The resident called the poster “confronting, gratuitous and provocative”.
The drugs left three people dead. Here’s what was in them.
Another positive step forward.
“It will give our venues and festivals a competitive advantage.”
A man is facing charges as a result of the overdoses.
Meet Banana Bus.
“I’d like to request you to impose a ‘ban’ on my son until the end of exams period.”
“It’s a bit of fun but her fans are like jihadists or hitler youth on steroids.”
What a bust.
“It had to be done. And it had to be done at Cherry Bar.”
Melbourne has long been celebrated as Australia’s live music capital, and now proud Victorians want to make it number-plate-official. Two of the city’s most passionate live music advocates have launched an online campaign to get the state’s official plates changed to read ‘Victoria – The Live Music State’. Cherry Bar owner and booker James Young
Australian music festivals are no stranger to complaints about noise and behaviour, but Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Council has coined the very anti-fun term “music festival fatigue”, which it believes its residents are suffering from. As The Age reports, since 2013, almost four million people have attended 215 events at Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds, but
Just in case it wasn’t official before, it is now. Melbourne has just been recognised in the same breath as London, Montreal, New York, Berlin and Austin as one of the leading music cities in the world. In a new global study dubbed The Mastering Of A Music City, the Victorian capital has been cited
In a win for Melbourne’s small live music venues, the city’s seven-year late night liquor ban has been relaxed, allowing alcohol to be served past 1am in new establishments which meet capacity requirements. In a statement (below), Music Victoria says it is “thrilled” by the news that late night liquor licences will be available to
Melbourne has immortalised the late Divinyls singer Chrissy Amphlett by naming a CBD laneway after her. Today unveiled as Amphlett Lane, the laneway was formerly known as the slightly-less-cool-sounding Corporation Lane 1639. Amphlett, who died last year at age 53 after suffering from breast cancer, started her career in Melbourne in the ’70s. According to
The Victorian Labor Party have announced a plan to help save Melbourne’s Palais Theatre from decay, with an investment of up to $13.4 million. Labor Party leader Daniel Andrews has today announced that his opposition government will lead an alliance to help restore the iconic venue. In a press release, Victorian Labor have unveiled a
This week will see Victoria’s Yarra Council consider a $250,000 effort to ban public drinking in Yarra parks during New Year’s Eve. The motion comes as part of a bid to stop another year of parties at the Edinburgh Gardens in Fitzroy North, which were trashed during NYE 2013. As The Age reports, the booze
Nate Nott, co-owner of Melbourne music store Polyester Records, has penned an open letter challenging the relevance and equity of Melbourne’s council-funded music festivals, such as Yarra’s Leaps & Bounds Festival and Melbourne City’s Melbourne Music Week. Nott has criticised the Council-run festivals for not only exploiting artists, labels and venues, but for also not
Bank Of Melbourne have announced that the Melbourne Music Bank song competition is returning for the second time, giving budding local artists a chance to kickstart their music careers. So here’s the low-down. Melbourne Music Bank, which was set up by Bank Of Melbourne, are calling for solo artists and bands to submit an original