What's happening today
In true Christmas spirit, Dan Kelly and his Dream Band are gathering their favourite bands and friends together for a Yuletide shindig at Abbotsford Convent. On the guest list already are UK instrumental...
Raconteur, troubadour and balladeer Mick Thomas will be hitting the road for his annual Christmas tour. He will be joined by and his band the Roving Commission.
Jimmy Barnes is touring again! This time it's his 30th anniversary, so expect some extra grunt for the occasion. He'll be playing An Evening on the Green, so even if you've seen this Australian legend live...
Melbourne music news & interviews
Justin Townes Earle on shitpop, marriage and revenge songs
An interview with Ariel Pink turns into an existential discussion
Meet the musical theatre diva inspired millions
Hands on the speaker, Melbourne - the queen of bounce is in the club
When folk-pop artist Helen Croome comes home to Melbourne she has a few ports of call
The Madden Brothers are jumping off the Good Charlotte train
The queen of bedroom music discusses her much-anticipated return
What do you do for an encore after a debut run like Kimbra's? Find out at this Melbourne show
Great Melbourne venues
The Palace entertainment complex in St Kilda hosted some incendiary bands
The Punters used to be the sort of venue that gave you character
We pay tribute to the theatre synonymous with 1990s indie rock
An innocuous door in Collingwood opened up into a joint fitted out for rock'n'roll
Melbourne music festivals
Drake leads an all-star line-up at this year's festival
A music festival completely devoted to fully catering for patron’s comfort and satisfaction
Ariel Pink, Midnight Juggernauts and loads more
The five-day celebration unveils a cracker lineup with something for everyone