The Alliance Française’s annual Fête de la Musique is coming to Melbourne this month! Book your tickets here. From the Alliance site:
Presented by the Alliance Française Melbourne, France Alumni and hosted by DJ Edd Fisher, a key figure in Melbourne’s music scene of late, the 2016 Fete de la Musique (Make Music Day) main event will be held at the Memo Music Hall on Sunday 19 June from 2.30pm until 9pm.
Fête de la Musique was first launched in France in 1982 and has since become a worldwide annual event celebrating all music genres via free concerts in more than 120 countries spread over five continents.
In the Northern Hemisphere, Fete de la Musique is celebrated on the 21st June (the summer solstice) with many concerts held outdoors. Here in beautiful wintery Melbourne, what better place than the iconic Memo Music Hall to gather all Melburnians to celebrate music!
In keeping with the spirit of the event of: “all kinds of music”, the Alliance Française has put together an impressive line-up, inviting local performers to the stage to entertain you into the evening.
This June, two free events will be held in St Kilda:
– On Thursday 16 June, (6pm to 7.30pm) the students of Elwood College and the Trio Benoit featuring Dave Evans (accordion), James Sherlock (guitar) and Adam Spiegl (double bass) will perform in the St Kilda Library.
– On Sunday 19 June, from 2.30pm, the Memo Music Hall welcomes the main Fête de la Musique event, featuring four exciting local live acts:Ali Barter, Penny Ikinger, Baro and The Seven Ups