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12 October 2018 - 21 December 2018 | Fridays | 6pm - 9pm




On Fridays from October 12 – December 21, some of Melbourne and Australia’s finest musical acts will grace the Fed Square stage and take audiences into the weekend for Fed Square Live.

From dream-pop and soul, to big band and rock’n’roll, there is something for all tastes in this free series of concerts in Fed Square.

Fed Square Live is a free, all ages events.  Each week there will be food trucks, bean bags and astroturf so music lovers can kick back secure a spot and let the good times roll!

Roger Knox, Maddy Leman & The Desert Swells, Fraser A Gorman

Friday October 12 

Kicking off on Friday 12 October is one of Australia’s most prolific entertainers Roger Knox, a Murri Man who was this year inducted into  the  National  Indigenous  Music  Awards (NIMAs)  Hall  of  Fame.  He’ll be joined by indie folk troubadour Fraser A Gorman and Melbourne’s favourite Americana songstress, Madeline Leman and The Desert Swells. Click here for artists and info.

Bumpy, Kee’ahn, Riverboy, The Merindas (presented with Victorian Music Development Office)

Friday October 19  

On October 19, the Victorian Music Department Office and Fed Square presents four acts to get Melburnian’s swooning and swaying into the warmer months. Melbourne based female duos The Merindas will get the party stared with their soulful, expressive sounds dedicated to their cultural heritage.  This exciting line-up also includes Kuku Yalanji, Jirrbal and Badu Island songbird Kee’ahn; the powerhouse vocals of Bumpy, and sublime electronic duo Riverboy/Willowbeats. Click here for artists and info.

Hobsons Bay Coast Guard, Amaya Laucirica, Dream Can 

Friday November 9 

Moving into November, psych-surf, dream pop and infectious melody will take to the stage with Hobsons Bay Coast Guard.  Sonic-drive forerunners Dream Can will join the bill alongside pop psychedelia goddess Amaya Laucirica on November 9.  Click here for artists and info.

Claudia Jones, Dan Brodie, Ben Hazlewood (presented with Victorian Music Development Office)

Friday November 23

As part of Melbourne Music Week, Claudia Jones presents her 10 piece disco band, bringing back real music that makes you want to boogie all night long! Before that Dan Brodie will also take the stage with Ben Hazlewood performing some soulful tunes.

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The following programs as part of Fed Square Live are presented with the City of Melbourne.

“Make the most of our warm evenings and head to Fed Square for free live music this summer.
Some of the city’s best local and emerging artists will take to the stage for a series of free concerts, so get together with your friends and family for a fun night out for all ages. Relax on bean bags, enjoy dinner from food trucks or show off some moves on the dance floor – there’s no better way to bring in the weekend!
The City of Melbourne is a proud supporter of the Fed Square Live – Summer Series, a celebration of our city’s creativity for all to enjoy.”

Sally Capp, Lord Mayor


Better Than the Wizard, Lake Minnetonka, Drmngnow (presented with City of Melbourne) 

NB Thursday November 29 

With the opening act by Better than the Wizard, followed by the funk-party band Lake Minnetonka and electro-soul dreamboat Drmngnow hitting the stage, the dance-lovers won’t be disappointed with the performance on November 29, 2018.

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The Killjoys, Leah Flanagan, Stonefield (presented with City of Melbourne) 

Friday December 7 

As the summer sun hits in December, this evening starts with the opening act of Isaac Jensen, followed by  Aussie indie-folk legends The Killjoys, who will celebrate their 30th Anniversary on December 7. The evening ends with performances by folk darling Leah Flanagan and the slamming sounds of Stonefield.

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Civic, Mod Con, The Living Eyes (presented with City of Melbourne) 

Friday December 14 

This weekend Fed Square Live extravaganza starts with the opening act of A.YA, whose sound is a crossover between modern original compositions and traditional styles with unique Japanese instruments. This followed by an indie-rock sensations Mod Con, Civic and The Living Eyes on December 14.

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Juliette Seizure & The Tremor Dolls, Baby Blue, Loose Tooth (presented with City of Melbourne)

Friday December 21 


The opening act this evening is performed by Max Rudd – a Brazilian seven-string guitar virtuoso and vocalist. Taking us further into the evening with our series concluding performances are the power pop-house Juliette Seizure & The Tremor Dolls, Loose Tooth and 60’s surf rock infused Baby Blue.

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