What's On in Melbourne

See below for current and upcoming events happening in the city to make the most out of your stay.

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Hamilton

Hamilton, the Tony and Grammy Award winning musical, comes to Melbourne to tell the story of America then by America now at Her Majesty's Theatre.

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J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been transformed into a spectacular singular performance. The magic now continues and intensifies, only at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

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Cinderella Musical

This Tony Award winning Broadway production has finally landed in Melbourne and puts a contemporary spin on this classic tale.

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The Picasso Century

NGV Melbourne premieres Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2022 exhibition, The Picasso Century, exploring the extraordinary career or Pablo Picasso and many artists, poets and intellectuals with whom he interacted with in the 20th century.

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Light: Works from Tate's Collection

Curated by Tate in the UK and drawn from their prestigious collection, Light: Works from Tate’s Collection celebrating the amazing moments from over two hundred years of art history.

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Jurassic World at Myer Melbourne

Experience Jurassic World at Myer Melbourne, featuring large scale animatronic dinosaurs and an amazing kids workshop.

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NAIDOC Week: Sunday Market

Get to this amazing Sunday market and show your support for local First Nations business at our all First Nations Sunday Market on 3 July. The market will be held along St Kilda Road between Hamer Hall and the Theatres Building

 

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Gorillaz

The Gorillaz will follow up their 2022 Splendour in the Grass set with headline tour dates in Sydney and Melbourne.

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Louis Tomlinson World Tour

Internationally renowned singer, songwriter LOUIS TOMLINSON has today announced an extra Melbourne show will be added to his World Tour for 2022 due to overwhelming demand! With Tomlinson’s first Melbourne date now a complete sell out, a new date has been added to the tour for Tuesday July 26 2022 at Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena.

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Life Instyle

Life Instyle is not your average trade fair, it brings together a curated collection of Australia and beyond's best original brands of original, well designed and well intentioned products.

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Jack Harlow

Jack Harlow brings his Jack Down Under Tour to Forum Melbourne on 28 & 29 July 2022. Don’t miss your chance to see Jack Harlow live at Forum Melbourne

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Tyler, The Creator - Call Me if You Get Lost

Grammy award-winning artist Tyler, The Creator returns to Australia in 2022 for his first Australian headline tour in over eight years!

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Melbourne International Film Festival

The Melbourne International Film Festival returns to metro, regional and suburban theatres this August to celebrate 70 years.

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WWE Live

WWE Live returns to Australia in 2022 for one electrifying night of action-packed entertainment!

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Gang of Youths

Gang Of Youths announce they're coming home for their biggest tour to date to launch their long awaited third studio album 'angel in realtime.' set to arrive on February 25th 2022.

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KISS End of the Road World Tour

Rock N Roll Legends KISS will be bringing their spectacular ‘End Of The Road’ tour to Australia in 2022!

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Hannah Gadsby 'Body of Work'

Hannah Gadsby, world class, award winning funny person has a brand new live show – Body of Work, hitting stages across Australia and New Zealand from July 2021.

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Dreamhack Melbourne

DreamHack is an immersive gaming experience where the community comes to life. At our festival, you come to experience professional esports tournaments, amateur and high school gaming tournaments, world-famous bring-your-own-computer (BYOC) LAN party, cosplay, art, activities, expo, screenings and more.

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The Script

Four years since their last headline show in Australia, The Script return for their 'Greatest Hits Tour 2022'.

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Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever The World Tour

US pop phenomenon Billie Eilish will headline arenas in her largest tour yet of Australia and New Zealand in September 2022!

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Instruments of Dance

Bringing together fascinating works from three corners of the globe, Instruments of Dance is a triple bill that maps the shape of the art form in the 21st century.

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Romeo and Juliet

In the history of dance, there are only a handful of productions that translate Shakespeare’s story of tragic love into compelling ballet form. John Cranko’s majestic version is one of them. His Romeo and Juliet premiered in 1962, the year The Australian Ballet was founded, and generations of our dancers have grown up with the production and gone on to shine in its many dream roles.

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Motorclassica

Motorclassica brings together a community of more than 20,000 people who share the same passion of automobile and the motoring lifestyle.

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Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

The Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2022 returns to Phillip Island for an adrenaline-fueled race from 14 to 16 October.

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Dog Lovers Show

The Dog Lovers Show finally returns to Melbourne to educate, inspire and entertain dog lovers with free talks from leading dog experts, 40+ K9 Inspired Shows and meet and interact with more than 1,200 dogs across the weekend.

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Bill Bailey EN ROUTE TO NORMAL

 In Bill’s new show, EN ROUTE TO NORMAL, Bill ponders these and other questions that this moment in history has thrown up and tries to see a way through the strange unreality of our new world.

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Tame Impala

In October 2022, legendary psych-rock phenomenon Tame Impala will embark on their biggest ever tour of Australia and be joined by special guests, Genesis Owusu & Sycco.

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Steel Panther

The ‘HEAVY METAL RULES TOUR’ tour marks the largest venues that Steel Panther will have played in Australia due to growing demand every time they return down under!

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ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022

The MCG will host the Final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. Secure your seat now at this famous venue to witness history as a new World Cup champion is crowned under lights on Sunday, 13 November.

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Snoop Dogg "I Wanna Thank Me" Tour

Almost two years since the bright lights of Australia’s arenas were switched off as the pandemic struck, hip-hop legend and one of the world's most recognised artists, Snoop Dogg, has officially unveiled plans for a run of major, indoor arena shows around the country in 2022.

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Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House. He’s man and mystery, a deformed genius. And in Christine Daae, he’s found his angel of music: the young woman he would make a star. But how many lives will he sacrifice to make the music of the night?

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Melbourne Cup 2022

Cup Week 2022 promises to be even more spectacular than racing fans remember, with old favourites, new innovations and great racing set to make Flemington Racecourse the place to be this spring.

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Andrea Bocelli

The esteemed tenor is returning to Australian stages with a 70-piece orchestra and a 60-person choir.

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Russ Concert

American rapper, singer-songwriter and producer Russ walks his own path, at his own pace.

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Dua Lipa Future Nostalgia Tour

Global pop superstar Dua Lipa has announced the news that fans have been waiting for - her ‘Future Nostalgia’ Tour will be touching down on Australian shores in November 2022!

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David Gray White Ladder

Multi-platinum, multi-Brit and Grammy-nominated British singer-songwriter David Gray brings his rescheduled White Ladder concert: The 20th Anniversary Tour to Australia in November 2022, to celebrate the trailblazing album’s 20-year anniversary.

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Billy Joel

Frontier Touring, the Victorian Government and ALWAYS LIVE have announced that one of the greatest singer/songwriter/composers of modern times, Billy Joel, will perform one night only in Australia on Saturday 10 December, with a history-making performance at the iconic stadium Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

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Keith Urban - The Speed of Now World Tour 2022

Four-time Grammy and ARIA award-winning global superstar, Keith Urban has announced celebrated Australian rock band, Birds of Tokyo as the special guest on his The Speed of Now World Tour 2022, presented by Youi.

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Backstreet Boys DNA World Tour

AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough and Kevin Richardson have been enthralling fans as the Backstreet Boys for more than 25 years.

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Ed Sheeran + - = ÷ x Tour

Superstar Ed Sheeran is set to return to Australia and New Zealand in February/March 2023 for a massive run of stadium shows as part of his + - = ÷ x Tour (pronounced ‘The Mathematics Tour’). 

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Baz Luhrmann’s iconic film Moulin Rouge! is now a Broadway sensation, and now Moulin Rouge! The Musical is coming to Melbourne’s Regent Theatre.

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