Masterclasses for Musos

Port Macquarie’s Live and Local program is rolling out its next exciting phase. The first part of the program was to identify and connect musicians and venues in the Port Macquarie Hastings area. A series of micro-festivals are currently running across the region and free masterclasses are set to kick off. The aim is to help build and sustain a flourishing local scene. Here’s what’s coming up…

Develop Your Brand and Electronic Press KitThursday Jan 27

Join Beehive PR’s Sammie Anschau, Liz Browne and Sosefina Fuamoli. Sose will run through getting your bio and assets together, and Sammie will take you through the basics of PR + getting that email pitch on point. Liz will get you digital/online ‘media ready’ and there will be a takeaway kit for attendees. 

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How Can Artists Continue to Book Live Music in the Region – Thursday February 3

Join Casey O’Shaughnessy, senior booking agent at Select Music, Australia’s largest independent agency. She represents a roster of Australian and NZ artists that includes Amy Shark, The Veronicas, Skegss, Ruby Fields, Stella Donnelly, Kian, The Beths, The Chats and many others. Casey is a finalist in the 2021 Women in Music (Live Touring field) Awards and was nominated for Booking Agent of The Year at the inaugural Industry Observer Awards.

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Healthy Mindsets & Work with CHESS Connect Business ResilienceTuesday February 8

Presented by Emily Denver, Workplace Wellbeing Specialist and Jo Facey, Business Resilience Mentor. The Business Resilience Project is a free workplace wellbeing service, providing small business operators with the tools and guidance needed to support resilience and mental fitness for both themselves and their workforce.

Programming and Marketing Live Music in Your Venue  – A Best Practice MasterclassThursday February 10 

Presented by Tracey Griffiths from Kick Music. More info to come!