NSW - Starting Ground Byron Bay

Want to be a better songwriter? Need some help promoting your music or getting gigs?

Aboriginal songwriters and musicians who are keen to develop their creative and business skills are invited to our free Starting Ground workshop at SAE in Byron Bay.

Running across two days, the workshop will be lead by a mix of top artists and industry leaders.

Triple j favourite and recent APRA Music Award winner Robbie Miller will lead sessions along with award-winning singer/songwriter Sue Ray and hip hop artist Fred Leone (aka MC Rival from Impossible Odds).

They'll be joined by composer and record producer Yanto Browning (The Medics, Kate Miller-Heidke, Jungle Giants); artist manager and publicist Emily Murphy; marketing expert Shane Murphy and APRA AMCOS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander National Representative Michael Hutchings.

The sessions at Starting Ground will cover:

  • Songwriting
  • Artist management
  • Getting gigs
  • Touring
  • Copyright
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Music production

Artists who have been mentored at previous Starting Ground workshops include Loren-Jade RyanKrista PavAthol MunroDylan Goolagong and Tom Avery.

It you want to take your music career further, we'd love to see you at Starting Ground! Contact Michael Hutchings for more info and to register: (02) 9935 7874 or mhutchings@apra.com.au

Event Info

11 May 2017 - 12 May 2017

SAE Byron Bay, 373-391 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay, NSW

11-12 May (two days)


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