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Music Victoria musicians forum Wednesday 1st September

31 Aug 2010We are holding our first informal forum with musicians at 11.30am on Wednesday 1st September at the Music Victoria office at Level 1, 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick at 11.30am. If you have questions, concerns or ideas, we want to hear from you so come along for a chat. ... Please RSVP to ... Read More

Review: Maurice Frawley tribute at the Espy, Thursday 19th August 2010

21 Aug 2010Maurice Frawley tribute night ... By Patrick Donovan ... Many of the lucky punters jammed inside the Espy Gershwin Room last night appreciated the irony of support act the Large Number 12s playing ?¢‚ǨÀúAll the Boys Get Caught Out in the Rain?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢ as the latecomers formed a ... Read More

From the CEO's desk

20 Aug 2010

Dear Music Victoria supporters
Your CEO reported for duty at the Brunswick Town Hall office of Music Victoria for his first day of work on Monday, 33 years to the day that Elvis 'The King' Presley left the building for the last time. And what a first week it has been. Our project officer Bek Duke had only just secured the office space, computers and second-hand furniture, but within days it felt like home.

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Victorian musos - get your APRA Live Performance Returns submitted.

12 Aug 2010Calling all APRA songwriters: it’s time to submit your live performance returns & receive your royalty payments. ... In November last year APRA distributed $4 million to approximately 18,000 songwriters. ... Submitting your LPRs is an essential step in the process to receiving your royalty ... Read More

Music Policy for the Federal Election

23 Jul 2010With Federal and Victorian State elections looming, musicians and the music industry have been making representations to all parties regarding support for the music sector. ... Music Victoria recently reported on the live entertainment industry via the Size and Scope of the Live Entertainment ... Read More

Music Victoria appoints founding CEO

14 Jul 2010Patrick Donovan has been appointed the founding CEO of Music Victoria, the newly established contemporary music industry peak body for Victoria which will provide a unified voice to support the best interests of the Victorian music industry. ... “Music Victoria is pleased to announce the ... Read More

Live entertainment in Australia report: Size and Scope of the Live Entertainment Industry 2010

18 Jun 2010A report commissioned by Live Performance Australia (LPA), the peak body for Australia’s live entertainment and performing arts industry, shows that Australia’s live entertainment industry generates over $2 billion a year, making it a bigger business than film and video production, sports and ... Read More

Music forum for Mornington Peninsula musicians

16 Jun 2010Mornington Peninsula Shire is holding a free music forum on Saturday 3rd July at The Studio @ PCT from 3pm to 5.30pm. ... The event will be facilitated by Jon Hawkes, author and cultural commentator and ex-CEO of Community Music Victoria. ... The aim of the forum is to discover the issues and ... Read More

Song Summit 2010 grants for Victorian songwriters

27 May 2010Following the success of the inaugural Song Summit in 2008, APRA|AMCOS present Song Summit 2010 running from 19 – 21 June. ... Gathering together the full spectrum of the music industry including local and international songwriters and music industry experts; Song Summit 2010 will span all ... Read More

Have your say on the Federal Government?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Strategic Contemporary Music Industry Plan

19 May 2010During the 2007 election, a number of commitments to support Australia?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s contemporary music industry were made, including the development of a Strategic Contemporary Music Industry Plan to enhance continued cooperation within the industry. ... Minister for Environmental Protection ... Read More

Melbourne Prize for Music 2010

5 May 2010Local musicians are tuning up for big rewards as entries open for one of Australia?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s most valuable music prizes – the Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 and Awards. ... Providing opportunities for Victorian musicians, performers and composers, across all music genres and valued at ... Read More

Music venues still threatened as Tote lesson not learnt.

16 Apr 2010Excellent opinion piece in The Age from Dr Kate Shaw, research fellow at the University of Melbourne. ... Brumby has pointedly refused to alter blanket liquor licensing laws. ... THE reopening of the Tote hotel is a great outcome, but the Brumby government can take no credit for it. The high-risk ... Read More

 


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