Alex Dyson is running in this federal election

Keep your eyes on Twitter for more info.

Moon Dog are slinging free froths for May 8

Get your hands on free six-packs from 4pm on Wednesday May 8 at Moon Dog Brewery, Abbotsford. For more info, head to their website. 

Sushi & Sumo Live is bringing Japan to you

Sushi & Sumo Live is happening in Sydney and Melbourne. For more information and ticket pre-sales, register now. 

A.B. Original to lead Aussie music showcase in New York

THE AUSSIE BBQ SummerStage 2019 is happening on June 22 at Central Park, NY. For more info, head to the Sounds Australia website. 

Pill Testing Australia have launched a fundraising campaign for nationwide testing

For more information or to donate to the 'Give That They May Know' campaign, head to the Pill Testing Australia website. 

'Revolutions: Records & Rebels' is bringing music history to Melbourne Museum

Revolutions: Records & Rebels will be at Melbourne Museum from Saturday April 27 until Sunday August 25. The opening party is happening this Saturday. For tickets and more info, head to the Melbourne Museum website. 

A Courtney Barnett installation is launching at The Other Art Fair Melbourne

The Other Art Fair Melbourne is happening from Thursday May 2 until Sunday May 5 at The Facility, Kensington. Find tickets and more info here.

Laneous is throwing a huge album launch party at the Curtin

MONSTERA DELICIOSA is set for release on Friday May 10 via Soul Has No Tempo. The album launch party is going down at The Curtin on Friday May 17. 

Swamplands is paying tribute to female songwriters with Sirens and Songs

Sirens and Songs: A Tribute to Great Female Songwriters is happening at Swamplands on Sunday April 28 from 4pm. Free entry. 

Meet the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival winners

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2020 is happening from March 25 until April 19. For more info, head to the MICF website. 

Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' to be published posthumously

The Beautiful Ones is out on October 29, 2019 through Random House. 

The City of Melbourne is looking to give grants to small music businesses

For more details and to see your eligibility you can head to the City of Melbourne website.

Garage music rehearsal space Cactus Room launches record label

Catch Black Bats’ album launch on Friday April 26. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more info check out their Facebook event.

Punk legends The Damned are touring Down Under in 2019

Tickets for The Damned's Aussie tour go on sale Thursday April 18 via Destroy All Lines.

A colourful Holi celebration is coming to Melbourne

Go Mad with Mukka is kicking off from 11.30am to 4pm on Sunday May 5 at The Hangar at Batman Royale, 14 Gaffney Street North Coburg. Tickets via Eventbrite.

Melbourne Music Week opens 2019 expressions of interest

Expressions of Interest for Melbourne Music Week 2019 close Sunday, May 5. For more information, head to the City of Melbourne website.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival reveals 2019 award nominations

To catch a show at the last week of Melbourne International Comedy Festival, head to the festival website.

Neon Playground illuminates Melbourne Zoo for its inaugural spectacle of lights and art

Neon Playground runs between Friday April 12 and Saturday April 27. For tickets, head to the Zoos Victoria website.

The Wheeler Centre is bringing some of the best international writers to Australia

The Wheeler Centre's Mayhem series runs between Tuesday April 23 and Tuesday May 14. Tickets are available via The Wheeler Centre's website.

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard announce national tour dates

Tickets for King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's national tour go on sale Thursday April 18. For more information head to the band's website.

Childish Gambino, SZA and more announce Splendour In The Grass sideshow dates

Tickets for both shows go on sale Thursday April 18 via Live Nation.

Four local Melbourne gigs to check out this weekend

Want more gigs? Check out our gig guide.

A 'Simpsons' tribute show is coming to Melbourne

The show kicks off from 8.30pm onwards at The Toff In Town. Tickets can be purchased for $15 online or for $20 at the door. For more info check out the Facebook event. 

Dark Mofo releases its mammoth program for 2019

Dark Mofo runs from June 6 - 23 at various locations across Hobart, Tasmania. For the full lineup and ticket information, head to the festival's website. 

Splendour In The Grass 2019 sideshows have been revealed

General sale for Splendour sideshow tickets kick off Tuesday April 16 at 9am local time. For more information, head to Secret Sounds' website.

Bell Shakespeare bring 'The Miser' to Melbourne

Catch Bell Shakespeare's The Miser from Thursday April 25 until Sunday May 12 at Arts Centre Melbourne. Tickets via the ACM website.

Sharon Van Etten announces 2019 national tour dates

Sharon Van Etten's national tour are on sale now via her website.

The sold-out tribute to George Michael is putting on an extra Melbourne show

Catch Fastlove — A Tribute to George Michael at The Palms Crown Casino on Thursday May 9. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster. For more information visit their Facebook page.