Artist showcase submissions for the 2013 Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) are now open! AWME is a music conference based in Melbourne which presents and showcases artists and expert panelists from Australia and the wider region to potential buyers across all areas of the local and international music market. AWME also provides punters with a specially curated festival program of great artistic talent.
AWME has two components to the program, focusing on both music industry development and showcasing artists through a festival program.
There will be workshops focused on how to access the Australian music market, publicity, management and other industry topics. collaboration opportunities for songwriters and performers, informative conference sessions, informal spaces which provide delegates with an opportunity to network and live showcases during the evenings at various Melbourne venues.
Artists who showcase at AWME have the chance to perform in front of local and international industry experts including label owners, managers, bookers and the like. It’s a great opportunity to showcase your music to an industry based audience.
MusicNSW is offering Quick Response Grants to successful applicants wishing to attend AWME, (which falls within Round 4 of our funding program this year). Applications for Round 4 of our Quick Response Program will open September 16th 2013 and close October 4th. Decisions will be determined by November 7th, 2013. Round 1 of the Quick Response program opens March 25th, and is aimed at artists and/or managers needing financial assistance to attend music conferences and trade shows such Vivid Sydney, WAM Festival, Intune, ISEA or any other major domestic touring-support opportunity. For more information head here.
To apply, head here!