Why is the Sidney Myer Music Bowl called that?
Named for its retailing benefactor, whose family took a keen interest in the project, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl was the first major purpose-built outdoor venue in Melbourne.
Who performed at Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
With its 2000 seats and spawling lawn, the Bowl is a popular outdoor venue and has been part of Melbourne’s entertainment scene since 1959. Over its long history, the Bowl has hosted performances by famous acts including The Seekers, AC/DC, Paul McCartney, Neil Diamond, Metallica, and Florence and the Machine.
Is Sidney Myer Music Bowl seated?
The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is an outdoor amphitheatre. If rain or bad weather occurs, the show will proceed unless it’s deemed unsafe to do so.
What is the capacity of the Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
The outdoor space boasts an expansive grassed area for which it is known, that can hold up to 10,000 people, with a capacity of a further 2,000 people undercover.
What is the Sidney Myer Music Bowl made of?
The design called for a tensile structure with a tent-like skin made from aluminium-clad plywood, curved over steel cables and masts. It embodies a spirit of innovative and experimental engineering and is considered one of the most significant Melbourne landmark buildings produced in the 1950s.
Can you take alcohol to Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
Licensing laws do not allow any alcohol to be brought into the venue and proof of age photo ID will be required to purchase alcoholic beverage. Empty plastic water bottles and sealed non-alcoholic drinks in plastic bottles are permitted. Free tap water will be available.
How do you get into Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
Book Your Ticket All tickets for events at Sidney Myer Music Bowl are sold through our ticketing partner Ticketek. You can also phone Ticketek’s Accessible Seating booking line on 1300 665 915 between Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm (AEST).
When was the Sidney Myer Music Bowl built?
Set in the Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne, this hugely popular summertime music venue has been wowing crowds since it opened in 1959.
Can you take food to Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
Reasonable amounts of food can be brought into the venue in soft-sided containers or bags for personal consumption. You may need to stand to see the performance. Ticketholders under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
What happens if it rains at Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
Yes – we play rain, hail or shine. The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is an outdoor amphitheatre. If rain or bad weather occurs, the show will proceed unless it’s deemed unsafe to do so.
Can you bring food to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
You are welcome to pack a picnic and bring your own food to the Sidney Myer Free Concerts. Please note that glass, hard-sided containers or large eskies and large/sharp knives are not permitted within the venue. There are also free refillable water stations available.
Where is Gate 1 at the Myer Music Bowl?
The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is in the Kings Domain Parklands on Linlithgow Avenue. To enter the venue use our main gate – Gate 1 – which is near the part of Linlithgow Avenue that runs parallel to St Kilda Rd. Gate 1 is up the hill, in front of the King George Monument.
What can I bring to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
Where do I park for Myer Music Bowl?
Limited pay and display parking can be found in the streets surrounding the Sidney Myer Music Bowl and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Arts Centre Melbourne has one large undercover car park open 24- hours, seven days a week. The entrance is located at the corner of Sturt and Kavanagh Streets, Southbank.
Can you smoke at Sidney Myer Music Bowl?
Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a smoke free venue. Smoking (including e-cigarettes) are not permitted within the venue. If you wish to smoke you must proceed to the smoking area located outside Gate 2.