Melbourne Music 29th September – 10th October


“Melbourne music, a new event designed to celebrate the city’s diverse and lively music scene.”

Yet another reason to be glad I moved to Melbourne. While it officially kicked off today, I thought i’d post something to inform/remind you all to get along and support the Melbourne music scene. Whether it be live music, workshops or public lecturers, Melbourne Music has something for you.

Here’s a few of my picks on what to attend.

The Melbourne Music Story 
Part of Musicwerks
Thursday 30 September, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Portico Room, Melbourne Town Hall
Events free, bookings required (Capacity: 40)

Not Drowning, Waving – Music and Social Networks 
With Mark Lang from Skipping Girl Vinegar (edit: I may be making an appearance..)
Thursday 30 September, 5.45 to 7.15pm
Portico Room, Melbourne Town Hall
Events free, bookings required (Capacity: 40)

Jagermeister Independent Music Awards 
Performances from British India, Sally Seltmann, Cloud Control and more.
Friday 1 October, 8pm
The Forum Theatre, $29 & more info at www.ausindies.com.au

Victorian Music Futures 
Part of Musicwerks 
Saturday 2 October, 5.45pm to 7pm
Yarra Room, Melbourne Town Hall
Free, bookings required

Opening Concert 
British India, Dan Kelly, Parades, Purple Sneakers DJs and Eagle and the Worm.
Saturday 2 October, 6pm (previously 5pm) to 10pm
Federation Square

Class Acts: “Crazy Like Fox”
featuring Goodnight Owl, Jasmine Eyes & more
Thousand Pound Bend
Saturday 2 October, 7:00pm $10

The Frowning Clouds 
Thursday 7 October, 5pm to 6pm
City Square, Swanston Street

Fed Square Live presented by The Push
Jonathan Boulet and Skipping Girl Vinegar
Thursday 7 October
Federation Square, 6pm to 7:30pm

Going For Gold – Music Funding 
Part of Musicwerks
Friday 8 October, 5.45pm to 7pm
Yarra Room, Melbourne Town Hall
Free, bookings required (Capacity: 100)

Live on the Tracks 
Solo performances by musicians such as The Bedroom Philosopher
Thursday 30 September to Saturday 9 October, 5 to 6pm
Tram routes 86, 96, 112 and the City Circle 

Closing Concert 
Oh Mercy, Kate Vigo and more
Sunday 10 October, 1pm to 4pm
City Square, Swanston Street

There’s loads more happening! Further details over at www.melbmusic.com

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