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Get ready for an unforgettable afternoon as the Melbourne Rainbow Band brings its vibrant musical prowess to the heart of St Kilda!

We’re thrilled to invite you to an exhilarating afternoon of music and celebration at the magnificent Pride Centre. This isn’t just a concert; it’s a celebration of diversity, unity, and the power of music to bring us together. Immerse yourself in the joy of all your favourite musical theatre delights, all performed with the unique flair that only the Melbourne Rainbow Band can provide.

Whether you’re a long-time supporter or new to the magic of our music, we promise an afternoon filled with spectacular tunes, a warm atmosphere, and the spirit of celebration.

When: Sunday 25th February 2024, 2:00pm

Victorian Pride Centre
79-81 Fitzroy Street
St Kilda, VIC 3182


We hope to see you there!

Days are getting longer, and warmer. Decorations are going up in stores. Mince tarts are in the shops, and the smell of cinnamon and nutmeg teases your nostrils. It’s the sense of Christmas, which means that it’s time for Carols by Queerlight!

Join the Melbourne Rainbow Band, along with our special guests and seasonal choir – the CbQ Singers – as we kick off the silly season in style.

Gather your family and friends and get ready to sing along with what has been billed the “Campest thing since Christmas” and “A rainbow Christmas for everyone”. There is nowhere like Carols by Queerlight, where being home with the LGBTIQA+ for Christmas puts the sparkle and glitter back into the festive season and brings together the Diverse Gender and Sexuality (DGS) communities.

We are encouraging families of all ages to attend, with an early start time of 7pm and a visit from the jolly Man in Red likely to occur in the first part of the program. Then, after the interval, we’ll see how the grown-ups celebrate once the kids go to bed!

When: Saturday 9th December, 7pm

St Kilda Town Hall
Corner of Carlisle Street and Brighton Road, St Kilda


Child, Concession, Family & Full table discounts apply!

Trivia Night 2023

June 10, 2023

It’s back! After a triumphant return in 2022, the Melbourne Rainbow Band’s legendary trivia night is on once again. Hosted the irrepressible Frock Hudson. Join us to test your grey matter, win fabulous prizes and raise funds for the Melbourne Rainbow Band. Book a table of six or 8 for a group, or book individual […]

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Melbourne Rainbow Band Presents – Just Dance!

February 27, 2023

The Melbourne Rainbow Band (MRB), under the baton of Music Director Tracy Videon, is proud to present “Just Dance”, a foot-stomping performance that will have you moving to the beat.  We have put together an incredible selection of concert music that will take you everywhere and every when. Get Jiggy with an Irish Riverdance. Or […]

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Summer Season 2023!

January 14, 2023

Welcome to 2023! It’s officially our favourite time of year…Midsumma!! As always, its a busy two months – here’s what we have planned: 22 January – Midsumma Carnival: See us on the main stage between 1:30pm and 2:00pm, and then listen out for us as we roam the grounds playing more music! 2 February – […]

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Carols by Queerlight Returns!

November 5, 2022

It’s that time of year again! Saturday, December 10 @ 7:00pm (Doors open @ 6:00pm) St Kilda Town HallCorner of Carlisle Street and Brighton Road, St Kilda Carols by Queerlight is back to help you see out 2022.  Join the Melbourne Rainbow Band, along with our special guests and seasonal choir – the CbQ Singers – […]

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Together We Were Well and Truly Heard

November 2, 2022

Wow, what an amazing afternoon. We couldn’t be more proud of both ourselves and our talented friends at Kyneton Rainbow Voices, Castlemaine Pride, and shOUT Youth Chorus! All that hard work paid off and we successfully juggled watching two conductors to pull off one of our most exciting (and daunting) performances yet. A huge thank […]

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Together, We Are Heard! – Tickets!

September 25, 2022

Ticketing is officially live! We can’t wait for everyone to join us for our biggest collaboration yet – hint: start practicing your vocal warmups so you’re ready to sing along… Book today!!

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MRB Presents – Together, We Are Heard!

September 4, 2022

In what is perhaps our most ambitious collaboration yet, the Melbourne Rainbow Band is excited to announce Together, We Are Heard! What started as a mid-lockdown dream has finally become a reality, and we cannot wait to be joined on stage by not one, but three LGBTQ+ choirs: shOUT Youth Chorus, Rainbow Voices Kyneton, and […]

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MRB at the Victorian Pride Centre!

August 15, 2022

Join your favourite Rainbow Band in their first ever performance within the Victorian Pride Centre! Featuring vocalist, Campbell Reither, and soloist, Damien Hickey (aka Mr Australasia Bear 2022) on Tuba. This Sunday afternoon will certainly be sizzling, can’t wait to see you all dancing along to your favourite tunes! (there might be some YMCA, maybe […]

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