Federation Square in Melbourne is a hub for a lot of local activities because of its huge central square, many cafes & restaurants, as well as the accessibility to public transport. While the spot is featured in a lot of local tours, it also plays host to a number of live music shows and events throughout the year.
Fed Square Live is one of best live music events held here venue every year; attracting many Melbournians and music lovers from all across Victoria to check out the famous bands and independent music acts performing.
Fed Square Live – 2016 & 2017 Artist Dates & Performer Schedules
Fed Square Live first arrived on the local event calendar in 2010, when the local band Skipping Girl Vinegar and musician Jonathan Boulet first performed. The first ever event proved to be an instant hit with music lovers across the city. The performance by Skipping Girl Vinegar proved to be quite the highlight; featuring modern pop music and unique musical equipment. Instead of using just regular instruments, the band showcased what is referred to as “broken down instruments”. In addition, their engaging performance entertained thousands of people who gathered to watch the début event.
The set list at Federation Square caters to all age groups, with shows even aimed towards younger audiences. This event is gradually becoming more popular amongst visitors, with many flocking into the city to watch talented musicians performing.
The show performs on Thursday fortnights between 5.30pm-7.30pm and the lineup is as follows; 1 December (Maya), 15 December (Aeora), 5 January (Alex Elbery and the Strangers), 12 January (Justine Walsh), 2 February (Owen Rabbit) and 16 February (Ditto Music).
Fed Square’s free live music series features a huge line up of up and coming artists acts who will give you a taste of Melbourne’s iconic music scene. Unwind after-work by sitting back and relaxing as you enjoy the huge range of live acoustic music.
Furthermore, the chain of outdoor food and drink stalls are worth exploring for anyone who loves delicious finger foods and tasty drinks.