The Wine and Cheese Fest returns for another scrumptious year

More wine and cheese than you could ever imagine.

Ultra Australia's jaw-dropping debut brings a world-class electronic lineup Down Under

Ultra Music Festival was established in Miami, Florida, in 1999. The popularity of the electronic music festival quickly erupted and the annual event now routinely attracts more than 100,000 people. This led to the launch of Ultra Worldwide, which hosts festivals across South America, Asia and in South Africa. 

Beer InCider celebrates the stellar local brews and music scene

Beer InCider Experience is set to make its Melbourne debut, bringing along a selection of handpicked, independently owned breweries and cideries, delicious food vendors and some of Australia’s most popular music acts. 

ChillOut festival returns with a fabulous 2019 program

50 music, theatre, dance and party events over five days.

Bendigo Autumn Music's eclectic lineup is a recipe for success

Four days. 14 venues. 150-plus performances. The inaugural Bendigo Autumn Music festival lineup is enormous.

Mornington Peninsula Blues Festival proves the regional blues scene is thriving

This weekend’s Mornington Peninsula Blues Festival will be the largest single celebration of blues music the peninsula has ever seen. 

The St Kilda Festival is an oasis within a historically wild ecosystem

The inaugural St Kilda Festival in 1980 drew an attendance of 15,000 and was a relatively tame gathering. Current mayor of Port Phillip, Dick Gross was there that year and recalls it as “being string quartets at thirty paces, really.” 

Soul Star Holistic Festival is the place to kickstart your wellness journey

Melbourne is about to broaden its spiritual horizons, as the Soul Star Holistic Festival arrives to put a fun and interactive spin on the benefits of spiritual healing and wellness. 

A new blues festival is coming to the Mornington Peninsula

The blues scene is alive and well in Victoria.

Grampians Music Festival's eclectic lineup is just one part of the whole magical experience

There are three words that sum up Grampians Music Festival – diversity, experience, and opportunity. Getting ready to celebrate its third year next month, GMF is not just an opportunity for people to go and experience the diversity of the music and activities on offer, it’s also a massive opportunity for the festival’s performers and its organisers.

Brunswick Music Festival reveals long-awaited 2019 lineup

15 days of music, food, street parties and masquerade across 18 venues.

Liberal MP Tim Wilson shows support for pill testing

Joining a bunch of medical experts who think pill testing is a good idea.

Fat Freddy's Drop join 2019 WOMADelaide lineup

Just another international act in a global lineup.

Beat’s Guide to Beechworth Music Festival

Promising to unlock your senses, it’s no wonder that Beechworth Music Festival describes itself as a festival showcasing “independence with a good dose of attitude.” 

By the Meadow unveils second lineup announcement

Lucy Dacus, The Murlocs and more.

Tumbleweed set to headline Beechworth Music Festival

An incredible all-Aussie lineup is heading to rural Victoria.

Australian Festival Association pushes for governments to support pill testing trials

The peak industry body wants to have a larger say in how drugs are regulated.

Review + Gallery: Beyond the Valley brought a silver lining to a rainy New Year's festival

A massive few days of dance music (and the occasional indie band) in the rolling hills of Lardner Park.

Beat’s Top Picks For Party In The Paddock

Don't miss these legends when they head to Tassie next year.

Party In The Paddock is a show-stopping cultural experience

It’s no lie that Tasmania is one of Australia’s most criminally underrated states. Sure, they’re tucked right down near the Antarctic and Boag’s isn’t really all it’s cracked up to be, but they have some of the most beautiful scenery in the country and their cultural scene is on fire.

Beat’s Guide to Good Things Festival 2018

When Soundwave faltered Australian hearts broke. It marked the end of an era, a fertile time where alternative music stood at the forefront of the national music consciousness. 

By The Meadow shares first 2019 lineup announcement

The Otway Ranges are calling your name.