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Get Gig Ready

In response to the changing public health situation relating to COVID-19, Get Gig Ready will be going online and on air as a series of podcasts running from May 2020.

If you would like to receive information about the series when the program goes live, or have questions you’d like to ask the presenters, please sign up to any of the Eventbrite events listed below.

We acknowledge that this is a difficult time for the live music industry.

The Australian Music Industry Network and the Australian Festival Association have joined with industry partners to tally the impact of these impacts on Australians - and hear your stories. Get involved at I Lost My Gig Australia.

Do you make music? Are you an emerging or early career musician looking to take your performances to the next level? Amp up your skills with Get Gig Ready—a series of free industry-run conversations designed to get your career moving, your live show firing and strengthen the live music scene in Ryde and Lane Cove.

Get Gig Ready is presented by City of Ryde, Lane Cove Council, the Live Music Office and MusicNSW, with support from Macquarie University.


Do-it-Yourself Music Business Basics

Hear from independent artist PRINCI on how she manages her music career, and what you can do to set yourself up as a bona fide business.

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Marketing Your Music 101

Astral People’s Co-Director Vic Edirisinghe gives you the inside track on how to market your music and build your brand, while staying true to yourself and your art.

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How to Put on a Great Gig

Hear from Jaimee Taylor-Nielsen whose vast experience across festivals, events and gigs will give you best practice advice on how to get gig ready.

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Resilient Music Careers

In an interactive and inclusive session, a panel of industry experts will share tips on how to find your own sound, why it so important to ‘play’ and ways that ‘setbacks’ can become breakthrough career moments.

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Music Industry Insights

Stephen Goodhew (Double J), Artist Okin Osan, Manager & Publicist Maia Bilyk (twntythree) talk with Tanya Ali (FBi Radio) about their beginnings, how they all work together and how to apply best practice to your music project.

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Presented By

City of Ryde LogoLane Cove Council logoLive Music Office logo MusicNSW logo

Supported By

Macquarie University logo

Last updated on 18 March 2020