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Music - Fri 06 Mar

When Klara and Johanna Söderberg swung through town to perform their Splendour in the Grass sideshow last winter, they showcased an enviable knack for stunning an entire audience of punters – many of...

Music - Fri 06 Mar

Melbourne's loud and proud, young punk riot head back to town as part of their national tour in support of their new album, Bad Blood , with special guests American Sharks (US).  

Music - Fri 06 Mar

Not even a punctured lung and a busted arm could slow Wayne "The Train" Hancock down and Hank Williams III blew off Nashville to play with him: this is authentic country and rockabilly at its best.

Melbourne music news & interviews

Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright

It’s been a while since we’ve enjoyed Rufus Wainwright’s company in Australia

Alt-J

Alt-J

Talking mainstream success, a Mercury Prize and Miley with the breakouts from Britain

Spandau Ballet

Spandau Ballet

After nearly two decades of estrangement, Spandau Ballet are reuniting

Pond

Pond

We talk to the WA psych-rock collective as they prepare to release a new album

Ariel Pink

Ariel Pink

An interview with Ariel Pink turns into an existential discussion

Roxette

Roxette

Hello, you fools, they love you - and they're coming back to show you how much

Real Estate

Real Estate

We talk to Martin Courtney, frontman for the indie-rock poster boys

More Melbourne music news & interviews

Great Melbourne venues

The Palace

The Palace

The Palace entertainment complex in St Kilda hosted some incendiary bands

The Club

The Club

An innocuous door in Collingwood opened up into a joint fitted out for rock'n'roll

The Punters Club

The Punters Club

The Punters used to be the sort of venue that gave you character

The Old Greek

The Old Greek

We pay tribute to the theatre synonymous with 1990s indie rock

More great Melbourne venues