The Best Places to go in Kyneton for Local Entertainment

A photo of a music restaurant on Kyneton on Riverside

Being an hour away from the big smoke doesn’t mean you have to miss out on brilliant music and live shows. The Macedon Ranges region is brimming with artists of every kind and also attracts class acts from across the globe to perform at its historic and iconic venues or local eateries.

Kyneton Town Hall: This historic building has seen its fair share of entertainers and this year will be no different. From amazing musicians like Australia’s Diesel and guitarist Daniel Champagne, to award winning comedians like Lano and Woodley and the travelling Melbourne International Comedy Roadshow, there is something for everyone.

Major Tom’s Burger Bar: Reviewed as being ‘Great for beers, burgers and live music’, Major Tom’s is an intimate bar with a larger-than-life atmosphere, hosting some of the best indie bands from our own soil and as far as Nashville.

The Shamrock Hotel: This Kyneton pub supports local talent, allowing you to enjoy some easy listening tunes while you eat or have a cold beverage.

Kyneton Street Band: Kyneton has its own street band which plays from various music genres as well as originals and attends such events as: the Kyneton Market, school fetes, Malmsbury Village Fayre, lending a delightful atmosphere wherever they go.

Kyneton Theatre Company: The Kyneton Theatre Company is one of the oldest amateur theatre groups in Victoria and works out of the historic Bluestone Theatre. The Company performs two productions per year with ten shows over a three-week period, the most recent being We Will Rock You.

Hanging Rock: Nearby Hanging Rock has been host to various music festivals and garnered crowds for the likes of Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Nick Cave, Cold Chisel and The Living End. People travel across the state to experience a concert on the grounds of this iconic local natural treasure.

When you move to Kyneton, you are joining a lively community known for its creative residents and for attracting visitors in kind. Enjoy the kaleidoscope of entertainment on offer.