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.
As music fans, it also means we're spoiled for choice. We've rounded up a list of places to see excellent live music any night of the week. If you're after a feed and a drink beforehand, check out our 50 best pubs in Melbourne. And if you want to pull some shapes, here are the best bars for dancing.