The Music Victoria Awards is excited to be returning to the Melbourne Recital Centre in November 2019 for its 14th year continuing as one of the most anticipated music industry events on the Melbourne Music Week calendar.
This year, Creative Victoria’s Music Passport program brings the change makers and deal brokers of Brazil to Melbourne to meet with local industry and discover local talent in our vibrant music capital.
This 13 April, Record Stores across the country will celebrate the 12th Record Store Day with lots of special in-store activity, special releases, in-store appearances, parties, DJs spinning vinyl, treasure hunts, parties, barbecues, coffee carts, face painting and some stores partying into the night.
NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 28, 2019 – Managing Partners Paul Krisikos, Anna Myrha and Eva Fattahi of The Last Muse, LLC along with Nick Kontonicolas, COO of The Noise Network unveil plans to produce an eight-part mini-series showcasing the captivating life of opera’s supreme diva, Maria Callas. This series will delve into the complexities of her life story with a fresh narrative that tackles current issues in a fascinating historical context.
ANNOUNCEMENT: The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts will hold a public hearing in Sydney on Friday, 2 November 2018 for its inquiry into the Australian music industry.
Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company released findings today from The Power of Live, a global study that captured trends and behaviours of 22,500 live music fans, from 11 countries, ranging ages 13 to 65. Conducted in partnership with research agency Culture Co-op, the findings revealed that in today’s digital age, live music is more necessary than ever and creates the ultimate human connection.
The second NSW Parliamentary Friends of Australian Music (PFOAM) event rocked Macquarie Street last night, with a delegation of New South Wales songwriters, musicians, recording artists and key industry leaders highlighting the contribution the contemporary music industry makes to our economy, our community and our culture.
Australia has been announced as the focus country at Reeperbahn Festival 2019 (Hamburg, 18th – 21st September 2019). With Germany overtaking the UK as the largest music market in Europe, and the third largest globally (behind the USA and Japan), the opportunity for Australian artists and industry to make inroads in the territory is ripe.
Music Victoria today released an updated version of the Victorian Live Music Best Practice Guide with new chapters on dealing with sexual harassment, hearing protection, hosting all ages gigs, planning law reform and copyright compliance.