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Posted 22 Apr 2015 @ 12:41pm

More than 300 events and 800 artists will take over the City of Yarra when Leaps and Bounds Festival returns this winter. 


Designed to celebrate local performers, venues, and audiences, the 17-day festival will take place across over 50 venues in Fitzroy, Collingwood, Richmond, Abbotsford, North Carlton, Clifton Hill and North Fitzroy.
The full program is set to...

Posted 17 Apr 2015 @ 3:26pm

Beat caught up with Ciel Fuller, City of Darebin’s True North Festival Director to talk about the Darebin arts festival now in its third incarnation. “There are lots of great events across the Reservoir, Preston, and Thornbury areas as part of True North,” says Fuller. “It’s a bit different from last year.” So what’s new in True North? “We’ve increased the theatre component of the festival,...

Posted 16 Apr 2015 @ 2:22pm

With less than four week to go, the playing times for CherryRock015 have been announced.


The day will feature 13 bands, two stages and no clashes. Playing times are as follows:
AC/DC Lane stage:
Red Fang: 8.05pm – 9.20pm 
The Shrine: 6.20pm – 7.20pm  
Beastwars: 4.55pm – 5.40pm  
Hits: 3.35pm – 4.15pm  
Child: 2.20pm – 3pm  

Posted 15 Apr 2015 @ 8:18am

Hoooooooooboy. Get ready to start planning your trip to Byron, the lineup for Splendour In The Grass 2015 is finally here.


The 2015 incarnation of the festival will be headlined by Blur who will finally be making it up to Australian fans after they cancelled their appearance at the Big Day Out in 2014. They're joined on the top tier of the lineup by Florence + The Machine, Mark...

Posted 14 Apr 2015 @ 3:59pm

Footscray's Nicholson Street will play host to Emerge in the West next month.


The festival will feature music, art, fashion, dance, circus and spoken word, set across two stages, with performances by The Lalibelas, Nhatty Man, SKAAKI, Raw Elements, Somali Peace Band, Jazmaris and Royalty Noise. There will also be a fashion show coordinated by Vissolela, craft workshops, food...

Posted 13 Apr 2015 @ 10:47am

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Melbourne Recital Centre will again join forces for the Metropolis New Music Festival.


The festival will feature three concerts with works written for and inspired by the moving image, including Jonny Greenwood's score from There Will Be Blood, Tan Dun's Crouching Tiger Concerto and Penderecki's Polymorphia. The festival will also feature...

Posted 10 Apr 2015 @ 5:50pm

Following the announcement of Antony and the Johnsons earlier this week, Dark Mofo have revealed their full program for 2015.



This year, Dark Mofo is coinciding with the opening of Mona’s major exhibition curated by Nicole Durling and Olivier Varenne, Private Archaeology by Marina Abramović.


The Odeon Theatre in Hobart will host performances by...

Posted 9 Apr 2015 @ 10:12am

Poison City Weekender is back, celebrating their seventh year with another three-day bender.


This year's event will be headlined by the triumphant return of local heroes The Smith Street Band.
It will also feature international artists Iron Chic, Modern Baseball, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Self Defense Family and The Sidekicks, all making their first trip Down Under....

Posted 8 Apr 2015 @ 3:24pm

31 feature films, 18 shorts, 15 forums and five exhibitions will take centre stage when the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival returns this year.


This year's films will include the Melbourne premiere of Australian documentary I Will Not Be Silenced on opening night and will close with the premiere of The Beekeeper. Other highlights include Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story,...

Posted 8 Apr 2015 @ 2:35pm

True North Festival will return to Reservoir, Thornbury and Preston for another year, showcasing the creative side of Melbourne's north.


This year's vibrant three-day music and arts program features something for everyone, with offerings from old blues to jazz to Balkan. Some of 2015's events include a 10-piece ensemble performing songs from Vietnam to Venezuela; a showcase of...

Posted 2 Apr 2015 @ 1:15pm

Mushroom Group have announced the end of Future Music Festival.


Mushroom Group have put the decision, which they say was not made lightly, down to underperforming ticket sales over the last two years.
Future Music Festival began as a one day event in Sydney in 2006, before expanding to an annual national touring festival in 2007.
While Mushroom Group...

Posted 1 Apr 2015 @ 12:11pm

The 2015 incarnation of Boogie has sold out. Organisers have unveiled the playing times for this year's Easter extravaganza for those who were lucky enough to snag a golden ticket. 


The ninth edition of the festival will feature performances from the likes of Justin Townes Earle, Los Chicos and The Bombay Royale, alongside a Hillybilly Disco and Easter egg hunt. The 2015...

Posted 27 Mar 2015 @ 3:54pm

True North Festival will return to Reservoir, Thornbury and Preston for another year, showcasing the creative side of Melbourne's north.


The three-day arts festival will feature a range of exhibitions, plays, gigs and events at artist studios, theatres and warehouses around Darebin. The festival's partnership with the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in 2015 will see a range...

Posted 24 Mar 2015 @ 3:59pm

The Spanish Film Festival have revealed the full program for their 2015 incarnation. 


Opening with Spanish Affair and closing with Wild Tales, the 2015 festival will feature 38 films. Other highlights include Get Married If You Can, Instructions Not Included and Sorry If I Call You Love. 

Posted 20 Mar 2015 @ 3:13pm

Despite this year's festival taking place less than a month ago, Soundwave festival have revealed their dates for 2016 – and they're sooner than you'd expect.


After spanning two days in 2015, the festival will return to a one-day format next year. The Melbourne leg of the festival will fill the empty space left by Big Day Out, running on Australia Day. In another change, the...

