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What to do in Melbourne

September 2012

 

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Festivals and Events in Melbourne September 2012

Melbourne Writers Festival 2012 Thursday  23rd August 2012 until Sunday 2nd September 2012.

Fathers Day Sunday 2nd September 2012.

 

 

Russian Film Festival Wednesday 5th September 2012 until Thursday 16th September 2012.

Melbourne Retirement and Lifestyle Expo Friday 7th September 2012 until Sunday 9th September 2012 at Caufield Racecourse.

The Gangsters' Ball  A swing dancing, cabaret extravaganza Saturday 8th September 2012 at the Forum Melbourne.

Australian Macedonian Independence Day & Spring Festival Saturday 8th September 2012 at Federation Square.

Federation Square Book Market 11am Saturday 8th September 2012 at the Atrium

Hoppers Crossing Bridal Expo 10am - 3pm Sunday 9th September 2012 at the Wyndham Events Centre.

Fine Food 2012 Monday 10th September 2012 until Thursday 13th September 2012 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Tesselaar Tulip Festival Thursday 13th September 2012 until Tuesday 9th October 2012. Located just 1 hours drive from Melbourne.

Irresistible Gluten Free Expo and Conference Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Caulfield Racecourse.

Oz Kink Festival 2012 Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Fitzroy Town Hall

Federation Square Book Market 11am Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Atrium

Mornington Bridal Expo 10am - 3pm Sunday 16th September 2012 at the Mornington Racecourse.

Freeplay Independent Games Festival Wednesday 19th September 2012 until Sunday 23rd September 2012 at the State Library of Victoria.

Lavazza Italian Film Festival Wednesday  19th September 2012 till 9th October 2012.

The Other Film Festival Wednesday 19th September 2012 until Sunday 23rd September 2012 at the Art House North Melbourne Town Hall.

Macedonian Film Festival Friday 21st September 2012 at the Hoyts Melbourne Central.

Grand Designs Live Home Improvement and Interior Design Show Friday 21st September 2012 until Sunday 23rd September 2012 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Festival Indonesia 2012 Saturday 22nd September 2012 and Sunday 23rd September 2012 at the Queensbridge Square Southbank.

Chinese Moon Festival Saturday 22nd September 2012. Celebrations will be concentrated around Melbourne's Chinatown Little Bourke St Melbourne.

Royal Melbourne Show Saturday 22nd September 2012 until Tuesday 2nd October 2012 at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Amusement rides, showbags, animal displays and lots of entertainment.

Bark in the Park fun event for you and your dog 10am - 2pm Saturday 22nd September 2012 at Princes Park.

Federation Square Book Market 11am Saturday 22nd September 2012 at the Atrium

Melbourne International Festival of Brass Monday 24th September 2012 until Friday 28th September 2012 at the Melbourne Town Hall.

Melbourne Fringe Festival Wednesday 26th September 2012 to Sunday 14th October 2012. Independent performing arts festival.

National Young Writers Festival Thursday 27th September 2012 to Sunday 30th September 2012.

Federation Square Book Market 11am Saturday 29th September 2012 at the Atrium

Cortina Mark 1 car showcase Sunday 30th September 2012 at Federation Square.

ABC Gardening Australia Expo is not being run inn 2012. Should be back in 2013.

Sporting Events in Melbourne September  2012

Rugby League Preliminary Final

AFL Grand Final September 2012 at the MCG.

Wrestling in Melbourne September 2012

Roller Derby in Melbourne September 2012

Museum Exhibitions in Melbourne September 2012

The Melbourne Story featuring more that 1200 objects collected by Museum Victoria. On display at Melbourne Museum

The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia 4th May 2012 until 7th October 2012 at the Melbourne Museum

600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves permanent exhibition at Melbourne Museum

Napoleon - Revolution to Empire Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2012 Art Exhibition at NGV National Gallery of Victoria 2nd June 2012 until 7th October 2012

Art of the Pacific exhibition on until 31st December 2012 at the NGV National Gallery Victoria. Free Entry

Theatre and Musicals in Melbourne September 2012

Eifman Ballet Wednesday 29th August 2012 until Sunday 9th September 2012 at the Regent Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

The Mouse Trap comedy theatre Sunday 2nd September 2012 until Sunday 7th October 2012 at the Comedy Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Motherhood the Musical 8pm Wednesday 12th September 2012 until Sunday 16th September 2012 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

South Pacific musical Thursday 13th September 2012 until Sunday 14th October 2012 at the Princess Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Trikstars Experience The Masters of Magic Tuesday 25th September 2012 until Sunday 30th September 2012 at Her Majesty's Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Comedy in Melbourne September 2012

Comedy Court $1000 Stand Up Competition 8.30pm Thursday 6th September 2012 at the Red Violin. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Bill Bailey Qualmpeddler stand up comedy 8pm Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Albert Hall. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Last Laugh Comedy Club has comedy on most nights of the week in Melbourne.

The Comics Lounge located in North Melbourne have comedians on most nights of the week.

