What originally began as a push to back local venues, musicians and business through the quiet of winter, Leaps and Bounds Music Festival continues to nurture the City of Yarra's thriving music community, showcasing homegrown talent from up and coming locals to internationally acclaimed artists alike.
Between 13 and 22 July, the Leaps and Bounds Music Festival will bring the warmth that the thriving music community inevitably craves at this time of year, and provides continued support to local artists, venues, and businesses with a smorgasbord of gigs to suit any punter’s palate.
Leaps and Bounds is a venues focused live music festival that specifically showcases home grown talent and in music venues and music outlets across the City of Yarra. It nurtures the next generation of musicians, celebrates the unique Australian music voice of the City of Yarra's musical legends and makes connections for audiences. There are gigs to suit music fans of every genre from electronic to hip hop and jazz to rock, for all age groups and every budget, including many free gigs.
The Festival is commissioned by Yarra City Council.