Outward Sound Recipients Round 1 2018

March 28th 2018
Outward Sound is pleased to announce the fourth and first round of grant recipients for 2018.

Ten International Music Market Development grants were awarded this round:

Anika Moa
To attend Folk Alliance International Conference 2018.

Tiny Ruins
US tour including Marlon Williams support, headlining shows and showcasing at SXSW 2018.

Delaney Davidson
15-date UK/Europe tour supporting Marlon Williams and headlining shows. Includes showcasing at The Great Escape 2018.

3-week US tour including showcase performances at SXSW 2018.

Flying Nun Records
Expansion of operations in the US, Europe, Australia and explore new territories inc. parts of Asia and Canada by investing in the marketing and promotion of new and current artists and continuing improvement in international reach and infrastructure.

Mel Parsons
2-month North American tour.

Raiza Biza
Trip to France, the Netherlands and Belgium to perform and solidify industry connections.

Graeme James
6-date tour of East Coast Australia to promote the release of single 'Wish You Well'.

Kaylee Bell
Meteings and co-writing session in Nashville, USA and a performance at CMC Rocks Festival in Brisbane in March 2018.

PR in the United States following the success of their single ‘Too Strung Up' in that territory.


Applications for the next round of Outward Sound grants close on April 16th, 2018 at 5pm.

More information on the scheme can be obtained by contacting Rebekah Ngatae, International Coordinator, at the NZ Music Commission on (09) 376 0115, or by emailing rebekah@nzmusic.org.nz

Media enquiries should be directed to international@nzmusic.org.nz. Artist photos are available upon request.

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