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Music Events In Melbourne

Upcoming Music Events, Festivals And Concerts In Melbourne

Nightlife is not all parties, it is the live music shows, gigs at cafes or a kickass concert. You get to witness the best of the music events in Melbourne; from live music to the tours of artists, there is a lot that the city has in store for you. For a different choice of music, there are distinct events in Melbourne. For classical music lovers, they have classical music shows and concerts, while for the groovers they have concerts in Melbourne to dance your heart out.

The city is never out of stock when it’s music events so get grooving already.

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Date Event Venue
09 Dec 2023 BOLLYWOOD RETRO at Pandora Nightclub Melbourne Club Pandora, Melbourne
23 Dec 2023 BOLLYWOOD TAMASHA at Inflation Nightclub Melbourne Inflation Nightclub, Melbourne
24 Dec 2023 Santa Na Milega Dobara at Inflation Nightclub Melbourne Inflation Entertainment Complex, Melbourne
16 Dec 2023 Bollywood Rave Party Inflation Entertainment Complex, Melbourne
26 Apr 2024 Wild Harvest Seafood Festival Mallacoota, Melbourne
13 Dec 2023 RFS DU SOL Melbourne Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
11 Dec 2023 Caroline Polachek at Forum Melbourne (18) Forum Melbourne
17 May 2024 Audra McDonald In Concert Arts Centre Melbourne
17 Dec 2023 (Sun Dec 17) NEIL MURRAY George Lane St Kilda, Melbourne
09 Dec 2023 George Michael Freedom Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne

Music in Melbourne

Melbourne, the most populous city and the coastal capital of Australia, is home to many best-known cultural institutions in the nation. It is a global center for theatre, street art, and live music. You cannot finish your tour by not spending an amusing night in a bar or an independent venue to catch some of the city’s electrifying live music in Melbourne. A number of music festivals in Melbourne are held throughout the year. The music schools in Melbourne offer classic rock to cosmopolitan jazz. With so much of variety, the city is a heaven for the music lovers. 

Best-known Live Music Venues In Melbourne

This music capital of the country, Melbourne, is the home of some exotic live music venues. Melbourne’s classic pubs, basement bars, open-air environment live music will feel you lost like in an exploration. If you want to be in a restaurant as well as at a dance bar, you must visit the place The Toff In Town. This cocktail bar is open until 3 am with a regular stream of DJs, a collection of gigs and performances by famous artists. Howler is next in the row to offer you an array of local and international live music in Melbourne with a unique setup of a bar made on abandoned shed of a train. The career-making tiny stage of Cherry Bar is the right place to meet some memorable characters. Another best option to feel some live jazz in Melbourne is the Bird’s Basement club. This club is the extended corner of the New York original Birdland, the famous stage of jazz music since 1949.

Music Schools in Melbourne To Explore Talents

Learning music is a process that can innovate a true passion in you. Australia is a country with a strong focus on music education. Melbourne has fostered many renowned musicians from all over the world. You can find a suitable scholarship program of your choice in any of the music schools in Melbourne. One of these is a 50-years completed Australian Institute of Music, which offers an encouraging artistic alliance and entrepreneurship to embrace professional careers in music. Another famous institute, the Melbourne Conservative of Music is the place of some passionate musicians from Australia, who helps to cultivate music through a diverse range of creative research. The Melbourne School of Music is a notable place to find a complete degree of various instruments regardless the age of the participant. The institute offers a practical approach to music learning by bringing group classes on different levels. 

Best Concerts And Music Festivals in Melbourne To Enjoy a Thrilling Environment 

Melbourne will always let you enjoy some musical experience with singers and instrumentalists when you feel bored listening recorded sounds. Several concerts and festivals are held here throughout the year. Formerly known as an indie music event, the Laneway festival happens in every summer to make this season more happening. It showcases the best international talents along with the newcomers from the region. One time winner of the renowned Greener Festival Award, the Rainbow Serpent Festival, is a 4-day annual open air that takes place during Australia Day long weekend. It has been known for chill-out music on the main stage and also features other genres of electronic and non-electronic music. Ultra Australia, the massive expansion of the globally popular festival Ultra Worldwide, is a full-scale festival that brings some headliners in music like The Chainsmoker, Marshmello on the main stage.

Where Can I Listen To Live Music In Melbourne?

From some of the top music venues hosting concerts and music events in Melbourne, we have all that you need.
Enjoy musical nights, karaoke events and concerts at live music venues in Melbourne:

  • Palais Theatre
  • The Butterfly Club
  • Glamp Cocktail Bar
  • Arts Centre Melbourne
  • The Workers Club
  • Diesel Bar & Eatery
  • The Improv Conspiracy
  • Abbotsford Convent
  • Yah Yah's
  • Paris Cat Jazz Club
  • The Night Cat
  • Midnightsky
  • The Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar
  • Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)
  • Government House Ballroom - via Melbourne Digital Concert Hall
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