Find the best Melbourne concerts, new music venues and hidden gigs with our handy guide.

Live concerts

30 Jul


Zimbabwean born singer-songwriter, Thando, returns with incredible original material.

14 Jul

Jack Jones Live

See singer and guitarist Jack Jones perform live.

14 Jul

Elyane Laussade: Bastille Day Concert

A concert celebration and a must for Francophiles.

18 Jun - 30 Jul

The Sounds of Broadway

After a stunning debut, Anthony Gerace is back performing hits from some of the greatest musicals.

23 Jul

Shining Strings

Enjoy works by Pēteris Vasks, Shostakovich and Ravel performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

4 Jul

Ears Wide Open: Dvořák’s New World Symphony

Take a journey with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to the new world of Dvořák.

22 Sep

Omega Ensemble: Ex Machina

Modern masterworks at a heart-racing BPM.

6 Nov

Scandinavian Holiday

The Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra closes their concert season with Sibelius and Grieg.

Free pop-up performances

1 Feb - 13 Dec

Music Matinee

Live and free fine music at lunchtime on Tuesdays in the city.

13 May - 31 Dec

Busking Sundowners

Enjoy sundowners with Melbourne’s marvellous busking talent.

More Melbourne music venues

Hamer Hall

This multi-level concert hall is the largest venue at the Arts Centre.

Melbourne Recital Centre

Combining cutting-edge architecture and acoustic innovation with a unique focus on music.

Marvel Stadium

A multi-purpose stadium in the heart of Melbourne's Docklands precinct.

The Toff in Town

A boutique bar and bandroom offering late-night dining in train carriage booths.

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Lightscape takes audiences on a journey of light and sound through Melbourne's Botanic Gardens.

25 Jun - 24 Jul

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170 Russell

A live music venue with gigs seven nights a week.

Festival Hall

Concert and sporting venue with a long history of hosting local and international acts.

Speakeasy Theatre

A vaudeville theatre presenting burlesque and cabaret shows, as well as comedy and circus acts.

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