Music in Geelong and the Bellarine

Are you an established, emerging, or community-based musician?  

Check out our new 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.

  • Arts & Culture Strategy: The municipal wide Arts and Cultural Strategy, endorsed by Council, sets the direction for further strengthening arts and culture in Geelong over the coming years.
  • 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.
  • Geelong Region Music Advisory Panel (coming soon)
  • Geelong Sounds Annual Music Program: a major annual live music program and establishment of Live Music Precincts in the CBD and regional districts as beacons for local and visiting artists and audiences.

  • Key music programs and partnerships: Information about City of Greater Geelong's support of local music
  • Live Music Action Plan: The Plan helps grow networks and align community, commercial and government efforts towards a more active, creative and sustainable live music culture in Geelong.
  • 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
  • Surround SoundsGeelong & the Bellarine Music Festival, an adventurous new music festival that will strike a major note on the region’s annual cultural calendar. 

Page last updated: Friday, 29 April 2022