Our Top Picks for Melbourne Music Week

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Our Top Picks for Melbourne Music Week

We’ve narrowed it down to three events you MUST get to.
Ainslie Wills + Gretta Ray + Angie McMahon
Get down for an evening showcasing the talents of three of Melbourne’s most promising independent artists who will be performing their new releases for this exclusive MMW event. Expect music that is distinct and sincerely delivered from Ainslie Wills, bold vocals and beautiful guitar tones from Angie McMahon and strong lyrics paired with high calibre vocal ability from Gretta Ray. Better still, 5 per cent of proceeds will be donated to charity in loving memory of Scott Hutchison (Frightened Rabbit).
The Hub (ACMI) – Monday November 19
Heaps Gay Reverie: Opening Night
Prepare yourself for the one night fever dream of decadence and mind-altering celebration that is Heaps Gay Reverie: Opening Night. Get lost within the walls of ACMI and see the space come to life like never before.
You’ll enjoy performances from Kira Puru, Various Asses, MARIBELLE, Tanzer, Brooke Powers, Whiskey Houston, Butch le Butch, Sullivan, MzRizk, MIMI, Thursgay DJs, Heaps Gay DJs and more.
Brimming with art of visual delight, awe inspiring performances and queer music across two stages until the wee hours, this is a party not to be missed.
The Hub (ACMI) – Friday November 16
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Civic Sounds Laneway Party
Civic Sounds bring together a range of eclectic artist and sounds into the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. This all-day laneway party sprawled across multiple venues with the main stage in the iconic AC/DC Lane will play host to Regurgitator, Nai Palm, RVG, The Bennies, Bec Sandridge, IV League, Ro, Batz, Destrends and DPRS playing from midday until late.
AC/DC Lane – Sunday November 18