Information for Bands

Gig/Band Enquiries

Information for bands and musicians.

 OPEN STUDIO features live music 7 days a week and books up to 3 months in advance.


  1. Include a brief bio/genre, a direct link to soundcloud / band-camp of no less than 4 to 6 tracks. 
  2. Include your website or Facebook page with video links.
  3. Open studio feature nights that are mostly double bills. If you have a support secured your proposal will get through faster. Solo acts require support acts also and we do not offer solo evening shows without a full proposal with support acts.
  4. .OPEN STUDIO FEATURES AN ECLECTIC RANGE OF MUSICAL, THEATRICAL & SPOKEN WORD EVENTS INCLUDING: alternative / original bands – balkan gypsy – eastern european – latin – trad jazz – swing – folk – singersong writer nights – spoken word nights – comedy/cabaret – italian folk – cumbia – funk’n soul – salsa -country – new orleans jazz – brazilian folk music, just to name some of the genres. Open Studio is also open to interesting proposals and collaborations.
  5. Sounds like we do it all? Well no, we don’t feature pop music, solo singer-writer shows without support, rock, punk, thrash, metal or pop covers.
  6. Please note: Friday and Saturday and some Thursday nights are invitation only and reserved for our PARTY DANCE NIGHTS.

Looking for a support to share a bill? Join this site on facebook and reach out to local acts in Melbourne! Melbourne Musicians 

We are now calling out for early ticketed shows for theatre, music and comedy events during festival season in Melbourne. If you have an act early show idea for the Darebin Feast or Melbourne Fringe Festival or any other event get in touch and let’s see how we can work together.