What Programs Are Supported

MusicNT runs a wide range of programs, workshops, events and awards to assist in the development, support and promotion of artists from the Northern Territory. Your donation will assist us in delivering these programs:

The National Indigenous Music Awards

Your donation helps with the delivery of one of Australia’s most prestigious and celebrated music awards – the National Indigenous Music Awards. The NIMAs not only recognise the achievements of the country’s best Indigenous performers and rising stars, it also celebrates their talent with a powerful, family-friendly concert at the Darwin Amphitheatre. www.nimas.musicnt.com.au

Sista Sounds and Desert Divas

Your donation supports development programs for Indigenous women across the Northern Territory. MusicNT supports opportunities in music for Indigenous women through the delivery of Desert Divas and Sista Sounds programs, which comprise of remote workshops, skills development and showcase opportunities for women of all ages. www.musicnt.com/divas

intune music conference

Your donation helps MusicNT deliver the premier music industry conference and showcase opportunity in the Territory – the intune music conference. intune is an opportunity for Territory musicians to showcase their music, network with and hear from leaders in the Australian music industry. It’s a specifically programmed event that focuses on tangible outcomes for artists and music industry at any stage of their careers. www.musicnt.com.au/intunemusic

Bush Bands Program

Your donation helps to deliver two of Central Australia’s premier music industry events - the Bush Bands Bash and Bush Bands Business. The Bush Bands program provides Indigenous musicians from remote communities across Central Australia an opportunity to hone their music and performance skills, gain industry knowledge and put it all to practice at an impressive concert in front of thousands. www.musicnt.com.au/BBB

NT Song of the Year Awards

Your donation helps to deliver the premier songwriting awards for Northern Territory artists. The NT Song of the Year Awards are an annual celebration of Northern Territory song writing that provides a platform for NT songwriters to showcase their talents to a national audience and leads to ongoing opportunities including festival bookings and radio play. www.ntsong.musicnt.com.au

Original Recipe Music Festival 

Your donation helps us to celebrate the variety and talent in the Northern Territory music scene with the Original Recipe Music Festival. Original Recipe is a Territory-wide festival to celebrate, showcase and support Northern Territory musicians, venues and industry with events happening all over the NT! www.musicnt.com.au/originalrecipe

Hot Shots Photography Competition

Your donation helps us to share the Territory music scene through the eyes of the punter with the Hot Shots Music Photography Competition. Hot Shots is a photography competition that focuses on the wealth of music talent in the Northern Territory and results in a travelling exhibition that showcases the Territory music scene to a wide audience. www.hotshots.musicnt.com.au