A window to the Arts with info on theatre events, exhibitions, installations, cinema, festivals and more.  Tune into The Breakfast Spread on Wednesdays at 8:30am for music-related-arts and arts-related-music, covering diverse issues and incarnations in State of the Art.

News

Thu 30 Jun 2022

Rock A Bye Baby returns in 2022! Joins us at Collingwood Town Hall 11am - midday Thursday June 30 with Afro-soul superstar Ajak Kwai and her band!

Kristen Paterson PBS GM
Thu 30 Jun 2022

After an extensive recruitment process spanning continents and skillsets far and wide, we are very pleased to announce the appointment of our new General Manager, Kristen Paterson.  

PBS Performer Drive 2022_Artwork by Kalindy Williams
Thu 10 Mar 2022

Thank you so much to all of the amazing bands, DJs, solo artists, duos, trios and quartets who joined or renewed as a Performer member during February. We had a wonderful response - with the return of live gigs it is clear that the Melbourne music community is getting back on its feet!

And the winners are...

1st Prize - WINNER: Arisco Samba de Gafieira, Performer member to Switched On

Wed 9 Feb 2022

Tune in for State of the Art every Wednesday morning from 8.30am on The Breakfast Spread for the latest arts news. 

Flix & Chill
Sat 5 Feb 2022 to Sat 26 Feb 2022

Melbourne BIPOC label and events company, Yo CiTY announces free summer film and music series, Flix & Chill presented by Yo CiTY Connect

Melbourne cultural taste-makers and BIPOC music label Yo CiTY are thrilled to announce the arrival of their free summer film series, Flix & Chill. Presented by Yo CiTY Connect, the events arm of the label, Flix & Chill will combine film, music, food & drink and community in a free all-inclusive family friendly affair each Saturday in February at Carlton’s Argyle Square, or Piazza Italia.

PBS Performer Drive 2022_Artwork by Kalindy Williams
Tue 1 Feb 2022 to Mon 28 Feb 2022

If you’re a band, solo artist, DJ, producer or a performer, join PBS as a Performer Member throughout February for your chance to win big!

As a PBS Performer Member, your band or performer name gets read out on your show of choice week in, week out. Not only is it a buzz to hear your name said across the airwaves, but it shows PBS listeners that you love and support their favourite station! 

Tue 7 Dec 2021

A new music festival is coming to the Geelong & Bellarine area in 2022!

Surround Sounds - Geelong & the Bellarine Music Festival is part of Geelong Sounds, a new music initiative of the City of Greater Geelong.

Expressions of interest are now open with local musicians and entertainers encouraged to submit ideas that create new opportunities for musicians and artists in venues and spaces across the Geelong & Bellarine area.

Expressions of interest are open now through to Monday December 7.

Fri 3 Dec 2021 to Sun 12 Dec 2021

Paving the way for the much-anticipated return of live music, Melbourne Music Week (MMW) will see over 300 acts return to the stage for headline gigs, day parties, industry talks, DJ sets, live film scores, and much more.

While the core MMW program will run from 3 –12 December, there will also be a series of larger shows taking place in January and February, 2022.

Take a deep dive into the program and celebrate the return of live music—it’s been far too long.