Program

Afternoon DJs: Loose Joints thumbnail

Afternoon DJs: Loose Joints

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

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Swell LIVE

Interactive, evocative and avant-garde, discover art and music at MMW's flagship venue

Gypsy & The Cat + The Harpoons + Dorsal Fins ++ thumbnail

Gypsy & The Cat + The Harpoons + Dorsal Fins ++

A night of fun and dancing in the basement to celebrate the opening of MMW

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Roller Jam and Rizky's Block Party thumbnail

Roller Jam and Rizky's Block Party

An afternoon of live music, body rocking, dancing, hip-hop and roller skating at MMW's flagship venue

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Afternoon DJs: Edd Fisher

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

Dr Dunks + Secret Circuit ++ thumbnail

Dr Dunks + Secret Circuit ++

Animals Dancing present an evening of basement boogie at MMW's flagship venue

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Learn to DJ!

A fun, hands-on experience for kids, teaching them exciting DJ skills and tricks

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Club Kids: JD Samson + Whiskey Houston + thumbnail

Club Kids: JD Samson + Whiskey Houston +

An afternoon of music, dance and fun activities for all ages

Afternoon DJs: CC:DISCO! thumbnail

Afternoon DJs: CC:DISCO!

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

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Afternoon DJs: Move Your Feet

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre

BJM share their inimitable brand of mind-expanding, hypnotic psych rock

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DZ Deathrays + New War + Darts ++ thumbnail

DZ Deathrays + New War + Darts ++

A roof-lifting live show featuring an extraordinary line-up at MMW's flagship venue

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Swell

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A free and immersive art exhibition MMW's flagship venue

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Lunchbox Sessions: Jim Lawrie

A full bill of free lunchtime gigs at MMW’s flagship venue

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Afternoon DJs: DJ Principal Blackman

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

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PVT: 10 Year Anniversary

Join PVT as they celebrate their milestone 10th anniversary at MMW

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Lunchbox Sessions: Zone Out

A full bill of free lunchtime gigs at MMW’s flagship venue

Afternoon DJs: Mz Rizk thumbnail

Afternoon DJs: Mz Rizk

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

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Swell LIVE

Interactive, evocative and avant-garde, discover art and music at MMW's flagship venue

Banoffee + I'lls (two piece) + Kllo ++ thumbnail

Banoffee + I'lls (two piece) + Kllo ++

A showcase of live performances from local favourites alongside an audiovisual and lighting show

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Lunchbox Sessions: Luke Howard thumbnail

Lunchbox Sessions: Luke Howard

A full bill of free lunchtime gigs at MMW’s flagship venue

Afternoon DJs: Safari + Kuya + Matt Radovich thumbnail

Afternoon DJs: Safari + Kuya + Matt Radovich

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

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Swell LIVE

Interactive, evocative and avant-garde, discover art and music at MMW's flagship venue

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Monolake + Echo Inspectors + Spilt Silo thumbnail

Monolake + Echo Inspectors + Spilt Silo

An exploration of sound and light that pushes the boundaries of modern electronica

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Morning Gloryville

An immersive dance experience for those who dare to rise and shine!

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Lunchbox Sessions: Woodes

A full bill of free lunchtime gigs at MMW’s flagship venue

Oddisee + Shaolinafronauts + Fortunes ++ thumbnail

Oddisee + Shaolinafronauts + Fortunes ++

An epic laneway party that promises to be a cerebral treat for the senses

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Triple R Live Broadcast

Come by the Triple R Lounge at the flagship venue

Dan White + Cale Sexton + Kangaroo Skull +++ thumbnail

Dan White + Cale Sexton + Kangaroo Skull +++

Heads With Tales and Lounge showcase everything from house and techno, to balearic and disco

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Afternoon DJs: Rat & Co. DJs

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

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Women of Soul

Some of Melbourne's finest female vocalists and songwriters share home-grown original soul, funk and boogie

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Swell LIVE

Interactive, evocative and avant-garde, discover art and music at MMW's flagship venue

friendships + ALTA + Wabz ++ thumbnail

friendships + ALTA + Wabz ++

An eclectic selection of electronic artists flex and shape the spectrum of sound and light

