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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

Indent Announces Partnership Grant Recipients

Indent, a project of MusicNSW, is proud to announce the 2006 Partnership Grant recipients. The 44 groups funded demonstrated outstanding event proposals for youth-driven entertainment in their communities. “Essentially the Partnership Grants enable young people to engage and deliver their own entertainment programs whilst developing invaluable organisational and social skills in a safe drug and

Vanishing Acts Working Party

MusicNSW will be creating a working party in the new year to continue addressing the Issues Paper, which came out of the Vanishing Acts Report. Some recent inroads have been made to the Liquor Licence Act, at this stage looking postive for musicians, The working party will continue pushing for positive change in relation to

Call for expression of Interest regarding Public Liability

MusicNSW is exploring with AON the possibility of establishing a Blanket Public Liability Program for NSW bands and solo artists. The aim of this program is to provide attainable cost effective public liability insurance, through grouping a large number of bands under the one submission. At this stage we require an indication from bands and

New Radio Show from Amrap and MMF

Amrap – the Australian Music Radio Airplay Project – has joined forces with the Music Managers Forum to produce a new regular radio spot. Each month “Managing Music” features a short interview with one of the panellists from the MMF’s forums discussing that month’s topic. The latest edition has an interview with Michael Easton from

APRA appoints Indigenous Project Officer

APRA is pleased to announce the appointment of EBONY WILLIAMS in the new role of Indigenous Project Officer (effective 2 November 2005). Ebony is based within APRAs Member Services team and is responsible for bringing APRAs expertise and services to the growing community of Indigenous composers and songwriters around Australia. Ebony will also act as

Indent Partnership Grants Have Closed

Indents 2006 Partnership Grants have just closed. The response has been overwhelming with twice as many applicants putting in submissions. Partnership Grants enable young people across NSW to stage all-ages, drug and alcohol free entertainment with up to $6000 available to applicants from regional areas and $4000 for those in metropolitan areas. Successful applicants will

Indent Big Events Grant Initaitive

Indent has developed a new ‘Big Event Grant initiative, to be piloted in 2006. Indents ‘Big Event grant will allow young people in regional areas to work collectively in staging a large-scale music event with high profile Australian bands and performers. The Big Event Grant initiative is a reward-based grant recognising the achievements of hard-working

The MusicNSW Grants Program

MusicNSW has recently launched a Grants Program with Contemporary Music Micro Grants being awarded to 24 artists as a contribution towards a variety of different projects including; recording, mastering, re-pressing, marketing, video clip production, and CD artwork. An the grant recipients are… The Accidents, Adrian Klumpes, Blue Mary, Chaos Maths, Dave Calandra, Dean Johnston, Furcurve,

Changes at MusicNSW

Stephen Gray has left the GM position and been replaced by Millie Millgate as Director Creative and Jane Powles as Director Corporate. Jane and Millie together with the MusicNSW team plan for MusicNSW to become the new incubator, open and accessible for all musicians and all levels of industry to converge to perpetuate growth and