WHAT is fRETfEST?
fRETfEST is a Live Music Showcase and Music Mentoring Program.
fRETfEST offers an holistic approach to starting an independent music career, built around live music performances, industry insights and audience development.
Fretfest Pty Ltd provides LIVE MUSIC CONCERTS for the community, specialising in regional events, with auditions and opportunities for local talent to get involved, and we play 100% Australian music that is suitable for families and people of all ages!
We also cater to the needs of musicians at every level from emerging amateur to professional artists and we even have a progressive music development program for young indie bands as well.
We provide specialist training and workshops within a professional Music Mentorship framework that leads to live music performances, music industry networking and future music career options.
MUSICIANS APPLY :
CONCERT and EVENT BOOKINGS:
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* Workshops * Showcases * Auditions * Bands!
fRETfEST live at TAMWORTH 2012 * 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 held at a variety of locations around Southeast Queensland, 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. 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 successful career in the music industry. Mentorships are $1,320.00 per year (solo) with regular monthly activity meetings and coaching included. A complete package can be tailored to suit your needs. Learn STAGE CRAFT, AUDIENCE RAPPORT, GUITAR & MIC TECHNIQUES, VENUE ETTIQUETTE and much more! Interested? See MENTORSHIPS on this website.
Each year, fRETfEST produces a beautiful compilation Cd which features our best new artists.
2014 fRETfEST CAFE - released 27th Dec 2013
A blend of subtle acoustic tunes designed to add the perfect ambiance to a cafe setting, home or office.
ORDER NOW $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
ARE YOU IN A BAND?
INDIE * ROCK * POP BANDS WANTED
fRETfEST is helping young indie 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
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Singer Songwriter Showcase
Music Mentorship Program