Concert Series To Support Tourism And Jobs In Music State

first_imgConcert Series To Support Tourism And Jobs In Music State VIC PremierThe country’s biggest and brightest musicians are set to take centre stage across iconic destinations as part of a new concert series supported by the Andrews Labor Government.Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced Visit Victoria is partnering with Mushroom Group to stage the concert series ‘2021 Sounds Better Together’ from Saturday 23 January to Saturday 30 January.The COVIDSafe concerts will be held across the state including in Melbourne, Mallacoota, Rutherglen, Yarra Valley and Geelong, with further to be added.Headline acts include Tones and I, Missy Higgins, Gordi and Didirri at Mt Duneed Estate on the Surf Coast on Saturday 23 January, Jimmy Barnes, the Teskey Brothers, and Vika & Kinda at Rochford Wines in the Yarra Valley on Saturday 23 January, Something for Kate at the Prince Bandroom in St Kilda on Sunday 24 January and, Jimmy Barnes, Daryl Braithwaite, and Deborah Conway at All State Estate in Rutherglen on Monday 25 January.The series will culminate in a concert at Mallacoota Oval on Saturday 30 January, featuring James Reyne, Daryl Braithwaite, Vika & Linda, and Mia Wray.As well as supporting the Victorian live music industry in Victoria, the concerts will help to attract visitors to regional communities hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.All concerts will be COVIDSafe events, with measures including reduced capacity, social distancing ticketing allocation, zoned areas, extensive cleaning, additional facilities to reduce crowding, hand sanitizer stations throughout venues, and an onsite COVIDSafe officer.The 2021 Sounds Better Together concert series complements the Labor Government’s Stay close, go further intrastate tourism campaign and the Victorian Music Industry Recovery Program.The Labor Government has invested almost $25 million in support for the Victorian music industry since the start of the pandemic.Tickets are available from noon AEDT Tuesday 19 January. For more information about the initiative, visit soundsbettertogether.com.As stated by Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula“The 2021 Sound’s Better Together series will get musicians back on stage and help people enjoy a great night out, supporting communities across the state.”“It’s another part of the extensive support we’ve provided to the tourism, creative and major events industries, which had a very challenging year last year.” “Our music industry supports thousands of jobs and injects millions into our economy, and we’re helping the sector get back on track.” /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Andrews, AusPol, Australia, Barnes, campaign, coronavirus, Geelong, Government, hand sanitizer, Mallacoota, Melbourne, Rochford, Rutherglen, social distancing, Surf Coast, Victoria, Yarra, Yarra Valleylast_img

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