Wax’o Paradiso + Silent Jay & Jace XL +++ thumbnail

Wax’o Paradiso + Silent Jay & Jace XL +++

An epic disco party transforms Westwood Place, Boney and Magic Mountain Saloon

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Foreign/National + Dorsal Fins

Foreign/National play pop through psychedelic and local ‘supergroup’ Dorsal Fins

Terrible Truths + Miss Destiny +++ thumbnail

Terrible Truths + Miss Destiny +++

Rice Is Nice bring their Volume 2 Mixtape to life for Live Music Safari

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Tim Willis & The End + The Lagerphones

A celebration of jazz from the truly modern to rollicking neo-trad

Kenton Slash Demon + Null + Hoodlem + thumbnail

Kenton Slash Demon + Null + Hoodlem +

In the spirit of Live Music Safari, MMW’s flagship venue stages a free gig

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Fractures + Totally Mild + Crepes + thumbnail

Fractures + Totally Mild + Crepes +

Laneway showcase a line-up of top emerging artists at 1000 £ Bend

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PBS 106.7FM Live Broadcast

Covering a wild night of free gigs and parties

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Robert Henke – Lumière II

Robert Henke’s Lumière II is an Australian exclusive that explores unity between sound and lasers

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Salsa Party ++ thumbnail

Salsa Party ++

An explosion of live salsa dura and Latin jazz

Mesa Cosa + The Mighty Boys + Lazertits ++ thumbnail

Mesa Cosa + The Mighty Boys + Lazertits ++

One night, five bands and free entry at The Public Bar

Kylie Auldist (The Bamboos) + Fulton Street ++ thumbnail

Kylie Auldist (The Bamboos) + Fulton Street ++

Celebrate the very best of Melbourne's live soul music scene at Cherry Bar’s Soul In The Basement

Tuc + Sleep D + Tom Moore +++ thumbnail

Tuc + Sleep D + Tom Moore +++

The Mercat hosts live sets from some of Melbourne's techno maniacs

My Echo ++ thumbnail

My Echo ++

Ding Dong Lounge celebrates all things Australian rock and roll

Lunchbox Sessions: Ella Thompson thumbnail

Lunchbox Sessions: Ella Thompson

A full bill of free lunchtime gigs at MMW’s flagship venue

Triple R Live Broadcast thumbnail

Triple R Live Broadcast

Come by the Triple R Lounge at the flagship venue

Afternoon DJs: Pocock thumbnail

Afternoon DJs: Pocock

Make the most of daylight savings in the free outdoor area at MMW’s flagship venue

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Robert Henke Examines Lumière II

An exclusive inside look at Robert Henke’s Lumière II

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Swell LIVE

Interactive, evocative and avant-garde, discover art and music at MMW's flagship venue

Cobblestone Jazz + Mathew Jonson ++ thumbnail

Cobblestone Jazz + Mathew Jonson ++

Two phenomenal live acts perform at MMW’s flagship venue

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Ruth Daniel (UK) - keynote

Keynote address by an award-winning music activist, cultural producer and entrepreneur

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Breakout

  • RMIT University Chambers Courtyard
    Cnr Franklin and Victoria Street, Melbourne
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Expect an exciting array of live music and DJs at the Old Melbourne Gaol

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Launch of The Docks Exhibition

An interactive multimedia history exhibition visits the days of raves, dance parties and other cultural events

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JD Samson (USA) - keynote

Keynote address from the world’s most visible, outspoken and inspiring gender queer performer/activists

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Brunch Gigs at 1000 ₤ Bend

OLYMPIA and James Teague enrich your morning with an atmospheric soundtrack

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Record Store Day - A pressing issue

Industry heads brainstorm ways labels and bands can make the most of RSD

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Melbourne Shuffle-athon

A highly interactive exhibition that teaches you the basics of the Melbourne Shuffle

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Hens In The Cock House

A robust panel discussion on gender equality in music

MMusic: The Goon Sax thumbnail

MMusic: The Goon Sax

See The Goon Sax play their shambolic pop music at their first ever Melbourne show

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Style Circle: Rave Fashion at The Docks

