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Industry hard-hitters come on board as WAMFest special guest curators!

2 Dec

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The largest celebration of local original music of it’s kind, WAM’s annual WAMFest presented by Act Belong Commit returns on Friday 26 MarchSaturday 27 March 2021 to showcase the best of WA’s live contemporary music scene.

Applications are now open for WA artists, bands and producers of all ages and genres to submit your expression of interest HERE for an opportunity to join the line-up!

This year sees an exciting addition to the application bonus, with special industry guests from across the globe checking out the artist applications, listening to your tunes, and curating their top picks to take the stage in March 2021.

Kicking off our list of special guest curators are two of our incredible speakers for WAMCon 2021 – the legendary founder of Sub Pop Records, Bruce Pavitt, and award-winning Australian artist Electric Fields. Plus a wealth of international and national booking agents, including representatives from Urban Beat Project, Wanderland Music & Arts Festival, Select Music and New World Artists. Check out the full list of special guest curators below.

Submit your application for an opportunity to perform and have your music heard by our Industry curators! Artist applications for WAMFest presented by Act Belong Commit close on Wednesday 16 December 2020. APPLY HERE

SPECIAL GUEST CURATORS

Bruce Pavitt (Sub Pop Records – Co-founder, US)
Zaachariaha Fielding & Michael Ross (Electric Fields, SA)
Laiq Qureshi (Urban Beat Project – Founder & Creative Director, IND)
John Uy (Wanderland Music & Arts Festival/Karpos Multimedia Inc – President & CEO, PHL)
Casey O’Shaughnessy (Select Music – Senior Booking Agent, NSW)
Brodie Popple (New World Artists – Booking Agent, QLD)
Emma Adams (The Bird – Booking Agent, WA)
Kelsie Miller (Across The Road Music – Artist Manager, WA)

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

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Lottery West, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.