Cherry is pretty much the best rock n' roll Bar in the world. Cherry is the only business located in world famous AC/DC Lane Melbourne (off Flinders Lane between Russell and Exhibition Streets) right in the heart of the Melbourne business district. A jewel in the junk heap or maybe an annoying boil on corporate arse cheeks? Cherry has become the destination for local, interstate and international bands to descend upon and party at after they’ve finished playing live themselves. We don’t need to name drop. You never know who you might meet at Cherry.
Knock back a beer with your mates in the stylish bar that opens out onto bustling Sydney Road. Sip on a cocktail in the comfy lounge area. Deliberate over our beautiful, inexpensive, produce-driven menu in the bistro. Bask in the sunshine in our completely renovated and casual courtyard. Dance to the beat of our live DJs in the evenings or our acoustic Sunday sessions. Whatever it is you feel like, you'll feel like doing it at The Cornish.
creative|legal works with a wide range of clients, from emerging artists and producers to established production companies and arts businesses. It is a young and dynamic legal firm, and its lawyers have fifteen years experience in arts, entertainment and creative industries – as well as in the wider commercial and corporate legal environment. The firm's unique ability is to offer specialised and professional legal services to the creative industries.
Darkwave Consulting is a boutique Chartered Accounting Firm located in Fitzroy, Victoria, specialising in the Arts, Entertainment and Media Production Industries. Being Chartered Accountants, we are able to provide services from basic Bookkeeping & Taxation Compliance through to Management Accounting and Business Consulting Services. Whilst we specialise in the Arts and Media Industries, we also service all other types of businesses, from small retail stores to large private family groups.
Dewar Law provides legal services to businesses, artists and media with a focus on commercial agreements of all kinds, intellectual property and corporate structures. Lloyd Dewar commenced his legal career at a large suburban practice before moving into the city working for boutique commercial firms. His valued clients include retail manufacturers, music and media talent, wholesale distributors, service providers, venues, software and media companies.
Ding Dong Lounge is Melbourne's premier underground live music hub in the heart of Chinatown, Melbourne. Sister to New York City bar of the same name, Ding Dong combines a Saloon Bar, Studio 54 inspired band room and vertical garden balcony to create one of Melbourne’s best alternative hotspots.
West Melbourne Stadium was originally built by John Wren, the chairman of Stadiums Pty Ltd, in 1915 and was the mecca for entrepreneurs’ entertainment ventures, which included numerous boxing, professional wrestling bouts and large meetings. Festival Hall was known as the original House of Rock and Roll, and is famous for its electric atmosphere. From the pandemonium that greeted the Beatles, Bill Haley, Johnny Cash and the famous Lee Gordon “Big Shows”, through to the classic styles of Frank Sinatra, Liberace and Shirley Bassey. More recently Oasis, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snow Patrol and Powderfinger have all played to packed houses.
Beneath the sky-blue ceiling and before the eyes of the surrounding Romanesque statues and gargoyles, the Forum Theatre, with its outdoor amphitheatre setting, has come a long way from the first “talkies” that played here in 1929. Today, the Forum lends itself to the people of Melbourne as one of the most unique, and undoubtedly best venues, magnificent in its scope and mesmerising in its architecture. The Forum Melbourne has earned a reputation for hosting many of Melbourne’s most cutting-edge events.
GI & Sanicki Lawyers is a boutique legal practice specialising in music & entertainment, commercial law, trade marks and intellectual property. We act for many of the biggest names in the entertainment industry and have expertise in all matters concerning creative small businesses. A dynamic firm in the heart of South Yarra, we offer cost effective legal advice across a range of practice areas in which our lawyers have professional, practical and personal experience.
The Curtin Bandroom is the latest addition to Melbourne's live music scene. The 300 capacity bandroom has been designed to ensure an unrestricted view of the large stage from anywhere in the room. The Curtin is the perfect size to cater for album launches, interstate touring bands, and larger internationals seeking an intimate show.
JOY 94.9 is an independent voice for the diverse lesbian and gay communities listened to by 216,000 people in Melbourne and more online. Access podcasts, blogs and listen online to award winning music & talk, news & current affairs, arts & cultural programs.
Kindred Studios is a fully equipped multi-purpose facility and venue in Yarraville that offers specialized rehearsal and recording studios, a photography and video space, tutorial rooms, computer lab and a brand new operational theatre featuring a state of the art Nexo rig with industry standard front of house and fold back controls and a versatile lighting rig which is used primarily for musicians to both develop their work and to present musical events.
Bar located on the northside of Melbourne. Live 'n' local bands, open mic hip hop nights and Melbourne hip hop DJs. Music genres: hip hop, dubstep, grime, reggaeton, dance hall, electro and even that weird shit you cant seem to put in a box will have you doing whatever it is that you deem dancing.
Media Arts Lawyers is a boutique entertainment and commercial law practise. We have been providing practical and commercial legal advice in the fields of entertainment, media, intellectual property, property and commercial practise for more than 20 years. We act for some of Australia’s highest profile musicians, events, recording and publishing companies, television personalities, film projects, media and brand agencies, publications and commercial enterprises. We also represent and support many new or fledgling artists and brands, and aim to be the first point of legal contact for all creative and commercial projects irrespective of their budget.
The Musicians Union of Australia was formed over a hundred years ago to protect the interests of musicians. Since then the MUA has negotiated awards governing conditions and rates of pay, represented musicians at all levels of government and industry and acted for musicians whenever their interests were threatened.
The MUA continues to be the support network for all musicians through the ever changing circumstances of our industry. The need for our union today, in the current deregulated environment, is as great as ever.
Joining the Musicians Union will give you protection, advice on all aspects of the Music Industry and make you part of the only organisation which specifically services the interests of all musicians.
MusicNSW is the Peak Body for Contemporary Music in NSW. MusicNSW exists to support the creative and economic expansion of the NSW contemporary Music Industry through advocacy, resource assistance, activating growth of industry infrastructure, delivery of tailored initiatives and provision of advice and referrals.
For the past 10 years Musicoz has been developing the music industry at the grass roots level by seeking out, recognising and encouraging the talents of unsigned and independent artists and providing them with much needed development support and opportunities as they carve out their careers.
A North Melbourne icon. Circa 1872, the Town Hall Hotel has been under the management of Jonny Lamar and staff for over a decade, serving the loyal, local following with great food, drink and music, and a great rustic and relaxed atmosphere, you'll instantly lower your blood pressure and wonder why you hadn't come here before.
Community broadcaster PBS 106.7FM is an icon of Melbourne’s unique music and arts community. Since 1979, PBS has been a key provider of independent and diverse music. With over 80 specialist music programs ranging from soul to garage to country to jazz, PBS is dedicated to promoting and nurturing music in all its diversity. From our humble inner-city studios, we broadcast 24 hours a day to the wider metropolitan area of Melbourne and beyond and stream live to the rest of the world via the web.