Pack your big pants, mesh singlets ans fluffy everything for this style circle

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Brunch Gigs at Krimper Café

Intimate performances from LANKS and Anna Cordell help you start the day

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Memory Walk of The Docks

Rehash the music, dance and art that shaped the notorious raves held at The Docks

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Burgers + Beats: Alice Ivy

Enjoy a burger while listening to local artists

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Success: Liam Finn

Songwriter Liam Finn in intimate solo mode with filmic collaborators Anthony and Alex

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Burgers + Beats: SILENT JAY

Enjoy a burger while listening to local artists

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Deep Leads: The Orbweavers

The Orbweavers and Berlin-based Australian artist Lucy Dyson present Deep Leads

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Interwoven – Installation

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Woodes and Wona Bae create an interactive installation inspired by music and nature

MMusic: Morning Ritual with Alexander Gow thumbnail

MMusic: Morning Ritual with Alexander Gow

Start your day with a coffee fix and a side of music at this much-loved MMW staple

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Reimagined Jazz

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Discover reimagined jazz with surprise performances by emerging musicians at Emporium Melbourne

Geniale Dilletanten - Subculture in 1980s Germany thumbnail

Geniale Dilletanten - Subculture in 1980s Germany

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A comprehensive survey or 1980's German subculture plus concerts, panel discussions and talks

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Total Giovanni

See Total Giovanni play alongside Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg's exhibition The Secret Garden

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Hydra: Songs and tales of Bohemia thumbnail

Hydra: Songs and tales of Bohemia

Music, song, documentary footage and narrative recreate the magic of the Greek island of Hydra

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MMusic: Morning Ritual with D.D Dumbo thumbnail

MMusic: Morning Ritual with D.D Dumbo

Start your day with a coffee fix and a side of music at this much-loved MMW staple

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Music + Food

Take dinner music to the next level at this innovative event celebrating Music + Food

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Music + Food

Take dinner music to the next level at this innovative event celebrating Music + Food

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Lost Children Found

Party in a warehouse space and support children in need while you're at it

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Music + Food

Take dinner music to the next level at this innovative event celebrating Music + Food

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Hydra: Songs and tales of Bohemia

Music, song, documentary footage and narrative recreate the magic of the Greek island of Hydra

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Music + Food

Take dinner music to the next level at this innovative event celebrating Music + Food

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The Great MMW Bike Ride

Ride to gigs featuring Mick Turner, Ela Stiles, Free Time, Superstar and Chloe Alison Escott

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Million Dollar Pony Club

An illustrious showcase of women in electronic music set to spectacular panoramic views

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Video Killed the Radio

A multi-sensory live music and visual feast featuring unique collaborations

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Tram Jam 2015

Get up close and personal with the Pierce Brothers on our favourite form of transport

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Interwoven – Performance

Electronics, intricate production and acoustic sampling from emerging female artists

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Amy

A sympathetic portrait of a tragic musical genius, Amy Winehouse

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CDR

Experience the original tracks of 30 Melbourne artists on Loop’s Void soundsystem

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Mop and Glow

A celebration of footwork music and culture in Melbourne

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Straight Outta Compton

An exploration of one of the most genre-defining albums in hip-hop history

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Reverberate - Artful Dodgers Studios Compilation Launch

From Koori soul to Sudanese dancehall, Melbourne's next generation of young musicians play an exclusive showcase

Rat & Co + Audego + Asdasfr Bawd + thumbnail

Rat & Co + Audego + Asdasfr Bawd +

This Live Music Safari, The John Curtin Hotel will be transformed into a shimmering dreamsphere

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Play It Safe

Explore a generation caught between endless opportunity and the pressures of conformity

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New Orleans Street Party

An evening of New Orleans food and music in the heart of Melbourne

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LISTEN

Panel discussions, live performance and projections featuring Empat Lima, kt spit, Habits and Grace Anderson

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Hydra: Songs and tales of Bohemia

Music, song, documentary footage and narrative recreate the magic of the Greek island of Hydra

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A Club Called Trish

An evening of visual transcendence and aural immersion where balearic meets the bush

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The Amphlett Lane Stirrers

Twelve renowned Australian singers perform five Divinyls songs to candlelight

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Gamer 3D

An evening of moody, atmospheric synth tunes and eye-popping imagery

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