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A Free Winter Music Festival Is Coming To Melbourne

By Ben Tyers
26th Jul 2017


Just when you were thinking about hibernating for the rest of winter, the team behind St Kilda Festival are about to drag you back out.

Melbourne’s free winter music festival—Live N Local—is returning to the City of Port Phillip to entertain us Melburnians once again.

From August 19 to 26 the city will come alive as local venues open up their doors to blare some of the best local live music you’ll come across.

Venues you can look forward to heading to include Starward Distillery, Newmarket Hotel, and Melbourne Moonshine among others, respectively featuring the likes of La Bastard, Sid O’Neill from Vasco Era, Horns Of Leroy and Emilee South belting out some tunes.

It’s going to be an event you won’t want to miss, check out the rundown on some special events taking place below, and for the full program head to livenlocal.com.au.

The Details

What: PBS 106.7FM presents: Acland Plaza Pop Up Party
When: Saturday 19 August.
11.00am – 4.00pm
Where: Acland Street Plaza, St Kilda

What: Beat Presents: Southside Twang and Soul. Featuring La Bastard, Sid O’Neill (Vasco Era) and Emilee South.
When: Saturday 19 August.
Doors 7.30pm, Show 8.30pm
Where: Starward Distillery, 50 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne

What: St Kilda Jazz Heritage Project Launch
When: Wednesday 23 August.
Doors 7.30pm, Show 8.00pm
Where: The Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade, St Kilda

What: MAV Presents: Senegambian Jazz Band Southside Album Launch
When: Friday 25 August.
Doors 8.00pm, Show 8.30pm
Where: Memo Music Hall, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda

What: One Door Closes: Live N Local Closing Night Concert starring Jess Ribeiro, Thando, Joshua Tavares, Simon Burke and Xani Kolac
When: Saturday 26 August.
Doors 7.00pm, show 7.30pm 
Where: Temperance Hall, 199 Napier St, South Melbourne

For everything else happening in Melbourne, head here.

Image credit: Live N Local

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