12 city venues will open their doors for free, for one huge night!
All Shows on Thursday 14th November
All Shows Are Free
All Shows Are Presented By PBS 106.7 FM

The Toff in Town
7pm – 11.30pm
HIP HOP          
Featuring:-  ALIA Records + Soju Gang + Soli + Kee'ahn + Daniel Elia + Gradi + Philly
Co-presented with ALIA Records> Prepare for a marriage of hiphop, R&B and soul with a sprinkle of groove at a showcase of Melbourne’s best Black and Deadly artists; Philly, Soju Gang, Daniel Elia, Kee’Ahn, Gradi and Soli.

Whitehart Bar
4pm – 1am
Featuring:- Ladi6 (NZ) + Ha Na + Antiphon + Jimi Dawg + Imaxx + HDSNJMSJR + Dufresne
Recently returning from Worldwide FM’s ‘We Out Here’, Dufresne’s 11-piece ensemble hit us with their brand of otherworldly jazz. Ladi6 drifts over the Tasman performing her exclusive Melbourne live show. Ha Na’s string ensemble sets the tone, letting her fly.  Rara Zulu gives us a piece of her mind and Antiphon breaks it all down. Holding down DJ duties, Crown Ruler’s Jimi Dawg plays alongside Melbourne Darling Imaxx and an original beat set from HDSNJMSJR.

The Curtin
6pm – 10.50pm
Featuring:- U-bahn + Loose Tooth + Michael Beach & The Artists + Floodlights
Kicking off straight after work in the front bar, the genre-denying Michael Beach & The Artists who can mesh heartland rock with glorious psych & a krautrock groove and make it sound masterful! Followed by Loose Tooth – the indie trio with an impeccable ear for a hook. Later, Loose Tooth perform an alternate set upstairs, alongside the futurist glam-punk of U-Bahn + Australiana jangle act Floodlights.

Loop Project Space & Bar
7pm – 12am
Featuring:- Dead End Film Festival featuring:- Allara Briggs Pattison + Evelyn Ida Morris + Minyerra +Pirritu + The Scrapes + Conor O’Hanlon
Scene 1 presented by the Dead End Film Festival will take place at Loop Project Space & Bar, featuring twelve local acts treating audiences to an immersive, expanded cinema experience with live improvised accompaniment to an emerging moving image archive.

Max Watts
7.30pm – 12am
Featuring:- ANTI FADE x Aarght Records + Ausmuteants + Bananagun + CIVIC + Primo! + Ubik + The Native Cats
Co-presented with ANTI FADE + Aarght Records
Victorian independent record labels ANTI FADE and Aarght Records join forces to present a night of punk rock at Max Watts. Join Ausmuteants, Bananagun, Civic, Primo!, The Native Cats and Ubik in the subterranean party spot that has been rocking Melbourne for 20 years.

8pm – 3am
Featuring:- 2nd Thought + KJDSOUL + ZRetro Trio + Bizz Oh x Hyina (ROYALTY NOISE) + walla C + Bangaz x Jazzz
Local luminary 2nd Thought curates a wild adventure of hip hop, beats and experimental jazz sounds up at Ferdurke for Live Music Safari. Featuring an array of musicians, MCs and beatmakers from a number of prominent collectives leaving their mark on Melbourne’s scene including ZRetro Trio, Royalty Noise’s Bizz Oh, collaborations with Horatio Luna (30/70), Brazilian beatmaker Walla C and more.

8pm – 3am
Featuring:- ThickWave + Elle Shimada Collective + Bel + Hextape + House of Dévine + Papaphilia + Lady Lash + Dimpa + BUMPY + Wahe + CRDIO + Nuestro Planeta DJs + Slam Ross 1000 + Ultra Pure
Co-presented with ThickWave
Thickwave x Colour presents a two-level party celebrating Melbourne’s most ground breaking electronica, experimental and dance artists. This line up celebrates the future of pop, community empowerment and artistic freedom. Featuring Elle Shimada, Bel, Lady Lash, House of Dévine and many more, come dance with your heart on your sleeve, wear your finest inner jewels and let go of all your demons.

The Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar
8pm – 3am
Featuring:- BATPISS + Shrimpwitch
The Last Chance Rock And Roll Bar alongside Melbourne Music Week are pleased to announce Melbourne’s own, BATPISS, as part of 2019’s Live Music Safari. The brooding intensity and volume of BATPISS’ set has been well known throughout the streets of Melbourne for near on a decade now. Their sound is cold and heavy and provides a sonic foundation that delves further into melodic experimentation.

8pm – 5am
Big Gay MMW Party
Closet, Fanny’s and Radar present a very Melbourne homage to the storied legacy of queer club culture in our city’s history; presented and curated by two of Melbourne’s favourite and longest running LGBTQI event collectives.

Featuring a world-class selection of Australia’s finest DJ talent, a raft of colourful performances and artists; jot this one in your calendar as this promises to be one not to be missed. Hosted at the excellent new city venue Radar, this is the home to one of Australia’s finest club sound systems and ground-breaking light installations.

New Guernica
9pm – 5am
Featuring:- friendships (live) + Asylum Sisters + Cazgen + Amelia Lackmann + Post Percy + Simonetti + Mickey Edwards + KRITICAL + El Grey + Λ / Π (Live)
Live Music Safari at New Guernica brings together a truly exciting expedition. Extending the performance stages and transforming the venue into an up close and personal audience space with two rooms of entertainment and Chuckle Park hosting a laneway party, guests will no doubt be on safari all night. Headlining the event will be a very special, one night only nostalgia club set performance from the notorious local legends friendships.

Section 8
10pm – 1am
Featuring:- Pookie + Blush'ko + KROWN + MzRizk + friends + DJ SPELL + Jade Zoe + Soju Gang
Section 8 has long been a key player in Melbourne’s independent music scene, with the iconic carpark setting the stage for hundreds of artists over the last thirteen years. Spanning diverse sounds from hip hop to soul to party baile-funk, Section 8 is celebrating Melbourne music with a huge lineup for Live Music Safari featuring: PBS FM presenter MzRizk curating a lineup of surpise vocalists, Blush’ko, South Sudanese rapper Krown, World DMC Online Champion DJ Spell teaming up with Ugly Neighbours and party starter, Jade Zoe.