State of Affairs: Australian Music Hall of Fame, St Kilda Festival & more

In this week’s industry wrap up, the Victorian State Government promised to provide $10 million funding to create the long awaited Australian Music Hall of Fame, St Kilda Festival released their first confirmed line-up for 2017, and more! An Australian Music Hall of Fame is finally coming After 15 years of lobbying from Australian music big-names Michael Gudinski, Molly…

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Koi Child win big at WAMAWARDS in Perth, kicking off WAMFEST 2016 in style

Celebrating what has become a rich and diverse music industry out West overnight, the 2016 WAMFEST was kicked off brilliantly with this year’s WAMAWARDS. Held at the new Gate One Theatre at the Claremont Showgrounds, the event saw Koi Child (pictured) take home awards for four of their five nominated categories, while the likes of Abbe May, Verge Collection, Mathas, Tired Lion and…

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The State of Affairs: APRA AMCOS release their 2015-2016 review report, Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition winners announced & more!

This week in the music industry, APRA AMCOS released their full review report for the 2015-2016 financial year period, Melbourne’s Gretta Ray won the 2016 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition, a new social networking app for the music industry was launched, and tickets to the inaugural National Live Music Awards are available now. APRA AMCOS 2015-2016…

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State of Affairs: Keep Sydney Open installs plaques outside live music venues, Live Nation and Air New Zealand announce new partnership & more!

This week in the music industryL Keep Sydney Open garnered wide media attention from all over the country when they partnered with 18 internationally successful homegrown artists to install plaques outside shutdown live music venues across the city, Live Nation and Air New Zealand announced a new partnership, and EMC 2016 announced their first lineup of…

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