Supporting Live Music in City of Port Phillip

Let's bring live music back

Lead guitarist from band Bad Bangs on stage

Live music is the heartbeat of the City of Port Phillip. Our heart was broken when our beloved local venues and festivals fell quiet as the COVID-19 pandemic changed how we gather and celebrate.

As part of the Live Music Action Plan, Port Phillip Council has launched a series of initiatives to help the local music industry recover and continue to bring the joy of live music into our communities. Explore the programs below to see how we can help.

It's time to bring our City—and it's live music—back to life. 

Support for artists and venues

  • Please Don't Stop the Music: Lockdown Assistance Scheme

  • Locals Playing Locals: Live Music Support Program

  • List your act

  • First Impressions: Professional development program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musician

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