Music Sounds Better at Fringe 15 September – 2 October

25 August

In what will be the largest Melbourne Fringe Festival to date, Melburnians will experience brilliant artistic offerings across a range of mediums, with the 2016 live music program being no exception. From nationally renowned orchestras to talented one-man bands – the Melbourne Fringe’s live music program will be a true celebration of music in all […]

Where Did The Lock Locks Go? FLAIR opens Thursday, 18 August – August 18 – 21

17 August

The inaugural FLAIR, an exciting new art event, finally kicks off on Thursday; with love locks transformed and a brand new exhibition at Craft. As the final stage of the Love Locks Project initiated by City of Melbourne, the Love Locks Exhibition presents seven artists who have transformed the locks removed from Southbank footbridge into […]

Melbourne Fringe Open Book celebrates our City of Literature – 15 September – 2 October

17 August

Melbourne Fringe has joined forces with Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Office to present the Open Book program. A world first for a UNESCO City of Literature, the unique collaboration supports the creation of a new stream of events for Melbourne Fringe – ‘Words and Ideas’. This new stream makes a clear space in the […]

Melbourne set to welcome new rooftop bar ‘Good Heavens’ – taking you to cocktail heaven!

17 August

The team behind Fancy Hank’s is set to welcome the latest rooftop bar, Good Heavens, above the new Bourke Street venue, opening this September. Set to offer something fun and flirty for those lustful summer nights, Good Heavens will feature a menu with the new premises own take on American bar food to be enjoyed […]

Grub Food Van hosts ‘Stories over Supper’ : Spring Edition – September 19

17 August

Stories Over Supper: Spring Edition Monday 19 September After the success of the inaugural dinner back in June, The Social Food Project will return to Fitzroy’s favourite greenhouse and dining room, Grub Food Van, to host Stories Over Supper: Spring Edition on Monday 19 September. Stories over Supper is a truly unique and interactive dining […]

Step into the light with Melbourne Fringe 2016 15 September – 2 October

12 August

The 34th Melbourne Fringe Festival sees a bold new direction for this much-loved cultural icon, which introduces the theme ‘step into the light’ for 2016 and runs from Thursday 15 September to Sunday 2 October. With an ambitious series of commissioned artworks and the largest open access program in its history, this year’s festival invites […]

Melbourne Fringe Festival program has launched and tickets are on sale now 15 September – 2 October

12 August

The Melbourne Fringe Festival program has officially launched and tickets are now on sale. With 463 events, featuring over 6,000 artists, 2016 is the biggest ever Melbourne Fringe. The festival has introduced some new tools to help audiences navigate the diverse program. Melbourne Fringe will host the Festival Fortune Teller at the Bank Australia Ticket […]

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2016: A Wonderland for Kids

12 August

The Melbourne Fringe Festival returns in 2016 with a focus on family. An extensive program for children and adults alike offers a number of exhilarating shows full of fun, colour and imagination. Melbourne Fringe Creative Director Simon Abrahams says, “This year, we’ve put a particular focus on children as cultural citizens with something important to […]

Melbourne Fringe Festival shines light on artists new and established 15 September – 2 October

12 August

The 34th Melbourne Fringe Festival will see a hugely diverse array of artists take to stages across town from 15 September to 2 October. Among the 463 events – making 2016 the biggest ever Melbourne Fringe – there will be performances by exciting new acts as well as much-loved stalwarts of the independent arts scene. […]

Melbourne Fringe Festival serves up the city’s two great loves: food and art 15 September – 2 October

12 August

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2016 is set to mix food and art together as part of its ever-evolving diverse program. The program will also take over two popular Melbourne restaurants and transform them into Fringe venues for the festival. Belleville Melbourne will host the likes of Fringe favourites The Improv Conspiracy as well as other emerging […]