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Q&A with Best Regional Venue (Under 50 gigs) 2019 Winner - Meeniyan Town Hall

6 Feb 2020 Q&A with Best Regional Venue (Under 50 gigs) 2019 Winner - Meeniyan Town Hall

Meeniyan Town Hall's Ian Bevington (Music Victoria Awards' 2019 Best Regional Venue winner) took time out recently to look back on some of his favourite achievements over the past year and to give us the local secrets of his area - South Gippsland.

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Gig Guide: Staff Picks - Friday 31 January

31 Jan 2020 Gig Guide: Staff Picks - Friday 31 January

In addition to our new weekly Spotify playlist of local acts we’re enjoying (“Music Victoria’s Listening To…”), we are also today launching a new weekly gig guide, compiled by Music Victoria’s staff.

Performing live has become the backbone of being a recording artist, so going out and supporting local live music is of great importance to us. 
Here are some of the gigs we’re looking forward to over the coming week, including shows from Dumb WhalesMajor PlainsthandoPhillyGrace Cummings and many more.

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Q&A with Best Regional Venue (over 50 gigs/yr) 2019 Winner - Theatre Royal

30 Jan 2020 Q&A with Best Regional Venue (over 50 gigs/yr) 2019 Winner - Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal's Tim Heath (Music Victoria Awards' 2019 Best Regional Venue winner) took time out recently to look back on some of his favourite achievements over the past year and to share the local secrets of his area - Castlemaine.

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Music Victoria's Listening To... new playlist!

28 Jan 2020 Music Victoria's Listening To...  new playlist!

Here at Music Victoria, our staff are always out seeing live music and listening to local faves across a range of genres.
We want to share all the great local music we’re enjoying, so we’ve started a Spotify playlist – Music Victoria’s Listening To…

Follow the playlist to hear what our staff are listening to and check back each Tuesday as we’ll be refreshing it weekly.
This week’s playlist includes Magic Dirt OfficialObscura HailLost ragasPress ClubJess Ribeiro and more.

Check out the full playlist here.

Best Practice Guide for Benefit Gigs

24 Jan 2020

It’s incredibly heartening to see the music industry step up to raise awareness and funds for bushfire affected communities and a Best Practice Guide for Benefit Gigs has been developed by AMIN to assist event organisers putting on benefit gigs. If you have questions or need advice - get in touch with us!

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Bushfire Benefits

9 Jan 2020

Thanks to everyone involved in benefit concerts to support fire relief charities.

We've gone through all the Victorian events that have been sent to us and combined them into a Bushfire Benefit Gig Guide here! If we haven't included your event feel free to let us know and we'll add you to the list.

Keep up the good work everyone. It's amazing to see the music community coming together and supporting those affected by the fires.

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MUSIC VICTORIA HOLIDAY CLOSURE DATES

18 Dec 2019

  ...   ... Over the christmas and New Year's break, Music Victoria will be closing its office for a two week period. This closure will begin on Saturday 21st December, 2019. Our office hourse will resume as per usual on Monday 6th January, 2020.  ... We wish everyone a safe and happy holidays! ... Until next year, ... The MV Team. ...

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Music Victoria Announces New Board Members

4 Dec 2019Last night, the Music Victoria members elected two board directors at its annual general meeting, held at Richmond’s Corner Hotel. ... Musicians and music industry workers Chelsea Wilson and Chris O’Neill were re-elected to the board for three years, under the recently amended rules of ... Read More

IT’S TIME TO REVEAL THE 2019 MUSIC VICTORIA AWARD WINNERS

21 Nov 2019

The best artists, releases, venues and festivals of the year were honoured at the 15th Music Victoria Awards last night, while legendary siblings Vika and Linda and community radio institution PBS 106.7FM were inducted into the Hall of Fame. ... Co-presented by RRR 102.7FM and 2019 Hall of Fame inductees PBS 106.7FM, The Melbourne Recital Centre was abuzz for its second year hosting the annual event. MC’d by beloved community radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and ...

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Final tix on sale for Music Victoria Awards Ceremony 2019 + Auslan Stage Left partnership

15 Nov 2019 Final tix on sale for Music Victoria Awards Ceremony 2019 + Auslan Stage Left partnership
The Music Victoria Awards Ceremony 2019 is next week and we look forward to celebrating another huge year for the Victorian live and recording music industry.

A final release of tickets have been made available for the general public to attend, with seating for the deaf and hard of hearing (with good view of interpreter), PLUS heavily discounted tix on offer for Music Victoria members.
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Melbourne Music Week - Music Victoria & VMDO Partnered Events

13 Nov 2019 Melbourne Music Week - Music Victoria & VMDO Partnered Events

With Melbourne Music Week right around the corner, here are 5 events that you can expect to see the Music Victoria at in the next few days...

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Blues Music Victoria Hall of Fame Induction speech for Chris Wilson

8 Nov 2019 Blues Music Victoria Hall of Fame Induction speech for Chris Wilson

At an emotional celebration on 30th October, Australian blues music legend Chris Wilson was inducted into the inaugural Blues Music Victoria (BMV) Hall of Fame by Kerri Simpson. Here is her induction speech in full.

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