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Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Address: Alexandra Ave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03-9281 8360
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Ranked #93 of 312 Activities in Melbourne
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sights & Landmarks, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sights & Landmarks, Theater & Concerts

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I only walked by it while strolling through the gardens, and since there was no live concert or anything taking place there, it left pretty much zero impression. I am assuming, you go there for the act, not for the "bowl" itself, the act and the atmosphere that comes with it makes the impression. Otherwise it's just a concrete cave... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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296 reviews 296 reviews
108 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

On a beautiful evening the Sidney Myer Music Bowl is the most spectacular concert venue. I've seen two concerts here this year and was lucky enough to have perfect weather on both occasions, so it was amazing. We selected to sit in the seated area so got a great close up view. The sound is superb, the shape of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Myer Music Bowl was funded by the late Sydney Myer, one of Australia's great philanthropists. The open air bowl is used throughout the year for concerts and performances. Candles by Candlelight, one of Melbourne's most loved events, is held there every year before Christmas. Sidney Myer founded the Myer department store chain. The Mural Hall in the Myer Bourke... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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440 reviews 440 reviews
210 attraction reviews
322 helpful votes 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Didn't know it was on but what a pleasant surprise. Fantastic venue, shaped as indicated so every seat is a good one. The view is great, the sound was a bit 'patchy' which was surprising as it was quite a still night. Very enjoyable outdoor venue all the same, certainly superior to the Domain in Sydney which hosts similar events.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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344 reviews 344 reviews
222 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a popular family-friendly venue for concerts and special events, especially pre-Christmas and on summer evenings in January and February. (There are both free events and commercial ones.) I recommend arriving early enough to secure undercover seats near the stage, but there are other folk who like to sit/lie on the grass under the sky. The Bowl is a... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I recently saw one of my favourite bands here and was extremely impressed with the natural amphitheatre style design that allowed for awesome acoustics and great viewing. Would highly recommend checking the music bowl out even if the attraction isn't something you would usually be into, it's a really cool venue.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Myer Music bowl is Melbourne's best semi outdoor venue. It is slightly hidden behind the grassy banks of the park beside St Kilda Rd. Once within the grounds there is a huge grassy bank sloping down to the amphitheatre at the bottom. There is proper seating once you are undercover. Many people bring picnics but be aware there are... More 

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Thus place is amazing. Holds so many people, great acoustics. Saw You Me At six, twenty one pilots and paramore here. You san see everything, awesome venue.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It was good to have free concerts in summer evening with your teacher and friends! I miss those days!

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Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Love the fact that we can enjoy excellent music and even ballet for free. Fun to sit on the grass (take a cushion) and have a picnic with friends before the show.

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