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Get Gig Ready

Get Gig Ready is a professional development program helping local musicians amp up their skills and shining a spotlight on creative talent in the Ryde and Lane Cove area. 

In 2021, Get Gig Ready will feature digital workshops, in-person networking, curated playlists and a regular radio series profiling local acts.

This program is presented by City of Ryde, Lane Cove Council, the Live Music Office, MusicNSW, 2SER and Macquarie University.

Learn

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ON TARGET - GOALS & TIMELINES FOR MUSICIANS 
6pm to 7:30pm on Wednesday 24 February 2021 via Zoom

Learn how to successfully promote your music online with Vic from Astral People.  This workshop will cover:

  • setting and tailoring goals that suit you as an artist and align with your idea of success
  • creating timelines to you keep yourself accountable and on track 
  • thinking about goals over short, mid and longer term timeframes.

Find out more and book your spot 

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MAKE SOME NOISE - MARKETING FOR MUSICIANS
6pm to 7:30pm on Wednesday 24 March 2021 via Zoom

Learn how to successfully promote your music online with Vic from Astral People. This workshop will cover:

  • marketing in the digital age, with so many social platforms how do you work out what is right for you?
  • how to stand out while staying true to your creative work
  • a diverse range of PR strategies, from working with publicists and radio, through to postering

Find out more and book your spot

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS AS A MUSIC CREATOR
6pm to 7:30pm on Wednesday 19 May 2021 via Zoom

We’ve teamed up with APRA AMCOS - a music rights organisation representing over 103,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in Australia - to help you understand:

  • how music licencing works for content creators and users
  • how royalties work (and what you need to do to get some!)
  • what APRA AMCOS’ role is, and how they support their members

Find out more and book your spot

Listen

Get Gig Ready is shining a spotlight on creative talent in the Ryde and Lane Cove area. Each week we profile a local artist or act - hear their music, talk about their creative process and get their advice to help other local creates. 

This series is hosted by Felix Shannon on behalf of 2SER radio. It will be kicking off in February 2021. You can listen to season one here.

Felix Shannon

Felix is a mystery nerd who loves music and unravelling how any system works. From hosting 2SER's murder mystery world tour Death of the Reader to fully immersive genre-mashing on the Drive show, reverse-engineering creative ideas is the heart of it all - making him a perfect host for Get Gig Ready.

2SER

2SER is a not-for-profit, independent community station, broadcasting to the greater Sydney area on 107.3 FM, digital radio and online through 2ser.com. For 40 years 2SER has provided Sydney with specialist music, news, opinion and current affairs programs, and in recent years has expanded into award-winning podcast production.

Presented By

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Supported By

Macquarie University logo

 

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Last updated on 14 January 2021