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You Am I Lead Melbourne Music Week’s First 2018 Program Announcement

Written by Jackson Langford on September 20, 2018

UPDATE: Melbourne Music Week’s Full 2018 Lineup Is Here

ORIGINAL STORY: Melbourne Music Week has announced its 2018 return, and the first list of acts who’ll be part of this year’s program.

Leading the announcement are legendary Aussie rockers You Am I, who will be making their MMW debut. They’ll be headlining a concert at Melbourne Town Hall, with support from New War.

There’s also a whole stack of other events announced today. It’s all kicking off with an opening party curated by Heaps Gay that’ll feature with performances from Kira Puru and Maribelle.

Other acts playing throughout the week include disco legend Renée Geyer, Aussie singer-songwriters Ainslie Wills, Gretta Ray and Angie McMahon, Rival Consoles, Mark Pritchard, Andy Garvey, Nadia Rose and more.

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has also been announced as the official hub of MMW.

Councillor Rohan Leppert, Chair of the City of Melbourne’s Arts, Culture and Heritage portfolio said, “MMW has a history of transforming Melbourne landmarks into live music venues. The choice of ACMI as our 2018 Hub aligns with our mission to create a unique event that supports and celebrates Melbourne’s thriving music industry.”

The full program is being revealed on Tuesday, 2nd October, before Melbourne Music Week takes place in mid-November. Check out the full first announcement deets, below.

Melbourne Music Week 2018 (First Announcement)

Tickets on sale now

Friday, 16th November
Hub Show – Heaps Gay Reverie: Opening Night
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 17th November
Hub Show – Jeff Mills + Matt Radovich + ACM
Blue Black Beatz at Melbourne Immigration Museum
Tickets: Official Website

Sunday, 18th November
Hub Show – Big Fish Little Fish: Family Rave
Hub Show – Rival Consoles + LEON VYNEHALL + Kate Miller
Town Hall Show – You Am I + New War
Tickets: Official Website

Monday, 19th November
Hub Show – Ainslie Wills + Gretta Ray + Angie McMahon
LEON VYNEHALL at Melbourne Recital Centre
Tickets: Official Website

Tuesday, 20th November
Hub Show – Bad Girls Disco: Renee Geyer + Kylie Auldist + Chelsea Wilson
Tickets: Official Website

Wednesday, 21st November
Hub Show – Gilles Peterson + Swooping Duck + Mandarin Dreams
Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 22nd November
Hub Show – Straight Arrows + Summer Flake + Sarah Mary Chadwick
Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 23rd November
Hub Show – DJ Seinfeld + Andy Garvey + Andras
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 24th November
Hub Show – Nadia Rose + Eprom + Mark Pritchard
Tickets: Official Website

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