What’s happening in Melbourne

Things to do, events and entertainment in Melbourne

Melbourne this week

  • (Comedy)

    Thu 17 Apr Dungeons & Dragons kept you in the house on more than one occasion? Take the opportunity to venture out in D&D style... More details
  • (Music)

    Thu 17 Apr He's here for Byron Bay's Bluesfest and now the avant garde singer-songwriter will be taking the stage of the Prince Bandroom... More details
  • (Mind & Body)

    Thu 17 Apr You may have heard about Anna’s Go-Go Academy from members of her growing go-go army, or seen her teach a class en masse at... More details
  • (Music)

    Fri 18 Apr You know him for his characters in classic Brit comedys The Young Ones , Bottom and The Comic Strip Presents , but Adrian... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Fri 18 Apr The Frenchman behind that remix of Lana Del Rey’s ‘Summertime Sadness’ always gets fists pumping with his anthemic... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Fri 18 Apr Denver’s post-dubstep visionary Aaron Holstein drops some seriously heavy bass to accompany his own distinctive vocals.... More details
  • (Music)

    Sat 19 Apr English musician, actor, producer and writer Hugh Laurie will be coming out to Australia for his first performance in over 20... More details
  • (Theatre)

    19 Mar-19 Apr Ellen moves from the gloom of Melbourne to the glitter of Sydney for a glamorous new job. Things don't work out so well. She... More details
  • (Theatre)

    09-19 Apr A young girl dreams big as an imaginary circus hidden in her bedroom comes to life. This high-wire spectacle is performed by... More details
  • (Comedy)

    23 Mar-20 Apr Kevin Bridges will be bringing his live stand up show to Australia for the first time. Just ten years ago, the Scottish comic... More details
  • (Comedy)

    25 Mar-20 Apr Irish comedian Jason Byrne is returning to Australia for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival , and he wants you to... More details
  • (Comedy)

    26 Mar-20 Apr Jen Brister is a wishful thinker: this Londoner believes she has time to do all the fun things as well as keep up-to-scratch... More details
  • (Sport & Outdoor)

    18-21 Apr This long weekend race will see athletes of all levels hit the tracks. The 133rd edition will see races from 70 to 3200 metres... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Mon 21 Apr Stripped back, intimate and talent-filled are just some of the words to describe the John Curtin Hotel's new Jazz Party.... More details
  • (Film)

    22 Mar-23 Apr This three-day workshop will teach you how to produce a digital story using computers, cameras, scanners and photos. Create a... More details
  • (Music)

    Tue 22 Apr He's has been held responsible for ushering the likes of Jeff, Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton into the world of... More details
  • (Music)

    Tue 22 Apr Iron and Wine’s fifth album Ghost on Ghost is not only the most elaborately-orchestrated album released under the name:... More details
  • (Music)

    Tue 22 Apr The smooth-sounding John Mayer is stopping into Melbourne during his national tour of blues and roots festivals. After making... More details

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