18 Feb 2020
Music Victoria announce the return of the Live Music Professionals program for 2020. Designed to strengthen and support Victorian live music businesses, the free professional development program is open to application from venue owners and managers, band bookers and independent promoters.Read More
14 Feb 2020
Over the past four years the former Collingwood Technical College has been undergoing a dramatic transformation into a permanent, affordable and dynamic home for artists and the creative community in Melbourne’s inner north. With the site already welcoming the first influx of tenants and set to open to the public in stages throughout 2020, Contemporary Arts Precincts Ltd is excited to reveal its new identity as Collingwood Yards.Read More
14 Feb 2020
Our staff-curated gig guide is here to let you know of what shows not to miss in the coming week. This installment features gigs from In Deception, Cash Savage and The Last Drinks, Horatio Luna, The Sockettes, La Descarga plus many more.Read More
11 Feb 2020
Warrandyte's The Teskey Brothers swept the Music Victoria Awards prize pool in 2019, including winning Best Regional Act which came with a $3000 grant from Bendigo Bank.
In the middle of a hugh international tour, The Teskeys' drummer Liam Gough took time out to look back on some of their favourite achievements over the past year and to tell us what they did with the prize cheque...Read More
7 Feb 2020
Our staff-curated gig guide is here to let you know of what shows not to miss in the coming week. This installment features gigs from Private Function, Simona Castricum, Alárìíyá, KUYA NEIL, The Senegambian Jazz Band plus many more.Read More
6 Feb 2020
Meeniyan Town Hall's Ian Bevington (Music Victoria Awards' 2019 Best Regional Venue winner) took time out recently to look back on some of his favourite achievements over the past year and to give us the local secrets of his area - South Gippsland.Read More
31 Jan 2020
In addition to our new weekly Spotify playlist of local acts we’re enjoying (“Music Victoria’s Listening To…”), we are also today launching a new weekly gig guide, compiled by Music Victoria’s staff.
Performing live has become the backbone of being a recording artist, so going out and supporting local live music is of great importance to us. Read More
Here are some of the gigs we’re looking forward to over the coming week, including shows from Dumb Whales, Major Plains, thando, Philly, Grace Cummings and many more.
30 Jan 2020
Theatre Royal's Tim Heath (Music Victoria Awards' 2019 Best Regional Venue winner) took time out recently to look back on some of his favourite achievements over the past year and to share the local secrets of his area - Castlemaine.Read More
28 Jan 2020
Here at Music Victoria, our staff are always out seeing live music and listening to local faves across a range of genres.
We want to share all the great local music we’re enjoying, so we’ve started a Spotify playlist – Music Victoria’s Listening To…
Follow the playlist to hear what our staff are listening to and check back each Tuesday as we’ll be refreshing it weekly.
This week’s playlist includes Magic Dirt Official, Obscura Hail, Lost ragas, Press Club, Jess Ribeiro and more.
Check out the full playlist here.
24 Jan 2020
It’s incredibly heartening to see the music industry step up to raise awareness and funds for bushfire affected communities and a Best Practice Guide for Benefit Gigs has been developed by AMIN to assist event organisers putting on benefit gigs. If you have questions or need advice - get in touch with us!Read More
9 Jan 2020
Thanks to everyone involved in benefit concerts to support fire relief charities.
We've gone through all the Victorian events that have been sent to us and combined them into a Bushfire Benefit Gig Guide here! If we haven't included your event feel free to let us know and we'll add you to the list.
Keep up the good work everyone. It's amazing to see the music community coming together and supporting those affected by the fires.Read More
18 Dec 2019
... ... Over the christmas and New Year's break, Music Victoria will be closing its office for a two week period. This closure will begin on Saturday 21st December, 2019. Our office hourse will resume as per usual on Monday 6th January, 2020. ... We wish everyone a safe and happy holidays! ... Until next year, ... The MV Team. ...Read More