Nightlife & the Arts in Melbourne


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
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
Cutting-edge independent theatre, cabaret acts...
Cabaret Melbourne
Gin Palace
Reminiscent of Hollywood's golden era, Gin Palace...
Bars City Center
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
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
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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