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MusicNT’s 12 Days of Christmas!

December 1, 2021

MusicNT is spreading the Christmas cheer with our 12 Days of Christmas giveaways! At 9am (ACST) each day from December 1 until December 12 we will announce a new prize (think signed vinyl, merchandise and music books) for you to win. All you need to do to be in running to win is subscribe to our new mailing list….

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IMPORTANT COVID UPDATE

October 28, 2021

As you may be aware, the Northern Territory Government recently announced plans to mandate COVID vaccinations for NT businesses, including live music venues. Like all music lovers around the country, MusicNT is excited at the prospect of being able to hear more live music in our venues and festivals across the Territory, safe in the knowledge…

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2021 National Indigenous Music Awards reimagined as radio event on triple j, Double J and triple j Unearthed

October 11, 2021

While COVID-19 lockdowns forced the hand of the live event, the NIMA’s have partnered with triple j‘s First Nations show, Blak Out, for a special two-hour broadcast on Sunday 14 November.   Playing out in simultaneously across triple j, Double J and triple j Unearthed, you’ll be able to tune in and catch some live…

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Bush Bands Bash 2021 Artist Announcement

July 21, 2021

There’s been a lot of anticipation leading up to this year’s Bush Bands Bash and MusicNT is very excited to officially announce the huge lineup that will be hitting the stage in 2021, at one of the country’s premier Indigenous music events. With a record number of bands applying this year, the selection process was…

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Baker Boy’s ‘Better Days’ Named #1 NT Song of 2020 in MusicNT’s Territory Sounds Countdown

July 2, 2021

Territory Day may have been postponed, but that hasn’t stopped Territorians from celebrating the varied and unique musical talent from across the NT thanks to MusicNT’s Territory Sounds Countdown. Over 700 votes were received and the top 10 NT songs of 2020 counted down live on air with ABC Darwin’s Mikaela Simpson for broadcast throughout the Territory…

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MusicNT launches the NT Live Music Strategy

June 18, 2021

MusicNT is excited to launch the first NT Live Music Strategy, providing the framework for support to the NT Live Music Industry.

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Expressions of Interest are now open for Divas to play Bush Bands 2021

June 17, 2021

MusicNT are seeking expressions of interest from artists who have been involved with our Diva programs to be a part of Bush Bands 8-12 September 2021. This is an opportunity to hone your performing skills and industry knowledge at Bush Bands Business before taking the stage in front of thousands in one of Central Australia’s premier…

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Voting Opens for 2021 Territory Sounds Countdown

June 1, 2021

Vote now for your favourite NT tunes of 2020 in MusicNT’s Territory Sounds Countdown.

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Territory Sounds Countdown is back for 2021!

May 18, 2021

With the resounding success of the inaugural Territory Sounds Countdown, MusicNT is looking forward to seeing Territorians once again rally together in celebration of their homegrown talent. As voted by you, the top ten Territory songs of 2020 will be the soundtrack to this years Territory Day in an event presented by ABC Radio Darwin’s Mikaela…

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The All Good Project begins Regional workshops

May 6, 2021

Tonight Shauna Upton from MusicNT kicks off the All Good Project workshop program in Tennant Creek providing support for venues across the Territory.  Across this month the All Good Project will deliver workshops and support to venues and industry across the Territory.  For more information head to the All Good Project page

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New Operations Manager joins MusicNT

May 6, 2021

MusicNT is excited to welcome Jeremy Taylor to the team as Operations Manager based in our Darwin Office. Jeremy is getting around the Territory to meet the team and support MusicNT’s programs for 2021 and beyond.  Darwin members will be able to meet him soon at the upcoming Members Meet’n’Greet with details to be announced…

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Bush Bands Bash 2021 applications now open!

May 6, 2021

Applications are now open for Bush Bands Bash 2021!
The Bush Bands Program brings together two of Central Australia’s premier music industry events. The Bush Bands Bash and Bush Bands Business provide specifically selected Indigenous musicians from remote communities across Central Australia…

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MusicNT AGM

May 6, 2021

Notification of AGM
Members are advised that MusicNT’s annual general meeting will be held on Thursday 13th of May 2021 at 5pm (ACST). The Meeting will occur at our Darwin Office, Level 2, 8 McMinn St Darwin. To RSVP please contact info@musicnt.com.au.
For anyone who wishes to access the AGM remotely, please contact info@musicnt.com.au.
Nominations for positions on the board are currently being accepted, for further information or to submit a nomination please contact Executive Director, Mark Smith at marksmith@musicnt.com.au.
We look forward to seeing you there!

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Music Industry Council for the NT EOI Open

November 18, 2020

MusicNT is currently asking for Expressions of Interest to join the Music Industry Council for the Northern Territory. The purpose of the Music Industry Council for the Northern Territory (NTMIC) is to present a unified vision and voice for the NT’s music industry, working to identify and address issues and create opportunities for the ongoing development of the sector.

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