FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

Melbourne Writers Festival 2013 Thursday 22nd August 2013 until Sunday 1st September 2013.

Franchising and Business Opportunity Expo 10am - 5pm Friday 30th August 2013 until Sunday 1st September 2013 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Fathers Day Sunday 1st September 2013.

Melbourne Retirement and Lifestyle Expo Friday 6th September 2013 until Sunday 8th September 2013 at Caufield Racecourse.

Federation Square Book Market 11am - 5pm every Saturday in September 2013 at the Atrium

Macedonian Music Festival Sunday 8th September 2013 at Federation Square.

Caroline Springs Bridal Expo 10am - 3pm Sunday 8th September 2013 at the West Waters Hotel Entertainment.

Tesselaar Tulip Festival Thursday 12th September 2013 until Tuesday 8th October 2013. Located just 1 hours drive from Melbourne.

The Digital Show 2013 Friday 13th September 2013 until Sunday 15th September 2013 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Art and Frame Show 2013 Friday 13th September 2013 until Sunday 15th September 2013 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibiton Centre South Wharf.

14th Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2013. Friday 13th September 2013 until Saturday 21st September 2013.

Irresistible Gluten Free Expo and Conference Saturday 14th September 2013 and Sunday 15th September 2013 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre Southbank.

The Gangsters Ball 7.45pm Saturday 14th August 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Mornington Bridal Expo 10am - 3pm Sunday 15th September 2013 at the Mornington Racecourse.

Melbourne Fringe Festival Wednesday 18th September 2013 to Sunday 6th October 2013. Independent performing arts festival.

Lavazza Italian Film Festival Thursday 19th September 2013 till Wednesday 9th October 2013.

Chinese Moon Festival Thursday 19th September 2013. Celebrations will be concentrated around Melbourne's Chinatown Little Bourke St Melbourne.

Oz Kink Festival 2013 Friday 20th September 2013 until Sunday 29thh September 2013.

Royal Melbourne Show Saturday 21st September 2013 until Wednesday 2nd October 2013 at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Amusement rides, showbags, animal displays and lots of entertainment.

Mercedes Benz Club of Australia car showcase Sunday 29th September 2013 at Federation Square.

Freeplay Independent Games Festival TBC September 2013 at the State Library of Victoria.

The Other Film Festival Bi-annual File Festival. Returning to Melbourne in September 2014.

Macedonian Film Festival TBC September 2013.

Festival Indonesia 2013 TBC September 2013 at the Queensbridge Square Southbank.

Melbourne International Festival of Brass TBC September 2013 until Friday September 2013 at the Melbourne Town Hall.

SPORTING EVENTS IN MELBOURNE

Rugby League in Melbourne September 2013

Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans Saturday 7th September 2013 at AAMI Park. Kick off at 5.30pm. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

 

AFL Grand Final Saturday 28th September 2013 at the MCG.

Horse Racing in Melbourne September 2013

 

COMEDY SHOWS IN MELBOURNE

Knock Knock Comedy featuring Fiona O'Loughlin 8pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013 at the Hallam Hotel. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Adam Richards stand up comedy Wednesday 4th September 2013 until Saturday 7th September 2013 at The Comics Lounge. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Jimeoin stand up comedy 8pm Sunday 8th September 2013 and Monday 9th September 2013 at The Comics Lounge. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Bogan Burlesque comedy show 8pm Friday 13th September 2013 at the Revolver Upstairs. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Dave O'Neil and Glen Robbins stand up comedy 8pm Saturday 14th September 2013 at The Comics Lounge. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Grand Final Comedy Debate 11.30am Thursday 26th September 2013 at the Crown Palladium. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Jason Byrne stand up comedy 7pm Sunday 29th September 2013 at the Athanaeum Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Check out the regular comedy sessions at:

Melbourne Comedy Club

The Comics Lounge

 

MUSEUM AND ART EXHIBITIONS

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

The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia 4th May 2013 until 7th October 2013 at the Melbourne Museum

600 Million Years: Victoria Evolves permanent exhibition at Melbourne Museum

Napoleon - Revolution to Empire Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2013 Art Exhibition at NGV National Gallery of Victoria 2nd June 2013 until 7th October 2013

Art of the Pacific exhibition on until 31st December 2013 at the NGV National Gallery Victoria. Free Entry

 

THEATRE, MUSICALS and DANCE

King Kong musical 1st September 2013 until 22nd November 2013 at The Regent Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Hot Shoe Shuffle Sunday 1st September 2013 until Sunday 8th September 2013 at Her Majesty's Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Murray 'Celebrity Magician' 8pm Friday 6th September 2013 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

In The Mood 1940's Musical Revue 2pm and 7.30pm Wednesday 11th September 2013 at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Theatre De La Danse presents Carnivale dance performace 11am and 4pm Saturday 14th September 2013 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

The Graduate theatre play Saturday 21st September 2013 until Sunday 6th October 2013 at Her Majesty's Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Festival of Russian Ballet 7.30pm Saturday 21st September 2013 and 1.30pm Sunday 22nd September 2013 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

