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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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Michael Johnson (Harpist)

Harp in the Gardens

22 Apr 2014, 29 Apr 2014, 6 May 2014, 13 May 2014

South Yarra

From $10 - $25

Harp in the Gardens is an inspiring and uplifting concert by the Royal Botanic Gardens' resident harpist and composer, Michael Johnson. Presenting...

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Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock - Bob Dylan's Birthday

30 May 2014

Elsternwick

From $30 - $45

To celebrate Bob's 73rd birthday The Flying Saucer Club is proud to present 'Robyn sings Dylan'. In 2002 Robyn Hitchcock released 'Robyn Sings', an...

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Charles Lloyd Sky Trio

30 May 2014

Southbank

Multi-instrumentalist and titan of the tenor saxophone, Charles Lloyd emerged in the 60s, leading one of the all-time great quartets whose crossover...

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The Agony of Knowledge

30 May 2014

Melbourne

Tilman Robinson premieres The Agony of Knowledge, a bold new musical exploration of the Icelandic epic poem Volsungasaga, created for the 2014...

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Ian Chaplin Trio

30 May 2014

Fitzroy

Ian Chaplin is a fiery and brilliant improviser, a master at the height of his powers. Playing bebop standards alongside his relentlessly swinging,...

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Janet Seidel

30 May 2014

Richmond

Named as Australia's first lady of jazz, Janet Seidel performs a seductively stylish selection of standards, from Cole Porter to Peggy Lee, with her...

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Late Night Jam

Late Night Jam with The Grid

30 May - 8 Jun 2014

Melbourne

The Grid lead unrepeatable and spontaneous collaborations into the early hours. Join Festival-goers and artists alike to meet, listen, play and...

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Trichotomy featuring Julian Argüelles

30 May 2014

Melbourne

Absorbing and always distinctive, Brisbane's Trichotomy skilfully fuse complex improvisations with delicate atmospherics, blending modern jazz,...

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Australian Octet – Chamber Masterworks

30 May 2014

Melbourne

Australian Octet is Melbourne Chamber Orchestra's new flagship chamber ensemble, dedicated to performing music for five to eight strings. Under the...

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Free Lunchtime Jazz with The Furbelows at St James

30 May 2014

Melbourne

Combining close harmony vocals with a hot club swing rhythm section, The Furbelows unite two of the most popular jazz styles of the 1930s for a fiery...

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

30 May - 8 Jun 2014

Melbourne

Hear something new in Melbourne's jazz bars and clubs this Queens Birthday weekend. Catch exclusive international acts and local newcomers.

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Heidelberg Choral Society Live Performance

31 May 2014

Ivanhoe

From $30 - $35

The Heidelberg Choral Society presents, Joseph Haydn: The Seasons and Heidelberg Choral Society Orchestra, with conductor Peter Bandy. The Seasons -...

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Robyn Hitchcock

Robyn Hitchcock - I Often Dream Of Trains

31 May 2014

Northcote

In 2008 Robyn Hitchcock toured Britain and America playing his classic 1984 album, I Often Dream Of Trains, in its entirety. In New York, director...

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Mozart Requiem

31 May 2014

Melbourne

The Requiem is the last composition Mozart wrote, and is thought by many to be the most beautiful of all his works. Victoria Chorale and the Art of...

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Chris Dave and The Drumhedz

31 May - 1 Jun 2014

Melbourne

In this Australian premiere performance one of the most revered musicians of his generation, prodigious drummer Chris Dave brings his progressive...

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Jazz

Monash University Jazz Futures

31 May 2014

Southbank

During the 2014 Festival, students from The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music are provided with the formative opportunity to rehearse and perform with...

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The Long Walk Fun Run

The Long Walk Wellbeing Concert

31 May 2014

Melbourne

The Long Walk started in 2004 when former Essendon player Michael Long and others walked from Melbourne to Canberra to ask the Prime Minister to put...

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Sam Keevers Sextet

31 May 2014

Fitzroy

One of this country's finest improvising pianists, Sam Keevers leads an outstanding assembly of Australian jazz's most original and visionary voices....

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Tribute to Blue Note

31 May 2014

Richmond

At Dizzy's jazz Club, enjoy a tribute to the label which launched the careers of hard bop pioneers such as Thelonious Monk and Art Blakey among many...

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Opening Celebration Concert - Melbourne International Jazz Festival

31 May 2014

Melbourne

Enjoy a tantalising taste of what's on offer at the 2014 Festival. This free open-air concert will have music-lovers, seasoned punters, families,...

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