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Moulin Rouge! The Musical
See the Broadway sensation at Melbourne's Regent Theatre.
This summer, prepare to see Fed Square through a different lens – a new colourful world to explore.
An American in Paris
The delightful musical play inspired by the 1951 film comes to Melbourne this March.
Live at the Bowl
An open-air program of music, dance, circus, community-led and family-friendly events.
Malthouse Outdoor Stage
Experience the best of live outdoor entertainment at Malthouse Outdoor Stage.
Melbourne Street Eatz
Melbourne’s favourite food truck event is back with weekly rotating trucks, bars and live music.
Vida: Melbourne Latin Summer Festival
A weekend festival of art, culture, food and entertainment celebrating Latin America.
Xplore Melbourne is an augmented reality treasure hunt which brings Melbourne city to life.
Enjoy the hottest in live music with free gigs at Fed Square all through summer.
The Big Bounce
The world's largest jumping castle returns to Melbourne this January.
Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.
What's free in Melbourne this month
Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.
Makers Market at The District
This outdoor undercover family-friendly market at Docklands features craft, gifts, fashion and food.
Melbourne Music Week
Emerge from lockdown with the return of live music for this city-wide event.
Smells Like a Song
A fully improvised musical where you get to decide when the songs happen.
Ears Wide Open: Dvořák’s New World Symphony
Take an orchestral journey to the new world with bohemian folk and orchestral splendour.
From Paris to Brazil: Jackie Bornstein
Jackie brings her rich tones and beautiful tunes from across the globe to Paris Cat Jazz Club.
Albare and The Jazz Alchemists
Don't miss Albare, Phil Rex, Steve Sedergreen, Mat Jodrell and Felix Bloxsom together on stage.
Metropolis: The Lost
A concerto and narrative interpretation of northern European myths and ancient rituals.
Seamen! The Sea Shanty Spectacular
Join Melbourne’s newest cult choir for a bounty of seafaring songs.
Weekly Bible Study: Secret Burlesque and Comedy Show
A secret vaudeville show with cabaret and burlesque
Testing Grounds Summer Emporium
Enjoy free workshops, performances and installations this summer.
Lennon McCartney: A Musical Tribute to the Masters
Channelling the songwriters' essence, with an all-new contemporary twist.
Late Night Jazz and Burlesque
From Sinatra to Nina Simone, local vocalists present jazz with a big burlesque finish.
Zimbabwean born singer-songwriter, Thando, returns with incredible original material.
Omega Ensemble: Melodies and Melodrama
Soaring melodies and unabashed melodrama.
James Morrison in Concert
Best known for his blistering virtuosity as a trumpeter, this show will blow you away.
We Take Back Our Mother Tongues: Famili
A spellbinding evening of queer Pasifika and First Nations music, installation and connection.
Applause: 1930s Berlin Burlesque and Cabaret
Cabaret and burlesque in the Apollo Theatre at Speakeasy HQ.
Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows
A live performance by one of Australia's most prolific bands.
An Evening of John Williams
Enjoy hits from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Schindler’s List and more – under the stars.
Jeff Duff's Spinning Wheel
Jeff Duff and band perform the music of Chicago and Blood, Sweat and Tears.
Dusty: Son of a Preacher Man
A musical cabaret journey of the songs, stories and life of Dusty Springfield.
Off The Leash
An 11-piece band playing the R&B, funk and soul repertoire of Tower of Power.
Melbourne music venues
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.
This theatre with its iconic architecture is one of Melbourne's most popular live band venues.
This basement live music venue has hosted some of rock music's biggest acts.
Concert and sporting venue with a long history of hosting local and international acts.
Sidney Myer Music Bowl
Popular outdoor venue that hosts Melbourne's annual Carols by Candlelight.
Live jazz venue where patrons can dine while watching performances.
The Toff in Town
A boutique bar and bandroom offering late-night dining in train carriage booths.
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Hosting events, expos and festivals throughout the year, including the Royal Melbourne show.
West End Art Space
A contemporary art gallery with a focus on living artists that strive for excellence.
La Mama Courthouse
One of the great independent theatres of the city with a focus on diversity and inclusivity.