THE Archies Creek Hotel is one of several venues taking part in the ‘Play On’ regional series, which is celebrating the return of live music over October 30 and 31.

The series will feature more than 20 regional Victorian artists at eight outdoor events across the state.

Concerts will be held for double vaccinated audiences at outdoor venues in Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Halls Gap, Warrnambool, Castlemaine, Archies Creek and Avenel.

The announcement follows this week’s unveiling of the line-up for the Play On Victoria concert at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Saturday, 30 October. Like the Melbourne event, the regional gigs will trial the return of live music in a COVIDSafe way.

Play On events will support Victorian artists who have been unable to perform during the pandemic and help regional music venues that have also been affected, providing a major boost to eight regional cities and towns.

Fans attending the concert will be asked to show they’re fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 digital certificate displayed through the Service Victoria app. Victorians can add their COVID-19 digital certificate to the Service Victoria app through MyGov or the Express Medicare Plus App.

Proof of vaccination can also be shown through the Medicareapp or equivalent smartphone wallet. They can also present a printed version of their certificate or immunisation history statement or provide evidence of a valid exemption.

For more information on ticketing and line-ups, visit vmdo.com.au/playonvic.