The Victorian government has announced another round of funding the for Music Works Quick Response Grants program with Dave Graney, Kingswood and CW Stoneking some of the acts to benefit from the Andrews’ Labor Government program.
The Quick Response Grants were designed for artists to benefit from last minute opportunities that arise that would not necessarily fit within the timeframe usually allocated for a funding application cycle. Music Works Quick Response Grants offer $1,000 to $5,000 for individuals or $1,000 to $15,000 for groups/organisations.
MUSIC WORKS QUICK RESPONSE GRANTS – OCTOBER 2015 RECIPIENTS
Dave Graney $10,000
To support a tour of the UK by Dave Graney and The MistLY following their appearance at the All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival in Wales in early 2016.
Kingswood Band Pty Ltd $10,000
To support the international expansion of the band Kingswood through activities involving showcasing, meetings, publicity and marketing campaigns and the development of international networks.
C W Stoneking $7,741
To support a strategic plan that will see C W Stoneking relocate to the USA for 2016, building audiences and industry relationships to give him the best opportunity to achieve the greatest level of success.
To support WILSN and her manager/producer to travel to New York and Los Angeles in November 2015, to meet with US music publishers and labels.
Hub Management on behalf of DUNE $5,000
To support the international single release of DUNE’s ‘Knife Fight’. Jade McRae, under the project name DUNE, will release her new single to both international and local markets.
Tim Guy $3,599
To support a release campaign and launch for Chords, a new album by Tim Guy.
LISTEN Conference 2015 $3,500
The LISTEN Conference 2015, will provide the Darebin Council and Victorian musical communities with a unique opportunity to engage in creative discussion on ideas aligned with gender, feminism, creativity, music and performance. To be held over two days at Darebin Music Feast in 2015.
Peter Knight $3,000
To support travel to Chennai, India, allowing Peter Knight to take up an invitation to collaborate with Karaikkudi R Mani in concert presentations and to develop new possibilities for working in India both as an individual and with the Australian Art Orchestra.
Jenny Valentish on behalf of The Amphlett Lane Committee $1,759
To support The Amphlett Lane Stirrers to present the first event in Amphlett Lane (named after Chrissy Amphlett of The Divinyls) on the closing day of Melbourne Music Week 2015.
If you are a Victorian based music act or business and have a project that requires funding you may be eligible for a Quick Response Grants.
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