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Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues - Updated Chapter 15!

29 Mar 2018

Music Victoria is excited to announce the addition of a revised chapter to the Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues. The new chapter, Working with musicians, has been expanded upon by Chelsea Wilson and members of the Music Victoria Artists Advisory Panel. This chapter was originally written by Jen Cloher and members of the Victorian State Government Live Music Roundtable (2012) and has now been expanded upon...

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Case Study: How much money can I save with a Music Victoria membership?

27 Mar 2018

Most people don't realise how much money they can save with a Music Victoria membership. We offer discounts on a variety of services you will need for your music career, including costs involved with recording, merch and touring. 

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What's in the Prize Pack for this year's Drive?

23 Mar 2018
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE PRIZE PACK 2018

From Monday 19 to 29 March, Music Victoria are urging all who live and breathe Victorian music to sign up or renew an existing membership and help keep the local scene alive.

As a member of Music Victoria, you’ll get access to exclusive workshops and professional development series including the Victorian state government’s Live Music Professionals Program and discounts on a huge range of products and services including gear, merchandise, advertising, studio hire, consulting, travel, mental health workshops, gym membership and cheap food and drink at your favourite local venues.

Not only will you have access to all of these benefits and more, but all who sign up throughout the Drive will automatically go in the running to win one of over $8,500 worth of prizes!

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Sexual Harassment Taskforce Venue Pilot announcement

20 Mar 2018

Creative Industries and Liquor and Gaming Ministers Martin Foley and Marlene Kairouz today launched the venue pilot training and education program to stamp out sexual harassment.

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What are the most recent benefits we have secured for our members?

20 Mar 2018

For this year's Music Victoria Membership Drive, we have listened to your feedback and added new benefits to the list. In addition to new music-related benefits like discounts on studio hire, production services, music equipment and music videos, we also know there are other aspects often overlooked in the life of a music lover. This is why this year we have secured benefits that include mental health and wellness workshops, gym membership discounts...

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Music Victoria announce 2018 ‘Live and Breathe’ Membership Drive (19-29 March)

19 Mar 2018

From Monday 19 to 29 March, Music Victoria are urging all who live and breathe Victorian music to sign up or renew an existing membership and help keep the local scene alive.

As a member of Music Victoria, you’ll get access to exclusive workshops and professional development series including...

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International Women's Day/ Week Vic Playlist

7 Mar 2018

The Victorian music industry is really getting behind International Women's Day (March 8) this year and we've curated a playlist of all the amazing artists who are getting involved..

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International Women's Day/Week Gig Guide

27 Feb 2018

The Victorian music industry is really getting behind International Women's Day (Thursday March 8) this year, and we're thrilled to be able to present a list of all the great music events happening in support and solidarity.
These gigs are happening both in the lead up and on the day...

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Live Music Professionals Program 2018 - Applications Open!

23 Feb 2018 Live Music Professionals Program 2018 - Applications Open!

Music Victoria is excited to announce that applications are now open for Live Music Professionals 2018 – a free
professional and business development program for independent promoters, venue owners, venue managers
and band bookers...

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Music Lineup & Regional Towns Announced for Third Victorian Music Crawl

30 Jan 2018

Music Victoria announced today the music line-up and regional Victorian towns participating in the third instalment of the Victorian Music Crawl. A delegation of Victoria’s leading booking agents, managers, artists, media and peak body representatives will travel from Melbourne to connect with industry peers in Victoria’s Barwon South West region.

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Music Victoria News Coverage re: Festival Hall closure

24 Jan 2018

Tracee Hutchison from Music Victoria speaks with Channel 9 News in relation to the announcement of the future demolition of Festival Hall.

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Festival Hall - Statement from MV

23 Jan 2018

"Festival Hall is such an iconic and important venue to Melbourne and Victoria. It is versatile, and provides a unique offering of world class local and international live music, and other entertainment. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Patti Smith, and Kanye, and local heroes AC/DC, Courtney Barnett, and Angus and Julia Stone have all performed there.

Music Victoria urges the owners, and local and state government, to retain and protect this iconic live music venue..."


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