Events

Gig Guide: What’s On In February

By Bianca O'Neill - 02 Feb 2016

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Here are the best gigs in Melbourne this month with tickets still available. Let's kick off February in style!

Gigs this February in Melbourne

ST KILDA FESTIVAL

Set in the picturesque landscape of the St Kilda foreshore, the iconic St Kilda Festival is now in its 36th year. On Sunday 14 February, Australia’s largest free music festival will kick off with performances from The Grates, BAD//DREEMS, Tuka, The Beards and more. Check out the lineup and full details on their website

WU TANG CLAN

After an absence of 5 years, the undisputed masters of their genre, the Wu-Tang Clan, return to Melbourne for a Margaret Court Arena appearance on 23 February. Get your hip hop fix and protect ya neck, it’s time to celebrate! Buy last remaining tickets here.

DEKMANTEL FESTIVAL

For over a decade now the Netherlands' Dekmantel Festival has grown to become one of the most popular and respected festivals in the world. Known for a curated line-up of niche and underground house and techno acts, it's finally headed to Melbourne's Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday 20 February. Grab the last remaining tickets here.

ZOO TWILIGHTS

Zoo Twilights continues through February with performances from John Butler Trio, Josh Pyke, Birds of Tokyo, San Cisco and more. Tickets are selling fast, so check out which gigs still have availability here.

QVM NIGHT MARKET

Levi Anderson, Stav, Dave Arden and more are taking the stage this month at the Queen Victoria Night Market for their summer series - so make sure you get there after work for some tunes, market action, and all the foods! And the best bit? It's free! Read more about the bands playing this month here.

Also try these smaller gigs...

Flosstradamus @ 170 Russell, Friday 5 February | Buy tickets
Sophie & QT @ Howler, Wednesday 10 February | Buy tickets
Festival of the Photocopier Launch Party @ The Tote, Thursday 11 February | More details
Beach House @ 170 Russell, Thursday 11 February | Buy tickets
High Highs @ Northcote Social Club, Friday 12 February | Buy tickets
Waxahatchee @ Howler, Thursday 18 February | Buy tickets
Moses Gun Collective @ Northcote Social Club, Saturday 27 February | Buy tickets
Ecca Vandal @ Howler, Saturday 27 February |
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Want more events in Melbourne? Why not try our 20 things to do for free this February!

Photo credit: St Kilda Foreshore Slam Beach Festival via Facebook 

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