Friday 19 – Saturday 20 November, 2010
@ the Arts Centre, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
This year Face The Music 2010 will run concurrently alongside AWME (Australasian World Music Expo) to further expand and extend the professional and creative development opportunities to the Victorian and Australian music community.
The Push is joining forces with AWME to deliver a complimentary and diverse two day program utilising the South Bank Arts Centre precinct.
The conference will include career development opportunities for musicians and music industry professionals of all levels and persuasions, as well as entry to middle level information for emerging artists and industry workers.
No matter what level or stage of a career, Face The Music 2010 will provide artists and music industry workers with the relevant information and tools to take them to the next level!
This year’s expanded two day conference will include respected international guest speakers,keynote presentations, panel discussions, one-on-one artist development interviews, networking sessions, music showcases and practical workshops.
The non-profit event will feature contributions from a host of music businesses and media and music organisations. Artists, booking agents, publishers, record label directors, music lawyers, publicists and artist managers will all be generously sharing their time and experience.
Sessions will explore stagecraft and songwriting, international festival opportunities, booking agents, touring, independent releases and labels, distribution and publishing, funding opportunities, career models and industry roles and much more.
Face The Music 2010 is sponsored by FReeZACentral, Victoria Rocks, Music Victoria, the Arts Centre, Australian World Music Expo, APRA, AIR, Arts Law Centre of Australia, The Music Network, Plakkit, Shout Out, Australian Tour Merchandise, Beat Magazine, Undercover and Mess & Noise.