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Melbourne Music festival - ?¢‚ǨÀúVictorian Music Futures?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢ forum.

29 Sep 2010Come say hello to Music Victoria at a free forum as part of the City of Melbourne’s Melbourne Music festival this Saturday 2nd Oct at the Yarra Room, Melbourne Town Hall. ... CEO Patrick Donovan shares the Music Victoria vision and discusses the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for ... Read More

From the CEO's desk

24 Sep 2010

G'day, Music Victoria has had a busy month catching up with members of the music industry. We held a musicians forum in our offices for about 25 participants, including Terry Noone from the Musicians Union, Mae Parker from Support Act Limited, Quincy McLean from SLAM, Ariel Valent from City of Melbourne and musicians Steve Lucas, Jen Cloher and Charles Jenkins, who engaged in a robust discussion about the state of music in the state.

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2010 Victoria Rocks scholarship opportunities.

15 Sep 2010Victoria Rocks is presenting an opportunity for Victorian based artists and managers to attend One Movement For Music in Perth, WA from 6th-10th October 2010. ... Head to the Victoria Rocks website and fill in the application form, stating how attending One Movement will benefit you go and send in ... Read More

Finalists for Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 announced.

15 Sep 2010The Melbourne Prize Trust today announced the finalists for the Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 and awards. ... At over $100,000 in total, the Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 and awards are some of the most valuable prizes of their kind in Australia. ... The $60,000 Melbourne Prize for Music 2010 is ... Read More

Want to play at The Falls Festival?

15 Sep 2010The APRA Peoples Stage is on again at the annual Falls Festival in Lorne (VIC) & Marion Bay (TAS) over New Years Eve. ... APRA is putting the call out to punters who want to perform on the People’s Stage – musicians, comedians, poets, street performers! Simply send a demo and bio to ... Read More

Artist Careers Research by the Australia Council

8 Sep 2010Over the past 30 years recognition of the cultural, social and economic contribution of musicians and artists to Australian society has grown. Sadly, this has not translated into higher incomes for Australia?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s artists, relative to other occupations. This research found that ... Read More

The Music Network interview with Music Victoria?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Patrick Donovan

6 Sep 2010The Hot Seat: Music Victoria’s Patrick Donovan ... By Lars Brandle ... We speak to Patrick Donovan, the new CEO of Music Victoria about the threat to live music, raising radio quotas for Australian music and their five-year plan. ... Congrats on the new gig. You?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢re not the ... Read More

Mess+Noise interview with Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan

6 Sep 2010Music Victoria: ?¢‚ǨÀúBanditos Who Mean Business?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢ ... In an exclusive first interview, DARREN LEVIN caught up with Music Victoria?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s founding CEO Patrick Donovan a few days before the August 21 federal election. ... Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan is four ... Read More

Unique buskers add character to Melbourne?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s streets

6 Sep 2010Victoria?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s peak music body, Music Victoria, urges the Melbourne City Council to reconsider its crackdown on Melbourne?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s buskers. ... As part of the draft Street Activity Policy 2010 announced yesterday, Cr Robert Doyle proposed that potential buskers would have to ... Read More

The winners of the 2010 Vic/Tas Blues Music Awards have been announced

2 Sep 2010Congratulations to the winners of the 2010 Vic/Tas Blues Music Awards, which were announced last week at the Royal Standard Hotel. ... The winners are: ... ... Lloyd Spiegel – Male Artist of the Year, Producer of the Year, Solo/Duo of the Year for ‘Tangled Brew’ ... Stevie Paige ... Read More

Applications for ?¢‚ǨÀúControl?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢ music management program now open.

1 Sep 2010CONTROL, the dynamic new five stage program designed to equip music managers with crucial business skills, is now calling for applications. Mid career music managers from around the country are encouraged to apply. The program is presented by the Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN), and ... Read More

Early bird tickets now on sale for Face The Music conference.

1 Sep 2010Early bird tickets are now on sale for Melbourne?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s industry conference and summit, Face The Music. ... Registration for early tickets are available until October 10th at a cost of $45 for concession holders and Music Victoria members, as well as The Push, APRA, AIR, FReeZACentral ... Read More


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