16 Nov 2017
JUST IN - The Andrews Labor Government has now introduced legislation to crack down on ticket scalping and give regular fans a fairer go.Read More
14 Nov 2017
We're working w/ Amrap's AirIt to get extra airplay for Australian artists on Community Radio...Read More
13 Nov 2017
The Annual General Meeting of Contemporary Music Victoria Inc. ('Music Victoria') will be held at the offices of Music Victoria, Level 1, 49 Tope Street, South Melbourne, Victoria, 3205 from 6:00pm sharp, Thursday 7 December 2017 (doors from 5.30pm).Read More
All current financial members of Music Victoria are welcome and encouraged to attend. If your membership has lapsed, you must renew by Wednesday 22 November 2017 if you wish to attend or vote at the AGM.
Members of Music Victoria who are financial members as at 23 November 2017 are eligible to vote in the election of members of the Committee of Management ('Board'). Note there is one vote per membership (e.g. one vote per individual membership, and one vote if you have a band, small business, non-profit, corporate, gold or platinum membership).
Members will be able to vote on the election of four (4) members to the Board.
Members will also vote on amendments to the Rules of Association of Music Victoria ('Rules'), namely updating the Rules to refer to committee members/directors of Music Victoria, collectively, as 'the Board', instead of 'Committee of Management'.
31 Oct 2017
Coming in 2018 - Music Cities Convention Melbourne - 19-20 April, 2018.Read More
Music Victoria CEO, Patrick Donovan and Creative Victoria's Manager of Contemporary Music, Kirsty Rivers launched this video (produced by Ben Cunningham) last week in Memphis at the 2017 Convention as part of the official handover.
27 Oct 2017
Visit Victoria have just launched Victoria’s new tourism campaign – our first since 2011.Read More
Music Victoria is thrilled that Visit Victoria is promoting live music as one of its key branding pillars.
26 Oct 2017
Dear members and subscribers,Read More
The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity here at MV HQ. With public voting now live for The Age Music Victoria Awards, we've been sending out congratulatory emails to excited nominees, and listening back to some of the great music that has come out of Victoria in the past year (BTW, feel free to join us in this - we made some Spotify playlists):
25 Oct 2017
Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) presents the fifth edition of Mapping Melbourne, a series of multi-artform events from 1-17 December 2017 across Melbourne. Read More
17 Oct 2017
Music Victoria is proud to call for nominations to join our Women’s Advisory Panel for a two-year term. We are looking to recruit a panel of 12 women and female identifying people to reflect a broad cross-section of artists and industry professionals across genre, demographic and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.Read More
13 Oct 2017
Heading into its 12th year in 2017, The Age Music Victoria Awards are excited to once again reveal the nominees for each category and open up the polls to the public to celebrate another massive year in Victorian music. Taking place on Wednesday 22 November amidst the Melbourne Music Week program, The Age Music Victoria Awards ceremony will acknowledge the successes of its musicians, venues, and festivals with an evening at 170 Russell complete with a killer After Party for all awardees, nominees, music industry professionals and fans alike.Read More
4 Oct 2017
Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society - MBAS are looking for blues bands to represent Melbourne and the MBAS at the International Blues Challenge (IBC)in Memphis, USA 16-20 Jan 2018.
Win flights, accomodation and $1000 spending money!
Entry deadline is Tues Oct 24, entry fee $60.
Don't miss out!Read More
28 Sep 2017
Dear members and subscribers,Read More
They say accidents happen to musicians in "Nashville Music City’’. The highest concentration of music industry in the world, cheap rent, and a music tourism boom driven by the success of the hugely popular music TV series Nashville have resulted in a perfect storm for the Nashville music industry....
26 Sep 2017
We're super excited to announce a brand new Good Music Neighbours grant for all Victorian Live Music Venues.
Venues can now apply for free acoustic assessments to help them better understand their sound needs.