melbourne, australia

Key Information

On April 19th & 20th 2018 Music Cities Convention will be hosting its first ever Australasian edition!



The first ever Australasian Music Cities Convention will see 300 delegates attend to learn more about music cities and specifically the theme of 'Music as Infrastructure', e.g. using current best practice to develop a world music cities model and inserting music into every aspect of human life.

This edition alongside Melbourne's Green goals, will aim to be the most sustainable Music Cities Convention to date.


Thursday 19th April 2018 - Main Convention
Friday 20th April 2018 - Main Convention


Day 1 = Arts Centre Melbourne
Day 2 = Deakin Edge


$175 AU - Early Bird 1 (Until Nov 30th) 
$200 AU - Early Bird 2 (Dec 1st - Jan 31st) 
$225 AU - Early Bird 3 (Feb 1st - Feb 28th) 
$250 AU - General Admission (March 1st - April 19th)

Tickets include:

Two day convention
Access to delegate database
All meals & refreshments
VIP Reception
Discounted hotel rate

Melbourne Steering Committee:

Kirsty Rivers

Manager, Contemporary Music | Music Works + Partnerships,Creative Victoria

Patrick Donovan

CEO, Music Victoria / Chair, Australian Music Industry Network


We will provide discounted hotel rates for delegates. Info coming soon.

Other Information:

Please help spread the word about Music Cities Convention using the hashtag #musiccities and our Twitter handle @MusicCitiesSD

If you have any further questions that have not been answered here or you want to get involved in the event please contact us.