An Evening with Mark 'Chopper' Read - The Man - The Legend 8pm Monday 23rd September 2013 at the Athanaeum Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

 

Last updated 1st September 2013

MUSIC CONCERTS

All Time Low under 18s concert 1pm Sunday 1st September 2013 at Billboard the Venue. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Fat Freddy's Drop 'Blackbird' Tour 8pm Saturday 1st September 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

All Time Low over 18s concert 7.30pm Monday 2nd September 2013 at Billboard The Venue. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Madre Monte + Lamine Sonko and The African Intelligence 8pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Conversations with Ghosts 8pm Wednesday 4th September 2013 at the Melbourne Recital Hall. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Cloud Control 8pm Friday 6th September 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Helm "The Endless Storm Tour 2013" 8.30pm Saturday 7th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Anberlin 7.30pm Sunday 8th September 2013 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

13 Virsa 7pm Sunday 8th September 2013 at The Planery Melbourne Convention and Exhitibition Centre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Fat Freddy's Drop 'Blackbird' Tour 8pm Sunday 8th September 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Volumes (USA) 7pm Sunday 8th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Madre Monte + Lamine Sonko and The African Intelligence 8pm Tuesday 10th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Cat Empire - Steal The Light World Tour 2013 8pm Thursday 12th September 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Jack Carty 'The Predictable Crisis' Tour 7pm Thursday 12th September 2013 at the Toff In Town. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Ian Moss - Solo and Acoustic 8pm Thursday 12th September 2013 at the Gateway Hotel. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Spheres 8pm Thursday 12th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Northlane 8pm Thursday 12th September 2013 at the Commerical Hotel South Morang. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Tonight Alive 7.30pm Friday 13th September 2013 at the Billboard. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

1927 8pm Friday 13th September 2013 at the Chelsea Heights Hotel. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Frank McComb 7.30pm Friday 13th September 2013 at the Aria Bar Docklands. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Cat Empire - Steal The Light World Tour 2013 8pm Friday 13th September 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Claim The Throne launch "Forged In Flame" 7.30pm Friday 13th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Tonight Alive 8pm Friday 13th September 2013 at Billboard the Venue. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Ian Moss - Solo and Acoustic 8pm Saturday 14th September 2013 at the Ferntree Gully Hotel. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Kooyeh and El Moth 'Mountain Top' Pre Tour Show 7pm Saturday 14th September 2013 at the Jewel Of Brunswick. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

1927 8pm Saturday 14th September 2013 at the Commercial Hotel South Morang. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Pludo "Haywire" Tour 8.30pm Saturday 14th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

112 9pm Sunday 15th September 2013 at the Trak Lounge Bar. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Ian Moss - Solo and Acoustic 6.30pm Sunday 15th September 2013 at the Milanos Hotel Brighton. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Cat Empire 7.30pm Sunday 15th Septemer 2013 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Kingston Crown 8pm Sunday 15th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Madre Monte + Lamine Sonko and The African Intelligence 8pm Tuesday 17th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Ute Lemper 8pm Wednesday 18th September 2013 at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Parkway Drive 8pm Friday 20th September 2013, Saturday 21st September 2013 and Sunday 22nd September 2013 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra 6.30pm Friday 20th September 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Eternal - 10th Anniversary Show 8pm Friday 20th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash - Together in Concert 8pm Saturday 21st September 2013 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Rudimental 8pm Saturday 21st September 2013 at the Festival Hall Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Spit Syndicate "Money Over Bullshit Tour" 8.30pm Saturday 21st September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Alana Conway Fields of Gold 8pm Saturday 21st September 2013 at the Princess Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Lamb of God 8pm Sunday 22nd September 2013 at the Festival Hall Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Zelman Symphony - 80th Anniversary - Mahler Symphony No. 8 8pm Saturday 21st September 2013 and 4.30pm Sunday 22nd September 2013 at the Melbourne Town Hall. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Calexico 8pm Tuesday 24th September 2013 at The Athanaeum Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Madre Monte + Lamine Sonko and The African Intelligence 8pm Tuesday 24th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Foals 7.30pm Thursday 26th September 2013 and Friday 27th September 2013 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Papa vs Pretty 'My Life Is Yours' Single Launch 8pm Thursday 26th September 2013 at the Howler. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Jinja Safari 8pm Friday 27th September 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Emerson 8pm Friday 27th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

The Paper Kites 8pm Saturday 28th September 2013 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

Tu Dai Thien Vuong 2 7pm Saturday 28th September 2013 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets sold by Ticketek.

Global Citizens Festival 1pm Sunday 29th September 2013 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets sold by Ticketmaster.

The Winters album launch 1.30pm Sunday 29th September 2013 at the Evelyn Hotel. Tickets sold by Moshtix.

Rihanna: Diamonds World Tour 7.30pm Monday 30th September 2013 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets sold by Ticketek.


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