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IMPORTANT 2020 MUSIC INDUSTRY DATES
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:47 am
Listed below are NZ music industry dates for 2020. These dates should only be used as a guideline, as they are subject to change.

NZ ON AIR



Websites: http://www.nzonair.govt.nz/ and http://www.kiwihits.co.nz/
Resources for Musicians

PLEASE NOTE: Complete applications must be received by 4pm on the relevant closing date with the correct application form.

New Music PROJECT Funding
Funding of between $7,500 and $30,000 is available for multi-song projects.

Potential applicants must first email a one-paragraph project overview to David Ridler, Head of Music at NZ On Air, (david@nzonair.govt.nz ) at least two weeks before the funding deadline.

More Info

Application Deadlines
16 January
19 March
28 May
6 August
15 October

Decision Dates
4 March
6 May
15 July
30 September
2 December

New Music SINGLE Funding
Funding of up to $8,000 is available for a single song.

Application Form

Application Deadlines
13 February
23 April
25 June
3 September
5 November

Decision Dates
12 March
21 May
23 July
2 October
3 December

NZ Music Features
NZ Music Features includes radio programmes or online initiatives specifically promoting NZ music.

More Info

Application Deadline
15 October

Decision Date
2 December

New Music Kids
Funding of between $2,500 and $10,000 is available, depending on the scope of the project.

More Info

Application Deadlines
6 August

Decision Date
30 September

CREATIVE NZ



Website: http://www.creativenz.govt.nz/

PLEASE NOTE: Complete applications must be received by 5pm on the relevant closing date.

More Info on Creative NZ funding and scholarships

Arts Grant Applications Due
Funding of up to $65,000 is available

More Info

Opening Dates

16 December 2019
14 April
9 July

Closing Dates

28 February
19 June
11 September

Notification Dates

8 May
21 August
20 November

OUTWARD SOUND



Website: http://nzmusic.org.nz/international/

PLEASE NOTE: Applications must be received by 5pm on the closing dates (no exceptions) with the relevant application form and supporting documents.

International Music Market Development/Business Development

Applications Due

20 April
6 July
14 October
16 December

Decision Dates

9 June
11 August
1 December
8 February, 2021

International Delegate Application Deadlines

Bigsound - 1-4 September 2020 - Brisbane, Australia


Applications Due

8 June

Decision Dates

26 June

WOMEX - October 2020 - Budapest, Hungary

Applications Due

24 August

Decision Dates

28 August

Folk Alliance - February 2021 - Kansas City, USA

Applications Due

16 November

Decision Dates

1 December

MMF MUSIC MANAGERS AWARDS



Website: http://www.mmf.co.nz/

Nominations Open
TBA

Nominations Close
TBA

Finalists Announced
TBA

WAIATA MAORI MUSIC AWARDS



Website: http://www.waiatamaoriawards.co.nz/

Entries Open
TBA

Award Ceremony
TBA

GIRLS ROCK! CAMP AOTEAROA



Website: http://girlsrockcamp.co.nz/

20-25 January, Auckland

SMOKEFREE ROCKQUEST



Website: http://www.smokefreerockquest.co.nz/

Heats
TBA

Regional Finals
TBA

National Final
TBA

SMOKEFREE TANGATA BEATS

Website: http://sftb.nz/

Heats
TBA

Regional Finals
TBA

National Final
TBA

ROCKSHOP BANDQUEST

Website: http://bandquest.co.nz/

Heats
TBA

Regional Finals
TBA

National Final
TBA

BATTLE OF THE BANDS

Website: http://www.battleofthebands.co.nz/

More Info

TBA

HOOK, LINE AND SING-A-LONG
Write the song for NZ Music Month 2020

Website: http://www.hooklineandsingalong.com/



Entries Due
TBA

INDUSTRY INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Application Form

Applications Due

29 January

TAITE MUSIC PRIZE



Website: http://www.indies.co.nz/imnz/taite-music-prize-in-search-of-the-years-finest-new-zealand-album/

Nominations Close

7 February (5pm)

Winner Announced

The Taite Music Prize winning album will be announced at an event held in Auckland during April 2020.

Auckland Live Best Independent Debut Award

Nominations Close

7 February (5pm)

Winner Announced

The Auckland Live Best Independent Debut Award will be announced at an event held in Auckland during April 2020.

NZ MUSIC MONTH
Celebrating 20 years!



Website: http://www.nzmusicmonth.co.nz/

May

NZ MUSIC MONTH SUMMIT

The last week of May

GOLD GUITAR AWARDS



Website:
http://www.goldguitars.co.nz/

23 - 31 May 2020

NZ Country Music Awards
TBA

NZ Gold Guitar Awards Intermediate and Junior Finals
TBA

NZ Gold Guitar Awards 40 Plus Finals & 60 Plus Finals
TBA

NZ Gold Guitar Awards Senior Finals
TBA

NZ MUSIC AWARDS - THE TUIS
Celebrating 52 years



Website: http://www.nzmusicawards.co.nz/

November

SILVER SCROLL AWARDS

Website: http://apraamcos.co.nz/awards/awards/silver-scroll-awards/

TBA

SOUNZ CONTEMPORARY AWARD
TBA

APRA MAIOHA AWARD
TBA

APRA SCREEN MUSIC AWARDS
TBA

PACIFIC MUSIC AWARDS

Website: http://www.pacificmusicawards.org.nz/

More Info

Entries Due
TBA

Awards
TBA

MUZIC.NET.NZ NEWSLETTERS



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2 February
1 March
5 April
3 May
7 June
5 July
2 August
6 September
4 October
1 November
6 December

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