Live Music Restart Program – Festivals and Events VIC


This program provides funding for experienced and established festival and events organisers across Victoria to help support the recovery of the live music sector.
Open

Closes in 1 day

Closing date: 18 Aug 2022

What you get?

Funding of between $250,000 and $1 million.

Who is this for?

Festival and events organisers.

Overview

This program aims to support the re-establishment of the Victorian live music scene, through:

  • supporting the rebuild of the sector (employment, supply chains, etc) following the impacts of COVID-19 health restrictions
  • stimulating local economic activity across Victoria
  • re-engaging audiences with live music events in metropolitan and regional Victoria
  • providing opportunities for artists to play shows, earn income and reconnect with audiences
  • providing employment to businesses within the live music ecosystem.

Funding is available to support the delivery of:

  • a single live music event or festival
  • a series of live music festivals or events.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Applicants must demonstrate delivery of at least 2 live music festivals or events within Victoria at any time in the period between January 2017 to present, each with:

  • an in-person attendance greater than 3,000 people
  • a sound revenue generating model.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Live Music Restart Program – Festivals and Events.