Local and international, new and used indie, garage, swamp rock and the latest Aussie and International releases are all represented on a wide range of Indie programs on PBS.

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Thu 23 Nov 2023 to Sun 26 Nov 2023

PBS Presents the premiere music event of Victoria's Bellarine Peninsula, the 25th annual Queenscliff Music Festival.

QMF have just announced a second round of artists for 2023, joining a stacked first announcement and news that they've added an extra 24 hours to the festival this year!

Mon 20 Nov 2023 to Sun 26 Nov 2023

This week’s PBS Feature Album is 14 Killer Bullets from the Spaghetti West (Vol.2), the second LP from 10-piece posse The Counterfeit.

14 Killer Bullets from the Spaghetti West (Vol.2) showcases a track list of classic Spaghetti Western soundtrack music that has been reimagined, rearranged and carefully reorchestrated. Unlike their entirely instrumental Volume 1 LP, The Counterfeit have Freya Josephine Hollick riding in the posse for 5 tracks on the Vol.2 record, delivering a romantic backdrop for the perfect cinematic showdown.

 

Thu 16 Nov 2023 to Thu 28 Mar 2024

MPAVILION OPENS TADAO ANDO-DESIGNED PAVILION, KICKING OFF MILESTONE TENTH YEAR!

Since 2014, the Naomi Milgrom Foundation has commissioned extraordinary architects, artists and designers to create unique pieces for each MPavilion – elevating their careers and enhancing visitor experiences. In celebration of their milestone decade, this year’s MPavilion program will be anchored by 10 creative commissions spanning art, design, fashion, food, literature and music.

Mon 13 Nov 2023 to Sun 19 Nov 2023

This week’s PBS Feature Album is The Reckoning by singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, and luthier, Nigel Wearne.

Nigel Wearne saunters after dark in the music of the night, blending blues, jazz and Americana-noir. Hailing from Gunditjmara country in the deep south of Australia, he's a guitarist and multi-instrumentalist with diverse influence from Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Rickie Lee Jones. A deep thinker and truth speaker with a penchant for all things peculiar, he sings of human frailty, grace and the cosmos; songwriting that cuts to the bone.

Sat 11 Nov 2023

PBS is proud to present The All Ages Afternoon Rock Show! Saturday November 11, at Cactus Room in Thornbury. Read more here. 

Sat 11 Nov 2023

Melbourne’s biggest rock 'n' roll street party, LuliePalooza, returns to Abbotsford this November. After a sold out debut in 2021, and an even bigger return in 2022, LuliePalooza is now an unmissable event for music fans across Naarm, keen to celebrate boot-scootin’, butt-shakin’ good times!

Taking over a massive chunk of Lulie Street and Victoria Park Oval in Abbotsford Saturday November 11, LuliePalooza will deliver big block party vibes and a music line-up that rock dreams are made of. Tickets are available now from lulietavern.com.

Mon 6 Nov 2023 to Sun 12 Nov 2023

This week’s PBS Feature Album is Rivulets by OK EG, aka Lauren Squire and Matthew Wilson. The duo take intrepid recce’s on a Kalahari debut of fathoms-deep techno minimalism and opiated braindance styles. With release titles like Intertidal Zone, Anther, and Prismatic Spring, their ambition to evoke natural worlds is evident. But these tracks aren’t of this planet. Navigating truly alien terrain, Rivulets finds the duo imagining uncharted environments into existence through the medium of analogue hardware.

Thu 2 Nov 2023 to Thu 9 Nov 2023

On Tuesday October 31, Music Victoria revealed the winning artists, venues, festivals and music industry leaders of the 2023 Music Victoria Awards. 

The awards ceremony took place at The Edge, Fed Square and welcomed Kutcha Edwards and Kirsty Rivers as inductees into the Music Victoria Hall Of Fame.

Tue 31 Oct 2023

The 2023 Music Victoria Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday October 31 at The Edge, Fed Square.

Music Victoria has also announced that Kutcha Edwards and industry stalwart and previous PBS board member, Kirsty Rivers will be inducted into the Music Victoria Hall of Fame at this year’s ceremony.

The Music Victoria Awards are proudly presented by PBS and Triple R.

 

Pictured: Baker Boy at the 2022 Music Victoria Awards. Photo credit: Brnjak

Mon 30 Oct 2023 to Sun 5 Nov 2023

This week’s PBS Feature Album is Long Time by Australian blues, folk and jazz legend Margret RoadKnight. Celebrating her 80th birthday in 2023, Margret also celebrates 60 years as a performer, playing her first gig at Melbourne's Emerald Hill Theatre in 1963 at the invitation of folk icon Glen Tomasetti.