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If you’re a WA musician or music business, you can’t afford not to be a WAM member. You’ll make your money back in no time, plus you’ll be providing support to WAM’s ongoing program of activities that champion West Australian music!

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Membership Benefits

  • Musician’s luggage allowance on Virgin and Qantas flights
  • Free or discounted entry to WAM workshops and Music Conference
  • Discounted WAM Festival submissions
  • Discounted WAM Festival showcase tickets
  • Heavily discounted Song of the Year competition entries
  • Free Kiss My WAMi annual compilation
  • Free music industry information service and WAMplifier eNews
  • Members-only competitions and opportunities, including voting in the WAM Awards
  • Ongoing industry discounts

Membership Types

  • free School Age (WA-based students under 18)*
  • $44 Concession
  • $55 Individual
  • $110 Band or Business for up to 4 members (extra members are $10 each)

*WAM School Age members receive all WAM partner discounts (except Qantas, Virgin and Pozible) and the WAMplifier eNews only. This membership doesn’t include a member card.

Our Partners

Qantas

Qantas supports WAM members through a dedicated Musicians Additional Baggage Allowance of three pieces (at 23kgs per piece) on Qantas and Qantas Link domestic services to assist artists when travelling with a musical instrument or touring equipment - when booked at least two business days prior to departure.

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Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia offers WAM members a baggage allowance of 32kg (across three pieces of checked baggage) with an additional 32kg available for advance purchase for just $15. Available only on Virgin Australia owned and operated domestic services and booked two days prior to departure

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Travel Beyond Group

Travel Beyond Group has designed a dedicated travel portal available to WAM members, which offers discounted Virgin Australia fares (domestic and international), heavily discounted accommodation rates and ground requirements including Discounted rates and reduced excess on Car Hire and Free Wi-Fi at selected hotels and apartments.

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Stage and Screen

Stage and Screen Travel Services provides travel logistics for the world’s music and touring entertainment industry. From simple through to complex. Stage and Screen also provides a worldwide 24/7 help team. WAM Members now receive exclusive entertainment rates on air, hotel and car bookings.

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YHA Australia

YHA Australia offers WAM members free internet at their Perth City YHA and great deals for touring bands in a bunch of their city hostels, through their Beds for Bands program. Book your accommodation online with TOUR20 promo code and present WAM membership card upon check in.

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Aon

Aon understands the risks faced by the music industry. Their insurance is specifically tailored for the Music Industry with WAM Members receiving discounts off Performer Public Liability and of course, a huge 20% off worldwide Extended Transit Music Equipment Insurance policy for worldwide coverage your equipment and instruments.

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Music Matters

Dubbed “TED meets SXSW,” award-winning Singaporean industry conference and festival Music Matters offers everyone, from bands to fans, new worlds of learning, experiential and networking opportunities. WAM Members receive up to 20% discounted tickets by emailing [email protected]

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BIGSOUND

A major event on the Australian music industry calendar, the BIGSOUND conference and live showcasing program, now in it’s sixteenth year, draws top musicians, music lovers and industry experts from across the globe to Brisbane each year. WAM members receive significantly discounted registration fees.

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Happy Mag

Happy Mag is an Australian based online music and youth culture magazine focused primarily on independent news, reviews and feature articles and are considered a leading taste-maker in the emerging music space. WAM members receive significant discounts on advertisement campaigns with Happy Mag.

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On The Map PR

On The Map PR thrive on delivering dynamic, effective and focused public relations campaigns, boasting over 25 years in music publicity with signed and unsigned artists around the world they will engage their skills, knowledge and contacts in order to put your project on the map. WAM members receive 10% off quoted services.

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Footstomp Music

The enthusiasts at Footstomp Music provide publicity and promotions services, helps artists through the creative process with project management, artist development and label services and introduces them to live opportunities, booking agents, and more! All WAM Members receive 5% off their quoted services.

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Audiofly

Built for music and designed in Perth, Audiofly is driven to create the most honest and transparent headphones available. Customised with; super strong fabric cables, hybrid speaker configurations for warmth and clarity, plus clearer microphone technology Audiofly are offering WAM Members 20% off the entire range.

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Audiotechnik

Audio Technik is one of the leading suppliers of audio and communications equipment and services to the West Australian Event Market in Perth. All WAM members receive 50% off on hire equipment from our range of sound systems, digital consoles, outboard effects, microphones and ancillary equipment.

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Theo's Music

Founded by professional Jazz musician Theo Henderson and now run by his son Miles Henderson, Theo’s Music is one of Western Australia’s oldest musical establishments and continues to provide exceptional service to all music lovers. WAM members receive 10% off every full-priced item in-store, excluding software.

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CCA productions

Catering for any type of show from large outdoor festivals to small corporate events and installation systems in pubs, clubs and more, CCA Productions prides themselves on the quality of the huge range of equipment and their expertise. WAM members receive a 30% discount on their PA, DJ and lighting equipment hires excluding labour.

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Berklee Online

Berklee Online takes the best of Berklee College of Music around the world by offering award-winning online courses, certificate and degree programs, covering production, performance, songwriting and more in a small and supportive online community. WAM members receive 10% off online courses and programs.

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Grow My Music

Grow My Music offers courses teaching artists how to obtain more shows and radio play, make more money and learn correct practices within the industry as well as teaching unsigned artists how to operate at the same level as those already signed. WAM members will benefit with $200 off the Online Course.

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Music Industry Inside Out

Music Industry Inside Out is an online educational resource devoted to helping musicians across the country learn more about the industry. WAM Members receive a 20% discount on all individual memberships including access to video courses, mentor interviews and unique bite-sized tips.

