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Get Gig Ready

Get Gig Ready is a professional development program helping local musicians amp up their skills and shining a spotlight on creative talent in the Ryde and Lane Cove area. 

This program is presented by City of Ryde, Lane Cove Council, the Live Music Office, MusicNSW, 2SER and Macquarie University.

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Upcoming Workshops

There are two online workshops you can now register for:

Sounds Good: Radio 101

Tuesday 31 August, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, online via Zoom

Australia has one of the most thriving radio industries in the world! In this workshop, you will get an overview of the various radio formats that exist and the types of audience that each cater for. Learn about the difference between community, commercial and public radio, and get advice on how to pitch your music and score airplay and interviews.

The workshop will be held on Zoom and you will be able to interact with the workshop facilitator and other participants. This workshop is free but registration via Eventbrite is essential and places are limited. You must register to access the workshop link.

Bookings essential.

Booking Basics: How to Get a Gig

Wednesday 29 September, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, online via Zoom

You’ve got the music. You’re ready to play. But how do you actually get a gig? This workshop will cover all the essentials! We will look at:

  • who booking agents are and what they do

  • how to find venues that suit you and your music

  • common types of artist agreements

  • what the process is normally like - from the pitch through to playing 

The workshop will be held on Zoom and you will be able to interact with the workshop facilitator and other participants. This workshop is free but registration via Eventbrite is essential and places are limited. You must register to access the workshop link.

Bookings essential.

Listen


Each week tune in to hear a local artist or act - hear their music, talk about their creative process and get their advice to help other local creates. 

This series is hosted by Felix Shannon on behalf of 2SER radio. You can listen to new episodes here.

Felix Shannon

Felix is a mystery nerd who loves music and unravelling how any system works. From hosting 2SER's murder mystery world tour Death of the Reader to fully immersive genre-mashing on the Drive show, reverse-engineering creative ideas is the heart of it all - making him a perfect host for Get Gig Ready.

2SER

2SER is a not-for-profit, independent community station, broadcasting to the greater Sydney area on 107.3 FM, digital radio and online through 2ser.com. For 40 years 2SER has provided Sydney with specialist music, news, opinion and current affairs programs, and in recent years has expanded into award-winning podcast production.

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