Milk Bar’s Guide to Melbourne Music Week

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Melbourne Music Week is back again this year. The Residence is setting up camp along Birrarung Marr thanks to The People’s Market. The heavy roster of local and international acts is set to out do previous years.

Audiovisual shows will be big this time round, with Breton (UK) performing their show Surrounded at ACMI (tickets from $19,) Melbourne mainstays Naysayer & Gilsun are bringing back their AV show while Aussie label Modular People will be teaming up with Canyons and Daniel Boyd for 100 Million Nights at The Residence.

The Labels Series has secured some big shows this year too with I OH YOU, Aarght Records and Lost and Lonesome. I OH YOU are celebrating their fourth birthday underground at Flagstaff Station with some of Victoria’s biggest acts including Yacht Club DJ’s, Goldfields, Snakadaktal, North East Party House and Indian Summer DJ’s on Nov 16.

Aarght Records are taking shelter at the Melbourne Uni underground Carpark for their “Swallowed by the Future” show on the 17 November.

Vice and MMW are bringing the free event Noisey Mountain Back on the 18 November with an RSVP via their Facebook page. Mike Cronin is heading out to Australia to headline, with sets from UV Race and Blank Realm as well.

The final bonus of this year’s MMW is Red Bull Music Academy’s Tram Jam. Three Trams, Three DJ’s, Three Parties. The three trams will depart from The Espy, the Corner Hotel and Howler and converge at the Residence on Nov 24. Free event but you have to earn your spot.

Melbourne Music Week runs from Nov 15 – 24. For more info and tickets click here.

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