Music in Geelong and the Bellarine

Are you an established, emerging, or community-based musician or otherwise involved in the music industry?  

Check out our resources for musicians to help you navigate your way through the music industry, from performance spaces, promoting your gig, funding opportunities and building your business, as well as getting paid for your work, busking and more.

  •  Live Music ForumAll involved with live music in Geelong and the Bellarine are invited to participate in a free Live Music Forum on Wednesday 20 March to discuss what a thriving live music scene looks like for our region.
  • Musician and Music Industry RegisterThe Musician and Music Industry Register is a new platform developed by the City of Greater Geelong in collaboration with the Live Music Office as part of the Live & Local program. It will help to connect emerging to established musicians as well as the wider music industry with incredible opportunities in our region.
  • Live Music Venues RegisterIf you are a live music venue or a business that is interested in programming music in our region, join our Live Music Venues Register to stay in touch for future opportunities.
  • Arts & Culture Strategy: Our 2021-31 Arts and Cultural Strategy sets the direction for the further strengthening of arts and culture in Geelong.
  • Busking and entertainment: Permits and information on busking in the City of Greater Geelong
  • External music organisations and resourcesInformation about organisations and resources outside City of Greater Geelong, that support local music initiatives.
  • Key music programs and partnerships: Information about the City of Greater Geelong's support of local music
  • Live Music Action Plan Report: The City of Greater Geelong forged new ground in 2017 by developing a plan to support live music in conjunction with the local music community, as well as the broader music industry.
  • Live music venues and event planning: Information for event organisers, venue operators and licensees
  • Music industry resources: Resources specific to the music industry.
  • Resources For musicians: Find some resources that support local musicians

Page last updated: Monday, 4 March 2024