Music News

Justin Townes Earle announces intimate Melbourne show

Justin Townes Earle will be playing at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Monday October 16, tickets go on sale Monday August 21. 

Wednesday Reveal: Here's tonight's Old Bar lineup

Keep checking back to Beat each day for the lineup reveal. Head to The Old Bar for more details. 

This picturesque jazz and blues festival is the perfect city escape

Marysville Jazz and Blues Weekend goes down from Friday October 20 - Sunday October 22. 

Stormzy, Matt Corby, The Presets and More: Beyond The Valley's 2017 lineup is here

Beyond the Valley goes down in Lardner Park, Warragul from December 28, 2017 - January 1, 2018. 

The Temper Trap announce homecoming shows for Melbourne and Sydney

The Temper Trap will play The Croxton Bandroom on Thursday November 23, The Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday November 24 and the Metro Theatre, Sydney on Wednesday November 22. Tickets via Frontier. 

Video Premiere: Riff Raiders unleash 'Live It Like You Mean It'

Catch Riff Raiders at the Workers Club for a matinee show on Sunday September 17. 

Tuesday Reveal: Here's who's playing The Old Bar tonight

Keep checking back to Beat at 3pm weekdays for the lineup reveal, and 12pm on the weekend. Head to The Old Bar for more details. 

The MSO are performing West Side Story live in concert

2018 MSO subscriptions are available now. 

Tonight's secret Old Bar lineup has been revealed

We'll update this article daily as each secret lineup is revealed, so keep checking back to stay in the loop. A Decade of Dickhead goes down at The Old Bar from Monday August 14- Sunday August 20. 

Electronic pioneers Severed Heads are playing in Melbourne this weekend

Supersense: Festival of the Ecstatic runs at Arts Centre Melbourne from Friday August 18 - Sunday August 20. More details here. 

'Waves' singer Dean Lewis announces debut national tour

Dean Lewis will The Corner Hotel on Friday November 24. 

A Chris Cornell tribute show is hitting Melbourne to raise funds for Beyond Blue

It's going down Friday October 27 at The Yarraville Club. 

Ariel Pink is the first big reveal for Melbourne Music Week 2017

See Ariel Pink at Melbourne Recital Hall on Tuesday November 21. Tickets via Melbourne Recital Centre. Melbourne Music Week runs from Friday November 17 until Saturday November 25.

Tim Wheatley announces Melbourne show

You can see Wheatley on his Pillar to Post Tour at the John Curtin Bandroom on Saturday September 2nd. Tickets via The Curtin.

Cigarettes After Sex reveal details of their first Australian shows

You can catch Cigarettes After Sex at the Corner Hotel on Saturday January 6. Tickets via Eventbrite.

Heavy Metal Trivia returns to The B.East

It's going down Thursday October 5 at The B.East. 

The Triple R Radiothon is live and you can win some seriously good prizes

Tell 'em a scary story via the panic line on (03) 9388 1027 or subscribe via the Triple R website.

The new interactive exhibition telling the story of Australia’s music history

Stay tuned for more information about the Australian Music Vault coming to the Arts Centre December.

Stevie Nicks is touring Australia

It's all going down at Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley on Saturday November 18 as part of A Day on the Green. Tickets via Live Nation. 

The Ramones' Marky Ramone just announced an Australian tour

Marky Ramone comes to The Croxton on Friday November 24.

A Frank Zappa 50th anniversary tour is coming to Melbourne

Dweezil Zappa and his band The Others of Intention come to the Forum on Saturday February 25. 

Strawberry Fields adds even more acts to their 2017 lineup

Strawberry Fields goes down from November 17 - 19. Tickets are on sale now.

The 2017 Meredith lineup has landed

Meredith Music Festival goes down December 8 - December 10. 

Schoolboy Q to headline Beyond the Valley

Beyond the Valley goes down at Lardner Park, Warragul on Thursday December 28 - Monday January 1. 

The Vasco Era, Jonathan Boulet and more headline Kennedys Creek Music Festival

It's going down Sunday October 27 - Tuesday October 29 and located in the foothills of the majestic Otway Ranges. 

The Peep Tempel announce final tour before hiatus

Catch them at The Forum on Friday November 3.  Tickets via Wing Sing. 

We're throwing a free party at a whiskey distillery and you're invited

It's all going down Saturday August 19 at Starward Distillery. Tickets are free, but just RSVP over here to let us know you're coming. Head to the Facebook event here, if that's your vibe. 

NYE on The Hill has unleashed a cracking lineup for 2017

NYE on the Hill goes down from Saturday December 30 - Monday January 1 on The Farm, Loch Village, 90 minutes out of Melbourne. 

Face the Music returns for 2017, releases early bird tickets

Face the Music will go down Thursday November 23 & Friday November 24. Earlybird tickets are available through Moshtix.