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26 Jul

We’ve got your music opps covered! Check out the latest below.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OPEN FOR GIRLS ROCK! CAMP
With Girls Rock! already rocking cities around the world, WAM are absolutely thrilled to announce we’ll be bringing the much-loved program to WA in January 2019. The week long day camp aims to empower young female, trans, and gender diverse people through music and education.
More info: 
HERE

WOMEN NATION FUND APPLICATIONS OPEN
The Women Nation Fund is a global, early-stage fund investing in female-founded live music businesses.  Its purpose is to provide access to capital for underrepresented female entrepreneurs in the Concert Promotions, Events and Festival space. Businesses will be evaluated by a team of International Live Nation female executives with domain expertise across promotion, booking, technology, ticketing and PR/marketing.
More info: 
HERE

WAM MEMBER BENEFIT: DISKBANK
DiskBank are proud to announce that we can offer your music for sale and streaming on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Music, Spotify,  and many other services. WAM Members receive a massive 25% OFF + Free Digital Distribution for 12 months! Not a WAM Member and want to take advantage of this great offer? SIGN UP NOW and take advantage of the extra savings! Offer ends 31 July.
More info: 
HERE

JOB LISTING: COORDINATOR CULTURAL SERVICES
This is a unique opportunity working within a progressive local government leading a dynamic team to continue to deliver quality cultural programs, services and events to the community. The primary roles of this position will be to lead the planning and delivery of the City of Joondalup’s event series, visual and public arts program as well as other cultural programming. Applications close 6 August 2018.
More info: 
HERE

REGIONAL AND REMOTE TOURING FUND
The Regional and Remote Touring Fund (RRTF) supports the costs of touring performing arts shows to regional and remote towns and communities in Western Australia. A total of $1.2 million from the Royalties for Regions-funded Creative Regions program has been allocated for distribution through RRTF over the next two years. Applications close 4pm 6 August 2018.
More info: 
HERE

STEFAN KRUGER SCHOLARSHIP
The Fine Music 102.5 Kruger Scholarship assists young, outstanding individuals further their career in their chosen field of music. This annual scholarship is made possible through the generous bequest of a passionate music lover. The scholarship is valued at over $15,000 with a cash component of $10,000. The recipient will also receive support through Fine Music 102.5, with access to recording and broadcasting services and marketing support. Entries close 10 August 2018.
More info: 
HERE

PROJECT FUND HAS UP TO $15K FOR REGIONAL ARTISTS
Are you a regional artist with an awesome project idea? The Project Fund has up to $15,000 for individuals or $30,000 for organisations to make community arts ideas a reality. What are you waiting for? Applications close midnight 17 August.
More info: 
HERE

AUS MUSIC WEEK ARTIST SHOWCASE APPLICATIONS OPEN
Artist showcase applications are now open for Australian Music Week 2018, which takes place in Cronulla from 7-11 November. AMW is searching for more than 100 acts, across a range of genres to put in front of top-notch talent scouts from around the globe. We’d love to see plenty of top WA talent on show, so get your applications in. Applications close 11:45pm Tuesday 21 August, 2018.
More info: HERE

ABORIGINAL ARTS GRANT PROGRAM
The Aboriginal Arts Grants Program supports the long-term growth and sustainability of Aboriginal arts and culture in Western Australia, including music. Applicants can apply for grants under $15,000 all year round. Deadlines apply for grants over $15,000, and vary depending on what sort of grant you’re apply for.
More info: HERE

TOYOTA STAR MAKER ENTRIES OPEN
Entries for the 40th Toyota Star Maker are now open. Australia’s most significant and longest running, search for a new country music star. Star Maker is looking for someone who is over 18, already making a considerable impression in country music, and has the greatest potential to take advantage of the opportunities offered through the competition. Entries close 1 October 2018.
More info: HERE

TOUR FUNDING OPPORTUNITY
The Contemporary Music Touring Program (CMTP) supports national touring activity undertaken by Australian musicians performing original contemporary music. It provides travel support of up to $15,000 for artists and their manager for tours in Australia that include performances in regional and remote areas. Funding on a tour by tour basis is available to enable professional musicians to tour live music performances within Australia. Touring musicians must be performing original Australian contemporary music. Funding can be provided to performers, managers, agents, and music networks on behalf of professionals working in the Australian music industry. Applications close 2 October 2018.
More info: HERE

SXSW MUSIC FESTIVAL SHOWCASE APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential participants who attend SXSW every year. Happening over 8 – 17 March 2019 in Austin Texas, showcasing at SXSW means performing in one of Austin’s famous live music venues for 30,000 industry reps, 3,000 media members, and thousands of fans and fellow musicians from all over the world.
Early Deadline: 13 September 2018 ($35 fee). Final Deadline: 25 October 2018 ($55 fee).
More info: 
HERE

CREATURES NEXT DOOR NOW TAKING MUSIC BOOKINGS
Fremantle fave Creatures Next Door has just announced the space is now available for live music bookings. The venue holds 140 Seated / 200 General admission standing and can provide sound tech and door person as well. For further information and availabilities, please contact Nick Compton at [email protected].
More info: 
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PCA PERFORMERS’ TRUST FOUNDATION
The PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation provides grants to promote and encourage music and the music-related performing arts. The grants provided are non-recurring (i.e. one-off grants rather than a periodical payment) and are determined by the four trustees of the trust. A grant under the PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation can be used for costs associated with the above, including: Tuition fees; Travel costs (hire, airfares, petrol); Accommodation; Venue hire/ PA hire.
More info: 
HERE

RECORDING OPPORTUNITY WITH PERTH JAZZ SOCIETY
Perth Jazz Society are excited to announce a new partnership with Procopy. In return for housing the Perth Jazz Society piano, Procopy are offering studio and engineering time for a maximum of 3 x 8 hours recording days, including editing, mixing, mastering and videography (if desired) per artist/band.
More info: 
HERE

WAM MEMBER BENEFIT: GYROSTREAM
GYROstream is the only Australian owned music aggregation service to cater specifically for Aussie independent artists, to distribute their music to all major online platforms like Spotify and Apple Music as well as other specialised services including PR, vinyl/CD manufacture, sync, and insurance. GYROstream has a great offer for WAM Members with free distribution of a single, EP or album
More info: 
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SEEKING BANDS TO PLAY ‘LIVE AT THE BBRC’
Presented by Bayswater non-profit community organisation the Baysie Rollers, ‘Live At The BBRC’ is an exploration of live original West Australian music held on the second Sunday of every month at much-loved Bayswater Bowling & Recreation Club. The event is gaining traction and they’re now looking for more talented original WA bands to keep the family crowd entertained. They generally program two bands, playing an hour set each, for every event, and can offer a fee of $250.
More info: 
email [email protected] or call 0438 657 253

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.