fRETfEST is Australia's original Singer Songwriter Showcase.
fRETfEST offers an entry point for teen entertainers, with live performance opportunities, career guidance, pre-production, recording services and music event promotions.
fRETfEST is reknown for its holistic approach to kick starting an independent music career, built on inspiring live music performances, meaningful industry insights and debut recording releases.
fRETfEST is a live music concert curator. We offer entertainment that is suitable for audiences of all-ages and we cater to the needs of venues large & small. We assist musicians at all levels of the music industry, from novice beginners to experienced professionals and we can provide a diverse range of entertainment to suit music festivals, community events and acoustic jamnights.
fRETfEST offers annual music mentorship services to singer songwriters who pass auditions. We help keep you on stage and heading in the right direction. Check out our music mentorhship page!
fRETfEST promotes music that is 100% ORIGINAL, written by the performer.
fRETfEST is an international trademark protected by the Madrid Protocol, registered in Australia, America and Great Britain.
MUSICIANS APPLY HERE > CLICK or go to 'Auditions' or 'Mentorships'
EVENT BOOKINGS > CLICK or go to 'Bookings'.
fRETfEST live at TAMWORTH CMF * Pictured (above) from left:
Jenny Biddle * Michael David * Tullara Connors * Al Buchan (director)
Shalane Connors * Mick McHugh * Hannah Karydas * Simon Thomas
WHERE is fRETfEST?
fRETfEST is run from the offices of Fretfest Pty Ltd based in Australia. To find a show near you, simply Click on our gig guide >>>> Gig Guide!
fRETfEST provides auditions and career development opportunities for independent unsigned singer songwriters & young bands. Successful applicants receive paid live music performances and may be featured at music festivals. We train musicians in the art of audience rapport, song presentation and industry professionalism. To audition, Click >>>> Get Audition Information!
fRETfEST provides Professional Skills Development Services ( MENTORSHIPS ) which guide musicians towards a career in the music industry. Mentorships consist of regular monthly activity meetings and coaching. Packages can be tailored to suit your needs. Learn STAGE CRAFT, AUDIENCE RAPPORT, GUITAR & MIC TECHNIQUES, VENUE ETTIQUETTE and so much more.
See MENTORSHIPS on this website.
Each year, fRETfEST produces a beautiful compilation Cd which features our best new artists.
Click to LISTEN TO CD SAMPLER
Order your copy now - just $20.00 + pph ($5) click ORDER
Learn music industry skills including Songwriting & Stage Craft, meet other musicians (networking) and gain confidence. For details about the fRETfEST Music Workshops Program, go to www.fretfest.com/workshops
FOR WORKSHOP REGISTRATION click here
GREAT NEWS FOR BANDS
Check out the awesome new service being offered to originals bands!
Take your band to the next level with ESCALATE - the live music program for original bands!
fRETfEST is now helping young bands get started, with live gigs and career mentorships. If you want to TAKE YOUR BAND TO THE NEXT LEVEL, register by visiting www.fretfest.com/escalate
Click to view THE VIDEO
LIKE US AT FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/escalateofficial
Singer Songwriter Showcase
Music Mentorship Program