Live Music in Melbourne

Northcote Social Club

The stage at this inner-north local has seen plenty of international folk just one album out from star status. Their homegrown line-up is also notable. If you’re just after a drink, the front bar buzzes every night …
Live Music in Geelong

Barwon Club

The Barwon has long been Geelong's premier live music venue, and has spawned the likes of Magic Dirt, Bored! and Warped, seminal bands in the 'Geetroit' rock scene. As well as catching local and international bands,…
Horse Racing in Melbourne

Flemington Racecourse

Home of the Victoria Racing Club, Flemington has regular horserace meets, climaxing with the Spring Racing Carnival (including the Melbourne Cup) from October to November.
Opera in Melbourne

Victorian Opera

Dedicated to innovation and to accessibility, its program pleasingly doesn’t always play it safe.
Theatre in Geelong

Geelong Performing Arts Centre

Geelong’s major arts venue uses three theatres and a variety of outdoor venues to show local amateur productions, as well as touring professional dance, musicals and theatre shows.
Stadium in Geelong

Kardinia Park

Recently renovated and fitted with light towers; check to see if the mighty Geelong Cats are playing a home game at Simonds Stadium during winter. Book well ahead.
Cinema in Lorne

Lorne Theatre

This grand old theatre shows new-release films daily in peak season.
Orchestra in Melbourne

Musica Viva

National group Musica Viva stages 'Coffee Concerts' – morning tea tunes (chamber music) – five times a year at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
Booking Service in Melbourne


Tickets for concerts, theatre, comedy and other events.
Live Music in Geelong

Wool Exchange

A former wool-industry building (c 1927) turned entertainment complex with a good roster of Aussie indie bands.