When will the full schedule of events be released?
All performance times will be released on Friday 17 July.
Which venues will the festival take place in?
The festival takes place in a variety of Arts Centre Melbourne locations, including the main theatres and also various back stage areas. All Friday and Saturday evening events will take place in Arts Centre Melbourne's theatres and audience members will have allocated seating.Sunday's performance of John Cale + Special Guests will be performed at Hamer Hall. Events on Friday night and during the day on Saturday will take place throughout various backstage areas and where seating is available, it will be unallocated.
Are all of the venues accessible?
Yes, all Arts Centre Melbourne venues are accessible. For all accessibility bookings, please contact 1300 182 183.
Will my ticket guarantee me festival entry?
Tickets will be distributed within 7-10 working days of purchase. On the day of the event, all pass holders will need to exchange their ticket for a wristband at the box office. More information will be sent out to pass holders closer to the Festival. Single ticket holders (tickets purchased without a pass) will only have access to the event that they purchased a ticket to.
Do all of the shows have allocated seating?
The following events have allocated seating: the opening night of Tao Dance Theatre on Thursday 6 August, all Saturday evening events (The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Gurrumul, Discreet + Oblique) and Sunday evening's performance of John Cale. All events that are included in the Friday Pass and Saturday Pass (during the day) are General Admission.
Can I see more than one Saturday evening event?
As part of the Saturday pass, audience members can choose one evening event. People who wish to see more than one evening event will need to purchase an additional single ticket. Please check the times of all Saturday evening events, as some run concurrently.