The longest running festival of its type in Australia, FUSE, will be held on 22-24 February 2012 in Adelaide. Now in its 16th year, FUSE has grown into a truly national event and the presence of key music industry figures and musicians from around the globe mark it as a must‐attend event for anyone serious about a career in the music industry.
Coopers FUSE East showcase will be held on Wednesday February 22nd and Coopers FUSE West showcase will be held Thursday February 23rd, 2012. The showcase festival will feature over 80 national bands participating across 20 of the hottest live music venues in the Adelaide CBD. In 2012, Coopers FUSE East and Coopers FUSE West will be bigger and better than ever due to the increasing number of high quality of bands that register ever year. National artist registrations close on 16th December, so get in fast!
APRA'S [email protected] showcase will take place at the official Fringe Club in Rymill Park on Friday February 24th, straight after the opening night Fringe parade. [email protected] will include a stellar line-up of four national and four local acts deemed export ready by FUSE programmer and industry delegates. Included in this line-up will be the winner of the national Triple J unearthed competition and one lucky band from the gig will also be selected to play at the UK music festival Great Escape Festival in 2012.
Plus, it's all about networking. The FUSE music industry conference features keynote speeches, panel discussions, round table discussions as well as opportunities to meet key people from the Australian and international music scene. FUSE Festival programming is well underway and FUSE will be making an announcement on who the key note speaker is mid December as well as the panel topics.
For more info, visit the FUSE Festival website.