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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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Ben Folds Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

19 - 20 Dec 2014

Southbank

American singer-songwriter Ben Folds brings his pop-rock flair to the classical stage in a unique performance with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra,...

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Kate Cebrano and Mark Vincent

31 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Welcoming in the New Year this December will be some of Australia's favourite contemporary and classical artists as The Australian Philharmonic and...

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Midnight on Bourbon Street

31 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

Southbank

Celebrate the New Year with an evening of old school jazz, New Orleans-style, with a live Big Band, DJ and a riverside view of the fireworks. There...

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Above & Beyond New Year's Day

1 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Above & Beyond will deliver their iconic live performance, taking fans on an interactive and immersive adventure this New Year. While so many...

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Coopers Australian Music Prize

26 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Five of the shortlisted artists of this year's Coopers Australian Music Prize will perform live showcase sets as part of the Australia Day Concert at...

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Globe to Globe World Music Festival

26 Jan 2015

Clayton South

Showcasing the very best in world music over two stages as well as a range of dance and craft workshops, cuisine from around the globe, rides and...

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Star Trek In Concert

31 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Southbank

The recent rebooting of the legendary Star Trek film franchise, launched to widespread critical acclaim and box office success, brought forth an...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier

24 Oct 2014, 31 Oct 2014, 7 Nov 2014, 14 Nov 2014

Southbank

The National Gallery of Victoria's Friday Nights return in style during the exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. Meet with friends and...

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What Rhymes with Cars and Girls

What Rhymes with Cars and Girls

13 Feb - 28 Mar 2015

Melbourne

For this boutique musical gem, playwright Aidan Fennessy threads songs from Tim Rogers' first solo album into a tale of love across the class divide...

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Guy Sebastian: Madness Tour

21 Feb 2015

Richmond

Guy Sebastian is embarking on his first ever national arena tour, playing six shows as part of his Madness tour, with tickets going on sale to the...

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A Day On The Green - Roxette

21 Feb 2015

Coldstream

From $129 - $385

Legendary Swedish pop-rockers Roxette will bring their sounds to Rochford Wines. With special guests Eurogliders, Dragon and Boom Crash Opera, it is...

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Brunswick Music Festival & Sydney Road Street Party

1 - 15 Mar 2015

Brunswick

In 2015, the Brunswick Music Festival will launch into its 27th year with a carefully curated program of international folk, roots and world music on...

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

29 May - 7 Jun 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

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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The Light in Winter

The Light in Winter

1 - 30 Jun 2015

Melbourne

See the light and a nightly program of free events, performances and exhibitions at Federation Square, and celebrate the arrival of the winter solstice.

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Melbourne International Singers Festival

5 - 8 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Over the Queen's Birthday weekend, the School of Hard Knocks presents Melbourne International Singers Festival. Now in its sixth year, Australia's...

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival

18 - 28 Jun 2015

Prahran

Life is a cabaret festival. Live it up with jazz hands and tapping toes at some of the thirty hand-picked shows at six of Melbourne's cabaret venues.

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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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Great Performers Concert Series

15 Feb 2015, 14 Apr 2015, 21 May 2015, 10 Jun 2015

Southbank

Superb musicians, striking clarity and the gorgeous surroundings of the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall - Melbourne Recital Centre's signature international...

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