Our next workshop will take place on Sunday October 20, 2019. We book out every time, make sure to register your interest now!
N.T. raised rapper BIRDZ continues to solidify his spot as one of the most exciting acts in the Australian hip-hop scene. In 2017, following an emotive Triple J ‘Like A Version’ performance, the formidable emcee released his highly anticipated debut album ‘Train Of Thought’ to critical acclaim. The record featured singles ‘Rise featuring Jimblah’ and ‘Black Lives Matter’ which garnered national attention and ultimately saw Birdz take out the Best Independent Hip Hop album at the 2018 AIR Awards.. We’ll talk to BIRDZ about his past year on the road perfecting his explosive live show and connecting with his growing and loyal fanbase.
PAIGE X. CHO
Paige X. Cho is an advertising strategist curious about music, data-driven marketing and consumer psychology. She's a Senior Music Strategist at Bolster, a digital & creative agency specialising in music, events and entertainment. Her current role combines her background in psychology and digital advertising with over 10 years of music industry knowledge, creating digital advertising strategies for music campaigns. Over the past four years at Bolster, Paige has worked on the likes of Splendour in the Grass, London Grammar, The xx, Falls Festival, Elton John, Sia, Angus & Julia Stone and more. We’ll talk to Paige about Facebook Business Manager and how to get the best out of targeting boosted social media posts to your audience.
Bonnie Dalton is the General Manager of the Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO), where she works with her incredible team to help grow the prosperity of Victorian music businesses. In the twelve months since the VMDO opened its doors, Bonnie and the team have been busy developing pathways between Melbourne and ASEAN, China, LATAM and beyond. The VMDO is investigating innovation, researching and connecting Victorian music businesses with the world and with each other. Prior to the VMDO, Bonnie worked predominantly as an artist manager and across events, production, and programming. A recipient of the Lighthouse Award for management, she was the producer of the Melbourne St Jerome’s Laneway Festival for ten years and Falls Festival prior to that. Bonnie will talk to us about some of the many facets of artist and events management and provide tools to apply them to your own career.
I MANAGE MY MUSIC
In 2011 Jen Cloher launched a series of workshops called I Manage My Music, specifically tailored to assist the self-managed musician. Jen has self funded and independently released four albums, her most recent (self-titled) garnering critical praise around the world. Jen is co-founder of the Melbourne based independent label Milk! Records (Courtney Barnett, Sleater Kinney, Tiny Ruins) which she managed from 2013 to 2018. She is currently working on a collaborative album with Dyson Stringer Cloher which is out in October this year. Jen will talk about the importance of implementing business structure, planning and funding with a specific focus on your next release.
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