MusicNSW and Create NSW are pleased to announce a new pilot initiative for touring in regional NSW. Supporting live music in venues across regional NSW, the grant provides funds towards performances fees for touring artists and musicians.

Designed to encourage artists, managers, promoters and agents to support live music in regional NSW, the Regional Touring Grant will provide funding of up to $15,000 per application to cover artist fees, travel costs, marketing and publicity, and production costs to extend a tour to two or more regional locations, or for a new tour of three or more regional locations in NSW between 27 October 2017 and 2 March 2018.

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MusicNSW and the City of Sydney are thrilled to announce the second-round of the AAA Grants program for all ages events in inner Sydney is now open for application.

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MusicNSW is pleased two announce two great new Sound Advice panels on taking the next step in your music career. Featuring the best in the biz, these free panels are for musicians and emerging industry professionals. This month they’ll focus on getting your music seen and heard, from radio airplay on a community and national level, as well as how to build your fanbase through touring and marketing. All Sound Advice panels are free but places are limited so make sure you book yourself a seat through Moshtix.

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Planning on heading to BIGSOUND this year? Been asked to be a support band on a big Australian tour? Need some $$$ to cover your flights and accommodation? We hear you, and we’re here to help! 

MusicNSW is pleased to announce that Round 1 for MusicNSW’s Opportunity Development Grants is now open. This program is aimed at supporting musicians and artist managers in developing opportunities whilst attending Australian industry conferences, domestic tours, trade fairs and other career defining opportunities in 2017, such as BIGSOUND, Electronic Music Conference and more.

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A number of funding opportunities for musicians are currently available through the Create NSW Arts and Cultural Development Program (ACDP). 

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MusicNSW is teaming up with OXFORD ART FACTORY and City of Sydney to bring back the awesome under 18’s initiative XRAYSPEX! On July 9, catch Bec Sandridge, The Vanns and more at the Oxford Art Factory as part of the under 18’s event.

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MusicNSW and Native Tongue Music Publishing are excited to present the Women In Electronic Music Masterclasses for 2017!

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APRA AMCOS and MusicNSW present MUSIC AND THE MIND: A Panel On Mental Health on May 24th at the Camelot Lounge, Marrickville.

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Looking for some insight into the New South Wales music industry? Want some tips on how to get funding to support your work? Come along to one of our Meet the Locals events hosted by APRA AMCOS and MusicNSW!

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Lust for Live and MusicNSW have joined forces to bring a FREE musicians’ digital marketing masterclass in Dubbo, Saturday 20 May.

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