The third round of the Live Music Australia program is now open for applications from small to medium venues.

12 July 2021

Grants of up to $100,000 are available to support professionally operated venues stage quality local live music for Australian communities.

The program will provide $5 million annually over 4 years with funding allocated through an open competitive grants process through 2 rounds each year to:

  • support venues from pubs in the remote outback, to clubs and theatres in major capital cities.
  • create performance opportunities for original contemporary music by Australian artists
  • encourage partnerships, collaboration and networks across the Australian live music industry.

Applications can be made through our online grants system SmartyGrants until Monday 9 August 2021.

Visit our Live Music Australia page to find out how to apply for Round 3 funding.

Story image by Alain Bouvier Photography of Band of Frequencies live at the Imperial Hotel, Eumundi.