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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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Babe: The Twentieth Anniversary Concert

Babe The Twentieth Anniversary Concert

11 - 12 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $45 - $45

George Miller's Babe, the 1995 family movie about a pig who wants to be a sheepdog conceived by writer / producer George Miller and director Chris...

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Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition

Seventh Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition

11 - 19 Jul 2015

South Melbourne

The Seventh Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition will be presented by Chamber Music Australia in July 2015. Showcasing the best young...

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David Bowie is

David Bowie is

16 Jul - 1 Nov 2015

Melbourne

Put on your red shoes and immerse yourself in a celebration 50 years of one of the era's most influential artists in rock, pop, fashion and performance.

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Ravel's Bolero & Sibelius 7

Ravel's Bolero and Sibelius 7

17 - 18 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $40 - $40

This passionate program brings to life the old-world charm of Sibelius' Valse triste followed by the composer's innovative, continually evolving...

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Yuja Wang Plays Prokofiev

Yuja Wang Plays Prokofiev

23 - 25 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Chinese piano superstar Yuja Wang brings her acclaimed virtuosity to Prokofiev's tempestuous Second Piano Concerto, one of the most technically...

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Rhythm and blues band, 40 Thieves

Sunday Session: 40 Thieves

26 Apr 2015, 31 May 2015, 28 Jun 2015, 26 Jul 2015

Kyneton

Local rhythm and blues band, 40 Thieves, return to the Royal George for a regular Sunday Session. Join them on the last Sunday of each month from...

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Verdi's Requiem

Verdi's Requiem

26 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Often described as 'Verdi's greatest opera', the Requiem is an expansive yet tightly-knit musical masterpiece, with melodies and rhythms binding...

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Verdi's Requiem

Verdi's Requiem

26 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Italy's great hero and poet, Alessandro Manzoni, died in 1873. Giuseppe Verdi, who shared with Manzoni a strong desire for the unification of the...

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Beethoven & Mozart

Beethoven and Mozart

31 Jul 2015

Melbourne

From $15 - $15

Copland's Appalachian Spring is a defining work of the twentieth century, evocatively capturing the wide-open spaces of frontier America. Mozart's...

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Musica Viva presents I Fagiolini

Musica Viva presents I Fagiolini

28 Jul 2015, 1 Aug 2015

Southbank

Music Viva in conjunction with the Melbourne Recital Centre are excited to bring you the talents of Fagiolini. Pronounced Ee far-joe-LEE-nee ('the...

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Triple Baroque

Triple Baroque

2 Aug 2015

Southbank

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra brings to life the vivacious spirit of the Baroque in a spectacular musical program spanning five centuries. The program...

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Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - Musicke's Miscellanie

Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - Musicke's Miscellanie

2 Aug 2015

Brighton

The Early Arts Guild of Victoria nurtures medieval, renaissance and baroque arts around Victoria and beyond working closely with the Early Music...

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Simon Trpčeski

Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1

7 - 10 Aug 2015

Melbourne

From $32 - $32

The very epitome of Romantic music, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 is one of the most beloved concertos in the history of the modern keyboard....

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Resonance Music Series - Bayside Chamber Orchestra - Program 2

Resonance Music Series - Bayside Chamber Orchestra - Program 2

9 Aug 2015

Beaumaris

Bayside Chamber Orchestra is a newly formed classical ensemble performing familiar and lesser known chamber and orchestral works. The group is...

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Rachmaninov 3

Rachmaninov 3

20 - 22 Aug 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Sir Andrew Davis conducts a thrilling night of virtuosic composition, beginning with Rimsky-Korsakov's Dubinushka, an evocation of the revolutionary...

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Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17

Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17

28 - 31 Aug 2015

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

Rossini La gazza ladra: Overture Mozart Piano Concerto No. 17 Messiaen Oiseaux exotiques Brahms Symphony No. 3 Sir Andrew Davis conductor Jean-Efflam...

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An Evening with Renée Fleming

An Evening with Renée Fleming

3 - 5 Sep 2015

Melbourne

From $40 - $40

Strauss Intermezzo: Four Symphonic Interludes Ravel Shéhérazade Canteloube A selection from Chants d'Auvergne Various A selection of celebrated arias...

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Musica Viva presents Paul Lewis

Musica Viva presents Paul Lewis

1 Sep 2015, 5 Sep 2015

Southbank

Music Viva is proud to leave you in the the hands of a master such as Paul Lewis performing at the Melbourne Recital Centre. A great piano recital...

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Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - All About the Pied Piper

Resonance Music Series - Early Arts Guild of Victoria - All About the Pied Piper

6 Sep 2015

Brighton

The Early Arts Guild of Victoria nurtures medieval, renaissance and baroque arts around Victoria and beyond working closely with the Early Music...

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Melbourne Fringe 2014

Melbourne Fringe Festival

16 Sep - 4 Oct 2015

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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