B4 U PLAY – Grants & Funding Workshop and Performance MAV and Music Victoria have teamed up to hold a series of free capacity-building workshops for emerging Victorian musicians. The first workshops will focus on grants & funding. The workshops will also showcase a unique collaborative performance by some of Melbourne’s most interesting artists. Discussing […]
We explain how endorsements and sponsorships work in the music business.
Established in memory of Linda Gebar, The Lighthouse Award grants $5,000 to a female Victorian music manager who exhibits passion, creativity and integrity. Linda Gebar died tragically in October 2008 soon after the birth of her second child. She was one of the few female managers in the 90s, and worked with The Killjoys, Frente […]
Catalyst Community Arts Fund CAN has delivered Catalyst since 1997 and manages this fund on behalf of the State of Western Australia through the Department of Culture and the Arts. The Catalyst Community Arts Fund supports projects that: ● Facilitate and support Western Australian community-determined arts and culture activities that express local culture and identity. […]
Artists in the House Artists in the House is a new funding initiative to support the engagement of professional performing artists and arts workers for residencies at WA regional performing arts venues and entertainment centres. A total of $315,000 from the Royalties for Regions-funded Creative Regions program has been allocated for distribution through Artists in […]
The Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) provides funding to support individuals, organisations or collectives to deliver vibrant and accessible arts and cultural experiences for Queensland. Objectives The Program invests in: the development and growth of a vibrant and accessible arts and cultural sector in Queensland strengthening the Queensland art and cultural sector’s connection with new audiences state-wide, […]
Let’s talk crowdfunding. I know, I know. It’s a sticky topic that no-one really talks about, but when successful, can make you wonder, ‘Why wasn’t it me who gave it a go?’ Does the thought of asking family, friends and people you’ve never even met to prepay for something that has not yet been created […]
Chris O’Neill is an incredible session drummer who has performed on countless albums and tours across the country. He is also the National Team Leader for the Writer Services Department at APRA AMCOS. He has offered us a glimpse into what a typical week looks like as an APRA AMCOS Writer Services Representative. His role is pretty diverse, as you can see below. Over to you