MCA is an innovative and exciting new addition to Melbourne’s live music scene – a modern, mid-sized venue in the heart of the city's entertainment precinct.
Renowned for acoustic and atmosphere excellence by artists and fans alike, the experience provides an unrivalled sense of intimacy and supreme sound quality. The boutique arena is well-suited to a broad array of genres and artists, while holding around 6,500 people when in concert mode.
An illustrious line-up of artists have taken to the stage since its unveiling. Australian hip-hop pioneers Hilltop Hoods were the first ticketed act, when they brought their sensational their ‘Cosby Sweater Tour’ in late 2014. A parade of stars have since performed, including; Angus and Julia Stone, Imagine Dragons, Demi Lovato, Delta Goodrem, James Blake, Little Mix, Rudimental, Selena Gomez and Jessica Mauboy. On 11 December 2017, Tash Sultana achieved a ticket sales record for a music concert event with 7,349 sales.
MCA is also well-equipped to host entertainment events beyond live music, including comedy shows and corporate events that can be tailored to achieve the ideal experience.