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St Kilda Festival Is After New Local Talent For Live N Local Program

by Paul Cashmere on February 1, 2016

in Live,News,Noise Pro

St Kilda Festival is after up and coming local talent to showcase at Australia’s largest free music festival.

Live N Local is an Artist Development Program through the St Kilda Festival and supported by the St Kilda Council.

The program is designed for emerging artists to learn from the Melbourne music industry throught-leaders including Tim Dalton who has worked with the likes of Beastie Boys, Faith No More and Run-DMC, Jonathon Williamson from Sony Australia and renowned musicians Dan Kelly, Ainslie Wills, Tommy Spender, Jess Ribeiro, Sui Zhen and more.

Mayor Bernadene Voss said she is thrilled that the City of Port Phillip can host this vital development program and support local Australian talent.

“Our local community is built on a solid reputation of culture and arts. The City of Port Phillip continues to nurture, develop and support these local artists through this crucial Artist Development Program. We are fortunate to have a group of wonderfully experienced leaders from the music industry as part of our team to guide local musicians in this unprecedented program.”

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Artist Development Program

Friday, 12 February 2016

Protecting and Respecting Your Music – Basics For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Musicians
10am – 12pm
Peanut Reserve Clubrooms, Chaucer Street, St Kilda
Presented by Arts Law, this workshop explores the legal rights of musicians including copyright, moral rights and performers’ rights, as well as Indigenous Culture and Intellectual Property.

Saturday, 13 February 2016
The Right Track
10am – 5pm
Memo Music Hall, Rear 88 Acland Street, St Kilda
The beautiful Memo Music Hall opens its doors for this huge day of FREE forums and workshops dedicated
to the development of musicians. Industry leaders will take guests through song writing, funding streams,
legal issues, production, digital marketing and distribution, touring and making music videos.
Workshops are limited – RSVP essential: [email protected].

Panels At Memo Music Hall

• 10am Keynote Introduction including a live performance
Panellists: Sunny Leunig, Jacinta Parsons, Dan Kelly and Jess Ribeiro

• 11am Write Here, Right Now
Panellists: Ainslee Wills, Tommy Spender, Sui Zhen and Jan Skubiszewski

• 12pm The Producers

• 1pm Money Talks
Panellists: Kristy Rivers, Nicholas Albanis, Stacia Goninon and Antonia Sellbach

• 2pm Legally Sound
Panellists: Tennyson and Holden Novel from The Lovely Days

• 3pm Navigating The Digital Space: Online Marketing, Digital Distribution & Streaming Services

Panellists: Sarah Hamilton, Zac Abroms and Alex Zaccaria


The below workshops will run simultaneously with panels. RSVPs are essential to
[email protected] by Wednesday 3 February

10:30am, 11:10am, 11:50am, 12:30pm and 1:10pm
Pop Up Legal Advice Clinic
St Kilda Hub, Level 2 / 82 Acland Street, St Kilda
Free, 30 minute legal advice appointments. Sessions will cover copyright and moral rights, contracts,
confidentiality, insurance and liability, trademarks, business names and structures.
Bookings are essential via [email protected]
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11:00 am – 11:45am
Australians Take Flight – An Export Masterclass
Upstairs – St Kilda RSL, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda
Sounds Australia will present an aspirational and inspirational case study of their work overseas supporting,
promoting and showcasing Australian musicians.

12pm – 1pm
Making Music Videos
Upstairs – St Kilda RSL, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda
Film makers and musicians combine to discuss the art form of making music videos and provide an insight into how to develop videos that complements and promotes your music.
Presented by Sunny Leunig and friends.

12.45pm and 2.30pm
Hothouse Tour
137b Acland Street, St Kilda
Legendary St Kilda recording studio Hothouse Audio is opening their doors for two very special tours. Attendees will be privy to the behind the scenes goings on of a busy, professional recording studio, gaining knowledge about the work that goes into producing high quality music.

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Behind the Mix with Tim Dalton
Upstairs – St Kilda RSL, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda
Tim Dalton, an internationally recognised producer and engineer will take guests behind the mixing
techniques used in turning a recording into a professional and commercial work of art.

2pm – 3:30pm
Music Management: Navigating The Right Path
St Kilda Hub, Level 2 / 82 Acland Street, St Kilda
This workshop is for the self-managed musician or budding managers. Participants will learn from experienced Australian managers about how they got started and their tips and ideas for building a successful business.
With Millie Millgate, Glenn Dicke (Sounds Australia) and Owen Rabbit

3pm – 4pm
Artist & Repertoire (A&R) workshop
Upstairs – St Kilda RSL, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda
This workshop will examine how to create and implement an effective plan for developing artist’s material and their careers within the ever-changing music industry.

Upstairs – St Kilda RSL, 88 Acland Street, St Kilda
An open networking event to allow artists to extend their networks and enjoy a drink with the new found
knowledge from the program.

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