Getting Started In The Music Business: MusicNSW comes to Port Macquarie! - MusicNSW

Ever wanted to make a record, become a manager, or put on a show? MusicNSW can help! The peak industry body for contemporary music in NSW, MusicNSW is excited to bring our free workshop series to Port Macquarie on Thursday 15 August! ENTRY IS FREE! You just need to shoot your RSVP to

Our special moderated panel will cover topics like recording, artist management, agents & more – with four Aussie experts on hand. MusicNSW’s workshops are designed to give access to info and skills by engaging with real world professionals. Download or stream recent workshops at

“Getting Started In The Music Business” will take place at Port Macquarie Panthers at 6.30-8.30pm. It’s free and open to all ages. RSVP to secure your spot!

Panelists for “Getting Started In The Music Business” are:

Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon)
They’re one of Oz’s best-loved bands and a triple j favourite. With over 500,000 albums sold in Australia since forming back in 1995, Grinspoon frontman and songwriter Phil Jamieson has made seven albums with his ARIA-winning band so far – the most recent being 2012’s Black Rabbits.

Scott Mesiti (Festival Of The Sun, Cross Section)
Now in its ninth year, FOTS was co-founded by Scott and business partner Simon Luke, who run Sand Events. A muso himself, Scott’s also one half of the team behind label and management company Cross Section – home to The Cairos, FloatingMe, The Nerve and Over Reactor.

Lisa Willows (RAWR Music Management)
She’s worked in-house at ARIA, on events such as the ARIAs and APRA awards, and now with her company RAWR Music, Lisa manages power-pop act The Never Ever, Melbourne’s Leek & The War Wick Tragedy, and Hugo Race, founding member of the Bad Seeds.

Phil Eades (Bakehouse Studios)
Live in Port or nearby and want to make a demo or professional recording? As the owner and senior engineer of Bakehouse Studios, Phil knows his way around a sound desk & can help!

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