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International Women's Day Live Music Events across Victoria

International Women's Day is rolling around again on 8 March, and we have compiled a selection of great events you can go to to celebrate the force that is Women in Music!

Friday March 8

12am – 11.59pm
3CR International Women’s Day Broadcast
3CR Community Radio
Celebrate International Women's Day this year with 3CR! On Friday 8 March we’ll bring you 24 hours of non-stop radio by, for and about women. Join our fabulous women and gender queer broadcasters as we talk with talented Melbourne activists, songwriters, storytellers and musicians making a difference. Between 5.30 and 6.30pm we’ll broadcast live from the IWD rally at the State Library in the city.
Check out the schedule for the day here

5pm – 7pm
PBS 106.7FM International Women’s Day
PBS Collingwood

feat. P-UniQue, Alice Ivy and Sugar Fed Leopards
Free entry to all, RSVP via the PBS website


5.30pm – 7.30pm
International Women's Day 2019 rally and march,
State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

Rally info here


5pm - 1am
International Womens' Day! Her Sound Her Story Screening + Gigs
Some Velvet Morning - Clifton Hill

To celebrate women in music we have a killer evening of screen and sound. Beginning with an intimate showing of Her Sound Her Story, then being followed by music from Al Parkinson, Bonnie Love and more. We'll end the night with pop and dance music from power women from the last few decades.

Event info here


6.30pm - 10pm
International Women's Day Live at Triple R during Dropout Boogie
3RRR Performance Space, Brunswick East

To celebrate International Women’s Day this year, women and GNC broadcasters plus their guests will be taking over the Triple R airwaves on Friday 8 March! We’re excited to dedicate the full day to showcasing the awesome talent and voices of women and gender diverse people in our local community.

The day will conclude with a three hour live to air extravaganza from the Triple R Performance Space during Dropout Boogie on RRRwith Zara Kravchenko from 7-10pm
Featuring live sets from: V, Moody Beaches, Evelyn Ida Morris (a.k.a. Pikelet) and Racerage
Event info here


6.30pm - 10pm
MOTH International Women's Day Show

Rosebud Southern Peninsula Arts Centre, Rye

Join us to celebrate women in music.

Kylie Auldist (soul legend), Thando (The Voice star), Xani and Clio Renner with a 7 piece band!

Event info here
Tickets here


7pm - 10pm
International Women's Day Upstairs at The Gaso
The Gasometer Hotel - Collingwood
This International Women's Day, dream pop-trio Arbes have assembled an eclectic lineup featuring a few of Melbourne's most exciting and captivating female artists.
Very honored to have the stunning: Sault & Imogen Cygler joining us for this evening.
We will be donating half of our proceeds to Sisters Inside Inc
Read more about their fantastic work on their website:
Event info here


7.30pm - 9pm
IWD 19 - What Does International Women's Day Mean to Me?

The Alderman, Brunswick East (upstairs)

This years International Women's Day sees the 8th year of Suzanne Phoenix's project - What Does IWD Mean to Me? Suzanne creates portraits of women and they respond to the question on IWD. So put this in your diary, as there is going to be an event!

The amazing line up of women are:
Acacia aka Weird Alice Yankadic Acacia Christensen, Alice Skye, Amy Taylor of Amyl and The Sniffers, Bitch Diesel: Phoebe Taylor / Silver Skidmark also of Venetian BlindsVoVo The Label, Ruby Soho / The Stang Ruby Martha Koomen and Ashlee Pierce / The Charger of VoVo The Label, Erica Dunn of TFS BandMOD CONPalm Springs, Grace Kindellan of Hysterical Records, Justine Sless, Kathryn Jamieson of GUN SHY, Kristy Harris of Kristy, Harris- KH Boxing, Mary Mihelakos, Rachel Trainor Music, Rah Nikolaidis, Rosie Lane and Ruby Slippers.
Event info here



International Women's Day at The Grace Darling
The Grace Darling - Collingwood (upstairs)
Shrimpwitch, SaD, Hearts and Rockets, Cry Club, Racerage, Girl Germs, Uva Ursi, Packaged Goods
plus DJS: Rubini, dj semi precious, BBY.B
Event info here




8pm - 1am
Soul Suffragettes - Celebrating International Womens Day
Exford Hotel - Melbourne

Come and celebrate International Women's Day with an all-female line up of Soul Suffragette dj's playing vinyl for your listening and dancing pleasure. This is a fund raising event with all proceeds going to the Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre.
$10 entry fee, payable on the door

Featuring DJ's - Miss Goldie, Little Annie, Lady Soul, Sugar D, Simona Tirelli, Soosie Wong, Alex White, Margaret Wood, Gail Smit

Event info here



8.30pm - 11.40pm
Ladies Locale - International Women's Day at The Bridge Hotel

The Bridge Hotel - Castlemaine

Celebrate International Women’s day with a special performance from 5 of Castlemaine’s finest female songwriters! MonCoeur, Eliza Hull, Felicity Cripps Band, H.R., and Eve Morden!

All door proceeds from the night will be donated to The Centre for Non-Violence in Bendigo.

Event info here


Heart of Glass - International Women's Day special event

The Gasometer Hotel - Collingwood

On Friday March 8th the team behind Mr. McClelland's Finishing School is putting on a very special Heart of Glass to celebrate International Women's Day! Lead by Finishing School co-founder Leah Collins, Heart of Glass is a showcase for some of Melbourne’s best female DJs spinning indie, pop, rock, RnB and so much more.
Our DJs for the night are: Leah Collins, Bec Mitchell & Cassie McDonald.
Most importantly, $5 from every ticket sold goes to Share the Dignity's end period poverty campaign.
Event info here