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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28 Dec 2017
Dear members and subscribers,Read More
Thanks for your support this year, we are thrilled to have been able to support you. Here are some of the highlights:
19 Dec 2017
The sixth and largest to date global Music Cities Convention will take place in Melbourne, Australia’s music capital, on 19 and 20 April 2018, bringing together music industry, government and academic leaders from across the world to discuss the many ways music can improve city life.
Home to more live music venues per capita, Melbourne will become a knowledge-sharing hub for the top minds of the global music, city planning, cultural and community developing industries, exploring how cities develop, measure and safeguard music policies globally.
Featuring 45 speakers ranging from urban city planners, cultural officers, artists, musicians and leaders in the music industry, 300 attendees are expected to attend two full days of ideas and discussions in April. This Music Cities Convention will be the biggest event of its kind so far and the first ever Australasian edition. Read More
15 Dec 2017
Music Victoria supports Australia's #meNOmore campaign and acknowledges the courage of all involved in this important initiative...
30 Nov 2017
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It’s an exciting time of year for music. Melbourne Music Week kicks off today with a Wurundjerri Welcome to Country, smoking ceremony and performance by Melbourne Music Prize winner...
23 Nov 2017
What a night of nights! Congratulations to all the nominees and winners and eternal thanks to our performers, mcs, sponsors, partners and staff. The full list of winners is as follows...Read More
21 Nov 2017
MUSIC INDUSTRY WORKERS, MUSICIANS AND FANS
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
The results of the 2012 Live Music Census as well as multiple reports over the last 18 months have shown that Melbourne’s music scene is not only diverse, vibrant and meaningful to its participants but also contributes an incredible amount to the economy.
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'.