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Japandroids announce 2017 Australian headline tour

Don't miss the opportunity to catch Japandroids at the Corner Hotel on Tuesday July 11. Tickets available this Friday April 21 from 12pm via Handsome Tours.

The guys behind Wide Open Road are opening up a new cafe in Collingwood

Terror Twilight will take over the corner of Bedford and Johnston Street sometime in May.

Richie Hawtin and Joseph Capriati to headline Tell No Tales' next instalment

Hardware bring Richie Hawtin and Joseph Capriati for Tell No Tales at Shed 14 on Sunday June 4.

At The Drive-In lock in 2017 Melbourne return

At The Drive-In roar into Festival Hall on Thursday September 28 with pre-sales available from Friday April 21. Inter Alia arrives on Friday May 5.

Pallbearer unveil 2017 Australian tour in support of 'Heartless'

Pallbearer unleash on the Northcote Social Club on Friday July 7. Tickets via Life Is Noise.

A massive Paella festival is coming to Melbourne

Melbourne's Paella Festival comes to the Queen Victoria Market from Saturday April 22 to Sunday April 23. To enter into the amateur cook-off head here.

Battlehounds celebrate new EP with Melbourne show

Battlehounds take over The Brunswick Hotel on Thursday May 11.

RL Grime returns with 2017 Melbourne show

RL Grime comes to Festival Hall on Saturday July 29. Tickets go on sale Wednesday April 19 via RL Grime's website.

Brenton Foster, Sharny Russell and more to launch new albums at Stonnington Jazz Festival 2017

Stonnington Jazz Festival 2017 brings you four special album launches from Saturday May 13 until Friday May 19. For tickets, head to the Stonnington Jazz Festival webpage.

Zack Dyer takes out 2017 RAW Comedy National Grand Final

The win will see Dyer journey to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to compete in the UK's leading open-mic competition So You Think You're Funny?. Head here to dive into more on the RAW Comedy competition.

Chasing Ghosts are taking over Melbourne with a mammoth 21-show run

Chasing Ghosts will visit venues such as Cherry Bar, The Creators Lounge, The Irish and Prince Public Bar between Saturday April 29 and Sunday June 4. Check out the bands' Facebook page for tickets.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival announce nominations for 2017 Barry Award

The 2017 Barry Award and Golden Gibbo Award will be presented at the 20th Annual Comedy Festival Awards on Saturday April 22. For more info on the accolades, check out the festival website.

Dance your feet off Gen X's because this new live music venue's got your name written all over it

Get all jiggy with it when The Union Club takes over the Richmond Bowling Club fortnightly from Saturday April 15.

MTC's 'Minnie & Liraz' explores an oddball romance spawned from a fierce bridge rivalry

Minnie & Liraz comes to the Fairfax Studio from Friday May 12 to Saturday June 24. Tickets via the MTC website.

Billy Davis & The Good Lords announce Melbourne single launch

They'll take over The Gasometer on Friday May 12 with support from Swell and Tentendo. Tickets via Niche Productions. 

MICF Menu: Thursday April 13

So there’s a list of recommendations to help you decide what to see this evening at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. MICF Menu will return tomorrow with more recommendations.

Put your pints out because Rooftop Bar is temporarily closing

Rooftop Bar will remain open every day until Monday April 24, with construction slated to commence on Wednesday April 26. 

LCD Soundsystem return with 2017 Melbourne show

They'll take over Margaret Court Arena on Wednesday July 26. Tickets via Frontier Touring. 

Instrumental guitar wizard James Norbert Ivanyi announces Melbourne show

He'll hit The Workers Club on Saturday August 19. 

Boo Seeka announce regional tour, sell out Melbourne shows

Catch Boo Seeka when they head to the Corner Hotel once more on Saturday April 15 and Sooki Lounge in Belgrave on Sunday June 25. Tickets available via MusicGlue.

Smash hit musical 'Jersey Boys' is returning to Australia

Jersey Boys will return to Sydney's Capitol Theatre in September 2018, with plans for a national tour following a strictly limited season. 

The Pinheads release new album, announce Australian tour

They'll hit The Workers Club on Saturday July 1. 

Single Premiere: Lucca Franco unveils the soulful 'Sinking Feeling'

Lucca Franco will launch Sinking Feeling at The Toff in Town on Sunday April 23. 

ACMI is presenting an Akira Kurosawa retrospective

Essential Kurosawa runs at ACMI from May 25 - June 8. 

Tim Moxam and Liz Stringer announce co-headline tour

Catch them at a secret house show on Friday May 12. Head to Tim Moxam's website for more details. 

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard announce new album, unleash 13-minute video

Murder of the Universe is out Friday June 23 through Flightless Records. 

Dune Rats announce 'Fuck Yeah Ledge Yew!' 2017 tour

They'll hit the Pier Bandroom, Frankston on Friday June 16. Tickets via Oztix. 

Go grab your woofer because a huge dog lovers show is coming to Melbourne

DockDogs comes to the Royal Exhibition Building as part of the Melbourne Dog Lovers Show between Friday May 5 and Sunday May 7.

Pierce Brothers announce new EP and Melbourne launch show

They'll hit The Croxton on Friday May 26. Tickets via Oztix.