Oct 2014, 8 Nov 2014

Carlton

After a successful series during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Club Twok returns to Bella Union for a monthly live dance music party....

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Appalachian Spring

9 Nov 2014

Southbank

From $30 - $109

Be transported by the greatest work of American music at the Melbourne Recital Centre. A soaring evocation of the American spirit in sound,...

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Selby and Friends – 'Trout' en Fin

12 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Selby and Friends presents the ever-popular favourite Schubert's 'Trout Quintet' in this final performance for 2014. Joined by the marvellous British...

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Melbourne Music Week

14 - 23 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Now in its ffifth year, Melbourne Music Week (MMW) takes over Melbourne once again with a carefully curated program of imaginative and eclectic...

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Anthony Marwood

Australian Chamber Orchestera Presents Marwood’s Serenade

16 - 17 Nov 2014

Southbank

From $47 - $47

Violinist Anthony Marwood directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra in a string showcase featuring works by Stravinsky, Dvořák and more. Acclaimed...

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Musica Viva presents: Ray Chen with Timothy Young

11 Nov 2014, 22 Nov 2014

Southbank

Born in Taiwan and raised in Brisbane, jet-setting virtuoso Ray Chen is one of the brightest stars in the new generation of violinists, with a...

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