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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



Website: http://www.nzonair.govt.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 $10,000 and $40,000 is available for multi-song projects - which includes an up to $4,000 (10%) Artist Creation Fee.

Potential applicants must first email a one-paragraph project overview to David Ridler, Head of Music at NZ On Air, ([email protected] ) 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 $10,000 is available for a single song - which can now include a $1,000 Artist Creation Fee.

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

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

Application Deadline

21 May

Decision Date

12 June

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 Tracks
New Tracks is a compilation of new music from New Zealand artists which is distributed to broadcast and online platforms each month.

More Info

Application Deadlines

24 January
21 February
24 March
24 April
22 May
24 June
23 July
24 August
23 September
23 October
23 November

New Music KIDS Funding
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 1pm on the relevant closing date.

Annual Arts Grants 2020
Up to $150,000

Opening Date

3 August

Closing Date

2 October

Notification Date

4 November

Arts Grants 2020
$5,000 - $75,000

Opening Dates

3 August
24 August
21 September
19 October

Closing Dates

28 August
25 September
23 October
20 November

Notification Dates

18 September
16 October
13 November
11 December

View the current Creative NZ Funding Calendar here.

APRA MUSIC GRANTS
More Info

Applications Due

31 May

Decisions are announced in August

RECORDED MUSIC GRANTS

Website: https://www.recordedmusic.co.nz/music-grants/

Recorded Music NZ is keenly aware of the circumstances and difficulties many in our music community are facing as a result of Covid-19. In response, we have made the decision to suspend all Recorded Music – Music grants for 2020, and contribute what funds we have available to our industry charity MusicHelps to support its activities and the vital support its provides to our people and our industry as we navigate through this crisis.

THE ARTS FOUNDATION SPRINGBOARD

Website: https://www.thearts.co.nz/awards/springboard

Nominations Close

20 December 2019
11 December 2020

All successful applicants will be notified by mid-February 2020.
Mentor matching to be completed by early March 2020.

Programme Start

9 March 2020

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

WOMEX - 21-25 October 2020 - Budapest, Hungary

Applications Due

24 August

Decision Dates

28 August

Folk Alliance - 17-21 February 2021 - Kansas City, USA - POSTPONED

Applications Due

16 November

Decision Dates

1 December

RECORDED MUSIC NZ - MANAGER OF THE YEAR



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

Nominations Open

25 May

Nominations Close

26 June

Finalists Announced

The finalists will be announced at the 2020 Artisan Awards. The show will be broadcast on Three on Friday 13 November.

GIRLS ROCK! CAMP AOTEAROA



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

Applications Close

1 November

Girls Rock!

18-24 January 2021, Auckland

SMOKEFREE ROCKQUEST



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

Entries Due

6 May

Heats

North Shore - 15 May
Auckland Central - 16 May
Manukau - 16 May
Northland - 17 May
East Coast - 23 May
Canterbury - 23 May
Hawkes Bay - 24 May
Bay of Plenty - 5 June
Waikato - 6 June
Wellington - 6 June
Nelson - 6 June
Otago - 6 June
Whanganui - 7 June
Manawatu - 7 June
Central Otago - 13 or 14 June
Southland - 13 or 14 June

Regional Finals

Taranaki - 15 May
Timaru - 16 May
North Shore - 12 June
East Coast - 12 June
Otago - 12 June
Northland - 13 June
Auckland Central - 13 June
Hawkes Bay - 13 June
Auckland Solo/Duo - 14 June
Manukau - 19 June
Whanganui - 19 June
Southland - 19 June
Wairarapa - 20 June
Central Otago - 20 June
Canterbury - 25 and 26 June
Waikato - 26 June
Manawatu - 26 June
Bay of Plenty - 27 June
Wellington - 27 June
West Coast - 27 June
Nelson - 3 July

National Final

12 September

SMOKEFREE TANGATA BEATS (AUCKLAND)

Website: http://sftb.nz/

Heats

20 June

Regional Finals

27 June

National Final

11 September

ROCKSHOP BANDQUEST

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

Heats

TBA

Regional Finals

TBA

National Final

TBA

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

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



Entries Due

22 March (8pm)

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

5 May

Auckland Live Best Independent Debut Award

Nominations Close

7 February (5pm)

Winner Announced

5 May

NZ MUSIC MONTH
Celebrating 20 years!



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

May

NZ MUSIC MONTH SUMMIT

23 May

NZ MUSIC T-SHIRT DAY

29 May

GOLD GUITAR AWARDS



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

EVENT CANCELLED

Entries Close

3 April (open early February)

NZ Country Music Awards

EVENT CANCELLED

APRA Best Country Music Song

More Info

Entries Close

19 February (5pm)

AOTEAROA MUSIC AWARDS - THE TUIS
Celebrating 52 years



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

Nominations Close

7 August (5pm)

Awards Ceremony

15 November

ARTISAN AWARDS

Due to the uncertainty surrounding a live audience event, the 2020 Artisan Awards will be pre-recorded at Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production in Wellington and other key locations around nga motu, where finalists across five categories will be recognised and celebrated for their contributions to the Kiwi music scene. The show will then be broadcast on Three on Friday 13th November.

APRA Jazz Award
More Info

Nominations Close

19 February

APRA Children's Music Award
More Info: Best Song
Best Video

Nominations Close

19 February

SILVER SCROLL AWARDS

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

Entries Open

1 May

Entries Close

31 May

SOUNZ CONTEMPORARY AWARD

31 May

APRA MAIOHA AWARD

31 May

APRA SCREEN MUSIC AWARDS

31 May

PACIFIC MUSIC AWARDS

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

More Info

Entries Due

7 February (5pm)

Awards

The awards and performances will be filmed and presented online, with a Tagata Pasifika special airing on television later in the month. The event will be shared as an online presentation at 7pm on Saturday 3 October, and a Tagata Pasifika special will be screened on TV1 on Saturday 17 October, 9.30-11am.

Peoples Choice Award Voting Closes

31 May

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