Not long now until ALWAYS LIVE Garage Band, presented by JOF & Fed Square, lands right in the centre of Melbourne, where 26 of the state's freshest young musos will take over the stage!
Keep reading to learn a little about some of the artists performing at Garage Band 2023.
Playing piano and making music since childhood, RIE started studying music production at the age of 16 and has been performing their own original electronic tracks since 2022. Inspired by huge acts like Flume and SG Lewis, their music is an exploration of songs within the sonic realm.
Beginning her songwriting journey during lockdown, Sage Maries's music is an insight into her life as a teen through her melodic tone and relatable lyrics.
19 year old Terra Rouge has reached audiences all across the state with her energetic and grungy sound. Expect gritty guitar chords, punchy vocals and immersive melodies that capture vivid and bittersweet stories that cover a rollercoaster of emotions.
Though they only formed at the start of this year, The Kitchen are already spending all their time together, playing any instruments they can get their hands on.
The Provence are an RnB, pop and contemporary five-piece from Melbourne who formed after a lunch-time jam session at school. Their unique brand of entertainment fuses hard-hitting grooves, soulful piano, guitar and singing.
The Rartel have played all over Melbourne, from The Corner to Cherry Bar, and they've got their sights set on the Fed Square stage next.
Vending Machine Repairmen
Vending Machine Repairmen are on the brink of exploding onto the Melbourne rock and roll scene, having shared the stage with Australian acts such as King Stingray and Teenage Joans, playing all over Melbourne. They bring a hybrid of garage alt-rock and grunge to their energetic performances.
Zero City are young, hungry and fresh on the Melbourne scene. They are no-wave, noise, post-punk, post-rock and past caring about genre confines, bringing unique compositions, sophisticated musicianship and a lack of restraint to the stage.
Have a listen to some of the great tracks released by our Garage Band performers before they take over the stage at Fed Square on October 14.