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Music festivals

Start planning your music festival bender. Take a roadtrip to the Meredith Supernatural Ampitheatre, head to the coast for a New Year's Eve rock festival, or stay in town and choose from oodles of great music events. There's a festival – or five – for everyone.

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January

So Frenchy So Chic
January 2018
Kick up your heels to live French music with bubbly in hand at Werribee Park. It's just as the name suggests – Frenchy and chic.

Rainbow Serpent Festival 
January 2018
Set up camp and feel the freedom at this four-day alternative lifestyle, music and arts festival in Lexton, western Victoria.

Sugar Mountain
January 2018
Join those in the know for this city summit of music and art – a celebration of creative culture featuring local and international acts.

St Jerome's Laneway Festival
January 2018
Join the cool crowd by the Maribyrnong River for this too-big-for-a-laneway festival featuring local and international acts.

February

St Kilda Festival
February 2018
It's free, fabulous and on the beach. What more could you ask for from a summer festival? Bands include new local acts and some established favourites. 

March

Brunswick Music Festival
March 2018
World class acts in the genres of folk and roots take over Brunswick for this annual and very popular festival. Get along to see a plethora of talented musicians.

Port Fairy Folk Festival
March 2018
Much more than just a music festival, the Port Fairy Folk Festival is an institution. Four days of top quality local and international acts take over this gorgeous coastal town.

Golden Plains
March 2018
Located at the celebrated Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, the annual Golden Plains is set to rival its big brother, the illustrious Meredith Music Festival.

Pitch Music & Arts Festival
March 2018
Held in Victoria’s golden fields, the three day celebration brings both local and international artists, spanning a full electronic soundscape, and beyond.

Babylon
March 2018
Set in the heart of the Australian wilderness, the enchanting festival explores the unique world of art, spectacular music, mindfulness and community.

May

Groovin the Moo
May 2018
Bendigo hosts Groovin the Moo in May, with two outdoor stages, a big top tent, bands and performers from across the world, and honest country hospitality.

June

Melbourne International Jazz Festival 
2 - 12 June 2017
Hear blistering instrumentalists and soulful singers from around the world over ten toe-tapping days in venues across Melbourne. 

Melbourne International Singers Festival
8 - 12 June 2017
Choirs and singers work with internationally renowned conductors, composers and arrangers at this festival, now in its sixth year.

November

Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues 
3 - 5 November 2017
Enjoy non-stop jazz and blues from local and international acts over Melbourne Cup weekend at this seriously relaxed, long-running festival. 

Melbourne Music Week 
November 2017
An all-you-can-listen event: Melbourne's CBD gets loud as 230 acts hit the stage at 60 locations across town.

Queenscliff Music Festival
24 - 26 November 2017
Soak up the stunning seaside setting, enjoy excellent local and international artists, and sample fresh food and wine from the Bellarine Peninsula.

December

Meredith Music Festival
December 2017
Get in quick because tickets sell out super fast for this awesome festival in country Victoria.

The Pleasure Garden
December 2017
A delight for the senses and a treat for the soul at Catani Gardens, this new and immersive music feast is sure to please.

Falls Festival
December 2017
Catch big names and small for an epic New Year's Eve celebration in the coastal town of Lorne along the Great Ocean Road.

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