DIY Music Festival Tips! We all love attending music festivals – seeing live music, having fun with friends and escaping everyday life. It’s a special experience! But have you ever wondered how it all happens and what goes on behind the scenes? Do you want to be a part of making the magic happen? Music Industry […]
This week we caught up with an incredible industry powerhouse: music festival director Phaedra Watts! With her love of music and passion for the industry, it’s no wonder Phaedra was awarded the Golden WAMi at last years WAM Awards. By shining a light on the community and supporting emerging and indigenous artists, she is offering much […]
Adelaide-based Craig Lock has merged his marketing background with experiences as a musician and made it a winning concept in music stable Five Four Entertainment. As a master multitasker, Craig provides a wide range of skills and experience pertaining to many parts of the music industry. Read on to see what a week as an […]
It’s time for another guest post by one of our fave guest writers, accredited coach, Viv Fantin! If you like this one, check out her previous articles, ‘Perfectionism: Just ‘Fear In Fancy Shoes’ & ‘Time to Give A Shit About Self Care! Looking After #1 in the Creative Industries’. Over to you, Viv. Hey! Are you or […]
Meet Melissa Appleby, Marketing Manager of Allphones Arena. Allphones Arena is a BIG concert arena venue – 21,000 capacity big – located in Sydney’s Olympic Park. It’s been consistently ranked amongst the top 10 worldwide venues, and often houses the shows of giant touring acts (the likes of Fleetwood Mac, KISS, Miley Cyrus and Neil Diamond). It takes a special […]
Job Description As a venue owner, John O’Brien spends a lot of his days in meetings and onsite at his two venues, The Workers Club Melbourne and the soon to be open, Workers Club Geelong. At the present time, he is living in Geelong and most of his time is dedicated to the management of […]
DARREN HAWTHORNE is the Event TM for Soundwave Festival, and also Tour Coordinator for Soundwave Touring. Soundwave Festival is an annual event held in major cities around Australia. It originated in Perth, & began travelling to the other Australian capital cities in 2007. It features a number of international and Australian music acts, from various genres including rock, […]
Stephen Wade is owner and booking agent at Select Music. Stephen very graciously agreed to fill us in on what a typical work week looks like for one of the busiest booking agents in the country.