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 provides live performance opportunities for singer songwriters at every level of development, from emerging amateur to professional artist as well as bands. Plus we offer specialist training, to help you get the best results.
Gain access to auditions, workshops and specialist coaching within a professional Music Mentorship framework that leads to live music performances, music industry networking and future music career options.
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For more information go to the HISTORY page on this site.
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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.
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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 in person at the venues. Tuesday nights at the TEMPO HOTEL 388 Brunswick Street, upstairs, on the MAIN STAGE. Escalate is a professional opportunity to learn, play and promote your band whilst gaining valuable live performance experience and professional feedback about your performances. Bands register in person at the venue (only).... go to the Merch Desk!
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Remember: "90 % of success is simply showing up!" Woody Allen
Singer Songwriter Showcase
Music Mentorship Program