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CHANGES ANNOUNCES VENUES, LIVE MUSIC SHOWCASE CURATORS AND MUSIC PASSPORT PROGRAM FOR 2019

16 May 2019

The global music community will come together again on July 3 and 4 2019, when CHANGES returns for its second year at its new home of Abbotsford Convent.

A collaboration between The Push, Yarra City Council, Music Victoria, VMDO, APRA AMCOS and the Victorian music community – over two days, CHANGES will spark discussions and interrogate the current state of the international music industry across the realms of MUSIC, TECH, TALKS and IDEAS.

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Who Are Our New Member Discount Providers?

23 Apr 2019 Who Are Our New Member Discount Providers?

Music Victoria has recently brought on a raft of new discounting partners this year that cover the spectrum of the industry, from food and beverage, to merch, freight, acoustic reports, Auslan services, record stores, guitar repairs and green screen filming.

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City of Port Phillip Live Music Workshop

8 Apr 2019 City of Port Phillip Live Music Workshop

Music Victoria is hosting its inaugural Live Music Workshop with the City of Port Phillip. If you run a venue in the munincipality you can RSVP to this free event here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/city-of-port-phillip-live-music-workshop-tickets-59746126272

What's in the Prize Pack for the 2019 Membership Drive?

8 Apr 2019
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE PRIZE PACK 2019

From Monday 8 to Thursday 18 April, 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 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. Musician and music industry members will also gain free access to exclusive professional development workshops to equip you with the knowledge to manage your career effectively!

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 $8,700 worth of prizes!

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ADVOCATE, SUPPORT, CELEBRATE: MUSIC VICTORIA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE 2019

8 Apr 2019 ADVOCATE, SUPPORT, CELEBRATE: MUSIC VICTORIA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE 2019

Music Victoria announces new and improved membership categories, new discounts and loads of new prizes! 

From Monday 8 April - Thursday 18 April, Music Victoria invite you to join them and help play an important role in continuing their vital work in keeping Victoria’s thriving music community alive.

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Now Hiring! Music Victoria - Memberships and Professional Development Manager

4 Apr 2019 Now Hiring! Music Victoria - Memberships and Professional Development Manager

Music Victoria are looking to recruit a Membership and Professional Development Manager!

This role is 4 days a week and is responsible for the strategy, development and delivery of the Music Victoria memberships program and professional development program.

Applications close: Monday 15 April, 2019

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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR THE LIVE MUSIC PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM 2019

4 Apr 2019 APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR THE LIVE MUSIC PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM 2019

Today Music Victoria have announced the return of the Live Music Professionals program for 2019. With applications open today, venue owners and managers, band bookers and independent promoters are encouraged to apply for the free professional business development program.

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Brunswick’s beloved Record Paradise at risk of closure due to development

2 Apr 2019 Brunswick’s beloved Record Paradise at risk of closure due to development

Brunswick’s beloved Record Paradise is at risk of closure due to proposed apartment development plans.

Council have now opened submissions for community objections regarding the development, and the owners of the store desperately need your voices.

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Introducing the Mentors and Participants of ‘Cultivate’

21 Mar 2019 Introducing the Mentors and Participants of ‘Cultivate’

Music Victoria in partnership with the Victorian Government is thrilled to announce the very first recipients and mentors of the inaugural pilot ‘Cultivate’, Victoria’s new initiative for mid-level to established women leaders in the state’s contemporary music sector.

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International Women's Day Live Music Events across Victoria

7 Mar 2019

International Women's Day is rolling around again on 8 March, and we have compiled a selection of great events you can go to to celebrate the force that is Women in Music!

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Opinion Piece: How the new NSW festival permit scheme could impact on VIC

27 Feb 2019 Opinion Piece: How the new NSW festival permit scheme could impact on VIC

All Australians can vividly recall their favourite festival moments. Mine was the first time a white Cuban heeled boot was raised in excitement above a fans’ head at the Golden Plains Festival at Meredith in south-western Victoria. It kick started a global tradition of festival audiences recognising a five star live performance in a joyous instantaneous review.

Australian music festivals are a powerful economic driver to the economy. According the Live Performance Australia’s Ticketing Revenue and Performance Report, they contributed more than $100 million to the national economy in 2017. They are a vital source of economic activity and social engagement in many regional cities and towns, and have an important flow on effect to venues through numerous side shows.

But this is all under threat after the NSW State Government announced the implementation of a new festival permit scheme from March 1 which has created uncertainty and led to the cancellation of two festivals...

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Music Victoria Membership Changes 2019

15 Feb 2019 Music Victoria Membership Changes 2019

Music Victoria is making some exciting changes to our membership categories and we’re doing this so that we can look after our valued members more efficiently!

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