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This funding program supports national and international touring activity and attendance at key music industry events for NSW artists and industry professionals.

Program objective

Join an online information session on 28 March or 4 April to learn more about the program. 

Funding can support domestic and international travel and accommodation costs for: 

  • tours by artists performing new and original contemporary music  
  • performance at significant music industry events by artists performing new and original contemporary music 
  • artist managers representing artists performing new and original contemporary music to attend key music industry events and develop new markets. 

Funding can support up to six people per touring party (eg artists, managers, technical production crew, additional support for people with disability, family or cultural needs). 

Sound NSW may consider supporting travel and accommodation costs for more than six people for larger groups or with additional support needs. Please speak to Sound NSW staff for further advice.

You can receive a maximum of one domestic and one international grant through this program in FY24. 

Program funding objectives:  

  • increase performance opportunities for NSW artists  
  • develop new audiences for NSW artists  
  • provide professional development opportunities for NSW artists and industry professionals  
  • enable employment opportunities within the music industry workforce   
  • support business development opportunities for NSW artists and artist managers  
  • ensure a diverse contemporary music sector in NSW   
  • support the development and promotion of contemporary music globally, domestically and across NSW. 

This grant is funded and administered by Sound NSW.

Applications close 20 May, 2024.

Image Credit: Ruby Boland, 2023 Annie Hamilton performing live

This program is administered by Create NSW. This program is funded by Sound NSW.

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