Youth events & FReeZA

Events and gigs

Join 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.

The MITS crew are currently recruiting new members. Contact (03) 5422 0333 or email for more information.

Battle of the Bandwidth

...and the winners are

Congratulation to the winners of the 2020 Battle of the Bandwidth competition.

In first place was local solo artist Sage Roadknight. Watch our interview with Sage below.


Second place was awarded to folk artist Lavinia. Solo artist Bridget Bourke, and rapper Kreeper placed equal third place.

Well done to everyone who entered, there's a lot of amazingly talented young people in the Macedon Ranges!