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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.



​Local Listens Spotify Playlists

Want to listen to more local music​ but not sure where to start? We’ve brought together talent from the City of Ryde and Lane Cove Council in a series of curated Spotify playlists for your listening pleasure.

These playlists are the perfect accompaniment for strolls around your neighbourhood, unwinding after work, loungeroom dance parties, and a whole bunch more. 

Listen at The Canopy, Lane Cove during the 2021 Lane Cove Festival or via Spotify any time.

Note: some songs included in the Get Gig Ready playlists may contain mature themes and language. Listener discretion is advised.

Local Listens - Acoustic: Songs with stories
Local Listens - Atmospheric: Instrumental melodies to feed your brain​
Local Listens - Chill​: Mellow and smooth songs to unwind to
Local Listens - Lift: Boost your mood with these upbeat tunes
Local Listens - Moody: Songs for broody contemplation and rocking out
Local Listens - Pulse: Grooving beats and a nocturnal vibe

​​Get Gig Ready Radio

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 on the 2SER website​.

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 is a not-for-profit, independent community station, broadcasting to the greater Sydney area on 107.3 FM, digital radio and online through 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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​Are you a local musician?

Join our artist register by completing our Cultural ​Database survey. Any questions, please get in touch with the Cultural Team.

Council’s Cultural Team

Phone: (02) 9911 3594