Youth events & FReeZA


Battle of the Bands in 2020

Get your applications ready for Battle of the Bandwidth

Our 2020 Battle of the Bands competition has been renamed ‘Battle of the Bandwidth’ to fit in with the online theme.

Any young person living, working or attending school in the shire can apply. Bands, duos and solo artists from all genres are encouraged to get creative and upload two of their songs.

All entries will be judged by a panel of local judges, with cash prizes up for grabs (first place taking $300, second prize $200 and third $100).

Registrations close on Sunday 11 October 2020 at 11.59pm.

For more information or support call Nat on 0439 642 192 or email

Enter here 

Music in the Sticks

Music in the Sticks (MITS) is for young people in the Macedon Ranges Shire aged 14 to 25 years with an interest in the music industry. It has been running for over 15 years and provides skills and experience in a range of areas such as:

  • event management
  • sound and lighting
  • photography and film
  • publicity and management
  • live and studio recording
  • sound production
  • hospitality.

The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month (except school and public holidays) at the Woodend Community Centre from 4.30pm-6pm. Food and drinks provided.

Get involved

The MITS crew are currently recruiting new members. Contact Nat on 0439 642 192 or email for more information.

Gigs and events

To see gigs and events, search our Events Calendar under Youth and like Macedon Ranges Youth on Facebook.