Music News

'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. 

Elton John will play his only Victorian show at A Day on the Green

It all goes down Sunday October 1, Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley. Tickets via A Day on the Green. 

Queenscliff Music Festival expands lineup with international acts

Queenscliff Music Festival goes down from Friday November 24 to Sunday November 26.

James Vincent McMorrow locks in two-set Melbourne show

James Vincent McMorrow will play The Croxton on Monday September 25. Tickets via Secret Sounds. 

KC & The Sunshine Band, Village People, and Sister Sledge are heading to Melbourne

Don't miss the ultimate disco party when KC & The Sunshine Band, Village People, and Sister Sledge perform as part of A Day on the Green at Rochford Wines in Yarra Valley on Sunday December 10 and a headline show at Margaret Court Arena on Tuesday December 12. Tickets via A Day on the Green and Frontier Touring.

Check out Warbirds’ new single ‘Control’

Warbirds will perform at Cherry Bar on Saturday August 19, Whole Lotta Love on Friday August 25, Cherry Bar on Tuesday August 29 and Brunswick Hotel on Saturday September 2.

Clowns are throwing their own Halloween festival with a killer lineup

It's going down October 28 at The Rev. Tickets via the band's website. 

Craig David, Kelly Rowland, Kelis, Mario and more are all coming to Melbourne

RnB Fridays Live goes down at Hisense Arena on Friday October 20. Tickets via Frontier. 

Music community mourns death of producer Tony Cohen

For more industry news visit Christie Eliezer's Industrial Strength column.

Jeff Rosenstock locks in 2017 Australian tour

Jeff Rosenstock comes to The Gasometer on Thursday September 14 and Wrangler Studios (all ages) on Sunday September 17.

Megan Washington will play an intimate show backed by a full orchestra

Washington and The Impossible Orchestra arrive at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday November 10.