Music Festivals You Need to Check Out in and Around Melbourne

Treat yourself to an unforgettable holiday and visit Victoria this November. You won’t run out of things to do, shows to watch, and dishes to try at the various festivals Victoria and Melbourne has to offer. So mark your calendars and get your music/food fix at the Melbourne Music Week, Hispanic Latin American Festival, and the Queenscliff Music Festival.

Get your groove on at the Melbourne Music Week

Who can say no to plenty of new music, good food, and free shows? Show your support for homegrown talents at the Melbourne Music Week. Check out performances from the show’s line-up, which features numerous local talents. Take your pick from the roster of free shows and inspiring performances that will be held across multiple locations in the city. Be the first at the main venue, which is at the corner of Grattan and Swanston streets. Then drop by the other shows that will be held at different spots across the city. Get your groove on as funk, soul, rock, pop, and techno music pulsate through the air.

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Photo credit: Melbourne Music Week

Get your fill of hot quesadillas or spicy curry from any of the food trucks that will dot the main venue. Wash it all down with a bottle of craft beer or a glass of margarita from the mobile bar at the outdoor deck.

Feel the heat at the Hispanic Latin American Festival (November 21 to 22)

Take in the sights, sounds, and food that define the vibrant Hispanic culture at the Latin American Festival. Brace yourself for various live entertainment, heart-stopping street performances, and colourful dance shows. Join any of the free dance classes and learn new samba steps—you’re sure to wow everyone with your hot moves. Sway your hips and move your feet while a pulsating rhythm plays in the background. Catch your favourite acts as they take the spotlight.

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Photo credit: Hispanic Latin America Festival

The fiesta wouldn’t be complete without mouthwatering dishes. Feast on hot donuts, sizzling plates of paella, and mugs of sangria as you party the night away. Expect spectacular performances and an array of food stalls that’ll keep you craving for more Hispanic specialties.

Discover new artists at the Queenscliff Music Festival (November 27 to 29)

Want more ear candy? Grab your tickets for the Queenscliff Music Festival (QMF). Make the most of this 3-day extravaganza and watch performances from amazing artists such as Angus & Julia Stone, Hoodoo Gurus, and Hollie Smith. Laugh the night away at the comedy show that will feature Cal Wilson and Tom Ballard. Cheer for your favourite busking group at the 2015 Busking Competition. Tap your feet to the beat or shake it all off as local and international acts take the center stage.

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Photo credit: Queescliff Music Festival

Take a break in-between shows and engorge in delicious meals from the various food stalls. Go on a food trip and check out The Charcoal Pit, Turkish Kitchen, The Flying Calamari Bros, and Melbourne Paella Company. Camp out at The Oval, Royal Park, or Queenscliff Recreation Reserve & Victoria Park for the ultimate QMF experience.

Bring your friends and family at these events and experience the best of Victoria’s local music scene. Expect lots of unforgettable performances, new music, and good food. Check out Melbourne Music Week, Hispanic Latin America Festival, and Queenscliff Music Festival for ticket enquiries. Book your cheap Melbourne airport parking with us if you’re flying to Victoria to catch these spectacular events.