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Sidney Myer Music Bowl

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Address: Alexandra Ave, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9281 8360
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The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is located in the Kings Domain Gardens, close to...

The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is located in the Kings Domain Gardens, close to Arts Centre Melbourne and the Southbank entertainment precinct. This hugely popular summertime venue hosts everything from dance festivals, to the rock of Lenny Kravitz to the sounds of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the energy of Kanye West. It is also home to Carols by Candlelight and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's free summertime concert series. Capacity varies, depending on event type. Getting there: If you are driving to the venue Arts Centre Melbourne car park is a short walk from the Bowl with entry from the rear off Sturt or Kavanagh Streets. Otherwise it is a short walk from Flinders Street Station or a tram ride up St Kilda Road.

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Melbourne's outdoor life stage!

Beautifully located by the Yarra and the world famous Royal Melbourne Botanical Garden, you cannot find a better place to unwind and chill out to watch the night sky! Our yearly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nullagine, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is located in the Kings Domain Gardens and on the opposite side of the river to the various sporting facilities and if you are in the area such as walking the river or the Botanic Gardens it is worth a visit.. It is enhanced when there is a function on but worth seeing. as well as enjoying the parks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully located by the Yarra and the world famous Royal Melbourne Botanical Garden, you cannot find a better place to unwind and chill out to watch the night sky! Our yearly Carol by Candlelight is held here! The landscape is so well done that people just love sitting on the grass to watch the shows! Well planned indeed!

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Thank Mei Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Myer is the biggest department store china in Australia. Its flagship store is in Bourke St, in he centre of Melbourne. The Myer Music Bowl is the gift of the Myer family to the people of Melbourne. It is just out of the City and is used regularly, for events such as the annual Candles by Candlelight each Christmas. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

the majical morement of christmas singing carrols lighting candels kids around this is christmas the entertainers, santa lov every yr. I saw shirly Bassy here yrs ago the great pianist.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

A gift to Melbourne by the Myer family and still used on regular occasions. Check the net for times and events.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Very first time here. We saw City & Colour the band was outstanding. It was a stunning night, chilly but clear, the sound is amazing. The venue is relaxed, we sat on the hill and we didn't have a problem seeing the band. A highly recommended venue for any band, drink are well priced also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Lovely area for concerts. The surrounding area is full of Park lands, with Melbourne CBD in the background. The Botanical Gardens are only a short walk away, as well. After a Concert the Myer Music Bowl is ideally situated in Melbourne for more advetures as everything is within walking distance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Summer in Melbourne brings a series of free weekend concerts for the public, the venue this amphitheatre. On one program you might hear a short classical piece or two, excerpts from longer classical works, and maybe even a new work by a known composer. Another program might feature music of another genre. Arrive early if you want your choice of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

From Neil Young to Summadayze to Good Vibes to Ice Skating back in the day. This is a great venue. I love the spot just behind the seats in the middle back. I perch myself there and enjoy the festivities or artist performing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

We only went to the rehearsal and had a ball - the real thing would have been an absolute blast!! Really gets you in the Christmas spirit if you weren't already. Definitely recommend it!

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