Introducing Gig Starters - It’s All About All Ages Gigs

March 18th 2021
NZ Music Commission has created a new seminar series called ‘Gig Starters’, talking with young people about putting on all ages gigs. The initiative is hitting the road in March visiting Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton and Auckland with a FREE seminar, workshop and all ages gig in each centre.

 

Designed as an introduction to creating and producing all ages live music shows, the Gig Starters up-skilling events kick off with a 4pm seminar featuring a panel of industry professionals, a local recording artist and a production technician (sound and/or lighting) discussing the basics of putting on your own all ages gig.

After the seminar, there will be a workshop around the soundcheck to prepare for a show that evening, with opportunity for the participants to observe and be part of a live production set-up, with the all ages gig starting at 7pm.

 

‘Creating live gigs is an awesome way to make first steps into the industry as a musician or someone who is interested in a career behind the scenes in music. You’ll get to be part of putting on an event showcasing great local music, and learn new skills at the same time’ - Rodney Fisher, NZ Music Commission

 

The event is FREE, but you will need to register via Eventbrite for safety and contact tracing purposes.

Register for Gig Starters in your town here:

 

March 18 – Palmerston North         

https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/gig-starters-palmerston-north-tickets-143041339497

 

March 19 – Wellington                      
https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/gig-starters-wellington-tickets-143064536881

 

March 26 – Christchurch          
https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/gig-starters-christchurch-tickets-143062982231

 

March 27 – Dunedin                                           https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/gig-starters-dunedin-tickets-143071136621

March 31 – Hamilton                                        

https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/gig-starters-hamilton-tickets-141231640639

 

 

April 1 – Auckland                                         

https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/gig-starters-auckland-tickets-142814908235

 

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