7 January 2023
Part of the ALWAYS LIVE program, Phillip Island hosts this all-day concert headlining John Butler and sunset coastal views.
So Frenchy So Chic
15 January 2023
Lose yourself at the So Frenchy So Chic lineup with a bistronomy menu of French delicacies and the So Frenchy So Chic DJs. It's just as the name suggests.
Riverboats Music Festival
17–19 February 2023
On the banks of the Murray River in Echuca Moama, Riverboats is the perfect spot to plonk a picnic blanket and kick back to local and international acts.
St Jerome's Laneway Festival
11 February 2023
Join the cool crowd by the Maribyrnong River for this too-big-for-a-laneway festival featuring local and international acts.
St Kilda Festival
18–19 February 2023
It's free, fabulous and on the beach. What more could you ask of a summer festival? Bands include new local acts and established favourites.
Brunswick Music Festival
5–13 March 2023
Kicking off with the Sydney Road Street Party, this long-running festival sees known-and-loved local acts and artists from around world at indoor and outdoor venues across Brunswick.
Port Fairy Folk Festival
10–13 March 2023
Much more than just a music festival, the Port Fairy Folk Festival is an institution. Four days of top quality local and international acts take over this charming coastal town.
11–13 March 2023
Located at the celebrated Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, the annual Golden Plains rivals its bigger sibling, the famed Meredith Music Festival.
7 April–8 May 2023
Surround Sounds is a month-long festival celebrating Geelong and the Bellarine's live music and cultural heritage scene.
Rainbow Serpent Festival
21 January 2023
Rainbow Serpent Festival trades the usual paddocks in Lexton, western Victoria, for the big smoke in 2023. Head to Port Melbourne Industrial Centre of the Arts for this one-day alternative lifestyle, music and arts festival.
Groovin the Moo
2023 dates TBC
Bendigo hosts Groovin the Moo in April with two outdoor stages, a big top tent, and bands and performers from across the world.
A new statewide celebration of contemporary music, ALWAYS LIVE showcases the talents of rising stars and big names with everything including arena-style shows, intimate performances on rooftops, and in laneways and cosy venues.