Playing your songs live? Trying to develop an audience? This APRA workshop will teach you all you need to know.
Want to learn how to work with the venue? What marketing options are out there for writers with limited funds?
APRA recently put on a series of “Connect: Getting A Gig 101” sessions teaching people how to put on their first shows. After getting back some feedback APRA discovered that people needed to learn about how to market and connect with their audiences. So APRA have assembled a panel of live promotion experts to answer your questions about working effectively with limited resources to get audiences to your shows.
Reserve your place to listen to these local publicity experts and help answer your questions and plan your next show.
Registration and networking
7 – 8pm : Marketing Your Live Gig 101
WHEN: 25th June
WHERE: APRA AMCOS head office, Level 4, 16 Mountain St, Ultimo
PRICE: FREE! But must RSVP by 5pm Monday 23rd June to email@example.com
There will be food and light refreshments available.
More information here.
Adam Lewis is an experienced music industry all-rounder with a penchant for emerging and exciting Australian music. Apart from being the Bookings & Communications Manager for Goodgod Small Club, Adam is also the Festival Programmer for the acclaimed, FBi SMAC Award winning, Secret Garden Festival.
Adam has been a long running FBi radio presenter, venue booker and gig promoter, as well has having significant experience in A&R , media and communications, music writing and DJing.
The Crooked Fiddle Band are based in Sydney, Australia, and formed in 2006 through their mutual love of the energy and intensity of world music and post-rock. They have built a reputation as one of Australia’s most intense live music experiences. Their high octane performances compel audiences into a joyous frenzy of dancing and revelry in response to the dark, ecstatic energy and medieval battle-like climaxes. These self managed veterans have toured significantly, both domestically and throughout the world.
Nik has spent 17 years being a veritable champion of the underground in the Australian music industry. His previous roles include director, label manager, publicist, and band manager of Chatterbox Records. In its many divisions, he dealt with artists such as Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Hard-Ons, Skulker, Karnivool, Tegan & Sara, Regurgitator, Butterfingers and Anthrax, to name just a few. He also took care of and A+R and Label Management for Difrnt Music (Cog, The Snowdroppers, Regular John). He has also booked such prolific venues as the Excelsior Hotel and the Iron Duke Hotel, in addition to lending his skills to such efforts as the Bring It Project and imparting his unique wisdom in his teaching roles at the Australian Institute of Music and Ultimo TAFE. He is currently exercising his expert guidance as manager of Regular John and Davey Lane, and previously managed such acts as Skulker, Toe to Toe and Laura Imbruglia. Nik brings his trademark keen eye for quality and profanity to the Shake Appeal table, adept at strategic artist development.