Live at the Bowl  has officially kicked off the new year with a season of open-air performances at the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Due to its early success and a strong appetite from audiences, Live at the Bowl will now be extended through to the end of April.

So far, over 39,000 tickets have been sold to events across the season which includes an all-Australian program of music, comedy, family-friendly events and more.

With further announcements to come, the Live at the Bowl second line-up announcement includes Aussie music legends, indie favourites, pub rockers, dance/electro, afro-beats and some comedy greats. In alphabetical order:

30/70 – Archie Roach – Cash Savage and The Last Drinks – Cal Wilson – Close Counters – Dave Thornton – Dilruk Jayasina – Em Rusciano – King Stingray – MaRLo – Private Function – Ruby Fields – Skegss – Sui Zhen – Synthony – The Meanies – The Murlocs – The Vovos – Tom Ballard – Tommy Little – Yusupha Ngum & the AFFIA Band 

As part of Live at the Bowl’s partnership with Melbourne Music Week–Extended, each Monday night in February iconic Melbourne music venues will program Happy Mondays. The month-long series celebrates what Melbourne does best: live music. Featuring the best local artists as selected by loved venues such as The Old Bar, The Tote, Bar Oussou and The Evelyn, audiences will see Cash Savage and The Last Drinks, The Meanies, Sui Zhen and more instantly recognisable local legends take the stage.

Tickets for these news shows will go on sale from 12pm, Thursday 21 January via