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YouthFocus

Youth Focus is a mental health service provider working to prevent youth suicide and depression through the provision of free; face-to-face, individual and family counseling, mental health education for schools, workplaces and community groups and more. WAM Members get 10% off mental health education.

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Media Arts Lawyers

A boutique entertainment and commercial law practice with over 20 years experience, Media Arts Lawyers offers services for entertainment, media, intellectual property and commercial matters. WAM members receive a free 30-minute consultation meeting plus further discounted Solicitor Fees rates thereafter.

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myEntertainmentLawyer

With extensive experience in nearly all aspects of commercial and general law, Andrew Fuller from myEntertainmentLawyer advises artists looking to create, protect and commercialise their intellectual property rights. WAM members receive a free 30-minute consultation meeting and special discounted rates.

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RubyRed Legal

Perth based RubyRed Legal specialises in music and entertainment law, offering practical and commercial advice to musicians, managers, labels, publishers, promoters, agents etc. Founder Fran Cotton has over 20 years extensive international experience and offers WAM members a free first consultation.

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Sanicki Lawyers

Sanicki Lawyers are a boutique law firm specialising in music, entertainment and the arts. Principal lawyers Darren and Moira have been in and around the music industry their entire lives and are both musicians in their own right! Contact them to receive your WAM Membership free initial 30min consultation.

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Wrays

Market leaders with expertise in all areas of intellectual property, Wrays offer WAM members a free hour-long meeting to seek any intellectual property advice, including copyright, trade marks, branding, advertising advice and more. Contact David Steward on (08) 9216 5180 to arrange a confidential meeting.

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Tempo Tax & Accounting

Led by WAMI Award winner Elliott Brannen (Institut Polaire), Tempo Tax and Accounting focuses on helping creative people achieve financial security, whether by helping a musician with a tax return or helping you start and run a successful creative business they will assist you. WAM members receive a 10% discount.

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Sorrento Strategic

Does the word “tax” make you shudder? Do you have nightmares about how you are going to keep track of all those gigs and receipts? Do you seem to spend every cent you earn on your passion for music? Sorrento Strategic Accounting has been advising musicians for 25 years. WAM Members get a free half hour consultation.

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John Butler Studio

The John Butler Studio at Fairbridge provides affordable access to top class facilities and equipment with the option of on site accommodation. Bring your band mates and take advantage of the excellent on site facilities with a 20% discount off advertised prices for rehearsal and recording hire for WAM members.

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Disk Bank

With offices in Perth and Sydney, Digital Media Specialists Disk Bank offer CD, DVD & Blu-Ray Duplication printing, promotional USBs, Audio transfers from vinyl, CD & DVD custom packaging and more. WAM members receive 600 CD/DVD packages for price of 500 or free barcodes with any order of 500 or more discs

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Implant Media

If you’re looking for CD, DVD & Blu-Ray duplication, USBS, vinyl or really any sort of design and/or print – Implant Media has you covered with practical advice at every stage of the process. WAM Members receive 10% off CD runs under 500 units and 5% off runs 500+ or 100 Free A3 posters with orders over $500.

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Hipflask

Hipflask is a mobile event discovery platform which gets your gig in front of the right audience. Focusing on supporting WA grassroots music, we have special WAM members receive more than 50% off the usual cost of event listings. To redeem: email WAM your name, members number and the Facebook event to be listed.

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Ditto Music

Online music record label and digital distribution company Ditto Music assists artists with chart eligibility, online promotion and more. With over 150000 artists and labels globally you will be in good company when you take up their offer of 50% off online distribution for one year and a free 30-minute consultation for WAM members.

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Pozible

Pozible is a crowd funding platform and community-building tool for creative projects and ideas and also provides the platform for project creators to present their ideas to a connected audience, worldwide. WAM members now receive a reduced 4% Pozible rate and the opportunity to be promoted as part of the WAM Collection.

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KickArtsGrants

KickArtsGrants provides advice for artists wishing to apply to the U-15K category of the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries grant Program, giving applicants the best chance of success in this increasingly competitive category. WAM Members get 10% off Draft Reviews or Pre-application meetings.

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JRF Recording Studio

JRF Recording Studio is a recording studio run and by sound engineer Jordan Fritz, dedicated to giving artists the most competitive recording rates. With Studio Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Sound editing and Sound design whatever it is you are looking to record, they have the tools to get it to the next level.

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Foxhole Studios

Foxhole Studios is a musicians dream come true with access to rooms and equipment 24 hours a day and Perth’s only in ear rehearsal rooms complete with microphones, preamps, software and professional room fit-outs. WAM members now receive a 10% discount on their 1 year, 8 hours per week membership.

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Ktown Productions

Ktown Productions provides extremely high quality facilities, equipment and expertise and offers irresistible packages that take you from demo to beautifully finished music video. Located in Medina they will soon have you ready for broadcast to help your music reach its target audience. WAM Members receive 10% off quoted prices.

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Austep Music

Austep Music provides printing and CD replication solutions, specialising in cardboard and recycled paper printing and packaging and priding themselves for running a carbon neutral business and planting a native tree for every job printed. WAM members receive $60 off Austep Music’s eco CD replication and printing services.

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Near Me Phone Repairs

Near Me Phone Repairs understands that being without your smart phone for any length of time is really not an option. Providing services including repairing broken screens, camera damage, battery issues and water damage, WAM Members now receive a 10% discount off all repairs.

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Luna Palace Cinemas

Luna Palace are Perth’s leading independent cinemas, showcasing the best mix of art-house, contemporary and classic cinema enriched with loads of specially curated film festivals, talking picture events and HD captured stage performances. WAM Members receive concession movie rates on all standard movie sessions.

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Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts Australian Government

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.