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
4 Dec 2019
Last night, the Music Victoria members elected two board directors at its annual general meeting, held at Richmond’s Corner Hotel. ... Musicians and music industry workers Chelsea Wilson and Chris O’Neill were re-elected to the board for three years, under the recently amended rules of ... Read More
21 Nov 2019
The best artists, releases, venues and festivals of the year were honoured at the 15th Music Victoria Awards last night, while legendary siblings Vika and Linda and community radio institution PBS 106.7FM were inducted into the Hall of Fame. ... Co-presented by RRR 102.7FM and 2019 Hall of Fame inductees PBS 106.7FM, The Melbourne Recital Centre was abuzz for its second year hosting the annual event. MC’d by beloved community radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and ...Read More
15 Nov 2019
The Music Victoria Awards Ceremony 2019 is next week and we look forward to celebrating another huge year for the Victorian live and recording music industry.
A final release of tickets have been made available for the general public to attend, with seating for the deaf and hard of hearing (with good view of interpreter), PLUS heavily discounted tix on offer for Music Victoria members.
13 Nov 2019
With Melbourne Music Week right around the corner, here are 5 events that you can expect to see the Music Victoria at in the next few days...Read More
8 Nov 2019
At an emotional celebration on 30th October, Australian blues music legend Chris Wilson was inducted into the inaugural Blues Music Victoria (BMV) Hall of Fame by Kerri Simpson. Here is her induction speech in full.Read More
4 Nov 2019
At an emotional celebration on 30th October, Australian blues music legends, Dutch Tilders and Chris Wilson were inducted into the inaugural Blues Music Victoria (BMV) Hall of Fame.Read More