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Sound Advice: Regional Touring Panels, Talks and Masterclasses

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Regional artists and industry, join us for our Sound Advice series designed to unlock secrets to successful touring.

From acclaimed artists sharing their stories of success and perseverance, to sessions exploring different touring models, industry networking opportunities, and best practice promo strategies, these six online events offer inspiration and guidance for musicians and industry professionals. Whether you want to build your fanbase, secure that coveted festival slot, or master the art of radio pitching, join our industry experts as we delve into regional touring. Join us to get the information and tools you need to hit the wide open road.

How We Got Here: Hockey Dad | 10 July
Zach and Billy from Hockey Dad share highs, lows, and insights from their journey in music
Hosted by Sarah Howells (Double J)

On the Road: Approaches to Regional Touring | 17 July
Explore different touring models for different artists and regions
Featuring Sam Buckingham (artist), Jimmy Kleiner (Select Music), Bridie Tanner (ABC North Coast)

The Mix: Regional Music Industry Networking | 24 July
Foster collaborations and expand your network across regional NSW
Networking hosted by Aimee Volkofsky, Kane Dennelly, Kelly Brouhaha, Sara-Jayne Prince, Nathan Lamont

Local to Global: Social Media Strategies for Artists | 7 August
Learn how to cultivate a loyal fanbase and create connections that extend beyond your local community
Featuring Ricky Simandjuntak (artist manager & brand strategist), Tait McGregor (content creator), Johanna Morrison AKA FLUXA (multidisciplinary artist)

Get On Air: Radio Promo for Your Tour | 14 August
Amplify your tour's reach, attract new audiences and maximise your exposure across the airwaves and online
Featuring Lindsay McDougall (ABC Illawarra), Melody Forghani (twnty three), Andrew Khedoori (Amrap, CBAA), Louise 'Lulu' Thompson (Bay FM)

Inside Festivals: Intel from Curators | 21 August
Learn about key factors that influence lineup selections, and how to approach festival organisers with standout applications 
Featuring Ben Tillman (Yours & Owls + Farmer & The Owl + FO PAS), Rhoda Roberts AO (Festival Founder and Artistic Director), Donna Ballard (Wingham Music Festival) and hosted by Nino Haggath (Dustyesky choir, Invisible Friend)

All sessions run online from 6.00 - 7.30pm AEST



MusicNSW is working across the state to increase contemporary music touring, expand artists and industry networks, and build on existing industry knowledge in regional NSW. As part of our Sound Advice program, we are delivering six workshops to share best practices for touring regional NSW with emerging musicians and industry. To stay up to date with upcoming sessions, sign up to our newsletter.

You can contact the Regional Coordinator for your area here.

MusicNSW pays respect to Elders past and present, and extend those respects to the First Nations peoples of NSW and beyond. Always was, always will be.

MusicNSW is supported by Create NSW and APRA AMCOS.

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