Nothing says musical reverie like worshipping in a field with thousands of other beery goons... and there are plenty of opportunities to do so in the coming two months
The Melbourne Zoo has invited local and international musical acts for the Twilight Series. All tickets include full access to the zoo’s many attractions. Bring your own picnic or enjoy food from a variety of food outlets at the zoo. Parkville, Fri & Sat 24 Jan-8 Mar.
The 22nd annual Apollo Bay Music Festival is bringing three days of live music, performances and art to the coast. It will feature independent artists of all genres from around the globe. Apollo Bay, 28 Feb-2 Mar.
Homegrown musos Stonefield; Triple J Unearthed favourites Frank Dixon and Woody Pitney; Daryl Braithwaite from Sherbet and children's band the Workers are heading to Lauriston Girls' School for LoL Music Festival 2014 Armadale, 2 Mar.
Standing alone as one of Australia's only inner city festival of folk, roots and world music the Brunswick Music Festival is returning in 2014 with host of local and international talent. Brunswick, 2-16 Mar.
With golden tickets as precious as those found in Wonka bars, Golden Plains, set in a natural amphitheatre, is the gathering for discerning indie-heads. Ask regulars about it and they'll get misty-eyed. Meredith, 8-10 Mar.
Multi-genre mashing mega-fest Future Music, is returning in 2014 and with vengeance. The pop-electronic-EDM-rock-and-what-ever-else-they-god-damn-feel-like festival will be hitting Melbourne. Flemington, 9 Mar.
Melbourne's longest running all-ages music festival, Pushover, is set to take place on Labour Day 2014. The bill is heavy with Aussie hip hop, punk and rock acts, with Triple J Unearthed Artist of Year Remi headlining. Melbourne, 10 Mar.