After a huge weekend with events in Geraldton and the Goldfields, our teams are back in Perth!
Our Sounds of the Mid West artists took to the stage at the Queens Park Theatre in Geraldton on Friday 23 July to officially launch the album and what a night it was! A huge thank you goes out to ABC Regional Drive who presented a special outside broadcast live from the venue with interviews from artists and guests. The music doesn’t stop here though! Make sure to give the album a listen on Spotify or Soundcloud and support the incredible talent in our regional areas. Regional Officer, Nigel Bird, is now back on the road to kick off recording for Demos from Ngaanyatjarra Lands and Esperance.
Meanwhile in Kalgoorlie we teamed up with Artgold inc. to deliver the first ever regional Girls Rock! WA program – Girls Rock! Goldfields! What an inspirational (and talented!) batch of campers, volunteers and community – we’re still humming the original tunes. A big thank you to the passionate team at Artgold inc., the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, the Goldfields Arts Centre and all our young rockstars. You rock! We can’t wait to head back and do it all again.
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UWA DAY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC
Don’t miss out on an afternoon of workshops on mixing, composition and production lead by industry professionals Chris Tonkin and Tracy Redhead on Sunday August 15. Open to all ages from Year 10, the workshops will use Ableton Live and Ableton Push 2 with a focus on song writing, beat making and mixing techniques.
I LOST MY GIG 2.0
I Lost My Gig is undertaking another national survey to track the impact of COVID-19 on the creative industries in the wake of ongoing gig and tour cancellations. The results of the survey will be vital in advocating for the industry’s needs to state and federal governments. COMPLETE THE SURVEY
DLGSC ARTS GRANT PROGRAM UPDATE
The WA Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industries have announced changes to their culture and arts grants programs in response to the impact of COVID-19 on independent artists and musicians. Among these changes, artists are currently ineligible to be funded for touring or interstate festival performances. For more info, head to the DLGSC website HERE.
NEW NOISE CO. LIBRARY SESSION
Head to the State Library of WA TOMRROW to catch sets from Anesu and Goof Troop at the latest instalment of NNC’s free Library Sessions. In partnership with Healthway, the series aims to provide opportunities for people of all ages to experience live music in a safe environment. MORE INFO