Newcastle’s Favourite Boy Band, Rachel Maria Cox and those local purveyors of good vibes, RAAVE TAPES are both on the list of acts that received an Opportunity Development Grant from MusicNSW after their performances at the Bigsound music conference held in Brisbane last week.
MusicNSW’s Opportunity Development Grant program is aimed at supporting musicians and artist managers in developing opportunities whilst attending Australian industry conferences, domestic tours, trade fairs and other career-defining opportunities between 9 August 2018 – 1 March 2019, such as BIGSOUND, Electronic Music Conference and more.
Opportunity Development Grant 2018 recipients
IMBI THE GIRLand HONEYMOON ARTISTS
NOOKY and BlackSide Management
RACHEL MARIA COX
Now in its seventeenth year, BIGSOUND is Australia’s leading contemporary music industry event, attracting national and international professionals to discover the future of Australian music. This year the event was held across 4 – 7 September at Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, and is a significant event for NSW artists and managers to develop industry connections and create new opportunities through conference sessions, workshops, guest speakers and live performances.
The MusicNSW Opportunity Development Grants Program is funded by the NSW Government through CREATE NSW.