If being part of the Victorian music community is important to you, there’s no better time to join Music Victoria. An independent leader in contemporary music, Music Victoria champions those in the industry working in all aspects; advocating for professional development and the rights of musicians, venues, businesses, industry professionals and fans alike. In short: they’re a team of cool people doing cool things, and they want to help you.
Keeping Victoria at the forefront of Australia’s thriving live music scene, their business is in supporting musicians to lead sustainable careers and as a member, you’ll get access to exclusive workshops and professional development series, plus discounts on products and services including gear, merchandise, advertising, studio hire, consulting, travel, and workshops, alongside cheap food and drink at your favourite local venues.
Until the 29th of March, Music Victoria are urging all who live and breathe Victorian music to sign up or renew an existing membership and help keep the local scene alive while reaping the benefits. If you join before the 29th, you will also automatically go in the running to win one of over $8,500 worth of prizes—so really, it’s a win-win for all.
If stats don’t interest you, their hilarious membership drive video will have you hooked, featuring musicians Ecca Vandal, Sophie Koh, Benny Walker, Stella Angelico, Jake Mason (Cookin’ On Three Burners), Slattz (King Parrot), Lauren Hammel (High Tension/TFS), Pablo Alvarado (Mesa Cosa), Broads, Andrew Swann, Ben Franz (The Waifs/Brooke Russell), plus the Music Victoria staff Patrick Donovan, Al Parkinson, Nick Cooper and Sarah De Borre learning and explaining the value of being a Music Victoria member.
All prizes will be drawn on Tuesday 17 April, and members have until Thursday 12 April to make payment for a chance to win. For membership prizes and a full list of membership drive prizes, check out musicvictoria.com.au.
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