Are you a space traveller or a time traveller?

Join the Melbourne Rainbow Band for our next adventure: A Journey Through Time and Space!

Saturday, June 16 @ 7:30pm

James Tatoulis Auditorium

Methodist Ladies College

207 Barkers Road, Kew

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$25 Adults / $19 Concession + booking fee

Early bird specials if you get in quick and discounts for families and groups of 5 or more!

Tickets via TryBooking.com

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Picnic at Forest Glade 2018

January 3, 2018

This Australia Day, pack the car for a drive in the country and join members of Victoria’s LGBTQIA+ community, their family and friends to celebrate our national holiday with the annual Australia Day Picnic in the beautiful gardens at Forest Glade, Mount Macedon.

Date/Time: Friday 26 January 2018 – 10am to 4pm
Venue: Forest Glade Gardens
816 Mount Macedon Road, Mount Macedon
Cost: $10 Adult – Children under 16, Free

Pack a picnic rug and go all out with your most gourmet of picnic hampers and enjoy lunch in one of Australia’s finest private gardens, only an hour from Melbourne.

GLIBTQ car club, Motafrenz will be there with some cars on display. And the Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Chorus and the Melbourne Rainbow Band will be adding a musical touch while you take leisurely strolls through the fourteen acres of magnificent landscaped gardens.

Forest Glade 1Located on Mount Macedon Road, gates will be open from 10am to 4pm on Friday January 26. Entry is $10 for adults and kids are free. Proceeds go towards supporting the Chorus and the Band.

In order to keep these spectacular gardens looking just so, BBQs and pets are not permitted.

Forest Glade 3Sunscreen, good food, good company and a designated driver are highly recommended.

Getting there:
Driving from Melbourne, follow the Calder Freeway and take exit C322 to Mt Macedon. Once you are off the freeway follow Mt Macedon Road toward MOUNT Macedon (as opposed to Macedon). After driving through Mt Macedon, Forest Glade is on the right hand side – look for the rainbow flags and be sure to park safely and clear of the white line on the side of the road.

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Dolly Diamond’s 15 Year Anniversary Gala

January 1, 2018

Australia’s reigning queen of cabaret, Dolly Diamond, is celebrating 15 years of performing in Midsumma, and is joining forces with the Melbourne Rainbow Band, the Melbourne Gay and Lesbian Chorus and the  Footscray-Yarraville City Band, as well as some other very special guests for a celebration of song, laughter and Pride. Saturday, 3 February 2018 […]

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Open Rehearsal – Thursday 15 February 2018

December 31, 2017

Melbourne Rainbow Band invites new members. Fresh from performing at Midsumma Carnival and Pride March, the Melbourne Rainbow Band is holding an open rehearsal. While new members are welcome at any time, the open rehearsal provides a great opportunity for players of woodwind, brass or percussion instruments who may be interested in becoming a member […]

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Carols by Queerlight 2017

November 8, 2017

  The Melbourne Rainbow Band is delighted to announce that Carols by Queerlight returns to the St Kilda Town Hall in 2017.  Presented by the Melbourne Rainbow Band with the support of the City of Port Phillip and the Victorian AIDS Council. Music, singing, and spectacle – join with us in celebrating all the fun […]

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An invitation to join the CbQ Singers for Carols by Queerlight

November 3, 2017

Carols by Queerlight returns to the St Kilda Town Hall in 2017, and the Melbourne Rainbow Band is putting out an invitation to choristers from everywhere to join the occasional choir: The CbQ Singers. A special choir will be formed to lead community singing and expressions of interest are invited from experienced choristers who read music […]

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City of Yarra – Carols by Candlelight 2017

November 1, 2017

The MRB is absolutely thrilled to be part of the City of Yarra Carols by Candlelight concert again this year! When: Thursday 8 December 2017, from 6.00 pm Where: Citizens Park, Richmond (Corner Highett and Church Streets.) Bring the whole family along to this FREE festive celebration. The concert will also feature the acclaimed Australian Girls’ […]

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Human; Nature

May 27, 2017

The members of the Melbourne Rainbow Band (MRB) would like to invite you to join them as, through music, they explore the power of nature and humanity.  Under the baton of Musical Director Tracy Videon, the band will uncover the relationship of human nature to the beauty and power of the natural world. From conquering […]

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MRB Trivia Night 2017

March 25, 2017

It’s happening again! The Melbourne Rainbow Band Trivia Night is back! The famous Melbourne Rainbow Band trivia night returns for 2017.  Join us for a fun filled evening, as quiz master Laurie Lane puts you and your friends grey matter to the test.  All proceeds go to supporting the Melbourne Rainbow Band. Saturday 25th March 2017 […]

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Open Rehearsal 2017

February 16, 2017

Melbourne Rainbow Band invites new members. Fresh from performing at Midsumma Carnival and Pride March, the Melbourne Rainbow Band is holding an open rehearsal. While new members are welcome at any time, the open rehearsal provides a great opportunity for players of woodwind, brass or percussion instruments who may be interested in becoming a member […]

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