Melbourne Music Bank Returns For 2016 With $60K Prize Pool

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Melbourne Music Bank Returns For 2016 With $60K Prize Pool

Melbourne Music Bank, one of Victoria’s largest music contests for aspiring artists, have announced their triumphant return for 2016, boasting an enormous pool of prizes to the tune of $60,000.

A huge opportunity for Victorian artists and bands to kickstart their music career, the winner of Bank of Melbourne’s Melbourne Music Bank will be the recipient of the ultimate toolkit for success. The 2016 prize pack includes four days of recording at Melbourne’s The Studios In The City to record, mix and master an EP, plus two film clips, album artwork, printed CDs, styling, media training, and a photoshoot for the release.

The winner will also receive management and mentoring by Matt O’Connor, publicity courtesy of On The Map PR, radio plugging by Varrasso PR and gig bookings by 123 Agency, as well as the opportunity to tour the east coast of Australia and perform at the renowned festival, Beyond The Valley.

To be eligible, musicians must be from Victoria and submit an original song by 5pm on Saturday August 27. The public will then choose four finalists from a shortlist of 12. The Melbourne Music Bank winner will be selected after a live performance by the finalists in front of a panel of industry experts at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on Tuesday October 25.

To enter, Victorian musicians should submit their entry by 5pm Saturday August 27. For more details, visit the Melbourne Music Bank website.