BANDCAMP: Bootcamp for emerging musicians

BANDCAMP

Bootcamp for emerging musicians

BANDCAMP, the Gold Coast’s only full-day industry intensive for emerging musicians, is back in 2024 after a sell-out event in 2023!

BANDCAMP, presented by the Gold Coast Music Network, is designed to give emerging musicians and artists a leg up in their career: an opportunity to explore their goals for the future and the barriers to achieving those goals. 

Industry experts will share their knowledge and insights on a range of topics relevant to emerging musicians, including:

  • The Business of Music
  • Representation and Bookings Agents
  • Finance, Export Grants, Music Finance and Accounting
  • Royalties and Payment
  • PR and Marketing
  • Mental Health for Musicians
  • Grant-writing
  • Building Relationships in the Australian Music Industry

…and so much more!

Participants will work on personal goal-setting, join in small group discussions, facilitated panels, roundtables and Q&A sessions where they’ll receive tailored advice on their career, pick the brain of industry experts, network with other musicians, and build connections. 

Artists will leave with a plan in place for the next 2 – 3 years as well as a new level of understanding and awareness about the music industry and strategies for success.

Guest speakers include:⁠

  • Josie Cooper – Accountant
  • Brad Hinds – East West Presents, Oztix
  • Brad Hosking – Southern Cross University, Blind Boy Studios⁠
  • Mandi McIntyre – QMusic
  • Mella Lahina – Miami Marketta
  • Samantha Morris – Gold Coast Music Network
  • Will Oui – Support Act
  • Karen Smith – iKapture, Sony
  • April Terzis – Collective Artists

BANDCAMP is facilitated and curated by local music industry experts Brad Hinds of Oztix and East West Presents, and Samantha Morris, co-founder of the Gold Coast Music Network and Gold Coast Music Awards.

EVENT DETAILS

Date: Monday 24 June, 9am-5pm
8.30am arrival for a 9am start

Location: Coomera Creative Campus – 198 Foxwell Road, Coomera

Tickets are on sale now! Book early as places are limited.

 

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Get to know the industry experts joining us at BANDCAMP:

APRIL TERZIS

Collective Artists
Topic: Representation and booking agents

BRAD HINDS

Oztiz, East West Presents
Topic: Building relationships in the Australian music industry

BRAD HOSKING

Southern Cross University & Blind Boy Studios
Topic: The Business of Music

JOSIE COOPER

Accountant
Topic: Finance, Export Grants, Music Finance and Accounting

KAREN SMITH

iKapture, Sony
Topic: Publicity & Marketing

MANDI MCINTYRE

QMusic
Topic: Applying for showcases and festivals

MELLA LAHINA

Miami Marketta
Topic: Understanding what venues want

SAMANTHA MORRIS

Gold Coast Music Network
Topic: Grant-writing

WILL OUI

Support Act
Topic: Mental health for musicians

CAROLINE MCKNIGHT

APRA AMCOS
Topic: Royalties and Payment

 

BANDCAMP is presented by Gold Coast Music Network in partnership with QMusic, and supported by City of Gold Coast, Southern Cross University and TAFE Queensland.

Ticketing provided by Gold Coast Music Network partner Oztix.



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