APPLICATIONS for this year’s Queenscliff Music Festival Emerging Artist Grants are now open.
Aimed at enhancing the musical career of upand- coming artists from the Barwon Southwest region, the festival is encouraging participates anywhere along the coast from Queenscliff to Warrnambool to Geelong and Colac to apply.
This is the 8th year of funding from QMF and grants awarded can be up to $10,000.
Individuals or groups can submit various types of projects (as per the festival guidelines). Applicants have until Saturday June 30 to get their proposals in online.
Artists Andrea Robertson and The Refuge were recipients of scholarships in 2017. They received funding toward recording of new albums which are due to be released later this year.
Other past recipients of the grant include The Murlocs, Yirrmal, Aine Tyrrell, Hollie Joyce, Sweethearts and Rough River.
The Queenscliff Music Festival 2018 will be held from November 23-25.
For more info or to apply, visit qmf.net.au/ apply/emerging-artist-grant.