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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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Unplugged Live: Portrait of an Artist – Paul Dempsey

31 Aug 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Melbourne Town Hall Proms - Tribute to Dame Nellie Melba

26 Sep 2014

Melbourne

A bringing together of great musical entertainment with a look back at one of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's most important early supporters,...

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Tchaikovsky's Pathétique

28 Sep 2014

Melbourne

This free one-hour concert features Tchaikovsky's most personal work, his Pathétique Symphony, whose hostile reception plunged Tchaikovsky into...

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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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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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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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