Nightlife & the Arts in Melbourne

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Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
Alehouse Project
Regarded as having one of the best beer lists in...
Bars Brunswick
 
The Atrium Bar on 35
This cocktail bar on the 35th floor of the...
Bars City Center
 
Australian Ballet
In the 2,000-seat State Theatre at the Arts...
Dance Melbourne
 
Bennetts Lane
Bennetts is one of Melbourne's jazz mainstays,...
Music Clubs City Center
 
Cherry Bar
This small and intimate rock 'n' roll bar is...
Music Clubs City Center
 
Comedy Theatre
Revues and plays are staged at the Comedy...
Theater Melbourne
 
Comic's Lounge
A good place for a laugh.
Comedy Clubs City Center
 
Cookie
Located in a lofty warehouse-style space with...
Bars City Center
 
Corner Hotel
The Corner Hotel has alternative, reggae, rock,...
Music Clubs Richmond
 
Crown Casino
Melbourne's first gambling center has blackjack,...
Bars South Melbourne and Southbank
 
Ding Dong Lounge
You can catch headline rock acts at the Ding Dong...
Music Clubs City Center
 
Esplanade Hotel
Not only is this hallowed live music venue a...
Bars St. Kilda
 
The Everleigh
Since opening in 2011, The Everleigh has become...
Piano Bars / Lounges Fitzroy
 
fortyfivedownstairs
Cutting-edge independent theatre, cabaret acts...
Cabaret Melbourne
 
Gin Palace
Reminiscent of Hollywood's golden era, Gin Palace...
Bars City Center
 
Half-Tix
The Half-Tix ticket booth in the Melbourne Town...
Theater Melbourne
 
Hamer Hall
This is Melbourne's premier concert venue and...
Music Melbourne
 
Her Majesty's Theatre
Her Majesty's Theatre, which opened in 1886,...
Theater Melbourne
 
The Hi-Fi
The Hi-Fi is a popular venue for live local and...
Music Clubs City Center
 
Kitten Club
Tony Starr's Kitten Club has a 1950s feel (Dean...
Bars City Center
 
La Mama Theatre
La Mama puts on innovative and contemporary...
Theater Melbourne
 
Last Laugh Comedy Club
This is a popular place to see top-class...
Comedy Clubs City Center
 
Melbourne Park
Big-name, crowd-drawing contemporary artists...
Music Melbourne
 
Melbourne Supper Club
Age-buffed leather sofas, cigars, and an...
Bars City Center
 
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performs...
Music Melbourne
 
Melbourne Theatre Company
Australia's oldest professional theater company...
Theater Melbourne
 
Mitre Tavern
One of the oldest pubs in town, locals love the...
Bars City Center
 
Night Cat
The Night Cat hosts bands and DJ's playing...
Music Clubs Fitzroy
 
Opera Australia
Opera Australia has regular seasons, often with...
Opera Melbourne
 
Palais Theatre
This theater features film, music festival...
Music Clubs St. Kilda
 
Playbox at the CUB Malthouse Company
The city's second-largest company, the Malthouse...
Theater Melbourne
 
Polly
Mix with coloful and quirky clientele and enjoy a...
Bars Fitzroy
 
Prince of Wales
For rock and roll, punk, and grunge, head to the...
Music Clubs St. Kilda
 
Princess Theatre
An ornate, 1886 wedding cake–style edifice...
Theater Melbourne
 
The Rainbow
Most nights of the week, for the past few...
Bars Fitzroy
 
Regent Theatre
An ornate 1920s building, the Regent originally...
Theater Melbourne
 
Retreat Hotel
This expansive pub has local bands performing...
Bars Brunswick
 
Revolver Upstairs
This bar caters predominantly to the young party...
Bars South YarraPrahran
 
The Saint
This is a glamorous hangout for the young and...
Dance Clubs St. Kilda
 
Section 8
Located in a car park, and housed in a shipping...
Bars City Center
 
Seven
Melbourne's enduring nightspot Seven is a spot...
Dance Clubs South Melbourne and Southbank
 
Sidney Myer Music Bowl
Open-air concerts take place December through...
Music Melbourne
 
Silk Road
Silk Road is an exotic bar with lavish decor...
Bars City Center
 
Summer Fun in the Parks
Summer Fun in the Parks, which runs...
Music Melbourne
 
Theatre Works
This theater concentrates on contemporary...
Theater Melbourne
 
Union Hotel
This family-friendly pub showcases local music on...
Bars Brunswick

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