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    Sound Advice: First Nations EPK Masterclass - Dubbo / Wiradjuri

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    First Nations artists and bands based in Dubbo (Wiradjuri) and surrounds, are you booking shows, applying for grants or promoting your music?

    Join this Sound Advice masterclass and learn how to create your own Electronic Press Kit (EPK). An EPK provides important information about who you are and what you do, presenting you and your music professionally to industry such as venue bookers, festival programmers, radio presenters, promoters, labels, and funding bodies.

    This in-person masterclass in Dubbo offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience building your EPK. It's open to all NSW-based First Nations artists, including both solo artists and bands, no matter where you are in your career. Receive expert guidance from Travis De Vries (Awesome Black) and capture professional press shots to add to your EPK. 

    NOTE: This event will consist of two parts - a workshop on how to create your EPK, and a free professional photoshoot for your press shots. For bands, one member attends the workshop, while all can join the photoshoot. Registrants will receive more details closer to the event.

    Registrations are essential, and spots are limited. Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity – register now to secure your place. For assistance registering, please contact

    Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

    More on Travis De Vries

    Travis De Vries is the founding director of Awesome Black, a platform dedicated to uplifting First Nations creatives. With over a decade of experience in the live performance and music industry, Travis is an award-winning photographer and a multifaceted artist, producer, and curator. He is deeply committed to fostering the growth and visibility of First Nations artists, exemplified by his work with the Blak Loud playlist in collaboration with Amazon Music AU. This initiative showcases new and emerging Blak music, providing a vital platform for artists to reach broader audiences. Through his leadership at Awesome Black, Travis champions the cultural and creative capacities of First Nations communities.


    This event takes place on the land of the Gadigal people. We pay respect to Elders past and present and extend those respects to the First Nations peoples of NSW and beyond. Always was and always will be Aboriginal land. 

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