Posted 13 Mar 2015 @ 1:39pm

Bluesfest have lost another big name, with Ben Howard postponing his Australian tour by six weeks.


Howard was due to perform at Bluesfest over Easter as well as sideshows in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle. His shows have now been moved to May and June, with a Brisbane show added to the tour.
Bluesfest have posted the following statement on their website:

Posted 13 Mar 2015 @ 11:17am

Bluesfest have added three new acts to their Thursday lineup – just three weeks out from the festival.


Replacing Lenny Kravitz and Ben Howard, who have both pulled out of the festival, will be Aussie acts Angus & Julia Stone, Boy & Bear and Sticky Fingers. Jurassic 5 will also play an extra set on the Thursday to help complete the lineup.

Posted 4 Mar 2015 @ 6:36pm

With only a couple weeks to go until the big night, the inaugural Down By The River has unveiled its lineup. 


Set at the Overs Riverside Precinct in Wangaratta, the event will feature live music from The Kite Machine, Tully on Tully, Oliver's Army and local band Liv Cartledge. The evening will also play host to an array of food, art, fashion and handcrafted wares.

Posted 4 Mar 2015 @ 12:37pm

Now in it's eighth year, the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) has announced the highlights of their 2015 event.


The national festival, which kicks off in Melbourne in May, will seek to drive the conversation on human rights through its engaging program of films, arts and forums. This year's festival includes documentaries Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case and Ivory Tower,...

Posted 4 Mar 2015 @ 9:25am

CherryRock have locked in an all killer no filler lineup for their 2015 incarnation.


Today the festival have added Californian stoner rock lords The Shrine to the lineup, alongside local legends Clowns, Warped and The Ugly Kings.
They join the previously announced acts, which included Red Fang, Beastwars, Hits, Child, Fuck The Fitzroy Doom Scene, Dr. Colossus, My...

Posted 2 Mar 2015 @ 2:26pm

The 2015 Inca Roads Festival will no longer go ahead later this month.


The news was delivered by a statement from the organisers of the festival:
"We have not received enough interest from membership sales for the 2015 festival or the not-for-profit organisation to continue into the future. 
This is extremely saddening. For our team, you the bands, the...

Posted 27 Feb 2015 @ 3:16pm

Boogie's ninth lineup has expanded even further after the addition of this year's DJ recruits.


Heading to Tallarook all the way from the UK will be Miles Cleret in his only Australian appearance. Joining Cleret will be local acts CC Disco!, DJ Manchild, Andee Frost, The Madhatter, Ginger Light and Pierre Baroni, BT's Country Moanings and Larry Kronick Jr.

Posted 27 Feb 2015 @ 12:04pm

A new laneway festival – Melbourne Art Restaurant Cocktail Sound (MARCS) – is set to take over AC/DC Lane and Duckboard Place.


The festival will be held in March, as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, and will feature hawker-style street food, street artists and live music. Food will be served by Papa Goose, Pastuso, Terra Rossa and The...

Posted 27 Feb 2015 @ 10:10am

After a hiatus in 2014, boutique electronic festival Inner Varnika will return in April with their most star-studded lineup to date.  


Headlined by Italian techno stalwart Donato Dozzy, the international lineup also features DJ Fett Burger and DJ Sotofett of Sex Tags Mania fame, alongside Neel, Mr. Ties and Terekke.
The bill is rounded out by an A-list local...

Posted 26 Feb 2015 @ 2:25pm

This boutique music festival in the country celebrates local musicians in a picturesque setting. 


In their second year, organisers and brothers Cameron and Ben Wade have announced Dorsal Fins, Foreign/National, Ali Barter, Jim Lawrie, Sunbeam Sound Machine, Mose + The Family and more to round out an all-local lineup. Originally started as an alternative to a suited-up 21st...

Posted 23 Feb 2015 @ 1:39pm

Earthcore have revealed a bumper first round lineup for 2015.


The first round of acts for the 2015 incarnation include AES Dana, Ajja, Alan Fitzpatrick, Alex Stein, Animato, Anklepants, Audiomatic, Captain Hook, Carbon Based Life Forms, Chris Liebing, Coming Soon !!!, Danny Daze, Eat Static, Electric Universe, Grouch, Interactive Noise, Kukan Dub Lagan, Liquid Hook, Liquid Soul...

Posted 19 Feb 2015 @ 4:08pm

Ladies and gentlemen, start cracking your tinnies!


Golden Plains is on the horizon and playing times can now be accessed here.
In alphabetical order, the 2015 Golden Plains will feature performances from Aldous Harding,...

Posted 19 Feb 2015 @ 2:06pm

Music fans making the trip north of Byron Bay for the 2015 edition of Bluesfest can now get timetable planning, with the playing times now revealed alongside a seventh lineup announcement.


The daily Bluesfest playing times and stages...

Posted 19 Feb 2015 @ 12:52pm

Following an overwhelmingly positive response to its inaugural season, the Holocaust Film Series has announced it will return to Melbourne this March.


Despite the title of this film series, the journey that audiences are invited to embark upon is not grim, but one of courage, fascination and admiration for the people who have lived through some of modern history’s most...

Posted 18 Feb 2015 @ 9:08am

The Hills Are Alive had added three new acts to the lineup for their 2015 incarnation. 


Today the festival have announced comedy master Jimeoin, plus Melbourne’s Theme Team and South Gippsland’s own rock'n'roll stalwarts Fossil Fuel.
They will join the acts already announced, including REMI, SAFIA, Pierce Brothers, Asta, Luca Brasi, Little Bastard, Harts, Jen...