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In Melbourne, you'll find a galaxy of great clubs and bars – ideal places for a convivial drink, social catch ups and DJ sessions, late into the night. Melbourne also boasts Australia's largest concentration of live music venues, where local and international bands cover everything from grunge rock and techno, to jazz, blues and avante-garde performance. See a Hollywood blockbuster, catch a cabaret or comedy show starring local and international talent, or visit Crown Entertainment Complex – home to Australia's largest casino, cinemas, discos and designer stores.


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Luluc, Northcote Social Club, Melbourne. Image courtesy: Carbie Warbie

Live music

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