MMusic Bakehouse sessions: Secret rehearsal
Sat 21 Oct 2017, 3.00pm–6.00pm
Gabriella Cohen. Photo courtesy Bakehouse Studios
Since its humble beginnings down a bluestone lane in North Fitzroy, Bakehouse Studios’ award-winning spaces—now located on Hoddle Street—have been at the heart of Melbourne’s music scene for over 25 years. Each week, around 400 musicians pass through Bakehouse Studios, from solo artists and kids having their first jams to international touring artists. (Among the names of those who have graced the rehearsal rooms are Australian legends like Missy Higgins, Olivia Newton-John, The Cat Empire, Vance Joy, The Saints and The Drones, not to mention international acts as diverse as Tool, Beck, Ed Sheeran, the MC5, Cat Power, The Smashing Pumpkins and Judas Priest.)
This year, MPavilion is proud to partner with Bakehouse Studios to open up Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA’s amphitheatre-style structure to some of the most exciting emerging and established musical acts in Bakehouse’s little black book. Between October 2017 and February 2018, MPavilion will periodically transform into an extension of Bakehouse’s iconic studios, bringing a series of public rehearsals and secret shows to the Queen Victoria Gardens in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Visitors to MPavilion will be treated to a special behind-the-scenes look at the construction of songs, the pre-production process for a recording or a full-blown dress rehearsal.
Stay tuned for full line-up announcements, plus a very special Bakehouse-curated MTalks event during Melbourne Music Week.
Confirmed dates for further Bakehouse sessions are as follows (artists TBA):
Saturday 21 October, 3pm–6pm.
Sunday 29 October, 1pm–4pm.
Thursday 2 November, 12pm–3pm.
Saturday 4 November, 1pm–4pm.
Thursday 9 November, 12pm–3pm
Sunday 12 November, 1pm–4pm
Thursday 16 November, 12pm–3pm
Thursday 23 November, 12pm–3pm
Thursday 30 November, 12pm–3pm
This event is proudly supported by Yamaha Music Australia