Music News

A.B. Original to lead Aussie music showcase in New York

THE AUSSIE BBQ SummerStage 2019 is happening on June 22 at Central Park, NY. For more info, head to the Sounds Australia website. 

Pill Testing Australia have launched a fundraising campaign for nationwide testing

For more information or to donate to the 'Give That They May Know' campaign, head to the Pill Testing Australia website. 

'Revolutions: Records & Rebels' is bringing music history to Melbourne Museum

Revolutions: Records & Rebels will be at Melbourne Museum from Saturday April 27 until Sunday August 25. The opening party is happening this Saturday. For tickets and more info, head to the Melbourne Museum website. 

A Courtney Barnett installation is launching at The Other Art Fair Melbourne

The Other Art Fair Melbourne is happening from Thursday May 2 until Sunday May 5 at The Facility, Kensington. Find tickets and more info here.

Laneous is throwing a huge album launch party at the Curtin

MONSTERA DELICIOSA is set for release on Friday May 10 via Soul Has No Tempo. The album launch party is going down at The Curtin on Friday May 17. 

Swamplands is paying tribute to female songwriters with Sirens and Songs

Sirens and Songs: A Tribute to Great Female Songwriters is happening at Swamplands on Sunday April 28 from 4pm. Free entry. 

Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' to be published posthumously

The Beautiful Ones is out on October 29, 2019 through Random House. 

The City of Melbourne is looking to give grants to small music businesses

For more details and to see your eligibility you can head to the City of Melbourne website.

Garage music rehearsal space Cactus Room launches record label

Catch Black Bats’ album launch on Friday April 26. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more info check out their Facebook event.

Punk legends The Damned are touring Down Under in 2019

Tickets for The Damned's Aussie tour go on sale Thursday April 18 via Destroy All Lines.

Melbourne Music Week opens 2019 expressions of interest

Expressions of Interest for Melbourne Music Week 2019 close Sunday, May 5. For more information, head to the City of Melbourne website.

Childish Gambino, SZA and more announce Splendour In The Grass sideshow dates

Tickets for both shows go on sale Thursday April 18 via Live Nation.

Four local Melbourne gigs to check out this weekend

Want more gigs? Check out our gig guide.

A 'Simpsons' tribute show is coming to Melbourne

The show kicks off from 8.30pm onwards at The Toff In Town. Tickets can be purchased for $15 online or for $20 at the door. For more info check out the Facebook event. 

Splendour In The Grass 2019 sideshows have been revealed

General sale for Splendour sideshow tickets kick off Tuesday April 16 at 9am local time. For more information, head to Secret Sounds' website.

Sharon Van Etten announces 2019 national tour dates

Sharon Van Etten's national tour are on sale now via her website.

The sold-out tribute to George Michael is putting on an extra Melbourne show

Catch Fastlove — A Tribute to George Michael at The Palms Crown Casino on Thursday May 9. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster. For more information visit their Facebook page.

Dean Lewis adds extra Melbourne show to 2019 tour

Catch Dean Lewis' extra show at The Forum on Sunday May 19. Tickets are available from Friday April 12 via Ticketmaster.

A massive electronic dance party is coming to Melbourne

Doors open Thursday April 18 April 9pm. Good Friday Eve. Tickets are on sale via Oztix.

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis announce concert with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

The Film Music of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis will be running between Friday August 9 and Saturday August 10 at Arts Centre Melbourne. Tickets go on sale Thursday April 11 via MSO's website.

The classical music concert kicking well-known compositions up a notch

It’s happening at South Melbourne Town Hall on Saturday April 13. For tickets and more information, head to the ANAM website.

West Thebarton announce national tour dates

Tickets for West Thebarton's national tour are on sale now via the band's website.

Video Premiere: Thando’s ‘Gag Order’ is a powerful tribute to diversity

Thando's upcoming EP, Life In Colour, is expected for release in October.

Music Victoria announces massive membership drive

The Music Victoria membership drive runs between Monday April 8 and Thursday April 18. For more information, visit the Music Victoria website.

Five local Melbourne gigs to check out this weekend

Want more gigs? Check out our gig guide.

Italian Cultural Institute celebrates the works of one of Italy's greatest composers

Improvising with Scelsi will be held at the Italian Culture Institute on Tuesday April 9. Tickets available via Eventbrite.

A Caribbean-themed underground roller disco is heading to Collingwood

The Collingwood Underground Roller Disco is happening at 44 Harmsworth St Collingwood. For more info check out their Facebook page: