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Music - Fri 29 Aug

Over the last five years, Melbourne has experienced a resurgance of the party band with brass sections and buttoned shirts becoming a mainstay of the formerly stagnating pub stage performance. Nowhere...

Music - Fri 29 Aug

When you’ve got two concurrent careers, both of which require an enormous amount of commitment, you have every reason to be exhausted. And yet Kate Miller-Heidke is sounding downright perky – if furious...

Music - Fri 29 Aug

Melbourne four-piece Kingswood are not the same band as they used to be, and they want you to know about it. “We’ve become known as the young Queens of the Stone Age, but that was just a couple of songs...

Melbourne music news & interviews

360: Utopia

360: Utopia

A rather more zen Matt Colwell asks, 'What would the Beatles do?'

The Preatures

The Preatures

Famous fans, tight tunes and a whopper of an album deal

Kingswood

Kingswood

The Melbourne rockers enter the next phase of their path to greatness

Spiderbait

Spiderbait

Spiderbait return for their first national headline tour in a decade

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Great Melbourne venues

The Old Greek

The Old Greek

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

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

More great Melbourne venues

Melbourne music festivals

Soulfest

Soulfest

The finest neo-soul, hip-hop, and jazz tunes comes to Melbourne

Stereosonic

Stereosonic

Dance music fans, lock this weekend in your diaries

One Electric Day

One Electric Day

One Electric Day is returning with a classic all-Aussie line-up

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