Soak up the summer months at some of Victoria's most exciting and diverse music and arts festivals. Our top choices combine stellar live music line-ups, art installations, light shows and boutique options for alfresco dining, so pack up your tent and don your wristband – the festival season is upon us.
Or, catch a gig closer to home
Melbourne is the musician's dream city: there's a vibrant independent music scene, and our live venues have become launching pads for bands and solo artists alike. We've rounded up a list of places to see excellent live music any night of the week.