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2024 Gig Guide: Best Music Festivals in Victoria

Dust off your dancing shoes and let the good vibrations roll over you at the best music festivals in Victoria.

Wine Machine

Festival season has well and truly kicked off, with 2024 set to be another huge year of music in Victoria.

If you’ve found yourself stuck wallowing in the post-Laneway or Taylor Swift Era's Tour blues, we’ve put together a list of the best festivals, gigs and tours happening in 2024 in and around Melbourne that will be sure to change your tune.

Gather your crew and get ready to fill up your 2024 live music calendar with the best music festivals in Victoria.

Best Music Festivals in Victoria 2024

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Golden Plains Festival 

A galaxy, far, far at home... that's Golden Plains Festival, returning for its extra special 'Sweet 16th' year to the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, for a panoramic long weekend in a purpose-built wonderland.

Excpect a few surprises this year to ring in 16 years of Victoria's best bush doof.

It’s one of the best places to spend time with friends and lovers – and yourself – exploring inner and outer space – and it's mega-starry musical smorgasbord!

From King Stingray and Split System to Wednesday and Regurgitator, the varied acts will ensure you drift from hazy afternoons into electric evenings. 

9th - 11th March, 2024

Buy your ticket here.

Meredith, Victoria

Brunswick Music Festival

Brunswick Music Festival

Back for its sixth run, Brunswick Music Festival is back in March 2024 with the jam-packed full lineup recently announced.

With international acts Wednesday joining the fun alongside First Nations Yothu Yindi, this year is set to be a good one.

Enjoy the epic Sydney Road Street Party and be sure to catch some of the great acts throughout the week-long event.

3rd - 11th March, 2024

Brunswick, Victoria

Pitch Music & Arts

Pitch Music & Arts

Pitch #7 returns to the foothills of the Grampians in March, for four full days of music, art, creative exploration and self expression.

Crack out your best festival kit, and get ready to get dusty with a couple of thousand new friends.

Limited tickets are still available, but they’re likely to sell out so get in quick to avoid missing out on this year’s huge lineup of international and local acts.

8th - 12th March

Moyston, Victoria

ChillOut Festival

ChillOut Festival

Celebrate everything wonderful with the LGBTQIA+ community at the annual ChillOut Festival in Daylesford, with a big 4 days of 'Boots and Bling'.

One of the best culture and music festivals in Victoria to experience, this particular event has come from humble beginnings and now sees over 30,000 people joining the fabulous fun with the proud queer community.

From dance and cabaret, drag shows and pool parties to gratitude and foodie events, you will never be far from a good time at ChillOut.

7th - 11th March, 2024

Daylesford, Victoria

Ultra Australia

Ultra Australia

A day dedicated entirely to EDM and house music is coming to Flemington Racecourse in the form of big and bold Ultra Australia.

Your dancing shoes are bound to get a workout (and so are you) as you jump from one buzzing electric set to the next at one of the best music festivals in Victoria.

Big names Zedd, Steve Aoki and Armin Van Buuren are set to headline, bringing with them hits of nostalgia and nothing but banging beats.

13th April, 2024

Flemington Racecourse, Flemington

Wine Machine

Wine Machine

Music, food and wine celebrated amongst vineyards in some of the most famed wine regions in Australia - sounds like a great way to spend a weekend.

The team at Wine Machine are yet to spill on lineup and dates, but this much we do know - everyone's favourite winery music festival will be back in April 2024!

Keep an eye on the website for updates and to score your tickets.

Date TBA, April, 2024

Yarra Valley, Victoria

Best Music Tours in Victoria 2024



Though we were told the 2023 Perth concert would be their only one in Australia, fans have been delighted to learn Coldplay will be returning Down Under in 2024, this time treating the East Coast to their brilliance.

Arguably one of the most famous bands in the world, the Brits will be lighting up Marvel Stadium on October 30th and 31st, performing their classic hits and newer tunes.

Join lead singer Chris Martin and the band for a night you will never forget.

October 30th - 31st, 2024

Marvel Stadium, Docklands

Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins

One of Australia most well-known and loved singers, a night with Missy Higgins will be filled with nostalgia and great music.

Taking over the Canberra Theatre Centre for her Second Act Tour, dance and sing along to Missy's old classics and new hits, as the crowd celebrates 20 years since the release of the iconic debut album 'The Sound of White.'

This show may already be sold out (proving just how much we do love Missy), but you can keep your eyes peeled for resale tickets - something could pop up!

28th March, Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston

29th March, Civic Hall, Ballarat

Niall Horan

Niall Horan

Any One Direction fans here? Great. You're in for a treat this year, with former 1D heartthrob Niall Horan coming to Rod Laver Arena for not one, but two shows.

The Irish singer-songwriter has spread his musical wings since departing from the iconic boy band, and he has only gone from strength the strength with this music and talent.

Catch him in Melbourne in May this year.

3rd - 4th May, 2024

Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

Kita Alexandra

Kita Alexandra

Rising in popularity following an epic collaboration with Australian DJ Fisher for their hit song 'Atmosphere,' there's never been a better time to catch Kita Alexandra live in concert.

Her new album is set to be released in March this year, and her 'Young in Love' tour is making its way around the country, with the second-last show taking place at iconic gig spot the Corner Hotel in Richmond.

Dance along to Kita's boppy beats and enjoy the vibes of the more mellow melodies this April - tickets are still available!

April 26th, 2024

Corner Hotel, Swan Street, Richmond

A Day on the Green

A Day on the Green

When everything gets a little too much, a day away from the city could be just what the doctor ordered. Promising flavoursome food, delicious drops and great vibes, A Day on the Green is levelling up its roster in 2024.

Guarding its title as one of the best music festivals in Victoria for more than two decades, this year will see the Chemical Brothers supported by The Presets and Chris Issak taking over Mt Duneed Estate.

Pack your snacks and sips and kick back with resident DJs between sets. And, if you're really lucky, meet your favourite artists at the signing desk too.

See dates and buy your tickets here.

Waurn Ponds, Victoria

Loving our list of best music festivals in Victoria 2024 and keen to continue the fun? Check out these gorgeous winery stays in Victoria for a weekend amongst the vines. Planning your next girls' trip? We've got that covered too with our guide to Mornington Peninsula for the ultimate girls trip.

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