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GENERATIONS – Early Career Fellowship Grant

What is the Generations fellowship? Generations is a fellowship program in partnership with Create NSW, Powerhouse Museum and Astral People to support artist development across the music industry in NSW. Three early career solo artists or groups will be selected for a six-month fellowship each during the period 1 February 2020 – 31 December 2021.

Regional Meet’n’Greets

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Image credit: Jack of Hearts PhotographyAre you interested in music? Own a live music venue? Are you a musician? An audience member? A teacher? A promoter? A manager? Well we want to meet you! The next MusicNSW Meet’n’Greets are coming to Queanbeyan and Albury in November and December. Come and meet your Regional Music Officer

Live Music Industry’s Open Letter to the Premier

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Dear Premier, Please meet with us. As you are aware, the live music industry has repeatedly expressed our strong desire to work collaboratively with your government on our shared commitment to safer music festivals. Since February this year we have requested that you convene an industry roundtable to discuss regulation and safety at music festivals.

EMC Conference Passes x MusicNSW members’ discount!

EMC 2019

EMC 2019 tickets are on sale now and MusicNSW members get a 20% discount on conference passes!  Taking place over two days in Sydney this November EMC is set to explore THE NEXT NOW. Interrogating the opportunities, needs and challenges of the new decade ahead, EMC 2019 will deep-dive into approaching technology, new disruptions, and


Membership benefits by Catherine McElhone

Have you been asked to sign on the dotted line but not sure if you’re getting the best deal? Whether you’re agreeing to royalty splits with bandmates, thinking about signing an agreement with a manager or trying to work out if your publishing deal is fair – chances are that at some point in your


We’ve just added a stack of legends to the FEEDBACK lineup including MILAN RING,RAINBOW CHAN, TANYA ALI (FBi Radio), DAN MEDLAND (ie:music & AAM), CECIL COLEMAN (Body Type), DANIEL STRICKER (Siberia Records & Midnight Juggernauts), KYLE FENSOM (FBi Radio) and more!Sessions include Meet The IndustryArtist Speak with Jack River and B Wise10-Minute TeasersBe Your Own Artist


MusicNSW is stoked to announce a massive weekend of back-to-back New & The Now all-ages gigs on 23rd and 24th of August at 107 Projects in Redfern. Friday 23rd sees DIY-til-you-die Newcastle native FRITZ, 50s-rocker-meets-80s-punk Okin Osan, and indie-electronic singer-songwriter Abbey Lane take to the stage. Saturday 24th brings together three wide-ranging acts: sparkly Novocastrian dance-punks