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Whichway announces Regional Indigenous Music Workshops for March 06

Whichway, a project of MusicNSW, is pleased to announce six music workshops to go ahead in regional NSW. The workshops are designed to meet the needs of Indigenous musicians in local regional areas and Whichway staff will be working with local community groups and organisations to bring the workshops to life. Following an expressions of

Ozco Buzz and Int. Pathways Grant Deadline Approaches

The Buzz youth music program is part of the Australian Goverment’s Young And Emerging Initiative. It offers flexible support for young (26 years old and under) musicians, sound artists and music related arts workers through grants with the fixed amout of $2,500. It provides funding for performing, recording, professional development and creating new work. More

Indent Word of Mouth Zine, Big Event, My Space and Forums

Indent will launch its Summer edition of the Word Of Mouth zine next week. The issue features interviews with Mitosis, Local Knowledge, All-Age event reviews, industry profiles and much more. For your free copy sign up to the to the Indent network at www.indent.net.au/register. Indent is getting set for the official launch of The Indent

MusicNSW supporting our Artists at SxSW

MusicNSW has appointed Tim Peterson to Tour Manage and support our NSW Artists whilst they perform at SxSW in Austin Texas, USA. We want to wish Bluebottle Kiss, Dappled Cities Fly, Decoder Ring, Lovetones, The Mess Hall, The Morning After Girls, The Presets and Wolfmother all the best in their SxSW assualt. These NSW artists

New Staff at MusicNSW

MusicNSW are proud to introduce you to our two latest staff members Michael Hutchings and Max Becker. Michael Hutchings is our new Indigenous Music Manager. He’ll be co ordinating the Whichway Indigenous music development program. Michael has been involved with the Indigenous arts community for many years mainly as a concert and event producer. Michaels

JB Seed announces categories for 2006

JB Seed announces categories for 2006 The JB Seed (a grants program funded by John Butler, fellow artists and associates) have just announced their grant categories for 2006 and are now accepting expression’s of interest. The Expression of interest form is now available for download on their application page on the JB Seed website.

Successful NSW Ozco Buzz Applicants

Successful NSW Ozco Buzz Applicants Also Congratulations to the successful NSW Ozco Buzz Applicants. These groups/artists include: Belladonna DIY Collective, Byrce Jacobs, Fret Industries, Macomantics, Tahlia Petrosian, Syd Yama Sarshar and Alies Sluiter. If you are under 26 and a musician or arts worker it’s definitely worth your while applying. Next closing date is 1st

NSW Artists Showcasing at SxSW

NSW Artists Showcasing at SxSW Congratulations to the NSW artists: Sarah Blasko, Bluebottle Kiss, Dappled Cities Fly, Decoder Ring, Lovetones, The Mess Hall, The Morning After Girls, Presets, Wolfmother and Youthgroup, selected for showcasing at SXSW in Austin Texas, USA. These NSW artists will be joined by 31 other Australian artists at SXSW. Further information

Blanket Public Liability Program Update

Blanket Public Liability Program Update To date we have over 60 expressions of interest in the Blanket Public Liability Program. Jane has met with our representative from AON who is collecting information to start getting quotes from underwriters. As soon as these come in Jane will be back in touch. Obviously the more bands we

Guitar Heroes: Guitar Fest

Guitar Heroes: Guitar Fest Coming together in Sydney on the June Long Weekend 2006, is the Guitar Heroes: Guitar Fest, an exciting salute to the Guitar and Guitarists from all musical genres. Profiled Guitarists taking part include: Dom Turner (Backsliders), Bob Spencer (Angels), Steve Flack (Guitar Hereos), Lindsey Butler (Legends of Country), Phil Emmanuel plus