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Melbourne Is Getting a New Pop-Up Concert Venue and Gig Precinct

Reunion Park launches in Burnley from March 4 with a month-long program of live tunes, performances, day parties, comedy and more.
By Libby Curran
February 22, 2022
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By Libby Curran
February 22, 2022
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Live music experiences haven't been quite as frequent as we would have liked over the past couple of years, but thankfully, the music industry is set on making a serious comeback. The gig calendar is filling up, festivals are finally getting back into the swing of things and we've even started welcoming brand new music venues.

For Melbourne, the latest of these is Reunion Park — a new pop-up concert venue and performing arts precinct from the minds at Untitled (Ability Fest, Beyond the Valley, Pitch Music & Arts) and Velodrome Events. It's making its home at the Burnley Circus Park site from Friday, March 4, delivering a jam-packed month of gigs, performances and day parties.

Across its hotly-anticipated launch weeks, the outdoor venue is set to serve a broad-ranging taster of Melbourne's arts scene, with offerings to treat your ears, tickle your funny bone, test your dance moves and more.

Already on the program, you'll find a show from metalcore legends and ARIA Award nominees Polaris (March 4), a couple of gigs by Freo-based indie rockers Spacey Jane (March 19), and the inaugural run of rock festival Uncaged (March 12), featuring Wolfmother, Bodyjar and You Am I.

Meanwhile, Ministry of Sound Classical drops by for the local leg of its Aussie tour (April 9), Germany's Ben Böhmer takes the stage on March 13, and the postponed Full Tilt festival will finally get its moment (March 26); soundtracked by heavy hitting acts like Northlane, In Hearts Wake and Thy Art Is Murder.

Also on the cards is a run of shows held as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, plus a rotation of food and drink pop-ups taking advantage of the park's sprawling al fresco space.

Tickets to a selection of shows are already on sale here with more to be released in the coming weeks and further events to be announced.

Reunion Park will launch at Burnley Circus Park, Madden Grove, Swan Street, Burnley, from March 4 until April 10. For the full launch program and to grab tickets, see the website.

Images: Renders of Reunion Park

Published on February 22, 2022 by Libby Curran
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