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Providing a platform for touring artists and events across Australia, marks the launch of a game-changing website offering an online networking space for musicians, managers and music industry professionals. Distinguishing itself from similar music network websites, its main focus is on securing the right person for the job in a certain area, no matter whether it be from a last minute sound engineer or merch seller, doormen or lighting staff. With an Australia wide focus it gives the option of the user to list their service, availability and fees. To celebrate the launch, we caught up with to look into their current up-skilling workshops aimed at performers and production staff.

Firstly, where are these workshops located? 

Our Melbourne workshop will be located at NMIT Fairfield campus on August 20.

Tell us what the Performance workshop is all about?

This workshop has been designed to take your experiences as a musician and with technique, insight and training help you become a great stage performer. Some of the techniques we look at are engaging with an audience, nerve management, creating stage personality and how to take the audience on a journey.

And the Production workshop? 

This workshop is all about being on the road and will discuss the skills needed as a tour manager, how to create all the right documentation, what experiences to expect touring, how to best look after the many types of personalities, how to get the best out of your tour logistics and then how to advance your career.

What are the workshops main methods for learning?

The workshops primarily set themselves apart from other courses by really giving you the opportunity to learn from the best in specialised small classes. We’re offering hands on practical experience that only years on the road can teach you otherwise and an environment that is going to enable a place for the participants to practice their skills with the experts and network.

Who are some of the in-house engineers and teachers running the courses?

These specialised workshops will feature renowned industry experts including Gregg Donovan (manager of Grinspoon, Airbourne, Josh Pyke), Keith Welsh (manager of Icehouse), Catherine Haridy (manager of Eskimo Joe, Bob Evans, Jimi Maroudas) and Andy Walters (AJ Sound/FOH Shannon Noll).

What are the Payment options? 

Well, we have early bird rates that apply if you sign up before Friday August 12, so get in quick as we expect these workshops to fill up fast.

To find out more about the website and these exclusive workshops check out their website at, email [email protected] or phone 0420902446.