Live N Local 2017 Call For Entries Now Open!

Melbournian musos listen up, The City of Port Phillip are at it again with with the 2017 Live N Local program heading our way in August! Check out the press release below and get involved!


The City of Port Phillip is calling on bands and musicians to go “Live N Local” by entering the 2017 celebration of live music.

Featuring the best local talent within the City of Port Phillip from 19-26 August, the popular program celebrates live music and local talent while promoting both indoor and outdoor venues and spaces in the municipality. Live N Local also gives artists a fantastic opportunity for growth through free artist development forums and workshops with key industry guests.

Mayor Bernadene Voss said the Live N Local program plays an important role in providing a platform for local bands and musicians to showcase their talent to a large audience.

“The City of Port Phillip is passionate about supporting local music and venues through a jam- packed week of entertainment in August. The hugely popular free program, also supported by the St Kilda Festival, will offer musicians across all genres a chance to join in the festivities and showcase their talent, and we encourage you to apply,” Cr Voss said.

To be eligible to enter Live N Local, at least one of the applicants must live, work or study within the City of Port Phillip. Applications close Wednesday 31 May 2017 and entry is $33.

For further details and to apply, visit