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
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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.
21 Sep 2017
The line-up for The After party (The Age Music Victoria Awards) has just been announced and it's a pearler...
Tickets are only $30 and we don't expect them to stick around for long!
Snap yours up via Moshtix here!
15 Sep 2017
Sound Diplomacy are bringing their amazing Music Cities Convention to Melbourne in April 2018 and we're going to be working closely alongside Creative Victoria on the programming.Read More
We've got the inside scoop on early EARLY bird discounts too (offer valid til 30th Sept)...
31 Aug 2017
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Music Victoria just returned from an epic three-day adventure visiting south eastern regional music venues and industry and checking out the best bands on the second Victorian Music Crawl.
A bus full of music industry managers, booking agents and artists visited 14 venues including small and large pubs, a former church, 2 festival sites, 2 community radio stations, a mechanics hall, a winery, a café, an arts gallery, a brewery, a nightclub and a Mexican restaurant. We even attracted the attention of ABC news!
25 Aug 2017
The St Kilda Jazz Heritage Tour is a digital project conceived and created by writer and filmmaker Kaye Blum. It documents St Kilda's significant jazz history through its venues from the 1920s to today with an interactive map pinpointing key locations. Users can self-navigate a walking tour with a mobile device or explore the website from a desktop. A click on each of the map’s 37 pins leads to details of St Kilda’s key jazz places and people.Read More
15 Aug 2017
A delegation of Victoria’s leading music artists, managers, booking agents and peak body representatives will be visiting the Mornington Peninsula, Bass Coast and Southern Gippsland region in August for the second Victorian Music Crawl – a contemporary music bus tour across Victoria.
A Victorian Government initiative led by the state’s peak body for contemporary music, Music Victoria, in partnership with local government including Mornington Peninsula Shire, the tour aims to build connections between Melbourne-based music industry figures and bands, venues, bookers, events, promoters, media and more based in regional Victoria.