9 April 2022 (CANCELLED), please check the festival website for more information.
The Yarra Valley sets the stage for a quality lineup of Aussie greats, so get ready to gather among the grapevines for some classic live music at Rochford Estate.
7 April–8 May
Surround Sounds is a month-long festival celebrating Geelong and the Bellarine's live music and cultural heritage scene.
Rainbow Serpent Festival (Rainbow Reunion)
17 April 2022
Rainbow Serpent Festival returns after a COVID-forced hiatus, but it's trading the usual paddocks in Lexton, western Victoria, for the big smoke in 2022. Head to Melbourne Pavilion for this one-day alternative lifestyle, music and arts festival.
Groovin the Moo
30 April 2022
Bendigo hosts Groovin the Moo in April with two outdoor stages, a big top tent, and bands and performers from across the world.
Marysville Music Weekend
14–16 October 2022
Featuring a killer program that spans across the musical spectrum, Marysville Music Weekend has confirmed its headline acts for 2022 over four concert sessions with the full lineup to be announced soon.
22 October 2022
Pitch Music & Arts Festival's younger, feisty sister brings the same iconic electronic dance cornucopia to the inner city.
Queenscliff Music Festival
25–27 November 2022
Soak up the stunning seaside setting, enjoy excellent local and international artists, and sample fresh food and wine from the Bellarine Peninsula all at once.
A new state-wide celebration of contemporary music, ALWAYS LIVE showcases the talents of rising stars and big names with everything including arena-style shows, intimate performances on rooftops, laneways and cosy venues.
Melbourne's inclusive and fully wheelchair accessible music festival will return in 2022, with dates to be announced later in the year.
Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Hear blistering instrumentalists and soulful singers from around the world over a week of toe-tapping days in venues across Melbourne.
Melbourne Music Week
3–12 December 2022
An all-you-can-listen event: Melbourne's CBD gets loud as hundreds of acts hit the stage at dozens of locations across town.
Meredith Music Festival
9–11 December 2022
Held in the iconic Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, this December country festival is a favourite on the Victorian music calendar. Be warned: tickets sell out fast and the 2022 edition will be worth the long wait.
Beyond the Valley
Beyond the Valley's annual boutique music moved to Melbourne in 2021 for a one-off NYE event, but is expected to return to the parklands of Lardner in 2022.
Summer 2022–23 TBC
Check back for more on this headline NYE festival in 2022–23 at its new home at Pennyroyal Plains, 30 minutes from Lorne.