 

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Music Concerts and Festivals in September  2012

House vs Hurricane 12.30pm & 7.30pm Saturday 1st September 2012 at the Pier Live Frankston. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Apocalyptica (Finland) 8pm Saturday 1st September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Spitfires 9pm Saturday 1st September 2012 at the Grace Darling Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Lyrical: From the Ground Up early show 4.30pm Saturday 1st September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Corsairs 1.30pm Sunday 2nd September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sinister Minister 8.30pm Sunday 2nd September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Jane Austen Argument 7.30pm Monday 3rd September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Cash Savage 7.30pm Tuesday 4th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sex On Toast 8.30pm Tuesday 4th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Jim Keays, The Masters Apprentices and friends 7.30pm Wednesday 5th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Ricky-Lee 'Fear & Freedom' Tour 8pm Wednesday 5th September 2012 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

America 8pm Thursday 6th September 2012 at the Arts Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Rick Ro$$ 7pm Thursday 6th September 2012 at the Festival Hall Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Shihad 7.30pm Thursday 6th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

RMIT Visual and Audio Sensation 8.30pm Thursday 6th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Howard Jones 8pm Friday 7th September 2012 at Billboard the Venue. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Julia Stone 8.30pm Friday 7th September 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

My Echo 8.30pm Friday 7th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Brand New Heavies 8.30pm Friday 7th September 2012 at the Trak Lounge Bar. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Australian Bee Gees Show 8.15pm Friday 7th September 2012 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Smart 7.30pm 7.30pm Saturday 8th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Todd Terry (USA) 9pm Saturday 8th September 2012 at the New Guernica. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Whitaker 9pm Saturday 8th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Victorian State Schools Spectacular 11am and 5pm Saturday 8th September 2012 at Hisense Arena. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

The Naysayers 1.30pm Sunday 9th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

AAMA Ghar Benefit Concert (Nepal) 7pm Sunday 9th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Jen Knight & The Cavaliers 7pm Sunday 9th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Kurt Gentle 8pm Sunday 9th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Jane Austen Argument 7.30pm Monday 10th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Patrick Wolf 8pm Tuesday 11th September 2012 at the Forum. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Cash Savage 7.30pm Tuesday 11th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Earth (Seattle, USA) 8pm Wednesday 12th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Xavier Rudd 7.30pm Thursday 13th September 2012 at the Palace Theatre. 7.30pm Friday 14th September 2012 at the Ferntree Gully Hotel. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Shannon Noll 8pm Thursday 13th September 2012 at the Gateway Hotel. 7.30pm Friday 14th September 2012 at the Shoppingtown Hotel. 8pm Saturday 15th September 2012 at the York On Lilydale. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Key of the Sea 6.30pm Thursday 13th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Musiq Soulchild (USA) 7.30pm Thursday 13th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Cartel (USA) 7.30pm Thursday 13th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Hanson 8pm Friday 14th September 2012 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience 8pm Friday 14th September 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Made in Melbourne 2012 9pm Friday 14th September 2012 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Roy Orbison Reborn 8pm Friday 14th September 2012 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Blackchords album launch 8.30pm Friday 14th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Cartel 7.30pm Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Ferntree Gully Hotel. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Medics 7pm Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Noah 8pm Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Charlie Mayfair Spring Tour 9pm Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Grace Darling Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Rubens 8.30pm Saturday 15th September 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

 

Hailey Cramer EP launch 7.30pm Sunday 16th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sangeetik Jatra - A Festival of Music 8pm Sunday 16th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Jane Austen Argument 7.30pm Monday 17th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Cash Savage 7.30pm Tuesday 18th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sex on Toast 8.30pm Tuesday 18th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Roller One 8pm Wednesday 19th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Good Charlotte 8pm Thursday 20th September 2012 at the Festival Hall. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Eiffel 65 & N-Trance 7.30pm Thursday 20th September 2012 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Katchafire 7.30pm Thursday 20th September 2012 at the Ferntree Gully Hotel. 8pm Friday 21st September 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Yellowcard (USA) 7.30pm Thursday 20th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Flounder 7.30pm Thursday 20th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Damien Leith 8pm Friday 21st September 2012 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Yellowcard 7.30pm Friday 21st September 2012 at The Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Enter Shikari Over 18s 5pm Saturday 22nd September 2012 - Under 18s 3.30pm Sunday 23rd September 2012 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Regular John 'Strange Flowers' Tour Saturday 22nd September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Final Cut 7.30pm Saturday 22nd September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Jimmy Buffett 7pm Sunday 23rd September 2012 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Enter Shikari Under 18s concert 3.30pm Sunday 23rd September 2012 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Tane EP Launch 7pm Sunday 23rd September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Jane Austen Argument 7.30pm Monday 24th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Lady Antebellum country and folk music 7.30pm Tuesday 25th September 2012 and Wednesday 26th September 2012 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Cash Savage 7.30pm Tuesday 25th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

James Morrison 7.30pm Wednesday 26th September 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Kevin Johansen & The Nada 8pm Wednesday 26th September 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Miss Little 'Years' Single Launch 8.30pm Wednesday 26th September 2012 at the Grace Darling Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

James Morrison and Big Band 8pm Thursday 27th September 2012 at the Melbourne Town Hall. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Big Winter 8.30pm Thursday 27th September 2012 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Martika 8.30pm Friday 28th September 2012 at the Trak Lounge Bar. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Six60 8pm Friday 28th September 2012 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Fear Factory (USA) 8pm Friday 28th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Sharam (USA) 8pm Friday 28th September 2012 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Das FX & Black Sheep (USA) 9pm Friday 28th September 2012 at the Prince Bandroom. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Tzu 8pm Saturday 29th September 2012 at the Ferntree Gully Hotel. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Winter People 'A Year at Sea' Album launch 7.30pm Saturday 29th September 2012 at the Toff in Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Novalima (Peru) & DJs Sistema Criolina (Brazil) 8pm Saturday 29th September 2012 at the Hi-Fi Melbourne. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Snow Patrol Fallen Empires Acoustic Tour 8pm Sunday 30th September 2012 at the Regent Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

 

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