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Festivals

Leaps and Bounds Festival returns with 2017 dates, new creative team

Leaps and Bounds will run from Thursday July 13 - Sunday July 23. 

City of Stonnington unveils 'The Classics' concert series

The City of Stonnington Classics concert series kicks off on February 4 and runs for three Saturdays until February 25.

The Melbourne production exploring the art of rope bondage

Bunny comes to the Arts House for Asia TOPA between Thursday February 2 and Sunday February 5.

Grants celebrate Victoria’s music heritage to the tune of $80,000

Applications for the next round of Rockin’ The Laneways will close on March 20 for projects and activities taking place from July 1. More details at www.creative.vic.gov.au. For more industry news visit Christie Eliezer's Industrial Strength column.

10 of MoFo's Most Mesmerising Art Projects

MOFO runs from Jan 18 - 22 in Hobart, Tasmania. 

Toni Childs and more cap off epic WOMAD lineup for 2017

WOMADelaide goes down from March 10 - 13 in Botanic Park, Adelaide, SA. Head to their website for full details. 

Secret location for boutique electronic festival, Pitch Music + Arts, revealed

It's all going down across one glorious long weekend in March (March 10-13). For more info, visit the Facebook event page.

Babylon Festival adds more artists to its ever-growing lineup

Don't miss out on these artists at Babylon Festival from Friday March 10 to Monday March 13, deep in the Northern Grampians.

Wondercore Island and Good Manners are teaming up for a brand new festival

Good Island will take over The Curtin and Bella Union on Saturday February 4. 

Bonnaroo announces 2017 lineup ft. Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, Flume and more

Bonnaroo goes down from Thursday June 8 - Sunday June 11 

St Kilda Festival reveals massive 2017 lineup

It's all going down on Sunday February 12. Head to St Kilda Festival for full details. 

King Parrot, Clowns, Batpiss and more are playing a killer street party

It's going down in the car park of Singing Bird Studios, Frankston on Saturday February 25. Tickets available via Trybooking. 

Rainbow Serpent announces safe space for victims of assault in Australian first

Rainbow Serpent goes down from January 27 - 30 in Lexton, Victoria. 

The Falls Festival set times have landed

The Falls Music and Arts Festival goes down Wednesday 28 December till Saturday 31 December. Check the full playing times here.

Golden Plains expands 2017 lineup

Golden Plains goes down from Friday March 11 - Sunday March 13. 

Carl Cox joins Babylon Festival as official partner and performer

Babylon Festival goes down from Friday March 10 - Monday March 13 in the Northern Grampians. Head to their website for tickets and details. 

The Cat Empire, Bob Evans and more announced for The Peninsula Picnic 2017

It's all going down Saturday April 1 at Mornington Racecourse. Tickets are on sale via Peninsula Picnic. 

St Kilda Festival unleash second 2017 lineup

St Kilda Festival goes down on Sunday February 12. 

Sugar Mountain have launched a dog show

The Sugar Mountain x Visions Dog Show will take place Friday January 20 at Melbourne's MPavillion. For more info on how to enter your four-legged friend, head to the SM website.

Melbourne Ska Orchestra lead 2017 Fractangular Gathering lineup

It's going down from February 10 - 12 in Buckland, Tasmania. Tickets and full program details via the festival website. 

By the Meadow Festival returns with Banoffee, Jaala, The Pretty Littles and more

By the Meadow is located in Bambra running from March 31 – April 2. Limited early bird tickets are on sale now via the website.

Piknic Électronik reveals 2017 artist lineup

Piknic Electronik Melbourne runs from January 1 to March 19 at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Stay tuned for more acts to drop. 

Boogie unleashes first 2017 lineup

Boogie 2017 will go down from April 14 - April 16 at Bruzzy's Farm, Tallarook. 

St Kilda Festival announces first performers for 2017

Yalukit Wilum Ngargee will go down on Saturday February 4 in O'Donnell Gardens, St Kilda. Head to St Kilda Festival for more details. 

The Pleasure Garden add more music, theatre and food to its lineup

The Pleasure Garden will take place at the Catani Gardens along St. Kilda's foreshore this Saturday December 10. Tickets via The Pleasure Garden website.

Jakubi, Junor, Lime Cordiale, and more lead Rabbit Hole festival lineup

Dive down the Rabbit Hole from Friday December 16 till Sunday December 19. There's only 1000 tickets available, so be quick.

A new free festival is coming to Melbourne for Australia Day

The free, all ages Velodrome Food Truck Festival goes down Thursday January 26 till Sunday January 29 at the Coburg Velodrome. Tickets via Eventbrite. 

Wominjeka Festival celebrates Indigenous culture with diverse 2017 program

Wominjeka Festival runs from Saturday January 14 - Sunday January 21 at Footscray Community Arts Centre. For full program details and bookings, head to footscrayarts.com. 

Remi, Northeast Party House and more lead The Hills Are Alive first round lineup

The Hills Are Alive will go down from Friday March 24 to Sunday March 26 in South Gippsland.