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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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So Frenchy So Chic
15 January 2017
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 
26 – 30 January 2017
Set up camp and feel the freedom at this four-day alternative lifestyle, music and arts festival in Lexton, western Victoria.

Sugar Mountain
January 2017  (dates to be confirmed)
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
28 January 2017
Join the cool crowd by the Maribyrnong River for this too-big-for-a-laneway festival featuring local and international acts.


St Kilda Festival
12 February 2017
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. 

Apollo Bay Music Festival
April 2017 (dates to be confirmed)
A picture-perfect location and relaxed vibe make this yearly event a popular one. Enjoy the beachside setting while watching talented emerging and established musicians.


Brunswick Music Festival
5 - 19 March 2017 
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
10 - 13 March 2017
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
11 - 13 March 2017
Located at the celebrated Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, the annual Golden Plains is set to rival its big brother, the illustrious Meredith Music Festival.


Groovin the Moo
May 2017 (dates to be confirmed)
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.


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.


Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues 
October 2017 (dates to be confirmed)
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 
11 - 19 November 2016
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
25 - 27 November 2016
Soak up the stunning seaside setting, enjoy excellent local and international artists, and sample fresh food and wine from the Bellarine Peninsula.


Meredith Music Festival
9 - 11 December 2016
Get in quick because tickets sell out super fast for this awesome festival in country Victoria.

Falls Festival
28 - 31 December 2016
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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