Spend a beautiful summer late afternoon by the river with family, friends and a picnic and enjoy some of Melbourne’s best music and performances.
Local music organisations Play On, 3CR, the Melbourne Ukulele Kollective combine forces with the City of Yarra to present an unmissable line up of local established and emerging artists.
Bring a picnic or grab food on offer at the kiosk from local purveyors of fine food.

Why not leave the car at home and ride a bike, walk the main Yarra Trail or catch a train? The Fairfield Amphitheatre is a 10 minute walk from the Dennis or Fairfield stations and just 16 minutes by train from Melbourne’s CBD.

Sunday 4 February, 5pm - 7.30pm
City of Yarra presents
Emma Donovan and the Putbacks, Kylie Auldist & NIASHA

City of Yarra presents an afternoon of soul and funk from some of music’s finest powerful women.

Sunday 11 February, 5pm - 7.30pm
Play On presents
Play On Collective & DJ Manchild

Play On brings its signature classical meets electronic program to the Fairfield Amphitheatre for the very first time. See Melbourne's brightest young classical musicians playing back to back with one of the city's favourite DJs, DJ Manchild.
The Play On Collective - led by Peter Clark and Jessica Oddie - will play a selection of folk dances for string quartet. With music from Finland to France they will also present works by iconic Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe.

Sunday 18 February, 5pm - 7.30pm
3CR presents: Communities of Sound
Kutcha Edwards, thando and more…

Prepare for Treaty, Creative Women and Diverse Cultures! 3CR presents a radical afternoon featuring live performances, talk and activities that reflect their radical radio community.

Sunday 25 February, 5pm - 7.30pm
Melbourne Ukulele Kollective presents
Melbourne Ukulele Kollective, U.F.O. - Uke4Kids Family Orchestra w/ Yanai Morris & Cat House

The Melbourne Ukulele Kollective presents a joyous celebration of the people's right to make music without restriction. Also appearing will be the young and gifted U.F.O. - Uke4Kids Family Orchestra under the guidance of local uke legend, Yanai Morris, and the multi-instrumentalist femmes from Cat House.