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WORD ‘ROUND TOWN, May 2015

News & Events

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Welcome aboard Max Bishop!
Publicist, manager, band booker & events coordinator Max Bishop will be taking over the role of advertising & marketing manager at Guru HQ. Max is super friendly and extremely passionate about music — he recently coordinated the Forward Music Festival. Please send all your advertising enquiries to max@melbourneguru.com.au

2015 BIGSOUND artist applications closing soon
14 years later after its inception BIGSOUND has grown to become one of the biggest annual music/industry events in Australia. Run across three days and two nights, the festival enables you to meet and listen to experts across all facets of the music industry. The festival is currently calling for artist applications; apply before May 15 for the chance to perform at the live portion of the fest. BIGSOUND Live runs from 9-10 September.
To apply, head to www.qmusic.com.au/bigsound/2015/

Free venue hire @ Rubix
Heads up — Rubix Funhouse are offering up their venue for free hire! Wanna throw a party? Think you can pull 100 people? Claim the offer here: www.facebook.com/rubixwarehousemelbourne
Offer expires June 20.

Footscray Arts Centre needs a new Board Director
FCAC is calling for nominations from interested artists, arts workers and cultural peeps to take on the volunteer position of Board Director. As Board Director, you will receive training and skills development on the job; visit footscrayarts.com/fcac-board-director for info on how to apply.

THIS MONTH

Last Match Recording Studios presents: Hip Hop & Electronic Music Production, Tuesday May 12; 19; 26, 4-6pm, 19-21 Belgium Ave, Richmond.
For the beats and electronic production enthusiasts. Workshop your ideas, record your own beats and raps and learn about production and studio processes. This is a free community program and everyone is welcome.
Call Christopher for more info on 0438 325 334

Last Match Recording Studios presents: Song writing group, Tuesday May 12; 19; 26, 7-9pm, 19-21 Belgium Ave, Richmond.
Free community program for songwriters — workshop your ideas and discuss your craft in an open forum. Full PA and backline of instruments provided.
Call Christopher for more info on 0438 325 334

PBS Radio Fest 2015,
Friday May 11 – Sunday May 24.

PBS’ annual radio festival celebrates 35 years of broadcasting. Show your support and keep your favourite station alive by either becoming a member or renewing your existing membership. There are prizes to be won as well!
Sign up/renew via www.pbsfm.org.au or call 03 8415 1067

Got some news tips for us? Upcoming workshops/opportunities/seminars/gear sales?
Email
dina@melbourneguru.com.au

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